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1999 Yamaha Virago 535 Maintenance Schedule and Service Intervals

1999 Yamaha Virago 535

This is the maintenance schedule and associated service intervals for the 1999 Yamaha Virago 535.

1999 Yamaha Virago 535 Maintenance Schedule

Below is the maintenance schedule for the 1999 Yamaha Virago 535

The maintenance for the 1999 Yamaha Virago 535 is broken into two sections: periodic maintenance for emission control systems, and general maintenance and lubrication.

Periodic Maintenance Emission Control System

No.ItemRoutine 1,000 km (600 mi) or 1 month**1

7000 km (4400 mi) or 7 months
**2

13000 km (8200mi) or 13 months
19000 km (12000 mi) or 19 months**3

25000 km (15800 mi) or 25 months
31000 km (19600 mi) or 31 months
1*Valve clearance•Check and adjust valve clearance when engine is cold
2Spark plug•Check condition
•Adjust gap and clean
•Replace at 13000 km (8200 mi) (or 13 months) and thereafter every 12000 km (7600 mi) (or 12 months)
ReplaceReplace
3*Crankcase ventiation system•Check ventilation hose for cracks or damage
•Replace if necessary
4*Fuel line•Check fuel hose and vacuum pipe for cracks or damage
•Replace if necessary
5*Exhaust system•Check for leakage
•Retighten if necessary
•Replace gasket(s) if necessary
6*Carburetor syncronization•Adjust syncronization of carburetors
7*Idle speed•Check and adjust engine idle speed
•Adjust cable freeplay
8*Evaporative emission control system**•Check control sysytem for damage
•Replace if necessary

* Since these items require special tools, data and technical skills, they should be serviced by a Yamaha Dealer

**California type only

NOTE: For farther odometer reading beyond those listed, repeat the above maintenance at the period established; ** 1: Every 6000 km (3800 mi) and **2: Every 12000 km (7600 mi) and **3:Every 24000 km (15,200 mi)

General Maintenance and Lubrication Chart

No.ItemRoutineType 1,000 km (600 mi) or 1 month**1

7000 km (4400 mi) or 7 months
**2

13000 km (8200mi) or 13 months
19000 km (12000 mi) or 19 months**3

25000 km (15800 mi) or 25 months
31000 km (19600 mi) or 31 months
1Engine oil •Warm-up engine before drainingSee page 6-10
2*Oil filter•Replace
3*Air filter•Clean with compressed air
•Replace if necessary
4*Brake system•Adjust free play
•Replace pads if necessary (front)
•Replace shoes if necessary (rear)
5*Clutch•Adjust free play
6*Final gear oil•Check oil level and leakage
•Replace every 24000 km (15000 mi) or 24 months
SAE 80 API GL-4 hypoid gear oilReplaceCheck
7Control meter and cable•Apply chain lube thoroughlyYamaha chain and cable lube or SAE 10W30 motor oil
8*Swingarm pivot bearing•Check bearing assembly for looseness
•Moderately repack every 24000 km (15200 mi)
Molybdenum Disulfide greaseRepack
9Brake/clutch lever pivot shaft•Apply chain lube lightlyYamaha chain and cable lube or SAE 10W30 motor oil
10*Brake pedal and shift pedal shaft•Lubricate.
•Apply chain lube lightly
Yamaha chain and cable lube or SAE 10W30 motor oil
11*Sidestand pivot•Check operation and lubricate
•Apply chain lube lightly
Yamaha chain and cable lube or SAE 10W30 motor oil
12*Front fork oil•Check operation and leakage
13*Steering bearings•Check bearing assembly for looseness
•Moderately repack every 24000 km (15200 mi)
Lithium soap base greaseRepack
14*Wheel bearings•Check bearing for smooth rotation
15Battery•Check specific gravity and breather pipe for proper operation
16*Sidestand switch•Check and clean or replace if necessary

* Since these items require special tools, data, and technical skills, they should be serviced by a Yamaha Dealer

Note: For farther odometer reading beyond those listed, repeat the above maintenance at the period established; ** 1: Every 6000 km (3800 mi) and **2: Every 12000 km (7600 mi) and **3:Every 24000 km (15,200 mi) intervals.

•The air filter needs more frequent service if you are riding in wet or dusty areas

Hydraulic brake system
• When disassembling the master cylinder or caliper cylinder, always replace the brake fluid. Normally Check the brake fluid level and add fluid as required.
• On the inner parts of the master cylinder and caliper cylinder, replace the oil seals every two years
•Replace the brake hose every four years, or if cracked or damaged.

About the 1999 Yamaha Virago 535

The 1999 Yamaha XV535 Virago is the perfect cruiser one could ride to hone in his or her skills prior to making a move to the big-bore machines. Light, compact and reassuring, the 535cc Virago is a bike which ladies seem to enjoy quite a lot, for its low saddle, comfy ergonomics and easy maneuverability.

This bike is perfect for swift city slicing, but adding a luggage system and a windscreen instantly turns it into a bike with serious touring potential, and if you’re not looking for 100 mph highway hauls, then you’re all set: a dependable, economical and fun ride for pretty much any rider.

Manual for the 1999 Yamaha Virago 535

1999 Yamaha Virago 535 Maintenance schedule screenshot from manual

The above information was gleaned from the owner’s manual for the 1999 Yamaha Virago 535.

You can download it from Yamaha’s website here.

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