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Yamaha YFM09GYXM Grizzly 90 2021 Owner's Manual PDF

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Summary of Content for Yamaha YFM09GYXM Grizzly 90 2021 Owner's Manual PDF

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B8W-F8199-12LIT-11626-34-06

This ATV should not be ridden by anyone under 10 years of age.WARNING

YFM09GYXM

OWNERS MANUAL

READ THIS MANUAL CAREFULLY! It contains important safety information.

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Operating, servicing and maintaining a passenger vehicle or off-road vehicle can expose you to chemicals including engine exhaust, carbon monoxide, phthalates, and lead, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. To minimize exposure, avoid breathing exhaust, do not idle the engine except as necessary, service your vehicle in a well-ventilated area and wear gloves or wash your hands frequently when servicing your vehicle. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov/passenger-vehicle

Read this manual carefully before operating this vehicle. This manual should stay with this ve- hicle if it is sold.

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INTRODUCTION EBU34300

Congratulations on your purchase of the Yamaha YFM09GYXM. This ATV represents the result of many years of Yamaha experience in the production of fine sporting, touring, and pacesetting 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 tech- niques and skills necessary to ride the ATV. It also includes basic maintenance and inspection proce- dures. If you have any questions regarding the operation or maintenance of your ATV, please consult a Yamaha dealer.

AN IMPORTANT SAFETY MESSAGE: Read this manual together with TIPS FOR THE ATV RIDER carefully and completely before operating

your ATV. Make sure you understand all instructions. Pay close attention to the warning and notice labels on the ATV. Never operate an ATV without proper training or instruction. Free training is available to anyone who

buys a new ATV. Call 1-800-887-2887 for more information. This ATV should not be operated by a child under 10 years of age.

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AN IMPORTANT NOTE TO PARENTS: This ATV is not a toy. Before you let your child ride this ATV, you should understand the instructions and warnings in this Owners Manual. Then be sure your child understands and will follow them. Children differ in skills, physical abilities and judgment. Some children may not be able to operate an ATV safely. Parents should supervise their childs use of the ATV at all times. Parents should permit continued use only if they determine that the child has the ability to operate the ATV safely. Your ATV was delivered with an adjustable speed limiter. Yamaha recommends that all beginners start off to limit the amount of speed available while they learn. The adjusting screw may be gradually turned out as the beginner becomes more familiar with operating the ATV. Parents should decide when to adjust the ATV for more power as their youngsters riding skills improve. Once the ATV rider can operate with skill at the top speed permitted by adjusting the vehicle speed limiter alone, the engine speed limiter plate can be removed. Since removal of this limiter will result in a significant increase in power, turn the vehicle speed limiter adjusting screw completely back in again; adjust it out in stages as done previously. If your child is a beginner or is inexperienced, he or she should take a training course. See the previous page for information about the free training available to purchasers of new ATVs.

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IMPORTANT MANUAL INFORMATION EBU17344

FAILURE TO FOLLOW THE WARNINGS CONTAINED IN THIS MANUAL CAN RESULT IN SERIOUS IN- JURY OR DEATH. Particularly important information is distinguished in this manual by the following notations:

TIP Product and specifications are subject to change without notice. The ATV you have purchased may differ slightly from the figures shown in this manual.

This is the safety alert symbol. It is used to alert you to potential per- sonal injury hazards. Obey all safety messages that follow this sym- bol to avoid possible injury or death.

A WARNING indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided, could result in death or serious injury.

A NOTICE indicates special precautions that must be taken to avoid damage to the vehicle or other property.

A TIP provides key information to make procedures easier or clearer.

WARNING

NOTICE

TIP

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IMPORTANT NOTICE EBU17363

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

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YFM09GYXM OWNERS MANUAL

2021 by Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. 1st edition, January 2020

All rights reserved. Any reprinting or unauthorized use without the written permission of

Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. is expressly prohibited.

Printed in Taiwan. P/N LIT-11626-34-06

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WARNING EWB00012

Indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided, could result in death or serious injury.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION ............................1-1 Identification numbers ................................1-1

LOCATION OF THE WARNING AND SPECIFICATION LABELS ..............................2-1

SAFETY INFORMATION ................................3-1

DESCRIPTION................................................4-1 Left view......................................................4-1 Right view....................................................4-1 Controls and instruments............................4-2

INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS...................................................5-1

Main switch .................................................5-1 Indicator lights.............................................5-2

Handlebar switches .................................... 5-2 Throttle lever............................................... 5-3 Speed limiter............................................... 5-3 Front brake lever......................................... 5-5 Rear brake lever ......................................... 5-6 Parking brake ............................................. 5-6 Drive select lever ........................................ 5-7 Kickstarter .................................................. 5-7 Fuel tank cap .............................................. 5-9 Fuel ........................................................... 5-10 Fuel cock .................................................. 5-11 Starter (choke) ......................................... 5-12 Seat .......................................................... 5-13 Front carrier .............................................. 5-14 Rear carrier ............................................... 5-14 Front shock absorbers ............................. 5-14 Rear shock absorber ................................ 5-15

PRE-OPERATION CHECKS .......................... 6-1 Fuel ............................................................. 6-3 Engine oil .................................................... 6-3 Transmission .............................................. 6-3 Front and rear brakes ................................. 6-3 Throttle lever............................................... 6-3 Drive chain.................................................. 6-3 Tires ............................................................ 6-3 Chassis fasteners ....................................... 6-6

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Instruments and switches ...........................6-6

OPERATION...................................................7-1 Starting a cold engine .................................7-1 Starting a warm engine ...............................7-3 Operating the drive select lever and

driving in reverse.......................................7-3 Engine break-in ...........................................7-4 Parking ........................................................7-5 Parking on a slope ......................................7-5 Accessories and loading.............................7-6

RIDING YOUR ATV ........................................8-1 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR ATV ................8-2 RIDE WITH CARE AND GOOD

JUDGMENT ..............................................8-2 BE CAREFUL WHERE YOU RIDE.............8-10 TURNING YOUR ATV................................8-13 CLIMBING UPHILL ...................................8-15 RIDING DOWNHILL ..................................8-17 CROSSING A SLOPE................................8-18 CROSSING THROUGH SHALLOW

WATER....................................................8-19 RIDING OVER ROUGH TERRAIN .............8-21 SLIDING AND SKIDDING..........................8-21 WHAT TO DO IF... .....................................8-22

PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT ............................................... 9-1

Owners Manual and tool kit....................... 9-2 Periodic maintenance chart: Emission

control system .......................................... 9-3 Periodic maintenance chart: General

maintenance and lubrication .................... 9-5 Checking the spark plug............................. 9-9 Engine oil .................................................. 9-11 Why Yamalube.......................................... 9-13 Transmission oil........................................ 9-14 Cleaning the air filter element ................... 9-15 Cleaning the spark arrester ...................... 9-18 Adjusting the carburetor ........................... 9-19 Adjusting the engine idling speed ............ 9-19 Adjusting the throttle lever free play......... 9-20 Valve clearance......................................... 9-21 Brakes....................................................... 9-21 Checking the front and rear brake

shoes ...................................................... 9-21 Adjusting the front brake lever free play... 9-23 Adjusting the rear brake lever free play .... 9-24 Drive chain slack....................................... 9-25 Lubricating the drive chain ....................... 9-27 Checking and lubricating the cables ........ 9-28 Checking and lubricating the front and

rear brake levers ..................................... 9-28

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Checking the wheel hub bearings.............9-29 Lubricating the front arm pivots................9-29 Lubricating the front knuckle pivots..........9-30 Lubricating the steering shaft ...................9-30 Battery.......................................................9-31 Replacing the fuse ....................................9-34 Removing a wheel.....................................9-34 Installing a wheel.......................................9-35 Troubleshooting ........................................9-36 Troubleshooting chart ...............................9-37

CLEANING AND STORAGE.........................10-1 Cleaning ....................................................10-1 Storage......................................................10-2

SPECIFICATIONS ........................................11-1

CONSUMER INFORMATION .......................12-1 Vehicle Emission Control Information

label.........................................................12-1 Noise regulation ........................................12-2 Maintenance record ..................................12-3 YAMAHA MOTOR CORPORATION,

U.S.A. 2020 AND LATER MODEL ATV LIMITED WARRANTY .............................12-4

YAMAHA EXTENDED SERVICE (Y.E.S.) ...12-6

INDEX .......................................................... 13-1

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VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION EBU26016

Identification numbers Record the vehicle identification number, model label information and key identification number in the spaces provided below.

VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER:

MODEL LABEL INFORMATION:

KEY IDENTIFICATION NUMBER:

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Vehicle identification number The vehicle identification number is stamped into the frame. This 17-digit number is used to identify your individual ATV.

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Model label The model label is affixed at the location shown.

1. Vehicle identification number

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Your specific model can be identified by checking the model type code found on the model label.

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Key identification number The key identification number is stamped into the key tag. Record this number in the space provided and use it for reference when ordering a new key.

1. Model label

1. Model type code 2. Production code 3. Color code

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LOCATION OF THE WARNING AND SPECIFICATION LABELS

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Read and understand all of the labels on your ATV. These labels contain important information for safe and proper operation. Never remove any labels from your ATV. If a label becomes difficult to read or comes off, request a re- placement label from your Yamaha dealer.

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10 Operation of this ATV by children under the age of 10 increases the risk of severe injury or death. Adult supervision required for children under age 16. NEVER permit children under age 10 to operate this ATV.

BD3-F816L-00

: 99 lbs. (45 kg)

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Overloading this ATV or carrying cargo improperly can change handling, stability and braking performance and can lead to an accident. Never exceed the maximum front cargo limit of : 11 lbs (5 kg) NEVER sit on the carrier. Refer to instructions in the Owner's Manual.

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Overloading this ATV or carrying cargo improperly can change handling, stability and braking performance and can lead to an accident. Never exceed the maximum rear cargo limit of : 11 lbs (5 kg) NEVER sit on the carrier. Refer to instructions in the Owner's Manual.

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SAFETY INFORMATION SAFETY INFORMATION

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AN ATV IS NOT A TOY AND CAN BE HAZARD- OUS TO OPERATE. An ATV handles differently from other vehicles, in- cluding motorcycles and cars. A collision or roll- over can occur quickly, even during routine maneuvers such as turning and riding on hills or over obstacles, if you fail to take proper precau- tions. SEVERE INJURY OR DEATH can result if you do not follow these instructions: Read this manual and all labels carefully and fol-

low the operating procedures described. Never operate an ATV without proper training or

instruction. Take a Training Course. Beginners should receive training from a certified instruc- tor. Contact an authorized ATV dealer or call 1- 800-887-2887 to find out about the training courses nearest you.

Never allow a child under 10 years old to oper- ate this ATV.

Never allow a child under 16 years old to oper- ate an ATV without adult supervision.

Do not allow continued use of the ATV by a child if he or she does not have the abilities to operate it safely.

Never carry a passenger on an ATV. Always avoid operating an ATV on any paved

surfaces, including sidewalks, driveways, park- ing lots and streets.

Never operate an ATV on any public street, road or highway, even a dirt or gravel one.

Never operate an ATV without wearing an ap- proved motorcycle helmet that fits properly. You should also wear eye protection (goggles or face shield), gloves, boots, a long-sleeved shirt or a jacket, and long pants.

Never consume alcohol or drugs before or while operating this ATV.

Never operate at speeds too fast for your skills or the riding conditions. Always go at a speed that is proper for the terrain, visibility, operating conditions, and your experience.

Never attempt wheelies, jumps, or other stunts.

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Always inspect your ATV each time you use it to make sure it is in safe operating condition. Al- ways follow the inspection and maintenance procedures and schedules described in this manual.

Always keep both hands on the handlebars and both feet on the footboards of the ATV during operation.

Always go slowly and be extra careful when op- erating on unfamiliar terrain. Always be alert to changing terrain conditions when operating the ATV.

Never operate on excessively rough, slippery or loose terrain until you have learned and prac- ticed the skills necessary to control the ATV on such terrain. Always be especially cautious on these kinds of terrain.

Always follow proper procedures for turning as described in this manual. Practice turning at low speeds before attempting to turn at faster speeds and never turn at excessive speeds.

Never operate the ATV on hills too steep for the ATV or for your abilities. Practice on smaller hills before attempting larger hills.

Always follow proper procedures for climbing hills as described in this manual. Check the ter- rain 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 or make sudden gear changes. Never go over the top of a hill at high speed.

Always follow proper procedures for going down hills and for braking on hills as described in this manual. Check the terrain carefully before you start down any hill. Shift your weight back- ward. Never go down a hill at high speed. Avoid going down a hill at an angle that would cause the vehicle to lean sharply to one side. Go straight down the hill where possible.

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

Always check for obstacles before operating in a new area.

Never attempt to operate over large obstacles, such as large rocks or fallen trees. Always follow proper procedures when operating over obsta- cles as described in this manual.

Always be careful when skidding or sliding. Learn to safely control skidding or sliding by practicing at low speeds and on level, smooth terrain. On extremely slippery surfaces, such as ice, go slowly and be very cautious in order to reduce the chance of skidding or sliding out of control.

Never operate an ATV in fast flowing water or in water deeper than that recommended in this manual. Remember that wet brakes may have

reduced stopping ability. Test your brakes after leaving water. If necessary, apply them several times to let friction dry out the linings.

Always be sure there are no obstacles or people behind you when you operate in reverse. When it is safe to proceed in reverse, go slowly.

Always use the size and type of tires specified in this manual.

Always maintain proper tire pressure as de- scribed in this manual.

Never exceed the stated load capacity for an ATV. Cargo should be properly distributed and securely attached. Reduce speed and follow in- structions in this manual for carrying cargo or pulling a trailer. Allow greater distance for brak- ing.

Do not operate your ATV during darkness un- less it is equipped with a properly functioning headlight. Off-road riding is inherently danger- ous and additionally, off-road trails do not have streetlights to guide you.

Never maintain an ATV without proper knowl- edge. Contact an authorized ATV dealer to in- form you on basic ATV maintenance. Certain maintenance can only be carried out by certified staff.

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In the event of an accident 1. If serious injuries are incurred, you may be

safer staying next to your vehicle; it may shield you from oncoming riders. Depending on your injuries and position in the trail; you must make a judgment call as to whether you should move to a position off the trail. If you have sustained head, neck, or back injuries, or cannot feel your limbs, you should not move. Keep your helmet on and remain mo- tionless. Lie down next to your vehicle and wait for help.

2. If less serious injuries are incurred and you can walk, then move to a position off the trail. Check yourself for injuries and apply first aid as needed.

