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OWNER'S MANUAL
XV250S
XV250SC
LIT-11626-17-28
2UJ-28199-1C

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    OWNER’S MANUAL XV250S XV250SC LIT-11626-17-28 2UJ-28199-1C...

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    EAU10041...

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    It repre- sents the high degree of craftsmanship and reliability that have made Yamaha a leader in these fields. This manual will give you an understanding of the operation, inspection, and basic maintenance of this motorcycle.

  • Page 4: Important Manual Information

    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.

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    IMPORTANT MANUAL INFORMATION EAU10192 AFFIX DEALER LABEL HERE XV250S/XV250SC OWNER’S MANUAL ©2003 by Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. 1st edition, May 2003 All rights reserved. Any reprinting or unauthorized use without the written permission of Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. is expressly prohibited.

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS SAFETY INFORMATION ....1-1 Pre-operation check list ....4-2 Adjusting the clutch lever free Location of important labels ....1-5 play ........... 6-17 OPERATION AND IMPORTANT Adjusting the brake lever free DESCRIPTION ........2-1 RIDING POINTS......... 5-1 play ........... 6-18 Left view ..........2-1 Starting and warming up a cold Adjusting the brake pedal position...

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    STORAGE ..........7-1 Care ..........7-1 Storage ...........7-3 SPECIFICATIONS ......8-1 CONSUMER INFORMATION.....9-1 Identification numbers ....9-1 Reporting safety defects ....9-3 Motorcycle noise regulation ....9-4 Maintenance record ......9-5 YAMAHA MOTOR CORPORATION, U.S.A. STREET AND ENDURO MOTORCYCLE LIMITED WARRANTY .......9-7 YAMAHA EXTENDED SERVICE (Y.E.S.) ........9-9...

  • Page 8: Safety Information

    SAFETY INFORMATION EAU10250 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.

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    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.

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    Since Yamaha cannot should be kept to a minimum. 195 kg (430 lb) (CAL) / 196 kg (432 lb) test all other accessories that may be •...

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    SAFETY INFORMATION Gasoline and exhaust gas • Do not park the motorcycle on a GASOLINE IS HIGHLY FLAMMA- slope or soft ground, otherwise it BLE: may fall over. • Always turn the engine off when • Do not park the motorcycle near refueling.

  • Page 12: Location Of Important Labels

    SAFETY INFORMATION EAU10381 Location of important labels Please read the following important labels carefully before operating this vehicle.

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    SAFETY INFORMATION California only California only...

  • Page 14: Description, Left View

    DESCRIPTION EAU10410 Left view 1. Headlight (page 6-31) 10.Shift pedal (page 3-4) 2. Steering lock (page 3-8) 3. Fuel tank (page 3-5) 4. Battery (page 6-28) 5. Fuses (page 6-30) 6. Helmet holder (page 3-9) 7. Shock absorber assembly spring preload adjusting ring (page 3-9) 8.

  • Page 15: Right View

    DESCRIPTION EAU10420 Right view 1. Tail/brake light 2. Rear turn signal lights 3. Rider seat (page 3-8) 4. Air filter element (page 6-12) 5. Front turn signal/position lights 6. Brake pedal (page 3-4) 7. Footrest 8. Owner’s tool kit (page 6-1) 9.

  • Page 16: Controls And Instruments

    DESCRIPTION EAU10430 Controls and instruments 1. Clutch lever (page 3-3) 2. Left handlebar switches (page 3-2) 3. Speedometer unit (page 3-2) 4. Indicator lights (page 3-1) 5. Right handlebar switches (page 3-2) 6. Brake lever (page 3-4) 7. Throttle grip (page 6-14) 8.

  • Page 17: Instrument And Control Functions, Main Switch, Indicator Lights

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU10450 EAU10810 EAU10980 Main switch P (Parking) Indicator lights The taillight and position lights are on, but all other electrical systems are off. The key can be removed. The key must be pushed in from the “OFF”...

  • Page 18: Speedometer Unit, Handlebar Switches

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU11090 EAU11630 EAU12341 High beam indicator light “HIGH Speedometer unit Handlebar switches BEAM” Left This indicator light comes on when the high beam of the headlight is switched 1. Odometer 2. Tripmeter 1. Dimmer switch “LIGHTS” 3.

  • Page 19: Clutch Lever

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU12410 ECA10050 EAU12820 Dimmer switch “LIGHTS” Clutch lever CAUTION: Set the switch to “HI” for the high beam See page 5-1 for starting instruc- and to “LO” for the low beam. tions prior to starting the engine. EAU12440 Turn signal switch “TURN”...

