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  • Page 1 Read this manual carefully before operating this vehicle. OWNER’S MANUAL FZ6RZ(C) LIT-11626-23-69 36P-28199-11...
  • 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 FZ6RZ(C) OWNER’S MANUAL ©2009 by Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. 1st edition, September 2009 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 throttle cable free LABELS ..........1-1 assembly ........4-19 play ........... 7-21 Sidestand ........4-20 Valve clearance ......7-21 SAFETY INFORMATION ....2-1 Ignition circuit cut-off system ..4-20 Tires ..........7-21 Cast wheels .........
  • Page 7 STREET AND ENDURO Replacing the headlight bulb ..7-36 MOTORCYCLE LIMITED Replacing the tail/brake light WARRANTY ......10-7 bulb ...........7-37 YAMAHA EXTENDED SERVICE Replacing a turn signal light (Y.E.S.) ........10-9 bulb ...........7-38 Replacing the license plate light bulb ...........7-38 Supporting the motorcycle ....7-39 Front 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...
  • 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 7 California only 8 California only...
  • Page 12 LOCATION OF IMPORTANT LABELS 1 California only...
  • Page 13: 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 14 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 15 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 16: 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 17: 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 18: 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 7-27) 4. Engine oil filler cap (page 7-13) 5.
  • Page 19: 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 7-27) 6. Right handlebar switches (page 4-8) 7.
  • Page 20: 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 21: 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 22 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 7-44 for further instructions.
  • Page 23 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 117–134 °C Temperature display flashes.
  • Page 24: 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 25 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 26 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 27: Handlebar Switches

    ” before starting note the code number, and then have a the engine. Set this switch to “ ” to Yamaha dealer check the vehicle. stop the engine in case of an emergen- ECA11590 cy, such as when the vehicle overturns NOTICE or when the throttle cable is stuck.
  • Page 28: Clutch Lever

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU12711 EAU12820 EAU12870 Clutch lever Shift pedal Start switch “ ” Push this switch to crank the engine with the starter. See page 6-1 for start- ing instructions prior to starting the en- gine. EAU41700 The engine trouble warning light will come on when the key is turned to “ON”...
  • Page 29: Brake Lever

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU26823 EAU12941 EAU13074 Brake lever Brake pedal Fuel tank cap The brake lever is located at the right handlebar grip. To apply the front brake, pull the lever toward the handle- bar grip. 1. Brake pedal 1.
  • Page 30: Fuel

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU13221 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 31: Fuel Tank Breather/Overflow Hose

    Before operating the motorcycle: as well as to the exhaust system. Check the fuel tank breather/over- flow hose connection. Your Yamaha engine has been de- Check the fuel tank breather/over- signed to use regular unleaded gaso- flow hose for cracks or damage, line with a pump octane number and replace it if damaged.
  • Page 32: 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 33 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 34: 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 35 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 36: 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 37: 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 38: 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 39: Sidestand

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU15303 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 40 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 41: 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 42 • 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 43 • 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 44: Operation And Important Riding Points

    Yamaha dealer. The transmission is in the neutral gine in case of a turnover. In this position.
  • Page 45: 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 46: 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 47: Parking

    Yamaha dealer check the vehi- touch them and be burned. cle. Do not park on a slope or on soft...
  • Page 48: Periodic Maintenance And Adjustment

    (if applicable). Yamaha your risk of injury or death during dealers are trained and equipped to perform these particular services.
  • Page 49: 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 50: Periodic Maintenance Chart For The Emission Control System

    From 24000 mi (37000 km) or 36 months, repeat the maintenance intervals starting from 8000 mi (13000 km) or 12 months. Items marked with an asterisk require special tools, data and technical skills, have a Yamaha dealer perform the service. EAU17601...
  • Page 51 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 Evaporative emis-...
  • Page 52: General Maintenance And Lubrication Chart

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU32186 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 53 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 54 24 months. Front and rear brake √ √ √ √ √ √ 24 * • Check operation. switches • Apply Yamaha chain and cable √ √ √ √ √ √ 25 * Control cables lube or engine oil thoroughly.
  • Page 55 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 56: 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 57 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 58 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 59: 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 13 Nm (1.3 m·kgf, 9.4 ft·lbf)
  • Page 60: Canister (For California Only)

