APRILIA ATLANTIC 500 – 2003 MANUAL Pdf Download.

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Aprilia Atlantic 500

Summary of Contents

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ATLANTIC 500 use+maintenancebook aprilia part# 8104588.

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#xA9; 2003 aprilia s.p.a. – Noale (VE) FOREWORD INTRODUCTION NOTE This manual is divided into sections, chap- This manual is an important and in- ters and paragraphs, by subject. The proce- tegral part of your vehicle. Keep it with your.

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accidentally get gasoline get your eyes, flush SAFETY WARNINGS GENERAL SAFETY RULES with large quantities of cool, clear water and The following precautionary warnings are immediately seek professional medical as- CARBON MONOXIDE used throughout this manual in order to con- sistance.

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BRAKE FLUID The coolant (ethylene glycol) can cause BATTERY HYDROGEN GAS skin irritation and is poisonous if swal- AND ELECTROLYTE CAUTION lowed. WARNING Brake fluid is extremely poisonous. Do Coolant and coolant/water mixtures are not ever allow brake fluid to be ingested sweet to the taste and brightly colored, The battery gives off noxious and explo- or swallowed.

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Administration (NHTSA) in addition to no- system, at the time of sale, meets all appli- a) The removal or rendering inoperative by tifying aprilia. If NHTSA receives similar com- cable U.S. EPA Federal noise standards. any person other than for purposes of.

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If any of the following symptoms are ob- served, immediately have your vehicle in- and also: spected and repaired by your Local aprilia Dealer. #x2013; on the identification plate (B) which is located on the front portion near the Symptoms: steering head of the frame.

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DIGIT MEANING 1) Manufacturer#x2019;s identification alphanumeric code. 2) Vehicle type. 3) Model. 4) Country for which the vehicle is intended. 5) #= Check digit number. 6) Model year. 7) Assembling factory designation (N = NOALE-VE-. S = SCORZ#xC9; -VE-. 0 = NOT SPECIFIED).

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WARNING ADHESIVE LABELS CHART Ref. Description Ref. Description NOT PROVIDED FOR 49 STATES. FOR STATE OF CALIFORNIA ONLY. Follow use and maintenance Atlantic 500.

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Ref. Description Ref. Description Follow use and maintenance Atlantic 500.

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Ref. Description Muffler stamping. MAXIMUM WEIGHT LOAD ALLOWED lbs 20 (kg 5) use and maintenance Atlantic 500.

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CALIFORNIA EVAPORATIVE EMISSION SYSTEM FOR STATE OF CALIFORNIA ONLY. 1) Fuel tank 2) Tank fumes relief 3) Tank fumes breather tube 4) Tee 5) Roll over valve 6) Roll over valve – purge valve connection tube 7) Purge valve 8) Purge valve – carbon canister connection tube 9) Carbon canister 10) Intake coupling hose.

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#x2013; You are responsible for presenting your State#x2019;s stringent anti-smog standards. motorcycle to an aprilia dealer as soon aprilia must warrant the emission control MANUFACTURER#x2019;S EMISSIONS as a problem exists. The warranty repairs.

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CONTROL SYSTEM cycle dealer located within the United aprilia dealer is not reasonably available, aprilia s.p.a. Via G. Galilei, 1, 30033 Noale States of America in compliance with the a part is not available within 30 days, or a (VE) Italy (hereinafter #x201C;aprilia#x201D;) warrants Clean Air Act and applicable regulations repair is not complete within 30 days.

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Such maintenance may be per- IS LIMITED TO THE EXPRESS EMIS- formed at a service establishment or by A. The liability of aprilia under this Emission SION CONTROL SYSTEM WARRANTY any individual. The warranty period be- Control System Warranty is limited solely TERMS STATED IN THIS WARRANTY.

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NOTE and are to be supplied to the Local aprilia Soon after purchasing the vehicle, GENERAL iNSTRUCTIONS Dealer as reference data for the purchase of write down the identification data provided spare parts or specific accessories of the The operations preceded by this sym- in the SPARE PARTS IDENTIFICATION model you have acquired.

