Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Oil Pressure Measurement

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Engine Lubrication System / Oil Pressure Measurement

Oil Pressure Measurement


Oil Pressure Measurement


Oil Pressure

Standard: About 196 kPa (2.00 kgf/cm², 28 psi) at 4 000 r/min (rpm), Oil Temperature 50°C (122°F)

If the reading is much lower than the standard, check the oil pump, relief valve, and/or crankshaft bearing insert wear immediately.

If the reading is much higher than the standard, check the oil passages for clogging.

WARNING

Hot oil can cause severe burns. Beware of hot engine oil that will drain through the oil passage when the gauge adapter is removed.

Torque - Oil Passage Plug (Taper): 20 N·m (2.0 kgf·m, 15 ft·lb)

Oil Cooler Installation
Replace the O-ring [A] with a new one. Apply grease to the new O-ring. Install the water hoses and hose clamps [A] as shown in the figure. Water Hose (About 300 mm, 11.8 in.) [B] ...

Oil Pressure Switch
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Other materials:

Rear Shock Absorber Inspection
Press down on the seat several times to inspect the stroke. Visually inspect the rear shock absorber for oil leaks. If there is any doubt about the rear shock absorber, it should be inspected by an authorized Kawasaki dealer. A. Rear Shock Absorber Spring Preload Adjustment ...

Idle Speed Inspection
Start the engine and warm it up thoroughly. With the engine idling, turn the handlebar to both sides [A]. If handlebar movement changes the idle speed, the throttle cables may be improperly adjusted or incorrectly routed, or damaged. Be sure to correct any of these conditions before rid ...

Idle Speed Control Valve Actuator Installation
Replace the O-ring [A] with a new one. Apply engine oil to the new O-ring. Install the idle speed control valve [A] as shown in the figure. 10° [B] Tighten: Torque - Idle Speed Control Valve Actuator Retainer Screws: 2.06 N·m (0.21 kgf·m, 18 in·lb) Install th ...