Yamaha YZF-R125 Service Manual: Checking the rocker arms and rocker arm shafts

Yamaha YZF-R125 Service Manual / Engine / Camshaft / Checking the rocker arms and rocker arm shafts

The following procedure applies to all of the rocker arms and rocker arm shafts.

1. Check:

  • Rocker arm Damage/wear Replace.

2. Check:

  • Rocker arm shaft Blue discoloration/excessive wear/pitting/ scratches  Replace or
    check the lubrication system.

3. Measure:

  • Rocker arm inside diameter "a" Out of specification Replace.

Checking the rocker arms and rocker arm shafts


4. Measure:

  • Rocker arm shaft outside diameter "a" Out of specification Replace.

Checking the rocker arms and rocker arm shafts


5. Calculate:

  • Rocker-arm-to-rocker-arm-shaft clearance

NOTE:

Calculate the clearance by subtracting the rocker arm shaft outside diameter from the rocker arm inside diameter.

Out of specification Replace the
defective part(s).


    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 cams ...

    Installing the camshaft and rocker arms
    1. Lubricate: Rocker arms Rocker arm shafts 2. Lubricate: Camshaft 3. Install: Camshaft "1" NOTE: Make sure that the camshaft projections "a" and hole "b" are positioned as s ...

    Other materials:

    Lubricating the drive chain
    The drive chain consists of many interacting parts. If the drive chain is not maintained properly, it will wear out quickly. Therefore, the drive chain should be serviced, especially when the vehicle is used in dusty areas. This vehicle has a drive chain with small rubber O-rings between eac ...

    Checking the ignition timing
    NOTE: Prior to checking the ignition timing, check the wiring connections of the entire ignition system. Make sure all connections are tight and free of corrosion. 1. Remove: Rider seat Left lower side cowling Refer to "GENERAL CHASSIS" on page 4-1. 2. Remove: Timing mark acces ...

    Removing and installing the cowlings and panel
    Removing and installing the cowlings and panel Cowling A Cowling B Cowling C Cowling D Panel A The cowlings and panel shown need to be removed to perform some of the maintenance jobs described in this chapter. Refer to this section each time a cowling or panel needs to be ...

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