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Page 20: Basic Safety Rules

BASIC SAFETY RULES The instructions given below cover normal operation of your vehicle and must be care- fully observed. By following these rules you will enhance your own safety and the safety of those around you. You will also maximize the life and utility of your vehicle.

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Observe all rules of the road. Particularly pay Avoid obstacles that could damage the ve- Always ride with both hands on the handle- attention to all warning, regulatory and infor- hicle or make you lose control. bars and feet on the footrests. mational signs.

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Local aprilia Dealer for repairs. bricants indicated in the #x201C;LUBRICANT Your aprilia dealer is ready and able to help Failure to heed this warning can lead to a CHART#x201D;; check the oil, fuel and coolant lev-.

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This vehicle was not designed to be equipped or color of your license plate. Do not cover it parts, and use only original aprilia or with a sidecar or to be used to tow trailers or with even a clear plastic covering. Do not aprilia approved accessories.

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Never race other vehicles with your vehicle. Always ride at the appropriate speed and Gradually open and close the throttle, to avoid unnecessary hard acceleration. This avoid spinning or skidding the rear wheel.

Brake with both the front and rear brakes. not only is safer, but also reduces fuel con- The use of one brake only for sudden brak- sumption and increases the life of the ve-.

Page 25: Clothing

Always observe posted and statutory speed Inevitably, the driver will look right at you, and CLOTHING limits, but do not assume that you can ride yet swear that they did not see you before as fast as the speed limit under all road con- they turned directly into your path.

Page 26: Accessories, Load

Use only genuine aprilia Fairings and windshields installed on the accessories. The installation of inappropriate accessories.

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Do not hang anything from your vehicle han- This makes it more likely that the front wheel Never carry loosely packaged items, make dlebars, fenders, or forks, because this will will come up off the ground, especially on sure that everything that you carry on your upset the handling of your vehicle, and could acceleration.

Page 28: Positions Of Main Parts

POSITIONS OF MAIN PARTS LEGEND 1) Expansion tank 6) Air filter 11) Side stand 2) Coolant expansion tank plug 7) Helmet compartment 12) Spark plug 3) Rear brake fluid reservoir 8) Variator air filter cover 13) Left inspection cover 4) Bag carrying clip 9) Center stand 5) Helmet clip 10) Left passenger footrest.

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LEGEND 1) Battery 6) Fuel reservoir cap door 10) Secondary fuse box 2) Main fuse box 7) Front brake fluid reservoir 11) Right inspection cover 3) Passenger grab handle 8) Ignition switch /steering lock/ 12) Right passenger footrest 4) Fuel tank saddle opening 13) Engine oil level / filler cap 5) Fuel tank cap.

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ARRANGEMENT OF THE INSTRUMENT/CONTROLS INSTRUMENTS 5) Green right direction indicator LED ( ) LEGEND 1) Electrical controls on the left side of the handlebar 6) Blue high beam LED ( 2) Combined brake lever (front and rear) 7) Amber yellow fuel reserve LED ( ) 8) Fuel level indicator ( ) 3) Left rearview mirror 9) Button to select functions and set the digital clock.

Page 31: Table Of Instruments And Indicators

CAUTION that the engine oil pressure in the circuit is too low. In this case stop the engine immediately and contact your nearest aprilia dealer. Indicates the total mileage traveled, and trip mileage (TRIP 1, TRIP 2) see page 38.

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If the LED lights while the engine is running normally, it means CAUTION that a problem has occurred in the electronic fuel injection system. In this case stop the engine immediately and contact an aprilia dealer. Tachometer Indicates the engine rpm.

Page 33: Main Individual Controls, Controls On The Left Side Of The Handlebar

MAIN INDIVIDUAL CONTROLS CONTROLS ON THE LEFT SIDE OF THE HANDLEBAR NOTE The electrical components only work with the ignition switch set to #x201C; #x201D;. 1) HORN BUTTON ( When pressed, it activates the horn. MODE 2) DIRECTION INDICATOR SWITCH ( Move the switch to the left to indicate a left turn;.

