Yamaha YFA1S C Breeze 2004 Owner's Manual PDF

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INTRODUCTION Congratulations on your purchase of the Yamaha YFA1... It represents the result of many years of Yamaha experience in the production of fine sporting, touring, and pace-setting racing machines... With the purchase of this Yamaha, you can now appreciate the high degree of craftsmanship and reliability that have made Yamaha a leader in these fields... This manual will provide you with a good basic understanding of the features and operation of this ATV... This manual includes important safety information... It provides information about special techniques and skills necessary to ride your ATV... It also includes basic maintenance and inspection procedures... If you have any questions regard- ing the operation or maintenance of your ATV, please consult a Yamaha dealer...

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w Failure to follow WARNING instructions could result in severe injury or death to the machine operator, a bystander or a person inspecting or repairing the machine...

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This machine is designed and manufactured for OFF-ROAD use only... It is illegal and unsafe to oper- ate this machine on any public street, road or highway... This machine complies with all applicable OFF-ROAD noise level and spark arrester laws and regula- tions in effect at the time of manufacture... Please check your local riding laws and regulations before operating this machine...

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CONTROL FUNCTIONS... 4-1 Main switch ... 4-1 Indicator lights ... 4-2 Handlebar switches ... 4-2 Throttle lever ... 4-4 Speed limiter ... 4-5 Front brake lever ... 4-6 Rear brake lever ... 4-6 Parking brake ... 4-7 Drive select lever ... 4-8 Fuel tank cap... 4-8 Fuel cock ... 4-9 Starter (choke)... 4-10 Seat ... 4-10

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PRE-OPERATION CHECKS ... 5-1 Front and rear brakes ... 5-2 Fuel ... 5-3 Engine and transmission oil ... 5-5 Chain ... 5-6 Throttle lever ... 5-6 Fittings and fasteners ... 5-6 Lights... 5-6 Switches ... 5-6 Battery ... 5-6 Tires ... 5-7 How to measure tire pressure ... 5-8 Tire wear limit ... 5-9

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Wheel removal ... 8-30 Wheel installation ... 8-30 Battery ... 8-31 Replenishing the battery fluid ... 8-33 Fuse replacement... 8-34 Replacing the headlight bulb ... 8-35 Tail/brake light bulb replacement ... 8-37 Headlight beam adjustment... 8-38 Spark arrester cleaning ... 8-38 Troubleshooting... 8-40 Troubleshooting chart... 8-41

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YAMAHA EXTENDED SERVICE (Y... E... S... )... 14-1

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LOCATION OF THE WARNING AND SPECIFICATION LABELS

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Never remove any labels from your ATV... If a label becomes difficult to read or comes off, a replacement label is available from your Yamaha dealer...

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8 Read owners manual carefully before operating... 8 ATV MUST be stopped before shifting select

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AN ATV IS NOT A TOY AND CAN BE HAZARDOUS TO OPERATE... An ATV handles differently from other vehicles including motorcycles and cars... A collision or rollover can occur quickly, even during routine maneuvers such as turning and riding on hills or over obstacles, if you fail to take proper pre- cautions... SEVERE INJURY OR DEATH can result if you do not follow these instructions: 8 Read this manual and all labels carefully and follow the operating procedures described... 8 Never operate an ATV without proper training or instruction... Take a Training Course...

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er for the terrain, visibility and operating conditions, and your experience... 8 Never attempt wheelies, jumps, or other stunts... 8 Always inspect your ATV each time you use it to make sure it is in safe operating condition... Always

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8 Always follow proper procedures for crossing the side of a hill as described in this manual... Avoid hills with excessively slippery or loose surfaces... Shift your weight to the uphill side of the ATV... Never attempt to turn the ATV around on any hill until you have mastered the turning technique described in this manual on level ground... Avoid crossing the side of a steep hill if possible...

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8 Always use proper procedures if you stall or roll backwards when climbing a hill... To avoid stalling, maintain a steady speed when climbing a hill... If you stall or roll backwards, follow the special proce- dure for braking described in this manual... Dismount on the uphill side or to a side if pointed straight uphill... Turn the ATV around and remount, following the procedure described in this manual...

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8 Never exceed the stated load capacity for an ATV... Cargo should be properly distributed and securely attached... Reduce speed and follow instructions in this manual for carrying cargo... Allow greater distance for braking...

