Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual: General Lubrication

Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual / Maintenance and adjustment / General Lubrication

Lubricate the points shown below, with either motor oil or regular grease, in accordance with the Periodic Maintenance Chart or whenever the vehicle has been operated under wet or rainy conditions.

Before lubricating each part, clean off any rusty spots with rust remover and wipe off any grease, oil, dirt, or grime.

NOTE

A few drops of oil are effective to keep bolts and nuts from rusting and sticking. This makes removal easier.

Badly rusted nuts, bolts, etc., should be replaced with new ones.

Apply motor oil to the following pivots

Lubricate the following cables with a pressure cable luber

Lubricate the following cables with a pressure cable luber


Apply grease to the following points

(K): Should be serviced by an authorized Kawasaki dealer.

NOTE

After connecting the cables, adjust them.

Fuses
Fuses are arranged in the fuse boxes located under the passenger’s seat and in the left fairing. The main fuse is located under the passenger’s seat. If a fuse fails during operation, inspec ...

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Sprocket Wear Inspection
Visually inspect the engine and rear sprocket teeth for wear and damage. If the teeth are worn as illustrated, replace the sprocket, and inspect the drive chain wear (see Drive Chain Wear Inspection in the Periodic Maintenance chapter). Worn Tooth (Engine Sprocket) [A] Worn Tooth (Rear ...

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Additional Considerations for High Speed Operation
Brakes: The importance of the brakes, especially during high speed operation, cannot be overemphasized. Check to see that they are correctly adjusted and functioning properly. Steering: Looseness in the steering can cause loss of control. Check to see that the handlebar turns freely but ha ...