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:

    Starting circuit cut-off system operation
    If the engine stop switch is set to " " and the main switch is set to "ON" (both switches are closed), the starter motor can only operate if at least one of the following conditions is met: The transmission is in neutral (the neutral switch is closed). The clutch lever is pulled to the ...

    Checking the transmission
    1. Measure: Main axle runout (with a centering device and dial gauge "1") Out of specification Replace the main axle. 2. Measure: Drive axle runout (with a centering device and dial gauge "1") Out of specification Replace the drive axle. 3. Check: Transmiss ...

    Bleeding the hydraulic brake system
    WARNINGBleed the hydraulic brake system whenever: the system is disassembled. a brake hose is loosened, disconnected or replaced. the brake fluid level is very low. brake operation is faulty. NOTE: Be careful not to spill any brake fluid or allow th ...

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