3. If your injuries are light, when safe to do so, move your vehicle off the trail to avoid colli- sions with oncoming riders. Check for injuries and apply first aid as necessary. If you can physically operate your vehicle, inspect your vehicle. If the vehicle is in safe operating con- dition and you can safely operate it, restart it and ride gently back to camp or other known location where you can receive medical at-

tention. If necessary, contact your riding party or local authorities to let them know where you are and what has happened.

In the event of a breakdown 1. If your vehicle will not restart or is not in safe

operating condition, turn off the main switch and engine stop switch. If the breakdown oc- curs at twilight or night, leave the main switch on so that your lights may warn other riders of your stopped vehicle.

2. Get out of danger. Check for oncoming vehi- cles and when safe, push your vehicle to the side of the trail or even off the main trail to avoid any possible collisions with oncoming riders. If you cannot move your vehicle by yourself, when safe, walk to the nearest van- tage point and signal an oncoming rider to help you push your vehicle to a safe place off the trail.

3. Inspect your vehicle for any immediate haz- ardous conditions. The most obvious hazard- ous conditions are leaking fuel and ungrounded or broken wiring. Visually check for broken wiring and leaking fuel. Leaking fuel can be confirmed by the odor of gasoline.

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4. Once immediate safety hazards are con- firmed not to exist, you may remove your hel- met to more closely inspect your vehicle. Check for external signs of wear, broken parts, fluid leaks, cracks in the frame, sus- pension damage, wheel damage, and so on. Fuel, oil, and coolant usually give off a notice- able odor.

5. If your vehicle will not restart or if it is unsafe to ride, then turn off all vehicle systems (en- gine stop switch, main switch, and fuel cock), and then signal or go for help.

Aftermarket Parts, Accessories, and Modifica- tions While you may find aftermarket products similar in design and quality to genuine Yamaha accesso- ries, recognize that some aftermarket accessories or modifications are not suitable because of po- tential safety hazards to you or others. Installing aftermarket products or having other modifica- tions performed to your vehicle that change any of the vehicles design or operation characteristics can put you and others at greater risk of serious injury or death. You are responsible for injuries re- lated to changes in the vehicle. Keep the following

guidelines in mind, as well as those found in the Loading section (page 7-7) when mounting acces- sories. Never install accessories that would impair the

performance of your ATV. Carefully inspect the accessory before using it to make sure that it does not in any way reduce ground clearance, limit suspension travel, steering travel or control operation.

Accessories fitted to the ATV can create insta- bility due to improper weight distribution.

Bulky or large accessories may seriously affect the stability of the ATV.

Certain accessories can displace the operator from his or her normal riding position. This im- proper position limits the freedom of movement of the operator and may limit control ability, therefore, such accessories are not recom- mended.

Use caution when adding electrical accesso- ries. If electrical accessories exceed the capac- ity of the ATVs electrical system, an electric failure could result, which could cause a dan- gerous loss of lights or engine power. Also, the battery tends to discharge more quickly if elec- trical accessories are added.

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WARNING EWB00073

Avoid Carbon Monoxide Poisoning All engine exhaust contains carbon monoxide, a deadly gas. Breathing carbon monoxide can cause headaches, dizziness, drowsiness, nau- sea, confusion, and eventually death. Carbon Monoxide is a colorless, odorless, tasteless gas which may be present even if you do not see or smell any engine exhaust. Deadly levels of carbon monoxide can collect rapidly and you can quickly be overcome and unable to save yourself. Also, deadly levels of carbon monoxide can linger for hours or days in en- closed or poorly ventilated areas. If you experi- ence any symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning, leave the area immediately, get fresh air, and SEEK MEDICAL TREATMENT. Do not run engine indoors. Even if you try to

ventilate engine exhaust with fans or open windows and doors, carbon monoxide can rapidly reach dangerous levels.

Do not run engine in poorly ventilated or par- tially enclosed areas such as barns, garages, or carports.

Do not run engine outdoors where engine exhaust can be drawn into a building through openings such as windows and doors.

WARNING EWB02592

When transporting the ATV in another vehicle, be sure it is kept upright and that the fuel cock is in the OFF position. Otherwise, fuel may leak out of the carburetor or fuel tank.

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FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT ATV SAFE- TY, call the Consumer Products Safety Commis- sion at 1-800-638-2772, or the ATV Distributors Safety Hotline at 1-800-852-5344.

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DESCRIPTION EBU17691

Left view EBU17701

Right view

1. Fuel tank cap 2. Fuel cock 3. Air filter 4. Fuse 5. Battery 6. Rear shock absorber 7. Kickstarter lever cap 8. Front shock absorber

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1. Reflector 2. Tool kit 3. Spark plug 4. Engine oil filler cap 5. Transmission oil filler cap 6. Spark arrester

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Controls and instruments

1. Rear brake lever 2. Handlebar switches 3. Parking brake lock plate 4. Starter (choke) lever 5. Main switch 6. Throttle lever 7. Front brake lever 8. Drive select lever

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INSTRUMENT AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS

WARNING EWB00012

Indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided, could result in death or serious injury.

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Main switch The positions of the main switch are as follows:

ON All electrical systems are supplied with power, and the engine can be started. The key cannot be re- moved.

OFF All electrical systems are off. The key can be re- moved.

ONOFF

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Indicator lights

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Neutral indicator light This indicator light comes on when the transmis- sion is in the neutral position.

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Reverse indicator light This indicator light comes on when the transmis- sion is in the reverse position.

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Handlebar switches

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Engine stop switch / Set this switch to before starting the engine. The engine stop switch controls the ignition and stops the engine when it is running. Use this switch to stop the engine in an emergency situa- tion. The engine will not start or run when this switch is set to .

1. Reverse indicator light R 2. Neutral indicator light N

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Start switch Push this switch to crank the engine with the start- er. See the starting instructions on page 7-1 prior to starting the engine.

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Throttle lever

Push the throttle lever to increase engine speed. Spring tension returns the lever to the rest position when released. Always check that the throttle le- ver returns normally before starting the engine.

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Speed limiter Your ATV was delivered with two speed limiter de- vices. A vehicle speed limiter adjusting screw and a removable engine speed limiter plate. Yamaha recommends that all beginning riders start off with the vehicle speed limiter adjusting screw fully turned in and the engine speed limiter plate in- stalled to limit the amount of speed available while they learn. The vehicle speed limiter keeps the throttle from fully opening, even when the throttle lever is pushed to the maximum. The adjusting screw may be gradually turned out as the beginner becomes more familiar with operating the ATV. Parents should decide when to adjust the ATV for more power as their youngsters riding skills improve. Once the ATV rider can operate with skill at the top speed permitted by adjusting the vehicle speed limiter alone, the engine speed limiter plate can be removed. Since removal of this plate will result in a significant increase in power, turn the vehicle speed limiter adjusting screw completely back in again and adjust it out in stages as done previous- ly.

1. Throttle lever

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Vehicle speed limiter 1. Loosen the locknut. 2. To increase the maximum engine power

available and the maximum speed of the ATV, turn the adjusting screw in direction (a). To decrease the maximum engine power avail- able and the maximum speed of the ATV, turn the adjusting screw in direction (b). Do not turn the adjusting screw out more than 14.5 mm (0.57 in) or the throttle cable could be damaged. Always make sure the throttle lever free play is adjusted to 1.54.0 mm (0.06 0.16 in). (See page 9-20.) WARNING! Im- proper adjustment of the speed limiter and throttle could cause throttle cable damage or improper throttle operation. You could lose control, resulting in an accident. [EWB00242]

3. Tighten the locknut.

Engine speed limiter plate When the engine speed limiter plate is installed, engine speed is limited to 4900 r/min. When this plate is removed, top engine speed (8500 r/min) is available. Remove the plate as follows.

1. Remove the seat. (See page 5-13.) 2. Loosen the screws, and then remove the

plate as shown.

1. Locknut 2. Adjusting screw 3. No more than 14.5 mm (0.57 in)

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3. Tighten the screws. 4. Install the seat.

TIP Store the engine speed limiter plate with the Own- ers Manual so that it is readily available whenever you want to reduce top engine speed.

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Front brake lever

The front brake lever is located on the right han- dlebar. To apply the front brake, pull the brake le- ver toward the handlebar grip.

1. Screw 2. Engine speed limiter plate

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Rear brake lever

The rear brake lever is located on the left handle- bar. To apply the rear brake, pull the brake lever toward the handlebar grip.

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Parking brake Use the parking brake before starting the engine or after parking the ATV, especially on a slope. Ap- ply the rear brake lever and push down the lock plate to apply the parking brake. Squeeze the rear brake lever to release the parking brake.

1. Rear brake lever

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WARNING EWB00221

Always set the parking brake before starting the engine. The ATV could start moving un- expectedly if the parking brake is not ap- plied. This could cause loss of control or a collision.

Always be sure you have released the park- ing brake before you begin to ride. The brake could overheat if you ride the ATV without re- leasing 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 the transmis- sion into the forward, neutral and reverse posi- tions. See page 7-3 for drive select lever operation.

EBU33893

Kickstarter Use the kickstarter to start the engine when the battery voltage is low.

1. Remove the seat (page 5-13), and then re- move the kickstarter lever.

1. Drive select lever

F N

R

1

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2. Remove the kickstarter lever cap.

3. Install the kickstarter lever.

4. Move the kickstarter lever down lightly with your foot until the gears engage, and then push it down smoothly but forcefully.

5. When the engine has started, remove the kickstarter lever and store it under the seat.

6. Install the kickstarter lever cap and the seat.

NOTICE ECB02300

Do not use the kickstarter if the battery is not installed or if the battery leads are not connect- ed.

1. Kickstarter lever

1. Kickstarter lever cap

1

1

1. Fold out. 2. Push down.

1

2

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EBU37980

Fuel tank cap

Remove the fuel tank cap by turning it counter- clockwise.

WARNING EWB02522

Gasoline and gasoline vapors are extremely flammable. To avoid fires and explosions and to reduce the risk of injury when refueling, fol- low these instructions.

1. Before refueling, turn off the engine and be sure that no one is sitting on the vehicle. Nev- er refuel while smoking, or while in the vicinity

of sparks, open flames, or other sources of ignition such as the pilot lights of water heat- ers and clothes dryers.

2. Do not overfill the fuel tank. When refueling, be sure to insert the pump nozzle into the fuel tank filler hole. Stop filling when the fuel reaches the bottom of the filler tube. Because fuel expands when it heats up, heat from the engine or the sun can cause fuel to spill out of the fuel tank.

1. Fuel tank cap

1

1. Maximum fuel level 2. Fuel tank filler tube

1 2

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3. Wipe up any spilled fuel immediately. NOTICE: Immediately wipe off spilled fuel with a clean, dry, soft cloth, since fuel may deteriorate painted surfaces or plastic parts. [ECB00982]

4. Turn the fuel tank cap fully clockwise to make sure it is securely closed.

EBU37972

Fuel Make sure there is sufficient gasoline in the tank before starting off. Refuel if necessary.

WARNING EWB02532

Gasoline is poisonous and can cause injury or death. Handle gasoline with care. Never siphon gasoline by mouth. If you should swallow some gasoline or inhale a lot of gasoline vapor, or get some gasoline in your eyes, see your doctor immediately. If gasoline spills on your skin, wash with soap and water. If gasoline spills on your clothing, change your clothes.

About the recommended fuel This models engine has been designed to use regular unleaded gasoline. The pump octane number [(R+M)/2] should be 86 or higher, or RON 91 octane or higher. If knocking or pinging occurs, try a gasoline of a different brand or higher octane.

TIP Gasoline containing ethanol can be used if the ethanol content does not exceed 10% (E10). Gas- oline containing methanol is not recommended because it can cause damage to the fuel system or vehicle performance problems.

Recommended fuel: Regular unleaded gasoline (Gasohol [E10] acceptable)

Fuel tank capacity: 6.6 L (1.7 US gal, 1.5 Imp.gal)

Fuel reserve amount: 0.9 L (0.24 US gal, 0.20 Imp.gal)

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NOTICE ECB00071

Use only unleaded gasoline. The use of leaded gasoline will cause severe damage to internal engine parts, such as the valves and piston rings, as well as to the exhaust system.

EBU18821

Fuel cock The fuel cock supplies fuel from the tank to the carburetor while also filtering it. The fuel cock lever positions are explained as fol- lows and shown in the illustrations.

OFF

With the fuel cock lever in this position, fuel will not flow. Always turn the fuel cock lever to this posi- tion when the engine is not running.

1. Arrow mark positioned over OFF

1

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ON

With the fuel cock lever in this position, fuel flows to the carburetor. Turn the fuel cock lever to this position when starting the engine and riding.

RES

This indicates reserve. With the fuel cock lever in this position, the fuel reserve is made available. Turn the fuel cock lever to this position if you run out of fuel while riding. When this occurs, refuel as soon as possible and be sure to turn the fuel cock lever back to ON!

EBU18852

Starter (choke) Starting a cold engine requires a richer air-fuel mixture. This mixture is controlled by the starter (choke) system.

1. Arrow mark positioned over ON

1 1. Arrow mark positioned over RES

1

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To use the starter (choke) and enrich the air-fuel ratio, move the starter (choke) lever in direction (a). To decrease the starter (choke) or turn it off, move the starter (choke) lever in direction (b).

TIP See page 7-1 for engine starting instructions.

EBU36431

Seat

To remove the seat

Push down on the rear of the seat and pull the seat lock lever upward to release the seat lock. Then pull up at the rear of the seat to remove it.

1. Starter (choke) lever

1 (a) (b)

1. Seat 2. Seat lock lever

1

2

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To install the seat

Insert the projections on the front of the seat into the seat holders, and then push down on the seat at the rear to lock it in place. Make sure that the seat is securely fitted.

EBU18964

Front carrier Do not exceed the load limit of 5.0 kg (11 lb) for

the front carrier. Do not exceed the maximum load of 92.0 kg

(203 lb) for the ATV.

EBU18974

Rear carrier Do not exceed the load limit of 5.0 kg (11 lb) for

the rear carrier. Do not exceed the maximum load of 92.0 kg

(203 lb) for the ATV.

EBU18997

Front shock absorbers The spring preload can be adjusted to suit the rid- ers weight and the riding conditions.

WARNING EWB00401

Always adjust the shock absorber assemblies on the left and right side to the same setting. Uneven adjustment can cause poor handling and loss of stability, which could lead to an ac- cident.

NOTICE ECB01091

Never turn the adjusting mechanism beyond the minimum and maximum settings.

Adjust the spring preload as follows.

1. Projection 2. Seat holder

1

2

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Turn the spring preload adjusting ring in direction (a) to increase the spring preload and thereby harden the suspension, and in direction (b) to de- crease the spring preload and thereby soften the suspension. Align the appropriate notch in the adjusting ring with the position indicator on the shock absorber.

