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    Read this manual carefully before operating this vehicle. OWNER’S MANUAL WR250R 32D-28199-E6...

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    EAU46090 Read this manual carefully before operating this vehicle. This manual should stay with this vehicle if it is sold.

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    Yamaha a reputation for dependability. Please take the time to read this manual thoroughly, so as to enjoy all advantages of your WR250R. The Owner’s Manual does not only instruct you in how to operate, inspect and maintain your motorcycle, but also in how to safeguard yourself and others from trouble and injury.

  • 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.

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    IMPORTANT MANUAL INFORMATION EAU10200 WR250R OWNER’S MANUAL ©2010 by Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. 1st edition, December 2010 All rights reserved. Any reprinting or unauthorized use without the written permission of Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. is expressly prohibited. Printed in Japan.

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS SAFETY INFORMATION ....1-1 FOR YOUR SAFETY – Spoke wheels ....... 6-22 PRE-OPERATION CHECKS ..... 4-1 Adjusting the clutch lever free DESCRIPTION ........2-1 play ..........6-22 Left view .......... 2-1 OPERATION AND IMPORTANT Adjusting the brake lever free RIDING POINTS.........

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    TABLE OF CONTENTS Replacing the headlight bulb ..6-35 Tail/brake light ......6-36 Replacing a turn signal light bulb ........... 6-36 Replacing the license plate light bulb ........6-37 Replacing an auxiliary light bulb ........... 6-38 Supporting the motorcycle .... 6-38 Front wheel ........

  • Page 8: Safety Information

    SAFETY INFORMATION Safe Riding see you. Avoid riding in another EAU10319 Perform the pre-operation checks each motorist’s blind spot. time you use the vehicle to make sure it Many accidents involve inexperi-  Be a Responsible Owner is in safe operating condition. Failure to enced operators.

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    SAFETY INFORMATION ed by road and traffic conditions. Always wear an approved helmet. less, tasteless gas which may be  • Always signal before turning or Wear a face shield or goggles. present even if you do not see or smell ...

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    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 11: Specifications

    SAFETY INFORMATION of the vehicle’s design or operation the motorcycle due to aerody- ing, and comfort. Other tires, rims, siz- characteristics can put you and others namic effects. Wind may at- es, and combinations may not be at greater risk of serious injury or death. tempt to lift the motorcycle, or appropriate.

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    SAFETY INFORMATION parts that could break). Choose the location for the straps carefully so the straps will not rub against painted surfaces during transport. The suspension should be com-  pressed somewhat tie-downs, if possible, so that the motorcycle will not bounce exces- sively during transport.

  • Page 13: Description

    DESCRIPTION EAU10410 Left view 2, 3 1. Front fork rebound damping force adjusting screw (page 3-14) 8. Helmet holder (page 3-14) 2. Fuse box (page 6-34) 9. Front fork compression damping force adjusting screw (page 3-14) 3. Coolant reservoir (page 6-14) 4.

  • Page 14: Right View

    DESCRIPTION EAU10420 Right view 1. Rear brake fluid reservoir (page 6-25) 2. Air filter element (page 6-17) 3. Rear brake light switch (page 6-24) 4. Bleed screw (page 3-16) 5. Engine oil filler cap (page 6-12) 6. Engine oil level check window (page 6-12) 7.

  • Page 15: Controls And Instruments

    DESCRIPTION EAU10430 Controls and instruments 1. Clutch lever (page 3-9) 8. Fuel tank cap (page 3-11) 2. Left handlebar switches (page 3-8) 3. Main switch/steering lock (page 3-1) 4. Multi-function display (page 3-3) 5. Right handlebar switches (page 3-8) 6. Brake lever (page 3-10) 7.

  • Page 16: Instrument And Control Functions

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS To lock the steering EAU10460 EAU10661 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 17: Unlock Steering

    “ON”, 5. High beam indicator light “ ” or if the warning light remains on, have 6. Engine trouble warning light “ ” a Yamaha dealer check the electrical circuit. EAU11020 Turn signal indicator light “ ” EAU11445...

