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
    ...

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