Read this manual carefully before operating this vehicle. OWNER’S MANUAL NS50F 1GB-F8199-E0...
EAU46091 Read this manual carefully before operating this vehicle. This manual should stay with this vehicle if it is sold.
EAU10114 Welcome to the Yamaha world of motorcycling! As the owner of the NS50F, you are benefiting from Yamaha’s vast experience and newest technology regarding the design and manufacture of high-quality products, which have earned Yamaha a reputation for dependability.
IMPORTANT MANUAL INFORMATION EAU10134 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.
TABLE OF CONTENTS SAFETY INFORMATION ....1-1 Acceleration and deceleration ..5-2 Changing the brake fluid ....6-20 Further safe-riding points ....1-5 Braking..........5-3 Checking and lubricating the Tips for reducing fuel cables........6-20 DESCRIPTION ........2-1 consumption........5-3 Checking and lubricating the Left view .........
TABLE OF CONTENTS SPECIFICATIONS......8-1 CONSUMER INFORMATION....9-1 Identification numbers.....9-1...
SAFETY INFORMATION Never operate a scooter without accidents have been caused by EAUT1019 proper training or instruction. Take an automobile driver who did not training course. Beginners see the scooter. Making yourself Be a Responsible Owner should receive training from a cer- conspicuous appears to be very As the vehicle’s owner, you are re- tified instructor.
SAFETY INFORMATION Many accidents involve inexperi- • Always signal before turning or Protective Apparel enced operators. In fact, many op- changing lanes. Make sure that The majority of fatalities from scooter erators who have been involved in other motorists can see you. accidents are the result of head inju- ...
SAFETY INFORMATION Do not run engine outdoors where Cargo and accessory weight Avoid Carbon Monoxide Poisoning All engine exhaust contains carbon engine exhaust can be drawn into should be kept as low and close to monoxide, a deadly gas. Breathing a building through openings such the scooter as possible.
Yamaha accessories, which are avail- characteristics can put you and others effects. Wind may attempt to lift able only from a Yamaha dealer, have at greater risk of serious injury or the scooter, or the scooter may been designed, tested, and approved death.
SAFETY INFORMATION Aftermarket Tires and Rims cation for the straps carefully so EAU57600 Further safe-riding points The tires and rims that came with your the straps will not rub against Be sure to signal clearly when scooter were designed to match the painted surfaces during transport.
SAFETY INFORMATION Always wear a helmet, gloves, trousers (tapered around the cuff and ankle so they do not flap), and a brightly colored jacket. Do not carry too much luggage on the scooter. An overloaded scoot- er is unstable. Use a strong cord to secure any luggage to the carri- er (if equipped).
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS To lock the steering EAU10462 EAU47792 Main switch/steering lock (off) All electrical systems are off. The key can be removed. EWA15351 WARNING Never turn the key to “ ” or “ ” while the vehicle is moving. Other- wise the electrical systems will be switched off, which may result in loss of control or an accident.
If this oc- The multi-function display performs curs, have a Yamaha dealer check the the following self-test for three sec- self-diagnosis system. onds in order to check the electrical...
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS All LCD segments and warning 3. To change the minutes digits, lights come on and then go off. push the “RESET/SELECT” but- Be sure to turn the key to “ ” be- ton for at least three seconds. EWA12313 fore using the “RESET/SELECT”...
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Odometer and tripmeter modes Oil change indicator “OIL CHANGE” Pushing the “RESET/SELECT“ button This indicator comes on at the initial switches the display between the 1000 km (600 mi), then at 3000 km odometer mode “ODO” and the trip- (1800 mi) and every 3000 km (1800 mi) meter “TRIP”...
If a problem is detected in the fuel elec- trical circuit, all LCD segments of the fuel gauge and the fuel level warning indicator will flash alternately. If this oc- curs, have a Yamaha dealer check the ZAUM0919 vehicle. 1. Start switch “...
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU12401 EAU12902 EAU12952 Dimmer switch “ ” Front brake lever Rear brake lever Set this switch to “ ” for the high beam and to “ ” for the low beam. EAU12461 Turn signal switch “ ”...
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAUM3261 EWA11092 EAU13222 Fuel tank cap Fuel WARNING Make sure there is sufficient gasoline in Make sure that the fuel tank cap is the tank. properly closed after filling fuel. EWA10882 Leaking fuel is a fire hazard. WARNING Gasoline and gasoline vapors are extremely flammable.
