Honda CB550 & 650 1983 - 1985 Clymer Owners Service & Repair Manual Covers the following Models:
● Honda CB550 (CB550SC) Nighthawk
● Honda CB650 (CB650SC) Nighthawk 1983 - 1985
● QUICK REFERENCE DATA
● GENERAL INFORMATION
Manual organization / Service hints / Safety first / Expendable supplies / Shop tools / Emergency tool kit / Troubleshooting and tune-up equipment
Starting difficulties / Poor performance / Clutch and transmission / Drive train / Chassis / Brakes / Electrical system / Charging system / Lighting system / Fuses / Wiring
● LUBRICATION, MAINTENANCE AND TUNE-UP
Routine checks / Pre-checks / Service intervals / Engine oil and filter change / Tyres and wheels / Crankcase breather hose (U.S. models only) / Evaporative emission control / Battery / Periodic lubrication / Engine oil and filter change / Final drive oil change / Fork oil change / Cable lubrication / Periodic maintenance / Brake fluid level check / Clutch fluid level check / Air filter element change / Steering head adjustment / Crankcase breather / Tune-up / Compression check / Spark plugs / Ignition timing / Carburetor idle mixture / Carburetor synchronization / Idle speed adjustment / Specifications
Engine principles / Hydraulic valve tappet system / Servicing engine in frame / Engine removal/installation / Camshaft / Cylinder head / Hydraulic tappets / Valves and valve components / Cylinder block / Piston, piston pin and piston rings / Oil pump / Oil strainer and pressure relief valve / Oil cooler / Alternator / Starter clutch / Crankcase and crankshaft / Crankshaft and connecting rods / Camshaft and alternator chain inspection / Break-in procedure / Specifications
● CLUTCH AND TRANSMISSION
Clutch / Clutch hydraulic system / Master cylinder / Hose replacement / Slave cylinder / Bleeding the clutch / External shift mechanism / Transmission / Output gear case / Gearshift drum and forks / Specifications
● FUEL AND EXHAUST SYSTEMS
Carburetor operation / Carburetor service / Carburetor adjustments / Throttle cable replacement / Choke cable replacement / Automatic fuel shutoff valve / Fuel tank / Crankcase breather system / Evaporative emission control system / Exhaust system / Specifications
● ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Electrical component replacement / Charging system / Alternator / Ignition system / Spark unit / Ignition coil / Pulse generator / Starting system / Starter / Starter solenoid / Clutch diode / Lighting system / Switches / Electrical components / Specifications
● FRONT SUSPENSION AND STEERING
Front wheel / Front hub / Wheel balance / Tyre changing / Tyre repairs / Handlebar / Steering head and stem / Front fork / Anti-dive front suspension / Specifications
● REAR SUSPENSION AND FINAL DRIVE
Rear wheel / Rear hub / Final drive unit / Universal joint / Shock absorbers / Swing arm / Specifications
Front disc brake / Master cylinder / Brake pad replacement / Caliper / Brake hose replacement / Brake disc / Bleeding the system / Rear drum brake / Rear brake pedal / Specifications
Kickstand (sidestand) / Centerstand / Footpegs / Side covers and seat / Rear fender / Frame / Specifications
● WIRING DIAGRAMS
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
Please note that workshop manuals are usually written for models sold in a specific country.
Differences in specification can exist between models sold in different countries and items such as engines can vary.
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