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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Gear Position Switch Output Voltage Inspection
NOTE Be sure the battery is fully charged. Turn the ignition switch to OFF. Remove the fuel tank (see Fuel Tank Removal in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter). Disconnect the sidestand switch/gear position switch lead connector [A]. Connect the measuring adapter [A] between the ...

Spark Plug Condition Inspection
Remove the spark plugs (see Spark Plug Replacement in the Periodic Maintenance chapter). Visually inspect the spark plugs. If the spark plug center electrode [A] and/or side electrode [B] are corroded or damaged, or if the insulator [C] is cracked, replace the plug. If the spark plug is ...

Catalytic Converter
This motorcycle is equipped with a catalytic converter in the exhaust system. The converter reacts with carbonmonoxide, hydrocarbons and nitrogen oxides to convert them into carbon dioxide, water, nitrogen and oxygen resulting in much cleaner exhaust gases to be discharged into the atmosphe ...