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  • Page 1 Read this manual carefully before operating this vehicle. OWNER’S MANUAL FZ6RY(C) LIT-11626-22-77 36P-28199-10...
  • Page 2 EAU10042 Read this manual carefully before operating this vehicle. This manual should stay with this vehicle if it is sold.
  • Page 3 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.
  • Page 4: Important Manual Information

    IMPORTANT MANUAL INFORMATION EAU10132 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.
  • Page 5 IMPORTANT MANUAL INFORMATION EAU10193 FZ6RY(C) OWNER’S MANUAL ©2008 by Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. 1st edition, October 2008 All rights reserved. Any reprinting or unauthorized use without the written permission of Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. is expressly prohibited. Printed in Japan.
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS LOCATION OF IMPORTANT Sidestand ........4-20 Valve clearance ......7-21 LABELS ..........1-1 Ignition circuit cut-off system ..4-20 Tires ..........7-22 Cast wheels ......... 7-24 SAFETY INFORMATION ....2-1 FOR YOUR SAFETY – Adjusting the clutch lever free PRE-OPERATION CHECKS .....
  • Page 7 TABLE OF CONTENTS Replacing the headlight bulb ..7-36 YAMAHA EXTENDED SERVICE Replacing the tail/brake light (Y.E.S.) ........10-9 bulb ...........7-37 Replacing a turn signal light bulb ...........7-38 Replacing the license plate light bulb ...........7-38 Supporting the motorcycle ....7-39 Front wheel ........7-39 Rear wheel ........7-40...
  • Page 8: Location Of Important Labels

    Read and understand all of the labels on your vehicle. They contain important information for safe and proper operation of your vehicle. Never remove any labels from your vehicle. If a label becomes difficult to read or comes off, a replacement label is available from your Yamaha dealer. 5,6,7,8,9...
  • Page 9 LOCATION OF IMPORTANT LABELS NOTICE Cleaning with alkaline or acid cleaner, gasoline or solvent will damage windshield. Use neutral detergent. 4B5-2815K-00 WARNING Improper loading can cause loss of control. Read owner’s manual for proper loading. 3JJ-28446-A1...
  • Page 10 LOCATION OF IMPORTANT LABELS California only California only California only...
  • Page 11: Safety Information

    SAFETY INFORMATION EAU10283 Safe Riding • Ride where other motorists can Perform the pre-operation checks each see you. Avoid riding in another time you use the vehicle to make sure it motorist’s blind spot. Be a Responsible Owner is in safe operating condition. Failure to Many accidents involve inexperi- As the vehicle’s owner, you are respon- inspect or maintain the vehicle properly...
  • Page 12 SAFETY INFORMATION due to excessive speed or under- This motorcycle is designed for on- A passenger should also observe cornering (insufficient lean angle road use only. It is not suitable for the above precautions. for the speed). off-road use. • Always obey the speed limit and Avoid Carbon Monoxide Poisoning never travel faster than warrant- Protective apparel...
  • Page 13 Yamaha accessories, which are avail- Shifting weights can create a sud- accessories to your motorcycle. Use able only from a Yamaha dealer, have den imbalance. Make sure that ac- extra care when riding a motorcycle been designed, tested, and approved cessories and cargo are securely that has added cargo or accessories.
  • Page 14: Specifications

    SAFETY INFORMATION modifications not specifically recom- clearance or cornering clearance, tor and may limit control ability, mended by Yamaha, even if sold and limit suspension travel, steering therefore, such accessories are installed by a Yamaha dealer. travel or control operation, or ob- not recommended.
  • Page 15: Description

    DESCRIPTION EAU10410 Left view 1. Air filter element (page 7-19) 9. Engine oil drain bolt (page 7-13) 2. Passenger seat lock (page 4-13) 3. Main fuse (page 7-35) 4. Fuse box (page 7-35) 5. Storage compartment (page 4-17) 6. Owner’s tool kit (page 7-2) 7.
  • Page 16: Right View

