Coolant -16, Periodic maintenance and adjustment – Yamaha YZFR1Y(C) User Manual
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT
If the oil level warning light flickers
or remains on, immediately turn the
engine off and have a Yamaha dealer
check the vehicle.
11. Turn the engine off, and then
check the oil level and correct it if
12. Install the cowlings.
The coolant level should be checked
before each ride. In addition, the cool-
ant must be changed at the intervals
specified in the periodic maintenance
and lubrication chart.
To check the coolant level
1. Place the vehicle on a level sur-
face and hold it in an upright posi-
The coolant level must be checked
on a cold engine since the level
varies with engine temperature.
Make sure that the vehicle is posi-
tioned straight up when checking
the coolant level. A slight tilt to the
side can result in a false reading.
2. Check the coolant level in the cool-
The coolant should be between the
minimum and maximum level marks.
3. If the coolant is at or below the
minimum level mark, remove the
coolant reservoir cover by remov-
ing the bolts, remove the reservoir
cap, and then add coolant to the
maximum level mark. WARNING!
Remove only the coolant reser-
voir cap. Never attempt to re-
move the radiator cap when the
engine is hot.
coolant is not available, use dis-
tilled water or soft tap water in-
stead. Do not use hard water or
salt water since it is harmful to
the engine. If water has been
used instead of coolant, replace
1. Coolant reservoir
2. Maximum level mark
3. Minimum level mark
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