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    Read this manual carefully before operating this vehicle. OWNER’S MANUAL YZF-R1 14B-28199-E2...

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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 YZF-R1. 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 YZF-R1 OWNER’S MANUAL ©2010 by Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. 1st edition, June 2010 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 front fork ....3-28 Air filter element ......6-17 Adjusting the shock absorber Checking the engine idling DESCRIPTION ........2-1 assembly ........3-30 speed ........6-18 Left view ..........2-1 Luggage strap holders ....3-32 Checking the throttle grip free Right view ........2-2 Sidestand ........

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    TABLE OF CONTENTS Lubricating the swingarm pivots .........6-30 Checking the front fork ....6-30 Checking the steering ....6-31 Checking the wheel bearings ..6-31 Battery ..........6-31 Replacing the fuses ......6-33 Replacing a headlight bulb ...6-34 Tail/brake light ......6-35 Replacing a turn signal light bulb ...........6-35 Replacing the license plate light bulb ...........6-36...

  • Page 8: Safety Information

    SAFETY INFORMATION EAU10287 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 due to excessive speed or under- This motorcycle is designed for on- A passenger should also observe cornering (insufficient lean angle road use only. It is not suitable for the above precautions. for the speed). off-road use. • Always obey the speed limit and Avoid Carbon Monoxide Poisoning never travel faster than warrant- Protective Apparel...

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    Yamaha accessories, which are avail- of the motorcycle is changed. To avoid to minimize imbalance or instabili- able only from a Yamaha dealer, have the possibility of an accident, use ex- been designed, tested, and approved treme caution when adding cargo or Shifting weights can create a sud- by Yamaha for use on your vehicle.

  • Page 11: Specifications

    • Accessories fitted to the handle- Use caution when adding electri- genuine Yamaha accessories, recog- bar or the front fork area can cal accessories. If electrical acces- nize that some aftermarket accessories...

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    SAFETY INFORMATION Check that the fuel cock (if equipped) is in the “OFF” position and that there are no fuel leaks. Point the front wheel straight ahead on the trailer or in the truck bed, and choke it in a rail to pre- vent movement.

  • Page 13: Description

    DESCRIPTION EAU10410 Left view 4,5,6 13 12 11 1. Front fork compression damping force adjusting screw (page 3-28) 8. Shock absorber assembly compression damping force adjusting bolt (for slow compression damping) (page 3-30) 2. Front fork spring preload adjusting bolt (page 3-28) 9.

  • Page 14: Right View

    DESCRIPTION EAU10420 Right view 1,2,3 1. Storage compartment (page 3-27) 9. Radiator cap (page 6-14) 2. Luggage strap holder (page 3-32) 10.Engine oil filler cap (page 6-12) 3. Helmet holder (page 3-26) 11.Engine oil level check window (page 6-12) 4. Passenger seat lock (page 3-25) 12.Rear brake light switch (page 6-23) 5.

  • Page 15: Controls And Instruments

    DESCRIPTION EAU10430 Controls and instruments 1. Clutch lever (page 3-20) 2. Left handlebar switches (page 3-18) 3. Main switch/steering lock (page 3-3) 4. Multi-function meter unit (page 3-9) 5. Front brake fluid reservoir (page 6-24) 6. Right handlebar switches (page 3-18) 7.

  • Page 16: Instrument And Control Functions

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU47632 This mode allows the rider to enjoy EAU10977 D-mode (drive mode) Immobilizer system smooth and sporty drivability from the D-mode is an electronically controlled low-speed range to the high-speed engine performance system with three range. mode selections (“STD”, “A”, and “B”).

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    Do not expose any key to exces- a Yamaha dealer to have them re-reg- sively high temperatures. istered. Do not use the key with the red Do not place any key close to bow for driving.

  • Page 18: Main Switch/steering Lock

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU10472 EAU10550 EAU10683 Main switch/steering lock LOCK All electrical circuits are supplied with The steering is locked, and all electrical power, the meter lighting, taillight, li- systems are off. The key can be re- cense plate light and auxiliary lights moved.

  • Page 19: Unlock Steering

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS To unlock the steering ECA11020 EAU49391 Indicator lights and warning NOTICE lights Do not use the parking position for an extended length of time, other- wise the battery may discharge. 1. Push. 2. Turn. 1. Shift timing indicator light Push the key in, and then turn it to 2.

