Yamaha MX175, MX200, MX250, MX300, MX360, MX400 v3 Owner's Manual PDF

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Summary of Content for Yamaha MX175, MX200, MX250, MX300, MX360, MX400 v3 Owner's Manual PDF

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Introduction Congratulations on your purchase of your new Yamaha... This manual will provide you with a good basic understanding of the operation and main- tenance of this machine... If you have any questions regarding the operation or maintenance of your machine, please consult a Yamaha dealer...

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

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Control function ... 10 Engine switch... 10 Oil warning light (Red) ... 10 Fuel tank cap ... 11 Fuel cock lever... 11 Recoil starter... 11 Choke lever... 12 Throttle lever... 12

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Exhaust emission control system and components ... 54 Index... 55

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Fuel is highly flammable and poison- ous Always turn off the engine when refuelling... Never refuel while smoking or in the vicinity of an

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If you swallow any fuel, inhale fuel vapor, or allow any to get in your eye(s), see your doctor immediately... If any fuel spills on your skin or clothing, immediately wash with soap and water and change your clothes...

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In order to prevent overheating, ensure adequate air- flow by keeping the machine at least 1 m (3 ft) from objects or other equipment...

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Accidental engine start prevention To prevent the engine from accidentally starting, be

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LISEZ LE MANUEL DU PROPRITAIRE ET TOUTES LES TIQUETTES AVANT L'UTILISATION... NE FAITES FONCTIONNER QUE DANS DES LIEUX BIEN ARS... LES GAZ D'CHAPPEMENT CONTIENNENT DU MONOXYDE DE CARBONE NOCIF... VRIFIEZ QU'IL N'Y A PAS DE FUITES DE CARBURANT OU DE CARBURANT RENVERS... ARRTEZ LE MOTEUR AVANT DE FAIRE LE PLEIN... NE PAS UTILISER PRS DE MATRIAUX INFLAMMABLES... GARDEZ L'APPAREIL AU SEC EN TOUTES CIRCONSTANCES...

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Please read the following labels carefully before operating this machine...

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LISEZ LE MANUEL DU PROPRITAIRE ET TOUTES LES TIQUETTES AVANT L'UTILISATION... NE FAITES FONCTIONNER QUE DANS DES LIEUX BIEN ARS... LES GAZ D'CHAPPEMENT CONTIENNENT DU MONOXYDE DE CARBONE NOCIF... VRIFIEZ QU'IL N'Y A PAS DE FUITES DE CARBURANT OU DE CARBURANT RENVERS... ARRTEZ LE MOTEUR AVANT DE FAIRE LE PLEIN... NE PAS UTILISER PRS DE MATRIAUX INFLAMMABLES... GARDEZ L'APPAREIL AU SEC EN TOUTES CIRCONSTANCES...

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7VE-F8199-71_E... book 8

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General view (MX250/MX300/MX360, Manual starting models)

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TIP (Manual starting models) If the engine stalls or does not start, turn the engine switch to (ON) and then pull the recoil starter... If the oil warning light flickers for a few seconds, the engine oil is insufficient... Add oil and restart... (Electric starting models) If the engine stalls or does not start, turn the engine switch to (START)... If the oil warning light comes on, the engine oil is insufficient... Add oil and restart...

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Recoil starter The recoil starter is used to start the engine... Pull the recoil starter slowly until it is engaged, then pull it briskly...

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Choke lever Starting a cold engine requires a richer air-fuel mixture, which is supplied by the choke lever...

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TIP If filled beyond the bottom of the fuel filler, fuel may mix with the active charcoal located within the fuel tank cap and soil the surrounding areas...

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MX175 3... 9 L (1... 03 US gal, 0... 86 Imp gal) MX200 3... 9 L (1... 03 US gal, 0... 86 Imp gal) MX250 5... 5 L (1... 45 US gal, 1... 21 Imp gal) MX300 5... 5 L (1... 45 US gal, 1... 21 Imp gal) MX360 6... 1 L (1... 61 US gal, 1... 34 Imp gal) MX400 6... 1 L (1... 61 US gal, 1... 34 Imp gal)

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Connecting the battery (For electric starting models) Recommended battery capacity is 12 V/26 Ah or more... Use battery lead wires with cross section of at least 8 mm (0... 31 in) square...

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The condition of a multi-purpose engine is the owners responsibility... Vital components can start to deteriorate quickly and unexpectedly, even if the multi-purpose engine is unused...

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The multi-purpose engine was shipped from the factory without engine oil... Do not start the engine for the first time until the oil level has been checked and oil added if necessary...

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6... After the engine starts, warm up the engine enough so that the engine does not stop when the choke lever is returned to the original position...

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6... After the engine starts, warm up the engine enough so that the engine does not stop when the choke lever is returned to the original position...

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TIP The choke is not required to start a warm engine... When starting the warm engine, put the choke lever to the original position...

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If the engine fails to start, release the switch, wait a few seconds, then try again... Each attempt should be as short as possible to preserve the battery... Do not crank the engine more than 5 seconds on any one attempt...

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MX250/MX300/MX360/MX400 1... Move the throttle lever fully in the arrow direction...

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High altitude operation This engine may require a high altitude carburetor kit to ensure correct engine operation at altitudes above 4000 ft... (1219 meters)... If you operate your engine at altitudes above 4000 ft... (1219 meters) consistently, have your local Yamaha dealer perform the necessary carburetor modification... This engine should be oper- ated in its original configuration below 4000 ft... (1219 meters) as damage may occur if high altitude carbure- tor kit is installed and operated below 4000 ft... (1219 meters)...

