Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Spark Plug Condition Inspection

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Electrical System / Ignition System / Spark Plug Condition Inspection

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 dirtied or the carbon is accumulated, replace the spark plug.

If the gap is incorrect, replace the spark plug.

Spark Plug Gap: 0.8 0.9 mm (0.031
0.035 in.)


Spark Plug Condition Inspection


Standard Spark Plug Type: NGK CR9EIA-9

Stick Coil Primary Peak Voltage Inspection
NOTE Be sure the battery is fully charged. Remove the stick coils (see Stick Coil Removal). Do not remove the spark plugs. Connect the ECU to the harness. Measure the primary peak voltag ...

Interlock Operation Inspection
Raise the rear wheel off the ground with the stand [A]. 1st Check Start the engine to the following conditions Condition: Transmission Gear → 1st Position Clutch Lever → ...

Other materials:

Clutch
Due to friction plate wear and clutch cable stretch over a long period of use, the clutch operation should be checked each day before riding the motorcycle, and must be adjusted in accordance with the Periodic Maintenance Chart. Inspection Check that the clutch lever operates properly an ...

Valve Guide Removal
Remove: Valve (see Valve Removal) Oil Seal Spring Seat Heat the area around the valve guide to 120 150°C (248 302°F), and hammer lightly on the valve guide arbor [A] to remove the guide from the top of the head. NOTICE Do not heat the cylinder head with a torch. This ...

Headlight Bulb Replacement
Turn the cover [A] counterclockwise, and remove it. Disconnect the headlight connector [A]. Open the clamp [B], and remove the bulb. NOTICE When handling the quartz-halogen bulb, never touch the glass portion with bare hands. Always use a clean cloth. Oil contamination from hand ...