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    Read this manual carefully before operating this vehicle. OWNER’S MANUAL XT1200ZE 2KB-28199-E0...

  • Page 2: R&tte Directive(1999/5/ec En300 330-2 V1.3.1(2006-01), En300 330-2 V1.5.1(2010

    Read this manual carefully before operating this vehicle. This manual should stay with this vehicle if it is sold. YAMAHA MOTOR ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 1450-6, Mori, Mori-machi, Shuchi-gun, Shizuoka-ken, 437-0292 Japan 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...

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    Yamaha a reputation for dependability. Please take the time to read this manual thoroughly, so as to enjoy all advantages of your XT1200ZE. The Owner’s Manual does not only instruct you in how to operate, inspect and maintain your motorcycle, but also in how to safeguard yourself and others from trouble and injury.

  • Page 4: Important Manual Information

    IMPORTANT MANUAL INFORMATION EAU10134 Particularly important information is distinguished in this manual by the following notations: This is the safety alert symbol. It is used to alert you to potential personal injury hazards. Obey all safety messages that follow this symbol to avoid possible injury or death.

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    IMPORTANT MANUAL INFORMATION EAU10201 XT1200ZE OWNER’S MANUAL ©2013 by Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. 1st edition, September 2013 All rights reserved. Any reprinting or unauthorized use without the written permission of Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. is expressly prohibited. Printed in Japan.

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS SAFETY INFORMATION ....1-1 Adjusting the front and rear Coolant ......... 6-15 suspension ........3-37 Air filter element......6-17 DESCRIPTION ........2-1 Carriers..........3-42 Checking the engine idling Left view ......... 2-1 Luggage strap holders ....3-42 speed ........6-17 Right view........

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    TABLE OF CONTENTS Battery ...........6-29 Replacing the fuses.......6-30 Replacing a headlight bulb....6-32 Turn signal light and tail/ brake light ........6-33 Replacing a license plate light bulb ..........6-33 Replacing an auxiliary light bulb..6-34 Troubleshooting ......6-36 Troubleshooting charts ....6-38 MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE ..........7-1 Matte color caution ......7-1 Care ..........7-1...

  • Page 8: Safety Information

    SAFETY INFORMATION  Never operate a motorcycle with- pears to be very effective in reduc- EAU1031C out proper training or instruction. ing the chance of this type of Take a training course. Beginners accident. Be a Responsible Owner should receive training from a cer- Therefore: As the vehicle’s owner, you are re- tified instructor.

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    SAFETY INFORMATION  Many accidents involve inexperi-  Wear a face shield or goggles. • Always signal before turning or enced operators. In fact, many op- changing lanes. Make sure that Wind in your unprotected eyes erators who have been involved in other motorists can see you.

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    SAFETY INFORMATION Carbon Monoxide is a colorless, odor- Loading close to the center of the vehicle less, tasteless gas which may be pres- Adding accessories or cargo to your as possible and make sure to dis- ent even if you do not see or smell any motorcycle can adversely affect stabil- tribute the weight as evenly as engine exhaust.

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    Yamaha accessories, which are avail- characteristics can put you and others • Bulky or large accessories may able only from a Yamaha dealer, have at greater risk of serious injury or seriously affect the stability of been designed, tested, and approved death.

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    SAFETY INFORMATION  Secure the motorcycle with tie- Aftermarket Tires and Rims The tires and rims that came with your downs or suitable straps that are motorcycle were designed to match attached to solid parts of the mo- the performance capabilities and to torcycle, such as the frame or up- provide the best combination of han- per front fork triple clamp (and not,...

  • Page 13: Description

    DESCRIPTION EAU10411 Left view 1. Fuel tank cap (page 3-31) 9. Engine oil drain bolt (crankcase) (page 6-11) 2. Seat lock (page 3-34) 10.Engine oil filter cartridge (page 6-11) 3. Carrier (page 3-42) 4. Final gear oil filler bolt (page 6-14) 5.

  • Page 14: Right View

    DESCRIPTION EAU10421 Right view 1. Rear brake fluid reservoir (page 6-23) 9. Brake pedal (page 3-28) 2. Electronically adjustable suspension system (page 3-37) 3. Fuses (page 6-30) 4. Fuse box (page 6-30) 5. Owner’s tool kit (page 6-2) 6. Battery (page 6-29) 7.

