Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual: Moving Off

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Moving Off


A. Shift Pedal

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Jump starting
If your motorcycle battery is “run down”, it should be removed and charged. If this is not practical, a 12 volt booster battery and jumper cables may be used to start the engine. DANGER Batt ...

Shifting Gears
Close the throttle while pulling in the clutch lever. Shift into the next higher or lower gear. Open the throttle part way, while releasing the clutch lever. For smooth riding, each gea ...

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Transmission Shaft Assembly
Apply molybdenum disulfide oil solution to the sliding surfaces of the gears and shafts. Install the gears and the gear bushings [A] with their holes [B] aligned. Replace any circlips removed with new ones. Install the circlips [A] so that the opening [B] of it is aligned with ...

Alternator Inspection
There are three types of alternator failures: short, open (wire burned out), or loss in rotor magnetism. A short or open in one of the coil wires will result in either a low output, or no output at all. A loss in rotor magnetism, which may be caused by dropping or hitting the alternator, by leav ...

Fuse Inspection
Remove the fuse. Inspect the fuse element. If it is blown out, replace the fuse. Before replacing a blown fuse, always check the amperage in the affected circuit. If the amperage is equal to or greater than the fuse rating, check the wiring and related components for a short circuit. ...