Honda 500cc V-Fours Magna & Inceptor Motorcycle (1984-1986) Service Repair Manual
Honda VF500C Magna (V30) and VF500F Interceptor Manual.
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Table of contents
This Honda motorcycle manual is 352 pages.
QUICK REFERENCE DATA
CHAPTER ONE / GENERAL INFORMATION
Manual organization / Service hints / Torque specifications / Safety first / Special tips / Expendable supplies / Parts replacement / Serial numbers / Basic hand tools / Rune-up and troubleshooting tools / Machanic's tips / Specifications
CHAPTER TWO / TROUBLEHOOTING
Operating requirements / Emergency troubleshooting / Engine starting / Engine performance / Engine noises / Excessive vibration / Front suspension and steering / Brake problems
CHAPTER THREE / LUBRICATION, MAINTENANCE AND TUNE-UP
Routine checks / Pre-checks / Service intervals / Tires and wheels / Crankcase breather hose / Evaporative emission control / Battery / Periodic lubrication / Engine oil and filter change / Front fork oil change / Periodic maintenance / Air filter replacement / Throttle adjustment / Fuel filter replacement / Coolant change / Steering head adjustment / Tune-up / Spark plugs / Valve clearance adjustment / Ignition timing / Carburetor synchronization / Carb idle mix / Idle speed adjustment / Specifications
CHAPTER FOUR / ENGINE
Engine principles / Servicing engine in frame / Engine removal/installation / Camshafts / Cylinder heads / Valves and valve components / Rocker arm assemblies / Oil pump / Oil strainer and pressure relief valve / Alternator / Cylinder block and crankcase / Pistons and connecting rods / Crankshaft / Camshaft chain inspection / Starter clutch assembly, starter gears and primary drive gear / Break-in procedure / Specifications
CHAPTER FIVE / CLUTCH AND TRANSMISSION
Clutch / Clutch hydraulic system / Master cylinder / Slave cylinder / Bleeding the clutch system / External shift mechanism / Transmission / Internal shift mechanism / Specifications
CHAPTER SIX / FUEL AND EXHAUST SYSTEMS AND EMISSION CONTROLS
Carburetor operation / Carburetor service / Carburetor adjustments / Air filter case / Throttle cable replacement / Choke cable replacement / Fuel shutoff valve / Fuel pump / Main fuel tank / Secondary fuel tank / Fuel tank / Crankcase breather system / Evaporative emission control system / Exhaust system / Specifications
CHAPTER SEVEN / ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Charging system / Alternator / Voltage regulator/rectifier / Ignition system / Ignition spark units / Ignition coil / Pulse generator / Starting system / Lighting system / Switches / Electrical components / Fuses / Specifications
CHAPTER EIGHT / LIQUID COOLING SYSTEM
Cooling system checks / Pressure check / Radiator / Cooling fan / Thermostat / Coolant recovery tank / Water pump / Hoses / Coolant recovery tank / Water pump / Hoses / Coolant pipes and hoses / Specifications
CHAPTER NINE / FRONT SUSPENSION AND STEERING
Front wheel / Front hub / Wheel balance / Tire changing / Tire repairs / Handlebar / Steering head and stem / Steering head bearing races / Front forks / Anti-dive front suspension / Specifications
CHAPTER TEN / REAR SUSPENSION
Rear wheel / Rear hub / Driven flange assembly / Drive sprocket and drive chain / Shock absorbers dual-shock models / Shock absorber Pro-Link models / Pro-link suspension system / Swing arm / Specifications
CHAPTER ELEVEN / BRAKES
Front disc brake / Front brake pad replacement / Front master cylinder / Front caliper / Front caliper bracket / Rear disc brake / Rear brake pad replacement / Rear master cylinder / Rear caliper / Brake hose replacement / Brake discÂ¿front and rear / Bleeding the system / Rear brake pedal / Rear drum brake / Specifications
CHAPTER TWELVE / FRAME AND BODY
Kickstand (sidestand) / Centerstand / Footpegs / Front fairing and mounting bracket / Lower cowl / Seat / Rear cowl / Rear fender / Frame / Specifications
SUPPLEMENT / 1986 SERVICE INFORMATION
1984 1985 1986 Honda VF500C Magna (V30)
1984 1985 1986 Honda VF500F Interceptor
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