Read this manual carefully before operating this vehicle. OWNER’S MANUAL YP125E 5D8-F8199-E1...
Read this manual carefully before operating this vehicle. This manual should stay with this vehicle if it is sold.
EAU10112 Welcome to the Yamaha world of motorcycling! As the owner of the YP125E, 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 dependability.
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 Fuel tank breather/overflow hose ..3-9 Checking the spark plug ....6-8 Catalytic converter......3-10 Engine oil ..........6-9 Further safe-riding points ....1-5 Seat..........3-10 Final transmission oil ......6-11 DESCRIPTION........2-1 Storage compartment.....3-11 Coolant ...........6-12 Left view ...........2-1 Storage compartment.....3-12 Air filter and V-belt case Right view .........2-2 Adjusting the shock absorber...
TABLE OF CONTENTS Replacing a front turn signal light bulb........6-28 Replacing the 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 ......6-31 Troubleshooting charts ....6-32 SCOOTER CARE AND STORAGE ..7-1 Matte color caution......7-1 Care ..........7-1...
SAFETY INFORMATION EAU10263 Safe Riding • Ride where other motorists can Be a Responsible Owner Perform the pre-operation checks see you. Avoid riding in anot- As the vehicle’s owner, you are res- each time you use the vehicle to her motorist’s blind spot. ponsible for the safe and proper ope- make sure it is in safe operating con- ●...
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.
Shifting weights can create a Yamaha accessories, which are avai- the possibility of an accident, use sudden imbalance. Make sure lable only from a Yamaha dealer, have extreme caution when adding cargo that accessories and cargo are been designed, tested, and approved or accessories to your scooter.
• Accessories fitted to the hand- ● Use caution when adding electri- genuine Yamaha accessories, recog- lebar or the front fork area can cal accessories. If electrical nize that some aftermarket accesso- create instability due to impro-...
SAFETY INFORMATION ● EAU10372 Always wear a helmet, gloves, Further safe-riding points trousers (tapered around the cuff ● Be sure to signal clearly when and ankle so they do not flap), making turns. and a bright colored jacket. ● Braking can be extremely difficult ●...
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU10460 EAU10681 LOCK “ ” Main switch/steering lock The headlights come on automatically The steering is locked, and all electri- when the engine is started and stay cal systems are off. The key can be on until the key is turned to “ ”...
”. and “ ” 2. If the warning light does not The corresponding indicator light flas- come on, have a Yamaha dealer hes when the turn signal switch is check the electrical circuit. pushed to the left or right. ECA10021...
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS ● EAUS1362 a tripmeter (which shows the dis- Speedometer unit ● For radiator-fan-equipped vehi- tance traveled since it was last cles, the radiator fan(s) automati- set to zero) cally switch on or off according to Pushing the “TRIP” button switches the coolant temperature in the the display between the odometer radiator.
”, the odometer/tripmeter reading. battery voltage is indicated for two seconds, and then the amount of fuel in the fuel tank is indicated. NOTICE: If the needle drops to the “10V” (low) mark, have a Yamaha dealer check the battery. [ECAS0030]...
This model can be equipped with an digit will flash. 1. Turn the key to “ ”. optional anti-theft alarm by a Yamaha 5. Press the reset button to set the dealer. Contact a Yamaha dealer for first minute digit.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU12347 EAUS1020 EAU12765 Dimmer switch “ ” Hazard switch “ ” Handlebar switches Set this switch to “ ” for the high With the key in the “ ” position, use Left beam and to “ ”...