WARNING as well as to the exhaust system. Gasoline is poisonous and can Your Yamaha engine has been de- cause injury or death. Handle gaso- signed to use premium unleaded gas- line with care. Never siphon gasoline oline with a research octane number of by mouth.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU13434 ECA10702 EAUM3140 Catalytic converter Kickstarter NOTICE This model is equipped with a catalytic Use only unleaded gasoline. The use converter in the exhaust system. of leaded gasoline will cause unre- EWA10863 pairable damage to the catalytic WARNING converter.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAUM2831 Seats ZAUM0943 ZAUM1070 1. Open. 1. Passenger seat ZAUM0926 1. Passenger seat To close the passenger seat 2. Rider seat 1. Fold the passenger seat down, Do not push inward when turning the and then push it down to lock it in key.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Since the storage compartment EAUM2801 Storage compartment accumulates heat when ex- posed to the sun and/or the en- gine heat, do not store anything susceptible to heat, consum- ables or flammable items inside To avoid humidity from spread- ing through the storage com- ZAUM0925 partment, wrap wet articles in a...
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Do not leave your scooter unat- tended with the seat open. 3-13...
• If necessary, add recommended coolant to specified level. 6-12 • 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.
• Make sure that operation is smooth. • Check throttle grip free play. Throttle grip 6-14, 6-20 • If necessary, have Yamaha dealer adjust throttle grip free play and lubricate ca- ble and grip housing. • Check for damage. • Check tire condition and tread depth.
The engine trouble warning light and coolant temperature warning light should come on for a few seconds, then go off. If these warning lights do not go off, have a Yamaha dealer check their electrical circuits. 2. Close the throttle completely.
OPERATION AND IMPORTANT RIDING POINTS 3. Start the engine by pushing the EAU45092 EAU16781 Starting off Acceleration and deceleration start switch while applying the 1. While pulling the rear brake lever front or rear brake. with your left hand and holding the If the engine does not start, re- grab bar with your right hand, lease the start switch, wait a few...
OPERATION AND IMPORTANT RIDING POINTS Front EAU16794 EAU16821 Braking Tips for reducing fuel con- sumption EWA10301 WARNING Fuel consumption depends largely on Avoid braking hard or suddenly your riding style. Consider the follow- (especially when leaning over to ing tips to reduce fuel consumption: one side), otherwise the scooter ...
To avoid possible burns, let tivities incorrectly may increase brake components cool before your risk of injury or death during touching them. service or while using the vehicle. If you are not familiar with vehicle ser- vice, have a Yamaha dealer perform service.
From 30000 km (17500 mi), repeat the maintenance intervals starting from 6000 km (3500 mi). Items marked with an asterisk should be performed by a Yamaha dealer as they require special tools, data and tech- nical skills.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU1771A General maintenance and lubrication chart ODOMETER READING ANNUAL ITEM CHECK OR MAINTENANCE JOB 1000 km 6000 km 12000 km 18000 km 24000 km CHECK (600 mi) (3500 mi) (7000 mi) (10500 mi) (14000 mi) √ √...
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT ODOMETER READING ANNUAL ITEM CHECK OR MAINTENANCE JOB 1000 km 6000 km 12000 km 18000 km 24000 km CHECK (600 mi) (3500 mi) (7000 mi) (10500 mi) (14000 mi) • Check bearing for looseness or √ √...
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT ODOMETER READING ANNUAL ITEM CHECK OR MAINTENANCE JOB 1000 km 6000 km 12000 km 18000 km 24000 km CHECK (600 mi) (3500 mi) (7000 mi) (10500 mi) (14000 mi) √ √ √ • Check vehicle for oil leakage. Final transmission √...
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU18742 Removing and installing the cowling and panel The cowling and panel shown need to be removed to perform some of the maintenance jobs described in this chapter. Refer to this section each time the cowling or panel needs to be re- moved and installed.
Do not attempt to moving the screws. diagnose such problems yourself. In- stead, have a Yamaha dealer check the vehicle. 1. Spark plug cap 5. Remove the spark plug as shown, with a spark plug wrench available at a Yamaha dealer.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT 2. Check the spark plug for electrode 2. Clean the surface of the spark 7. After installation, make sure that erosion and excessive carbon or plug gasket and its mating sur- the battery leads are properly con- other deposits, and replace it if face, and then wipe off any grime nected to the battery terminals...
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT 3. Wait a few minutes until the oil set- EAUM3170 Engine oil and oil strainer tles, remove the oil filler cap, wipe The engine oil level should be checked the dipstick clean, insert it back before each ride. In addition, the oil into the oil filler hole (without must be changed and the oil strainer screwing it in), and then remove it...
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT Tightening torque: Engine oil drain bolt A: 23 Nm (2.3 m·kgf, 17 ft·lbf) Engine oil drain bolt B: 32 Nm (3.2 m·kgf, 23 ft·lbf) 8. Refill with the specified amount of the recommended engine oil, and then install and tighten the oil filler cap.
5. Install the final transmission oil ride. If any leakage is found, have a drain bolt, and then tighten it to Yamaha dealer check and repair the the specified torque. scooter. In addition, the final transmis- sion oil must be changed as follows at...
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT 7. Check the final transmission case EAU20071 Coolant for oil leakage. If oil is leaking, The coolant level should be checked check for the cause. before each ride. In addition, the cool- ant must be changed at the intervals specified in the periodic maintenance FULL FULL...
