Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 1987 – 1999 (Clymer M357-2)

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ISBN: 9780892878482 SKU: Clymer M357-2 Category: Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Description

Kawasaki Vulcan 88 A1-A9, VN-15 A1-A9, Vulcan 1500 A10-A13, Vulcan 88 B1-B4, VN-15SE B1-B4, Vulcan 1500 C3-C4 and VN-15 C1-C4 manual.

Clymer Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 1987-1999 repair manual is written specifically for the do-it-yourself enthusiast. From basic maintenance to troubleshooting to complete overhaul of your Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 1987-1999, Clymer manuals provide the information you need. The most important tool in your tool box may be your Clymer manual, get one today.

 

Models:

Vulcan 88 A1-A9 (U.S. and Canada) (1987-1995)
VN-15 A1-A9 (Except U.S. and Canada) (1987-1995)
Vulcan 1500 A10-A13 (U.S. and Canada) (1996-1999)
Vulcan 88 B1-B4 (U.S. and Canada) (1987-1992)
VN-15SE B1-B4 (Except U.S. and Canada) (1987-1992)
Vulcan 1500 C3-C4 (U.S. and Canada) (1996-1997)
VN-15 C1-C4 (Except U.S. and Canada) (1994-1997)

See Clymer Manuals M471 for 1996-2008 Vulcan 1500 Classic, Nomad and Drifter Models.

 

QUICK REFERENCE DATA

CHAPTER ONE / GENERAL INFORMATION
Manual organization / Notes / cautions and warnings / Safety first / Service hints / Washing the bike / Torque specifications / Special tips / Fasteners / Lubricants / Threadlocking compound / Expendable supplies / Serial numbers / Warning and information labels / Basic hand tools / Precision measuring tools / Special tools / Fabricating tools / Mechanic’s tips / Ball bearing replacement / Seals / Riding safety / Storage

CHAPTER TWO / TROUBLESHOOTING
Operating requirements / Troubleshooting instruments / Starting the engine / Starting difficulties / Poor idle speed performance / Engine starting system / Charging system / Ignition system / Fuel system / Engine overheating / Engine / Engine noises / Cylinder leakage test / Clutch / Transmission / Final drive / Handling / Frame noise / Brakes

CHAPTER THREE / LUBRICATION, MAINTENANCE AND TUNE-UP
Routine checks / Pre-ride inspection / Service intervals / Tires and wheels / Battery / Battery electrical cable connectors / Periodic lubrication / Engine oil and filter change / Oil pump screen / Final drive oil change / Front fork oil change / Periodic maintenance / Throttle adjustment / Air filter element / Unscheduled maintenance / Coolant change / Vacuum line inspection / Fuel line inspection / Tune-up / Compression test / Spark plug / Ignition timing / Carburetor idle speed adjustment / Carburetor synchronization / Specifications

CHAPTER FOUR / ENGINE UPPER END
Engine principles / Engine / Rocker arm case / Rocker arm assemblies / Hydraulic lash adjusters / Camshafts / Camshaft chain tensioner / Camshaft chain and guides / External oil line / Cylinder head / Valves and valve components / Cylinder block / Pistons and piston rings / Specifications

CHAPTER FIVE / ENGINE LOWER END
Right-hand crankcase cover / Left-hand crankcase outer cover / Front bevel gear case / Primary drive gear and water pump drive mechanism / Starter motor gears / Oil pump / Balancer weights and shaft / Crankcase / Crankshaft and connecting rods / Break-in / Specifications

CHAPTER SIX / CLUTCH AND EXTERNAL SHIFT MECHANISM
External gearshift mechanism / Clutch / Clutch hydraulic system / Master cylinder / Slave cylinder / Bleeding the system / Specifications

CHAPTER SEVEN / TRANSMISSION AND INTERNAL SHIFT MECHANISM
Transmission / Internal gearshift mechanism / Specifications

CHAPTER EIGHT / FUEL / EMISSION CONTROL AND EXHAUST SYSTEMS
Fuel system identification / Air filter surge tank / Carburetor operation / Carburetor / Carburetor adjustments / Throttle cable replacement / Fuel tank / Fuel shutoff valve / Fuel pump / Fuel filter and hoses / Crankcase breather system (U.S. only) / Evaporative emission control system (California models only) / Exhaust system / Specifications

CHAPTER NINE / ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS
Basic information / Electrical connectors / Charging system / Voltage regulator/rectifier / Alternator / Transistorized ignition system / Starting system / Lighting system / Switches / Electrical components / Horn / Fuel pump / Cooling fan circuit / Thermostatic fan switch / Fuel level system (A models only) / Junction box and fuses / Wiring and connectors / Wiring diagrams / Specifications

CHAPTER TEN / COOLING SYSTEM
Hoses and hose clamps / Cooling system inspection / Coolant reservoir / Radiator and radiator fan / Cooling fan / Thermostat / Water pump impeller and mechanical seal / Specifications

CHAPTER ELEVEN / FRONT SUSPENSION AND STEERING
Front wheel / Front hub / Wheels / Tires / Tire changing / Tire repairs / Handlebar / Steering head and stem / Steering head bearing races / Front fork / Specifications

CHAPTER TWELVE / REAR SUSPENSION AND FINAL DRIVE
Rear wheel / Rear hub / Final drive unit / Swing arm and drive shaft / Shock absorbers / Specifications

CHAPTER THIRTEEN / BRAKE SYSTEM
Disc brakes / Front brake pad replacement / Front brake caliper / Front master cylinder / Rear brake pad replacement / Rear brake caliper / Brake caliper disassembly/inspection assembly (all models) / Rear master cylinder / Brake hose replacement / Brake disc / Bleeding the system / Rear brake pedal / Specifications

CHAPTER FOURTEEN / BODY AND FRAME
Seats / Frame side covers / Frame head side covers / Footpegs / Sidestand / Front fender / Specifications

INDEX

WIRING DIAGRAMS