Page 34: Controls On The Right Side Of The Handlebar

CONTROLS ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE HANDLEBAR NOTE The electrical components only work with the ignition switch set to #x201C; #x201D;. 1) ENGINE STOP SWITCH ( WARNING Do not trip the engine stop switch #x201C; #x201D; while the motor- cycle is moving.

Page 35: Ignition Switch, Steering Lock

Removing Function Position The steering The key may is locked. be removed. It is not possible to Steering start the PUSH lock engine and operate the lights. The engine The key may STEERING LOCK IGNITION SWITCH and the be removed. lights WARNING cannot be.

Page 36: Digital Clock/calendar

Setting the clock: Adjusting the calendar: #x2666; Hold down the key (2) (W) for more than NOTE The clock must be set with the en- three seconds to activate the calendar gine off, the motorcycle stopped and direc- setting mode (ONLY WHEN THE DATE tion indicators switched off.

Page 37: Multifunction Lcd

Km/l), consumption levels play. espresso in G/ml (used only for the In this case contact an aprilia dealer to versions) (9), maximum speed icon (10), ex- carry out the operations described in the ternal temperature icon expressed in de- scheduled maintenance chart, see page grees Celsius (#xB0;C) (11), external tempera-.

Page 38: Digital Odometer


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TOOL KIT LOCKING/RELEASING STORAGE COMPARTMENT SADDLE Thanks to the storage compartment, you do The tool kit (1) is fastened inside the bottom #x2666; not need to carry inconvenient items with you of the helmet/storage compartment, under Insert the key (2) in the ignition switch (3).

Page 40: Glove Compartment, Helmet Clip

GLOVE COMPARTMENT BAG CARRYING CLIP HELMET CLIP #x2666; Press the top of the door (1). The helmet clip (3) is located under the WARNING #x2666; The door opens automatically to allow saddle on the left side of the vehicle: to ac- access to the glove compartment.

Page 41: Main Components, Fuel

MAIN COMPONENTS FUEL WARNING Gasoline is extremely flammable and in some conditions can become explosive. It is therefore necessary to refuel and carry out maintenance operations involv- ing the fuel system in a well-ventilated area, with the engine off. Do not smoke while refueling or in the vicinity of fuel fumes.

Page 42: Lubricants, Transmission Oil, Engine Oil

Work very carefully. Do not spill any oil! The transmission oil must be changed after To change, contact your nearest aprilia Be careful not to spill oil on any compo- the first 625 mi (1,000 km) and every 15,000 dealer.

Page 43: Brake Fluid – Recommendations, Disc Brakes

TIONS. The brake fluid must be change every two Contact your nearest aprilia dealer if you years by an aprilia dealer. have any doubts as to whether the brake system is working properly, and if you are unable to carry out normal checks.

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NOTE MIN = minimum level. This vehicle is equipped with front #x2666; contact your nearest aprilia dealer, who and rear disc brakes, with separate hydrau- will top up the fluid. lic circuits. The following information refers to a single CAUTION brake system, but is applicable to both.

Page 45: Coolant

#x201C;MIN#x201D;. Check the coolant level every 1,250 mi (2,000 km) and after long trips; have it replaced ev- ery 2 years by an aprilia dealer. WARNING Coolant is harmful if swallowed; contact with skin or eyes may cause irritation.

Page 46: Checking And Topping Up

(1), is between the ref- WARNING for leaks in the circuit. Contact an autho- erence marks #x201C;MIN#x201D; and #x201C;MAX#x201D;. rized aprilia Dealer for repairs. Coolant is harmful if swallowed; contact with skin or eyes may cause irritation.

MIN = minimum level.

Page 47: Tires

Various kinds of wear indicators are avail- able. Ask your local dealer for instructions on how to check for wear. Visually inspect the tire condition and have them replaced if they are worn.

If the tires are old, even if they are not completely worn out, they may harden and be unable to ensure good adherence.

Page 48: Tire Pressure, Muffler/exhaust Silencer

We therefore recommend that you con- TIRE PRESSURE Check the muffler/exhaust silencer and muf- tact your nearest aprilia dealer or tire spe- fler lines, making sure there are no signs of cialist to perform the aforementioned op- FRONT REAR.