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Always turn off the engine when refueling... Do not refuel right after the engine has been running and is still very hot... Do not spill gasoline on the engine or exhaust pipe/muffler when refueling... Never refuel while smoking, or while in the vicinity of sparks, open flames, or other sources of ignition such as the pilot lights of water heaters and clothes dryers... When transporting the ATV in another vehicle, be sure it is kept upright and that the fuel cock is in the OFF position...

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Exhaust fumes are poisonous and may cause loss of consciousness and death within a short time...

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1... Seat 11... Footboard 2... Drive select lever 12... Rear brake lever 3... Headlight 13... Parking brake 4... Front cover 14... Reverse indicator light 5... Front wheel 15... Neutral indicator light 6... Starter (choke) 16... Front brake lever 7... Fuel cock 17... Throttle lever 8... Rear wheel 18... Main switch 9... Tail/brake light 19... Fuel tank cap

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Identification number records Record the key identification number, vehicle identification number and model label informa- tion in the spaces provided for assistance when ordering spare parts from a Yamaha dealer or for reference in case the vehicle is stolen...

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Model label The model label is affixed to the location in the illustration... Record the information on this label in the space provided... This information will be needed to order spare parts from your Yamaha dealer...

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ON: Engine can be started only at this position and the headlight and taillight come on when the light switch is on...

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Engine stop switch ENG... STOP Make sure that the engine stop switch is in the RUN position before starting the engine... The engine stop switch controls ignition and can be used at all times to stop the engine, especially in an emergency... The engine will not start or run when the engine stop switch is turned to OFF...

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Light switch LIGHTS Set the switch to the LO position to switch on the low beam and the taillight... Set the switch to the HI position to switch on the high beam and the taillight... Set the switch to the OFF position to switch off all the lights...

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Throttle lever Once the engine is running, movement of the throttle lever will increase the engine speed... Regulate the speed of the machine by varying the throttle position... Because the throttle is spring-loaded, the machine will decelerate, and the engine will return to an idle any time the hand is removed from the throttle lever...

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Speed limiter The speed limiter keeps the throttle from fully opening, even when the throttle lever is pushed to the maximum... Turning in the adjusting screw limits the maximum engine power available and decreases the maximum speed of the ATV...

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Front brake lever The front brake lever is located on the right han- dlebar... Pull it toward the handlebar to apply the front brake...

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The ATV could start moving unexpectedly if the parking brake is not applied before starting the engine... This could cause loss of control or a collision... The brake could overheat if you ride the ATV without releasing the parking brake... You could lose braking performance which could cause an accident... You could also wear out the brakes prematurely...

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Drive select lever The drive select lever is used to shift your machine into the forward, neutral and reverse positions... (Refer to page 6-4 for the drive select lever operation... )

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RES: This indicates reserve... If you run out of fuel while riding, turn the lever to this position... THEN FILL THE FUEL TANK AT THE FIRST OPPORTUNITY... After refuelling, return the fuel cock lever to the ON position...

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Starter (choke) Starting a cold engine requires a richer air-fuel mixture... A separate starter circuit supplies this mixture... Move in direction a to turn on the starter (choke)... Move in direction b to turn off the starter (choke)... Refer to Starting a cold engine for proper oper- ation... (See page 6-1... )

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To install the seat, insert the projections on the front of the seat into the seat holders and push down on the seat at the rear...

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Engine oil and Check oil level... 5-5, 8-58-9transmission oil Fill with oil if necessary...

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2... Brake operation Test the brakes at slow speed after starting out to make sure they are working properly... If the brakes do not provide proper braking performance, inspect the brakes for wear... (See page 8-18... )

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Always check the brakes at the start of every ride... Do not ride the ATV if you find any problem with the brakes... If a problem cannot be corrected by the adjustment procedures provided in this manual, have the ATV inspected by a Yamaha dealer...

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Your Yamaha engine has been designed to use regular unleaded gasoline with a pump octane number ([R+M]/2) of 86 or higher, or research octane number of 91 or higher... If knocking or pinging occurs, use a different brand of gasoline or premium unleaded fuel... Unleaded fuel will give you longer spark plug life and reduced maintenance cost...

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cC Be sure to use motor oils that do not contain anti-friction modifiers... Passenger car motor oils (often labeled ENERGY CONSERVING II) contain anti-friction additives which will cause clutch and/or starter clutch slippage, resulting in reduced component life and poor engine per- formance...

