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OWNER'S MANUAL
YZFR1Z(C)
LIT-11626-23-53
14B-28199-11

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    Read this manual carefully before operating this vehicle. OWNER’S MANUAL YZFR1Z(C) LIT-11626-23-53 14B-28199-11...

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    EAU10042 Read this manual carefully before operating this vehicle. This manual should stay with this vehicle if it is sold.

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    Yamaha has met these standards without reducing the performance or economy of operation of the motorcycle. To maintain these high standards, it is important that you and your Yamaha dealer pay close attention to the recommended maintenance schedules and operating instructions contained within this manual.

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    IMPORTANT MANUAL INFORMATION EAU10132 Particularly important information is distinguished in this manual by the following notations: This is the safety alert symbol. It is used to alert you to potential personal injury hazards. Obey all safety messages that follow this symbol to avoid possible injury or death.

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    IMPORTANT MANUAL INFORMATION EAU10193 YZFR1Z(C) OWNER’S MANUAL ©2009 by Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. 1st edition, July 2009 All rights reserved. Any reprinting or unauthorized use without the written permission of Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. is expressly prohibited. Printed in Japan.

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS LOCATION OF IMPORTANT Adjusting the shock absorber Checking the engine idling LABELS ..........1-1 assembly ........4-26 speed ........7-19 Luggage strap holders ....4-28 Checking the throttle cable free SAFETY INFORMATION ....2-1 Sidestand ........4-29 play ........... 7-19 Ignition circuit cut-off system ..

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    STREET AND ENDURO Replacing a headlight bulb ...7-34 MOTORCYCLE LIMITED Tail/brake light ......7-36 WARRANTY ......10-7 Replacing a turn signal light YAMAHA EXTENDED SERVICE bulb ...........7-36 (Y.E.S.) ........10-9 Replacing the license plate light bulb ...........7-37 Replacing an auxiliary light bulb ...7-38 Supporting the motorcycle ....7-38...

  • Page 8: Labels

    Read and understand all of the labels on your vehicle. They contain important information for safe and proper operation of your vehicle. Never remove any labels from your vehicle. If a label becomes difficult to read or comes off, a replacement label is available from your Yamaha dealer. 2,3,4,...

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    LOCATION OF IMPORTANT LABELS California only NOTICE Cleaning with alkaline or VACUUM HOSE ROUTING acid cleaner, gasoline or solvent will damage windshield. Use neutral detergent. PRESS. SENSOR 4B5-2815K-00 INTAKE MANIFOLD 14B-21684-00 California only California only EMISSION HOSE ROUTING HOW TO LAYOUT FUEL HOSES FUEL TANK FUEL TANK ATMOSPHERE...

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    LOCATION OF IMPORTANT LABELS WARNING BEFORE YOU OPERATE THIS VEHICLE, READ Cold tire normal pressure should be set THE OWNER’S MANUAL AND ALL LABELS. as follows. ALWAYS WEAR AN APPROVED MOTORCYCLE Up to 90 kg (198 lbs) load HELMET, eye protection, and protective clothing. : 250 kPa, {2.50 kgf/cm 36 psi...

  • Page 11: Safety Information

    SAFETY INFORMATION Safe Riding • Ride where other motorists can EAU10283 Perform the pre-operation checks each see you. Avoid riding in another time you use the vehicle to make sure it motorist’s blind spot. Be a Responsible Owner is in safe operating condition. Failure to Many accidents involve inexperi- As the vehicle’s owner, you are respon- inspect or maintain the vehicle properly...

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    SAFETY INFORMATION due to excessive speed or under- This motorcycle is designed for on- A passenger should also observe cornering (insufficient lean angle road use only. It is not suitable for the above precautions. for the speed). off-road use. • Always obey the speed limit and Avoid Carbon Monoxide Poisoning never travel faster than warrant- Protective apparel...

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    Yamaha accessories, which are avail- of the motorcycle is changed. To avoid to minimize imbalance or instabili- able only from a Yamaha dealer, have the possibility of an accident, use ex- been designed, tested, and approved treme caution when adding cargo or Shifting weights can create a sud- by Yamaha for use on your vehicle.

  • Page 14: Specifications

    • Accessories fitted to the handle- Use caution when adding electri- genuine Yamaha accessories, recog- bar or the front fork area can cal accessories. If electrical acces- nize that some aftermarket accessories...

