Yamaha has met these standards without reducing the performance or economy of operation of the motorcycle. To maintain these high standards, it is important that you and your Yamaha dealer pay close attention to the recommended maintenance schedules and operating instructions contained within this manual.
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.
IMPORTANT MANUAL INFORMATION AND UNTIL YOU HAVE BEEN TRAINED IN SAFE AND PROPER RIDING TECHNIQUES. REGULAR INSPECTIONS AND CAREFUL MAINTENANCE, ALONG WITH GOOD RIDING SKILLS, WILL ENSURE THAT YOU SAFELY ENJOY THE CAPABILITIES AND THE RELIABILITY OF THIS MOTORCYCLE.
PRE-OPERATION CHECKS ..... 4-1 Tires (XVS11V) ......6-15 Pre-operation check list ....4-2 Tires (XVS11AWV/XVS11ATV) ..6-18 INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL Spoke wheels (XVS11V) ....6-20 FUNCTIONS ........3-1 OPERATION AND IMPORTANT Cast wheels Main switch/steering lock ....3-1 RIDING POINTS ........ 5-1 (XVS11AWV/XVS11ATV) ..
TABLE OF CONTENTS Checking and lubricating the YAMAHA MOTOR CORPORATION, sidestand ........6-27 U.S.A. STREET AND ENDURO Lubricating the swingarm pivots ...6-28 MOTORCYCLE LIMITED Lubricating the rear suspension ...6-28 WARRANTY ....... 9-7 Checking the front fork ....6-28 YAMAHA EXTENDED SERVICE Checking the steering ....6-29 (Y.E.S.) ........
SAFETY INFORMATION EAU10251 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 motorcycle accidents in- AND OPERATION ARE DEPENDENT Safe riding volve inexperienced 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.
XVS11AWVC 200 kg (441 lb) been specifically designed for use on front fork area, they must be as XVS11V 200 kg (441 lb) XVS11VC 197 kg (434 lb) this motorcycle. Since Yamaha cannot lightweight as possible and test all other accessories that may be should be kept to a minimum.
SAFETY INFORMATION tor and may limit control ability, Always turn the engine off before eyes, see your doctor immediately. therefore, such accessories are leaving the motorcycle unattended If any gasoline spills on your skin not recommended. and remove the key from the main or clothing, immediately wash the Use caution when adding electri- switch.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU10460 EAU10680 To unlock the steering Main switch/steering lock LOCK The steering is locked, and all electrical systems are off. The key can be re- moved. To lock the steering 1. Push. 2. Turn. The main switch/steering lock controls the ignition and lighting systems, and is Push the key in, and then turn it to used to lock the steering.
This warning light comes on or flashes high beam of the headlight is switched when an electrical circuit monitoring the engine is defective. When this occurs, have a Yamaha dealer check the self- diagnosis system. EAU11120 Oil level warning light “...
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU11731 tance that can be traveled with a full EAU12343 Speedometer unit Handlebar switches tank of fuel. This information will enable you to plan future fuel stops. Left 1. “TRIP” button 2. Odometer/tripmeter 1. Dimmer switch “ ”...
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU12400 EAU12500 EAU12820 Dimmer switch “ ” Horn switch “ ” Clutch lever Set this switch to “ ” for the high Press this switch to sound the horn. beam and to “ ” for the low beam. EAU12660 Engine stop switch “...
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU12870 EAU12880 EAU12890 Shift pedal (XVS11V) Shift pedal Brake lever (XVS11AWV/XVS11ATV) 1. Shift pedal 1. Brake lever 1. Shift pedal 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- handlebar grip.
Brake pedal Fuel tank cap the original position, remove it, and then close the lock cover. XVS11V NOTE: The fuel tank cap cannot be installed unless the key is in the lock. In addition, the key cannot be removed if the cap is not properly installed and locked.
1. Fuel tank filler tube Fuel tank capacity: 2. Fuel level mended by Yamaha because it can 17.0 L (4.49 US gal) (3.74 Imp.gal) cause damage to the fuel system or ve- Fuel reserve amount: Make sure that there is sufficient fuel in hicle performance problems.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU13441 EAU13550 Catalytic converter (for Fuel cock California only) The fuel cock supplies fuel from the tank to the carburetors while also filter- This vehicle is equipped with catalytic ing it. converters in the exhaust system. The fuel cock lever positions are ex- EWA10860 WARNING...