  • Page 15: Controls And Instruments

    DESCRIPTION EAU10431 Controls and instruments 1. Clutch lever (page 3-26) 9. Throttle grip (page 6-17) 2. Left handlebar switches (page 3-24) 10.Main switch/steering lock (page 3-2) 3. Clutch fluid reservoir (page 6-23) 4. Multi-function meter unit (page 3-10) 5. Auxiliary DC jack (page 3-45) 6.

  • Page 16: Instrument And Control Functions

     Do not expose any key to exces- cess, take the vehicle along with all three keys to a Yamaha dealer to have sively high temperatures.  Do not place any key close to them re-registered. Do not use the key with the red bow for driving.

  • Page 17: Main Switch/steering Lock

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS  Keep other immobilizer system EAU10473 EAU26812 Main switch/steering lock keys away from the main switch All electrical circuits are supplied with as they may cause signal inter- power; the meter lighting, taillights, li- ference. cense plate light and auxiliary lights come on, and the engine can be start- ed.

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS To lock the steering To unlock the steering ECA11021 NOTICE Do not use the parking position for an extended length of time, other- wise the battery may discharge. 1. Push. 1. Push. 2. Turn. 2. Turn. 1.

  • Page 19: Indicator Lights And Warning Lights

    Yamaha dealer check the electrical flashes when the turn signal switch is circuit. pushed to the left or right. GEAR  Even if the oil level is sufficient, the EAU11061 A.TEMP...

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    If this oc- to “ON”, and goes off after traveling at curs, have a Yamaha dealer check the a speed of 10 km/h (6 mi/h) or higher. self-diagnosis system. (See page 3-23...

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    “ON”, or if the When the key is turned to “OFF” and sion system warning light “ ” light remains on, have a Yamaha dealer 30 seconds have passed, the indicator This warning light comes on if a prob- check the electrical circuit.

  • Page 22: Cruise Control System

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS  To prevent accidentally activat- Activating and setting the cruise EAU59130 Cruise control system ing the cruise control system, control system This model is equipped with a cruise 1. Push the cruise control power turn it off when not in use. Make control system designed to maintain a sure that the cruise control sys- switch “...

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS cruise control setting switch down will speed will return to the previously set increase or decrease the speed contin- cruising speed. The “SET” indicator uously until the switch is released. light will come on. EWA16351 You can also manually increase your WARNING traveling speed using the throttle.

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Automatic deactivation of the cruise stalls, or the sidestand is lowered, then speed, apply the brakes. When control system the “ ” indicator light will go off (the the brakes are applied, the cruise The cruise control system for this mod- “SET”...

  • Page 25: Multi-function Meter Unit

    TIME TRIP 0:00 low you to control or change the set- cruise control system off and have a tings of the multi-function meter unit. Yamaha dealer check it. ECA11591 NOTICE 1. “RESET” button 2. “TCS” button If the display indicates an error 3.

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS  a transmission gear display Tachometer Fuel meter  a drive mode display (which shows the selected drive mode)  a traction control system mode display (which shows the selected traction control system mode)  a function display (which shows the selected function) ...

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS  Select the transmission gear that play segments start flashing. If this Drive mode display occurs, have a Yamaha dealer check is appropriate for the vehicle the electrical circuit. speed. Eco indicator Transmission gear display GEAR A.TEMP...

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Traction control system mode dis- Function display Push the menu switch “MENU” to play switch the display between the follow- ing functions. The display changes each time the switch is pushed.  Grip warmer adjusting function ...

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS  an average fuel consumption dis- Selecting the information display play Setting Display GEAR  an instantaneous fuel consump- TRIP-1 tion display TRIP-2 The items shown in each information display can be selected. Middle GEAR GEAR To set or select the items shown, see page 3-17.

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS When approximately 3.9 L (1.03 US “RESET” button briefly so that the trip- This display is automatically reset gal, 0.86 of fuel remains in the meter flashes, and then push the “RE- when the key is turned to “OFF”. fuel tank, the last segment of the fuel SET”...

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS  The accuracy of the temperature The average fuel consumption display reading may be affected when rid- modes “km/L”, “L/100km” or “MPG” GEAR ing slowly [approximately under (for the UK only) show the average fuel 20 km/h (12.5 mi/h)] or when consumption since the display was last stopped at traffic signals, railroad reset.

