Read this manual carefully before operating this vehicle. OWNER’S MANUAL FZS10Y(C) LIT-11626-22-36 3C3-28199-13...
EAU10042 Read this manual carefully before operating this vehicle. This manual should stay with this vehicle if it is sold.
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.
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.
TABLE OF CONTENTS LOCATION OF IMPORTANT Ignition circuit cut-off system ..4-21 Tires ..........7-18 LABELS ..........1-1 Cast wheels ......... 7-20 FOR YOUR SAFETY – Adjusting the clutch lever free SAFETY INFORMATION ....2-1 PRE-OPERATION CHECKS ..... 5-1 play ........... 7-20 Pre-operation check list ....
Matte color caution ......8-1 Care ..........8-1 Storage ...........8-3 SPECIFICATIONS ......9-1 CONSUMER INFORMATION...10-1 Identification numbers ....10-1 Reporting safety defects ....10-3 Motorcycle noise regulation ..10-4 Maintenance record ......10-5 YAMAHA MOTOR CORPORATION, U.S.A. STREET AND ENDURO MOTORCYCLE LIMITED WARRANTY ......10-7 YAMAHA EXTENDED SERVICE (Y.E.S.) ........10-9...
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.
LOCATION OF IMPORTANT LABELS NOTICE Cleaning with alkaline or acid cleaner, gasoline or solvent will damage windshield. Use neutral detergent. 4B5-2815K-00 California only as follows.
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...
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...
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.
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.
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.
“OFF” while still pushing it. 4. High beam indicator light “ ” Yamaha dealer check the electrical cir- 5. Engine trouble warning light “ ” cuit. 6. Oil level warning light “...
For radiator-fan-equipped vehi- for 2.5 seconds. If this occurs, cles, the radiator fan(s) automati- have a Yamaha dealer check the cally switch on or off according to vehicle. the coolant temperature in the ra- diator.
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.
If this oc- a tachometer (which shows engine curs, have a Yamaha dealer check the speed) self-diagnosis system. (See page 4-8 an odometer (which shows the to-...
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS To switch the speedometer and ECA10031 2. Push the “SELECT” button and NOTICE odometer/tripmeter displays be- “RESET” button together for at tween kilometers and miles, press least two seconds. Do not operate the engine in the ta- the “SELECT”...
Push the “SELECT” button to switch Fuel meter mately 3 seconds. If this occurs, have a the display between the odometer Yamaha dealer check the electrical cir- mode “ODO” and the tripmeter modes cuit. “TRIP A” and “TRIP B” in the following...
When the air intake temperature note the code number, and then have a Air intake temperature mode display is selected, “A” is displayed Yamaha dealer check the vehicle. for one second, and then the air in- ECA11590 NOTICE take temperature is displayed.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS LCD and tachometer brightness 4. Push the “RESET” button to select EAU12347 Handlebar switches control mode the desired brightness level. 5. Push the “SELECT” button to con- Left firm the selected brightness level. The display will return to the odom- eter or tripmeter mode.
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.
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-...
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.
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.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU13444 ECA10701 EAU39322 Catalytic converters Seats NOTICE This vehicle is equipped with catalytic Use only unleaded gasoline. The use converters in the exhaust system. Passenger seat of leaded gasoline will cause unre- EWA10861 pairable damage to the catalytic WARNING To remove the passenger seat converter.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Make sure that the seats are properly secured before riding. 1. Rider seat lock lever 2. Remove the key. To install the rider seat Rider seat 1. Insert the projection on the front of the rider seat into the seat holder To remove the rider seat as shown, and then push the rear 1.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU14461 EAU39333 Spring preload Storage compartment Adjusting the front fork EWA14670 WARNING Always adjust the spring preload on both fork legs equally, otherwise poor handling and loss of stability may result. Each front fork leg is equipped with a spring preload adjusting bolt, the right front fork leg is equipped with a re- 1.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Rebound damping force Rebound damping setting: Minimum (soft): 26 click(s) in direction (b)* Standard: 18 click(s) in direction (b)* Maximum (hard): 1 click(s) in direction (b)* * With the adjusting screw fully turned in direction (a) Compression damping force 1.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS pression damping force and thereby ber of clicks of each damping force ad- EAU39343 Adjusting the shock absorber soften the compression damping, turn justing mechanism and to modify the assembly the adjusting screw in direction (b). specifications as necessary.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS To increase the spring preload and Rebound damping force thereby harden the suspension, turn To obtain a precise adjustment, it is ad- the adjusting ring in direction (a). To de- visable to check the actual total number crease the spring preload and thereby of clicks or turns of the damping force soften the suspension, turn the adjust-...
