ZX1200-A1 Motorcycle Owner's Manual


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Table of contents
Specifications8 9 10 11
Serial number locations12
Location of parts13 14 15
Location of labels16 17 18
Loading information19 20 21
General information22
Meter instruments22
Speedometer and Tachometer23
Digital Meter23 24 25 26 27 28
Warning/Indicator Lights29
Key30
Ignition Switch/Steering Lock31
Right Handlebar Switches32
Engine Stop Switch32
Starter Button33
Left Handlebar Switches33
Dimmer Switch33
Turn Signal Switch34
Horn Button34
Hazard Switch34
Brake Lever Adjuster34
Fuel Tank Cap35
Fuel Tank36 37 38 39
Side Stand40
Seat Lock41 42 43
Seat Cover44
Helmet - Holding Cables45 46
Storage Compartment47
Tying Hooks47
Air Cleaner Intake48
Break-in49 50
How to ride the motorcycle51
Starting the Engine51 52 53
Moving Off54
Shifting Gears55 56
Braking57
Stopping the Engine58
Stopping the Motorcycle in an Emergency59
Parking60
Catalytic Converter61
Safe operation62
Safe Riding Technique62 63
Daily Safety Checks64 65
Additional Considerations for High Speed Operation66
Maintenance and Adjustment67 68 69 70 71
Periodic Maintenance Chart72 73 74 75
Engine Oil76 77 78 79
Cooling System80 81 82 83
Spark Plugs84
Evaporative Emission Control System (California model only)85
Valve Clearance86
Kawasaki Clean Air System87
Air Cleaner88 89 90 91 92
Throttle Control System93
Throttle Grip93 94
Throttle Bore Cleaning95
Fast Idle Lever95
Engine Vacuum Synchronization96 97 98
Idle Speed99
Clutch100 101
Drive Chain102 103 104 105 106 107
Brakes108 109 110 111
Brake Light Switches112
Front Fork113 114 115 116
Rear Shock Absorbers117 118
Wheels119 120 121 122 123
Battery124 125 126 127 128
Headlight Beam129
Fuses130 131 132 133
General Lubrication134
Cleaning135 136
Bolt and Nut Tightening137 138
Storage139 140 141
Troubleshooting Guide142
Owner Satisfaction143 144
Reporting Safety Defects145
Maintenance Record146 147 148 149 150
Additional Information151
Jump Starting151 152 153 154 155 156