TIP A special wrench can be obtained at a Yamaha dealer to make this adjustment.

EBU19027

Rear shock absorber The spring preload can be adjusted to suit the rid- ers weight and the riding conditions.

1. Spring preload adjusting ring 2. Position indicator

1 2 3 4 5

2 1

(a) (b)

1. Special wrench

Spring preload setting: Minimum (soft):

1 Standard:

3 Maximum (hard):

5

1

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NOTICE ECB01091

Never turn the adjusting mechanism beyond the minimum and maximum settings.

Adjust the spring preload as follows. Turn the spring preload adjusting ring in direction (a) to increase the spring preload and thereby harden the suspension, and in direction (b) to de- crease the spring preload and thereby soften the suspension.

TIP A special wrench can be obtained at a Yamaha dealer to make this adjustment.

1. Spring preload adjusting ring 2. Position indicator

1 2 3 4 5

2

1

(a)

(b) 1. Special wrench

Spring preload setting: Minimum (soft):

1 Standard:

2 Maximum (hard):

5

1

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WARNING EWB00012

Indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided, could result in death or serious injury.

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EBU19203

PRE-OPERATION CHECKS EBU19227

Inspect your vehicle each time you use it to make sure the vehicle is in safe operating condition. Always follow the inspection and maintenance procedures and schedules described in the Owners Manual.

WARNING EWB00482

Failure to inspect or maintain the vehicle properly increases the possibility of an accident or equip- ment damage. Do not operate the vehicle if you find any problem. If a problem cannot be corrected by the procedures provided in this manual, have the vehicle inspected by a Yamaha dealer.

Before using this vehicle, check the following points:

ITEM ROUTINE PAGE

Fuel Check fuel level in fuel tank, and add recommended fuel if neces-

sary. Check fuel line for leakage. Correct if necessary.

5-10, 6-3

Engine oil Check oil level in engine, and add recommended oil to specified

level if necessary. Check ATV for oil leakage. Correct if necessary.

6-3, 9-11

Transmission Check transmission case for leakage. 6-3, 9-14

Front brake Check operation, and correct if necessary. Lubricate cable if necessary. Check lever free play, and adjust if necessary.

6-3, 9-21, 9-23

Rear brake Check operation, and correct if necessary. Lubricate cable if necessary. Check lever free play, and adjust if necessary.

6-3, 9-21, 9-24

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Throttle lever Make sure that operation is smooth. Lubricate cable and lever

housing if necessary. Check lever free play, and adjust if necessary.

6-3, 9-20

Control cables Make sure that operation is smooth. Lubricate if necessary. 9-28

Drive chain Check chain slack, and adjust if necessary. Check chain condition. Lubricate if necessary. 6-3, 9-25, 9-27

Wheels and tires Check wheel condition, and replace if damaged. Check tire condition and tread depth. Replace if necessary. Check air pressure. Correct if necessary.

6-3

Brake levers Make sure that operation is smooth. Lubricate lever pivoting points if necessary. 9-28

Chassis fasteners Make sure that all nuts, bolts and screws are properly tightened. 6-6

Instruments and switches Check operation, and correct if necessary. 6-6

ITEM ROUTINE PAGE

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EBU38000

Fuel Make sure there is sufficient gasoline in the tank before starting off. Refuel if necessary. (See page 5-10.)

EBU19561

Engine oil Make sure that the engine oil is at the specified level. Add oil as necessary. (See page 9-11.)

EBU38541

Transmission Make sure there is no oil leaking from the trans- mission case.

EBU19653

Front and rear brakes

Brake levers Check for correct free play in the brake levers. If

the free play is incorrect, adjust it. (See pages 9-23 and 9-24.)

Check operation of the levers. They should move smoothly and there should be a firm feel- ing when the brake is applied. If not, have the ATV checked by a Yamaha dealer.

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, check the brake shoes for wear. (See page 9-21.)

EBU19762

Throttle lever Check the operation of the throttle lever. It must open smoothly and spring back to the idle position when released. Have a Yamaha dealer correct if necessary.

EBU19771

Drive chain Check the condition of the drive chain and check the drive chain slack. Lubricate and adjust the drive chain as necessary. (See page 9-25.)

EBU38442

Tires Check and adjust the tire pressure before each ride. Check tires for wear and damage.

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Tire pressure

A low-pressure tire gauge is included as standard equipment. Make two measurements of the tire pressure and use the second reading. Dust or dirt in the gauge could cause the first reading to be in- correct. Tire pressure must be checked and set when the tires are cold. The tire pressure should be the same on both sides, and must be adjusted ac- cording to vehicle loading conditions. Set the tire pressure as specified below. WARNING! Opera- tion of this vehicle with improper tire pressure may cause severe injury or death from loss of

control or rollover. Tire pressure below the minimum specified could also cause the tire to dislodge from the rim under severe driving conditions. [EWB04120]

1. Low-pressure tire gauge 2. Tire air valve

1

2

OPERATING TIRE PRESSURE (cold): FRONT: (Recommended)

25.0 kPa (0.250 kgf/cm, 3.6 psi) REAR: (Recommended)

25.0 kPa (0.250 kgf/cm, 3.6 psi) Front: (Minimum)

22.0 kPa (0.220 kgf/cm, 3.2 psi) Rear: (Minimum)

22.0 kPa (0.220 kgf/cm, 3.2 psi) Maximum load:

Vehicle: 92.0 kg (203 lb)

The vehicles maximum load is the com- bined weight of the rider, accessories, and cargo.

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Tire inspection

When the tire tread depth has worn to 3 mm (0.12 in) replace the tire. If the tire has a nail or glass fragments in it, or if the sidewall is cracked, re- place the tire.

Tire information This ATV is equipped with tubeless tires and tire air valves. After extensive tests, only the tires list- ed below are approved for this model by Yamaha.

WARNING EWB02552

Use of improper tires on this ATV may cause loss of control, increasing your risk of an acci- dent.

1. Tire tread depth

Front: Manufacturer/model:

DURO/DI2044 Size:

AT19X7-8 Rear:

Manufacturer/model: DURO/DI2045

Size: AT18X9-8

Maximum tire seating pressure: Front

250 kPa (2.5 kgf/cm, 36 psi) Rear

250 kPa (2.5 kgf/cm, 36 psi)

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Aftermarket tires and rims The tires and rims that came with your ATV were designed to match the performance capabilities and to provide the best combination of handling, braking, and comfort. Other tires, rims, sizes, and combinations may not be appropriate.

EBU19841

Chassis fasteners Make sure that all nuts, bolts and screws are properly tightened.

EBU33810

Instruments and switches Check that all instruments and switches are work- ing properly. Correct if necessary.

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EBU19874

OPERATION

WARNING EWB00012

Indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided, could result in death or serious injury.

EBU19902

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

WARNING EWB00632

Read the Owners Manual carefully to become familiar with all controls in order to help pre- vent any loss of control, which could cause an accident or injury.

EBU33822

Starting a cold engine

NOTICE ECB00151

See the Engine break-in section on page 7-4 prior to operating the engine for the first time.

1. Set the parking brake. (The engine can be started only when the rear brake lever is ap- plied.)

2. Turn the fuel cock to ON. 3. Turn the key to ON and set the engine stop

switch to . 4. Shift the drive select lever into the neutral po-

sition. (The neutral indicator light should come on.)

5. Position the starter (choke) lever according to the ambient temperature. Position (1): Cold engine start with ambient temperature below 5 C (40 F). Position (2): Cold engine start with ambient temperature between 0 C (30 F) and 30 C (90 F). Position (3): Cold engine start with ambient temperature above 25 C (80 F).

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Ambient temp./starter (choke) position

6. Release the throttle lever and start the engine by pushing the start switch.

TIP If the engine fails to start, release the start

switch, then push it again. Pause a few seconds before the next attempt. Each cranking should be as short as possible to preserve battery en- ergy. Do not crank the engine more than 10 sec- onds on each attempt.

If the engine fails to start using the start switch, try using the kickstarter. (See page 5-7.)

7. If the engine is started with the starter (choke) lever in position (1), move the lever to position (2) to warm up the engine. If the engine is started with the starter (choke) lever in posi- tion (2), keep the lever in this position to warm up the engine.

8. Continue warming up the engine until it idles smoothly, then return the starter (choke) lever to position (3) before riding.

TIP The engine is warm when it responds quickly to the throttle with the starter (choke) turned off.

9. Release the parking brake.

NOTICE ECB00164

For maximum engine life, never accelerate hard when the engine is cold!

1. Fully open 2. Half open 3. Closed 4. Starter (choke) lever

4 321

(1) (3) (2)

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EBU20292

Starting a warm engine Follow the same procedure as for starting a cold engine, with the exception that the starter (choke) is not required when the engine is warm. Instead, start the engine with the throttle slightly open.

EBU33831

Operating the drive select lever and driving in reverse

NOTICE ECB00171

Before shifting, stop the ATV, otherwise the transmission may be damaged.

Shifting: Forward 1. Bring the ATV to a complete stop. 2. Apply the rear brake lever. 3. Shift from neutral to forward by moving the

drive select lever along the shift guide.

TIP Make sure that the drive select lever is completely shifted into position.

4. Open the throttle lever gradually.

Shifting: Reverse

WARNING EWB00721

Improper operation in reverse could make you hit an obstacle or even a person behind you, resulting in serious injury. When you shift into reverse, make sure there are no people or ob- stacles behind you. When it is safe to proceed, go slowly.

1. Drive select lever 2. F (Forward) 3. N (Neutral) 4. R (Reverse)

F N

R

F

N

R

1 2

3

4

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1. Bring the ATV to a complete stop. 2. Apply the rear brake lever. 3. Shift from neutral to reverse by moving the

drive select lever along the shift guide.

TIP When in reverse, the reverse indicator light should come on. If the indicator light does not come on, have a Yamaha dealer check the electrical circuit.

4. Check behind for people or obstacles, and then release the rear brake lever.

5. Open the throttle lever gradually and continue to watch to the rear while backing.

EBU20684

Engine break-in There is never a more important period in the life of your engine than the first 320 km (200 mi) or 20 hours of operation. For this reason, you should fol- low the engine break-in instructions carefully. Since the engine is brand new, do not put an ex- cessive load on it for the first 320 km (200 mi) or 20 hours. During this period the various parts in the engine wear and polish themselves to the cor- rect operating clearances. Avoid prolonged full- throttle operation or any condition that might re- sult in engine overheating.

0160 km (0100 mi) or 010 hours Avoid prolonged operation above 1/2 throttle. Vary the speed of the ATV regularly. Do not oper- ate it at one set throttle position.

160320 km (100200 mi) or 1020 hours Avoid prolonged operation above 3/4 throttle. Rev the engine freely, but do not use full throttle at any time.

1. Drive select lever 2. F (Forward) 3. N (Neutral) 4. R (Reverse)

F N

R

F

N

R

1

2

3

4

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320 km (200 mi) or 20 hours and beyond The ATV can now be operated normally.

NOTICE ECB00221

If any engine trouble should occur during the engine break-in period, immediately have a Yamaha dealer check the ATV.

EBU30021

Parking When parking the ATV, apply the rear brake lever, shift the drive select lever into the forward posi- tion, stop the engine, apply the parking brake, and then turn the fuel cock to OFF.

EBU20765

Parking on a slope

WARNING EWB00832

Avoid parking on hills or other inclines. Parking on a hill or other incline could cause the ATV to roll out of control, increasing the chance of an accident. If you must park on an incline, place the ATV transversely across the incline, shift the drive select lever to the forward position, stop the engine, apply the parking brake, and then block the front and rear wheels with rocks or other objects. Never park the ATV on hills that are too steep to walk up easily.

1. With the transmission in the forward position, bring the ATV to a stop by applying the brakes.

2. Stop the engine. 3. With the rear brake lever applied, apply the

parking brake, and then slowly release the rear brake lever.

4. Turn the fuel cock to OFF.

1. Parking brake lock plate

1

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EBU20911

Accessories and loading

EBU20922

Genuine Yamaha Accessories Choosing accessories for your ATV is an impor- tant decision. Genuine Yamaha Accessories, which are available only from a Yamaha dealer, have been designed, tested, and approved by Yamaha for use on your ATV. Many companies with no connection to Yamaha manufacture parts and accessories or offer other modifications for Yamaha vehicles. Yamaha is not in a position to test the products that these aftermarket compa- nies produce. Therefore, Yamaha can neither en- dorse nor recommend the use of accessories not

sold by Yamaha or modifications not specifically recommended by Yamaha, even if sold and in- stalled by a Yamaha dealer.

Aftermarket parts, accessories, and modifica- tions While you may find aftermarket products similar in design and quality to genuine Yamaha Accesso- ries, recognize that some aftermarket accessories or modifications are not suitable because of po- tential safety hazards to you or others. Installing aftermarket products or having other modifica- tions performed to your ATV that change any of the vehicles design or operation characteristics can put you and others at greater risk of serious injury or death. You are responsible for injuries re- lated to changes in the vehicle. Keep the following in mind when considering an accessory or operating an ATV which has acces- sories. Accessories should be rigidly and securely

mounted. An accessory which can shift position or come off while you are riding could affect your ability to control the ATV.

Do not mount an accessory where it could inter- fere with your ability to control the ATV. Exam- ples include (but are not limited to) a heavy or

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bulky object attached to the handlebars which could make steering difficult, an accessory that limits your ability to move around on the seat, or one that limits your view.

Use extra caution when riding an ATV with ac- cessories. The ATV may handle differently than it does without accessories.

EBU21085

Loading

WARNING EWB00821

Never exceed the stated load capacity for this ATV. Overloading this ATV or carrying or tow- ing cargo improperly could cause changes in ATV handling which could lead to an accident. Cargo should be properly distributed and se- curely attached. Reduce speed when carrying cargo or pulling a trailer. Allow greater dis- tance for braking.

As originally equipped, this ATV is not designed to tow a trailer. If you choose to add accessories so that you can tow a trailer, you must use common sense and good judgment as the stability and handling of the ATV can be changed. When carry- ing cargo, keep the following points in mind:

Never exceed the weight limits shown. An over- loaded ATV can be unstable.

If you are carrying cargo and towing a trailer, in- clude the tongue weight in the maximum ATV load limit.

Load cargo on the carriers as close to the center of the ATV as possible. Put cargo at the rear of the front carrier, at the front of the rear carrier, and center it.

Tie down cargo securely to the carriers. Make sure cargo in the trailer cannot move around. A shifting load can cause an accident.

Make sure the load does not interfere with con- trols or your ability to see where you are going.

Ride more slowly than you would without a load. The more weight you carry, the slower you should go.

