EAU26941 DECLARATION of CONFORMITY Company: MORIC CO., LTD. Address: 1450-6 Mori Mori-Machi Shuchi-gun Shizuoka 437-0292 Japan Hereby declare that the product: Kind of equipment: IMMOBILIZER Type-designation: 5SL-00, 5VS-00, 5VX-00, 3HT-00, 5UX-00, 5UX-10, 5KS-00 and 5KS-10 is in compliance with following norm(s) or documents: R&TTE Directive(1999/5/EC) EN300 330-2 v1.1.1(2001-6), EN60950(2000) Two or Three-Wheel Motor Vehicles Directive(97/24/EC: Chapter 8, EMC)
Yamaha a reputation for dependability. Please take the time to read this manual thoroughly, so as to enjoy all advantages of your YZF-R1. 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 oth- ers from trouble and injury.
This manual should be considered a permanent part of this motorcycle and should remain with it even if the motorcycle is subsequently sold. Yamaha continually seeks advancements in product design and quality. Therefore, while this manual contains the most current product information available at the time of printing, there may be minor discrepancies between your motorcycle and this manual.
TABLE OF CONTENTS SAFETY INFORMATION ....1-1 Sidestand ........3-25 Tires ..........6-17 Ignition circuit cut-off system ..3-26 Cast wheels ......... 6-20 DESCRIPTION ........2-1 Adjusting the clutch lever free Left view ..........2-1 PRE-OPERATION CHECKS ..... 4-1 play ........... 6-20 Right view ........2-2 Pre-operation check list ....
TABLE OF CONTENTS Replacing the license plate light bulb ...........6-36 Replacing an auxiliary light bulb ...6-36 Supporting the motorcycle ....6-37 Front wheel ........6-38 Rear wheel ........6-40 Troubleshooting ......6-41 Troubleshooting charts ....6-42 MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE ..........7-1 Care ..........7-1 Storage ...........7-3 SPECIFICATIONS ......8-1 CONSUMER INFORMATION.....9-1 Identification numbers ....9-1...
SAFETY INFORMATION EAU10280 AND/OR WHEN MADE NECES- • Ride where other motorists can SARY BY MECHANICAL CONDI- see you. Avoid riding in another MOTORCYCLES SINGLE TIONS. motorist’s blind spot. TRACK VEHICLES. THEIR SAFE USE Many accidents involve inexperi- AND OPERATION ARE DEPENDENT Safe riding enced operators.
Modifications made to this motorcycle other motorists can see you. the single most critical factor in the pre- not approved by Yamaha, or the re- The posture of the operator and vention or reduction of head injuries. moval of original equipment, may ren- passenger is important for proper Always wear an approved helmet.
Since Yamaha cannot should be kept to a minimum. 202 kg (445 lb). When loading within test all other accessories that may be •...
SAFETY INFORMATION Gasoline and exhaust gas • Do not park the motorcycle on a GASOLINE IS HIGHLY FLAMMA- slope or soft ground, otherwise it BLE: may fall over. • Always turn the engine off when • Do not park the motorcycle near refueling.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU10471 EAU10550 To lock the steering Main switch/steering lock All electrical circuits are supplied with power, the meter lighting, taillight, li- cense plate light and auxiliary lights come on, and the engine can be start- ed. The key cannot be removed. NOTE: The headlights come on automatically when the engine is started and stay on...
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS To unlock the steering EAU10940 EAU11001 (Parking) Indicator and warning lights The steering is locked, and the taillight, license plate light and auxiliary lights are on. The hazard light and turn signal lights can be turned on, but all other electrical systems are off.
2.5 seconds. will flash eight times, then go off for 2.5 If this occurs, have a Yamaha seconds. If this occurs, have a Yamaha dealer check the vehicle. dealer check the vehicle. EAU11250 Oil level warning light “...
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS ECA10020 CAUTION: Do not operate the engine if it is overheated.
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 117–139 °C Temperature display flashes.
When this occurs, flashes two times repeatedly, error EAU32990 have a Yamaha dealer check the self- Immobilizer system indicator light code 52 will be displayed. This error diagnosis system. (See page 3-8 for an “...
