Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual: Washing Your Motorcycle

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Washing Your Motorcycle


A. Boots

Washing Your Motorcycle


A. Wrongly set lip not in the correct position

B. Lip set correctly in the groove

NOTE

Semi-gloss Finish

To clean the semi-gloss finish;

General Precautions
Frequent and proper care of your Kawasaki motorcycle will enhance its appearance, optimize overall performance, and extend its useful life. Covering your motorcycle with a high quality, breatha ...

Windshield and Other Plastic Parts
After washing use a soft cloth to gently dry plastic parts. When dry, treat the windshield, headlight lens, and other nonpainted plastic parts with an approved plastic cleaner/polisher product. ...

Other materials:

Water Pump Housing Disassembly
NOTICE Do not damage the hole wall of the water pump housing. Insert a bar [A] into the pump housing [B], and hammer evenly around the circumference of the mechanical seal bottom [C]. Take the oil seal [A] out of the housing [B] with a hook [C]. ...

Brake Fluid Level Inspection
Check that the brake fluid level in the front brake reservoir [A] is above the lower level line [B]. NOTE Hold the reservoir horizontal by turning the handlebar when checking brake fluid level. If the fluid level is lower than the lower level line, fill the reservoir to the upper lev ...

Thermostat Inspection
Remove the thermostat (see Thermostat Removal). Inspect the thermostat valve [A] at room temperature. If the valve is open, replace the thermostat with a new one. To check valve opening temperature, suspend the thermostat [A] in a container of water and raise the temperature of ...