Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Thermostat Inspection

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Cooling System / Thermostat / Thermostat Inspection

If the valve is open, replace the thermostat with a new one.

Thermostat Inspection


The thermostat must be completely submerged and must not touch the container sides or bottom. Suspend an accurate thermometer [B] in the water so that the heat sensitive portions [C] are located in almost the same depth.

It must not touch the container, either.

If the measurement is out of the specified range, replace the thermostat with a new one.

Thermostat Valve Opening Temperature 58 62°C (136
144°F)


Thermostat Inspection


Thermostat Installation
Replace the O-rings [A] with new ones, and apply grease to them. Assemble: O-rings Thermostat Housing [B] Thermostat [C] Thermostat Cap [D] Install the thermostat [A] in the hous ...

Hoses and Pipes
Hose Installation Install the hoses and pipes, being careful to follow bending direction. Avoid sharp bending, kinking, flattening or twisting. Run the hoses (see Cable, Wire, and Hose Routi ...

Other materials:

Intake Air Temperature Sensor Resistance Inspection
Remove the intake air temperature sensor (see Intake Air Temperature Sensor Removal). Suspend the sensor [A] in a container of machine oil so that the heat-sensitive portion is submerged. Suspend a thermometer [B] with the heat-sensitive portion [C] located in almost the same depth with ...

What if I am not Satisfied With My Warranty Service?
If you aren’t satisfied with your dealership’s repair work or operations, it is best to discuss the situation with the appropriate dealership manager. If you have already done this, then contact the dealership’s owner or general manager to request a review of the issue. If you are un ...

City Light (LED) Removal/Installation
Remove: Upper Fairing Assembly (see Upper Faring Assembly Removal in the Frame chapter) Headlight (see Headlight Removal) Remove the screws [A], and take the city light [B] off the upper fairing assembly. Installation is the reverse of removal. Note the following. When inst ...