Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual: Brake Light Switches

Kawasaki Ninja Owners Manual / Maintenance and adjustment / Brake Light Switches

When either the front or rear brake is applied, the brake light goes on. The front brake light switch requires no adjustment, but the rear brake light switch should be adjusted in accordance with the Periodic Maintenance Chart.

Inspection

Brake Light Switches


A. Brake Pedal

B. 10 mm (0.4 in.)

C. Bolts

Brake Pedal Travel 


Adjustment

Adjustment


A. Rear Brake Light Switch

B. Adjusting Nut

C. Lights sooner

D. Lights later

E. Viewed from behind the bracket

NOTICE

To avoid damaging the electrical connections inside the switch, be sure that the switch body does not turn during adjustment.

NOTE

Install the front footpegs with same height on both sides. Refer to the Front Footpeg Position in General Information chapter.

Front and Rear Brakes
Disc and disc pad wear is automatically compensated for and has no effect on the brake lever or pedal action. So there are no parts that require adjustment on the front and rear brakes. ...

Electronic Steering Damper
This motorcycle is equipped with a electronic steering damper unit. The steering operation should be checked and the electronic steering damper unit should be inspected for oil leakage each day ...

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Chassis Parts Lubrication
Before lubricating each part, clean off any rusty spots with rust remover and wipe off any grease, oil, dirt, or grime. Lubricate the points listed below with indicated lubricant. NOTE Whenever the vehicle has been operated under wet or rainy conditions, or especially after using a high ...

Front Master Cylinder Removal
Remove the reservoir mounting bolt and nut [A]. Unscrew the banjo bolt [A] and disconnect the brake hose from the master cylinder (see Brake Hose and Pipe Replacement in the Periodic Maintenance chapter). Unscrew the clamp bolts [B], and take off themaster cylinder as an assembl ...

Air Suction Valve Installation
Install the air suction valve so that opening [A] of the reed faces downward. Apply a non-permanent locking agent to the threads of the air suction valve cover bolts [A], and tighten them. Torque - Air Suction Valve Cover Bolts: 9.8 N·m (1.0 kgf·m, 87 in·lb) ...