  • Page 15: Description, Left View

    DESCRIPTION EAU10410 Left view 4,5,6 13 12 11 1. Front fork compression damping force adjusting screw (page 4-24) 8. Shock absorber assembly compression damping force adjusting bolt (for slow compression damping) (page 4-26) 2. Front fork spring preload adjusting bolt (page 4-24) 9.

  • Page 16: Right View

    DESCRIPTION EAU10420 Right view 1,2,3 1. Storage compartment (page 4-23) 9. Radiator cap (page 7-16) 2. Luggage strap holder (page 4-28) 10.Engine oil filler cap (page 7-13) 3. Helmet holder (page 4-22) 11.Engine oil level check window (page 7-13) 4. Passenger seat lock (page 4-21) 12.Rear brake light switch (page 7-24) 5.

  • Page 17: Controls And Instruments

    DESCRIPTION EAU10430 Controls and instruments 1. Clutch lever (page 4-16) 2. Left handlebar switches (page 4-15) 3. Main switch/steering lock (page 4-1) 4. Multi-function meter unit (page 4-6) 5. Front brake fluid reservoir (page 7-25) 6. Right handlebar switches (page 4-15) 7.

  • Page 18: Instrument And Control Functions, D-mode (drive Mode), Main Switch/steering Lock

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Mode “STD” EAU47631 EAU10460 D-mode (drive mode) Main switch/steering lock Mode “STD” is suitable for various D-mode is an electronically controlled riding conditions. engine performance system with three This mode allows the rider to enjoy mode selections (“STD”, “A”, and “B”). smooth and sporty drivability from the Push the drive mode switch “MODE”...

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS To lock the steering To unlock the steering The headlights come on automatically when the engine is started and stay on until the key is turned to “OFF”, even if the engine stalls. EAU10661 All electrical systems are off. The key can be removed.

  • Page 20: Indicator And Warning Lights

    The oil level warning high beam of the headlight is switched light will flash ten times, then go off for 2.5 seconds. If this occurs, have a Yamaha dealer check the vehicle. EAU11254 Oil level warning light “ ”...

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    3.0 seconds. If this oc- the coolant temperature in the ra- curs, have a Yamaha dealer check the diator. vehicle. If the engine overheats, see page 7-44 for further instructions.

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Coolant Display Conditions What to do temperature Under 39 °C Message “Lo” is displayed. OK. Go ahead with riding. (Under 103 °F) 40–116 °C Temperature is displayed. OK. Go ahead with riding. (104–242 °F) Stop the vehicle and allow it to idle until Above 117 °C Temperature display flashes.

  • Page 23: Multi-function Meter Unit

    If this oc- If the warning light does not come on curs, have a Yamaha dealer check the initially when the key is turned to “ON”, self-diagnosis system. (See page 4-12...

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS settings while riding can distract the a display brightness, shift timing The electric tachometer allows the rider operator and increase the risk of an indicator light and throttle opening to monitor the engine speed and keep it accident.

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS To set the clock 3. Push the “SELECT” button again The split time history displays up to 20 1. Push the “SELECT” button and to reset the stopwatch. stored split times. The split time history “RESET” button together for at can be displayed either in reverse chro- least two seconds.

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS der, the split times are shown from Push the “SELECT” button to switch TRIP F → km/L, L/100 km or MPG → the fastest to slowest (i.e., F01, the display between the odometer F02, F03, F04). mode “ODO”, the tripmeter modes AVE_ _._ km/L, AVE_ _._ L/100 km or AVE_ _._ MPG →...

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS The instantaneous fuel consumption Average fuel consumption mode When the display is set to “AVE_ display can be set to either “km/L”, _._ MPG”, the average distance “L/100 km” or “MPG”. that can be traveled on 1.0 Imp.gal When the display is set to “km/L”, of fuel is shown.

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Transmission gear display The throttle opening position display Coolant temperature display shows how much the throttle is being opened. The number of segments in- creases as the throttle is being opened. Refer to “Display brightness and shift timing indicator light control mode”...

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    If the display indicates any error codes, the coolant temperature is auto- note the code number, and then have a matically displayed, even if the air Yamaha dealer check the vehicle. intake temperature was displayed ECA11590 NOTICE prior to turning the key to “OFF”.