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    (6.0 mi/h), “_ _._” will be displayed. then exits the setting mode. be continuously displayed. Have a Push and hold the menu switch Yamaha dealer check the vehicle. ECA15474 NOTICE “MENU” for at least 2 seconds to enter the setting mode. To exit the setting If there is a malfunction, “–...

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS This function allows you to This function allows you to “Clock” check and reset the set the clock. Grip Warmer “TIME–2” and “TIME–3” This function allows you to functions. These time trips Hi g h “All Reset” reset all items, except the show the total elapsed odometer and the clock.

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS 4. Use the select switch to highlight Checking and resetting “TIME–2” and “Middle” or “Low”, and then “TIME–3” MENU change the setting using the same 1. Use the select switch to highlight Grip Warmer procedure that was used for the “Time Trip”.

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS 3. While the selected item is flashing, 4. Use the select switch to select push the “RESET” button for at “km” or “mile”, and then push the Unit least 2 seconds. menu switch “MENU”. 4. Push the menu switch “MENU” to km or mile return to the setting mode menu.

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Unit Display Display-1 km or mile Display-1 Display-2 Display-3 km/L or L/100km C.TEMP km/L TIME TRIP 3. Use the select switch to highlight 5. When you are finished changing Selecting the display items the item to change, and then push the settings, use the select switch 1.

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Adjusting the meter panel brightness Setting the clock 4. Push the menu switch “MENU”, 1. Use the select switch to highlight 1. Use the select switch to highlight and the minute digits start flash- “Brightness”. “Clock”. ing.

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    If the information display indicates any from starting. error codes, note the code number, and then have a Yamaha dealer check 2. If the engine starts, turn it off, and try starting the engine with the the vehicle.

  • Page 39: D-mode (drive Mode)

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS This mode allows the rider to enjoy EAU49432 EAU1234F D-mode (drive mode) Handlebar switches smooth drivability from the low-speed D-mode is an electronically controlled range to the high-speed range. Left engine performance system with two mode selections (touring mode “T” and Sports mode “S”...

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Right ter position. To cancel the turn signal EAU12734 Hazard switch “ ” lights, push the switch in after it has re- With the key in the “ON” or “ ” posi- turned to the center position. tion, use this switch to turn on the haz- ard lights (simultaneous flashing of all EAU12501...

  • Page 41: Clutch Lever

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Make sure that the appropriate setting EAU54221 EAU12831 Select switch “ ” Clutch lever on the adjusting dial is aligned with the This switch is used to perform selec- arrow mark on the clutch lever. tions in the function display and setting The clutch lever is equipped with a mode display of the multi-function me- clutch switch, which is part of the igni-...

  • Page 42: Shift Pedal

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS  After coming to a stop while ap- EAU12872 EAU49518 Shift pedal Brake lever plying the brake lever, the unified The brake lever is located on the right brake system is still enabled. As side of the handlebar. To apply the further squeezing of the brake le- front brake, pull the lever toward the ver will not increase the braking...

  • Page 43: Brake Pedal

    Make sure that the appropriate setting EAU49482 EAU54531 Brake pedal on the adjusting dial is aligned with The Yamaha ABS (Anti-lock Brake the “ ” mark on the brake lever. System) features a dual electronic con- trol system, which acts on the front and rear brakes independently.

  • Page 44: Traction Control System

    ABS is op- the traction control system is engaged. erating. However, special tools are required, so please consult your EWA15432 WARNING Yamaha dealer when performing this test. The traction control system is not a substitute for riding appropriately ECA16831 NOTICE for the conditions.

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS ping. As with any motorcycle, ap- OFF” and turn the traction control sys- proach surfaces that tem off. Push the button again to return Use the mode “TCS OFF” to help free to the previously selected mode “1” or slippery with caution and avoid es- the rear wheel if the motorcycle gets pecially slippery surfaces.

  • Page 46: Fuel Tank Cap

    1/4 turn clockwise. The lock will be still be ridden; however, have a released and the fuel tank cap can be Yamaha dealer check the motorcycle opened. as soon as possible. To close the fuel tank cap 1.

  • Page 47: Fuel

    WARNING pump nozzle into the fuel tank filler Gasoline is poisonous and can Your Yamaha engine has been de- hole. Stop filling when the fuel cause injury or death. Handle gaso- signed to use premium unleaded gas- reaches the bottom of the filler line with care.

  • Page 48: Fuel Tank Breather Hose And Overflow Hose

    10% (E10). Gas-  Do not park the vehicle near ohol containing methanol is possible fire hazards such as recommended by Yamaha because it grass or other materials that can cause damage to the fuel system easily burn. or vehicle performance problems.

