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    Read this manual carefully before operating this vehicle. OWNER’S MANUAL FZ1-N FZ1-NA 2D1-28199-E3...

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    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:...

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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 FZ1-N/FZ1-NA. The Owner’s Man- ual 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 FZ1-N/FZ1-NA OWNER’S MANUAL ©2008 by Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. 1st edition, June 2008 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

    Engine oil and oil filter cartridge ..6-9 Checking and lubricating the Seats ..........3-19 Coolant ......... 6-12 sidestand ........6-27 Storage compartment (FZ1-N) ..3-21 Replacing the air filter element ..6-13 Checking the front fork ....6-27 Adjusting the front fork ....3-21 Adjusting the engine idling Checking the steering ....

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    Replacing a turn signal light bulb ...........6-33 Replacing the license plate light bulb ...........6-34 Replacing an auxiliary light bulb ...6-34 Supporting the motorcycle ....6-35 Front wheel (FZ1-N) ......6-36 Rear wheel (FZ1-N).......6-37 Troubleshooting ......6-39 Troubleshooting charts ....6-40 MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE ..........7-1 Matte color caution ......7-1...

  • Page 8: Safety Information

    SAFETY INFORMATION EAU10283 Safe Riding • Ride where other motorists can Perform the pre-operation checks each see you. Avoid riding in another time you use the vehicle to make sure it motorist’s blind spot. Be a Responsible Owner is in safe operating condition. Failure to Many accidents involve inexperi- As the vehicle’s owner, you are respon- inspect or maintain the vehicle properly...

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    SAFETY INFORMATION due to excessive speed or under- This motorcycle is designed for on- A passenger should also observe cornering (insufficient lean angle road use only. It is not suitable for the above precautions. for the speed). off-road use. • Always obey the speed limit and Avoid Carbon Monoxide Poisoning never travel faster than warrant- Protective apparel...

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    Yamaha accessories, which are avail- Shifting weights can create a sud- accessories to your motorcycle. Use able only from a Yamaha dealer, have den imbalance. Make sure that ac- extra care when riding a motorcycle been designed, tested, and approved cessories and cargo are securely that has added cargo or accessories.

  • Page 11: Specifications

    SAFETY INFORMATION modifications not specifically recom- clearance or cornering clearance, tor and may limit control ability, mended by Yamaha, even if sold and limit suspension travel, steering therefore, such accessories are installed by a Yamaha dealer. travel or control operation, or ob- not recommended.

  • Page 12: Description

    DESCRIPTION EAU10410 Left view 1. Front fork spring preload adjusting bolt (page 3-21) 9. Shock absorber assembly rebound damping force adjusting screw (page 3-24) 2. Front fork compression damping force adjusting screw (page 3-21) 10.Shift pedal (page 3-14) 3. Air filter element (page 6-13) 11.Idle adjusting screw (page 6-15) 4.

  • Page 13: Right View

    DESCRIPTION EAU10420 Right view 1. Owner’s tool kit (page 6-1) 9. Front fork rebound damping force adjusting screw (page 3-21) 2. Luggage strap holder (page 3-25) 10.Engine oil level check window (page 6-9) 3. Rider seat lock lever (page 3-19) 11.Brake pedal (page 3-15) 4.

  • Page 14: Controls And Instruments

    DESCRIPTION EAU10430 Controls and instruments 1. Clutch lever (page 3-14) 2. Left handlebar switches (page 3-13) 3. Main switch/steering lock (page 3-2) 4. Multi-function meter unit (page 3-8) 5. Right handlebar switches (page 3-13) 6. Throttle grip (page 6-16) 7. Brake lever (page 3-15)

  • Page 15: Instrument And Control Functions

    Do not expose any key to exces- a Yamaha dealer to have them re-reg- sively high temperatures. istered. Do not use the key with the red Do not place any key close to bow for driving.

  • Page 16: Main Switch/steering Lock

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Keep other immobilizer system EAU10471 EAU36870 Main switch/steering lock keys away from the main switch All electrical circuits are supplied with as they may cause signal inter- power, the meter lighting, taillight, li- ference. cense plate light and auxiliary lights come on, and the engine can be start- ed.

