Yamaha YZF-R125 Service Manual: Removing the swingarm

Yamaha YZF-R125 Service Manual / Chassis / Swingarm / Removing the swingarm

1. Stand the vehicle on a level surface.

WARNING

Securely support the vehicle so that there is no danger of it falling over.

NOTE:

Place the vehicle on a suitable stand so that the rear wheel is elevated.

2. Measure:

  • Swingarm side play
  • Swingarm vertical movement

a. Measure the tightening torque of the pivot shaft nut.


b. Measure the swingarm side play "A" by moving the swingarm from side to side.

c. If the swingarm side play is out of specification, check the spacers, bearings, and dust covers.


Removing the swingarm


3. Remove:

  • Pivot shaft nut
  • Pivot shaft
  • Swingarm "1"
  • Swingarm adjusting collar "2"

a. Loosen the pivot shaft nut.

b. Fully turn in the swingarm adjusting collar so that it contacts the frame "3".

c. Remove the pivot shaft nut, washer, pivot shaft and swingarm.

Removing the swingarm


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