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Clutch Lever And Cable; Clutch Lever Free Play Inspection; Clutch Lever Free Play Adjustment - Kawasaki EN500 Vulcan 500 LTD Service Manual

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Clutch Lever and Cable

Due to friction plate wear and clutch cable stretch over
a long period of use, the clutch must be adjusted in accor-
dance with the Periodic Maintenance Chart.
To avoid a serious burn, never touch the engine or
exhaust pipe during clutch adjustment.

Clutch Lever Free Play Inspection

Pull the clutch lever just enough to take up the free play
Measure the gap between the lever and the lever holder.
If the gap is too wide, the clutch may not release fully. If
the gap is too narrow, the clutch may not engage fully. In
either case, adjust the clutch.
Clutch Lever Free Play
2 ∼ 3 mm (0.08 ∼ 0.12 in.)

Clutch Lever Free Play Adjustment

Slide back the dust cover [A].
Loosen both adjuster nuts [B] at the right hand crankcase
as far as they will go.
Loosen the knurled locknut [A] at the clutch lever.
Turn the adjuster [B] so that 5 ∼ 6 mm (0.20 ∼ 0.24 in.) [C]
of threads are visible.
Pull the clutch cable [A] tight and tighten the adjuster nuts
against the bracket.


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  • Ricardo Paluan Apr 27, 2016 01:22:
    Adquiri recentemen​te uma moto vulcan 500 ano 1995. Tenho o 37 anos e iniciante no mundo motociclis​ta. Entretanto​, em razão só tempo e idade da moto, não tenho o manual do proprietá​rio, sendo este indispens