EAU26942 DECLARATION of CONFORMITY Company: MORIC CO., LTD. Address: 1450-6 Mori Mori-Machi Shuchi-gun Shizuoka 437-0292 Japan Hereby declare that the product: Kind of equipment: IMMOBILIZER Type-designation: 5SL-00 is in compliance with following norm(s) or documents: R&TTE Directive(1999/5/EC) EN300 330-2 v1.1.1(2001-6), EN60950(2000) Two or Three-Wheel Motor Vehicles Directive(97/24/EC: Chapter 8, EMC) Place of issue: Shizuoka, Japan Date of issue: 1 Aug.
Yamaha a reputation for dependability. Please take the time to read this manual thoroughly, so as to enjoy all advantages of your MT-03. The owner’s manual 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.
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 motorcycle and this manual. If you have any questions concerning this manual, please consult your Yamaha dealer.. EWA10030 WARNING PLEASE READ THIS MANUAL CAREFULLY AND COMPLETELY BEFORE OPERATING THIS MOTORCYCLE.
TABLE OF CONTENTS SAFETY INFORMATION .....1-1 Brake pedal ........3-11 Engine oil and oil filter element..6-8 Safe riding.........1-1 Fuel tank cap........3-11 Coolant..........6-12 Protective apparel ......1-2 Fuel ..........3-12 Replacing the air filter element Modifications ........1-2 Fuel tank breather/overflow hose ...3-13 and cleaning the check hoses ...6-13 Loading and accessories ....1-2 Catalytic converter ......3-13 Adjusting the engine idling speed ...6-14...
TABLE OF CONTENTS Checking the front fork....6-27 Checking the steering .....6-28 Checking the wheel bearings..6-29 Battery..........6-29 Replacing the fuses ......6-31 Replacing the headlight bulb ..6-33 Replacing an auxiliary light bulb ..6-34 Replacing the tail/brake light bulb...6-34 Replacing a turn signal light bulb..6-35 Replacing the license plate light bulb........6-36 Supporting the motorcycle ....6-36...
SAFETY INFORMATION EAU10281 Safe riding • Ride where other motorists can Always make pre-operation see you. Avoid riding in another MOTORCYCLES SINGLE checks. Careful checks may help motorist's blind spot. TRACK VEHICLES. THEIR SAFE prevent an accident. Many accidents involve inexperi- USE AND OPERATION ARE DEPEN- This motorcycle is designed to enced operators.
Modifications made to this motorcycle • The operator should keep both Always wear an approved helmet. not approved by Yamaha, or the re- hands on the handlebar and Wear a face shield or goggles. moval of original equipment, may ren-...
If accessories Cargo and accessory weight stallation and use of non-Yamaha ac- are added to the handlebar or should be kept as low and close cessories. Use extreme caution when front fork area, they must be as to the motorcycle as possible.
SAFETY INFORMATION • Certain accessories can dis- Never start the engine or let it run When transporting the motorcycle place the operator from his or for any length of time in a closed in another vehicle, make sure that her normal riding position. This area.
Do not expose any key to ex- the vehicle along with all three keys to a cessively high temperatures. Yamaha dealer to have them re-regis- Do not place any key close to tered. Do not use the key with the red magnets (this includes, but not bow for driving.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU10471 EAU36870 To lock the steering Main switch/steering lock All electrical circuits are supplied with power, the meter lighting, taillight, li- cense plate light and auxiliary lights come on, and the engine can be start- ed. The key cannot be removed. NOTE: The headlight comes on automatically when the engine is started and stays...
“ON”. dent. Make sure that the vehicle is If the indicator light does not come on stopped before turning the key to for a few seconds, then go off, have a “OFF” or “LOCK”. Yamaha dealer check the electrical circuit.
ECA10020 the engine is defective. When this oc- CAUTION: curs, have a Yamaha dealer check the EAU11020 self-diagnosis system. (See page 3-7 Turn signal indicator light “y” Do not operate the engine if it is...
If the warning light does not come on tal distance traveled) for a few seconds, and then go off, two tripmeters (which show the have a Yamaha dealer check the elec- distance traveled since they were trical circuit. last set to zero)
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Tachometer Odometer, tripmeter modes between various tripmeter, odometer modes in the following or- der: F-TRIP TRIP 1 TRIP 2 F-TRIP To reset a tripmeter, select it by push- ing the “SELECT” button, and then push the “RESET” button for at least four seconds.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Clock mode Self-diagnosis devices If this occurs, have a Yamaha dealer check the vehicle. However, if the indi- cator light slowly flashes five times, and then quickly flashes two times re- peatedly, this error could be caused by signal interference.
