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OWNER'S MANUAL
YP250
5SJ-28199-E0

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  • Page 1 OWNER’S MANUAL YP250 5SJ-28199-E0...
  • Page 2 INTRODUCTION Welcome to the Yamaha world of motorcycling! As the owner of the YP250, you are benefiting from Yamaha’s vast experience and newest technolo- gy regarding the design and manufacture of high-quality products, which have earned Yamaha a rep- utation for dependability.
  • Page 3 8 This manual should be considered a permanent part of this scooter and should remain with it even if the scooter is subsequently sold. 8 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 scooter and this manual.
  • Page 4 IMPORTANT MANUAL INFORMATION EW000002 PLEASE READ THIS MANUAL CAREFULLY AND COMPLETELY BEFORE OPERATING THIS SCOOTER.
  • Page 5 EAU04229 YP250 OWNER’S MANUAL ©2001 by Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. 1st edition, December 2001 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

    EAU00009 TABLE OF CONTENTS 1 GIVE SAFETY THE RIGHT OF WAY 2 DESCRIPTION 3 INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS 4 PRE-OPERATION CHECKS 5 OPERATION AND IMPORTANT RIDING POINTS 6 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 7 SCOOTER CARE AND STORAGE 8 SPECIFICATIONS 9 CONSUMER INFORMATION INDEX...
  • Page 8: Give Safety The Right Of Way

    GIVE SAFETY THE RIGHT OF WAY GIVE SAFETY THE RIGHT OF WAY ..........1-1 Further safe-riding points ..............1-2...
  • Page 9 EAU00021 QGIVE SAFETY THE RIGHT OF WAY Scooters are fascinating vehicles, which can give you an unsurpassed feeling of power and freedom. However, they also impose certain limits, which you must accept; even the best scooter does not ignore the laws of physics. Regular care and maintenance are essential for preserving value and operating condition of your scooter.
  • Page 10 QGIVE SAFETY THE RIGHT OF WAY EAU03099 Further safe-riding points Saf e - r i d i n g poi n t s 8 Be sure to signal clearly when making turns. 8 Braking can be extremely difficult on a wet road. Avoid hard braking, because the scooter could slide.
  • Page 12: Description

    DESCRIPTION Left view ....................2-1 Right view ..................2-2 Controls and instruments ..............2-3...
  • Page 13: Left View

    EAU00026 DESCRIPTION Par t l o cat i o ns Left view 1. Rear storage compartment (page 3-18) 5. V-belt case air filter element (page 6-22) 2. Grab bar (page 5-2) 6. Centerstand (page 6-31) 3. Shock absorber spring preload 7.
  • Page 14: Right View

    DESCRIPTION Right view 15, 14 9. Passenger seat 14. Battery (page 6-34) 10. Rider seat (page 3-17) 15. Fuse box (page 6-36) 11. Air flow louver (page 6-23) 16. Coolant reservoir cap (page 6-19) 12. Headlight (page 6-37) 17. Coolant level check window (page 6-19) 13.
  • Page 15: Controls And Instruments

    EAU00026 DESCRIPTION Controls and instruments 1. Rear brake lever (page 3-13) 8. Fuel gauge (page 3-4) 2. Left handlebar switches (page 3-10) 9. Right handlebar switches (page 3-12) 3. Front storage compartment A (page 3-17) 10. Front brake lever (page 3-12) 4.
  • Page 16: Instrument And Control Functions

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Main switch/steering lock ..............3-1 Indicator lights ...................3-2 Speedometer ..................3-3 Tachometer ..................3-3 Fuel gauge ..................3-4 Coolant temperature gauge ...............3-5 Multi-function display .................3-5 Anti-theft alarm (optional) ..............3-9 Handlebar switches .................3-10 Front brake lever ................3-12 Rear brake lever ................3-13 Fuel tank cap ...................3-13 Fuel ....................3-14 Catalytic converter ................3-15...
  • Page 17: Main Switch/steering Lock

    EAU00027 INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS To lock the steering NOTE: 1. Turn the handlebars all the way The headlight comes on automatical- to the left. ly when the engine is started and OPEN 2. Push the key in from the “OFF” stays on until the key is turned to PUSH position, and then turn it to...
  • Page 18: Indicator Lights