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    2.5 seconds. If this occurs, then go off for 3.0 seconds. If this oc- have a Yamaha dealer check the curs, have a Yamaha dealer check the vehicle. EAU11254 Oil level warning light “...

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS ECA10021 NOTICE Do not continue to operate the en- gine if it is overheating. For radiator-fan-equipped vehi- cles, the radiator fan(s) automati- cally switch on or off according to the coolant temperature in the ra- diator. If the engine overheats, see page 6-42 for further instructions.

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Display Conditions What to do Under 39 °C Message “Lo” is displayed. OK. Go ahead with riding. (Under 103 °F) 40–116 °C Coolant temperature is dis- OK. Go ahead with riding. (104–242 °F) played. Stop the vehicle and allow it to idle until Above 117 °C Coolant temperature flashes.

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    If this oc- to “ON”. The indicator light should If the warning light does not come on curs, have a Yamaha dealer check the come on for a few seconds, and then initially when the key is turned to “ON”, self-diagnosis system.

  • Page 24: Multi-function Meter Unit

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU47617 settings while riding can distract the a display brightness, shift timing Multi-function meter unit operator and increase the risk of an indicator light and throttle opening accident. position display control mode multi-function meter unit equipped with the following: Be sure to turn the key to “ON”...

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS The electric tachometer allows the rider To set the clock 3. Push the “SELECT” button again to monitor the engine speed and keep it 1. Push the “SELECT” button and to reset the stopwatch. within the ideal power range. “RESET”...

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Split time history temperature display, and its corre- Odometer, tripmeter, instantaneous sponding stored split time displays fuel consumption and average fuel on the stopwatch. consumption modes 3. Push the “SELECT” button to move down, and the “RESET” but- ton to move up through the list.

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Instantaneous fuel consumption mode TRIP F → km/L or L/100 km → AVE_ For the UK only: _._ km/L or AVE_ _._ L/100 km → Push the “SELECT” button to switch ODO → TRIP 1 → TRIP 2 → TRIP F the display between the odometer mode “ODO”, the tripmeter modes “TRIP 1”...

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS To switch between the instantaneous When the display is set to “AVE_ Transmission gear display fuel consumption displays, push the _._ km/L”, the average distance “SELECT” button for one second when that can be traveled on 1.0 L of fuel one of the displays is shown.

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS The throttle opening position display Coolant temperature display Air intake temperature display shows how much the throttle is being opened. The number of segments in- creases as the throttle is being opened. Refer to “Display brightness and shift timing indicator light control mode”...

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    Yamaha dealer and have the stan- If the display indicates any error codes, dard keys re-registered. note the code number, and then have a...

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Display brightness, shift timing indi- 4. Push the “SELECT” button to This function allows you to ad- cator light and throttle opening posi- switch the functions in the order just the brightness of the indi- tion display control mode below.

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS 5. Push the “SELECT” button to con- 2. Push the “SELECT” button to con- To set the shift timing indicator light de- firm the selected brightness level. firm the selected indicator light ac- activation function The control mode changes to the tivity.

  • Page 33: Anti-theft Alarm (optional)

    Handlebar switches brightness This model can be equipped with an 1. Push the “RESET” button to select Left optional anti-theft alarm by a Yamaha the desired indicator light bright- dealer. Contact a Yamaha dealer for ness level. more information. 2. Push the “SELECT” button to con- firm the selected indicator light brightness level.

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Right position. To cancel the turn signal EAU12733 Hazard switch “ ” lights, push the switch in after it has re- With the key in the “ON” or “ ” posi- turned to the center position. tion, use this switch to turn on the haz- ard lights (simultaneous flashing of all EAU12500...

  • Page 35: Clutch Lever

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS The throttle grip must be completely EAU12820 EAU12871 Clutch lever Shift pedal closed in order to change the drive mode. (See page 3-1 for an explana- tion of each drive mode.) The mode is set to “STD” by de- fault.

  • Page 36: Brake Lever

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU33851 be sure to set it by aligning a groove on EAU12941 Brake lever Brake pedal the adjusting knob with the “ ” mark on the brake lever. 1. Brake lever 1. Brake pedal 2. Brake lever position adjusting knob The brake pedal is on the right side of 3.

