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2000 Yamaha Virago 535 Maintenance Schedule and Service Intervals

Maintenance schedule and service intervals for the 2000 Yamaha Virago 535

This is the maintenance schedule and associated service intervals for the 2000 Yamaha Virago 535.

2000 Yamaha Virago 535 Maintenance Schedule

Below is the maintenance schedule for the 2000 Yamaha Virago 535

The maintenance for the 2000 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 600 mi (1,000 km) or 1 month4000 mi (7000 km) or 6 months8000 mi (13,000 km) or 12 months12000 mi (19000 km) or 18 months16000 mi (25000 km) or 24 months20000 mi (31000 km) or 30 months
1*Valve clearance•Check and adjust valve clearance when engine is cold
2Spark plug•Check condition
•Adjust gap and clean
•Replace at 1800 mi (13000 km) (or 12 months) and thereafter every 8000 mi (13000 km) 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

General Maintenance and Lubrication Chart

No.ItemRoutineType 600 mi (1,000 km) or 1 month4000 mi (7000 km) or 6 months8000 mi (13,000 km) or 12 months12000 mi (19000 km) or 18 months16000 mi (25000 km) or 24 months20000 mi (31000 km) or 30 months
1Engine oil •Warm-up engine before drainingSee page 6-9
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 16000 km (25000 km) 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 16000 mi (25000 km)
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 16000 mi (25000 km)
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 readings or time periods higher than 20000 mi (30000 km) or 30 months, repeat the same maintenance as listed in the chart from the 4000 (7000 km) or 6-month interval

•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 breake 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 2000 Yamaha Virago 535

The 2000 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 2000 Yamaha Virago 535

2000 Yamaha Virago 535 Maintenance schedule screenshot from manual

The above information was gleaned from the owner’s manual for the 2000 Yamaha Virago 535.

You can download it from Yamaha’s website here.