EAU26944 DECLARATION of CONFORMITY Company: YAMAHA MOTOR ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. Address: 1450-6, Mori, Mori-Machi, Shuchi-gun, Shizuoka-Ken, 437-0292 Japan Hereby declare that the product: Kind of equipment: IMMOBILIZER Type-designation: 5SL-00 is in compliance with following norm(s) or documents: R&TTE Directive(1999/5/EC) EN300 330-2 v1.1.1(2001-6), EN60950-1(2001)
Welcome to the Yamaha world of motorcycling! As the owner of the TDM900A, you are benefiting from Yamaha’s vast experience and newest technology regarding the de- sign and manufacture of high-quality products, which have earned Yamaha a reputation for dependability.
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.
TABLE OF CONTENTS SAFETY INFORMATION ....1-1 Luggage strap holders ....3-19 Valve clearance ......6-16 Sidestand ........3-19 Tires ..........6-16 DESCRIPTION ........2-1 Ignition circuit cut-off system ..3-20 Cast wheels ........6-19 Left view ...........2-1 Adjusting the clutch lever free Right view .........2-2 PRE-OPERATION CHECKS ....
TABLE OF CONTENTS Replacing the tail/brake light bulb ..........6-32 Replacing a turn signal light bulb ..6-32 Replacing an auxiliary light bulb ..6-33 Supporting the motorcycle .....6-33 Troubleshooting ......6-34 Troubleshooting charts ....6-35 MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE ...........7-1 Matte color caution ......7-1 Care ..........7-1 Storage ..........7-3 SPECIFICATIONS ......8-1...
SAFETY INFORMATION EAU10281 TIONS. motorist’s blind spot. Many accidents involve inexperi- MOTORCYCLES SINGLE Safe riding enced operators. In fact, many op- TRACK VEHICLES. THEIR SAFE Always make pre-operation erators who have been involved in USE AND OPERATION ARE DEPEN- checks. Careful checks may help accidents do not even have a cur- DENT UPON THE USE OF PROPER prevent an accident.
Modifications made to this motorcycle changing lanes. Make sure that single most critical factor in the preven- not approved by Yamaha, or the re- other motorists can see you. tion or reduction of head injuries. moval of original equipment, may ren- The posture of the operator and Always wear an approved helmet.
SAFETY INFORMATION been specifically designed for use on front fork area, they must be as Maximum load: this motorcycle. Since Yamaha cannot lightweight as possible and 198 kg (437 lb) test all other accessories that may be should be kept to a minimum.
SAFETY INFORMATION Gasoline and exhaust gas Do not park the motorcycle on a GASOLINE IS HIGHLY FLAMMA- slope or soft ground, otherwise it BLE: may fall over. Always turn the engine off when Do not park the motorcycle near refueling. a flammable source, (e.g., a ker- Take care not to spill any gaso- osene heater, or near an open...
Do not expose any key to exces- the vehicle along with all three keys to sively high temperatures. a Yamaha dealer to have them re-reg- Do not place any key close to istered. Do not use the key with the red magnets (this includes, but not bow for driving.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS as they may cause signal inter- EAU10471 can be started. The key cannot be re- Main switch/steering lock ference. moved. NOTE: OFF ON The headlight comes on automatically when the engine is started and stays on until the key is turned to “OFF”.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS To lock the steering To unlock the steering EAU33001 (Parking) The steering is locked, and the taillight and auxiliary light are on. The hazard lights and turn signal lights can be turned on, but all other electrical sys- tems are off.
ABS may be defective. warning light may flicker when riding on This indicator light flashes when the If this occurs, have a Yamaha dealer a slope or during sudden acceleration turn signal switch is pushed to the left or check the system as soon as possible.
3. If one or both of the standard keys have a Yamaha dealer check the er system. If the immobilizer system is do not start the engine, take the brake system as soon as possible.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU11911 This tachometer unit is equipped with a EAU12181 Tachometer unit Coolant temperature gauge clock. To set the clock: 1. Push both the “SELECT” and “RE- SET” buttons for at least two sec- onds. 2. When the hour digits start flashing, push the “RESET”...
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU36611 two tripmeters (which show the ECA10020 Multi-function display CAUTION: distance traveled since they were EWA12311 last set to zero) Do not operate the engine if it is WARNING a fuel reserve tripmeter (which overheated. Be sure to stop the vehicle before shows the distance traveled on the making any setting changes to the fuel reserve)
If you do not reset the fuel such an error code, note the code num- reserve tripmeter manually, it will reset ber, and then have a Yamaha dealer itself automatically and the display will check the vehicle. return to the prior mode after refueling...
