EAU26943 DECLARATION of CONFORMITY Company: MORIC CO., LTD. Address: 1450-6 Mori Mori-Machi Shuchi-gun Shizuoka 437-0292 Japan Hereby declare that the product: Kind of equipment: IMMOBILIZER Type-designation: 5SL-00 is in compliance with following norm(s) or documents: R&TTE Directive(1999/5/EC) EN300 330-2 v1.1.1(2001-6), EN60950-1(2001) Two or Three-Wheel Motor Vehicles Directive(97/24/EC: Chapter 8, EMC) Place of issue: Shizuoka, Japan Date of issue: 1 Aug.
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 oth- ers from trouble and injury.
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.
TABLE OF CONTENTS SAFETY INFORMATION ....1-1 Sidestand ........3-25 Adjusting the clutch lever Ignition circuit cut-off system ..3-26 free play ........6-21 DESCRIPTION ........2-1 Adjusting the rear brake Left view ..........2-1 PRE-OPERATION CHECKS ..... 4-1 light switch ........ 6-22 Right view ........2-2 Pre-operation check list ....
TABLE OF CONTENTS Replacing a turn signal light bulb ........6-37 Replacing the license plate light bulb ........6-37 Replacing an auxiliary light bulb ...6-38 Supporting the motorcycle ....6-39 Front wheel ........6-40 Rear wheel ........6-42 Troubleshooting ......6-43 Troubleshooting charts ....6-44 MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE ..........7-1 Matte color caution ......7-1 Care ..........7-1...
SAFETY INFORMATION EAU10281 AND/OR WHEN MADE NECES- • Ride where other motorists can SARY BY MECHANICAL CONDI- see you. Avoid riding in another MOTORCYCLES SINGLE TIONS. motorist’s blind spot. TRACK VEHICLES. THEIR SAFE USE Many accidents involve inexperi- AND OPERATION ARE DEPENDENT Safe riding enced operators.
Modifications made to this motorcycle other motorists can see you. the single most critical factor in the pre- not approved by Yamaha, or the re- The posture of the operator and vention or reduction of head injuries. moval of original equipment, may ren- passenger is important for proper Always wear an approved helmet.
Maximum load: been specifically designed for use on create instability due to improper 195 kg (430 lb) this motorcycle. Since Yamaha cannot weight distribution or aerody- test all other accessories that may be namic changes. If accessories When loading within this weight limit,...
SAFETY INFORMATION tor and may limit control ability, Always turn the engine off before or clothing, immediately wash the therefore, such accessories are leaving the motorcycle unattended affected area with soap and water not recommended. and remove the key from the main and change your clothes.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU10471 EAU10550 To lock the steering Main switch/steering lock All electrical circuits are supplied with power, the meter lighting, taillight, li- cense plate light and auxiliary lights come on, and the engine can be start- ed. The key cannot be removed. NOTE: The headlights come on automatically when the engine is started and stay on...
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS To unlock the steering EAU10941 EAU11003 (Parking) Indicator and warning lights The steering is locked, and the taillight, license plate light and auxiliary lights are on. The hazard lights and turn sig- nal lights can be turned on, but all other electrical systems are off.
Yamaha dealer check the elec- Yamaha dealer check the electrical cir- riding on a slope or during sudden trical circuit.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS ECA10020 CAUTION: Do not operate the engine if it is overheated.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Coolant Display Conditions What to do temperature Under 39 °C Message “Lo” is displayed. OK. Go ahead with riding. (Under 103 °F) 40–116 °C Temperature is displayed. OK. Go ahead with riding. (104–242 °F) Stop the vehicle and allow it to idle until 117–139 °C Temperature display flashes.
When this occurs, EAU38620 have a Yamaha dealer check the self- Immobilizer system indicator light diagnosis system. (See page 3-7 for an The electrical circuit of the indicator...