    Hi g h beam i n di c at o r l i g ht This indicator light comes on when 3. If the indicator light does not the high beam of the headlight is come on, have a Yamaha dealer switched on. check the electrical circuit.
  • Page 19: Speedometer

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS NOTE: The oil change indicator light may flash when the engine is revved with the scooter on the centerstand, but this does not indicate a malfunction. 1. Speedometer 1. Tachometer EAU04581 EAU04582 Speedometer Tachometer Speedomet e r Tachomet e r The speedometer shows the riding The electric tachometer allows the...
  • Page 20: Fuel Gauge

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS ECA00134 8 Do not operate the engine above 8,500 r/min. 8 This scooter is equipped with an engine speed limiter, which prevents the engine speed from exceeding approximately 9,000 r/min. 1. Fuel gauge EAU00110 Fuel gauge Fuel gauge The fuel gauge indicates the amount of fuel in the fuel tank.
  • Page 21: Coolant Temperature Gauge

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS 1. Coolant temperature gauge 1. Tripmeter 2. Red mark 2. Odometer, fuel tripmeter 3. Clock, outside temperature and voltage EAU03124 meter display Coolant temperature gauge EAU04589 8 a voltage display (which shows Cool a nt t e mper a t u r e gauge Multi-function display This gauge indicates the coolant tem- the battery voltage)
  • Page 22 8 If the tripmeter indicates “– – – –”, To reset the tripmeter: The odometer has two functions. have a Yamaha dealer check or 8 It shows the total distance trav- 1. Push the “SELECT” button until repair the multi-function display the voltage display appears, then eled.
  • Page 23 INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Fuel tripmeter “Trip F” To return to the odometer mode Clock When the fuel level reaches approxi- before refueling, push the “SELECT” To set the clock mately 2.0 L, the odometer display button until “Trip F” begins flashing 1.
  • Page 24 INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS 3. When the hour digits start flash- 4. Push the “SELECT” button, and Outside temperature display ing, push the “RESET” button to the minute digits will start flash- This display shows the outside tem- set the hours. ing.
  • Page 25: Anti-theft Alarm (optional)

    Ant i - t h ef t al a r m ( o pt i o nal ) This scooter can be equipped with an displayed. optional anti-theft alarm by a Yamaha 8 When the outside temperature dealer. Contact a Yamaha dealer for climbs above 50.0 °C, “50.0”...
  • Page 26: Handlebar Switches

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU03889 Turn signal switch “4/6” Tur n si g nal swi t c h To signal a right-hand turn, push this switch to “6”. To signal a left-hand turn, push this switch to “4”. When released, the switch returns to the center position.
  • Page 27 INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU00136 Headlight variations 2 : Low beam light on : High beam light on Headl i g ht var i a t i o ns 1 : Light off : Auxiliary light on Bulb to be used Destination Left Right...
  • Page 28: Front Brake Lever

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU03801 Start switch “,” St a r t swi t c h With the sidestand up, push this switch while applying the front or rear brake to crank the engine with the starter. EC000005 See page 5-1 for starting instruc- 1.
  • Page 29: Rear Brake Lever

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS 1. Rear brake lever 1. Lid 1. Fuel tank cap 2. Lever EAU00163 2. Insert the key into the lock and EAU03090 Rear brake lever turn it clockwise. The lock will be Fuel tank cap Br a ke l e ver , r e ar The rear brake lever is located on the released and the fuel tank cap Fuel t a nk cap...
  • Page 30: Fuel

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU00185 Immediately wipe off spilled fuel with a clean, dry, soft cloth, since fuel may deteriorate painted sur- faces or plastic parts. 1. Match marks 1. Filler tube 2. Fuel level To install the fuel tank cap EAU03753 1.
  • Page 31: Catalytic Converter

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU04284 EAU03098 Your Yamaha engine has been Catalytic converter designed to use regular unleaded Recommended fuel: Cat a l y t i c conver t e r This scooter is equipped with a cat- gasoline with a research octane num- REGULAR UNLEADED alytic converter in the muffler.
  • Page 32: Rider Seat

