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    OWNER’S MANUAL YZF-R1 5PW-28199-E0...

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    EAU03338 Welcome to the Yamaha world of motorcycling! As the owner of a YZF-R1, 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


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    IMPORTANT MANUAL INFORMATION EAU04229 YZF-R1 OWNER’S MANUAL ©2001 by Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. 1st edition, November 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


  • Page 9: Give Safety The Right Of Way


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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: Description

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

  • Page 12: Left View

    D ESCRIPTION EAU00026 Left view 1. Fuse box (page 6-35) 2. Front fork compression damping force adjusting screw (page 3-20) 3. Front fork rebound damping force adjusting screw (page 3-20) 4. Front fork spring preload adjusting bolt (page 3-19) 5. Front brake fluid reservoir (page 6-26) 6.

  • Page 13: Right View

    DESCRIPTION Right view 13. Luggage strap holders (page 3-23) 19. Air filter element (page 6-16) 14. Helmet holders (page 3-18) 20. Radiator cap (page 6-13) 15. Main fuse (page 6-35) 21. Coolant reservoir (page 6-12) 16. Electronic fuel injection fuse (page 6-35) 22.

  • Page 14: Controls And Instruments

    DESCRIPTION Controls and instruments 1. Clutch lever (page 3-13) 5. Tachometer (page 3-11) 2. Left handlebar switches (page 3-11) 6. Right handlebar switches (page 3-12) 3. Multi-function display (page 3-6) 7. Throttle grip (page 6-19) 4. Main switch/steering lock (page 3-1) 8.

  • Page 15: Instrument And Control Functions

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Main switch/steering lock ........3-1 Fuel tank breather hose ........3-16 Indicator and warning lights ........3-2 Catalytic converter ..........3-16 Multi-function display ...........3-6 Seats ..............3-17 Tachometer ............3-11 Helmet holders ..........3-18 Anti-theft alarm (optional) ........3-11 Storage compartment ........3-19 Handlebar switches ...........3-11 Adjusting the front fork ........

  • 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: Instrument And Control Functions

    4. Neutral indicator light “ ” wise the battery may discharge. have a Yamaha dealer check the 5. Engine trouble warning light “ ” 6. High beam indicator light “ ”...

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    Oil level warning light “ ” the engine is defective. When this oc- This warning light comes on when the curs, have a Yamaha dealer check the engine oil level is low. self-diagnosis system. The electrical circuit of the warning light...

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    2. If the warning light does not come EAU04559 on for a few seconds, then go off, Engine speed indicator light have a Yamaha dealer check the The electrical circuit of the indicator electrical circuit. light can be checked according to the EC000002 following procedure.

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS CB-25E Coolant Display Conditions What to do temperature Message “LO” is 0–39 °C OK. Go ahead with riding. displayed. Temperature is 40–116 °C OK. Go ahead with riding. displayed. Stop the motorcycle and allow it to idle until the coolant temperature goes down.

  • Page 21: Multi-function Display

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS a clock Odometer and tripmeter modes a self-diagnosis device Pushing the “SELECT” button switches a display brightness and engine the display between the odometer speed indicator light control mode mode “ODO” and the tripmeter modes “TRIP 1” and “TRIP 2” in the following NOTE: order: Be sure to turn the key to “ON”...

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    If the multi-function display indicates 1. Push the “SELECT” button and such an error code, note the code num- “RESET” button together for at ber, and then have a Yamaha dealer least two seconds. check the motorcycle. 2. When the hour digits start flashing, push the “RESET”...

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS 2. Engine speed indicator light activi- NOTE: To make any settings in this mode, ty: This function allows you to you have to cycle through all of its choose whether or not the indica- functions. However, if the key is tor light should be activated and turned to “OFF”...

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS To adjust the display brightness To set the engine speed indicator light To set the engine speed indicator light 1. Turn the key to “OFF”. activity function activation function 2. Push and hold the “SELECT” but- 1.

