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

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Interlock Operation Inspection
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Other materials:

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Jump starting
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