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU12900 EAU12950 EAUS1041 Front brake lever Rear brake lever Fuel tank cap To open the fuel tank cap 1. Front brake lever 1. Rear brake lever 1. Fuel tank cap cover The front brake lever is located on the The rear brake lever is located on the 2.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS 2. Insert the key in the lock and turn EAU13221 Fuel it clockwise. Make sure there is sufficient gasoline To close the fuel tank cap in the tank. 1. Align the match marks, and then EWA10881 push the fuel tank cap into the s WARNING original position.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS eyes, see your doctor immediately. Your Yamaha engine has been desig- EAU39451 Fuel tank breather/overflow If gasoline spills on your skin, wash ned to use regular unleaded gasoline hose with soap and water. If gasoline with a research octane number of 91 spills on your clothing, change your or higher.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU13432 ECA10701 EAU13891 NOTICE Catalytic converter Seat This model is equipped with a cataly- To open the seat Use only unleaded gasoline. The tic converter in the exhaust system. 1. Insert the key in the lock, and use of leaded gasoline will cause EWA10861 then turn it as shown.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS To close the seat EAU14541 EWA10961 s WARNING Storage compartment 1. Fold the seat down, and then To open the storage compartment ● Do not exceed the load limit of push it down to lock it in place. 0.5 kg (1.10 lb) for the storage 2.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAUM1191 ECA10080 NOTICE Storage compartment ● Some helmets cannot be stored Keep the following points in mind in the storage compartment when using the storage compart- because of their size or shape. ment. ● Do not leave your scooter unat- ●...
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU14881 EWA10210 EAU15301 s WARNING Adjusting the shock Sidestand absorber assemblies Always adjust both shock absorber assemblies equally, otherwise poor handling and loss of stability may result. Adjust the spring preload as follows. To increase the spring preload and thereby harden the suspension, turn the adjusting ring on each shock absorber assembly in direction (a).
● It cuts the running engine when system regularly as described the sidestand is moved down. below and have a Yamaha dealer Periodically check the operation of repair it if it does not function pro- the ignition circuit cut-off system perly.
2. Make sure that the engine stop switch is turned on. stand during this inspection. • 3. Turn the key on. If a malfunction is noted, have a Yamaha 4. Keep the front or rear brake applied. dealer check the system before riding. 5. Push the start switch.
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:...
• If necessary, add recommended coolant to specified level. 6-12 • Check cooling system for leakage. • Check operation. • If soft or spongy, have Yamaha dealer bleed hydraulic system. • Check brake pads for wear. Front brake • Replace if necessary.
• Correct if necessary. • Check operation of ignition circuit cut-off system. 3-13 Sidestand switch • If system is not working correctly, have Yamaha dealer check vehicle. • Check fluid level. 6-24 Battery • Fill with distilled water if necessary.
ECA10250 become familiar with all controls. If NOTICE there is a control or function you do See page 5-4 for engine break-in not understand, ask your Yamaha instructions prior to operating the dealer. EWA10271 vehicle for the first time. s WARNING...
OPERATION AND IMPORTANT RIDING POINTS EAU16761 4. Check for oncoming traffic, and EAU16780 Starting off Acceleration and then slowly turn the throttle grip deceleration (on the right) in order to take off. 5. Switch the turn signals off. Before starting off, allow the engine to warm up.
OPERATION AND IMPORTANT RIDING POINTS EAU16793 Front EAU16820 Braking Tips for reducing fuel EWA10300 consumption s WARNING Fuel consumption depends largely on ● Avoid braking hard or suddenly your riding style. Consider the follo- (especially when leaning over wing tips to reduce fuel consumption: to one side), otherwise the sco- ●...
If any engine trouble should occur 1/3 throttle. during the engine break-in period, ● After every hour of operation, immediately have a Yamaha dealer stop the engine, and then let it check the vehicle. cool for five to ten minutes. ●...
● From 30000 km (17500 mi), repeat the maintenance intervals starting from 6000 km (3500 mi). ● Items marked with an asterisk should be performed by a Yamaha dealer as they require special tools, data and technical skills. ODOMETER READING...
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT ODOMETER READING CHECK OR ANNUAL ITEM MAINTENANCE JOB CHECK 1000 km 6000 km 12000 km 18000 km 24000 km (600 mi) (3500 mi) (7000 mi) (10500 mi) (14000 mi) • Check operation, fluid level and √ √...
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT ODOMETER READING CHECK OR ANNUAL ITEM MAINTENANCE JOB CHECK 1000 km 6000 km 12000 km 18000 km 24000 km (600 mi) (3500 mi) (7000 mi) (10500 mi) (14000 mi) Shock absorber • Check operation and shock √...
