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
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