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU12347 Right position. To cancel the turn signal Handlebar switches lights, push the switch in after it has re- turned to the center position. Left EAU12500 Horn switch “ ” Press this switch to sound the horn. EAU12660 Engine stop switch “...
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS the key is turned to “ON” and the start EAU12820 EAU12870 Clutch lever Shift pedal switch is pushed, but this does not indi- cate a malfunction. EAU12733 Hazard switch “ ” With the key in the “ON” or “ ”...
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU26822 dial is aligned with the “ ” mark on the EAU12941 Brake lever Brake pedal brake lever. The brake lever is located at the right handlebar grip. To apply the front brake, pull the lever toward the handle- bar grip.
EAU13090 Fuel tank cap pulsating at the brake lever or The Yamaha ABS (Anti-lock Brake brake pedal when the ABS is oper- System) features a dual electronic con- ating. However, special tools are trol system, which acts on the front and required, so please consult your rear brakes independently.
Do not overfill the fuel tank, oth- erwise it may overflow when the Your Yamaha engine has been de- fuel warms up and expands. signed to use regular unleaded gaso- Avoid spilling fuel on the hot en- line with a research octane number of gine.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU13412 EAU13442 EAU13861 Fuel tank breather hose Catalytic converters Seat This vehicle is equipped with catalytic converters in the exhaust system. To remove the seat Insert the key into the seat lock, turn it EWA10860 WARNING counterclockwise, and then pull the The exhaust system is hot after op- seat off.
Make sure that the seat is properly se- 3. CYCLELOK bar (optional) cured before riding. This storage compartment is designed to hold an optional genuine Yamaha CYCLELOK. (Other locks may not fit.) When placing a CYCLELOK in the stor- age compartment, securely fasten it with the straps.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU14781 suspension, turn the adjusting bolt on Damping force Adjusting the front fork each fork leg in direction (b). This front fork is equipped with spring preload adjusting bolts and damping force adjusting screws. EWA10180 WARNING Always adjust both fork legs equal- ly, otherwise poor handling and loss of stability may result.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU15030 thereby harden the suspension, turn NOTE: Adjusting the shock absorber the adjusting ring in direction (a). To de- Make sure that the adjusting screw is assembly crease the spring preload and thereby turned to one of the four settings. This shock absorber assembly is soften the suspension, turn the adjust- equipped with a spring preload adjust-...
Always have a Yamaha dealer range. To obtain a precise adjustment, service the shock absorber. it would be advisable to check the num- ber of clicks of each damping force ad- 1.
Yamaha’s ignition circuit cut-off system has been designed to assist the operator in fulfilling the respon- sibility of raising the sidestand be- fore starting off. Therefore, check this system regularly as described below and have a Yamaha dealer re- 3-19...
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. 3-20...
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.
Coolant If necessary, add recommended coolant to speciﬁed level. 6-11 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. 6-20, 6-21 Check ﬂuid level in reservoir.
PAGE Make sure that operation is smooth. Check cable free play. Throttle grip 6-15, 6-25 If necessary, have Yamaha dealer adjust cable free play and lubricate cable and grip housing. Make sure that operation is smooth. Control cables 6-25 Lubricate if necessary.
OPERATION AND IMPORTANT RIDING POINTS EAU16671 the neutral position, do not ECA11040 Shifting CAUTION: coast for long periods of time with the engine off, and do not For maximum engine life, never ac- tow the motorcycle for long dis- celerate hard when the engine is tances.
OPERATION AND IMPORTANT RIDING POINTS EAU17212 Parking When parking, stop the engine, and then remove the key from the main switch. EWA10310 WARNING Since the engine and exhaust system can become very hot, park in a place where pedestri- ans or children are not likely to touch them.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU17240 EAU17520 a Yamaha dealer perform it for you. Owner’s tool kit EWA10350 Safety is an obligation of the owner. Pe- WARNING riodic inspection, adjustment and lubri- Modifications approved cation will keep your vehicle in the...