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Throttle lever Check to see that the throttle lever operates cor- rectly... It must open smoothly and spring back to the idle position when released... Have a Yamaha dealer repair as necessary for proper operation...

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specified could cause the tire to dis- lodge from the rim under severe riding conditions... The following are minimums: Front 17 kPa (0... 17 kgf/cm2, 2... 5 psi) Rear 22 kPa (0... 22 kgf/cm2, 3... 2 psi)

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4... Use no more than the following pres- sures when seating the tire beads... Front 250 kPa (2... 5 kgf/cm2, 36 psi) Rear 250 kPa (2... 5 kgf/cm2, 36 psi) Higher pressures may cause the tire to burst... Inflate the tires very slowly and carefully... Fast inflation could cause the tire to burst...

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Tire wear limit When the tire groove decreases to 3 mm (0... 12 in) due to wear, replace the tire...

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Read the Owners Manual carefully... If there is a control or function you do not understand, ask your Yamaha dealer...

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neutral indicator light should come on... If the light does not come on, ask a Yamaha dealer to inspect it...

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NOTE: If the engine fails to start, release the start switch, then push the start switch again... Pause a few seconds before the next attempt... Each cranking should be as short as possible to pre- serve battery energy... Do not crank the engine more than 10 seconds on each attempt...

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cC Before shifting, you must stop the machine and return the throttle lever to its closed position... Otherwise, the transmission may be damaged...

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NOTE: If the drive select lever is shifted into reverse while the engine is running, the engine will stop unless the rear brake lever or parking brake is applied...

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Engine break-in There is never a more important period in the life of your machine than the period between zero and 20 hours... For this reason, we ask that you carefully read the following material... Because the engine is brand new, you must not put an excessive load on it for the first several hours of running... During the first 20 hours, the various parts in the engine wear and polish themselves to the correct oper- ating clearances... During this period, prolonged full throttle opera- tion or any condition which might result in exces- sive engine heating must be avoided... However, momentary (23 seconds maximum) full throttle operation under load does not harm the engine...

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Parking When parking, stop the engine and shift into neutral... Turn the fuel cock to OFF and apply the parking brake...

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Avoid parking on hills or other inclines... If you must park on an incline, place the machine transversely across the incline, apply the parking brake, and block the front and rear wheels with rocks or other objects... Do not park the ATV at all on hills that are so steep you could not walk up them easi- ly...

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ATV... Your Yamaha dealer has a variety of genuine Yamaha accessories... Other acces- sories may also be available on the market... However, it is not possible for Yamaha to test all non-Yamaha accessories, nor have any control over the quality or suitability of them... Choose a genuine Yamaha accessory, or one that is equivalent in design and quality...

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Loading As originally equipped, this ATV is not designed to carry cargo or tow a trailer... If you choose to add accessories so that you can carry cargo or tow a trailer, you must use common sense and good judgment... Keep the following points in mind: 8 Never exceed the weight limits shown... An

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Never exceed the stated load capacity for this ATV... Cargo should be properly distributed and securely attached... Reduce speed when carrying cargo or pulling a trailer... Allow greater distance for braking...

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w Indicates a potential hazard that could result in serious injury or death...

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GETTING TO KNOW YOUR ATV This ATV is for recreation and utility use... This section, Riding your ATV, provides general ATV riding instructions for recreational riding... The skills and techniques described in this section, however, are appropriate for all types of riding... Riding your ATV requires special skills acquired through practice over a period of time... Take the time to learn the basic techniques well before attempting more difficult maneuvers...

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Beginning and inexperienced operators should complete the certified training course offered by Yamaha... They should then regularly practice the skills learned in the course and the operating techniques described in this Owners Manual... For more information about the training course, contact an authorized ATV dealer or call 1-800-887-2887...

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Use by children of ATVs that are not rec- ommended for their age can lead to severe injury or death of the child...

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Never carry a passenger... The long seat is to allow the operator to shift position as needed during operation... It is not for car- rying passengers...

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Operating without an approved motorcy- cle helmet increases your chances of a severe head injury or death in the event of an accident... Operating without eye protection can result in an accident and increases your chances of a severe injury in the event of an accident...

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Could seriously affect your judgment... Could cause you to react more slowly... Could affect your balance and perception... Could result in an accident...

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Always inspect your ATV each time you use it to make sure the ATV is in safe operating condition... Always follow the inspection and mainte- nance procedures and schedules described in the Owners Manual...

