OWNER’S MANUAL MANUEL DU PROPRIÉTAIRE BEDIENUNGSANLEITUNG PW50(W) 5PG-28199-86...
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Yamaha has met these standards without reducing the performance or economy of operation of the motorcycle. To maintain these high standards, it is important that you and your Yamaha dealer pay close attention to the recommended maintenance schedules and operating instructions contained within this manual.
INTRODUCTION Your motorcycle was delivered with an adjustable speed limiter and power reduction plate. Yamaha recommends that all beginners start off with the speed limiter adjusting screw turned in and the power reduction plate installed in the exhaust man- ifold to limit the power available while they learn. The limiter screw may be gradually turned out to increase maximum speed as the beginner becomes more familiar with operating the motorcycle.
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...
IMPORTANT MANUAL INFORMATION EWA10030 WARNING PLEASE READ THIS MANUAL CAREFULLY AND COMPLETELY BEFORE OPERATING THIS MOTORCYCLE. EWA14350 WARNING THIS MOTORCYCLE IS DESIGNED AND MANUFACTURED FOR OFF-ROAD USE ONLY. IT IS ILLEGAL TO OPER- ATE THIS MOTORCYCLE ON ANY PUBLIC STREET, ROAD OR HIGHWAY. SUCH USE IS PROHIBITED BY LAW. THIS MOTORCYCLE COMPLIES WITH ALMOST ALL STATE OFF-HIGHWAY NOISE LEVEL AND SPARK ARRESTER LAWS AND REGULATIONS.
TABLE OF CONTENTS SAFETY INFORMATION ....1-1 OPERATION AND IMPORTANT Panel wheels ......... 6-13 Safe riding ........1-1 RIDING POINTS........5-1 Accessories and replacement Location of important labels .....1-4 Starting and warming up a cold parts ........... 6-13 engine .......... 5-1 Adjusting the front and rear brake DESCRIPTION ........2-1 Starting a warm engine ....
TABLE OF CONTENTS CONSUMER INFORMATION....9-1 Identification numbers .....9-1...
Protective apparel Modifications made to this motorcycle your motorcycle to other quali- The majority of fatalities from motorcy- not approved by Yamaha, or the re- fied operators. cle accidents are the result of head in- moval of original equipment, may ren- Know your skills and limits.
Since Yamaha cannot should be kept to a minimum. cessories. Here are some general test all other accessories that may be...
SAFETY INFORMATION engine power. are not likely to touch these hot areas. Gasoline and exhaust gas Do not park the motorcycle on a GASOLINE IS HIGHLY FLAMMA- slope or soft ground, otherwise it BLE: may fall over. Always turn the engine off when Do not park the motorcycle near refueling.
SAFETY INFORMATION EAU41970 Location of important labels Please read the following important labels carefully before operating this vehicle. For Canada...
SAFETY INFORMATION For Canada WARNING BEFORE YOU OPERATE THIS VEHICLE, READ THE OWNER’S MANUAL AND ALL LABELS. NEVER CARRY A PASSENGER. You increase your risk of losing control if you carry a passenger. NEVER OPERATE THIS VEHICLE ON PUBLIC ROADS. You can collide with another vehicle if you operate this vehicle on a public road.
SAFETY INFORMATION Except for Canada WARNING Before you operate this vehicle, read the owner’s manual. BEFORE YOU OPERATE THIS VEHICLE, READ THE OWNER’S Prima di usare il veicolo, leggete il manuale di istruzioni. MANUAL AND ALL LABELS. Lire le manuel du propri étaire avant d ’utiliser ce v éhicule. NEVER CARRY A PASSENGER.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS cannot be ridden in that switch po- EAU40660 EAU41041 Handlebar switch Speed limiter and power sition. reduction plate Your motorcycle was delivered with an adjustable speed limiter and a power reduction plate. The speed limiter keeps the throttle from fully opening, even when the throttle grip is turned to the maximum.
7 mm (0.28 in), EAU12900 Front brake lever the throttle grip can only be opened ap- proximately halfway. If more power is required, please consult a Yamaha dealer. EWA14630 WARNING Improper adjustment of the speed limiter could cause improper throttle operation.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU12950 EAU13180 EAU13220 Rear brake lever Fuel tank cap Fuel 1. Rear brake lever 1. Fuel tank cap 1. Fuel tank ﬁller tube 2. Fuel level The rear brake lever is located on the To remove the fuel tank cap, turn it Make sure that there is sufficient fuel in left handlebar grip.