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU10681 To unlock the steering ECA11020 LOCK NOTICE The steering is locked, and all electrical Do not use the parking position for systems are off. The key can be re- an extended length of time, other- moved.

  • Page 18: Indicator And Warning Lights

    The oil level warning high beam of the headlight is switched light will flash ten times, then go off for 2.5 seconds. If this occurs, have a Yamaha dealer check the vehicle. EAU11252 Oil level warning light “ ”...

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS ECA10021 NOTICE Do not continue to operate the en- gine if it is overheating. For radiator-fan-equipped vehi- cles, the radiator fan(s) automati- cally switch on or off according to the coolant temperature in the ra- diator. If the engine overheats, see page 6-40 for further instructions.

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Coolant Display Conditions What to do temperature Under 39 °C Message “Lo” is displayed. OK. Go ahead with riding. (Under 103 °F) 40–116 °C Temperature is displayed. OK. Go ahead with riding. (104–242 °F) Stop the vehicle and allow it to idle until 117–139 °C Temperature display flashes.

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    If this oc- brake system as soon as possible. curs, have a Yamaha dealer check the The electrical circuit of the warning light self-diagnosis system. (See page 3-11 can be checked by turning the key to for an explanation of the self-diagnosis “ON”.

  • Page 22: Multi-function Meter Unit

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU3942A multi-function meter unit For the U.K. only: To switch the Multi-function meter unit equipped with the following: speedometer and odometer/trip- a speedometer (which shows the meter displays between kilometers riding speed) and miles, press the “SELECT” a tachometer (which shows engine button for at least one second.

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS ECA10031 2. Push the “SELECT” button and Push the “SELECT” button to switch NOTICE “RESET” button together for at the display between the odometer least two seconds. mode “ODO” and the tripmeter modes Do not operate the engine in the ta- 3.

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Fuel meter mately 3 seconds. If this occurs, have a ECA10021 NOTICE Yamaha dealer check the electrical cir- cuit. Do not continue to operate the en- gine if it is overheating. Coolant temperature mode Air intake temperature mode 1.

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    If a problem is detected in the immobi- Yamaha dealer and have the stan- take temperature is displayed. lizer system circuits, the immobilizer dard keys re-registered.

  • Page 26: Anti-theft Alarm (optional)

    This model can be equipped with an 5. Push the “SELECT” button to con- optional anti-theft alarm by a Yamaha firm the selected brightness level. dealer. Contact a Yamaha dealer for The display will return to the odom- more information.

  • Page 27: Handlebar Switches

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU12347 Right position. To cancel the turn signal Handlebar switches lights, push the switch in after it has re- turned to the center position. Left EAU12500 Horn switch “ ” Press this switch to sound the horn. EAU12660 Engine stop switch “...

  • Page 28: Clutch Lever

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU12733 EAU12820 EAU12870 Hazard switch “ ” Clutch lever Shift pedal With the key in the “ON” or “ ” posi- tion, use this switch to turn on the haz- ard lights (simultaneous flashing of all turn signal lights).

  • Page 29: Brake Lever

    Brake lever Brake pedal ABS (for ABS models) The brake lever is located at the right The Yamaha ABS (Anti-lock Brake handlebar grip. To apply the front System) features a dual electronic con- brake, pull the lever toward the handle- trol system, which acts on the front and bar grip.

  • Page 30: Fuel Tank Cap

    However, special tools are not properly closed and locked. required, so please consult your Yamaha dealer when performing EWA11091 WARNING this test. Make sure that the fuel tank cap is properly closed after filling fuel.

  • Page 31: Fuel

    Gasoline is poisonous and can Your Yamaha engine has been de- hole. Stop filling when the fuel cause injury or death. Handle gaso- signed to use regular unleaded gaso- reaches the bottom of the filler line with care.

  • Page 32: Fuel Tank Breather/overflow Hose

    FZ1-NA Fuel tank breather/overflow leaded fuel will extend spark plug life hose and reduce maintenance costs. FZ1-N 1. Fuel tank breather hose 2. Original position (paint mark) Before operating the motorcycle: 1. Fuel tank breather hose Check the fuel tank breather/over- 2.

