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. *Product and specifications are subject to change without notice.
TABLE OF CONTENTS SAFETY INFORMATION ....1-1 OPERATION AND IMPORTANT Adjusting the clutch lever free Location of important labels ...1-5 RIDING POINTS ........ 5-1 play ........... 6-24 Starting the engine ......5-1 Rear brake light switch ....6-25 DESCRIPTION ........2-1 Shifting ........... 5-2 Checking the front and rear brake Left view ..........2-1 Engine break-in ......
Matte color caution ......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...
SAFETY INFORMATION EAU10281 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 accidents involve inexperi- AND OPERATION ARE DEPENDENT Safe riding enced 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.
Maximum load: been specifically designed for use on create instability due to improper FZS6X 190 kg (419 lb) this motorcycle. Since Yamaha cannot weight distribution or aerody- FZS6XC 189 kg (417 lb) test all other accessories that may be namic changes. If accessories...
SAFETY INFORMATION tor and may limit control ability, Always turn the engine off before or clothing, immediately wash the therefore, such accessories are leaving the motorcycle unattended affected area with soap and water not recommended. and remove the key from the main and change your clothes.
SAFETY INFORMATION EAU10381 Location of important labels Please read the following important labels carefully before operating this vehicle. 5,6,7,8,9,10...
SAFETY INFORMATION CAUTION Cleaning with alkaline or acid cleaner, gasoline or solvent will damage windshield. Use neutral detergent. 5JW-00 WARNING Improper loading can cause loss of control. Read owner’s manual for proper loading. 3JJ-28446-A1...
SAFETY INFORMATION California only California only California only...
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU10460 EAU10660 To unlock the steering Main switch/steering lock All electrical systems are off. The key can be removed. EAU10680 LOCK The steering is locked, and all electrical systems are off. The key can be re- moved.
Indicator and warning lights High beam indicator light “ ” times, then go off for 2.5 seconds. This indicator light comes on when the If this occurs, have a Yamaha high beam of the headlight is switched dealer check the vehicle. EAU11250 EAU11423 Oil level warning light “...
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Coolant Display Conditions What to do temperature Under 39 °C Message “Lo” is displayed. OK. Go ahead with riding. (Under 103 °F) 40–116 °C Temperature is displayed. OK. Go ahead with riding. (104–242 °F) Stop the vehicle and allow it to idle until 117–139 °C Temperature display flashes.
“ON”. If the warning light does not come started flashing) on for a few seconds, then go off, have a clock 1. Coolant temperature display/air intake tem- a Yamaha dealer check the electrical perature display a fuel meter circuit. 2. Speedometer a coolant temperature display 3.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Tachometer Clock 4. Push the “SELECT” button, and the minute digits will start flashing. 5. Push the “RESET” button to set the minutes. 6. Push the “SELECT” button and then release it to start the clock. Odometer and tripmeter modes 1.
Fuel meter go off for approximately 3 seconds. If the fuel reserve tripmeter mode “F- this occurs, have a Yamaha dealer TRIP” and start counting the distance check the electrical circuit. traveled from that point. In that case, push the “SELECT”...
When the air intake temperature note the code number, and then have a Air intake temperature mode display is selected, “A” is displayed Yamaha dealer check the vehicle. for one second, and then the air in- ECA11590 CAUTION: take temperature is displayed.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS LCD and tachometer brightness 4. Push the “RESET” button to select EAU12347 Handlebar switches control mode the desired brightness level. 5. Push the “SELECT” button to con- Left firm the selected brightness level. The display will return to the odom- eter or tripmeter mode.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU12400 ECA10050 EAU12820 Dimmer switch “ ” Clutch lever CAUTION: Set this switch to “ ” for the high See page 5-1 for starting instruc- beam and to “ ” for the low beam. tions prior to starting the engine. EAU12460 Turn signal switch “...
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU12870 EAU26822 EAU12941 Shift pedal Brake lever Brake pedal The brake lever is located at the right handlebar grip. To apply the front brake, pull the lever toward the handle- bar grip. 1. Shift pedal 1. Brake pedal The shift pedal is located on the left The brake pedal is on the right side of side of the engine and is used in com-...