EAU15151 EAU41940 Luggage strap holders EXUP system worn-out shock absorber as- This model is equipped with Yamaha’s sembly yourself. Take the shock EXUP (EXhaust Ultimate Power valve) absorber assembly to a Yamaha system. This system boosts engine dealer for any service.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU15301 below and have a Yamaha dealer re- EAU44901 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.
2. Make sure that the engine stop switch is turned on. stand during this inspection. • 3. Turn the key on. If a malfunction is noted, have a Yamaha 4. Shift the transmission into the neutral position. dealer check the system before riding. 5. Push the start switch.
Failure to inspect or maintain the vehicle properly increases the possibility of an accident or equipment damage. Do not operate the vehicle if you find any problem. If a problem cannot be corrected by the procedures provided in this manual, have the vehicle inspected by a Yamaha dealer. Before using this vehicle, check the following points:...
• If necessary, add recommended coolant to specified level. 7-13 • 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 7-17, 7-25 • If necessary, have Yamaha dealer adjust cable free play and lubricate cable and grip housing. • Make sure that operation is smooth. Control cables 7-25 •...
(See page 6-2.) The ing light flickers or remains on neutral indicator light should come after starting, immediately stop on. If not, ask a Yamaha dealer to the engine, and then check the check the electrical circuit. coolant level and the vehicle for 3.
OPERATION AND IMPORTANT RIDING POINTS ECA10260 4. At the recommended shift points 3. Shift the transmission into the neu- NOTICE shown in the following table, close tral position when the motorcycle the throttle, and at the same time, is almost completely stopped. The Even with the transmission in quickly pull the clutch lever in.
• Check the air cut-off valve, reed Air induction sys- √ √ valve, and hose for damage. • Replace any damaged parts. * Since these items require special tools, data and technical skills, have a Yamaha dealer perform the service.
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...
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 •...
Front and rear brake √ √ √ √ √ √ 25 * • Check operation. switches • Apply Yamaha chain and cable √ √ √ √ √ √ 26 * Control cables lube or engine oil thoroughly. • Check operation and free play.
• 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.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU18771 Removing and installing pan- The panels shown need to be removed to perform some of the maintenance jobs described in this chapter. Refer to this section each time a panel needs to be removed and installed. 1.
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)
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU19681 EAU19876 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.
1. Engine oil drain bolt An oil filter wrench is available at a 4. If the engine oil is below the mini- Yamaha dealer. mum level mark, add sufficient oil Skip steps 5–7 if the oil filter cartridge is of the recommended type to raise 6.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT Recommended engine oil: See page 9-1. Oil quantity: Without oil filter cartridge replace- ment: 2.90 L (3.07 US qt, 2.55 Imp.qt) With oil filter cartridge replacement: 3.10 L (3.28 US qt, 2.73 Imp.qt) 1. O-ring 1. Torque wrench Be sure to wipe off spilled oil on any parts after the engine and exhaust sys- Tightening torque:...
2. Check the coolant level in the cool- ECA10400 ant reservoir. NOTICE If the oil level warning light flickers The coolant should be between the or remains on, immediately turn the minimum and maximum level marks. engine off and have a Yamaha dealer check the vehicle. 7-13...
Have a corrosion. If water has been Yamaha dealer change the coolant. added to the coolant, have a WARNING! Never attempt to remove Yamaha dealer check the anti-...
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU40052 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.
If any fuel hose is damaged, do not start the engine but have a Yamaha dealer replace the hose, other- wise fuel may leak, creating a 1. Air filter element fire hazard.
* 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.
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.
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.
The front and rear brake pads must be clutch does not operate correctly, have checked for wear at the intervals spec- a Yamaha dealer check the internal ified in the periodic maintenance and clutch mechanism. lubrication chart.
EAU22571 Before riding, check that the brake fluid Checking the brake fluid level touches the brake disc, have a Yamaha is above the minimum level mark and dealer replace the brake pads as a set. replenish if necessary. A low brake fluid...
EAU22760 Changing the brake fluid Drive chain slack ter the brake fluid reservoir when Have a Yamaha dealer change the The drive chain slack should be refilling. Water will significantly brake fluid at the intervals specified in checked before each ride and adjusted...
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU23023 Drive chain slack: Cleaning and lubricating the 20.0–30.0 mm (0.79–1.18 in) Using the alignment marks on each drive chain side of the swingarm, make sure that The drive chain must be cleaned and 5. If the drive chain slack is incorrect, both chain pullers are in the same posi- lubricated at the intervals specified in adjust it as follows.
