P ERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR
Safety is an obligation of the owner.
Periodic inspection, adjustment and lu-
brication will keep your vehicle in the
safest and most efficient condition pos-
sible. The most important points of in-
spection, adjustment, and lubrication
are explained on the following pages.
The intervals given in the periodic
maintenance and lubrication chart
should be simply considered as a gen-
eral guide under normal riding condi-
tions. However, DEPENDING ON THE
WEATHER, TERRAIN, GEOGRAPHI-
CAL LOCATION, AND INDIVIDUAL
USE, THE MAINTENANCE INTER-
VALS MAY NEED TO BE SHORT-
If you are not familiar with motor-
cycle maintenance work, have a
Yamaha dealer do it for you.
1. Owner's tool kit
Owner's tool kit
The owner's tool kit is located on the
bottom of the seat. (See page 3-6 for
seat opening and closing procedures.)
The service information included in this
manual and the tools provided in the
owner's tool kit are intended to assist
you in the performance of preventive
maintenance and minor repairs. How-
ever, additional tools such as a torque
wrench may be necessary to perform
certain maintenance work correctly.
If you do not have the tools or experi-
ence required for a particular job, have
a Yamaha dealer perform it for you.
Yamaha may cause loss of perfor-
mance and render the vehicle un-
safe for use. Consult a Yamaha
dealer before attempting any chang-