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Yamaha YZF-R6S

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OWNER#x2019;S MANUAL YZF-R6S(C) LIT-11626-17-46 5SL-28199-11.

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Yamaha has met these standards without reducing the performance or economy of operation of the motorcycle. To maintain these high standards, it is important that you and your Yamaha dealer pay close attention to the recommended maintenance schedules and operating instructions contained within this manual.

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This manual should be considered a permanent part of this motorcycle and should remain with it even if the motorcycle is subsequently sold. Yamaha continually seeks advancements in product design and quality. Therefore, while this manual contains the most current product information available at the time of printing, there may be minor discrepancies between your motorcycle and this manual.

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IMPORTANT MANUAL INFORMATION EAU10192 AFFIX DEALER LABEL HERE YZF-R6S(C) OWNER#x2019;S MANUAL #xA9;2003 by Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. 1st edition, July 2003 All rights reserved. Any reprinting or unauthorized use without the written permission of Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. is expressly prohibited.

Page 7: Table Of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS SAFETY INFORMATION. 1-1 PRE-OPERATION CHECKS. 4-1 Cast wheels. 6-24 Location of important labels. 1-5 Pre-operation check list. 4-2 Accessories and replacement parts. 6-25 DESCRIPTION.

2-1 OPERATION AND IMPORTANT Adjusting the clutch lever Left view. 2-1 RIDING POINTS.

Page 8: Table Of Contents

STORAGE. 7-1 Care. 7-1 Storage. 7-3 SPECIFICATIONS. 8-1 CONSUMER INFORMATION. 9-1 Identification numbers. 9-1 Reporting safety defects. 9-3 Motorcycle noise regulation. 9-4 Maintenance record. 9-5 YAMAHA MOTOR CORPORATION, U.S.A. STREET AND ENDURO MOTORCYCLE LIMITED WARRANTY.


Page 9: Safety Information

SAFETY INFORMATION EAU10280 AND/OR WHEN MADE NECES- tersections are the most likely SARY BY MECHANICAL CONDI- places for motorcycle accidents MOTORCYCLES SINGLE TIONS. to occur. TRACK VEHICLES. THEIR SAFE #x2022; Ride where other motorists can USE AND OPERATION ARE DEPEN- Safe riding see you.

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Modifications made to this motorcycle other motorists can see you. the single most critical factor in the pre- not approved by Yamaha, or the re- The posture of the operator and vention or reduction of head injuries. moval of original equipment, may ren- passenger is important for proper Always wear an approved helmet.

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Since Yamaha cannot should be kept to a minimum. 192 kg (423 lb) (CAL) test all other accessories that may be #x2022;.

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SAFETY INFORMATION Gasoline and exhaust gas #x2022; Do not park the motorcycle on a GASOLINE IS HIGHLY FLAMMA- slope or soft ground, otherwise it BLE: may fall over. #x2022; Always turn the engine off when #x2022; Do not park the motorcycle near refueling.

Page 13: Location Of Important Labels

SAFETY INFORMATION EAU10381 Location of important labels Please read the following important labels carefully before operating this vehicle.

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SAFETY INFORMATION CAUTION Cleaning with alkaline or acid cleaner, gasoline or solvent will damage windshield. Use neutral detergent. 5JW-00 WARNING Improper loading can cause loss of control.

Read owner#x2019;s manual for proper loading. PREMIUM UNLEADED GASOLINE ONLY 3JJ-28446-A1 91 Min. Pump Octane (R+M) 2 5PW-2415E-10.

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SAFETY INFORMATION California only California only California only.

Page 16: Description, Left View

DESCRIPTION EAU10410 Left view 1. Front fork rebound damping force adjusting screw (page 3-16) 10.Engine oil drain bolt (page 6-11) 2. Front fork spring preload adjusting bolt (page 3-16) 11.Engine oil filter cartridge (page 6-11) 3. Fuse box (page 6-36) 12.Front fork compression damping force adjusting screw (page 3-16) 4.

