Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual: Meter instruments

Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual / General information / Meter instruments

Meter instruments


  1. Upper Button
  2. Lower Button
  3. Tachometer (with Shift-Up Indicator)
  4. Red Zone
  5. Ambient Brightness Sensor
  6. Turn Signal Indicator Light
  7. Warning Indicator Light (Red)
  8. Neutral Indicator Light
  9. Multifunction Meter
  10. High Beam Indicator Light
  11. Warning Indicator Light (Yellow)
  12. Fuel Level Warning Indicator Light

For models equipped with KIBS*

For models equipped with KIBS*


  1. Upper Button
  2. Lower Button
  3. Tachometer (with Shift-Up Indicator)
  4. Red Zone
  5. Ambient Brightness Sensor
  6. Turn Signal Indicator Light
  7. Warning Indicator Light (Red)
  8. Neutral Indicator Light
  9. Multifunction Meter
  10. High Beam Indicator Light
  11. Warning Indicator Light (Yellow)
  12. ABS Indicator Light

KIBS*: Kawasaki Intelligent anti-lock Brake System

General information
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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 zo ...

Other materials:

Clutch Plate Warp Inspection
Place each friction plate or steel plate on a surface plate and measure the gap between the surface plate [A] and each friction plate or steel plate [B] with a thickness gauge [C]. The gap is the amount of friction or steel plate warp. If any plate is warped over the service limit, repla ...

Piston Ring, Piston Ring Groove Wear Inspection
Check for uneven groove wear by inspecting the ring seating. The rings should fit perfectly parallel to groove surfaces. If not, replace the piston and all the piston rings. With the piston rings in their grooves, make several measurements with a thickness gauge [A] to determine pisto ...

Sidestand Installation
Replace the sidestand nut [A] with a new one. Apply grease to the sliding areas [B]. Tighten the sidestand bolt [C] first, and then the sidestand nut. Torque - Sidestand Bolt: 44 N·m (4.5 kgf·m, 32 ft·lb) Sidestand Nut: 29 N·m (3.0 kgf·m, 21 ft·lb) Install the spring [D] as sh ...