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OWNER'S MANUAL
WR250X
32D-28199-EB

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    Read this manual carefully before operating this vehicle. OWNER’S MANUAL WR250X 32D-28199-EB...

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    EAU46091 Read this manual carefully before operating this vehicle. This manual should stay with this vehicle if it is sold.

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    Yamaha a reputation for dependability. Please take the time to read this manual thoroughly, so as to enjoy all advantages of your WR250X. The Owner’s Manual does not only instruct you in how to operate, inspect and maintain your motorcycle, but also in how to safeguard yourself and others from trouble and injury.

  • Page 4: Important Manual Information

    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.

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    IMPORTANT MANUAL INFORMATION EAU10201 WR250X OWNER’S MANUAL ©2013 by Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. 1st edition, June 2013 All rights reserved. Any reprinting or unauthorized use without the written permission of Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. is expressly prohibited. Printed in Japan.

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS SAFETY INFORMATION ....1-1 FOR YOUR SAFETY – PRE- Spoke wheels ........ 6-22 OPERATION CHECKS ...... 4-1 Adjusting the clutch lever free DESCRIPTION ........2-1 play..........6-23 Left view .......... 2-1 OPERATION AND IMPORTANT Adjusting the brake lever free Right view ........

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    TABLE OF CONTENTS Tail/brake light ....... 6-37 Replacing a turn signal light bulb ..........6-37 Replacing the license plate light bulb ..........6-38 Replacing the auxiliary light bulb ... 6-38 Supporting the motorcycle..... 6-39 Front wheel........6-39 Rear wheel ........6-40 Troubleshooting......

  • Page 8: Safety Information

    SAFETY INFORMATION EAU1031C Take a training course. Beginners • Use extra caution when you are should receive training from a cer- approaching passing tified instructor. Contact an autho- through intersections, since in- Be a Responsible Owner rized motorcycle dealer to find out tersections are the most likely As the vehicle’s owner, you are respon- about the training courses nearest...

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    SAFETY INFORMATION tice riding your motorcycle with both hands and keep both that covers your legs, ankles, and where there is no traffic until you feet on the passenger footrests. feet. The engine or exhaust sys- have become thoroughly famil- Never carry a passenger unless tem become very hot during or af- iar with the motorcycle and all of...

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    Yamaha accessories, which are avail- to minimize imbalance or instabili- of the motorcycle is changed. To avoid able only from a Yamaha dealer, have the possibility of an accident, use ex- been designed, tested, and approved ...

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    SAFETY INFORMATION mended by Yamaha, even if sold and limit suspension travel, steering not recommended.  installed by a Yamaha dealer. travel or control operation, or ob- Use caution when adding electri- scure lights or reflectors. cal accessories. If electrical acces- Aftermarket Parts, Accessories, •...

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    SAFETY INFORMATION  Point the front wheel straight ahead on the trailer or in the truck bed, and choke it in a rail to pre- vent movement.  Shift the transmission in gear (for models with a manual transmis- sion). ...

  • Page 13: Description

    DESCRIPTION EAU10411 Left view 2, 3 1. Front fork rebound damping force adjusting screw (page 3-14) 8. Helmet holder (page 3-14) 2. Fuse box (page 6-34) 9. Shift pedal (page 3-10) 3. Coolant reservoir (page 6-14) 10.Front fork compression damping force adjusting screw (page 3-14) 4.

  • Page 14: Right View

    DESCRIPTION EAU10421 Right view 1. Rear brake fluid reservoir (page 6-26) 9. Shock absorber assembly rebound damping force adjusting knob (page 3-17) 2. Air filter element (page 6-17) 3. Rear brake light switch (page 6-25) 4. Fuel tank cap (page 3-11) 5.

  • Page 15: Controls And Instruments

    DESCRIPTION EAU10431 Controls and instruments 1. Clutch lever (page 3-9) 2. Left handlebar switches (page 3-8) 3. Main switch/steering lock (page 3-1) 4. Multi-function display (page 3-3) 5. Front brake fluid reservoir (page 6-26) 6. Right handlebar switches (page 3-8) 7.

