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 PRE-OPERATION CHECKS ..... 4-1 Adjusting the rear brake light Location of important labels ...1-5 Pre-operation check list ....4-2 switch ........6-17 Checking the front and rear brake DESCRIPTION ........2-1 OPERATION AND IMPORTANT pads .......... 6-18 Left view ..........2-1 RIDING POINTS ........
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 210 kg (463 lb) this motorcycle. Since Yamaha cannot weight distribution or aerody- test all other accessories that may be namic changes. If accessories When loading within this weight limit,...
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.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU38390 EAU10540 To lock the steering Main switch/steering lock All electrical circuits are supplied with The main switch/steering lock is locat- power, and the meter lighting, taillight, ed under the main switch/steering lock license plate light and position lights cover.
6. Fuel level warning light “ ” for a few seconds, and then go off, Never turn the key to “OFF” or have a Yamaha dealer check the elec- EAU11030 “LOCK” while the vehicle is moving, trical circuit. Turn signal indicator lights “...
When this occurs, a clock a self-diagnosis device have a Yamaha dealer check the self- a brightness control mode diagnosis system. (See page 3-3 for an explanation of the self-diagnosis de- 1. Speedometer NOTE: vice.)
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Speedometer Tachometer 1. “SELECT” switch 1. Speedometer 1. Tachometer 2. Tachometer red zone The speedometer shows the riding The electric tachometer allows the rider speed. to monitor the engine speed and keep it When the key is turned to “ON”, the within the ideal power range.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Fuel gauge The fuel gauge does not indicate start counting the distance traveled the correct fuel level for the first 5 from that point. In that case, push the km/h (3 mi/h) after refueling. “SELECT” switch to switch the display between the various tripmeter, odome- ter, and clock modes in the following or- Odometer, tripmeter, and...
1. Push the “SELECT” switch to indicates any error codes, note the (item number “1”) change the display to the clock code number, and then have a Yamaha the LCD (item number “2”) mode. dealer check the vehicle. the speedometer, tachometer, and 2.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS 4. Adjust the multi-function meter unit EAU12347 Handlebar switches panel brightness level by pushing the “RESET” switch. Left 5. Push the “SELECT” switch to se- lect the LCD. Item number “2” is displayed. Adjust the LCD brightness level by pushing the “RESET”...
This model can be equipped with op- has traveled both about 150 m (490 ft) tional lights available at a Yamaha and for approximately 15 seconds. dealer. However, the turn signal lights can also...
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU12820 EAU12880 EAU12890 Clutch lever Shift pedal Brake lever 1. Clutch lever 1. Shift pedal 1. Brake lever The clutch lever is located at the left The shift pedal is located on the left The brake lever is located at the right handlebar grip.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU12941 EAU13120 2. Turn the key counterclockwise to Brake pedal Fuel tank cap the original position, remove it, and then close the lock cover. NOTE: The fuel tank cap cannot be installed unless the key is in the lock. In addition, the key cannot be removed if the cap is not properly installed and locked.
1. Fuel tank filler tube ONLY 2. Fuel level mended by Yamaha because it can Fuel tank capacity: cause damage to the fuel system or ve- 17.0 L (4.49 US gal) (3.74 Imp.gal) Make sure that there is sufficient fuel in hicle performance problems.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU13431 EAU34042 Catalytic converter Rider seat This model is equipped with a catalytic converter in the exhaust system. To remove the rider seat 1. Insert the key into the seat lock, EWA10860 WARNING and then turn it counterclockwise. The exhaust system is hot after op- eration.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU38341 To release the helmet from the hel- Helmet holder met holder Remove the rider seat, remove the hel- met holding cable from the helmet hold- er and the helmet, and then install the seat. 1. Helmet holding cable 2.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU38401 load and thereby soften the sus- With each complete turn of the ad- Adjusting the shock absorber pension, turn the adjusting nut in justing nut, distance A is changed assembly direction (b). by 2.0 mm (0.08 in). This shock absorber assembly is equipped with a spring preload adjust- ing nut.
Always have a Yamaha dealer EAU15281 EXUP system CAUTION: service the shock absorber. This model is equipped with Yamaha’s Always tighten the locknut against EXUP (EXhaust Ultimate Power valve) the adjusting nut, and then tighten system. This system boosts engine the locknut to the specified torque.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU15301 below and have a Yamaha dealer re- EAU15311 Sidestand Ignition circuit cut-off system pair it if it does not function proper- The sidestand is located on the left side The ignition circuit cut-off system (com- of the frame.
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.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU38350 EWA12531 Auxiliary DC connector WARNING To prevent electrical shock or short- circuiting, make sure that the cap is installed when the auxiliary DC con- nector is not being used. 1. Auxiliary DC connector A 12-V accessory connected to the auxiliary DC connector under the rider seat can be used when the key is in the “ON”...
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.
