Read this manual carefully before operating this vehicle. OWNER’S MANUAL YP250R YP250RA YP250R Sports 1YS-F8199-E1...
Read this manual carefully before operating this vehicle. This manual should stay with this vehicle if it is sold. DECLARATION of CONFORMITY Company: YAMAHA MOTOR ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. Address: 1450-6, Mori, Mori-Machi, Shuchi-gun, Shizuoka-Ken, 437-0292 Japan Hereby declare that the product:...
Welcome to the Yamaha world of motorcycling! As the owner of the YP250R / YP250RA, you are benefiting from Yamaha’s vast experience and newest technology regarding the design and manufacture of high-quality products, which have earned Yamaha a reputation for dependa- bility.
IMPORTANT MANUAL INFORMATION EAU10132 Particularly important information is distinguished in this manual by the following notations: This is the safety alert symbol. It is used to alert you to potential personal injury hazards. Obey all safety messages that follow this symbol to avoid possible injury or death.
TABLE OF CONTENTS SAFETY INFORMATION .....1-1 Rear brake lever......3-13 Periodic maintenance chart for the Further safe-riding points ....1-5 ABS (for ABS models) ....3-13 emission control system ....6-3 Fuel tank cap ........3-14 General maintenance and lubrication DESCRIPTION........2-1 Fuel ..........3-15 chart ..........6-4 Left view ...........2-1 Catalytic converters......3-16 Removing and installing the cowling...
TABLE OF CONTENTS Checking the wheel bearings ..6-25 Battery ..........6-25 Replacing the fuses ......6-26 Replacing a headlight bulb.....6-28 Replacing a front turn signal light bulb ..........6-29 Replacing a tail/brake light bulb or a rear turn signal light bulb ..6-29 Replacing the license plate light bulb ..........6-30 Replacing an auxiliary light bulb..6-30 Troubleshooting ......6-30...
SAFETY INFORMATION EAU10266 each time you use the vehicle to • Ride where other motorists can Be a Responsible Owner make sure it is in safe operating con- see you. Avoid riding in anot- As the vehicle’s owner, you are res- dition.
SAFETY INFORMATION • Always obey the speed limit Protective Apparel Avoid Carbon Monoxide Poisoning and never travel faster than The majority of fatalities from scooter All engine exhaust contains carbon warranted by road and traffic accidents are the result of head inju- monoxide, a deadly gas.
Yamaha accessories, which are avai- the possibility of an accident, use scooter to minimize imbalance or lable only from a Yamaha dealer, have extreme caution when adding cargo instability. been designed, tested, and approved or accessories to your scooter.
If electrical ducts similar in design and quality to lebar or the front fork area can accessories exceed the capa- genuine Yamaha accessories, recog- create instability due to impro- city of the scooter’s electrical nize that some aftermarket accesso-...
SAFETY INFORMATION Point the front wheel straight EAU10372 Always wear a helmet, gloves, Further safe-riding points ahead on the trailer or in the trousers (tapered around the cuff Be sure to signal clearly when truck bed, and choke it in a rail and ankle so they do not flap), making turns.
Since re-registering is a difficult pro- Do not submerse any key in cess, take the vehicle along with all water. three keys to a Yamaha dealer to have Do not expose any key to them re-registered. Do not use the excessively high temperatures.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Keep other immobilizer system EAU10472 license plate light and auxiliary lights Main switch/steering lock keys away from the main come on, and the engine can be star- switch as they may cause sig- ted. The key cannot be removed. nal interference.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS To lock the steering To unlock the steering EAU10941 (Parking) The steering is locked, and the tai- llight, license plate light and auxiliary lights are on. The hazard lights and turn signal lights can be turned on, but all other electrical systems are off.
ECA10831 is not working correctly. If this occurs, NOTICE have a Yamaha dealer check the self- If the ABS warning light comes on diagnosis system. or flashes while riding, the ABS The electrical circuit of the warning may not work correctly.
If the indicator light does not come on initially when the key is turned to “ON”, or if the indicator light remains 1. Speedometer on, have a Yamaha dealer check the The speedometer shows the riding electrical circuit.When the key is tur- speed.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS When the key is turned to “ON”, the EAU11872 EAUS1642 Tachometer Multi-function display speedometer needle will sweep once EWA12312 across the speed range and then WARNING return to zero in order to test the elec- Be sure to stop the vehicle before trical circuit.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS a clock an ambient temperature display an oil change indicator a V-belt replacement indicator Be sure to turn the key to “ON” before using the “SELECT” and “RESET” buttons. When the key is turned to “ON”, all of the display segments of the 1.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS manually, it will reset itself automati- the top segment and coolant tempe- cally and the display will return to the rature warning indicator flash, stop prior mode after refueling and trave- the vehicle and let the engine cool. ling 5 km (3 mi).
