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Shifting Gears - Kawasaki Z1000SX 2012 Owner's Manual

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NOTE
The motorcycle is equipped with a
side stand switch. This switch is de-
signed so that the engine does not
start if the transmission is in gear
and the side stand is down.
When the headlight is on high beam,
two headlight beams go on, and on
low beam, the one side of the head-
light goes on.
HOW TO RIDE THE MOTORCYCLE

Shifting Gears

Close the throttle while pulling in the
clutch lever.
Shift into the next higher or lower
gear.
WARNING
Downshifting to a lower gear at
high speed causes engine rpm to
increase excessively, potentially
damaging the engine and it may
also cause the rear wheel to skid
and cause an accident. Down-
shifting should be done below 5
000 rpm for each gear.
Open the throttle halfway, while re-
leasing the clutch lever.
NOTE
The transmission is equipped with a
positive neutral finder. When the
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