Honda CM400, CB400, CMX450 Rebel, CB450 Nighthawk, Hondamatic Twins 1978 – 1987Clymer Owners Service and Repair Manual

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Softcover – 426 pages – Honda CM400 CB400 CMX450 Rebel CB450 Nighthawk Hondamatic Twins 1978 – 1987 Clymer Owners Service Repair Manual Covers the following Models: Honda CB400T Type I 1978-1979 Honda CB400T Type II 1978-1979 Honda CB400T 1980-1981 Honda CB400A 1978 Honda CB400T 1979-1981 Honda CM400T 1979-1981 Honda CM400A 1979-1981 Honda CM400C 1981 Honda CM400E 1980-1981 Honda CB400C 1981 Honda CB450T 1982 Honda CB450SC Nighthawk 1982-1983 1985-1986 Honda CM450A 1982-1983 Honda CM450C Custom 1982 Honda CM450A Hondamatic 1982-1983 Honda CM450E 1982-1983 Honda CMX450C Rebel 1986-1987Contents: QUICK REFERENCE DATA GENERAL INFORMATIONManual organization Notes cautions and warnings Safety first Service hints Special tips Torque specifications Fasteners Lubricants Expendable supplies Parts replacement Serial numbers Basic hand tools Tune-up and troubleshooting tools Riding safety TROUBLESHOOTINGOperating requirements Emergency troubleshooting Engine starting Engine performance Engine noises Excessive vibration Lubrication troubles Manual and automatic transmission Front suspension and steering Brake problems LUBRICATION MAINTENANCE AND TUNE-UPPre-checks Routine checks Service intervals Tyres and wheels Battery Periodic lubrication Periodic maintenance Tune-up ENGINEEngine principles Servicing engine in frame Engine Cylinder head camshaft and rocker arm assemblies (1978-1981) Cylinder head camshaft and rocker arm assemblies (1982-on) Valves and valve components Camshaft chain tensioner Cylinder Piston piston pins and piston rings Alternator Oil pump Oil cooler (1982-on except Rebel 450) Oil pressure relief valve Crankcase and balancer system Crankshaft and connecting rods Electric starter gears Kickstarter (manual transmission) Kickstarter (automatic transmission) Break-in CLUTCH AND MANUAL TRANSMISSIONClutch Clutch cable External gearshift mechanism Manual transmission and internal shift mechanism Manual transmission 5-Speed manual transmission (CB400T I CB400T II CN400T CM400C CM400E) 6-Speed manual transmission Internal shift mechanism TORQUE CONVERTER AND AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONTorque converter Automatic transmission Internal shift mechanism Gearshift drum and fork Oil cooler FUEL AND EXHAUST SYSTEMSCarburetors Carburetor operation Carburetor service Carburetor adjustments Throttle cable replacement Choke cable replacement Fuel cable replacement Fuel shutof more info

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