Page 17: Right View

DESCRIPTION EAU10420 Right view 1. Luggage strap holder (page 3-19) 12.Rear brake fluid reservoir (page 6-28) 2. Helmet holder (page 3-15) 3. Main fuse (page 6-36) 4. Battery (page 6-35) 5. Air filter element (page 6-18) 6. Front brake fluid reservoir (page 6-28) 7.

Page 18: Controls And Instruments

DESCRIPTION EAU10430 Controls and instruments 1. Clutch lever (page 3-10) 2. Left handlebar switches (page 3-9) 3. Multi-function display (page 3-6) 4. Main switch/steering lock (page 3-1) 5. Tachometer (page 3-5) 6. Right handlebar switches (page 3-9) 7. Throttle grip (page 6-21) 8.

Page 19: Instrument And Control Functions, Main Switch/steering Lock

INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU10460 EAU10660 To unlock the steering Main switch/steering lock All electrical systems are off. The key can be removed. EAU10680 LOCK The steering is locked, and all electrical systems are off.

The key can be re- moved.

Page 20: Indicator And Warning Lights

#x201C;ON#x201D;. If the warning light does not come on for a few seconds, then go off, have a Yamaha dealer check the electrical cir- 1. Shift timing indicator light cuit. 2. Coolant temperature warning light #x201C;.

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If the fuel level detection circuit is defective, the following cycle will be repeated until the malfunction is corrected: The fuel level warning light will flash eight times, then go off for 2.5 seconds. If this occurs, have a Yamaha dealer check the vehicle.

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INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Coolant Display Conditions What to do temperature Under 39 #xB0;C Message #x201C;LO#x201D; is displayed. OK. Go ahead with riding. (Under 103 #xB0;F) 40#x2013;116 #xB0;C Temperature is displayed.

OK. Go ahead with riding. (104#x2013;241 #xB0;F) Stop the vehicle and allow it to idle until 117#x2013;139 #xB0;C Temperature flashes.

Page 23: Tachometer

This warning light comes on or flashes light and on how to set it.) when an electrical circuit monitoring the engine is defective. When this occurs, have a Yamaha dealer check the self- diagnosis system. (See page 3-6 for an explanation of the self-diagnosis de- vice.)

Page 24: Multi-function Display

INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU26920 a self-diagnosis device the #x201C;SELECT#x201D; button switches the dis- Multi-function display a display brightness and shift tim- play between the various tripmeter and ing indicator light control mode odometer modes in the following order: F-TRIP #x2192; TRIP 1 #x2192; TRIP 2 #x2192; ODO #x2192; NOTE: F-TRIP Be sure to turn the key to #x201C;ON#x201D;.

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Shift timing indicator light bright- lowing settings in the order listed be- any error codes, note the code number, ness: low. and then have a Yamaha dealer check This function allows you to adjust Display brightness: the vehicle. the brightness of the indicator light.

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INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS cedure, only the settings made be- To set the shift timing indicator light ac- To set the shift timing indicator light ac- fore the #x201C;SELECT#x201D; button was last tivity function tivation function pushed will be applied. 1.

Page 27: Handlebar Switches

INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS the indicator light can be set in in- 2. Push the #x201C;SELECT#x201D; button to con- EAU12342 Handlebar switches crements of 500 r/min. From firm the selected indicator light 12000 r/min to 16000 r/min, the in- brightness level. The multi-func- Left dicator light can be set in incre- tion display will return to the odom-.

Page 28: Clutch Lever

INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU12400 ECA10050 EAU12820 Dimmer switch #x201C; #x201D; Clutch lever CAUTION: Set this switch to #x201C; #x201D; for the high See page 5-1 for starting instruc- beam and to #x201C; #x201D; for the low beam. tions prior to starting the engine. EAU12460 Turn signal switch #x201C;.

Page 29: Shift Pedal, Brake Lever, Brake Pedal

INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU12870 EAU12930 EAU12941 Shift pedal Brake lever Brake pedal The brake lever is located at the right handlebar grip. To apply the front brake, pull the lever toward the handle- bar grip. 1. Shift pedal 1. Brake pedal The shift pedal is located on the left The brake pedal is on the right side of side of the engine and is used in com-.

