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  • Page 1 OWNER’S MANUAL YZF-R1P YZF-R1PC LIT-11626-15-47 5PW-28199-10...
  • Page 2 EAU03438...
  • Page 3 EAU00002 Congratulations on your purchase of the Yamaha YZF-R1 / YZF-R1C. This model is the result of Yamaha’s vast experience in the production of fine sporting, touring, and pacesetting racing machines. It represents the high degree of craftsmanship and reliability that have made Yamaha a leader in these fields.
  • Page 4 This manual should be considered a permanent part of this motorcycle and should remain with it even if the motorcycle is subsequently sold. Yamaha continually seeks advancements in product design and quality. Therefore, while this manual contains the most current product information available at the time of printing, there may be minor discrepancies between your motorcycle and this manual.
  • Page 5: Important Manual Information

  • Page 6 IMPORTANT MANUAL INFORMATION AFFIX DEALER LABEL HERE EAU04247 YZF-R1P/YZF-R1PC OWNER’S MANUAL ©2001 by Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. 1st edition, November 2001 All rights reserved. Any reprinting or unauthorized use without the written permission of Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. is expressly prohibited.
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

  • Page 8: Safety Information

    SAFETY INFORMATION Safe riding ..................1-1 Protective apparel ................1-3 Modifications ..................1-3 Loading and accessories ..............1-3 Gasoline and exhaust gas..............1-5 Location of important labels .............. 1-7...
  • Page 9: Safe Riding

  • Page 10: Safety Information

    SAFETY INFORMATION 4. Many accidents involve inexperienced operators. In fact, many operators who have been involved in accidents do not even have a current motorcycle license. a. Make sure that you are qualified and that you only lend your motorcycle to other qualified opera- tors.
  • Page 11: Protective Apparel

    6. A passenger should also observe the above precautions. Modifications Modifications made to this motorcycle not approved by Yamaha, or the removal of original equipment, may render the motorcycle unsafe for use and may cause severe personal injury. Modifications may also make your motorcycle illegal to use.
  • Page 12 Genuine Yamaha accessories have been specifically designed for use on this motorcycle. Since Yamaha cannot test all other accessories that may be available, you must personally be responsible for the proper selection, installation and use of non-Yamaha accessories. Use extreme caution when select- ing and installing any accessories.
  • Page 13: Gasoline And Exhaust Gas

    SAFETY INFORMATION a. Accessories fitted to the handlebar or the front fork area can create instability due to improper weight distribution or aerodynamic changes. If accessories are added to the handlebar or front fork area, they must be as lightweight as possible and should be kept to a minimum. b.
  • Page 14 SAFETY INFORMATION a. The engine and exhaust system may be hot, therefore, park the motorcycle in a place where pe- destrians or children are not likely to touch these hot areas. b. Do not park the motorcycle on a slope or soft ground, otherwise it may fall over. c.
  • Page 15: Location Of Important Labels

    SAFETY INFORMATION EAU02977 Location of important labels Please read the following important labels carefully before operating this motorcycle.
  • Page 16 SAFETY INFORMATION California only CAUTION Cleaning with alkaline or acid cleaner, gasoline or solvent will damage windshield. Use neutral detergent. 5LV-2835Y-00 PREMIUM UNLEADED GASOLINE ONLY 91 Min. Pump Octane (R+M) 2 5PW-2415E-10...
  • Page 18: Description

    DESCRIPTION Left view ..................... 2-1 Right view................... 2-2 Controls and instruments ..............2-3...
  • Page 19: Left View

    D ESCRIPTION EAU00026 Left view 1. Fuse box (page 6-40) 2. Front fork compression damping force adjusting screw (page 3-19) 3. Front fork rebound damping force adjusting screw (page 3-19) 4. Front fork spring preload adjusting bolt (page 3-18) 5. Front brake fluid reservoir (page 6-31) 6.
  • Page 20: Right View

    DESCRIPTION Right view 12. Luggage strap holders (page 3-23) 18. Air filter element (page 6-21) 13. Helmet holders (page 3-17) 19. Radiator cap (page 6-18) 14. Main fuse (page 6-40) 20. Coolant reservoir (page 6-18) 15. Electronic fuel injection fuse (page 6-40) 21.
  • Page 21: Controls And Instruments

