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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Air Switching Valve Removal
NOTICE Never drop the air switching valve especially on a hard surface. Such a shock to the air switching valve can damaged it. Remove the air cleaner housing (see Air Cleaner Housing Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter). Disconnect the connector [A]. Disconnect the hoses [B] from ...

Transmission Shaft Disassembly
Remove the transmission shafts (see Transmission Shaft Removal). Remove the circlips, and then disassemble the transmission shafts. Special Tool - Outside Circlip Pliers: 57001-144 The 5th gear [A] on the output shaft has three steel balls assembled into it for the positive neutral fin ...

Spring Tension Inspection
Since a spring becomes shorter as it weakens, check its free length [A] to determine its condition. If the spring of either fork leg is shorter than the service limit, it must be replaced. If the length of a replacement spring and that of the remaining spring vary greatly, the remaining s ...