Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Headlight Aiming Adjustment

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NOTE

Do not turn the bolts [A] because the reflector in the headlight comes off.

(In the photo, the headlight unit has been removed for clarity.)

Headlight Aiming Adjustment


NOTE

The left adjuster [A] and right adjuster [B] can move the direction of the headlight beam to up, down, left and right by turning each adjuster itself as the below table.


Headlight Aiming Adjustment


Headlight Aiming Adjustment


NOTE

On high beam, the brightest points should be slightly below horizontal with the motorcycle on its wheels and the rider seated. Adjust the headlight to the proper angle according to local regulations.

NOTE

For US model, the proper angle is 0.4В° below horizontal.

This is 50 mm (2 in.) drop at 7.6 m (25 ft) measured from the center of the headlight with the motorcycle on its wheels and the rider seated.

Headlight Aiming Adjustment


50 mm (2 in.) [A] Center of Brightest Spot [B] 7.6 m (25 ft) [C] Height of Headlight Center [D]

Lights and Switches Operation Inspection
First Step Set the gear position in the neutral position. Turn the ignition switch to ON. The following lights should go on according to below table. If the following light does not go ...

Sidestand Switch Operation Inspection
Raise the rear wheel off the ground with the stand (see Rear Wheel Removal in the Wheels/Tires chapter). Inspect the sidestand switch [A] operation accordance to below table. Sidestand ...

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Special Tools
Bearing Driver Set: 57001-1129 Jack: 57001-1238 Bearing Remover Head, 25 × 28: 57001-1346 Bearing Remover Shaft, 13: 57001-1377 Jack Attachment: 57001-1608 ...

Oil Pressure Relief Valve Inspection
Remove the oil pressure relief valve (see Oil Pressure Relief Valve Removal). Check to see if the valve [A] slides smoothly when pushing it in with a wooden or other soft rod, and see if it comes back to its seat by spring [B] pressure. NOTE Inspect the valve in its assembled stat ...

Precautions
There are a number of important precautions that are musts when servicing electrical systems. Learn and observe all the rules below. Do not reverse the battery cable connections. This will burn out the diodes on the electrical parts. Always check battery condition before condemning other ...