Kawasaki VN1500 Maintenance and Repair Manual



The kawasaki manual covers all service, repair and maintenance procedures. It's simple to use, full of in depth information and specifically written for the kawasaki vn1500 motorcycle. Having simple to follow illustrations/diagrams and instructions makes it so much easier, no matter how complex the repair.

Even if you’ve never done any motorcycle maintenance or repair before, you’ll find all the information you need to get started. Professional mechanics and master technicians also use this manual.

Make and Model Year Language Price Rating Instant Download
Kawasaki VN1500 1987-1999 £9.99
 

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Example Contents

General Info & Maintenance Fuel & Cooling System
Engine, Clutch & Transmission Electrical System
  • Lubrication of parts
  • Engine oil & oil filter
  • Torque settings, special tools & specifications
  • Unit conversion table
  • Technical information
  • Air cleaner
  • Coolant change
  • Clutch hoses & pipe replacement
  • Wheel & tyre
  • General specifications
  • Steering system
  • Wheel bearings
  • Before servicing
  • Using the workshop manual
  • Steering stem bearing lubrication
  • Air pressure & tyre damage & wear
  • Electrical system
  • Suspension, fork oil
  • Engine type
  • Clutch fluid change
  • Brake maintenance
  • Spark plug replacement
  • Drive train lubrication, adjustment & wear
  • Maintenance
  • Cooling system
  • Fuel hoses
  • Engine valve clearance
  • Fuel system
  • Brake fluid
  • Emission control information
  • Shock absorber oil
  • Model identifications
  • Periodic maintenance chart
  • Dimensions
Wheels & Tyres

  • Exploded view
  • Balancing
  • Rear wheel
  • Specification & service Information
  • Front wheel
  • Tyres
  • Axle
  • Hub bearing
  • Tyre pressure

  • Camshaft position sensor
  • Air line
  • Exploded view
  • Crankshaft sensor
  • Throttle grip & cables
  • Pressure testing
  • Fuel Injectors
  • Hoses & pipes
  • DFI power source
  • Warning Indicator light
  • Coolant
  • Blank key detection
  • Radiator
  • Water temperature sensor
  • Fuel tank
  • Water pump
  • Thermostat
  • Stick coils
  • Main throttle sensor
  • Fuel pump
  • Fuel line
  • Troubleshooting
  • Speed sensor
  • ECU
  • Coolant flow chart
  • Sub throttle sensor
  • Sub throttle valve actuator
  • ECU main relay
  • Immobilizer amplifier
  • Evaporative emission control system
  • Self diagnosis
  • Atmospheric pressure sensor
  • Fuel pump relay
  • Vehicle down sensor
  • DFI system
  • Radiator cap
  • Water temperature sensor
  • Gear position switch
  • Inlet air temperature sensor
  • Throttle body
Brakes & Steering
  • Brake lever & brake pedal
  • Calipers
  • Exploded view, service Information
  • Brake fluid
  • Master cylinder
  • Steering stem
  • Brake disc & brake pads
  • ABS anti-lock braking system
  • Steering Inspection & adjustment
  • Brake hoses

  • Engine Lubrication System
  • Starter motor clutch & torque limiter
  • Transmission
  • Oil pressure measurement
  • Oil pressure switch
  • Camshaft chain tensioner
  • Crank pin
  • Hoses
  • Transmission & crankshaft
  • Connecting rod big end bearing
  • Balancer
  • Clutch slave cylinder
  • Shift fork guide, pin & drum
  • Crankshaft & connecting rods
  • Engine Removal & Installation
  • Exhaust system
  • Clean air system
  • Exploded view, specifications, special tools & sealant
  • Oil pressure relief valve
  • Oil pump
  • Clutch fluid
  • Shift pedal
  • Oil cooler
  • Clutch plate
  • Clutch & clutch cover
  • Piston & piston ring
  • Transmission shaft
  • Oil pressure switch
  • Cylinder head & cylinder head cover
  • Throttle body holder
  • Crankshaft main bearing
  • Clutch master cylinder
  • Bleeding the clutch
  • Muffler, exhaust pipe
  • Oil pan
  • Engine oil & oil filter
  • Compression measurement
  • Crankcase splitting
  • Valves
Frame
  • Fenders
  • Seat cover
  • Fairing's
  • Seat
  • Side stand
  • Center stand
  • Frame
  • IC Igniter
  • Camshaft position sensor
  • Alternator
  • Exploded view & wiring diagram
  • Gear position switch
  • Tail light/brake light
  • Brake light timing
  • Radiator fan system
  • Meter unit
  • Battery
  • Water temperature sensor
  • ECU
  • Electrical wiring
  • Crankshaft sensor
  • Meter, gauge & Indicator unit
  • Fuel level sensor
  • Ignition system
  • Fuses
  • Spark plug
  • Regulator
  • Lighting system
  • Switches & sensors
  • Electric starter system
  • Stick coil
  • Starter motor
  • Air switching valve
  • Immobilizer system
  • Starter relay
  • Relay box
  • Fuel reserve switch
  • Fuse Inspection
  • Headlight
  • Turn signal lights
  • Charging
  • Charging voltage
Suspension & Final Drive

  • Front sprocket
  • Coupling bearing
  • Rocker arm & tie arm bearing lubrication
  • Wheel alignment
  • Swing arm
  • Swing arm bearing
  • Chain guard
  • Coupling damper
  • Rear sprocket
  • Rear shock absorber
  • Rebound damper force
  • Drive chain
  • Front fork
  • Specifications, service Information & exploded view

The Kawasaki VN1500 combines the performance of a tourer with the visuals of a hot rod, making it perfect for both long-distance travelling and cruising through town in style. Those classic, now retro-looking body panels along with the exposed V-twin engine give this bike a fantastic presence on the road that will be grabbing all the attention. With its mighty 1500cc engine, you’ll be able to load this machine up with as much luggage as you like without the performance struggling as a result. Thanks to its large capacity but low bhp, the VN1500 also offers a relatively good rate of fuel consumption, allowing the rider to see a good 200 miles out of a tank if they’re gentle on the throttle.

Carrying out a lot of long distance riding on this machine is inevitably going to result in a lot of stress on the mechanical parts over time. This isn’t a problem so long as your bike is well maintained, but it can lead to much more serious and expensive consequences if your VN is going to be neglected between rides. Everyday issues such as weather corrosion and just plain wear and tear can pull your bike straight off the road and right into the repair shop which is going to cost you. For a Kawasaki of this calibre, you can expect to see a maintenance charge of over $1000 if your bike is often left to stand for weeks between heavy rides.

But why is it so expensive to keep your bike in check? Well it all comes down to the labour charge. You would expect that parts would be the expensive aspect of a repair, but in fact they’re relatively cheap and easy to source. It’s the cost of fitting these parts that’ll take you way beyond your budget. So why not carry out your own bike maintenance at home? With the help of the VN1500 service manual, you’ll be given all the skills you need in order to keep your bike in excellent working condition. In this way, you’ll be bypassing all those problems caused by a build up of wear on vulnerable parts and preventing your bike from breaking down on you by keeping it under your constant surveillance.

The manual has the potential to save you thousands each year as you’ll no longer need to go down to the garage for neither services, or repairs. This will in turn keep the performance of your bike at an indefinite all time high, whilst ensuring that you’ll be having a safe ride every time you take your bike out. So why not return your bike to its former factory-fresh condition with the Kawasaki manual today?


 
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