112 MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT
If hard water is used in the sys-
tem, it causes scale accumula-
tion in the water passages, and
considerably reduces the effi-
ciency of the cooling system.
A permanent type of antifreeze is in-
stalled in the cooling syste m when
shipped. It is mixed at 50% and has
the freezing point of –35°C (–31°F).
This motorcycle’s air cleaner element
consists of a wet paper filter. Replace-
ment of the air cleaner element should
be done by an authorized Kawasaki
Remove the rider ’s seat (see Seats
section in the GE NERAL INFORMA -
Remove the bolt and washer.
Remove th e bolt.
Pull the left side cover outward to
clear the projections and tabs.