Page 49: Riding Rules, Table Of Preliminary Checks

Engine oil Check and/or top up if necessary. Do not hesitate to contact an aprilia dealer if you do not understand how cer- Wheels/tires Check the surface condition of the tires, inflation pressure, tain controls work or if you suspect any wear and for any damage.

Page 50: Starting

CAUTION three seconds, contact your nearest #x2666; Place the vehicle on the center stand aprilia dealer. before starting the engine. Do not press the start button #x201C; #x201D; (7) with #x2666; Make sure that the light dimmer (1) is set #x2666;.

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Never use the vehicle with low engine oil, to avoid dam- aging the engine parts. use and maintenance Atlantic 500.

Page 52: Take-off And Riding

WARNING When traveling without a passenger, make sure that the passenger footrests are closed. Keep your hands firmly on the grips and your feet on the footrests while riding. NEVER RIDE IN ANY OTHER POSITION.

When riding with a passenger, instruct the person being carried so as to avoid interference while driving.

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WARNING Before braking on curves, reduce speed or brake while continuing to ride at the same constant or slightly accelerating moderate speed; avoid slamming on the brakes: this greatly increases your likeli- hood of skidding. Pumping the brakes on downhill sections may cause the friction gaskets to overheat, thus dimin- ishing braking effectiveness.

Page 54: Breaking-in, Stopping

BREAKING-IN STOPPING WARNING WARNING After the first 625 mi (1,000 km) of use, Whenever possible, avoid stopping or carry out the checks described in the #x201C;af- slowing the vehicle abruptly, and slam- ter breaking-in#x201D; column of the SCHED- ming the brakes. ULED MAINTENANCE CHART, see pages 57-58, to avoid personal injury to your- #x2666;.

Page 55: Positioning The Vehicle On The Side Stand

Park the vehicle in a safe place, in a garage or other attended site if possible. Whenever possible, use the aprilia #x201C;Body- Guard#x201D; shielded cable or other antitheft de- vice. Make sure that your documents and permit are in order.

Page 56: Maintenance

Should you require service or technical as- sistance, contact an aprilia dealer to en- Non hold any mechanical or other part of CAUTION sure thorough, rapid service.

Page 57: Scheduled Maintenance Chart

SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE CHART OPERATIONS HANDLED BY THE aprilia dealer Every 3,750 mi Every 7,500 mi End of breaking-in Components [625 mi (1,000 km)] ( 6,000 km ) or 8 months ( 12,000 km ) or 16 months #x97; Fuel supply at idling speed (CO) #x97;.

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OPERATIONS HANDLED BY THE aprilia dealer (THAT MAY BE CARRIED OUT BY THE USER) Every 3,750 mi Every 7,500 mi End of breaking-in Components [625 mi (1,000 km)] ( 6,000 km ) or 8 months ( 12,000 km ) or 16 months #x97;.

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IDENTIFYING INFORMATION FRAME NUMBER ENGINE NUMBER The frame number is stamped on the center The engine number is stamped near the tube of the frame. To take a reading you must lower rear shock absorber support. It is highly recommended to note the frame remove the cover (1).

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CHECKING THE OIL LEVEL NOTE If you do not carry out the previous CAUTION ENGINE AND TOPPING UP operations, you risk taking an incorrect mea- Do not fill beyond the #x201C;MAX#x201D; marking or surement of the engine oil level. Carefully read page 42 (LUBRICANTS), below the #x201C;MIN#x201D;.

Page 61: Engine Oil Change And Oil Filter, Checking And Topping Up The Transmission Oil Level

The oil used contains substances hazard- Carefully read page 42 (LUBRICANTS), ous to the environment; therefore, to page 56 (MAINTENANCE) and page 90 change the engine oil contact an aprilia (LUBRICANT CHART). dealer, who will dispose of the used oil in compliance with current regulations.

Page 62: Changing The Transmission Oil

#x2666; Unscrew and extract the cap-dipstick (1). #x2666; Use a clean cloth to clean the part in con- tact with the oil. #x2666; Fully tighten the cap-dipstick (1) in the fill- ing hole. #x2666; Extract the cap-dipstick (1) again and read the level that oil reaches on the stick: MAX = maximum level MIN = minimum level.

