Yamaha YZF-R125 Service Manual: Checking the camshaft sprocket and timing chain guide

Yamaha YZF-R125 Service Manual / Engine / Cylinder head / Checking the camshaft sprocket and timing chain guide

1. Check:

  • Camshaft sprocket More than 1/4 tooth wear "a" Replace
    the camshaft sprocket, timing chain and crankshaft as a set.

Checking the camshaft sprocket and timing chain guide


a. 1/4 tooth

b. Correct

1. Timing chain roller

2. Camshaft sprocket

2. Check:

Timing chain guide (exhaust side) Damage/wear Replace.


    Checking the cylinder head
    1. Eliminate: Combustion chamber carbon deposits (with a rounded scraper) NOTE: Do not use a sharp instrument to avoid damaging or scratching: Spark plug bore threads Valve seats ...

    Checking the timing chain tensioner
    1. Check: Timing chain tensioner Cracks/damage/rough movement Replace. a. Lightly press the timing chain tensioner rod into the timing chain tensioner housing by hand. NOTE: While pressing the ...

    Other materials:

    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 deal ...

    Circuit diagram
    4. Main fuse 5. Main switch 9. Battery 25.ECU (engine control unit) 36.License plate light 37.Tail/brake light 44.Headlight relay 46.Pass switch 47.Dimmer switch 51.Headlight (low beam) 52.Auxiliary light 54.Headlight (high beam) 58.Meter light 60.High beam indicator light 64.Ignit ...

    Troubleshooting charts
    Starting problems or poor engine performance Starting problems or poor engine performance Engine overheating WARNING Do not remove the radiator cap when the engine and radiator are hot. Scalding hot fluid and steam may be blown out under pressure, which could cause serious injury. Be ...

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