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Evaporative Emission Control System (california Model Only); Parts Removal/installation; Hose Inspection; Separator Inspection - Kawasaki EN500 Vulcan 500 LTD Service Manual

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2-22 FUEL SYSTEM

Evaporative Emission Control System (California Model only)

The Evaporative Emission Control System routes fuel va-
pors from the fuel system into the running engine or stores
the vapors in a canister when the engine is stopped. Al-
though no adjustments are required, a thorough visual in-
spection must be made at the intervals specified by the Pe-
riodic Maintenance Chart.

Parts Removal/Installation

Gasoline is extremely flammable and can be ex-
plosive under certain condition. Turn the ignition
switch OFF. Do not smoke. Make sure the area is
well-ventilated and free from any source of flame
or sparks; this includes any appliance with a pilot
light.
If gasoline, solvent, water or any other liquid enters
the canister, the canister's vapor absorbing capac-
ity is greatly reduced. If the canister does become
contaminated, replace it with a new one.
To prevent the gasoline from flowing into the canister or
out of the canister, hold the separator perpendicular to the
ground.
Connect the hoses according to the diagram of the sys-
tem. Make sure they do not get pinched or kinked.
1. Fuel Tank
2. Carburetor
3. Air Cleaner
4. Canister
5. Separator

Hose Inspection

Check that the hoses are securely connected.
Replace any kinked, deteriorated or damaged hoses.

Separator Inspection

Disconnect the hoses from the liquid/vapor separator, and
remove the separator from the motorcycle.
Visually inspect the separator for cracks and other dam-
age.
If the separator has any cracks or is badly damaged, re-
place it with a new one.
WARNING
CAUTION
6. Vacuum Switch Valve
7. Red Color Hose
8. Blue Color Hose
9. Green Color Hose
10. White Color Hose

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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