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS This mode allows you to make changes This function allows you to se- To adjust the brightness of the multi- to six settings by performing the follow- lect the engine speed at which function meter displays and tachometer ing steps.

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS The indicator light flashes 1. Push the “RESET” button to select 1. Push the “RESET” button to select when activated. (This setting the desired engine speed for acti- the desired engine speed for deac- is selected when the indicator vating the indicator light.

  • Page 32: Handlebar Switches

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Neither throttle opening seg- EAU12348 EAU12400 Handlebar switches Dimmer switch “ ” ments nor “R1” are displayed. Set this switch to “ ” for the high 2. Push the “SELECT” button to con- Left beam and to “ ”...

  • Page 33: Clutch Lever

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU12711 EAU12820 Start switch “ ” Clutch lever Push this switch to crank the engine The mode is set to “STD” by de- with the starter. See page 6-1 for start- fault. The “STD” mode resets ing instructions prior to starting the en- when the key is turned to “OFF”.

  • Page 34: Shift Pedal, Brake Lever

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS be sure to set it by aligning a groove on EAU12870 EAU33851 Shift pedal Brake lever the adjusting knob with the “ ” mark on the brake lever. 1. Shift pedal 1. Brake lever 2. Brake lever position adjusting knob The shift pedal is located on the left 3.

  • Page 35: Brake Pedal, Fuel Tank Cap

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU12941 EAU13074 Brake pedal Fuel tank cap The fuel tank cap cannot be closed un- less the key is in the lock. In addition, the key cannot be removed if the cap is not properly closed and locked. EWA11091 WARNING Make sure that the fuel tank cap is...

  • Page 36: Fuel

    Gasoline is poisonous and can hole. Stop filling when the fuel Your Yamaha engine has been de- cause injury or death. Handle gaso- reaches the bottom of the filler signed to use premium unleaded gaso- line with care.

  • Page 37: Catalytic Converter

    Do not park the vehicle near ohol containing methanol possible fire hazards such as recommended by Yamaha because it grass or other materials that can cause damage to the fuel system easily burn. or vehicle performance problems. Park the vehicle in a place...

  • Page 38: Seats

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU47271 Seats Passenger seat To remove the passenger seat 1. Insert the key into the seat lock, and then turn it clockwise. 1. Projection 1. Bolt 2. Seat holder 2. Remove the key. Rider seat To remove the rider seat 1.

  • Page 39: Helmet Holder

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU47530 Helmet holder 1. Projection To release the helmet from the hel- 2. Seat holder 1. Helmet holder met holder 2. Install the bolts with the hexagon Remove the passenger seat, remove The helmet holder is located on the bot- wrench.

  • Page 40: Storage Compartment, Rider Footrest Position

    The rider footrests can be adjusted to compartment. one of two positions to suit the rider’s preference. Have a Yamaha dealer ad- just the position of the rider footrests. Left side 1. Storage compartment The storage compartment is located under the passenger seat.

  • Page 41: Rear View Mirrors, Adjusting The Front Fork

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Spring preload EAU47260 EAU47620 Rear view mirrors Adjusting the front fork The rear view mirrors of this vehicle can EWA14670 WARNING be folded forward for parking in narrow spaces. Fold the mirrors back to their Always adjust the spring preload on original position before riding.

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Rebound damping force Rebound damping setting: Minimum (soft): 25 click(s) in direction (b)* Standard: 12 click(s) in direction (b)* Maximum (hard): 1 click(s) in direction (b)* * With the adjusting screw fully turned in direction (a) Compression damping force 1.

  • Page 43: Adjusting The Shock Absorber Assembly

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS pression damping force and thereby Spring preload EAU47290 Adjusting the shock absorber soften the compression damping, turn assembly the adjusting screw in direction (b). This shock absorber assembly is equipped with a spring preload adjust- Be sure to perform this adjustment on ing bolt, a rebound damping force ad- the left front fork leg.

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS direction (a). To decrease the compres- Spring preload setting: Rebound damping setting: sion damping force and thereby soften Minimum (soft): Minimum (soft): the compression damping, turn the ad- 16 turn(s) in direction (b)* 20 click(s) in direction (b)* Standard: Standard: justing bolt in direction (b).

