Final gear oil

The final gear case must be checked for oil leakage before each ride. If any leakage is found, have a Yamaha dealer check and repair the motorcycle. In addition, the final gear oil level must be checked and the oil changed as follows at the intervals specified in the periodic maintenance and lubrication chart. Make sure that no foreign material enters the final gear case. Make sure that no oil gets on the tire or wheel. 1. Place the motorcycle on a level surface and hold it in an upright...

To change the engine oil

Start the engine, warm it up for several minutes, and then turn it off. 2. Place an oil pan under the engine to collect the used oil. 3. Remove the engine oil filler cap and drain bolt to drain the oil from the crankcase. 4. Install the engine oil drain bolt, and then tighten it to the specified torque. Tightening torque Engine oil drain bolt 5. Add the specified amount of the recommended engine oil, and then install and tighten the oil filler cap. 3.0 L (2.64 Imp qt, 3.17 US qt) Total amount...

Replacing the fuses

Xvs1100 Headlight Fuse

The main fuse is located under the igni-tor unit panel. The fuse box, which contains the fuses for the individual circuits, is located inside the storage compartment. (See page 3-14 for storage compartment cover removal and installation procedures.) If a fuse is blown, replace it as follows. Include steps 1-3 and 9-10 only for the main fuse. 1. Remove the rider seat. (See page 3-11 XVS1100 or 3-13 XVS1100A for rider seat removal and installation procedures.) 2. Remove the quick fasteners shown...

Starting and warming up a cold engine

In order for the ignition circuit cut-off system to enable starting, one of the following conditions must be met The transmission is in the neutral position. The transmission is in gear with the clutch lever pulled and the sidestand up. Before starting the engine, check the function of the ignition circuit cut-off system according to the procedure described on page 3-20. Never ride with the sidestand down. 1. Turn the fuel cock lever to ON. 2. Turn the key to ON and make sure that the engine...

Emission Hose Routing

CANISTER ROLLOVER TO ATMOSPHERE VALVE Cold tire normal pressure should be set as follows. FRONT 200kPa, 2.00kgf cm2 , 29psi REAR 225kPa, 2.25kgf cm2 , 33psi 90 kg 198 lbs maximum load FRONT 225kPa, 2.25kgf cm2 , 33psi REAR 250kPa, 2.50kgf cm2 , 36psi Cold tire normal pressure should be set as follows. FRONT 225 kPa, 2.25 kgf cm2 , 33 psi REAR 225 kPa, 2.25 kgf cm2 , 33 psi 90 kg 198 lbs maximum load FRONT 225 kPa, 2.25 kgf cm2 , 33 psi REAR 250 kPa, 2.50 kgf cm2 , 36 psi Left view Right view...

Main switchsteering lock

Dragstar Classic Handlebars

The main switch steering lock controls the ignition and lighting systems, and is used to lock the steering. The various positions are described below. All electrical systems are supplied with power, and the headlight, meter lighting, taillight and position lights come on, and the engine can be started. The key cannot be removed. All electrical systems are off. The key can be removed. The steering is locked, and all electrical systems are off. The key can be removed. 1. Turn the handlebars all...

Location of important labels

Please read the following important labels carefully before operating this motorcycle. BEFORE YOU OPERATE THIS VEHICLE, READ THE OWNER'S MANUAL AND ALL LABELS. ALWAYS WEAR AN APPROVED MOTORCYCLE HELMET, eye protection, and protective clothing. This unit contains high pressure nitrogen gas. Read owner's manual for instructions. Do not incinerate, puncture or open.