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EC000114 The following precautions must be observed to prevent a fire hazard OPEN or other damages. PUSH 8 8 Use only unleaded gasoline. LOCK The use of leaded gasoline will PUSH cause unrepairable damage to the catalytic converter. a.
  • Page 33: Adjusting The Rider Seat

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Compartment A 1. Rider seat 1. Bolt (×4) 1. Button 2. Collar (×4) 2. Lid EAU03096* a. Lock. Adjusting the rider seat 2. Remove the bolts and collars. EAU03331 Ri d er seat , adj u st i n g 3.
  • Page 34 INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Compartment A Compartment B 1. Button 1. Lever 1. Rider seat 2. Lid 2. Lid a. Lock. Rear storage compartment Front storage compartment B Two helmets can be stored in the To lock the storage compartment, To open the storage compartment, storage compartment...
  • Page 35: Adjusting The Shock Absorber Assemblies

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS ECA00051 EAU04552 Adjusting the shock absorber assemblies Do not leave the rider seat open Shock absor b er assembl i e s, adj u st i n g for an extended period of time, Each shock absorber assembly is otherwise the light may cause the equipped with...
  • Page 36: Sidestand

    Therefore, check this system regularly as described below and holding the scooter upright. have a Yamaha dealer repair it if it NOTE: does not function properly. The built-in sidestand switch is part of...
  • Page 37: Ignition Circuit Cut-off System

    8 It cuts the running engine when the sidestand is moved down. Periodically check the operation of the ignition circuit cut-off system according to the following procedure. EW000045 If a malfunction is noted, have a Yamaha dealer check the system before riding. 3-21...
  • Page 38 Does the engine start? The sidestand switch may be defective. The scooter should not be ridden until checked by a Yamaha dealer. With the engine still off: 6. Move the sidestand up. 7. Keep the front or rear brake applied.
  • Page 40: Pre-operation Checks

    PRE-OPERATION CHECKS Pre-operation check list ..............4-1...
  • Page 41: Pre-operation Check List

    • If necessary, add recommended coolant to specified level. 3-5, 6-19–6-20 • Check cooling system for leakage. • Check operation. • If soft or spongy, have Yamaha dealer bleed hydraulic system. • Check lever free play. Front brake • Adjust if necessary.
  • Page 42 • Make sure that operation is smooth. • Check cable free play. Throttle grip 6-23, 6-31 • If necessary, have Yamaha dealer adjust cable free play and lubricate cable and grip housing. • Check for damage. • Check tire condition and tread depth.
  • Page 43 PRE-OPERATION CHECKS NOTE: Pre-operation checks should be made each time the scooter is used. Such an inspection can be accomplished in a very short time; and the added safety it assures is more than worth the time involved. EWA00033 If any item in the Pre-operation check list is not working properly, have it inspected and repaired before operat- ing the scooter.
  • Page 44: Operation And Important Riding Points

    OPERATION AND IMPORTANT RIDING POINTS Starting the engine ................5-1 Starting off ..................5-2 Acceleration and deceleration ............5-3 Braking ....................5-3 Tips for reducing fuel consumption ............5-4 Engine break-in .................5-4 Parking ....................5-5...
  • Page 45: Operation And Important Riding Points

    See page 5-4 for engine break-in their functions before riding. instructions prior to operating the Consult Yamaha dealer regarding any control or func- vehicle for the first time. tion that you do not thorough- ly understand.
  • Page 46: Starting Off

    OPERATION AND IMPORTANT RIDING POINTS 4. Check for oncoming traffic, and NOTE: then slowly turn the throttle grip If the engine does not start, release (on the right) in order to take off. the start switch, wait a few seconds, 5.
  • Page 47: Acceleration And Deceleration

    OPERATION AND IMPORTANT RIDING POINTS EW000057 8 Avoid braking hard or sudden- ly (especially when leaning over to one side), otherwise the scooter may skid or over- turn. 8 Railroad crossings, streetcar rails, iron plates on road con- struction sites, and manhole covers become extremely slip- EAU00434 EAU00435...
  • Page 48: Tips For Reducing Fuel Consumption

    The vehicle can now be operated ings). ing must be avoided. normally. ECA00137 8 Keep the engine speed below 8,500 r/min. 8 If any engine trouble should occur during the engine break- in period, immediately have a Yamaha dealer check the vehi- cle.
  • Page 49: Parking