  • Page 45: Luggage Strap Holders

    To obtain a precise adjustment, it is ad- sembly yourself. Take the shock 2. Hook visable to check the actual total number absorber assembly to a Yamaha of clicks or turns of each damping force There are four luggage strap holders on dealer for any service.

  • Page 46: Sidestand, Ignition Circuit Cut-off System

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS below and have a Yamaha dealer re- EAU15303 EAU44892 Sidestand Ignition circuit cut-off system pair it if it does not function proper- The sidestand is located on the left side The ignition circuit cut-off system (com- of the frame.

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS WARNING With the engine turned off: 1. Move the sidestand down. If a malfunction is noted, have a Yamaha 2. Make sure that the engine stop switch is set to “ ”. dealer check the system before riding.

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    • If necessary, add recommended coolant to specified level. 7-16 • Check cooling system for leakage. • Check operation. • If soft or spongy, have Yamaha dealer bleed hydraulic system. • Check brake pads for wear. Front brake • Replace if necessary.

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    • Make sure that operation is smooth. • Check cable free play. Throttle grip 7-19, 7-28 • If necessary, have Yamaha dealer adjust cable free play and lubricate cable and grip housing. • Make sure that operation is smooth. Control cables 7-28 •...

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    • Tighten if necessary. Instruments, lights, signals • Check operation. — and switches • Correct if necessary. • Check operation of ignition circuit cut-off system. Sidestand switch 4-29 • If system is not working correctly, have Yamaha dealer check vehicle.

  • Page 51: Operation And Important Riding Points, Starting The Engine

    Yamaha dealer. The transmission is in the neutral gine in case of a turnover. In this EWA10271 position.

  • Page 52: Shifting

    (See page 6-2.) The quate lubrication may damage neutral indicator light should come the transmission. 1. Shift pedal on. If not, ask a Yamaha dealer to 2. Neutral position Always use the clutch while check the electrical circuit. changing gears to avoid damag- Shifting gears lets you control the 3.

  • Page 53: Engine Break-in

    OPERATION AND IMPORTANT RIDING POINTS 4. At the recommended shift points 3. Shift the transmission into the neu- EAU16841 Engine break-in shown in the following table, close tral position when the motorcycle There is never a more important period the throttle, and at the same time, is almost completely stopped.

  • Page 54: Parking

    Yamaha dealer check the vehi- touch them and be burned. cle. Do not park on a slope or on soft...

  • Page 55: Periodic Maintenance And Adjustment

    (if applicable). Yamaha your risk of injury or death during dealers are trained and equipped to service or while using the vehicle. If perform these particular services.

  • Page 56: Owner's Tool Kit

    If you do not have the tools or experi- ence required for a particular job, have a Yamaha dealer perform it for you.

  • Page 57: Periodic Maintenance Chart For The Emission Control System

    From 24000 mi (37000 km) or 36 months, repeat the maintenance intervals starting from 8000 mi (13000 km) or 12 months. Items marked with an asterisk require special tools, data and technical skills, have a Yamaha dealer perform the service. EAU17601...

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT INITIAL ODOMETER READINGS 600 mi 4000 mi 8000 mi 12000 mi 16000 mi 20000 mi ITEM ROUTINE (1000 km) (7000 km) (13000 km) (19000 km) (25000 km) (31000 km) 1 month 6 months 12 months 18 months 24 months 30 months Evaporative emis-...

  • Page 59: General Maintenance And Lubrication Chart

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU32186 General maintenance and lubrication chart INITIAL ODOMETER READINGS 600 mi 4000 mi 8000 mi 12000 mi 16000 mi 20000 mi ITEM ROUTINE (1000 km) (7000 km) (13000 km) (19000 km) (25000 km) (31000 km) 1 month 6 months 12 months 18 months...

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT INITIAL ODOMETER READINGS 600 mi 4000 mi 8000 mi 12000 mi 16000 mi 20000 mi ITEM ROUTINE (1000 km) (7000 km) (13000 km) (19000 km) (25000 km) (31000 km) 1 month 6 months 12 months 18 months 24 months 30 months •...

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT INITIAL ODOMETER READINGS 600 mi 4000 mi 8000 mi 12000 mi 16000 mi 20000 mi ITEM ROUTINE (1000 km) (7000 km) (13000 km) (19000 km) (25000 km) (31000 km) 1 month 6 months 12 months 18 months 24 months 30 months Shift pedal pivot...

