This model adopts the daylight system and has a head
light relay in the junction box. The headlight does not go
on when the ignition switch and the engine stop switch are
first turned on. The headlight comes on when the engine
starts running and stays on even if the engine stalls. The
headlight goes out when the ignition switch is turned off. It
also goes out while the starter button is depressed.
Headlight Beam Horizontal Adjustment
Turn the horizontal adjuster [A] on the headlight with a
screwdriver in or out until the beam points straight ahead.
Turn the adjuster clockwise to face the headlight to the
Headlight Beam Vertical Adjustment
Turn the vertical adjuster [A] in the headlight in or out with
a screwdriver to adjust the headlight vertically.
Turn the adjuster clockwise to face the headlight up.
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 an-
gle according to local regulations.
For US model, the proper angle is 0.4 degrees 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.
50 mm (2 in.) [A]
Center of Brightest Spot [B]
7.6 m (25 ft.) [C]
Headlight Bulb Replacement
Remove the headlight rim screws [A] on both sides.
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM 16-57