    OPERATION AND IMPORTANT RIDING POINTS EAU00461 Parking Par k i n g When parking, stop the engine, and then remove the key from the main switch. EW000058 8 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.
  • Page 50: Periodic Maintenance And Minor Repair

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR Owner’s tool kit ............6-1 Checking the front fork ........6-32 Periodic maintenance and lubrication chart ..6-3 Checking the steering ..........6-33 Removing and installing the cowlings and panel ...6-6 Checking the wheel bearings ......6-33 Checking the spark plug ........6-12 Removing the battery cover ........6-34 Engine oil .............6-14 Battery ..............6-34...
  • Page 51: Owner's Tool Kit

    However, DEPENDING replaced more frequently, other- WEATHER, TERRAIN, wise rapid engine wear may result. GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION, AND Consult a Yamaha dealer for prop- INDIVIDUAL USE, THE MAINTE- er maintenance intervals. NANCE INTERVALS MAY NEED TO BE SHORTENED.
  • Page 52 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. EW000063 Modifications not approved by 1. Mat Yamaha may cause loss of perfor- 2.
  • Page 53: Periodic Maintenance And Lubrication Chart

    8 The annual checks must be performed every year, except if a kilometer-based maintenance is performed instead. 8 From 50,000 km, repeat the maintenance intervals starting from 10,000 km. 8 Items marked with an asterisk should be performed by a Yamaha dealer as they require special tools, data and technical skills.
  • Page 54 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR ODOMETER READING (× 1,000 km) ANNUAL ITEM CHECK OR MAINTENANCE JOB CHECK √ √ √ √ √ • Check for cracks or damage. Brake hoses • Replace. (See NOTE on page 6-5.) Every 4 years √...
  • Page 55 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR ODOMETER READING (× 1,000 km) ANNUAL ITEM CHECK OR MAINTENANCE JOB CHECK √ Engine oil strainer • Clean. √ √ √ √ √ • Check coolant level and vehicle for coolant leakage. Cooling system • Change. Every 3 years √...
  • Page 56: Removing And Installing The Cowlings And Panel

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 1. Cowling A 1. Cowling B 1. Cowling C EAU03624 Removing and installing the cowlings and panel Cowl i n gs and panel , r e movi n g and i n st a l l i n g The cowlings and panel shown above need to be removed to perform some of the maintenance jobs described in...
  • Page 57 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 1. Panel A 1. Mat A 1. Screw (×4) 2. Mat B 2. Cowling A EAU03615 2. Remove the cowling screws. Cowling A To remove the cowling 1. Pull up the left floorboard mats as shown.
  • Page 58 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 1. Tab (×10) 1. Mat A 2. Mat B 3. Pull the cowling down slightly, To install the cowling EAU03632 and then pull it outward as 1. Insert the tabs on the cowling Cowling B shown.
  • Page 59 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 1. Screw (×4) 1. Tab (×10) 2. Cowling B 3. Pull the cowling down slightly, To install the cowling 2. Remove the screws. and then pull it outward as 1. Insert the tabs on the cowling shown.
  • Page 60 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 1. Screw (×2) a. Push. EAU03617 2. Push the cowling in lightly, and Cowling C then pull it back as shown. To remove the cowling ECA00067 1. Remove the cowling screws. Take care not to damage the tabs on the cowling when removing and or installing it.
  • Page 61 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 1. Tab (×4) 1. Bolt (×2) 2. Slot (×4) 2. Panel A EAU03628 To install the cowling Panel A 1. Insert the tabs on the cowling To remove the panel into the slots as shown, and then Remove the bolts, and then pull the push the cowling in until it snaps panel out as shown.
  • Page 62: Checking The Spark Plug

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU03620 Checking the spark plug Spar k pl u g, checki n g The spark plug is an important engine component, which is easy to check. Since heat and deposits will cause any spark plug to slowly erode, the spark plug should be removed and checked in accordance with the periodic maintenance and lubrication...
  • Page 63 Instead, shown, with the spark plug 1. Measure the spark plug gap with have a Yamaha dealer check the wrench included in the owner’s a wire thickness gauge and, if scooter. tool kit. necessary, adjust the gap to specification.
  • Page 64: Engine Oil