MAXIMUM LOADING LIMIT ATV loading limit (total weight of rider, car- go, and accessories):

92.0 kg (203 lb) Front carrier:

5.0 kg (11 lb) Rear carrier:

5.0 kg (11 lb)

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Allow more braking distance. A heavier ATV takes longer to stop.

Avoid making sharp turns unless at very slow speeds.

Avoid hills and rough terrain. Choose terrain carefully. Added weight affects the stability and handling of the ATV.

WARNING EWB00012

Indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided, could result in death or serious injury.

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EBU21133

RIDING YOUR ATV

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WARNING EWB00012

Indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided, could result in death or serious injury.

EBU38560

GETTING TO KNOW YOUR ATV This ATV is intended for recreational use by young operators under adult supervision. This section, Riding your ATV, provides general riding instruc- tions which 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 at- tempting more difficult maneuvers. Riding your new ATV can be a very enjoyable ac- tivity, providing you with hours of pleasure. But it is essential to familiarize yourself with the opera- tion of the ATV to achieve the skill necessary to enjoy riding safely. Before you begin to ride, be sure you have read this manual completely and understand how to operate all of the ATVs con- trols. Pay particular attention to the safety infor- mation on pages 3-1 to 3-7 and all notice and warning labels on the vehicle.

RIDE WITH CARE AND GOOD JUDGMENT

Beginning riders should get training from a certified instructor.

WARNING EWB01382

Do not operate this ATV or allow anyone else to operate it without proper instruction. The risk of an accident is greatly increased if the operator does not know how to operate the ATV properly in different situations and on different types of terrain.

Do not operate this ATV at speeds too fast for your skills or the conditions, as this in- creases your chances of losing control of the ATV and an accident. Always go at a speed that is proper for the terrain, visibility and op- erating conditions, and your experience.

Contact an authorized ATV dealer or call 1-800- 887-2887 to find out about the training courses nearest you.

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Riding your ATV requires skills acquired through practice over a period of time. Become familiar with riding this ATV by riding at slow speeds first, even if you have experience rid- ing other ATVs. Do not attempt to operate it at higher performance levels until you are familiar with this ATVs handling and performance charac- teristics. Take the time to learn the basic tech- niques well before attempting more difficult maneuvers.

Not recommended for children under 10 years of age.

WARNING EWB03530

A child under 10 should never operate an ATV with engine size greater than 70 cc. Use by children of ATVs that are not recommended for their age can lead to severe injury or death of the child.

UNDER 10

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This ATV is designed to carry the operator and cargo only passengers prohibited. The long seat is to allow the operator to shift posi- tion as needed during operation. It is not for carry- ing passengers. WARNING! Never carry a passenger. Carrying a passenger on this ATV greatly reduces your ability to balance and control this ATV. You could have an accident, resulting in severe injury or death to you and/or your passenger. [EWB01402]

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Apparel Always wear the following to reduce risk of injury in an accident: Approved motorcycle helmet that fits properly Eye protection (goggles, helmet face shield, or

protective eyewear) Over-the-ankle boots, gloves, long-sleeved

shirt or jacket, and long pants An approved helmet and other personal protective equipment can reduce the severity of injuries in an accident. WARNING! Operating without an ap- proved motorcycle helmet increases your chances of a severe head injury or death in the event of an accident. [EWB01412]

Wear eye protection when operating your ATV to reduce the risk of a serious accident or injury. Eye protection, such as a face shield or goggles, may reduce the risk of foreign material getting in your eyes and help prevent loss of vision. WARNING! Operating without eye protection can result in an accident and increases your chances of a severe injury in the event of an accident. [EWB02612]

1. Protective clothing 2. Goggles 3. Gloves 4. Boots 5. Helmet

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Do not operate after or while consuming alco- hol or drugs. The operators performance capability is reduced by the influence of alcohol or drugs. Consuming alcohol or drugs could seriously affect your judg- ment, cause you to react more slowly, and affect your balance and perception. WARNING! Never consume alcohol or drugs before or while driv- ing this ATV. You increase your chance of an accident. [EWB01422]

Pre-operation checks Always inspect your ATV before use to make sure that it is safe operating condition. Perform the pre- operation checks listed on page 6-1. Follow the maintenance schedules and procedures as de-

scribed in the Periodic Maintenance and Adjust- ment section of this manual. WARNING! Failure to inspect the ATV before riding it or failure to maintain it properly increases the possibility of an accident and equipment damage. [EWB01433]

Speed limiter For beginning riders, riders less experienced with this model, or whenever limited speed is desir- able, the throttle lever housing is equipped with a vehicle 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. Turning in the adjusting screw decreases top speed, and turning it out increases top speed. (See page 5-3.) This model also has an engine speed limiter plate to limit the amount of engine power available. Yamaha recommends that all beginning riders start off with the engine speed limiter plate in- stalled and the vehicle speed limiter adjusting screw turned in to limit the amount of speed avail- able while they learn. The vehicle speed limiter may be gradually adjusted to increase maximum speed as the beginner becomes more familiar with

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operating the ATV. Parents should decide when to adjust the ATV for more power as their young- sters riding skills improve. Once the ATV rider can operate with skill at the top speed permitted by adjusting the vehicle speed limiter alone, the en- gine speed limiter plate can be removed. Since re- moval of this plate will result in a significant increase in power, turn the vehicle speed limiter adjusting screw back in again and adjust it out in stages as you did before. For engine speed limiter plate removal instructions, see page 5-4.

Loading and accessories

WARNING EWB00973

Improper loading or towing can increase the risk of loss of control, an overturn, or other ac- cident. To reduce the risk of an accident: Do not exceed the maximum loading limits

for the vehicle (see MAXIMUM LOADING LIMIT below or vehicle labeling).

Make sure the load does not interfere with your control or ability to see where you are going.

Reduce speed and allow more room to stop. A heavier vehicle takes longer to stop.

Avoid hills and rough terrain. Choose terrain carefully. Use extreme caution when towing or carrying a load on inclines.

Turn gradually and go slowly.

Take extra precautions when driving with a load. Follow these instructions and always use com- mon sense and good judgment when carrying cargo.1. Adjusting screw

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Drive more slowly than you would without a load. The more weight you carry, the slower you should go. Although conditions vary, it is good practice to drive slowly whenever you are carrying heavier loads.

During operation Always keep your feet on the footboards during operation; otherwise, they may contact the rear wheels. WARNING! 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 con- tact with the rear wheels, which could injure you or cause an accident. [EWB01472]

Avoid wheelies and jumping. WARNING! At- tempting wheelies, jumps, and other stunts in- creases the chance of an accident, including an overturn. Never attempt stunts, such as wheelies or jumps. Dont try to show off. [EWB01482]

MAXIMUM LOADING LIMIT ATV loading limit (total weight of cargo, rid- er, and accessories):

92.0 kg (203 lb) Front carrier:

5.0 kg (11 lb) Rear carrier:

5.0 kg (11 lb)

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Modifications and accessories Never modify this ATV through improper installa- tion or use of accessories or other modification. All parts and accessories added to this ATV should be genuine Yamaha or equivalent components designed for use on this ATV and should be in- stalled and used according to instructions. If you have questions, consult an authorized ATV dealer. WARNING! Operating this ATV with improper modifications may cause changes in handling which in some situations could lead to an acci- dent. [EWB01492]

Exhaust system

WARNING EWB01502

Dry grass or brush or other combustible ma- terial accumulated around the engine area could catch fire. Do not operate, idle, or park the ATV in dry grass or other dry ground cov- er. Keep the engine area free of dry grass, brush, or other combustible material.

Someone touching the exhaust system dur- ing or after operation could be burned. Do not touch the hot exhaust system. Do not park the ATV in a place where others might be likely to touch it.

The muffler and other engine parts become ex- tremely hot during operation and remain hot after the engine has stopped. To reduce the risk of fire during operation or after leaving the ATV, do not let brush, grass and other materials collect under the vehicle, near the muffler or exhaust pipe, or next to other hot parts. Check under the vehicle after operating in areas where combustible mate- rials may have collected. Do not idle or park the vehicle in long dry grass or other dry ground cov- er.

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To prevent burns, avoid touching the exhaust sys- tem. Park the ATV in a place where pedestrians or children are not likely to touch it.

BE CAREFUL WHERE YOU RIDE This ATV is designed for off-road use only. WARNING! Paved surfaces may seriously af- fect handling and control of the ATV, and may cause the ATV to go out of control. Always avoid paved surfaces, including sidewalks, driveways, parking lots and streets. [EWB01512]

Do not ride on any public road, street, or highway. Riding on public roads can result in collisions with other vehicles. In many states it is illegal to oper-

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ate ATVs on public streets, roads and highways. WARNING! Never operate this ATV on any pub- lic street, road or highway, even a dirt or gravel one. You could collide with another vehicle. [EWB01032]

Know the terrain where you ride. Ride cautiously in unfamiliar areas. Stay alert for holes, rocks, or roots in the terrain, and other hidden hazards which may cause the ATV to upset. WARNING! The ATV could go out of control if you do not have enough time to react to hidden rocks, bumps, or holes. Go slowly and be extra care-

ful when operating on unfamiliar terrain. Al- ways be alert to changing terrain conditions when operating the ATV. [EWB01532]

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Do not operate on rough, slippery, or loose terrain until you have learned and practiced the skills nec- essary to control the ATV on such terrain. Always be especially cautious on these kinds of terrain. WARNING! Failure to use extra care when op- erating on excessively rough, slippery, or loose terrain could cause loss of traction or ATV con- trol, which could result in an accident, includ- ing an overturn. [EWB01542]

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. WARNING! You could collide

with another vehicle if operating in off-road ar- eas where you cannot easily be seen. Mount a caution flag on the ATV to make you more vis- ible. Watch carefully for other vehicles. [EWB01062]

Do not ride in areas posted no trespassing. Do not ride on private property without getting permission.

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Select a large, flat area off-road to become familiar with your ATV. Make sure that this area is free of obstacles and other riders. You should practice control of the throttle, brakes, and turning tech- niques in this area before trying more difficult ter- rain. Set the parking brake and follow the instruction on page 7-1 to start the engine. Once it has warmed up you are ready to begin riding your ATV. Re- member that the engine and exhaust pipe will be hot when riding and afterwards; do not allow skin or clothing to come in contact with these compo- nents. With the engine idling, release the parking brake. Apply the throttle slowly and smoothly. You will start to accelerate. If the throttle is applied too

abruptly, the vehicle may lurch forward or the front wheels may lift off the ground, resulting in a loss of directional control. Avoid higher speeds until you are thoroughly familiar with the operation of your ATV. When slowing down or stopping, release the throttle and apply the brakes smoothly and evenly. Improper use of the brakes can cause the tires to lose traction, reducing control and increasing the possibility of an accident.

TURNING YOUR ATV

WARNING EWB01772

Always follow proper procedures for turning as described in this Owners Manual. Practice turning at low speeds before attempting to turn at faster speeds. Do not turn at speeds too fast for your skills or the conditions. ATV could go out of control, causing a collision or overturn.

To achieve maximum traction while riding off- road, the two rear wheels 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 turn-

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ing 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 to turn the handlebars in the desired direction. As you do so, put your weight on the footboard to the outside of the turn (opposite your desired direc- tion) and lean your upper body into the turn. Use the throttle to maintain an even speed through the turn. This maneuver will let the wheel on the inside of the turn slip slightly, allowing the ATV to make the turn properly.

This procedure should be practiced at slow speed many times in a large off-road area with no obsta- cles. If an incorrect technique is used, your ATV may continue to go straight. If the ATV doesnt turn, come to a stop and then practice the proce- dure again. If the riding surface is slippery or loose, it may help to position more of your weight over the front wheels by moving forward on the seat. 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 sharpness of the turn may cause the ATV to tip. If the ATV be- gins to tip over to the outside while negotiating a turn, lean more to the inside. It may also be nec- essary 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.

1. Lean towards inside of turn. 2. Support your weight on the outer footboard.

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CLIMBING UPHILL

WARNING EWB01672

Climbing hills improperly can cause overturns or loss of control. Use proper riding techniques described in this Owners Manual. Never operate the ATV on hills too steep for

the ATV or for your abilities. The ATV can overturn more easily on extremely steep hills than on level surfaces or small hills.

Always check the terrain carefully before you start up any hill. Never climb hills with exces- sively 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. An obstacle, a sharp drop, or another vehicle or person could be on the other side of the hill.

Never attempt to turn the ATV around on any hill until you have mastered the turning tech- nique 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 pos- sible. When crossing the side of a hill, shift your weight to the uphill side of the ATV.

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Do not attempt to climb hills until you have mas- tered basic maneuvers on flat ground. Always check the terrain carefully before attempting any hill. In all cases avoid inclines with slippery or loose surfaces, or obstacles that might cause you to lose control. To climb a hill, you need traction, momentum, and steady throttle. Travel fast enough to maintain mo- mentum, but not so fast that you cannot react to changes in the terrain as you climb. It is important when climbing a hill to make sure that your weight is transferred forward on the ATV. This can be accomplished by leaning forward and,

on steeper inclines, standing on the footboards and leaning forward over the handlebars. When- ever possible, ride straight up hills. Slow down when you reach the crest of the hill if you cannot see clearly what is on the other side there could be another person, an obstacle, or a sharp drop-off. Use common sense and remem- ber that some hills are too steep for you to climb or descend. If you are climbing a hill and you find that you have not properly judged your ability to make it to the top, you should turn the ATV around while you still have forward motion (provided you have the room to do so) and go down the hill. If your ATV has stalled or stopped and you believe you can continue up the hill, restart carefully 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. If you start to roll backwards, DO NOT apply the brakes abruptly. Apply only the front brake. When fully stopped, apply the rear brake as well, and then lock the parking brake. The ATV could easily tip over backwards so immediately dismount the

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ATV on the uphill side or to the left-hand side when the ATV is pointed straight uphill. If possible, get help to turn the ATV around and then remount it when safe and ride downhill carefully as ex- plained in the following section. WARNING! Stall- ing, rolling backwards or improperly dismounting while climbing a hill could result in ATV overturning. If you cannot control the ATV, dismount immediately on the uphill side. [EWB01803]

RIDING DOWNHILL

WARNING EWB01132

Going down a hill improperly could cause over- turns or loss of control. Always follow proper procedures for going down hills as described in this Owners Manual. Always check the terrain carefully before you

start down any hill. Never operate the ATV on hills too steep for

the ATV or for your abilities. The ATV can overturn more easily on extremely steep hills than on level surfaces or small hills.

Shift your weight backward and to the up side of the hill.

Never go down a hill at high speed. Avoid going down a hill at an angle that

would cause the ATV to lean sharply to one side. Go straight down the hill where possi- ble.

Improper braking can cause the wheels on the uphill side to come off the ground or cause loss of traction. Gradually apply only the rear brake when going downhill.

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When riding your ATV downhill, shift your weight as far to the rear and uphill side of the ATV as pos- sible. Move back on the seat and sit with your arms straight. Engine compression will do most of the braking for you. 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 traction. Gradu- ally apply only the rear brake. Whenever possible, ride your ATV straight down- hill. 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 ob- stacles which may appear.

CROSSING A SLOPE

WARNING EWB01633

Improperly crossing hills or turning on hills could cause loss of control or cause the ATV to overturn. Always follow proper procedures as de-

scribed in the Owners Manual. Avoid hills with excessively slippery or loose

surfaces. Avoid crossing the side of a steep hill.

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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 tech- nique as described in the Owners Manual on level ground. Be very careful when turning on any hill.

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 slip- pery surfaces or rough terrain that may upset your balance. As you travel across a slope, lean your body in the uphill direction. It may be necessary to correct the steering when riding on loose surfaces by pointing the front wheels slightly uphill. When riding on slopes, be sure not to make sharp turns either up or down hill. If your ATV does begin to tip over, gradually steer in the downhill direction if there are no obstacles in your path. As you regain proper balance, grad- ually steer again in the direction you wish to travel.

CROSSING THROUGH SHALLOW WATER

WARNING EWB01642

Operating this vehicle through deep or fast- flowing water can lead to loss of control or an overturn. To reduce your risk of drowning or other injuries, use care when crossing through water. Never operate this ATV water deeper than the depth specified in your Owners Man- ual, as tires may float, increasing the risk of an overturn.

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The ATV can be used to cross slow moving, shal- low water of up to a maximum of 20 cm (8 in) 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.

Test your brakes after leaving the water. If neces- sary, apply them several times to let friction dry out the linings. Do not continue to ride your ATV without verifying that you have regained proper

braking ability. WARNING! Wet brakes may have reduced stopping ability, which could cause loss of control. [EWB02622]

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. NOTICE: Undrained water can cause damage or improper opera- tion. [ECB00842]

Wash the ATV in fresh water if it has been operat- ed in salt water or muddy conditions.

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RIDING OVER ROUGH TERRAIN

WARNING EWB01652

Riding improperly over obstacles could cause loss of control or a collision. Before operating in a new area, check for obstacles. Never at- tempt to ride over large obstacles, such as large rocks or fallen trees. When you go over obstacles, always follow proper procedures as described in the Owners Manual.

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.

SLIDING AND SKIDDING

WARNING EWB01663

Skidding or sliding improperly may cause you to lose control of this ATV. You may also regain traction unexpectedly, which may cause the ATV to overturn. Learn to safely control skidding or sliding by

practicing at low speeds and on level, smooth terrain.

On extremely slippery surfaces, such as ice, go slowly and be very cautious in order to re- duce the chance of skidding or sliding out of control.

Care should be used when riding on loose or slip- pery surfaces since the ATV may slide. If unex- pected and uncorrected, sliding could lead to an accident.

1. Air filter case check hose

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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.

If the rear wheels of your ATV start to slide side- ways, control can usually be regained (if there is room to do so) by steering in the direction of the slide. Applying the brakes or accelerating is not recommended until you have corrected the slide.

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 maneuvers should always be avoided on extremely slippery surfaces such as ice, since all control may be lost.

WHAT TO DO IF... This section is designed to be a reference guide only. Be sure to read each section on riding tech- niques completely.

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WHAT TO DO... If your ATV doesnt turn when you want it to:

Bring the ATV to a stop and practice the turning maneuvers again. Be sure you are putting your weight on the footboard to the outside of the turn. Position your weight over the front wheels for better control. (See page 8-13.)

If your ATV begins to tip while turning: Lean more into the turn to regain balance. If necessary, gradually let off the throttle and/or steer to the outside of the turn. (See page 8-13.)

If your ATV starts to slide sideways: Steer in the direction of the slide if you have the room. Applying the brakes or accelerating is not recommended until you have corrected the slide. (See page 8-21.)

If your ATV cant make it up a hill you are trying 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 page 8-15.)

If your ATV is traversing a sloping surface: Be sure to ride with your weight positioned to- wards 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 page 8-18.)

If your ATV encounters shallow water: Ride slowly and carefully through slow moving water, watching for obstacles. Be sure to let wa- ter drain from the ATV and CHECK YOUR BRAKES FOR PROPER OPERATION when you come out of the water. Do not continue to ride your ATV until you have regained adequate braking ability. (See page 8-19.)

WARNING EWB00012

Indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided, could result in death or serious injury.

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EBU2164F

PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT EBU21677

Periodic inspection, adjustment, and lubrication will keep your vehicle in the safest and most effi- cient condition possible. Safety is an obligation of the vehicle owner and operator. The most impor- tant points of vehicle inspection, adjustment, and lubrication are explained on the following pages.

WARNING EWB01842

Failure to properly maintain the vehicle or per- forming maintenance activities incorrectly may increase your risk of injury or death during ser- vice or while using the vehicle. If you are not fa- miliar with vehicle service, have a Yamaha dealer perform the service.

WARNING EWB02563

Turn off the engine when performing mainte- nance unless otherwise specified. A running engine has moving parts that can

catch on body parts or clothing and electri- cal parts that can cause shocks or fires.

Running the engine while servicing can lead to eye injury, burns, fire, or carbon monoxide poisoning - possibly leading to death. See page 3-6 for more information about carbon monoxide.

WARNING EWB02691

Brake discs, calipers, drums, and linings can become very hot during use. To avoid possible burns, let brake components cool before touching them.

The intervals given in the periodic maintenance charts should be considered as a general guide under normal riding conditions. However, DE- PENDING ON THE WEATHER, TERRAIN, GEO- GRAPHICAL LOCATION, AND INDIVIDUAL USE, THE MAINTENANCE INTERVALS MAY NEED TO BE SHORTENED.

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EBU38460

Owners Manual and tool kit Be sure to put the Owners Manual in the plastic bag and always carry it along with the tool kit and the low-pressure tire gauge under the seat.

The information included in this manual and the tools provided in the tool kit are intended to assist you in the performance of preventive maintenance and minor repairs. However, additional tools, such as a torque wrench, are necessary to perform cer- tain maintenance work correctly.

TIP There is a tire pressure gauge in the tool kit. If you do not have the tools or experience re-

quired for a particular job, have a Yamaha deal- er perform it for you.

1. Tool kit 2. Low-pressure tire gauge 3. Owners Manual

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EBU21747

Periodic maintenance chart: Emission control system

TIP For ATVs not equipped with an odometer or an hour meter, follow the month maintenance intervals in-

stead. For odometer or hour meter-equipped vehicles, follow the month maintenance interval if the ATV isnt

ridden for the stated mileage or engine operating hours. Items marked with an asterisk should be performed by a Yamaha dealer as they require special tools,

data and technical skills.

NO. ITEM CHECK OR MAINTENANCE JOB

INITIAL EVERY

Whichev- er comes

first

month 1 3 6 6 12

km (mi) 320 (200)

1300 (800)

2500 (1600)

2500 (1600)

5000 (3200)

hours 20 80 160 160 320

1 * Fuel line Check fuel hoses for cracks or other damage, and replace if necessary.

2 Spark plug Check condition and clean, regap, or replace if necessary.

3 * Valves Check valve clearance and adjust if necessary.

4 * Carburetor

Check starter (choke) operation and correct if necessary.

Check engine idling speed and adjust if neces- sary.

5 * Crankcase breath- er system

Check breather hose for cracks or other damage, and replace if necessary.

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6 * Exhaust system

Check for leakage and replace gasket(s) if neces- sary.

Check for looseness and tighten all screw clamps and joints if necessary.

7 Spark arrester Clean.

NO. ITEM CHECK OR MAINTENANCE JOB

INITIAL EVERY

Whichev- er comes

first

month 1 3 6 6 12

km (mi) 320 (200)

1300 (800)

2500 (1600)

2500 (1600)

5000 (3200)

hours 20 80 160 160 320

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EBU2186E

Periodic maintenance chart: General maintenance and lubrication

TIP For ATVs not equipped with an odometer or an hour meter, follow the month maintenance intervals in-

stead. For odometer or hour meter-equipped vehicles, follow the month maintenance interval if the ATV isnt

ridden for the stated mileage or engine operating hours. Items marked with an asterisk should be performed by a Yamaha dealer as they require special tools,

data and technical skills.

NO. ITEM CHECK OR MAINTENANCE JOB

INITIAL EVERY

Whichev- er comes

first

month 1 3 6 6 12

km (mi) 320 (200)

1300 (800)

2500 (1600)

2500 (1600)

5000 (3200)

hours 20 80 160 160 320

1 Air filter element Clean and replace if necessary. Every 2040 hours (more often in wet or dusty areas)

2 Air filter check hose Clean.

3 * Front brake

Check operation and correct if necessary. Check brake lever free play and adjust if neces-

sary.

Replace brake shoes. Whenever worn to the limit

4 * Rear brake

Check operation and correct if necessary. Check brake lever free play and adjust if neces-

sary.

Replace brake shoes. Whenever worn to the limit

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5 * Wheels Check runout and for damage, and replace if nec- essary.

6 * Tires

Check tread depth and for damage, and replace if necessary.

Check air pressure and balance, and correct if necessary.

7 * Wheel hub bearings Check for looseness or damage, and replace if necessary.

8 * Front arm pivots Lubricate with lithium-soap-based grease.

9 Drive chain

Check chain slack and adjust if necessary. Check rear wheel alignment and correct if neces-

sary. Clean and lubricate.

10 * Drive chain rollers Check for wear and replace if necessary.

11 * V-belt Check for wear, cracks or other damage, and re- place if necessary.

12 * Chassis fasteners Make sure that all nuts, bolts, and screws are properly tightened.

13 * Shock absorber as- semblies

Check operation and correct if necessary. Check for oil leakage and replace if necessary.

14 * Front knuckle piv- ots Lubricate with lithium-soap-based grease.

NO. ITEM CHECK OR MAINTENANCE JOB

INITIAL EVERY

Whichev- er comes

first

month 1 3 6 6 12

km (mi) 320 (200)

1300 (800)

2500 (1600)

2500 (1600)

5000 (3200)

hours 20 80 160 160 320

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15 * Steering shaft Lubricate with lithium-soap-based grease.

16 * Steering system Check operation and repair or replace if dam-

aged. Check toe-in and adjust if necessary.

17 Engine oil Change. Check ATV for oil leakage, and correct if neces-

sary.

18 Engine oil strainer Clean.

19 Transmission oil Change. Check ATV for oil leakage, and correct if neces-

sary.

20 * Moving parts and cables Lubricate.

21 * Throttle lever

Check operation. Check throttle lever free play, and adjust if neces-

sary. Lubricate cable and lever housing.

22 * Brake switch Check operation and correct if necessary.

23 * Switches Check operation and correct if necessary.

NO. ITEM CHECK OR MAINTENANCE JOB

INITIAL EVERY

Whichev- er comes

first

month 1 3 6 6 12

km (mi) 320 (200)

1300 (800)

2500 (1600)

2500 (1600)

5000 (3200)

hours 20 80 160 160 320

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EBU23062

TIP Some maintenance items need more frequent service if you are riding in unusually wet, dusty, sandy or muddy areas, or at full-throttle.

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WARNING EWB00012

Indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided, could result in death or serious injury.

EBU23216

Checking the spark plug The spark plug is an important engine component, which is easy to check. Since heat and deposits will cause any spark plug to slowly erode, the spark plug should be removed and checked in ac- cordance with the periodic maintenance chart. In addition, the condition of the spark plug can reveal the condition of the engine.

To remove the spark plug 1. Remove the spark plug cap.

2. Remove the spark plug as shown, with the spark plug wrench included in the tool kit.

1. Spark plug cap

1. Spark plug wrench

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To check the spark plug 1. Check that the porcelain insulator around the

center electrode of the spark plug is a medi- um-to-light tan (the ideal color when the ATV is ridden normally).

TIP If the spark plug shows a distinctly different color, the engine could be operating improperly. Do not attempt to diagnose such problems yourself. In- stead, have a Yamaha dealer check the ATV.

2. Check the spark plug for electrode erosion and excessive carbon or other deposits, and replace it if necessary.

3. Measure the spark plug gap with a wire thick- ness gauge and, if necessary, adjust the gap to specification.

To install the spark plug 1. Clean the surface of the spark plug gasket

and its mating surface, and then wipe off any grime from the spark plug threads.

2. Install the spark plug with the spark plug wrench, and then tighten it to the specified torque.

Specified spark plug: NGK/CR6HSA

1. Spark plug gap

Spark plug gap: 0.60.7 mm (0.0240.028 in)

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TIP If a torque wrench is not available when installing the spark plug, a good estimate of the correct torque is 1/41/2 turn past finger tight. However, the spark plug should be tightened to the speci- fied torque as soon as possible.

3. Install the spark plug cap.

EBU37001

Engine oil The engine oil level should be checked before each ride. In addition, the oil must be changed at the intervals specified in the periodic maintenance chart.

To check the engine oil level 1. Park the ATV on a level surface. 2. Wait for the engine to cool.

TIP If the engine was started before checking the oil level, wait 10 minutes. This will allow oil to settle into the crankcase for an accurate reading.

3. Remove the engine oil filler cap and wipe the dipstick with a clean rag.

4. Insert the dipstick into the filler hole, screw it in, and then remove it again to check the oil level.

Tightening torque: Spark plug:

12 Nm (1.2 kgfm, 8.9 lbft)

1. Engine oil filler cap 2. O-ring 3. Engine oil dipstick 4. Maximum level mark 5. Minimum level mark

1

4 5

3

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5. If the engine oil is at or below the minimum level mark, add sufficient quantity of the rec- ommended engine oil. NOTICE: Be sure the engine oil is at the correct level, otherwise engine damage may result. [ECB00852]

6. Check the O-ring for damage, and then insert the dipstick and tighten the engine oil filler cap.

To change the engine oil 1. Park the ATV on a level surface. 2. Start the engine, warm it up for several min-

utes, and then turn it off. 3. Place an oil pan under the engine to collect

the used oil. 4. Remove the engine oil filler cap, and then re-

move the engine oil drain bolt to drain the oil from the crankcase. NOTICE: When remov- ing the engine oil drain bolt, the compres- sion spring, oil strainer and O-ring will fall out. Take care not to lose these parts. [ECB00312]

5. Clean the oil strainer with solvent. 6. Discard the old engine oil drain bolt O-ring,

and then apply a thin coat of clean engine oil to the new O-ring.

7. Install the oil strainer, the compression spring, the new O-ring and the engine oil drain bolt. Tighten the engine oil drain bolt to the specified torque. NOTICE: Before in- stalling the engine oil drain bolt, be sure to install the O-ring, compression spring and oil strainer. [ECB00322]

1. Engine oil drain bolt 2. O-ring 3. Compression spring 4. Oil strainer

4

3

2

1

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8. Refill with the specified amount of the recom- mended engine oil.

TIP Be sure to wipe off spilled oil on any parts after the engine and exhaust system have cooled down.

NOTICE ECB00331

Do not use oils with a diesel specification of CD or oils of a higher quality than speci- fied. In addition, do not use oils labeled EN- ERGY CONSERVING II or higher.

Make sure that no foreign material enters the crankcase.

9. Check the engine oil filler cap O-ring for dam- age, and then install and tighten the engine oil filler cap.

10. Start the engine, and then let it idle for several minutes while checking it for oil leakage. If oil is leaking, immediately turn the engine off and check for the cause.

11. Turn the engine off, wait at least ten minutes, and then check the oil level and correct it if necessary.

EBU38620

Why Yamalube YAMALUBE oil is a Genuine YAMAHA Part born of the engineers passion and belief that engine oil is an important liquid engine component. We form teams of specialists in the fields of mechanical en- gineering, chemistry, electronics and track test- ing, and have them develop the engine together with the oil it will use. Yamalube oils take full ad- vantage of the base oils qualities and blend in the ideal balance of additives to make sure the final oil clears our performance standards. Thus, Yamalube mineral, semisynthetic and synthetic oils have their own distinct characters and value. Yamahas experience gained over many years of

Tightening torque: Engine oil drain bolt:

15 Nm (1.5 kgfm, 11 lbft)

Recommended oil: See page 11-1.

Oil quantity: 0.80 L (0.85 US qt, 0.70 Imp.qt)

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research and development into oil since the 1960s helps make Yamalube the best choice for your Yamaha engine.

EBU34473

Transmission oil The transmission case must be checked for oil leakage before each ride. If any leakage is found, have a Yamaha dealer check and repair the ATV. In addition, the transmission oil must be changed at the intervals specified in the periodic mainte- nance chart.

To change the transmission oil 1. Place the ATV on a level surface. 2. Place an oil pan under the transmission case

to collect the used oil. 3. Remove the transmission oil filler cap and its

O-ring from the transmission case.

4. Remove the transmission oil drain bolt and its gasket to drain the oil from the transmission case.

1. Transmission oil filler cap 2. O-ring

1 2

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5. Install the transmission oil drain bolt and its new gasket, and then tighten the bolt to the specified torque.

6. Refill with the specified amount of the recom- mended oil. NOTICE: Make sure that no foreign material enters the transmission case. [ECB03380]

7. Check the oil filler cap O-ring for damage, and replace it if necessary.

8. Install and tighten the oil filler cap. 9. Check the transmission case for oil leakage.

If oil is leaking, check for the cause.

EBU34111

Cleaning the air filter element The air filter element should be serviced at the in- tervals specified in the periodic maintenance chart. Clean or, if necessary, replace the air filter element more frequently if you are riding in unusu- ally wet or dusty areas.

TIP There is a check hose at the bottom of the air filter case. If dust or water collects in this hose, empty the hose and clean the air filter element and air fil- ter case.

1. Transmission oil drain bolt 2. Gasket

Tightening torque: Transmission oil drain bolt:

22 Nm (2.2 kgfm, 16 lbft)

1

2

Recommended oil: See page 11-1.

Oil quantity: 0.35 L (0.37 US qt, 0.31 Imp.qt)

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1. Park the ATV on a level surface. 2. Remove the seat. (See page 5-13.) 3. Remove the air filter case cover by unhooking

the air filter case cover holders.

4. Remove the air filter element, and clean it with solvent. WARNING! Always use parts cleaning solvent to clean the air filter ele- ment. Never use low-flash-point solvents or gasoline to clean the air filter element because the engine could catch fire or ex- plode. [EWB03540]

1. Air filter case check hose

1

1. Air filter case cover 2. Air filter case cover holder

2

1

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5. Squeeze the excess solvent out of the air filter element and let it dry. NOTICE: Do not twist the air filter element when squeezing it. [ECB02310]

6. Check the air filter element and replace it if damaged.

7. Apply Yamaha foam air filter oil or other qual- ity foam air filter oil to the element.

TIP The air filter element should be wet but not drip- ping.

8. Insert the air filter element into the air filter case.

9. Install the air filter case cover by hooking the holders onto the air filter case. NOTICE: Make sure that the air filter element is properly seated in the air filter case. Never operate the engine with the air filter ele-

1. Air filter element

1

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ment removed. This will allow unfiltered air to enter the engine, causing rapid engine wear and possible engine damage. Addi- tionally, operation without the air filter ele- ment will affect carburetor jetting with subsequent poor performance and possi- ble engine overheating. [ECB00462]

10. Install the seat.

TIP The air filter element should be cleaned every 20 40 hours. It should be cleaned and lubricated more often if the ATV is operated in extremely

dusty areas. When servicing the air filter element, be sure to check the air inlet of the air filter case for obstructions.

EBU33942

Cleaning the spark arrester Be sure the exhaust pipe and muffler are cool be- fore cleaning the spark arrester.

1. Remove the tailpipe bolt and nut.

2. Remove the spark arrester by pulling it out of the muffler.

1. Spark arrester 2. Tailpipe bolt 3. Nut

1

2

3

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3. Tap the spark arrester lightly, and then use a wire brush to remove any carbon deposits.

4. Insert the spark arrester into the muffler and align the bolt hole.

5. Install the tailpipe bolt and nut, and then tight- en the nut to the specified torque.

WARNING EWB02342

Always let the exhaust system cool prior to touching exhaust components. Do not start the engine with the spark arrester removed. Sparks or exhaust particulate can cause eye injury, burns, or start a fire.

EBU23942

Adjusting the carburetor The carburetor should be checked and, if neces- sary, adjusted at the intervals specified in the pe- riodic maintenance chart. The carburetor is an important part of the engine and requires very so- phisticated adjustment. Therefore, most carbure- tor adjustments should be left to a Yamaha dealer,

who has the necessary professional knowledge and experience. The adjustment described in the following section, however, may be performed by the owner as part of routine maintenance.

NOTICE ECB00481

The carburetor has been set and extensively tested at the Yamaha factory. Changing these settings without sufficient technical knowl- edge may result in poor performance of or damage to the engine.

EBU24002

Adjusting the engine idling speed The engine idling speed must be checked and, if necessary, adjusted as follows at the intervals specified in the periodic maintenance chart.

TIP A diagnostic tachometer is needed to make this adjustment.

1. Start the engine and warm it up.

TIP The engine is warm when it quickly responds to the throttle.

Tightening torque: Tailpipe nut:

10 Nm (1.0 kgfm, 7.4 lbft)

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2. Attach the tachometer to the spark plug lead. 3. Check the engine idling speed and, if neces-

sary, adjust it to specification by turning the throttle stop screw at the carburetor. To in- crease the engine idling speed, turn the throt- tle stop screw in direction (a), and to decrease it, turn the screw in direction (b).

TIP If the specified idling speed cannot be obtained as described above, have a Yamaha dealer make the adjustment.

EBU38470

Adjusting the throttle lever free play

1. Throttle stop screw

Engine idling speed: 16001800 r/min

(a)

(b)

1

1. Rubber cover 2. Throttle lever free play adjusting nut 3. Locknut 4. Throttle lever free play

Throttle lever free play: 1.54.0 mm (0.060.16 in)

1

3 2

4

(b)

(a)

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Periodically check the throttle lever free play and adjust if necessary.

TIP The engine idling speed must be checked and ad- justed before adjusting the throttle lever free play.

1. Slide the rubber cover away from the locknut. 2. Loosen the locknut. 3. To increase the throttle lever free play, turn

the throttle lever free play adjusting nut in di- rection (a). To decrease the throttle lever free play, turn the adjusting nut in direction (b).

4. Tighten the locknut. 5. Slide the rubber cover to its original position.

EBU24062

Valve clearance The valve clearance changes with use, resulting in improper air-fuel mixture and/or engine noise. To prevent this from occurring, the valve clearance must be adjusted by a Yamaha dealer at the inter- vals specified in the periodic maintenance chart.

EBU29602

Brakes Replacement of brake components requires pro- fessional knowledge. Brake service should be performed by a Yamaha dealer.

WARNING EWB02572

Operating with improperly serviced or adjust- ed brakes could lead to a loss in braking ability and an accident.

EBU34512

Checking the front and rear brake shoes The front and rear brake shoes must be checked for wear at the intervals specified in the periodic maintenance chart. Without disassembling the brake, this can be performed by checking the po- sition of the brake lever free play adjusting bolts or nut.

Front brakes To check front brake shoe wear, check the posi- tion of the adjusting bolts. If a bolt extends more than 12 mm (0.47 in) from its locknut, the brake shoes need to be replaced.

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Rear brake To check rear brake shoe wear, check the position of the adjusting nut. If the nut is more than 18 mm (0.71 in) from the end of the bolt, the brake shoes need to be replaced.

1. Upper adjusting bolt 2. Lower adjusting bolt 3. No more than 12 mm (0.47 in)

3

2

1

1. Rear brake lever free play adjusting nut 2. Bolt 3. No more than 18 mm (0.71 in)

1

2

3

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EBU24334

Adjusting the front brake lever free play

Periodically check the front brake lever free play and adjust if necessary.

1. Loosen the upper locknut and fully turn in the upper adjusting bolt.

2. Loosen the lower locknut. 3. Turn the lower adjusting bolt in direction (a) to

increase the lever free play, and in direction (b) to decrease it.

4. Tighten the lower locknut. 5. While applying the front brake, turn out the

upper adjusting bolt until the upper and lower cable lengths are equal. The cable joint will become vertical.

1. Front brake lever free play

Front brake lever free play: 20.025.0 mm (0.790.98 in)

1

1. Upper locknut 2. Upper adjusting bolt 3. Lower locknut 4. Lower adjusting bolt

1 2

43

(a)

(b)

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6. Tighten the upper locknut.

TIP After adjusting the brake lever free play, check the front brake shoes for wear.

EBU33784

Adjusting the rear brake lever free play

Periodically check the rear brake lever free play and adjust if necessary. Turn the adjusting nut in direction (a) to increase the brake lever free play, and in direction (b) to de- crease it.

1. Cable joint

1

a

a

a=a

1. Rear brake lever free play

Rear brake lever free play: 30.040.0 mm (1.181.57 in)

1

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TIP After adjusting the brake lever free play, check the rear brake shoes for wear.

EBU34014

Drive chain slack The drive chain slack should be checked before each ride and adjusted if necessary.

TIP When checking and adjusting the drive chain slack, there should be no weight on the ATV and all tires must be touching the ground.

To check the drive chain slack 1. Place the ATV on a level surface. 2. Move the ATV back and forth to locate the

tightest portion of the drive chain, and then measure the drive chain slack as shown.

3. If the drive chain slack is incorrect, adjust it as follows.

To adjust the drive chain slack 1. Loosen the bolts and nuts.

1. Rear brake lever free play adjusting nut

1

(a)

(b)

Drive chain slack: 24.032.0 mm (0.941.26 in)

1. Drive chain slack

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2. Loosen the rear brake lever free play adjust- ing nut.

3. Loosen the locknut.

1. Bolt

1. Nut

1

1

1. Rear brake lever free play adjusting nut

1. Drive chain slack adjusting nut 2. Locknut

1

1

2

(a)

(b)

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4. To tighten the drive chain, turn the drive chain slack adjusting nut in direction (a). To loosen the drive chain, turn the adjusting nut in direc- tion (b) and push the rear wheels forward. NOTICE: Improper drive chain slack will overload the engine as well as other vital parts of the ATV and can lead to drive chain slippage or breakage. To prevent this from occurring, keep the drive chain slack within the specified limits. [ECB00543]

5. Tighten the locknut, and then the bolts and nuts to their specified torques.

6. Adjust the rear brake lever free play. (See page 9-24.)

EBU24885

Lubricating the drive chain

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

NOTICE ECB00562

The drive chain must be lubricated after wash- ing the ATV or riding in the rain or wet areas.

Tightening torques: Locknut:

22 Nm (2.2 kgfm, 16 lbft) Bolt:

45 Nm (4.5 kgfm, 33 lbft) Nut:

54 Nm (5.4 kgfm, 40 lbft)

1. O-ring

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1. Clean the drive chain with kerosene and a small soft brush. NOTICE: To prevent dam- aging the O-rings, do not clean the drive chain with steam cleaners, high-pressure washers or inappropriate solvents. [ECB00572]

2. Wipe the drive chain dry. 3. Thoroughly lubricate the drive chain with a

special O-ring chain lubricant. NOTICE: Do not use engine oil or any other lubricants for the drive chain, as they may contain substances that could damage the O- rings. [ECB00582]

EBU24905

Checking and lubricating the cables The operation and the condition of all control ca- bles should be checked before each ride, and the cables and cable ends should be lubricated if nec- essary. If a cable is damaged or does not move smoothly, have a Yamaha dealer check or replace it.

WARNING EWB02582

Inspect cables frequently and replace if damaged. Corrosion can result when the ca- ble sheaths become damaged, and cables can also become frayed or kinked, which could restrict the operation of controls and lead to an accident or injury.

Always make sure all control cables work smoothly before you begin riding in cold weather. If the control cables are frozen or do not work smoothly, you could be unable to control the ATV, which could lead to an accident or collision.

EBU28703

Checking and lubricating the front and rear brake levers The operation of the front and rear brake levers should be checked before each ride, and the lever pivots should be lubricated if necessary.

Recommended lubricant: Yamaha cable lubricant or other suitable cable lubricant

Recommended lubricant: Lithium-soap-based grease

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Front brake lever

Rear brake lever

EBU24965

Checking the wheel hub bearings The front and rear wheel hub bearings must be checked at the intervals specified in the periodic maintenance chart. If there is play in a wheel hub or if a wheel does not turn smoothly, have a Yamaha dealer check the wheel hub bearings.

EBU36392

Lubricating the front arm pivots The front arm pivots must be lubricated at the in- tervals specified in the periodic maintenance chart.

Recommended lubricant: Lithium-soap-based grease

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TIP For parts equipped with a grease nipple, use a grease gun.

EBU28826

Lubricating the front knuckle pivots The front knuckle pivots must be lubricated at the intervals specified in the periodic maintenance chart.

TIP For parts equipped with a grease nipple, use a grease gun.

EBU25096

Lubricating the steering shaft The steering shaft must be lubricated by a Yamaha dealer at the intervals specified in the pe- riodic maintenance chart.