Page 63: Air Filter

To change, contact an aprilia dealer. WARNING When changing the transmission oil, make sure it does not come into contact with the rear brake disc. #x2666; Unscrew and extract the cap-dipstick (1). #x2666; Unscrew and remove the transmission oil drain screw (2).

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CHECKING THE BRAKE PAD WEAR Carefully read page 43 (BRAKE FLUID- recommendations), (DISC BRAKES) and page 56 (MAINTENANCE). NOTE The following information refers to a single brake system, but is applicable to both. Check the wear of the brake pads after the first 625 mi (1,000 km), and every 1,250 mi (2,000 km) thereafter.

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WARNING creating a metallic grinding noise and FRONT BRAKE CALIPERS producing sparks from the clamp; the To change, contact your nearest aprilia #x2013; Check from the front, looking upwards, for braking effectiveness, safety and integ- dealer. both calipers.

Aprilia Atlantic 500

Page 66: Checking The Side Stand, Checking The Switches

REAR SUSPENSION Carefully read page 56 (MAINTENANCE). CAUTION To change the front suspension oil, con- tact your nearest aprilia dealer, to en- sure thorough, rapid service. Change the front suspension oil every 18,750 mi (30,000 km) or every 4 years.

Page 67: Adjusting The Rear Suspension, Steering Control

ADJUSTING THE REAR TABLE: PRELOAD ADJUSTMENT FOR STEERING CONTROL REAR SUSPENSION SPRING SUSPENSION Carefully read page 56 (MAINTENANCE). Adjuster Rotation Rotation The rear suspension is made up of a pair of ring-nut (arrow A) (arrow B) dual-effect shock absorbers (braking in com- You should occasionally check for any play pression/extension), fastened via silent- in the steering.

Page 68: Checking The Engine Fulcrum

#x2666; If you notice any play, contact your near- #x2666; If there is clear indication of play, contact est aprilia dealer, who will restore the CAUTION your nearest aprilia dealer, who will re- optimum running conditions. store the vehicle to optimum condition.

Page 69: Removing The Right And Left Inspection Covers, Removing The Front Fairing

REMOVING THE RIGHT AND REMOVING THE FRONT CAUTION LEFT INSPECTION COVERS FAIRING Work very carefully. Do not damage the tabs (3) and/or the Carefully read page 56 (MAINTENANCE). Carefully read page 56 (MAINTENANCE). corresponding insertion slots. #x2666; Place the vehicle on the center stand.

Handle all plastic and painted compo- #x2666;.

Page 70: Removing The Rearview Mirrors, Removing The Front Hood

CAUTION Handle all plastic and painted compo- nents with care to avoid scraping or scratching them. #x2666; Remove the rearview mirror (2) by sliding it upwards. #x2666; Retrieve the cover (1). A B S REMOVING THE REMOVING THE FRONT HOOD REARVIEW MIRRORS Carefully read page 56 (MAINTENANCE).

Page 71: Adjusting The Throttle Control

If not, proceed as follows: #x2666; Place the vehicle on the center stand. #x2666; Pull back the rubber boot (6). #x2666; Loosen the lock nut (7). #x2666; Rotate the adjuster (8) so as to restore the proper play. #x2666; After completing the adjustment, tighten the lock nut (7) and check the clearance again.

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#x2666; Use a strong blast of compressed air to MAINTENANCE prevent the residue removed from enter- 0.027-0.031 in ing the engine. The spark plug must be re- 0.027-0.031 in placed if it shows cracked insulation, cor- 0.7-0.8 mm 0.7-0.8 mm roded electrodes or excessive buildup.

Page 73: Battery

Make sure the area is adequately venti- BATTERY lated during recharging or while running Carefully read page 56 (MAINTENANCE). the engine; avoid inhaling the fumes emitted while After the first 625 mi (1,000 km) and every recharging the battery. 3,750 mi (6,000 km) thereafter, check the electrolyte level and make sure the termi- KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

Page 74: Removal The Battery Cover, Checking And Cleaning Terminals, Removing The Battery

REMOVING THE BATTERY REMOVAL THE BATTERY CHECKING AND CLEANING #x2666; Remove the battery cover, see alongside COVER TERMINALS (REMOVING THE BATTERY COVER). #x2666; #x2666; Remove the battery bleed tube (6). Remove the battery cover, see alongside Carefully read page 73 (BATTERY). #x2666;.

