Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual: Headlight Aiming Adjustment

Kawasaki Ninja Service Manual / Periodic Maintenance / Periodic Maintenance Procedures / Electrical System / Headlight Aiming Adjustment

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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External Shift Mechanism Inspection
Examine the shift shaft [A] for any damage. If the shaft is bent, straighten or replace it. If the serration [B] are damaged, replace the shaft. If the spring [C] is damaged in any way, replace it. If the shift mechanism arm [D] is damaged in any way, replace the shaft. Check the s ...

Hub Bearing Removal
Remove the wheels (see Front/Rear Wheel Removal), and take out the following. Collars Coupling (Out of rear hub) Grease Seals Use the bearing remover to remove the hub bearings [A]. NOTICE Do not lay the wheel on the ground with the disc facing down. This can damage or warp the d ...

Intake Air Temperature Sensor Resistance Inspection
Remove the intake air temperature sensor (see Intake Air Temperature Sensor Removal). Suspend the sensor [A] in a container of machine oil so that the heat-sensitive portion is submerged. Suspend a thermometer [B] with the heat-sensitive portion [C] located in almost the same depth with ...