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  • Page 1 OWNER’S MANUAL XV250V XV250VC LIT-11626-19-23 2UJ-28199-1E...
  • Page 2 EAU10041...
  • Page 3 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.
  • 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.
  • Page 6 IMPORTANT MANUAL INFORMATION EAU10192 AFFIX DEALER LABEL HERE XV250V/XV250VC OWNER’S MANUAL ©2005 by Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. 1st edition, May 2005 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

    TABLE OF CONTENTS SAFETY INFORMATION ....1-1 PRE-OPERATION CHECKS ..... 4-1 Spoke wheels ....... 6-17 Location of important labels ...1-5 Pre-operation check list ....4-2 Accessories and replacement parts .......... 6-17 DESCRIPTION ........2-1 OPERATION AND IMPORTANT Adjusting the clutch lever free Left view ..........2-1 RIDING POINTS ........
  • Page 8 TABLE OF CONTENTS Checking the steering ....6-29 YAMAHA EXTENDED SERVICE Checking the wheel bearings ..6-29 (Y.E.S.) ........9-9 Battery ..........6-30 Replacing the fuses ......6-31 Replacing the headlight bulb ..6-32 Replacing the tail/brake light bulb ...........6-33 Replacing a turn signal light bulb ...........6-34...
  • Page 9: Safety Information

    SAFETY INFORMATION EAU10251 AND/OR WHEN MADE NECES- • Ride where other motorists can SARY BY MECHANICAL CONDI- see you. Avoid riding in another MOTORCYCLES SINGLE TIONS. motorist’s blind spot. TRACK VEHICLES. THEIR SAFE USE Many motorcycle accidents in- AND OPERATION ARE DEPENDENT Safe riding volve inexperienced operators.
  • Page 10 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.
  • Page 11 Maximum load: been specifically designed for use on create instability due to improper XV250V 196 kg (432 lb) this motorcycle. Since Yamaha cannot weight distribution or aerody- XV250VC 195 kg (430 lb) test all other accessories that may be namic changes. If accessories...
  • Page 12 SAFETY INFORMATION tor and may limit control ability, Always turn the engine off before eyes, see your doctor immediately. therefore, such accessories are leaving the motorcycle unattended If any gasoline spills on your skin not recommended. and remove the key from the main or clothing, immediately wash the Use caution when adding electri- switch.
  • Page 13: Location Of Important Labels

    SAFETY INFORMATION EAU10381 Location of important labels Please read the following important labels carefully before operating this vehicle.
  • Page 14 SAFETY INFORMATION California only California only Cold tire normal pressure should be set as follows. 3CK-21668-A1...
  • Page 15: Description

    DESCRIPTION EAU10410 Left view 1. Headlight (page 6-32) 10.Shift pedal (page 3-4) 2. Steering lock (page 3-8) 3. Fuel tank (page 3-5) 4. Battery (page 6-30) 5. Fuses (page 6-31) 6. Helmet holder (page 3-9) 7. Shock absorber assembly spring preload adjusting ring (page 3-9) 8.
  • Page 16: Right View

    DESCRIPTION EAU10420 Right view 1. Tail/brake light (page 6-33) 2. Rear turn signal lights (page 6-34) 3. Rider seat (page 3-8) 4. Air filter element (page 6-13) 5. Front turn signal/position lights (page 6-34) 6. Brake pedal (page 3-4) 7. Footrest 8.
  • Page 17: 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 6-15) 8.
  • Page 18: Instrument And Control Functions

    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 19: Speedometer Unit

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU11090 EAU11630 EAU12343 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 20: 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 21: Shift 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 22: Fuel Tank Cap

    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 23: Fuel Cock

    10%. Gasohol XV250V 9.5 L (2.51 US gal) (2.09 containing methanol is not recom- mended by Yamaha because it can XV250VC 9.2 L (2.43 US gal) (2.02 cause damage to the fuel system or ve- Fuel reserve amount: hicle performance problems.
  • Page 24: 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 25: Steering Lock