3. If the indicator does not come on, ti-function display will indicate an error be reset after the oil change for the have a Yamaha dealer check the code when the key is turned to “ON”. next periodic oil change to be indica- electrical circuit.
3. Push the “SELECT” button, and perature display to the clock display. ring key and both standard keys the minute digits will start flas- to a Yamaha dealer and have the hing. standard keys re-registered. If the ambient temperature falls If the multi-function display indicates below –10 °C, a lower temperatu-...
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU12331 EAU12348 Anti-theft alarm (optional) Handlebar switches This model can be equipped with an Left optional anti-theft alarm by a Yamaha dealer. Contact a Yamaha dealer for more information. 1. Pass switch “ ” 2. Dimmer switch “ ”...
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU12350 EAU44710 EAU12900 Pass switch “ ” The engine trouble warning light and Front brake lever Press this switch to flash the head- ABS warning light (ABS model only) light. will come on when the key is turned to “ON”...
EAU12995 Rear brake lever ABS (for ABS models) The ABS performs a self-diagno- The Yamaha ABS (Anti-lock Brake sis test for a few seconds each System) features a dual electronic time the vehicle first starts off control system, which acts on the after the key was turned to “ON”.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS ECA16120 EAUS1661 NOTICE Fuel tank cap Keep any type of magnets (inclu- To open the fuel tank cap ding magnetic pick-up tools, mag- 1. Open the fuel tank cap cover by netic screwdrivers, etc.) away from pushing in on the front end of it.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS 2. Turn the key counterclockwise EAU13221 Fuel and remove it. Make sure there is sufficient gasoline 3. Close the fuel tank cover. in the tank. EWA10881 EWA11091 WARNING WARNING Gasoline and gasoline vapors are Make sure that the fuel tank cap is extremely flammable.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAUT1040 EAU13932 Securing bracket Seat To open the seat 1. Place the scooter on the centers- tand. 2. Insert the key into the main switch, and then turn it counter- clockwise to “OPEN”. 1. Seat open position 1.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAUS1623 Storage compartments Front storage compartment To open the storage compartment when it is locked, insert the key in the lock, turn it counterclockwise, and then grasp the lock while pushing the button in. To open the storage compartment when it is unlocked, simply grasp the 1.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Since the storage compart- EAU14892 Align the appropriate notch in Adjusting the shock ment may get wet while the the adjusting ring with the absorber assemblies scooter is being washed, wrap position indicator on the shock any articles stored in the com- absorber.
Raise the sidestand Periodically check the operation of below and have a Yamaha dealer or lower it with your foot while holding the ignition circuit cut-off system repair it if it does not function pro- the vehicle upright.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS WARNING With the engine turned off: If a malfunction is noted, have a Yamaha 1. Move the sidestand down. 2. Make sure that the engine stop switch is turned on. dealer check the system before riding.
Do not operate the vehicle if you find any problem. If a problem cannot be corrected by the procedures pro- vided in this manual, have the vehicle inspected by a Yamaha dealer. Before using this vehicle, check the following points:...
• Make sure that operation is smooth. • Check cable free play. 6-16, 6-22 Throttle grip • If necessary, have Yamaha dealer adjust cable free play and lubricate cable and grip housing. • Check for damage. • Check tire condition and tread depth.
OPERATION AND IMPORTANT RIDING POINTS ECA15022 3. If the engine does not start, rele- EAU45091 NOTICE Starting off ase the start switch, wait a few 1. While pulling the rear brake lever If a warning light, indicator light or seconds, and then try again. with your left hand and holding indicator does not go off, see Each starting attempt should be...
OPERATION AND IMPORTANT RIDING POINTS 2. Sit astride the seat, and then EAU16780 EAU16793 Acceleration and Braking adjust the rear view mirrors. EWA10300 deceleration 3. Switch the turn signals on. WARNING 4. Check for oncoming traffic, and Avoid braking hard or suddenly then slowly turn the throttle grip (on the right) in order to take off.
OPERATION AND IMPORTANT RIDING POINTS Front EAU16820 EAU16841 Tips for reducing fuel Engine break-in There is never a more important consumption period in the life of your engine than Fuel consumption depends largely on the period between 0 and 1600 km your riding style.
Since the engine and exhaust in period, immediately have a system can become very hot, Yamaha dealer check the vehi- park in a place where pedes- cle. trians or children are not likely to touch them and be burned.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAUS1820 EWA15121 Consult a Yamaha dealer for proper Periodic inspection, adjustment, and WARNING maintenance intervals. lubrication will keep your vehicle in Turn off the engine when perfor- the safest and most efficient condi- ming maintenance unless otherwi- tion possible.
