Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual: Oil Level Inspection

Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual / Maintenance and adjustment / Engine Oil / Oil Level Inspection

NOTICE

Racing the engine before the oil reaches every part can cause engine seizure.

Oil Level Inspection


A. Oil Level Inspection Window

B. Oil Filler Cap

C. Lower Level Line

D. Upper Level Line

NOTICE

If the engine oil gets extremely low or if the oil pump does not function properly or oil passages are clogged, the warning indicator light in the meter instrument and oil pressure warning symbol (
) in the multifunction meter will go on. If they go on when the engine speed is above idle, stop the engine immediately and have it serviced.

Failure to do so could cause serious engine damage.

Oil Level Inspection


A. Oil Pressure Warning Symbol ( )


B. Warning Indicator Light (Red)

Engine Oil
In order for the engine, transmission, and clutch to function properly, maintain the engine oil at the proper level, and change the oil and replace the oil filter in accordance with the Periodic ...

Oil and/or Oil Filter Change
To change the engine oil and replace oil filter, the engine oil drain bolt and oil filter must be removed. The oil change and oil filter replacement should be done by an authorized Kawasa ...

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Brake Pedal Position Adjustment
NOTE Usually it is not necessary to adjust the pedal position, but always adjust it when push rod locknut has been loosened. Loosen the locknut [A] and turn the push rod with the hex head [B] to achieve the correct pedal position. If the length [C] shown is 69 ±1 mm (2.7 ±0.04 in.), th ...

Rear Sprocket Warp Inspection
Raise the rear wheel off the ground with the stand so that it will turn freely. Set a dial gauge [A] against the rear sprocket [B] near the teeth as shown in the figure, and rotate [C] the rear wheel to measure the sprocket runout (warp). The difference between the highest and lowest di ...