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OWNER'S MANUAL
TDM900
5PS-28199-E0

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    OWNER’S MANUAL TDM900 5PS-28199-E0...

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    EAU03338 Welcome to the Yamaha world of motorcycling! As the owner of a TDM900, 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.

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    This manual should be considered a permanent part of this motorcycle and should remain with it even if the motorcycle is subsequently sold. 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.

  • Page 5: Important Manual Information

    IMPORTANT MANUAL INFORMATION EW000002 WARNING PLEASE READ THIS MANUAL CAREFULLY AND COMPLETELY BEFORE OPERATING THIS MOTORCYCLE.

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    IMPORTANT MANUAL INFORMATION EAU04229 TDM900 OWNER’S MANUAL ©2001 by Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. 1st edition, October 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 7: 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 MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE 8 SPECIFICATIONS 9 CONSUMER INFORMATION INDEX...

  • Page 9: Give Safety The Right Of Way

    GIVE SAFETY THE RIGHT OF WAY GIVE SAFETY THE RIGHT OF WAY ..........1-1...

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    G IVE SAFETY THE RIGHT OF WAY EAU00021 Motorcycles 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 motorcycle does not ignore the laws of physics. Regular care and maintenance are essential for preserving value and operating condition of your motorcycle.

  • Page 11: Table Of Contents

    DESCRIPTION Left view ..................... 2-1 Right view................... 2-2 Controls and instruments ..............2-3...

  • Page 12: Left View

    D ESCRIPTION EAU00026 Left view 1. Front fork spring preload adjusting bolt (page 3-13) 9. Luggage strap holder (page 3-17) 2. Front fork damping force adjusting screw (page 3-14) 10. Seat lock (page 3-11) 3. Air filter element (page 6-16) 11.

  • Page 13: Right View

    DESCRIPTION Right view 15. Tool kit (page 6-1) 20. Engine oil filler cap (page 6-9) 16. Coolant reservoir (page 6-12) 21. Engine oil filter element (page 6-11) 17. Throttle stop screw (page 6-18) 22. Engine oil drain bolt B (page 6-10) 18.

  • Page 14: Controls And Instruments

    DESCRIPTION Controls and instruments 1. Clutch lever (page 3-7) 6. Coolant temperature gauge (page 3-5) 2. Left handlebar switches (page 3-6) 7. Right handlebar switches (page 3-7) 3. Speedometer unit (page 3-3) 8. Brake lever (page 3-8) 4. Main switch/steering lock (page 3-1) 9.

  • Page 15: Table Of Contents

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Main switch/steering lock ..............3-1 Indicator and warning lights ............. 3-2 Speedometer unit ................3-3 Tachometer unit ................. 3-5 Coolant temperature gauge .............. 3-5 Anti-theft alarm (optional) ..............3-6 Handlebar switches ................3-6 Clutch lever ..................3-7 Shift pedal ..................

  • Page 16: Main Switch/steering Lock

    I NSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU00027 1. Push. 2. Turn. EAU00029 EAU00040 Main switch/steering lock LOCK EW000016 The steering is locked, and all electrical WARNING The main switch/steering lock controls systems are off. The key can be re- the ignition and lighting systems, and is Never turn the key to “OFF”...

  • Page 17: Indicator And Warning Lights, Instrument And Control Functions

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU01590 EAU04121 (Parking) Turn signal indicator lights “ ” The steering is locked, and the taillight and “ ” and auxiliary light are on, but all other The corresponding indicator light flash- electrical systems are off. The key can es when the turn signal switch is be removed.

  • Page 18: Speedometer Unit

    When this oc- or deceleration, but this is not a mal- curs, have a Yamaha dealer check the function. self-diagnosis system. NOTE: This warning light comes on for a few 1.

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    After resetting the fuel reserve tripme- Pushing the “SELECT” button switches ber, and then have a Yamaha dealer ter, the display will return to “TRIP 1”, the display between the odometer check the motorcycle.

  • Page 20: Tachometer Unit, Coolant Temperature Gauge

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS To set the clock: 1. Push both the “SELECT” and “RESET” buttons for at least two seconds. 2. When the hour digits start flashing, push the “RESET” button to set the hours. 3. Push the “SELECT” button to change the minutes.

