2-18 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE
Seats (see Frame chapter)
Fuel Tank (see Fuel System (DFI) chapter)
Inlet Air Temperature Sensor Connector [A]
Air Cleaner Cover Screws [B]
Air Cleaner Cover [C]
Air Cleaner Element
Install a new element [A] with the mesh side facing up-
Use only the recommended air cleaner element
(Kawasaki part number 11013–1301).
other air cleaner element will wear the engine
prematurely or lower the engine performance.
Clean the filter [B] in cleaning solvent, and then dry it with
compressed air or by shaking it.
Evaporative Emission Control System Inspection
Inspect the canister as follows.
Left Lower Fairing (see Frame chapter)
Remove the canister [A], and disconnect the hoses from
Visually inspect the canister for cracks or other damage.
If the canister has any cracks or bad damage, replace it
with a new one.
The canister is designed to work well through the motor-
cycle's life without any maintenance if it is used under