  • Page 16: Instrument And Control Functions

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU10462 the engine stalls. To lock the steering Main switch/steering lock EAU10662 All electrical systems are off. The key can be removed. EWA10062 WARNING Never turn the key to “OFF” or “LOCK” while the vehicle is moving. Otherwise the electrical systems will 1.

  • Page 17: Indicator Lights And Warning Lights

    “ON”, 5. High beam indicator light “ ” or if the warning light remains on, have 6. Engine trouble warning light “ ” a Yamaha dealer check the electrical circuit. EAU11021 Turn signal indicator light “ ” EAU11447...

  • Page 18: Multi-function Display

    Engine trouble warning light “ ” 5. Speedometer This warning light comes on or flashes 6. Odometer/tripmeter/fuel reserve tripmeter if a problem is detected in the electrical circuit monitoring the engine. If this oc- curs, have a Yamaha dealer check the...

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS last set to zero) and then disappear, in order to test  a fuel reserve tripmeter (which the electrical circuit.  shows the distance traveled since For the U.K. only: To switch the the fuel level warning light came speedometer and odometer/trip- meter displays between kilometers ...

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS (see page 3-2), the display will auto- matically change to the fuel reserve tripmeter mode “F” and start counting the distance traveled from that point. In this case, push the “SELECT 2” button to switch the display between the vari- ous tripmeter and odometer modes in the following order: fuel reserve tripmeter “F”...

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS push either select button to set the Changing from the basic mode to Manual start hours. the measurement mode The manual start is the default setting 3. Push the “RESET” button, and the With the odometer selected, push the for the stopwatch.

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    Resetting the distance-compensation specified. For further information con- 2. When the vehicle starts moving, tripmeter cerning the use of this meter, please the stopwatch will start counting. 1. Check that the stopwatch mea- consult your nearby Yamaha dealer.

  • Page 23: Handlebar Switches

    If the display indicates any error codes, note the code number, and then have a Yamaha dealer check the vehicle. 1. Engine stop switch “ ” 2. Start switch “...

  • Page 24: Clutch Lever

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU12401 with the starter. See page 5-1 for start- EAU12821 Dimmer switch “ ” Clutch lever ing instructions prior to starting the en- Set this switch to “ ” for the high gine. beam and to “ ”...

  • Page 25: Shift Pedal

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU12872 EAU12892 EAU12942 Shift pedal Brake lever Brake pedal 1. Shift pedal 1. Brake lever 1. Brake pedal The shift pedal is located on the left The brake lever is located on the right The brake pedal is on the right side of side of the motorcycle and is used in side of the handlebar.

  • Page 26: Fuel Tank Cap

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU44364 EAU13222 Fuel tank cap Fuel Make sure there is sufficient gasoline in To remove the fuel tank cap the tank. 1. Insert the key into the lock and turn EWA10882 WARNING it counterclockwise as shown. Gasoline and gasoline vapors are extremely flammable.

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    Gasoline is poisonous and can as well as to the exhaust system. cause injury or death. Handle gaso- Your Yamaha engine has been de- line with care. Never siphon gaso- signed to use premium unleaded gaso- line by mouth. If you should swallow...

  • Page 28: Catalytic Converter

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU13434 pairable damage to the catalytic EAU46283 Catalytic converter Seat converter. This model is equipped with a catalytic converter in the exhaust system. To remove the seat EWA10863 Remove the bolts, and then slide the WARNING seat to the rear and pull upward.

  • Page 29: Helmet Holder

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU14283 EAU45203 Helmet holder Adjusting the front fork EWA10181 WARNING Always adjust both fork legs equal- ly, otherwise poor handling and loss of stability may result. This front fork is equipped with rebound damping force adjusting screws and compression damping force adjusting 1.

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS 1. Rebound damping force adjusting screw 1. Rubber cap 1. Compression damping force adjusting screw 2. To increase the compression Rebound damping setting: damping force and thereby harden Compression damping setting: Minimum (soft): Minimum (soft): 17 click(s) in direction (b)* the compression damping, turn the 19 click(s) in direction (b)* Standard:...