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS To set the engine speed indicator light To adjust the engine speed indicator deactivation function light brightness 1. Push the “RESET” button to select NOTE: the desired indicator light bright- The indicator light deactivation ness level. function can be set between 7,000 2.

  • Page 26: Tachometer

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU00109 Anti-theft alarm (optional) This motorcycle can be equipped with an optional anti-theft alarm by a Yamaha dealer. Contact a Yamaha dealer for more information. 1. Tachometer 1. Pass switch “PASS” 2. Tachometer red zone 2. Dimmer switch “...

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU03889 EAU00143 Turn signal switch “ ” Start switch “ ” To signal a right-hand turn, push this Push this switch to crank the engine switch to “ ”. To signal a left-hand with the starter. turn, push this switch to “...

  • Page 28: Clutch Lever

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS 1. Clutch lever 1. Shift pedal 1. Brake lever 2. Brake lever position adjusting dial EAU00152 EAU00157 3. Arrow mark Clutch lever Shift pedal a. Distance between brake lever and handlebar The clutch lever is located at the left The shift pedal is located on the left grip handlebar grip.

  • Page 29: Brake Pedal

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS 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. EWA00025 WARNING Make sure that the fuel tank cap is properly closed before riding.

  • Page 30: Fuel

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU00185 Your Yamaha engine has been de- CAUTION: signed to use regular unleaded gaso- Immediately wipe off spilled fuel line with a research octane number of with a clean, dry, soft cloth, since 95 or higher. If knocking (or pinging)

  • Page 31: Fuel Tank Breather Hose

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU02955 EAU03098* Fuel tank breather hose Catalytic converter Before operating the motorcycle: This motorcycle is equipped with a cat- Check the fuel tank breather hose alytic converter in the muffler. connection. EW000128 WARNING Check the fuel tank breather hose The exhaust system is hot after op- for cracks or damage, and replace eration.

  • Page 32: Seats

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS 1. Bolt (× 2) 1. Projection 1. Passenger seat lock 2. Seat holder 2. Unlock. EAU04493 Seats To install the rider seat Passenger seat Insert the projection on the front of the To remove the passenger seat Rider seat rider seat into the seat holder as 1.

  • Page 33: Helmet Holders

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EWA00015 WARNING Never ride with a helmet attached to a helmet holder, since the helmet may hit objects, causing loss of control and possibly an accident. ECA00128 CAUTION: Some helmets may contact the muf- 1. Projection (× 2) 1.

  • Page 34: Storage Compartment

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU01862 Adjusting the front fork This front fork is equipped with spring preload adjusting bolts, rebound damp- ing force adjusting screws and com- pression damping force adjusting screws. EW000035 WARNING 1. Storage compartment Always adjust both fork legs equal- 1.

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS 1. Current setting 1. Rebound damping force adjusting screw 1. Compression damping force adjusting screw 2. Front fork cap bolt Rebound damping force Compression damping force To increase the rebound damping To increase the compression damping NOTE: Align the appropriate groove on the ad- force and thereby harden the rebound...

  • Page 36: Adjusting The Shock Absorber Assembly

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EC000015 EAU04496 Adjusting the shock absorber CAUTION: assembly Never attempt to turn an adjusting This shock absorber assembly is mechanism beyond the maximum equipped with a spring preload adjust- or minimum settings. ing ring and rebound and compression damping force adjusting screws.

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS CI-10E Setting Minimum (soft) Standard Maximum (hard) 1. Rebound damping force adjusting screw 1. Compression damping force adjusting screw Rebound damping force Compression damping force To increase the rebound damping To increase the compression damping force and thereby harden the rebound force and thereby harden the compres- damping, turn the adjusting screw in di- sion damping, turn the adjusting screw...

  • Page 38: Luggage Strap Holders

    Do not deform or damage the seat. (See page 3-17 for passenger gas cylinder in any way, as this seat removal and installation proce- will result in poor damping per- dures.) formance. Always have a Yamaha dealer service the shock absorber. 3-23...

