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I use google for plug gaps etc, saves buying a workshop manual especially for a popular bike like a zx6 r,

kawasaki... | Answered 2 days ago


You need 3 thing to fire, air spark and fuel, can you smell fuel at the exhaust tip ? That lets you know you have fuel. Air is a bit trickier to check, but normally it would start or at least fire up and splutter to a stop which would then point to carb needing checked for a blocked jet.

kawasaki... | Answered 2 days ago


It is usually on the frame around the yoke on the frame near the front forks.

kawasaki... | Answered on Jan 18, 2019


I can't tell you how you completed the wiring, but try a local Kawasaki dealer or contact Kawasaki for the service manual.

kawasaki... | Answered on Jan 18, 2019


Hi, Kennemurtana the vast majority of service, parts fiche, and owners manuals on the internet are "FREE" to download and all service manuals contain wiring diagrams in the back pages. The rest usually charge a modest fee of $15 and there is a handful of obscure, rare, obsolete, and very old models that are no longer or never were available and some were never printed in English. The Indian and Philippine markets are usually in E-book format only, for these rare occasions I shall look on eBay and find the cheapest one available. Most of the manuals will cover your exact make, model, and year otherwise one will be provided that comes as close as possible to your bike and will have most of the same info that an exact manual would have. If there is no $ sign after the manual link it is free to download.
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https://www.ultimatespecs.com/motorcycles-specs/kawasaki/kawasaki-voyager-xii-2001
http://bikeswiki.com/Kawasaki_ZG1200_Voyager

kawasaki... | Answered on Jan 13, 2019


Hi, Kristenmicah the vast majority of service, parts fiche, and owners manuals on the internet are "FREE" to download and all service manuals contain wiring diagrams in the back pages. The rest usually charge a modest fee of $15 and there is a handful of obscure, rare, obsolete, and very old models that are no longer or never were available and some were never printed in English. The Indian and Philippine markets are usually in E-book format only, for these rare occasions I shall look on eBay and find the cheapest one available. Most of the manuals will cover your exact make, model, and year otherwise one will be provided that comes as close as possible to your bike and will have most of the same info that an exact manual would have. If there is no $ sign after the manual link it is free to download.
To download your manual for viewing or printing please click on the blue links below. Good luck and have a wonderful day
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kawasaki... | Answered on Jan 13, 2019


Hi, Bigzedsix the answer to this question is way above my pay grade for this situation, I would call or visit my local dealer or reputable shop's service/parts department and inquire about any possible quick fix, answers, or parts inquiry.
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1999 kawasaki... | Answered on Jan 13, 2019


Hi, Archiebarbar for this scenario you will need your service manual that has all fastener torque specs and a wiring diagram on the back pages, parts fiche, and owners manual if you can't find the best tool you ever bought for your Suzuki, despair not, for a mere zero $0 you can download another one.
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kawasaki VN 1500... | Answered on Jan 13, 2019


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1987 kawasaki... | Answered on Jan 12, 2019