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU33962 a speedometer (which shows the For the U.K. only: To switch the Multi-function meter unit riding speed) speedometer and odometer/trip- a tachometer (which shows engine meter displays between kilometers speed) and miles, press the “SELECT” an odometer (which shows the to- button for at least one second.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS TRIP A → TRIP B → ODO → Stop- ECA10031 3. Push the “SELECT” button, and CAUTION: watch → TRIP A the minute digits will start flashing. 4. Push the “RESET” button to set If the fuel level warning light comes on Do not operate the engine in the ta- the minutes.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS 2. Push the “SELECT” button to stop When the air intake temperature NOTE: the stopwatch. display is selected, “A” is displayed When the coolant temperature display 3. Push the “SELECT” button again before the temperature. is selected, “C” is displayed for one to reset the stopwatch.
Yamaha dealer check the vehi- should flash or stay on when acti- fore the “SELECT” button was last cle.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS To adjust the brightness of the multi- The indicator light will flash 1. Push the “RESET” button to select function meter displays and tachometer when activated. (This setting the desired engine speed for acti- 1. Turn the key to “OFF”. is selected when the indicator vating the indicator light.
This model can be equipped with an tivating the indicator light. Left optional anti-theft alarm by a Yamaha 2. Push the “SELECT” button to con- dealer. Contact a Yamaha dealer for firm the selected engine speed.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Right position. To cancel the turn signal EAU12731 Hazard switch “ ” lights, push the switch in after it has re- With the key in the “ON” or “ ” posi- turned to the center position. tion, use this switch to turn on the haz- ard light (simultaneous flashing of all EAU12500...
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU12820 EAU12870 EAU33850 Clutch lever Shift pedal Brake lever 1. Clutch lever 1. Shift pedal 1. Brake lever 2. Brake lever position adjusting knob The clutch lever is located at the left The shift pedal is located on the left 3.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS it by aligning a groove on the adjusting EAU12941 EAU13070 Brake pedal Fuel tank cap knob with the “ ” mark on the brake lever. 1. Brake pedal 1. Fuel tank cap lock cover 2. Unlock. The brake pedal is on the right side of the motorcycle.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS curs, use a gasoline of a different EAU34071 EAU13430 Fuel tank breather/overflow Catalytic converter brand. Use of unleaded fuel will extend hose This model is equipped with a catalytic spark plug life and reduce maintenance converter in the exhaust chamber. costs.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU33860 2. While holding the key in that posi- Seats tion, lift the front of the passenger seat and pull it forward. Rider seat To install the passenger seat To remove the rider seat 1. Insert the projection on the rear of Pull back the rear of the rider seat as the passenger seat into the seat shown, remove the bolts, and then pull...
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU33870 To release a helmet from a helmet EAU14741 Helmet holders Adjusting the front fork holder This front fork is equipped with spring Remove the passenger seat, remove preload adjusting bolts, rebound damp- the helmet from the helmet holder, and ing force adjusting screws and com- then install the seat.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS load thereby soften Rebound damping force Compression damping force suspension, turn the adjusting bolt on each fork leg in direction (b). NOTE: Align the appropriate groove on the ad- justing mechanism with the top of the front fork cap bolt.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS ECA10100 EAU33970 To increase the spring preload and Adjusting the shock absorber CAUTION: thereby harden the suspension, turn assembly the adjusting ring in direction (a). To de- Never attempt to turn an adjusting This shock absorber assembly is crease the spring preload and thereby mechanism beyond the maximum or equipped with a spring preload adjust-...
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Compression damping force 1. Quick fastener screw 1. Rebound damping force adjusting screw 2. Bolt 1. Compression damping force adjusting screw Rebound damping setting: 3. Cowling To increase the compression damping Minimum (soft): 2. To increase the rebound damping force and thereby harden the compres- 20 click(s) in direction (b)* force and thereby harden the re-...
To obtain a precise adjust- formance. ment, it would be advisable to check Always have a Yamaha dealer the number of clicks of each damping service the shock absorber. force adjusting mechanism and to mod- 1.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU15280 EAU15300 below and have a Yamaha dealer re- EXUP system Sidestand pair it if it does not function proper- This model is equipped with Yamaha’s The sidestand is located on the left side EXUP (EXhaust Ultimate Power valve) of the frame.