Page 30: Fuel Tank Cap, Fuel

INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU13070 EAU13210 Fuel tank cap NOTE: Fuel The fuel tank cap cannot be closed un- less the key is in the lock. In addition, the key cannot be removed if the cap is not properly closed and locked. EWA11090 WARNING Make sure that the fuel tank cap is.

Page 31: Catalytic Converter

ECA10700 PREMIUM UNLEADED GASOLINE CAUTION: containing methanol is not recom- ONLY mended by Yamaha because it can The following precautions must be Fuel tank capacity: cause damage to the fuel system or ve- observed to prevent a fire hazard or 17.0 L (4.49 US gal) (3.74 Imp.gal)

Page 32: Seats

INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU14091 2. While holding the key in that posi- Seats tion, lift the front of the passenger seat and pull it forward. Rider seat To install the passenger seat To remove the rider seat 1. Insert the projection on the rear of Pull back the rear of the rider seat as the passenger seat into the seat shown, remove the bolts, and then pull.

Page 33: Helmet Holders, Storage Compartment

INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU14380 ECA11600 EAU14461 Helmet holders Storage compartment CAUTION: Some helmets may contact the muf- fler when secured to the right side helmet holder because of their size or shape. Be sure that your helmet does not contact the muffler when it is secured to the helmet holder.

Page 34: Adjusting The Front Fork

INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS EAU14761 load thereby soften Rebound damping force Adjusting the front fork suspension, turn the adjusting bolt on This front fork is equipped with spring each fork leg in direction (b). preload adjusting bolts, rebound damp- NOTE: ing force adjusting screws and com- Align the appropriate groove on the ad- pression.

Page 35: Adjusting The Shock Absorber Assembly, Specifications

INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS Compression damping force ECA10100 EAU15051 Adjusting the shock absorber CAUTION: assembly Never attempt to turn an adjusting This shock absorber assembly is mechanism beyond the maximum or equipped with a spring preload adjust- minimum settings. ing ring and rebound and compression damping force adjusting screws.

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INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS To increase the spring preload and (a). To decrease the rebound damping in direction (a). To decrease the com- thereby harden the suspension, turn force and thereby soften the rebound pression damping force and thereby the adjusting ring in direction (a).

To de- damping, turn the adjusting screw in di- soften the compression damping, turn crease the spring preload and thereby.

Page 37: Luggage Strap Holders, Sidestand

Yamaha#x2019;s ignition circuit cut-off Always have a Yamaha dealer system has been designed to assist service the shock absorber. the operator in fulfilling the respon- sibility of raising the sidestand be- fore starting off.

Page 38: Ignition Circuit Cut-off System

INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS below and have a Yamaha dealer re- EAU15311 Ignition circuit cut-off system pair it if it does not function proper- The ignition circuit cut-off system (com- prising the sidestand switch, clutch switch and neutral switch) has the fol- lowing functions.

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5. Push the start switch. Does the engine start? The neutral switch may be defective. The motorcycle should not be ridden until checked by a Yamaha dealer. With the engine still running: 6. Move the sidestand up.

7. Keep the clutch lever pulled.

Page 40: Pre-operation Checks

PRE-OPERATION CHECKS EAU15591 The condition of a vehicle is the owner#x2019;s responsibility. Vital components can start to deteriorate quickly and unexpectedly, even if the vehicle remains unused (for example, as a result of exposure to the elements). Any damage, fluid leakage or loss of tire air pressure could have serious consequences.

Page 41: Pre-operation Check List

#x2022; If necessary, add recommended coolant to specified level. 6-14 #x2022; Check cooling system for leakage. #x2022; Check operation. #x2022; If soft or spongy, have Yamaha dealer bleed hydraulic system. #x2022; Check lever free play. #x2022; Adjust if necessary. Front brake #x2022;.

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#x2022; Make sure that operation is smooth. #x2022; Check cable free play. Throttle grip 6-21, 6-32 #x2022; If necessary, have Yamaha dealer adjust cable free play and lubricate cable and grip housing. #x2022; Make sure that operation is smooth. Control cables 6-31 #x2022;.

