Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Interchange

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Electrical System / Battery / Interchange

A sealed battery can fully display its performance only when combined with a proper vehicle electric system. Therefore, replace a sealed battery only on a motorcycle which was originally equipped with a sealed battery.

Be careful, if a sealed battery is installed on a motorcycle which had an ordinary battery as original equipment, the sealed battery’s life will be shortened.

Precautions
1) No need of topping-up No topping-up is necessary in this battery until it ends its life under normal use. Forcibly prying off the seal cap to add water is very dangerous. Never do that. 2) Ref ...

Charging Condition Inspection
Battery charging condition can be checked by measuring battery terminal voltage with a digital voltmeter [A]. Remove the seat (see Seat Removal in the Frame chapter). Disconnect the battery ter ...

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Exhaust Butterfly Valve Cable Installation
Confirm whether pulley [A] is an angle shown in the figure. 41.7° ±7° [B] This position is original position of the pulley. NOTE Correct the position electrically after confirming the use is discontinued and there is no damage when differing from the angle of shown in the figure. ...

Tachometer
The tachometer shows the engine speed in revolutions per minute (r/min, rpm). On the right side of the tachometer face is a portion called the “red zone”. Engine r/min (rpm) in the red zone is above maximum recommended engine speed and is also above the range for good performance. ...

KIBS Warning Indicator Light (For models equipped with KIBS)
The yellow warning indicator light in the meter unit functions as the KIBS warning indicator light. The yellow warning indicator light and warning symbol “KIBS” go on if there is a malfunction in the KIBS system. When the warning light is on, the KIBS system stops functioning. However, th ...