  • Page 33: Catalytic Converters

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU13444 ECA10701 EAU39322 Catalytic converters Seats NOTICE This vehicle is equipped with catalytic Use only unleaded gasoline. The use converters in the exhaust system. Passenger seat of leaded gasoline will cause unre- EWA10861 pairable damage to the catalytic WARNING To remove the passenger seat converter.

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Make sure that the seats are properly secured before riding. 1. Rider seat lock lever 2. Remove the key. To install the rider seat Rider seat 1. Insert the projection on the front of the rider seat into the seat holder To remove the rider seat as shown, and then push the rear 1.

  • Page 35: Storage Compartment (fz1-n)

    This storage compartment is designed When storing the Owner’s Manual or pression damping force adjusting to hold an optional genuine Yamaha other documents in the storage com- screw. CYCLELOK. (Other locks may not fit.) partment, be sure to wrap them in a ECA10101 When placing a CYCLELOK in the stor- plastic bag so that they will not get wet.

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Spring preload Rebound damping force 1. Current setting 2. Front fork cap bolt 1. Spring preload adjusting bolt 1. Rebound damping force adjusting screw To increase the spring preload and The rebound damping force is adjusted Spring preload setting: thereby harden the suspension, turn on the right front fork leg only.

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS pression damping force and thereby ber of clicks of each damping force ad- Rebound damping setting: soften the compression damping, turn justing mechanism and to modify the Minimum (soft): the adjusting screw in direction (b). specifications as necessary. 26 click(s) in direction (b)* Standard: 18 click(s) in direction (b)*...

  • Page 38: Adjusting The Shock Absorber Assembly

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU39343 To increase the spring preload and Rebound damping force Adjusting the shock absorber thereby harden the suspension, turn assembly the adjusting ring in direction (a). To de- This shock absorber assembly is crease the spring preload and thereby equipped with a spring preload adjust- soften the suspension, turn the adjust- ing ring and a rebound damping force...

  • Page 39: Luggage Strap Holders

    To obtain a precise adjustment, it is ad- sembly yourself. Take the shock visable to check the actual total number absorber assembly to a Yamaha of clicks or turns of the damping force dealer for any service. adjusting mechanism. This adjustment...

  • Page 40: Exup System

    EAU15301 EXUP system Sidestand passenger seat, unhook the straps This model is equipped with Yamaha’s The sidestand is located on the left side from the hooks, and then install the EXUP (EXhaust Ultimate Power valve) of the frame. Raise the sidestand or seat with the straps hanging out from system.

  • Page 41: Ignition Circuit Cut-off System

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS below and have a Yamaha dealer re- EAU44891 Ignition circuit cut-off system pair it if it does not function proper- The ignition circuit cut-off system (com- prising the sidestand switch, clutch switch and neutral switch) has the fol- lowing functions.

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    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 turned on. dealer check the system before riding. 3. Turn the key on.

  • Page 43: For Your Safety - Pre-operation Checks

    • 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.

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    • Make sure that operation is smooth. • Check cable free play. Throttle grip 6-16, 6-25 • If necessary, have Yamaha dealer adjust cable free play and lubricate cable and grip housing. • Make sure that operation is smooth. Control cables 6-25 •...

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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 3-26 • If system is not working correctly, have Yamaha dealer check vehicle.

  • Page 46: Operation And Important Riding Points

    Yamaha dealer. The transmission is in the neutral a turnover. To start the engine after a position.

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    If not, ask a Yamaha dealer to cates a two-digit error code, If the coolant temperature warn- check the electrical circuit.

  • Page 48: Shifting

    OPERATION AND IMPORTANT RIDING POINTS EAU16671 ECA10260 EAU16810 Shifting Tips for reducing fuel con- NOTICE sumption Even with the transmission in Fuel consumption depends largely on the neutral position, do not your riding style. Consider the following coast for long periods of time tips to reduce fuel consumption: with the engine off, and do not Shift up swiftly, and avoid high en-...

  • Page 49: Engine Break-in

    Yamaha dealer check the vehi- to the correct operating clearances. touch them and be burned. cle. During this period, prolonged full-throt-...

  • Page 50: Periodic Maintenance And Adjustment

    If you are not familiar with vehicle ser- If you do not have the tools or experi- vice, have a Yamaha dealer perform ence required for a particular job, have service. a Yamaha dealer perform it for you.

