Yamaha has met these standards without reducing the performance or economy of operation of the motorcycle. To maintain these high standards, it is important that you and your Yamaha dealer pay close attention to the recommended maintenance schedules and operating instructions contained within this manual.
This manual should be considered a permanent part of this motorcycle and should remain with it even if the motorcycle is subsequently sold. Yamaha continually seeks advancements in product design and quality. Therefore, while this manual contains the most current product information available at the time of printing, there may be minor discrepancies between your motorcycle and this manual.
IMPORTANT MANUAL INFORMATION AND UNTIL YOU HAVE BEEN TRAINED IN SAFE AND PROPER RIDING TECHNIQUES. REGULAR INSPECTIONS AND CAREFUL MAINTENANCE, ALONG WITH GOOD RIDING SKILLS, WILL ENSURE THAT YOU SAFELY ENJOY THE CAPABILITIES AND THE RELIABILITY OF THIS MOTORCYCLE. *Product and specifications are subject to change without notice.
TABLE OF CONTENTS SAFETY INFORMATION ....1-1 OPERATION AND IMPORTANT Adjusting the rear brake light Location of important labels ...1-5 RIDING POINTS ........ 5-1 switch ........6-21 Starting the engine ......5-1 Checking the front and rear DESCRIPTION ........2-1 Shifting ........... 5-2 brake pads ........
STORAGE ..........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 FZS6V 190 kg (419 lb) this motorcycle. Since Yamaha cannot weight distribution or aerody- FZS6VC 189 kg (417 lb) test all other accessories that may be namic changes. If accessories...
SAFETY INFORMATION tor and may limit control ability, Always turn the engine off before or clothing, immediately wash the therefore, such accessories are leaving the motorcycle unattended affected area with soap and water not recommended. and remove the key from the main and change your clothes.
SAFETY INFORMATION EAU10381 Location of important labels Please read the following important labels carefully before operating this vehicle. 5,6,7,8,9,10...
SAFETY INFORMATION CAUTION Cleaning with alkaline or acid cleaner, gasoline or solvent will damage windshield. Use neutral detergent. 5JW-00 WARNING Improper loading can cause loss of control. Read owner’s manual for proper loading. 3JJ-28446-A1...
SAFETY INFORMATION California only California only California only...
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU10460 EAU10660 To unlock the steering Main switch/steering lock All electrical systems are off. The key can be removed. EAU10680 LOCK The steering is locked, and all electrical systems are off. The key can be re- moved.
The electrical circuit of the warning light engine is defective. When this occurs, can be checked by turning the key to have a Yamaha dealer check the self- “ON”. diagnosis system. (See page 3-3 for an 1. Oil level warning light “...
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU32922 ECA10031 EAU33672 LCD tachometer Multi-function display CAUTION: EWA12311 Do not operate the engine in the ta- WARNING chometer red zone. Be sure to stop the vehicle before Red zone: 14000 r/min and above making any setting changes to the multi-function display.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS two tachometers, one LCD and Odometer, tripmeter and digital ta- itself automatically and the display will one digital (which show engine chometer modes return to the prior mode after refueling r/min) Pushing the “SELECT” button switches and traveling 5 km (3 mi).
Do not operate the engine if it is any error code, note the code number, fuel in the fuel tank. The display seg- overheated. and then have a Yamaha dealer check ments of the fuel meter disappear to- the vehicle. wards “E” (Empty) as the fuel level...
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU12344 EAU12400 ECA10050 Handlebar switches Dimmer switch “ ” CAUTION: Set this switch to “ ” for the high See page 5-1 for starting instruc- Left beam and to “ ” for the low beam. tions prior to starting the engine. EAU12460 Turn signal switch “...
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU12820 EAU12870 EAU26822 Clutch lever Shift 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. 1. Clutch lever 1. Shift pedal The clutch lever is located at the left The shift pedal is located on the left handlebar grip.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU12941 EAU13070 Brake pedal Fuel tank cap NOTE: 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...
1. Fuel tank filler tube Fuel tank capacity: 2. Fuel level mended by Yamaha because it can 19.4 L (5.13 US gal) (4.27 Imp.gal) cause damage to the fuel system or ve- Fuel reserve amount: Make sure that there is sufficient fuel in hicle performance problems.