    DESCRIPTION Controls and instruments 1. Clutch lever (page 3-12) 5. Tachometer (page 3-11) 2. Left handlebar switches (page 3-11) 6. Right handlebar switches (page 3-12) 3. Multi-function display (page 3-6) 7. Throttle grip (page 6-23) 4. Main switch/steering lock (page 3-1) 8.
  • Page 22: Instrument And Control Functions

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Main switch/steering lock ........3-1 Catalytic converter ..........3-15 Indicator and warning lights ........3-2 Seats ..............3-15 Multi-function display ...........3-6 Helmet holders ..........3-17 Tachometer ............3-11 Storage compartment ........3-17 Handlebar switches ...........3-11 Adjusting the front fork ........3-18 Clutch lever ............3-12 Adjusting the shock absorber assembly ....
  • Page 23: Main Switch/steering Lock

    I NSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU00027 EAU04565 All electrical circuits are supplied with power, and the meter lighting, taillight, license plate light, auxiliary lights and position lights come on, and the engine can be started. The key cannot be re- moved.
  • Page 24: Instrument And Control Functions

    EW000016 4. Neutral indicator light “ ” WARNING have a Yamaha dealer check the 5. Engine trouble warning light “ ” 6. High beam indicator light “ ” Never turn the key to “OFF” or electrical circuit.
  • Page 25 Oil level warning light “ ” the engine is defective. When this oc- This warning light comes on when the curs, have a Yamaha dealer check the engine oil level is low. self-diagnosis system. The electrical circuit of the warning light...
  • Page 26 2. If the warning light does not come EAU04559 on for a few seconds, then go off, Engine speed indicator light have a Yamaha dealer check the The electrical circuit of the indicator electrical circuit. light can be checked according to the EC000002 following procedure.
  • Page 27 INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS CB-25E Coolant Display Conditions What to do temperature 0–39 °C Message “LO” is OK. Go ahead with riding. (0–103 °F) displayed. 40–116 °C Temperature is OK. Go ahead with riding. (104–242 °F) displayed. Stop the motorcycle and allow it to idle until the coolant temperature goes down.
  • Page 28: Multi-function Display

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS a clock Odometer and tripmeter modes a self-diagnosis device Pushing the “SELECT” button switches a display brightness and engine the display between the odometer speed indicator light control mode mode “ODO” and the tripmeter modes “TRIP 1” and “TRIP 2” in the following NOTE: order: Be sure to turn the key to “ON”...
  • Page 29 If the multi-function display indicates 1. Push the “SELECT” button and such an error code, note the code num- “RESET” button together for at ber, and then have a Yamaha dealer least two seconds. check the motorcycle. 2. When the hour digits start flashing, push the “RESET”...
  • Page 30 INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS 2. Engine speed indicator light activi- NOTE: To make any settings in this mode, ty: This function allows you to you have to cycle through all of its choose whether or not the indica- functions. However, if the key is tor light should be activated and turned to “OFF”...
  • Page 31 INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS To adjust the display brightness To set the engine speed indicator light To set the engine speed indicator light 1. Turn the key to “OFF”. activity function activation function 2. Push and hold the “SELECT” but- 1.
  • Page 32 INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS To set the engine speed indicator light To adjust the engine speed indicator deactivation function light brightness 1. Push the “RESET” button to select NOTE: the desired indicator light bright- The indicator light deactivation ness level. function can be set between 7,000 2.
  • Page 33: Tachometer

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU03889 Turn signal switch “ ” To signal a right-hand turn, push this switch to “ ”. To signal a left-hand turn, push this switch to “ ”. When released, the switch returns to the cen- ter position.
  • Page 34: Clutch Lever

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS 1. Engine stop switch “ ” 1. Clutch lever 1. Shift pedal 2. Start switch “ ” EAU00152 EAU00157 Clutch lever Shift pedal EAU03890 Engine stop switch “ ” The clutch lever is located at the left The shift pedal is located on the left Set this switch to “...
  • Page 35: Brake Lever

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS 1. Brake lever 1. Brake pedal 1. Fuel tank cap lock cover 2. Brake lever position adjusting dial 2. Unlock. EAU00162 3. Arrow mark Brake pedal EAU04068 a. Distance between brake lever and handlebar Fuel tank cap The brake pedal is on the right side of grip the motorcycle.
  • Page 36: Fuel

