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2002 Yamaha V Star 650 Custom Maintenance Schedule and Service Intervals

Maintenance schedule and service intervals for the 2002 Yamaha V Star 650 Custom

This is the maintenance schedule and associated service intervals for the 2002 Yamaha V Star 650 Custom.

2002 Yamaha V Star 650 Custom Maintenance Schedule

Below is the maintenance schedule for the 2002 Yamaha V Star 650 Custom

The maintenance for the 2002 Yamaha V Star 650 Custom 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 month4,000 mi (7,000 km) or 6 months8,000 mi (13,000 km) or 12 months12,000 mi (19,000 km) or 18 months16000 mi (25,000 km) or 24 months20000 mi (31,000 km) or 30 months
1*Valve clearance•Check and adjust valve clearance when engine is cold
2Spark plugs•Check condition
•Adjust gap and clean
•Replace at 8000 mi (13000 km) or 12 months
ReplaceReplace
3*Crankcase ventilation system•Check ventelation hose for cracks or damage
•Replace if necessary
4*Fuel line•Check fuel hose for cracks or damage
•Replace if necessary
5*Fuel filter•Replace
6*Exhaust system•Check for leakage
•Retighten if necessary
•Replace gasket(s) if necessary
7*Carburetor syncronization•Adjust syncronization of carburetors
8*Idle speed•Check and adjust engine idle speed
•Adjust cable free play
9*Evaporative emission control system (for California only)•Check control system for damage
•Replace if necessary

*Since this items require specified tools, data and technical skills, they should be serviced by a Yamaha dealer

General Maintenance and Lubrication Chart

No.ItemRoutine 600 mi (1,000 km) or 1 month4,000 mi (7,000 km) or 6 months8,000 mi (13,000 km) or 12 months12,000 mi (19,000 km) or 18 months16000 mi (25,000 km) or 24 months20000 mi (31,000 km) or 30 months
1Engine oil•Replace (warm engine befor draining) (See Note on page 8-1)
2Engine oil filter•Replace at initial 600 mi (1000 km) or 1 month, and thereafter every 8000 mi (13000 km) or 12 months
3*Air filter•Clean or replace if necessary
4*Clutch•Check operation.
•Adjust or replace cable
5*Front brake•Check operation, fluid level, and for fluid leakage (see Note on pag 6-6)
•Correct accordingly
•Replace brake pads if necessary
6*Rear brake•Check operation
•Adjust cable and replace brake shoes if necessary
7Final gear oil•Check oil level and for oil leakage
•Replace at initial 600 mi (1000 km) or 1 month, and thereafter every 15000 mi (24000 km) or 24 months
#4
ReplaceReplace
8*Wheels•Check balance, runout, spoke tightness and for damage
•Tighten spokes and rebalance or replace if necessary
9*Tires•Check tire tread wear and for damage
•Replace if necessary
10*Wheel bearings•Check bearings for looseness or damage
•Replace if necessary
11*Swingarm•Check swingarm pivot for play
•Correct if necessary
•Moderately repack every 15000 mi (24000 km or 24 months #2
Repack
12*Steering bearings•Check bearing play and steering for smooth operation
•Correct if necessary
•Moderately repack every 15000 mi (24000 km) or 24 months #3
Repack
13*Chassis fastenersCheck all nuts, bolts and screws for tightness
Tighten if necessary
14Sidestand•Check operation
•Lubricate pivot and contact surfaces with chain lube lightly. #1
•Repair if necessary
15*Sidestand switch•Check operation
•Replace if necessary
16*Front fork•Check operation and for oil leakage
•Repair if necessary
17*Rear shock absorber•Check operation and for oil leakage
•Replace if necessary
18*Control meter and Cable•Apply chain lube thoroughly #1
19Break/Clutch lever and pivot shaft•Apply chain lube lightly #1
20Brake pedal and shift pedal sahft•Apply chain lube lightly #1

*Since this items require specified tools, data and technical skills, they should be serviced by a Yamaha dealer

#1: Yamaha chain and cable lube or SAE 10W30 motor oil
#2 Molybdenum disulfide grease
#3 Lithium soap base grease
#4 SAE80 API “GL-4” hypoid gear oil

Note: From 24000 mi (37000 km) or 36 months, repeat the maintenance intervals starting from 4000 mi (7000 km) or 6 months.

NOTE:
● The air filter needs more frequent service if you are riding in unusually wet or dusty areas.

Hydraulic brake service
• Regularly check and, if necessary, correct the brake fluid level.
• Every two years replace the internal components of the brake master cylinder and caliper, and change the brake fluid.
• Replace the brake hoses every four years and if cracked or damaged.

Engine oil type
• Yamalube 4 (20W-40) or engine oil SAE 20W-40 (API SE) for temperatures of 5 °C (40 °F) or above.
• Yamalube 4 (10W-30) or engine oil SAE 10W-30 (API SE) for temperatures of 15 °C (60 °F) or below.

About the 2002 Yamaha V Star 650 Custom

The V-Star 650 Custom rolls in on a 19-inch spoked front wheel and 100/90 tire. The metal fender is suitably petite to highlight the sporty look and to coincide with the bike’s naked 41mm stanchions. The seat also slims down in thickness, which most likely accounts for the way low 25.6-inch claimed seat height (the lowest on any cruiser in production and 2.4 inches lower than the Classic’s 28-inch height).

The V-Star’s engine traces its roots to the air cooled, 70-degree V-twin Virago 535. The 535cc engine’s bore increased 5mm and the stroke increased 4mm for a new bore and stroke of 81 x 63mm, bumping the V-Star’s displacement to 649cc. The V-Star retains the 535’s two-valve cylinder-head design and compression ratio of 9.0:1. However, each cylinder’s single overhead cam cuts a new profile, and the Mikuni carburetors’ throats shrank from 34mm to 28mm, for better response off the line at the expense of some power up at higher rpm. Exhaust gasses exit via a two-into-two staggered dual system with a cross-over tube. The bottom end of the 535 received a major stylistic makeover and some strengthening, but remained relatively unchanged functionally.

Manual for the 2002 Yamaha V Star 650 Custom

2002 Yamaha V Star 650 Custom Maintenance schedule screenshot from manual

The above information was gleaned from the owner’s manual for the 2002 Yamaha V Star 650 Custom.

You can download it from Yamaha’s website here.