Kymco XCITING 500 - Service Manual > Fuel Line

Remove the floorboard. Check the fuel lines for deterioration, damage or leakage. Replace the fuel line if necessary.

Do not smoke or allow flames or sparks in your working area.


Visually check the fuel filter. If accumulation of sediment or clogging is found, replace the fuel filter with a new one.



Check for smooth throttle grip full opening and automatic full closing in all steering positions.

Check the throttle cables and replace them if they are deteriorated, kinked or damaged.

Lubricate the throttle cables, if throttle operation is not smooth.

Measure the throttle grip free play.

Free Play: 2~6 mm (1/16~1/4 in)


Throttle grip free play can be adjusted at either end of the throttle cable.

Minor adjustment is made with the upper adjuster.

Slide the rubber sleeve back to expose the throttle cable adjuster.

Adjust the free play by loosening the lock nut and turning the adjuster.


Major adjustments are made with the lower adjuster.

Remove the seat luggage box.

Adjust the free play by loosening the lock nut and turning the adjuster.

After adjustment, tighten the lock nut securely.

Recheck the throttle operation.

Replace any damaged parts, if necessary.



The air cleaner should be serviced at regular intervals. Service more frequently when riding in unusually wet or dusty areas.

Unlock the seat with the ignition key.

Open the seat.

Remove the air cleaner cover.


Remove the screws and air cleaner housing cover


Remove the air cleaner element by pull it out.

Discard the air cleaner element.

Install a new air cleaner element. Use the KYMCO genuine air cleaner element or an equivalent air cleaner element specified for your model. Using the wrong. KYMCO air cleaner element or a non-KYMCO air cleaner which is not of equivalent quality may cause premature engine wear or performance problems.

Install the removed parts in the reverse order of removal.



Remove the crankcase breather tube plug from the tube and drain deposits into a suitable container.

Reinstall the crankcase breather tube plug.

Service more frequently when riding in rain, at full throttle, or after the scooter is washed or overturned. Service if the deposit level can be seen in the transparent section of the drain tube.


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 Kymco XCITING 500 - Service Manual > Service Information

GENERAL Place the scooter on al level ground before starting any work. Gasoline is extremely flammable and is explosive under certain conditions. Work in a well ventilated area. Smoking or allowing flames or sparks in the work area or where the gasoline is stored can cause a fire or explosion. If the engine must be running to do some work, make sure the area is well ventilated. Never run the engine in an enclosed area. The exhaust contains poisonous carbon monoxide gas that may cause loss of consciousness and may lead to death. Run the engine in an open area or with an exhaust evacuation sustem in and enclosed area.

 Kymco XCITING 500 - Service Manual > Spark Plug

REMOVAL Remove the spark plug maintenance lid. Disconnect the spark plug cap and clean around the spark plug base. Clean around the spark plug base with compressed air before removing, and be sure that no debris is allowed to enter the combustion chamber.