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU00185 NOTE: CAUTION: The fuel tank cap cannot be closed un- less the key is in the lock. In addition, Immediately wipe off spilled fuel the key cannot be removed if the cap is with a clean, dry, soft cloth, since not properly closed and locked.
  • Page 37: Catalytic Converter

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Your Yamaha engine has been de- EAU03098* Catalytic converter signed to use regular unleaded gaso- This motorcycle is equipped with a cat- line with a pump octane number alytic converter in the muffler. [(R+M)/2] of 91 or higher, or a research EW000128 octane number of 95 or higher.
  • Page 38 INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS 1. Projection 1. Passenger seat lock 1. Projection (× 2) 2. Seat holder 2. Unlock. 2. Seat holder To install the rider seat Passenger seat To install the passenger seat Insert the projection on the front of the To remove the passenger seat 1.
  • Page 39: Helmet Holders

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EWA00015 WARNING Never ride with a helmet attached to a helmet holder, since the helmet may hit objects, causing loss of control and possibly an accident. ECA00128 CAUTION: Some helmets may contact the muf- 1. Helmet holder (× 2) 1.
  • Page 40: Adjusting The Front Fork

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU01862 Adjusting the front fork This front fork is equipped with spring preload adjusting bolts, rebound damp- ing force adjusting screws and com- pression damping force adjusting screws. EW000035 WARNING Always adjust both fork legs equal- 1.
  • Page 41 INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EC000015 CAUTION: Never attempt to turn an adjusting mechanism beyond the maximum or minimum settings. NOTE: Although the total number of clicks of a damping force adjusting mechanism 1. Rebound damping force adjusting screw 1. Compression damping force adjusting screw may not exactly match the above spec- ifications due to small differences in Rebound damping force...
  • Page 42: Adjusting The Shock Absorber Assembly

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU04496 CI-10E Setting Adjusting the shock absorber Minimum (soft) assembly Standard This shock absorber assembly is Maximum (hard) equipped with a spring preload adjust- ing ring and rebound and compression damping force adjusting screws. EC000015 CAUTION: 1.
  • Page 43 INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS NOTE: Although the total number of clicks of a damping force adjusting mechanism may not exactly match the above spec- ifications due to small differences in production, the actual number of clicks always represents the entire adjusting range.
  • Page 44 Do not deform or damage the gas cylinder in any way, as this will result in poor damping per- formance. Always have a Yamaha dealer service the shock absorber. 3-22...
  • Page 45: Luggage Strap Holders

    (See page 3-16 for passenger age to the engine. seat removal and installation proce- If the EXUP system does not op- dures.) erate, have a Yamaha dealer check it. 3-23...
  • Page 46: Ignition Circuit Cut-off System

    It cuts the running engine when check this system regularly as de- the transmission is in gear and the scribed below and have a Yamaha sidestand is moved down. dealer repair it if it does not function Periodically check the operation of the properly.
  • Page 47 5. Push the start switch. Does the engine start? The neutral switch may be defective. The motorcycle should not be ridden until checked by a Yamaha dealer. With the engine still running: 6. Move the sidestand up. 7. Keep the clutch lever pulled.
  • Page 48: Pre-operation Checks

    PRE-OPERATION CHECKS Pre-operation check list ..............4-1...
  • Page 49 • Check lever free play. • Adjust if necessary. • Make sure that operation is smooth. • Check cable free play. Throttle grip 6-23, 6-35 • If necessary, have Yamaha dealer adjust cable free play and lubricate cable and grip housing.
  • Page 50 • Check operation of ignition circuit cut-off system. Sidestand switch 3-25 • If system is defective, have Yamaha dealer check vehicle. NOTE: Pre-operation checks should be made each time the motorcycle is used. Such an inspection can be accomplished in a very short time;...
  • Page 51: Operation And Important Riding Points

    OPERATION AND IMPORTANT RIDING POINTS Starting and warming up a cold engine ..........5-1 Shifting ....................5-3 Engine break-in ................. 5-4 Parking ....................5-5...
  • Page 52 Consult a Yamaha dealer re- blocked and performance will The transmission is in the neutral garding any control or function suffer.
  • Page 53: Operation And Important Riding Points