    DESCRIPTION EAU10420 Right view 1. Helmet holder (page 4-17) 9. Brake pedal (page 4-10) 2. Battery (page 7-34) 10.Shock absorber assembly spring preload adjusting ring (page 4-19) 3. Rear brake fluid reservoir (page 7-26) 4. Engine oil filler cap (page 7-13) 5.
  • Page 17: Controls And Instruments

    DESCRIPTION EAU10430 Controls and instruments 1. Clutch lever (page 4-9) 2. Left handlebar switches (page 4-8) 3. Main switch/steering lock (page 4-1) 4. Multi-function meter unit (page 4-5) 5. Front brake fluid reservoir (page 7-26) 6. Right handlebar switches (page 4-8) 7.
  • Page 18: Instrument And Control Functions

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU10460 EAU10661 To lock the steering Main switch/steering lock All electrical systems are off. The key can be removed. EWA10061 WARNING Never turn the key to “OFF” or “LOCK” while the vehicle is moving. Otherwise the electrical systems will be switched off, which may result in loss of control or an accident.
  • Page 19: Indicator And Warning Lights

    5. Oil level warning light “ ” or if the warning light remains on, have 6. Coolant temperature warning light “ ” a Yamaha dealer check the electrical circuit. EAU11020 Turn signal indicator light “ ” This indicator light flashes when the...
  • Page 20 2.5 seconds. If this occurs, the coolant temperature in the ra- have a Yamaha dealer check the diator. vehicle. If the engine overheats, see page 7-43 for further instructions.
  • Page 21 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.
  • Page 22: Multi-Function Meter Unit

    If this oc- an odometer curs, have a Yamaha dealer check the two tripmeters (which show the self-diagnosis system. (See page 4-8 distance traveled since they were...
  • Page 23 INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Tachometer Clock 5. Push the “RESET” button to set the minutes. 6. Push the “SELECT” button and then release it to start the clock. Odometer and tripmeter modes 1. Tachometer 1. Clock 2. Tachometer red zone The clock displays when the key is The electric tachometer allows the rider turned to “ON”.
  • Page 24 3 NOTICE and traveling 5 km (3 mi). seconds. If this occurs, have a Yamaha Do not continue to operate the en- dealer check the electrical circuit. gine if it is overheating.
  • Page 25: Handlebar Switches

    The self-diagnosis device also detects problems in the immobilizer system cir- cuits. 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 26: Clutch Lever

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU12400 EAU12711 EAU12820 Dimmer switch “ ” Start switch “ ” Clutch lever Set this switch to “ ” for the high Push this switch to crank the engine beam and to “ ” for the low beam. with the starter.
  • Page 27: Shift Pedal

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU12870 EAU26823 EAU12941 Shift pedal Brake lever Brake pedal The brake lever is located at the right handlebar grip. To apply the front brake, pull the lever toward the handle- bar grip. 1. Shift pedal 1. Brake pedal The shift pedal is located on the left The brake pedal is on the right side of side of the engine and is used in com-...
  • Page 28: Fuel Tank Cap

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU13074 EAU13221 Fuel tank cap Fuel The fuel tank cap cannot be closed un- Make sure there is sufficient gasoline in less the key is in the lock. In addition, the tank. the key cannot be removed if the cap is EWA10881 WARNING not properly closed and locked.
  • Page 29 EWA15151 as well as to the exhaust system. WARNING Your Yamaha engine has been de- Gasoline is poisonous and can signed to use regular unleaded gaso- cause injury or death. Handle gaso- line with a pump octane number line with care.
  • Page 30: Catalytic Converter

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU13433 ECA10701 EAU47360 Catalytic converter Seats NOTICE This model is equipped with a catalytic Use only unleaded gasoline. The use converter in the exhaust system. Passenger seat of leaded gasoline will cause unre- EWA10862 pairable damage to the catalytic WARNING To remove the passenger seat converter.
  • Page 31 INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS To install the passenger seat 1. Insert the projection on the rear of the passenger seat into the seat holder as shown, and then push the front of the seat down to lock it in place. 1.
  • Page 32: Adjusting The Rider Seat Height

