Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Water Pump Inspection

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Cooling System / Water Pump / Water Pump Inspection

If the mechanical seal is damaged, the coolant leaks through the seal and drains through the passage. Replace the mechanical seal unit (seeWater Pump Housing Disassembly/Assembly).

Water Pump Inspection


Water Pump
Water Pump Removal Refer to the Oil Pump Removal in the Engine Lubrication System chapter. Water Pump Installation Refer to the Oil Pump Installation in the Engine Lubrication System chapter. ...

Water Pump Impeller Disassembly/Assembly
Remove the water pump impeller (see Oil Pump Removal in the Engine Lubrication System chapter). The sealing seat and rubber seal may be removed easily by hand. Apply coolant around the surf ...

Other materials:

Oil Cooler Removal
Remove: Coolant (Drain, see Coolant Change in the Periodic Maintenance chapter) Engine Oil (Drain, see Engine Oil Change in the Periodic Maintenance chapter) Lower Fairings (see Lower Fairing Removal in the Frame chapter) Water Hose Ends [A] (Disconnect) Remove: Oil Cool ...

Stem, Stem Bearing Installation
Replace the bearing outer races with new ones. Drive them into the head pipe at the same time. Special Tools - Head Pipe Outer Race Press Shaft [A]: 57001-1075 Head Pipe Outer Race Driver, 55 [B]: 57001 -1446 or Bearing Driver Set: 57001-1129 Apply grease to the outer races. ...

Fuel Type
Use clean, fresh unleaded gasoline with a minimum Antiknock Index of 90. The Antiknock Index is posted on service station pumps. The octane rating of a gasoline is a measure of its resistance to detonation or “knocking.” The Antiknock Index is an average of the Research Octane Number (R ...