Avoid using blends of unleaded
gasoline and methanol (wood
alcohol) whenever possible, and
never use "gasohol" contain-
ing more than 5% methanol.
Fuel system damage and perfor-
mance problems may result.
Gasoline/Ether Blends - The most
common ether is methyl tertiary butyl
ether (MTBE). You may use gasoline
containing up to 15% MTBE.
Other oxygenates approved for use
in unleaded gasoline include TAME
(up to 16.7%) and ETBE (up to
17.2%). Fuel containing these oxy-
genates can also be used in your
Never use gasoline with an oc-
tane rating lower than the mini-
mum specified by Kawasaki.
Never use "gasohol" with more
than 10% ethanol, or more than
taining methanol must also be
blended with cosolvents and
Certain ingredients of gasoline
may cause paint fading or dam-
age. Be extra careful not to spill
gasoline or gasoline oxygenate
blends during refueling.
Kawasaki for 30 to 60 days, mix a
fuel stabilizer (such as STA-BIL)
with the gasoline in the fuel tank.
Fuel stabilizer additives inhibit
oxidation of the fuel which mini-
mizes gummy deposits.