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU47450 4. Insert the projection on the front of Adjusting the rider seat height the rider seat into seat holder B as The rider seat height can be adjusted to shown. one of two positions to suit the rider’s preference.
  • Page 33 INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS 5. Align the upper bolt holes in the rider seat with the bolt holes in the seat brackets, and then install the bolts. 1. Bolt 1. Rider seat height position adjuster 2. “L” mark 6. Install the passenger seat. 3.
  • Page 34: Helmet Holder

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU47350 EAU14462 Helmet holder Storage compartment 1. Helmet 2. Helmet holding cable 1. Helmet holder 1. Storage compartment 3. Helmet holder 2. Owner’s tool kit The storage compartment is located 3. Place the helmet on the right side 3.
  • Page 35: Handlebar Position

    The rear view mirrors of this vehicle can compartment. of two positions to suit the rider’s pref- be folded forward for parking in narrow erence. Have a Yamaha dealer adjust spaces. Fold the mirrors back to their the position of the handlebars. original position before riding.
  • Page 36: Adjusting The Shock Absorber Assembly

    Spring preload setting: sembly yourself. Take the shock the adjusting ring in direction (a). To de- Minimum (soft): absorber assembly to a Yamaha crease the spring preload and thereby dealer for any service. soften the suspension, turn the adjust- Standard: ing ring in direction (b).
  • Page 37: Sidestand

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU15301 below and have a Yamaha dealer re- EAU44892 Sidestand Ignition circuit cut-off system pair it if it does not function proper- The sidestand is located on the left side The ignition circuit cut-off system (com- of the frame.
  • Page 38 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 39: For Your Safety - Pre-Operation Checks

    • If necessary, add recommended coolant to specified level. 7-16 • 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.
  • Page 40 • Make sure that operation is smooth. • Check cable free play. Throttle grip 7-21, 7-30 • If necessary, have Yamaha dealer adjust cable free play and lubricate cable and grip housing. • Make sure that operation is smooth. Control cables 7-30 •...
  • Page 41 • Tighten if necessary. Instruments, lights, signals • Check operation. — and switches • Correct if necessary. • Check operation of ignition circuit cut-off system. Sidestand switch 4-20 • If system is not working correctly, have Yamaha dealer check vehicle.
  • Page 42: Operation And Important Riding Points

    Yamaha dealer. The transmission is in the neutral gine in case of a turnover. In this position.
  • Page 43: Shifting

    NOTICE tral position. (See page 6-2.) The neutral indicator light should come Even with the transmission in on. If not, ask a Yamaha dealer to the neutral position, do not check the electrical circuit. coast for long periods of time 3.
  • Page 44: Engine Break-In

    OPERATION AND IMPORTANT RIDING POINTS 4. At the recommended shift points 3. Shift the transmission into the neu- EAU16841 Engine break-in shown in the following table, close tral position when the motorcycle There is never a more important period the throttle, and at the same time, is almost completely stopped.
  • Page 45: Parking

    Yamaha dealer check the vehi- touch them and be burned. cle. Do not park on a slope or on soft...
  • Page 46: Periodic Maintenance And Adjustment

    (if applicable). Yamaha your risk of injury or death during dealers are trained and equipped to service or while using the vehicle. If perform these particular services.
  • Page 47: 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 48: Periodic Maintenance Chart For The Emission Control System

    • Check the air cut-off valve, reed Air induction sys- valve, and hose for damage. √ √ • Replace any damaged parts if necessary. * Since these items require special tools, data and technical skills, have a Yamaha dealer perform the service.
  • Page 49: General Maintenance And Lubrication Chart