  • Page 49: Rider Seat

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS ECA10702 EAU49444 Rider seat NOTICE Use only unleaded gasoline. The use To remove the rider seat of leaded gasoline will cause unre- 1. Insert the key into the seat lock, pairable damage to the catalytic and then turn it counterclockwise. converter.

  • Page 50: Adjusting The Rider Seat Height

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS 4. Insert the projection on the rear of EAU49475 Adjusting the rider seat height the rider seat into seat holder A as The rider seat height can be adjusted shown. to one of two positions to suit the rid- er’s preference.

  • Page 51: Windshield

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS 4. Insert the projection on the rear of EAU58982 Windshield the rider seat into seat holder B as To suit the rider’s preference, the wind- shown. shield can be changed to one of four positions. To adjust the windshield height 1.

  • Page 52: Adjusting The Front And Rear Suspension

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU55424 Adjusting the front and rear suspension This model is equipped with an elec- tronically adjustable suspension sys- tem. The preload of the rear shock absorber and the damping forces of both the front fork and rear shock ab- sorber can be adjusted.

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    See “Damping force” on Yamaha dealer check the sus- page 3-40 for more information. pension system.  About cold temperature opera- tion: To adjust the preload • When using the preload adjust- 1.

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS While the preload is being adjusted, the information display may change as follows. GEAR GEAR  If the key is turned to “OFF” or the engine is stopped while the pre- HARD load is being set, the following preload setting pictogram will flash to alert you that the current preload setting does not match...

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    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Damping force Within each preload setting there are 3 GEAR If the preload setting was not complet- damping force settings: “HARD” ed correctly: (hard), “STD” (standard) and “SOFT”  The damping force setting and (soft). When the preload setting is setting level will flash 4 times and changed, the damping force settings cannot be adjusted if you try to...

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     Do not dispose of a damaged or HARD HARD HARD worn-out shock absorber as- sembly yourself. Take the shock absorber assembly to a Yamaha dealer for any service. 1. Damping force setting level 1. Damping force adjusting function 2. Damping force setting 3. Preload setting pictogram...

  • Page 57: Carriers

    This additional carrier extends the loading surface and the loading ca- pacity of the standard carrier. To use the additional carrier, consult a Yamaha dealer. 1. Additional carrier Standard carrier 1. Luggage strap holder EWA15482...

  • Page 58: Sidestand

    EAU15306 EAU54491 Sidestand Ignition circuit cut-off system Yamaha dealer repair it if it does not The sidestand is located on the left The ignition circuit cut-off system function properly. side of the frame. Raise the sidestand...

  • Page 59

    ”. stand during this inspection. • 3. Turn the key on. If a malfunction is noted, have a Yamaha 4. Shift the transmission into the neutral position. dealer check the system before riding. 5. Push the “ ” side of the start/engine stop switch.

  • Page 60: Auxiliary Dc Jack

    INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU49453 Auxiliary DC jack EWA14361 WARNING To prevent electrical shock or short- circuiting, make sure that the cap is installed when the auxiliary DC jack is not being used. ECA15432 NOTICE 1. Auxiliary DC jack cap The accessory connected to the 3.

  • Page 61: For Your Safety - Pre-operation Checks

    • If necessary, add recommended coolant to specified level. 6-15 • 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.

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    • Make sure that operation is smooth. • Check throttle grip free play. Throttle grip 6-17, 6-25 • If necessary, have Yamaha dealer adjust throttle grip free play and lubricate ca- ble and grip housing. • Check for damage. • Check tire condition and tread depth.

  • Page 63: Operation And Important Riding Points

     a lean angle sensor to stop the en-  The transmission is in the neutral understand, ask your Yamaha dealer. gine in case of a turnover. In this EWA10272 position.

  • Page 64: Shifting

    If not, repeatedly until it reaches the end of its ask a Yamaha dealer to check the travel, and then slightly raise it. electrical circuit. 3. Start the engine by pushing the “...

  • Page 65: Tips For Reducing Fuel Consumption

    OPERATION AND IMPORTANT RIDING POINTS ECA10261 EAU16811 EAU16842 Tips for reducing fuel con- Engine break-in NOTICE sumption There is never a more important period  Even with the transmission in in the life of your engine than the period Fuel consumption depends largely on the neutral position, do not between 0 and 1600 km (1000 mi).