  • Page 37: Fuel Tank Cap

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU13074 EAU13221 Fuel tank cap 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 WARNING not properly closed and locked.

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    WARNING as well as to the exhaust system. Gasoline is poisonous and can Your Yamaha engine has been de- cause injury or death. Handle gaso- signed to use premium unleaded gaso- line with care. Never siphon gaso- line with a research octane number of line by mouth.

  • Page 39: Fuel Tank Breather/overflow Hose

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU34072 EAU13433 ECA10701 Fuel tank breather/overflow Catalytic converter NOTICE hose This model is equipped with a catalytic Use only unleaded gasoline. The use converter in the exhaust system. of leaded gasoline will cause unre- EWA10862 pairable damage to the catalytic WARNING converter.

  • Page 40: Seats

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU47271 Seats Passenger seat To remove the passenger seat 1. Insert the key into the seat lock, and then turn it clockwise. 1. Projection 1. Bolt 2. Seat holder 2. Remove the key. Rider seat To remove the rider seat 1.

  • Page 41: Helmet Holder

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU47530 Helmet holder 1. Projection To release the helmet from the hel- 2. Seat holder 1. Helmet holder met holder 2. Install the bolts with the hexagon Remove the passenger seat, remove The helmet holder is located on the bot- wrench.

  • Page 42: Storage Compartment

    189 kg (417 lb) for the ve- The rider footrests can be adjusted to hicle. one of two positions to suit the rider’s preference. Have a Yamaha dealer ad- just the position of the rider footrests. Left side 1. Storage compartment The storage compartment is located under the passenger seat.

  • Page 43: Rear View Mirrors

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU47260 EAU47621 load thereby soften Rear view mirrors Adjusting the front fork suspension, turn the adjusting bolt on The rear view mirrors of this vehicle can EWA14670 each fork leg in direction (b). WARNING be folded forward for parking in narrow spaces.

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS pression damping force and thereby Spring preload setting: soften the compression damping, turn Minimum (soft): the adjusting screw in direction (b). Standard: Be sure to perform this adjustment on Maximum (hard): the left front fork leg. Rebound damping force The rebound damping force is adjusted 1.

  • Page 45: Adjusting The Shock Absorber Assembly

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU47291 Adjusting the shock absorber Although the total number of clicks of a assembly damping force adjusting mechanism This shock absorber assembly is may not exactly match the above spec- equipped with a spring preload adjust- ifications due to small differences in ing bolt, a rebound damping force ad- production, the actual number of clicks...

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS force and thereby soften the rebound Compression damping force Compression damping setting (for damping, turn the adjusting screw in di- fast compression damping): rection (b). Minimum (soft): 4 turn(s) in direction (b)* Standard: 3 turn(s) in direction (b)* Maximum (hard): 0 turn(s) in direction (b)* * With the adjusting bolt fully turned in...

  • Page 47: Luggage Strap Holders

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

  • Page 48: Sidestand

    EAU44892 Sidestand Ignition circuit cut-off system Yamaha dealer repair it if it does not The sidestand is located on the left side The ignition circuit cut-off system (com- function properly. of the frame. Raise the sidestand or...

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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 50: For Your Safety - Pre-operation Checks

    • If necessary, add recommended coolant to specified level. 6-14 • 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.

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    • Make sure that operation is smooth. • Check throttle grip free play. Throttle grip 6-18, 6-28 • If necessary, have Yamaha dealer adjust throttle grip free play and lubricate cable and grip housing. • Make sure that operation is smooth. Control cables 6-27 •...

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    • Tighten if necessary. Instruments, lights, signals • Check operation. — and switches • Correct if necessary. • Check operation of ignition circuit cut-off system. Sidestand switch 3-33 • If system is not working correctly, have Yamaha dealer check vehicle.

  • Page 53: Operation And Important Riding Points

    Yamaha dealer. The transmission is in the neutral gine in case of a turnover. In this position.

  • Page 54: Shifting

    The neutral indicator quate lubrication may damage light should come on. If not, ask a the transmission. 1. Shift pedal Yamaha dealer to check the elec- 2. Neutral position Always use the clutch while trical circuit. changing gears to avoid damag- Shifting gears lets you control the 3.

  • Page 55: Tips For Reducing Fuel Consumption

    Yamaha dealer check the vehi- to the correct operating clearances. Turn the engine off instead of let- cle.

