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  • Page 1 OWNER’S MANUAL XVS650P(C) XVS650AP(C) LIT-11626-15-15 5FB-28199-11...
  • Page 2 EAU03438...
  • Page 3 EAU00002 Congratulations on your purchase of the Yamaha XVS650(C)/XVS650A(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 ● 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. If you have...
  • Page 5: Important Manual Information

  • Page 6 IMPORTANT MANUAL INFORMATION AFFIX DEALER LABEL HERE EAU04247 XVS650P(C)/XVS650AP(C) OWNER’S MANUAL © 2001 by Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. 1st edition, April 2001 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 operators. b.
  • 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 select- ing 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 pedes- trians 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 3 XVS650A 3 XVS650...
  • Page 17 SAFETY INFORMATION 6 California only...
  • Page 18: Description

    DESCRIPTION Left view (XVS650) ................2-1 Right view (XVS650) ................2-2 Left view (XVS650A) ................2-3 Right view (XVS650A)................ 2-4 Controls and instruments (XVS650/XVS650A) ........2-5...
  • Page 19: Left View (xvs650)

    D ESCRIPTION EAU00026 Left view (XVS650) 1. Shift pedal (page 3-4) 5. Helmet holder (page 3-12) 2. Fuel cock (page 3-8) 6. Storage compartment (page 3-13) 3. Starter (choke) knob (page 3-9) 7. Owner’s tool kit (page 6-1) 4. Shock absorber assembly spring preload adjusting ring (page 3-14)
  • Page 20: Right View (xvs650)

    DESCRIPTION Right view (XVS650) 8. Engine oil filter element (page 6-11) 11. Main switch/steering lock (page 3-1) 9. Battery (page 6-31) 12. Air filter element (page 6-15) 10. Fuses (page 6-33) 13. Brake pedal (page 3-5)
  • Page 21: Left View (xvs650a)

    DESCRIPTION Left view (XVS650A) 1. Shift pedal (page 3-4) 5. Helmet holder (page 3-12) 2. Fuel cock (page 3-8) 6. Storage compartment (page 3-13) 3. Starter (choke) knob (page 3-9) 7. Owner’s tool kit (page 6-1) 4. Shock absorber assembly spring preload adjusting ring (page 3-14)
  • Page 22: Right View (xvs650a)

    DESCRIPTION Right view (XVS650A) 8. Engine oil filter element (page 6-11) 11. Main switch/steering lock (page 3-1) 9. Battery (page 6-31) 12. Air filter element (page 6-15) 10. Fuses (page 6-33) 13. Brake pedal (page 3-5)
  • Page 23: Controls And Instruments (xvs650/xvs650a)

    DESCRIPTION Controls and instruments (XVS650/XVS650A) 1. Clutch lever (page 3-4) 2. Left handlebar switches (page 3-3) 3. Speedometer unit (page 3-2) 4. Fuel tank cap (page 3-6) 5. Right handlebar switches (page 3-3) 6. Throttle grip (page 6-17) 7. Brake lever (page 3-5)
  • Page 24: Instrument And Control Functions

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Main switch/steering lock ..............3-1 Indicator and warning lights ............. 3-2 Speedometer unit ................3-2 Handlebar switches ................3-3 Clutch lever ..................3-4 Shift pedal (XVS650)................3-4 Shift pedal (XVS650A) ............... 3-4 Brake lever ..................3-5 Brake pedal ..................
  • Page 25: 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 26: Indicator And Warning Lights

    When this oc- 1. High beam indicator light “ ” 1. Tripmeter reset knob curs, have a Yamaha dealer check the 2. Turn signal indicator light “ ” 2. Speedometer self-diagnosis system.
  • Page 27: Handlebar Switches

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Since this model is equipped with a self-canceling system, the turn signal lights will self-cancel after the motor- cycle has traveled both about 150 m (490 ft) and for approximately 15 sec- onds. However, the turn signal lights can also be canceled manually by pushing the switch in after it has re- turned to the center position.
  • Page 28: Clutch Lever

