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]

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