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OWNER'S MANUAL
YZFR1Y(C)
LIT-11626-22-78
14B-28199-10

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  • Page 1 Read this manual carefully before operating this vehicle. OWNER’S MANUAL YZFR1Y(C) LIT-11626-22-78 14B-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 YZFR1Y(C) OWNER’S MANUAL ©2008 by Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. 1st edition, November 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 Adjusting the shock absorber Checking the engine idling LABELS ..........1-1 assembly ........4-26 speed ........7-19 Luggage strap holders ....4-29 Checking the throttle cable free SAFETY INFORMATION ....2-1 Sidestand ........4-29 play ........... 7-20 Ignition circuit cut-off system ..
  • Page 7 STREET AND ENDURO Tail/brake light ......7-36 MOTORCYCLE LIMITED Replacing a turn signal light WARRANTY ......10-7 bulb ...........7-36 YAMAHA EXTENDED SERVICE Replacing the license plate light (Y.E.S.) ........10-9 bulb ...........7-37 Replacing an auxiliary light bulb ...7-38 Supporting the motorcycle ....7-38 Front wheel ........7-39...
  • 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. 2,3,4,...
  • Page 9 LOCATION OF IMPORTANT LABELS California only NOTICE Cleaning with alkaline or VACUUM HOSE ROUTING acid cleaner, gasoline or solvent will damage windshield. Use neutral detergent. PRESS. SENSOR 4B5-2815K-00 INTAKE MANIFOLD 14B-21684-00 California only California only EMISSION HOSE ROUTING HOW TO LAYOUT FUEL HOSES FUEL TANK FUEL TANK ATMOSPHERE...
  • Page 10 LOCATION OF IMPORTANT LABELS WARNING BEFORE YOU OPERATE THIS VEHICLE, READ THE OWNER’S MANUAL AND ALL LABELS. ALWAYS WEAR AN APPROVED MOTORCYCLE HELMET, eye protection, and protective clothing. 290 kPa, {2.90 kgf/cm }, 42psi PREMIUM UNLEADED GASOLINE ONLY 91 Min. Pump Octane (R+M)/2 4C8-2118K-00 5VY-21668-00 LOAD LIMIT...
  • 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- of the motorcycle is changed. To avoid to minimize imbalance or instabili- able only from a Yamaha dealer, have the possibility of an accident, use ex- been designed, tested, and approved treme caution when adding cargo or Shifting weights can create a sud- by Yamaha for use on your vehicle.
  • Page 14: Specifications

    • Accessories fitted to the handle- Use caution when adding electri- genuine Yamaha accessories, recog- bar or the front fork area can cal accessories. If electrical acces- nize that some aftermarket accessories...
  • Page 15: Description

    DESCRIPTION EAU10410 Left view 4,5,6 13 12 11 1. Front fork compression damping force adjusting screw (page 4-24) 8. Shock absorber assembly compression damping force adjusting bolt (for slow compression damping) (page 4-26) 2. Front fork spring preload adjusting bolt (page 4-24) 9.
  • Page 16: Right View

    DESCRIPTION EAU10420 Right view 1,2,3 1. Storage compartment (page 4-23) 9. Radiator cap (page 7-16) 2. Luggage strap holder (page 4-29) 10.Engine oil filler cap (page 7-13) 3. Helmet holder (page 4-22) 11.Engine oil level check window (page 7-13) 4. Passenger seat lock (page 4-21) 12.Rear brake light switch (page 7-24) 5.
  • Page 17: Controls And Instruments

    DESCRIPTION EAU10430 Controls and instruments 1. Clutch lever (page 4-16) 2. Left handlebar switches (page 4-15) 3. Main switch/steering lock (page 4-1) 4. Multi-function meter unit (page 4-6) 5. Front brake fluid reservoir (page 7-25) 6. Right handlebar switches (page 4-15) 7.
  • Page 18: Instrument And Control Functions

