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Electric Starter System; Starter Motor Removal; Starter Motor Installation - Kawasaki EN500 Vulcan 500 LTD Service Manual

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Electric Starter System

Starter Motor Removal

Remove the alternator rotor with the starter clutch (see
Alternator Rotor/Starter Clutch Removal).
Remove the starter chain guide screws [A] and remove
the starter chain guide [B] with the guide stay [C].
Pull out the starter motor sprocket [D] with the starter mo-
tor chain [E] from the starter motor.
Disconnect the starter motor cable [B].
Remove the starter motor mounting bolts [A].
Pry the starter motor loose from the crankcase with a
screwdriver, slide the starter motor off towards the right
side of the engine.
Lift up the carburetor [A] with a suitable bar [B], and then
lifting up the starter motor end pull out the starter motor
[C] as shown.
Do not tap on the starter motor shaft or body. Tap-
ping on the shaft or body may damage the motor.

Starter Motor Installation

Install the starter motor in the reverse order of removal.
Clean the starter motor lugs [A] and crankcase where the
starter motor is grounded [B].
Replace the O-ring with a new one, if it is deteriorated or
damaged, and apply a little oil to it.
Tighten the starter motor mounting bolts with the ground
Torque - Starter Motor Mounting Bolts: 11 N·m (1.1 kgf·m,
95 in·lb)
Pour in the specified type and amount of oil (see Engine
Oil Change in the Engine Lubrication chapter).


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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