From 50000 km (30000 mi), repeat the maintenance intervals starting from 10000 km (6000 mi). Items marked with an asterisk should be performed by a Yamaha dealer as they require special tools, data and technical skills.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR ODOMETER READING ANNUAL ITEM CHECK OR MAINTENANCE JOB 1000 km 10000 km 20000 km 30000 km 40000 km CHECK (600 mi) (6000 mi) (12000 mi) (18000 mi) (24000 mi) √ √ √ √ 9 * Wheels Check runout and for damage.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR ODOMETER READING ANNUAL ITEM CHECK OR MAINTENANCE JOB 1000 km 10000 km 20000 km 30000 km 40000 km CHECK (600 mi) (6000 mi) (12000 mi) (18000 mi) (24000 mi) Clutch lever pivot Lubricate with lith- √...
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR ODOMETER READING ANNUAL ITEM CHECK OR MAINTENANCE JOB 1000 km 10000 km 20000 km 30000 km 40000 km CHECK (600 mi) (6000 mi) (12000 mi) (18000 mi) (24000 mi) Check operation and free play. Adjust the throttle cable free Throttle grip hous- √...
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU18712 Removing and installing cowlings and panels The cowlings and panels shown need to be removed to perform some of the maintenance jobs described in this chapter. Refer to this section each time a cowling or panel needs to be re- moved and installed.
3. Remove the screw, and then take such problems yourself. Instead, have the panel off. 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 EAU19832 Specified spark plug: Tightening torque: Engine oil and oil filter NGK/DPR8EA-9 Spark plug: element DENSO/X24EPR-U9 17.5 Nm (1.75 m·kgf, 12.7 ft·lbf) The engine oil level should be checked Before installing a spark plug, the spark before each ride.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR the oil level. 4. If the engine oil is below the mini- mum level mark, add sufficient oil NOTE: of the recommended type to raise The engine oil should be between the it to the correct level. minimum and maximum level marks.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR installing the bolts, then tightening them to the specified torque. Tightening torque: Oil filter element cover bolt: 10 Nm (1.0 m·kgf, 7.2 ft·lbf) NOTE: Make sure that the O-rings are properly seated. 1. Engine oil drain bolt A 1.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU20070 Recommended engine oil: Coolant See page 8-1. The coolant level should be checked Oil quantity: before each ride. In addition, the cool- Without oil filter element replace- ant must be changed at the intervals ment: 3.80 L (4.02 US qt) (3.34 Imp.qt) specified in the periodic maintenance...
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 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. EWA10380 WARNING Never attempt to remove the radiator cap when the engine is hot.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU42350 from the air filter case. (Do not dis- Replacing the air filter element connect the fuel hoses!) The air filter element should be re- placed at the intervals specified in the periodic maintenance and lubrication chart.
Before installing the fuel tank, make sure that the fuel hoses are not damaged. If any fuel hose is damaged, do not start the engine but have a Yamaha dealer replace the hose, other- wise fuel may leak. Make sure that the fuel hoses are properly connected and 1.
If the specified idling speed cannot be direction (b). throttle grip. Periodically check the obtained as described above, have a throttle cable free play and, if neces- Yamaha dealer make the adjustment. sary, have a Yamaha dealer adjust it. 6-15...
225 kPa (33 psi) (2.25 kgf/cm Rear: from occurring, the valve clearance the specified tires. 250 kPa (36 psi) (2.50 kgf/cm must be adjusted by a Yamaha dealer 90–198 kg (198–437 lb): at the intervals specified in the periodic Tire air pressure Front: maintenance and lubrication chart.
Yamaha dealer re- Check the tire condition and air place the tire immediately. pressure before each ride.
After extensive tests, only the This motorcycle is fitted with su- tires listed below have been ap- per-high-speed tires. Note the fol- proved this model lowing points in order to make the Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. Always make sure that the valve 6-18...
3. Fully turn the adjusting bolt at the fore each ride. If any damage is clutch lever in direction (a) to loos- found, have a Yamaha dealer re- en the clutch cable. place the wheel. Do not attempt 4. Loosen the locknut at the crank- even the smallest repair to the case.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR ver free play, turn the adjusting nut EAU22270 EAU22390 Adjusting the rear brake light Checking the front and rear in direction (b). switch brake pads 6. Tighten the locknut at the clutch le- ver and the crankcase. The front and rear brake pads must be checked for wear at the intervals spec- ified in the periodic maintenance and...
EAU36680 enter the brake system, possibly caus- Checking the brake fluid level peared, have a Yamaha dealer replace ing it to become ineffective. the brake pads as a set. Before riding, check that the brake fluid...