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS XVS650 XVS650A 1. Clutch lever 1. Shift pedal 1. Shift pedal EAU00152 EAU00157 EAU01215 Clutch lever Shift pedal (XVS650) Shift pedal (XVS650A) The clutch lever is located at the left The shift pedal is located on the left The shift pedal is located on the left handlebar grip.
  • Page 29: Brake Lever

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS XVS650 XVS650A 1. Brake lever 1. Brake pedal 1. Brake pedal EAU00158 EAU00162 Brake lever Brake pedal The brake lever is located at the right The brake pedal is on the right side of handlebar grip. To apply the front the motorcycle.
  • Page 30: Fuel Tank Cap

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS 2. Turn the key counterclockwise to the original position, remove it, and then close the lock cover. 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.
  • Page 31: Fuel

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU00185 Your Yamaha engine has been de- CAUTION: signed to use regular unleaded gaso- Immediately wipe off spilled fuel line with a 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. Arrow mark positioned over “OFF” 1. Arrow mark positioned over “ON” 1. Arrow mark positioned over “RES” EAU02969 Fuel cock This indicates reserve. With the fuel With the fuel cock lever in this position, The fuel cock supplies fuel from the fuel flows to the carburetors.
  • Page 33: Starter (choke) Knob

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS ECA00038 XVS650 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 INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS NOTE: XVS650 XVS650 Make sure that the seats are properly secured before riding. 1. Bolt (× 2) 1. Seat holder 2. Seat holder 2. Projection 3. Projection Rider seat To install the passenger seat To remove the rider seat Insert the projection on the front of the 1.
  • Page 35: Seats (xvs650a)

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS XVS650A XVS650A XVS650A 1. Bolt 1. Seat holder (× 2) 1. Bolt 2. Projection (× 2) EAU04188 Rider seat Seats (XVS650A) To install the passenger seat To remove the rider seat Insert the projections on the front of the 1.
  • Page 36: Helmet Holder

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS XVS650A 1. Seat holder 1. Helmet holder 2. Projection 2. Unlock. To install the rider seat EAU00260 Helmet holder 1. Insert the projection on the front of To open the helmet holder, insert the the rider seat into the holder as key into the lock, and then turn the key shown, place the seat in the origi- as shown.
  • Page 37: Storage Compartment

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS 1. Storage compartment cover 1. Storage compartment 2. Storage compartment lock cover 2. Storage compartment cover To open the storage compartment 3. Storage compartment lock To close the storage compartment 1. Slide the lock cover open, insert EAU01869 1.
  • Page 38: Adjusting The Shock Absorber Assembly

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU00299 NOTE: Adjusting the shock absorber ● Align the appropriate notch in the assembly adjusting ring with the position in- This shock absorber assembly is dicator on the shock absorber. equipped with a spring preload adjust- ●...
  • Page 39: 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. 3-15...
  • Page 40: Ignition Circuit Cut-off System

    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 41 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 42: Pre-operation Checks

    PRE-OPERATION CHECKS Pre-operation check list ..............4-1...
  • Page 43: Pre-operation Check List

    • Check vehicle for oil leakage. Final gear oil • Check vehicle for oil leakage. 6-14 • Check operation. • If soft or spongy, have Yamaha dealer bleed hydraulic system. • Check lever free play. Front brake • Adjust if necessary. 6-22, 6-25–6-26 •...
  • Page 44 • Check operation of ignition circuit cut-off system. Sidestand switch 3-15 • If system is defective, have Yamaha dealer check vehicle. NOTE: Pre-operation checks should be made each time the motorcycle is used. Such an inspection can be accomplished in a very short time;...
  • Page 45: 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 46 Consult a Yamaha dealer re- blocked and performance will ● The transmission is in the neutral garding any control or function suffer.
  • Page 47: Operation And Important Riding Points

