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Oil Pressure Measurement - Kawasaki EN500 Vulcan 500 LTD Service Manual

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Oil Pressure Measurement

Oil Pressure Measurement
Measure the oil pressure after the engine is warmed up.
Right Footpeg Assembly (Hanging it)
Oil Passage Plug
If the oil passage plug is removed while the engine
is warm, hot engine oil will drain through the oil pas-
sage; take care against burns.
Attach the oil pressure gauge [A] and adapter [B] to the
oil passage hole.
Special Tools - Oil Pressure Gauge, 10 kg/cm²: 57001-164
Oil Pressure Gauge Adapter, M18 × 1.5:
Run the engine at the specified speed, and read the oil
pressure gauge.
If the oil pressure is significantly below the specification,
inspect the oil pump and relief valve.
If the oil pump and relief valve are not at fault, inspect the
rest of the lubrication system.
Oil Pressure
275 ∼ 335 kPa (2.8 ∼ 3.4 kg/cm², 40 ∼ 48 psi) @4 000
r/min (rpm), 90°C (194°F) of oil temperature
Stop the engine.
Remove the oil pressure gauge and adapter.
Install the oil passage plug and tighten it.
Torque - Oil Passage Plug: 18 N·m (1.8 kgf·m, 13 ft·lb)
Install the right footpeg assembly.
When binding the brake switch lead with the plastic
clamp, make sure it does not touch the exhaust pipe.
To avoid a serious burn, never touch the hot ex-
haust pipe.


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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