Periodically check the operation of the ignition circuit cut-off system according to the following procedure. EWA10250 WARNING If a malfunction is noted, have a Yamaha dealer check the system be- fore riding. 3-26...
5. Push the start switch. Does the engine start? The neutral switch may be defective. The motorcycle should not be ridden until checked by a Yamaha dealer. With the engine still running: 6. Move the sidestand up. 7. Keep the clutch lever pulled.
PRE-OPERATION CHECKS EAU15591 The condition of a vehicle is the owner’s responsibility. Vital components can start to deteriorate quickly and unexpectedly, even if the vehicle remains unused (for example, as a result of exposure to the elements). Any damage, fluid leakage or loss of tire air pressure could have serious consequences.
• 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 cable free play. Throttle grip 6-16, 6-25 • If necessary, have Yamaha dealer adjust cable free play and lubricate cable and grip housing. • Make sure that operation is smooth. Control cables 6-25 •...
3-26. should be on, otherwise have a short time. Always make sure Never ride with the sidestand Yamaha dealer check the electrical cir- that there is adequate ventila- down. cuit. tion. 1. Turn the key to “ON” and make 3.
OPERATION AND IMPORTANT RIDING POINTS serve the battery. Do not crank the en- EAU16671 ECA10260 Shifting CAUTION: gine more than 10 seconds on any one attempt. Even with the transmission in the neutral position, do not ECA11040 coast for long periods of time CAUTION: with the engine off, and do not For maximum engine life, never ac-...
OPERATION AND IMPORTANT RIDING POINTS EAU16810 EAU16841 Shift up points: Tips for reducing fuel Engine break-in 1st → 2nd: 20 km/h (12 mi/h) consumption There is never a more important period 2nd → 3rd: 30 km/h (19 mi/h) in the life of your engine than the period 3rd →...
If any engine trouble should oc- may overturn. cur during the engine break-in ECA10380 period, immediately have a CAUTION: Yamaha dealer check the vehi- Never park in an area where there cle. are fire hazards such as grass or other flammable materials.
The annual checks must be performed every year, except if a kilometer-based maintenance is performed in- stead. From 50000 km, repeat the maintenance intervals starting from 10000 km. Items marked with an asterisk should be performed by a Yamaha dealer as they require special tools, data and technical skills. ODOMETER READING (× 1000 km)
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR ODOMETER READING (× 1000 km) ANNUAL ITEM CHECK OR MAINTENANCE JOB CHECK • Check tread depth and for damage. • Replace if necessary. √ √ √ √ √ 10 * Tires • Check air pressure. •...
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR ODOMETER READING (× 1000 km) ANNUAL ITEM CHECK OR MAINTENANCE JOB CHECK • Change. √ √ √ √ √ √ Engine oil • Check oil level and vehicle for oil leakage. Engine oil filter car- √...
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU18680 NOTE: Air filter • This model’s air filter is equipped with a disposable oil-coated paper element, which must not be cleaned with com- pressed air to avoid damaging it. • The air filter element needs to be replaced more frequently when riding in unusually wet or dusty areas. Hydraulic brake service •...
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU18721 EAU33980 Removing and installing the Cowling A cowling and panels To remove the cowling The cowling and panels shown need to Remove the bolt, loosen and remove be removed to perform some of the the quick fastener screws, slide the maintenance jobs described in this cowling backward, and then remove it.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 2. Place the cowling in its original po- sition, install and tighten the quick fastener screws, and then install the bolt. EAU19292 Panels A and C To remove one of the panels Remove the screw, and then pull the 1.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU34002 NOTE: Engine oil and oil filter NOTE: If a torque wrench is not available when The engine oil should be between the cartridge installing a spark plug, a good estimate minimum and maximum level marks. The engine oil level should be checked of the correct torque is 1/4–1/2 turn before each ride.
1. Engine oil filler cap An oil filter wrench is available at a 2. Special wrench 3. Rubber protector Yamaha dealer. c. Add sufficient oil of the recom- 7. Apply a thin coat of engine oil to mended type to raise it to the the O-ring of the new oil filter car- correct level.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 10. Add the specified amount of the recommended engine oil, and then install and tighten the oil filler cap with the special wrench. Recommended engine oil: See page 8-1. Oil quantity: Without oil filter cartridge replace- ment: 2.90 L (3.07 US qt) (2.55 Imp.qt) 1.
