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    Read this manual carefully before operating this vehicle. OWNER’S MANUAL TDM900 TDM900A 2B0-28199-E5...

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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 TDM900/TDM900A. 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.

  • 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 TDM900/TDM900A OWNER’S MANUAL ©2009 by Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. 1st edition, September 2009 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

    TABLE OF CONTENTS SAFETY INFORMATION ....1-1 Adjusting the shock absorber Adjusting the engine idling assembly ........3-19 speed ........6-16 DESCRIPTION ........2-1 Luggage strap holders ....3-21 Checking the throttle cable free Left view .......... 2-1 Sidestand ........3-21 play ...........

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    TABLE OF CONTENTS Battery .......... 6-29 Replacing the fuses ...... 6-30 Replacing a headlight bulb ... 6-32 Replacing the tail/brake light bulb ........... 6-33 Replacing a turn signal light bulb ........... 6-33 Replacing an auxiliary light bulb ........... 6-34 Supporting the motorcycle .... 6-34 Troubleshooting ......

  • 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 Always obey the speed limit and Protective apparel Avoid Carbon Monoxide Poisoning never travel faster than warrant- The majority of fatalities from motorcy- All engine exhaust contains carbon ed by road and traffic conditions. cle accidents are the result of head in- monoxide, a deadly gas.

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    Yamaha accessories, which are avail- the possibility of an accident, use ex- able only from a Yamaha dealer, have treme caution when adding cargo or Shifting weights can create a sud- been designed, tested, and approved accessories to your motorcycle.

  • Page 11: Specifications

    Yamaha accessories, recog- weight distribution or aerody- electric failure could result, which nize that some aftermarket accessories namic changes.

  • Page 12: Description

    DESCRIPTION EAU32220 Left view TDM900 1. Front fork spring preload adjusting bolt (page 3-18) 8. Grab bar 2. Front fork damping adjusting screw (page 3-18) 9. Luggage strap holder (page 3-21) 3. Air filter element (page 6-14) 10.Seat lock (page 3-16) 4.

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    DESCRIPTION TDM900A 1. Front fork spring preload adjusting bolt (page 3-18) 9. Shock absorber assembly rebound damping force adjusting knob (page 3-19) 2. Front fork damping adjusting screw (page 3-18) 10.Shock absorber assembly spring preload adjusting ring (page 3-19) 3. Air filter element (page 6-14) 11.Shift pedal (page 3-11) 4.

  • Page 14: Right View

    DESCRIPTION EAU32230 Right view TDM900 1. Owner’s tool kit (page 6-1) 7. Engine oil filter element (page 6-9) 2. Coolant reservoir (page 6-12) 8. Engine oil drain bolt B (page 6-9) 3. Idle adjusting screw (page 6-16) 9. Brake pedal (page 3-12) 4.

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    DESCRIPTION TDM900A 1. Grab bar 9. Engine oil filter element (page 6-9) 2. Owner’s tool kit (page 6-1) 10.Engine oil drain bolt B (page 6-9) 3. Storage compartment (page 3-17) 11.Brake pedal (page 3-12) 4. Shock absorber assembly compression damping force adjusting 12.Rear brake fluid reservoir (page 6-22) knob (page 3-19) 5.

  • Page 16: Controls And Instruments

    DESCRIPTION EAU10430 Controls and instruments 3 4 5 1. Clutch lever (page 3-11) 8. Brake lever (page 3-11) 2. Left handlebar switches (page 3-9) 9. Throttle grip (page 6-16) 3. Multi-function display (page 3-8) 4. Main switch/steering lock (page 3-2) 5.

  • Page 17: Instrument And Control Functions

    Do not expose any key to exces- the vehicle along with all three keys to sively high temperatures. a Yamaha dealer to have them re-reg- Do not place any key close to istered. Do not use the key with the red magnets (this includes, but not bow for driving.

  • Page 18: Main Switch/steering Lock

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS as they may cause signal inter- EAU10472 auxiliary light come on, and the engine Main switch/steering lock ference. can be started. The key cannot be re- moved. OFF ON The headlight comes on automatically when the engine is started and stays on until the key is turned to “OFF”.

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS To lock the steering To unlock the steering an extended length of time, other- wise the battery may discharge. 1. Push. 1. Push. 2. Turn. 2. Turn. 1. Turn the handlebars all the way to Push the key into the main switch, and the left or right.