This indicates reserve. With the fuel EAU13610 EAU14213 Starter (choke) lever “ ” Seats (XVS11V) cock lever in this position, the fuel re- serve is made available. Turn the fuel Passenger seat cock lever to this position if you run out of fuel while riding.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS 2. Install the passenger seat holder Tightening torque: and bolts. Passenger seat nut: 3. Install the passenger seat. 13 Nm (1.3 m·kgf, 9.4 ft·lbf) NOTE: Make sure that the seats are properly secured before riding. 1. Bolt 2.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU14201 Tightening torque: Seats Passenger seat nut: (XVS11AWV/XVS11ATV) 13 Nm (1.3 m·kgf, 9.4 ft·lbf) Passenger seat To remove the passenger seat Remove the nut and washer, and then pull the passenger seat up. 1. Bolt To install the rider seat 1.
Helmet holder key into the lock, and then turn the key NOTE: as shown. XVS11V Make sure that the seats are properly To lock the helmet holder, place it in the secured before riding. original position, and then remove the key.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU14481 Storage compartment The storage compartment is located on the left side of the vehicle. To open the storage compartment 1. Slide the lock cover open, insert the key into the lock, and then turn it clockwise. 1.
2. Remove each quick fastener from (a). To decrease the spring pre- the ignitor unit panel by pushing XVS11V load and thereby soften the sus- the center in with a screwdriver, pension, turn the adjusting ring in then pulling the fastener out.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS XVS11V Spring preload setting: Minimum (soft): Standard: XVS11V 3 XVS11AWV 4 XVS11ATV 4 Maximum (hard): XVS11V 7 XVS11AWV 9 XVS11ATV 9 1. Quick fastener (after removal) 1. Spring preload adjusting ring 2. Quick fastener (before installation) 6.
The built-in sidestand switch is part of formance. the ignition circuit cut-off system, which Always have a Yamaha dealer cuts the ignition in certain situations. service the shock absorber. (See further down for an explanation of 1.
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 EAU15591 The condition of a vehicle is the owner’s responsibility. Vital components can start to deteriorate quickly and unexpectedly, even if the vehicle remains unused (for example, as a result of exposure to the elements). Any damage, fluid leakage or loss of tire air pressure could have serious consequences.
Final gear oil • Check vehicle for oil leakage. 6-12 • Check operation. • If soft or spongy, have Yamaha dealer bleed hydraulic system. • Check lever free play. • Adjust if necessary. Front brake • Check brake pads for wear.
• Make sure that operation is smooth. • Check cable free play. Throttle grip 6-15, 6-26 • 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 •...
Become thoroughly familiar system to enable starting, one of the Yamaha dealer check the electrical cir- with all operating controls and following conditions must be met: cuit. their functions before riding. The transmission is in the neutral Consult a Yamaha dealer re- position.
(choke) off. off after starting the engine with NOTE: sufficient engine oil, have a Yamaha dealer check the elec- The engine is warm when it responds normally to the throttle with the starter trical circuit. The engine trouble warning (choke) turned off.
Shifting amount of engine power available for designed withstand starting off, accelerating, climbing hills, shock of forced shifting. XVS11V etc. The gear positions are shown in the il- EAU16680 To start out and accelerate lustration. 1. Pull the clutch lever to disengage NOTE: the clutch.
OPERATION AND IMPORTANT RIDING POINTS EAU16841 Shift up points: NOTE: Engine break-in 1st → 2nd: 20 km/h (12.4 mi/h) Always shift gears at the recommended There is never a more important period 2nd → 3rd: 30 km/h (18.6 mi/h) shift points. in the life of your engine than the period 3rd →...
If any engine trouble should occur Do not park on a slope or on soft during the engine break-in period, ground, otherwise the vehicle immediately have a Yamaha dealer may overturn. check the vehicle. ECA10380 CAUTION: Never park in an area where there are fire hazards such as grass or other flammable materials.
TRAINED AND EQUIPPED TO PER- wrench may be necessary to perform FORM THESE PARTICULAR SER- certain maintenance work correctly. VICES. NOTE: If you do not have the tools or experi- ence required for a particular job, have a Yamaha dealer perform it for you.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EWA10340 WARNING Modifications approved Yamaha may cause loss of perfor- mance, excessive emissions, and render the vehicle unsafe for use. Consult a Yamaha dealer before at- tempting any changes.
• Replace gasket(s) if necessary. Evaporative emis- • Check control system for dam- √ sion control system age. (For California only) • Replace if necessary. * Since these items require special tools, data and technical skills, have a Yamaha dealer perform the service.
5 * Brake hoses • Replace. Every 4 years • Check runout, spoke tightness √ √ √ √ √ 6 * Wheels (XVS11V) and for damage. • Tighten spokes if necessary. Wheels (XVS11AWV • Check runout and for damage. √ √ √ √...