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU13431 EAU32980 Catalytic converter Seat This model is equipped with a catalytic converter in the exhaust system. To remove the 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 EAU14451 When washing the vehicle, be careful EAU36461 Storage compartment Adjusting the shock absorber not to let any water enter the storage assembly compartment. 1. Storage compartment 1. Spring preload adjusting ring The storage compartment is located 2.
Spring preload setting: formance. stand cannot be properly moved up Minimum (soft): Always have a Yamaha dealer (or does not stay up), otherwise the service the shock absorber. Standard: sidestand could contact the ground...
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS below and have a Yamaha dealer re- EAU15321 Ignition circuit cut-off system pair it if it does not function proper- The ignition circuit cut-off system (com- prising the sidestand switch, clutch switch and neutral switch) has the fol- lowing functions.
5. Push the start switch. Does the engine start? The neutral switch may be defective. The motorcycle should not be ridden until checked by a Yamaha dealer. With the engine still running: 6. Move the sidestand up. 7. Keep the clutch lever pulled.
PRE-OPERATION CHECKS 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 coolant to specified level. 6-13 • Check cooling system for leakage. • Check operation. • If soft or spongy, have Yamaha dealer bleed hydraulic system. • Check brake pads for wear. Front brake • Replace if necessary.
• Make sure that operation is smooth. • Check cable free play. Throttle grip 6-16, 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 •...
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- wrench may be necessary to perform FORM THESE PARTICULAR SER- certain maintenance work correctly. VICES. NOTE: If you do not have the tools or experi- ence required for a particular job, have a Yamaha dealer perform it for you.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EWA10340 WARNING Modifications approved Yamaha may cause loss of perfor- mance, excessive emissions, and render the vehicle unsafe for use. Consult a Yamaha dealer before at- tempting any changes.
• Check the air cut-off valve, reed Air induction sys- valve, and hose for damage. √ √ • Replace any damaged parts if necessary. * Since these items require special tools, data and technical skills, have a Yamaha dealer perform the service.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 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...
Throttle grip hous- √ √ √ √ √ 23 * if necessary. ing and cable • Lubricate the throttle grip housing and cable. * 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. EAU17630 NOTE: The air filter needs more frequent service if you are riding in unusually wet or dusty areas. Hydraulic brake service •...
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU18771 Removing and installing panels The panels shown need to be removed to perform some of the maintenance jobs described in this chapter. Refer to this section each time a panel needs to be removed and installed. 1.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR Before installing a spark plug, the spark EAU19681 NOTE: Canister (for California only) plug gap should be measured with a If a torque wrench is not available when wire thickness gauge and, if necessary, installing a spark plug, a good estimate adjusted to specification.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU32852 4. Remove the engine oil dipstick and Engine oil and oil filter wipe it clean, insert it back into the cartridge hole (without screwing it in), and The engine oil level should be checked then remove it again to check the before each ride.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR NOTE: An oil filter wrench is available at a Yamaha dealer. 5. Apply a thin coat of engine oil to the O-ring of the new oil filter car- tridge. 1. Engine oil drain bolt 1. Torque wrench...
ECA11620 or remains on, immediately turn the To check the coolant level CAUTION: engine off and have a Yamaha dealer 1. Place the vehicle on a level sur- In order to prevent clutch slip- check the vehicle. face and hold it in an upright posi- page (since the engine oil also tion.
If water has been added to the coolant, have a Yamaha dealer check the antifreeze content of 1. Maximum level mark 1. Coolant reservoir cap the coolant as soon as possible, 2.
Before placing the fuel tank in throttle cable free play and, if neces- the original position, make sure sary, have a Yamaha dealer adjust it. that all hoses (i.e., fuel hose, fuel tank breather hose, fuel tank overflow hose) are not...
Rear: from occurring, the valve clearance regarding the specified tires. 250 kPa (36 psi) (2.50 kgf/cm²) must be adjusted by a Yamaha dealer FZS6V 90–190 kg (198–419 lb) at the intervals specified in the periodic Tire air pressure FZS6VC 90–189 kg (198–417 lb): maintenance and lubrication chart.
(minimum tread depth), if the tire has a nail or glass fragments in it, or if the sidewall is cracked, con- tact a Yamaha dealer immediately and have the tire replaced. Minimum tire tread depth (front and rear): 1.0 mm (0.04 in)
DUNLOP/D252 tires listed below have been ap- FRONT and REAR: proved this model Tire air valve: Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. TR412 Valve core: Always make sure that the valve #9100 (original) caps are securely installed to prevent air pressure leakage.