This function allows you to adjust an optional anti-theft alarm by a Yama- ECA11590 the brightness of the indicator ha dealer. Contact a Yamaha dealer CAUTION: lights to suit the outside lighting for more information. If the display indicates an error conditions.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU12343 Right EAU12460 Turn signal switch “y” Handlebar switches To signal a right-hand turn, push this Left switch to “∆”. To signal a left-hand turn, push this switch to “Ÿ”. When re- leased, the switch returns to the cen- ter position.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU12733 EAU12820 EAU12870 Hazard switch “ ” Clutch lever Shift pedal With the key in the “ON” or F position, use this switch to turn on the hazard lights (simultaneous flashing of all turn signal lights). The hazard lights are used in case of an emergency or to warn other drivers when your vehicle is stopped where it...
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU26822 EAU12941 EAU13070 Brake lever Brake pedal Fuel tank cap 1. Brake lever 1. Brake pedal 1. Lock cover 2. Position adjusting dial 2. Open 3. Arrow mark The brake pedal is on the right side of 4.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS To close the fuel tank cap EAU13210 ECA10070 CAUTION: Fuel 1. Push the fuel tank cap into posi- Immediately wipe off spilled fuel tion with the key inserted in the with a clean, dry, soft cloth, since lock.
Make sure that the exhaust system has cooled down before do- ing any maintenance work. Your Yamaha engine has been de- signed to use premium unleaded gasoline with a research octane num- 1. Fuel tank breather/overflow hose ber of 95 or higher. If knocking (or 2.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS ECA10700 EAUB1311 To install the passenger seat CAUTION: Seats The following precautions must be Passenger seat observed to prevent a fire hazard or other damages. Use only unleaded gasoline. The use of leaded gasoline will cause unrepairable damage to the catalytic converter.
The passenger seat is designed to 1. Insert the projection on the front 1. Remove the passenger seat. fasten a genuine Yamaha U-LOCK to of the rider seat into the seat hold- 2. Remove the bolts, and then pull the bottom of the seat. (Other locks er as shown, place the seat in the the rider seat off.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAUB1330 NOTE: Adjusting the shock Use the special wrench included absorber assembly in the owner's tool kit to make the adjustment. The spring preload setting is de- termined by measuring distance A, shown in the illustration. The longer distance A is, the lower the spring preload;...
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Spring preload Distance A Spring preload: Minimum (soft): SOFT Distance A = 174.5 mm (6.87 in) 174.5 mm Standard: (6.87 in) Distance A = 170 mm (6.69 in) Maximum (hard): For light operators and primarily use without passenger Distance A = 165.5 mm (6.49 in) STANDARD 170 mm...
Therefore, check this system regu- stand is still down. larly as described below and have It cuts the running engine when a Yamaha dealer repair it if it does the transmission is in gear and not function properly. the sidestand is moved down.
5. Push the start switch. Does the engine start? The neutral switch may be defective. The motorcycle should not be ridden until checked by a Yamaha dealer. With the engine still running: 6. Move the sidestand up. 7. Keep the clutch lever pulled.
PRE-OPERATION CHECKS EAU15591 The condition of a vehicle is the owner’s responsibility. Vital components can start to deteriorate quickly and unexpected- ly, even if the vehicle remains unused (for example, as a result of exposure to the elements). Any damage, fluid leakage or loss of tire air pressure could have serious consequences.
• 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.
• Make sure that operation is smooth. • Check cable free play. Throttle grip 6-15, 6-25 • If necessary, have Yamaha dealer adjust cable free play and lubricate cable and grip housing. • Make sure that operation is smooth. 6-25 Control cables •...
PRE-OPERATION CHECKS ITEM CHECKS PAGE Instruments, lights, • Check operation. 3-3, 3-9 signals and switches • Correct if necessary. Sidestand • Check operation of ignition circuit cut-off system. 3-20 switch • If system is defective, have Yamaha dealer check vehicle.
The transmission is in the neutral Neutral indicator light their functions before riding. position. Consult a Yamaha dealer re- Turn signal indicator light The transmission is in gear with garding any control or function High beam indicator light...