  • Page 18: Multi-function Display

    This warning light comes on or flashes 5. Speedometer if a problem is detected in the electrical 6. Odometer/tripmeter/fuel reserve tripmeter circuit monitoring the engine. If this oc- curs, have a Yamaha dealer check the self-diagnosis system. (See page 3-8...

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS last set to zero) and then disappear, in order to test a fuel reserve tripmeter (which the electrical circuit.  shows the distance traveled since For the U.K. only: To switch the  the fuel level warning light came speedometer and odometer/trip- meter displays between kilometers a clock...

  • Page 20: Set Clock

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS (see page 3-2), the display will auto- matically change to the fuel reserve tripmeter mode “F” and start counting the distance traveled from that point. In this case, push the “SELECT 2” button to switch the display between the vari- ous tripmeter and odometer modes in the following order: fuel reserve tripmeter “F”...

  • Page 21: Manual Start

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS push either select button to set the Changing from the basic mode to Manual start hours. the measurement mode The manual start is the default setting 3. Push the “RESET” button, and the With the odometer selected, push the for the stopwatch.

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    2. When the vehicle starts moving, 1. Check that the stopwatch mea- consult your nearby Yamaha dealer. the stopwatch will start counting. surement is in operation. Calibrate the distance-compensation 3. Push the “SELECT 1” button and...

  • Page 23: Handlebar Switches

    If the display indicates any error codes, note the code number, and then have a Yamaha dealer check the vehicle. 1. Engine stop switch “ ” 2. Start switch “...

  • Page 24: Clutch Lever

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS with the starter. See page 5-1 for start- EAU12400 EAU12820 Dimmer switch “ ” Clutch lever ing instructions prior to starting the en- Set this switch to “ ” for the high gine. beam and to “ ”...

  • Page 25: Shift Pedal

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU12871 EAU12890 EAU12941 Shift pedal Brake lever Brake pedal 1. Shift pedal 1. Brake lever 1. Brake pedal The shift pedal is located on the left The brake lever is located at the right The brake pedal is on the right side of side of the motorcycle and is used in handlebar grip.

  • Page 26: Fuel Tank Cap

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU44363 EAU13221 Fuel tank cap Fuel Make sure there is sufficient gasoline in To remove the fuel tank cap the tank. 1. Insert the key into the lock and turn EWA10881 WARNING it counterclockwise as shown. Gasoline and gasoline vapors are extremely flammable.

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    WARNING as well as to the exhaust system. Gasoline is poisonous and can Your Yamaha engine has been de- cause injury or death. Handle gaso- signed to use premium unleaded gaso- line with care. Never siphon gaso- line with a research octane number of line by mouth.

  • Page 28: Catalytic Converter

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS converter. EAU13433 EAU46281 Catalytic converter Seat This model is equipped with a catalytic To remove the seat converter in the exhaust system. Remove the bolts, and then slide the EWA10862 WARNING seat to the rear and pull upward. The exhaust system is hot after op- eration.

  • Page 29: Helmet Holder

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU14282 EAU45202 Helmet holder Adjusting the front fork EWA10180 WARNING Always adjust both fork legs equal- ly, otherwise poor handling and loss of stability may result. This front fork is equipped with rebound damping force adjusting screws and compression damping force adjusting 1.

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS 1. Rebound damping force adjusting screw 1. Rubber cap 1. Compression damping force adjusting screw 2. To increase the compression Rebound damping setting: damping force and thereby harden Compression damping setting: Minimum (soft): Minimum (soft): 17 click(s) in direction (b)* the compression damping, turn the 19 click(s) in direction (b)* Standard:...

  • Page 31: Front Fork Bleeding

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS range. To obtain a precise adjustment, EAU14793 Front fork bleeding it would be advisable to check the num- EWA10200 ber of clicks of each damping force ad- WARNING justing mechanism and to modify the Always bleed both fork legs, other- specifications as necessary.

  • Page 32: Adjusting The Shock Absorber Assembly

    12 click(s) in direction (b)* Spring preload adjustment should be Maximum (hard): Maximum (hard): made by a Yamaha dealer, since this Distance A = 206.0 mm (8.11 in) 3 click(s) in direction (b)* service requires special tools and tech- * With the adjusting knob fully turned in direction (a) nical skills.