Page 43: Operation And Important Riding Points, Starting The Engine

Yamaha dealer check the electrical cir- sciousness and death within a described on page 3-20. cuit. short time. Always make sure Never ride with the sidestand 3.

Page 44: Shifting

OPERATION AND IMPORTANT RIDING POINTS ECA11130 EAU16671 ECA10260 Shifting CAUTION: CAUTION: For maximum engine life, always Even with the transmission in warm the engine up before starting the neutral position, do not off. Never accelerate hard when the coast for long periods of time engine is cold! with the engine off, and do not tow the motorcycle for long dis-.

Page 45: Engine Break-in

OPERATION AND IMPORTANT RIDING POINTS 4. At the recommended shift points 3. Shift the transmission into the neu- EAU16841 Engine break-in shown in the following table, close tral position when the motorcycle There is never a more important period the throttle, and at the same time, is almost completely stopped.

Page 46: Parking

If any engine trouble should oc- may overturn. cur during the engine break-in ECA10380 period, immediately have a CAUTION: Yamaha dealer check the vehi- Never park in an area where there cle. are fire hazards such as grass or other flammable materials.

Page 47: Periodic Maintenance And Minor Repair, Periodic Maintenance, Owner’s Tool Kit

TRAINED AND EQUIPPED TO PER- wrench may be necessary to perform FORM THESE PARTICULAR SER- certain maintenance work correctly. VICES. NOTE: If you do not have the tools or experi- ence required for a particular job, have a Yamaha dealer perform it for you.

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PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EWA10340 WARNING Modifications approved Yamaha may cause loss of perfor- mance, excessive emissions, and render the vehicle unsafe for use. Consult a Yamaha dealer before at- tempting any changes.

Page 49: Periodic Maintenance Chart For The Emission Control System

#x2022; Check the air cut-off valve, reed Air induction sys- #x221A; #x221A; valve, and hose for damage. #x2022; Replace any damaged parts. * Since these items require special tools, data and technical skills, have a Yamaha dealer perform the service.

Page 50: General Maintenance And Lubrication Chart

PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU32181 General maintenance and lubrication chart INITIAL ODOMETER READINGS 600 mi 4000 mi 8000 mi 12000 mi 16000 mi 20000 mi ITEM ROUTINE (1000 km) (7000 km) (13000 km) (19000 km) (25000 km) (31000 km) 1 month 6 months 12 months.

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PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR INITIAL ODOMETER READINGS 600 mi 4000 mi 8000 mi 12000 mi 16000 mi 20000 mi ITEM ROUTINE (1000 km) (7000 km) (13000 km) (19000 km) (25000 km) (31000 km) 1 month 6 months 12 months 18 months 24 months 30 months.

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Throttle grip hous- #x221A; #x221A; #x221A; #x221A; #x221A; 24 * if necessary. ing and cable #x2022; Lubricate the throttle grip housing and cable. * Since these items require special tools, data and technical skills, have a Yamaha dealer perform the service.

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PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR NOTE: From 24000 mi (37000 km) or 36 months, repeat the maintenance intervals starting from 8000 mi (13000 km) or 12 months. EAU17630 NOTE: The air filter needs more frequent service if you are riding in unusually wet or dusty areas. Hydraulic brake service #x2022;.

Page 54: Removing And Installing Cowlings And Panels

PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU18711 Removing and installing cowlings and panels The cowlings and panels shown need to be removed to perform some of the maintenance jobs described in this chapter. Refer to this section each time a cowling or panel needs to be re- moved and installed.

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PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 1. Bolt 1. Slot 1. Tab 2. Cowling B 2. Projection EAU19460 2. Place the cowling in the original Panels A and B position, and then install the bolts. To remove one of the panels NOTE: Remove the bolts, slide the panel for- Make sure that the tabs at the front of.

Page 56: Checking The Spark Plugs

Instead, have a Yamaha deal- threads. er check the vehicle. If a spark plug shows signs of electrode.