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR INITIAL ODOMETER READINGS 600 mi 4000 mi 8000 mi 12000 mi 16000 mi 20000 mi ITEM ROUTINE (1000 km) (7000 km) (13000 km) (19000 km) (25000 km) (31000 km) 1 month 6 months 12 months 18 months 24 months 30 months...
• Lubricate the throttle grip housing and cable. * Since these items require special tools, data and technical skills, have a Yamaha dealer perform the service. NOTE: From 24000 mi (37000 km) or 36 months, repeat the maintenance intervals starting from 8000 mi (13000 km) or 12 months.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU17630 NOTE: The air filter needs more frequent service if you are riding in unusually wet or dusty areas. Hydraulic brake service • After disassembling the brake master cylinders and calipers, always change the fluid. Regularly check the brake fluid levels and fill the reservoirs as required.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU18751 EAU19551 Removing and installing the Checking the spark plugs panel The spark plugs are important engine components, which are easy to check. The panel shown needs to be removed Since heat and deposits will cause any to perform some of the maintenance spark plug to slowly erode, the spark jobs described in this chapter.
Do not attempt to diagnose such problems yourself. Instead, have a Yamaha dealer check the vehicle. 3. Check each spark plug for elec- trode erosion and excessive car- bon or other deposits, and replace 1.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU19672 EAU19822 NOTE: Canister (for California only) Engine oil If a torque wrench is not available when The engine oil level should be checked installing a spark plug, a good estimate before each ride. In addition, the oil of the correct torque is 1/4–1/2 turn must be changed and the oil filter ele- past finger tight.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 3. Remove the engine oil filler cap NOTE: NOTE: and drain bolt to drain the oil from The engine oil should be between the Check the washer for damage and re- the crankcase. minimum and maximum level marks. place it if necessary.
If any for several minutes while checking NOTE: leakage is found, have a Yamaha deal- it for oil leakage. If oil is leaking, im- The oil level should be at the brim of the er check and repair the vehicle.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 2. Remove the oil filler bolt and drain 6. Check the final gear case for oil EAU20670 Cleaning the air filter element bolt to drain the oil from the final leakage. If oil is leaking, check for The air filter element should be cleaned gear case.
Therefore, all carburetor The engine should never be op- adjustments should be left to a Yamaha erated without the air filter ele- dealer, who has the necessary profes- ment installed, otherwise the sional knowledge and experience.
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.
0–90 kg (0–198 lb): Front: evenly from side to side. Properly XVS11V 200 kPa (29 psi) (2.00 adjust the suspension for your load, kgf/cm²) and check the condition and pres- XVS11VC 200 kPa (29 psi) sure of your tires.
When a tire tread be of the same make and de- Manufacturer/model: begins to show crosswise lines, sign, otherwise the handling XVS11V DUNLOP/K555F have a Yamaha dealer replace characteristics of the vehicle XVS11VC DUNLOP/K555F the tire immediately. cannot be guaranteed. XVS11V BRIDGESTONE/EXE-...
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU32541 Tire air pressure (measured on cold Maximum load*: Tires (XVS11AWV/XVS11ATV) tires): XVS11ATV 203 kg (448 lb) To maximize the performance, durabil- 0–90 kg (0–198 lb): XVS11ATVC 200 kg (441 lb) ity, and safe operation of your motor- Front: XVS11AWV 203 kg (448 lb) cycle,...
It is dangerous to ride with a worn- XVS11ATV 130/90-16M/C 67S XVS11ATVC 130/90-16M/C 67S out tire. When a tire tread begins to XVS11AWV 130/90-16M/C 67S show lines, have a Yamaha dealer Tire inspection XVS11AWVC 130/90-16M/C 67S replace the tire immediately. Brakes, Manufacturer/model:...
If any dam- XVS11ATVC BRIDGE- damage before each ride. If any STONE/EXEDRA G702 age is found, have a Yamaha damage is found, have a Yamaha XVS11AWV BRIDGE- dealer replace the wheel. Do not dealer replace the wheel. Do not...
Use of non- Yamaha-approved accessories or replacement parts may cause loss of handling stability and riding safety. Since Yamaha cannot control the quality of accessories or parts man- ufactured other companies, Yamaha cannot be held liable for 6-21...