If you do not have the tools or expe- linings can become very hot during rience required for a particular job, use. To avoid possible burns, let bra- have a Yamaha dealer perform it for ke components cool before touching you. them.
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.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU1770C General maintenance and lubrication chart ODOMETER READING ANNUAL ITEM CHECK OR MAINTENANCE JOB CHECK 1000 km 10000 km 20000 km 30000 km 40000 km (600 mi) (6000 mi) (12000 mi) (18000 mi) (24000 mi) Air filter element •...
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT ODOMETER READING ANNUAL ITEM CHECK OR MAINTENANCE JOB CHECK 1000 km 10000 km 20000 km 30000 km 40000 km (600 mi) (6000 mi) (12000 mi) (18000 mi) (24000 mi) • Check bearing play and steering for roughness. 9 * Steering bearings •...
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT ODOMETER READING ANNUAL ITEM CHECK OR MAINTENANCE JOB CHECK 1000 km 10000 km 20000 km 30000 km 40000 km (600 mi) (6000 mi) (12000 mi) (18000 mi) (24000 mi) • Check coolant level and vehicle 19 * Cooling system for coolant leakage.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU38262 Engine air filter and V-belt air filter • This model’s engine air filter is equipped with a disposable oil-coated paper element, which must not be cleaned with compressed air to avoid damaging it. • The engine air filter element needs to be replaced and the V-belt air filter element needs to be serviced more fre- quently when riding in unusually wet or dusty areas.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU18740 each time a cowling or panel needs to Removing and installing the be removed and installed. EAUS1790 cowling and panel Cowling A To remove the cowling 1. Remove the panel by pushing it out from the back side of the cowling as shown.
Before installing a spark plug, the ked periodically, preferably by a spark plug gap should be measured Yamaha dealer. Since heat and depo- with a wire thickness gauge and, if sits will cause any spark plug to necessary, adjusted to specification.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAUS1711 Tightening torque: Engine oil Spark plug: The engine oil level should be chec- 17.5 Nm (1.75 m•kgf, 12.7 ft•lbf) ked before each ride. In addition, the oil must be changed at the intervals specified in the periodic maintenance If a torque wrench is not available and lubrication chart and when the when installing a spark plug, a good...
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT 3. Remove the engine oil filler cap 5. Install the washer and the engine Be sure no foreign material and the engine oil drain bolt to oil drain bolt, and then tighten the enters the crankcase. drain the oil from the crankcase.
The final transmission case must be checked for oil leakage before each ride. If any leakage is found, have a Yamaha dealer check and repair the scooter. In addition, the final trans- mission oil must be changed as follows at the intervals specified in the periodic maintenance and lubrication chart.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU20070 Tightening torque: Coolant Final transmission oil drain bolt: The coolant level should be checked 22 Nm (2.2 m•kgf, 16 ft•lbf) before each ride. In addition, the coo- lant must be changed at the intervals 7. Refill with the specified amount specified in the periodic maintenance of the recommended final trans- and lubrication chart.
If water has been The coolant should be between the added to the coolant, have a minimum and maximum level marks. Yamaha dealer check the anti- freeze content of the coolant as soon as possible, otherwise the effectiveness of the coolant FULL will be reduced.
The air filter element should be repla- maintenance and lubrication chart. installing the screws. ced and the V-belt case air filter ele- Have a Yamaha dealer change the ment should be cleaned at the inter- coolant. WARNING! Never attempt Cleaning the V-belt case air filter...
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU48431 3. To increase the throttle cable free Adjusting the throttle cable play, turn the adjusting nut in free play direction (a). To decrease the throttle cable free play, turn the adjusting nut in direction (b). ZAUM0449 1.
Yamaha total weight of rider, passenger, Tire air pressure dealer at the intervals specified in the...
After extensive tests, only the tires lis- MICHELIN / GOLD STANDARD ted below have been approved for ted below have been approved for this MICHELIN / CITYGRIP this model by Yamaha Motor España model by Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. METZELER / FEELFREE S. A. ZAUM0054...
The wheel rims should be chec- ked for cracks, bends or warpage before each ride. If any damage is found, have a Yamaha dealer replace the wheel. Do not attempt even the smallest repair to the wheel. A deformed or crac- ked wheel must be replaced.
Periodically check the brake EAU22520 lever free play and, if necessary, have The front and rear brake pads must Rear brake pads a Yamaha dealer check the brake sys- be checked for wear at the intervals tem. specified in the periodic maintenance EWA10641 and lubrication chart.
However, if ke fluid reservoir is level. the brake fluid level goes down Use only the recommended qua- suddenly, have a Yamaha dealer 1. Minimum level mark lity brake fluid, otherwise the rub- check the cause. Rear brake...