Page 57: Canister (for California Only), Cartridge

PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU19680 EAU19930 NOTE: Canister (for California only) Engine oil and oil filter If a torque wrench is not available when cartridge installing a spark plug, a good estimate The engine oil level should be checked of the correct torque is 1/4#x2013;1/2 turn before each ride.

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PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 4. Remove the engine oil dipstick and NOTE: wipe it clean, insert it back into the The engine oil should be between the hole (without screwing it in), and minimum and maximum level marks. then remove it again to check the oil level.

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An oil filter wrench is available at a 11. Install the engine oil drain bolt, and with a torque wrench. Yamaha dealer. then tighten it to the specified torque. 7. Apply a thin coat of engine oil to.

Page 60: Coolant

In order to prevent clutch slip- The coolant level must be checked engine off and have a Yamaha dealer page (since the engine oil also on a cold engine since the level check the vehicle.

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PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR If water has been added to the coolant, have a Yamaha dealer check the antifreeze content of the coolant as soon as possible, otherwise the effectiveness of the coolant will be reduced. EWA10380 WARNING Never attempt to remove the radiator 1.

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PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 2. Remove panel A and cowling A. 8. Remove the coolant reservoir cov- (See page 6-8.) er by removing the bolts. 3. Place a container under the engine to collect the used coolant. 4. Loosen the clamp screw, and then disconnect the air intake duct.

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PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR Tightening torque: Coolant drain bolt: 10 Nm (1.0 m#xB7;kgf, 7.2 ft#xB7;lbf) 17. Pour the recommended coolant into the reservoir to the maximum level mark, and then install the coolant reservoir cap. 18.

Install the coolant reservoir cover by installing the bolts.

Page 64: Checking The Air Filter Element

24. Start the engine, and then check CAUTION: the vehicle for coolant leakage. If If coolant is not available, use coolant is leaking, have a Yamaha distilled water or soft tap water dealer check the cooling system. instead. Do not use hard water 25.

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PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR Do not tilt or pull the fuel tank NOTE: too much, otherwise the fuel Before disconnecting the fuel tank hoses may come loose, which breather hose and fuel tank overflow could cause fuel leakage. hose, mark them to ensure that they will be reinstalled in their correct positions.

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If any fuel hose is dam- aged, do not start the engine but have a Yamaha dealer replace the hose, otherwise fuel may leak. Make sure that the fuel hoses are properly connected and routed, and not pinched.

Page 67: Air Intake Duct, Adjusting The Throttle Cable Free Play, Adjusting The Valve Clearance

The valve clearance changes with use, resulting in improper air-fuel mixture and/or engine noise. To prevent this from occurring, the valve clearance must be adjusted by a Yamaha dealer at the intervals specified in the periodic maintenance and lubrication chart. 1. Air intake duct 1.

Page 68: Tires

PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU21750 est items close to the center of the Tire air pressure (measured on cold Tires vehicle, and distribute the weight tires): To maximize the performance, durabil- evenly from side to side. Properly 0#x2013;90 kg (0#x2013;198 lb): ity, and safe operation of your motor- Front: adjust the suspension for your load.

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Yamaha dealer immediately and high-speed ride. have the tire replaced. Minimum tire tread depth (front and rear): 1.0 mm (0.04 in)

Page 70: Cast Wheels

Always adjust the tire air pres- 180/55 ZR17M/C (73W) fore each ride. If any damage is Manufacturer/model: sure according to the operating found, have a Yamaha dealer re- MICHELIN/Pilot SPORT B conditions. DUNLOP/D208 AJ place the wheel.

Do not attempt.

Page 71: Accessories And Replacement Parts, Adjusting The Clutch Lever Free Play

(a). To decrease the clutch safety. Since Yamaha cannot control lever free play, turn the adjusting bolt in the quality of accessories or parts direction (b). manufactured by other companies, Yamaha cannot be held liable for 6-25.

