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  • Page 1 OWNER’S MANUAL XVS1100R(C) XVS1100AR(C) LIT-11626-16-19 5PB-28199-12...
  • Page 2 EAU03438...
  • Page 3 EAU00002 Congratulations on your purchase of the Yamaha XVS1100(C)/XVS1100A(C). This model is the result of Yamaha’s vast experience in the production of fine sporting, touring, and pacesetting racing machines. It represents the high degree of crafts- manship and reliability that have made Yamaha a leader in these fields.
  • Page 4 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

  • Page 6 IMPORTANT MANUAL INFORMATION AFFIX DEALER LABEL HERE EAU04247 XVS1100R(C)/XVS1100AR(C) OWNER’S MANUAL ©2002 by Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. 1st edition, April 2002 All rights reserved. Any reprinting or unauthorized use without the written permission of Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. is expressly prohibited.
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

  • Page 8: Safety Information

    SAFETY INFORMATION Safe riding ..................1-1 Protective apparel ................1-3 Modifications ..................1-3 Loading and accessories ..............1-3 Gasoline and exhaust gas..............1-5 Location of important labels .............. 1-7...
  • Page 9: Safe Riding

  • Page 10: Safety Information

    SAFETY INFORMATION 4. Many motorcycle accidents involve inexperienced operators. In fact, many operators who have been involved in accidents do not even have a current motorcycle license. a. Make sure that you are qualified and that you only lend your motorcycle to other qualified opera- tors.
  • Page 11: Protective Apparel

    6. Passengers should also observe the precautions mentioned above. Modifications Modifications made to this motorcycle not approved by Yamaha, or the removal of original equipment, may render the motorcycle unsafe for use and may cause severe personal injury. Modifications may also make your motorcycle illegal to use.
  • Page 12 Genuine Yamaha accessories have been specifically designed for use on this motorcycle. Since Yamaha cannot test all other accessories that may be available, you must personally be responsible for the proper selection, installation and use of non-Yamaha accessories. Use extreme caution when selecting and installing any accessories.
  • Page 13: Gasoline And Exhaust Gas

    SAFETY INFORMATION a. Accessories fitted to the handlebar or the front fork area can create instability due to improper weight distribution or aerodynamic changes. If accessories are added to the handlebar or front fork area, they must be as lightweight as possible and should be kept to a minimum. b.
  • Page 14 SAFETY INFORMATION a. The engine and exhaust system may be hot, therefore, park the motorcycle in a place where pe- destrians or children are not likely to touch these hot areas. b. Do not park the motorcycle on a slope or soft ground, otherwise it may fall over. c.
  • Page 15: Location Of Important Labels

    SAFETY INFORMATION EAU02977 Location of important labels Please read the following important labels carefully before operating this motorcycle.
  • Page 16 SAFETY INFORMATION XVS1100 XVS1100A California only...
  • Page 17: Description

    DESCRIPTION Left view (XVS1100) ................2-1 Right view (XVS1100) ................ 2-2 Left view (XVS1100A) ................ 2-3 Right view (XVS1100A)..............2-4 Controls and instruments (XVS1100/XVS1100A) ......2-5...
  • Page 18: Left View (Xvs1100)

    D ESCRIPTION EAU00026 Left view (XVS1100) 1. Shift pedal (page 3-5) 2. Fuel cock (page 3-9) 3. Shock absorber assembly spring preload adjusting ring (page 3-15) 4. Helmet holder (page 3-13) 5. Storage compartment (page 3-14) 6. Owner’s tool kit (page 6-1) 7.
  • Page 19: Right View (Xvs1100)

    DESCRIPTION Right view (XVS1100) 9. Battery (page 6-28) 10. Main fuse (page 6-30) 11. Main switch/steering lock (page 3-1) 12. Air filter element (page 6-13) 13. Brake pedal (page 3-6)
  • Page 20: Left View (Xvs1100A)

    DESCRIPTION Left view (XVS1100A) 1. Shift pedal (page 3-5) 2. Fuel cock (page 3-9) 3. Shock absorber assembly spring preload adjusting ring (page 3-15) 4. Helmet holder (page 3-13) 5. Storage compartment (page 3-14) 6. Owner’s tool kit (page 6-1) 7.
  • Page 21: Right View (Xvs1100A)

