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Rocker Shaft, Rocker Arm; Rocker Shaft, Rocker Arm Removal; Rocker Shaft, Rocker Arm Installation - Kawasaki EN500 Vulcan 500 LTD Service Manual

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4-16 ENGINE TOP END

Rocker Shaft, Rocker Arm

Rocker Shaft, Rocker Arm Removal

Remove the camshafts (see Camshaft Removal).
Unscrew the rocker shafts [A] and remove the rocker arms
[B] and springs [C].
Mark and record the rocker arm locations so that the
rocker arm can be reinstalled in their original positions.

Rocker Shaft, Rocker Arm Installation

Blow the rocker arm oil passage [A] clean with com-
pressed air.
Apply engine oil to all the rocker arms and the rocker
shafts.
Install the retainer spring [A] on each rocker arm so that
the spring is placed to the camshaft chain side.
Check that the O-rings are in good condition and install
the O-rings onto the rocker shafts.
Insert the shaft running it through the cylinder head,
rocker arms and springs.
Tighten the rocker shafts.
Torque - Rocker Shafts: 39 N·m (4.0 kgf·m, 29 ft·lb)
Install the camshaft (see Camshaft Installation).
Check the chain timing.

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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