• If necessary, add recommended fluid to specified level. • Check hydraulic system for leakage. • Make sure that operation is smooth. • Check cable free play. Throttle grip 6-13, 6-21 • If necessary, have Yamaha dealer adjust cable free play and lubricate cable and grip housing.
Chassis fasteners — • Tighten if necessary. Instruments, lights, signals • Check operation. — and switches • Correct if necessary. • Check operation of ignition circuit cut-off system. Sidestand switch 3-16 • If system is defective, have Yamaha dealer check vehicle.
OPERATION AND IMPORTANT RIDING POINTS ECA11130 EAU16671 ECA10260 Shifting CAUTION: CAUTION: For maximum engine life, always Even with the transmission in warm the engine up before starting the neutral position, do not off. Never accelerate hard when the coast for long periods of time engine is cold! with the engine off, and do not tow the motorcycle for long dis-...
OPERATION AND IMPORTANT RIDING POINTS 4. At the recommended shift points 3. Shift the transmission into the neu- EAU16841 Engine break-in shown in the following table, close tral position when the motorcycle There is never a more important period the throttle, and at the same time, is almost completely stopped.
If any engine trouble should oc- may overturn. cur during the engine break-in ECA10380 period, immediately have a CAUTION: Yamaha dealer check the vehi- Never park in an area where there cle. are fire hazards such as grass or other flammable materials.
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.
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.
• 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.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU32183 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...
• Lubricate the throttle grip housing and cable. Lights, signals and • Check operation. √ √ √ √ √ √ 26 * switches • Adjust headlight beam. * Since these items require special tools, data and technical skills, have a Yamaha dealer perform the service.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR NOTE: From 24000 mi (37000 km) or 36 months, repeat the maintenance intervals starting from 8000 mi (13000 km) or 12 months. EAU38440 NOTE: Air filter • This model’s air filter is equipped with a disposable oil-coated paper element, which must not be cleaned with com- pressed air to avoid damaging it.
Do not attempt to diagnose 0.8–0.9 mm (0.031–0.035 in) such problems yourself. Instead, have a Yamaha dealer check the vehicle. Clean the surface of the spark plug If a spark plug shows signs of electrode gasket and its mating surface, and then...
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU19681 EAU38361 Canister (for California only) Engine oil and oil filter car- NOTE: To achieve the proper engine oil tem- tridge perature for an accurate oil level read- The engine oil level should be checked ing, the engine must have first before each ride.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR ECA10900 CAUTION: Make sure that the oil filler cap is se- curely tightened, otherwise oil may seep out when the engine is run- ning. To change the engine oil (with or without oil filter cartridge replace- 1.
NOTE: An oil filter wrench is available at a Tightening torques: Yamaha dealer. Engine oil drain bolt A (crankcase): 43 Nm (4.3 m·kgf, 31 ft·lbf) 8. Apply a thin coat of engine oil to Engine oil drain bolt B (crankcase): the O-ring of the new oil filter car- 43 Nm (4.3 m·kgf, 31 ft·lbf)
To prevent this Have a Yamaha dealer replace the air from occurring, the valve clearance filter element. must be adjusted by a Yamaha dealer at the intervals specified in the periodic maintenance and lubrication chart.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU21750 evenly from side to side. Properly Tire air pressure (measured on cold Tires adjust the suspension for your load, tires): To maximize the performance, durabil- and check the condition and pres- 0–90 kg (0–198 lb): ity, and safe operation of your motor- Front: sure of your tires.
Use only the tire valves and in it, or if the sidewall is cracked, con- valve cores listed below to tact a Yamaha dealer immediately and avoid tire deflation during a have the tire replaced. high-speed ride.
Other tires may run fore each ride. If any damage is parts you choose for your vehicle the danger of bursting at super found, have a Yamaha dealer re- should be designed specifically for high speeds. place the wheel. Do not attempt...
If there is air in the hydraulic 1. Rear brake light switch system, have a Yamaha dealer bleed 2. Rear brake light switch adjusting nut the system before operating the motor- The rear brake light switch, which is ac- cycle.
EAU38630 Checking the front and rear Checking the brake and clutch peared, have a Yamaha dealer replace brake pads fluid levels the brake pads as a set. The front and rear brake pads must be...
However, if the the top of each reservoir is level. brake fluid level goes down sud- Use only the recommended quality denly, have a Yamaha dealer brake fluid, otherwise the rubber check the cause. seals may deteriorate, causing leakage and poor braking or clutch performance.
The drive belt slack should be checked applied to the belt with a belt ten- and adjusted at the intervals specified Have a Yamaha dealer change the sion gauge as shown. in the periodic maintenance and lubri- brake and clutch fluids at the intervals NOTE: cation chart.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU23140 Recommended lubricant: Recommended lubricant: Checking and lubricating the Lithium-soap-based grease (all-pur- Lithium-soap-based grease (all-pur- brake and clutch levers pose grease) pose grease) Brake lever Clutch lever The operation of the brake and clutch levers should be checked before each ride, and the lever pivots should be lu- bricated if necessary.
