PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND
Periodic inspection, adjustment, and lubrica-
tion will keep your vehicle in the safest and
most efficient condition possible. Safety is an
obligation of the vehicle owner/operator. The
most important points of vehicle inspection,
adjustment, and lubrication are explained on
the following pages.
Failure to properly maintain the vehicle or
performing maintenance activities incor-
rectly may increase your risk of injury or
death during service or while using the ve-
hicle. If you are not familiar with vehicle
service, have a Yamaha dealer perform the
Turn off the engine when performing main-
tenance unless otherwise specified.
A running engine has moving parts that
can catch on body parts or clothing and
electrical parts that can cause shocks or
Running the engine while servicing can
lead to eye injury, burns, fire, or carbon
monoxide poisoning - possibly leading
to death. See page 2-6 for more informa-
tion about carbon monoxide.
Brake discs, calipers, drums, and linings
can become very hot during use. To avoid
possible burns, let brake components cool
before touching them.