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Brake Drum Wear Inspection; Brake Lubrication - Kawasaki EN500 Vulcan 500 LTD Service Manual

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Brake Panel and Drum

Brake Drum Wear Inspection

Remove the rear wheel (see Rear Wheel Removal in the
Wheels/Tires chapter).
Measure the inside diameter [A] of the drum.
Use a pair of calipers and measure at several points.
Drum Inside Diameter
180.00 ∼ 180.16 mm (7.086 ∼ 7.093 in.)
Service Limit:
180.75 mm (7.12 in.)
If any measurement is greater than the service limit, re-
place the wheel hub.
If the drum is worn unevenly or scored, lightly turn the
drum on a brake drum lathe or replace the wheel hub. Do
not turn the drum beyond the service limit.

Brake Lubrication

Clean all old grease out of the brake parts with a cloth.
Apply high-temperature grease to the following:
Brake Shoe Anchor Pin [A]
Spring Ends [B]
Cam Surfaces [C]
Camshaft Groove [D]
Lubricate the brake pedal by applying a multi-purpose
grease to the brake shaft pivot groove [A].
Clean any excess grease from the parts before assembly.
Lubricate the brake cable (see Brake Cable Lubrication).
BRAKES 11-23


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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