TDM900 (P) 2002
2001 by Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.
First edition, November 2001
All rights reserved.
Any reproduction or unauthorized use
without the written permission of
Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.
is expressly prohibited.
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 manu-
al. Therefore, anyone who uses this book to perform maintenance and repairs on Yamaha vehicles
should have a basic understanding of mechanics and the techniques to repair these types of vehicles.
Repair and maintenance work attempted by anyone without this knowledge is likely to render the ve-
hicle unsafe and unfit for use.
Yamaha Motor Company, Ltd. is continually striving to improve all of its models. Modifications and sig-
nificant 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.
IMPORTANT MANUAL INFORMATION
Particularly important information is distinguished in this manual by the following.
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 motorcycle operator, a bystander or a person checking or repairing the mo-
A CAUTION indicates special precautions that must be taken to avoid damage
to the motorcycle.
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. Comprehensive
explanations of all installation, removal, disassembly, assembly, repair and check procedures are laid
out with the individual steps in sequential order.
1 The manual is divided into chapters. An abbreviation and s