    DESCRIPTION Right view (XVS1100A) 9. Battery (page 6-28) 10. Main fuse (page 6-30) 11. Main switch/steering lock (page 3-1) 12. Air filter element (page 6-13) 13. Brake pedal (page 3-6)
  • Page 22: Controls And Instruments (Xvs1100/Xvs1100A)

    DESCRIPTION Controls and instruments (XVS1100/XVS1100A) 1. Clutch lever (page 3-4) 2. Left handlebar switches (page 3-3) 3. Starter (choke) lever (page 3-10) 4. Speedometer unit (page 3-3) 5. Fuel tank cap (page 3-7) 6. Right handlebar switches (page 3-4) 7. Throttle grip (page 6-15) 8.
  • Page 23: Instrument And Control Functions

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Main switch/steering lock ..............3-1 Indicator and warning lights ............. 3-2 Speedometer unit ................3-3 Handlebar switches ................3-3 Clutch lever ..................3-4 Shift pedal (XVS1100)................ 3-5 Shift pedal (XVS1100A) ..............3-5 Brake lever ..................3-5 Brake pedal ..................
  • Page 24: 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 25: Indicator And Warning Lights

    When this oc- or deceleration, but this is not a mal- curs, have a Yamaha dealer check the function. self-diagnosis system. The electrical circuit of the warning light...
  • Page 26: Speedometer Unit

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS 1. “TRIP” button 1. Dimmer switch “ ” 2. Odometer/trip meter 2. Horn switch “ ” To reset the tripmeter, select it by 3. Turn signal switch “ ” EAU03193 pushing the “TRIP” button, and then Speedometer unit EAU00118 push the “TRIP”...
  • Page 27: Clutch Lever

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU04218 Turn signal switch “ ” To signal a right-hand turn, push this switch to “ ”. To signal a left-hand turn, push this switch to “ ”. When released, the switch returns to the cen- ter position.
  • Page 28: Shift Pedal (Xvs1100)

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS XVS1100 XVS1100A 1. Shift pedal 1. Shift pedal 1. Brake lever EAU00157 EAU01215 EAU00158 Shift pedal (XVS1100) Shift pedal (XVS1100A) Brake lever The shift pedal is located on the left The shift pedal is located on the left The brake lever is located at the right side of the engine and is used in com- side of the engine and is used in com-...
  • Page 29: Brake Pedal

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS XVS1100 XVS1100A 1. Brake pedal 1. Brake pedal EAU00162 Brake pedal The brake pedal is on the right side of the motorcycle. To apply the rear brake, press down on the brake pedal.
  • Page 30: Fuel Tank Cap

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS To install the fuel tank cap 1. Insert the fuel tank cap into the tank opening with the key inserted in the lock and with the “ ” mark facing forward. 2. Turn the key counterclockwise to the original position, remove it, and then close the lock cover.
  • Page 31 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 pump octane number with a clean, dry, soft cloth, since [(R+M)/2] of 86 or higher, or a research fuel may deteriorate painted surfac- octane number of 91 or higher.
  • Page 32: Fuel Cock

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS OFF: closed position ON: normal position RES: reserve position 1. Pointed end positioned over “OFF” 1. Pointed end positioned over “ON” 1. Pointed end positioned over “RES” EAU02969 Fuel cock With the fuel cock lever in this position, This indicates reserve.
  • Page 33: Starter (Choke) Lever

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS ECA00038 CAUTION: Do not use the starter (choke) for more than 3 minutes as the exhaust pipe may discolor from excessive heat. In addition, extended use of the starter (choke) will cause after- burning. If this occurs, turn off the starter (choke).
  • Page 34: Seats (Xvs1100)

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS XVS1100 XVS1100 XVS1100 1. Nut 1. Projection 1. Bolt (× 2) 2. Seat holder 2. Bracket EAU01710 Seats (XVS1100) To install the passenger seat Rider seat Insert the projection on the front of the To remove the rider seat Passenger seat passenger seat into the seat holder as 1.
  • Page 35: Seats (Xvs1100A)

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS XVS1100 XVS1100A XVS1100A 1. Projection (× 2) 1. Bolt 1. Projection 2. Seat holder (× 2) 2. Seat holder EAU03202 Seats (XVS1100A) To install the rider seat To install the passenger seat 1. Insert the projections on the front Insert the projection on the front of the Passenger seat of the rider seat into the seat hold-...
  • Page 36: Helmet Holder