    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 26: Helmet Holder

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU14281 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 27: Sidestand

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EWA10210 EAU15301 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 28: 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...
  • Page 29 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 30: 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 31: Pre-operation Check List

    • Make sure that operation is smooth. • Check cable free play. Throttle grip 6-15, 6-26 • If necessary, have Yamaha dealer adjust cable free play and lubricate cable and grip housing. • Make sure that operation is smooth. Control cables 6-26 •...
  • Page 32 • 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 6-30 • Fill with distilled water if necessary.
  • Page 33: 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 34: Starting A Warm Engine

    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.
  • Page 35 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 36: Engine Break-in

    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 37: Periodic Maintenance And Minor Repair

    TRAINED AND EQUIPPED TO PER- certain maintenance work correctly. FORM THESE PARTICULAR SER- 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.
  • Page 38 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 39: 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 40: 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...
  • Page 41 • Check chain slack, alignment and condition. Drive chain • Adjust and thoroughly lubricate Every 300 mi (500 km) and after washing the motorcycle or riding in the rain chain with Yamaha chain and ca- ble lube. • Check bearing assembly for looseness. √...
  • Page 42 • Lubricate the throttle grip housing and cable. Lights, signals and • Check operation. √ √ √ √ √ √ 25 * switches • Adjust headlight beam. * Since these items require special tools, data and technical skills, have a Yamaha dealer perform the service.
  • Page 43 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR NOTE: From 19000 mi (31000 km) or 36 months, repeat the maintenance intervals starting from 7000 mi (11000 km) or 12 months. EAU17620 NOTE: The air filter needs more frequent service if you are riding in unusually wet or dusty areas. Hydraulic brake system •...
  • Page 44: Removing And Installing The Panel

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU18751 EAU19543 Removing and installing the Checking the spark plugs panel The spark plugs are important engine components, which are easy to check. The panel shown needs to be removed Since heat and deposits will cause any to perform some of the maintenance spark plug to slowly erode, the spark jobs described in this chapter.
  • Page 45 If any spark plug shows a distinctly dif- ferent color, the engine could be defec- tive. Do not attempt to diagnose such 1. Spark plug gap problems yourself. Instead, have a Yamaha dealer check the vehicle. Spark plug gap: 0.6–0.7 mm (0.024–0.028 in)
  • Page 46: Canister (for California Only)

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU19681 Make sure that the canister breath- EAU19751 Canister (for California only) Engine oil and oil filter er is not blocked, and if necessary, element clean it. 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-...
  • Page 47 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 2. Place an oil pan under the engine NOTE: NOTE: to collect the used oil. The engine oil should be between the Skip steps 4–6 if the oil filter element is 3. Remove the engine oil filler cap minimum and maximum level marks.
  • Page 48 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR Make sure that no foreign mate- Tightening torque: rial enters the crankcase. Engine oil drain bolt: 34 Nm (3.4 m·kgf, 24 ft·lbf) 9. Start the engine, and then let it idle for several minutes while checking 8.
  • Page 49: Cleaning The Air Filter Element

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU32732 3. Remove the air filter case cover by Cleaning the air filter element removing the screws. The air filter element should be cleaned at the intervals specified in the periodic maintenance and lubrication chart. Clean the air filter element more fre- quently if you are riding in unusually wet or dusty areas.
  • Page 50: Carburetor

    The air filter element should be wet but the clamp screw. not dripping. 12. Install the air filter case bolts. Recommended oil: Yamaha foam air filter oil or other quality air filter oil 6-14...
  • Page 51: Checking 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 checked and, if necessary, adjusted before each ride.
  • Page 52 NEVER OVER- in it, or if the sidewall is cracked, con- tires): LOAD YOUR VEHICLE. Make sure tact a Yamaha dealer immediately and 0–90 kg (0–198 lb): Front: that the total weight of the cargo, rid- have the tire replaced.
  • Page 53: Spoke Wheels

