Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual: Payload and Tire Pressure

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Failure to maintain proper inflation pressures or observe payload limits for your tires may adversely affect handling and performance of yourmotorcycle and can result in loss of control. The maximum recommended load in addition to vehicle weight is 180 kg (397 lb), including rider, passenger, baggage, and accessories.

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Payload and Tire Pressure


A. Tire Pressure Gauge

Tire Air Pressure (when cold)


Wheels
Tubeless tires are installed on the wheels of this motorcycle. The indications of “TUBELESS” on the tire side wall and the rim show that the tire and rim are specially designed for tubeless u ...

Tire Wear, Damage
As the tire tread wears down, the tire becomes more susceptible to puncture and failure. An accepted estimate is that 90% of all tire failures occur during the last 10% of tread life (90% worn). ...

Other materials:

Throttle Body Assy Assembly
Before assembling, blow away dirt or dust from the throttle body and delivery pipe assy by applying compressed air. Replace the O-rings [A] of the joint pipe [B] with new ones. Apply engine oil to the new O-rings, and insert it to the delivery pipes [C]. Insert the joint pipe so th ...

Exhaust Butterfly Valve Actuator Resistance Inspection
Turn the ignition switch to OFF. Disconnect the exhaust butterfly valve actuator lead connector (2 pins connector) [A]. Set the hand tester to the × 1 Ω range and connect it to the exhaust butterfly valve actuator connector. Special Tool - Hand Tester: 57001-1394 Measure ...

Fuel Hose Inspection (fuel leak, damage, installation condition)
If the motorcycle is not properly handled, the high pressure inside the fuel line can cause fuel to leak [A] or the hose to burst. Remove the fuel tank (see Fuel Tank Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter) and check the fuel hoses. Replace the fuel hose if any fraying, cracks [B] or ...