  • Page 39: Exup System

    Yamaha factory. Changing scribed below and have a Yamaha these settings without sufficient dealer repair it if it does not function technical knowledge may result properly. in poor performance of or dam- age to the engine.

  • Page 40: 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. 3-25...

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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 43: Pre-operation Checks

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

  • Page 44: Pre-operation Check List

    • Check lever free play. • Adjust if necessary. • Make sure that operation is smooth. • Check cable free play. Throttle grip 6-19, 6-30 • If necessary, have Yamaha dealer adjust cable free play and lubricate cable and grip housing.

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    • Check operation of ignition circuit cut-off system. Sidestand switch 3-26 • If system is defective, have Yamaha dealer check vehicle. NOTE: Pre-operation checks should be made each time the motorcycle is used. Such an inspection can be accomplished in a very short time;...

  • Page 47: Operation And Important Riding Points

    OPERATION AND IMPORTANT RIDING POINTS Starting a cold engine ............... 5-1 Shifting ....................5-2 Recommended shift points (for Switzerland only) ......5-3 Tips for reducing fuel consumption ........... 5-3 Engine break-in ................. 5-3 Parking ....................5-4...

  • Page 48: Starting A Cold Engine

    “ ”. ground and distract the opera- Yamaha dealer check the electrical cir- tor, resulting in a possible loss cuit. of control. 3. Start the engine by pushing the...

  • Page 49: Shifting

    OPERATION AND IMPORTANT RIDING POINTS EC000048 NOTE: CAUTION: If the engine fails to start, release the start switch, wait a few seconds, and Even with the transmission in then try again. Each starting attempt the neutral position, do not should be as short as possible to pre- coast for long periods of time serve the battery.

  • Page 50: Recommended Shift Points (for Switzerland Only)

    OPERATION AND IMPORTANT RIDING POINTS EAU02937 EAU03952 EAU01128 Recommended shift points Tips for reducing fuel Engine break-in (for Switzerland only) consumption There is never a more important period in the life of your engine than the period The recommended shift points during Fuel consumption depends largely on between 0 and 1,600 km.

  • Page 51: Parking

    Keep the engine speed out of other flammable materials. 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.

  • Page 53: Periodic Maintenance And Minor Repair

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR Owner’s tool kit ............6-1 Checking and lubricating the throttle grip and cable ............... 6-30 Periodic maintenance and lubrication chart ..6-2 Checking and lubricating the brake and clutch Removing and installing cowlings and panels ..6-5 levers ............... 6-30 Checking the spark plugs ........6-8 Lubricating the brake pedal .......

  • Page 54: 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 55: Periodic Maintenance And Minor Repair

    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 √ √ √ √ √ • Check coolant level and vehicle for coolant leakage. Cooling system • Change. Every 3 years Front and rear brake √...

  • Page 58: Removing And Installing Cowlings And Panels

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 1. Panel A 1. Panel B 1. Quick fastener (× 4) 2. Cowling A 2. Cowling B EAU04544 3. Cowling B Cowling A EAU01139 To remove the cowling Removing and installing 1. Remove the quick fasteners at the cowlings and panels front of the cowling.

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR After removal Before installation 1. Quick fastener screw (× 6) 1. Turn signal light lead coupler 1. Quick fastener 2. Screw 2. Screw (× 2) NOTE: 3. Bolt (× 2) 4. Disconnect the turn signal light To install the quick fastener, push the 2.

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR Right side Left side 1. Quick fastener screw (× 4) 1. Bolt 1. Quick fastener screw (× 2) 2. Cowling B 2. Quick fastener screw (× 3) 2. Screw 3. Bolt 3. Cowling B EAU04531 Panels A and B EAU04555 To install the cowling...

  • Page 61: Checking The Spark Plugs

    CR9EIA 9 (NGK) or The spark plugs are important engine IU27D (DENSO) components, which should be checked periodically, preferably by a Yamaha dealer. Since heat and deposits will cause any spark plug to slowly erode, they should be removed and checked in accordance with the periodic mainte- a.

