68 GENERAL INFORMATION
Avoid using blends of unleaded
gasoline and methanol (wood al-
cohol) whenever possible, and
never use “gasohol” containing
more than 5% methanol.
Fuel system damage and perfor-
mance problems may result.
Other oxygenates approved for use
in unleaded gasoline include TAME
17.2%). Fuel containing these oxy-
genates can also be used in your
Never use gasoline with an oc-
tane rating lower than the min-
imum specified by Kawasaki.
Never use “gasohol” with more
than 10% ethanol, or more than
Gasoline containing methanol
must also be blended w ith cosol-
vents and corrosion inhibitors.
Certain ingredients of gasoline
may cause paint fading or dam-
age. Be extra careful not to spill
gasoline or gasoline oxygenate
blends during refueling.
When not operating your
Kawasaki for 30 to 60 days, mix a
fuel stabilizer (such as STA-BIL)
with the gasoline in the fu el tank .
Fuel stabilizer additives inhibit
oxidation of the fuel which mini-
mizes gummy deposits.