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Yamaha YDRA Owner's And Operator's Manual

Yamaha YDRA Owner's And Operator's Manual

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  • Page 1 OWNER’S / OPERATOR’S MANUAL READ THIS MANUAL CAREFULLY! It contains important safety information. YDRA 4 STROKE PERSONAL TRANSPORT VEHICLE JC0-F8199-22 LIT-19626-19-15...
  • Page 3 If you have any questions about the operation or maintenance of your PTV, please consult a Yamaha dealer. YAMAHA GOLF-CAR COMPANY YDRA PTV Owner's/Operator's Manual © 2014 by Yamaha Golf-Car Company 1st edition All rights reserved. Any reprinting or unauthorized use without the written permission of Yamaha Golf-Car Company is expressly prohibited.
  • Page 4 If you have any messages that follow this symbol to questions concerning this manual, avoid possible injury or death. please consult your Yamaha dealer. A WARNING indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if not Read and understand this manual...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

  • Page 6: Warranty

    Transport Vehicle (PTV) purchased from an authorized car dealer for service or in performing field service Yamaha golf car dealer in the United States will be free are also excluded from this warranty. from defects in material and workmanship for FOUR •...
  • Page 7 SORE vehicle, but Yamaha Golf-Car for that part. If the part fails before the first sched- Company cannot deny warranty solely for the lack of uled replacement, the part will be repaired or receipts.
  • Page 8 WARRANTED PARTS: The repair or replacement of any warranted part other- wise eligible for warranty coverage may be excluded from such warranty coverage if Yamaha Golf-Car Company demonstrates that the SORE vehicle has been abused, neglected, or improperly maintained, and...
  • Page 9: Important Labels

    IMPORTANT LABELS SAFETY AND INSTRUCTION LABELS Please read the following labels carefully before operating your PTV, and promptly replace any labels which become damaged or removed. Death or serious personal injury can result from failing to read and comply with the safety instruction labels.
  • Page 12 Keep a record of these numbers for reference when ordering parts from a Yamaha Golf- Car Company dealer. Y-910c The engine serial number 2 is affixed in the location shown.
  • Page 13: Operator Safety

    OPERATOR SAFETY Yamaha PTVs are designed to be simple to operate. However, be sure to observe the following to reduce the risk of serious injury or death due to loss of control and other hazards: BEFORE OPERATING THE PTV Read this Owner’s/Operator’s man- ual and all safety and instruction labels on the PTV before operating.
  • Page 14 OPERATOR SAFETY Use extra care in congested areas or when backing up. Always back up slowly, and watch carefully. Avoid starting or stopping abruptly. Vary the speed of the PTV to match the terrain. Avoid turning the steering wheel too sharply at higher speeds to avoid tipping or rolling the vehicle.
  • Page 15: Safety Considerations

    SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS HAZARD PREVENTION Like all machines, PTVs can cause injury if improperly used or Drivers should be mindful of road maintained. hazards, and avoid dangerous situa- tions that may include the following: Experience has shown that PTVs are safe when operated in accordance Steep Grades –...
  • Page 16 SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS MAINTENANCE Loose Terrain – Avoid areas of loose terrain which may cause a REQUIRED FOR PTV PTV to lose traction and affect SAFETY stability. Take notice of conditions and reduce speed when driving on Practice the following to help ensure uneven or loose terrain.
  • Page 17 If new nameplates, warnings or instructions are needed, contact When working on the fuel system your Yamaha dealer. or the battery, do not smoke, or allow any sparks or open flames near the vehicle, to avoid any fires FUEL HANDLING/ or explosions.
  • Page 18: Controls

    CONTROLS 9 Front body FEATURES a Headlights 1 Engine/oil b Front tire warning light c Front bumper 2 Main/Light d Battery switch e Rear body 3 Brake pedal f Rear tire 4 Parking brake g Rear bumper pedal h Taillights 5 Accelerator i Fuel tank pedal...
  • Page 19: Main Switch

    CONTROLS MAIN SWITCH The main switch controls the follow- ing items: 1 / 2 “OFF” The electrical power circuit is switched off. The key can be removed only in this position. Y-1639c “ON” The electrical power circuit is switched on. The PTV can be driven. 1 / 2 Y-1640d “ON”...
  • Page 20: Drive Select Lever

    NOTICE If the light is flashing, do not operate the vehicle. Contact your 1 / 2 Yamaha Service representative to have the vehicle serviced. å Engine/oil warning light Y-1640e DRIVE SELECT LEVER The drive select lever is used to shift the PTV into forward or reverse.
  • Page 21: Accelerator Pedal