OPERATION AND IMPORTANT RIDING POINTS NOTE: ECA11040 EAU16671 CAUTION: Shifting When the transmission is in the neu- For maximum engine life, never ac- tral position, the neutral indicator light celerate hard when the engine is should be on, otherwise have a Yama- cold! ha dealer check the electrical circuit.
OPERATION AND IMPORTANT RIDING POINTS ECA10260 EAU16810 EAU16841 CAUTION: Tips for reducing fuel Engine break-in consumption Even with the transmission in There is never a more important peri- the neutral position, do not od in the life of your engine than the Fuel consumption depends largely on coast for long periods of time period between 0 and 1600 km (1000...
If any engine trouble should oc- 1000-1600 km (600-1000 mi) cur during the engine break-in Avoid prolonged operation above EWA10310 period, immediately have a WARNING 6000 r/min. Yamaha dealer check Since the engine and exhaust vehicle. ECA11150 system can become very hot, CAUTION:...
If you do not have the tools or experi- Periodic inspection, adjustment and ence required for a particular job, have lubrication will keep your vehicle in the a Yamaha dealer perform it for you. safest and most efficient condition possible. The most important points of EWA10350...
G The annual checks must be performed every year, except if a kilometer-based maintenance is performed in- stead. From 50000 km, repeat the maintenance intervals starting from 10000 km. Items marked with an asterisk should be performed by a Yamaha dealer as they require special tools, data and tech- nical skills. ODOMETER READING (x 1,000 km)
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR ODOMETER READING (x 1,000 km) ANNUAL ITEM CHECK OR MAINTENANCE JOB CHECK √ √ √ √ √ • Check for cracks or damage. Brake hoses ✻ • Replace. Every 4 years √ √ √ √ ✻...
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR ODOMETER READING (x 1,000 km) ANNUAL ITEM CHECK OR MAINTENANCE JOB CHECK √ √ √ √ Front fork • Check operation and for oil leakage. ✻ Shock absorber • Check operation and shock absorber for oil √...
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR ODOMETER READING (x 1,000 km) ANNUAL ITEM CHECK OR MAINTENANCE JOB CHECK • Check the air cut-off valve, reed valve, and hose √ √ √ √ √ for damage. Air induction system ✻ • Check fuel hoses for cracks or damage. Muffler and exhaust √...
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU18771 EAUB1290 EAU19602 Panels A and B Removing and installing Checking the spark plug panels The spark plug is an important engine component, which is easy to check. The panels shown need to be re- Since heat and deposits will cause moved to perform some of the mainte- any spark plug to slowly erode, the...
Instead, have a 1. Spark plug gap estimate of the correct torque is 1/4- Yamaha dealer check the vehicle. 1/2 turn past finger tight. However, the Spark plug gap: spark plug should be tightened to the 2.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAUB1350 To check the engine oil level Engine oil and oil filter 1. Place the vehicle on a level surface element and hold it in an upright position. The engine oil level should be checked NOTE: before each ride.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR ECA10010 To change the engine oil CAUTION: (with or without oil filter element Do not operate the vehicle until you replacement) know that the engine oil level is suf- 1. Start the engine, warm it up for ficient.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR Tightening torques: Engine oil drain bolt (crankcase): 30 Nm (3.0 m·kgf, 22 ft·lbf) Engine oil drain bolt (oil tank): 30 Nm (3.0 m·kgf, 22 ft·lbf) 10. Add the specified amount of the recommended engine oil, and then install and tighten the oil filler cap.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR ECAB0030 ECA11620 11. Start the engine, and then let it CAUTION: CAUTION: idle for several minutes while G In order to prevent clutch slip- The engine oil tank must be filled in checking it for oil leakage. If oil is 2 steps.
G If water has been added to the The coolant level must be 4. Reservoir cap coolant, have a Yamaha dealer checked on a cold engine since 3. If the coolant is at or below the check the antifreeze content of...
Never attempt to remove the radia- tor cap when the engine is hot. The coolant must be changed at the intervals specified in the periodic maintenance and lubrication chart. Have a Yamaha dealer change the coolant. 6-13...
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR To clean the air filter check hoses EAU34300 Adjusting the engine idling speed 1. Air filter element 1. Air filter check hose (case cover) ECA10480 CAUTION: 1. Check the hoses shown for accu- G Make sure that the air filter ele- 1.
