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

    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:

    Removing the rear brake caliper
    NOTE: Before disassembling the brake caliper, drain the brake fluid from the entire brake system. 1. Remove: Union bolt "1" Copper washers "2" Brake hose "3" NOTE: Put the end of the brake hose into a container and pump out the brake fluid carefully. ...

    Removing the front wheel (disc)
    1. Stand the vehicle on a level surface. WARNINGSecurely support the vehicle so that there is no danger of it falling over. 2. Elevate: Front wheel NOTE: Place the vehicle on a suitable stand so that the front wheel is elevated. 3. Remove: Front brake caliper NO ...

    Checking the piston pin
    1. Check: Piston pin Blue discoloration/grooves  Replace the piston pin and then check the lubrication system. 2. Measure: Piston pin outside diameter "a" Out of specification Replace the piston pin. 3. Measure: Piston pin bore diameter "b" Out of specifica ...

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