Yamaha YZF-R125 Owners Manual: Checking the steering

Worn or loose steering bearings may cause danger. Therefore, the operation of the steering must be checked as follows at the intervals specified in the periodic maintenance and lubrication chart.

  1. Place a stand under the engine to raise the front wheel off the ground. WARNING! To avoid injury, securely support the vehicle so there is no danger of it falling over.

  2. Hold the lower ends of the front fork legs and try to move them forward and backward. If any free play can be felt, have a Yamaha dealer check or repair the steering.


Checking the steering

    Checking the front fork
    The condition and operation of the front fork must be checked as follows at the intervals specified in the periodic maintenance and lubrication chart. To check the condition Check the inner tu ...

    Checking the wheel bearings
    The front and rear wheel bearings must be checked at the intervals specified in the periodic maintenance and lubrication chart. If there is play in the wheel hub or if the wheel does not turn ...

    Other materials:

    Installing the rear brake caliper
    1. Install: Brake caliper "1" Copper washers Brake hose "2" Union bolt "3" WARNINGProper brake hose routing is essential to insure safe vehicle operation. Refer to "CABLE ROUTING" on page 2-33. CAUTION:When installing the brake hose onto the brake calip ...

    Air induction system
    1. Air induction system hose (air filter case to reed valve assembly) 2. Air induction system reed valve assembly 3. Air induction system hose (reed valve assembly to exhaust pipe) Checking the air induction system Air injection The air induction system burns unburned exhaust gases b ...

    Assembling the front fork legs
    The following procedure applies to both of the front fork legs. WARNING Make sure the oil levels in both front fork legs are equal. Uneven oil levels can result in poor handling and a loss of stability. NOTE: When assembling the front fork leg, be sure to rep ...

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