  • Page 51: Periodic Maintenance And Lubrication Chart

    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.

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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 for cracks or damage. 8 * Brake hoses •...

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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) Clutch lever pivot • Lubricate with lithium-soap-based √...

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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) Moving parts and √ √ √ √ √...

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT • Replace the brake hoses every four years and if cracked or damaged.

  • Page 56: Removing And Installing The Panel

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU18751 FZ1-N Removing and installing the panel The panel shown needs to be removed to perform some of the maintenance jobs described in this chapter. Refer to this section each time the panel needs to be removed and installed.

  • Page 57: Checking The Spark Plugs

    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 a spark plug shows signs of electrode Tightening torque: Spark plug: erosion and excessive carbon or other 12.5 Nm (1.25 m·kgf, 9.0 ft·lbf)

  • Page 58: Engine Oil And Oil Filter Cartridge

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU19907 4. Remove the engine oil filler cap Engine oil and oil filter car- and drain bolt to drain the oil from tridge the crankcase. The engine oil level should be checked before each ride. In addition, the oil must be changed and the oil filter car- tridge replaced at the intervals speci- fied in the periodic maintenance and...

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    Make sure that the O-ring is properly 17 Nm (1.7 m·kgf, 12 ft·lbf) An oil filter wrench is available at a seated. Yamaha dealer. 8. Install the engine oil drain bolt, and 7. Install the new oil filter cartridge then tighten it to the specified 6.

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    NOTICE “ENERGY CONSERVING II” or If the oil level warning light flickers higher. or remains on, immediately turn the Make sure that no foreign mate- engine off and have a Yamaha dealer rial enters the crankcase. check the vehicle. 6-11...

  • Page 61: Coolant

    If water has been specified in the periodic maintenance added to the coolant, have a and lubrication chart. Yamaha dealer check the anti- freeze content of the coolant as EAU39086 soon as possible, otherwise the To check the coolant level effectiveness of the coolant will 1.

  • Page 62: Replacing The Air Filter Element

    Have a periodic maintenance and lubrication Yamaha dealer change the coolant. chart. Replace the air filter element WARNING! Never attempt to remove more frequently if you are riding in un- the radiator cap when the engine is usually wet or dusty areas.

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    If any fuel hose is damaged, do not start the engine but have a Yamaha dealer replace the hose, other- wise fuel may leak, creating a 1. Air filter element 5.

  • Page 64: Adjusting The Engine Idling Speed

    If the specified idling speed cannot be follows at the intervals specified in the obtained as described above, have a periodic maintenance and lubrication Yamaha dealer make the adjustment. chart. The engine should be warm before making this adjustment. Check the engine idling speed and, if 1.

  • Page 65: Checking The Throttle Cable Free Play

    Yamaha dealer at the intervals specified in the periodic Tire air pressure maintenance and lubrication chart. The tire air pressure should be checked and, if necessary, adjusted before each ride.

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    Rear: cle with excessively worn tires 290 kPa (2.90 kgf/cm², 42 psi) decreases riding stability and FZ1-N 90–196 kg (198–432 lb) can lead to loss of control. FZ1-NA 90–189 kg (198–417 lb): Front: The replacement of all wheel 250 kPa (2.50 kgf/cm², 36 psi)

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    This motorcycle is fitted with super- ed below have been approved for this high-speed tires. Note the following model by Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. points in order to make the most ef- ficient use of these tires. Use only the specified replace- ment tires.

  • Page 68: Cast Wheels

    Yamaha dealer check the internal specified wheels. clutch mechanism. The wheel rims should be checked for cracks, bends or warpage be- fore each ride.

  • Page 69: Adjusting The Rear Brake Light Switch (fz1-n)

    If lubrication chart. necessary, have a Yamaha dealer ad- just the brake light switch. EAU36890 Front brake pads 1. Rear brake light switch 2.

  • Page 70: Checking The Brake Fluid Level

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT the point that a wear indicator almost EAU43111 Rear brake (FZ1-NA) Checking the brake fluid level touches the brake disc, have a Yamaha dealer replace the brake pads as a set. Front brake EAU22500 Rear brake pads 1.