  • Page 21: Handlebar Switches

    ”. To signal a left-hand an optional anti-theft alarm by a turn, push this switch to “ ”. When Yamaha dealer. Contact a Yamaha released, the switch returns to the cen- dealer for more information. ter position. To cancel the turn signal lights, push the switch in after it has re- turned to the center position.

  • Page 22: Clutch Lever

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU00143 Start switch “ ” Push this switch to crank the engine with the starter. EC000005 CAUTION: See page 5-1 for starting instruc- tions prior to starting the engine. 1. Engine stop switch “ ” 1. Clutch lever 2.

  • Page 23: Shift Pedal, Brake Lever, Brake Pedal

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS 1. Shift pedal 1. Brake lever 1. Brake pedal 2. Brake lever position adjusting dial EAU00157 EAU00162 3. Arrow mark Shift pedal Brake pedal a. Distance between brake lever and handlebar The shift pedal is located on the left The brake pedal is on the right side of grip side of the engine and is used in com-...

  • Page 24: Fuel Tank Cap, Fuel

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS 2. Turn the key counterclockwise to the original position, remove it, and then close the lock cover. NOTE: The fuel tank cap cannot be closed un- less the key is in the lock. In addition, the key cannot be removed if the cap is not properly closed and locked.

  • Page 25: Fuel Tank Breather Hose (for Germany Only)

    Your Yamaha engine has been de- 1. Fuel tank breather hose cial design as the original. signed to use regular unleaded gaso-...

  • Page 26: Seat, Storage Compartment

    This storage compartment is designed seat into the seat holder, push the rear To remove the seat to hold an optional genuine Yamaha U- of the seat down to lock it in place, and Insert the key into the seat lock, turn it LOCK.

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS When storing the owner’s manual or other documents in the storage com- partment, be sure to wrap them in a plastic bag so that they will not get wet. When washing the motorcycle, be careful not to let any water enter the storage compartment.

  • Page 28: Adjusting The Front Fork

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU04477 CI-01E Minimum Stan- Adjusting the front fork Maximum (hard) (soft) dard This front fork is equipped with spring Setting preload adjusting bolts and damping force adjusting screws. EW000035 WARNING Always adjust both fork legs equal- ly, otherwise poor handling and loss of stability may result.

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS 3. To increase the damping force, continue turning the adjusting screw in direction a. The third click after the minimum setting is the maximum setting. If the adjust- ing screw is turned further in direc- tion a, it will move half a turn before returning to the minimum setting.

  • Page 30: Adjusting The Shock Absorber Assembly

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU01864 Adjusting the shock absorber assembly This shock absorber assembly is equipped with a spring preload adjust- ing ring and rebound and compression damping force adjusting knobs. EC000015 CAUTION: 1. Spring preload adjusting ring 1. Rebound damping force adjusting knob Never attempt to turn an adjusting 2.

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    11 clicks in direction b* Standard will result in poor damping per- 1 click in direction b* Maximum (hard) formance. * With the adjusting knob fully turned in direction a Always have a Yamaha dealer service the shock absorber. 3-16...

  • Page 32: Luggage Strap Holders, Sidestand

    Therefore, can be turned out for easier access. check this system regularly as de- scribed below and have a Yamaha dealer repair it if it does not function properly. 3-17...

  • Page 33: Ignition Circuit Cut-off System

    Periodically check the operation of the ignition circuit cut-off system according to the following procedure. EW000045 WARNING If a malfunction is noted, have a Yamaha dealer check the system before riding. 3-18...

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    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.

  • Page 35: Pre-operation Checks

    PRE-OPERATION CHECKS Pre-operation check list ..............4-1...

  • Page 36: Pre-operation Check List

    • If necessary, add recommended coolant to specified level. 6-12–6-13 • Check cooling system for leakage. • Check operation. • If soft or spongy, have Yamaha dealer bleed hydraulic system. Front brake • Check fluid level in reservoir. 6-24–6-26 • If necessary, add recommended brake fluid to specified level.

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    Chassis fasteners — • Tighten if necessary. Instruments, lights, signals • Check operation. — and switches • Correct if necessary. • Check operation of ignition circuit cut-off system. Sidestand switch 3-17 • If system is defective, have Yamaha dealer check vehicle.

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    PRE-OPERATION CHECKS NOTE: Pre-operation checks should be made each time the motorcycle 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 WARNING If any item in the Pre-operation check list is not working properly, have it inspected and repaired before operating the motorcycle.

