Yamaha YZF-R125 Service Manual: Checking the timing chain and timing chain guide

Yamaha YZF-R125 Service Manual / Engine / Crankcase / Checking the timing chain and timing chain guide

1. Check:

  • Timing chain Damage/stiffness Replace the
    timing chain and camshaft sprocket as a set.

2. Check:

Timing chain guide (intake side) Damage/wear Replace.


Checking the oil strainer

1. Check:

Oil strainer Damage   Replace.


Contaminants Clean with solvent.


    Checking the crankcase
    1. Thoroughly wash the crankcase halves in a mild solvent. 2. Thoroughly clean all the gasket surfaces and crankcase mating surfaces. 3. Check: Crankcase Cracks/damage Replace. Oil de ...

    Checking the bearings and oil seal
    1. Check: Bearings Clean and lubricate the bearings, and then rotate the inner race with your finger. Rough movement Replace. Oil seal Damage/wear Replace. ...

    Other materials:

    Checking the front fork
    1. Stand the vehicle on a level surface. WARNINGSecurely support the vehicle so that there is no danger of it falling over. 2. Check: Inner tube Damage/scratches Replace. Oil seal Oil leakage Replace. 3. Hold the vehicle upright and apply the front brake. 4. Che ...

    Replacing the fuses
    Replacing the fuses Fuse box Spare fuse Headlight fuse Signaling system fuse Ignition fuse Radiator fan fuse Main fuse The fuse box is located under the rider seat. If a fuse is blown, replace it as follows. Turn the key to "OFF" and turn off the electrical circuit i ...

    Adjusting the clutch lever free play
    Adjusting the clutch lever free play Clutch lever free play adjusting bolt Clutch lever free play The clutch lever free play should measure 10.0-15.0 mm (0.39-0.59 in) as shown. Periodically check the clutch lever free play and, if necessary, adjust it as follows. Slide the ...

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