© 2003 by Belgarda S.p.A.
First edition, July 2003
All rights reserved. Any reproduction or
unauthorized use without the written
permission of Belgarda S.p.A.
is expressly prohibited.
Printed in Italy
This manual was produced by the Belgarda S.p.A. primarily for use by Yamaha dealers and their quali-
fied 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 mainte-
nance work attempted by anyone without this knowledge is likely to render the vehicle unsafe and unfit
Belgarda S.p.A. is continually striving to improve all of 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.
IMPORTANT MANUAL INFORMATION
Particularly important information is distinguished in this manual by the following.
The Safety Alert Symbol means ATTENTION! BECOME ALERT! YOUR SAFE-
TY 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
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 ex-
planations 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 t