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU03119 To check the engine oil level Tightening torque: Engine oil 1. Place the scooter on the center- Spark plug: Engi n e oi l The engine oil level should be stand. 17.5 Nm (1.75 m·kgf) checked before each ride.
  • Page 65 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 4. If the engine oil is below the min- imum level mark, add sufficient oil of the recommended type to raise it to the correct level. 5. Insert the dipstick into the oil filler hole, and then tighten the oil filler cap.
  • Page 66 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 6. Add the specified amount of the 7. Start the engine, and then let it recommended engine oil, and idle for several minutes while then install and tighten the oil checking it for oil leakage. If oil is filler cap.
  • Page 67 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR NOTE: If the engine oil is changed before the oil change indicator light comes on (i.e. before the periodic oil change interval has been reached), the indi- cator light must be reset after the oil change for the next periodic oil change to be indicated at the correct time.
  • Page 68: Final Transmission Oil

    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 fol- lows at the intervals specified in the 1.
  • Page 69: Coolant

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU04591 7. Check the final transmission Coolant case for oil leakage. If oil is leak- Cool a nt The coolant reservoir is located ing, check for the cause. under the battery cover. (See page 6-34 for battery cover removal and installation procedures.) To check the coolant level 1.
  • Page 70 8 If water has been added to the Coolant reservoir capacity: coolant, have a Yamaha dealer 0.4 L check the antifreeze content of the coolant as soon as possi- 4. Install the battery cover.
  • Page 71: Air Filter And V-belt Case Air Filter Elements

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU03627 Air filter and V-belt case air filter elements Ai r f i l t e r and V- b el t case ai r f i l t e r el e ment s , cl e ani n g The air filter and V-belt case air filter elements should be cleaned at the intervals specified in the periodic...
  • Page 72 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR NOTE: The sponge material should be wet but not dripping. Recommended oil: Engine oil 7. Insert the sponge material into the air filter case. 1. V-belt case air filter cover 1. V-belt case air filter cover 8.
  • Page 73: Air Flow Louver

    To prevent this from occurring, the valve clear- ance must be adjusted by a Yamaha dealer at the intervals specified in the 1. Air flow louver a. Throttle cable free play periodic maintenance and lubrication 2.
  • Page 74: Tires

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EW000082 Tire air pressure (measured on cold tires) Load* Front Rear 8 The tire air pressure must be 175 kPa 200 kPa checked and adjusted on cold Up to 90 kg (1.75kgf/cm (2.00 kgf/cm tires (i.e., when the tempera- 1.75 bar) 2.00 bar) ture of the tires equals the...
  • Page 75 Yamaha dealer replace the tire imme- 8 Do not carry along loosely diately. packed items, which can shift during a ride.
  • Page 76: Cast Wheels

    EAU00683 EAU03773 NOTE: Cast wheels The tire tread depth limits may differ Wheel s 8 Have a Yamaha dealer replace To maximize the performance, dura- from country to country. Always com- excessively worn tires. bility, and safe operation of your ply with the local regulations.
  • Page 77: Adjusting The Front And Rear Brake Lever Free Play

    3. Tighten the locknut. EW000101 If proper adjustment cannot be obtained as described, have a Yamaha dealer make this adjust- ment. 6-27...
  • Page 78: Checking The Front And Rear Brake Pads

    If a brake pad has worn to the point that the wear indica- tor groove has almost disap- peared, have a Yamaha dealer replace the brake pads as a set. 6-28...
  • Page 79: Checking The Brake Fluid Level

    Recommended brake fluid: disappeared, have a Yamaha dealer brake pads and/or brake system replace the brake pads as a set. DOT 4 leakage. If the brake level is low, be...
  • Page 80: Changing The Brake Fluid

    Mixing fluids may result in a Br a ke f l u i d , changi n g cables Have a Yamaha dealer change the harmful chemical reaction and Cabl e s, checki n g and l u br i c at i n g...
  • Page 81: Checking And Lubricating The Throttle Grip And Cable