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT ODOMETER READING CHECK OR ANNUAL ITEM MAINTENANCE JOB CHECK 1000 km 6000 km 12000 km 18000 km 24000 km (600 mi) (3500 mi) (7000 mi) (10500 mi) (14000 mi) • Check the screw clamps for √ √...
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU18771 To install the panel Removing and installing 1. Place the panel in the original panels position, and then install the screws. The panels shown need to be remo- ved to perform some of the mainte- Panel B nance jobs described in this chapter.
Do not attempt Since heat and deposits will cause to diagnose such problems yourself. any spark plug to slowly erode, the Instead, have a Yamaha dealer check spark plug should be removed and the vehicle. checked in accordance with the 2.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT 1/4–1/2 turn past finger tight. Howe- EAUM1261 Engine oil ver, the spark plug should be tighte- The engine oil level should be chec- ned to the specified torque as soon ked before each ride. In addition, the as possible.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT 4. If the engine oil is below the mini- mum level mark, add sufficient oil of the recommended type to rai- se it to the correct level. 5. Insert the dipstick into the oil filler hole, and then tighten the oil filler cap.
”. ride. If any leakage is found, have a 2. Release the reset button, and the Recommended engine oil: Yamaha dealer check and repair the oil change indicator display will See page 8-1 scooter. In addition, the final trans- go off.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT 6. Refill with the specified amount EAU20070 Coolant of the recommended final trans- The coolant level should be checked mission oil, and then install and before each ride. In addition, the coo- tighten the oil filler cap. WAR- lant must be changed at the intervals NING! Make sure that no specified in the periodic maintenance...
Yamaha dealer maintenance and lubrication chart. check the antifreeze content of Have a Yamaha dealer change the the coolant as soon as possi- coolant. WARNING! Never attempt ble, otherwise the effective- 1. Coolant level check window...
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAUM1321 3. Pull the air filter element out. Cleaning the V-belt case air filter Air filter and V-belt case air element filter elements 1. Remove the V-belt case air filter cover by removing the screws. The air filter and the V-belt case air fil- ter elements should be cleaned at the intervals specified in the periodic maintenance and lubrication chart.
The carburetor is an important part of free play the engine and requires very sophisti- cated adjustment. Therefore, all car- buretor adjustments should be left to a Yamaha dealer, who has the neces- sary professional knowledge and experience. ZAUM0706 1. V-belt case air filter element 3.
To prevent cle, note the following points regar- this from occurring, the valve clearan- ding the specified tires. ce must be adjusted by a Yamaha Tire air pressure dealer at the intervals specified in the periodic maintenance and lubrication chart.
After extensive tests, only the tires lis- ted below have been approved for Tire air pressure (measured on this model by Yamaha Motor España, cold tires): S.A. 0–90 kg (0–198 lb): Front: Front tire: 190 kPa (1.90 kgf/cm...
If a brake pad is damaged or if the 1. Brake pad wear indicator groove lining thickness is less than 3.8 mm (0.15 in), have a Yamaha dealer repla- Each front brake pad is provided with ce the brake pads as a set.
However, if make sure that the top of the bra- the brake fluid level goes down ke fluid reservoir is level. suddenly, have a Yamaha dealer 1. Minimum level mark ● Use only the recommended qua- check the cause.
If a cable is brake hose replaced at the intervals damaged or does not move smoothly, listed below or whenever they are have a Yamaha dealer check or repla- damaged or leaking. ce it. WARNING! Damage to the ●...
Silicone grease s WARNING If the centerstand or sidestand 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, 1. Sidestand resulting in a possible loss of con- trol.
Yamaha dealer check or forward and backward. If any free there is no danger of it falling repair it. play can be felt, have a Yamaha over. dealer check or repair the stee- [EWA10751] 2. While applying the front brake, ring.
If there is play in the 3. Check the electrolyte level in the wheel hub or if the wheel does not battery. turn smoothly, have a Yamaha dealer check the wheel bearings. 1. Battery 2. Positive battery terminal 3.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT ● contains minerals that are KEEP THIS AND ALL BATTE- 4. After installation, make sure that harmful to the battery. RIES OUT OF THE REACH OF the battery leads are properly [ECA10611] EWA10760 CHILDREN. connected to the battery termi- s WARNING nals and that the breather hose is 5.