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The importance of maintenance Safety is an obligation of the owner... Periodic inspection, adjustment and lubrication will keep your multi-purpose engine in the safest and most efficient condition possible... The most important points of multi-purpose engine inspection, adjustment, and lubrication are explained on the following pages...

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*1 The air filter and foam element need to be cleaned more frequently when using in unusually wet or dusty areas...

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TIP If a torque wrench is not available when installing a spark plug, a good estimate of the correct torque is 1/41/2 turn past finger tight... However, the spark

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Carburetor adjustment The carburetor is a vital part of the engine... Adjusting should be left to a Yamaha dealer with the professional knowledge, specialized data, and equipment to do so properly...

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Engine oil quantity: MX175/MX200 0... 6 L (0... 63 US qt, 0... 53 Imp qt) MX250/MX300 1... 0 L (1... 06 US qt, 0... 88 Imp qt) MX360/MX400 1... 1 L (1... 16 US qt, 0... 97 Imp qt)

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6... Oil the foam element and squeeze out excess oil... The foam element should be wet but not dripping...

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The engine and muffler will be very hot after the engine has been run... Avoid touching the engine and muffler while they are still hot with any part of your body or clothing during inspection or repair...

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When cleaning, use the wire brush lightly to avoid damaging or scratching of the muffler screen and spark arrester...

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The engine and muffler will be very hot after the engine has been run... Avoid touching the engine and muffler while they are still hot with any part of your body or clothing during inspection or repair...

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When cleaning, use the wire brush lightly to avoid damaging or scratching of the spark arrester...

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2... Turn the fuel cock lever to OFF... 3... Remove the fuel cock cup, gasket and fuel strainer...

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Be sure to use specified fuse... A wrong fuse will cause electrical system damage and A FIRE HAZ- ARD...

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TIP If the fuse immediately blows again, consult a Yamaha dealer...

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2... Remove the fuel tank cap and fuel tank filter... Extract the fuel from the fuel tank into an approved gasoline container using a commercially available hand siphon... Then, install the fuel tank filter and the fuel tank cap...

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5... Start the engine and leave it run until it stops... The engine stops in approximately 20 minutes time by running out of fuel...

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1... Remove the spark plug, pour about one table- spoon of engine oil (See page 27) into the spark plug hole and reinstall the spark plug only... Recoil start the engine by turning over several times (with ignition off) to coat the cylinder walls with oil...

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a... Turn the engine switch to (ON)... b... Pull the recoil starter... c... Check if the oil warning light flickers...

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To prevent FIRE HAZARDS be sure to place the spark plug as far away as possible from the spark plug hole and carburetor area...

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c... Check the fuel line, carburetor and air filter clogging... Clean or replace if they are clogged...

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a... Turn the engine switch to (START)... b... Check if the oil warning light comes on...

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To prevent FIRE HAZARDS be sure to place the spark plug as far away as possible from the spark plug hole and carburetor area...

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c... Check the fuel line, carburetor and air filter clogging... Clean or replace if they are clogged...

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*Your Yamaha engine has been designed to use regular unleaded gasoline with a pump octane number ((R+M)/2) of 86 or higher, or research octane number of 91 or higher...

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*Your Yamaha engine has been designed to use regular unleaded gasoline with a pump octane number ((R+M)/2) of 86 or higher, or research octane number of 91 or higher...

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*Your Yamaha engine has been designed to use regular unleaded gasoline with a pump octane number ((R+M)/2) of 86 or higher, or research octane number of 91 or higher...

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*Your Yamaha engine has been designed to use regular unleaded gasoline with a pump octane number ((R+M)/2) of 86 or higher, or research octane number of 91 or higher...

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*Your Yamaha engine has been designed to use regular unleaded gasoline with a pump octane number ((R+M)/2) of 86 or higher, or research octane number of 91 or higher...

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*Your Yamaha engine has been designed to use regular unleaded gasoline with a pump octane number ((R+M)/2) of 86 or higher, or research octane number of 91 or higher...

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Identification number records Record your model type, Primary I... D... , and serial num- bers in the spaces provided, to assist you in ordering spare parts from a Yamaha dealer... Also record and keep these I... D... numbers in a separate place in case your machine is stolen... MODEL:

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The above items and the corresponding acronyms are provided in accordance with U... S... EPA REGULATIONS FOR NEW NONROAD SPARK-IGNITION NONHANDHELD ENGINES... The acronyms conform to the latest version of the SAEs recommended practice docu- ment J1930, Diagnostic Acronyms, Terms, and Definitions For Electrical/Electronic System...

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S Spark arrester (Except for MX175/MX200) ... 32 Spark arrester (For MX175/MX200) ... 30 Spark plug inspection ... 26 Specifications, MX175 ... 46 Specifications, MX200 ... 47 Specifications, MX250 ... 48 Specifications, MX300 ... 49 Specifications, MX360 ... 50 Specifications, MX400 ... 51 Starting the engine, MX175/MX200... 17 Starting the engine, MX250/MX300/MX360 (Manual starting)... 18 Starting the engine, MX360/MX400 (Electric starting)... 20 Stopping the engine, MX175/MX200 ... 21 Stopping the engine, MX250/MX300/ MX360/MX400 ... 22

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