Page 72: Adjusting The Brake Pedal Position

(b). (0.43 in) below the bottom of the foot- rest bracket as shown. Periodically check the brake pedal position and, if necessary, have a Yamaha dealer ad- just it. EWA10690 WARNING A soft or spongy feeling in the brake pedal can indicate the presence of air in the hydraulic system.

Page 73: Switch, Brake Pads

PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR fore operating the motorcycle. Air in EAU22270 EAU22390 Adjusting the rear brake light Checking the front and rear the hydraulic system will diminish switch brake pads the braking performance, which may The front and rear brake pads must be result in loss of control and an acci- checked for wear at the intervals spec- dent.

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Page 74: Checking The Brake Fluid Level

EAU22580 Before riding, check that the brake fluid Checking the brake fluid level touches the brake disc, have a Yamaha is above the minimum level mark and dealer replace the brake pads as a set. replenish if necessary. A low brake fluid.

Page 75: Changing The Brake Fluid, Drive Chain Slack

EAU22760 Changing the brake fluid Drive chain slack ter the brake fluid reservoir when Have a Yamaha dealer change the The drive chain slack should be refilling. Water will significantly brake fluid at the intervals specified in checked before each ride and adjusted.

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PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 3. Tighten the locknuts, and then NOTE: tighten the axle nut to the specified Using the alignment marks on each torque. side of the swingarm, make sure that both chain pullers are in the same posi- Tightening torque: tion for proper wheel alignment.

Page 77: Lubricating The Drive Chain, Checking And Lubricating The Cables

Service the drive chain as ed if necessary. If a cable is damaged follows. or does not move smoothly, have a ECA10580 Yamaha dealer check or replace it. CAUTION: The drive chain must be lubricated Recommended lubricant: Yamaha Chain and Cable Lube or.

Page 78: Checking And Lubricating The Throttle Grip And Cable, Brake And Shift Pedals

PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR EAU23110 EAU23131 Recommended lubricant: Checking and lubricating the Checking and lubricating the Lithium-soap-based grease (all-pur- throttle grip and cable brake and shift pedals pose grease) The operation of the throttle grip should be checked before each ride. In addi- tion, the cable should be lubricated or replaced at the intervals specified in the periodic maintenance chart.

Page 79: Brake And Clutch Levers, Checking And Lubricating The Sidestand

EWA10730 WARNING If the sidestand does not move up and down smoothly, have a Yamaha dealer check or repair it. Recommended lubricant: The operation of the brake and clutch Lithium-soap-based grease (all-pur- levers should be checked before each.

Page 80: Checking The Front Fork, Checking The Steering

Securely support the vehicle so that fork does not operate smoothly, damage and excessive oil leakage. there is no danger of it falling over. have a Yamaha dealer check or re- pair it. To check the operation 2. Hold the lower ends of the front 1.

Page 81: Checking The Wheel Bearings, Battery

Yamaha dealer check the wheel bearings. To charge the battery Have a Yamaha dealer charge the bat- tery as soon as possible if it seems to have discharged. Keep in mind that the battery tends to discharge more quickly if the vehicle is equipped with optional electrical accessories.

Page 82: Replacing The Fuses

If you do not have access to a CHILDREN. sealed-type (MF) battery charg- The fuse box, which contains the fuses er, have a Yamaha dealer for the individual circuits, is located un- charge your battery. To store the battery der panel B. (See page 6-8.) 1.

Page 83: Replacing A Headlight Bulb

3. Turn the key to #x201C;ON#x201D; and turn on 3. Disconnect the headlight coupler. the electrical circuit in question to check if the device operates. 4. If the fuse immediately blows again, have a Yamaha dealer check the electrical system. 6-37.

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8. Install the panel. be adversely affected. Thor- 9. Have a Yamaha dealer adjust the oughly clean off any dirt and fin- headlight beam if necessary. gerprints on the headlight bulb 1.

Page 85: Tail/brake Light, Replacing A Turn Signal Light Bulb, Replacing The License Plate Light Bulb

1. Remove the license plate light unit If the tail/brake light does not come on, by removing the screw. by removing the screws. have a Yamaha dealer check it. 1. Screw 1. Screw 2. Remove the defective bulb by 2. Remove the socket (together with pushing it in and turning it counter- the bulb) by pulling it out.