2. While applying the front brake, If the sidestand does not move up push down hard on the handlebars and down smoothly, have a Yamaha several times to check if the front dealer check or repair it. fork compresses and rebounds smoothly.
Securely support the vehicle so that fork does not operate smoothly, there is no danger of it falling over. have a Yamaha dealer check or re- pair it. 2. Hold the lower ends of the front fork legs and try to move them for- ward and backward.
To charge the battery furic acid, which causes severe Have a Yamaha dealer charge the bat- burns. Avoid any contact with tery as soon as possible if it seems to skin, eyes or clothing and al- have discharged.
(MF) battery charg- The main fuse, the fuel injection system electrical accessories. er, have a Yamaha dealer fuse, and the fuse box, which contains charge your battery. the fuses for the individual circuits, are To store the battery located under the rider seat.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 4. If the fuse immediately blows Specified fuses: again, have a Yamaha dealer Main fuse: check the electrical system. 50.0 A Headlight fuse: 20.0 A Signaling system fuse: 10.0 A Ignition fuse: 25.0 A Fuel injection system fuse: 15.0 A...
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU38451 Replacing a headlight bulb 1. Bolt 1. Screw 2. Main switch/steering lock cover 1. Low beam headlight bulb To replace the high beam headlight 2. Disconnect the coupler shown. 2. High beam headlight bulb bulb 1.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 2. Disconnect the headlight coupler, ECA10650 CAUTION: and then unhook the headlight bulb holder. Take care not to damage the follow- ing parts: Headlight bulb Do not touch the glass part of the headlight bulb to keep it free from oil, otherwise the transpar- ency of the glass, the luminosity of the bulb, and the bulb life will...
3. Install the main switch/steering gerprints on the headlight bulb lock cover by installing the bolts. using a cloth moistened with al- 4. Have a Yamaha dealer adjust the 1. Headlight coupler cohol or thinner. headlight beam if necessary. 2. Headlight bulb...
If the license plate light does not come type of tail/brake light. on, have a Yamaha dealer check the 1. Remove the turn signal light lens If the tail/brake light does not come on, electrical circuit or replace the bulb.
However, should your motorcycle To service the front wheel require any repair, take it to a Yamaha 1. Stabilize the rear of the motorcycle dealer, whose skilled technicians have by using a motorcycle stand or, if...
Rust and corrosion can develop matte colored finished parts. Be Cleaning even if high-quality components are sure to consult a Yamaha dealer for ECA10770 advice on what products to use be- used. A rusty exhaust pipe may go un- CAUTION: fore cleaning the vehicle.
MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE cleaning products, solvent or After normal use ECA10790 CAUTION: thinner, fuel (gasoline), rust re- Remove dirt with warm water, a mild movers or inhibitors, brake flu- detergent, and a soft, clean sponge, Do not use warm water since it in- id, antifreeze or electrolyte.
WARNING NOTE: ing it with a tarp, while it is still Consult a Yamaha dealer for advice on Make sure that there is no oil or wet, will allow water and humid- what products to use.
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.
SPECIFICATIONS Dimensions: Engine oil: Manufacturer/model: DENSO/X24EPR-U9 Overall length: Type: Spark plug gap: 2580 mm (101.6 in) YAMALUBE 4 (20W40) or SAE20W40 0.8–0.9 mm (0.031–0.035 in) Overall width: Recommended engine oil grade: Clutch: 1100 mm (43.3 in) API service SG type or higher, JASO Overall height: standard MA Clutch type:...
SPECIFICATIONS Caster angle: Rear: Operation: 31.30 ° 280 kPa (41 psi) (2.80 kgf/cm²) Right foot operation Trail: Loading condition: Recommended fluid: 152.0 mm (5.98 in) 90–210 kg (198–463 lb) DOT 4 Front tire: Front: Front suspension: 250 kPa (36 psi) (2.50 kgf/cm²) Type: Type: Rear:...
SPECIFICATIONS High beam headlight: ECU fuse: 12 V, 55.0 W × 1 10.0 A Tail/brake light: Fuel injection system fuse: 15.0 A Front turn signal/position light: Auxiliary DC connector fuse: 12 V, 23 W/8.0 W × 2 3.0 A Rear turn signal light: Backup fuse: 12 V, 21.0 W ×...
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 rider seat. (See page 3-12.) 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 Fuel ............3-11 Pre-operation check list ......4-2 Fuel level warning light......3-2 Accessories and replacement parts ..6-16 Fuel tank cap.........3-10 Air filter element........6-13 Rear brake light switch, adjusting ..6-17 Fuses, replacing........6-26 Auxiliary DC connector ......3-18 Rear suspension, lubricating ....6-23 Rider seat ..........