Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Radiator Cap Inspection

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Cooling System / Radiator / Radiator Cap Inspection

If any one of them shows visible damage, replace the cap with a new one.

Radiator Cap Inspection


NOTE

Wet the cap sealing surfaces with water or coolant to prevent pressure leaks.

Radiator Cap Inspection


Radiator Cap Relief Pressure Standard: 112 ∼ 142 kPa (1.14 ∼ 1.45 kgf/cm², 16 ∼ 21 psi)

If the cap can not hold the specified pressure or if it holds too much pressure, replace it with a new one.

Radiator Inspection
Remove the radiator (see Radiator and Radiator Fan Removal). Check the radiator core. If there are obstructions to air flow, remove them. If the corrugated fins [A] are deformed, carefully s ...

Radiator Filler Neck Inspection
Remove: Radiator Cap (see Coolant Change in the Periodic Maintenance chapter) Check the radiator filler neck for signs of damage. Check the condition of the top and bottom sealing seats [ ...

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Starting the Engine
Check that the engine stop switch is in the position. A. Engine Stop Switch B. Starter Button Turn the ignition key to “ON”. Make sure the transmission is in neutral. A. Neutral Indicator Light B. Ignition Switch C. “ON” position NOTE The motorcycle is equipped w ...

Catalytic Converter
This motorcycle is equipped with a catalytic converter in the exhaust system. The converter reacts with carbonmonoxide, hydrocarbons and nitrogen oxides to convert them into carbon dioxide, water, nitrogen and oxygen resulting in much cleaner exhaust gases to be discharged into the atmosphe ...

Air Suction System Damage Inspection
Separate the air switching valve hose [A] from the lower air cleaner housing [B] (see Air Cleaner Housing Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter). Connect the following parts temporarily. Fuel Pump Lead Connector [A] Extension Tube [B] Air Cleaner Housing (see Air Cleaner Hou ...