Congratulations on your purchase of the Yamaha PW50(Y). This model is the result of Yamaha's vast experience in the pro-
duction of fine sporting, touring, and pacesetting racing machines. It represents the high degree of craftsmanship and reli-
ability that have made Yamaha a leader in these fields.
This manual will give you an understanding of the operation, inspection, and basic maintenance of this motorcycle. If you
have any questions concerning the operation or maintenance of your motorcycle, please consult a Yamaha dealer.
The design and manufacture of this Yamaha motorcycle fully comply with the emissions standards for clean air applicable
at the date of manufacture. Yamaha has met these standards without reducing the performance or economy of operation of
the motorcycle. To maintain these high standards, it is important that you and your Yamaha dealer pay close attention to the
recommended maintenance schedules and operating instructions contained within this manual.
Yamaha continually seeks advancements in product design and quality. Therefore, while this manual contains the most cur-
rent product information available at the time of printing, there may be minor discrepancies between your motorcycle and this
manual. If there is any question concerning this manual, please consult a Yamaha dealer.
Please read this manual, the "TIPS AND PRACTICE GUIDE FOR THE OFF HIGHWAY MOTORCYCLIST" and the
"PARENTS, YOUNGSTERS AND OFF-HIGHWAY MOTORCYCLES" booklets carefully and completely before oper-
ating or allowing your child to operate this motorcycle. Do not attempt to operate this motorcycle until you have
attained adequate knowledge of its controls and operating features and until you have been trained in safe and
proper riding techniques. Regular inspections and careful maintenance, along with good riding skills, will ensure
that you safely enjoy the capabilities and the reliability of this motorcycle.
This motorcycle is designed and manufactured for off-road use only. It is illegal to operate this motorcycle on any
public street, road or highway. Such use is prohibited by law. This motorcycle complies with almost all state
off-highway noise level and spark arrester laws and regulations. Please check your local riding laws and regulations
before operating this motorcycle.