OPERATION AND IMPORTANT RIDING POINTS
500–1000 km (300–600 mi)
Avoid prolonged operation above 8000
Rev the engine freely through the
gears, but do not use full throttle at any
time. NOTICE: After 1000 km (600 mi)
of operation, the engine oil must be
changed, the oil filter cartridge or el-
ement replaced, and the oil strainer
1000 km (600 mi) and beyond
The vehicle can now be operated nor-
Keep the engine speed out of
the tachometer red zone.
If any engine trouble should oc-
cur during the engine break-in
period, immediately have a
Yamaha dealer check the vehi-
When parking, stop the engine, and
then remove the key from the main
Since the engine and exhaust
system can become very hot,
park in a place where pedestri-
ans or children are not likely to
touch them and be burned.
Do not park on a slope or on soft
ground, otherwise the vehicle
may overturn, increasing the
risk of a fuel leak and fire.
Do not park near grass or other
might catch fire.