4. If the fuse immediately blows 1. Main fuse transparency of the glass, the again, have a Yamaha dealer 2. Radiator fan fuse luminosity of the bulb, and the check the electrical system. bulb life will be adversely affec- The main fuse box and the fuse box, ted.
6. Connect the headlight coupler. 7. Install the headlight bulb cover. 8. Install the panel. 9. Have a Yamaha dealer adjust the headlight beam if necessary. To replace the high beam headlight bulb 1. Do not touch the glass part of the bulb.
6. Install the panel. 2. Turn signal light lens tighten the screw, otherwise 3. Turn signal light bulb 7. Have a Yamaha dealer adjust the the lens may break. [ECA11191] headlight beam if necessary. 2. Remove the burnt-out bulb by pushing it in and turning it coun- terclockwise.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAUS1133 4. Install the lens by installing the 5. Insert a new bulb into the socket, Replacing a tail/brake light screw. NOTICE: Do not over- push it in, and then turn it clock- bulb or a rear turn signal tighten the screws, otherwise wise until it stops.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAUM1461 EAU42651 Replacing the license plate Replacing an auxiliary light light bulb bulb 1. Remove the license plate light This model is equipped with two auxi- cover by removing the screw. liary lights. If an auxiliary light bulb burns out, replace it as follows.
4. Insert a new bulb into the socket. self. However, should your scooter 5. Install the auxiliary light socket require any repair, take it to a Yamaha (together with the bulb) by pus- dealer, whose skilled technicians hing it in.
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.
NOTICE matte colored finished parts. Be ble. Rust and corrosion can develop sure to consult a Yamaha dealer for ● Avoid using strong acidic whe- even if high-quality components are advice on what products to use el cleaners, especially on spo- used.
SCOOTER CARE AND STORAGE cleaning products, solvent or After normal use since it increases the corrosive thinner, fuel (gasoline), rust 1. Remove dirt with warm water, a action of the salt. [ECA10791] removers or inhibitors, brake mild detergent, and a soft, clean 2.
SCOOTER CARE AND STORAGE EWA10941 EAU26301 s WARNING Storage Consult a Yamaha dealer for advice Short-term Contaminants on the brakes or on what products to use. Always store your scooter in a cool, tires can cause loss of control. dry place and, if necessary, protect it ●...
SCOOTER CARE AND STORAGE 3. Fill up the fuel tank and add fuel install the spark plug and the stabilizer (if available) to prevent spark plug cap. Make any necessary repairs before the fuel tank from rusting and the 5. Lubricate all control cables and storing the scooter.
SPECIFICATIONS Dimensions: Engine oil: Type x quantity: TK 5DS x 1 Overall length: Type: Spark plug (s): 2030 mm (79.9 in) SAE 10W-30, SAE 10W-40, SAE 20W-40 Overall width: or SAE 20W-50 Manufacturer/model: 745 mm (29.3 in) Recommended engine oil grade: NGK/ CR8E Overall height: API service SE, SF, SG type or higher...
SPECIFICATIONS Auxiliary light: 12 V, 5.0 W x 2 License plate light: 12 V, 5.0 W x 1 Meter lighting: 12 V, 1.2 W x 2 High beam indicator light: 12 V, 1.2 W x 1 Turn signal indicator light: 12 V, 1.2 W x 2 Coolant temperature warning light: 12 V, 1.2 W x 1...
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. ● KEY IDENTIFICATION NUMBER: ZAUM0070 1.
1. Model label The model label is affixed to the bot- tom of the seat. (See page 3-10). Record the information on this label in the space provided. This information will be needed when ordering spare parts from a Yamaha dealer.
INDEX Fuel ............3-8 Fuel and battery voltage gauge ....3-4 Acceleration and deceleration ....5-2 Safe-riding points........1-5 Fuel consumption, tips for reducing..5-3 Air filter and V-belt case air filter Safety information........1-1 Fuel tank breather/overflow hose ....3-9 elements ..........6-14 Seat ............3-10 Fuel tank cap ..........3-7 Anti-theft alarm (optional) ......3-5 Shock absorber assemblies, adjusting..3-13 Fuses, replacing........6-26...
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