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU47631 Mode “STD” EAU10460 D-mode (drive mode) Main switch/steering lock Mode “STD” is suitable for various D-mode is an electronically controlled riding conditions. engine performance system with three This mode allows the rider to enjoy mode selections (“STD”, “A”, and “B”). smooth and sporty drivability from the Push the drive mode switch “MODE”...
  • Page 19 INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS To lock the steering To unlock the steering The headlights come on automatically when the engine is started and stay on until the key is turned to “OFF”, even if the engine stalls. EAU10661 All electrical systems are off. The key can be removed.
  • Page 20: Indicator And Warning Lights

    The oil level warning high beam of the headlight is switched light will flash ten times, then go off for 2.5 seconds. If this occurs, have a Yamaha dealer check the vehicle. EAU11254 Oil level warning light “ ”...
  • Page 21 3.0 seconds. If this oc- the coolant temperature in the ra- curs, have a Yamaha dealer check the diator. vehicle. If the engine overheats, see page 7-44 for further instructions.
  • Page 22 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 Above 117 °C Temperature display flashes.
  • Page 23: Multi-function Meter Unit

    If this oc- If the warning light does not come on curs, have a Yamaha dealer check the initially when the key is turned to “ON”, self-diagnosis system. (See page 4-12...
  • Page 24 INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS settings while riding can distract the a display brightness, shift timing The electric tachometer allows the rider operator and increase the risk of an indicator light and throttle opening to monitor the engine speed and keep it accident.
  • Page 25 INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS To set the clock 3. Push the “SELECT” button again The split time history displays up to 20 1. Push the “SELECT” button and to reset the stopwatch. stored split times. The split time history “RESET” button together for at can be displayed either in reverse chro- least two seconds.
  • Page 26 INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS der, the split times are shown from Push the “SELECT” button to switch TRIP F → km/L, L/100 km or MPG → the fastest to slowest (i.e., F01, the display between the odometer F02, F03, F04). mode “ODO”, the tripmeter modes AV_ _._ km/L, AV_ _._ L/100 km or AV_ _._ MPG →...
  • Page 27 INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS The instantaneous fuel consumption Average fuel consumption mode To switch between the average fuel display can be set to either “km/L”, consumption displays, push the “SE- “L/100 km” or “MPG”. LECT” button for one second when one When the display is set to “km/L”, of the displays is shown.
  • Page 28 INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS This display shows the selected gear. Drive mode display Coolant temperature display The neutral position is indicated by “ ” and by the neutral indicator light. Throttle opening position display 1. Drive mode display 1. Coolant temperature display This display indicates which drive The coolant temperature display indi- mode has been selected: “STD”, “A”...
  • Page 29 If the display indicates any error codes, the coolant temperature is auto- note the code number, and then have a matically displayed, even if the air Yamaha dealer check the vehicle. intake temperature was displayed ECA11590 NOTICE prior to turning the key to “OFF”.
  • Page 30 INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS This mode allows you to make changes This function allows you to se- To adjust the brightness of the multi- to six settings by performing the follow- lect the engine speed at which function meter displays and tachometer ing steps.
  • Page 31 INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS The indicator light flashes 1. Push the “RESET” button to select 1. Push the “RESET” button to select when activated. (This setting the desired engine speed for acti- the desired engine speed for deac- is selected when the indicator vating the indicator light.
  • Page 32: Handlebar Switches

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Neither throttle opening seg- EAU12348 EAU12400 Handlebar switches Dimmer switch “ ” ments nor “R1” are displayed. Set this switch to “ ” for the high 2. Push the “SELECT” button to con- Left beam and to “ ”...
  • Page 33: Clutch Lever

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU12711 EAU12820 Start switch “ ” Clutch lever Push this switch to crank the engine The mode is set to “STD” by de- with the starter. See page 6-1 for start- fault. The “STD” mode resets ing instructions prior to starting the en- when the key is turned to “OFF”.
  • Page 34: Shift Pedal

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU12870 EAU33851 be sure to set it by aligning a groove on Shift pedal Brake lever the adjusting knob with the “ ” mark on the brake lever. 1. Shift pedal 1. Brake lever 2. Brake lever position adjusting knob The shift pedal is located on the left 3.
  • Page 35: Brake Pedal