  • Page 31: Front Fork Bleeding

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS always represents the entire adjusting EAU14794 Front fork bleeding range. To obtain a precise adjustment, EWA10201 it would be advisable to check the num- WARNING ber of clicks of each damping force ad- Always bleed both fork legs, other- justing mechanism and to modify the wise poor handling and loss of sta- specifications as necessary.

  • Page 32: Adjusting The Shock Absorber Assembly

    13 click(s) in direction (b)* Spring preload adjustment should be Maximum (hard): Maximum (hard): made by a Yamaha dealer, since this Distance A = 206.0 mm (8.11 in) 3 click(s) in direction (b)* * With the adjusting knob fully turned in...

  • Page 33: Exup System

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS in production. EAU41942 EXUP system EWA10222 This model is equipped with Yamaha’s WARNING EXUP (EXhaust Ultimate Power valve) This shock absorber assembly con- system. This system boosts engine tains highly pressurized nitrogen power by means of a valve that regu- gas.

  • Page 34: Sidestand

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU15306 Yamaha dealer repair it if it does not EAU44893 Sidestand Ignition circuit cut-off system function properly. The sidestand is located on the left side The ignition circuit cut-off system (com- of the frame. Raise the sidestand or...

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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.

  • Page 36: For Your Safety - Pre-operation Checks

    • If necessary, add recommended coolant to specified level. 6-14 • Check cooling system for leakage. • Check operation. • If soft or spongy, have Yamaha dealer bleed hydraulic system. • Check lever free play. • Adjust if necessary. Front brake •...

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    • Make sure that operation is smooth. • Check throttle grip free play. Throttle grip 6-19, 6-30 • If necessary, have Yamaha dealer adjust throttle grip free play and lubricate cable and grip housing. • Make sure that operation is smooth. Control cables 6-29 •...

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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 3-19 • If system is not working correctly, have Yamaha dealer check vehicle.

  • Page 39: Operation And Important Riding Points

     a lean angle sensor to stop the en-  understand, ask your Yamaha dealer. The transmission is in the neutral gine in case of a turnover. In this EWA10272 position.

  • Page 40: Shifting

    If not, ask a coast for long periods of time Yamaha dealer to check the elec- with the engine off, and do not trical circuit. tow the motorcycle for long dis- 3.

  • Page 41: Tips For Reducing Fuel Consumption

    Do not rev the engine while shifting during the engine break-in period, 1600 km (1000 mi). The various parts in down, and avoid high engine immediately have a Yamaha dealer the engine wear and polish themselves speeds with no load on the engine. check the vehicle.

  • Page 42: Parking

    OPERATION AND IMPORTANT RIDING POINTS EAU17214 Parking When parking, stop the engine, and then remove the key from the main switch. EWA10312 WARNING  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.

  • Page 43: Periodic Maintenance And Adjustment

    – possibly leading to pending on the weather, terrain, geo- that is certified (if applicable). Yamaha death. See page 1-2 for more in- graphical location, and individual use, dealers are trained and equipped to...

  • Page 44: 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 45: Periodic Maintenance Chart For The Emission Control System

     From 50000 km (30000 mi), repeat the maintenance intervals starting from 10000 km (6000 mi).  Items marked with an asterisk should be performed by a Yamaha dealer as they require special tools, data and technical skills. EAU46911 Periodic maintenance chart for the emission control system...

  • Page 46: General Maintenance And Lubrication Chart

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU1770G General maintenance and lubrication chart ODOMETER READING ANNUAL ITEM CHECK OR MAINTENANCE JOB 1000 km 10000 km 20000 km 30000 km 40000 km CHECK (600 mi) (6000 mi) (12000 mi) (18000 mi) (24000 mi)  ...

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT ODOMETER READING ANNUAL ITEM CHECK OR MAINTENANCE JOB 1000 km 10000 km 20000 km 30000 km 40000 km CHECK (600 mi) (6000 mi) (12000 mi) (18000 mi) (24000 mi) • Check operation and for   ...

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT ODOMETER READING ANNUAL ITEM CHECK OR MAINTENANCE JOB 1000 km 10000 km 20000 km 30000 km 40000 km CHECK (600 mi) (6000 mi) (12000 mi) (18000 mi) (24000 mi) Rear suspension relay arm and   ...

