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Oil Pan And Relief Valve; Oil Pan Removal; Oil Pan Installation; Relief Valve Removal - Kawasaki EN500 Vulcan 500 LTD Service Manual

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Oil Pan and Relief Valve

Oil Pan Removal

Drain the engine oil (see Engine Oil Change).
Disconnect the oil pressure switch lead.
Remove the oil pan mounting bolts [A] and the oil pan
from the crankcase.

Oil Pan Installation

Check that the O-rings for the outlet side [A] and inlet side
[B] are in good condition.
If they are damaged, replace them with new ones.
The O-rings between the oil pan and the lower case oil
passage must be installed so that flat side faces the lower
case oil passage.
Apply a small amount of oil to the O-rings.
Install the oil pan and tighten its mounting bolts.
Torque - Oil Pan Mounting Bolts: 11 N·m (1.1 kgf·m, 95 ft·lb)
Connect the oil pressure switch lead.
Fill the engine with the specified oil.

Relief Valve Removal

Remove the oil pan (see Oil Pan Removal).
Remove the relief valve [A] from the oil passage on the
oil pan.

Relief Valve Installation

Apply a non-permanent locking agent to the threads of
the relief valve, and tighten it.
Torque - Relief Valve: 15 N·m (1.5 kgf·m, 11 ft·lb)
Do not over apply a non-permanent locking agent
to the threads. This may block the oil passage.
Install the oil pan.


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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