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU12941 EAU13074 Brake pedal Fuel tank cap The fuel tank cap cannot be closed un- less the key is in the lock. In addition, the key cannot be removed if the cap is not properly closed and locked. EWA11091 WARNING Make sure that the fuel tank cap is...
  • Page 36: Fuel

    Gasoline is poisonous and can hole. Stop filling when the fuel cause injury or death. Handle gaso- Your Yamaha engine has been de- reaches the bottom of the filler line with care. Never siphon gaso- signed to use premium unleaded gaso- tube.
  • Page 37: Catalytic Converter

    Do not park the vehicle near ohol containing methanol possible fire hazards such as recommended by Yamaha because it grass or other materials that can cause damage to the fuel system easily burn. or vehicle performance problems. Park the vehicle in a place...
  • Page 38: Seats

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU47271 Seats Passenger seat To remove the passenger seat 1. Insert the key into the seat lock, and then turn it clockwise. 1. Projection 1. Bolt 2. Seat holder 2. Remove the key. Rider seat To remove the rider seat 1.
  • Page 39: Helmet Holder

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU47530 Helmet holder 1. Projection To release the helmet from the hel- 2. Seat holder 1. Helmet holder met holder 2. Install the bolts with the hexagon Remove the passenger seat, remove The helmet holder is located on the bot- wrench.
  • Page 40: Storage Compartment

    The rider footrests can be adjusted to compartment. one of two positions to suit the rider’s preference. Have a Yamaha dealer ad- just the position of the rider footrests. 1. Storage compartment The storage compartment is located under the passenger seat.
  • Page 41: Rear View Mirrors

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU47260 EAU47620 Spring preload Rear view mirrors Adjusting the front fork The rear view mirrors of this vehicle can EWA14670 WARNING be folded forward for parking in narrow spaces. Fold the mirrors back to their Always adjust the spring preload on original position before riding.
  • Page 42 INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Rebound damping force Rebound damping setting: Minimum (soft): 25 click(s) in direction (b)* Standard: 12 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.
  • Page 43: Adjusting The Shock Absorber Assembly

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS pression damping force and thereby ber of clicks of each damping force ad- EAU47290 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.
  • Page 44 INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Spring preload Spring preload setting: Rebound damping setting: Minimum (soft): Minimum (soft): 16 turn(s) in direction (b)* 20 click(s) in direction (b)* Standard: Standard: 8 turn(s) in direction (b)* 15 click(s) in direction (b)* Maximum (hard): Maximum (hard): 0 turn(s) in direction (b)* 3 click(s) in direction (b)*...
  • Page 45 * With the adjusting bolt fully turned in sembly yourself. Take the shock visable to check the actual total number direction (a) absorber assembly to a Yamaha of clicks or turns of each damping force dealer for any service. adjusting mechanism. This adjustment...
  • Page 46: Luggage Strap Holders

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU15181 EAU15301 below and have a Yamaha dealer re- Luggage strap holders Sidestand pair it if it does not function proper- The sidestand is located on the left side of the frame. Raise the sidestand or lower it with your foot while holding the vehicle upright.
  • Page 47: Ignition Circuit Cut-off System

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU44892 Ignition circuit cut-off system The ignition circuit cut-off system (com- prising the sidestand switch, clutch switch and neutral switch) has the fol- lowing functions. It prevents starting when the trans- mission is in gear and the side- stand is up, but the clutch lever is not pulled.
  • Page 48 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 49: 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 50 • Make sure that operation is smooth. • Check cable free play. Throttle grip 7-20, 7-29 • If necessary, have Yamaha dealer adjust cable free play and lubricate cable and grip housing. • Make sure that operation is smooth. Control cables 7-28 •...
  • Page 51 • Tighten if necessary. Instruments, lights, signals • Check operation. — and switches • Correct if necessary. • Check operation of ignition circuit cut-off system. Sidestand switch 4-29 • If system is not working correctly, have Yamaha dealer check vehicle.
  • Page 52: Operation And Important Riding Points