Page 75: Checking The Level Of Battery Electrolyte, Battery Recharging

BATTERY RECHARGING #x2666; Remove the battery, see page 74 (RE- MOVING THE BATTERY). #x2666; Remove the plugs from the elements. #x2666; Check the level of battery electrolyte, see alongside (CHECKING THE LEVEL OF BATTERY ELECTROLYTE). #x2666; Connect the battery to a battery charger. #x2666;.

Page 76: Changing Fuses

From the main fuse to the power socket in as soon as convenient. the storage compartment. electrical system. In this case see an aprilia #x2013; 3A Fuse (6) dealer. #x2666; Replace the battery cover, see page 74.

Page 77: Vertical Adjustment Headlight Beam

MAIN FUSE LAYOUT (BATTERY VERTICAL ADJUSTMENT To adjust the headlight beam: COMPARTMENT) HEADLIGHT BEAM #x2666; Adjust the knob (1) provided from the front #x2013; 30A Fuse (10) of the vehicle. To quickly check the correct adjustment of From battery to: ignition switch, fuse (2), Turn CLOCKWISE to adjust the beam the beam, place the vehicle on flat ground, helmet compartment light, cooling fan.

Page 78: Horizontal Adjustment Headlight Beam, Bulbs, Changing The Front Direction Indicator Lamps

BULBS Carefully read page 56 (MAINTENANCE). WARNING Danger of fire. Fuel and other flammable substances must be kept away from electrical com- ponents.

CAUTION Before replacing a bulb, set the ignition switch to position #x201C; #x201D; and wait a few HORIZONTAL ADJUSTMENT minutes to allow it to cool.

Page 79: Changing Headlight Bulbs, Low Beam Bulbs

NOTE CHANGING HEADLIGHT BULBS LOW BEAM BULBS Insert the bulb in the bulb socket, carefully aligning the two bulb pins with their CAUTION Carefully read page 78 (BULBS). guides in the socket. Do not pull the electrical cables to extract #x2666;.

Page 80: High Beam Bulbs, Parking Light Bulbs, Changing Taillight Bulbs

HIGH BEAM BULBS PARKING LIGHT BULBS CHANGING TAILLIGHT BULBS #x2666; Turn the bulb socket/bulb (1) counter- Carefully read page 78 (BULBS). CAUTION clockwise and remove it from the reflec- tor seat. The taillight houses: To remove the bulb socket do not pull the #x2013;.

Page 81: Changing The License Plate Lamp Bulb

#x2666; Remove the bulb from its seat. NOTE Insert the bulb in the bulb socket, carefully aligning the two bulb pins with their guides in the socket. #x2666; Correctly install a new bulb of the same type. NOTE During reassembly, position the lens correctly in its seat.

Page 82: Changing The Helmet Compartment Light Bulb, Transport

TRANSPORT CHANGING THE HELMET CAUTION WARNING COMPARTMENT LIGHT BULB Never drain the fuel tank, either partially Never attempt to tow your vehicle with an- Carefully read page 78 (BULBS). or completely. This may cause damage other vehicle. To replace: to the inner components of the fuel tank, While your vehicle is being transported, #x2666;.

Page 83: Draining The Fuel Tank, Cleaning

CLEANING Clean your vehicle regularly. Your vehicle will DRAINING THE FUEL TANK WARNING look better and work better if you keep it CAUTION clean. You will find you will need to clean it After your vehicle has been washed, the more frequently if it is used in the following brake functioning will be temporarily im- Never drain the fuel tank, either partially.

Page 84: Periods Of Extended Storage

Polish with silicone wax only after hav- ing carefully washed your vehicle. Do not use polishing pastes on matt paints. Do not wash the vehicle in direct sunlight, especially during the summer, when the paintwork is still warm, since if the sham- poo dries before being rinsed away, it can damage the paint.