The accessories or replacement fore each ride. If any damage is parts you choose for your vehicle found, have a Yamaha dealer re- should be designed specifically for place the wheel. Do not attempt this model, and they must be se-...
Changing the brake fluid is above the minimum level mark and ter the brake fluid reservoir when Have a Yamaha dealer change the replenish if necessary. A low brake fluid refilling. Water will significantly brake fluid at the intervals specified in...
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU22760 Drive chain slack: Drive chain slack 45.0–55.0 mm (1.77–2.17 in) The drive chain slack should be checked before each ride and adjusted 5. If the drive chain slack is incorrect, if necessary. adjust it as follows. EAU22791 EAU34361 To check the drive chain slack...
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU23022 ECA11110 Tightening torques: Cleaning and lubricating the CAUTION: Locknut: drive chain Do not use engine oil or any other lu- 16 Nm (1.6 m·kgf, 11 ft·lbf) The drive chain must be cleaned and Axle nut: bricants for the drive chain, as they 120 Nm (12.0 m·kgf, 85 ft·lbf) lubricated at the intervals specified in...
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.
If the centerstand or sidestand does push down hard on the handlebars not move up and down smoothly, several times to check if the front have a Yamaha dealer check or re- fork compresses and rebounds pair it. smoothly. Recommended lubricant:...
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.
Therefore, keep sparks, flames, cigarettes, etc., To charge the battery away from the battery and pro- Have a Yamaha dealer charge the bat- vide sufficient ventilation when tery as soon as possible if it seems to charging it in an enclosed have discharged.
The main fuse is located under the fuel CHILDREN. sealed-type (MF) battery charg- tank. (See page 6-15.) er, have a Yamaha dealer charge your battery. To store the battery 1. If the vehicle will not be used for more than one month, remove the battery, fully charge it, and then place it in a cool, dry place.
3. Turn the key to “ON” and turn on the electrical circuit in question to check if the device operates. 4. If the fuse immediately blows again, have a Yamaha dealer check the electrical system. 6-32...
Do not touch the glass part of and then connect the coupler. the headlight bulb to keep it free 5. Have a Yamaha dealer adjust the from oil, otherwise the transpar- headlight beam if necessary. ency of the glass, the luminosity of the bulb, and the bulb life will be adversely affected.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU32822 4. Insert a new bulb into the socket, EAU24202 Replacing the tail/brake light Replacing a turn signal light push it in, and then turn it clock- bulb bulb wise until it stops. 1. Remove the seat. (See page 1.
1. Remove the license plate light unit To remove the front wheel by removing the screws. EWA10820 WARNING It is advisable to have a Yamaha dealer service the wheel. Securely support the motor- cycle so that there is no danger 1. License plate light bulb of it falling over.
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 3. Remove the brake hose holder EAU33691 Tightening torques: To install the front wheel and reflector on each side by re- Wheel axle: 1. Lift the wheel up between the fork moving the bolt. 72 Nm (7.2 m·kgf, 52 ft·lbf) legs.
EWA10820 WARNING 6. While supporting the brake caliper and slightly lifting the wheel, pull It is advisable to have a Yamaha the wheel axle out. dealer service the wheel. Securely support the motor- cycle so that there is no danger 1.
However, should your motorcycle 2. Install the drive chain onto the rear NOTE: require any repair, take it to a Yamaha sprocket, and then adjust the drive Make sure that the retainer on the dealer, whose skilled technicians have chain slack.
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.
MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE EAU26041 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.
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...
NOTE: d. Turn the engine over several To prevent corrosion, avoid Consult a Yamaha dealer for advice on times with the starter. (This will damp cellars, stables (because what products to use. coat the cylinder walls with oil.) of the presence of ammonia) e.
MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE 4. Lubricate all control cables and the pivoting points of all levers and pedals as well as of the side- stand/centerstand. 5. Check and, if necessary, correct the tire air pressure, and then lift the motorcycle so that both of its wheels are off the ground.
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 3-10.) 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...
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 Front fork, checking.......6-28 Fuel ............3-9 Accessories and replacement parts ..6-20 Panels, removing and installing ....6-8 Fuel tank cap...........3-8 Air filter element, replacing ....6-15 Parking............ 5-4 Fuses, replacing........6-31 Part locations .......... 2-1 Pre-operation check list ......4-2 Battery ..........