Yamaha YZF-R125 Service Manual: Checking the front wheel

Yamaha YZF-R125 Service Manual / Chassis / Front wheel / Checking the front wheel

1. Check:

Front wheel axle Roll the wheel axle on a flat surface.

Bends → Replace.

WARNING

Do not attempt to straighten a bent wheel axle.

Checking the front wheel


2. Check:

  • Tire
  • Front wheel Damage/wear → Replace.

    Refer to "CHECKING THE TIRES" on page 3-23 and "CHECKING THE WHEELS" on page 3-25.

3. Measure:

  • Radial wheel runout "1"
  • Lateral wheel runout "2" Over the specified limits → Replace.


Checking the front wheel


4. Check:

  • Wheel bearings Front wheel turns roughly or is loose Replace
    the wheel bearings.
  • Oil seal Damage/wear Replace.

    Disassembling the front wheel
    1. Remove: Oil seal Wheel bearings a. Clean the surface of the front wheel hub. b. Remove the oil seal "1" with a flat-head screwdriver. NOTE: To prevent damaging the wheel, place a rag ...

    Assembling the front wheel
    1. Install: Wheel bearings Oil seal a. Install the new wheel bearings and oil seal in the reverse order of disassembly. CAUTION:Do not contact the wheel bearing inner race " ...

    Other materials:

    Installing the shift shaft
    1. Install: Stopper lever "1" Stopper lever spring "2" NOTE: Install the stopper lever spring as shown in the illustration. Hook the ends of the stopper lever spring onto the stopper lever and the crankcase boss "3". Mesh the stopper lever with the shift drum segment assembly. ...

    Checking the timing chain and timing chain guide
    1. Check: Timing chain Damage/stiffness Replace the timing chain and camshaft sprocket as a set. 2. Check: Timing chain guide (intake side) Damage/wear Replace. Checking the oil strainer 1. Check: Oil strainer Damage   Replace. Contaminants Clean with solvent. ...

    Engine oil and oil filter element
    The engine oil level should be checked before each ride. In addition, the oil must be changed and the oil filter element replaced at the intervals specified in the periodic maintenance and lubrication chart. To check the engine oil level Place the vehicle on a level surface and hol ...

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