  • Page 56: 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 57: Periodic Maintenance And Adjustment

    – possibly leading to pending on the weather, terrain, geo- that is certified (if applicable). Yamaha death. See page 1-1 for more in- graphical location, and individual use, dealers are trained and equipped to...

  • Page 58: Owner's Tool Kit

    If you do not have the tools or experi- ence required for a particular job, have a Yamaha dealer perform it for you.

  • Page 59: 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 60: 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) √ 1 * Air filter element •...

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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 chain slack, alignment and condition. Every 800 km (500 mi) and after washing the motorcycle, riding in the rain or Drive chain •...

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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) Shock absorber as- • Check operation and shock ab- √...

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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 •...

  • Page 64: Removing And Installing Cowlings And Panels

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU18712 Removing and installing cowl- ings 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.

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT 1. Turn signal light lead coupler 1. Slot 1. Cowling C 2. Projection 2. Quick fastener screw To install a cowling 3. Install the quick fasteners and the 3. Slide the cowling forward to un- 1. Connect the turn signal light lead quick fastener screws.

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT To install a cowling 2. Place the cowling in its original po- 1. Insert the projection into the slot, sition, and then install the quick and then slide the cowling back- fastener screws. ward. 3. Install cowling A or B. EAU39062 Panels A and B To remove a panel...

  • Page 67: Checking The Spark Plugs

    Do not attempt to diagnose wipe off any grime from the spark plug such problems yourself. Instead, have threads. a Yamaha dealer check the vehicle. If a spark plug shows signs of electrode Tightening torque: Spark plug: erosion and excessive carbon or other 13 Nm (1.3 m·kgf, 9.4 ft·lbf)

  • Page 68: Engine Oil And Oil Filter Cartridge

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU47281 4. Remove the engine oil filler cap, Engine oil and oil filter car- the engine oil drain bolt and its tridge gasket to drain the oil from the The engine oil level should be checked crankcase.

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    Make sure that the O-ring is properly 17 Nm (1.7 m·kgf, 12 ft·lbf) An oil filter wrench is available at a seated. Yamaha dealer. 8. Install the engine oil drain bolt and 7. Install the new oil filter cartridge its new gasket, and then tighten 6.

  • Page 70: Coolant

    NOTICE correct, immediately turn the engine on a cold engine since the level In order to prevent clutch slip- off and have a Yamaha dealer check varies with engine temperature. page (since the engine oil also the vehicle. Make sure that the vehicle is posi- lubricates the clutch), do not 11.

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    If water has been added to the coolant, have a Yamaha dealer check the anti- freeze content of the coolant as soon as possible, otherwise the effectiveness of the coolant will 1.

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT 4. Remove radiator cap. 6. Remove the coolant reservoir cov- WARNING! Never attempt to re- er by removing the bolts, and then move the radiator cap when the remove the coolant reservoir cap. engine is hot. [EWA10381] 1.

  • Page 73: Air Filter Element

    17. Install the cowlings. at the intervals specified in the periodic Antifreeze/water mixture ratio: maintenance and lubrication chart. Recommended antifreeze: Have a Yamaha dealer replace the air High-quality ethylene glycol anti- filter element. freeze containing corrosion inhibi- tors for aluminum engines...

  • Page 74: Checking The Engine Idling Speed

    To prevent this necessary, have it corrected by a from occurring, the valve clearance Yamaha dealer. must be adjusted by a Yamaha dealer at the intervals specified in the periodic Engine idling speed: 1150–1250 r/min maintenance and lubrication chart.

  • Page 75: Tires

    * Total weight of rider, passenger, car- The tire air pressure must be cracked, have a Yamaha dealer re- go and accessories checked and adjusted on cold place the tire immediately.

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    After extensive tests, only the tires list- cle with excessively worn tires ed below have been approved for this decreases riding stability and model by Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. can lead to loss of control. The replacement of all wheel Front tire:...

  • Page 77: Cast Wheels

    Other tires may run er damage before each ride. If any the danger of bursting at super damage is found, have a Yamaha high speeds. dealer replace the wheel. Do not Brand-new tires can have a rela-...