Page 86: Supporting The Motorcycle

PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 3. Remove the defective bulb by pull- EAU24350 a jack either under each side of the Supporting the motorcycle ing it out. frame in front of the rear wheel or under Since this model is not equipped with a 4.

Page 87: Front Wheel

To remove the front wheel the bolts. EWA10820 WARNING It is advisable to have a Yamaha dealer service the wheel. Securely support the motor- cycle so that there is no danger 1. Wheel axle of it falling over.

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PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND MINOR REPAIR 11. While applying the front brake, Tightening torque: NOTE: push down hard on the handlebar Wheel axle pinch bolt: Make sure that there is enough space several times to check for proper 18 Nm (1.8 m#xB7;kgf, 13 ft#xB7;lbf) between the brake pads before install- fork operation.

Page 89: Rear Wheel

4. Loosen the locknut on each side of EWA10820 WARNING the swingarm. 5. Turn the drive chain slack adjust- It is advisable to have a Yamaha ing bolts fully in direction (a). dealer service the wheel. 6. Push the wheel forward, and then Securely support the motor-.

Page 90: Troubleshooting

The following troubleshooting charts represent quick and easy procedures for checking these vital systems your- self. However, should your motorcycle require any repair, take it to a Yamaha 1. Retainer dealer, whose skilled technicians have 2. Slot the necessary tools, experience, and 2.

Page 91: Troubleshooting Charts

Remove the spark plugs and check the electrodes. The engine does not start. Have a Yamaha dealer check the vehicle. Check the battery. 4. Battery The engine turns over The battery is good.

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Start the engine. If the engine overheats again, have a The coolant level Yamaha dealer check and repair the cooling system. is OK. NOTE: If coolant is not available, tap water can be temporarily used instead, provided that it is changed to the recommended coolant as soon as possible.

Page 93: Motorcycle Care And Storage, Care

MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE EAU26030 ucts onto seals, gaskets, sprock- cleaning products, solvent or Care ets, the drive chain and wheel thinner, fuel (gasoline), rust re- While the open design of a motorcycle axles. Always rinse the dirt and de- movers or inhibitors, brake flu- reveals the attractiveness of the tech- greaser off with water.

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MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE After normal use ECA10790 4. To prevent corrosion, it is recom- CAUTION: Remove dirt with warm water, a mild mended to apply a corrosion pro- detergent, and a soft, clean sponge, tection spray metal, Do not use warm water since it in- and then rinse thoroughly with clean including chrome- and nickel-plat- creases the corrosive action of the.

Page 95: Storage

NOTE: d. Turn the engine over several To prevent corrosion, avoid Consult a Yamaha dealer for advice on times with the starter. (This will damp cellars, stables (because what products to use. coat the cylinder walls with oil.) of the presence of ammonia) e.

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MOTORCYCLE CARE AND STORAGE 4. Lubricate all control cables and the pivoting points of all levers and pedals as well as of the side- stand/centerstand. 5. Check and, if necessary, correct the tire air pressure, and then lift the motorcycle so that both of its wheels are off the ground.

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SPECIFICATIONS Dimensions: Engine oil: Fuel tank capacity: 17.0 L (4.49 US gal) (3.74 Imp.gal) Overall length: Type: Fuel reserve amount: 2025 mm (79.7 in) YAMALUBE 4, SAE10W30 or SAE20W40 3.5 L (0.92 US gal) (0.77 Imp.gal) Overall width: Electronic fuel injection: 690 mm (27.2 in) Overall height: Manufacturer.