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU32185 General maintenance and lubrication chart INITIAL ODOMETER READINGS 600 mi 4000 mi 8000 mi 12000 mi 16000 mi 20000 mi ITEM ROUTINE (1000 km) (7000 km) (13000 km) (19000 km) (25000 km) (31000 km) 1 month 6 months 12 months 18 months...
  • Page 50 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT INITIAL ODOMETER READINGS 600 mi 4000 mi 8000 mi 12000 mi 16000 mi 20000 mi ITEM ROUTINE (1000 km) (7000 km) (13000 km) (19000 km) (25000 km) (31000 km) 1 month 6 months 12 months 18 months 24 months 30 months •...
  • Page 51 24 months. Front and rear brake √ √ √ √ √ √ 24 * • Check operation. switches • Apply Yamaha chain and cable √ √ √ √ √ √ 25 * Control cables lube or engine oil thoroughly.
  • Page 52 • Adjust headlight beam. * Since these items require special tools, data and technical skills, have a Yamaha dealer perform the service. From 24000 mi (37000 km) or 36 months, repeat the maintenance intervals starting from 8000 mi (13000 km) or 12 months.
  • Page 53 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT • Replace the brake hoses every four years and if cracked or damaged.
  • Page 54: Removing And Installing Cowlings And Panels

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU18712 EAU46740 Removing and installing cowl- Cowling A ings and panels To remove the cowling The cowlings and panels shown need Remove the bolts, and then take the to be removed to perform some of the cowling off.
  • Page 55 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT 2. Remove the quick fastener and the bolts, and then take the cowl- ing off. 1. Turn signal light lead 3. Install cowling A. 2. Guide 3. Turn signal light lead coupler EAU46770 Panel A 1. Cowling B To install the cowling 2.
  • Page 56 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT 1. Panel A 1. Panel B 3. Pull the panel backward to remove 2. Bolt 2. Quick fastener 3. Quick fastener 3. Bolt 2. Slide the panel backward, and To install the panel then lift up the rear of the panel Place the panel in the original position, slightly.
  • Page 57: Checking The Spark Plugs

    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 a spark plug shows signs of electrode Tightening torque: Spark plug: erosion and excessive carbon or other 12.5 Nm (1.25 m·kgf, 9.0 ft·lbf)
  • Page 58: Canister (For California Only)

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU19672 EAU46720 Canister (for California only) Engine oil and oil filter car- If a torque wrench is not available when tridge installing a spark plug, a good estimate The engine oil level should be checked of the correct torque is 1/4–1/2 turn before each ride.
  • Page 59 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT 1. Engine oil dipstick 1. Engine oil filler cap 1. Engine oil drain bolt 2. Maximum level mark 6. Insert and tighten the engine oil 3. Minimum level mark dipstick, and then install and tight- Skip steps 5–7 if the oil filter cartridge is en the oil filler cap.
  • Page 60 9. Refill with the specified amount of the recommended engine oil, and An oil filter wrench is available at a then install and tighten the oil filler Yamaha dealer. cap. 6. Apply a thin coat of clean engine Recommended engine oil: oil to the O-ring of the new oil filter See page 9-1.
  • Page 61: Coolant

    Make sure that no foreign mate- or remains on, immediately turn the ant must be changed at the intervals rial enters the crankcase. engine off and have a Yamaha dealer specified in the periodic maintenance check the vehicle. and lubrication chart.
  • Page 62 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT against frost and corrosion. If water has been added to the The coolant should be between the coolant, have a Yamaha dealer minimum and maximum level marks. check the antifreeze content of the coolant as soon as possible, otherwise the effectiveness of the coolant will be reduced.
  • Page 63 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU47320 7. Drain the coolant from the coolant To change the coolant reservoir by turning it upside down. 1. Place the vehicle on a level sur- 8. Remove the coolant drain bolt to face and let the engine cool if nec- drain the cooling system.
  • Page 64: Replacing The Air Filter Element

    16. Remove the radiator cap to check the vehicle for coolant leakage. If 1. Bolt the coolant level in the radiator. If coolant is leaking, have a Yamaha 4. Remove the air filter case cover by necessary, add sufficient coolant dealer check the cooling system.
  • Page 65 9. Install the fuel tank bolts. are not pinched. If any hose is 1. Air filter element 10. Install the panels. damaged, have a Yamaha dealer 2. Air intake manifold 11. Install the rider seat. replace the hose before starting...
  • Page 66: Checking The Engine Idling Speed