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS a speedometer (which shows the For the U.K. only: To switch the ECA10031 CAUTION: riding speed) speedometer and odometer/trip- a tachometer (which shows engine meter displays between kilometers Do not operate the engine in the ta- speed) and miles, press the “SELECT”...
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS 3. Push the “SELECT” button, and If the fuel level warning light comes on Standard measurement the minute digits will start flashing. (see page 3-3), the odometer display 1. Push the “RESET” button to start 4. Push the “RESET” button to set will automatically change to the fuel re- the stopwatch.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Coolant temperature display Air intake temperature display When the air intake temperature display is selected, “A” is displayed before the temperature. Self-diagnosis devices 1. Coolant temperature display 1. Air intake temperature display The coolant temperature display indi- The air intake temperature display indi- cates the temperature of the coolant.
If the right display indicates any error ror code. codes, note the code number, and then have a Yamaha dealer check the vehi- NOTE: cle. If the right display indicates error code ECA11590...
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Shift timing indicator light activity: To adjust the brightness of the multi- The indicator light will flash This function allows you to choose function meter displays and tachometer when activated. (This setting whether or not the indicator light 1.
This model can be equipped with an vating the indicator light. tivating the indicator light. optional anti-theft alarm by a Yamaha 2. Push the “SELECT” button to con- 2. Push the “SELECT” button to con- dealer. Contact a Yamaha dealer for firm the selected engine speed.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU12347 Right position. To cancel the turn signal Handlebar switches lights, push the switch in after it has re- turned to the center position. Left EAU12500 Horn switch “ ” Press this switch to sound the horn. EAU12660 Engine stop switch “...
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU12733 EAU12820 EAU12870 Hazard switch “ ” Clutch lever Shift pedal With the key in the “ON” or “ ” posi- tion, use this switch to turn on the haz- ard lights (simultaneous flashing of all turn signal lights).
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU33850 it by aligning a groove on the adjusting EAU12941 Brake lever Brake pedal 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.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU13072 EAU13220 Fuel tank cap NOTE: Fuel 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. EWA11090 WARNING Make sure that the fuel tank cap is...
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU13431 EAU33861 Catalytic converter Seats This model is equipped with a catalytic converter in the exhaust system. Rider seat EWA10860 WARNING To remove the rider seat Pull back the rear of the rider seat as The exhaust system is hot after op- eration.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS 2. Lift the front of the passenger seat EAU33870 To release a helmet from a helmet Helmet holders and pull it forward. holder Remove the passenger seat, remove To install the passenger seat the helmet from the helmet holder, and 1.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU14741 load thereby soften Rebound damping force Adjusting the front fork suspension, turn the adjusting bolt on This front fork is equipped with spring each fork leg in direction (b). preload adjusting bolts, rebound damp- NOTE: ing force adjusting screws and com- Align the appropriate groove on the ad- pression...
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Compression damping force ECA10100 EAU42940 Adjusting the shock absorber CAUTION: assembly Never attempt to turn an adjusting This shock absorber assembly is mechanism beyond the maximum or equipped with a spring preload adjust- minimum settings. ing ring, a rebound damping force ad- justing screw, a compression damping NOTE: force adjusting bolt (for fast compres-...
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Spring preload Spring preload setting: Rebound damping setting: Minimum (soft): Minimum (soft): 20 click(s) in direction (b)* Standard: Standard: 12 click(s) in direction (b)* Maximum (hard): Maximum (hard): 3 click(s) in direction (b)* * With the adjusting screw fully turned in direction (a) Rebound damping force Compression damping force...
To increase the compression damping Always have a Yamaha dealer entire adjustment range. To obtain a force and thereby harden the compres- service the shock absorber. precise adjustment, it would be advis-...
EAU15281 EAU15301 Luggage strap holders EXUP system Sidestand This model is equipped with Yamaha’s The sidestand is located on the left side EXUP (EXhaust Ultimate Power valve) of the frame. Raise the sidestand or system. This system boosts engine lower it with your foot while holding the power by means of a valve that regu- vehicle upright.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS below and have a Yamaha dealer re- EAU15311 Ignition circuit cut-off system pair it if it does not function proper- The ignition circuit cut-off system (com- prising the sidestand switch, clutch switch and neutral switch) has the fol- lowing functions.
