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Brake Panel Disassembly; Brake Panel Assembly - Kawasaki EN500 Vulcan 500 LTD Service Manual

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Brake Panel and Drum

Brake Panel Disassembly

Remove the brake panel (see Brake Panel Removal).
Hold the brake shoes, one in each hand with a clean cloth
to protect the linings from grease and dirt.
Pull up on the shoes [A] to remove them from the panel.
Remove the springs to separate the two shoes.
Mark the cam shaft and cam lever so that they can be
aligned the same way during assembly.
Before removing the brake cam lever [A], mark [B] the
position of the cam lever so that it can be installed later in
the same position.
Pull the brake cam shaft out from the inside. Do not lose
the dust seal.

Brake Panel Assembly

Clean the old grease from the camshaft and regrease it.
Apply grease to the center of shaft and very lightly on the
cam surfaces. Do not overgrease.
Push the camshaft into the panel so that the triangular
mark [A] on the cam surface points toward the center of
the panel.
Improper installation will cause ineffective braking.
Link the brake shoes together with the springs, and push
them onto the panel in the reverse of removal.
Put the dust seal over the end of the cam shaft.
Install the return spring.
Install the indicator [A] on the serration so that it points to
the extreme right of the USABLE RANGE box [B].
Fit the cam lever so that the marks aligns.
Put in the cam lever bolt, and tighten securely.
Torque - Brake cam Lever Bolt: 19 N·m (1.9 kgf·m, 14 ft·lb)
Install the brake panel assembly (see Brake Panel Instal-
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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