    Yamaha dealer. The transmission is in the neutral gine in case of a turnover. In this position.
  • Page 53: Shifting

    (See page 6-2.) The properly lubricated only when neutral indicator light should come the engine is running. Inade- on. If not, ask a Yamaha dealer to quate lubrication may damage check the electrical circuit. the transmission. 1. Shift pedal 3.
  • Page 54: 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 55: Parking

    Yamaha dealer check the vehi- touch them and be burned. cle. Do not park on a slope or on soft...
  • Page 56: 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 57: 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 58: 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 59: 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 60 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 61 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 Shift pedal pivot...
  • Page 62 • 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 63 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT • Every two years replace the internal components of the brake master cylinders and calipers, and change the brake fluid. • Replace the brake hoses every four years and if cracked or damaged.
  • Page 64: Removing And Installing Cowlings And Panels

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU18712 Removing and installing cowl- ings and panels The cowlings and panels shown need to be removed to perform some of the maintenance jobs described in this chapter. Refer to this section each time a cowling or panel needs to be re- moved and installed.
  • Page 65 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT 1. Turn signal light lead coupler 1. Slot 1. Cowling C 2. Projection 2. Quick fastener screw To install the cowling 3. Install the quick fasteners and the 3. Slide the cowling forward to un- 1. Connect the turn signal light lead quick fastener screws.
  • Page 66 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT To install the cowling 2. Place the cowling in its original po- 1. Insert the projection into the slot, sition, and then install the quick and then slide the cowling back- fastener screws. ward. 3. Install cowling A or B. EAU39061 Panels A and B To remove one of the panels...
  • Page 67: 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 68: Canister (for California Only)

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU19681 EAU47280 Canister (for California only) Engine oil and oil filter car- tridge The engine oil level should be checked FUEL TANK ATMOSPHERE before each ride. In addition, the oil must be changed and the oil filter car- tridge replaced at the intervals speci- fied in the periodic maintenance and lubrication chart.
  • Page 69 1. Engine oil drain bolt An oil filter wrench is available at a seated. Yamaha dealer. 7. Install the new oil filter cartridge Skip steps 5–7 if the oil filter cartridge is 6. Apply a thin coat of clean engine with an oil filter wrench, and then not being replaced.
  • Page 70 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT 9. Refill with the specified amount of addition, do not use oils labeled the recommended engine oil, and “ENERGY CONSERVING II” or then install and tighten the oil filler higher. cap. Make sure that no foreign mate- rial enters the crankcase.
  • Page 71: Coolant

    If the oil level warning light flickers before each ride. In addition, the cool- or remains on, immediately turn the ant must be changed at the intervals engine off and have a Yamaha dealer specified in the periodic maintenance check the vehicle. and lubrication chart.
  • Page 72 If engine is hot. [EWA10381] water has been added to the coolant, have a Yamaha dealer check the antifreeze content of the coolant as soon as possible, otherwise the effectiveness of the coolant will be reduced.
  • Page 73 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT 6. Remove the coolant reservoir cov- 11. Pour the recommended coolant er by removing the bolts, and then into the reservoir to the maximum remove the coolant reservoir cap. level mark, and then install the coolant reservoir cap. 12.
  • Page 74: Air Filter Element

    16. Install the coolant reservoir cover Have a Yamaha dealer replace the air Yamaha dealer. by installing the bolts. filter element. 17. Install the cowlings.
  • Page 75: Checking The Throttle Cable Free Play

    Yamaha dealer at the intervals specified in the periodic Tire air pressure maintenance and lubrication chart. The tire air pressure should be checked and, if necessary, adjusted before each ride.
  • Page 76 * Total weight of rider, passenger, car- if the tire has a nail or glass fragments go and accessories in it, or if the sidewall is cracked, con- tact a Yamaha dealer immediately and EWA10511 WARNING have the tire replaced.
  • Page 77 Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. Use only the specified replace- ment tires. Other tires may run the danger of bursting at super high speeds.
  • Page 78: Cast Wheels

