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OWNER'S MANUAL
XJ600S
4BR-28199-E6

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    OWNER’S MANUAL XJ600S 4BR-28199-E6...

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    In addition, the many tips given in this manual will help to keep your motorcycle in the best possible condition. If you have any further questions, do not hesitate to contact your Yamaha dealer. The Yamaha team wishes you many safe and pleasant rides. So, remember to put safety first!

  • Page 3: 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 EW000002 PLEASE READ THIS MANUAL CAREFULLY AND COMPLETELY BEFORE OPERATING THIS MOTORCYCLE.

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    EAU00008 XJ600S/XJ600N OWNERÕS MANUAL © 1999 by Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. 1st Edition, April 1999 All rights reserved. Any reprinting or unauthorized use without the written permission of Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. is expressly prohibited. Printed in Japan.

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    EAA30002 TABLE OF CONTENTS 1 GIVE SAFETY THE RIGHT OF WAY 2 DESCRIPTION 3 INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS 4 PRE-OPERATION CHECKS 5 OPERATION AND IMPORTANT RIDING POINTS 6 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 7 MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE 8 SPECIFICATIONS 9 CONSUMER INFORMATION INDEX...

  • Page 8: Give Safety The Right Of Way

    GIVE SAFETY THE RIGHT OF WAY GIVE SAFETY THE RIGHT OF WAY..........1-1...

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    GIVE SAFETY THE RIGHT OF WAY EAU00021 Motorcycles are fascinating vehicles, which can give you an unsurpassed feeling of power and freedom. However, they also impose certain limits, which you must accept; even the best motorcycle does not ig- nore the laws of physics. Regular care and maintenance are essential for preserving your motorcycleÕs value and operating condi- tion.

  • Page 10: Description

    DESCRIPTION Left view (XJ600S) ................2-1 Right view (XJ600S)................2-2 Controls/Instruments (XJ600S) ............2-3 Left view (XJ600N)................2-4 Right view (XJ600N) ................2-5 Controls/Instruments (XJ600N)............2-6...

  • Page 11: Left View (xj600s)

    DESCRIPTION EAU00026 Left view (XJ600S) 1. Fuel cock (page 3-13) 6. Rear shock absorber spring 2. Helmet holder (page 3-15) preload adjusting ring (page 3-15) 3. Fuse box (page 6-26) 7. Shift pedal (page 3-10) 4. Luggage strap holders (page 3-16) 5.

  • Page 12: Right View (xj600s)

    DESCRIPTION Right view (XJ600S) 8. Tail/brake light (page 6-17) 9. Storage compartment (page 3-15) 10. Seat (page 3-14) 11. Fuel tank (page 3-11) 12. Headlight (page 6-27) 13. Rear brake pedal (page 3-11)

  • Page 13: Controls/instruments (xj600s)

    DESCRIPTION Controls/Instruments (XJ600S) 14. Clutch lever (page 3-9) 15. Left handlebar switches (page 3-7) 16. Starter (choke) Ò Ó (page 3-14) 17. Speedometer (page 3-6) 18. Tachometer (page 3-7) 19. Right handlebar switches (page 3-9) 20. Front brake lever (page 3-10) 21.

  • Page 14: Left View (xj600n)

    DESCRIPTION Left view (XJ600N) 1. Steering lock (page 3-3) 6. Seat lock (page 3-14) 2. Fuel cock (page 3-13) 7. Rear shock absorber spring preload 3. Helmet holder (page 3-15) adjusting ring (page 3-15) 4. Fuse box (page 6-26) 8. Shift pedal (page 3-10) 5.

  • Page 15: Right View (xj600n)

    DESCRIPTION Right view (XJ600N) 9. Tail/brake light (page 6-17) 10. Storage compartment (page 3-15) 11. Seat (page 3-14) 12. Fuel tank (page 3-11) 13. Headlight (page 6-27) 14. Rear brake pedal (page 3-11)

  • Page 16: Controls/instruments (xj600n)

    DESCRIPTION Controls/Instruments (XJ600N) 15. Clutch lever (page 3-9) 16. Left handlebar switches (page 3-7) 17. Starter (choke) Ò Ó (page 3-14) 18. Speedometer (page 3-6) 19. Tachometer (page 3-7) 20. Right handlebar switches (page 3-9) 21. Front brake lever (page 3-10) 22.