    NOTE: When the transmission is in the neutral position, the neutral indicator light should be on, otherwise have a Yamaha dealer check the electrical cir- cuit. 3. Start the engine by pushing the start switch.
  • Page 54 OPERATION AND IMPORTANT RIDING POINTS EC000048 EAU02988 To start out and accelerate CAUTION: 1. Pull the clutch lever to disengage Even with the transmission in the clutch. the neutral position, do not 2. Shift the transmission into first coast for long periods of time gear.
  • Page 55: Engine Break-in

    OPERATION AND IMPORTANT RIDING POINTS EAU00427 EAU02989 EAU01128 To decelerate Recommended shift points Engine break-in 1. Apply both the front and the rear The recommended shift points during There is never a more important period brakes to slow the motorcycle. acceleration and deceleration are in the life of your engine than the period...
  • Page 56 Keep the engine speed out of other flammable materials. the tachometer red zone. If any engine trouble should oc- cur during the engine break-in period, immediately have a Yamaha dealer check the vehi- cle.
  • Page 57: Periodic Maintenance And Minor Repair

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR Periodic maintenance ..........6-1 Lubricating the drive chain ........ 6-34 Owner’s tool kit ............6-1 Checking and lubricating the cables ....6-35 Periodic maintenance chart for the emission Checking and lubricating the throttle control system ...........6-3 grip and cable ..........6-35 General maintenance and lubrication chart ..6-5 Checking and lubricating the brake and clutch levers ............
  • Page 58: Periodic Maintenance

    RELATED TO EMISSIONS CON- cycle maintenance work, have a The service information included in this TROL ARE GROUPED SEPARATE- Yamaha dealer do it for you. manual and the tools provided in the LY. THESE SERVICES REQUIRE owner’s tool kit are intended to assist...
  • Page 59 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR NOTE: If you do not have the tools or experi- ence required for a particular job, have a Yamaha dealer perform it for you. EW000062 WARNING Modifications approved Yamaha may cause loss of perfor- mance, excessive emissions, and render the vehicle unsafe for use.
  • Page 60: Periodic Maintenance Chart For The Emission Control System

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU00471 Periodic maintenance chart for the emission control system INITIAL ODOMETER READINGS 600 mi 4,000mi 8,000 mi 12,000 mi 16,000 mi 20,000 mi ITEM ROUTINE (1,000 km) (7,000 km) (13,000 km) (19,000 km) (25,000 km) (31,000 km) 1 month 6 months...
  • Page 61 • Check the air cut-off valve, reed valve, Air induction and hose for damage. √ √ √ √ √ system • Replace any damaged parts if necessary. * Since these items require special tools, data and technical skills, have a Yamaha dealer perform the service.
  • Page 62: General Maintenance And Lubrication Chart

    • Check operation. √ √ √ √ √ √ 6 * Clutch • Adjust or replace cable. • Apply Yamaha chain and cable lube or √ √ √ √ √ √ 7 * Control cables engine oil SAE10W-30 thoroughly. • Check bearing assembly for looseness.
  • Page 63 Every 600 mi (1,000 km) or after washing the motorcycle 15 * Drive chain • Adjust and lubricate chain with or riding in the rain. Yamaha chain and cable lube or engine oil SAE10W-30 thoroughly. √ √ √ √...
  • Page 64 19 * Chassis fasteners fasteners. • Correct if necessary. * Since these items require special tools, data and technical skills, have a Yamaha dealer perform the service. EAU03907 NOTE: From 24,000 mi (37,000 km) or 36 months, repeat the maintenance intervals starting from 4,000 mi (7,000 km) or 6 months.
  • Page 65: Removing And Installing Cowlings And Panels

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 1. Panel A 1. Panel B 2. Cowling A 2. Cowling B 3. Cowling B EAU01139 Removing and installing cowlings and panels The cowlings and panels shown above need to be removed to perform some of the maintenance jobs described in this chapter.
  • Page 66 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 1. Quick fastener (× 4) 1. Quick fastener screw (× 6) 1. Turn signal light lead coupler 2. Screw 2. Screw (× 2) EAU04544 3. Bolt (× 2) Cowling A 4. Disconnect the turn signal light To remove the cowling 2.
  • Page 67 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR Right side Left side After removal Before installation 1. Quick fastener 1. Quick fastener screw (× 4) 1. Bolt 2. Cowling B 2. Quick fastener screw (× 3) NOTE: 3. Bolt 3. Cowling B To install the quick fastener, push the EAU04555 To install the cowling Cowling B...
  • Page 68: Checking The Spark Plugs

