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2002 Yamaha XT225 Maintenance Schedule and Service Intervals

Maintenance schedule and service intervals for the 2002 Yamaha XT225 a.k.a. Yamaha Serow

This is the maintenance schedule and associated service intervals for the 2002 Yamaha XT225.

2002 Yamaha XT225 Maintenance Schedule

Below is the maintenance schedule for the 2002 Yamaha XT225

The maintenance for the 2002 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

* Since these items require special tools, data, and technical skills, have a Yamaha dealer perform the service

**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
Special O-ring LubricantEvery 500 km (300 mi)
7*Control meter and cable•Apply chain lube thoroughlyYamaha chain and cable lube or engine oil
8*Rear arm pivot shaft and rear suspension link pivots•Apply until new grease showsLithium-soap based grease (all-purpose grease)
9Brake/clutch lever pivot shaft•Apply chain lube lightlyLithium-soap based grease (all-purpose grease)
10Brake pedal and shift pedal shaft•Lubricate.
•Apply chain lube lightly
Lithium-soap based grease (all-purpose grease)
11*Sidestand pivot•Check operation and lubricate
•Apply chain lube lightly
Lithium-soap based grease (all-purpose grease)
12*Front fork oil•Check operation and leakage
13*Steering bearings•Check bearing assembly for looseness
•Moderately repack every 15000 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, have a Yamaha Dealer perform the service

Note: From 16000 mi (26000 km) or 30 months, repeat the maintenance intervals starting from 4000 mi (6000 km) or 6 months

•The air filter needs more frequent service if you are rinding in an unusually wet or dry areas

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

About the 2002 Yamaha XT225

Small, light and exceptionally versatile, the 2002 Yamaha XT225 is the right choice for those who want a low-profile fun bike that’s equally great for commuting and dual-purpose riding. Truth be told, the XT225 doesn’t care whether you ride on the asphalt or decide to take the long way home and tread some fire roads.

Its punchy engine can deliver plenty of grunt to tackle rough terrain while the generous suspensions and strong, wire spoked wheels can take a lot of abuse. Add in a 6-speed manual gearbox for even more versatility and the affordable pricing and maintenance costs, and you’re most likely set.

Manual for the 2002 Yamaha XT225

2002 Yamaha XT225 Maintenance schedule screenshot from manual

The above information was gleaned from the owner’s manual for the 2002 Yamaha XT225.

You can download it from Yamaha’s website here.