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

    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 necess ...

    Lubricating the swingarm pivots
    The swingarm pivots must be lubricated at the intervals specified in the periodic maintenance and lubrication chart. Recommended lubricant:Molybdenum disulfide grease ...

    Other materials:

    Replacing the air filter element and cleaning the check hose
    The air filter element should be replaced at the intervals specified in the periodic maintenance and lubrication chart. Have a Yamaha dealer replace the air filter element more frequently if you are riding in unusually wet or dusty areas. In addition, the air filter check hose must be ...

    Removing the primary drive gear and balancer gears
    1. Loosen: Primary drive gear nut "1" NOTE: Place the aluminum plate "a" between the balancer drive gear "2" and the balancer driven gear "3", and then loosen the primary drive gear nut. 2. Straighten the lock washer tab. 3. Loosen: Balancer driven gear nut "1" NOTE: Place ...

    Checking the coolant temperature sensor
    1. Remove: Coolant temperature sensor WARNING Handle the coolant temperature sensor with special care. Never subject the coolant temperature sensor to strong shocks. If the coolant temperature sensor is dropped, replace it. 2. Check: Coolant temper ...

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