    If the engine trouble warning light comes on or flashes after starting, immediately stop the engine, and have a Yamaha dealer check the self-diagnosis system. 1. Turn the fuel cock lever to “ON”. 4. Turn the starter (choke) on and 6.
  • Page 48 OPERATION AND IMPORTANT RIDING POINTS EAU01258 NOTE: XVS650 Starting a warm engine The engine is warm when it responds Follow the same procedure as for start- normally to the throttle with the starter ing a cold engine with the exception (choke) turned off.
  • Page 49 OPERATION AND IMPORTANT RIDING POINTS EC000048 EAU02988 XVS650A To start out and accelerate CAUTION: 1. Pull the clutch lever to disengage ● Even with the transmission in the clutch. the neutral position, do not 2. Shift the transmission into first coast for long periods of time gear.
  • Page 50: 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 51 1,000 mi (1,600 km) 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 52: Periodic Maintenance And Minor Repair

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR Periodic maintenance ..........6-1 Checking the brake fluid level ......6-26 Owner’s tool kit ............6-1 Changing the brake fluid ........6-27 Periodic maintenance chart for the emission Checking and lubricating the cables ....6-27 control system ...........6-3 Checking and lubricating the throttle General maintenance and lubrication chart ..6-4 grip and cable ..........
  • Page 53: Periodic Maintenance

    RELATED TO EMISSIONS CON- ence required for a particular job, have cycle maintenance work, have a TROL ARE GROUPED SEPARATE- a Yamaha dealer perform it for you. Yamaha dealer do it for you. LY. THESE SERVICES REQUIRE SPECIALIZED DATA, KNOWLEDGE, AND EQUIPMENT.
  • Page 54: Periodic Maintenance And Minor Repair

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EW000062 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 55: Periodic Maintenance Chart For The Emission Control System

    • Adjust cable free play. Evaporative emission control • Check control system for damage. √ √ system (For • Replace if necessary. California only) * Since these items require special tools, data and technical skills, have a Yamaha dealer perform the service.
  • Page 56: General Maintenance And Lubrication Chart

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU00472 General maintenance and lubrication chart INITIAL ODOMETER READINGS 600 mi 4,000 mi 8,000 mi 12,000 mi 16,000 mi 20,000 mi ITEM ROUTINE (1,000 km) (7,000 km) (13,000 km) (19,000 km) (25,000 km) (31,000 km) 1 month 6 months 12 months...
  • Page 57 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 ROUTINE (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 58 • Apply chain lube lightly. #1 shift pedal shaft * Since these items require special tools, data and technical skills, have a Yamaha dealer perform the service. #1 Yamaha chain and cable lube or SAE10W30 motor oil #2 Molybdenum disulfide grease #3 Lithium-soap-based grease (all-purpose grease) #4 SAE80 API “GL-4”...
  • Page 59: Removing And Installing Panels

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR XVS650 XVS650A 1. Panel A 1. Panel A 1. Panel B EAU01122 Removing and installing panels The panels shown above need to be removed to perform some of the main- tenance jobs described in this chapter. Refer to this section each time a panel needs to be removed and installed.
  • Page 60 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR XVS650 XVS650A 1. Bolt (× 4) 1. Bolt (× 4) 1. Bolt EAU01573 EAU00491 Panel A Panel B To remove the panel To remove the panel Remove the bolts, and then take the Remove the bolt, and then pull the pan- panel off.
  • Page 61: Check Spark Plugs

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 1. Spark plug cap 1. Spark plug wrench To install the panel EAU03329 2. Remove the spark plug as shown, Checking the spark plugs Place the panel in the original position, with the spark plug wrench includ- The spark plugs are important engine and then install the bolt.
  • Page 62: Install Spark Plug

    Do not attempt to diagnose such problems yourself. Instead, have a NOTE: Yamaha dealer check the motorcycle. If a torque wrench is not available when 3. Check each spark plug for elec- installing a spark plug, a good estimate trode erosion and excessive car- of the correct torque is 1/4–1/2 turn...
  • Page 63: Canister (for California Only)

