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Kawasaki FJ180V Owner's Manual

4-stroke air-cooled v-twin gasoline engine.
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FJ180V
4-Stroke Air-Cooled V-Twin Gasoline Engine
OWNER'S MANUAL
Part No. 99920-2254-03

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  • Page 1 FJ180V 4-Stroke Air-Cooled V-Twin Gasoline Engine OWNER’S MANUAL Part No. 99920-2254-03...
  • Page 2 Engine Inclination Oil Filter Change(if equipped) Dec. 2009 ( 5 ) ( M ) 2009...
  • Page 3 READ THIS FIRST For your safety, read this Owner's Manual and understand it thoroughly before operating this ENGINE. WARNING Never allow children to operate the engine or equipment. Keep people and pets out of areas where you are using the engine or equipment. Never wear loose, torn, or bulky clothing.
  • Page 4 Engine greater than 80cc and less than 225cc...
  • Page 6 1. Exhaust emission related parts 2. Evaporative emission related parts...
  • Page 7: General Information

    GENERAL INFORMATION Location of Safety Related Labels Engine Serial Number The engine serial number is your only means of identifying your particular engine from others of the same model type. This engine serial number shown on the label is needed by your dealer when ordering parts.
  • Page 8: Location Of Parts

    1.8 L (0.48 u.s.gal) Fuel Tube Control Panel Oil Drain Plug Spark Plug Cap/Spark Plug Carburetor Air Cleaner Priming Pump (if equipped) Fuel Tank Recoil Starter Grip Fuel Tank Cap Muffler Oil Gauge/Filler Cap Recoil Starter...
  • Page 9: Fuel And Oil Recommendations

    FUEL AND OIL RECOMMENDATIONS Fuel Engine Oil WARNING Use only clean, fresh, unleaded regular following engine oils grade gasoline. recommended. Gasoline is extremely flammable and API Service Classification : SF, SG, SH, explosive under certain Octane Rating or SJ. conditions. Do not smoke. Make sure The octane rating of a gasoline is a the area is well ventilated and free from measure of its resistance to "knocking".
  • Page 10: Preparation

    PREPARATIO N Fuel Engine Oil Level the engine (equipment) before Check the engine oil level daily before fueling. starting the engine otherwise shortage of Remove the fuel tank cap. the engine oil may cause serious damage Slowly pour fuel into the fuel tank to to the engine such as seizure.
  • Page 11: Starting

    pull in the direction of arrow...
  • Page 13 Engine Inclination...
  • Page 14: Adjustment

    Each carburetor is adjusted at the factory with either a cap or stop plate installed on the mixture screw. Any adjustments must be performed an authorized Kawasaki dealer. A. Brake Control Lever B. Handle...
  • Page 15: Periodic Maintenance Chart

    Clean and lap valve seating surface Note: The service intervals can be used as a guide. Service should be performed more frequently as necessary by operating condition. Service more frequently under dusty conditions. Service to be performed by an authorized Kawasaki dealer.
  • Page 16 Reinstall the oil drain plug. Oil Level Check Remove oil gauge and refill with new oil Check oil level daily and before each time (See FUEL operation. sure level RECOMMENDATIONS chapter). maintained. See PREPARATION chapter. Check level (See PRE- PARATION chapter). Oil Change WARNING WARNING...
  • Page 17 Oil Filter Change (if equipped) Change the oil filter every 200 hours of operation. WARNING Stop the engine and be careful with hot oil drained. Drain engine oil to suitable containers. CAUTION A. Oil Filter B. Mounting Surface Before removing the oil filter, place suitable container under...
  • Page 18 Air Cleaner Service Cooling System Cleaning Before each use, check that the recoil starter (A) is free from grass and debris CAUTION and clean to prevent engine overheating. To prevent excessive engine wear, do not run the engine with the air cleaner removed.
  • Page 19 Reinstall the foam element and then the Foam Element (A) Clean the foam element every 25 hours. paper element on the air cleaner body. Wash the element in detergent and water, and dry it thoroughly. CAUTION Do not oil foam element. Paper Element (B) Clean the paper element every 100 hours.
  • Page 20: Spark Plug Service

    Spark Plug Service RECOMMENDED SPARK PLUG NGK........BPR5ES WARNING Hot engine components can cause severe burns. Stop engine and allow it to cool before checking spark plug. Clean or replace the spark plug and reset the gap (A) every 100 hours of operation. Disconnect the spark plug cap from spark plug and remove the spark plug.
  • Page 21: Storage

    STORAGE Engine to be stored over 30 days should WARNING WARNING be completely drained of fuel (gasoline) to prevent gum deposits forming on essential Before maintaining engine, stop Gasoline is a toxic substance. carburetor parts and the fuel system. the engine and allow it to cool. Dispose gasoline properly.
  • Page 22: Troubleshooting Guide

    Recoil starter or cooling air path clogged with dirt Insufficient engine oil Replenish or change oil Carbon built-up in combustion chamber Poor ventilation around engine Select a better location Engine speed won't increase Faulty governor Service to be performed by an authorized Kawasaki dealer.
  • Page 23: Environmental Protection

    ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION To protect our environment, properly discard used batteries, engine oil, gasoline, coolant, or other components that you might dispose of in the future. Consult your authorized Kawasaki dealer or local environmental waste agency for their proper disposal procedure.
  • Page 24: Specifications

    SPECIFICATIONS Type of engine Air-cooled, 4-stroke OHV, Single cylinder, gasoline engine Bore x Stroke 65 x 54 mm(2.6 x 2.1 in.) Displacement 179 mL (10.9 cu.in) Ignition system Solid-state ignition Starting system Recoil starter Dry weight 17.0 kg (37.49 lb) Specifications are subject to change without notice...
  • Page 25 For repair/warranty assistance please contact Gasoline is a toxic substance. your local Kawasaki Authorized Dealer, email Dispose of gasoline properly. kawpower-website@kmc-usa.com or call Contact your local authorities for toll-free 1-877-364-6404...

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