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Speed limiter For riders inexperienced with this model, this model is equipped with a speed limiter in the throttle lever housing... The speed limiter limits the power and top speed of the ATV... Turning the screw in decreases top speed, and turning it out increases top speed...

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Never exceed the stated load capacity for this ATV... Cargo should be properly distributed and securely attached... Reduce speed when carrying cargo or pulling a trailer... Allow greater distance for braking... Always follow the instructions in your Owners Manual for carrying cargo or pulling a trailer...

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Removing even one hand or foot can reduce your ability to control the ATV or could cause you to lose your balance and fall off of the ATV... If you remove a foot from a footboard, your foot or leg may come into contact with the rear wheels, which could injure you or cause an acci- dent...

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Avoid wheelies and jumping... You may lose con- trol of the ATV or overturn...

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Never modify this ATV through improper installation or use of accessories... All parts and accessories added to this vehicle should be genuine Yamaha or equivalent components designed for use on this ATV and should be installed and used accord- ing to instructions... If you have questions, consult an authorized ATV dealer...

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Do not operate, idle, or park the ATV in dry grass or other dry ground cover... Keep the engine area free of dry grass, brush, or other combustible material... Do not touch the hot exhaust system... Do not park the ATV in a place where others might be likely to touch it...

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ATVs are designed for off-road use only... Paved surfaces may seriously affect han- dling and control of the ATV, and may cause the vehicle to go out of control...

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Never operate this ATV on any public street, road or highway, even a dirt or gravel one... In many states it is illegal to operate ATVs on public streets, roads and highways...

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Know the terrain where you ride... Ride cautiously in unfamiliar areas... Stay alert for holes, rocks, or roots in the terrain, and other hidden haz- ards which may cause the ATV to upset...

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Do not operate on excessively rough, slip- pery or loose terrain until you have learned and practiced the skills necessary to control the ATV on such terrain... Always be especially cautious on these kinds of terrain...

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When riding in an area where you might not easily be seen, such as desert terrain, mount a caution flag on the ATV... DO NOT use the flag pole bracket as a trailer hitch...

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With the engine idling, return the starter knob to the closed position and shift the drive select lever into the forward position... Then release the parking brake... Apply the throttle slowly and smoothly... The centrifugal clutch will engage and you will start to accelerate... If the throttle is applied too abruptly, the front wheels may lift off the ground resulting in a loss of directional con- trol... Avoid higher speeds until you are thorough- ly familiar with the operation of your ATV...

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TURNING YOUR ATV To achieve maximum traction while riding off- road, the two rear wheels are mounted solidly on one axle and turn together at the same speed... Therefore, unless the wheel on the inside of the turn is allowed to slip or lose some traction, the ATV will resist turning... A special turning technique must be used to allow the ATV to make turns quickly and easily... It is essential that this skill be learned first at low speed... As you approach a curve, slow down and begin

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Once you have learned this technique you should be able to perform it at higher speeds or in tighter curves... Improper riding procedures such as abrupt throt- tle changes, excessive braking, incorrect body movements, or too much speed for the sharp- ness of the turn may cause the ATV to tip... If the ATV begins to tip over to the outside while nego- tiating a turn, lean more to the inside... It may also be necessary to gradually let off on the throttle and steer to the outside of the turn to avoid tipping over... Remember: Avoid higher speeds until you are thoroughly familiar with the operation of your ATV...

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CLIMBING UPHILL Use proper riding techniques to avoid vehicle overturns on hills... Be sure that you can maneu- ver your ATV well on flat ground before attempt- ing any incline and then practice riding first on gentle slopes... Try more difficult climbs only after you have developed your skill... In all cases avoid inclines with slippery or loose surfaces, or obsta- cles that might cause you to lose control...

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Always follow proper procedures for climbing hills as described in this Owner's Manual... Always check the terrain carefully before you start up any hill... Never climb hills with excessively slippery or loose surfaces... Shift your weight forward... Never open the throttle suddenly... The ATV could flip over backwards... Never go over the top of any hill at high speed...

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Never attempt to turn the ATV around on any hill until you have mastered the turn- ing technique as described in the Owners Manual on level ground... Be very careful when turning on any hill... Avoid crossing the side of a steep hill if possible...

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If your ATV has stalled or stopped and you believe you can continue up the hill, restart care- fully to make sure you do not lift the front wheels which could cause you to lose control... If you are unable to continue up the hill, dismount the ATV on the uphill side... Physically turn the ATV around and then descend the hill...