3. Insert a new air filter element into from occurring, the valve clearance the air filter case as shown. must be adjusted by a Yamaha dealer NOTICE: Make sure that the air at the intervals specified in the periodic filter element is properly seated maintenance and lubrication chart.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU21877 EWA10504 Tire air pressure (measured on cold Tires WARNING tires): Tires are the only contact between the Operation of this vehicle with im- 0–90 kg (0–198 lb): vehicle and the road. Safety in all con- Front: proper tire pressure may cause se- ditions of riding depends on a relatively...
Size: surface must first be “broken 120/70-13 53P(Michelin) 53L(SA- wall is cracked, have a Yamaha dealer in” for it to develop its optimal VA,Metzeler) replace the tire immediately. characteristics.
Periodically check the brake le- ity, and safe operation of your vehicle, ver free play and, if necessary, have a Front note the following points regarding the Yamaha dealer check the brake sys- specified wheels. tem. The wheel...
EAU22393 EAU22582 Checking the front and rear Checking the brake fluid level peared, have a Yamaha dealer replace brake pads Before riding, check that the brake fluid the brake pads as a set. is above the minimum level mark.
Use only the specified brake flu- Rear brake fluid level goes down suddenly, have a id; otherwise, the rubber seals Yamaha dealer check the cause before further riding. may deteriorate, causing leak- age. Refill with the same type of brake fluid.
EWA11302 WARNING If the centerstand does not move up and down smoothly, have a Yamaha dealer check or repair it. Otherwise, ZAUM0061 the centerstand could contact the The pivoting points of the front and rear...
If any damage is found or the front face and hold it in an upright posi- fork does not operate smoothly, tion. WARNING! To avoid injury, have a Yamaha dealer check or re- securely support the vehicle so pair it. there is no danger of it falling over.
If any free hub or if the wheel does not turn trolyte level, battery lead connections play can be felt, have a Yamaha smoothly, have a Yamaha dealer and breather hose routing should be dealer check or repair the steer- check the wheel bearings.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT KEEP THIS AND ALL BATTER- distilled water, as tap water contains minerals that IES OUT OF THE REACH OF Make sure that the scooter is posi- harmful to the battery. CHILDREN. [ECA10612] tioned straight up when checking the EWA10761 5.
2. Battery 4. If the fuse immediately blows tery, the frame could suffer The fuse holder is located beside the again, have a Yamaha dealer structural and external damag- battery. Remove panel A to access the check the electrical system.
Replacing the tail/brake light Replacing a turn signal light 9. Install the cowling. bulb bulb 10. Have a Yamaha dealer adjust the 1. Remove the tail/brake light lens by 1. Remove the turn signal light lens headlight beam if necessary. removing the screws.
If the license plate light does not come bulb (for CHE) wise until it stops. on, have a Yamaha dealer check the If the auxiliary light bulb burns out, re- 4. Install the lens by installing the electrical circuit or replace the bulb.
5. Insert a new bulb into the socket. self. However, should your scooter re- 6. Install the socket (together with quire any repair, take it to a Yamaha the bulb) by pushing it in. dealer, whose skilled technicians have 7. Install the cowling.
Remove the spark plug and check the electrodes. The engine does not start. Have a Yamaha dealer check the vehicle. Check the compression. 4. Compression The engine does not start. There is compression.
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 cool- ant as soon as possible.
Be Rust and corrosion can develop even if ECA10784 NOTICE sure to consult a Yamaha dealer for high-quality components are used. A rusty exhaust pipe may go unnoticed advice on what products to use be- Avoid using strong acidic wheel on a car, however, it detracts from the fore cleaning the vehicle.
For additional hoses and vents. roads during winter are extremely cor- For scooters equipped with a cleaning, use Yamaha Windshield rosive in combination with water, carry windshield: Do not use strong Cleaner or another high-quality wind-...
SCOOTER CARE AND STORAGE windshield which does not affect your EWA10943 WARNING visibility and which cannot be easily Consult a Yamaha dealer for ad- recognized. Contaminants on the brakes or tires vice on what products to use. can cause loss of control.
SCOOTER CARE AND STORAGE 2. Fill up the fuel tank and add fuel 4. Lubricate all control cables and EAU36564 Storage stabilizer (if available) to prevent the pivoting points of all levers and the fuel tank from rusting and the pedals as well as of the side- Short-term fuel from deteriorating.
Model label Record the vehicle identification num- ber and model label information in the spaces provided below for assistance when ordering spare parts from a Yamaha dealer or for reference in case the vehicle is stolen. VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER: ZAUM0287 ZAUM1077 1.
INDEX Front fork, checking ......6-22 Specifications ......... 8-1 Fuel ............3-8 Starting a cold engine......5-1 Acceleration and deceleration....5-2 Fuel consumption, tips for reducing ..5-3 Starting off ..........5-2 Air filter element and check hose, Fuel level warning light......3-2 Start switch..........
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