Yamaha YZF-R125 Owners Manual: 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 chart.

  1. Place a stand under the engine to raise the front wheel off the ground. WARNING! To avoid injury, securely support the vehicle so there is no danger of it falling over.

  2. Hold the lower ends of the front fork legs and try to move them forward and backward. If any free play can be felt, have a Yamaha dealer check or repair the steering.


Checking the steering

    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 tu ...

    Checking the wheel bearings
    The front and rear wheel bearings must be checked at the intervals specified in the periodic maintenance and lubrication chart. If there is play in the wheel hub or if the wheel does not turn ...

    Other materials:

    Installing the valves
    The following procedure applies to all of the valves and related components. 1. Deburr: Valve stem end (with an oil stone) 2. Lubricate: Valve stem "1" Valve stem seal "2" (with the recommended lubricant) 3. Install: Lower spring seat "1" Valve stem seal "2" V ...

    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 ...

    Removing the fuel tank
    1. Extract the fuel in the fuel tank through the fuel tank filler hole with a pump. 2. Remove: Fuel hose connector cover "1" 3. Disconnect: Fuel hose "2" CAUTION: Be sure to disconnect the fuel hose by hand. Do not forcefully disconnect the hose with tools. A ...

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