2-50 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE
Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Air Cleaner Element Replacement
In dusty areas, the element should be replaced more
frequently than the recommended interval.
After riding through rain or on muddy roads, the element
should be replaced immediately.
If dirt or dust is allowed to pass through into the
throttle body assy, the throttle may become stuck,
possibly causing accident. Replace the air cleaner
element according to the maintenance chart.
If dirt gets through into the engine, excessive en-
gine wear and possibly engine damage will occur.
Left Air Cleaner Housing Cover Bolts [A]
Left Air Cleaner Housing Cover [B]
Remove the air cleaner element bolt [A].
Discard the air cleaner element [B].
Install a new element [A] so that the screen side [B] faces
Use only the recommended air cleaner element
(Kawasaki part number 11013-0031). Using another
air cleaner element will wear the engine prema-
turely or lower the engine performance.
Torque - Air Cleaner Element Bolt : 4.9 N·m ( 0.50 kgf·m,