116 MAINTEN ANCE AND ADJUSTMENT
Check the element for visible dam-
If element is damaged, replace it.
After cleaning, saturate the element
with a high-quality fo a m-air-filter oil,
squeeze out the excess oil, then
wrap it in a clean towel and squeeze
it as dry as possib le.
Be careful not to tear the element.
Gasoline and low flash-point sol-
vents are extrem ely flammab le
and may explode, causing se-
vere burns. Do not use gaso-
line or a low flash-point solvent
to clean the element. Clean the
element in a well-ventilated area.
Be sure there are no sparks or
flame in the work area, including
any appliance with a pilot light.
Air Cleaner Element Installation
The removed parts installation is per-
formed in the reverse order of re-
Air Cleaner El emen t Cap Screws
4.2 N·m (0.43 kgf·m, 37 in·lb)
If a torque wrench is not available,
this item should be serviced by an
authorized Kawasaki dealer.
Inspect the transparent drain cap lo-
cated the left lower end of the air
cleaner housing to see if any oil has