Yamaha YZF-R125 Owners Manual: Tips for reducing fuel consumption

Fuel consumption depends largely on your riding style. Consider the following tips to reduce fuel consumption:

  • Shift up swiftly, and avoid high engine speeds during acceleration.
  • Do not rev the engine while shifting down, and avoid high engine speeds with no load on the engine.
  • Turn the engine off instead of letting it idle for an extended length of time (e.g., in traffic jams, at traffic lights or at railroad crossings).
    Shifting
    Shifting Shift pedal Neutral position Shifting gears lets you control the amount of engine power available for starting off, accelerating, climbing hills, etc. The gear positions a ...

    Engine break-in
    There is never a more important period in the life of your engine than the period between 0 and 1000 km (600 mi). For this reason, you should read the following material carefully. Since the ...

    Other materials:

    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 ...

    Intake air temperature sensor
    1. Check: Intake air temperature sensor resistance Out of specification Replace the throttle body. a. Connect the pocket tester ( × 1k) to the throttle body sensor assembly coupler as shown. Positive tester probe brown/white "1" Negative tester probe gray/black ...

    Checking and lubricating the cables
    The operation of all control cables and the condition of the cables should be checked before each ride, and the cables and cable ends should be lubricated if necessary. If a cable is damaged or does not move smoothly, have a Yamaha dealer check or replace it. WARNING! Damage to the out ...

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