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS XVS1100A XVS1100A 1. Bolt 1. Projection (× 2) 1. Helmet holder 2. Seat holder (× 2) Rider seat EAU00260 Helmet holder To install the rider seat To remove the rider seat To open the helmet holder, insert the 1.
  • Page 37: Storage Compartment

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS 1. Storage compartment cover 1. Storage compartment lock 1. Storage compartment cover 2. Storage compartment lock cover To open the storage compartment 2. Pull the storage compartment cov- EAU01869 1. Slide the lock cover open, insert er out as shown.
  • Page 38: Adjusting The Shock Absorber Assembly

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU03194 Adjusting the shock absorber assembly The shock absorber assembly is locat- ed under the rider seat and is equipped with a spring preload adjusting ring. EC000015 CAUTION: Never attempt to turn an adjusting 1. Storage compartment cover 1.
  • Page 39 INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS XVS1100 XVS1100A 1. Ignitor unit panel 1. Quick fastener (× 3) 1. Quick fastener (× 2) 2. Mudguard 2. Mudguard 3. Pull the ignitor unit panel out to the 4. Remove the mudguard by remov- right. ing each quick fastener.
  • Page 40 INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS CI-10E After removal Before installation Setting Minimum (soft) Standard Maximum (hard) 6. Install the mudguard and ignitor unit panel by installing the quick fasteners. 1. Spring preload adjusting ring 1. Quick fastener 2. Position indicator 2. Pin 3.
  • Page 41: Luggage Strap Holders

    Do not deform or damage the gas cylinder in any way, as this will result in poor damping per- formance. Always have a Yamaha dealer service the shock absorber. 3-18...
  • Page 42: Sidestand

    It cuts the running engine when check this system regularly as de- the transmission is in gear and the scribed below and have a Yamaha sidestand is moved down. dealer repair it if it does not function Periodically check the operation of the properly.
  • Page 43 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 44: Pre-Operation Checks

    PRE-OPERATION CHECKS Pre-operation check list ..............4-1...
  • Page 45: Pre-Operation Check List

    • Check vehicle for oil leakage. Final gear oil • Check vehicle for oil leakage. 6-12–6-13 • Check operation. • If soft or spongy, have Yamaha dealer bleed hydraulic system. • Check lever free play. Front brake • Adjust if necessary. 6-19–6-20, 6-22–6-23 •...
  • Page 46 • Make sure that operation is smooth. • Check cable free play. Throttle grip 6-15, 6-24 • If necessary, have Yamaha dealer adjust cable free play and lubricate cable and grip housing. • Make sure that operation is smooth. Control cables 6-24 •...
  • Page 47 PRE-OPERATION CHECKS NOTE: Pre-operation checks should be made each time the motorcycle is used. Such an inspection can be accomplished in a very short time; and the added safety it assures is more than worth the time involved. EWA00033 WARNING If any item in the Pre-operation check list is not working properly, have it inspected and repaired before operating the motorcycle.
  • Page 48: Operation And Important Riding Points

    OPERATION AND IMPORTANT RIDING POINTS Starting and warming up a cold engine ..........5-1 Starting a warm engine ..............5-3 Shifting ....................5-3 Engine break-in ................. 5-5 Parking ....................5-6...
  • Page 49 Consult a Yamaha dealer re- blocked and performance will The transmission is in the neutral garding any control or function suffer.
  • Page 50 Each starting attempt light should also come on when Yamaha dealer check the electrical cir- should be as short as possible to pre- the key is turned to “ON”. If the warning light does not come on cuit.
  • Page 51 OPERATION AND IMPORTANT RIDING POINTS 6. After starting the engine, move the EAU01258 XVS1100 Starting a warm engine starter (choke) back halfway. Follow the same procedure as for start- ECA00055 ing a cold engine with the exception CAUTION: that the starter (choke) is not required For maximum engine life, always when the engine is warm.
  • Page 52 OPERATION AND IMPORTANT RIDING POINTS Always use the clutch while EAU02988 XVS1100A To start out and accelerate changing gears to avoid dam- 1. Pull the clutch lever to disengage aging the engine, transmission, the clutch. and drive train, which are not 2.
  • Page 53: Engine Break-In

