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 ...

Other materials:

Oil Pan Installation
If the oil filter holder bolt [A] was removed, tighten it. Apply a non-permanent locking agent to the threads of the oil filter holder bolt. Torque - Oil Filter Holder Bolt: 35 N·m (3.6 kgf·m, 26 ft·lb) Replace the O-rings [B] with new ones, and apply grease to them. Install the O-ri ...

Starter Relay Inspection
Remove the front seat (see Front Seat Removal in the Frame chapter). Remove the battery negative (–) cable from the battery negative (–) terminal (see Battery Removal). Take the starter relay [A] off the rear fender. Remove the cover [B]. Remove: Starter Motor Cable [A] ...

Wheel/Tire Damage Inspection
Remove any imbedded stones [A] or other foreign particles [B] from tread. Visually inspect the tire for cracks and cuts, and replace the tire if necessary. Swelling or high spots indicate internal damage, requiring tire replacement. Visually inspect the wheel for cracks, cuts and dents ...