    CONTROLS ACCELERATOR PEDAL The accelerator pedal controls the PTV’s speed. Action Car Speed Depress pedal Increase Y-20A Release pedal Decrease å Accelerator pedal BRAKE PEDAL Press down on the brake pedal to stop the PTV. ∫ Brake pedal Y-21a PARKING BRAKE PEDAL Press down on the parking brake pedal whenever parking the PTV.
  • Page 22 CONTROLS HEADLIGHT/TAILLIGHT ON POSITION Turn the main switch all the way to 1 / 2 the right to the second ON position. This will activate the headlights and taillights. Y-1641b HORN SWITCH The horn is located adjacent to the brake pedal, and is activated by depressing with your foot.
  • Page 23: Pre-Operation Checks

    PRE-OPERATION CHECKS Pre-operation checks should be made each time you use your PTV. Get in the habit of performing the following checks in the same way so that they become second nature. To keep vehicle from moving while performing pre-operation checks: Remove main switch key.
  • Page 24: Fuel System

    PRE-OPERATION CHECKS FUEL SYSTEM Make sure there is sufficient fuel in the tank. Also check fuel line and connections for leakage. å Fuel tank ∫ Fuel cap ç E.F.I. fuel pump ∂ Fuel tank vent Gasoline and its vapors are highly flammable and explosive.
  • Page 25: Engine Oil

    PRE-OPERATION CHECKS NOTICE Avoid using gasoline blended with methyl alcohol which can damage fuel system parts. ENGINE OIL With the golf car parked on level Y-514 ground, remove the dipstick and make sure the engine oil is between the MIN and MAX marks (the crosshatched area on the end of the dipstick).
  • Page 26: Tire Wear Limit

    PRE-OPERATION CHECKS Engine Cooling Inlet Duct Check the engine cooling inlet duct for debris. Remove any debris present. å Engine cooling inlet duct BATTERY Check that the battery is held securely in place to prevent the battery from being damaged from vibration or jarring.
  • Page 27: Steering System

    The alarm should sound. PEDAL OPERATION Y-33 Check the following pedal controls for proper operation. If a pedal does not work properly, consult a Yamaha dealer. Accelerator Pedal With the main switch in the “OFF” position, make sure the accelerator pedal operates smoothly.
  • Page 28: Horn Switch

    PRE-OPERATION CHECKS Brake Pedal Make sure the brake pedal feels firm when pressed and returns to its original position when released. ∫ Brake pedal Parking Brake Pedal Y-21a Make sure the parking brake pedal locks in place with a positive click, and releases when the accelerator pedal is pressed.
  • Page 29: Operation

    OPERATION BODY AND CHASSIS Before each use, visually inspect the PTV body and chassis for damaged and/or missing parts. STARTING 1. With the parking brake applied, turn the drive select lever to “F” for forward, or “R” for reverse. NOTICE Do not shift from “F”...
  • Page 30 OPERATION STOPPING To stop the PTV, gradually press down on the brake pedal. å Brake pedal When the PTV has come to a stop, apply the parking brake pedal and turn the main switch to “OFF.” ∫ Parking brake pedal NOTICE Do not hold the PTV on an incline with the accelerator –...
  • Page 31: Maintenance

    Check shock absorbers for oil leaks and damaged springs Items without a page number reference should be serviced by a Yamaha dealer or other qualified mechanic. This manual does not contain these procedures. They are contained in the Service Manual.
  • Page 32 CS R replace pads if necessary Items without a page number reference should be serviced by a Yamaha dealer or other qualified mechanic. This manual does not contain these procedures. They are contained in the Service Manual. **Related to emission control system.
  • Page 33: Troubleshooting

    Electrical/Electronic System.” Dirty injector Consult Yamaha dealer It is recommended that these items Electrical System be serviced by a Yamaha dealer or Spark plug dirty Clean carbon or other qualified mechanic. with carbon, or wipe spark plug Faulty ignition...
  • Page 34: Spark Plug Inspection

    MAINTENANCE Spark Plug Inspection You should periodically remove and inspect the spark plug. Dirty or worn spark plugs can cause poor per- formance. When removing or installing the spark plug, be careful not to damage the insulator. A damaged insulator could allow external sparks, which could lead to explo- sion or fire.
  • Page 35: Engine Oil Replacement

