Yamaha YZF-R125 Owners Manual: Adjusting the engine idling speed

The engine idling speed must be checked and, if necessary, adjusted as follows at the intervals specified in the periodic maintenance and lubrication chart. The engine should be warm before making this adjustment.

  1. Remove panel A.
  2. Check the engine idling speed and, if necessary, adjust it to specification by turning the idle adjusting screw. To increase the engine idling speed, turn the screw in direction (a). To decrease the engine idling speed, turn the screw in direction (b).


  1. Idle adjusting screw

Engine idling speed:

1300-1500 r/min

TIP
If the specified idling speed cannot be obtained as described above, have a Yamaha dealer make the adjustment.

  1. Install the panel.
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