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Dismount on uphill side or to a side if pointed straight uphill... Turn the ATV around and remount, following the proce- dure described in the Owners Manual...

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RIDING DOWNHILL When riding your ATV downhill, shift your weight as far to the rear and uphill side of the ATV as possible... Move back on the seat and sit with your arms straight... Improper braking may cause a loss of traction... Use caution while descending a hill with loose or slippery surfaces... Braking ability and traction may be adversely affected by these surfaces... Improper braking may also cause a loss of trac- tion... Whenever possible, ride your ATV straight downhill... Avoid sharp angles which could allow the ATV to tip or roll over... Carefully choose your path and ride no faster than you will be able to react to obstacles which may appear...

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CROSSING A SLOPE Traversing a sloping surface on your ATV requires you to properly position your weight to maintain proper balance... Be sure that you have learned the basic riding skills on flat ground before attempting to cross a sloping surface... Avoid slopes with slippery surfaces or rough ter- rain that may upset your balance...

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Shift your weight to the uphill side of the ATV...

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CROSSING THROUGH SHALLOW WATER The ATV can be used to cross slow moving, shallow water of up to a maximum of 20 cm (7... 9 inches) in depth... Before entering the water, choose your path carefully... Enter where there is no sharp drop off, and avoid rocks or other obstacles which may be slippery or upset the ATV... Drive slowly and carefully...

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cC After riding your ATV in water, be sure to drain the trapped water by removing the check hose at the bottom of the air filter case... Wash the ATV in fresh water if it has been operated in salt water or muddy condi- tions...

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RIDING OVER ROUGH TERRAIN Riding over rough terrain should be done with caution... Look out for obstacles which could cause damage to the ATV or could lead to an upset or accident... Be sure to keep your feet firmly mounted on the footboards at all times... Avoid jumping the ATV as loss of control and damage to the ATV may result...

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SLIDING AND SKIDDING Care should be used when riding on loose or slippery surfaces since the ATV may slide... If unexpected and uncorrected, sliding could lead to an accident... To reduce the tendency for the front wheels to slide in loose or slippery conditions, positioning your weight over the front wheels will sometimes help...

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With practice, over a period of time, skill at con- trolled sliding can be developed... The terrain should be chosen carefully before attempting such maneuvers, since both stability and control are reduced... Bear in mind that sliding maneu- vers should always be avoided on extremely slippery surfaces such as ice, since all control may be lost...

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8 If your ATV cant make it up a hill you are try- ing to climb: Turn the ATV around if you still have forward speed... If not, stop, dismount on the uphill side of the ATV and physically turn the ATV around... If the ATV starts to slip backwards DO NOT USE THE REAR BRAKE - the ATV may tip over on top of you... Dismount the ATV on the uphill side... (See pages 7-247-29... )

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8 If your ATV is traversing a sloping surface: Be sure to ride with your weight positioned towards the uphill side of the ATV to maintain proper balance... If the ATV starts to tip, steer down the hill (if there are no obstacles in your way) to regain balance... If you discover that the ATV is going to tip over, dismount on the uphill side... (See pages 7-327-33... )

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Periodic inspection, adjustment and lubrication will keep your machine in the safest and most efficient condition possible... Safety is an obliga- tion of the machine owner... The most important points of machine inspection, adjustment and lubrication are explained on the following pages...

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The service information included in this manual is intended to provide you, the owner, with the necessary information for completing your own preventive maintenance and minor repairs... The tools provided in the owners tool kit are suffi- cient for this purpose, except that a torque wrench is also necessary to properly tighten nuts and bolts...

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Air filter element Clean... Every 20 40 hours(for engine and V-belt Replace if necessary... (more often in wet or dusty areas)compartment)

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Fittings and fasteners* Check all chassis fittings and fasteners... 1 1 1 1 1 Correct if necessary...

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Engine oil replacement and oil filter cleaning 1... Place the machine on a level surface... 2... Warm up the engine for several minutes and

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5... Clean the oil strainer with solvent... 6... Inspect the O-ring and replace it if damaged... 7... Install the O-ring, oil strainer, compression

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Transmission oil Transmission oil measurement 1... Place the machine on a level surface... 2... Remove the screw and check the oil level... It

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Transmission oil replacement 1... Place the machine on a level surface... 2... Place a container under the engine...