  • Page 62: Engine Oil And Oil Filter Cartridge

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR Clean the surface of the spark plug EAU04279 Engine oil and oil filter gasket and its mating surface, and then cartridge wipe off any grime from the spark plug The engine oil level should be checked threads.

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    5. Remove the oil filter cartridge with and drain bolt to drain the oil from an oil filter wrench. the crankcase. NOTE: NOTE: An oil filter wrench is available at a Skip steps 5–7 if the oil filter cartridge is Yamaha dealer. not being replaced. 6-10...

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 9. Add the specified amount of the recommended engine oil, and then install and tighten the oil filler cap. Recommended engine oil: See page 8-1. Oil quantity: Without oil filter cartridge replacement: 1. O-ring 1. Torque wrench 2.9 L With oil filter cartridge 6.

  • Page 65: Coolant

    In addition, the cool- minimum and maximum level marks. engine off and have a Yamaha deal- ant must be changed at the intervals er check the vehicle. 3. If the coolant is at or below the min-...

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    If water has been added to the necessary. coolant, have a Yamaha dealer 2. Remove cowlings A and B, and check the antifreeze content of panel A. (See pages 6-5–6-7 for...

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 10. After the coolant is completely drained, thoroughly flush the cool- ing system with clean tap water. 11. Install the coolant drain bolt, and then tighten it to the specified torque. NOTE: Check the washer for damage and re- place it if necessary.

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    17. Start the engine, and then check the coolant will be reduced. the vehicle for coolant leakage. If coolant is leaking, have a Yamaha dealer check the cooling system. 18. Install the cowlings and the panel. 6-15...

  • Page 69: Replacing The Air Filter Element

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 1. Bolt 1. Fuel tank breather hose 1. Bolt 2. Fuel tank overflow hose 2. Screw (× 8) EAU04572* 3. Air filter case cover Replacing the air filter 3. Lift the front of the fuel tank, and 5.

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EC000082* CAUTION: Make sure that the air filter ele- ment is properly seated in the air filter case. The engine should never be op- erated without the air filter ele- ment installed, otherwise the pistons and/or cylinders may 1.

  • Page 71: Adjusting The Engine Idling Speed

    To decrease the engine hose is damaged, do not start idling speed, turn the screw in di- the engine but have a Yamaha rection b. dealer replace the hose, other- wise fuel may leak.

  • Page 72: Adjusting The Throttle Cable Free Play

    Yamaha dealer at the intervals specified in the periodic Tire air pressure maintenance and lubrication chart. The tire air pressure should be a. Throttle cable free play checked and, if necessary, adjusted before each ride.

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    Because loading has an enormous Check the tire condition and air wall is cracked, have a Yamaha dealer impact on the handling, braking, pressure before each ride. replace the tire immediately.

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EW000079 EW000080 WARNING WARNING Have a Yamaha dealer replace The front and rear tires should excessively worn tires. Besides be of the same make and de- being illegal, operating sign, otherwise the handling motorcycle with...

  • Page 75: Cast Wheels

    190/50 ZR17 M/C (73W) Michelin Pilot SPORT fore each ride. If any damage is the danger of bursting at super 190/50 ZR17 (73W) found, have a Yamaha dealer re- high speeds. Dunlop 190/50 ZR17 M/C (73W) D208L place the wheel. Do not attempt...

  • Page 76: Adjusting The Clutch Lever Free Play

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR NOTE: If the specified clutch lever free play cannot be obtained as described above, proceed as follows. 1. Fully turn the adjusting bolt at the clutch lever in direction a to loos- en the clutch cable. 1.

  • Page 77: Adjusting The Brake Pedal Position

    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 78: Checking The Front And Rear Brake Pads

    Yamaha dealer replace If a brake pad has worn to the the brake pads as a set. point that the wear indicator...