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU19672 EAU46721 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 61 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT 6. Insert and tighten the engine oil dipstick, and then install and tight- en the oil filler cap. To change the engine oil (with or without oil filter cartridge replace- ment) 1. Remove cowling B. (See page 7-9.) 2.
  • Page 62 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT Recommended engine oil: See page 9-1. An oil filter wrench is available at a Oil quantity: Yamaha dealer. Without oil filter cartridge replace- ment: 6. Apply a thin coat of clean engine 2.50 L (2.64 US qt, 2.20 Imp.qt)
  • Page 63: Coolant

    7-9.) minimum level mark, remove cowl- correct, immediately turn the engine ing C. (See page 7-9.) off and have a Yamaha dealer check 5. Remove the coolant reservoir The coolant level must be checked the vehicle. breather hose from the guide, and on a cold engine since the level 11.
  • Page 64 EAU47321 To change the coolant water has been added to the 1. Place the vehicle on a level sur- coolant, have a Yamaha dealer face and let the engine cool if nec- check the antifreeze content of essary. the coolant as soon as possible, 2.
  • Page 65 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT 7. Drain the coolant from the coolant 11. Install the coolant reservoir and its reservoir by turning it upside down. cover by placing them in the origi- 8. Remove the coolant drain bolt and nal position, and then installing the its gasket to drain the cooling sys- bolts.
  • Page 66: Replacing The Air Filter Element

    2. Guide 19. Start the engine, and then check the vehicle for coolant leakage. If 1. Bolt coolant is leaking, have a Yamaha 1. Air filter element 4. Remove the air filter case cover by dealer check the cooling system.
  • Page 67: Checking The Engine Idling Speed

    1. Original position (paint mark) nected and routed, and that they 9. Install the fuel tank bolts. are not pinched. If any hose is 10. Install the panels. damaged, have a Yamaha dealer 11. Install the rider seat. replace the hose before starting 7-20...
  • Page 68: Checking The Throttle Cable Free Play

    To prevent this cle, note the following points regarding from occurring, the valve clearance the specified tires. must be adjusted by a Yamaha dealer at the intervals specified in the periodic Tire air pressure maintenance and lubrication chart.
  • Page 69 FZ6RZC 187 kg (412 lb) in it, or if the sidewall is cracked, con- * Total weight of rider, passenger, car- tact a Yamaha dealer immediately and go and accessories have the tire replaced. EWA10511...
  • Page 70 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 71: Cast Wheels

    If any damage is 2. Remove cowlings A and B. (See found, have a Yamaha dealer re- page 7-9.) place the wheel. Do not attempt 3. Loosen the locknut further down even the smallest repair to the the clutch cable.
  • Page 72: Checking The Brake Lever Free Play

    5. Tighten the locknut. 6. Install the cowlings. There should be no free play at the brake lever end. If there is free play, have a Yamaha dealer inspect the brake system. EWA14211 WARNING A soft or spongy feeling in the brake lever can indicate the presence of air in the hydraulic system.
  • Page 73: Brake Light Switches

    EAU22392 indicator groove has almost disap- Brake light switches Checking the front and rear peared, have a Yamaha dealer replace brake pads the brake pads as a set. The front and rear brake pads must be checked for wear at the intervals spec-...
  • Page 74: Checking The Brake Fluid Level

    Observe these precautions: brake fluid level goes down sud- 1. Minimum level mark When checking the fluid level, denly, have a Yamaha dealer Rear brake make sure that the top of the brake check the cause. fluid reservoir is level.
  • Page 75: Changing The Brake Fluid

    EAU22731 EAU22760 Changing the brake fluid Drive chain slack Have a Yamaha dealer change the The drive chain slack should be brake fluid at the intervals specified in checked before each ride and adjusted the TIP after the periodic maintenance if necessary.
  • Page 76: Cleaning And Lubricating The Drive

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT of the motorcycle and can lead EAU23025 Cleaning and lubricating the to chain slippage or breakage. drive chain To prevent this from occurring, The drive chain must be cleaned and keep the drive chain slack with- lubricated at the intervals specified in in the specified limits.
  • Page 77: Checking And Lubricating The Cables

    Yamaha dealer at the intervals speci- ed if necessary. If a cable is damaged fied in the periodic maintenance chart.
  • Page 78: Checking And Lubricating The Brake And Shift Pedals

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU44272 EAU23142 Recommended lubricant: Checking and lubricating the Checking and lubricating the Lithium-soap-based grease brake and shift pedals brake and clutch levers Brake pedal Brake lever Shift pedal Clutch lever The operation of the brake and shift The operation of the brake and clutch pedals should be checked before each levers should be checked before each...
  • Page 79: Checking And Lubricating The Sidestand