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.
PRE-OPERATION CHECKS EAU15592 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.
• If necessary, add recommended coolant to specified level. 6-13 • 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.
• Make sure that operation is smooth. • Check cable free play. Throttle grip 6-18, 6-27 • If necessary, have Yamaha dealer adjust cable free play and lubricate cable and grip housing. • Make sure that operation is smooth. Control cables 6-26 •...
3-26. should be on, otherwise have a short time. Always make sure Never ride with the sidestand Yamaha dealer check the electrical cir- that there is adequate ventila- down. cuit. tion. 1. Turn the key to “ON” and make 3.
OPERATION AND IMPORTANT RIDING POINTS serve the battery. Do not crank the en- EAU16671 ECA10260 Shifting CAUTION: gine more than 10 seconds on any one attempt. Even with the transmission in the neutral position, do not ECA11040 coast for long periods of time CAUTION: with the engine off, and do not For maximum engine life, never ac-...
If any engine trouble should oc- result in engine overheating must be lights or at railroad crossings). cur during the engine break-in avoided. period, immediately have a Yamaha dealer check the vehi- EAU17081 cle. 0–1000 km (0–600 mi) Avoid prolonged operation above 6900 NOTE: r/min.
OPERATION AND IMPORTANT RIDING POINTS EAU17212 Parking When parking, stop the engine, and then remove the key from the main switch. 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.
The annual checks must be performed every year, except if a kilometer-based maintenance is performed in- stead. From 50000 km, repeat the maintenance intervals starting from 10000 km. Items marked with an asterisk should be performed by a Yamaha dealer as they require special tools, data and technical skills. ODOMETER READING (× 1000 km)
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR ODOMETER READING (× 1000 km) ANNUAL ITEM CHECK OR MAINTENANCE JOB CHECK • Check tread depth and for damage. • Replace if necessary. √ √ √ √ √ 10 * Tires • Check air pressure. •...
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR ODOMETER READING (× 1000 km) ANNUAL ITEM CHECK OR MAINTENANCE JOB CHECK • Change. √ √ √ √ √ √ Engine oil • Check oil level and vehicle for oil leakage. Engine oil filter car- √...
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU18680 NOTE: 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 •...
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 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.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 2. Fit the projections on the cowling into the slots and slide it forward. 1. Cowling B 1. Bolt 2. Quick fastener 2. Quick fastener screw 3. Cowling C 1. Slot 2. Disconnect the turn signal light 2.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR To install the cowling EAU36630 Panels C and D 1. Insert the projections into the slots, and then slide the cowling forward. To remove one of the panels Remove the screw and the quick fas- tener, and then pull the panel off as shown.
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 12.5 Nm (1.25 m·kgf, 9.0 ft·lbf)
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU19911 NOTE: Engine oil and oil filter car- NOTE: If a torque wrench is not available when The engine oil should be between the tridge installing a spark plug, a good estimate minimum and maximum level marks. The engine oil level should be checked of the correct torque is 1/4–1/2 turn before each ride.
Make sure that the O-ring is properly An oil filter wrench is available at a seated. Yamaha dealer. 7. Install the new oil filter cartridge 6. Apply a thin coat of engine oil to with an oil filter wrench, and then...
If the oil level warning light flickers ECA11620 or remains on, immediately turn the CAUTION: engine off and have a Yamaha dealer 1. Torque wrench In order to prevent clutch slip- check the vehicle. page (since the engine oil also Tightening torque: 11.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU20070 Coolant The coolant level should be checked before each ride. In addition, the cool- ant must be changed at the intervals specified in the periodic maintenance and lubrication chart. EAU42990 To check the coolant level 1.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR If water has been added to the 3. Place a container under the engine coolant, have a Yamaha dealer to collect the used coolant. check the antifreeze content of 4. Remove the radiator cap. the coolant as soon as possible,...