10%. Gasohol con- and reduce maintenance costs. taining methanol is not recommended Recommended fuel: REGULAR UNLEADED GASOLINE by Yamaha because it can cause dam- ONLY age to the fuel system or vehicle perfor- Fuel tank capacity: mance problems.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU13411 EAU13452 EAU40701 Fuel tank breather hose 2-stroke engine oil Fuel cock Make sure that there is sufficient The fuel cock supplies fuel from the 2-stroke engine oil in the oil tank. Add tank to the carburetor while filtering it al- the recommended 2-stroke engine oil as necessary.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS O (on) EAU13590 EAU13680 Starter (choke) lever “ ” Kickstarter 1. Arrow mark pointing to “O” (on) 1. Starter (choke) lever “ ” 1. Kickstarter With the lever in this position, fuel flows To start the engine, fold out the kick- to the carburetor.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU40920 Seat To remove the seat 1. Remove the mudguard by remov- ing the bolts and washers. 1. Seat holder 2. Projection 2. Place the seat in the original posi- tion. 3. Install the mudguard by installing the washers and bolts.
PRE-OPERATION CHECKS EAU15591 The condition of a vehicle is the owner’s responsibility. Vital components can start to deteriorate quickly and unexpectedly, 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.
Adjust if necessary. Make sure that operation is smooth. Check cable free play. Throttle grip 6-11, 6-16 If necessary, have Yamaha dealer adjust cable free play and lubricate cable and grip housing. Make sure that operation is smooth. Control cables 6-15 Lubricate if necessary.
PRE-OPERATION CHECKS ITEM CHECKS PAGE Make sure that all nuts, bolts and screws are properly tightened. Chassis fasteners — Tighten if necessary. Engine stop switch Check operation.
3. Turn the starter (choke) on and ing controls and their functions open. completely close the throttle. (See before riding. Consult a Yamaha page 3-6.) NOTE: dealer regarding any control or 4. While applying the front or rear...
OPERATION AND IMPORTANT RIDING POINTS EAU41000 EAU16780 EAU41010 Starting off Acceleration and deceleration Braking 1. Close the throttle completely. NOTE: 2. Apply both front and rear brakes Before starting off, allow the engine to simultaneously while gradually in- warm up. creasing the pressure.
OPERATION AND IMPORTANT RIDING POINTS EAU40721 Parking When parking, stop the engine, and then turn the fuel cock lever to “S” (stop). EWA10310 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.
If you do not have the tools or experi- systems may be performed by any ence required for a particular job, have repair establishment or individual a Yamaha dealer perform it for you. that is certified (if applicable). EWA10350 EWA10320...
Periodic maintenance chart for the emission control system NOTE: From 18 months, repeat the maintenance intervals starting from 6 months. Items marked with an asterisk should be performed by a Yamaha dealer as they require special tools, data and technical skills. THEREAFTER...
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU41752 General maintenance and lubrication chart THEREAFTER INITIAL EVERY ITEM CHECK OR MAINTENANCE JOB month months months months months Check operation. Adjust brake lever free play. Front brake Replace brake shoes. Whenever worn to the limit Check operation.
Shock absorber Check operation and for oil leakage. assemblies Replace if necessary. Apply Yamaha chain and cable lube or engine oil Control cable 10W-30 lightly. Check operation and free play. Throttle grip housing Apply Yamaha chain and cable lube or engine oil and cable 10W-30 lightly.
If the spark plug shows a distinctly dif- ferent color, the engine could be oper- ating improperly. Do not attempt to diagnose such problems yourself. In- stead, have a Yamaha dealer check 1. Spark plug cap the vehicle. 2. Remove the spark plug as shown, 1.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU41100 Spark plug gap: Removing the power 0.6–0.7 mm (0.024–0.028 in) reduction plate 2. Clean the surface of the spark plug To obtain full engine performance ca- gasket and its mating surface, and pability, removing the power reduction then wipe off any grime from the plate is required.
In order to prevent clutch slip- for oil leakage before each ride. If any page (since the transmission oil leakage is found, have a Yamaha deal- also lubricates the clutch), do er check and repair the motorcycle. In not mix any chemical additives.