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU03835* Left side Engine oil and oil filter element 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 64 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR Right side 1. Engine oil drain bolt 1. Oil filter element outer cover 1. Oil filter element inner cover 2. Oil pan 2. Bolt (× 3) 2. Bolt (× 5) To change the engine oil (with or NOTE: without oil filter element replace- Skip steps 4–7 if the oil filter element is...
  • Page 65 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 9. Add the specified amount of the EC000072* CAUTION: recommended oil, and then install ● In order to prevent clutch slip- and tighten the oil filler cap. page (since the engine oil also lubricates the clutch), do not Recommended engine oil: mix any chemical additives with See page 8-1.
  • Page 66: Final Gear Oil

    The final gear case must be checked case. for oil leakage before each ride. If any NOTE: leakage is found, have a Yamaha deal- The oil level should be at the brim of er check and repair the motorcycle. In the filler hole.
  • Page 67: Cleaning The Air Filter Element

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 4. Add the recommended final gear oil to the brim of the filler hole. Recommended final gear oil: Hypoid gear oil SAE 80 (API GL4) or multi-grade hypoid gear oil SAE 80W-90 Oil quantity: 0.19 L (0.17 Imp qt, 0.20 US qt) 1.
  • Page 68: 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 holder 1. Match marks rience.
  • Page 69: 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 70 33 psi 33 psi accessories (cowling, saddlebags, tact a Yamaha dealer immediately and 225 kPa 250 kPa 90 kg (198 lb)– etc. if approved for this model) does 2.25 kgf/cm...
  • Page 71: Spoke Wheels

    If any dam- ing the tires, should be left to a Manufacturer Size Model age is found, have a Yamaha Yamaha dealer, who has the Bridgestone 130/90-16 M/C 67S G703 dealer replace the wheel. Do not...
  • Page 72: Accessories And Replacement Parts

    Use of non-Yamaha-approved accessories or replacement parts may cause loss of handling stability and riding safety. Since Yamaha cannot con- trol the quality of accessories or parts manufactured by other com- panies, Yamaha cannot be held lia- 6-20...
  • Page 73: Adjusting The Clutch Lever Free Play

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 7. Tighten the locknut at the clutch lever and the crankcase. 1. Locknut 1. Clutch lever free play adjusting nut 2. Clutch lever free play adjusting bolt 2. Locknut c. Clutch lever free play 3. If the specified clutch lever free EAU00694* play could be obtained as de- Adjusting the clutch lever free...
  • Page 74: Adjusting The Brake Lever Free Play

    1. Locknut system. If there is air in the hy- 2. Brake lever free play adjusting bolt EAU00696 draulic system, have a Yamaha Adjusting the brake lever free 1. Loosen the locknut at the brake le- dealer bleed the system before play ver.
  • Page 75: Adjusting The Brake Pedal Position And Free Play

    108 mm (4.25 in) [XVS650A] above WARNING the top of the footrest as shown. Periodi- lower the brake pedal, turn the ad- It is advisable to have a Yamaha justing bolt in direction b. cally check the brake pedal position and, dealer make these adjustments.
  • Page 76: Adjusting The Rear Brake Light Switch

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 1. Brake pedal free play adjusting nut 1. Rear brake light switch 2. Rear brake light switch adjusting nut Brake pedal free play EAU00713 The brake pedal free play should mea- Adjusting the rear brake light sure 20–30 mm (0.79–1.18 in) at the switch brake pedal end.
  • Page 77: Checking The Front Brake Pads And Rear Brake Shoes

    If a brake shoe has worn to the indicator grooves have almost disap- point that the wear indicator reaches peared, have a Yamaha dealer replace the wear limit line, have a Yamaha the brake pads as a set. dealer replace the brake shoes as a set.
  • Page 78: Checking The Brake Fluid Level

    However, if the ● Use only the recommended quali- brake fluid level goes down sud- ty brake fluid, otherwise the rubber denly, have a Yamaha dealer seals may deteriorate, causing check the cause. leakage and poor braking perfor- mance.
  • Page 79: Changing The Brake Fluid

    Checking and lubricating the Checking and lubricating the cables throttle grip and cable Have a Yamaha dealer change the 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

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU03370 EAU03164 Checking and lubricating the Checking and lubricating the brake and shift pedals brake and clutch levers The operation of the brake and shift The operation of the brake and clutch pedals should be checked before each levers should be checked before each ride, and the pedal pivots should be lu- ride, and the lever pivots should be lu-...
  • Page 81: Checking And Lubricating The Sidestand

    EW000113 WARNING If the sidestand does not move up and down smoothly, have a Yamaha dealer check or repair it. 6-29...
  • Page 82: Checking The Steering

    If any free Securely support the motorcycle so position. play can be felt, have a Yamaha that there is no danger of it falling 2. While applying the front brake, dealer check or repair the steer- over.
  • Page 83: Checking The Wheel Bearings

    • EYES: Flush with water for hub or if the wheel does not turn sealed-type (MF) battery, which does 15 minutes and seek prompt smoothly, have a Yamaha dealer not require any maintenance. There is medical attention. check the wheel bearings.
  • Page 84 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR To charge the battery EC000102 CAUTION: Have a Yamaha dealer charge the bat- ● Always keep battery tery as soon as possible if it seems to have discharged. Keep in mind that the charged. Storing a discharged...
  • Page 85: Replacing The Fuses

    3. Spare main fuse 3. Headlight fuse 4. If the fuse immediately blows 4. Carburetor heater fuse EAU04190* again, have a Yamaha dealer 5. Spare fuse (× 2) Replacing the fuses check the electrical system. The main fuse and the fuse box, which...
  • Page 86: Replacing The Headlight Bulb

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 1. Screw (× 2) 1. Headlight coupler 1. Headlight bulb holder 2. Headlight bulb cover EAU04189 3. Unhook the headlight bulb holder, Replacing the headlight bulb 2. Disconnect the headlight coupler, and then remove the defective This motorcycle is equipped with a and then remove the bulb cover.
  • Page 87: Replacing A Turn Signal Light Bulb Or The Tail/brake Light Bulb

    6. Install the headlight unit by install- 1. Remove the lens by removing the ing the screws. screws. 7. Have a Yamaha dealer adjust the 2. Remove the defective bulb by headlight beam if necessary. pushing it in and turning it counter- clockwise.
  • Page 88: Supporting The Motorcycle

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU01579 To service the rear wheel XVS650A Supporting the motorcycle Raise the rear wheel off the ground by Since this model is not equipped with a using a motorcycle stand or, if a motor- centerstand, follow these precautions cycle stand is not available, by placing when removing the front and rear a jack either under each side of the...
  • Page 89: Front Wheel

    WARNING 2. Lift the wheel up between the fork 4. Lift the front wheel off the ground ● It is advisable to have a Yamaha legs. according to the procedure on dealer service the wheel. page 6-36.
  • Page 90: Rear Wheel

    WARNING Front wheel axle pinch bolt: from the brake shoe plate by re- ● It is advisable to have a Yamaha 20 Nm (2.0 m·kgf, 14 ft·lb) moving the bolt. dealer service the wheel. 3. Loosen the brake torque rod bolt 8.
  • Page 91 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 3. Install the brake rod onto the brake camshaft lever, and then install the brake pedal free play adjusting nut onto the brake rod. 4. Install the brake torque rod bolt at the brake shoe plate, and then tighten both bolts to the specified torque.
  • Page 92: Troubleshooting

    However, should your motorcycle require any repair, take it to a Yamaha dealer, whose skilled technicians have the necessary tools, experience, and know-how to service the motorcycle properly.
  • Page 93: 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 94: Motorcycle Care And Storage

    MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE Care ....................7-1 Storage ....................7-4...
  • Page 95 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- ● cooled down. Avoid using strong acidic wheel nology, it also makes it more vulnera- cleaners, especially on spoked...
  • Page 96 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 97 NOTE: including chrome- and nickel-plat- Consult a Yamaha dealer for advice on ed, surfaces. what products to use. 4. Use spray oil as a universal clean- er to remove any remaining dirt. 5. Touch up minor paint damage caused by stones, etc.
  • Page 98 MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE Storage Long-term a. Remove the spark plug caps and Before storing your motorcycle for spark plugs. several months: b. Pour a teaspoonful of engine oil Short-term 1. Follow all the instructions in the into each spark plug bore. Always store your motorcycle in a cool, “Care”...
  • Page 99 MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE 6. Lubricate all control cables and NOTE: Make any necessary repairs before the pivoting points of all levers and storing the motorcycle. pedals as well as of the sidestand/ centerstand. 7. Check and, if necessary, correct the tire air pressure, and then lift the motorcycle so that both of its wheels are off the ground.
  • Page 100: Specifications