  • Page 79: Checking The Brake Fluid Level

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR Front Rear Rear 1. Brake pad wear indicator groove 1. Minimum level mark 1. Minimum level mark 2. Install the brake caliper bolt, and Observe these precautions: EAU03294 Checking the brake fluid level then tighten it to the specified When checking the fluid level, Insufficient brake fluid may allow air to torque.

  • Page 80: Changing The Brake Fluid

    EAU00744 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...

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR NOTE: Using the alignment marks on each side of the swingarm, make sure that both chain pullers are in the same posi- tion for proper wheel alignment. EC000096 CAUTION: Improper drive chain slack will over- load the engine as well as other vital a.

  • Page 82: Lubricating The Drive Chain

    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.

  • Page 83: Checking And Lubricating The Throttle Grip And Cable

    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 84: Lubricating The Brake Pedal

    Recommended lubricant: necessary. EW000113 Lithium-soap-based grease WARNING (all-purpose grease) If the sidestand does not move up and down smoothly, have a Yamaha dealer check or repair it. Recommended lubricant: Lithium-soap-based grease (all-purpose grease) 6-31...

  • Page 85: Checking The Steering

    If any free Securely support the motorcycle so position. play can be felt, have a Yamaha that there is no danger of it falling 2. While applying the front brake, dealer check or repair the steer- over.

  • Page 86: Checking The Wheel Bearings

    • EYES: Flush with water for 15 minutes and seek prompt To charge the battery medical attention. Have a Yamaha dealer charge the bat- Batteries produce explosive hy- tery as soon as possible if it seems to drogen gas. Therefore, keep have discharged.

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    If you do not have ac- least once a month and fully cess to a sealed-type (MF) bat- charge it if necessary. tery charger, have a Yamaha 3. Fully charge the battery before in- dealer charge your battery. stallation.

  • Page 88: Replacing The Fuses

    3. Electronic fuel injection spare fuse 4. If the fuse immediately blows 4. Radiator fan fuse 2. Remove the blown fuse, and then again, have a Yamaha dealer 5. Backup fuse (odometer and clock) install a new fuse of the specified check the electrical system.

  • Page 89: Replacing A Headlight Bulb

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 1. Headlight bulb cover 1. Headlight bulb holder 1. Do not touch the glass part of the bulb. 2. Headlight coupler 2. Unhook the headlight bulb holder, EW000119 EAU04503 WARNING and then remove the defective Replacing a headlight bulb Headlight bulbs get very hot.

  • Page 90: Tail/brake Light

    4. Install the lens by installing the fied. screw. 4. Install the headlight bulb cover, and then connect the coupler. 5. Have a Yamaha dealer adjust the headlight beam if necessary. 6-37...

  • Page 91: Replacing The License Plate Light Bulb

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR ECA00065 CAUTION: Do not overtighten the screw, other- wise the lens may break. 1. Screw (× 2) 1. License plate light bulb 2. License plate light assembly EAU04517 Replacing the license plate 2. Remove the socket (together with light bulb the bulb) by pulling it out.

  • Page 92: Supporting The Motorcycle

    EW000122 1. Stabilize the rear of the motorcycle WARNING by using a motorcycle stand or, if It is advisable to have a Yamaha an additional motorcycle stand is dealer service the wheel. not available, by placing a jack un- Securely support the motor-...

  • Page 93

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 1. Brake hose holder 1. Wheel axle 2. Bolt/nut 5. Remove the axle bolt, pull the 3. Bolt (× 2) wheel axle out, and then remove 4. Brake caliper 5. Axle bolt the wheel. ECA00046 2.

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU04661 To install the front wheel Tightening torque: 1. Lift the wheel up between the fork Wheel axle pinch bolt: legs. 18 Nm (1.8 m·kgf) 2. Insert the wheel axle. 8. Tap the outer side of the right fork 3.

  • Page 95: Rear Wheel

    WARNING 5. Turn the drive chain slack adjust- install the rear wheel. It is advisable to have a Yamaha ing bolts fully in direction a. dealer service the wheel. Securely support the motor- cycle so that there is no danger of it falling over.

