Yamaha Aerox R NS50F Owner's Manual

Yamaha Aerox R NS50F Owner's Manual

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  • Page 1 Read this manual carefully before operating this vehicle. OWNER’S MANUAL NS50F 1GB-F8199-E0...
  • Page 2 EAU46091 Read this manual carefully before operating this vehicle. This manual should stay with this vehicle if it is sold.
  • Page 3 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.
  • Page 4 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.
  • Page 5 IMPORTANT MANUAL INFORMATION EAUM1012 NS50F OWNER’S MANUAL ©2013 by MBK INDUSTRIE 1st edition, May 2013 All rights reserved Any reprinting or unauthorized use without the written permission of MBK INDUSTRIE is expressly prohibited. Printed in France.
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    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 .........
  • Page 7 TABLE OF CONTENTS SPECIFICATIONS......8-1 CONSUMER INFORMATION....9-1 Identification numbers.....9-1...
  • Page 8: Safety Information

    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.
  • Page 9 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- ...
  • Page 10 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.
  • Page 11 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.
  • Page 12: Further Safe-Riding Points

    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.
  • Page 13 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).
  • Page 14: Description

    DESCRIPTION EAU10411 Left view 1. Coolant level check window (page 6-12) 2. Storage compartment (page 3-12) 3. Air filter element (page 6-13) 4. Kickstarter (page 3-10) 5. Final transmission oil filler bolt (page 6-11) 6. Final transmission oil drain bolt (page 6-11) 7.
  • Page 15: Right View

    DESCRIPTION EAU10421 Right view 1. Grab bar (page 5-2) 9. Centerstand (page 6-21) 2. Fuel tank cap (page 3-8) 3. Passenger seat (page 3-11) 4. Rider seat (page 3-11) 5. Main switch/steering lock (page 3-1) 6. Battery/fuse (page 6-23/6-25) 7. Passenger footrest 8.
  • Page 16: Controls And Instruments

    DESCRIPTION EAU10431 Controls and instruments 1. Rear brake lever (page 3-7) 2. Left handlebar switches (page 3-6) 3. Multi-function display (page 3-3) 4. Right handlebar switch (page 3-6) 5. Throttle grip (page 6-14) 6. Front brake lever (page 3-7)
  • Page 17: Instrument And Control Functions

    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.
  • Page 18: Indicator Lights And Warning Lights

    ZAUM1062 1. Coolant temperature warning light “ ” a Yamaha dealer check the electrical Push the key in, and then turn it to “ ” 2. High beam indicator light “ ”...
  • Page 19: Multi-Function Display

    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...
  • Page 20 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”...
  • Page 21 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”...
  • Page 22: Handlebar Switches

    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 “...
  • Page 23: Front Brake Lever

    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 “ ”...
  • Page 24: Fuel Tank Cap

    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.
  • Page 25 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.
  • Page 26: Catalytic Converter

    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.
  • Page 27: Seats

    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.
  • Page 28: Storage Compartment

    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...
  • Page 29 INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS  Do not leave your scooter unat- tended with the seat open. 3-13...
  • Page 30: For Your Safety - Pre-Operation Checks

    • 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.
  • Page 31 • 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.
  • Page 32: Operation And Important Riding Points

    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.
  • Page 33: Starting Off

    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...
  • Page 34: Braking

    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 ...
  • Page 35: Engine Break-In

    Yamaha dealer  Do not park near grass or other check the vehicle. EAU45583 flammable...
  • Page 36: Periodic Maintenance And Adjustment

    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.
  • Page 37: Periodic Maintenance Chart For The Emission Control System

     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.
  • Page 38: General Maintenance And Lubrication Chart

    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) √ √...
  • Page 39 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 √ √...
  • Page 40 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 √...
  • Page 41: Removing And Installing The Cowling And Panel

    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.
  • Page 42: Checking The Spark Plug

    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.
  • Page 43 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...
  • Page 44: Engine Oil And Oil Strainer

    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...
  • Page 45 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.
  • Page 46: Final Transmission Oil

    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...
  • Page 47: Coolant

    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...
  • Page 48: Replacing The Air Filter Element And Cleaning The Check Hose

    Have a Yamaha dealer check the anti- Yamaha dealer change the coolant. freeze content of the coolant as WARNING! Never attempt to remove...
  • Page 49: Checking The Throttle Grip Free Play

    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.
  • Page 50: Tires

    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...
  • Page 51 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.
  • Page 52: Cast Wheels

    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...
  • Page 53: Checking The Front And Rear Brake Pads

    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.
  • Page 54  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.
  • Page 55: Changing The Brake Fluid

    Yamaha dealer at the intervals whenever it is damaged or leaking. cated if necessary. If a cable is...
  • Page 56: Lubricating The Front And Rear Brake Levers

    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...
  • Page 57: Checking The Front Fork

    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.
  • Page 58: Checking The Steering

    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.
  • Page 59 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.
  • Page 60: Replacing The Fuse

    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.
  • Page 61: Replacing The Headlight Bulb

    It is advisable to have a Yamaha be adversely affected. Thor- dealer perform this job. oughly clean off any dirt and fin- 1.
  • Page 62: Replacing The Tail/Brake Light Bulb

    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.
  • Page 63: License Plate Light

    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.
  • Page 64: Troubleshooting

    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.
  • Page 65: Troubleshooting Charts

    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.
  • Page 66 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.
  • Page 67: Scooter Care And Storage

    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.
  • Page 68 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-...
  • Page 69 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.
  • Page 70: Storage

    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.
  • Page 71: Specifications

    SPECIFICATIONS Dimensions: Engine oil: Air filter: Overall length: Type: Air filter element: 1876 mm (73.9 in) SAE 10W-30, 10W-40, 20W-40 or 20W-50 Oil-coated paper element Overall width: Fuel: 10 30 50 70 90 110 130 ˚F 706 mm (27.8 in) Recommended fuel: Overall height: Premium unleaded gasoline (Gasohol (E10)
  • Page 72 SPECIFICATIONS Chassis: (Total weight of rider, passenger, cargo Rear brake: and accessories) Frame type: Type: Tire air pressure (measured on cold Underbone Single disc brake Caster angle: tires): Operation: 27.00 ° Left hand operation Loading condition: Trail: Specified brake fluid: 0–90 kg (0–198 lb) 172 mm (6.8 in) DOT 4...
  • Page 73 SPECIFICATIONS Bulb voltage, wattage × quantity: Headlight: 12 V, 35.0 W/35.0 W × 1 Tail/brake light: 12 V, 5.0 W/21.0 W × 1 Front turn signal light: 12 V, 10.0 W × 2 Rear turn signal light: 12 V, 10.0 W × 2 Auxiliary light: 12 V, 5.0 W ×...
  • Page 74: Consumer Information

    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.
  • Page 75 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..........
  • Page 78 Original instructions MBK Industrie Z.I. de Rouvroy 02100 Saint Quentin PRINTED IN FRANCE 2013.06 (E)

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