1998 by Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A.
First Edition, February1998
All rights reserved. Any reproduction or
unauthorized use without the written
permission of Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A.
is expressly prohibited.
Printed in U.S.A.
This manual was produced by the Yamaha Motor Company primarily for use by Yamaha
dealers and their qualified mechanics. It is not possible to include all the knowledge of a
mechanic in one manual, so it is assumed that anyone who uses this book to perform mainte-
nance and repairs on Yamaha machine has a basic understanding of the mechanical ideas
and the procedures of machine repair. Repairs attempted by anyone without this knowledge
are likely to render the machine unsafe and unfit for use.
Yamaha Motor Company, Ltd. is continually striving to improve all its models. Modifications
and significant changes in specifications or procedures will be forwarded to all authorized
Yamaha dealers and will appear in future editions of this manual where applicable.
Designs and specifications are subject to change without notice.
Particularly important information is distinguished in this manual by the following notations.
The Safety Alert Symbol means ATTENTION! BECOME ALERT! YOUR
SAFETY IS INVOLVED!
Failure to follow WARNING instructions could result in severe injury or
death to the machine operator, a bystander or a person inspecting or
repairing the machine.
A CAUTION indicates special precautions that must be taken to avoid
damage to the machine.
A NOTE provides key information to make procedures easier or clearer.
HOW TO USE THIS MANUAL
This manual is intended as a handy, easy-to-read reference book for the mechanic. It is
divided into chapters, sections and sub-sections. Comprehensive explanations of all installa-
tion, removal, disassembly, assembly, repair and inspec