If the Engine Stalls or Runs Poorly
Check the fuel level in the fuel tank. If only a small quantity of fuel remains,
replenish the fuel tank. (Fuel in the tank cannot be completely consumed.)
Raise the side stand fully up before starting the engine. (If you try to move off
with the side stand is still down, the engine will stop.)
Make sure that correct fuel is used. If not, replace the fuel the correct type (see
Due to too much play in the clutch lever, the clutch may not disengage. If there
is any problem, adjust the clutch lever free play correctly.
In case of slow blinking of the turn signal lights, low volume of the horn sound,
or when you press the starter button and hear a click but the starter motor does
not rotate, the battery is discharged. Check the connections of the battery termi-
nals for looseness (see page 175). If necessary, tighten the bolts to remove the
looseness. If the above methods cannot solve the problems, ask an authorized
Kawasaki dealer for inspection and maintenance.
If the warning indicator goes on and coolant temperature warning indicator is dis-
played, the engine may have overheated. Check the coolant level in the reserve
tank after the engine cools down. If the coolant quantity is less than the lower
level, replenish the coolant or soft water up to the upper level (see page 142).
Ask an authorized Kawasaki dealer to identify the cause of the overheat imme-