In addition, In addition, the cable should be lubri- have the oil seals of the master cylin- cated by a Yamaha dealer at the inter- ders and calipers as well as the brake vals specified in the periodic mainte- hoses replaced at the intervals listed nance chart.
Recommended lubricant: If the centerstand or sidestand Silicone grease does not move up and down smo- othly, have a Yamaha dealer check or repair it. Otherwise, the centers- tand or sidestand could contact the ground and distract the operator, resulting in a possible loss of con- trol.
To charge the battery 2. If the battery will be stored for EAUS1880 Replacing the fuses Have a Yamaha dealer charge the more than two months, check it The fuse box, which contains the battery as soon as possible if it seems...
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT For YP250RA Fuse box Fuse tongs and a bag containing spa- re fuses are included in the owner’s tool kit. Use the tongs to remove and install a fuse. For YP250R 1. ABS fuse 1. Radiator fan fuse 2.
This model is equipped with quartz 30.0 A bulb headlights. If a headlight bulb Headlight fuse: 15.0 A burns out, have a Yamaha dealer Signaling system fuse: replace it and, if necessary, adjust the 10.0 A headlight beam. Ignition fuse: 10.0 A...
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU43051 EAUS2120 Replacing a front turn signal Replacing a tail/brake light light bulb bulb or a rear turn signal 1. Place the scooter on the centers- light bulb tand. 1. Place the vehicle on the centers- 2.
The following troubleshooting charts represent quick and easy procedures for checking these vital systems your- self. However, should your scooter require any repair, take it to a Yamaha dealer, whose skilled technicians have the necessary tools, experience, 1. Screw 2. License plate light bulb socket and know-how to service the scooter properly.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EWA15141 WARNING When checking the fuel system, do not smoke, and make sure there are no open flames or sparks in the area, including pilot lights from water heaters or furnaces. Gasoli- ne or gasoline vapors can ignite or explode, causing severe injury or property damage.
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.
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.
Some models are equipped with nology, it also makes it more vulnera- matte colored finished parts. Be ble. Rust and corrosion can develop Cleaning sure to consult a Yamaha dealer for ECA10783 even if high-quality components are NOTICE advice on what products to use used.
SCOOTER CARE AND STORAGE with water may be used. Be scratches on the windshield. sure to rinse off any detergent Test the product on a small hid- Salt sprayed on roads in the winter residue using plenty of water, den part of the windshield to may remain well into spring.
EWA10942 seep in and cause rust. WARNING Consult a Yamaha dealer for To prevent corrosion, avoid Contaminants on the brakes or advice on what products to use. damp cellars, stables (because tires can cause loss of control.
SCOOTER CARE AND STORAGE fuel from deteriorating. 4. Lubricate all control cables and 3. Perform the following steps to the pivoting points of all levers protect the cylinder, piston rings, and pedals as well as of the etc. from corrosion. sidestand/centerstand.
SPECIFICATIONS Dimensions: Lubrication system: Radiator capacity (including all routes): Wet sump 1.00 L (1.06 US qt, 0.88 Imp.qt) Overall length: Engine oil: Air filter: 2201 mm (86.7 in) Overall width: Recommended brand: Air filter element: 776 mm (30.6 in) YAMALUBE Oil-coated paper element Overall height: Type:...
SPECIFICATIONS Secondary reduction ratio: METZELER / FEELFREE Operation: 40/14 (2.857) Loading: Right hand operation Transmission type: Recommended fluid: Maximum load: V-belt automatic DOT 4 YP250R 175 kg (386 lb) Operation: Rear brake: YP250RA 171 kg (377 lb) Centrifugal automatic type YP250R Sport 173.5 kg (383 lb) Type: Chassis:...
SPECIFICATIONS Voltage, capacity: Fuses: 12 V, 8.0 Ah Main fuse: Headlight: 30.0 A Bulb type: Headlight fuse: Halogen bulb 15.0 A Signaling system fuse: Bulb voltage, wattage x quantity: 10.0 A Low beam headlight: Ignition fuse: 12 V, 55.0 W x 1 10.0 A High beam headlight: Radiator fan fuse:...
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.
INDEX Front fork, checking .........6-24 Shock absorber assemblies, adjusting..3-19 Fuel ............3-15 Sidestand ..........3-20 ABS (for ABS models)......3-13 Fuel consumption, tips for reducing..5-4 Spark plug, checking .........6-9 ABS warning light (for ABS models) ..3-4 Fuel tank cap ...........3-14 Specifications..........8-1 Acceleration and deceleration ....5-3 Fuses, replacing........6-26 Speedometer ..........3-5 Air filter and V-belt case air filter...
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