    OPERATION AND IMPORTANT RIDING POINTS EAU00427 EAU02974 EAU01128 To decelerate Recommended shift points Engine break-in 1. Apply both the front and the rear The recommended shift points during There is never a more important period brakes to slow the motorcycle. acceleration and deceleration are in the life of your engine than the period 2.
  • Page 54 1,600 km (1,000 mi) and beyond The vehicle can now be operated normally. EC000049 CAUTION: If any engine trouble should occur during the engine break-in period, immediately have a Yamaha dealer check the vehicle.
  • Page 55: Periodic Maintenance And Minor Repair

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR Periodic maintenance ..........6-1 Checking the brake fluid level ......6-23 Owner’s tool kit ............6-1 Changing the brake fluid ........6-24 Periodic maintenance chart for the emission Checking and lubricating the cables ....6-24 control system ...........6-3 Checking and lubricating the throttle grip and General maintenance and lubrication chart ..6-4 cable ...............
  • Page 56: Periodic Maintenance

    RELATED TO EMISSIONS CON- cycle maintenance work, have a manual and the tools provided in the TROL ARE GROUPED SEPARATE- Yamaha dealer do it for you. owner’s tool kit are intended to assist LY. THESE SERVICES REQUIRE you in the performance of preventive SPECIALIZED DATA, KNOWLEDGE, maintenance and minor repairs.
  • Page 57: Periodic Maintenance And Minor Repair

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR NOTE: If you do not have the tools or experi- ence required for a particular job, have a Yamaha dealer perform it for you. EW000062 WARNING Modifications approved Yamaha may cause loss of perfor- mance, excessive emissions, and render the vehicle unsafe for use.
  • Page 58: Periodic Maintenance Chart For The Emission Control System

    • Adjust cable free play. Evaporative • Check control system for damage. √ √ emission control • Replace if necessary. system** Since these items require special tools, data and technical skills, have a Yamaha dealer perform the service. ** California only.
  • Page 59: General Maintenance And Lubrication Chart

    Control cables and √ √ √ √ √ √ • Yamaha chain and cable lube or engine oil meter cable SAE10W-30 (API SE) • Check swingarm pivot for play. • Correct if necessary. Swingarm pivot • Moderately repack every 16,000 mi Repack.
  • Page 60 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR INITIAL ODOMETER READINGS 600 mi 4,000 mi 8,000 mi 12,000 mi 16,000 mi 20,000 mi ITEM REMARKS (1,000 km) (7,000 km) (13,000 km) (19,000 km) (25,000 km) (31,000 km) 1 month 6 months 12 months 18 months 24 months 30 months...
  • Page 61 Chassis fasteners are properly tightened. • Tighten if necessary. * Since these items require special tools, data and technical skills, have a Yamaha dealer perform the service. EAU03907 NOTE: From 24,000 mi (37,000 km) or 36 months, repeat the maintenance intervals starting from 4,000 mi (7,000 km) or 6 months.
  • Page 62: Removing And Installing The Panel

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 1. Panel A 1. Bolt To install the panel EAU01777 EAU00491 Removing and installing the Panel A Place the panel in the original position, To remove the panel panel and then install the bolt. Remove the bolt, and then pull the pan- The panel shown above needs to be el off as shown.
  • Page 63: Checking The Spark Plugs

    Do not attempt to diagnose such problems yourself. Instead, have a Yamaha dealer check the motorcycle. 3. Check each spark plug for elec- trode erosion and excessive car- bon or other deposits, and replace 1.
  • Page 64: Canister (For California Only)

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR Tightening torque: Spark plug: 20 Nm (2.0 m·kgf, 14.5 ft·lbf) NOTE: If a torque wrench is not available when installing a spark plug, a good estimate of the correct torque is 1/4–1/2 turn past finger tight. However, the spark a.
  • Page 65: Engine Oil

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU04618 Engine oil The engine oil level should be checked before each ride. In addition, the oil must be changed and the oil filter ele- ment replaced at the intervals specified in the periodic maintenance and lubri- cation chart.
  • Page 66 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR ECA00133 Recommended engine oil: CAUTION: See page 8-1. In order to prevent clutch slip- Oil quantity: page (since the engine oil also Periodic oil change: lubricates the clutch), do not 3.0 L (2.64 Imp qt, 3.17 US qt) mix any chemical additives.
  • Page 67: Final Gear Oil