  • Page 18: Instrument And Control Functions

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Main switch............3-1 Fuel tank cap ............3-11 Steering lock (for XJ600N) ........ 3-3 Fuel ..............3-12 Indicator lights ............ 3-3 Fuel tank breather hose (for Germany only) ..3-12 Oil level indicator circuit check ......3-5 Fuel cock............3-13 Speedometer (for XJ600S).........

  • Page 19: Main Switch

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU00027 EAU00028 EAU00038 EAU00040 Main switch LOCK (for XJ600S) The steering is locked in this position All electrical circuits are switched off. The main switch controls the ignition and all electrical circuits are switched The key can be removed in this posi- and lighting systems.

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU01590 (Parking) (for XJ600S) The steering is locked in this position, and the taillight and auxiliary light come on but all other circuits are off. The key can be removed in this position. To use the parking position, first lock the steering, then turn the key to Ò...

  • Page 21: Steering Lock (for Xj600n)

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS XJ600S 0 0 0 0 1. Steering lock 1. Left turn indicator light Ò Ó 1. Neutral indicator light Ò Ó 2. High beam indicator light Ò Ó 2. Left turn indicator light Ò Ó EAU02934 3.

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EC000000 CAUTION: Do not run the motorcycle until you know it has sufficient engine oil. NOTE: Even if the oil is filled to the specified level, the indicator light may flicker when riding on a slope or during sud- den acceleration or deceleration, but this is normal.

  • Page 23: Oil Level Indicator Circuit Check

    Oil level indicator light Oil level Oil level comes on. does not come on. is OK. is low. Ask a Yamaha dealer to Engine oil level and Supply inspect electrical circuit. electrical circuit are OK. engine oil. Go ahead with riding.

  • Page 24: Speedometer (for Xj600s)

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS XJ600S 1. Speedometer 1. Speedometer 2. Odometer 2. Odometer 3. Trip odometer 3. Trip odometer 4. Reset button 4. Reset knob EAU00094 EAU00095 Speedometer (for XJ600S) Speedometer (for XJ600N) The speedometer shows riding speed. The speedometer shows riding speed. This speedometer is equipped with an This speedometer is equipped with an odometer and trip odometer.

  • Page 25: Tachometer

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS XJ600S 1. Tachometer 1. Tachometer 1. Pass switch ÒPASSÓ 2. Red zone (except for CH, A) 2. Red zone (except for CH, A) 2. Dimmer switch 3. Red zone (for CH, A) 3. Red zone (for CH, A) 3.

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU00144 EAU00127 Hazard switch Ò Ó Turn signal switch The hazard switch should be turned on To signal a right-hand turn, push the under emergency or hazardous condi- switch to Ò Ó. To signal a left-hand tions.

  • Page 27: Clutch Lever

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU00134 Lights switch Turning the light switch to Ò Ó, turns on the auxiliary light, meter lights and taillight. Turning the light switch to Ò Ó, turns the headlight on also. EAU00143 Start switch Ò Ó The starter motor cranks the engine 1.

  • Page 28: Shift Pedal

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS 1. Shift pedal 1. Front brake lever 1. Position adjusting nut 2. Position adjusting nut 2. Proper position EAU00157 Shift pedal To adjust the front brake lever position, EAU00160 Front brake lever This motorcycle is equipped with a con- turn the adjusting nut while pulling the The front brake lever is located on the stant-mesh 6-speed transmission.

  • Page 29: Rear Brake Pedal

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS NOTE: This tank cap cannot be closed unless the key is in the lock. The key cannot be removed if the cap is not locked properly. EW000023 Be sure the cap is properly installed 1. Rear brake pedal 1.

  • Page 30: Fuel

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU00185 CAUTION: Always wipe off spilled fuel immedi- ately with a dry and clean soft cloth. Fuel may deteriorate painted surfac- es or plastic parts. EAU00191 Recommended fuel: 1. Filler tube 1. Fuel tank breather hose Regular unleaded gasoline with 2.

  • Page 31: Fuel Cock

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS 1. Arrow mark positioned over ÒONÓ 1. Arrow mark positioned over ÒRESÓ 1. Arrow mark positioned over ÒPRIÓ EAU00207 Fuel cock This stands for ÒreserveÓ. If you are This stands for ÒprimeÓ. If the engine The fuel cock supplies fuel from the running out of fuel while riding with the has been allowed to run out of fuel, turn tank to the carburetors while also filter-...

  • Page 32: Starter (choke) Ò Ó

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS 1. Starter (choke) Ò Ó 1. Open 1. Projection (´ 2) 2. Seat holder EAU02976 EAU02925 Starter (choke) Ò Ó Seat To install Starting a cold engine requires a richer To remove Insert the projections on the front of the air-fuel mixture.

  • Page 33: Helmet Holders

    The helmet holders are under the seat. This compartment is designed to store adjustment Remove the seat and hook the helmets a genuine Yamaha U-LOCK. (Other This shock absorber is equipped with a on the helmet holders. Then, install the locks may not fit.) spring preload adjusting ring.

  • Page 34: Luggage Strap Holders

    Do not deform or damage the cylinder in any way. Cylinder damage will result in poor damping performance. Take your shock absorber to a Yamaha dealer for any service. 3-16...

  • Page 35: Sidestand

    ENGINE STOP SWITCH TO Ò Ó. ground and distract the operator, re- sulting in a possible loss of control. Yamaha has designed into this mo- TRANSMISSION IS IN GEAR AND torcycle a lockout system to assist SIDESTAND IS UP. the operator in fulfilling the respon- sibility of retracting the sidestand.

  • Page 36: Pre-operation Checks

    PRE-OPERATION CHECKS Pre-operation check list..............4-1...

  • Page 37: Pre-operation Check List

    PRE-OPERATION CHECKS EAU01114 Owners are personally responsible for their vehicleÕs condition. Your motorcycleÕs vital functions can start to deteriorate quickly and unexpectedly, even if it remains unused (for instance, if it is exposed to the elements). Any damage, fluid leak or loss of tire pressure could have serious consequences.

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    PRE-OPERATION CHECKS ITEM CHECKS PAGE ¥ Make sure that all nuts, bolts and screws are properly tightened. Chassis fasteners Ñ ¥ Tighten if necessary. ¥ Check fuel level. Fuel tank 3-11 ~ 3-12 ¥ Fill with fuel if necessary. Lights, signals and 3-7 ~ 3-9, ¥...

  • Page 40: Operation And Important Riding Points

    OPERATION AND IMPORTANT RIDING POINTS Starting the engine ................5-1 Starting a warm engine ..............5-4 Shifting ....................5-4 Recommended shift points (for Switzerland only)......5-5 Tips for reducing fuel consumption ............ 5-5 Engine break-in .................. 5-5 Parking ....................5-6...

  • Page 41: Starting The Engine

    The engine their functions. Consult can be started only under one of the Yamaha dealer regarding any following conditions: control or function that you do The transmission is in neutral. not thoroughly understand. The sidestand is up, the transmis-...

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    OPERATION AND IMPORTANT RIDING POINTS TURN THE MAIN SWITCH TO ÒONÓ AND THE ENGINE STOP SWITCH TO Ò Ó. IF TRANSMISSION IS IN NEUTRAL AND IF TRANSMISSION IS IN GEAR AND SIDESTAND IS DOWN, SIDESTAND IS UP, PUSH THE START SWITCH. PULL IN THE CLUTCH LEVER AND PUSH THE ENGINE WILL START.

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    Yamaha dealer to inspect it. leakage. If necessary, fill the engine with oil and check to see that the oil 4.

  • Page 44: Starting A Warm Engine

    OPERATION AND IMPORTANT RIDING POINTS EAU01258 EC000048 Starting a warm engine CAUTION: The starter (choke) is not required Do not coast for long periods when the engine is warm. with the engine off, and do not EC000046 tow the motorcycle a long dis- CAUTION: tance.

  • Page 45: Recommended Shift Points (for Switzerland Only)

    OPERATION AND IMPORTANT RIDING POINTS EAU02937 EAU00424 EAU00436 Recommended shift points Tips for reducing fuel Engine break-in (for Switzerland only) consumption There is never a more important period in the life of your motorcycle than the The recommended shift points are Your motorcycleÕs fuel consumption period between zero and 1,000 km.

  • Page 46: Parking

    If any engine trouble should oc- motorcycle in a place where pedes- cur during the break-in period, trians or children are not likely to 150 ~ 500 km consult a Yamaha dealer imme- touch the motorcycle. Do not park Avoid prolonged operation above diately.

  • Page 48: Periodic Maintenance And Minor Repair

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR Tool kit ..............6-1 Drive chain lubrication........6-21 Periodic maintenance and lubrication....6-2 Cable inspection and lubrication .......6-22 Panel removal and installation ......6-5 Throttle cable and grip lubrication.....6-22 Panel A ............... 6-5 Brake and shift pedal lubrication.......6-22 Spark plug inspection .........

  • Page 49: Periodic Maintenance And Minor Repair

    If you do not have necessary tools re- the safest and most efficient condition quired during a service operation, take possible. Safety is an obligation of the your motorcycle to a Yamaha dealer motorcycle owner. The maintenance for service. and lubrication schedule chart should...

  • Page 50: Periodic Maintenance And Lubrication

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU00473 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND LUBRICATION EVERY 6,000 km 12,000 km INITIAL ITEM CHECKS AND MAINTENANCE JOBS (1,000 km) 6 months 12 months (whichever (whichever comes first) comes first) ¥ Check fuel hoses and vacuum hose for cracks or damage. Fuel line Ö...

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EVERY 6,000 km 12,000 km INITIAL ITEM CHECKS AND MAINTENANCE JOBS (1,000 km) 6 months 12 months (whichever (whichever comes first) comes first) ¥ Check bearing for looseness or damage. Wheel bearings Ö Ö ¥ Replace if necessary. ¥...

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    Engine oil filter cartridge ¥ Replace. Ö Ö * Since these items require special tools, data and technical skills, they should be serviced by a Yamaha dealer. EAU01792 NOTE: The air filter needs more frequent service if you are riding in unusually wet or dusty areas.

  • Page 53: Panel Removal And Installation

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 1. Panel A 1. Screw (´ 2) EAU01777 EAU02926 Panel removal and installation Panel A The panel illustrated needs to be re- To remove moved to perform some of the mainte- 1. Remove the seat. (See page 3-14 nance described in this chapter.

  • Page 54: Spark Plug Inspection

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR Do not attempt to diagnose such prob- lems yourself. Instead, take the motor- cycle to a Yamaha dealer. The spark plugs should be periodically removed and inspected because heat and de- posits will cause any spark plug to slowly break down and erode.

  • Page 55: Engine Oil

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR When installing a spark plug, the gas- ket surface should always be cleaned and a new gasket used. Any grime should be wiped off from the threads and the spark plug tightened to the specified torque. Tightening torque: Spark plug: 1.

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    2. Stop the engine. Place an oil pan An oil filter wrench is available at a under the engine and remove the nearby Yamaha dealer. oil filler cap. 3. Remove the drain bolt and drain 5. Install the drain bolt and tighten it the oil.

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    When installing the oil filter, tighten it to CAUTION: mains on, immediately stop the en- the proper torque by using a torque gine and consult with a Yamaha Do not put in any chemical addi- wrench. dealer. tives. Engine oil also lubricates...

  • Page 58: Air Filter

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 1. Screw 1. Fuel hose 2. Vacuum hose 4. Remove the fuel tank. EAU02928 3. Drain hose Air filter 3. Disconnect the hoses. The air filter should be cleaned at the specified intervals. It should be cleaned more frequently if you are riding in un- usually wet or dusty areas.

  • Page 59: Carburetor Adjustment

    The carburetors are important parts of the engine and require very sophisti- cated adjustment. Most adjustments should be left to a Yamaha dealer who has the professional knowledge and experience to do so. However, the idle speed may be adjusted by the owner as part of routine maintenance.

  • Page 60: Idle Speed Adjustment

    1,000 to 2,000 r/min. Occasionally 5 mm at the throttle grip. If the free play rev the engine to 4,000 to is incorrect, ask a Yamaha dealer to 5,000 r/min. The engine is warm make this adjustment. when it quickly responds to the throttle.

  • Page 61: Valve Clearance Adjustment

    (2.00 kg/cm (2.50 kg/cm should be left to a professional Always check and adjust the tire pres- Maximum load* 2.00 bar) 2.50 bar) Yamaha service technician. sure before operating the motorcycle. 200 kPa 250 kPa EW000082 High speed riding (2.00 kg/cm (2.50 kg/cm...

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    CYCLE. Make sure the total weight the side wall is cracked, contact a regulations of your own country. of the cargo, rider, passenger, and Yamaha dealer immediately and have accessories (fairing, saddlebags, the tire replaced. etc. if approved for this model) does not exceed the maximum load of the motorcycle.

  • Page 63: Wheels

    Yamaha dealer. Do not should be left to a Yamaha Service 1. Locknut attempt even small repairs to the 2. Adjusting bolt Technician. c. Free play wheel. If a wheel is deformed or cracked, it must be replaced.

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 7. Turn the adjusting nut at the crankcase in direction a to in- crease free play or in direction b to decrease free play. 8. Tighten the locknut at the crank- case and the clutch lever. 1.

  • Page 65: Rear Brake Pedal Height Adjustment

    40 mm below the top of the justed when the brake light comes on footrest. If not, ask a Yamaha dealer to just before braking takes effect. To ad- adjust it.

  • Page 66: Checking The Front And Rear Brake Pads

    EAU00725 Front brake ALMOST in contact with the disc plate, A wear indicator groove is provided on ask a Yamaha dealer to replace the each brake pad. This indicator allows pads. checking of brake pad wear without disassembling the brake. Inspect the groove.

  • Page 67: Inspecting The Brake Fluid Level

    Insufficient brake fluid may let air enter leakage and poor brake perfor- Have a Yamaha dealer check the the brake system, possibly causing the mance. cause if the brake fluid level goes brakes to become ineffective.

  • Page 68: Brake Fluid Replacement

    EAU00742 Brake fluid replacement The brake fluid should be replaced only by trained Yamaha service personnel. Have the Yamaha dealer replace the following components during periodic maintenance or when they are dam- aged or leaking: oil seals (every two years) brake hoses (every four years) a.

  • Page 69: Drive Chain Slack Adjustment

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU00769 Drive chain lubrication each side of the swingarm. Use these marks to align the rear The chain consists of many parts which wheel. work with each other. If the chain is not maintained properly, it will wear out EC000096 CAUTION: quickly.

  • Page 70: Cable Inspection And Lubrication

    Lubricate the cables and cable ends. If a suitable all-purpose grease. a cable does not operate smoothly, ask a Yamaha dealer to replace it. Recommended lubricant: Engine oil 6-22...

  • Page 71: Brake And Clutch Lever Lubrication

    Molybdenum disulfide grease Recommended lubricant: Check to see that the center and side- Engine oil stand move up and down smoothly. Recommended lubricant: Engine oil EW000114 If the center and/or sidestand does not move smoothly, consult a Yamaha dealer. 6-23...

  • Page 72: Front Fork Inspection

    If fork rebounds smoothly. any free play can be felt, ask a Yamaha EC000098 dealer to inspect and adjust the steer- CAUTION: ing.

  • Page 73: Wheel Bearings

    Therefore it is not dangerous, causing severe burns, smoothly, have a Yamaha dealer in- necessary to check the electrolyte or fill etc. It contains sulfuric acid. Avoid spect the wheel bearings.

  • Page 74: Battery

    Always make sure the connec- see if the electrical device operates. If improper rating can cause extensive tions are correct when reinstall- the fuse immediately blows again, con- electrical system damage and pos- ing the battery. sult a Yamaha dealer. sibly a fire. 6-26...

  • Page 75: Headlight Bulb Replacement (for Xj600s)

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR Specified fuses: Main fuse: 30 A Ignition fuse: 10 A Signaling system fuse: 15 A Headlight fuse: 15 A Hazard light fuse: 10 A 1. Connector 1. Bulb holder 2. Bulb holder cover 2. Unhook the bulb holder and re- EAU00829 move the defective bulb.

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 4. Install the bulb holder cover and the headlight connector. If a headlight beam adjustment is necessary, ask a Yamaha dealer to make adjustment. 1. DonÕt touch 3. Put a new bulb into position and secure it in place with the bulb holder.

  • Page 77: Headlight Bulb Replacement (for Xj600n)

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 1. Screw (´ 2) 1. Connector (´ 2) 1. Bulb holder 2. Bulb cover 3. Turn the bulb holder counterclock- EAU00833 Headlight bulb replacement 2. Remove connectors, wise to remove it and remove the (for XJ600N) headlight unit and then the bulb defective bulb.

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 5. Install the bulb cover, connectors and headlight unit. Ask a Yamaha dealer to adjust the headlight beam if necessary. 1. DonÕt touch 4. Put a new bulb into position and secure it in place with the bulb holder.

  • Page 79: Front Wheel Removal

    Do not depress the brake lever when wheel hub and the speedometer the disc and caliper are separated. gear unit are installed with the pro- It is advisable to have a Yamaha jections meshed into the slots. dealer service the wheel. 4. Loosen the pinch bolt.

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR Tightening torque: Wheel axle: 58 Nm (5.8 mákg) Pinch bolt: 40 Nm (4.0 mákg) Caliper bolt: 19 Nm (1.9 mákg) 7. Install the speedometer cable. 3. Install the wheel axle and let the motorcycle down. 4.

  • Page 81: Rear Wheel Removal

    5. Push the wheel forward and re- EW000122 by removing the nut. move the drive chain. 6. Remove the wheel assembly. It is advisable to have a Yamaha dealer service the wheel. NOTE: Securely support the motor- Do not depress the brake pedal...

  • Page 82: Rear Wheel Installation

    If your motorcycle requires any repair, disc. bring it to a Yamaha dealer. The skilled 5. Take the motorcycle off the cen- technicians at a Yamaha dealership terstand. have the tools, experience, and know- 6.

  • Page 83: Troubleshooting Chart

    Remove spark plugs and check electrodes. Engine doesnÕt start, go to battery Dry. Ask a Yamaha dealer to inspect. check. 4. Battery Engine turns over Battery good. quickly. Engine doesnÕt start, ask a Yamaha Use the electric starter.

  • Page 84: Motorcycle Care And Storage

    MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE Care ....................7-1 Storage....................7-4...

  • Page 85: Motorcycle Care And Storage

    MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE EAU01517 Care Before cleaning Cleaning 1. Cover up the muffler outlets with After normal use The exposure of its technology makes plastic bags. Remove dirt with warm water, a neutral a motorcycle charming but also vul- 2.

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    MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE ECA00010 Do not use any harsh chemical For motorcycles equipped with CAUTION: products on plastic parts. Be a windshield: Do not use strong Avoid using strong acidic wheel sure to avoid using cloths or cleaners or hard sponges as cleaners, especially on spoked sponges which have been in they will cause dulling or...

  • Page 87

    MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE EWA00001 After cleaning 1. Clean your motorcycle with cold water and soap after the engine 1. Dry the motorcycle with a chamois Make sure that there is no oil or wax has cooled down. or an absorbing cloth. on the brakes and tires.

  • Page 88

    ÒOFFÓ position: Turn the fuel cock NOTE: To prevent corrosion, avoid to ÒOFFÓ. Consult a Yamaha dealer for advice on damp cellars, stables (because 4. Fill up the fuel tank and add fuel what products to use. of the presence of ammonia)

  • Page 89

    MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE c. Install the spark plug caps onto the 7. Check and, if necessary, correct spark plugs and place the spark the tire air pressure, then raise the plugs on the cylinder head so that motorcycle so that both of its the electrodes are grounded.

  • Page 90: Specifications

    SPECIFICATIONS Specifications ..................8-1 HOW TO USE THE CONVERSION TABLE ........8-5...

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    SPECIFICATIONS EAU01038 Specifications Model XJ600S / XJ600N Engine oil Dimensions Type -20û -10û 0û 10û 20û 30û 40û 50ûC Overall length 2,170 mm SAE 10W/30 Overall width 735 mm Overall height SAE 10W/40 XJ600S 1,205 mm SAE 15W/40 XJ600N 1,090 mm SAE 20W/40 Seat hight 770 mm...

  • Page 92

    SPECIFICATIONS Air filter Dry type element Operation Left foot operation Fuel Gear ratio Type Regular unleaded gasoline 2.733 Fuel tank capacity 17.0 L 1.778 Reserve amount 3.5 L 1.333 Carburetor 1.074 Type´quantity BDS28 ´ 4 0.913 Manufacturer MIKUNI 0.821 Spark plug Chassis Type/Manufacturer CR8E / NGK...

  • Page 93

    SPECIFICATIONS Maximum load* Brakes XJ600S 184 kg Front XJ600N 187 kg Type Dual disc brake Air pressure (cold tire) Operation Right hand operation Up to 90 kg load* Fluid DOT 4 or DOT 3 Front 200 kPa (2.00 kg/cm , 2.00 bar) Rear Rear 225 kPa (2.25 kg/cm...

  • Page 94

    SPECIFICATIONS Charging system Fuses Type A.C. magneto Main fuse 30 A Standard output 14 V, 20 A @ 5,000 r/min Ignition fuse 10 A Battery Signaling system fuse 15 A Type YTX9-BS, GTX9-BS Headlight fuse 15 A Voltage, capacity 12 V, 8 AH Hazard light fuse 10 A Headlight type...

  • Page 95: How To Use The Conversion Table

    SPECIFICATIONS EAU01064 HOW TO USE THE CONVERSION TABLE CONVERSION TABLE All specification data in this manual are listed in SI and METRIC TO IMPERIAL METRIC UNITS. Metric unit Multiplier Imperial unit Use this table to convert METRIC unit data to IMPERIAL mákg 7.233 ftálb...

  • Page 96: Consumer Information

    CONSUMER INFORMATION Identification number records............. 9-1 Key identification number (for XJ600S)..........9-1 Key identification number (for XJ600N) ..........9-1 Vehicle identification number ............. 9-2 Model label..................9-2...

  • Page 97: Consumer Information

    Record the key identification number, vehicle identification number and mod- el label information in the spaces pro- vided for assistance when ordering spare parts from a Yamaha dealer or for reference in case the vehicle is sto- len. 1. KEY IDENTIFICATION 1.

  • Page 98: Vehicle Identification Number

    Record the infor- vided. mation on this label in the space pro- vided. This information will be needed to order spare parts from your Yamaha The vehicle identification number is dealer. used to identify your motorcycle and may be used to register your motor- cycle with the licensing authority in your state.

  • Page 99

    INDEX Helmet holders ........3-15 High beam indicator light ....... 3-3 Air filter ..........6-10 Front brake lever ......... 3-10 Horn switch ..........3-8 Front fork inspection ......6-24 Front wheel installation ......6-31 Battery ..........6-25 Front wheel removal ......6-31 Identification number records ....

  • Page 100

    INDEX Spark plug inspection ......6-6 Specifications ......... 8-1 Oil level indicator circuit check ....3-5 Wheel bearings ........6-25 Speedometer (for XJ600N) ....3-6 Oil level indicator light ......3-3 Wheels ..........6-15 Speedometer (for XJ600S) ....3-6 Start switch ..........3-9 Panel A ..........

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