  • Page 20: Shift Pedal, Brake Lever, Brake Pedal

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU12870 EAU12890 EAU12941 Shift pedal Brake lever Brake pedal 1. Shift pedal 1. Brake lever 1. Brake pedal The shift pedal is located on the left The brake lever is located at the right The brake pedal is on the right side of side of the engine and is used in com- handlebar grip.

  • Page 21: Fuel Tank Cap, Fuel

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU13040 EAU13210 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...

  • Page 22: Fuel Cock

    10%. Gasohol 9.2 L (2.43 US gal) (2.02 Imp.gal) containing methanol is not recom- (CAL) mended by Yamaha because it can 9.5 L (2.51 US gal) (2.09 Imp.gal) (U49) cause damage to the fuel system or ve- Fuel reserve amount: hicle performance problems.

  • Page 23: Starter (choke) Lever

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU13630 Starter (choke) lever 1. Arrow mark positioned over “RES” 1. Arrow mark positioned over “PRI” 1. Starter (choke) lever This indicates reserve. With the fuel This indicates prime. With the fuel cock Starting a cold engine requires a richer cock lever in this position, the fuel re- lever in this position, the engine can be air-fuel mixture, which is supplied by...

  • Page 24: Steering Lock, Rider Seat

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU13730 To unlock the steering EAU14220 Steering lock Rider seat 1. Open the steering lock cover, and then insert the key. To remove the rider seat 2. Push the key in, turn it 1/8 turn Remove the bolts, and then pull the rid- counterclockwise so that it moves er seat off.

  • Page 25: Helmet Holder, Adjusting The Shock Absorber Assemblies

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU14280 EAU14880 Helmet holder Adjusting the shock absorber assemblies 1. Projection 2. Seat holder 1. Helmet holder 2. Place the rider seat in the original 2. Unlock. 1. Spring preload adjusting ring position, and then tighten the bolts. 2.

  • Page 26: Sidestand

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EWA10210 EAU15300 below and have a Yamaha dealer re- Sidestand WARNING pair it if it does not function proper- The sidestand is located on the left side Always adjust both shock absorber of the frame. Raise the sidestand or...

  • Page 27: Ignition Circuit Cut-off System

    Periodically check the operation of the ignition circuit cut-off system according to the following procedure. EWA10250 WARNING If a malfunction is noted, have a Yamaha dealer check the system be- fore riding. 3-11...

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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 29: Pre-operation Checks

    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.

  • Page 30: Pre-operation Check List

    • Make sure that operation is smooth. • Check cable free play. Throttle grip 6-14, 6-25 • If necessary, have Yamaha dealer adjust cable free play and lubricate cable and grip housing. • Make sure that operation is smooth. Control cables 6-25 •...

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    • Correct if necessary. • Check operation of ignition circuit cut-off system. Sidestand switch 3-10 • If system is defective, have Yamaha dealer check vehicle. • Check fluid level. Battery 6-28 • Fill with distilled water if necessary.

  • Page 32: Operation And Important Riding Points

    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.

  • Page 33: Starting A Warm Engine, Shifting

    OPERATION AND IMPORTANT RIDING POINTS ECA11130 EAU16640 EAU16671 Starting a warm engine Shifting CAUTION: Follow the same procedure as for start- For maximum engine life, always ing a cold engine with the exception warm the engine up before starting that the starter (choke) is not required off.

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    OPERATION AND IMPORTANT RIDING POINTS ECA10260 4. At the recommended shift points 3. Shift the transmission into the neu- CAUTION: shown in the following table, close tral position when the motorcycle the throttle, and at the same time, is almost completely stopped. The Even with the transmission in quickly pull the clutch lever in.

  • Page 35: Engine Break-in, Parking

    Do not park on a slope or on soft during the engine break-in period, tle operation or any condition that might ground, otherwise the vehicle immediately have a Yamaha dealer result in engine overheating must be may overturn. check the vehicle.

  • Page 36: Periodic Maintenance And Minor Repair, Periodic Maintenance, Owner's Tool Kit

    MENT. YAMAHA DEALERS ARE TRAINED AND EQUIPPED TO PER- NOTE: FORM THESE PARTICULAR SER- If you do not have the tools or experi- VICES. ence required for a particular job, have a Yamaha dealer perform it for you.

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    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.