    If the oil level warning light flickers for oil leakage before each ride. If any or remains on, immediately turn the leakage is found, have a Yamaha deal- engine off and have a Yamaha deal- er check and repair the motorcycle. In er check the vehicle.
  • Page 68: Cleaning The Air Filter Element

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR NOTE: Recommended final gear oil: The oil level should be at the brim of Hypoid gear oil SAE 80 (API GL4) the filler hole. or multi-grade hypoid gear oil 3. If the oil is below the brim of the fill- SAE 80W-90 er hole, add sufficient oil of the rec- Oil quantity:...
  • Page 69: Adjusting The Carburetors

    Therefore, all carburetor adjustments should be left to a Yamaha dealer, who has the neces- sary professional knowledge and expe- 1. Air filter element rience. 2. Projection (× 3) 3.
  • Page 70: 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.
  • Page 71 33 psi) 33 psi) ger, and accessories (cowling, sad- 225 kPa 250 kPa tact a Yamaha dealer immediately and 90 kg (198 lb)– dlebags, etc. if approved for this (2.25 kgf/cm (2.50 kgf/cm have the tire replaced.
  • Page 72: Spoke Wheels

    If any dam- worn-out tire. When a tire tread Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. age is found, have a Yamaha begins to show crosswise lines, CE-10E dealer replace the wheel. Do not have a Yamaha dealer replace...
  • Page 73: Accessories And Replacement Parts

    Since Yamaha cannot con- trol the quality of accessories or parts manufactured by other com- panies, Yamaha cannot be held lia- ble for any consequences caused 6-18...
  • Page 74: Adjusting The Clutch Lever Free Play

    NOTE: If the specified free play cannot be ob- tained as described above or if the clutch does not operate correctly, have a Yamaha dealer check the internal clutch mechanism. 1. Locknut a. Brake lever free play 2. Clutch lever free play adjusting bolt EAU00696 c.
  • Page 75 1. Locknut system. If there is air in the hy- 2. Brake lever free play adjusting bolt draulic system, have a Yamaha 1. Loosen the locknut at the brake dealer bleed the system before lever.
  • Page 76: Adjusting The Brake Pedal Position

    (3.9 in) for XVS1100A above the top of Yamaha dealer bleed the system be- on just before braking takes effect. If the footrest as shown. Periodically fore operating the motorcycle.
  • Page 77: Checking The Front And Rear Brake Pads

    The front and rear brake pads must be indicator groove has almost disap- checked for wear at the intervals spec- peared, have a Yamaha dealer replace ified in the periodic maintenance and the brake pads as a set. lubrication chart. Each brake pad is...
  • Page 78: Checking The Brake Fluid Level

    As the brake pads wear, it is nor- mal for the brake fluid level to gradually go down. However, if the brake fluid level goes down sud- denly, have a Yamaha dealer 1. Minimum level mark 1. Minimum level mark check the cause.
  • Page 79: Changing The Brake Fluid

    EAU03297 EAU04034 Changing the brake fluid Checking and lubricating the Checking and lubricating the Have a Yamaha dealer change the cables throttle grip and cable brake fluid at the intervals specified in The operation of all control cables and The operation of the throttle grip should...
  • Page 80: Checking And Lubricating The Brake And Shift Pedals

    Recommended lubricant: Recommended lubricant: EW000113 WARNING Lithium-soap-based grease Lithium-soap-based grease If the sidestand does not move up (all-purpose grease) (all-purpose grease) and down smoothly, have a Yamaha dealer check or repair it. Recommended lubricant: Lithium-soap-based grease (all-purpose grease) 6-25...
  • Page 81: Lubricating The Rear Suspension

    Recommended lubricant: bounds smoothly. Lithium-soap-based grease EC000098 CAUTION: If any damage is found or the front fork does not operate smoothly, have a Yamaha dealer check or re- pair it. 6-26...
  • Page 82: Checking The Steering

    WARNING ward and backward. If any free Securely support the motorcycle so play can be felt, have a Yamaha that there is no danger of it falling dealer check or repair the steer- over.
  • Page 83: Battery