  • Page 39: Operation And Important Riding Points

    OPERATION AND IMPORTANT RIDING POINTS Starting the engine ................5-1 Shifting ....................5-3 Recommended shift points (for Switzerland only) ......5-3 Tips for reducing fuel consumption ........... 5-4 Engine break-in ................. 5-4 Parking ....................5-5...

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    Always make sure should be on, otherwise have a described on page 3-19. that there is adequate ventila- Yamaha dealer check the electrical cir- Never ride with the sidestand tion. cuit. down. Before starting out, make sure 3.

  • Page 41: Operation And Important Riding Points

    OPERATION AND IMPORTANT RIDING POINTS NOTE: If the engine fails to start, release the start switch, wait a few seconds, and then try again. Each starting attempt should be as short as possible to pre- serve the battery. Do not crank the en- gine more than 10 seconds on any one attempt.

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    OPERATION AND IMPORTANT RIDING POINTS EC000048 EAU02937 Recommended shift points CAUTION: (for Switzerland only) Even with the transmission in The recommended shift points during the neutral position, do not acceleration are shown in the table be- coast for long periods of time low.

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    The vehicle can now be operated nor- mally. EC000053 CAUTION: Keep the engine speed out of the tachometer red zone. If any engine trouble should oc- cur during the engine break-in period, immediately have a Yamaha dealer check the vehi- cle.

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    OPERATION AND IMPORTANT RIDING POINTS EAU00460 Parking When parking, stop the engine, and then remove the key from the main switch. EW000058 WARNING 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 45: Periodic Maintenance And Minor Repair

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR Owner’s tool kit ............6-1 Checking and lubricating the throttle grip and cable ............... 6-29 Periodic maintenance and lubrication chart ..6-2 Checking and lubricating the brake and Removing and installing cowlings and panels ..6-5 shift pedals ............6-29 Checking the spark plugs ........6-7 Checking and lubricating the brake and Engine oil and oil filter element ......6-9...

  • Page 46: Owner's Tool Kit

    Periodic inspection, adjustment and lu- ence required for a particular job, have brication will keep your vehicle in the a Yamaha dealer perform it for you. safest and most efficient condition pos- EW000063 sible. The most important points of in-...

  • Page 47: Periodic Maintenance And Minor Repair, Periodic Maintenance And Lubrication Chart

    The annual checks must be performed every year, except if a kilometer-based maintenance is performed instead. From 50,000 km, repeat the maintenance intervals starting from 10,000 km. Items marked with an asterisk should be performed by a Yamaha dealer as they require special tools, data and techni- cal skills.

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR ODOMETER READING (× 1,000 km) ANNUAL ITEM CHECK OR MAINTENANCE JOB CHECK • Check tread depth and for damage. • Replace if necessary. √ √ √ √ √ Tires • Check air pressure. • Correct if necessary. √...

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR ODOMETER READING (× 1,000 km) ANNUAL ITEM CHECK OR MAINTENANCE JOB CHECK Front and rear brake √ √ √ √ √ √ • Check operation. switches √ √ √ √ √ Moving parts and cables • Lubricate. •...

  • Page 50: Removing And Installing Cowlings And Panels

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 1. Cowling A 1. Cowling B 1. Screw (× 6) 2. Panel A 2. Panel B 2. Quick fastener EAU01139 EAU04039* Removing and installing Cowling A and B To remove one of the cowlings cowlings and panels Remove the screws and the quick fas- The cowlings and panels shown above tener, and then pull the cowling off as...

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR After removal Before installation 1. Quick fastener 1. Screw 1. Panel B 2. Pin To install the panel EAU03317 Panels A and B 1. Place the panel in the original po- NOTE: To remove one of the panels Make sure that the projection fits sition, and then install the screw.

  • Page 52: Checking The Spark Plugs

    DPR8EA-9 (NGK) or The spark plugs are important engine X24EPR-U9 (DENSO) components, which should be checked periodically, preferably by a Yamaha Before installing a spark plug, the spark dealer. Since heat and deposits will plug gap should be measured with a...

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR NOTE: If a torque wrench is not available when installing a spark plug, a good estimate of the correct torque is 1/4–1/2 turn past finger tight. However, the spark plug should be tightened to the speci- fied torque as soon as possible.