  • Page 33: Exup System

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS in production. EAU41941 EXUP system EWA10221 This model is equipped with Yamaha’s WARNING EXUP (EXhaust Ultimate Power valve) This shock absorber assembly con- system. This system boosts engine tains highly pressurized nitrogen power by means of a valve that regu- gas.

  • Page 34: Sidestand

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Yamaha dealer repair it if it does not EAU15305 EAU44892 Sidestand Ignition circuit cut-off system function properly. The sidestand is located on the left side The ignition circuit cut-off system (com- of the frame. Raise the sidestand or...

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    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 36: For Your Safety - Pre-operation Checks

    • If necessary, add recommended coolant to specified level. 6-14 • Check cooling system for leakage. • Check operation. • If soft or spongy, have Yamaha dealer bleed hydraulic system. • Check lever free play. • Adjust if necessary. Front brake •...

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    • Make sure that operation is smooth. • Check throttle grip free play. Throttle grip 6-19, 6-29 • If necessary, have Yamaha dealer adjust throttle grip free play and lubricate cable and grip housing. • Make sure that operation is smooth. Control cables 6-29 •...

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    • Tighten if necessary. Instruments, lights, signals • Check operation. — and switches • Correct if necessary. • Check operation of ignition circuit cut-off system. Sidestand switch 3-19 • If system is not working correctly, have Yamaha dealer check vehicle.

  • Page 39: Operation And Important Riding Points

     understand, ask your Yamaha dealer. The transmission is in the neutral  gine in case of a turnover. In this position.

  • Page 40: Shifting

    If not, ask a tow the motorcycle for long dis- Yamaha dealer to check the elec- tances. The transmission is trical circuit. properly lubricated only when 3.

  • Page 41: Tips For Reducing Fuel Consumption

    Do not rev the engine while shifting  1600 km (1000 mi). The various parts in immediately have a Yamaha dealer down, and avoid high engine the engine wear and polish themselves check the vehicle.

  • Page 42: Parking

    OPERATION AND IMPORTANT RIDING POINTS EAU17213 Parking When parking, stop the engine, and then remove the key from the main switch. EWA10311 WARNING Since the engine and exhaust  system can become very hot, park in a place where pedestri- ans or children are not likely to touch them and be burned.

  • Page 43: Periodic Maintenance And Adjustment

    – possibly leading to pending on the weather, terrain, geo- that is certified (if applicable). Yamaha death. See page 1-2 for more in- graphical location, and individual use, dealers are trained and equipped to...

  • Page 44: 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 45: Periodic Maintenance Chart For The Emission Control System

    From 50000 km (30000 mi), repeat the maintenance intervals starting from 10000 km (6000 mi).  Items marked with an asterisk should be performed by a Yamaha dealer as they require special tools, data and technical  skills.

  • Page 46: General Maintenance And Lubrication Chart

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU1770C General maintenance and lubrication chart ODOMETER READING ANNUAL ITEM CHECK OR MAINTENANCE JOB 1000 km 10000 km 20000 km 30000 km 40000 km CHECK (600 mi) (6000 mi) (12000 mi) (18000 mi) (24000 mi)  ...

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT ODOMETER READING ANNUAL ITEM CHECK OR MAINTENANCE JOB 1000 km 10000 km 20000 km 30000 km 40000 km CHECK (600 mi) (6000 mi) (12000 mi) (18000 mi) (24000 mi) • Check operation and for   ...

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT ODOMETER READING ANNUAL ITEM CHECK OR MAINTENANCE JOB 1000 km 10000 km 20000 km 30000 km 40000 km CHECK (600 mi) (6000 mi) (12000 mi) (18000 mi) (24000 mi) Rear suspension relay arm and   ...

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU18670 The air filter needs more frequent service if you are riding in unusually wet or dusty areas.  Hydraulic brake service  • Regularly check and, if necessary, correct the brake fluid level. • Every two years replace the internal components of the brake master cylinders and calipers, and change the brake fluid.

