Yamaha YZF-R125 Service Manual: Installing the thermostat

1. Install:

  • Thermostat

NOTE:

Install the thermostat with its breather hole "a" facing up.


2. Install:

  • Copper washer

  • Coolant temperature sensor

CAUTION:

Use extreme care when handling the coolant temperature sensor. Replace any part that was dropped or subjected to a strong impact.

3. Fill:

  • Cooling system (with the specified amount of the recommended coolant) Refer to "CHANGING THE COOLANT" on page 3-15.

4. Check:

  • Cooling system Leaks Repair or replace any
    faulty part.

5. Measure:

  • Radiator cap opening pressure Below the specified pressure 
    Replace the radiator cap.

    Refer to "CHECKING THE RADIATOR" on page 6-3.

    Checking the thermostat
    1. Check: Thermostat Does not open at 80.5-83.5 C (176.9-182.3 F)  Replace. a. Suspend the thermostat "1" in a container "2" filled with water. b. Slowly heat the water "3". c. ...

    Water pump
    ...

    Other materials:

    Installing the shift forks and shift drum assembly
    1. Install: Shift fork-L "1" Shift fork-C "2" Shift fork-R "3" Shift drum assembly "4" Springs Shift fork guide bar "5" NOTE: The embossed marks on the shift forks should face towards the right side of the engine and be in the following sequence: "R", "C", "L". 2. Check: Tr ...

    Checking the bulbs and bulb sockets
    NOTE: Do not check any of the lights that use LEDs. Check each bulb and bulb socket for damage or wear, proper connections, and also for continuity between the terminals. Damage/wear  Repair or replace the bulb, bulb socket or both. Improperly connected Properly connect. No c ...

    Checking the front wheel
    1. Check: Front wheel axle Roll the wheel axle on a flat surface. Bends → Replace. WARNINGDo not attempt to straighten a bent wheel axle. 2. Check: Tire Front wheel Damage/wear → Replace. Refer to "CHECKING THE TIRES" on page 3-23 and "CHECKING TH ...

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