    CR9EIA 9 (NGK) or The spark plugs are important engine IU27D (DENSO) components, which should be checked periodically, preferably by a Yamaha dealer. Since heat and deposits will cause any spark plug to slowly erode, they should be removed and checked in accordance with the periodic mainte- 1.
  • Page 69 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR Clean the surface of the spark plug gasket and its mating surface, and then wipe off any grime from the spark plug threads. Tightening torque: Spark plug: 12.5 Nm (1.25 m·kgf, 9.0 ft·lbf) a. Spark plug gap NOTE: If a torque wrench is not available when Before installing a spark plug, the spark...
  • Page 70: Canister (for California Only)

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR Make sure that the canister EAU04279 Engine oil and oil filter breather is not blocked, and if nec- cartridge essary, clean it. The engine oil level should be checked 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...
  • Page 71 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR To change the engine oil (with or without oil filter cartridge replace- ment) 1. Remove cowling B. (See page 6-10 for cowling removal and installation procedures.) 2. Start the engine, warm it up for several minutes, and then turn it off.
  • Page 72 Tightening torque: An oil filter wrench is available at a Make sure that the O-ring is properly Oil filter cartridge: Yamaha dealer. seated. 17 Nm (1.7 m·kgf, 12 ft·lbf) 8. Install the engine oil drain bolt, and then tighten it to the specified torque.
  • Page 73 If the oil level warning light flickers Total amount (dry engine): or remains on, immediately turn the 3.8 L (3.34 lmp qt, 4.02 US qt) engine off and have a Yamaha deal- er check the vehicle. ECA00105 CAUTION: 11. Turn the engine off, and then...
  • Page 74: Coolant

    If water has been added to the ant must be changed at the intervals coolant, have a Yamaha dealer 3. If the coolant is at or below the min- specified in the periodic maintenance check the antifreeze content of imum level mark, remove panel A and lubrication chart.
  • Page 75 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR NOTE: The radiator fan is automatically switched on or off according to the coolant temperature in the radia- tor. If the engine overheats, see page 6-51 for further instructions. 1. Coolant reservoir cap 1. Bolt (× 2) 2.
  • Page 76 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 10. After the coolant is completely 13. Pour the specified amount of rec- drained, thoroughly flush the cool- ommended coolant into the radia- ing system with clean tap water. tor and reservoir. 11. Install the coolant drain bolt, and then tighten it to the specified Antifreeze/water mixture ratio: torque.
  • Page 77 17. Start the engine, and then check the coolant will be reduced. the vehicle for coolant leakage. If coolant is leaking, have a Yamaha dealer check the cooling system. 18. Install the cowlings and the panel. 6-20...
  • Page 78: Replacing The Air Filter Element

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 1. Bolt 1. Fuel tank breather hose 1. Bolt 2. Fuel tank overflow hose 2. Screw (× 8) EAU04572* 3. Air filter case cover Replacing the air filter 3. Lift the front of the fuel tank, and 5.
  • Page 79 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EC000082* CAUTION: Make sure that the air filter ele- ment is properly seated in the air filter case. The engine should never be op- erated without the air filter ele- ment installed, otherwise the pistons and/or cylinders may 1.
  • Page 80: Adjusting The Throttle Cable Free Play

    The valve clearance changes with use, resulting in improper air-fuel mixture and/or engine noise. To prevent this from occurring, the valve clearance must be adjusted by a Yamaha dealer at the intervals specified in the periodic maintenance and lubrication chart. 1. Fuel tank breather hose a.
  • Page 81: Tires