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU18671  The air filter needs more frequent service if you are riding in unusually wet or dusty areas.  Hydraulic brake service • Regularly check and, if necessary, correct the brake fluid level. • Every two years replace the internal components of the brake master cylinders and calipers, and change the brake fluid.

  • Page 50: Removing And Installing Panels

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU18772 EAU45132 Removing and installing panels Panel A The panels shown need to be removed to perform some of the maintenance To remove the panel jobs described in this chapter. Refer to 1. Remove seat. (See this section each time a panel needs to page 3-13.) be removed and installed.

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT 2. Install the seat. 1. Bolt 1. Bolt 2. Panel B 2. Collar Panel B 3. Panel A To install the panel 3. Pull the front part of the panel out- To remove the panel 1. Place the panel in the original posi- ward, and then remove the panel 1.

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT Panel C To remove the panel 1. Remove the bolts. 1. Bolt Panel D 2. Washer 3. Panel D To remove the panel 1. Remove seat. (See To install the panel 1. Panel C page 3-13.) 1.

  • Page 53: Checking The Spark Plug

    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 the spark plug shows signs of elec- Tightening torque: Spark plug: trode erosion and excessive carbon or 13 Nm (1.3 m·kgf, 9.4 ft·lbf)

  • Page 54: Engine Oil And Oil Filter Element

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU45144 to collect the used oil. Engine oil and oil filter 4. Remove the engine oil filler cap, element the engine oil drain bolt and its The engine oil level should be checked gasket to drain the oil from the before each ride.

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT Recommended oil: See page 8-1. Make sure that the O-rings are properly Oil quantity: seated. Without oil filter element replace- ment: 8. Install the oil filter element cover by 1.30 L (1.37 US qt, 1.14 Imp.qt) installing the bolts, then tightening With oil filter element replacement: them to the specified torque.

  • Page 56: Coolant

     so it will not seize. If this occurs, Make sure that the vehicle is posi- have a Yamaha dealer repair the tioned straight up when checking vehicle. the coolant level. A slight tilt to the ...

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    3. Place a container under the engine added to the coolant, have a to collect the used coolant. Yamaha dealer check the anti- 4. Remove the radiator cap retaining freeze content of the coolant as bolt and radiator cap. WARNING!

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT and then installing the bolts. diator and reservoir. 9. Remove the coolant drain bolt and Antifreeze/water mixture ratio: its gasket to drain the cooling sys- tem. Recommended antifreeze: High-quality ethylene glycol anti- freeze containing corrosion inhibitors for aluminum engines Coolant quantity: Radiator capacity (including all...

  • Page 59: Cleaning The Air Filter Element And Check Hose

    EAU44324 Cleaning the air filter element the vehicle for coolant leakage. If and check hose coolant is leaking, have a Yamaha dealer check the cooling system. The air filter element should be cleaned 19. Install the panels. or replaced at the intervals specified in the periodic maintenance and lubrica- tion chart.

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    The sponge material should be wet but not dripping. Recommended oil: Yamaha foam air filter oil or other quality foam air filter oil 1. Sponge material 2. Air filter element frame 6. Pull the sponge material over the air filter element frame.

  • Page 61: Adjusting The Engine Idling Speed

    Yamaha dealer make the adjustment. rection (a). To decrease the en- and, if necessary, have a Yamaha gine idling speed, turn the screw in dealer adjust it. direction (b).

  • Page 62: Valve Clearance

    Tire air pressure (measured on cold from occurring, the valve clearance small area of road contact. Therefore, it tires): must be adjusted by a Yamaha dealer is essential to maintain the tires in good 0–90 kg (0–198 lb): Front: at the intervals specified in the periodic condition at all times and replace them 200 kPa (2.00 kgf/cm...

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    Yamaha dealer re- and can lead to loss of control. place the tire immediately. After extensive tests, only the tires list- ...

  • Page 64: Spoke Wheels

    If any damage is found, have a Yamaha dealer replace the wheel. Do not attempt even the smallest repair to the wheel. A de- formed or cracked wheel must be replaced.

