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Separator Operation Test; Canister Inspection - Kawasaki EN500 Vulcan 500 LTD Service Manual

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Evaporative Emission Control System (California Model only)

Separator Operation Test

Gasoline is extremely flammable and can be ex-
plosive under certain conditions. 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
Connect the hoses to the separator, and install the sepa-
rator on the motorcycle.
Disconnect the breather hose from the separator, and in-
ject about 20 mL of gasoline [A] into the separator [B]
through the hose fitting.
Disconnect the fuel return hose [C] from the fuel tank [D].
Run the open end of the return hose into the container,
and hold it level with the tank top [E].
Start the engine, and let it idle.
If the gasoline in the separator comes out of the hose, the
separator works well. If it does not, replace the separator
with a new one.

Canister Inspection

Remove the canister and disconnect the hoses from the
Visually inspect the canister for cracks and other damage.
If the canister has any cracks or bad damage, replace it
with a new one.
The canister is designed to work well through the motor-
cycle's life without any maintenance if it is used under
normal conditions.


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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