©2001 by Yamaha Motor Corporation U.S.A.
First edition, November 2001
All rights reserved.
Any reprinting or unauthorized use
without the written permission of
Yamaha Motor Corporation U.S.A.
is expressly prohibited.
This manual was produced by the Yamaha Motor Company, Ltd. primarily for use by Yamaha deal-
ers 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 techniques 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.
Yamaha Motor Company, Ltd. is continually striving to improve all of its models. Modifications
and significant changes in specifications or procedures will be forwarded to all authorized Yamaha
deal-ers 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 scooter operator, a bystander or a person checking or repairing the
A CAUTION indicates special precautions that must be taken to avoid dam-
age to the scooter.
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.