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    (19000 km) (25000 km) (31000 km) 1 month 6 months 12 months 18 months 24 months 30 months • Apply Yamaha chain and cable √ √ √ √ √ √ 27 * Control cables lube or engine oil thoroughly. • Check operation and free play.

  • Page 63: Removing And Installing Cowlings And Panels

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU18712 Removing and installing cowl- ings and panels The cowlings and panels shown need to be removed to perform some of the maintenance jobs described in this chapter. Refer to this section each time a cowling or panel needs to be re- moved and installed.

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT 1. Turn signal light lead coupler 1. Slot 1. Cowling C 2. Projection 2. Quick fastener screw To install the cowling 3. Install the quick fasteners and the 3. Slide the cowling forward to un- 1. Connect the turn signal light lead quick fastener screws.

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT To install the cowling 2. Place the cowling in its original po- 1. Insert the projection into the slot, sition, and then install the quick and then slide the cowling back- fastener screws. ward. 3. Install cowling A or B. EAU39061 Panels A and B To remove one of the panels...

  • Page 66: Checking The Spark Plugs

    Do not attempt to diagnose wipe off any grime from the spark plug such problems yourself. Instead, have threads. a Yamaha dealer check the vehicle. If a spark plug shows signs of electrode Tightening torque: Spark plug: erosion and excessive carbon or other 12.5 Nm (1.25 m·kgf, 9.0 ft·lbf)

  • Page 67: Canister (for California Only), Engine Oil And Oil Filter Cartridge

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU19681 EAU47281 Canister (for California only) Engine oil and oil filter car- tridge The engine oil level should be checked FUEL TANK ATMOSPHERE before each ride. In addition, the oil must be changed and the oil filter car- tridge replaced at the intervals speci- fied in the periodic maintenance and lubrication chart.

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    Make sure that the O-ring is properly An oil filter wrench is available at a seated. 1. Engine oil drain bolt Yamaha dealer. 2. Gasket 7. Install the new oil filter cartridge 6. Apply a thin coat of clean engine...

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    8. Install the engine oil drain bolt and In order to prevent clutch slip- off and have a Yamaha dealer check its new gasket, and then tighten page (since the engine oil also the vehicle.

  • Page 70: Coolant

    If water has been specified in the periodic maintenance added to the coolant, have a and lubrication chart. Yamaha dealer check the anti- freeze content of the coolant as EAU38173 soon as possible, otherwise the To check the coolant level effectiveness of the coolant will 1.

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT 4. Remove radiator cap. 6. Remove the coolant reservoir cov- WARNING! Never attempt to re- er by removing the bolts, and then move the radiator cap when the remove the coolant reservoir cap. engine is hot. [EWA10381] 1.

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    15. Start the engine, and then check the vehicle for coolant leakage. If 11. Pour the recommended coolant coolant is leaking, have a Yamaha into the reservoir to the maximum dealer check the cooling system. level mark, and then install the coolant reservoir cap.

  • Page 73: Air Filter Element, Checking The Engine Idling Speed, Checking The Throttle Cable Free Play

    Check the engine idling speed and, if maintenance and lubrication chart. necessary, have it corrected by a Have a Yamaha dealer replace the air Yamaha dealer. filter element. Engine idling speed: 1150–1250 r/min 1.

  • Page 74: Valve Clearance, Tires

    250 kPa (2.50 kgf/cm², 36 psi) Rear: from occurring, the valve clearance the specified tires. 290 kPa (2.90 kgf/cm², 42 psi) must be adjusted by a Yamaha dealer 90–189 kg (198–417 lb): at the intervals specified in the periodic Tire air pressure Front: maintenance and lubrication chart.

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    After extensive tests, only the tires list- in it, or if the sidewall is cracked, con- ed below have been approved for this tact a Yamaha dealer immediately and model by Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. have the tire replaced. Minimum tire tread depth (front and rear): 1.0 mm (0.04 in)

  • Page 76: Cast Wheels

    Manufacturer/model: fore each ride. If any damage is DUNLOP/D210 found, have a Yamaha dealer re- FRONT and REAR: Tire air valve: place the wheel. Do not attempt TR412 even the smallest repair to the Valve core: wheel.

