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2000 Yamaha XT225 Maintenance Schedule and Service Intervals

Maintenance schedule and service intervals for the 2000 Yamaha XT225 a.k.a. Yamaha Serow

This is the maintenance schedule and associated service intervals for the 2000 Yamaha XT225.

2000 Yamaha XT225 Maintenance Schedule

Below is the maintenance schedule for the 2000 Yamaha XT225

The maintenance for the 2000 Yamaha XT225 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 month**1

4000 mi (6000 km) or 6 months
**2

7000 mi (11000) or 12 months
10000 mi (16000 km) or 18 months13000 mi (21000 km) or 24 months
1*Valve clearance•Check and adjust valve clearance when engine is cold
2Spark plug•Check condition
•Adjust gap and clean
•Replace at 7000 mi (11000 km) or 13 months and thereafter every 6000 mi (10000 km) or 12 months
ReplaceReplace
3*Crankcase breather system•Check ventilation hose for cracks or damage
•Replace if necessary
4*Fuel line•Check fuel hose for cracks or damage
•Replace if necessary
5*Exhaust system•Check for leakage
•Retighten if necessary
•Replace gasket(s) if necessary
6*Spark arrester•Clean
7*Idle speed•Check and adjust engine idle speed
•Adjust cable free play
8*Evaporative emission control system**•Check control sysytem for damage
•Replace if necessary

* It is recommended that these items be serviced by a Yamaha dealer

**For California

NOTE: For farther odometer, repeat the above maintenance at the period established; ** 1: Every 3000 mi (5000 km) and **2: Every 6000 mi (10000 km)

General Maintenance and Lubrication Chart

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

4000 mi (6000 km) or 6 months
**2

7000 mi (11000) or 12 months
10000 mi (16000 km) or 18 months13000 mi (21000 km) or 24 months
1Engine oil •Warm-up engine before drainingSee page 8-1
2Oil filter/strainer•Clean oil filter and strainer
•Replace oil filter and strainer if damaged
3*Air filter•Wet type filter must be washed and dampened with oil
4*Brake system•Adjust free play
•Check fluid leakage. (front) (see NOTE page 6-6)
•Correct if necessary
•Replace pads if necessary (front)
•Replace shoes if necessary (rear)
5*Clutch•Adjust free play
6Drive chain•Check Chain condition
•Adjust and lubricate chain thoroughly
SAE 30W-50W motor oilEvery 500 km (300 mi)
7*Control meter and cable•Apply chain lube thoroughlyYamaha chain and cable lube or SAE 10W30 motor oil
8*Rear arm pivot shaft and rear suspension link pivots•Apply until new grease showsMolybdenum Disulfide grease
9Brake/clutch lever pivot shaft•Apply chain lube lightlyYamaha chain and cable lube or SAE 10W30 motor oil
10Brake 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 15200 mi (24000 km)
Medium weight wheel bearing Grease
14*Wheel bearings•Check bearing for smooth rotation
15*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, repeat the above maintenance at the period established; ** 1: Every 3000 mi (5000 km) and **2: Every 6000 mi (10000 km) intervals
•Brake fluid replacement
1. When disassembling the master cylinder or caliper cylinder, always replace the brake fluid. Normally Check the brake fluid level and add fluid as required.
2. On the inner parts of the master cylinder and caliper cylinder, replace the oil seals every two years
3. Replace the brake hose every four years, or if cracked or damaged.

About the 2000 Yamaha XT225

The 2000 Serow is another variation of the base XT225 dual-sport machine.

It retains the excellent maneuverability and low weight, coupled with the adjustable suspensions which make riding both on and off the road reassuring and fun. The 223cc air-cooled 4-stroke mill produces 20 hp and 19Nm, which are more than enough for a thrilling ride aboard this 108kg bike.

A street-legal machine, the 2000 XT225 Serow can be used as a fun off-road machine or a nifty, economical commuter, alike. It will ride virtually anywhere, happy to tread on paved roads or unsealed paths.

Manual for the 2000 Yamaha XT225

2000 Yamaha XT225 Maintenance schedule screenshot from manual

The above information was gleaned from the owner’s manual for the 2000 Yamaha XT225.

You can download it from Yamaha’s website here.