    EW000114 Recommended lubricant: Lithium-soap-based grease If the centerstand or sidestand (all-purpose grease) does not move up and down smoothly, have a Yamaha dealer check or repair it. 6-31...
  • Page 82: Checking The Front Fork

    EC000098 If any damage is found or the front fork does not operate smoothly, have a Yamaha dealer check or repair it. 6-32...
  • Page 83: Checking The Steering

    Yamaha 1. Place a stand under the engine dealer check the wheel bearings. to raise the front wheel off the ground.
  • Page 84: Removing The Battery Cover

    To charge the battery Have a Yamaha dealer charge the battery as soon as possible if it seems to have discharged. Keep in mind that the battery tends to dis-...
  • Page 85: To Store The Battery

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EW000116 8 Batteries produce explosive To store the battery hydrogen gas. Therefore, keep 1. If the scooter will not be used for 8 Electrolyte is poisonous and sparks, flames, cigarettes, more than one month, remove dangerous since it contains etc., away from the battery and the battery, fully charge it, and...
  • Page 86: Replacing The Fuses

    7. Spare fuse (×4) Do not use a fuse of a higher 8. Spare main fuse Yamaha dealer charge your amperage rating than recommend- EAU04110 battery. Replacing the fuses ed to avoid causing extensive Fuses, r e pl a ci n g...
  • Page 87: Replacing A Headlight Bulb

    EAU04128 4. If the fuse immediately blows Replacing a headlight bulb again, have a Yamaha dealer Headl i g ht bul b , r e pl a ci n g This scooter is equipped with quartz check the electrical system.
  • Page 88 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 1. Headlight bulb holder a. Do not touch the glass part of the bulb. EC000105 4. Unhook the headlight bulb hold- 5. Place a new headlight bulb into er, and then remove the defec- position, and then secure it with Do not touch the glass part of the tive bulb.
  • Page 89: Replacing A Front Turn Signal Light Bulb

    EAU03111 7. Install the panel. Replacing a front turn signal 8. Have a Yamaha dealer adjust light bulb the headlight beam if necessary. Tur n si g nal l i g ht bul b ( f r o nt ) , r e pl a ci n g 1.
  • Page 90: Replacing A Rear Turn Signal Light Bulb

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU03618 EAU03619 Replacing a rear turn signal Replacing a tail/brake light light bulb bulb Tur n si g nal l i g ht bul b ( r e ar ) , r e pl a ci n g Tai l / b r a ke l i g ht bul b , r e pl a ci n g 1.
  • Page 91: Replacing The License Plate Light Bulb

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU03621 Replacing the license plate light bulb Li c ense pl a t e l i g ht bul b , r e pl a ci n g 1. Place the scooter on the center- stand.
  • Page 92: Troubleshooting

    Do not overtighten the screws, Use only genuine Yamaha replace- otherwise the lens may break. ment parts. Imitation parts may look like Yamaha parts, but they are often 7. Install the cowling. inferior, have a shorter service life and can lead to expensive repair bills.
  • Page 93: 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.
  • Page 94 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 96: Scooter Care And Storage

    SCOOTER CARE AND STORAGE Care ....................7-1 Storage ....................7-4...
  • Page 97 EAU03434 SCOOTER CARE AND STORAGE Before cleaning Cleaning Care 1. Cover the muffler outlet with a ECA00011 Car e While the open design of a scooter plastic bag after the engine has reveals the attractiveness of the tech- 8 Avoid using strong acidic...
  • Page 98 SCOOTER CARE AND STORAGE 8 Do not use any harsh chemical 8 For scooters equipped with a After riding in the rain, near the sea products on plastic parts. Be windshield: Do not use strong or on salt-sprayed roads sure to avoid using cloths or cleaners or hard sponges as Since sea salt or salt sprayed on the sponges which have been in...
  • Page 99 NOTE: 8 Before operating the scooter ing chrome- and nickel-plated, Consult a Yamaha dealer for advice test its braking performance surfaces. on what products to use. and cornering behavior. 4. Use spray oil as a universal cleaner to remove any remaining dirt.
  • Page 100 SCOOTER CARE AND STORAGE Long-term a. Remove the spark plug cap Storage St o r a ge Before storing your scooter for sever- and spark plug. Short-term al months: b. Pour a teaspoonful of engine Always store your scooter in a cool, 1.
  • Page 101 SCOOTER CARE AND STORAGE 5. Lubricate all control cables and 8. Remove the battery and fully the pivoting points of all levers charge it. Store it in a cool, dry and pedals as well as of the place and charge it once a sidestand/centerstand.
  • Page 102: Specifications