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WARNING etary fuel storage additive, available from the muffler, and tape or tie it tight. your Local aprilia Dealer or automobile Ride a few miles to test at moderate speed #x2666; Cover the vehicle with an old sheet or a supply stores.

Page 86: Technical Specifications

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS Description Max. length 89.37 in (2270 mm) Max. width 28.34 in (720 mm) Max. height (al front fairing) 57.08 in (1450 mm) DIMENSIONS Saddle height 30.71 in (780 mm) Wheelbase 62.08 in (1575 mm) Minimum ground clearance 5.90 in (150 mm) Weight in operating condition 440.92 lbs (200 kg) Type.

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Description Fuel (including reserve) 4.356 US gal (16.5 l ) Fuel reserve 1.056 US gal (4 l ) Engine oil -engine oil and oil filter change 91.5 cu.in (1500 cc) -change due to engine overhaul 103.7 cu.in (1700 cc) Transmission oil

15.25 cu.in (250 cc) CAPACITY Coolant.

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Description Front Hydraulically operated telescopic adjustable fork Stroke 3.93 in (100 mm) rear SUSPENSIONS Rear Two dual-effect hydraulic shock absorbers with pre-load with five settings Wheel stroke 3.93 in (100 mm) BRAKES Front Disc – #xD8; 10.2 in (260 mm)-with hydraulic transmission Rear combined Double disc – front #xD8;.

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Description IGNITION Type C.D.I. / inductive Ignition advance Variable advance managed by the injection control unit Standard CHAMPION RG6YC SPARK PLUG #x2013; Alternatively NGK – CR7EKB Spark plug gap 0.027 #x2013; 0.031 in (0.7 #x2013; 0.8 mm) Battery 12 V – 14 Ah ELECTRICAL SYSTEM Fuses 30 – 20 – 15 – 3 A.

Page 90: Lubricant Chart

LUBRICANT CHART Engine oil (recommended): SUPERBIKE 4, SAE 5W – 40 or 4T FORMULA RACING, SAE 5W – 40. Alternatively to the oils recommended, you may use brand-name oils with performance levels that match or exceed A.P.I. SJ specifications.

Transmission oil (recommended): F.C. SAE 75W – 90 or GEAR SYNTH, SAE 75W – 90.

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NOTE ASK FOR ONLY ORIGINAL SPARE PARTS use and maintenance Atlantic 500.

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Importers via G. Galilei, 1 – 30033 Noale (VE) Italy – Tel. +39(0)41 5829111 – Fax +39(0)41 441054 Servizio Clienti aprilia +39(0)41 5786269 – E-mail: aprilia@aprilia.it Z.A. Central Parc – 255 BLV Robert Ballanger B.P. 77 93421 Villepinte (F) – Tel. 0033-1-49634747 – Fax 0033-1-49638750 Am Seestern 3 D-40547 D#xFC;sseldorf (D)

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Tel. 00353-1-4566222 – Fax 00353-1-4756461 – E-mail: sales@bikeworld.ie HARO SKANDINAVIA A.S. Kj#xF8;rbekkdalen 6, 3735 Skien (N) Tel.

0047-35506780 – Fax 0047-35506781 – E-mail: tore@aprilia.no San Jeromino, 64640, 552 Monterrey N.L. (MX) APRILIA DE MEXICO, SA. de CV. Tel. 0052-8333-4493 – Fax 0052-8348-9398 – E-mail: javier@aprilia.com.mx Str.

Page 94: Wiring Diagram

WIRING DIAGRAM – Atlantic 500. SCROLL x1000r/min mp/h Km/h PASSING STOP TRIP 13 14 15 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 18 19 20 M/Bi Az/R Ro/G.

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WIRING DIAGRAM LEGEND – Atlantic 500 Multiple connectors 31) Parking/brake lamps WIRE COLOR rpm sensor 32) Right taillight orange Stepper motor 33) Rear stop switch light blue Coil 34) Front stop switch blue Spark plug 35) Key selector switch white Fuel injector 36) Overturn sensor yellow.

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