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SPECIFICATIONS 2nd: Manufacturer/model: Rear wheel: 37/19 (1.947) DUNLOP/D208 AJ Wheel type: 3rd: Loading: Cast wheel 28/18 (1.556) Maximum load: Rim size: 4th: 192 kg (423 lb) (CAL) 17M/C x MT5.50 32/24 (1.333) 193 kg (425 lb) (U49) Front brake: 5th: (Total weight of rider, passenger, cargo and Type: 25/21 (1.190)

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SPECIFICATIONS Electrical system: Fuel level warning light: Ignition system: Coolant temperature indicator light: DC. C.D.I. Charging system: Engine trouble warning light: A.C. magneto Battery: Shift timing indicator light: Model: GT9B-4 Fuses: Voltage, capacity: Main fuse: 12 V, 8.0 Ah 40.0 A Headlight: Headlight fuse: Bulb type.

Page 100: Consumer Information, Identification Numbers

Record the key identification number, vehicle identification number and mod- el label information in the spaces pro- vided below for assistance when ordering spare parts from a Yamaha dealer or for reference in case the vehi- cle is stolen. KEY IDENTIFICATION NUMBER: 1.

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1. Model label The model label is affixed to the frame under the rider seat. (See page 3-14.) Record the information on this label in the space provided. This information will be needed when ordering spare parts from a Yamaha dealer.

Page 102: Reporting Safety Defects

If you believe that your vehicle has a defect which could cause a crash or could cause injury or death, you should immediately inform the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in addition to notifying Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. If NHTSA receives similar complaints, it may open an investigation, and if it finds that a safety defect exists in a group of vehicles, it may order a recall and remedy campaign.

Page 103: Motorcycle Noise Regulation

CONSUMER INFORMATION EAU26560 Motorcycle noise regulation TAMPERING WITH NOISE CONTROL SYSTEM PROHIBITED: Federal law prohibits the following acts or the causing thereof: (1) The removal or rendering inoperative by any person other than for purposes of maintenance, repair, or replacement of any device or element of design incorporated into any new ve- hicle for the purpose of noise control prior to its sale or delivery to the ultimate purchaser or while it is in use or (2) the use of the vehicle after such device or element of design has been removed or rendered inoperative by any person.

Page 104: Maintenance Record

CONSUMER INFORMATION EAU26631 Maintenance record Copies of work orders and/or receipts for parts purchased and installed on your motorcycle will be required to document that maintenance has been completed in accordance with the emissions warranty. The chart below is printed only as a reminder that maintenance work is required.

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CONSUMER INFORMATION Maintenance Date of Servicing dealer Mileage Remarks interval service name and address 36000 mi (55000 km) or 54 months 40000 mi (61000 km) or 60 months.

Page 106: U.s.a. Street And Enduro Motorcycle Limited Warranty


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This excellent Y.E.S. plan coverage is only available to dealer to see how comforting uninterrupted factory- Yamaha owners like you, and only while your Yamaha is still backed protection can be. within the Yamaha Limited Warranty period. So visit your authorized Yamaha dealer to get all the facts.

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Yamaha Limited Warranty expires. A special note: If visiting your dealer isn#x2019;t convenient, contact Yamaha with your Primary ID number (your frame number). We#x2019;ll be happy to help you get the Y.E.S. coverage you need.

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INDEX Engine trouble warning light. 3-5 Model label. 9-2 Multi-function display. 3-6 Accessories and replacement parts..6-25 Air filter element, checking.

6-18 Front and rear brake pads, Air intake duct. 6-21 checking. 6-27 Neutral indicator light. 3-2 Front fork, adjusting. 3-16 Noise regulation.

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INDEX Tachometer. 3-5 Tail/brake light. 6-39 Throttle cable free play, adjusting..6-21 Throttle grip and cable, checking and lubricating. 6-32 Tires. 6-22 Tool kit. 6-1 Troubleshooting. 6-44 Troubleshooting charts.

6-45 Turn signal indicator lights. 3-2 Turn signal light bulb, replacing.

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Jobnumber: HM03E187 Size: A, B Colored cover: Binding: Perfect binding Model: YZF-R6S(C) Manual quantity: Text: Saddle stitching PartsNumber: (5SL-28199-11) Client:YMC Printer: Paper cover: Side stitching Contact person: Akiko Takahashi Binder: Text: DIC183 6-37 Cover1 Warning 6-38 Cover2 Blank 6-39 Cover3 DIC183 6-40 Cover4.

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