Yamaha YZF-R125 Owners Manual: Catalytic converters

This vehicle is equipped with catalytic converters in the exhaust system.

WARNING
The exhaust system is hot after operation. To prevent a fire hazard or burns:

  • Do not park the vehicle near possible fire hazards such as grass or other materials that easily burn.

  • Park the vehicle in a place where pedestrians or children are not likely to touch the hot exhaust system.

  • Make sure that the exhaust system has cooled down before doing any maintenance work.

  • Do not allow the engine to idle more than a few minutes. Long idling can cause a build-up of heat.

NOTICE
Use only unleaded gasoline. The use of leaded gasoline will cause unrepairable damage to the catalytic converter.

    Fuel
    Make sure there is sufficient gasoline in the tank. WARNING Gasoline and gasoline vapors are extremely flammable. To avoid fires and explosions and to reduce the risk of injury when refueli ...

    Rider seat
    To remove the rider seat Insert the key into the seat lock, and then turn it clockwise. Seat lock Open. Pull the rider seat off. To install the rider seat 1. Insert the pro ...

    Other materials:

    Checking the spark plug
    The spark plug is an important engine component, which is easy to check. Since heat and deposits will cause any spark plug to slowly erode, the spark plug should be removed and checked in accordance with the periodic maintenance and lubrication chart. In addition, the condition of the ...

    Checking the timing chain and timing chain guide
    1. Check: Timing chain Damage/stiffness Replace the timing chain and camshaft sprocket as a set. 2. Check: Timing chain guide (intake side) Damage/wear Replace. Checking the oil strainer 1. Check: Oil strainer Damage   Replace. Contaminants Clean with solvent. ...

    Checking and lubricating the brake and clutch levers
    Brake lever Brake lever Clutch lever Clutch lever The operation of the brake and clutch levers should be checked before each ride, and the lever pivots should be lubricated if necessary. Recommended lubricants:Brake lever: Silicone grease Clutch lever: Lithium-soap ...

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