1. Grease nipple

Recommended lubricant: Lithium-soap-based grease

1 1. Grease nipple

Recommended lubricant: Lithium-soap-based grease

1

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TIP For parts equipped with a grease nipple, use a grease gun.

EBU34022

Battery This model is equipped with a 12-volt VRLA (valve-regulated lead-acid) battery. There is no need to check the electrolyte or to add distilled water. However, the battery lead connections need to be checked and tightened, and the bat- tery terminals cleaned if corroded. If the battery seems to have discharged, recharge it as soon as possible.

TIP Wear gloves and eye protection in a ventilated

area away from sparks and open flames. Wash hands after handling.

It is recommended to have the battery serviced by a Yamaha dealer.

WARNING EWB02161

Battery electrolyte is poisonous and danger- ous, as it contains sulfuric acid, which can cause severe burns. Avoid contact with skin, eyes or clothing. Always shield your eyes when working near batteries. Antidote: EXTERNAL: Flush with water. INTERNAL: Drink large quantities of water or milk. Follow with milk of magnesia, beaten egg or vegetable oil. Call a physician immediately. EYES: Flush with water for 15 minutes and get prompt medical attention. Batteries produce explosive gases. Keep sparks, flame, cigarettes or other sources of ignition away. Ventilate when charging or using in an enclosed space. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

To remove the battery 1. Remove the seat. (See page 5-13.) 2. Unhook the battery band.

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3. Disconnect the negative battery lead first, then the positive battery lead by removing their bolt. NOTICE: When removing the bat- tery, the main switch must be off, and the negative lead must be disconnected be- fore the positive lead. [ECB01002]

4. Pull the battery out of its compartment.

NOTICE ECB00622

Never attempt to open the battery or remove the battery cell seals, as this would permanent- ly damage the battery.

To charge the battery Confirm the recommended charging rate as

specified on the battery itself. Select a suitable charger and follow the manu-

facturers instructions.

NOTICE ECB00933

To charge a VRLA (valve-regulated lead-acid) battery, a special battery charger is required. Using a conventional battery charger will dam- age the battery.

To store the battery If the ATV will not be used for more than one

month, remove the battery, fully charge it, and then place it in a cool, dry place.

If the battery will be stored for more than two months, check it at least once a month and fully charge it if necessary.

1. Positive battery lead (red) 2. Negative battery lead (black) 3. Battery 4. Battery band

3

4

2

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NOTICE ECB00942

Always keep the battery charged. Storing the battery in a discharged state for an extended period of time will cause permanent battery damage.

Do not store the battery in an excessively cold or warm place [below freezing or above 30 C (90 F)].

To install the battery 1. Place the battery in its compartment. 2. Connect the positive battery lead first, then

connect the negative battery lead by installing their bolt. NOTICE: When installing the bat- tery, the main switch must be off, and the positive lead must be connected before the negative lead. [ECB01111]

3. Hook the battery band. 4. Install the seat. (See page 5-13.)

TIP Make sure the positive and negative battery

leads are installed as shown. Fully charge the battery before installing it.

1. Positive battery lead (red) 2. Negative battery lead (black)

2

1

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EBU25248

Replacing the fuse

If an electrical problem is suspected, check the fuse and replace it if necessary as follows.

NOTICE ECB00641

To prevent accidental short-circuiting, turn off the main switch when checking or replacing a fuse.

1. Turn off all electrical systems. (See page 5-1.) 2. Remove the seat. (See page 5-13.)

3. Remove the blown fuse, and then install a new fuse of the specified amperage. WARNING! Always use a fuse of the spec- ified rating, and never use a substitute ob- ject in place of the proper fuse. An improper fuse or a substitute object can cause damage to the electrical system, which could lead to a fire. [EWB02173]

4. Turn on the main switch and start the engine. 5. Install the seat. 6. If the fuse immediately blows again, have a

Yamaha dealer check the vehicle.

EBU34030

Removing a wheel 1. Place the ATV on a level surface. 2. Loosen the wheel bolts.

1. Fuse 2. Spare fuse

1

2

Specified fuse: 7.5 A

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3. Elevate the ATV and place a suitable stand under the frame.

4. Remove the bolts from the wheel. 5. Remove the wheel.

EBU34042

Installing a wheel 1. Install the wheel with the arrow mark pointing

in the forward rotating direction of the wheel, and then install the wheel bolts.

2. Lower the ATV to the ground. 3. Tighten the wheel bolts to the specified

torques.

1. Wheel bolt

1

1

1. Arrow mark 2. Forward rotating direction 3. Wheel bolt

Tightening torques: Front wheel bolt:

45 Nm (4.5 kgfm, 33 lbft) Rear wheel bolt:

45 Nm (4.5 kgfm, 33 lbft)

3

1

2

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EBU25721

Troubleshooting Although Yamaha ATVs receive a thorough in- spection before shipment from the factory, trouble may occur during operation. Any problem in the fuel, compression, or ignition systems, for exam- ple, can cause poor starting and loss of power. The following troubleshooting chart represents a quick and easy procedure for checking these vital systems yourself. However, should your ATV re- quire any repair, take it to a Yamaha dealer, whose skilled technicians have the necessary tools, ex- perience, and know-how to service the ATV prop- erly. Use only genuine Yamaha replacement parts. Im- itation parts may look like Yamaha parts, but they are often inferior, have a shorter service life and can lead to expensive repair bills.

WARNING EWB02281

Do not smoke when checking the fuel system. Fuel can ignite or explode, causing severe inju- ry or property damage. Make sure there are no open flames or sparks in the area, including pi- lot lights from water heaters or furnaces.

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EBU25754

Troubleshooting chart

Check the fuel level in the fuel tank.

1. Fuel There is enough fuel.

There is no fuel.

Check the battery.

Supply fuel. The engine does not start. Check the battery.

The engine does not start. Check the ignition.

Operate the electric starter.

4. Compression There is compression.

There is no compression.

The engine does not start. Have a Yamaha dealer check the ATV.

Have a Yamaha dealer check the ATV.

Remove the spark plug and check the electrodes.

3. Ignition Wipe off with a dry cloth and correct the spark plug gap, or replace the spark plug.

Have a Yamaha dealer check the ATV. The engine does not start. Check the compression.

Operate the electric starter.

2. Battery The engine turns over quickly.

The engine turns over slowly.

The battery is good.

Check the battery lead connections, and have a Yamaha dealer charge the battery if necessary.

Dry

Wet Open the throttle halfway and operate the electric starter.

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EBU25861

CLEANING AND STORAGE EBU25903

Cleaning Frequent, thorough cleaning of your ATV will not only enhance its appearance but will improve its general performance and extend the useful life of many components.

1. Before cleaning the ATV: a. Block off the end of the exhaust pipe to

prevent water entry. A plastic bag and strong rubber band may be used.

b. Make sure the spark plug and all filler caps are properly installed.

2. If the engine case is excessively greasy, apply degreaser with a paint brush. Do not apply degreaser to the chain, sprockets or wheel axles.

3. Rinse the dirt and degreaser off with a garden hose. Use only enough pressure to do the job. WARNING! Wet brakes may have re- duced stopping ability, increasing the chance of an accident. Test the brakes af- ter washing. Apply the brakes several times at slow speeds to let friction dry out the linings. [EWB02312] NOTICE: Excessive wa-

ter 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 de- tergent applications such as those avail- able in coin-operated car washers. [ECB00712]

4. Once most of the dirt has been hosed off, wash all surfaces with warm water and mild, detergent-type soap. An old toothbrush or bottle brush is handy for hard-to-reach plac- es.

5. Rinse the ATV off immediately with clean wa- ter and dry all surfaces with a chamois, clean towel or soft absorbing cloth.

6. Dry the chain and lubricate it to prevent it from rusting.

7. Clean the seat with a vinyl upholstery cleaner to keep the cover pliable and glossy.

8. Automotive type wax may be applied to all painted and chrome plated surfaces. Avoid combination cleaner-waxes. Many contain

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abrasives which may mar the paint or protec- tive finish. When finished cleaning, start the engine and let it idle for several minutes.

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Storage

Short-term Always store your ATV in a cool, dry place and, if necessary, protect it against dust with a porous cover. NOTICE: Storing the ATV in a poorly ven- tilated room or covering it with a tarp while it is still wet, will allow water and humidity to seep in and cause rust. To prevent corrosion, avoid damp cellars, stables (because of the presence of ammonia) and areas where strong chemi- cals are stored. [ECB00722]

Long-term Before storing your ATV for several months:

1. Make any necessary repairs and perform all outstanding maintenance.

2. Follow all the instructions in the Cleaning sec- tion of this chapter.

3. Fill up the fuel tank and add fuel stabilizer (Fu- el Med Rx if available), and then run the en- gine for 5 minutes to distribute the treated fuel.

4. Turn the fuel cock lever off, and then drain the carburetor float chamber by loosening the drain bolt. Pour the drained fuel into the fuel tank.

5. Perform the following steps to protect the en- gine from internal corrosion. a. Remove the spark plug cap and spark

plug. b. Pour a teaspoonful of engine oil into the

spark plug bore. c. Install the spark plug cap onto the spark

plug, and then place the spark plug on the cylinder head so that the electrodes are grounded. (This will limit sparking during the next step.)

d. Turn the engine over several times with the starter. (This will coat the cylinder wall with oil.)

Specified amount: 7.5 ml per liter of fuel (1 oz per gallon)

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e. Install the spark plug and the spark plug cap.

6. Lubricate all control cables and the pivoting points of all levers.

7. Put the frame on stands or blocks to raise all wheels off the ground. (Alternatively, turn the wheels each month to prevent the tires from degrading in one spot.)

8. Cover the muffler outlet with a plastic bag to prevent moisture from entering it.

9. Remove the battery and fully charge it. (See page 9-31.)

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SPECIFICATIONS Dimensions:

Overall length: 1563 mm (61.5 in)

Overall width: 1030 mm (40.6 in)

Overall height: 1005 mm (39.6 in)

Seat height: 730 mm (28.7 in)

Wheelbase: 1030 mm (40.6 in)

Ground clearance: 210 mm (8.3 in)

Minimum turning radius: 2.5 m (8.20 ft)

Maximum water depth: 20 cm (8 in)

Weight: Curb weight:

139.6 kg (308 lb) Loading:

Maximum load: 92.0 kg (203 lb) (Total weight of rider, cargo, accessories, and tongue)

Engine: Combustion cycle:

4-stroke

Cooling system: Air cooled

Valve train: SOHC

Number of cylinders: Single cylinder

Displacement: 90 cm

Bore stroke: 47.0 51.8 mm (1.85 2.04 in)

Compression ratio: 9.2 : 1

Starting system: Electric starter and kickstarter

Lubrication system: Wet sump

Engine oil: Recommended brand:

SAE viscosity grades: 5W-30, 10W-30, 10W-40, 15W-40, 20W-40, 20W-50

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Recommended engine oil grade: API service SG type or higher, JASO standard MA

Quantity: Oil change:

0.80 L (0.85 US qt, 0.70 Imp.qt) Transmission oil:

Type: SAE 80W-90

Quantity: 0.35 L (0.37 US qt, 0.31 Imp.qt)

Air filter: Air filter element:

Wet element Air filter oil grade:

Foam air-filter oil Fuel:

Recommended fuel: Regular unleaded gasoline (Gasohol [E10] acceptable)

Minimum research octane: 91

Fuel tank capacity: 6.6 L (1.7 US gal, 1.5 Imp.gal)

Fuel reserve amount: 0.9 L (0.24 US gal, 0.20 Imp.gal)

Carburetor: Type quantity:

H66D16 1 Spark plug (s):

Manufacturer/model: NGK/CR6HSA

Spark plug gap: 0.60.7 mm (0.0240.028 in)

Drivetrain: Primary reduction ratio:

1.000 Secondary reduction ratio:

2.500 (35/14) Final drive:

Chain Clutch type:

Dry, centrifugal, shoe Transmission type:

CVT automatic with reverse Gear ratio:

Transmission ratio: 2.5700.851 : 1

Forward gear: 8.292 (49/15 x 33/13)

Reverse gear: 25.395 (49/15 x 49/16 x 33/13)

0 10 30 50 70 90 110 130 F

20 10 0 10 20 30 40 50 C

SAE 5W-30

SAE 10W-30

SAE 10W-40

SAE 15W-40

SAE 20W-40

SAE 20W-50

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Front tire: Size:

AT19X7-8 Manufacturer/model:

DURO/DI2044 Rear tire:

Size: AT18X9-8

Manufacturer/model: DURO/DI2045

Tire air pressure (measured on cold tires): Vehicle load:

0.092.0 kg (0203 lb) Recommended:

Front: 25.0 kPa (0.250 kgf/cm, 3.6 psi)

Rear: 25.0 kPa (0.250 kgf/cm, 3.6 psi)

Minimum: Front:

22.0 kPa (0.220 kgf/cm, 3.2 psi) Rear:

22.0 kPa (0.220 kgf/cm, 3.2 psi) Front wheel:

Rim size: 8 x 5.5AT

Rear wheel: Rim size:

8 x 5.5AT

Front brake: Type:

Mechanical leading, trailing drum brake Rear brake:

Type: Mechanical leading, trailing drum brake

Front suspension: Type:

Swing axle Spring:

Coil spring Shock absorber:

Gas-hydraulic damper Wheel travel:

126 mm (5.0 in) Rear suspension:

Type: Swingarm

Spring: Coil spring

Shock absorber: Gas-hydraulic damper

Wheel travel: 145 mm (5.7 in)

Electrical system: System voltage:

12 V Ignition system:

CDI Charging system:

AC magneto

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Battery: Model:

GTX5L-BS Voltage, capacity:

12 V, 4.0 Ah Lights:

Neutral indicator light: 3.5 W

Reverse indicator light: 3.5 W

Fuses: Main fuse:

7.5 A

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CONSUMER INFORMATION EBU29663

Vehicle Emission Control Information label The Vehicle Emission Control Information label is affixed at the location in the illustration. This label shows specifications related to exhaust emissions as required by federal law, state law and Environ- ment Canada.

1. Vehicle Emission Control Information label

1

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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 inoperative 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. AMONG THOSE ACTS PRESUMED TO CONSTITUTE TAMPERING ARE THE ACTS LISTED BELOW. These acts include tampering with the following systems; i.e., modification, removal, etc.

Exhaust system Muffler Exhaust pipe Silencer

Intake system Air cleaner case Air cleaner element Intake duct

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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.

