2-14 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE
Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Fuel System (DFI)
Air Cleaner Element Replacement
In dusty areas, the element should be replaced more
frequently than the recommended interval.
If dirt or dust is allowed to pass through into the
throttle body assy, the throttle may become stuck,
possibly causing accident. Replace the air cleaner
element according to the maintenance chart.
If dirt gets through into the engine, excessive en-
gine wear and possibly engine damage will occur.
Remove the fuel tank (see Fuel Tank Removal in the Fuel
System (DFI) chapter).
Disconnect the intake air temperature sensor lead con-
Upper Air Cleaner Housing [C]
Discard the air cleaner element [A].
Install a new element [A] so that the screen side [B] faces
Use only the recommended air cleaner element
(Kawasaki part number 11013-0036). Using another
air cleaner element will wear the engine prema-
turely or lower the engine performance.
Install the upper air cleaner housing (see Air Cleaner
Housing Assembly in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter).