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Radiator Installation; Radiator Inspection - Kawasaki EN500 Vulcan 500 LTD Service Manual

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Radiator, Radiator Fan
Unscrew the radiator mounting bolts [A].
Remove the radiator [A] with the core guard and fan [B]
taking care not to damage the radiator core.
Separate the radiator fan from the radiator.

Radiator Installation

Radiator installation is the reverse of removal.

Radiator Inspection

Check the radiator core.
If there are obstructions to air flow, remove them.
If the corrugated fins [A] are deformed, carefully
straighten then with the blade of a thin screw driver.
Do not tear the radiator tubes while straightening
the fins.
If the air passages of the radiator core are blocked more
than 20% by unremovable obstructions or irreparable de-
formed fins, replace the radiator with a new one.
When cleaning the radiator with steam cleaner, be
careful of the following to prevent radiator damage.
1) Keep the steam gun [A] away more than 0.5 m (20
in.) [B] from the radiator core.
2) Hold the steam gun perpendicular to the core sur-
3) Run the steam gun horizontally following the core fin
direction. Running it vertically may damage the fin.


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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