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).


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    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 ...

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