  • Page 66: Parking

     Do not park on a slope or on soft cur during the engine break-in ground, otherwise the vehicle period, immediately have a may overturn, increasing the Yamaha dealer check the vehi- risk of a fuel leak and fire. cle.  Do not park near grass or other flammable...

  • Page 67: Periodic Maintenance And Adjustment

    To avoid possible burns, let tivities incorrectly may increase brake components cool before your risk of injury or death during touching them. service or while using the vehicle. If you are not familiar with vehicle ser- vice, have a Yamaha dealer perform service.

  • Page 68: Owner's Tool Kit

    If you do not have the tools or experi- ence required for a particular job, have 1. Owner’s tool kit a Yamaha dealer perform it for you. The owner’s tool kit is located behind cowling A. (See page 6-8.) To access the owner’s tool kit, remove cowling A with the hexagon wrench, lo- cated on the bottom of the rider seat.

  • Page 69: Periodic Maintenance Chart For The Emission Control System

     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 tech- nical skills.

  • Page 70: General Maintenance And Lubrication Chart

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU1770H General maintenance and lubrication chart 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) √ 1 * Air filter element •...

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    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT 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 for exces- √ √...

  • Page 72

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT 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) Rear suspension re- lay arm and con- √...

  • Page 73

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU36773  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. • The air filter element needs to be replaced more frequently when riding in unusually wet or dusty areas. ...

  • Page 74: Removing And Installing Cowlings

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU18782 Removing and installing cowl- ings The cowlings shown need to be re- moved to perform some of the mainte- nance jobs described in this chapter. Refer to this section each time a cowl- ing needs to be removed and installed. 1.

  • Page 75

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT 2. Install the quick fastener screws. Cowling B To remove the cowling 1. Remove cowling A. 2. Remove the bolts and the quick fasteners, and then pull the cowl- ing off. 1. Quick fastener 1. Cowling C 2.

  • Page 76: Checking The Spark Plugs

    Before installing a spark plug, the checked periodically, preferably by a spark plug gap should be measured Yamaha dealer. Since heat and depos- with a wire thickness gauge and, if its will cause any spark plug to slowly necessary, adjusted to specification.

  • Page 77: Engine Oil And Oil Filter Cartridge

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU49504 Engine oil and oil filter car- If a torque wrench is not available tridge when installing a spark plug, a good The engine oil level should be checked estimate of the correct torque is 1/4– before each ride.

  • Page 78

    Skip steps 7–11 if the oil filter cartridge An oil filter wrench is available at a 2. Gasket is not being replaced. Yamaha dealer. 5. Place an oil pan under the engine to collect the used oil. 7. Remove cowling C. (See page 9.

  • Page 79

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT 13. Refill with the specified amount of the recommended engine oil, and then install and tighten the oil filler cap. Recommended engine oil: See page 8-1. Oil quantity: Without oil filter cartridge replace- ment: 3.10 L (3.28 US qt, 2.73 Imp.qt) 1.

  • Page 80: Final Gear Oil

    If any  Make sure that no foreign mate- leakage is found, have a Yamaha deal- rial enters the crankcase. The oil level should be at the brim of er check and repair the vehicle. In ad- 14.

  • Page 81: Coolant

    Recommended final gear oil: To check the coolant level gear case to collect the used oil. Yamaha genuine shaft drive gear oil 1. Place the vehicle on the center- 3. Remove the final gear oil filler bolt, SAE 80W-90 API GL-5 or SAE 80 stand.

  • Page 82

    WARNING! Remove tenance and lubrication chart. Have a only the coolant reservoir cap. Yamaha dealer change the coolant. Never attempt to remove the ra- WARNING! Never attempt to remove diator cap when the engine is...

  • Page 83: Air Filter Element

    Check the engine idling speed and, if maintenance and lubrication chart. necessary, have it corrected by a Have a Yamaha dealer replace the air Yamaha dealer. filter element. Engine idling speed: 1050–1150 r/min 1.

  • Page 84: Valve Clearance

    Tire air pressure (measured on cold from occurring, the valve clearance small area of road contact. Therefore, it tires): must be adjusted by a Yamaha dealer is essential to maintain the tires in good Up to 90 kg (198 lb) load: Front:...

  • Page 85

    “broken Tires age, even if they have not been wall is cracked, have a Yamaha dealer in” for it to develop its optimal used or have only been used occasion- replace the tire immediately.