To prevent the engine idling speed, turn the screw this from occurring, the valve clear- in direction (b). ance must be adjusted by a Yamaha dealer at the intervals specified in the periodic maintenance and lubrication Engine idling speed: chart.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU21660 EWA11020 Tire air pressure WARNING Tires (measured on cold tires): Because loading has an enormous To maximize the performance, durabil- Up to 90 kg (198 lb): impact on the handling, braking, Front: ity, and safe operation of your motor- performance and safety character- 210 kPa (30 psi) (2.1 kgf/cm cycle, note the following points regard-...
Check the tire condition and air ply with the local regulations. pressure before each ride. EWA10470 WARNING Have a Yamaha dealer replace excessively worn tires. Besides being illegal, operating the ve- hicle with excessively worn tires decreases riding stability 1. Tire sidewall 2.
TR412 tires listed below have been Valve core: approved for this model by #9000A (standard) Rear tire: Yamaha Motor Italia S.P.A. Size: 1. Tire air valve Always make sure that the 160/60-ZR17 M/C (69W) 2. Valve core valve caps are securely in- 160/60-R17 M/C (69H) 3.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR NOTE: EAU22390 Checking the front and rear If the specified clutch lever free play brake pads could be obtained as described above, tighten the locknut and skip the The front and rear brake pads must be rest of the procedure, otherwise pro- checked for wear at the intervals spec- ceed as follows.
Mixing fluids may result in a ing it to become ineffective. harmful chemical reaction and Have a Yamaha dealer change the Before riding, check that the brake flu- lead to poor braking performance. brake fluid at the intervals specified in...
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU22760 2. Shift the transmission into the EAU34311 Drive chain slack neutral position. To adjust the drive chain slack 3. Move the rear wheel by pushing The drive chain slack should be 1. Loosen the axle nut and the lock- the motorcycle to locate the tight- checked before each ride and adjusted nut on each side of the swingarm.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 3. Tighten the locknuts, then the EAU23022 Cleaning and lubricating axle nut to their specified torques. the drive chain The drive chain must be cleaned and Tightening torques: lubricated at the intervals specified in Locknut: the periodic maintenance and lubrica- 16 Nm (1.6 m·kgf, 11 ft·lbf) tion chart, otherwise it will quickly...
If a cable is dam- periodic maintenance chart. lubricants for the drive chain, as aged or does not move smoothly, they may contain substances that have a Yamaha dealer check or re- could damage the O-rings. place it. Recommended lubricant: Engine oil...
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU23140 The operation of the brake and clutch EAU23180 Checking and lubricating Lubricating the brake levers should be checked before each the brake and clutch levers pedal ride, and the lever pivots should be lu- bricated if necessary.
Bearing grease If the sidestand does not move up 2. While applying the front brake, Other pivoting points: and down smoothly, have a Yamaha push down hard on the handle- Lithium-soap-based grease dealer check or repair it. bars several times to check if the front fork compresses and re- bounds smoothly.
If there is play in the need to check the electrolyte or to add wheel hub or if the wheel does not turn distilled water. smoothly, have a Yamaha dealer ECA10620 check the wheel bearings. CAUTION: 1. Fuel tank rear bolt...
4. Clamps To charge the battery • INTERNAL: Drink large quan- Have a Yamaha dealer charge the bat- 3. Remove the fuel tank, by remov- tities of water or milk and im- tery as soon as possible if it seems to ing the bolt and the washer at the mediately call a physician.
If you do not have 4. After installation, make sure that access to a sealed-type (MF) the battery leads are properly 1. Main fuse battery charger, have a Yamaha 2. Reserve fuse connected to the battery termi- dealer charge your battery. nals.
2. Signaling system fuse 10 A 4. If the fuse immediately blows 3. Headlight fuse Electronic fuel injection fuse: again, have a Yamaha dealer 4. Ignition fuse 10 A 5. Electronic fuel injection fuse check the electrical system. 6. Radiator fan fuse Radiator fan fuse: 7.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAUB1360 1. Turn the handlebar to the left side Replacing the headlight bulb to access the headlight coupler. 2. Disconnect the headlight coupler, and then remove the bulb cover. 3. Unhook the headlight bulb holder, and then remove the defective bulb.
