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Kawasaki VN1500 Vulcan 1987-1999 Clymer Motorcycle Repair Manual

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This Clymer Kawasaki VN1500 Vulcan 1987-1999 Repair Manual provides detailed service information, step-by-step repair instruction and maintenance specifications for VN1500 Vulcan 88 A1-A9 US & Canada / VN-15 International (1987-1995), Vulcan 88 B1-B4 US & Canada / VN-15SE B1-B4 International (1987-1992), Vulcan 1500 A10-A12 US & Canada (1996-1998), Vulcan 1500 C3-C4 US & Canada / VN-15 C3-C4 International (1996-1997), VN-15 C1-C2 International (1994-1995).

1987 1988 1989
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999

This manual does not cover 1996-1999 Classic, Nomad or Drifter motorcycles.

See M471-2 for VN1500 Classic motorcycles.

QUICK REFERENCE DATA

CHAPTER ONE, GENERAL INFORMATION
Manual organization, Notes, cautions and warnings, Safety first, Service hints, Washing the motorcycle, Torque specifications, Special tips, Fasteners, Lubricants, Threadlocking compound, Expendable supplies, Serial numbers, Warning and information labels, Basic hand tools, Precision measuring tools, Special tools, Fabricating tools, Mechanic’s tips, Ball bearing replacement, Seals, Riding safety, Storage

CHAPTER TWO, TROUBLESHOOTING
Operating requirements, Troubleshooting instruments, Starting the engine, Starting difficulties, Poor idle speed performance, Engine starting system, Charging system, Ignition system, Fuel system, Engine overheating, Engine, Engine noises, Cylinder leakage test, Clutch, Transmission, Final drive, Handling, Frame noise, Brakes

CHAPTER THREE, LUBRICATION, MAINTENANCE AND TUNE-UP
Routine checks, Pre-ride inspection, Service intervals, Tires and wheels, Battery, Battery electrical cable connectors, Periodic lubrication, Periodic maintenance, Unscheduled maintenance, Tune-up

CHAPTER FOUR, ENGINE UPPER END
Engine principles, Engine, Rocker arm case, Rocker arm assemblies, Hydraulic lash adjusters, Camshafts, Camshaft chain tensioner, Camshaft chain and guides, External oil line, Cylinder head, Valves and valve components, Cylinder block, Pistons and piston rings

CHAPTER FIVE, ENGINE LOWER END
Right-hand crankcase cover, Left-hand crankcase outer cover, Front bevel gear case, Primary drive gear and water pump drive mechanism, Starter motor gears, Oil pump, Balancer weights and shaft, Crankcase, Crankshaft and connecting rods, Break-in

CHAPTER SIX, CLUTCH AND EXTERNAL SHIFT MECHANISM
External gearshift mechanism, Clutch, Clutch hydraulic system, Master cylinder, Slave cylinder, Bleeding the system

CHAPTER SEVEN, TRANSMISSION AND INTERNAL SHIFT MECHANISM
Transmission, Internal gearshift mechanism

CHAPTER EIGHT, FUEL, EMISSION CONTROL AND EXHAUST SYSTEMS
Fuel system identification, Air filter surge tank, Carburetor operation, Carburetor, Carburetor adjustments, Throttle cable replacement, Fuel tank, Fuel shutoff valve, Fuel pump, Fuel filter and hoses, Crankcase breather system (U.S. only), Evaporative emission control system (California only), Exhaust system

CHAPTER NINE, ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS
Basic information, Electrical connectors, Charging system, Voltage regulator/recitifer, Alternator, Transistorized ignition system, Starting system, Lighting system, Switches, Electrical components, Horn, Fuel pump, Cooling fan circuit, Thermostatic fan switch, Fuel level system (A only), Junction box and fuses, Wiring and connectors, Wiring diagrams

CHAPTER TEN, COOLING SYSTEM
Hoses and hose clamps, Cooling system inspection, Coolant reservoir, Radiator and radiator fan, Cooling fan, Thermostat, Water pump impeller and mechanical seal

CHAPTER ELEVEN, FRONT SUSPENSION AND STEERING
Front wheel, Front hub, Wheels, Tires, Tire changing, Tire repairs, Handlebar, Steering head and stem, Steering head bearing races, Front fork

CHAPTER TWELVE, REAR SUSPENSION AND FINAL DRIVE
Rear wheel, Rear hub, Final drive unit, Swing arm and drive shaft, Shock absorbers

CHAPTER THIRTEEN, BRAKE SYSTEM
Disc brakes, Front brake pad replacement, Front brake caliper, Front master cylinder, Rear brake pad replacement, Rear brake caliper, Brake caliper disassembly/inspection assembly (all models), Rear master cylinder, Brake hose replacement, Brake disc, Bleeding the system, Rear brake pedal

CHAPTER FOURTEEN, BODY AND FRAME
Seats, Frame side covers, Frame head side covers, Footpegs, Sidestand, Front fender

INDEX

WIRING DIAGRAMS

Additional information

Weight 1.16 lbs
Dimensions 9 × 7 × 0.4 in
ISBN

9780892878482