  • Page 86

    After extensive tests, only the tires list- WARNING ed below have been approved for this This motorcycle is fitted with super- model by Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. high-speed tires. Note the following points in order to make the most ef- ficient use of these tires.

  • Page 87: Spoke Wheels

    If any damage is poor acceleration, there may be air in found, have a Yamaha dealer re- the clutch system. If there is air in the place the wheel. Do not attempt hydraulic system, have a Yamaha deal- 1.

  • Page 88: Brake Light Switches

    Since the brake light ified in the periodic maintenance and switches are components of the cruise lubrication chart. control system, they must be adjusted by a Yamaha dealer, who has the nec- EAU36891 Front brake pads essary professional knowledge and ex- perience.

  • Page 89: Checking The Brake Fluid Level

    Rear brake EAU40262 Checking the brake fluid level Yamaha dealer replace the brake pads Before riding, check that the brake fluid as a set. is above the minimum level mark. Check the brake fluid level with the top...

  • Page 90: Changing The Brake And Clutch Fluids

     Use only the specified brake flu- fluid level goes down suddenly, have a EAU22754 Changing the brake and id; otherwise, the rubber seals Yamaha dealer check the cause before clutch fluids further riding. may deteriorate, causing leak- Have a Yamaha dealer change the age.

  • Page 91: Checking And Lubricating The Throttle Grip And Cable

    In pedals should be checked before each addition, the cable should be lubricat- ride, and the pedal pivots should be lu- ed by a Yamaha dealer at the intervals bricated if necessary. specified in the periodic maintenance Brake pedal chart.

  • Page 92: Checking And Lubricating The Brake And Clutch Levers

    Clutch lever WARNING If the centerstand or sidestand does not move up and down smoothly, have a Yamaha dealer check or re- pair it. Otherwise, the centerstand or sidestand could contact the ground and distract the operator, resulting in a possible loss of control.

  • Page 93: Lubricating The Swingarm Pivots

    1. Place the vehicle on a level sur- The swingarm pivots must be lubricat- face and hold it in an upright posi- ed by a Yamaha dealer at the intervals tion. WARNING! To avoid injury, specified in the periodic maintenance securely support the vehicle so and lubrication chart.

  • Page 94: Checking The Steering

    Yamaha dealer check or re- tion chart. If there is play in the wheel ward and backward. If any free pair it.

  • Page 95: Battery

    To charge the battery  Electrolyte is poisonous and charge it if necessary. Have a Yamaha dealer charge the bat- 3. Fully charge the battery before in- dangerous since it contains sul- stallation. NOTICE: When install-...

  • Page 96: Replacing The Fuses

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT is turned to “OFF”, then connect EAU58960 Replacing the fuses the positive lead before con- The fuse boxes and the ABS motor necting the negative lead. [ECA16841] fuse are located behind cowling A, and 4. After installation, make sure that the main fuse, the cruise control fuse the battery leads are properly con- and the brake light fuse are located be-...

  • Page 97

    Headlight fuse: use a fuse of a higher amperage 4. If the fuse immediately blows 20.0 A rating than recommended to again, have a Yamaha dealer Brake light fuse: avoid causing extensive dam- check the electrical system. 1.0 A age to the electrical system and Parking lighting fuse: possibly a fire.

  • Page 98: Replacing A Headlight Bulb

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EAU39014 Replacing a headlight bulb This model is equipped with halogen bulb headlights. If a headlight bulb burns out, replace it as follows. ECA10651 NOTICE Take care not to damage the follow- ing parts:  Headlight bulb 1.

  • Page 99: Turn Signal Light And Tail/brake Light

    This model is equipped with LED-type 1. Remove the license plate light unit 7. Have a Yamaha dealer adjust the turn signal lights and an LED-type bolts. headlight beam if necessary. tail/brake light. If a turn signal light or the tail/brake light does not come on, have a Yamaha dealer check it.

  • Page 100: Replacing An Auxiliary Light Bulb

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT 6. Place the license plate light unit in EAU58971 Replacing an auxiliary light the original position, and then in- bulb stall the bolts. This model is equipped with two auxil- iary lights. If an auxiliary light bulb burns out, replace it as follows.