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU04429 Engine oil and oil filter element The engine oil level should be checked before each ride. In addition, the oil must be changed and the oil filter ele- ment replaced at the intervals specified in the periodic maintenance and lubri- cation chart.

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 4. If the engine oil is below the mini- mum level mark, add sufficient oil of the recommended type to raise it to the correct level. 5. Install the oil filler cap. NOTE: The engine oil tank is located be- hind the cylinders.

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EC000072 Tightening torques: CAUTION: Engine oil drain bolt A: In order to prevent clutch slip- 35 Nm (3.5 m·kgf·) page (since the engine oil also Engine oil drain bolt B: lubricates the clutch), do not 30 Nm (3.0 m·kgf) mix any chemical additives with the oil or use oils of a higher...

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU04298 Coolant The coolant level should be checked before each ride. In addition, the cool- ant must be changed at the intervals specified in the periodic maintenance and lubrication chart. To check the coolant level 1.

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    If water has been added to the (Do not disconnect the fuel hos- coolant, have a Yamaha dealer es!) check the antifreeze content of 5. Place a container under the en- the coolant as soon as possible, gine to collect the used coolant.

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 1. Radiator cap retaining bolt 1. Coolant drain bolt (× 2) 1. Bolt 2. Radiator cap 2. Coolant reservoir 7. Remove the coolant drain bolts to 6. Remove the radiator cap retaining 8. Remove the coolant reservoir bolt. drain the cooling system.

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    13. Install the coolant drain bolts, and If water has been added to the Antifreeze/water mixture ratio: then tighten them to the specified coolant, have a Yamaha dealer torque. check the antifreeze content of Recommended antifreeze: the coolant as soon as possible,...

  • Page 61: Cleaning The Air Filter Element

    If any fuel hose is damaged, do not start the engine but have a Yamaha dealer replace the hose, other- wise fuel may leak. 1. Bolt (× 2 on each side) 1.

  • Page 62: Adjusting The Engine Idling Speed

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 7. Install the air filter case cover by EAU00632 Adjusting the engine idling installing the screws. speed 8. Place the fuel tank in the original The engine idling speed must be position and install the bolts. checked and, if necessary, adjusted as EWA00013 follows at the intervals specified in the...

  • Page 63: Adjusting The Valve Clearance, Adjusting The Throttle Cable Free Play

    The valve clearance changes with use, resulting in improper air-fuel mixture and/or engine noise. To prevent this from occurring, the valve clearance must be adjusted by a Yamaha dealer at the intervals specified in the periodic maintenance and lubrication chart. 1. Throttle stop screw a.

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU00658 CE-01E EWA00012 Tires Tire air pressure WARNING (measured on cold tires) To maximize the performance, durabil- Because loading has an enormous Load* Front Rear ity, and safe operation of your motor- impact on the handling, braking, per- 250 kPa 250 kPa cycle,...

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    Yamaha dealer replace the tire immediately. CE-08E Minimum tire tread depth 1.6 mm...

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    Tire air valve TR412 Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. Brand-new tires can have a rela- Valve core #9000A (original) Always make sure that the valve tively poor grip on certain road caps are securely installed to surfaces until they have been prevent air pressure leakage.

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    NOTE: If the specified free play cannot be ob- tained as described above or if the clutch does not operate correctly, have a Yamaha dealer check the internal clutch mechanism. 1. Locknut 2. Clutch lever free play adjusting bolt c. Clutch lever free play...

  • Page 68: Adjusting The Brake Pedal Position, Adjusting The Rear Brake Light Switch

    If there is air in the hydraulic system, have a Yamaha dealer bleed the system be- fore operating the motorcycle. Air in the hydraulic system will diminish a. Distance between brake pedal and footrest 1.

  • Page 69: Checking The Front And Rear Brake Pads

    Yamaha dealer replace the brake pads lubrication chart. Each brake pad is as a set. provided with a wear indicator, which...

  • Page 70: Checking The Brake Fluid Level

    A low brake flu- leakage and poor braking perfor- denly, have a Yamaha dealer id level may indicate worn brake pads mance. check the cause. and/or brake system leakage. If the...

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    EAU03985 EAU00744 Changing the brake fluid Drive chain slack Have a Yamaha dealer change the The drive chain slack should be brake fluid at the intervals specified in checked before each ride and adjusted the NOTE after the periodic mainte- if necessary.