The coolant level must be checked brake fluid reservoir bracket engine off and have a Yamaha dealer on a cold engine since the level screw, remove the coolant reser- check the vehicle. varies with engine temperature. voir cap, and then add coolant to 12.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR If water has been added to the The coolant must be changed at the in- coolant, have a Yamaha dealer tervals specified in the periodic mainte- check the antifreeze content of nance and lubrication chart. Have a the coolant as soon as possible, Yamaha dealer change the coolant.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU34020 Replacing the air filter element The air filter element should be re- placed at the intervals specified in the periodic maintenance and lubrication chart. Replace the air filter element more frequently if you are riding in un- usually wet or dusty areas.
Before installing the fuel tank, make sure that the fuel hoses are not damaged. If any fuel hose is damaged, do not start the engine. Have a Yamaha dealer replace the hose, other- wise fuel may leak. 1. Air filter element Make sure that the fuel hoses 7.
250 kPa (36 psi) (2.50 kgf/cm²) Rear: from occurring, the valve clearance regarding the specified tires. 290 kPa (42 psi) (2.90 kgf/cm²) must be adjusted by a Yamaha dealer 90–202 kg (198–445 lb): at the intervals specified in the periodic Tire air pressure Front: maintenance and lubrication chart.
Tire information glass fragments in it, or if the sidewall is weight evenly on both sides. cracked, have a Yamaha dealer re- Adjust the suspension and tire place the tire immediately. air pressure with regard to the load.
DUNLOP/D218L tires listed below have been ap- FRONT and REAR: proved this model Tire air valve: Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. TR412 Valve core: Always make sure that the valve #9000A (original) caps are securely installed to prevent air pressure leakage.
EAU22390 point that the wear indicator almost Adjusting the rear brake light Checking the front and rear touches the brake disc, have a Yamaha switch brake pads dealer replace the brake pads as a set. The front and rear brake pads must be...
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.
EAU22730 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 NOTE after the periodic mainte- if necessary.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 3. Tighten the locknuts, then the axle EAU23021 NOTE: Lubricating the drive chain nut to their specified torques. Using the alignment marks on each The drive chain must be cleaned and side of the swingarm, make sure that lubricated at the intervals specified in Tightening torques: both chain pullers are in the same posi-...
EWA10730 WARNING If the sidestand does not move up and down smoothly, have a Yamaha dealer check or repair it. Recommended lubricant: The operation of the brake and clutch Lithium-soap-based grease (all-pur- levers should be checked before each...
If any damage is found or the front Check the inner tubes for scratches, fork does not operate smoothly, damage and excessive oil leakage. have a Yamaha dealer check or re- pair it. To check the operation 1. Place the vehicle on a level sur- face and hold it in an upright posi- tion.
To charge the battery Always keep battery sparks, flames, cigarettes, etc., Have a Yamaha dealer charge the bat- charged. Storing a discharged away from the battery and pro- tery as soon as possible if it seems to battery can cause permanent vide sufficient ventilation when have discharged.
If you do not have access to a The main fuse and the electronic fuel sealed-type (MF) battery charg- injection fuse are located under the rid- er, have a Yamaha dealer er seat. (See page 3-19.) charge your battery. 1. Cowling If a fuse is blown, replace it as follows.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 1. Quick fastener 1. Fuse box 1. Headlight fuse 2. Cowling 2. Spare fuse 3. Loosen and remove the quick fas- 3. Left radiator fan fuse 5. Remove the blown fuse, and then tener screws, and then slide the 4.
7. If the fuse immediately blows again, have a Yamaha dealer check the electrical system. 6-32...
4. Install the headlight bulb cover, from oil, otherwise the transpar- and then connect the coupler. ency of the glass, the luminosity 5. Have a Yamaha dealer adjust the of the bulb, and the bulb life will headlight beam if necessary. be adversely affected. Thor-...
