Yamaha YZF-R125 Owners Manual: Catalytic converters

This vehicle is equipped with catalytic converters in the exhaust system.

WARNING
The exhaust system is hot after operation. To prevent a fire hazard or burns:

  • Do not park the vehicle near possible fire hazards such as grass or other materials that easily burn.

  • Park the vehicle in a place where pedestrians or children are not likely to touch the hot exhaust system.

  • Make sure that the exhaust system has cooled down before doing any maintenance work.

  • Do not allow the engine to idle more than a few minutes. Long idling can cause a build-up of heat.

NOTICE
Use only unleaded gasoline. The use of leaded gasoline will cause unrepairable damage to the catalytic converter.

    Fuel
    Make sure there is sufficient gasoline in the tank. WARNING Gasoline and gasoline vapors are extremely flammable. To avoid fires and explosions and to reduce the risk of injury when refueli ...

    Rider seat
    To remove the rider seat Insert the key into the seat lock, and then turn it clockwise. Seat lock Open. Pull the rider seat off. To install the rider seat 1. Insert the pro ...

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    Protective apparel
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    General information
    NOTICEThis manual was produced by MBK Industrie. primarily for use by Yamaha dealers and their qualified mechanics. It is not possible to include all the knowledge of a mechanic in one manual. Therefore, anyone who uses this book to perform maintenance and repairs on Yamaha vehi ...

    Lubricating the drive chain
    The drive chain consists of many interacting parts. If the drive chain is not maintained properly, it will wear out quickly. Therefore, the drive chain should be serviced, especially when the vehicle is used in dusty areas. This vehicle has a drive chain with small rubber O-rings between eac ...

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