    To prevent this necessary, have it corrected by a from occurring, the valve clearance Yamaha dealer. must be adjusted by a Yamaha dealer at the intervals specified in the periodic Engine idling speed: 1250–1350 r/min maintenance and lubrication chart.
  • Page 67: Tires

    * Total weight of rider, passenger, car- tires (i.e., when the temperature tact a Yamaha dealer immediately and go and accessories of the tires equals the ambient have the tire replaced.
  • Page 68 This motorcycle is fitted with super- ed below have been approved for this high-speed tires. Note the following model by Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. points in order to make the most ef- ficient use of these tires. Use only the specified replace- ment tires.
  • Page 69: Cast Wheels

    Always adjust the tire air pres- fore each ride. If any damage is sure according to the operating found, have a Yamaha dealer re- conditions. place the wheel. Do not attempt even the smallest repair to the wheel.
  • Page 70: Adjusting The Rear Brake Light Switch

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU22272 Adjusting the rear brake light If the specified clutch lever free play switch cannot be obtained as described above, proceed as follows. 1. Fully turn the adjusting bolt at the clutch lever in direction (a) to loos- en the clutch cable.
  • Page 71: Checking The Front And Rear Brake Pads

    EAU39371 Checking the front and rear Checking the brake fluid level peared, have a Yamaha dealer replace brake pads the brake pads as a set. Front brake The front and rear brake pads must be...
  • Page 72: Changing The Brake Fluid

    Changing the brake fluid is above the minimum level mark and ter the brake fluid reservoir when Have a Yamaha dealer change the replenish if necessary. A low brake fluid refilling. Water will significantly brake fluid at the intervals specified in...
  • Page 73: Drive Chain Slack

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU22760 of the motorcycle and can lead Drive chain slack to chain slippage or breakage. The drive chain slack should be To prevent this from occurring, checked before each ride and adjusted keep the drive chain slack with- if necessary.
  • Page 74: Cleaning And Lubricating The Drive Chain

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU23023 may contain substances that Cleaning and lubricating the could damage O-rings. drive chain [ECA11111] The drive chain must be cleaned and lubricated at the intervals specified in the periodic maintenance and lubrica- tion chart, otherwise it will quickly wear out, especially when riding in dusty or wet areas.
  • Page 75: Checking And Lubricating The Cables

    If a cable is damaged maintenance chart. or does not move smoothly, have a Yamaha dealer check or replace it. WARNING! Damage to the outer housing of cables may result in in- ternal rusting and cause interfer- ence with cable movement.
  • Page 76: Checking And Lubricating The Brake And Clutch Levers

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU23142 Recommended lubricant: Recommended lubricants: Checking and lubricating the Lithium-soap-based grease Brake lever: brake and clutch levers Silicone grease Clutch lever: Brake lever Lithium-soap-based grease Clutch lever The operation of the brake and clutch levers should be checked before each ride, and the lever pivots should be lu- bricated if necessary.
  • Page 77: Checking And Lubricating The Sidestand

    WARNING push down hard on the handlebars If the sidestand does not move up several times to check if the front and down smoothly, have a Yamaha fork compresses and rebounds dealer check or repair it. Otherwise, smoothly. the sidestand could contact the ground and distract the operator, re- sulting in a possible loss of control.
  • Page 78: Checking The Steering

    If any damage is found or the front the vehicle so there is no danger fork does not operate smoothly, of it falling over. have a Yamaha dealer check or re- [EWA10751] 2. Hold the lower ends of the front pair it.
  • Page 79: Battery

    Electrolyte is poisonous and To charge the battery disconnecting the positive lead. dangerous since it contains sul- Have a Yamaha dealer charge the bat- [ECA16302] furic acid, which causes severe tery as soon as possible if it seems to burns. Avoid any contact with have discharged.
  • Page 80: Replacing The Fuses

