2019 Kawasaki Ninja 400 ABS — Owner's Manual – Page #145

Posted on 29 Jan, 2019
Model: 2019 Kawasaki Ninja 400 ABS
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144 MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT
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Be sure the engine and exhaust are
cool before wash ing .
When washing the vehicle, a lwa ys
use a mild neutral detergent and wa-
ter.
Avoid applying all harsh chemi-
cals, solvents, degreaser, oil re-
mover, electrical contact cleaner,
and household cleaning products
such as ammonia-based window
cleaners. They will damage or de-
teriorate painted parts, plastic parts,
rubber parts and other synthetic
parts including covers and headlight
lens.
Avoid applying degreaser to seals,
brake pads, and tires.
Gasoline, brake fluid, and coolant
will damage the finish of painted and
plastic surfaces: wash them off im-
mediately.
Avoid wire brushes, steel wool, and
all other abrasive pads or brushes.
Take care when washing the head-
light lens and other plastic parts as
they ca n easily be scrat ch ed.
NOTE
Afterridinginanareawherethe
roads are salted or near the ocean,
immediately wash your vehicle with
c
old wate r . Do not use warm water
as it accelerates the chemical reac-
tion of the salt. After drying, apply
a corrosion protection spray on all
metal and chro me surfaces to pre-
vent corrosion.
Condensation m ay form on the inside
of th e hea dlight le ns after riding in
the rain, washing the vehicle or hu-
mid weather. To remove the mois-
ture, start the engine and turn on the
headlight. Gradually the condensa-
tion on the inside of the lens will clear
off.

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