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU13072 EAU13220 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...
UNLEADED GASOLINE ONLY CAUTION: containing methanol is not recom- Fuel tank capacity: mended by Yamaha because it can The following precautions must be 19.4 L (5.13 US gal) (4.27 Imp.gal) cause damage to the fuel system or ve- observed to prevent a fire hazard or Fuel reserve amount: hicle performance problems.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU32980 EAU14281 Seat Helmet holder To remove the seat 1. Insert the key into the seat lock, and then turn it counterclockwise. 1. Projection 2. Seat holder 1. Helmet holder 2. Push the rear of the seat down to 2.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU14451 When washing the vehicle, be careful EAU36462 Storage compartment Adjusting the shock absorber not to let any water enter the storage assembly compartment. This shock absorber assembly is equipped with a spring preload adjust- ing ring. ECA10100 CAUTION: Never attempt to turn an adjusting...
Spring preload setting: Yamaha’s ignition circuit cut-off formance. Minimum (soft): system has been designed to assist Always have a Yamaha dealer the operator in fulfilling the respon- service the shock absorber. Standard: sibility of raising the sidestand be- fore starting off. Therefore, check...
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS below and have a Yamaha dealer re- EAU44900 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 EAU15593 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.
• If necessary, add recommended coolant to specified level. 6-14 • Check cooling system for leakage. • Check operation. • If soft or spongy, have Yamaha dealer bleed hydraulic system. • Check brake pads for wear. Front brake • Replace if necessary.
• Make sure that operation is smooth. • Check cable free play. Throttle grip 6-20, 6-29 • If necessary, have Yamaha dealer adjust cable free play and lubricate cable and grip housing. • Make sure that operation is smooth. Control cables 6-29 •...
NOTE: starting, immediately stop the To shift the transmission into the neu- engine, and have a Yamaha tral position, press the shift pedal down dealer check the cause. repeatedly until it reaches the end of its...
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.
ECA10380 period, immediately have a CAUTION: Yamaha dealer check the vehi- EAU17091 Never park in an area where there cle. 0–1000 km (0–600 mi) are fire hazards such as grass or Avoid prolonged operation above 7000 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.
• Check the air cut-off valve, reed Air induction sys- valve, and hose for damage. √ √ • Replace any damaged parts if necessary. * Since these items require special tools, data and technical skills, have a Yamaha dealer perform the service.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU32185 General maintenance and lubrication chart 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...
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...
24 months. Front and rear brake √ √ √ √ √ √ 24 * • Check operation. switches • Apply Yamaha chain and cable √ √ √ √ √ √ 25 * Control cables lube or engine oil SAE 10W-30 thoroughly.
• Adjust headlight beam. * 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 • Replace the brake hoses every four years and if cracked or damaged.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU18771 2. Pull the front cowling away from Removing and installing pan- the vehicle as shown, and then re- move the panel. The panels shown need to be removed to perform some of the maintenance jobs described in this chapter.
Do not attempt to diagnose such problems yourself. Instead, have a Yamaha dealer check the vehicle. If a spark plug shows signs of electrode erosion and excessive carbon or other deposits, it should be replaced.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR Before installing a spark plug, the spark EAU19681 NOTE: Canister (for California only) plug gap should be measured with a If a torque wrench is not available when wire thickness gauge and, if necessary, installing a spark plug, a good estimate adjusted to specification.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU42622 Engine oil and oil filter car- tridge The engine oil level should be checked before each ride. In addition, the oil must be changed and the oil filter car- tridge replaced at the intervals speci- fied in the periodic maintenance and lubrication chart.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR NOTE: An oil filter wrench is available at a Yamaha dealer. 5. Apply a thin coat of engine oil to the O-ring of the new oil filter car- tridge. 1. Engine oil drain bolt 1. Torque wrench...