EAU41220 Cleaning the spark arrester The spark arrester should be cleaned Recommended oil: at the intervals specified in the periodic Yamaha foam air filter oil or other maintenance and lubrication chart. quality foam air filter oil EWA10980 WARNING 5. Insert the sponge material into the air filter case.
Therefore, most car- checked and, if necessary, adjusted as buretor adjustments should be left to a follows at the intervals specified in the Yamaha dealer, who has the neces- periodic maintenance and lubrication sary professional knowledge and expe- chart.
The tire air pressure must be ad- sary, have a Yamaha dealer adjust it. Yamaha dealer make the adjustment. justed in accordance with the weight of the rider, the riding speed, and the riding condi- tions.
Yamaha dealer, who has cannot be guaranteed. necessary professional After extensive tests, only the knowledge and experience.
The wheel rims should be checked ed to be compatible with your vehi- for cracks, bends, warpage or cle. Yamaha recommends the use of damage before each ride. If any Genuine Yamaha Parts and Acces- damage is found, have a Yamaha sories before making a purchase.
If proper adjustment cannot be ob- 1. Front brake lever free play nut in direction (b). tained as described, have a Yamaha dealer make this adjustment. Front Rear 1. Brake lever free play adjusting nut 1.
NOTE: or does not move smoothly, have a The wheels must be removed to check Yamaha dealer check or replace it. brake shoe lining thickness. To remove the front wheel: See If the lining thickness of a brake shoe is Recommended lubricant: page 6-19.
The Autolube pump is a vital and so- phisticated component of the engine, The operation of the throttle grip should which must be adjusted by a Yamaha be checked before each ride. In addi- dealer at the intervals specified in the...
Check the inner tubes for scratches, fork does not operate smoothly, The operation of the centerstand damage and excessive oil leakage. have a Yamaha dealer check or re- should be checked before each ride, pair it. and the pivots and metal-to-metal con-...
EAU41021 To remove the front wheel EWA10820 WARNING It is advisable to have a Yamaha dealer service the wheel. Securely support the motorcy- cle so that there is no danger of 1. Brake lever free play adjusting nut it falling over.
EAU41081 To remove the rear wheel EWA10820 WARNING It is advisable to have a Yamaha dealer service the wheel. Securely support the motorcy- cle so that there is no danger of 1. Retainer it falling over.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 5. Remove the exhaust chamber bolt and washers. 6. Remove the exhaust manifold bolts, and then remove the ex- haust chamber. 1. Mufﬂer 1. Rear shock absorber mounting bolt 2. Washer 8. Remove the axle nut while apply- 3.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR sorber by installing the mounting 11. Install the muffler by sliding the bolt. spring clamp up to its original posi- 6. While applying the rear brake, tion, and then installing the wash- tighten the axle nut to the specified ers and muffler bolt.
Wipe off with a dry cloth and correct the the kickstarter. spark plug gap, or replace the spark plug. Remove the spark plug and check the electrodes. The engine does not start. Have a Yamaha dealer check the vehicle. Have a Yamaha dealer check the vehicle. 6-24...
MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE ucts onto seals, gaskets and wheel thinner, fuel (gasoline), rust re- EAU40631 Care axles. Always rinse the dirt and de- movers or inhibitors, brake flu- While the open design of a motorcycle greaser off with water. id, antifreeze or electrolyte.
NOTE: ECA10790 5. Touch up minor paint damage Consult a Yamaha dealer for advice on CAUTION: caused by stones, etc. what products to use. Do not use warm water since it in- 6.
MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE “S”. install the spark plug and the EAU40642 Storage 3. Drain the carburetor float chamber spark plug cap. by loosening the drain bolt; this will EWA10950 WARNING Short-term prevent fuel deposits from building Always store your motorcycle in a cool, To prevent damage or injury from up.
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 NUMBER: 1. Vehicle identiﬁcation number 1.
INDEX Troubleshooting chart ......6-24 Acceleration and deceleration ....5-2 Kickstarter ..........3-6 Accessories and replacement parts ..6-13 Vehicle identification number ....9-1 Air filter element, cleaning ......6-8 Labels, location of ........1-4 Autolube pump, adjusting ......6-16 Wheel bearings, checking ....... 6-18 Wheel (front) ...........
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