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

Yamaha YZF-R125 Owners Manual / Periodic maintenance and adjustment / Checking and lubricating the sidestand


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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