ECA11620 or remains on, immediately turn the nance and lubrication chart. CAUTION: engine off and have a Yamaha dealer 1. Place the vehicle on the center- In order to prevent clutch slip- check the vehicle. stand.
The coolant should be between the corrosion. minimum and maximum level marks. If water has been added to the coolant, have a Yamaha dealer check the antifreeze content of the coolant as soon as possible, otherwise the effectiveness of the coolant will be reduced.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 2. Place a container under the engine 7. Install the coolant reservoir and its to collect the used coolant. reservoir cover by placing them in 3. Remove the radiator cap retaining the original position, and then in- bolt, radiator cap retainer and radi- stalling the bolts.
If 2.00 L (2.11 US qt) (1.76 Imp.qt) taining bolt. coolant is leaking, have a Yamaha Coolant reservoir capacity (up to the maximum level mark): dealer check the cooling system.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU32886 ECA12880 Replacing the air filter element CAUTION: The air filter element should be re- When removing the air filter case placed at the intervals specified in the cover, be careful not to allow foreign periodic maintenance and lubrication objects to drop into the air intake chart.
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.
FZS6XC 189 kg (417 lb) in it, or if the sidewall is cracked, con- * Total weight of rider, passenger, car- tact a Yamaha dealer immediately and go and accessories have the tire replaced. EWA10510...
When a tire tread BRIDGESTONE/BT020F GG begins to show crosswise lines, The front and rear tires should DUNLOP/D252F have a Yamaha dealer replace be of the same make and de- Rear tire: the tire immediately. sign, otherwise the handling...
Always adjust the tire air pres- fore each ride. If any damage is parts you choose for your vehicle sure according to the operating found, have a Yamaha dealer re- should be designed specifically for conditions. place the wheel. Do not attempt...
Yamaha. tained as described above or if the clutch does not operate correctly, have a Yamaha dealer check the internal clutch mechanism. 1. Clutch lever free play adjusting bolt 2. Clutch lever free play The clutch lever free play should mea- sure 10.0–15.0 mm (0.39–0.59 in) as...
However, if the Use only the recommended quality brake fluid level goes down sud- 1. Minimum level mark brake fluid, otherwise the rubber denly, have a Yamaha dealer Rear brake seals may deteriorate, causing check the cause. leakage and poor braking perfor- mance.
Drive chain slack: Changing the brake fluid Drive chain slack 45.0–55.0 mm (1.77–2.17 in) Have a Yamaha dealer change the The drive chain slack should be brake fluid at the intervals specified in checked before each ride and adjusted 5. If the drive chain slack is incorrect, the NOTE after the periodic mainte- if necessary.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU23022 Tightening torques: Cleaning and lubricating the Locknut: drive chain 16 Nm (1.6 m·kgf, 11 ft·lbf) The drive chain must be cleaned and Axle nut: 120 Nm (12.0 m·kgf, 85 ft·lbf) lubricated at the intervals specified in the periodic maintenance and lubrica- tion chart, otherwise it will quickly wear out, especially when riding in dusty or...
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU44271 EAU23142 Recommended lubricant: Checking and lubricating the Checking and lubricating the Lithium-soap-based grease brake and shift pedals brake and clutch levers Brake lever Clutch lever The operation of the brake and shift pedals should be checked before each The operation of the brake and clutch ride, and the pedal pivots should be lu- levers should be checked before each...
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.
To charge the battery Have a Yamaha dealer charge the bat- tery as soon as possible if it seems to have discharged. Keep in mind that the battery tends to discharge more quickly if the vehicle is equipped with optional electrical accessories.
IES OUT OF THE REACH OF If you do not have access to a Electrolyte is poisonous and CHILDREN. sealed-type (MF) battery charg- have a Yamaha dealer dangerous since it contains sul- charge your battery. furic acid, which causes severe To store the battery burns.
3. Turn the key to “ON” and turn on the electrical circuit in question to check if the device operates. 4. If the fuse immediately blows 1. Fuse box again, have a Yamaha dealer check the electrical system. 6-35...