  • Page 77: Adjusting The Clutch Lever Free Play

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT 4. Tighten the locknut. EAU33891 Adjusting the clutch lever free If the specified clutch lever free play play cannot be obtained as described above, proceed as follows. 1. Fully turn the adjusting bolt at the clutch lever in direction (a) to loos- en the clutch cable.

  • Page 78: Brake Light Switches, Checking The Front And Rear Brake Pads

    EAU22273 EAU22392 Brake light switches Checking the front and rear have a Yamaha dealer replace the brake pads brake pads as a set. The front and rear brake pads must be checked for wear at the intervals spec-...

  • Page 79: Checking The Brake Fluid Level

    However, if the Use only the recommended quality brake fluid level goes down sud- 1. Minimum level mark brake fluid, otherwise the rubber denly, have a Yamaha dealer Rear brake seals may deteriorate, causing check the cause. leakage and poor braking perfor- mance.

  • Page 80: Changing The Brake Fluid, Drive Chain Slack

    EAU22731 EAU22760 Changing the brake fluid Drive chain slack Have a Yamaha dealer change the The drive chain slack should be brake fluid at the intervals specified in checked before each ride and adjusted the TIP after the periodic maintenance if necessary.

  • Page 81: Cleaning And Lubricating The Drive Chain

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT to chain slippage or breakage. EAU23025 Tightening torques: Cleaning and lubricating the To prevent this from occurring, Axle nut: drive chain keep the drive chain slack with- 150 Nm (15.0 m·kgf, 110 ft·lbf) The drive chain must be cleaned and Locknut: in the specified limits.

  • Page 82: Checking And Lubricating The Throttle Grip And Cable

    Yamaha dealer at the intervals speci- ed if necessary. If a cable is damaged fied in the periodic maintenance chart.

  • Page 83: Checking And Lubricating The Brake And Shift Pedals

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU44272 EAU23142 Recommended lubricant: Checking and lubricating the Checking and lubricating the Lithium-soap-based grease brake and shift pedals brake and clutch levers Brake pedal Brake lever Shift pedal Clutch lever The operation of the brake and shift The operation of the brake and clutch pedals should be checked before each levers should be checked before each...

  • Page 84: Checking And Lubricating The Sidestand, Lubricating The Swingarm Pivots

    The operation of the sidestand should The swingarm pivots must be lubricat- be checked before each ride, and the ed by a Yamaha dealer at the intervals sidestand pivot and metal-to-metal specified in the periodic maintenance contact surfaces should be lubricated if and lubrication chart.

  • Page 85: Checking The Front Fork, Checking The Steering

    WARNING! To avoid injury, of it falling over. have a Yamaha dealer check or re- [EWA10751] securely support the vehicle so 2. Hold the lower ends of the front pair it.

  • Page 86: Checking The Wheel Bearings, Battery

    EWA10760 WARNING To charge the battery Electrolyte is poisonous and Have a Yamaha dealer charge the bat- dangerous since it contains sul- tery as soon as possible if it seems to furic acid, which causes severe have discharged. Keep in mind that the burns.

  • Page 87: Replacing The Fuses

    Yamaha dealer charge your battery. To store the battery 1. If the vehicle will not be used for more than one month, remove the battery, fully charge it, and then place it in a cool, dry place.

  • Page 88: Replacing A Headlight Bulb

    4. If the fuse immediately blows Do not affix any type of tinted 2. Remove the blown fuse, and then again, have a Yamaha dealer film or stickers to the headlight install a new fuse of the specified check the electrical system.

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT 5. Connect the headlight coupler. 6. Install the headlight bulb cover by turning it clockwise. 7. Have a Yamaha dealer adjust the headlight beam if necessary. 1. Do not touch the glass part of the bulb. 1. Headlight coupler 1.

  • Page 90: Tail/brake Light, Replacing A Turn Signal Light Bulb

    1. Remove the turn signal light unit If the tail/brake light does not come on, by removing the screw. have a Yamaha dealer check it. 1. Turn signal light bulb socket 3. Remove the burnt-out bulb by pull- ing it out.

  • Page 91: Replacing The License Plate Light Bulb

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT 6. Install the turn signal light unit by 3. Remove the burnt-out bulb by pull- EAU24312 Replacing the license plate installing the screw. NOTICE: Do ing it out. light bulb not overtighten the screw, oth- 4. Insert a new bulb into the socket. 1.

