Honda VTX1800 2002-2008 Service Repair Manual M230

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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