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 ...

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    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 the throttle body joint and air filter case joint
    1. Remove: Right lower side cowling Left lower side cowling Refer to "GENERAL CHASSIS" on page 4-1. 2. Check: Throttle body joint "1" Air filter case joint "2" Cracks/damage Replace. 3. Install: Right lower side cowling Left lower side cowling Refer to "GENERAL CHAS ...

    Installing the water pump
    1. Install: Water pump assembly "1" O-rings "2" NOTE: Align the projection "a" on the impeller shaft with the slit "b" on the camshaft sprocket bolt. Lubricate the O-rings with a thin coat of lithiumsoap- based grease. 2. Fill: Cooling system (with the specified amou ...

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