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Honda Motorcycle VTX1800T (2007 - 2008)

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Written from hands-on experience gained from the complete strip-down and rebuild of a Honda Motorcycle VTX1800T, Haynes can help you understand, care for and repair your Honda Motorcycle VTX1800T. We do it ourselves to help you do-it-yourself, and whatever your mechanical ability, the practical step-by-step explanations, linked to over 900 photos, will help you get the job done right. Regular servicing and maintenance of your Honda Motorcycle VTX1800T can help maintain its resale value, save you money, and make it safer to ride.

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Table of contents

This Honda VTX1800 Manual is 456 pages.

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CHAPTER ONE / GENERAL INFORMATION
Manual organization / Warnings, cautions and notes / Safety / Serial numbers and information labels / Fasteners / Shop supplies / Tools / Measuring tools / Electrical system fundamentals / Service methods / Storage / Specifications

CHAPTER TWO / TROUBLESHOOTING
Starting the engine / Engine will not start / Poor engine performance / Fuel system / Engine / Engine lubrication / Cylinder leakdown test / Clutch / Gearshift linkage / Transmission / Electrical testing / Final drive / Front suspension and steering / Brake system

CHAPTER THREE / PERIODIC LUBRICATION, MAINTENANCE AND TUNE-UP
Tune-up / Cylinder identification and firing order / Engine rotation / Air filter / Crankcase breather inspection / Engine compression test / Spark plugs / Ignition timing / Valve clearance / Idle speed adjustment / Air screw synchronization / Fuel hose inspection / Throttle cable / Clutch / Engine oil and filter / Engine oil pressure check / Cooling system / Secondary air supply system inspection / Evaporative emission control system inspection (California models) / Battery / Final drive / Wheels and tires / Steering assembly inspection / Front suspension inspection / Rear suspension inspection / Brake system / Headlight aim / Sidestand and ignition cut-off switch test / Front fork oil change / Fastener inspection / Specifications

CHAPTER FOUR / ENGINE TOP END
Cylinder head covers / Camshafts / Cam chain tensioner and cam chain / Cylinder head / Valves and valve components / Cylinder / Pistons and piston rings / Cylinder stud replacement / Specifications

CHAPTER FIVE / ENGINE LOWER END
Servicing engine in frame / Engine / Crankcase / Crankcase seal and bearing replacement / Crankshaft / Connecting rods / Balancer shaft / Oil pump / Output gear / Engine break-in / Specifications

CHAPTER SIX / CLUTCH AND EXTERNAL SHIFT MECHANISM
Clutch bleeding / Clutch fluid flushing and draining / Clutch master cylinder / Clutch slave cylinder / Right crankcase cover / Clutch Primary drive and driven gears / External shift mechanism / Specifications

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

CHAPTER EIGHT / FUEL INJECTION ANS EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEMS
Fuel system precautions / Fuel tank / Depressurizing the fuel system / Fuel pressure test / Fuel flow test / Fuel pump / Air filter housing / Throttle body / Intake manifold / Fuel injectors and fuel rails / Starter valve / BARO and MAP sensors / Throttle position (TP) sensor / Intake air temperature (IAT) sensor / Engine coolant temperature (ECT) sensor / Crankshaft position (CKP) sensor / Camshaft position (CMP) sensor / Bank angle sensor / Oxygen (O2) sensors (California models) / Engine control module (ECM) / Intake duct control solenoid assembly / Throttle cable replacement / Emission control system labels / Secondary air supply system Evaporative emission control system (California models only) / Fuel injection system identification / Malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) / DTC troubleshooting / Specifications

CHAPTER NINE / ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Electrical component replacement / Electrical connectors / Battery / Battery box / Charging system / Stator coil, crankshaft position (CKP) sensor and left crankcase cover / Flywheel, starter clutch and starter drive gears / Ignition system testing / Ignition coils / Crankshaft position (CKP) sensor / Engine control module (ECM) / Ignition timing / Starting system testing / Starter / Starter relay / Lighting system / Meter assembly / Vehicle speed sensor (VSS) / Coolant temperature indicator and engine coolant temperature (ECT) sensor / Coolant temperature sensor / Fan motor switch / Oil pressure indicator and oil pressure switch / Neutral indicator and neutral switch / Fuel reserve indicator and fuel reserve sensor / Sidestand switch / Clutch switch Front brake light switch / Rear brake light switch / Ignition switch / Handlebar switch / Switch continuity test / Turn signal relay / Turn signal/position relay / Horn / Engine stop relay / Fuel cut-off relay / Clutch diode / Fuses / Color wiring diagrams / Specifications

CHAPTER TEN / COOLING SYSTEM
Temperature warning system / Cooling system inspection / Radiator / Cooling fan / Coolant reserve tank / Thermostat / Thermostat housing / Coolant pipe / Water pump / Specifications

CHAPTER ELEVEN / WHEEL AND TIRES
Motorcycle lift / Front wheel / Rear wheel / Front and rear hubs / Driven flange / Wheel service (cast wheels) / Wheel service (laced wheels) / Tire safety / Tire changing / Wheel balance / Specifications

CHAPTER TWELVE / FRONT SUSPENSION AND STEERING
Handlebar / Grips / Front fork / Steering bearing preload / Steering head bearing race / Steering stem bearing

Chapter Thirteen / Rear Suspension and Final Drive
Shock absorber / Swing arm / Final drive unit and drive shaft / Ring and pinion gear / Specifications

CHAPTER THIRTEEN / REAR SUSPENSION
Shock absorber / Swing arm / Final drive unit and drive shaft / Final drive unit overhaul / Ring and pinion gear / Specifications

CHAPTER FOURTEEN / BRAKES
Linked braking system (LBS) / Brake service / Brake bleeding / Brake fluid draining / Brake pads / Brake caliper removal/installation / Brake caliper overhaul / Front master cylinder / Rear master cylinder / Proportional control valve / Brake hose and brake line replacement / Brake disc / Rear brake pedal / Specifications

CHAPTER FIFTEEN / BODY AND EXHAUST SYSTEM
Seat / Side covers / Left crankcase rear cover / Front fender / Rear fender / Rider footrests / Sidestand / Windshield / Saddlebags / Exhaust system / Specifications

INDEX

COLOR WIRING DIAGRAMS

Models covered:
2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 Honda VTX1800C VTX1800 VTX 1800 C 2005 2006 2007 2008 Honda VTX1800F VTX1800 VTX 1800 F 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 Honda VTX1800N VTX1800 VTX 1800 N 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 Honda VTX1800R VXT1800 VTX 1800 R 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 Honda VTX1800S VTX1800 VTX 1800 S 2007 2008 Honda VTX1800T VTX1800 VTX 1800 T

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