  • Page 71: Changing The Brake Fluid

    Changing the brake fluid make sure that the top of the brake mal for the brake fluid level to grad- Have a Yamaha dealer change the fluid reservoir is level. ually go down. However, if the brake fluid at the intervals specified in...

  • Page 72: Drive Chain Slack

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU22760 to chain slippage or breakage. Drive chain slack To prevent this from occurring, The drive chain slack should be keep the drive chain slack with- checked before each ride and adjusted in the specified limits. [ECA10571] if necessary.

  • Page 73: Cleaning And Lubricating The Drive Chain

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU23023 may contain substances that Tightening torques: Cleaning and lubricating the could damage O-rings. Locknut: drive chain 16 Nm (1.6 m·kgf, 11 ft·lbf) [ECA11111] The drive chain must be cleaned and Axle nut: 150 Nm (15.0 m·kgf, 110 ft·lbf) lubricated at the intervals specified in the periodic maintenance and lubrica- tion chart, otherwise it will quickly wear...

  • Page 74: Checking And Lubricating The Cables

    If a cable is damaged maintenance chart. or does not move smoothly, have a Yamaha dealer check or replace it. WARNING! Damage to the outer sheath may interfere with proper ca- ble operation and will cause the in- cable rust.

  • Page 75: Checking And Lubricating The Brake And Clutch Levers

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU23142 Recommended lubricant: Recommended lubricants: Checking and lubricating the Lithium-soap-based grease Brake lever: brake and clutch levers Silicone grease Clutch lever: Brake lever Lithium-soap-based grease Clutch lever The operation of the brake and clutch levers should be checked before each ride, and the lever pivots should be lu- bricated if necessary.

  • Page 76: Checking And Lubricating The Sidestand

    WARNING! To avoid injury, have a Yamaha dealer check or re- sidestand pivot and metal-to-metal securely support the vehicle so pair it.

  • Page 77: Checking The Steering

    There is no need to check the electro- ward and backward. If any free lyte or to add distilled water. However, play can be felt, have a Yamaha the battery lead connections need to be dealer check or repair the steering.

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    “OFF”, then discon- To charge the battery nect the negative lead before Have a Yamaha dealer charge the bat- disconnecting the positive lead. tery as soon as possible if it seems to [ECA16302] have discharged.

  • Page 79: Replacing The Fuses

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU43132 FZ1-NA FZ1-N Replacing the fuses The main fuse, the fuel injection system fuse, and the fuse boxes, which contain the fuses for the individual circuits, are located under the rider seat. (See page 3-19.) FZ1-N 1.

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT FZ1-NA 2. Unhook the battery band, and then use a fuse of a higher amperage remove the battery cover. rating than recommended to avoid causing extensive dam- age to the electrical system and possibly a fire. [EWA15131] Specified fuses: Main fuse:...

  • Page 81: Replacing The Headlight Bulb

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT 5. If the fuse immediately blows EAU34383 Replacing the headlight bulb again, have a Yamaha dealer This model is equipped with a quartz check the electrical system. bulb headlight. If the headlight bulb 6. Install the battery cover, and then burns out, replace it as follows.

  • Page 82: Replacing The Tail/brake Light Bulb

    3. Remove the burnt-out bulb by 3. Insert a new bulb into the socket, 7. Have a Yamaha dealer adjust the pushing it in and turning it counter- push it in, and then turn it clock- headlight beam if necessary.

  • Page 83: Replacing The License Plate Light Bulb

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU24312 3. Remove the burnt-out bulb by pull- EAU39383 Replacing the license plate Replacing an auxiliary light ing it out. light bulb bulb 4. Insert a new bulb into the socket. 1. Remove the license plate light unit This model is equipped with two auxil- 5.

  • Page 84: Supporting The Motorcycle

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU24350 Supporting the motorcycle Since this model is not equipped with a centerstand, follow these precautions when removing the front and rear wheel or performing other maintenance requiring the motorcycle to stand up- right. Check that the motorcycle is in a stable and level position before starting any maintenance.

  • Page 85: Front Wheel (fz1-n)

    6-35. WARNING 3. Remove the brake hose holder on For the ABS model, have a Yamaha each side by removing the bolt and dealer remove and install the wheel. nut. 4. Remove the brake caliper on each...

