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SUPPLEMENT --1980 MODEL
Adjustment
CARBURETORS (US model)
The adjustment procedures are the same as those for
the 1979 KZ1300-A 1 with the following exception.
Refer to
Pg. 18.
1.
Each pilot screw is shielded with a plug, and idle mix-
ture adjustment is not required
.
ENGINE OIL
The
procedures
are the same as those for the 1979
KZ1300-A 1 with the following exception.
Refer to
Pgs
.
21 -- 22
.
Table N1
Engine Oil
Filling Engine Oil Capacity
Grade
Viscosity
When filter
When filter
is not changed
is changed
SAE
SE
10W40
10W50
4.7 liters
5.3 liters
Class
20W40
20W50
FUEL SYSTEM
Accumulation of moisture in the fuel tank will
re-
strict the flow of fuel, and cause the carburetors to
malfunction.
The fuel system should be cleaned out
periodically
(Pg.
289) in the following manner:
I
WARNING
1
1 .
Clea~
the
fuel system in
a well-
.
_
ventilated
area, and
take ample care
that
there are no sparks or flame anywhere near the
working area.
2. Never clean out the fuel system when the engine
is
still
warm.
3. Wipe any fuel off the engine before
starting it.
eTurn
the fuel tap lever to the
"
RES· position
.
-Connect
the suitable tubes to the fittings at the bottom
of the carburetor float bowls.
eRun
the
other
ends of the tubes into a suitable con-
tainer.
eTurn
out the
drain
screws a few turns to check if water
has
accumulated in the carburetors.
A. Drain Screw
elf
any dirt
or
water comes out, clean the following
parts
in accordance with the
procedures
in the Mainte-
nance
Section
.
oFuel
Tank
(Pg.
165)
oFuel
Tap (Pg. 165)
oCarburetors
(Pg. 167)
eTurn
the tap to the "ON"
position
.
HEADLIGHT (KZ1300-B)
The headlight beam is adjustable both horizontally
and vertically.
If
not
proper
ly adjusted
horizontally,
the
beam will point to one side rather than straight ahead
.
If
adjusted too low vertically, neither low nor high beam
will illuminate the road far enough ahead
.
If adjusted
too high vertically, the high beam will fail to illuminate
the road close ahead
,
and the low beam will dazzle
oncoming
drivers. In
most areas it is illegal to ride with
improperly adjusted headlight.
Horizontal Adjustment
eTake
off the headlight shield by removing the four
mounting
screws.
eTurn
the adjusting screw at the left side
of
the head
-
light rim in or out
until
the beam points straight ahead
.
Turning the adjusting screw clockwise makes the head
-
light beam point to the
left.
A.
Adjusting Screw
elnstall
the
headlight
shield.
Vertical Adjustment
eTake
off the headlight shield by removing the four
mounting
screws.
eTurn
the adjusting screw at the bottom
of
the headlight
rim in or out until the
proper
angle is obtained
.
Turn
-
ing the adjusting screw clockwise makes the
headlight
beam
point
lower.
290

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