Honda CB450, CL450 & CB500 DOHC Twin 1965 - 1976 Clymer Owners Service & Repair Manual Covers the following Models:
● Honda CB450 1965-1974
● Honda CL450 1968-1974
● Honda CB500T 1975-1976
● QUICK REFERENCE DATA
● GENERAL INFORMATION
Manual organization / Service hints / Safety first / Parts replacement / Serial number location
Operating requirements / Starting difficulties / Poor idling / Misfiring / Flat spots / Lack of power / Overheating / Backfiring / Engine noises / Piston seizure / Vibration / High oil consumption / Clutch slip or drag / Transmission problems / Poor handling / Brake system / Lighting system / Troubleshooting guide
● PERIODIC LUBRICATION AND MAINTENANCE
Routine checks / Periodic maintenance / 500 mile/monthly maintenance / 1500 mile/3-month maintenance / 3000 mile/6-month maintenance / 6000 mile/12-month maintenance / Engine tune-up
Removal / Installation / Cylinder head / Cylinders / Pistons, pins, and rings / Camshafts / Cam chain guides / Valves and valve gear / Oil filter / Oil pump / Crankcase side covers / Crankcase / Crankshaft
● CLUTCH AND TRANSMISSION
Clutch / Transmission (4-speed) / Transmission (5-speed) / Kickstarter
● FUEL AND EXHAUST SYSTEMS
Air cleaners / Carburetors / Throttle linkage / Fuel tank / Exhaust system
● ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Charging system / Battery / Alternator / Rectifier / Regulator / Ignition system / Ignition coils / Condensers / Starter motor / Starter clutch / Starter solenoid / Lighting system / Horn / Fuse / Wiring harness / Wiring diagrams
● FRONT SUSPENSION AND STEERING
Front wheel (drum brake) / Front wheel (disc brake) / Front forks (early, 2-spring) / Front forks (early, 1-spring) / Front forks (CB450 K3 and K4) / Front forks (CB450 K5-K7) / Front forks (CB500T)
● REAR SUSPENSION
Rear wheel / Drive chain / Sprocket / Rear shocks / Swinging arm
Front drum brake / Front disc brake / Rear drum brake
Kickstand (sidestand) / Centerstand / Stripping the frame / Painting the frame
Clymer motorcycle repair manuals can save you money on maintenance and repair bills. Step-by-step procedures and detailed illustrations guide you through every job, from maintenance and troubleshooting, all the way to complete teardown and rebuild.
General information on Repair Manuals
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Differences in specification can exist between models sold in different countries and items such as engines can vary.
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