Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Hoses and Pipes

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Cooling System / Hoses and Pipes

Hose Installation

The clamp screws should be positioned correctly to prevent the clamps from contacting the other parts.

Tighten: Torque - Water Hose Clamp Screws: 3.0 N·m (0.31 kgf·m, 27 in·lb)

Hose Installation


Hose Inspection

Refer to the Radiator Hose and Pipe Inspection in the Periodic Maintenance chapter.

Thermostat Inspection
Remove the thermostat (see Thermostat Removal). Inspect the thermostat valve [A] at room temperature. If the valve is open, replace the thermostat with a new one. To check valve openi ...

Water Temperature Sensor
Water Temperature Sensor Removal/Installation Refer to the Water Temperature Sensor Removal/Installation in the Self-Diagnosis System chapter. Water Temperature Sensor Inspection Refer to the Wat ...

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Oxygen Sensor Heater Power Source Voltage Inspection
NOTE Be sure the battery is fully charged. Turn the ignition switch to OFF. Remove the fuel tank (see Fuel Tank Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter). Disconnect the oxygen sensor lead connector and connect the measuring adapter [A] between these connectors as shown in the fig ...

External Shift Mechanism Inspection
Examine the shift shaft [A] for any damage. If the shaft is bent, straighten or replace it. If the serration [B] are damaged, replace the shaft. If the spring [C] is damaged in any way, replace it. If the shift mechanism arm [D] is damaged in any way, replace the shaft. Check the s ...

Crankshaft Removal
Split the crankcase (see Crankcase Splitting). Remove: Connecting Rod Big End Nuts [A] Connecting Rod Big End Caps [B] NOTE Mark and record the locations of the connecting rods and their big end caps so that they can be reassembled in their original positions. Remove the crank ...