    If any dam- should be designed specifically for cannot be guaranteed. age is found, have a Yamaha this model, and they must be se- After extensive tests, only the dealer replace the wheel. Do not...
  • Page 54: Adjusting The Clutch Lever Free Play

    Adjusting the clutch lever free NOTE: use of items which have not been If the specified clutch lever free play play approved by Yamaha. could be obtained as described above, tighten the locknut and skip the rest of the procedure, otherwise proceed as follows.
  • Page 55: Adjusting The Brake Lever Free Play

    A soft or spongy feeling in the brake lever can indicate the presence of air in the hydraulic system. If there is air in the hy- draulic system, have a Yamaha dealer bleed the system before operating the motorcycle. Air in 1. Locknut the hydraulic system will dimin- 2.
  • Page 56: Adjusting The Brake Pedal Position And Free Play

    2. Distance between brake pedal and footrest 3. Brake pedal free play 1. Locknut EWA10670 WARNING 2. Brake pedal position adjusting bolt It is advisable to have a Yamaha 3. Tighten the locknut. dealer make these adjustments. EWA11230 WARNING 1. Brake pedal free play adjusting nut...
  • Page 57: Adjusting The Rear Brake Light Switch

    Checking the front brake pads obtained as described, have a switch and rear brake shoes Yamaha dealer make this ad- The front brake pads and the rear brake justment. shoes must be checked for wear at the After adjusting the brake pedal...
  • Page 58: Checking The Front Brake Fluid Level

    Observe these precautions: the wear limit line, have a Yamaha As the brake pads wear, it is nor- dealer replace the brake shoes as a mal for the brake fluid level to grad- set.
  • Page 59: Changing The Brake Fluid

    EAU22760 Changing the brake fluid Drive chain slack denly, have a Yamaha dealer Have a Yamaha dealer change the The drive chain slack should be check the cause. brake fluid at the intervals specified in checked before each ride and adjusted the NOTE after the periodic mainte- if necessary.
  • Page 60 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 61: Cleaning And Lubricating The Drive Chain

    NOTE: NOTE: For a thorough cleaning, have a Make sure that two notches in the axle Yamaha dealer remove the drive chain nut are aligned with the hole through and soak it in solvent. the wheel axle, otherwise further tight- en the axle nut until they are.
  • Page 62: Checking And Lubricating The Cables

    If a cable is damaged 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 63: 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) 6-27...
  • Page 64: Lubricating The Swingarm Pivots

    If any damage is found or the front Check the inner tubes for scratches, fork does not operate smoothly, damage and excessive oil leakage. have a Yamaha dealer check or re- pair it. To check the operation 1. Place the vehicle on a level sur- face and hold it in an upright posi- tion.
  • Page 65: Checking The Steering

    2. Hold the lower ends of the front fork legs and try to move them for- ward and backward. If any free play can be felt, have a Yamaha dealer check or repair the steering. 6-29...
  • Page 66: Battery

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU23310 • INTERNAL: Drink large quan- Battery tities of water or milk and im- A poorly maintained battery will corrode mediately call a physician. and discharge quickly. The electrolyte • EYES: Flush with water for 15 level, battery lead connections and minutes and seek prompt breather hose routing should be...
  • Page 67: Replacing The Fuses

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR that the breather hose is properly EAU23600 Replacing the fuses routed, in good condition, and not obstructed. ECA10600 CAUTION: If the breather hose is positioned in such a way that the frame is ex- posed to electrolyte or gas expelled from the battery, the frame could suffer structural and external dam- 1.
  • Page 68: Replacing The Headlight Bulb

    1. Headlight coupler 2. Headlight bulb cover 4. If the fuse immediately blows again, have a Yamaha dealer 3. Remove the headlight bulb holder check the electrical system. by turning it counterclockwise, and then remove the defective bulb.
  • Page 69: Replacing The Tail/brake Light Bulb