  • Page 38: Periodic Maintenance Chart For The Emission Control System

    • 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.

  • Page 39: General Maintenance And Lubrication Chart

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU32161 General maintenance and lubrication chart INITIAL ODOMETER READINGS 600 mi 4000 mi 7000 mi 10000 mi 13000 mi 16000 mi ITEM ROUTINE (1000 km) (6000 km) (11000 km) (16000 km) (21000 km) (26000 km) 1 month 6 months 12 months...

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR INITIAL ODOMETER READINGS 600 mi 4000 mi 7000 mi 10000 mi 13000 mi 16000 mi ITEM ROUTINE (1000 km) (6000 km) (11000 km) (16000 km) (21000 km) (26000 km) 1 month 6 months 12 months 18 months 24 months 30 months...

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    • 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 19000 mi (31000 km) or 36 months, repeat the maintenance intervals starting from 7000 mi (11000 km) or 12 months.

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU17620 NOTE: The air filter needs more frequent service if you are riding in unusually wet or dusty areas. Hydraulic brake system • When disassembling the master cylinder or caliper cylinder, always replace the brake fluid. Check the brake fluid level regularly and fill as required.

  • Page 43: Checking/installing Spark Plugs, Checking The Spark Plugs

    1. Spark plug cap 1. Spark plug gap problems yourself. Instead, have a 2. Remove the spark plug as shown, Yamaha dealer check the vehicle. Spark plug gap: with the spark plug wrench includ- 0.6–0.7 mm (0.024–0.028 in) ed in the owner’s tool kit.

  • Page 44: Canister (for California Only), Canister (for California Only)

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 2. Clean the surface of the spark plug EAU19680 Make sure that the canister breath- Canister (for California only) gasket and its mating surface, and er is not blocked, and if necessary, then wipe off any grime from the clean it.

  • Page 45: Engine Oil And Oil Filter Element, To Check Engine Oil Level, To Change Engine Oil

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU19751 2. Place an oil pan under the engine Engine oil and oil filter NOTE: to collect the used oil. The engine oil should be between the element 3. Remove the engine oil filler cap minimum and maximum level marks.

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR Tightening torque: NOTE: Engine oil drain bolt: Skip steps 4–6 if the oil filter element is 34 Nm (3.4 m·kgf, 25 ft·lbf) not being replaced. 8. Add the specified amount of the 4. Remove the oil filter element cover recommended engine oil, and then by removing the bolts.

  • Page 47: Cleaning The Air Filter Element

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR Make sure that no foreign mate- EAU32730 Cleaning the air filter element rial enters the crankcase. The air filter element should be cleaned 9. Start the engine, and then let it idle at the intervals specified in the periodic for several minutes while checking maintenance and lubrication chart.

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    The air filter element should be wet but filter joint clamp screw. not dripping. 12. Install the bolts. 1. Wing nut Recommended oil: 2. Air filter case Yamaha foam air filter oil or other quality air filter oil 6-13...

  • Page 49: Adjusting The Carburetor, Adjusting The Throttle Cable Free Play, Adjusting The Valve Clearance

    To prevent this adjustment. Therefore, carburetor ad- from occurring, the valve clearance justments should be left to Yamaha must be adjusted by a Yamaha dealer dealer, who has the necessary profes- at the intervals specified in the periodic sional knowledge and experience.

  • Page 50: Tires

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU32520 and check the condition and pres- Tire air pressure (measured on cold Tires sure of your tires. NEVER OVER- tires): To maximize the performance, durabil- LOAD YOUR VEHICLE. Make sure 0–90 kg (0–198 lb): ity, and safe operation of your motor- Front: that the total weight of the cargo, rid-...

  • Page 51: Spoke Wheels

    This motorcycle is equipped with spoke To maximize the performance, durabil- tact a Yamaha dealer immediately and wheels and tube tires. ity, and safe operation of your motor- have the tire replaced.

  • Page 52: Accessories And Replacement Parts, Adjusting The Clutch Lever Free Play

    (a). To decrease the clutch Yamaha cannot be held liable for lever free play, turn the adjusting bolt in direction (b). 6-17...

  • Page 53: Adjusting The Brake Lever Free Play

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 3. If the specified clutch lever free 7. Tighten the locknut at the clutch le- EAU22091 Adjusting the brake lever free play could be obtained as de- ver and the crankcase. play scribed above, tighten the locknut and skip the rest of the procedure, otherwise proceed as follows.