  • Page 78: Checking The Brake Lever Free Play

    There should be no free play at the turn the adjusting nut in direction brake lever end. If there is free play, (b). have a Yamaha dealer inspect the brake system. EWA14211 WARNING A soft or spongy feeling in the brake lever can indicate the presence of air in the hydraulic system.

  • Page 79: Brake Light Switches

    1. Brake pad wear indicator groove by a Yamaha dealer. The front brake calipers are equipped Turn the rear brake light switch adjust- with two sets of brake pads.

  • Page 80: Checking The Brake Fluid Level

    EAU22580 Before riding, check that the brake fluid Checking the brake fluid level have a Yamaha dealer replace the is above the minimum level mark and brake pads as a set. replenish if necessary. A low brake fluid...

  • Page 81: Changing The Brake Fluid

    EAU22760 Changing the brake fluid Drive chain slack ter the brake fluid reservoir when Have a Yamaha dealer change the The drive chain slack should be refilling. Water will significantly brake fluid at the intervals specified in checked before each ride and adjusted...

  • Page 82

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT to chain slippage or breakage. Tightening torques: To prevent this from occurring, Axle nut: keep the drive chain slack with- 150 Nm (15 m·kgf, 108 ft·lbf) Locknut: in the specified limits. [ECA10571] 16 Nm (1.6 m·kgf, 12 ft·lbf) Using the alignment marks on each side of the swingarm, make sure that both drive chain pullers are in the same...

  • Page 83: Cleaning And Lubricating The Drive Chain

    [EWA10711] sene and a small soft brush. NOTICE: To prevent damaging Recommended lubricant: the O-rings, do not clean the Yamaha Chain and Cable Lube or 4- drive chain with steam cleaners, stroke engine oil high-pressure washers or inap- propriate solvents.

  • Page 84: Checking And Lubricating The Throttle Grip And Cable

    Brake pedal 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 throttle cable is equipped with a rubber cover. Make sure that the cover is securely installed.

  • Page 85: Checking And Lubricating The Brake And Clutch Levers

    EWA10731 WARNING If the sidestand does not move up and down smoothly, have a Yamaha dealer check or repair it. Otherwise, the sidestand could contact the ground and distract the operator, re- The operation of the brake and clutch sulting in a possible loss of control.

  • Page 86: Lubricating The Swingarm Pivots

    The swingarm pivots must be lubricat- face and hold it in an upright posi- fork does not operate smoothly, ed by a Yamaha dealer at the intervals tion. WARNING! To avoid injury, have a Yamaha dealer check or re- specified in the periodic maintenance securely support the vehicle so pair it.

  • Page 87: Checking The Steering

    If any free (Valve Regulated Lead Acid) battery. the wheel bearings. play can be felt, have a Yamaha There is no need to check the electro- dealer check or repair the steering. lyte or to add distilled water. However, the battery lead connections need to be checked and, if necessary, tightened.

  • Page 88

    To charge the battery once a month and fully charge it if Have a Yamaha dealer charge the bat- necessary. tery as soon as possible if it seems to 3. Fully charge the battery before in- have discharged.

  • Page 89: Replacing The Fuses

    WARNING! Do not 4. If the fuse immediately blows use a fuse of a higher amperage again, have a Yamaha dealer rating than recommended to check the electrical system. 6-33...

  • Page 90: Replacing A Headlight Bulb

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU39012 Replacing a headlight bulb This model is equipped with quartz bulb headlights. If a headlight bulb burns out, replace it as follows. ECA10650 NOTICE Take care not to damage the follow- ing parts: Headlight bulb 1.

  • Page 91: Tail/brake Light

    1. Remove the turn signal light lens 7. Have a Yamaha dealer adjust the If the tail/brake light does not come on, by removing the screw. headlight beam if necessary. have a Yamaha dealer check it.

  • Page 92: Replacing The License Plate Light Bulb

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU24313 EAU32833 Replacing the license plate Replacing an auxiliary light light bulb bulb 1. Remove the license plate light unit This model is equipped with two auxil- by removing the screws. iary lights. If an auxiliary light bulb burns out, replace it as follows.

  • Page 93: Supporting The Motorcycle

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU24350 a jack either under each side of the Supporting the motorcycle frame in front of the rear wheel or under Since this model is not equipped with a each side of the swingarm. centerstand, follow these precautions when removing the front and rear wheel or performing other maintenance requiring the motorcycle to stand up-...

