1998 by Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.
1st Edition, August 1998
All rights reserved. Any reprinting or
unauthorized use without the written
permission of Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.
is expressly prohibited.
This manual was written by the Yamaha Motor Company primarily for use by Yamaha dealers and their
qualified mechanics. It is not possible to put an entire mechanic’s education into one manual, so it is
assumed that persons using this book to perform maintenance and repairs on Yamaha motorcycle has
a basic understanding of the mechanical concepts and procedures inherent in motorcycle repair
technology. Without such knowledge, attempted repairs or service to this model may render it unfit to
use and/or unsafe.
Yamaha Motor Cmpany, Ltd. is continually striving to improve all models manufactured by Yamaha.
Modifications and significant changes in specifications or procedures will be forwarded to all Autho-
rized yamaha dealers and will, where applicable, appear in future editions of this manual.
PARTICURARLY IMPORTANT INFORMATION
This materials distinguished by the following notation.
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 symbol in the upper right corner of each
page indicate the current chapter.
Refer to “SYMBOLS”.
2 Each chapt