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 radiator fan motor
    1. Check: Radiator fan motor Faulty/rough movement → Replace. a. Disconnect the radiator fan motor coupler from the wire harness. b. Connect the battery (DC 12 V) as shown. Positive tester probe → blue "1" Negative tester probe → black "2" c. Measure ...

    Preparation for removal and disassembly
    1. Before removal and disassembly, remove all dirt, mud, dust and foreign material. 2. Use only the proper tools and cleaning equipment. Refer to "SPECIAL TOOLS" on page 1-8. 3. When disassembling, always keep mated parts together. This includes gears, cylinders, pistons and other part ...

    Checking the piston pin
    1. Check: Piston pin Blue discoloration/grooves  Replace the piston pin and then check the lubrication system. 2. Measure: Piston pin outside diameter "a" Out of specification Replace the piston pin. 3. Measure: Piston pin bore diameter "b" Out of specifica ...

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