  • Page 20: Indicator And Warning Lights

    Turn signal indicator lights “ ” and on for a few seconds, and then go off. “ ” (For TDM900)/Turn signal indi- If the warning light does not come on cator light “ ” (For TDM900A) initially when the key is turned to “ON”,...

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    “ON”. The indicator light should Engine trouble warning light “ ” rectly. If this occurs, have a Yamaha come on for a few seconds, and then This warning light comes on if a prob- dealer check the system as soon as go off.

  • Page 22: Tachometer Unit

    2-digit Yamaha dealer and have the stan- code when the key is turned to “ON”. dard keys re-registered. When this occurs, have a Yamaha dealer check the self-diagnosis system.

  • Page 23: Coolant Temperature Gauge

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS This tachometer unit is equipped with a EAU12182 ECA10021 Coolant temperature gauge NOTICE clock. Do not continue to operate the en- To set the clock: gine if it is overheating. 1. Push both the “SELECT” and “RESET”...

  • Page 24: Multi-function Display

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU36613 an odometer play will automatically change to the Multi-function display two tripmeters (which show the fuel reserve tripmeter mode “TRIP F” EWA12312 distance traveled since they were and start counting the distance traveled WARNING last set to zero) from that point.

  • Page 25: Anti-theft Alarm (optional)

    If the odometer/tripmeter indicates such an error code, note the code num- ber, and then have a Yamaha dealer 1. Pass switch “ ” check the vehicle. 2. Hazard switch “...

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Right lights, push the switch in after it has re- EAU12733 Hazard switch “ ” turned to the center position. With the key in the “ON” or “ ” posi- tion, use this switch to turn on the haz- EAU12500 Horn switch “...

  • Page 27: Clutch Lever

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU12820 EAU12870 EAU26823 Clutch lever Shift pedal Brake lever The brake lever is located at the right handlebar grip. To apply the front brake, pull the lever toward the handle- bar grip. 1. Clutch lever 1. Shift pedal The clutch lever is located at the left The shift pedal is located on the left handlebar grip.

  • Page 28: Brake Pedal

    EAU12941 EAU26794 Brake pedal ABS (for ABS models) The Yamaha ABS (Anti-lock Brake System) features a dual electronic con- trol system, which acts on the front and rear brakes independently. The ABS is monitored by an ECU, which will have recourse to manual braking if a mal- function occurs.

  • Page 29: Fuel Tank Cap

    Fuel tank cap pulsating at the brake lever or brake pedal when the ABS is oper- ating. However, special tools are required, so please consult your Yamaha dealer when performing this test. ECA16120 NOTICE Keep any type of magnets (including 1.

  • Page 30: Fuel

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU13221 Fuel The fuel tank cap cannot be closed un- Make sure there is sufficient gasoline in less the key is in the lock. In addition, the tank. the key cannot be removed if the cap is EWA10881 not properly closed and locked.

  • Page 31: Fuel Tank Breather/overflow Hose

    Your Yamaha engine has been de- signed to use regular unleaded gaso- line with a research octane number of 91 or higher. If knocking (or pinging) oc-...

  • Page 32: Catalytic Converters

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU13445 pairable damage to the catalytic EAU13861 Catalytic converters Seat converter. This vehicle is equipped with catalytic converters in the exhaust system. To remove the seat Insert the key into the seat lock, turn it EWA10862 WARNING counterclockwise, and then pull the The exhaust system is hot after op-...

  • Page 33: Storage Compartment

    Make sure that the seat is properly se- 3. CYCLELOK bar (optional) cured before riding. This storage compartment is designed to hold an optional genuine Yamaha CYCLELOK. (Other locks may not fit.) When placing a CYCLELOK in the stor- age compartment, securely fasten it with the straps.

  • Page 34: Adjusting The Front Fork

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU14782 To increase the spring preload and Spring preload setting: Adjusting the front fork thereby harden the suspension, turn Minimum (soft): EWA10180 the adjusting bolt on each fork leg in di- WARNING Standard: rection (a). To decrease the spring pre- Always adjust both fork legs equal- load thereby...

  • Page 35: Adjusting The Shock Absorber Assembly

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS screw in direction (a). The third EAU15032 thereby harden the suspension, turn Adjusting the shock absorber click after the minimum setting is the adjusting ring in direction (a). To de- assembly the maximum setting. If the adjust- crease the spring preload and thereby ing screw is turned further in direc- This shock absorber assembly is...