    MAINTENANCE Engine Oil Replacement 1. Warm up the engine for several minutes, place the golf car on a level surface, then stop the engine. Use caution not to touch hot engine oil or hot engine parts, dur- ing the following procedure. Death or serious personal injury can result from failing to comply with the warning labels in this manual.
  • Page 36: Air Filter

    After replacing engine oil, check for oil leaks around the drain plug. If oil Y-515 leaks are found, consult a Yamaha dealer. Air Filter To remove the air filter elements: 1. Unlatch the air filter cover clips and remove cover.
  • Page 37: Drive Belt

    MAINTENANCE Inspection and cleaning: 3. Wash the foam pre-filter in soap and water. Allow it to dry. å Soap and water ∫ Foam element 4. Check the filter element. If damaged or dirty, replace it. NOTICE Y-508 Do not wring out the foam pre-filter, this could cause it to tear.
  • Page 38 MAINTENANCE Inspection: To inspect the drive belt, check for frayed edges or tears, and measure drive belt against the following specification. If the belt shows excessive wear or damage, replace the belt with a new one. å New: 31.0 mm (1.20 in.) ∫...
  • Page 39: Fuse Replacement

    MAINTENANCE Fuse Replacement Be sure to use the specified fuse. Using a wrong fuse can cause electrical system damage and create a fire hazard. Death or serious personal injury can result from failing to comply with the warning labels in this manual. NOTICE When replacing a fuse, be sure the main switch is turned off to pre-...
  • Page 40 MAINTENANCE Transaxle Oil To check transaxle oil level: 1. Place the PTV on a flat, level surface. 2. Remove seven plastic rivets 1 and two bolts 2, and remove the bag holder insert 3. 3. Place an oil pan under the transaxle case.
  • Page 41: Brake Adjustment

    MAINTENANCE 9. Install the bag holder insert 3 and secure with two bolts 2 and seven plastic rivets 1. For transaxle oil replacement, con- sult a Yamaha dealer or other qualified mechanic. Y-1994 NOTICE Before performing wheel or brake maintenance, verify that the main switch is in the “OFF”...
  • Page 42 MAINTENANCE Consult your Yamaha dealer before using your PTV if you suspect brake problems. Brake failure could result in a serious accident. Death or serious person- al injury can result from failing to comply with the warning labels in this manual.
  • Page 43 MAINTENANCE 3. If the free play distance needs adjusting, loosen the lock nut å (under rubber boot) and turn the adjusting nut ∫ in or out until the free play specification is met. Then tighten the lock nut in place. NOTICE Do not over-tighten the brake Y-909D...
  • Page 44 MAINTENANCE Adjusting a Headlight NOTICE It is recommended to have the headlight adjustment performed by a Yamaha dealer. 1. Loosen the two screws 1 for the headlight bulb bracket. Do not remove the screws, just loosen them. The screws can be accessed from...
  • Page 45: Storage

    STORAGE Perform the following preparations 2. Have the battery recharged when storing your PTV for extended every 60-90 days to keep it fully periods of time: charged. The battery must be kept fully charged to avoid damage. 3. Batteries like the one supplied Turn main switch key to “OFF”...
  • Page 46: Specifications

    SPECIFICATIONS GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS Items YDRA PTV Dimensions: Overall length 2395 mm (94.3 in.) Overall width 1200 mm (47.2 in.) Overall height (steering height) 1190 mm (46.9 in.) Height of floor 310 mm (12.2 in.) Wheelbase 1640 mm (64.6 in.) Tread: Front 870 mm (34.3 in.)
  • Page 47 SPECIFICATIONS ENGINE Items YDRA PTV Description: Engine type 4-stroke, Gasoline, OHV Number of cylinders Single Displacement 357 cm Bore x stroke 85 x 63 mm (3.30 x 2.48 in.) Compression ratio 8.1:1 Rated output 8.5 kw (11.4 hp)/3500 rpm Cooling system...
  • Page 48 SPECIFICATIONS BATTERIES Items YDRA PTV Battery: BCI group 24, RC: minimum 75 min CCA: minimum 400A CHASSIS Items YDRA PTV Steering system: Type Rack and Pinion Steering angle (L.H.) 1.85 turn Steering angle (R.H.) 1.85 turn Brakes: Brake system Mechanical...
  • Page 49: Wiring

  • Page 52 YAMAHA Printed in U.S.A GOLF-CAR 2014-KCC COMPANY 1000 HWY 34 East JC0-F8199-22 Newnan, GA 30265 866-747-4027...

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