Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Overview

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Kawasaki Intelligent anti-lock Brake System (KIBS) offers enhanced braking stability (ABS performance equivalent to the current model) to supersportmodels, which pitch more than most motorcycles and also offers high-precision front and rear brake pressure control (high-precision ABS) for sport riding.

Precise control of the ABS operation decreases kickback to the brake lever and brake pedal during braking compared to the conventional system.

In addition to the front and rear wheel sensors in a conventional ABS, KIBS monitors a number of parameters: front caliper hydraulic pressure and information from the FI ECU (engine speed, throttle position, gear position, and clutch actuation).

KIBS uses an all-new BOSCH hydraulic unit which was designed specifically for motorcycle use.

The new design is small and light weight (45% less volume and 800g lighter than current units). The unit is located close to the motorcycle’s center of gravity, behind the engine cylinder and above the sprocket cover.

Overview


Technical Information-Kawasaki Intelligent anti-lock Brake System (KIBS/ZX1000K model only)
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System Components
1. KIBS ECU With input from the front and rear wheel sensors and front caliper hydraulic pressure, the KIBS ECU analyzes various conditions on the motorcycle, and with additional information from ...

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Vehicle-down Sensor Installation
Be sure to install the rubber dampers [A] and collars [B] on the bracket. The UP mark [A] of the sensor should face upward. WARNINGIncorrect installation of the vehicle-down sensor could cause sudden loss of engine power. The rider could lose balance during certain ...

Turn Signal Switch
When the turn signal switch is pushed to the left ( ) or right ( ), the corresponding turn signals blink on and off. To stop blinking, push the switch in. Horn Button When the horn button is pushed, the horn sounds LAP/Passing Button When the LAP/passing button is pushed, the headlight hi ...

Spark Plug Condition Inspection
Remove the spark plugs (see Spark Plug Replacement in the Periodic Maintenance chapter). Visually inspect the spark plugs. If the spark plug center electrode [A] and/or side electrode [B] are corroded or damaged, or if the insulator [C] is cracked, replace the plug. If the spark plug is ...