    To charge the battery burns. Avoid any contact with Have a Yamaha dealer charge the bat- skin, eyes or clothing and al- tery as soon as possible if it seems to ways shield your eyes when have discharged.
  • Page 84: Replacing The Fuses

    5. Carburetor heater fuse cess to a sealed-type (MF) bat- 6. Spare fuse (× 3) nected to the battery terminals. tery charger, have a Yamaha 7. Signaling system fuse dealer charge your battery. EAU04210 Replacing the fuses The main fuse is located under the igni- tor unit panel.
  • Page 85 If a fuse is blown, replace it as follows. 3. Main fuse 7. If the fuse immediately blows 3. Pull the ignitor unit panel outward again, have a Yamaha dealer NOTE: Include steps 1–3 and 9–10 only for the to the right.
  • Page 86: Replacing The Headlight Bulb

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR After removal Before installation 1. Quick fastener 1. Screw (× 2) 1. Headlight bulb holder 2. Pin 3. Unhook the headlight bulb holder, EAU04189 Replacing the headlight bulb 9. Place the ignitor unit panel in the and then remove the defective This motorcycle is equipped with a original position and install the...
  • Page 87 5. Install the headlight bulb cover, and then connect the coupler. 6. Install the headlight unit by install- ing the screws. 7. Have a Yamaha dealer adjust the headlight beam if necessary. 1. Do not touch the glass part of the bulb. EC000105...
  • Page 88: Replacing A Turn Signal Light Bulb Or The Tail/Brake Light Bulb

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR XVS1100 XVS1100A 1. Screw (× 2) 1. Screw (× 2) 1. Screw (× 3) 3. Insert a new bulb into the socket, 4. Install the lens by installing the EAU00855 Replacing a turn signal light push it in, and then turn it clock- screws.
  • Page 89: Supporting The Motorcycle

    However, should your motorcycle To service the front wheel require any repair, take it to a Yamaha 1. Stabilize the rear of the motorcycle dealer, whose skilled technicians have by using a motorcycle stand or, if...
  • Page 90: Troubleshooting Chart

    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 91: Motorcycle Care And Storage

    MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE Care ....................7-1 Storage ....................7-4...
  • Page 92 M OTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE EAU03412 Care Before cleaning Cleaning 1. Cover the muffler outlets with plas- ECA00010 While the open design of a motorcycle CAUTION: tic bags after the engine has reveals the attractiveness of the tech- Avoid using strong acidic wheel cooled down.
  • Page 93: 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. Be a windshield: Do not use strong on salt-sprayed roads sure to avoid using cloths or cleaners or hard sponges as Since sea salt or salt sprayed on roads sponges which have been in...
  • Page 94 MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE After cleaning EWA00031 NOTE: WARNING Consult a Yamaha dealer for advice on 1. Dry the motorcycle with a chamois Make sure that there is no oil or what products to use. or an absorbing cloth. wax on the brakes or tires.
  • Page 95 MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE Storage Long-term c. Install the spark plug caps onto Before storing your motorcycle for sev- the spark plugs, and then place eral months: the spark plugs on the cylinder Short-term 1. Follow all the instructions in the head so that the electrodes are Always store your motorcycle in a cool, “Care”...
  • Page 96 MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE 7. Check and, if necessary, correct 9. Remove the battery and fully the tire air pressure, and then lift charge it. Store it in a cool, dry the motorcycle so that both of its place and charge it once a month. wheels are off the ground.
  • Page 97: Specifications

