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Ic Igniter Installation; Ic Igniter Inspection - Kawasaki EN500 Vulcan 500 LTD Service Manual

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Ignition System

IC Igniter Installation

Insert the projection [A] on the IC igniter into the hole [B]
in the IC igniter bracket.

IC Igniter Inspection

Remove the IC igniter (see IC Igniter Removal).
The IC igniter can be checked by using either the igniter
checker or hand tester.
(1) Igniter Checker.
Use the igniter checker [A] to check the condition of the
IC igniter [B].
Special Tool - Igniter Checker: 57001-1378
Connect a 12 V battery [C] to the checker.
Select the specified harness [D] (57001-1381) in the ig-
niter checker instruction manual.
Check the ignition, over-rev limiter, side stand interlock,
and signal output for tachometer functions.
Replace the IC igniter if any function is defective.
Read the Transistor Igniter Checker Instruction be-
fore checking.
(2) Hand Tester:
Set the hand tester to the × 1 kΩ range and make the
measurements shown in the table.
Special Tool - Hand Tester: 57001-1394
If the tester readings are not as specified, replace the IC
Use only the hand tester (57001-1394) for this test.
A tester other than the Kawasaki Hand Tester may
show different readings.
If a megger or a meter with a large-capacity battery
is used, the IC igniter will be damaged.


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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