    If any damage is 2. Loosen the locknut at the crank- found, have a Yamaha dealer re- case. place the wheel. Do not attempt 3. To increase the clutch lever free...
  • Page 79: Adjusting The Rear Brake Light Switch

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT 4. Tighten the locknut. EAU22272 EAU22390 Adjusting the rear brake light Checking the front and rear switch brake pads The front and rear brake pads must be checked for wear at the intervals spec- ified in the periodic maintenance and lubrication chart.
  • Page 80: Checking The Brake Fluid Level

    EAU22580 Before riding, check that the brake fluid Checking the brake fluid level have a Yamaha dealer replace the is above the minimum level mark and brake pads as a set. replenish if necessary. A low brake fluid...
  • Page 81: Changing The 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...
  • Page 82 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT to chain slippage or breakage. Tightening torques: To prevent this from occurring, Axle nut: keep the drive chain slack with- 150 Nm (15.0 m·kgf, 110 ft·lbf) Locknut: in the specified limits. [ECA10571] 16 Nm (1.6 m·kgf, 11 ft·lbf) Using the alignment marks on each side of the swingarm, make sure that both chain pullers are in the same posi-...
  • Page 83: Cleaning And Lubricating The Drive Chain

    If a cable is damaged wet areas. Service the drive chain as or does not move smoothly, have a follows. Yamaha dealer check or replace it. WARNING! Damage to the outer ECA10581 NOTICE housing of cables may result in in-...
  • Page 84: Checking And Lubricating The Throttle Grip And Cable

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU23111 EAU44271 Recommended lubricant: Checking and lubricating the Checking and lubricating the Lithium-soap-based grease throttle grip and cable brake and shift pedals The operation of the throttle grip should be checked before each ride. In addi- tion, the cable should be lubricated at the intervals specified in the periodic maintenance chart.
  • Page 85: Checking And Lubricating The Brake And Clutch Levers

    EWA10731 WARNING If the sidestand does not move up and down smoothly, have a Yamaha dealer check or repair it. Otherwise, the sidestand could contact the ground and distract the operator, re- The operation of the brake and clutch sulting in a possible loss of control.
  • Page 86: Checking The Front Fork

    WARNING! To avoid injury, of it falling over. have a Yamaha dealer check or re- [EWA10751] securely support the vehicle so 2. Hold the lower ends of the front pair it.
  • Page 87: Checking The Wheel Bearings

    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.
  • Page 88: Replacing The Fuses

    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.
  • Page 89: Replacing A Headlight Bulb

    4. If the fuse immediately blows Do not affix any type of tinted 2. Remove the blown fuse, and then again, have a Yamaha dealer film or stickers to the headlight install a new fuse of the specified check the electrical system.
  • Page 90 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT 5. Connect the headlight coupler. 6. Install the headlight bulb cover by turning it clockwise. 7. Have a Yamaha dealer adjust the headlight beam if necessary. 1. Do not touch the glass part of the bulb. 1. Headlight coupler 1.
  • Page 91: Tail/brake Light

    1. Remove the turn signal light unit If the tail/brake light does not come on, by removing the screw. have a Yamaha dealer check it. 1. Turn signal light bulb socket 3. Remove the burnt-out bulb by pull- ing it out.
  • Page 92: Replacing The License Plate Light Bulb

    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.
  • Page 93: Replacing An Auxiliary Light Bulb

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU32833 EAU24350 Replacing an auxiliary light Supporting the motorcycle bulb Since this model is not equipped with a centerstand, follow these precautions This model is equipped with two auxil- when removing the front and rear iary lights. If an auxiliary light bulb burns wheel or performing other maintenance out, replace it as follows.
  • Page 94: Front Wheel

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT a jack either under each side of the EAU24360 3. Remove the brake hose holder Front wheel frame in front of the rear wheel or under and reflector on each side by re- each side of the swingarm. moving the bolt and nut.
  • Page 95 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT Tightening torque: Brake caliper bolt: 35 Nm (3.5 m·kgf, 25 ft·lbf) 5. Install the brake hose holders and reflectors by installing the bolts and nuts. 6. Tighten the axle bolt to the speci- fied torque. 1. Wheel axle 1.
  • Page 96: Rear Wheel

