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2003 Yamaha V Star 1100 Custom Maintenance Schedule and Service Intervals

Maintenance schedule and service intervals for the 2003 Yamaha V Star 1100 Custom

This is the maintenance schedule and associated service intervals for the 2003 Yamaha V Star 1100 Custom..

2003 Yamaha V Star 1100 Custom Maintenance Schedule

Below is the maintenance schedule for the 2003 Yamaha V Star 1100 Custom.

The maintenance for the 2003 Yamaha V Star 1100 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 8,000 mi (13,000 km) or 12 months and thereafter every 8,000 mi (13,000 km) or 12 months.
ReplaceReplace
3*Crankcase ventilation 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*Fuel filter•Replace initial 20000 mi (31000 km) and thereafter every 20000 mi (31000 km)
6*Exhaust system•Check for leakage.
•Retighten if necessary.
•Replace gasket(s) if necessary.
7*Carburetor synchronization•Adjust synchronization of carburetors
8*Idle speed•Check and adjust engine idle speed.
•Adjust cable free play.
9*Evaporative emission control system**•Check control system for damage.
•Replace if necessary.

*Since this items require special tools, data and technical skills, have a Yamaha dealer perform the service.
**California only

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 before draining
2*Engine oil filter element•Replace
3Air filter element•Clean or replace if necessary.
4*Brake system•Check operation, fluid level, and fluid leakage
•Correct accordingly
•Replace pads if necessary
5*Clutch•Check operation
•Adjust or replace cable
6*Final gear oil•Check oil level and leakage
•Replace at initial 600 mi (1000 km) or 1 month and thereafter every 16000 mi (25000 km) or 24 months
•Hypoid gear oil SAE 80 API (GL4)
ReplaceCheck
7*Control meter and cables•Apply chain lube thoroughly
•Yamaha chain and cable lube or SAE 10W30 (API SE)
8*Swingarm pivot shaft•Check swingarm pivot for play
•Correct if necessary
•Moderately repack every 16000 mi (25000 km) or 24 months with lithium soap base grease
Repack
9*Rear suspension link pivots•Check operation
•Correct if necessary
10Brake and Clutch lever pivot shaft•Apply chain lube thoroughly
•Lithium-soap-based grease
11Brake pedal and shift pedal shafts•Apply chain lube thoroughly
•Lithium-soap-based grease
12Sidestand pivots•Check operation
•Lubricate and repair if necessary
•Lithium-soap-based grease
13*Front fork•Check operation and for oil leakage
•Correct accordingly
14*Steering bearings•Check bearing play and steering for smooth operation
•Correct if necessary
•Moderately repack every 16,000 mi (25,000 km) or 24 months
•Lithium soap base grease
Repack
15*Wheel bearings•Check bearings for looseness or damage
•Replace if necessary
16*Wheels•Check balance, runout, spoke tightness and for damage
•Tighten spokes and rebalance or replace if necessary
17*Sidestand switch•Check operation
•Replace if necessary
18*Tires•Check tire tread wear and for damage
•Replace if necessary
19*Shock absorber•Check operation and for oil leakage.
•Repair if necessary.
20*Chassis fasteners•Make sure that all nuts, bolts and screws and properly tightened
•Tighten if necessary

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

Note:
From 24000 (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
• After disassembling the break master cylinders and calipers, always change the brake fluid. Regularly check the brake fluid levels and fill the reservoirs as required
• Every two years replace the internal components of the brake master cylinders and calipers, and change the brake fluid
• Replace the brake hoses every four years or if cracked or damaged.

About the 2003 Yamaha V Star 1100 Custom

The V Star® 1100 Custom comes with all the chrome-plated, teardrop-tanked, low-riding, piston-pounding appeal of other V-twin mega-cruisers, but for literally thousands of dollars less. With MSRP price of $7,899; $7,999 metallic titanium/black gold. The timelessly beautiful V Star 1100 Custom V-twin. You just might have difficulty deciding which is more attractive: its styling or its price. With dual 298mm discs and 282mm disc front and rear brake, respectively. It has suspension front of telescopic fork, 5.5″ of travel and rear reload-adjustable single shock, link-type, 4.5″ of travel. With engine of 1063cc, 65-cubic inch, SOHC, air-cooled, 75° V-Twin, displacement 1063cc and bore x Stroke 95 X 75mm

Manual for the 2003 Yamaha V Star 1100 Custom

2003 Yamaha V Star 1100 Custom Maintenance schedule screenshot from manual

The above information was gleaned from the owner’s manual for the 2003 Yamaha V Star 1100 Custom.

You can download it from Yamaha’s website here.