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Fuel Tap Inspection; Fuel Tank And Cap Inspection - Kawasaki EN500 Vulcan 500 LTD Service Manual

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Fuel Tank
Pour high-flash point solvent through the tap in all lever
Dry the tank and tap with compressed air.
Install the tap in the tank.
Install the fuel tank.

Fuel Tap Inspection

Remove the fuel tap.
Check the fuel tap filter screens [A] for any breaks or de-
If the fuel tap screens have any breaks or are deterio-
rated, they may allow dirt to reach the carburetor, causing
poor running. Replace the fuel tap.
If the fuel tap leaks, or allows fuel to flow when it is at
ON or RES without engine running, replace the damaged
gasket [B] or O-ring [C].

Fuel Tank and Cap Inspection

Open the tank cap.
Visually inspect the gaskets [A] on the tank cap for any
Replace the gaskets if they are damaged.
Remove the breather and fuel return pipe and check to
see if the pipes in the tank do not clogged up. Check the
tank cap breather also.
If they are clogged, remove the tank and drain it, and then
blow the breather free with compressed air (California ve-
hicle only).
Do not apply compressed air to the air vent holes
[B] in the tank cap. This could cause damage and
clogging of the labyrinth in the cap.


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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