  • Page 50: Removing And Installing Panels

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU18771 EAU45131 Removing and installing panels Panel A The panels shown need to be removed to perform some of the maintenance To remove the panel jobs described in this chapter. Refer to 1. Remove seat. (See this section each time a panel needs to page 3-13.) be removed and installed.

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT 2. Install the seat. 1. Bolt 1. Bolt 2. Collar 2. Panel B Panel B 3. Panel A To install the panel 3. Pull the front part of the panel out- To remove the panel 1. Place the panel in the original posi- ward, and then remove the panel 1.

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT Panel C To remove the panel 1. Remove the bolts. 1. Bolt Panel D 2. Washer 3. Panel D To remove the panel 1. Remove seat. (See To install the panel 1. Panel C page 3-13.) 1.

  • Page 53: Checking The Spark Plug

    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 the spark plug shows signs of elec- Tightening torque: Spark plug: trode erosion and excessive carbon or 13 Nm (1.3 m·kgf, 9.4 ft·lbf)

  • Page 54: Check/change Engine Oil Level

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT to collect the used oil. EAU45143 Engine oil and oil filter 4. Remove the engine oil filler cap, element the engine oil drain bolt and its The engine oil level should be checked gasket to drain the oil from the before each ride.

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT Recommended oil: See page 8-1. Make sure that the O-rings are properly Oil quantity: seated. Without oil filter element replace- ment: 8. Install the oil filter element cover by 1.30 L (1.37 US qt, 1.14 Imp.qt) installing the bolts, then tightening With oil filter element replacement: them to the specified torque.

  • Page 56: Coolant

    Make sure that the vehicle is posi- so it will not seize. If this occurs,  tioned straight up when checking have a Yamaha dealer repair the the coolant level. A slight tilt to the vehicle. side can result in a false reading.

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    3. Place a container under the engine added to the coolant, have a to collect the used coolant. Yamaha dealer check the anti- 4. Remove the radiator cap retaining freeze content of the coolant as bolt and radiator cap. WARNING!

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT and then installing the bolts. diator and reservoir. 9. Remove the coolant drain bolt and Antifreeze/water mixture ratio: its gasket to drain the cooling sys- tem. Recommended antifreeze: High-quality ethylene glycol anti- freeze containing corrosion inhibitors for aluminum engines Coolant quantity: Radiator capacity (including all...

  • Page 59: Cleaning The Air Filter Element And Check Hose

    EAU44323 Cleaning the air filter element the vehicle for coolant leakage. If and check hose coolant is leaking, have a Yamaha dealer check the cooling system. The air filter element should be cleaned 19. Install the panels. or replaced at the intervals specified in the periodic maintenance and lubrica- tion chart.

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    The sponge material should be wet but not dripping. Recommended oil: Yamaha foam air filter oil or other quality foam air filter oil 1. Sponge material 6. Pull the sponge material over the 2. Air filter element frame air filter element frame.

  • Page 61: Adjusting The Engine Idling Speed

    Yamaha dealer make the adjustment. rection (a). To decrease the en- and, if necessary, have a Yamaha gine idling speed, turn the screw in dealer adjust it. direction (b).

  • Page 62: Valve Clearance

    Rear: from occurring, the valve clearance the specified tires. 175 kPa (1.75 kgf/cm , 25 psi) must be adjusted by a Yamaha dealer 90–185 kg (198–408 lb): at the intervals specified in the periodic Tire air pressure Front: maintenance and lubrication chart.

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    1. Tire sidewall able, however, patch the tube ed below have been approved for this 2. Tire tread depth very carefully and replace it as model by Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. soon possible with The tires must be checked before each high-quality product.

  • Page 64: Spoke Wheels

    If the specified clutch lever free play (b). ride. If any damage is found, have could be obtained as described above, a Yamaha dealer replace the skip steps 4–7. wheel. Do not attempt even the smallest repair to the wheel. A de- 4.

  • Page 65: Adjusting The Brake Lever Free Play

    A soft or spongy feeling in the  brake lever can indicate the presence of air in the hydraulic system. If there is air in the hy- draulic system, have a Yamaha 6-23...