  • Page 101

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT 1. Cover 1. Headlight unit cover 1. Headlight lead 2. Bolt 3. Remove the panel by removing 6. Remove the auxiliary light bulb 5. Remove the headlight unit bolts, the screws and the quick fastener socket (together with the bulb) by then pull the headlight unit slightly screw.

  • Page 102: Troubleshooting

    However, should your motorcycle them to the specified torque. 9. Install the socket (together with require any repair, take it to a Yamaha WARNING! A loose windshield the bulb) by pushing it in and turn- dealer, whose skilled technicians have could cause an accident.

  • Page 103

    PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT heaters or furnaces. Gasoline or gasoline vapors can ignite or ex- plode, causing severe injury or prop- erty damage. 6-37...

  • Page 104: Troubleshooting Charts

    Remove the spark plugs and check the electrodes. The engine does not start. Have a Yamaha dealer check the vehicle. Check the compression. 4. Compression The engine does not start. There is compression.

  • Page 105

    Start the engine. If the engine overheats again, have a The coolant level Yamaha dealer check and repair the cooling system. is OK. If coolant is not available, tap water can be temporarily used instead, provided that it is changed to the recommended cool- ant as soon as possible.

  • Page 106: Motorcycle Care And Storage

    Be ble. Rust and corrosion can develop ECA10773 NOTICE sure to consult a Yamaha dealer for even if high-quality components are used. A rusty exhaust pipe may go un- advice on what products to use be- ...

  • Page 107

    For in combination with water, carry out a windshield: Do not use strong additional cleaning, use Yamaha Wind- the following steps after each ride in cleaners or hard sponges as shield Cleaner or other quality cleaner.

  • Page 108

    Before using them, make a EWA11132 WARNING test by polishing an area which does  Consult a Yamaha dealer for ad- not affect your visibility. Contaminants on the brakes or tires vice on what products to use. can cause loss of control.

  • Page 109: Storage

    MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE 2. Fill up the fuel tank and add fuel e. Remove the spark plug caps EAU49592 Storage stabilizer (if available) to prevent from the spark plugs, and then the fuel tank from rusting and the install the spark plugs and the Short-term fuel from deteriorating.

  • Page 110

    MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE Make any necessary repairs before storing the motorcycle.

  • Page 111: Specifications

    Final gear oil: 98.0 × 79.5 mm (3.86 × 3.13 in) Clutch: Type: Compression ratio: Clutch type: Yamaha genuine shaft drive gear oil SAE 11.00 : 1 Wet, multiple-disc 80W-90 API GL-5 or SAE 80 API GL-4 Starting system: Transmission:...

  • Page 112

    SPECIFICATIONS Secondary reduction ratio: Rear tire: Rim size: 2.987 (21/25 x 32/9) 17M/C x MT4.00 Type: Transmission type: Unified brake system: Tubeless Constant mesh 6-speed Size: Operation: Operation: 150/70R17M/C 69V Activated by front brake Left foot operation Manufacturer/model: Front brake: Gear ratio: BRIDGESTONE/BW502 Type:...

  • Page 113

    SPECIFICATIONS Electrical system: Turn signal indicator light: ABS control unit fuse: 7.5 A Ignition system: ABS motor fuse: Engine trouble warning light: 30.0 A Charging system: ABS warning light: ABS solenoid fuse: AC magneto 20.0 A Battery: Cruise control “SET” indicator light: Suspension fuse: Model: 15.0 A...

  • Page 114: Consumer Information

    Record the vehicle identification num- ber and model label information in the spaces provided below for assistance when ordering spare parts from a Yamaha dealer or for reference in case the vehicle is stolen. VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER: 1. Vehicle identification number 1.

  • Page 115: Index

    INDEX Maintenance and lubrication, periodic ... 6-4 Maintenance, emission control ABS............3-28 Electronically adjustable suspension system ..........6-3 ABS warning light ........3-5 system warning light ......3-6 Matte color, caution........ 7-1 Air filter element........6-17 Engine break-in ........5-3 Menu switch .........

  • Page 116

    INDEX Throttle grip and cable, checking and lubricating ....6-25 Throttle grip free play, checking ... 6-17 Tires ............6-18 Tool kit ............ 6-2 Traction control system ......3-29 Traction control system indicator/ warning light ......... 3-5 Troubleshooting........6-36 Troubleshooting charts......6-38 Turn signal indicator lights......

  • Page 118

    Original instructions PRINTED ON RECYCLED PAPER PRINTED IN JAPAN 2013.10-0.3×1 CR...

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