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 3. Tighten the locknuts, and then tighten the axle nut and the brake caliper bracket bolt to the specified torques. Tightening torque: Axle nut: 150 Nm (15.0 m·kgf) Brake caliper bracket bolt: 1. Axle nut 1.

  • Page 73: Checking And Lubricating The Cables

    EC000097 Yamaha dealer check or replace it. could damage the O-rings. CAUTION: The drive chain must be lubricated Recommended lubricant: after washing the motorcycle or Engine oil riding in the rain.

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU04034 Checking and lubricating the throttle grip and cable The operation of the throttle grip should be checked before each ride. In addi- tion, the cable should be lubricated or replaced at the intervals specified in the periodic maintenance chart.

  • Page 75: Checking And Lubricating The Sidestand, Lubricating The Rear Suspension

    EW000113 Recommended lubricant: WARNING Lithium-soap-based grease If the sidestand does not move up and down smoothly, have a Yamaha dealer check or repair it. 6-30...

  • Page 76: Checking The Front Fork, Checking The Steering

    EC000098 CAUTION: If any damage is found or the front fork does not operate smoothly, have a Yamaha dealer check or re- pair it. 6-31...

  • Page 77: Checking The Wheel Bearings

    2. Hold the lower ends of the front fork legs and try to move them for- ward and backward. If any free play can be felt, have a Yamaha dealer check or repair the steer- ing. 6-32...

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    To charge the battery no need to check the electrolyte or to burns. Avoid any contact with Have a Yamaha dealer charge the bat- add distilled water. skin, eyes or clothing and al- tery as soon as possible if it seems to...

  • Page 79: Replacing The Fuses

    5. Signaling system fuse cess to a sealed-type (MF) bat- Turn signal and hazard 6. Headlight fuse tery charger, have a Yamaha light fuse: 10 A 7. Spare fuse (× 4) dealer charge your battery. Parking lighting fuse: 8.

  • Page 80: Replacing A Headlight Bulb

    3. Turn the key to “ON” and turn on the electrical circuit in question to check if the device operates. 4. If the fuse immediately blows again, have a Yamaha dealer check the electrical system. 1. Headlight bulb holder 1. Headlight bulb holder 2.

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    4. Install the headlight bulb cover, 4. Insert a new bulb into the socket, and then connect the coupler. push it in, and then turn it clock- 5. Have a Yamaha dealer adjust the wise until it stops. headlight beam if necessary. 6-36...

  • Page 82: Supporting The Motorcycle, Replacing A Turn Signal Light Bulb

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU01579 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 mainte- nance requiring the motorcycle to stand upright. Check that the motor- cycle is in a stable and level position 1.

  • Page 83: Front Wheel

    4. Remove the brake hose holders EW000122 by removing the bolts. WARNING 5. Remove the brake calipers by re- It is advisable to have a Yamaha moving the bolts. dealer service the wheel. 6. Pull the wheel axle out, and then Securely support the motor- remove the wheel.

  • Page 84: Rear Wheel

    EW000122 5. Install the brake hose holders by WARNING installing the bolts. It is advisable to have a Yamaha 6. Tighten the wheel axle, the front dealer service the wheel. wheel axle pinch bolt and the Securely support the motor-...

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR After removal Before installation 1. Quick fastener 1. Axle nut 1. Bolt 2. Pin 2. Drive chain slack adjusting bolt 2. Brake caliper bracket 3. Locknut 1. Remove the drive chain cover by 4. Remove the axle nut. 4.

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU04456 To install the rear wheel Tightening torques: 1. Install the wheel by inserting the Axle nut: wheel axle from the right hand 150 Nm (15.0 m·kgf) side. Brake caliper bracket bolt: 40 Nm (4.0 m·kgf) NOTE: Make sure that there is enough space 7.

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    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 88: 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. 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 91: Motorcycle Care And Storage

    MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE Care ....................7-1 Storage ....................7-4...

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    M OTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE EAU04454 Care Before cleaning Cleaning 1. Cover the muffler outlets with plas- ECA00010 While the open design of a motorcycle CAUTION: tic bags after the engine has reveals the attractiveness of the tech- Avoid using strong acidic wheel cooled down.

  • Page 93: Motorcycle Care And Storage

    MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE Do not use any harsh chemical For motorcycles equipped with After normal use products on plastic parts. Be a windshield: Do not use strong Remove dirt with warm water, a mild sure to avoid using cloths or cleaners or hard sponges as detergent, and a soft, clean sponge, sponges which have been in...