EAU22760 Changing the brake fluid Drive chain slack lead to poor braking performance. Have a Yamaha dealer change the The drive chain slack should be Be careful that water or dust does brake fluid at the intervals specified in checked before each ride and adjusted...
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR swingarm in direction (a). To loos- en the drive chain, turn the adjust- ing bolt on each side of the swingarm in direction (b), and then push the rear wheel forward. NOTE: Using the alignment marks on each side of the swingarm, make sure that both chain pullers are in the same posi- tion for proper wheel alignment.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU23022 ECA11110 Tightening torque: Cleaning and lubricating the CAUTION: Axle nut: drive chain Do not use engine oil or any other lu- 150 Nm (15.0 m·kgf, 108.5 ft·lbf) The drive chain must be cleaned and Brake caliper bracket bolt: bricants for the drive chain, as they 40 Nm (4.0 m·kgf, 29 ft·lbf)
Recommended lubricants: Recommended lubricant: EWA10730 Brake lever: Lithium-soap-based grease WARNING Silicone grease If the sidestand does not move up Clutch lever: and down smoothly, have a Yamaha Lithium-soap-based grease dealer check or repair it. Recommended lubricant: Lithium-soap-based grease 6-26...
Check the inner tubes for scratches, fork does not operate smoothly, Securely support the vehicle so that damage and excessive oil leakage. have a Yamaha dealer check or re- there is no danger of it falling over. pair it. To check the operation 2.
If there is play in the wheel hub or if the wheel does not turn smoothly, have a Yamaha dealer check the wheel bearings. 1. Battery 2. Positive battery lead (red) 3.
To charge the battery battery, a special (constant-volt- furic acid, which causes severe Have a Yamaha dealer charge the bat- age) battery charger is required. burns. Avoid any contact with tery as soon as possible if it seems to...
4. Install the bulb cover, and then Do not touch the glass part of the connect the coupler. headlight bulb to keep it free from 5. Have a Yamaha dealer adjust the oil, otherwise the transparency of headlight beam if necessary. 6-31...
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU24080 EAU24202 Replacing the tail/brake light Replacing a turn signal light bulb bulb 1. Remove seat. (See 1. Remove the turn signal light lens page 3-14.) by removing the screw. 2. Remove the socket (together with the bulb) by turning it counter- clockwise.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU36450 EAU24350 Replacing an auxiliary light Supporting the motorcycle bulb Since this model is not equipped with a centerstand, follow these precautions 1. Remove the auxiliary light lens by when removing the front and rear removing the screws.
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.
Be ble. Rust and corrosion can develop Cleaning sure to consult a Yamaha dealer for even if high-quality components are ECA10771 CAUTION: advice on what products to use be- used.
MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE contact with strong or abrasive washing. ECA10790 cleaning products, solvent or CAUTION: thinner, fuel (gasoline), rust re- Do not use warm water since it in- After normal use movers or inhibitors, brake flu- creases the corrosive action of the Remove dirt with warm water, a mild id, antifreeze or electrolyte.
7. Wax all painted surfaces. NOTE: against dust with a porous cover. 8. Let the motorcycle dry completely Consult a Yamaha dealer for advice on ECA10810 before storing or covering it. CAUTION: what products to use.
MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE fuel from deteriorating. pivoting points of all levers and 3. Perform the following steps to pro- pedals as well as of the sidestand/ tect the cylinders, piston rings, etc. centerstand. from corrosion. 5. Check and, if necessary, correct a.
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 3-14.) Record the information on this label in the space provided. This information will be needed when ordering spare parts from a Yamaha dealer.
INDEX Engine stop switch........3-9 Engine trouble warning light ......3-4 ABS............3-12 Neutral indicator light......... 3-4 ABS warning light........3-4 Air filter element, replacing ..... 6-13 Front and rear brake pads, checking ..6-20 Oil level warning light ........ 3-4 Anti-theft alarm (optional)......3-8 Front fork, adjusting .........3-16 Auxiliary light bulb, replacing ....
INDEX Throttle grip and cable, checking and lubricating ..........6-25 Tires............6-16 Tool kit ............6-1 Troubleshooting ........6-34 Troubleshooting charts ......6-35 Turn signal indicator light......3-4 Turn signal light bulb, replacing ....6-32 Turn signal switch ........3-9 Valve clearance ........6-16 Vehicle identification number.....9-1 Wheel bearings, checking .......6-28 Wheels.............6-19...
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