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU23930 Headlight bulb Replacing a headlight bulb Do not touch the glass part of This model is equipped with quartz bulb the headlight bulb to keep it free headlights. If a headlight bulb burns from oil, otherwise the transpar- out, replace it as follows.
Replacing the tail/brake light and then connect the coupler. push it in, and then turn it clock- bulb 5. Have a Yamaha dealer adjust the wise until it stops. 1. Remove the seat. (See page headlight beam if necessary. 5. Install the socket (together with the 3-13.)
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU43000 ECA11190 Replacing a turn signal light CAUTION: bulb Do not overtighten the screw, other- 1. Remove the turn signal light unit wise the lens may break. by removing the screw. 1. Turn signal light bulb socket 3.
1. Remove the license plate light unit To remove the front wheel by removing the screws. 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. License plate light bulb of it falling over.
To remove the rear wheel EWA10820 NOTE: WARNING Make sure that there is enough space It is advisable to have a Yamaha between the brake pads before install- dealer service the wheel. ing the brake calipers onto the brake Securely support the motor- discs.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 1. Locknut 1. Locknut NOTE: 2. Drive chain slack adjusting bolt 2. Drive chain slack adjusting bolt 3. Axle nut 3. Wheel axle The drive chain does not need to be 4. Brake caliper bracket disassembled in order to remove and 5.
The following troubleshooting charts represent quick and easy procedures for checking these vital systems your- self. 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.
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.
Start the engine. If the engine overheats again, have a The coolant level Yamaha dealer check and repair the cooling system. is OK. NOTE: If coolant is not available, tap water can be temporarily used instead, provided that it is changed to the recommended coolant as soon as possible.
Rust and corrosion can develop matte colored finished parts. Be Cleaning even if high-quality components are sure to consult a Yamaha dealer for ECA10771 advice on what products to use be- used. A rusty exhaust pipe may go un- CAUTION: fore cleaning the vehicle.
MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE contact with strong or abrasive scratched, use a quality plastic 1. Clean the motorcycle with cold wa- cleaning products, solvent or polishing compound after ter and a mild detergent, after the thinner, fuel (gasoline), rust re- washing.
WARNING NOTE: To prevent corrosion, avoid Make sure that there is no oil or Consult a Yamaha dealer for advice on damp cellars, stables (because what products to use. wax on the brakes or tires. of the presence of ammonia)
MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE 3. Perform the following steps to pro- 4. Lubricate all control cables and the tect the cylinders, piston rings, etc. pivoting points of all levers and from corrosion. pedals as well as of the side- a. Remove the spark plug caps stand/centerstand.
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 seat. (See page 3-13.) 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...
CONSUMER INFORMATION EAU26663 YAMAHA MOTOR CORPORATION, U.S.A. STREET AND ENDURO MOTORCYCLE LIMITED WARRANTY Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. hereby warrants that CUSTOMER’S RESPONSIBILITY under this Engine new Yamaha motorcycles will be free from defects in warranty shall be to: Displacement Period...
CUSTOMER SERVICE What costs are my responsibility during the warranty period? If your machine requires warranty service, you must take it to any authorized Yamaha The customer’s responsibility includes all costs of normal maintenance services, motorcycle dealer within the continental United States. Be sure to bring your warranty non-warranty repairs, accident and collision damages, and oil, oil filters, air filters, registration card or other valid proof of the original date of purchase.
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.
INDEX Noise regulation ........9-4 Accessories and replacement parts..6-23 Front and rear brake pads, checking..6-25 Air filter element, replacing ....6-18 Front fork, checking ......6-32 Oil level warning light ......3-2 Fuel............3-11 Fuel tank cap ........3-11 Battery...........
INDEX Troubleshooting charts ......6-43 Turn signal indicator lights ...... 3-2 Turn signal light bulb, replacing.... 6-38 Turn signal switch........3-9 Valve clearance ........6-20 Vehicle identification number....9-1 Warranty, extended ........ 9-9 Warranty, limited........9-7 Wheel bearings, checking ....6-33 Wheel (front) .........
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