  • Page 54: Adjusting The Brake Pedal Position And Free Play

    1. Locknut EWA10670 trol and an accident. WARNING 2. Brake pedal position adjusting bolt It is advisable to have a Yamaha 3. Tighten the locknut. dealer make these adjustments. EWA11230 WARNING After adjusting the brake pedal posi-...

  • Page 55: Adjusting The Rear Brake Light Switch

    The brake pedal free play should mea- obtained as described, have a switch sure 20.0–30.0 mm (0.79–1.18 in) at Yamaha dealer make this ad- the brake pedal end. Periodically check justment. the brake pedal free play and, if neces- After adjusting the brake pedal sary, adjust it as follows.

  • Page 56: Checking The Front Brake Pads And Rear Brake Shoes, Checking The Brake Fluid Level

    Observe these precautions: the wear indicator groove. If a brake the wear limit line, have a Yamaha When checking the fluid level, pad has worn to the point that the wear dealer replace the brake shoes as a make sure that the top of the brake set.

  • Page 57: Changing The Brake Fluid, Drive Chain Slack

    EAU22760 Changing the brake fluid Drive chain slack brake fluid, otherwise the rubber Have a Yamaha dealer change the The drive chain slack should be seals may deteriorate, causing brake fluid at the intervals specified in checked before each ride and adjusted...

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 2. Remove the cotter pin from the axle nut, and then loosen the axle nut. 3. Loosen the chain puller locknut at each end of the swingarm. 4. To tighten the drive chain, turn the adjusting nut at each end of the swingarm in direction (a).

  • Page 59: Lubricating The Drive Chain

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 7. Adjust the brake pedal free play. EAU23020 Tightening torque: Lubricating the drive chain (See page 6-19.) Axle nut: The drive chain must be cleaned and EWA10660 104 Nm (10.4 m·kgf, 75 ft·lbf) lubricated at the intervals specified in WARNING the periodic maintenance and lubrica- 6.

  • Page 60: Checking And Lubricating The Cables, Checking And Lubricating The Throttle Grip And Cable

    If a cable is damaged periodic maintenance chart. or does not move smoothly, have a Yamaha dealer check or replace it. Recommended lubricant: Yamaha Chain and Cable Lube or engine oil SAE 10W-30 (API SE)

  • Page 61: Checking And Lubricating The Brake And Shift Pedals

    Recommended lubricant: EWA10730 Lithium-soap-based grease (all-pur- Lithium-soap-based grease (all-pur- WARNING pose grease) 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) 6-26...

  • Page 62: Checking The Front Fork, Checking The Steering

    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.

  • Page 63: Checking The Wheel Bearings, Battery

    Yamaha dealer check tervals specified in the periodic mainte- the wheel bearings. nance and lubrication chart.

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR • INTERNAL: Drink large quan- tities of water or milk and im- mediately call a physician. • EYES: Flush with water for 15 minutes and seek prompt medical attention. Batteries produce explosive hy- drogen gas. Therefore, keep sparks, flames, cigarettes, etc., away from the battery and pro- 1.

  • Page 65: Replacing The Fuses

    4. If the fuse immediately blows 1. Main fuse again, have a Yamaha dealer 2. Signaling system fuse check the electrical system. The main fuse and the signaling sys- tem fuse holders are located under the rider seat.

  • Page 66: Replacing The Headlight Bulb

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU23780 EWA10790 Replacing the headlight bulb WARNING This model is equipped with a quartz Headlight bulbs get very hot. There- bulb headlight. If the headlight bulb fore, keep flammable products away burns out, replace it as follows. from a lit headlight bulb, and do not 1.

  • Page 67: Supporting The Motorcycle

    1. Stabilize the rear of the motorcycle ing the screws. by using a motorcycle stand or, if 7. Have a Yamaha dealer adjust the an additional motorcycle stand is headlight beam if necessary. not available, by placing a jack un- der the frame in front of the rear wheel.

  • Page 68: Front Wheel

    EAU24360 Front wheel EAU24600 To remove the front wheel 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 1. Speedometer gear unit of it falling over.

  • Page 69: Rear Wheel

    EAU32750 8. Connect the speedometer cable. To remove the rear wheel 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. Speedometer gear unit of it falling over.

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU32760 To install the rear wheel 1. Install the drive chain onto the rear sprocket, and then install the wheel by inserting the wheel axle from the right-hand side. 2. Install the brake rod onto the brake camshaft lever, and then install the brake pedal free play adjusting nut onto the brake rod.