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    MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE 1. Clean the motorcycle with cold After cleaning EWA00001 WARNING water and a mild detergent, after 1. Dry the motorcycle with a chamois Make sure that there is no oil or the engine has cooled down. or an absorbing cloth.

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    NOTE: To prevent corrosion, avoid Consult a Yamaha dealer for advice on damp cellars, stables (because what products to use. of the presence of ammonia) and areas where strong chemi-...

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    MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE a. Remove the spark plug caps 4. Lubricate all control cables and NOTE: Make any necessary repairs before and spark plugs. the pivoting points of all levers and storing the motorcycle. b. Pour a teaspoonful of engine pedals as well as of the sidestand/ oil into each spark plug bore.

  • Page 97: Specifications

    SPECIFICATIONS Specifications ..................8-1 Conversion table ................8-5...

  • Page 98: Specifications

    S PECIFICATIONS EAU01038 Specifications CS-01E CS-01E Model TDM900 Engine oil Dimensions Type -20 -10 10 20 30 40 50 ˚C Overall length 2,180 mm SAE 10W-30 Overall width 800 mm Overall height 1,290 mm SAE 10W-40 Seat height 825 mm...

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    SPECIFICATIONS Cooling system capacity Operation Left foot (total amount) 1.7 L Gear ratio Air filter Wet type element 2.750 Fuel 1.947 Type REGULAR UNLEADED 1.545 GASOLINE ONLY 1.240 Fuel tank capacity 20 L 1.040 Fuel reserve amount 3.5 L 0.923 Spark plug Chassis Manufacturer/model...

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    SPECIFICATIONS Maximum load* 203 kg Brakes Tire air pressure Front (measured on cold tires) Type Dual disc brake Up to 90 kg* Operation Right hand Front 250 kPa (2.50 kgf/cm , 2.50 bar) Fluid DOT 4 Rear 250 kPa (2.50 kgf/cm , 2.50 bar) Rear 90 kg–maximum*...

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    SPECIFICATIONS Electrical system Fuses Ignition system T.C.I. (digital) Main fuse 40 A Charging system Headlight fuse 15 A Type A.C. magneto Signaling system fuse 7.5 A Standard output 14 V, 31.5 A @ 5,000 r/min Ignition fuse 10 A Battery Parking lighting fuse Model GT12B-4...

  • Page 102: Conversion Table

    SPECIFICATIONS EAU03941 Conversion table CS-03E Conversion table All specification data in this manual are listed in SI and METRIC SYSTEM TO IMPERIAL SYSTEM METRIC UNITS. Metric unit Conversion factor Imperial unit × m·kgf 7.233 ft·lb × m·kgf 86.794 in·lb Use this table to convert METRIC unit values to IMPERIAL Torque ×...

  • Page 103: Consumer Information

    CONSUMER INFORMATION Identification numbers ............... 9-1 Key identification number ..............9-1 Vehicle identification number ............. 9-1 Model label ..................9-2...

  • Page 104: Identification Numbers, Key Identification Number, Vehicle Identification Number

    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. 1. Key identification number 1.

  • Page 105: Consumer Information, Model Label

    The model label is affixed to the frame under the seat. (See page 3-11 for seat removal and installation procedures.) Record the information on this label in the space provided. This information will be needed when ordering spare parts from a Yamaha dealer.

  • Page 106: Table Of Contents

    I NDEX 1 0 - Drive chain slack ........6-26 Adjusting .......... 6-27 Air filter element, cleaning ......6-16 Key identification number ......9-1 Checking.......... 6-26 Anti-theft alarm ........3-6 Light switch ..........3-7 Engine break-in ........5-4 Battery ...........6-33 Luggage strap holders ......3-17 Engine oil and oil filter element ....

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    INDEX Sidestand, checking and lubricating..6-30 Wheel (rear) .......... 6-39 Spark plugs, checking ......6-7 Installing .......... 6-41 Specifications .......... 8-1 Removing ........6-39 Speedometer unit ........3-3 Starting the engine ........5-1 Start switch..........3-7 Steering, checking ......... 6-31 Storage............

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    YAMAHA MOTOR CO., LTD. PRINTED ON RECYCLED PAPER PRINTED IN JAPAN 2001 . 11 - 1.0 × 3 CR...

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