  • Page 66: Checking The Shift Pedal

    The operation of the shift pedal should the hydraulic system will dimin- be checked before each ride. If opera- ish the braking performance, tion is not smooth, have a Yamaha which may result in loss of con- dealer check the vehicle. trol and an accident.

  • Page 67: Checking The Front And Rear Brake Pads

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT peared, have a Yamaha dealer replace EAU22392 EAU22580 Checking the front and rear Checking the brake fluid level the brake pads as a set. brake pads Front brake The front and rear brake pads must be...

  • Page 68: Changing The Brake Fluid

    EAU22731 Changing the brake fluid Before riding, check that the brake fluid and may result in vapor lock. Have a Yamaha dealer change the is above the minimum level mark and Brake fluid may deteriorate paint-  brake fluid at the intervals specified in replenish if necessary.

  • Page 69: Drive Chain Slack

    3. Push on the drive chain at the cen- EAU34317 To adjust the drive chain slack ter point between the chain ten- Consult a Yamaha dealer before ad- sioner and the chain support justing the drive chain slack. mounting bolt with a force of 50 N 1.

  • Page 70: Cleaning And Lubricating The Drive Chain

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT 3. Tighten the axle nut, then the lock- may contain substances that EAU23025 Cleaning and lubricating the nuts to their specified torques. could damage the O-rings. [ECA11111] drive chain Tightening torques: The drive chain must be cleaned and Axle nut: lubricated at the intervals specified in 125 Nm (12.5 m·kgf, 90 ft·lbf)

  • Page 71: 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 72: Checking And Lubricating The Brake Pedal

    EWA10731 Lithium-soap-based grease 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- sulting in a possible loss of control.

  • Page 73: Lubricating The Swingarm Pivots

    The swingarm pivots must be lubricat- intervals specified in the periodic main- ed by a Yamaha dealer at the intervals tenance and lubrication chart. specified in the periodic maintenance and lubrication chart.

  • Page 74: Checking The Steering

    If any free This model is equipped with a VRLA the wheel bearings. play can be felt, have a Yamaha (Valve Regulated Lead Acid) battery. dealer check or repair the steering. There is no need to check the electro- lyte or to add distilled water.

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    To charge the battery necessary. Have a Yamaha dealer charge the bat- 3. Fully charge the battery before in- tery as soon as possible if it seems to 6-33...

  • Page 76: Replacing The Fuses

    4. If a fuse immediately blows again, for the individual circuits, is located be- If a fuse is blown, replace it as follows. have a Yamaha dealer check the hind panel C. (See page 6-8.) 1. Turn the key to “OFF” and turn off electrical system.

  • Page 77: Replacing The Headlight Bulb

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT bulb cover. EAU45215 Replacing the headlight bulb This model is equipped with a halogen bulb headlight. If the headlight bulb burns out, replace it as follows. ECA10650 NOTICE Take care not to damage the follow- ing parts: Headlight bulb ...

  • Page 78: Tail/brake Light

    Yamaha dealer check it. gether with the headlight unit) by placing it in the original position, and then installing the bolts. 7. Have a Yamaha dealer adjust the headlight beam if necessary. 1. Screw 2. Turn signal light lens 2.

  • Page 79: Replacing The License Plate Light Bulb

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU24313 Replacing the license plate light bulb 1. Remove the license plate light unit by removing the screws. 1. Turn signal light bulb 1. License plate light unit 2. License plate light bulb socket 3. Insert a new bulb into the socket, push it in, and then turn it clock- 3.

  • Page 80: Replacing An Auxiliary Light Bulb

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT frame in front of the rear wheel or under EAU45222 EAU24350 Replacing an auxiliary light Supporting the motorcycle each side of the swingarm. bulb Since this model is not equipped with a centerstand, follow these precautions If the auxiliary light bulb burns out, re- when removing the front and rear place it as follows.

  • Page 81: Front Wheel

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU24360 Front wheel Make sure that there is enough space between the brake pads before install- EAU49331 ing the brake caliper onto the brake To remove the front wheel disc. EWA10821 WARNING 2. Insert the wheel axle. To avoid injury, securely support the 3.