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT 2. If the battery will be stored for more EAU47470 Replacing the fuses than two months, check it at least The main fuse and the fuse box, which once a month and fully charge it if contains the fuses for the individual cir- necessary.
  • Page 81: Replacing The Headlight Bulb

    4. If the fuse immediately blows using a cloth moistened with al- again, have a Yamaha dealer cohol or thinner. check the electrical system. Headlight lens Do not affix any type of tinted film or stickers to the headlight lens.
  • Page 82: Replacing The Tail/Brake Light (Y.e.s.)

    5. Install the headlight bulb cover, 1. Tail/brake light bulb socket and then connect the coupler. 4. Remove the burnt-out bulb by pull- 6. Install the cowlings. ing it out. 7. Have a Yamaha dealer adjust the headlight beam if necessary. 7-37...
  • Page 83: Replacing A Turn Signal Light

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU24204 EAU24312 Replacing a turn signal light Replacing the license plate bulb light bulb 1. Remove the turn signal light lens 1. Remove the license plate light unit by removing the screw. by removing the screws. 1.
  • Page 84: Supporting The Motorcycle

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU24350 a jack either under each side of the EAU24360 Supporting the motorcycle Front wheel frame in front of the rear wheel or under Since this model is not equipped with a each side of the swingarm. centerstand, follow these precautions EAU47420 To remove the front wheel...
  • Page 85: Rear Wheel

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT 3. Remove the brake caliper (togeth- 3. Install the brake caliper (together EAU25080 Rear wheel er with the reflector) on each side with the reflector) on each side by by removing the bolts. NOTICE: installing the bolts. EAU34414 Do not apply the brake after the To remove the rear wheel...
  • Page 86 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT 3. Lift the rear wheel off the ground 6. While supporting the brake caliper EAU34431 To install the rear wheel according to the procedure on and slightly lifting the wheel, pull 1. Install the wheel and the brake cal- page 7-39.
  • Page 87: Troubleshooting

    90 Nm (9.0 m·kgf, 65 ft·lbf) 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 88: Troubleshooting Charts

    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.
  • Page 89 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 90: 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 ECA10772 advice on what products to use be- used. A rusty exhaust pipe may go un- NOTICE fore cleaning the vehicle.
  • Page 91 MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE off any detergent residue using Test the product on a small hid- plenty of water, as it is harmful den part of the windshield to Salt sprayed on roads in the winter may to plastic parts. make sure that it does not leave remain well into spring.
  • Page 92: Storage

    WARNING To prevent corrosion, avoid Contaminants on the brakes or tires Consult a Yamaha dealer for ad- damp cellars, stables (because vice on what products to use. can cause loss of control. of the presence of ammonia)
  • Page 93 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.
  • Page 94: Specifications

    SPECIFICATIONS Dimensions: Engine oil: Fuel: Overall length: Type: Recommended fuel: 2120 mm (83.5 in) YAMALUBE 4 10W-40 or 20W-50, SAE Unleaded gasoline only Overall width: 10W-40 or SAE 20W-50 Fuel tank capacity: 770 mm (30.3 in) 17.3 L (4.57 US gal, 3.81 Overall height: Fuel reserve amount: 1185 mm (46.7 in)
  • Page 95 SPECIFICATIONS Gear ratio: Manufacturer/model: Rim size: 1st: BRIDGESTONE/BT021 17M/C x MT3.50 37/13 (2.846) Manufacturer/model: Rear wheel: 2nd: DUNLOP/ROADSMART Wheel type: 37/19 (1.947) Loading: Cast wheel 3rd: Maximum load: Rim size: 28/18 (1.556) FZ6RY 188 kg (414 lb) 17M/C x MT4.50 4th: FZ6RYC 187 kg (412 lb) Front brake:...
  • Page 96 SPECIFICATIONS Wheel travel: Turn signal indicator light: 130.0 mm (5.12 in) Electrical system: Coolant temperature warning light: Ignition system: Engine trouble warning light: TCI (digital) Charging system: Fuses: AC magneto Battery: Main fuse: 30.0 A Model: Headlight fuse: GT12B-4 15.0 A Voltage, capacity: Signaling system fuse: 12 V, 10.0 Ah...
  • Page 97: Consumer Information

