If the specified clutch lever free play
could be obtained as described abo-
ve, tighten the locknut and skip the
rest of the procedure, otherwise pro-
ceed as follows.
3. Fully turn the adjusting bolt at the
clutch lever in direction (a) to loo-
sen the clutch cable.
1. Lock nut
2. Adjusting nut
4. Loosen the locknut at the crank-
5. To increase the clutch lever free
play, turn the adjusting nut in
direction (a). To decrease the
clutch lever free play, turn the
adjusting nut in direction (b).
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR
6. Tighten the locknut at the clutch
lever and the crankcase.
Adjusting the brake lever
1. Lock nut
2. Adjusting bolt
3. Free play
The brake lever free play should mea-
sure 2-5 mm (0,07 ~ 0,19 in) as
shown. Periodically check the brake
lever free play and, if necessary,
adjust it as follows.
1. Loosen the locknut at the brake
2. To increase the brake lever free
play, turn the adjusting screw in
direction (a). To decrease the bra-
ke lever free play, turn the adjus-
ting screw in direction (b).
3. Tighten the locknut.
After adjusting the brake lever
free play, check the free play
and make sure that the brake is
A soft or spongy feeling in the
brake lever can indicate the
presence of air in the hydraulic
system. If there is air in the
Yamaha dealer bleed the sys-
motorcycle. Air in the hydraulic
system will diminish the bra-
king performance, which may
result in loss of control and an