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Spark plug inspection The spark plug is an important engine compo- nent and is easy to inspect... The condition of the spark plug can indicate the condition of the engine... For example, a very white center electrode porcelain color could indicate an intake air leak or carburetion problem for that cylinder... Do not attempt to diagnose such problems yourself... Instead, take the ATV to a Yamaha dealer... You should periodically remove and inspect the spark plug because heat and deposits will cause the spark plug to slowly break down and erode... If electrode erosion becomes excessive, you should replace the spark plug with one of the proper type...

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When installing the spark plug, always clean the gasket surface and its mating surface... Wipe off any grime from the threads and tighten it to the specified torque...

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Engine and V-belt case air filter element cleaning Both air filter elements should be cleaned at the specified intervals in the periodic maintenance chart... Engine air filter element

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6... Squeeze the excess solvent out of the air fil- ter element and let it dry...

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8... Apply Yamaha foam air filter oil or other quality foam air filter oil to the air filter ele- ment... If foam air filter oil is not available, engine oil may be used...

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NOTE: The air filter element should be cleaned every 20 40 hours... It should be cleaned and lubricat- ed more often if the machine is operated in extremely dusty areas... Each time air filter ele- ment maintenance is performed, check the air inlet to the air filter case for obstructions... Check the air cleaner rubber joint to the carburetor and manifold fittings for an airtight seal... Tighten all fittings securely to avoid the possibility of unfil- tered air entering the engine...

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1... Start the engine and warm it up for a few minutes at approximately 1,000 to 2,000 r/min... Occasionally rev the engine to 4,000 to 5,000 r/min... The engine is warm when it quickly responds to the throttle...

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Valve clearance adjustment The correct valve clearance changes with use, resulting in improper fuel/air supply or engine noise... To prevent this, the valve clearance must be adjusted regularly... This adjustment however, should be left to a professional Yamaha service technician...

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NOTE: Adjust the engine idling speed before adjusting the throttle lever free play...

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Front and rear brake shoe inspection A wear indicator is provided on each brake... The indicators allows checking of brake shoe wear without disassembling the brake... Apply the brake and check the position of the indicator... If the indicator reaches the wear limit line, ask a Yamaha dealer to replace the shoes as a set...

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The front brake lever free play should be adjust- ed to 58 mm (0... 20... 3 in) at the brake lever pivot... If the free play is incorrect, adjust it as fol- lows...

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4... Loosen the locknut and fully turn in the adjusting bolt at the front brake lever...

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5... Make sure the brake cable joint in the equal- izer is straight when the brake is applied... If not, loosen the locknut, and then turn the adjusting nuts at the front brake cables until the cable joint becomes straight...

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and that the free play is correct... 8 Make sure the brakes do not drag... Replacement of brake components requires professional knowledge... These procedures should be performed by a Yamaha dealer...

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Rear brake adjustment Brake lever free play should be 58 mm (0... 20... 3 in) at the brake lever pivot... If the free play is incorrect, adjust as follows:

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To check the drive chain slack, all tires must be touching the ground and there should be no weight on it... Check the drive chain slack at the position shown in the illustration Normal slack is approximately 30 mm (1... 18 in)... If the slack exceeds 30 mm (1... 18 in), adjust it to specification...

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3... Loosen the locknut... To tighten the drive chain, turn the adjusting bolt in direction a... To loosen the drive chain, turn the adjusting bolt in direction b, and then push the wheels forward...

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cC If measurement AA of the drive chain adjust- ing bolt is less than 27 mm (1... 06 in), ask a Yamaha dealer to replace the drive chain... Tightening torque:

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Lubricating the drive chain The drive chain must be cleaned and lubricated at the intervals specified in the periodic mainte- nance and lubrication chart, otherwise it will quickly wear out, especially when riding in dusty or wet areas... Service the drive chain as follows...

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Draining the V-belt compartment If water leaks into the V-belt compartment such as when the machine is driven in water, remove the drain screw on the bottom of compartment and drain the water... Be sure to drive slowly until the V-belt becomes dry... If slipping is noticed, ask a Yamaha dealer to inspect...

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Knuckle shaft, lower arms and steering shaft lubrication Lubricate the pivot points using a grease gun...

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NOTE: Tapered wheel nuts are used for both front and rear wheels... Install the nut with its tapered side towards the wheel...

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cC Do not leave or store the battery on its side... When inspecting the battery, be sure the breather hose is routed correctly... If it touch- es the frame or exists in such a way as to cause battery electrolyte or gas to exit onto the frame, structural and cosmetic damage to the machine can occur...

