Yamaha YZF-R125 Owners Manual: Checking and lubricating the sidestand

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Checking and lubricating the sidestand

The operation of the sidestand should be checked before each ride, and the sidestand pivot and metal-to-metal contact surfaces should be lubricated if necessary.

WARNING
If the sidestand does not move up and down smoothly, have a Yamaha dealer check or repair it. Otherwise, the sidestand could contact the ground and distract the operator, resulting in a possible loss of control.

Recommended lubricant:

Lithium-soap-based grease

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    Lubricating the swingarm pivots
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    Other materials:

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    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 projection on the front of the rider seat into the seat holder as shown. Projection ...

    Lubricating the drive chain
    The drive chain consists of many interacting parts. If the drive chain is not maintained properly, it will wear out quickly. Therefore, the drive chain should be serviced, especially when the vehicle is used in dusty areas. This vehicle has a drive chain with small rubber O-rings between eac ...

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