    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.
  • Page 98 The model label is affixed to the frame under the passenger seat. (See page 4-13.) 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. 10-2...
  • Page 99: Reporting Safety Defects

    If you believe that your vehicle has a defect which could cause a crash or could cause injury or death, you should immediately inform the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in addition to notifying Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. If NHTSA receives similar complaints, it may open an investigation, and if it finds that a safety defect exists in a group of vehicles, it may order a recall and remedy campaign.
  • Page 100: Motorcycle Noise Regulation

    CONSUMER INFORMATION EAU26560 Motorcycle noise regulation TAMPERING WITH NOISE CONTROL SYSTEM PROHIBITED: Federal law prohibits the following acts or the causing thereof: (1) The removal or rendering inoperative by any person other than for purposes of maintenance, repair, or replacement of any device or element of design incorporated into any new ve- hicle for the purpose of noise control prior to its sale or delivery to the ultimate purchaser or while it is in use or (2) the use of the vehicle after such device or element of design has been removed or rendered inoperative by any person.
  • Page 101: Maintenance Record

    CONSUMER INFORMATION EAU26632 Maintenance record Copies of work orders and/or receipts for parts purchased and installed on your vehicle will be required to document that maintenance has been completed in accordance with the emissions warranty. The chart below is printed only as a reminder that maintenance work is required.
  • Page 102 CONSUMER INFORMATION Maintenance Date of Servicing dealer Mileage Remarks interval service name and address 36000 mi (55000 km) or 54 months 40000 mi (61000 km) or 60 months 10-6...
  • Page 103: Warranty

    CONSUMER INFORMATION EAU26663 YAMAHA MOTOR CORPORATION, U.S.A. STREET AND ENDURO MOTORCYCLE LIMITED WARRANTY Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. hereby warrants that CUSTOMER’S RESPONSIBILITY under this Engine new Yamaha motorcycles will be free from defects in warranty shall be to: Displacement Period...
  • Page 104 CUSTOMER SERVICE What costs are my responsibility during the warranty period? If your machine requires warranty service, you must take it to any authorized Yamaha The customer’s responsibility includes all costs of normal maintenance services, motorcycle dealer within the continental United States. Be sure to bring your warranty non-warranty repairs, accident and collision damages, and oil, oil filters, air filters, registration card or other valid proof of the original date of purchase.
  • Page 105 This excellent Y.E.S. plan coverage is only available to dealer to see how comforting uninterrupted factory- Yamaha owners like you, and only while your Yamaha is still backed protection can be. within the Yamaha Limited Warranty period. So visit your authorized Yamaha dealer to get all the facts.
  • Page 106 Yamaha Limited Warranty expires. A special note: If visiting your dealer isn’t convenient, contact Yamaha with your Primary ID number (your frame number). We’ll be happy to help you get the Y.E.S. coverage you need.
  • Page 107 INDEX Air filter element, replacing ....7-19 Front and rear brake pads, checking ..7-26 Oil level warning light ......4-2 Front fork, checking.......7-32 Fuel ............4-11 Battery ..........7-34 Parking............ 6-4 Fuel tank cap.........4-11 Brake and clutch levers, checking and Part locations .......... 3-1 Fuses, replacing........7-35 lubricating ...........
  • Page 108 INDEX Troubleshooting ........7-42 Troubleshooting charts ......7-43 Turn signal indicator light ......4-2 Turn signal light bulb, replacing .... 7-38 Turn signal switch ........4-9 Valve clearance ........7-21 Vehicle identification number ....10-1 Warranty, extended....... 10-9 Warranty, limited ........10-7 Wheel bearings, checking.....

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