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU25080 4. Loosen the locknut on each side of Tightening torque: Rear wheel the swingarm. Wheel axle pinch bolt: 5. Turn the drive chain slack adjust- 21 Nm (2.1 m·kgf, 15 ft·lbf) EAU25312 ing bolts fully in direction (a) and To remove the rear wheel 12.
  • Page 97: Troubleshooting

    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.
  • Page 98 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT heaters or furnaces. Gasoline or gasoline vapors can ignite or ex- plode, causing severe injury or property damage. 7-43...
  • Page 99: 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 100 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 101: 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 ECA15092 advice on what products to use be- used. A rusty exhaust pipe may go un- NOTICE fore cleaning the vehicle.
  • Page 102 MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE off any detergent residue using pounds for plastic may leave plenty of water, as it is harmful scratches on the windshield. Salt sprayed on roads in the winter may to plastic parts. Test the product on a small hid- remain well into spring.
  • Page 103 EWA11131 WARNING mufflers is normal and cannot be removed. Contaminants on the brakes or tires Consult a Yamaha dealer for ad- vice on what products to use. can cause loss of control. After cleaning Washing, rainy weather or humid Make sure that there is no oil or climates can cause the headlight 1.
  • Page 104: Storage

    MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE EAU26202 3. Perform the following steps to pro- 4. Lubricate all control cables and the Storage tect the cylinders, piston rings, etc. pivoting points of all levers and from corrosion. pedals as well as of the side- Short-term a.
  • Page 105: Specifications

    SPECIFICATIONS Dimensions: Engine oil: Fuel: Overall length: Type: Recommended fuel: 2070 mm (81.5 in) YAMALUBE 4 10W-40 or 20W-50, SAE Premium unleaded gasoline only Overall width: 10W-40 or SAE 20W-50 Fuel tank capacity: 715 mm (28.1 in) 18.0 L (4.76 US gal, 3.96 Imp.gal) Overall height: Fuel reserve amount: 1130 mm (44.5 in)
  • Page 106 SPECIFICATIONS Gear ratio: Loading: Front brake: 1st: Maximum load: Type: 38/15 (2.533) 189 kg (417 lb) Dual disc brake 2nd: (Total weight of rider, passenger, cargo and Operation: 33/16 (2.063) accessories) Right hand operation 3rd: Tire air pressure (measured on cold Recommended fluid: 37/21 (1.762) DOT 4...
  • Page 107 SPECIFICATIONS Battery: Coolant temperature warning light: Model: Engine trouble warning light: YTZ10S Voltage, capacity: Steering damper warning light: 12 V, 8.6 Ah Headlight: Shift timing indicator light: Bulb type: Halogen bulb Bulb voltage, wattage × quantity: Fuses: Main fuse: Headlight: 12 V, 55 W ×...
  • Page 108: 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 109 The model label is affixed to the frame under the passenger seat. (See page 4-21.) 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 110: 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 111: 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 112: 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 113 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 114: Yamaha Motor

    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 115 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 116: Yamaha Extended Service (y.e.s.)

    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 117 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 118 INDEX Engine trouble warning light ....4-6 Air filter element ........7-19 Neutral indicator light ......4-3 Auxiliary light bulb, replacing ....7-38 Front and rear brake pads, checking..7-24 Noise regulation ........10-4 Front fork, adjusting......4-24 Front fork, checking ......7-31 Battery...........
  • Page 119 INDEX Throttle grip and cable, checking and lubricating ........... 7-29 Tires............7-20 Tool kit ............ 7-2 Troubleshooting........7-42 Troubleshooting charts ......7-44 Turn signal indicator lights ...... 4-3 Turn signal light bulb, replacing.... 7-36 Turn signal switch......... 4-15 Valve clearance ........7-20 Vehicle identification number....
  • Page 122 YAMAHA MOTOR CO., LTD. PRINTED ON RECYCLED PAPER PRINTED IN JAPAN 2008.12-5.9×1 CR...

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