  • Page 94: Front Wheel

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU24360 3. Remove the brake hose holder on Front wheel each side by removing the bolt and nut. EAU33923 4. Remove the brake caliper on each To remove the front wheel side by removing the bolts. EWA10821 WARNING To avoid injury, securely support the...

  • Page 95

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT Tightening torque: Tightening torque: Brake caliper bolt: Wheel axle pinch bolt: 35 Nm (3.5 m·kgf, 25 ft·lbf) 21 Nm (2.1 m·kgf, 15 ft·lbf) 5. Install the brake hose holders by 12. While applying the front brake, installing the bolts and nuts.

  • Page 96: Rear Wheel

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU25080 4. Fully loosen the locknut on each Rear wheel side of the swingarm. 5. Turn the drive chain slack adjust- EAU25314 ing bolts fully in direction (a) and To remove the rear wheel push the wheel forward. EWA10821 WARNING 6.

  • Page 97: Troubleshooting

    However, should your motorcycle 2. Install the drive chain onto the rear require any repair, take it to a Yamaha sprocket. dealer, whose skilled technicians have 3. Install the axle nut, and then lower...

  • Page 98: 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.

  • Page 99

    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 100: Motorcycle Care And Storage

    Rust and corrosion can develop matte colored finished parts. Be Cleaning even if high-quality components are sure to consult a Yamaha dealer for ECA15092 advice on what products to use be- used. A rusty exhaust pipe may go un- NOTICE fore cleaning the vehicle.

  • Page 101

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

  • Page 102

    WARNING mufflers is normal and cannot be removed. Contaminants on the brakes or tires Consult a Yamaha dealer for ad- can cause loss of control. vice on what products to use. After cleaning Make sure that there is no oil or Washing, rainy weather or humid 1.

  • Page 103: Storage

    MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE EAU26203 2. Fill up the fuel tank and add fuel e. Remove the spark plug caps Storage stabilizer (if available) to prevent from the spark plugs, and then the fuel tank from rusting and the install the spark plugs and the Short-term fuel from deteriorating.

  • Page 104

    MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE Make any necessary repairs before storing the motorcycle.

  • Page 105: Specifications

    SPECIFICATIONS Dimensions: Engine oil: Fuel: Overall length: Recommended brand: Recommended fuel: 2070 mm (81.5 in) YAMALUBE Premium unleaded gasoline only Overall width: Type: Fuel tank capacity: 715 mm (28.1 in) SAE 10W-40, 10W-50, 15W-40, 20W-40 or 18.0 L (4.76 US gal, 3.96 Overall height: 20W-50 Fuel reserve amount:...

  • Page 106

    SPECIFICATIONS 2nd: Manufacturer/model: Rim size: 33/16 (2.063) DUNLOP/D210 17M/C x MT6.00 3rd: Loading: Front brake: 37/21 (1.762) Maximum load: Type: 4th: 189 kg (417 lb) Dual disc brake 35/23 (1.522) (Total weight of rider, passenger, cargo and Operation: 5th: accessories) Right hand operation 30/22 (1.364) Tire air pressure (measured on cold...

  • Page 107

    SPECIFICATIONS Charging system: Fuel level warning light: AC magneto Battery: Coolant temperature warning light: Model: Engine trouble warning light: YTZ10S Voltage, capacity: Steering damper warning light: 12 V, 8.6 Ah Headlight: Immobilizer system indicator light: Bulb type: Halogen bulb Bulb voltage, wattage × quantity: Shift timing indicator light: Headlight: Fuses:...

  • Page 108: Consumer Information

    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.

  • Page 109

    INDEX Engine oil and oil filter cartridge ....6-12 Model label ..........9-1 Engine stop switch ........3-19 Multi-function meter unit ......3-9 Air filter element........6-17 Engine trouble warning light ....3-8 Anti-theft alarm (optional) ..... 3-18 Auxiliary light bulb, replacing ....6-36 Neutral indicator light ......

  • Page 110

    INDEX Throttle grip and cable, checking and lubricating ........... 6-28 Throttle grip free play, checking.... 6-18 Tires ............6-19 Tool kit ............ 6-2 Troubleshooting ........6-41 Troubleshooting charts ......6-42 Turn signal indicator lights ...... 3-4 Turn signal light bulb, replacing .... 6-35 Turn signal switch .........

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