4-44 ENGINE TOP END
Front Exhaust Pipe [A]
Rear Exhaust Pipe [B]
Lower and Upper Mufflers [C]
Right and Left Chamber Bolts [D]
Take out the premuffler chamber [E].
Replace the muffler flange gasket with new ones.
Install the exhaust pipe and muffler pipe clamps [A] with
its bolt downward.
Apply a soap and water solution or rubber lubricant to the
surface of the rubber bushings and install them into the
brackets of the chamber as shown (Top View).
Rubber Bushings [A] ( 24.8 mm) with a raised ring [B]
Rubber Bushings [C] ( 25.3 mm) without raised ring
The Australian models have a premuffler chamber (Iden-
tification No. KHI M 073 on the bottom) without any cat-
The other models have a premuffler chamber (Identifica-
tion No. KHI M 069) with a honeycomb type catalytic con-
verter and without any catalyst protection system. Do not
mix up this chamber with the other type chamber (espe-
cially with a non-catalyst chamber). The motorcycle could
not clear the emission regulation.
→ : Exhaust Gas Flow
Premuffler Chamber [A]
Honeycomb Type Catalytic Converter [B]
Inlet [C] from Rear Exhaust Pipe
Inlet [D] from Front Exhaust Pipe
Premuffler Chamber Outlet [E]
Refer to the VN1500 G/H Service Manual (Part No. 99924
-1241) for more information about the KLEEN (theory,
maintenance, and handling precautions), including the
secondary air injection system.