1998 by Yamaha Motor Co.,Ltd.
First edition, October 1998
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 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,
so it is assumed that anyone who uses this book to perform maintenance and repairs on Yamaha mo-
torcycles has a basic understanding of the mechanical ideas and the procedures of motorcycle repair.
Repairs attempted by anyone without this knowledge are likely to render the motorcycle unsafe and
unfit for use.
Yamaha Motor Company, Ltd.is continually striving to improve all its models. Modifications and signifi-
cant 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.
Particularly important information is distinguished in this manual by the following notations.
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 inspecting 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 consists of chapters for the main categories of subjects. (See “Illustrated symbols”)
1st title 1 :
This is the title of the chapter with its symbol in the upper right corner of each page.
2nd title 2 :
This title indicates the section of the chapter and only appears on the first page of each
section. It is located in the