Tightening torque: the vehicle for coolant leakage. If Coolant drain bolt: If coolant is not available, use coolant is leaking, have a Yamaha 7.0 Nm (0.7 m·kgf, 5.1 ft·lbf) distilled water or soft tap water dealer check the cooling system.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU42960 Replacing the air filter element The air filter element should be re- placed at the intervals specified in the periodic maintenance and lubrication chart. Replace the air filter element more frequently if you are riding in un- usually wet or dusty areas.
Before installing the fuel tank, make sure that the fuel hoses are not damaged. If any fuel hose is damaged, do not start the engine. Have a Yamaha dealer replace the hose, other- wise fuel may leak. Make sure that the fuel hoses 1.
Yamaha dealer at the intervals specified in the periodic Tire air pressure maintenance and lubrication chart. The tire air pressure should be checked and, if necessary, adjusted before each ride.
195 kg (430 lb) glass fragments in it, or if the sidewall is weight evenly on both sides. * Total weight of rider, passenger, car- cracked, have a Yamaha dealer re- Adjust the suspension and tire go and accessories place the tire immediately.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EWA10470 This motorcycle is equipped with cast Front tire: WARNING wheels and tubeless tires with valves. Size: Have a Yamaha dealer replace EWA10480 120/70 ZR17M/C (58W) WARNING Manufacturer/model: excessively worn tires. Besides MICHELIN/Pilot POWER P...
(60 mi) after installing a new tire. fore each ride. If any damage is The tires must be warmed up found, have a Yamaha dealer re- before a high-speed run. place the wheel. Do not attempt Always adjust the tire air pres-...
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU22270 EAU22390 NOTE: Adjusting the rear brake light Checking the front and rear If the specified clutch lever free play switch brake pads cannot be obtained as described The front and rear brake pads must be above, proceed as follows.
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...
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...
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 3. Tighten the locknuts, then the axle NOTE: nut to their specified torques. Using the alignment marks on each side of the swingarm, make sure that Tightening torques: both chain pullers are in the same posi- Locknut: tion for proper wheel alignment.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU23111 EAU23140 Recommended lubricant: Checking and lubricating the Checking and lubricating the Lithium-soap-based grease (all-pur- throttle grip and cable brake and clutch levers pose grease) The operation of the throttle grip should Brake lever be checked before each ride. In addi- tion, the cable should be lubricated at the intervals specified in the periodic maintenance chart.
Recommended lubricant: EWA10730 Lithium-soap-based grease (all-pur- WARNING pose 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-pur- pose grease) 6-28...
Securely support the vehicle so that fork does not operate smoothly, damage and excessive oil leakage. there is no danger of it falling over. have a Yamaha dealer check or re- pair it. To check the operation 2. Hold the lower ends of the front 1.
To charge the battery Have a Yamaha dealer charge the bat- tery as soon as possible if it seems to have discharged. Keep in mind that the battery tends to discharge more quickly if the vehicle is equipped with optional electrical accessories.
IES OUT OF THE REACH OF If you do not have access to a Electrolyte is poisonous and CHILDREN. sealed-type (MF) battery charg- have a Yamaha dealer dangerous since it contains sul- charge your battery. furic acid, which causes severe To store the battery burns.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU42920 Replacing the fuses To access the main fuse The main fuse is located under the rider seat and can be accessed as follows: 1. Remove the rider seat. (See page 3-19.) 2. Move the ECU away from the fuse. 1.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR Specified fuses: Main fuse: 50.0 A Headlight fuse: 25.0 A Signaling system fuse: 7.5 A Ignition fuse: 15.0 A Radiator fan fuse: 15.0 A × 2 1. Fuse box 1. Turn signal light fuse Turn signal light fuse: 2.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 4. If the fuse immediately blows EAU42930 Replacing a headlight bulb again, have a Yamaha dealer check the electrical system. 1. Headlight bulb cover 2. Headlight coupler 1. High beam headlight bulb 3. Unhook the headlight bulb holder, 2.