    1. Screw oil, otherwise the transparency of 7. Have a Yamaha dealer adjust the the glass, the luminosity of the bulb, 2. Remove the defective bulb by headlight beam if necessary.
  • Page 70: Replacing A Turn Signal Light Bulb

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU24210 Replacing a turn signal light bulb 1. Remove the turn signal lens by re- moving the screws. 1. Tail/brake light bulb 1. Turn signal light bulb 3. Insert a new bulb into the socket, 3.
  • Page 71: Supporting The Motorcycle

    EWA10820 wheel or performing other maintenance WARNING requiring the motorcycle to stand up- It is advisable to have a Yamaha right. Check that the motorcycle is in a dealer service the wheel. stable and level position before starting Securely support the motor- any maintenance.
  • Page 72 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 1. Wheel axle 1. Speedometer gear unit 1. Speedometer gear unit 2. Front wheel axle pinch bolt 2. Retainer 2. Lift the wheel up between the fork 3. Speedometer cable 3. Lift the front wheel off the ground legs.
  • Page 73: Rear Wheel

    To remove the rear wheel smoothly. EWA10820 WARNING 8. Connect the speedometer cable. It is advisable to have a Yamaha dealer service the wheel. Securely support the motor- cycle so that there is no danger 1. Axle nut of it falling over.
  • Page 74 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU32760 Tightening torque: To install the rear wheel Axle nut: 1. Install the drive chain onto the rear 104 Nm (10.4 m·kgf, 75 ft·lbf) sprocket, and then install the wheel by inserting the wheel axle EWA10700 from the right-hand side.
  • Page 75: 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 76: 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 77: Motorcycle Care And Storage

    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.
  • Page 78 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 79: 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.
  • Page 80 MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE EWA10950 °C (90 °F)]. For more information WARNING on storing the battery, see page To prevent damage or injury from 6-30. sparking, make sure to ground the NOTE: spark plug electrodes while turning Make any necessary repairs before the engine over.
  • Page 81: Specifications

    SPECIFICATIONS Dimensions: Engine oil: Carburetor: Overall length: Type: Manufacturer: 2190 mm (86.2 in) YAMALUBE 4, SAE10W30 or SAE20W40 MIKUNI Type × quantity: Overall width: 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:...
  • Page 82 SPECIFICATIONS 3rd: Tire air pressure (measured on cold Rear brake: 29/23 (1.261) tires): Type: 4th: Drum brake Loading condition: 26/26 (1.000) Operation: 0–90 kg (0–198 lb) 5th: Right foot operation Front: 23/28 (0.821) Front suspension: 175 kPa (25 psi) (1.75 kgf/cm²) Chassis: Rear: Type:...
  • Page 83 SPECIFICATIONS Bulb voltage, wattage × quantity: Headlight: 12 V, 60 W/55.0 W × 1 Tail/brake light: 12 V, 8.0 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 × 2 Meter lighting: 14 V, 3.0 W ×...
  • Page 84: Consumer Information

    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.
  • Page 85 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 86: 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 87: 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 88: 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 89 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 90: Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.s.a. Street And Enduro Motorcycle Limited Warranty

  • Page 92 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 93 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 94 INDEX Parking ............5-4 Part locations .......... 2-1 Accessories and replacement parts..6-17 Front fork, checking ......6-28 Pre-operation check list......4-2 Air filter element, cleaning..... 6-13 Fuel............3-5 Fuel cock ..........3-6 Fuel tank cap .......... 3-5 Rear brake light switch, adjusting ..6-21 Battery...........
  • Page 95 INDEX Troubleshooting chart ......6-40 Turn signal indicator light......3-1 Turn signal light bulb, replacing.... 6-34 Turn signal switch........3-3 Valve clearance ........6-15 Vehicle identification number....9-1 Warranty, extended ........ 9-9 Warranty, limited........9-7 Wheel bearings, checking ....6-29 Wheel (front) .........

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