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR Headlight bulb Do not touch the glass part of the headlight bulb to keep it free from oil, otherwise the transpar- ency of the glass, the luminosity of the bulb, and the bulb life will be adversely affected.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU24310 3. Remove the defective bulb by pull- EAU33910 Replacing the license plate Replacing an auxiliary light ing it out. light bulb bulb 4. Insert a new bulb into the socket. 1. Remove the license plate light unit This model is equipped with two auxil- 5.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 3. Remove the socket (together with 7. Install the auxiliary light bulb cover EAU24350 Supporting the motorcycle the bulb) by pulling it out. by installing the quick fastener. Since this model is not equipped with a NOTE: centerstand, follow these precautions To install the quick fastener, push the...
4. Remove the brake caliper on each To remove the front wheel side by removing the bolts. EWA10820 WARNING It is advisable to have a Yamaha dealer service the wheel. Securely support the motor- cycle so that there is no danger of it falling over.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 8. Retighten pinch bolt B to the spec- NOTE: ified torque. Make sure that there is enough space between the brake pads before install- Tightening torque: ing the brake calipers onto the brake Wheel axle pinch bolt: discs.
4. Loosen the locknut on each side of EWA10820 WARNING the swingarm. 5. Turn the drive chain slack adjust- It is advisable to have a Yamaha ing bolts fully in direction (a) and dealer service the wheel. push the wheel forward. Securely support the motor- 6.
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.
Start the engine. If the engine overheats again, have a The coolant level Yamaha dealer check and repair the cooling system. is OK. NOTE: 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.
MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE EAU26020 ucts onto seals, gaskets, sprock- Do not use any harsh chemical Care ets, the drive chain and wheel products on plastic parts or the While the open design of a motorcycle axles. Always rinse the dirt and de- muffler.
MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE den part of the windshield to thoroughly cleaned with mild de- NOTE: make sure that it does not leave tergent, alkaline products and a Salt sprayed on roads in the winter may any marks. If the windshield is soft brush may be used.
WARNING NOTE: To prevent corrosion, avoid Make sure that there is no oil or Consult a Yamaha dealer for advice on damp cellars, stables (because what products to use. wax on the brakes or tires. of the presence of ammonia)
MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE 3. Perform the following steps to pro- 4. Lubricate all control cables and the tect the cylinders, piston rings, etc. pivoting points of all levers and from corrosion. pedals as well as of the side- a. Remove the spark plug caps stand/centerstand.
SPECIFICATIONS Dimensions: Engine oil: Fuel: Overall length: Type: Recommended fuel: 2065 mm (81.3 in) SAE10W30 or SAE10W40 or SAE15W40 Premium unleaded gasoline only Overall width: or SAE20W40 or SAE20W50 Fuel tank capacity: 720 mm (28.3 in) 18.0 L (4.76 US gal) (3.96 Imp.gal) Overall height: Fuel reserve amount: -20 -10...
SPECIFICATIONS Gear ratio: Manufacturer/model: Rear wheel: 1st: MICHELIN/Pilot POWER G Wheel type: 38/15 (2.533) Manufacturer/model: Cast wheel 2nd: DUNLOP/D218L Rim size: 33/16 (2.063) Loading: 17M/C x MT6.00 3rd: Maximum load: Front brake: 37/21 (1.762) 202 kg (445 lb) Type: 4th: (Total weight of rider, passenger, cargo and Dual disc brake 35/23 (1.522)
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.
(See page 3-19.) Record the information on this la- bel in the space provided. This informa- tion will be needed when ordering spare parts from a Yamaha dealer. EWA12370 WARNING Do not touch the muffler bracket un-...
INDEX Air filter element, replacing ....6-14 Front and rear brake pads, checking ..6-21 Oil level warning light ......3-4 Anti-theft alarm (optional) ..... 3-13 Front fork, adjusting ......3-20 Auxiliary light bulb, replacing ....6-36 Front fork, checking.......6-27 Parking............ 5-4 Fuel ............3-17 Part locations ..........
INDEX Tool kit ............ 6-1 Troubleshooting ........6-41 Troubleshooting charts ......6-42 Turn signal indicator lights ...... 3-3 Turn signal light bulb, replacing .... 6-35 Turn signal switch ......... 3-14 Valve clearance, adjusting ....6-17 Vehicle identification number ....9-1 Wheel bearings, checking.....
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