    SPECIFICATIONS Specifications ..................8-1 Conversion table ................8-5...
  • Page 103: Specifications

    EAU01038 SPECIFICATIONS Specifications Speci f i c at i o ns Model YP250 Engine oil Type Dimensions –20° –10° 0° 10° 20° 30° 40° 50°C Overall length 2,145 mm SAE 10W/30 Overall width 770 mm SAE 10W/40 Overall height 1,350 mm Seat height 730 mm SAE 15W/40...
  • Page 104 SPECIFICATIONS Final gear case oil Transmission type V-belt automatic Type Engine oil SAE 10W-30 Operation Centrifugal automatic type (API SE) Chassis Total amount 0.25 L Frame type Steel tube underbone Radiator capacity Caster angle 28° (including all routes) 1.4 L Trail 103 mm Air filter...
  • Page 105 SPECIFICATIONS 90 kg load–maximum load* Suspension Front 200 kPa (2.00 kgf/cm , 2.00 bar) Front Telescopic fork Rear 225 kPa (2.25 kgf/cm , 2.25 bar) Rear Unit swing * Total weight of rider, passenger, cargo and accessories Spring/shock absorbers Wheels Front Coil spring/oil damper Front...
  • Page 106 SPECIFICATIONS Bulb voltage, wattage × quantity 12 V, 60/55 W × 1 Headlight 12 V, 55 W × 1 12 V, 5/21 W × 2 Tail/brake light 12 V, 21 W × 2 Front turn signal light 12 V, 18 W × 2 Rear turn signal light 12 V, 5 W ×...
  • Page 107: Conversion Table

    SPECIFICATIONS EAU04513 Conversion table Conversion table METRIC SYSTEM TO IMPERIAL SYSTEM Conver s i o n t a bl e All specification data in this manual are listed in SI and Metric unit Conversion factor Imperial unit METRIC UNITS. × m·kgf 7.233 ft·lbf...
  • Page 108: Consumer Information

    CONSUMER INFORMATION Identification numbers ...............9-1 Key identification number ..............9-1 Vehicle identification number .............9-1 Model label ..................9-2...
  • Page 109: Consumer Information

    Record the key identification number, vehicle identification number 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. 1. Key identification number 1.
  • Page 110: Model Label

    (See page 3-18 for rear stor- age compartment opening and clos- procedures.) Record information on this label in the space provided. This information will be needed when ordering spare parts from a Yamaha dealer.
  • Page 111 INDEX Acceleration and deceleration ....5-3 Final transmission oil ......6-18 License plate light bulb, replacing ..6-41 Air filter and V-belt case air filter Front and rear brake lever free play, elements, cleaning ......6-21 adjusting ..........6-27 Air flow louver ........6-23 Front fork, checking ......6-32 Main switch/steering lock .......3-1 Anti-theft alarm (optional) .......3-9 Fuel ............3-14...
  • Page 112 INDEX Tachometer ..........3-3 Tail/brake light bulb, replacing ....6-40 Throttle cable free play, adjusting ..6-23 Throttle grip and cable, checking and lubricating ..........6-31 Tires .............6-24 Tool kit ............6-1 Troubleshooting ........6-42 Troubleshooting charts ......6-43 Turn signal light bulb (front), replacing ..........6-39 Turn signal light bulb (rear), replacing ..........6-40 Valve clearance, adjusting ....6-23 Vehicle identification number ....9-1...
  • Page 114 YAMAHA MOTOR CO., LTD. PRINTED ON RECYCLED PAPER PRINTED IN JAPAN 2002·1–0.2×1(E)

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  • mahdi Aug 20, 2019 09:28:
    I have a problem with the 250 MAJTSI in the key and code 76
    What is the solution to this problem
    Th​anks
  • george Apr 03, 2017 09:35:
    when i on the light battrey rown down