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU03581 CE-22E condition and pressure of your tires. Tire air pressure Tires (measured on cold tires) NEVER OVERLOAD YOUR MOTOR- To maximize the performance, durabil- Load* Front Rear CYCLE. Make sure that the total ity, and safe operation of your motor- 250 kPa 250 kPa weight of the cargo, rider, passen-...
  • Page 82 (minimum tread depth), if the tire has a nail or glass fragments in it, or if the sidewall is cracked, con- tact a Yamaha dealer immediately and have the tire replaced. CE-09E Minimum tire tread depth 1.0 mm (0.04 in)
  • Page 83 190/50 ZR17 M/C (73W) D208L proved this model high speeds. CE-14E Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. Brand-new tires can have a rela- FRONT & REAR Always make sure that the valve tively poor grip on certain road Tire air valve TR412...
  • Page 84: Cast Wheels

    The accessories or replace- fore each ride. If any damage is ment parts you choose for your found, have a Yamaha dealer re- motorcycle should be designed spe- place the wheel. Do not attempt cifically for this model, and they...
  • Page 85: Adjusting The Clutch Lever Free Play

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR NOTE: If the specified clutch lever free play cannot be obtained as described above, proceed as follows. 1. Fully turn the adjusting bolt at the clutch lever in direction a to loos- en the clutch cable. 1.
  • Page 86: Adjusting The Brake Pedal Position

    If there is air in the hydraulic system, have a Yamaha dealer bleed the system be- fore operating the motorcycle. Air in the hydraulic system will diminish a. Distance between brake pedal and footrest 1.
  • Page 87: Checking The Front And Rear Brake Pads

    Yamaha dealer replace If a brake pad has worn to the the brake pads as a set. point that the wear indicator...
  • Page 88: Checking The Brake Fluid Level

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR Rear Front Rear Rear 1. Brake pad wear indicator groove 1. Minimum level mark 1. Minimum level mark 2. Install the brake caliper bolt, and Observe these precautions: EAU03294 Checking the brake fluid level then tighten it to the specified When checking the fluid level, Insufficient brake fluid may allow air to torque.
  • Page 89: Changing The Brake Fluid

    Be careful that water does not en- EAU03976 Changing the brake fluid ter the brake fluid reservoir when Have a Yamaha dealer change the refilling. Water will significantly brake fluid at the intervals specified in lower the boiling point of the fluid the NOTE after the periodic mainte- and may result in vapor lock.
  • Page 90: Drive Chain Slack

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU00744 Drive chain slack The drive chain slack should be checked before each ride and adjusted if necessary. To check the drive chain slack 1. Place the motorcycle on a level surface and hold it in an upright a.
  • Page 91: Lubricating The Drive Chain

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU03006 2. Wipe the drive chain dry. NOTE: Lubricating the drive chain Using the alignment marks on each 3. Thoroughly lubricate the drive The drive chain must be cleaned and side of the swingarm, make sure that chain with a special O-ring chain lubricated at the intervals specified in both chain pullers are in the same posi-...
  • Page 92: Checking And Lubricating The Cables

    If a cable is damaged the periodic maintenance chart. or does not move smoothly, have a Yamaha dealer check or replace it. EAU03164 Checking and lubricating the Recommended lubricant: brake and clutch levers...
  • Page 93: Lubricating The Brake Pedal

    Recommended lubricant: necessary. Lithium-soap-based grease EW000113 (all-purpose grease) WARNING If the sidestand does not move up and down smoothly, have a Yamaha dealer check or repair it. Recommended lubricant: Lithium-soap-based grease (all-purpose grease) 6-36...
  • Page 94: Checking The Front Fork

    EC000098 CAUTION: If any damage is found or the front fork does not operate smoothly, have a Yamaha dealer check or re- pair it. 6-37...
  • Page 95: Checking The Wheel Bearings

    2. Hold the lower ends of the front fork legs and try to move them for- ward and backward. If any free play can be felt, have a Yamaha dealer check or repair the steer- ing. 6-38...
  • Page 96: Battery

    15 minutes and seek prompt nected to the battery terminals. To charge the battery medical attention. Have a Yamaha dealer charge the bat- Batteries produce explosive hy- tery as soon as possible if it seems to drogen gas. Therefore, keep have discharged.
  • Page 97: Replacing The Fuses

    2. Remove the blown fuse, and then 5. Backup fuse (odometer and clock) cess to a sealed-type (MF) bat- install a new fuse of the specified 6. Spare fuse (× 3) tery charger, have a Yamaha amperage. EAU04548* dealer charge your battery. Replacing the fuses...
  • Page 98: Replacing A Headlight Bulb