  • Page 65: Adjusting The Clutch Lever Free Play

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU48374 turn the adjusting nut in direction Adjusting the clutch lever free (b). play The clutch lever free play should mea- sure 10.0–15.0 mm (0.39–0.59 in) as shown. Periodically check the clutch le- ver free play and, if necessary, adjust it as follows.

  • Page 66: Adjusting The Brake Lever Free Play

     A soft or spongy feeling in the brake lever can indicate the presence of air in the hydraulic system. If there is air in the hy- draulic system, have a Yamaha 6-24...

  • Page 67: Checking The Shift Pedal

    If opera- The front and rear brake pads must be tion is not smooth, have a Yamaha checked for wear at the intervals spec- dealer check the vehicle. ified in the periodic maintenance and lubrication chart.

  • Page 68: Checking The Brake Fluid Level

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT peared, have a Yamaha dealer replace EAU22582 Rear brake Checking the brake fluid level the brake pads as a set. Before riding, check that the brake fluid is above the minimum level mark. EAU48071 Rear brake pads Check the brake fluid level with the top of the reservoir level.

  • Page 69: Changing The Brake Fluid

    EAU22733 EAU22762 Changing the brake fluid Drive chain slack age. Have a Yamaha dealer change the The drive chain slack should be  Refill with the same type of brake fluid at the intervals specified in checked before each ride and adjusted brake fluid.

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    5. If the drive chain slack is incorrect, adjust it as follows. EAU34318 To adjust the drive chain slack Consult a Yamaha dealer before ad- justing the drive chain slack. 1. Loosen the axle nut and the lock- nut on each side of the swingarm.

  • Page 71: Cleaning And Lubricating The Drive Chain

    If a cable is damaged wet areas. Service the drive chain as or does not move smoothly, have a follows. Yamaha dealer check or replace it. ECA10584 WARNING! Damage to the outer NOTICE housing of cables may result in in-...

  • Page 72: Checking And Lubricating The Throttle Grip And Cable

    In addi- levers should be checked before each tion, the cable should be lubricated by a ride, and the lever pivots should be lu- Yamaha dealer at the intervals speci- bricated if necessary. fied in the periodic maintenance chart. Brake lever The throttle cable is equipped with a rubber cover.

  • Page 73: Checking And Lubricating The Brake Pedal

    The operation of the brake pedal The swingarm pivots must be lubricat- should be checked before each ride, ed by a Yamaha dealer at the intervals and the pedal pivot should be lubricat- specified in the periodic maintenance ed if necessary.

  • Page 74: Checking The Front Fork

    Yamaha dealer check or re- tion. WARNING! To avoid injury, of it falling over. [EWA10752] pair it.

  • Page 75: Checking The Wheel Bearings

    CHILDREN. tightened. EWA10761 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 6-33...

  • Page 76: Replacing The Fuses

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT have discharged. Keep in mind that the stallation. NOTICE: When install- EAU23543 Replacing the fuses battery tends to discharge more quickly ing the battery, be sure the key The main fuse is located behind panel if the vehicle is equipped with optional is turned to “OFF”, then con- D.

  • Page 77: Replacing The Headlight Bulb

    4. If a fuse immediately blows again, gerprints on the headlight bulb If a fuse is blown, replace it as follows. have a Yamaha dealer check the using a cloth moistened with al- 1. Turn the key to “OFF” and turn off electrical system.

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    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 79: Tail/brake Light

    1. Remove the turn signal light lens If the tail/brake light does not come on, by removing the screw. have a Yamaha dealer check it. 1. Turn signal light bulb 3. Insert a new bulb into the socket, push it in, and then turn it clock- wise until it stops.

  • Page 80: Replacing The License Plate Light Bulb

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU24314 EAU45226 Replacing the license plate Replacing the auxiliary light light bulb bulb 1. Remove the license plate light unit If the auxiliary light bulb burns out, re- by removing the screws. place it as follows. 1.

  • Page 81: Supporting The Motorcycle

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU24351 frame in front of the rear wheel or under EAU24361 Supporting the motorcycle Front wheel each side of the swingarm. Since this model is not equipped with a centerstand, follow these precautions EAU56311 when removing the front and rear wheel or performing other maintenance To remove the front wheel requiring the motorcycle to stand up-...

