The tachometer shows the engine
speed in revolutions per minute (r/min,
On the right side of the tachometer
face is a portion called the "red zone".
Engine r/min (rpm) in the red zone is
above maximum recommended engine
speed and is also above the range for
When the ignition switch is turned to
"ON", the tachometer LED segments
are blinks for a few seconds then goes
off. If the tachometer does not operate
correctly, have it checked by an autho-
rized Kawasaki dealer.
Engine r/min (rpm) should not
be allowed to enter the red zone;
operation in the red zone will
overstress the engine and may
cause serious engine damage.
Shift-up Indicator -
The shift-up indicator can be set to
tachometer LED segments blinks at the
desired engine speeds. This indicator
is used to inform the rider when it is time
to shift to the next higher gear.