  • Page 86: Rear Wheel (fz1-n)

    WARNING legs. 2. Insert the wheel axle. For the ABS model, have a Yamaha 3. Lower the front wheel so that it is dealer remove and install the wheel. on the ground. 4. Install the brake calipers by install- EAU25312 ing the bolts.

  • Page 87

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT 2. Lift the rear wheel off the ground according to the procedure on page 6-35. 3. Remove the axle nut. 4. Loosen the locknut on each side of the swingarm. 5. Turn the drive chain slack adjust- ing bolts fully in direction (a) and push the wheel forward.

  • Page 88: Troubleshooting

    The following troubleshooting charts represent quick and easy procedures for checking these vital systems your- self. However, should your motorcycle require any repair, take it to a Yamaha dealer, whose skilled technicians have the necessary tools, experience, and know-how to service the motorcycle properly.

  • Page 89: Troubleshooting Charts

    Remove the spark plugs 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 91: Motorcycle Care And Storage

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

  • Page 92

    MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE off any detergent residue using Test the product on a small hid- plenty of water, as it is harmful den part of the windshield to Salt sprayed on roads in the winter may to plastic parts. make sure that it does not leave remain well into spring.

  • Page 93: Storage

    WARNING To prevent corrosion, avoid Contaminants on the brakes or tires Consult a Yamaha dealer for ad- damp cellars, stables (because vice on what products to use. can cause loss of control. of the presence of ammonia)

  • Page 94

    MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE 3. Perform the following steps to pro- 4. Lubricate all control cables and the tect the cylinders, piston rings, etc. pivoting points of all levers and from corrosion. pedals as well as of the side- a. Remove the spark plug caps stand/centerstand.

  • Page 95: Specifications

    Weight: NGK/CR9EK Recommended engine oil grade: With oil and fuel: Spark plug gap: API service SG type or higher, JASO FZ1-N 214.0 kg (472 lb) 0.6–0.7 mm (0.024–0.028 in) standard MA FZ1-NA 221.0 kg (487 lb) Clutch: Engine oil quantity:...

  • Page 96

    Wheel type: 33/16 (2.063) Loading: Cast wheel 3rd: Maximum load: Rim size: 37/21 (1.762) FZ1-N 196 kg (432 lb) 17M/C x MT6.00 4th: FZ1-NA 189 kg (417 lb) Front brake: 35/23 (1.522) (Total weight of rider, passenger, cargo and Type:...

  • Page 97

    SPECIFICATIONS Wheel travel: Oil level warning light: 130.0 mm (5.12 in) Electrical system: Turn signal indicator light: Ignition system: Coolant temperature warning light: TCI (digital) Charging system: Engine trouble warning light: AC magneto Battery: ABS warning light: Model: FZ1-NA LED YTZ14S Immobilizer system indicator light: Voltage, capacity:...

  • Page 98: Consumer Information

    Record the key identification number, vehicle identification number and mod- el label information in the spaces pro- vided below for assistance when ordering spare parts from a Yamaha dealer or for reference in case the vehi- cle is stolen. KEY IDENTIFICATION NUMBER: 1.

  • Page 99

    1. Model label The model label is affixed to the frame under the rider seat. (See page 3-19.) Record the information on this label in the space provided. This information will be needed when ordering spare parts from a Yamaha dealer.

  • Page 100

    License plate light bulb, replacing ..6-34 Drive chain, cleaning and lubricating ..6-24 Storage............7-3 Luggage strap holders......3-25 Drive chain slack........6-23 Storage compartment (FZ1-N) ....3-21 Supporting the motorcycle ....6-35 Main switch/steering lock......3-2 Engine break-in........5-4 Matte color, caution ........ 7-1 Engine idling speed.......

  • Page 101

    Turn signal indicator lights ...... 3-4 Turn signal light bulb, replacing.... 6-33 Turn signal switch......... 3-13 Valve clearance ........6-16 Vehicle identification number....9-1 Wheel bearings, checking ....6-28 Wheel (front) (FZ1-N) ......6-36 Wheel (rear) (FZ1-N) ......6-37 Wheels..........6-19...

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