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Carburetors; Idle Speed Inspection; Idle Speed Adjustment; High Altitude Performance Adjustment (united States Model) - Kawasaki EN500 Vulcan 500 LTD Service Manual

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2-8 FUEL SYSTEM

Carburetors

Idle Speed Inspection

Start the engine and warm it up thoroughly.
With the engine idling, turn the handlebar to both sides.
If handlebar movement changes the idle speed, the throt-
tle cable may be improperly adjusted or incorrectly routed,
or it may be damaged. Be sure to correct any of these
conditions before riding.
Operation with improperly adjusted, incorrectly
routed, or damaged cables could result in an un-
safe riding condition.
Check idle speed.
If the idle speed is out of the specified range, adjust it.
Idle Speed
1 300 ±50 r/min (rpm)

Idle Speed Adjustment

Start the engine and warm it up thoroughly.
Turn the adjusting screw [A] until idle speed is correct.
Open and close the throttle a few times to make sure that
the idle speed is within the specified range. Readjust if
necessary.
High Altitude Performance Adjustment (United States
Model)
To improve the EMISSION CONTROL PERFORMANCE
of vehicle operated above 4 000 feet, Kawasaki recom-
mends the following Environmental Protection Agency
(EPA) approved modification.
Change the main jet and pilot jet for high altitude use.
High Altitude Carburetor Specifications
Main Jet:
Pilot Jet:

Vacuum Synchronization Inspection

Situate the motorcycle so that it is perpendicular to the
ground.
Warm up the engine.
Check idle speed and adjust if necessary.
Pull the vacuum hoses off, and attach vacuum gauge [A]
to the vacuum hose fittings [B] on the carburetors.
Special Tool - Vacuum Gauge: 57001-1369
WARNING
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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