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:

Armature Inspection
Using the × 1 Ω hand tester range, measure the resistance between any two commutator segments [A]. Special Tool - Hand Tester: 57001-1394 If there is a high resistance or no reading (∞) between any two segments, a winding is open and the starter motor must be replaced. ...

Antenna Resistance Inspection
Turn the ignition switch to OFF. Remove the air cleaner housing (see Air Cleaner Housing Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter). Disconnect the antenna lead connector [A]. Measure the antenna resistance. Antenna Resistance Connections: BK lead ←→ BK/W lead Standard: Ab ...

Vehicle-down Sensor Output Voltage Inspection
Remove the vehicle-down sensor. Connect the measuring adapter [A] to the vehicle-down sensor connectors as shown in the figure. Special Tool - Measuring Adapter: 57001-1700 Main Harness [B] Vehicle-down Sensor [C] Connect a digital meter [D] to the measuring adapter leads. V ...