MAINTENANCE INTERVAL DATE OF SERVICE MILEAGE SERVICING DEALER

NAME AND ADDRESS REMARKS month km (mi) hours

1 320 (200) 20 3 1300 (800) 80 6 2500 (1600) 160

12 5000 (3200) 320 18 7500 (4800) 480 24 10000 (6400) 640 30 12500 (8000) 800 36 15000 (9600) 960 42 17500 (11200) 1120 48 20000 (12800) 1280 54 22500 (14400) 1440 60 25000 (16000) 1600

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YAMAHA MOTOR CORPORATION, U.S.A. 2020 AND LATER MODEL ATV LIMITED WARRANTY Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. hereby warrants that new Yamaha ATVs purchased from an authorized Yamaha ATV dealer in the continental United States will be free from defects in material and workmanship for the period of time stated herein, subject to certain stated limitations.

THE PERIOD OF WARRANTY for YFM and YFZ model Yamaha ATVs shall be six (6) months from the date of purchase, with no mileage limitation, except for the battery, which is warranted for thirty (30) days from the date of purchase.

DURING THE PERIOD OF WARRANTY any authorized Yamaha ATV dealer will free of charge, repair or replace, at Yamahas option, any part adjudged defective by Yamaha due to faulty workmanship or material from the factory. Parts used in warranty repairs will be warranted for the balance of the products warranty period. All parts replaced under warranty become property of Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A.

GENERAL EXCLUSIONS from this warranty shall include any failures caused by:

Competition or racing use.a. Installation of parts or accessories that are not qualitatively equivalent to genuine Yamaha parts.

b.

Abnormal strain, neglect, or abuse.c. Lack of proper maintenance and off off-season storage as described in the Owners Manual.

d.

Accident or collision damage.e. Modification to original parts.f. Damage due to improper transportation.g.

SPECIFIC EXCLUSIONS from this warranty shall include parts replaced due to normal wear or routine maintenance; such as spark plugs, oil, oil filter, air filter, and brake shoes.

THE CUSTOMERS RESPONSIBILITY under this warranty shall be to:

Operate and maintain the ATV as specified in the appropriate Owners Manual, and

1.

Give notice to an authorized Yamaha ATV dealer of any and all apparent defects within ten (10) days after discovery, and make the machine available at that time for inspection and repairs at such dealers place of business.

2.

EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM WARRANTY Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. also warrants to the ultimate purchaser and each subsequent purchaser of each applicable model Yamaha ATV covered by this warranty that the vehicle is designed, built, and equipped so as to conform at the time of sale with all U.S. emissions standards applicable at the time of manufacture and that it is free from defects in materials and workmanship which would cause it not to meet these standards within the period listed immediately below. Failures other than those resulting from defects in material or workmanship which arise solely as a result of owner abuse and/or lack of proper maintenance are not covered by this warranty.

Thirty (30) months from the original purchase date or 5000 km, whichever comes first.

WARRANTY TRANSFER: To transfer the warranty from the original purchaser to any subsequent purchaser(s), it is imperative that the ATV be inspected and registered for warranty by an authorized Yamaha ATV dealer. In order for this warranty to remain in effect, this inspection and registration must take place within ten (10) days after transfer of ownership to the subsequent purchaser. A reasonable dealer-imposed fee may be charged for this inspection.

YAMAHA MOTOR CORPORATION, U.S.A. MAKES NO OTHER WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED. ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE WHICH EXCEED THE OBLIGATIONS AND TIME LIMITS STATED IN THIS WARRANTY ARE HEREBY DISCLAIMED BY YAMAHA MOTOR CORPORATION, U.S.A. AND EXCLUDED FROM THIS WARRANTY.

SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON HOW LONG AN IMPLIED WARRANTY LASTS, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. ALSO EXCLUDED FROM THIS WARRANTY ARE ANY INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES INCLUDING LOSS OF USE. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

THIS WARRANTY GIVES YOU SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS, AND YOU MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER RIGHTS WHICH VARY FROM STATE TO STATE.

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WARRANTY QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

Q. What costs are my responsibility during the warranty period? A. The customers responsibility includes all costs of normal maintenance services,

non-warranty repairs, accident and collision damages, and oil, oil filters, air filters, spark plugs, and brake shoes.

Q. What are some examples of abnormal strain, neglect, or abuse? A. These terms are general and overlap each other in areas. Specific examples include:

Running the machine out of oil, sustained high rpm, full-throttle, operating the machine with a broken or damaged part which causes another part to fail, damage or failure due to improper or careless transportation and or tie-down. If you have any specific questions on operation or maintenance, please contact your dealer for advice.

Q. Does the warranty cover incidental costs such as towing or transportation due to a failure?

A. No. The warranty is limited to repair of the machine itself.

Q. May I perform any or all of the recommended maintenance shown in the Owners Manual instead of having the dealer do them?

A. Yes, if you are a qualified mechanic and follow the procedures specified in the Owners and Service Manual. We do recommend, however, that items requiring special tools or equipment be done by a Yamaha ATV dealer.

Q. Will the warranty be void or cancelled if I do not operate or maintain my new ATV exactly as specified in the Owners Manual?

A. No. The warranty on a new ATV cannot be voided or cancelled. However, if a particular failure is caused by operation or maintenance other than as described in the Owners Manual, that failure may not be covered under warranty.

Q. What responsibility does my dealer have under this warranty? A. Each Yamaha ATV dealer is expected to:

1. Completely set up every new machine before sale. 2. Explain the operation, maintenance, and warranty requirements to your satis-

faction at the time of sale, and upon your request at any later date. 3. Each Yamaha ATV dealer is held responsible for his setup, service and war-

ranty repair work.

Q. Is the warranty transferable to second owners? A. Yes. The remainder of the existing warranty can be transferred upon request. The

unit has to be inspected and re-registered by an authorized Yamaha ATV dealer for the policy to remain effective.

CUSTOMER SERVICE

If your machine requires warranty service, you must take it to any authorized Yamaha ATV dealer within the continental United States. Be sure to bring your warranty registration card or other valid proof of the original date of purchase. If a question or problem arises regarding warranty, first contact the owner of the dealership. Since all warranty matters are handled at the dealer level, this person is in the best position to help you. If you are still not satisfied and require additional assistance, please write:

YAMAHA MOTOR CORPORATION U.S.A. CUSTOMER RELATIONS DEPARTMENT

P.O. Box 6555 Cypress, California 90630

When contacting Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. dont forget to include any important information such as names, addresses, model, V.I.N. (frame number), dates, and receipts.

CHANGE OF ADDRESS

The federal government requires each manufacturer of a motor vehicle to maintain a complete, up-to-date list of all first purchasers against the possibility of a safety-related defect and recall. This list is compiled from the purchase registrations sent to Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. by the selling dealer at the time of your purchase.

If you should move after you have purchased your new ATV, please advise us of your new address by sending a postcard listing your ATV model name, V.I.N. (frame number), dealer number (or dealers name) as it is shown on your warranty card, your name and new mailing address. Mail to:

YAMAHA MOTOR CORPORATION, U.S.A. 1270 Chastain Rd

Kennesaw, Georgia 30144 Attention: Warranty Department

This will ensure that Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. has an up-to-date registration record in accordance with federal law.

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YAMAHA EXTENDED SERVICE (Y.E.S.)

Keep your Yamaha protected even after your warranty expires w ith genu ine Yamaha Extended Serv ice (Y.E.S.).

Y.E.S. is designed and administered by Yamaha Motor Corporation to provide maximum owner satisfaction. You get uninterrupted factory-backed coverage for extra peace of mind.

Y. E. S. is flexible. You choose the plan thats right for you: 12 months, 24 months, or 36 months beyond your warranty period.

Y.E.S. is designed and administered by the same Yamaha people who handle your warranty and i t shows in the comprehensive coverage benefits. There are no mileage l imitat ions. Coverage isnt l imited to mov ing par ts or the drive train l ike many other plans. And Y.E.S. covers manufactur ing defects just l ike the warranty. See the sample contract at your Yamaha dealer to see how comfor t ing uninterrupted factory- backed protection can be.

You dont have to pay anything for covered repairs. There s no deduc t ib l e to pay, and repa i rs a ren t pro-rated. You dont have any out-of-pocket expenses for covered repairs.

In addition, Travel and Recreation Interruption Protection (TRIP) is included at no extra cost. TRIP gives you up to $250 reimbursement per occurrence for any reasonable expenses you incur because your Yamaha needs covered serv ice: replacement vehicle rental, emergency tow ing, phone calls, even food and lodging when you are away from home. This superb coverage goes into effect when you purchase Y.E.S., so it applies to any warranty repairs as well as covered repairs dur ing your entire Y.E.S. plan period.

Y.E.S. coverage is honored at any authorized Yamaha dealer nationwide.

Y.E.S. coverage is transferable to a new owner if you sell or trade in your ATV. That can make your Yamaha much more valuable!

This excellent Y.E.S. plan coverage is only available to Yamaha owners like you, and only while your Yamaha is still w ithin the Yamaha Limited Warranty period. So v isit your authorized Yamaha dealer to get all the facts. He can show you how easy it is to protect your investment with Yamaha Extended Service.

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We urge you to act now. Youll get the excellent benefits of TRIP coverage r ight away, and youl l rest easy knowing youll have strong factory-backed protection even after your Yamaha Limited Warranty expires. You can also save money: Y.E.S. costs less within the first 90 days after you buy your Yamaha. See your dealer today!

A special note: If visiting your dealer isnt convenient, contact Yamaha with your VIN number (vehicle identification number). Well be happy to help you get the Y.E.S. coverage you need.

Yamaha Service Marketing P.O. Box 6555 Cypress, CA 90630

Indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided, could result in death or serious injury.

WARNING

YAMAHA EXTENDED SERVICE

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INDEX A

Accessories and loading ................................................ 7-6 Air filter element, cleaning ........................................... 9-15

B Battery ......................................................................... 9-31 Brake lever free play, adjusting the front ..................... 9-23 Brake lever free play (rear), adjusting .......................... 9-24 Brake lever, front ........................................................... 5-5 Brake lever, rear ............................................................. 5-6 Brake levers, checking and lubricating ........................ 9-28 Brakes .......................................................................... 9-21 Brakes, front and rear .................................................... 6-3

C Cables, checking and lubricating ................................ 9-28 Carburetor, adjusting ................................................... 9-19 Carrier, front ................................................................. 5-14 Carrier, rear .................................................................. 5-14 Chassis fasteners .......................................................... 6-6 Cleaning ....................................................................... 10-1

D Drive chain ..................................................................... 6-3 Drive chain, lubricating ................................................ 9-27 Drive chain slack .......................................................... 9-25 Drive select lever ........................................................... 5-7 Drive select lever and driving in reverse ........................ 7-3

E Engine break-in .............................................................. 7-4 Engine, cold start ........................................................... 7-1 Engine idling speed ..................................................... 9-19

Engine oil ..............................................................6-3, 9-11 Engine, starting a warm ................................................. 7-3 Engine stop switch ........................................................ 5-2

F Front and rear brake shoes, checking ......................... 9-21 Front arm pivots, lubricating ........................................ 9-29 Front knuckle pivots, lubricating ................................. 9-30 Fuel .......................................................................5-10, 6-3 Fuel cock ..................................................................... 5-11 Fuel tank cap ................................................................. 5-9 Fuse, replacing ............................................................ 9-34

H Handlebar switches ....................................................... 5-2

I Identification numbers ................................................... 1-1 Indicator lights ............................................................... 5-2 Instruments and switches .............................................. 6-6

K Key identification number .............................................. 1-2 Kickstarter ...................................................................... 5-7

L Label locations ............................................................... 2-1

M Main switch .................................................................... 5-1 Maintenance and lubrication chart ................................ 9-5 Maintenance chart, emission control system ................ 9-3 Maintenance record ..................................................... 12-3 Model label .................................................................... 1-1

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N Neutral indicator light .....................................................5-2 Noise regulation ...........................................................12-2

O Owners Manual and tool kit ..........................................9-2

P Parking ...........................................................................7-5 Parking brake .................................................................5-6 Parking on a slope .........................................................7-5 Part locations .................................................................4-1

R Reverse indicator light ...................................................5-2 Riding your ATV .............................................................8-1

S Safety information ..........................................................3-1 Seat ..............................................................................5-13 Shock absorber, rear ...................................................5-15 Shock absorbers, front ................................................5-14 Spark arrester, cleaning ...............................................9-18 Spark plug, checking .....................................................9-9 Specifications ...............................................................11-1 Speed limiter ..................................................................5-3 Starter (choke) ..............................................................5-12 Start switch ....................................................................5-3 Steering shaft, lubricating ............................................9-30 Storage .........................................................................10-2

T Throttle lever .......................................................... 5-3, 6-3 Throttle lever free play, adjusting .................................9-20 Tires ...............................................................................6-3 Transmission ..................................................................6-3

Transmission oil ...........................................................9-14 Troubleshooting ...........................................................9-36 Troubleshooting chart ..................................................9-37

V Valve clearance ............................................................9-21 Vehicle Emission Control Information label .................12-1 Vehicle identification number .........................................1-1

W Warranty, extended ......................................................12-6 Warranty, limited ..........................................................12-4 Wheel hub bearings, checking .....................................9-29 Wheel, installing ...........................................................9-35 Wheel, removing ..........................................................9-34

Y Yamalube .....................................................................9-13

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For your best ownership experience, think Genuine Yamaha!

Genuine Yamaha Parts Genuine Yamaha replacement parts are the exact same parts as the ones originally equipped on your vehicle, providing you with the performance and durability you have come to expect. Why settle for aftermarket parts that may not provide full confidence and satisfaction?

Genuine Yamaha Accessories Yamaha only offers accessories that meet our high standards for quality and performance. Buy with confidence, knowing your Genuine Yamaha Accessories will fit right and perform right right out of the box.

Yamalube Take care of your Yamaha with legendary Yamalube oils, lubricants, and care products. Theyre formulated and approved by the toughest judges we know: the Yamaha engineering teams that know your Yamaha from the inside out.

Genuine Yamaha Service Manuals Get the same factory manual for your vehicle that the technicians at your authorized Yamaha dealer use. Service manuals are available through your Yamaha dealer or you can order them directly through yamahapubs.com (for US consumers only).

Genuine Yamaha products are available only from your Yamaha dealer.

Find out more at: For US consumers, please visit yamaha-motor.com For Canadian consumers, please visit yamaha-motor.ca

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

WARNING

ALWAYS: use proper riding techniques to avoid vehicle overturns on hills and rough terrain and in turns. avoid paved surfacespavement may seriously affect handling and control.

Improper ATV use can result in SEVERE INJURY or DEATH.

NEVER operate: without proper training or instruction. at speeds too fast for your skills or the conditions. on public roadsa collision can occur with another vehicle. with a passengerpassengers affect balance and steering and increase risk of losing control.

ALWAYS USE AN APPROVED HELMET AND </

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