    The operation of the sidestand should The swingarm pivots must be lubricat- be checked before each ride, and the ed by a Yamaha dealer at the intervals sidestand pivot and metal-to-metal specified in the periodic maintenance contact surfaces should be lubricated if and lubrication chart.
  • Page 80: 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 81: Checking The Wheel Bearings

    EWA10760 WARNING To charge the battery Electrolyte is poisonous and Have a Yamaha dealer charge the bat- dangerous since it contains sul- tery as soon as possible if it seems to furic acid, which causes severe have discharged. Keep in mind that the burns.
  • Page 82: Replacing The Fuses

    Yamaha dealer charge your battery. To store the battery 1. If the vehicle will not be used for more than one month, remove the battery, fully charge it, and then place it in a cool, dry place.
  • Page 83: Replacing The Headlight Bulb

    4. If the fuse immediately blows 1. Turn the key to “OFF” and turn off using a cloth moistened with al- again, have a Yamaha dealer the electrical circuit in question. cohol or thinner. check the electrical system.
  • Page 84: Replacing The Tail/Brake Light Bulb

    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. 1. Headlight bulb cover 2. Headlight coupler 7-37...
  • Page 85: Replacing A Turn Signal Light Bulb

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU24204 EAU24313 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 86: Supporting The Motorcycle

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU24350 a jack either under each side of the Supporting the motorcycle 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 when removing the front and rear wheel or performing other maintenance requiring the motorcycle to stand up-...
  • Page 87: Front Wheel

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU24360 3. Remove the brake caliper (togeth- 3. Install the brake caliper (together Front wheel er with the reflector) on each side with the reflector) on each side by by removing the bolts. NOTICE: installing the bolts. EAU47420 Do not apply the brake after the To remove the front wheel...
  • Page 88: Rear Wheel

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU25080 3. Lift the rear wheel off the ground 6. While supporting the brake caliper Rear wheel according to the procedure on and slightly lifting the wheel, pull page 7-39. the wheel axle out. EAU34414 4. Remove the axle nut. To remove the rear wheel 5.
  • Page 89: Troubleshooting

    Locknut: self. However, should your motorcycle 16 Nm (1.6 m·kgf, 12 ft·lbf) 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 90 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 91: 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 92 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 93: 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 used. A rusty exhaust pipe may go un- advice on what products to use be-...
  • Page 94 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 95: Storage

    WARNING To prevent corrosion, avoid Contaminants on the brakes or tires Consult a Yamaha dealer for ad- damp cellars, stables (because can cause loss of control. vice on what products to use. of the presence of ammonia)
  • Page 96 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 97: Specifications

    SPECIFICATIONS Dimensions: Engine oil: Fuel: Overall length: Recommended brand: Recommended fuel: 2120 mm (83.5 in) YAMALUBE Unleaded gasoline only Overall width: Type: Fuel tank capacity: 770 mm (30.3 in) SAE 10W-30, 10W-40, 10W-50, 15W-40, 17.3 L (4.57 US gal, 3.81 Overall height: 20W-40 or 20W-50 Fuel reserve amount:...
  • Page 98 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) FZ6RZ 189 kg (417 lb) 17M/C x MT4.50 4th: FZ6RZC 187 kg (412 lb) Front brake:...
  • Page 99 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: 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 15.0 A...
  • Page 100: 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 101 This informa- illustration. This label shows specifica- tion will be needed when ordering tions related to exhaust emissions as spare parts from a Yamaha dealer. required by federal law, state law and Environment Canada. 10-2...
  • Page 102: 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 103: 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 104: 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 105 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 106: 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 107 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 108: 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 109 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 110 INDEX Engine trouble warning light ....4-5 Noise regulation ........10-4 Air filter element, replacing ....7-19 Front and rear brake pads, checking..7-26 Oil level warning light ......4-2 Front fork, checking ......7-33 Battery........... 7-34 Fuel............4-11 Brake and clutch levers, checking and Parking ............6-4 Fuel tank breather/overflow hose ..
  • Page 111 INDEX Troubleshooting........7-42 Troubleshooting charts ......7-44 Turn signal indicator light......4-2 Turn signal light bulb, replacing.... 7-38 Turn signal switch........4-8 Valve clearance ........7-21 Vehicle Emission Control Information label............ 10-2 Vehicle identification number....10-1 Warranty, extended ......10-9 Warranty, limited........

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