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:

    Removing the valves
    The following procedure applies to all of the valves and related components. NOTE: Before removing the internal parts of the cylinder head (e.g., valves, valve springs, valve seats), make sure the valves properly seal. 1. Check: Valve sealing Leakage at the valve seat Check the valve ...

    Cleaning the air filter element
    NOTE: There is a check hose "1" at the bottom of the air filter case. If dust and/or water collects in this hose, clean the air filter element and air filter case. 1. Remove: Rider seat Refer to "GENERAL CHASSIS" on page 4-1. 2. Remove: Fuel tank Refer to "FUEL TANK" on page ...

    Checking and charging the battery
    WARNINGBatteries generate explosive hydrogen gas and contain electrolyte which is made of poisonous and highly caustic sulfuric acid. Therefore, always follow these preventive measures: Wear protective eye gear when handling or working near batteries. Charge batt ...

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