5. Install the headlight bulb cover, and then connect the coupler. 6. Have a Yamaha dealer adjust the headlight beam if necessary. 1. Auxiliary light socket 1. Tail/brake light bulb cover 2. Auxiliary light bulb 2.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 1. Remove the tail/brake light bulb EAU24202 ECA11190 CAUTION: Replacing a turn signal cover by removing the bolts. light bulb Do not overtighten the screw, oth- 2. Remove the socket (together with erwise the lens may break. the bulb) by turning it counter- clockwise.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAUB1410 3. Remove the defective bulb by EAU24350 Replacing the license plate Supporting the motorcycle pulling it out of the socket. light bulb 4. Insert a new bulb into the socket. Since this model is not equipped with 5.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR To service the rear wheel EAU24360 1. Lift the front wheel off the ground Front wheel Raise the rear wheel off the ground by according to the procedure on EAU34390 using a motorcycle stand or, if a mo- page 6-36.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 4. Install the brake calipers by in- EAU25080 Rear wheel stalling the bolts. EAU25311 To remove the rear wheel NOTE: EWA10820 Make sure that there is enough space WARNING between the brake pads before in- It is advisable to have a Yama- stalling the brake calipers onto the ha dealer service the wheel.
However, should your motorcycle wheel. before installing the wheel. require any repair, take it to a Yamaha ECA11070 dealer, whose skilled technicians have CAUTION: 2. Install the drive chain onto the the necessary tools, experience, and rear sprocket.
Remove the spark plug spark plug. and check the electrodes. The engine does not start. Have a Yamaha dealer check the Dry. Check the battery. vehicle. 4. Battery The engine turns The battery is good.
Start the engine. If the engine overheats again, have is OK. a Yamaha dealer check and repair the cooling system. 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.
MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE EAU26000 3. Remove extremely stubborn dirt, Do not use any harsh chemical Care products on plastic parts. Be like oil burnt onto the crankcase, with a degreasing agent and a sure to avoid using cloths or While the open design of a motorcycle brush, but never apply such prod- sponges which have been in...
MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE For motorcycles equipped with After riding in the rain, near the sea After cleaning a windshield: Do not use strong 1. Dry motorcycle with or on salt-sprayed roads cleaners or hard sponges as Since sea salt or salt sprayed on chamois or an absorbing cloth.
MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE EWA10930 NOTE: EAUM1900 WARNING Storage Consult a Yamaha dealer for advice Make sure that there is no oil or Short-term on what products to use. wax on the brakes or tires. If Always store your motorcycle in a cool,...
MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE Long-term e. Remove the spark plug cap 7. Remove the battery and fully Before storing your motorcycle for from the spark plug, and then charge it. Store it in a cool, dry several months: install the spark plug and the place and charge it once a month.
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 ve- hicle is stolen. KEY IDENTIFICATION NUMBER: 1.
1. Model label The model label is affixed to the frame under the passenger seat. (See page 3-14.) Record the information on this label in the space provided. This infor- mation will be needed when ordering spare parts from a Yamaha dealer.
INDEX Checking and lubricating the Engine oil filter element....6-10 Air filter element, cleaning the cables ...........6-25 Engine stop switch ......3-9 Checking and lubricating the Engine trouble warning light....3-4 check hoses........6-13 sidestand ........6-27 Air filter element, replacing ....6-13 Checking and lubricating the Anti-theft alarm (optional)....3-8 Front fork, checking ......6-27 throttle grip and cable ....6-25...
INDEX Checking operation procedure ..3-20 Rear wheel ........6-38 Immobilizer system ......3-1 Main switch/steering lock ....3-2 Installing........6-38 Immobilizer system indicator light ..3-3 Model label.........9-2 Removing........6-38 Indicator and warning lights ....3-4 Multi-function meter unit.....3-5 Record the identification numbers ..9-1 Coolant temperature warning Clock mode........3-7 light ..........3-4 Indicator lights brightness...
INDEX Throttle grip and cable, checking and lubricating ......6-25 Tips for reducing fuel consumption ..5-3 Tires ..........6-16 Air pressure ........6-16 Tire information......6-18 Tire inspection ......6-17 Tool kit ..........6-1 Troubleshooting........6-39 Troubleshooting charts ....6-40 Engine overheating.......6-41 Turn signal indicator light ....3-4 Turn signal light bulb, replacing ..6-35 Turn signal switch ......3-9 Valve clearance........6-15 Vehicle identification number .....9-1...
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