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.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU44271 EAU23142 Recommended lubricant: Checking and lubricating the Checking and lubricating the Lithium-soap-based grease brake and shift pedals brake and clutch levers Brake lever Clutch lever The operation of the brake and shift pedals should be checked before each The operation of the brake and clutch ride, and the pedal pivots should be lu- levers should be checked before each...
EWA10741 WARNING If the centerstand or sidestand does not move up and down smoothly, have a Yamaha dealer check or re- pair it. Otherwise, the centerstand or sidestand could contact the ground and distract the operator, resulting in a possible loss of control.
2. Hold the lower ends of the front fork does not operate smoothly, tion. WARNING! To avoid injury, fork legs and try to move them for- have a Yamaha dealer check or re- securely support the vehicle so ward and backward. If any free pair it.
WARNING Electrolyte is poisonous and To charge the battery dangerous since it contains sul- Have a Yamaha dealer charge the bat- furic acid, which causes severe tery as soon as possible if it seems to burns. Avoid any contact with have discharged.
NOTICE you do not have access to a con- stant-voltage battery charger, have a Always keep the battery charged. Yamaha dealer charge your battery. Storing a discharged battery can cause permanent battery damage. To store the battery 1. If the vehicle will not be used for 1.
Include steps 2 and 6 only for the fuel 5. If the fuse immediately blows injection system fuse. 1. Fuel injection system fuse again, have a Yamaha dealer 2. Fuel injection system spare fuse 1. Turn the key to “OFF” and turn off check the electrical system.
4. Install the headlight bulb cover, be adversely affected. Thor- and then connect the coupler. oughly clean off any dirt and fin- 5. Have a Yamaha dealer adjust the gerprints on the headlight bulb headlight beam if necessary. using a cloth moistened with al- cohol or thinner.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU24114 EAU43002 Replacing the tail/brake light Replacing a turn signal light bulb bulb 1. Remove the passenger seat. (See 1. Remove the turn signal light unit page 4-14.) by removing the screw. 2. Remove the socket (together with the bulb) by turning it counter- clockwise.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT 6. Install the turn signal light unit by EAU24312 3. Remove the burnt-out bulb by pull- Replacing the license plate installing the screw. NOTICE: Do ing it out. light bulb not overtighten the screw, oth- 4. Insert a new bulb into the socket. 1.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU24360 3. Remove the brake hose holder on EAU40210 Front wheel To install the front wheel each side by removing the bolt and 1. Lift the wheel up between the fork nut. legs. EAU40201 4. Remove the brake caliper (togeth- To remove the front wheel 2.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU25080 4. Loosen the locknut on each side of Tightening torques: Rear wheel the swingarm. Wheel axle: 5. Turn the drive chain slack adjust- 72 Nm (7.2 m·kgf, 52 ft·lbf) EAU40021 Front wheel axle pinch bolt: ing bolts fully in direction (a) and To remove the rear wheel 23 Nm (2.3 m·kgf, 17 ft·lbf)
However, should your motorcycle 2. Install the drive chain onto the rear To install the rear wheel require any repair, take it to a Yamaha sprocket. 1. Install the wheel and the brake cal- dealer, whose skilled technicians have 3.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT heaters or furnaces. Gasoline or gasoline vapors can ignite or ex- plode, causing severe injury or property damage. 7-38...
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. 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.
Rust and corrosion can develop matte colored finished parts. Be Cleaning even if high-quality components are sure to consult a Yamaha dealer for ECA10771 advice on what products to use be- used. A rusty exhaust pipe may go un- NOTICE fore cleaning the vehicle.
MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE contact with strong or abrasive scratched, use a quality plastic 1. Clean the motorcycle with cold wa- cleaning products, solvent or polishing compound after ter and a mild detergent, after the thinner, fuel (gasoline), rust re- washing.
ECA10810 EWA11131 NOTICE WARNING Storing the motorcycle in a Consult a Yamaha dealer for advice on Contaminants on the brakes or tires poorly ventilated room or cover- what products to use. can cause loss of control. ing it with a tarp, while it is still...
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.
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.
1. Model label The model label is affixed to the frame under the rider seat. (See page 4-14.) Record the information on this label in the space provided. This information will be needed when ordering spare parts from a Yamaha dealer. 10-2...
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.
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.
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.
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...
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...
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.
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.
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.
INDEX Air filter element, replacing ....7-15 Front and rear brake pads, checking ..7-21 Oil level warning light ......4-2 Front fork, adjusting ......4-16 Front fork, checking.......7-28 Battery ..........7-29 Panels, removing and installing ....7-8 Fuel ............4-12 Brake and clutch levers, checking Parking............