    2. Unhook the headlight bulb holder, 4. If the fuse immediately blows EAU04503 and then remove the defective Replacing a headlight bulb again, have a Yamaha dealer bulb. This motorcycle is equipped with check the electrical system. quartz bulb headlights. If a headlight bulb burns out, replace it as follows.
  • Page 99: Tail/brake Light

    • Do not use a headlight bulb of the bulb holder. a wattage higher than speci- fied. 4. Install the headlight bulb cover, and then connect the coupler. 5. Have a Yamaha dealer adjust the headlight beam if necessary. 6-42...
  • Page 100: Replacing A Turn Signal Light Bulb

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR ECA00065 CAUTION: Do not overtighten the screw, other- wise the lens may break. 1. Screw 1. Screw (× 2) EAU03497 EAU04574 Replacing a turn signal light Replacing the license plate bulb light bulb 1. Remove the turn signal light lens 1.
  • Page 101: Supporting The Motorcycle

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU01579 To service the rear wheel Supporting the motorcycle Raise the rear wheel off the ground by Since this model is not equipped with a using a motorcycle stand or, if a motor- centerstand, follow these precautions cycle stand is not available, by placing when removing the front and rear a jack either under each side of the...
  • Page 102: Front Wheel

    2. Lift the front wheel off the ground CAUTION: WARNING according to the procedure on Do not apply the brake after the It is advisable to have a Yamaha page 6-44. brake calipers have been removed, dealer service the wheel. 3. Remove the brake hose holder on...
  • Page 103 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU04662 To install the front wheel Tightening torque: 1. Lift the wheel up between the fork Wheel axle pinch bolt: legs. 18 Nm (1.8 m·kgf, 13 ft·lbf) 2. Insert the wheel axle. 8. Tap the outer side of the right fork 3.
  • Page 104: Rear Wheel

    WARNING 5. Turn the drive chain slack adjust- install the rear wheel. It is advisable to have a Yamaha ing bolts fully in direction a. dealer service the wheel. Securely support the motor- cycle so that there is no danger of it falling over.
  • Page 105 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU04534 To install the rear wheel Tightening torques: 1. Install the wheel and the brake cal- Axle nut: iper bracket by inserting the wheel 150 Nm (15.0 m·kgf, 108 ft·lbf) axle from the left-hand side. Brake caliper bolt: 27 Nm (2.7 m·kgf, 19.5 ft·lbf) NOTE:...
  • Page 106: Troubleshooting

    The following troubleshooting charts represent quick and easy procedures for checking these vital systems your- self. However, should your motorcycle require any repair, take it to a Yamaha dealer, whose skilled technicians have the necessary tools, experience, and know-how to service the motorcycle properly.
  • Page 107: 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 108 Start the engine. If the engine overheats again, have a The coolant level Yamaha dealer check and repair the cooling system. is OK. NOTE: 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 109: Motorcycle Care And Storage

    MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE Care ....................7-1 Storage ....................7-4...
  • Page 110 M OTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE EAU04571 Care Before cleaning Cleaning 1. Cover the muffler outlet with a ECA00056 While the open design of a motorcycle CAUTION: plastic bag after the engine has reveals the attractiveness of the tech- Avoid using strong acidic wheel cooled down.
  • Page 111: Motorcycle Care And Storage

    MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE Do not use any harsh chemical For motorcycles equipped with After riding in the rain, near the sea or products on plastic parts or the a windshield: Do not use strong on salt-sprayed roads muffler. Be sure to avoid using cleaners or hard sponges as Since sea salt or salt sprayed on roads cloths or sponges which have...
  • Page 112 MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE Cleaning the titanium muffler After cleaning EWA00031 WARNING This model is equipped with a titanium 1. Dry the motorcycle with a chamois Make sure that there is no oil or muffler, which requires the following or an absorbing cloth. wax on the brakes or tires.
  • Page 113 NOTE: To prevent corrosion, avoid Consult a Yamaha dealer for advice on damp cellars, stables (because what products to use. of the presence of ammonia) and areas where strong chemi-...
  • Page 114 MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE a. Remove the spark plug caps and 4. Lubricate all control cables and NOTE: Make any necessary repairs before spark plugs. the pivoting points of all levers and storing the motorcycle. b. Pour a teaspoonful of engine oil pedals as well as of the sidestand/ into each spark plug bore.
  • Page 115: Specifications