6. Install the panel. of the bulb, and the bulb life will 7. Have a Yamaha dealer adjust the be adversely affected. Thor- headlight beam if necessary. 1. Headlight coupler...
7. Have a Yamaha dealer adjust the ency of the glass, the luminosity headlight beam if necessary. of the bulb, and the bulb life will be adversely affected.
1. Remove the license plate light unit If the tail/brake light does not come on, by removing the screw. by removing the screws. have a Yamaha dealer check it. 1. Screw 1. License plate light unit 2. Screw 2. Remove the defective bulb by 2.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 3. Remove the defective bulb by pull- EAU33910 3. Remove the socket (together with Replacing an auxiliary light ing it out. the bulb) by pulling it out. bulb 4. Insert a new bulb into the socket. This model is equipped with two auxil- 5.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 7. Install the auxiliary light bulb cover EAU24350 a jack either under each side of the Supporting the motorcycle by installing the quick fastener. frame in front of the rear wheel or under Since this model is not equipped with a each side of the swingarm.
4. Remove the brake caliper on each To remove the front wheel side by removing the bolts. EWA10820 WARNING It is advisable to have a Yamaha dealer service the wheel. Securely support the motor- cycle so that there is no danger 1. Wheel axle of it falling over.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR Tightening torque: NOTE: Wheel axle pinch bolt: Make sure that there is enough space 21 Nm (2.1 m·kgf, 15 ft·lbf) between the brake pads before install- ing the brake calipers onto the brake 12. While applying the front brake, discs.
4. Loosen the locknut on each side of EWA10820 WARNING the swingarm. 5. Turn the drive chain slack adjust- It is advisable to have a Yamaha ing bolts fully in direction (a) and dealer service the wheel. push the wheel forward. Securely support the motor- 6.
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 1. Retainer dealer, whose skilled technicians have 2. Slot the necessary tools, experience, and 2.
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.
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.
Rust and corrosion can develop matte colored finished parts. Be Cleaning even if high-quality components are sure to consult a Yamaha dealer for ECA15090 advice on what products to use be- used. A rusty exhaust pipe may go un- CAUTION: fore cleaning the vehicle.
MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE Do not use any harsh chemical den part of the windshield to NOTE: products on plastic parts or the make sure that it does not leave Salt sprayed on roads in the winter may mufflers. Be sure to avoid using any marks.
Note that the thermally induced discoloring of the portion of the ex- Make sure that there is no oil or Consult a Yamaha dealer for advice on haust pipe leading into the titanium what products to use. wax on the brakes or tires.
MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE EAU26201 3. Perform the following steps to pro- 4. Lubricate all control cables and the Storage tect the cylinders, piston rings, etc. pivoting points of all levers and from corrosion. pedals as well as of the side- Short-term a.
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. KEY IDENTIFICATION NUMBER: 1.
(See page 3-19.) Record the information on this la- bel in the space provided. This informa- tion will be needed when ordering spare parts from a Yamaha dealer. EWA12371 WARNING Do not touch either muffler bracket,...
INDEX Front fork, adjusting ......3-21 Front fork, checking.......6-29 Air filter element, replacing ....6-16 Oil level warning light ......3-4 Fuel ............3-17 Anti-theft alarm (optional) ..... 3-13 Fuel consumption, tips for reducing ..5-3 Auxiliary light bulb, replacing ....6-38 Parking............ 5-4 Fuel level warning light......3-4 Part locations ..........
INDEX Tires ............6-18 Tool kit ............ 6-1 Troubleshooting ........6-43 Troubleshooting charts ......6-44 Turn signal indicator lights ...... 3-3 Turn signal light bulb, replacing .... 6-37 Turn signal switch ......... 3-14 Valve clearance ........6-18 Vehicle identification number ....9-1 Wheel bearings, checking.....
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