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

  • Page 37: Luggage Strap Holders

    Yamaha’s ignition circuit cut-off system has been designed to assist the operator in fulfilling the respon- sibility of raising the sidestand be- fore starting off. Therefore, check this system regularly as described below and have a Yamaha dealer re- 3-21...

  • Page 38: Ignition Circuit Cut-off System

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU44892 Ignition circuit cut-off system The ignition circuit cut-off system (com- prising the sidestand switch, clutch switch and neutral switch) has the fol- lowing functions. It prevents starting when the trans- mission is in gear and the side- stand is up, but the clutch lever is not pulled.

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS 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 set to “ ”. dealer check the system before riding.

  • Page 40: For Your Safety - Pre-operation Checks

    Failure to inspect or maintain the vehicle properly increases the possibility of an accident or equipment damage. Do not operate the vehicle if you find any problem. If a problem cannot be corrected by the procedures provided in this manual, have the vehicle inspected by a Yamaha dealer. Before using this vehicle, check the following points:...

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    Adjust if necessary. Make sure that operation is smooth. Check cable free play. Throttle grip 6-16, 6-26 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 Lubricate if necessary.

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    FOR YOUR SAFETY – PRE-OPERATION CHECKS ITEM CHECKS PAGE Instruments, lights, signals Check operation. — and switches Correct if necessary. Check operation of ignition circuit cut-off system. Sidestand switch 3-21 If system is not working correctly, have Yamaha dealer check vehicle.

  • Page 43: Operation And Important Riding Points

    Yamaha dealer. The transmission is in the neutral a turnover. In this case, the multi-func- position.

  • Page 44: Shifting

    (See page 5-2.) The tow the motorcycle for long dis- neutral indicator light should come tances. The transmission is on. If not, ask a Yamaha dealer to properly lubricated only when check the electrical circuit. the engine is running. Inade- 3.

  • Page 45: Tips For Reducing Fuel Consumption

    1600 km (1000 mi). The various parts in period, immediately have a down, and avoid high engine the engine wear and polish themselves Yamaha dealer check the vehi- speeds with no load on the engine. to the correct operating clearances. cle.

  • Page 46: Parking

    OPERATION AND IMPORTANT RIDING POINTS EAU17213 Parking When parking, stop the engine, and then remove the key from the main switch. EWA10311 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 and be burned.

  • Page 47: 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 48: Periodic Maintenance Chart For The Emission Control System

    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.

  • Page 49: General Maintenance And Lubrication Chart

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU1770C General maintenance and lubrication chart 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) √ Air filter element Replace.

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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 bearing play and steering √ √ √...

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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) Engine oil filter ele- √ √ √ Replace.

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU18680 Air filter This model’s air filter is equipped with a disposable oil-coated paper element, which must not be cleaned with com- pressed air to avoid damaging it. The air filter element needs to be replaced more frequently when riding in unusually wet or dusty areas. Hydraulic brake service Regularly check and, if necessary, correct the brake fluid level.

  • Page 53: Removing And Installing Cowlings And Panels

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU18712 Removing and installing cowlings and panels The cowlings and panels shown need to be removed to perform some of the maintenance jobs described in this chapter. Refer to this section each time a cowling or panel needs to be re- moved and installed.

  • Page 54: Checking The Spark Plugs

    3. Remove the screw, and then take such problems yourself. Instead, have the panel off. a Yamaha dealer check the vehicle. If a spark plug shows signs of electrode erosion and excessive carbon or other deposits, it should be replaced.

  • Page 55: Engine Oil And Oil Filter Element

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU19836 Specified spark plug: Tightening torque: Engine oil and oil filter NGK/DPR8EA-9 Spark plug: element DENSO/X24EPR-U9 17.5 Nm (1.75 m·kgf, 12.7 ft·lbf) The engine oil level should be checked Before installing a spark plug, the spark before each ride.

  • Page 56: To Change The Engine Oil

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT spout out and cause damage or To change the engine oil (with or injury. Always let the engine oil without oil filter element replace- cool down sufficiently before re- ment) moving the oil tank cap. 1. Place the vehicle on a level sur- [EWA10361] NOTICE: Do not operate the ve- face.

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT 1. Engine oil drain bolt B 1. Oil filter element cover 1. Oil filter element 2. Gasket 2. Bolt 2. O-ring 6. Remove and replace the oil filter 7. Install the oil filter element cover by element and O-rings.