    SPECIFICATIONS Specifications ..................8-1...
  • Page 101 S PECIFICATIONS EAU01038 Specifications CS-01E Model XVS650(C)/XVS650A(C) Engine Dimensions Engine type Air-cooled 4-stroke, SOHC XVS650(C) Cylinder arrangement V type 2-cylinder Overall length 2,295 mm (90.4 in) Displacement 649 cm Overall width 880 mm (34.6 in) Bore × stroke 81 × 63 mm (3.19 × 2.48 in) Overall height 1,070 mm (42.1 in) Compression ratio...
  • Page 102 SPECIFICATIONS Spark plug CAUTION: Manufacturer/model NGK / DPR7EA-9 or Be sure to use motor oils that do not contain anti-friction DENSO / X22EPR-U9 modifiers. Passenger motor oils (often labeled 0.8– 0.9 mm (0.03–0.04 in) “ENERGY CONSERVING II”) contain anti-friction additives which will cause clutch and/or starter clutch slippage, result- Clutch type Wet, multiple-disc...
  • Page 103 SPECIFICATIONS Tires XVS650A(C) XVS650(C) Front Front Type Tube tire Type Tube tire Size 130/90-16 M/C 67S Size 100/90-19 M/C 57S Manufacturer/model Bridgestone / G703 Manufacturer/model Bridgestone / L309 Dunlop / D404F Dunlop / F24 Rear Rear Type Tube tire Type Tube tire Size 170/80-15 M/C 77S...
  • Page 104 SPECIFICATIONS Wheels Suspension XVS650(C) Front Telescopic fork Front Rear Swingarm (monocross) Type Spoke wheel Spring/shock absorber 19 M/C × MT2.50 Size Front Coil spring / oil damper Rear Rear Coil spring / gas-oil damper Type Spoke wheel Wheel travel 15 M/C × MT3.50 Size XVS650(C) XVS650A(C)
  • Page 105 SPECIFICATIONS Bulb voltage, wattage × quantity 12 V, 60/55 W × 1 Headlight 12 V, 8/27 W × 1 Tail/brake light Front turn signal/ 12 V, 27/8 W × 2 position light 12 V, 27 W × 2 Rear turn signal light 12 V, 1.7 W ×...
  • Page 106: 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 (Y.E.S.) ......... 9-9...
  • Page 107: 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 108: Model Label

    (See page 3-9 [XVS650] or 3-11 [XVS650A] for rider 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 109: 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 110: 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 111: 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 112 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 113: Street And Enduro Motorcycle Limited Warranty

  • Page 115: Yamaha Extended Service (y.e.s.)

  • Page 116 CONSUMER INFORMATION 9-10...
  • Page 117: Clutch Lever

    I NDEX 1 0 - Accessories and replacement parts ..6-20 Engine break-in ........5-5 Main switch/steering lock ......3-1 Air filter element, cleaning ......6-15 Engine oil and oil filter element ....6-11 Maintenance and lubrication, periodic ..6-4 Engine stop switch........3-3 Maintenance, emission control system..6-3 Engine trouble warning light ....
  • Page 118: Throttle Grip

    INDEX Shift pedal (XVS650) ....... 3-4 Shift pedal (XVS650A)......3-4 Valve clearance, adjusting ....6-17 Shock absorber assembly, adjusting ..3-14 Vehicle identification number....9-1 Sidestand ..........3-15 Sidestand, checking and lubricating..6-29 Warranty, extended......... 9-9 Spark plugs, checking ......6-9 Warranty limited ........

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