  • Page 71: Troubleshooting

    WARNING self. However, should your motorcycle After adjusting the brake pedal free require any repair, take it to a Yamaha play, check the operation of the dealer, whose skilled technicians have brake light. the necessary tools, experience, and know-how to service the motorcycle properly.

  • Page 72: 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 73: Motorcycle Care And Storage, Care

    MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE EAU26040 ucts onto seals, gaskets, sprock- cleaning products, solvent or Care ets, the drive chain and wheel thinner, fuel (gasoline), rust re- While the open design of a motorcycle axles. Always rinse the dirt and de- movers or inhibitors, brake flu- reveals the attractiveness of the tech- greaser off with water.

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    MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE After normal use ECA10790 4. To prevent corrosion, it is recom- CAUTION: Remove dirt with warm water, a mild mended to apply a corrosion pro- detergent, and a soft, clean sponge, tection spray metal, Do not use warm water since it in- and then rinse thoroughly with clean including chrome- and nickel-plat- creases the corrosive action of the...

  • Page 75: Storage

    NOTE: and spark plugs. To prevent corrosion, avoid Consult a Yamaha dealer for advice on b. Pour a teaspoonful of engine oil damp cellars, stables (because what products to use. into each spark plug bore.

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    MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE EWA10950 °C (90 °F)]. For more information WARNING on storing the battery, see page To prevent damage or injury from 6-28. sparking, make sure to ground the NOTE: spark plug electrodes while turning Make any necessary repairs before the engine over.

  • Page 77: Specifications

    SPECIFICATIONS Dimensions: Engine oil: Carburetor: Overall length: Type: Manufacturer: 2190 mm (86.2 in) YAMALUBE 4, SAE10W30 or SAE20W40 MIKUNI Overall width: Type x quantity: 815 mm (32.1 in) BDS26 x 1 Overall height: Spark plug(s): 0° 10° 30° 50° 70° 90° 110° 130°F 1140 mm (44.9 in) Manufacturer/model:...

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    SPECIFICATIONS Gear ratio: Loading: Operation: 1st: Right hand operation Maximum load: 37/14 (2.643) Recommended fluid: 195 kg (430 lb) (CAL) 2nd: Dot 4 196 kg (432 lb) (U49) 32/19 (1.684) Rear brake: (Total weight of rider, passenger, cargo and 3rd: accessories) Type: 29/23 (1.261)

  • Page 79

    SPECIFICATIONS Headlight: Bulb type: Halogen bulb Bulb voltage, wattage x quantity: Headlight: 12 V, 60 W/55.0 W × 1 Tail/brake light: 12 V, 8 W/27.0 W × 1 Front turn signal/position light: 12 V, 27 W/8.0 W × 2 Rear turn signal light: 12 V, 27.0 W ×...

  • Page 80: Consumer Information, 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. KEY IDENTIFICATION NUMBER: 1.

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    1. Model label The model label is affixed to the frame under the rider seat. (See page 3-8.) Record the information on this label in the space provided. This information will be needed when ordering spare parts from a Yamaha dealer.

  • Page 82: 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 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.

  • Page 83: Motorcycle Noise Regulation

    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.

  • Page 84: Maintenance Record

    CONSUMER INFORMATION EAU26611 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 85

    CONSUMER INFORMATION Maintenance Date of Servicing dealer Mileage Remarks interval service name and address 28000 mi (46000 km) or 54 months 31000 mi (51000 km) or 60 months...

  • Page 86: Motorcycle Limited Warranty

    CONSUMER INFORMATION EAU26661 YAMAHA MOTOR CORPORATION, U.S.A. STREET AND ENDURO MOTORCYCLE LIMITED WARRANTY...

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    CONSUMER INFORMATION...

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    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.

  • Page 89

    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.

  • Page 90: Starting And Warming Up A Cold Engine

    INDEX Accessories and replacement parts..6-17 Front fork, checking ......6-27 Rear brake light switch, adjusting ..6-20 Air filter element, cleaning..... 6-12 Fuel............3-5 Rider seat..........3-8 Fuel cock ..........3-6 Fuel tank cap .......... 3-5 Battery........... 6-28 Safety defects, reporting ......9-3 Fuses, replacing ........

  • Page 91

    INDEX Vehicle identification number....9-1 Warranty, extended ........ 9-9 Warranty, limited........9-7 Wheel bearings, checking ....6-28 Wheel (front) ......... 6-33 Wheel (rear).......... 6-34 Wheels..........6-16...

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