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2004 Yamaha FZ6 Maintenance Schedule and Service Intervals

2004 Yamaha FZ6

This is the maintenance schedule and associated service intervals for the 2004 Yamaha FZ6.

2004 Yamaha FZ6 Maintenance Schedule

Below is the maintenance schedule for the 2004 Yamaha FZ6

The maintenance for the 2004 Yamaha FZ6 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
4000 mi (7000 km) or 6 months

8000 mi (13000 km) or 12 months
12000 mi (19000 km) or 18 months
16000 mi (25000 km) or 24 months
20000 mi (31000 km) or 30 months
1*Fuel line• Check fuel and vacuum
hoses for cracks or damage.
• Replace if necessary.

2*Spark plugs• Check condition.
• Adjust gap and clean.
• Replace every 8000 mi
(13000 km) or 12 months
ReplaceReplace
3*Valve clearance• Check and adjust valve
clearance when engine is cold
Every 26,600 mi (42,000 km)
4*Crankcase breather system• Check breather hose
for cracks or damage
• Replace if necessary
5*Electronic fuel injection• Check and adjust engine idle
speed and synchronization.
6*Exhaust system•Check for leakage
•Tighten if necessary
•Replace gasket(s) if necessary
7*Evaporative emission control system (For California only)•Check control system for damage
•Replace if necessary
8*Air induction system• Check the air cut-off valve, reed
valve, and hose for damage.
• Replace any
damaged parts.

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

General Maintenance and Lubrication Chart

No.ItemRoutine 600 mi (1,000 km) or 1 month
4000 mi (7000 km) or 6 months

8000 mi (13000 km) or 12 months
12000 mi (19000 km) or 18 months
16000 mi (25000 km) or 24 months
20000 mi (31000 km) or 30 months
1*Air filter element• Check condition and damage.
• Replace if necessary.
2*Clutch• Check operation.
• Adjust or replace cable.
3*Front brake• Check operation, fluid level, and
for fluid leakage.
• Replace brake pads if necessary.
4*Rear brake• Check operation, fluid level, and
for fluid leakage.
• Replace brake pads if necessary.
5*Brake hoses• Check for cracks or damage.
• Replace.Every 4 years
6*Wheels• Check runout and for damage.
• Replace if necessary.
7*Tires• Check tread depth and for dam-
age.
• Replace if necessary.
• Check air pressure.
• Correct if necessary.
8*Wheel bearings• Check bearings for smooth oper-
ation.
• Replace if necessary.
9*Swingarm
pivot bearings
• Check bearing assemblies for
looseness.
• Moderately repack with lithium-
soap-based grease.
Repack
10Drive chain• Check chain slack
/alignment and condition.
• Adjust and lubricate chain with a
special O-ring chain lubricant
thoroughly.
Every 600 mi (1000 km) and after washing the motorcycle or riding in the rain.
11*Steering bearings• Check bearing assemblies for
looseness.
• Moderately repack with lithium-
soap-based grease every
16,000 mi (25,000 km) or 24 months.
Repack.
12*Chassis fasteners• Check all chassis
fitting and fasteners.
• Correct if necessary.
13Brake and clutch
lever pivot shafts
• Apply lithium-soap-based grease
(all-purpose grease) lightly
14Brake and shift
pedal pivot shafts
• Apply lithium-soap-based grease
(all-purpose grease) lightly
15*Centerstand and
sidestand pivots
• Check operation.
• Apply lithium-soap-based grease
(all-purpose grease) lightly.
16*Sidestand switch• Check operation and replace if necessary.
17*Front fork• Check operation and
for oil leakage.
• Replace if necessary.
18*Shock absorber
assembly
• Check operation and for oil leak-
age.
• Replace if necessary.
19*Rear suspension
link pivots
• Check operation.
• Correct if necessary.
20Engine oil• Change (warm engine before draining)
21*Engine oil
filter cartridge
• Replace.
22*Cooling system• Check hoses for cracks or dam-
age.
• Replace if necessary.
• Change coolant Change.
23*Control cables• Apply Yamaha chain and cable
lube or engine oil SAE 10W-30 thoroughly.
24*Throttle grip
housing and
cable
• Check operation.
• Adjust the throttle cable
free play if necessary
• Lubricate the throttle grip housing
and cable.

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

Note: From 24,000 mi (37,000 km) or 36 months, repeat the maintenance intervals starting from 8,000 mi (13,000 km) or 12 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 brake master cylinders and calipers, always change the 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 2004 Yamaha FZ6

Enter FZ6 – light and flickable, roomy and relaxed, ready, willing and more than able to fly down your favorite back road whenever you are, even if it happens to be on the other side of the state.

A new and completely weld-free Controlled Fill die cast aluminum frame snugs the tuned-for-midrange R6 motor high and tight. Atop that firm foundation we built a do-everything motorcycle to deal with whatever pavement you can find, smooth or rippled, wherever you go.

Minimalist though it may look, the FZ6 gets the real-world goods you’ll appreciate more as the miles pour on.

The thick, wide seat, Handlebar that reaches back to the rider, Big windshield atop a stylish half-fairing, Centerstand, Passenger grabrails, Luggage hooks, Big fuel tank, It also looks the part, thanks to the underseat exhaust and modern-spec fat radial tires on cool R6-style 5-spoke wheels.

Manual for the 2004 Yamaha FZ6

2004 Yamaha FZ6 Maintenance schedule screenshot from manual

The above information was gleaned from the owner’s manual for the 2004 Yamaha FZ6.

You can download it from Yamaha’s website here.

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