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Avoid contact with skin, eyes or clothing... Always shield eyes when working near batteries... Keep out of reach of children... Antidote: EXTERNAL: Flush with water... INTERNAL: Drink large quantities of water or milk... Follow with milk of magnesia, beaten egg or vegetable oil... Get prompt medical attention...

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6... Always make sure the connections are cor- rect when putting the battery back in the machine... Make sure the breather hose is properly connected and is not damaged or obstructed...

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and install a new fuse of the specified amperage... Then turn on the switches, if the fuse immediately blows again, consult a Yamaha dealer...

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2... Remove the headlight bulb holder cover, turn the bulb holder counterclockwise and remove the defective bulb...

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cC Make sure the bulb holder cover is securely fitted over the bulb holder and seated against the reflector...

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2... Remove the defective bulb from the bulb holder by pushing it inward and turning it counterclockwise...

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Vertical adjustment: To raise the beam, loosen the adjusting screw and pull the headlight assembly toward you... To lower the beam, push it away from you... After adjusting, be sure to tighten the screw...

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When cleaning the spark arrester: Always let the exhaust system cool prior to touching exhaust components... Do not start the engine when cleaning the exhaust system...

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Troubleshooting Although Yamaha machines receive a rigid inspection before shipment from the factory, trouble may occur during operation... Any prob- lem in the fuel, compression, or ignition systems can cause poor starting and loss of power... The troubleshooting chart describes a quick, easy procedure for making checks... If your machine requires any repair, take it to a Yamaha dealer...

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Some fuel... Turn the fuel cock to RES... Restart engine...

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cC Excessive water pressure may cause water seepage and deterioration of wheel bearings, brakes, transmission seals and electrical devices... Many expensive repair bills have resulted from improper high pressure deter- gent applications such as those available in coin-operated car washers...

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8... Automotive type wax may be applied to all painted and chrome plated surfaces... Avoid combination cleaner-waxes... Many contain abrasives which may mar the paint or pro- tective finish... When finished, start the engine and let it idle for several minutes...

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B... STORAGE Long term storage (60 days or more) of your machine will require some preventive proce- dures to guard against deterioration... After thor- oughly cleaning the machine, prepare for stor- age as follows:

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Dimension: Overall length 1,640 mm (64... 6 in) Overall width 965 mm (38... 0 in) Overall height 980 mm (38... 6 in) Seat height 690 mm (27... 2 in) Wheel base 1,080 mm (42... 5 in) Minimum ground clearance 145 mm ( 5... 7 in) Minimum turning radius 2,900 mm (114... 2 in)

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cC Be sure to use motor oils that do not contain anti-friction modifiers... Passenger car motor oils (often labeled ENERGY CONSERVING II) contain anti-friction additives which will cause clutch and/or starter clutch slippage, resulting in reduced component life and poor engine performance...

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Transmission: Primary reduction system Helical gear/Spur gear Primary reduction ratio 43/14 40/17 (7... 226) Secondary reduction system Chain drive Secondary reduction ratio 32/12 (2... 666) Transmission type/Reduction ratio V-belt automatic/2... 300... 82 Reverse (2... 300... 82) 49/14 49/15 40/17

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Brake: Front brake type Drum brake Operation Right hand operation Rear brake type Drum brake Operation Left hand operation

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Electrical: Ignition system C... D... I... Charging system A... C... Magneto Battery type/voltage, capacity 12N12C-4A-2/12V, 12Ah

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NOISE REGULATION TAMPERING WITH NOISE CONTROL SYSTEM PROHIBITED: Federal law prohibits the following acts or the causing thereof: (1) The removal or rendering inopera- tive by any person other than for purposes of maintenance, repair, or replacement of any device or element of design incorporated into any new vehicle for the purpose of noise control prior to its sale or delivery to the ultimate purchaser or while it is in use or (2) the use of the vehicle after such device or element of design has been removed or rendered inoperative by any person...

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MAINTENANCE RECORD Copies of work orders and/or receipts for parts you purchase and install will be required to document maintenance done in accordance with the warranty... The chart below is printed only as a reminder to you that the maintenance work is required... It is not acceptable proof of maintenance work...

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w Indicates a potential hazard that could result in serious injury or death...

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LOCATE AND READ OWNERS MANUAL... FOLLOW ALL INSTRUCTIONS AND WARNINGS... (For replacement manual, call 1-800-532-1558)

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