Yamaha YZF-R125 Owners Manual: Checking the front fork

The condition and operation of the front fork must be checked as follows at the intervals specified in the periodic maintenance and lubrication chart.

To check the condition

Check the inner tubes for scratches, damage and excessive oil leakage.

To check the operation

  1. Place the vehicle on a level surface and hold it in an upright position. WARNING! To avoid injury, securely support the vehicle so there is no danger of it falling over.

  2. While applying the front brake, push down hard on the handlebars several times to check if the front fork compresses and rebounds smoothly.


Checking the front fork

NOTICE
If any damage is found or the front fork does not operate smoothly, have a Yamaha dealer check or repair it.

    Lubricating the swingarm pivots
    The swingarm pivots must be lubricated at the intervals specified in the periodic maintenance and lubrication chart. Recommended lubricant:Molybdenum disulfide grease ...

    Checking the steering
    Worn or loose steering bearings may cause danger. Therefore, the operation of the steering must be checked as follows at the intervals specified in the periodic maintenance and lubrication c ...

    Other materials:

    Starting failures
    Engine 1. Cylinder and cylinder head - Loose spark plug - Loose cylinder head or cylinder - Damaged cylinder head gasket - Damaged cylinder gasket - Worn or damaged cylinder - Incorrect valve clearance - Improperly sealed valve - Incorrect valve-to-valve-seat contact - Incorrect valve timi ...

    Checking and lubricating the cables
    The following procedure applies to all of the inner and outer cables. WARNINGDamaged outer cable may cause the cable to corrode and interfere with its movement. Replace damaged outer cable and inner cables as soon as possible. 1. Check: Outer cable Damage Replace. 2 ...

    Checking the ignition coil
    1. Check: Primary coil resistance Out of specification  Replace. a. Disconnect the ignition coil connectors from the ignition coil terminals. b. Connect the pocket tester ( × 1) to the ignition coil as shown. Positive tester probe red/white "1" Negative tester probe orange ...

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