If the specified free play cannot be ob- play play tained as described above or if the clutch does not operate correctly, have a Yamaha dealer check the internal clutch mechanism. 1. Locknut 1. Brake lever free play 2. Clutch lever free play adjusting bolt The brake lever free play should mea- 3.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR system. If there is air in the hy- EAU22270 Adjusting the rear brake light draulic system, have a Yamaha switch dealer bleed the system before operating the motorcycle. Air in the hydraulic system will dimin-...
If a brake pad has worn to the point that the wear indicator groove has almost disappeared, have a Yamaha dealer replace the brake pads as a set. 1. Minimum level mark 1. Brake pad wear indicator groove...
Changing the brake fluid is above the minimum level mark and ter the brake fluid reservoir when Have a Yamaha dealer change the replenish if necessary. A low brake fluid refilling. Water will significantly brake fluid at the intervals specified in...
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) 6-27...
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAUM1650 EAU23250 EAU23271 Lubricating the swingarm Lubricating the rear Checking the front fork pivots suspension The condition and operation of the front fork must be checked as follows at the The swingarm pivots must be lubricat- intervals specified in the periodic main- ed at the intervals specified in the peri- tenance and lubrication chart.
Securely support the vehicle so that fork does not operate smoothly, there is no danger of it falling over. have a Yamaha dealer check or re- pair it. 2. Hold the lower ends of the front fork legs and try to move them for- ward and backward.
If there is play in the wheel burns. Avoid any contact with hub or if the wheel does not turn skin, eyes or clothing and al- smoothly, have a Yamaha dealer check ways shield your eyes when the wheel bearings. working near batteries. In case of contact, administer the fol- lowing FIRST AID.
To charge the battery for the individual circuits, is located in- battery damage. Have a Yamaha dealer charge the bat- side the storage compartment. (See To charge a sealed-type (MF) tery as soon as possible if it seems to page 3-13.)
3. Pull the ignitor unit panel outward 6. Turn the key to “ON” and turn on to the right. the electrical circuit in question to check if the device operates. 7. If the fuse immediately blows again, have a Yamaha dealer check the electrical system. 6-32...
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 8. Place the ignitor unit panel in the EAU23792 Replacing the headlight bulb original position and install the This model is equipped with a quartz quick fasteners. bulb headlight. If the headlight bulb NOTE: burns out, replace it as follows. To install a quick fastener, push its pin 1.
6. Install the headlight unit by install- 4. Install the lens by installing the ing the screws. screws. 7. Have a Yamaha dealer adjust the ECA10680 headlight beam if necessary. CAUTION: Do not overtighten the screws, oth- erwise the lens may break.
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...
MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE EAU26060 ucts onto seals, gaskets and wheel thinner, fuel (gasoline), rust re- Care axles. Always rinse the dirt and de- movers or inhibitors, brake flu- While the open design of a motorcycle greaser off with water. id, antifreeze or electrolyte.
MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE After normal use ECA10790 5. Touch up minor paint damage CAUTION: Remove dirt with warm water, a mild caused by stones, etc. detergent, and a soft, clean sponge, 6. Wax all painted surfaces. Do not use warm water since it in- and then rinse thoroughly with clean 7.
Always store your motorcycle in a cool, NOTE: into the fuel tank. dry place and, if necessary, protect it Consult a Yamaha dealer for advice on 4. Fill up the fuel tank and add fuel against dust with a porous cover. what products to use.
MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE EWA10950 °C (90 °F)]. For more information WARNING on storing the battery, see page To prevent damage or injury from 6-30. sparking, make sure to ground the NOTE: spark plug electrodes while turning Make any necessary repairs before the engine over.
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.
1. Model label The model label is affixed to the frame under the rider seat. (See page 3-9.) Record the information on this label in the space provided. This information will be needed when ordering spare parts from a Yamaha dealer.
If you believe that your vehicle has a defect which could cause a crash or could cause injury or death, you should immediately 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.
CONSUMER INFORMATION EAU26560 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.
CONSUMER INFORMATION EAU26632 Maintenance record Copies of work orders and/or receipts for parts purchased and installed on your vehicle 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.
CONSUMER INFORMATION Maintenance Date of Servicing dealer Mileage Remarks interval service name and address 36000 mi (55000 km) or 54 months 40000 mi (61000 km) or 60 months...
This excellent Y.E.S. plan coverage is only available to dealer to see how comforting uninterrupted factory- Yamaha owners like you, and only while your Yamaha is still backed protection can be. within the Yamaha Limited Warranty period. So visit your authorized Yamaha dealer to get all the facts.
Yamaha Limited Warranty expires. A special note: If visiting your dealer isn’t convenient, contact Yamaha with your Primary ID number (your frame number). We’ll be happy to help you get the Y.E.S. coverage you need.