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:

    Measuring the compression pressure
    NOTE: Insufficient compression pressure will result in a loss of performance. 1. Measure: Valve clearance Out of specification →Adjust. Refer to "ADJUSTING THE VALVE CLEARANCE" on page 3-3. 2. Start the engine, warm it up for several minutes, and then turn it off. 3. Remove: ...

    Checking the camshaft
    1. Check: Camshaft lobes Blue discoloration/pitting/scratches  Replace the camshaft. 2. Measure: Camshaft lobe dimensions "a" and "b" Out of specification Replace the camshaft. 3. Check: Camshaft oil passage Obstruction Blow out with compressed air. ...

    Checking the engine oil level
    1. Stand the vehicle on a level surface. NOTE: Place the vehicle on a suitable stand. Make sure the vehicle is upright. 2. Start the engine, warm it up for several minutes, and then turn it off. 3. Check: Engine oil level The engine oil level should be between the minimum level ...

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