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Kawasaki KZ500/550 & ZX550 Motorcycle (1979-1985) Service Repair Manual

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Kawasaki KZ500, KZ550 and ZX550 Manual.



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

Every Clymer manual contains hundreds of original photographs and illustrations developed from a complete disassembly and assembly of a motorcycle. This, in addition to extensive research, allows Clymer to achieve an unmatched level of detail, accuracy and clarity.

The step-by-step instructions and two-column text with large print are user-friendly. Bold figure numbers make it easy to quickly match instructions with illustrations and photos. Thumb-tabbed chapters, numbered table of contents and an extensive index make it possible to locate the desired section quickly.

Table of contents

This Kawasaki Vintage Motorcycle Manuals is 352 pages.

QUICK REFERENCE DATA

CHAPTER ONE / GENERAL INFORMATION
Manual organization / Service hints / Safety first / Expendable supplies / Shop tools / Emergency tool kit / Troubleshooting and Tune-up equipment / Specifications

CHAPTER TWO / TROUBLESHOOTING
Starting difficulties / Poor performance / Clutch and transmission / Drive train / Brakes / Electrical system / Charging system / Fuses / Wiring

CHAPTER THREE / LUBRICATION, MAINTENANCE AND TUNE-UP
Battery / Engine oil and filter / General lubrication / Clutch adjustment / Drive chain / Steering/ Front forks / Rear shock absorbers / Tires / Engine tune-up / Air filter / Nuts, bolts and fasteners / Engine tune-up / Air filter / Fuel valve / Air suction valves / Valve clearance / Contact breaker points / Ignition timing (contact point ignition) / Ignition timing (Transistorized ignition) / Cylinder compression / Storage / Specifications

CHAPTER FOUR / ENGINE
Break-in / Removal installation / Cam chain and tensioner / Valve cover / Camshaft / Cylinder head / Valves and guides / Cylinder block / Pistons and rings / Oil cooler / Oil filter bypass valve / Oil pump / Crankcase / Secondary shaft and starter clutch / Crankshaft and connecting rods / Cam chain inspection / Primary chain inspection / Crankcase assembly / Specifications

CHAPTER FIVE / CLUTCH
Operation / Clutch / Clutch release mechanism / Specifications

CHAPTER SIX / TRANSMISSION
Sprocket cover / Neutral switch / Engine sprocket / Shift linkage / Shift detent / Transmission / Shift drum and forks / Transmission gears / Specifications

CHAPTER SEVEN / FUEL AND EXHAUST SYSTEMS
Carburetor service tuning troubleshooting / Rejetting / Fuel level inspection / Idle mixture adjustment / Fast idle adjustment / Crankcase breather / Air suction system / Fuel tank / Fuel tap / Fuel level sending unit / Exhaust system / Specifications

CHAPTER EIGHT / ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Fuses / Battery / Ignition system / Contact breaker points and condenser service / Spark plugs / Ignition advance mechanism / Ignition coil / Pickup coils Transistorized ignition / Alternator stator rotor / Starting system / Starter / Starter clutch solenoid / Lighting system / Turn signal cancelling system / Fuel level sensor / Fuel gauge / Horn / Specifications

CHAPTER NINE / WHEELS, TIRES AND BRAKES
Wheels / Speedometer gear lubrication / Wheel bearings and seals / Brakes / Hydraulic disc brakes / Brake system bleeding / Brake fluid change / Brake line / Brake pad / Brake calipers / Master cylinder / Front rear master cylinder / Brake discs / Drum brake / Specifications

CHAPTER TEN / CHASSIS
Fairing / Front fork / Steering head / Rear shock / Swing arm / Drive chain / Specifications

SUPPLEMENT / 1982 AND LATER SERVICE INFORMATION

INDEX

WIRING DIAGRAMS

Models covered:
1979 1980 1981 KAWASAKI KZ500B1 KZ500 KZ 500 B1 (U.S., Canada & Europe)
1982 1983 KAWASAKI KZ500B4 KZ500 KZ 500 B4(Except U.S. & Canada)
1980 1981 KAWASAKI KZ550A1 A2 KZ550 KZ 550 A1 (U.S., & Canada)
1982 1983 KAWASAKI KZ550A3 KZ550 KZ 550 A3 (U.S., Canada & Europe)
1979 1980 1981 KAWASAKI KZ550B2 KZ550 KZ 550 B2(Europe)
1981 KAWASAKI KZ550B2 KZ550 KZ 550 B2 (U.S., Canada & Europe)
1980 KAWASAKI KZ550C1 KC550 KZ 550 C1 (U.S., Canada & Europe)
1981 KAWASAKI KZ550C2 KZ550 KZ 550 C2 (U.S., Canada & Europe)
1982 1983 KAWASAKI KZ550C3 KZ550 KZ 550 C3(U.S., Canada & Europe)
1981 KAWASAKI KZ550D1 KZ550 KZ 550 D1 (U.S., Canada & Europe)
1982 1983 KAWASAKI KZ550F1 KZ550 KZ 550 F1(U.S. & Canada)
1982 1983 KAWASAKI KZ550H1 KZ550 KZ 550 H1 (U.S., Canada & Europe)
1982 1983 KAWASAKI KZ550M1 KZ550 KZ 550 M1 (U.S. & Canada)
1984 1985 KAWASAKI ZX550A1, A2 (U.S., Canada & Europe)

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Part number: 
CM449
ISBN-13: 
9780892873630
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Language: 
English

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