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2011 kawasaki... | Answered on Oct 03, 2020 | 1,457 views

Hi and welcome to FixYa,

To my knowledge, there would only be 3 wires needed from the handlebars that affects the engine:
  • engine RUN/OFF;
  • clutch ENGAGED;
  • engine START.
The first 2 would go to the interlock plus the neutral wire and the sidestand wire. The interlock then sends signals that starter motor can turn and that CDI can fire.

As to the ignition coil, 1 wire is IGN B+12 while the other would go to the CDI and should pulsate when cranking or engine running.

Good luck and thank you for using FixYa.

2008 kawasaki... | Answered on Sep 20, 2020 | 868 views

Google would have a manual then for a 1986 Kawasaki KX80 manuals and EBay too.

kawasaki... | Answered on Jul 31, 2020 | 20 views

Yes, there are specific sockets for spark plugs, usually a deep socket with a rubber insert to stop the plug dropping out. For the ZX bikes you'll need a 'thin walled' type. eBay does them as a set for a sensible price.

kawasaki... | Answered on Jul 06, 2020 | 30 views

Carb synch is a fallacy.
Manufacturers don't produce carb linkages that slip out of synch easily and when reasonable wear does take place it would have the effect of taking the edge off the bottom end performance and maybe cause a lumpy idle.

While it is important to synch carbs at idle, some carb linkages can and should be adjusted so one or two carbs begin to open slightly before the others. This has the effect of softening the initial performance surge making high performance machines more tractable at low speeds and protecting the drive train from shock loadings.

I suggest before dismantling the carbs you check there is a good continuous flow of fuel to supply the carbs. Your description of the symptoms does suggest enough of a supply for no load testing and adjustment but afterwards the supply starts to reduce suggesting a semi-blocked filter or something floating around in the fuel tank.

1999 kawasaki... | Answered on Jun 02, 2020 | 77 views

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kawasaki... | Answered on May 16, 2020 | 33 views

Are you sure the torque specs posted are correct? They seem a little strange to me

kawasaki KX 250... | Answered on Apr 24, 2020 | 269 views


kawasaki... | Answered on Jun 19, 2020 | 76 views

Have you tried a new spark plug? You stated that the spark plug isn't "Getting Fire". Please run this test again with a spark plug that you know is working. after you verify the plug isn't receiving power. You will need a test light to run a coil test. This coil has to blade style connectors. One should have 12 volts (ign, key in run position). the other blade will be negative and should cause the test light to pulse or flash with the engine cranking over. Please write back with your results and let me know if it was the coil or that you need more information.

kawasaki... | Answered on Feb 10, 2020 | 83 views

2 stroke engines are timed through the marks on the magnentor plate

kawasaki... | Answered on Feb 10, 2020 | 95 views

It won't run unless the choke out, but after a few attempts, I can get it to run with the choke in. 2 Official Website of CalendarOfficial Website of Calendar The front pipe for the exhaust gets super hot within minutes and the back pipe stays a lot cooler

2002 kawasaki VN... | Answered on Oct 17, 2019 | 176 views

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2007 kawasaki... | Answered on Oct 17, 2019 | 231 views

I have a 2004 Kawasaki ZX10R I have no headlights low or high as well Official Website of Calendar Official Website of Calendar as high beam indicator or cluster backlight.

2007 kawasaki... | Answered on Oct 17, 2019 | 268 views

Vin numbers give all the info you need. Call a dealership and they can tell you. If there is a data plate, it also has the model on it.

kawasaki VN 800... | Answered on Sep 23, 2019 | 36 views

If it is made different, then you got the wrong part. There can also be changes in electrical items in mid year production. Unfortunately, most electrical parts are not returnable. I suggest you take the part number for the part you got and look it up on the internet or go to your local dealer. OEM is the way to go. Good luck.

kawasaki Ninja... | Answered on Sep 23, 2019 | 36 views

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