  • Page 82: Rear Wheel

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT installing the spacers, be sure EAU25081 Rear wheel to install them on the correct side. [ECA17701] EAU56691 2. Lift the wheel up between the fork legs. To remove the rear wheel EWA10822 Make sure that there is enough space WARNING between the brake pads before install- ing the brake caliper onto the brake...

  • Page 83

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT 3. Remove the axle nut and washer. 4. Loosen the locknut on each side of  Make sure that the retainer on the the swingarm. brake caliper bracket is inserted into the slot in the swingarm. ...

  • Page 84: Troubleshooting

    The following troubleshooting charts represent quick and easy procedures for checking these vital systems your- self. However, should your motorcycle require any repair, take it to a Yamaha dealer, whose skilled technicians have the necessary tools, experience, and know-how to service the motorcycle properly.

  • Page 85: 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 86

    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 87: Motorcycle Care And Storage

    Rust and corrosion can develop matte colored finished parts. Be Cleaning even if high-quality components are sure to consult a Yamaha dealer for ECA10773 NOTICE used. A rusty exhaust pipe may go un- advice on what products to use be- noticed on a car, however, it detracts fore cleaning the vehicle.

  • Page 88

    MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE off any detergent residue using Test the product on a small hid- remain well into spring. plenty of water, as it is harmful den part of the windshield to 1. Clean the motorcycle with cold wa- to plastic parts.

  • Page 89: Storage

    EWA11132 WARNING  ECA10811 Consult a Yamaha dealer for ad- NOTICE vice on what products to use. Contaminants on the brakes or tires   Storing the motorcycle in a Washing, rainy weather or humid can cause loss of control.

  • Page 90

    MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE 2. Fill up the fuel tank and add fuel 4. Lubricate all control cables and the stabilizer (if available) to prevent pivoting points of all levers and the fuel tank from rusting and the pedals as well as of the sidestand/ fuel from deteriorating.

  • Page 91: Specifications

    SPECIFICATIONS Dimensions: EAU5091D Engine oil: Air filter: Overall length: Recommended brand: Air filter element: 2115 mm (83.3 in) YAMALUBE Wet element Overall width: Type: Fuel: 810 mm (31.9 in) SAE 10W-30, 10W-40, 10W-50, 15W-40, Recommended fuel: Overall height: 20W-40 or 20W-50 Premium unleaded gasoline (Gasohol 1190 mm (46.9 in) (E10) acceptable)

  • Page 92

    SPECIFICATIONS Gear ratio: Loading: Specified brake fluid: 1st: DOT 4 Maximum load: 2.642 (37/14) Rear brake: 185 kg (408 lb) 2nd: * (Total weight of rider, passenger, cargo Type: 1.813 (29/16) and accessories) Single disc brake 3rd: Tire air pressure (measured on cold Operation: 1.318 (29/22) Right foot operation...

  • Page 93

    SPECIFICATIONS Headlight: Headlight fuse: 15.0 A Bulb type: Signaling system fuse: Halogen bulb Bulb voltage, wattage  quantity: 10.0 A Ignition fuse: Headlight: 7.5 A 12 V, 60.0 W/55.0 W Radiator fan fuse: Tail/brake light: 7.5 A Fuel injection system fuse: Front turn signal light: 12 V, 10.0 W ...

  • Page 94: Consumer Information

    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: 1. Vehicle identification number 1.

  • Page 95

    INDEX Part locations ..........2-1 Air filter element and check hose, Front and rear brake pads, checking ..6-25 cleaning ..........6-17 Front fork, adjusting ........ 3-14 Safety information........1-1 Auxiliary light bulb, replacing ....6-38 Front fork, bleeding ......... 3-16 Seat ............3-13 Front fork, checking......... 6-32 Shifting............5-2 Fuel ............

  • Page 96

    INDEX Wheel bearings, checking......6-33 Wheel (front) ..........6-39 Wheel (rear) ..........6-40 Wheels .............6-22...

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    Original instructions PRINTED ON RECYCLED PAPER PRINTED IN JAPAN 2013.08-0.1×1 !

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