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Stopping The Engine - Kawasaki Z1000 ABS Owner's Manual

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Use of non-recommended tires
may cause malfunctioning of
ABS and can lead to extended
braking distance. The rider could
have an accident as a result. Al-
ways use recommended stand-
ard tires for this motorcycle.
When the ABS is functioning, you
may feel a pulsing in the brake lever
or pedal. This is normal. You need
not suspend applying brakes.
ABS does not function at speeds of
approx. 6 km/h (3.7 mph) or below.
ABS does not function if the battery
is discharged. When riding with an
insufficiently charged battery, ABS
may not function. Keep the battery in
good condition according to the "Bat-
tery Maintenance" section.

Stopping the Engine

Close the throttle completely.
Shift the transmission into neutral.
Turn the ignition key to "OFF."
Support the motorcycle on a firm,
level surface with the side stand.
Lock the steering.
The motorcycle is equipped with a
vehicle-down sensor which causes
the engine to stop automatically if
the motorcycle falls down. The en-
gine warning indicator (
when the starter button is pressed if
the engine cannot be started. After
righting the motorcycle, first turn the
ignition key to "OFF" and then back
to "ON" before starting the engine.
) blinks


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