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU04534 To install the rear wheel Tightening torques: 1. Install the wheel and the brake cal- Axle nut: iper bracket by inserting the wheel 150 Nm (15.0 m·kgf) axle from the left-hand side. Brake caliper bolt: 27 Nm (2.7 m·kgf) NOTE: Make sure that there is enough space...

  • Page 97: 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 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.

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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 101: Motorcycle Care And Storage

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

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    M OTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE EAU04525 Care Before cleaning Cleaning 1. Cover the muffler outlet with a ECA00056 While the open design of a motorcycle CAUTION: plastic bag after the engine has reveals the attractiveness of the tech- Avoid using strong acidic wheel cooled down.

  • Page 103: Motorcycle Care And Storage

    MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE Do not use any harsh chemical For motorcycles equipped with After riding in the rain, near the sea or products on plastic parts or the a windshield: Do not use strong on salt-sprayed roads muffler. Be sure to avoid using cleaners or hard sponges as Since sea salt or salt sprayed on roads cloths or sponges which have...

  • Page 104

    MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE Cleaning the titanium muffler After cleaning EWA00031 WARNING This model is equipped with a titanium 1. Dry the motorcycle with a chamois Make sure that there is no oil or muffler, which requires the following or an absorbing cloth. wax on the brakes or tires.

  • Page 105

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

  • Page 107: Specifications

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

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    S PECIFICATIONS EAU01038 Specifications CS-01E Model YZF-R1 Engine oil Dimensions Type -20 -10 10 20 30 40 50 ˚C Overall length 2,040 mm SAE 10W-30 Overall width 705 mm SAE 10W-40 Overall height 1,105 mm Seat height 820 mm SAE 15W-40...

  • Page 109

    SPECIFICATIONS Cooling system capacity Gear ratio (total amount) 2.45 L 2.500 Air filter Oil-coated paper element 1.842 Fuel 1.500 Type PREMIUM UNLEADED 1.333 GASOLINE ONLY 1.200 Fuel tank capacity 17 L 1.115 Amount remaining when the fuel Chassis level warning light comes on 3.3 L Frame type Diamond...

  • Page 110

    SPECIFICATIONS Maximum load* 202 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*...

  • Page 111

    SPECIFICATIONS Battery Backup fuse (odometer and clock) Model GT12B-4 Electronic fuel injection fuse 15 A Voltage, capacity 12 V, 10 Ah Parking lighting fuse Headlight type Quartz bulb (halogen) Bulb voltage, wattage × quantity 12 V, 60/55 W × 2 Headlight Tail/brake light L.E.D.

  • Page 112: Conversion Table

    SPECIFICATIONS EAU04513 Conversion table CS-04E 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·lbf × m·kgf 86.794 in·lbf Use this table to convert METRIC unit values to IMPERIAL Torque ×...

  • Page 113: Consumer Information

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

  • Page 114: Identification Numbers

    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 115: Consumer Information

    The model label is affixed to the frame under the passenger seat. (See page 3-17 for passenger seat removal and installation procedures.) Record the in- formation on this label in the space pro- vided. This information will be needed when ordering spare parts from a Yamaha dealer.

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    INDEX Air filter element, replacing.....6-16 Dimmer switch........3-11 Identification numbers ......9-1 Anti-theft alarm ........3-11 Drive chain, lubricating ......6-29 Idling speed, adjusting ......6-18 Drive chain slack ........6-27 Ignition circuit cut-off system ....3-25 Adjusting .......... 6-28 Indicator and warning lights......3-2 Battery ...........6-33 Checking..........

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    INDEX Safety information........1-1 Valve clearance, adjusting ....6-19 Seats ............. 3-17 Vehicle identification number....9-1 Passenger seat ........ 3-17 Rider seat ........3-17 Wheel bearings, checking ..... 6-33 Shifting ............ 5-2 Wheel (front) ......... 6-39 Shift pedal ..........3-13 Installing ..........

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