1998 by Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A.
First Edition, October 1998
All rights reserved. Any reproduction or unautho-
rized use without the written permission of
Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. is expressly
Printed in U.S.A.
This manual was produced by the Yamaha Motor Company, Ltd. 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. Therefore, anyone who uses this book to perform maintenance and
repairs on Yamaha vehicles should have a basic understanding of mechanics and the tech-
niques to repair these types of vehicles. Repair and maintenance work attempted by anyone
without this knowledge is likely to render the vehicle unsafe and unfit for use.
This model has been designed and manufactured to perform within certain specifications in
regard to performance and emissions. Proper service with the correct tools is necessary to
ensure that the vehicle will operate as designed. If there is any question about a service pro-
cedure, it is imperative that you contact a Yamaha dealer for any service information changes
that apply to this model. This policy is intended to provide the customer with the most satis-
faction from his vehicle and to conform with federal environmental quality objectives.
Yamaha Motor Company, Ltd. is continually striving to improve all of its models. Modifica-
tions and significant changes in specifications or procedures will be forwarded to all autho-
rized Yamaha dealers and will appear in future editions of this manual where applicable.
This Service Manual contains information regarding periodic maintenance to the emission
control system. Please read this material carefully.
Designs and specifications are subject to change without notice.
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Particularly important information