  • Page 58: Coolant

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT not use oils with a diesel speci- EAU20070 Tightening torques: Coolant fication of “CD” or oils of a high- Engine oil drain bolt A: The coolant level should be checked er quality than specified. In 35 Nm (3.5 m·kgf, 25 ft·lbf) before each ride.

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    3. If the coolant is at or below the For TDM900 minimum level mark, remove pan- el B for TDM900 or panel A for TDM900A (See page 6-7.), re- move the reservoir cap, add cool- ant to the maximum level mark, and then install the reservoir cap and the panel.

  • Page 60: Replacing The Air Filter Element

    (See 2. Rear brake fluid reservoir holder page 6-7.) For TDM900, skip steps 4 and 12. 3. Bolt 3. Remove the fuel tank bolts. 5. Lift the fuel tank away from the air 4. Remove the rear brake fluid reser- filter case, but do not disconnect voir holder by removing the bolt.

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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 fire hazard.

  • Page 62: Adjusting The Engine Idling Speed

    If the specified idling speed cannot be direction (b). inner edge of the throttle grip. Periodi- obtained as described above, have a cally check the throttle cable free play Yamaha dealer make the adjustment. and, if necessary, have a Yamaha dealer adjust it. 6-16...

  • Page 63: Valve Clearance

    Front: from occurring, the valve clearance the specified tires. 225 kPa (2.25 kgf/cm , 33 psi) must be adjusted by a Yamaha dealer Rear: at the intervals specified in the periodic Tire air pressure 250 kPa (2.50 kgf/cm , 36 psi) maintenance and lubrication chart.

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    EWA10901 WARNING cracked, have a Yamaha dealer re- The front and rear tires should place the tire immediately. be of the same make and de-...

  • Page 65: Cast Wheels

    Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. specified wheels. most efficient use of these tires. The wheel rims should be checked...

  • Page 66: Adjusting The Clutch Lever Free Play

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU22043 lever free play, turn the adjusting in direction (b). Adjusting the clutch lever free bolt in direction (b). 7. Tighten the locknut at the crank- play case. 8. Tighten the locknut at the clutch le- If the specified clutch lever free play ver and then slide the rubber cover could be obtained as described above,...

  • Page 67: Brake Light Switches

    EAU22392 indicator groove has almost disap- Brake light switches Checking the front and rear peared, have a Yamaha dealer replace brake pads the brake pads as a set. The front and rear brake pads must be checked for wear at the intervals spec-...

  • Page 68: Checking The Brake Fluid Level

    Mixing fluids may result in a ing it to become ineffective. harmful chemical reaction and Rear brake (for TDM900) Before riding, check that the brake fluid lead to poor braking performance. is above the minimum level mark and Be careful that water or dust does replenish if necessary.

  • Page 69: Changing The Brake Fluid

    EAU22760 Changing the brake fluid Drive chain slack ually go down. However, if the Have a Yamaha dealer change the The drive chain slack should be brake fluid level goes down sud- brake fluid at the intervals specified in checked before each ride and adjusted...

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT each side of the swingarm in direc- tion (a). To loosen the drive chain, turn the adjusting bolt on each side of the swingarm in direction (b), and then push the rear wheel for- ward. NOTICE: Improper drive chain slack will overload the en- gine as well as other vital parts of the motorcycle and can lead...

  • Page 71: Cleaning And Lubricating The Drive Chain

    If a cable is damaged wet areas. Service the drive chain as or does not move smoothly, have a follows. Yamaha dealer check or replace it. WARNING! Damage to the outer ECA10583 NOTICE sheath may interfere with proper ca-...

  • Page 72: 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 by a Yamaha dealer at the intervals speci- fied in the periodic maintenance chart. The operation of the brake and shift...

  • Page 73: Checking And Lubricating The Sidestand

    The pivoting points of the rear suspen- face and hold it in an upright posi- be checked before each ride, and the sion must be lubricated by a Yamaha tion. WARNING! To avoid injury, sidestand pivot and metal-to-metal dealer at the intervals specified in the...

  • Page 74: Checking The Steering

    If any damage is found or the front avoid injury, securely support fork does not operate smoothly, the vehicle so there is no danger have a Yamaha dealer check or re- of it falling over. [EWA10751] pair it. 2. Hold the lower ends of the front fork legs and try to move them for- ward and backward.

  • Page 75: Checking The Wheel Bearings

    EYES: Flush with water for 15 (Valve Regulated Lead Acid) battery. smoothly, have a Yamaha dealer check minutes and seek prompt There is no need to check the electro- the wheel bearings.

