How many of us have been midway through late-night maintenance on our bike, only to forget the manufacturer’s recommended amount of oil? That’s right, all of us. Since “How much oil does my dirt bike need” is one of the most asked questions on the motorcycle portion of the Internet, we’ve compiled the information from the six major brands for complete guides for the current generation of equipment. First up is Kawasaki and their very popular KXF line, and just in case you’ve lost the owner’s manual, the green bike builder has you covered: almost every book has been uploaded to their website at kawasaki.com/ServiceManuals/Browse

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2016 Kawasaki KX450F

2016 Kawasaki KX450F

Recommended Maintenance Schedule
For the 2016 KX450F, Kawasaki recommends changing both the engine oil and oil filter every fifteen (15) hours or six (6) races. Refill the engine with 0.9Liters/0.95 Quarts of Castrol Power1 Racing 4T 5W40 oil.

Engine Oil & Oil Filter Change Schedule
Every fifteen (15) hours or six (6) races

Motor Oil
Castrol Power1 Racing 4T 5W40

OEM Oil Filter Part Number
52010-0001

2016 Kawasaki KX450F Oil Capacity
With Oil & Filter Change
0.9Liters/0.95 Quarts

2015 Kawasaki KX450F

2012 – 2015 Kawasaki KX450F

Recommended Maintenance Schedule
For the 2012 – 2015 KX450F model, Kawasaki recommends changing both the engine oil and oil filter every fifteen (15) hours or six (6) races. Refill the engine with 0.96Liters/1.01 Quarts of Castrol Power1 Racing 4T 5W40 oil, Kawasaki Performance Four-Stroke Semi-Synthetic 10W40 oil, or Kawasaki Performance Four-Stroke 10W40 oil.

Engine Oil & Oil Filter Change Schedule
Every fifteen (15) hours or six (6) races

Motor Oil
Castrol Power1 Racing 4T 5W40
Kawasaki Performance Four-Stroke Semi-Synthetic 10W40
Kawasaki Performance Four-Stroke 10W40

OEM Oil Filter Part Number
52010-0001

2012 – 2015 Kawasaki KX450F Oil Capacity
With Oil & Filter Change
0.96Liters/1.01 Quarts

2008 – 2011 Kawasaki KX450F

Recommended Maintenance Schedule
For the 2008 – 2011 KX450F model, Kawasaki recommends changing both the engine oil and oil filter every fifteen (15) hours or six (6) races. Refill the engine with 0.98Liters/1.04 Quarts of Castrol Power1 Racing 4T 5W40 oil, Kawasaki Performance Four-Stroke Semi-Synthetic 10W40 oil, or Kawasaki Performance Four-Stroke 10W40 oil.

Engine Oil & Oil Filter Change Schedule
Every fifteen (15) hours or six (6) races

Motor Oil
Castrol Power1 Racing 4T 5W40
Kawasaki Performance Four-Stroke Semi-Synthetic 10W40
Kawasaki Performance Four-Stroke 10W40

OEM Oil Filter Part Number
52010-1053

2008 – 2011 Kawasaki KX450F Oil Capacity
With Oil & Filter Change
0.98Liters/1.04 Quarts

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2016 Kawasaki KX250F

2016 Kawasaki KX250F

Recommended Maintenance Schedule
For the 2016 KX250F, Kawasaki recommends changing both the engine oil and oil filter every fifteen (15) hours or six (6) races. Refill the engine with 0.8 Liters/0.84 Quarts of Castrol Power1 Racing 4T 5W40 oil.

Engine Oil & Oil Filter Change Schedule
Every fifteen (15) hours or six (6) races

Motor Oil
Castrol Power 1 Racing 4T 5W40

OEM Oil Filter Part Number
52010-0001

2016 Kawasaki KX250F Oil Capacity
With Oil & Filter Change
0.8 Liters/0.84 Quarts

2015 Kawasaki KX250F

2009 – 2015 Kawasaki KX250F

Recommended Maintenance Schedule
For the 2009 -2015 KX250F, Kawasaki recommends changing both the engine oil and oil filter every fifteen (15) hours or six (6) races. Refill the engine with 0.8 Liters/0.85 Quarts of Castrol Power1 Racing 4T 5W40 oil, Kawasaki Performance Four-Stroke Semi-Synthetic 10W40 oil, or Kawasaki Performance Four-Stroke 10W40 oil.

Engine Oil & Oil Filter Change Schedule
Every fifteen (15) hours or six (6) races

Motor Oil
Castrol Power1 Racing 4T 5W40
Kawasaki Performance Four-Stroke Semi-Synthetic 10W40
Kawasaki Performance Four-Stroke 10W40

OEM Oil Filter Part Number
52010-0001

2009 – 2015 Kawasaki KX250F Oil Capacity
With Oil & Filter Change
0.8 Liters/0.85 Quarts