Hi, Tomcotexas before testing any electrical component in the Charging System it is "IMPERATIVE" that you have a fully charged battery of 12.5 volts or more and be able to pass a proper "LOAD" test if necessary, you may have a preliminary reading of 12.5 volts or more but little or zero amperage, the battery is faulty and must be replaced. AGM type batteries fall into this scenario more so than lead-acid batteries.
1. Check battery terminals for damage or corrosion, check the battery cables at "BOTH" ends for loose, corroded, or broken connectors, "INSIDE" and outside the cable harness, perform connector wiggle test and check cables with an ohmmeter if necessary.
2. To check the regulator unplug it from the stator. Take a test light and clip it to the negative terminal of the battery and then touch first one pin and then the other on the plug that goes to the regulator. If you get even the slightest amount of light from the test light the regulator is toast.
To do this with a meter: black lead to battery ground, red lead to each pin on the plug, start with the voltage scale higher than 12vdc and move voltage scale down in steps for each pin. Any voltage is a bad regulator.
3. On the other part of the disconnected regulator plug. Set the multimeter for Ohms x1 scale and measure for resistance across the pins of the stator. You should read something around 0.1 to 0.2 ohms for a 32 amp system.
4. Then check for continuity between each pin on the plug and frame/engine ground. The meter needle should not move (infinite resistance)(digitals will show infinite resistance) if the meter needle does move (indicating continuity)(digitals will show some resistance), recheck very carefully. If the meter still shows continuity to ground the stator is shorted (bad).
5. Set the meter to read A/C volts higher than 30 volts (the scale setting for voltage should always be higher than the highest voltage you expect or you may fry the meter). Start the bike, and measure from one pin to the other on the plug (DO NOT cross the multimeter probes! - touch them to each other). You should read roughly 16-20 vac per 1,000 rpm.
6. If the battery was good under load test, if the stator is NOT shorted to ground, and the stator is putting out A/C voltage, then the regulator is bad (most likely even if passed step 2)
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kawasaki... | Answered on Jan 12, 2019


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https://www.partsfish.com/page/oem-parts-for-kawasaki
https://ownersmanuals2.com/kawasaki/voyager-xii-1989-owners-manual-69151

kawasaki... | Answered on Jan 12, 2019


Hi, Dmdbike and the usual suspects are:
1. Faulty ignition coil.
2. Faulty spark plug cables.
3. Faulty temperature sensor.
4. HISS light not going off.
5. Faulty starter motor.
6. Valves adjusted too tight.
7. Spark plug gap too wide.
8. Fuel line has a vapor lock.
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https://www.kawasakiforums.com/forum/klx-250s-71/klx250-ran-fine-yesterday-wont-start-today-39936/
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https://www.manualslib.com/manual/769633/Kawasaki-Klx250s.html
https://www.partsfish.com/page/oem-parts-for-kawasaki
https://ownersmanuals2.com/kawasaki/klx250s-2009-owners-manual-68817

2011 kawasaki... | Answered on Jan 12, 2019


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https://www.partsfish.com/page/oem-parts-for-kawasaki
https://www.kawasaki.com/ServiceManuals/Browse

kawasaki... | Answered on Jan 12, 2019


Hi, Ikeiel for this scenario you will need your service manual, parts fiche, and owners manual if you can't find the best tool you ever bought for your Kawasaki, despair not, for a mere zero $0 you can download another one.
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kawasaki KLR 250... | Answered on Jan 12, 2019


Hi, Anakin_10000 for this scenario you will need your service manual, parts fiche, and owners manual if you can't find the best tool you ever bought for your Kawasaki, despair not, for a mere zero $0 you can download another one.
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kawasaki GPZ 500... | Answered on Jan 12, 2019


We will have to guess at the year, but take a look at the videos and how to replace them. In my experience, they are under the tank or the seat.

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kawasaki... | Answered on Jan 12, 2019


Hi, Anonymous the vast majority of service, parts fiche, and owners manuals on the internet are "FREE" to download and all service manuals contain wiring diagrams in the back pages. The rest usually charge a modest fee of $15 and there is a handful of obscure, rare, obsolete, and very old models that are no longer or never were available and some were never printed in English. The Indian and Philippine markets are usually in E-book format only, for these rare occasions I shall look on eBay and find the cheapest one available. Most of the manuals will cover your exact make, model, and year otherwise one will be provided that comes as close as possible to your bike and will have most of the same info that an exact manual would have. If there is no $ sign after the manual link it is free to download.
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2011 kawasaki... | Answered on Jan 12, 2019


Hi, Erichaddo for this scenario you will need your service manual that has all fastener torque specs and a wiring diagram on the back pages, parts fiche, and owners manual if you can't find the best tool you ever bought for your Suzuki, despair not, for a mere zero $0 you can download another one.
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2000 kawasaki W... | Answered on Jan 10, 2019

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