    SPECIFICATIONS Specifications ..................8-1...
  • Page 116 S PECIFICATIONS EAU01038 Specifications CS-01E Model YZF-R1/YZF-R1C Engine oil Dimensions Type Overall length 2,040 mm (80.3 in) 110 130 ˚F Overall width 705 mm (27.8 in) YAMALUBE 4 (10W-30) Overall height 1,105 mm (43.5 in) or SAE 10W-30 Seat height 820 mm (32.3 in) YAMALUBE 4 (20W-40) Wheelbase...
  • Page 117 SPECIFICATIONS Cooling system capacity Gear ratio (total amount) 2.45 L (2.16 lmp qt, 2.59 US qt) 2.500 Air filter Oil-coated paper element 1.842 Fuel 1.500 Type PREMIUM UNLEADED 1.333 GASOLINE ONLY 1.200 Fuel tank capacity 17 L (3.74 lmp gal, 4.49 US gal) 1.115 Amount remaining when the fuel Chassis...
  • Page 118 SPECIFICATIONS Maximum load* YZF-R1: 202 kg (445 lb) Rear YZF-R1C: 201 kg (443 lb) Type Single disc brake Tire air pressure Operation Right foot (measured on cold tires) Fluid DOT 4 Up to 90 kg (198 lb)* Suspension Front 250 kPa (2.50 kgf/cm , 36 psi) Front Telescopic fork...
  • Page 119 SPECIFICATIONS Bulb voltage, wattage × quantity 12 V, 60/55 W × 2 Headlight Tail/brake light L.E.D. 12 V, 21/5 W × 2 Front turn signal/position light 12 V, 21 W × 2 Rear turn signal light 12 V, 5 W × 2 Auxiliary light 12 V, 5 W ×...
  • Page 120: Consumer Information

    Vehicle identification number ............. 9-1 Model label ..................9-2 Reporting safety defects ..............9-3 Motorcycle noise regulation .............. 9-4 Maintenance record ................9-5 YAMAHA MOTOR CORPORATION, U.S.A. STREET AND ENDURO MOTORCYCLE LIMITED WARRANTY ......9-7 YAMAHA EXTENDED SERVICE (Y.E.S.) ......... 9-9...
  • Page 121: Identification Numbers

    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. 1. Key identification number 1.
  • Page 122: Model Label

    The model label is affixed to the frame under the passenger seat. (See page 3-16 for passenger seat removal and installation procedures.) Record the in- formation on this label in the space pro- vided. This information will be needed when ordering spare parts from a Yamaha dealer.
  • Page 123: 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 immedi- ately 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 124: Motorcycle Noise Regulation

    CONSUMER INFORMATION EAU01053 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 125: Maintenance Record

    CONSUMER INFORMATION EAU01874 Maintenance record Copies of work orders and/or receipts for parts purchased and installed on your motorcycle 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 126 CONSUMER INFORMATION Maintenance Date of Servicing dealer Mileage Remarks interval service name and address 28,000 mi (43,000 km) or 42 months 32,000 mi (49,000 km) or 48 months 36,000 mi (55,000 km) or 54 months 40,000 mi (61,000 km) or 60 months...
  • Page 127: Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.s.a. Street And Enduro Motorcycle Limited Warranty

  • Page 129: Yamaha Extended Service (y.e.s.)

  • Page 130 CONSUMER INFORMATION 9-10...
  • Page 131 INDEX Accessories and replacement parts ..6-27 Dimmer switch........3-11 Identification numbers ......9-1 Air filter element, replacing.....6-21 Drive chain, lubricating ......6-34 Ignition circuit cut-off system ....3-24 Drive chain slack ........6-33 Indicator and warning lights......3-2 Adjusting .......... 6-33 Battery ...........6-39 Checking..........
  • Page 132 INDEX Parking ............ 5-5 Tachometer........... 3-11 Part locations........... 2-1 Tail/brake light........6-42 Pre-operation check list ......4-1 Throttle cable free play, adjusting..6-23 Throttle grip and cable, checking and lubricating...... 6-35 Safety information........1-1 Tires............6-24 Safety defects, reporting......9-3 Tool kit ............

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