    SPECIFICATIONS Specifications ..................8-1...
  • Page 98 S PECIFICATIONS EAU01038 Specifications CS-01E Model XVS1100/XVS1100A Engine Dimensions Engine type Air-cooled 4-stroke, SOHC XVS1100 Cylinder arrangement V type 2-cylinder Overall length 2,405 mm (94.7 in) Displacement 1,063 cm Bore × stroke 95.0 × 75.0 mm (3.74 × 2.95 in) Overall width 895 mm (35.2 in) Overall height...
  • Page 99 SPECIFICATIONS Spark plug CAUTION: Manufacturer/model NGK / BPR7ES or In order to prevent clutch slippage (since the engine oil also DENSO / W22EPR-U lubricates the clutch), do not mix any chemical additives. Do 0.7–0.8 mm (0.02–0.03 in) not use oils with a diesel specification of “CD” or oils of a higher quality than specified.
  • Page 100 SPECIFICATIONS Tires XVS1100A XVS1100 Front Front Type Tube tire Type Tube tire Size 130/90-16 M/C 67S Size 110/90-18 M/C 61S 130/90-16 67S 110/90-18 61S Manufacturer/ model Dunlop / D404F Manufacturer/ model Bridgestone / EXEDRA L309 Rear Dunlop / K555F Type Tube tire Rear Size...
  • Page 101 SPECIFICATIONS Wheels Rear XVS1100 Type Single disc brake Front Operation Right foot Type Spoke wheel Fluid DOT 4 18 M/C × 2.15 Size Suspension 18 × 2.15 Front Telescopic fork Rear Rear Swingarm (link suspension) Type Spoke wheel Spring/shock absorber 15 M/C ×...
  • Page 102 SPECIFICATIONS Bulb voltage, wattage × quantity 12 V, 60/55 W × 1 Headlight 12 V, 8/27 W × 1 Tail/brake light 12 V, 27/8 W × 2 Front turn signal/position light 12 V, 27 W × 2 Rear turn signal light 14 V, 1.4 W ×...
  • Page 103: Consumer Information

    Key identification number ..............9-1 Vehicle identification number ............. 9-1 Model label ..................9-2 Reporting safety defects ..............9-3 Motorcycle noise regulation .............. 9-4 Maintenance record ................9-5 STREET AND ENDURO MOTORCYCLE LIMITED WARRANTY ..9-7 YAMAHA EXTENDED SERVICE ............9-9...
  • Page 104: 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 105: Model Label

    (See page 3-11 [XVS1100] or 3-13 [XVS1100A] for rid- er seat removal and installation proce- dures.) Record the information on this label in the space provided. This infor- mation will be needed when ordering spare parts from a Yamaha dealer.
  • Page 106: Reporting Safety Defects

    If you believe that your vehicle has a defect which could cause a crash or could cause injury or death, you should immedi- ately inform the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in addition to notifying Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. If NHTSA receives similar complaints, it may open an investigation, and if it finds that a safety defect exists in a group of vehicles, it may order a recall and remedy campaign.
  • Page 107: Motorcycle Noise Regulation

    CONSUMER INFORMATION EAU01053 Motorcycle noise regulation TAMPERING WITH NOISE CONTROL SYSTEM PROHIBITED: Federal law prohibits the following acts or the causing thereof: (1) The removal or rendering inoperative by any person other than for purposes of maintenance, repair, or replacement of any device or element of design incorporated into any new ve- hicle for the purpose of noise control prior to its sale or delivery to the ultimate purchaser or while it is in use or (2) the use of the vehicle after such device or element of design has been removed or rendered inoperative by any person.
  • Page 108: Maintenance Record

    CONSUMER INFORMATION EAU01874 Maintenance record Copies of work orders and/or receipts for parts purchased and installed on your motorcycle will be required to document that maintenance has been completed in accordance with the emissions warranty. The chart below is printed only as a reminder that maintenance work is required.
  • Page 109 CONSUMER INFORMATION Maintenance Date of Servicing dealer Mileage Remarks interval service name and address 28,000 mi (43,000 km) or 42 months 32,000 mi (49,000 km) or 48 months 36,000 mi (55,000 km) or 54 months 40,000 mi (61,000 km) or 60 months...
  • Page 110: Street And Enduro Motorcycle Limited Warranty

  • Page 112: Yamaha Extended Service

  • Page 113 CONSUMER INFORMATION 9-10...
  • Page 114 INDEX Accessories and replacement parts ..6-18 Final gear oil.......... 6-12 Neutral indicator light .......3-2 Air filter element, cleaning ......6-13 Front fork, checking ....... 6-26 Noise regulation ........9-4 Fuel ............3-7 Fuel cock..........3-9 Battery ...........6-28 Oil level warning light .......3-2 Fuel tank cap...........
  • Page 115: Throttle Grip

    INDEX Specifications .......... 8-1 Speedometer unit ........3-3 Starter (choke) lever ......3-10 Starting and warming up a cold engine..5-1 Starting a warm engine......5-3 Start switch..........3-4 Steering, checking ......... 6-27 Storage............ 7-4 Storage compartment ......3-14 Supporting the motorcycle ..... 6-34 Throttle cable free play, adjusting ..

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