  • Page 92: Replacing An Auxiliary Light Bulb, Supporting The Motorcycle

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU32833 EAU24350 Replacing an auxiliary light Supporting the motorcycle bulb Since this model is not equipped with a centerstand, follow these precautions This model is equipped with two auxil- when removing the front and rear iary lights. If an auxiliary light bulb burns wheel or performing other maintenance out, replace it as follows.

  • Page 93: Front Wheel

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT a jack either under each side of the 3. Remove the brake hose holder EAU24360 Front wheel frame in front of the rear wheel or under and reflector on each side by re- each side of the swingarm. moving the bolt and nut.

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT Tightening torque: Brake caliper bolt: 35 Nm (3.5 m·kgf, 25 ft·lbf) 5. Install the brake hose holders and reflectors by installing the bolts and nuts. 6. Tighten the axle bolt to the speci- fied torque. 1. Wheel axle 1.

  • Page 95: Rear Wheel

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT 4. Loosen the locknut on each side of EAU25080 Tightening torque: Rear wheel the swingarm. Wheel axle pinch bolt: 5. Turn the drive chain slack adjust- 21 Nm (2.1 m·kgf, 15 ft·lbf) EAU25313 ing bolts fully in direction (a) and To remove the rear wheel 12.

  • Page 96: Troubleshooting

    However, should your motorcycle 2. Install the drive chain onto the rear To install the rear wheel require any repair, take it to a Yamaha sprocket. 1. Install the wheel and the brake cal- dealer, whose skilled technicians have 3.

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT heaters or furnaces. Gasoline or gasoline vapors can ignite or ex- plode, causing severe injury or property damage. 7-43...

  • Page 98: Troubleshooting Charts

    Remove the spark plugs and check the electrodes. The engine does not start. Have a Yamaha dealer check the vehicle. Check the battery. 4. Battery The engine turns over The battery is good.

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    Start the engine. If the engine overheats again, have a The coolant level Yamaha dealer check and repair the cooling system. is OK. If coolant is not available, tap water can be temporarily used instead, provided that it is changed to the recommended coolant as soon as possible.

  • Page 100: Motorcycle Care And Storage, Matte Color Caution, Care

    Be ble. Rust and corrosion can develop Cleaning even if high-quality components are sure to consult a Yamaha dealer for ECA15092 used. A rusty exhaust pipe may go un- advice on what products to use be-...

  • Page 101

    MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE off any detergent residue using pounds for plastic may leave plenty of water, as it is harmful scratches on the windshield. Salt sprayed on roads in the winter may to plastic parts. Test the product on a small hid- remain well into spring.

  • Page 102

    WARNING mufflers is normal and cannot be removed. Contaminants on the brakes or tires Consult a Yamaha dealer for ad- can cause loss of control. vice on what products to use. After cleaning Make sure that there is no oil or Washing, rainy weather or humid 1.

  • Page 103: Storage

    MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE 3. Perform the following steps to pro- 4. Lubricate all control cables and the EAU26202 Storage tect the cylinders, piston rings, etc. pivoting points of all levers and from corrosion. pedals as well as of the side- Short-term a.

  • Page 104

    SPECIFICATIONS Dimensions: Engine oil: Fuel: Overall length: Recommended brand: Recommended fuel: 2070 mm (81.5 in) YAMALUBE Premium unleaded gasoline only Overall width: Type: Fuel tank capacity: 715 mm (28.1 in) SAE 20W-40 or 20W-50 18.0 L (4.76 US gal, 3.96 Imp.gal) Overall height: Fuel reserve amount: 1130 mm (44.5 in)

  • Page 105

    SPECIFICATIONS Gear ratio: Loading: Front brake: 1st: Maximum load: Type: 38/15 (2.533) 189 kg (417 lb) Dual disc brake 2nd: (Total weight of rider, passenger, cargo and Operation: 33/16 (2.063) accessories) Right hand operation 3rd: Tire air pressure (measured on cold Recommended fluid: 37/21 (1.762) DOT 4...

  • Page 106

    SPECIFICATIONS Battery: Coolant temperature warning light: Model: Engine trouble warning light: YTZ10S Voltage, capacity: Steering damper warning light: 12 V, 8.6 Ah Headlight: Shift timing indicator light: Bulb type: Halogen bulb Bulb voltage, wattage × quantity: Fuses: Main fuse: Headlight: 12 V, 55 W ×...