  • Page 76: Replacing The Fuses

    2. If the battery will be stored for more EAU38592 Replacing the fuses Have a Yamaha dealer charge the bat- than two months, check it at least tery as soon as possible if it seems to once a month and fully charge it if For TDM900 have discharged.

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    The main fuse and the fuse box, which 4. If the fuse immediately blows contains the fuses for the individual cir- again, have a Yamaha dealer cuits, are located under the seat. (See check the electrical system. page 3-16.) If a fuse is blown, replace it as follows.

  • Page 78: Replacing A Headlight Bulb

    4. Install the bulb cover, and then be adversely affected. Thor- connect the coupler. oughly clean off any dirt and fin- 5. Have a Yamaha dealer adjust the gerprints on the headlight bulb headlight beam if necessary. using a cloth moistened with al- cohol or thinner.

  • Page 79: Replacing The Tail/brake Light Bulb

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU24082 EAU24204 Replacing the tail/brake light Replacing a turn signal light bulb bulb 1. Remove seat. (See 1. Remove the turn signal light lens page 3-16.) by removing the screw. 2. Remove the socket (together with the bulb) by turning it counter- clockwise.

  • Page 80: Replacing An Auxiliary Light Bulb

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU36452 EAU24350 Replacing an auxiliary light Supporting the motorcycle bulb Since this model is not equipped with a centerstand, follow these precautions 1. Remove the auxiliary light lens by when removing the front and rear removing the screws. wheel or performing other maintenance requiring the motorcycle to stand up- right.

  • Page 81: 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 82: 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 84: Motorcycle Care And Storage

    Be ble. Rust and corrosion can develop Cleaning sure to consult a Yamaha dealer for even if high-quality components are ECA10772 NOTICE advice on what products to use be- used.

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    MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE off any detergent residue using scratches on the windshield. plenty of water, as it is harmful Test the product on a small hid- Salt sprayed on roads in the winter may to plastic parts. den part of the windshield to remain well into spring.

  • Page 86: Storage

    EWA11131 WARNING ity to seep in and cause rust. Consult a Yamaha dealer for ad- To prevent corrosion, avoid Contaminants on the brakes or tires vice on what products to use. damp cellars, stables (because can cause loss of control.

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    MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE fuel from deteriorating. pivoting points of all levers and 3. Perform the following steps to pro- pedals as well as of the sidestand/ tect the cylinders, piston rings, etc. centerstand. from corrosion. 5. Check and, if necessary, correct a.

  • Page 88: Specifications

    SAE 20W-40 Spark plug (s): Weight: Manufacturer/model: SAE 20W-50 With oil and fuel: NGK/DPR8EA-9 TDM900 223.0 kg (492 lb) Manufacturer/model: Recommended engine oil grade: TDM900A 226.0 kg (498 lb) DENSO/X24EPR-U9 API service SG type or higher, JASO stan- Engine: Spark plug gap:...

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    Cast wheel 34/22 (1.545) Loading: Rim size: 4th: Maximum load: 17M/C x MT5.00 31/25 (1.240) TDM900 201 kg (443 lb) Front brake: 5th: TDM900A 198 kg (437 lb) Type: 26/25 (1.040) * (Total weight of rider, passenger, cargo Dual disc brake...

  • Page 90

    TDM900A 10.0 A Coil spring/gas-oil damper Wheel travel: Turn signal indicator light: 133.0 mm (5.24 in) TDM900 14 V, 1.2 W × 2 Electrical system: TDM900A 14 V, 1.2 W × 1 Ignition system: Engine trouble warning light: TCI (digital) 14 V, 1.4 W ×...

  • Page 91: Consumer Information

    Model label Record the vehicle identification num- ber 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. VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUM- BER: 1.

  • Page 92

    INDEX Engine oil and oil filter element....6-9 Engine stop switch........3-10 ABS (for ABS models) ......3-12 Neutral indicator light ........ 3-4 Engine trouble warning light ......3-5 ABS warning light (for ABS models) ..3-5 Air filter element, replacing ..... 6-14 Oil level warning light ........

  • Page 93

    INDEX Troubleshooting ........6-35 Troubleshooting charts ......6-36 Turn signal indicator lights ......3-4 Turn signal light bulb, replacing ....6-33 Turn signal switch ........3-10 Valve clearance ........6-17 Vehicle identification number.....9-1 Wheel bearings, checking .......6-29 Wheels.............6-19...

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