Yamaha YZF-R125 Service Manual: Installing the thermostat

1. Install:

  • Thermostat

NOTE:

Install the thermostat with its breather hole "a" facing up.


2. Install:

  • Copper washer

  • Coolant temperature sensor

CAUTION:

Use extreme care when handling the coolant temperature sensor. Replace any part that was dropped or subjected to a strong impact.

3. Fill:

  • Cooling system (with the specified amount of the recommended coolant) Refer to "CHANGING THE COOLANT" on page 3-15.

4. Check:

  • Cooling system Leaks Repair or replace any
    faulty part.

5. Measure:

  • Radiator cap opening pressure Below the specified pressure 
    Replace the radiator cap.

    Refer to "CHECKING THE RADIATOR" on page 6-3.

    Checking the thermostat
    1. Check: Thermostat Does not open at 80.5-83.5 C (176.9-182.3 F)  Replace. a. Suspend the thermostat "1" in a container "2" filled with water. b. Slowly heat the water "3". c. ...

    Water pump
    ...

    Other materials:

    Checking the crankshaft
    1. Measure: Crankshaft runout Out of specification Replace the crankshaft, bearing or both. NOTE: Turn the crankshaft slowly. 2. Measure: Big end side clearance Out of specification Replace the crankshaft. 3. Measure: Crankshaft width Out of specification&nbs ...

    Replacing the headlight bulbs
    The following procedure applies to the low beam headlight bulb. 1. Remove: Headlight bulb cover "1" 2. Remove: Headlight bulb holder "1" 3. Remove: Headlight bulb "1" WARNINGSince the headlight bulb gets extremely hot, keep flammable products and your ...

    Checking and lubricating the brake and clutch levers
    Brake lever Brake lever Clutch lever Clutch lever The operation of the brake and clutch levers should be checked before each ride, and the lever pivots should be lubricated if necessary. Recommended lubricants:Brake lever: Silicone grease Clutch lever: Lithium-soap ...

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