  • Page 107: Consumer Information, Identification Numbers

    Record the key identification number, vehicle identification number and mod- el label information in the spaces pro- vided below for assistance when ordering spare parts from a Yamaha dealer or for reference in case the vehi- cle is stolen. KEY IDENTIFICATION NUMBER: 1.

  • Page 108

    This informa- cover. This label shows specifications tion will be needed when ordering related to exhaust emissions as re- spare parts from a Yamaha dealer. quired by federal law, state law and En- vironment Canada. 10-2...

  • Page 109: Reporting Safety Defects

    If you believe that your vehicle has a defect which could cause a crash or could cause injury or death, you should immediately inform the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in addition to notifying Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. If NHTSA receives similar complaints, it may open an investigation, and if it finds that a safety defect exists in a group of vehicles, it may order a recall and remedy campaign.

  • Page 110: Motorcycle Noise Regulation

    CONSUMER INFORMATION EAU26560 Motorcycle noise regulation TAMPERING WITH NOISE CONTROL SYSTEM PROHIBITED: Federal law prohibits the following acts or the causing thereof: (1) The removal or rendering inoperative by any person other than for purposes of maintenance, repair, or replacement of any device or element of design incorporated into any new ve- hicle for the purpose of noise control prior to its sale or delivery to the ultimate purchaser or while it is in use or (2) the use of the vehicle after such device or element of design has been removed or rendered inoperative by any person.

  • Page 111: Maintenance Record

    CONSUMER INFORMATION EAU26632 Maintenance record Copies of work orders and/or receipts for parts purchased and installed on your vehicle will be required to document that maintenance has been completed in accordance with the emissions warranty. The chart below is printed only as a reminder that maintenance work is required.

  • Page 112

    CONSUMER INFORMATION Maintenance Date of Servicing dealer Mileage Remarks interval service name and address 36000 mi (55000 km) or 54 months 40000 mi (61000 km) or 60 months 10-6...

  • Page 113: Motorcycle Limited Warranty

    CONSUMER INFORMATION EAU26663 YAMAHA MOTOR CORPORATION, U.S.A. STREET AND ENDURO MOTORCYCLE LIMITED WARRANTY Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. hereby warrants that CUSTOMER’S RESPONSIBILITY under this Engine new Yamaha motorcycles will be free from defects in warranty shall be to: Displacement Period...

  • Page 114

    CUSTOMER SERVICE What costs are my responsibility during the warranty period? If your machine requires warranty service, you must take it to any authorized Yamaha The customer’s responsibility includes all costs of normal maintenance services, motorcycle dealer within the continental United States. Be sure to bring your warranty non-warranty repairs, accident and collision damages, and oil, oil filters, air filters, registration card or other valid proof of the original date of purchase.

  • Page 115

    This excellent Y.E.S. plan coverage is only available to dealer to see how comforting uninterrupted factory- Yamaha owners like you, and only while your Yamaha is still backed protection can be. within the Yamaha Limited Warranty period. So visit your authorized Yamaha dealer to get all the facts.

  • Page 116

    Yamaha Limited Warranty expires. A special note: If visiting your dealer isn’t convenient, contact Yamaha with your Primary ID number (your frame number). We’ll be happy to help you get the Y.E.S. coverage you need.

  • Page 117

    INDEX Engine stop switch ........4-15 Engine trouble warning light ....4-6 Air filter element........7-19 Neutral indicator light ......4-3 Auxiliary light bulb, replacing ....7-38 Noise regulation........10-4 Front and rear brake pads, checking ..7-24 Front fork, adjusting ......4-24 Battery ..........7-32 Oil level warning light ......

  • Page 118

    INDEX Throttle grip and cable, checking and lubricating ..... 7-28 Tires ............7-20 Tool kit ............ 7-2 Troubleshooting ........7-42 Troubleshooting charts ......7-44 Turn signal indicator lights ...... 4-3 Turn signal light bulb, replacing .... 7-36 Turn signal switch ......... 4-15 Valve clearance ........

  • Page 120

    YAMAHA MOTOR CO., LTD. PRINTED ON RECYCLED PAPER PRINTED IN JAPAN 2009.07-0.6×1 CR...

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