  • Page 82: Rear Wheel

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU25080 Rear wheel EAU45182 To remove the rear wheel EWA10821 WARNING To avoid injury, securely support the vehicle so there is no danger of it falling over. 1. Loosen the axle nut. 1. Drive chain slack adjusting bolt 1.

  • Page 83: Troubleshooting

    However, should your motorcycle 1. Brake caliper bracket require any repair, take it to a Yamaha 2. Retainer dealer, whose skilled technicians have 3. Slot the necessary tools, experience, and know-how to service the motorcycle 2.

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT heaters or furnaces. Gasoline or gasoline vapors can ignite or ex- plode, causing severe injury or property damage. 6-42...

  • Page 85: Troubleshooting Charts

    Remove the spark plug 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.

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    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 87: Motorcycle Care And Storage

    Be ble. Rust and corrosion can develop Cleaning sure to consult a Yamaha dealer for even if high-quality components are ECA10772 advice on what products to use be- used. A rusty exhaust pipe may go un- NOTICE fore cleaning the vehicle.

  • Page 88

    MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE off any detergent residue using Test the product on a small hid- remain well into spring. plenty of water, as it is harmful den part of the windshield to 1. Clean the motorcycle with cold wa- to plastic parts.

  • Page 89: Storage

    8. Let the motorcycle dry completely away the paint. tem are cool before covering the motor- before storing or covering it. cycle. EWA11131 Consult a Yamaha dealer for ad-  WARNING ECA10810 vice on what products to use. NOTICE Contaminants on the brakes or tires...

  • Page 90

    MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE stabilizer (if available) to prevent pivoting points of all levers and the fuel tank from rusting and the pedals as well as of the sidestand/ fuel from deteriorating. centerstand. 3. Perform the following steps to pro- 5.

  • Page 91: Specifications

    SPECIFICATIONS Dimensions: Engine oil: Fuel: EAU50912 Overall length: Recommended brand: Recommended fuel: 2180 mm (85.8 in) YAMALUBE Premium unleaded gasoline only Overall width: Type: Fuel tank capacity: 810 mm (31.9 in) SAE 10W-30, 10W-40, 10W-50, 15W-40, 7.6 L (2.01 US gal, 1.67 Overall height: 20W-40 or 20W-50 Fuel reserve amount:...

  • Page 92

    SPECIFICATIONS Gear ratio: Loading: Recommended fluid: DOT 4 1st: Maximum load: Rear brake: 2.642 (37/14) 185 kg (408 lb) 2nd: * (Total weight of rider, passenger, cargo Type: 1.813 (29/16) and accessories) Single disc brake 3rd: Tire air pressure (measured on cold Operation: 1.318 (29/22) Right foot operation...

  • Page 93

    SPECIFICATIONS Headlight: Headlight fuse: 15.0 A Bulb type: Signaling system fuse: Halogen bulb Bulb voltage, wattage  quantity: 10.0 A Ignition fuse: Headlight: 7.5 A 12 V, 60 W/55 W Radiator fan fuse: Tail/brake light: 7.5 A Fuel injection system fuse: Front turn signal light: 7.5 A 12 V, 10.0 W ...

  • Page 94: Consumer Information

    Record the vehicle identification num- ber and model label information in the spaces provided below for assistance when ordering spare parts from a Yamaha dealer or for reference in case the vehicle is stolen. VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER: 1. Vehicle identification number 1.

  • Page 95

    INDEX Part locations ..........2-1 Air filter element and check hose, Front and rear brake pads, checking ..6-25 cleaning ..........6-17 Front fork, adjusting ........ 3-14 Safety information........1-1 Auxiliary light bulb, replacing ....6-38 Front fork, bleeding ......... 3-16 Seat ............3-13 Front fork, checking......... 6-31 Shifting............5-2 Fuel ............

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    INDEX Wheel bearings, checking......6-32 Wheel (front) ..........6-39 Wheel (rear) ..........6-40 Wheels .............6-22...

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