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2004 Yamaha V Star Silverado Maintenance Schedule and Service Intervals

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This is the maintenance schedule and associated service intervals for the 2004 Yamaha V Star Silverado.

2004 Yamaha V Star Silverado Maintenance Schedule

Below is the maintenance schedule for the 2004 Yamaha V Star Silverado.

The maintenance for the 2004 Yamaha V Star Silverado 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*Fuel line• Check fuel hose
for cracks or damage.
• Replace if necessary.
2*Fuel filter• Replace.Replace
3Spark plugs• Check condition.
• Adjust gap and clean.
• Replace at 8,000 mi (13,000 km)
or 12 months.
ReplaceReplace
4*Valve clearance• Check and adjust valve clearance
when engine is cold.
5*Crankcase
breather system
• Check breather hose for
cracks or damage.
• Replace if necessary.
6*Carburetor synchronization• Adjust synchronization
of carburetors.
7*Idle speed• Check and adjust
engine idle speed.
8*Exhaust system• Check for leakage.
• Tighten if necessary.
• Replace gasket(s) if necessary.

*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 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*Air filter element• Clean with compressed air.
• 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.
• Adjust cable and replace
brake shoes if necessary.
5*Brake hose• Check for cracks or damage.
• Replace. (See NOTE)Every 4 years.
6*Wheels• Check runout, spoke
tightness and for damage.
• Tighten spokes if necessary.
7*Tires• Check tread depth and for damage.
• Replace if necessary.
• Check air pressure.
• Correct if necessary.
8*Wheel bearings •Check bearings for
smooth operation.
• Replace if necessary.
9*Swingarm pivot
bearings
• Check bearing assemblies for looseness.
• Moderately repack with lithium-soap-based grease.
Repack
10*Steering bearings• Check bearing assembly
for loosenesss.
• Moderately repack with
lithium-soap-based grease
every 16,000 mi (25,000 km)
or 24 months.
Repack
11*Chassis fasteners• Check all chassis
fitting and fasteners.
• Correct if necessary.
12Brake and clutch
lever pivot shafts
• Apply lithium-soap-based grease
(all-purpose grease) lightly.
13Brake and shift
pedal pivot shafts
• Apply lithium-soap-based grease
(all-purpose grease) lightly.
14Sidestand pivot• Check operation.
• Apply lithium-soap-based grease
(all-purpose grease) lightly.
15*Sidestand switch• Check operation and
replace if necessary.
16*Front fork• Check operation and for oil leakage.
• Replace if necessary.
17*Shock absorber
assembly
• Check operation and for oil leakage.
• Replace if necessary.
18Engine oil• Change (warm engine
before draining.)
19Engine oil filter
element
• Replace.
20Final gear oil• Check oil level and for oil leakage.
• Change at initial 600 mi
(1,000 km) or 1 month, and thereafter
every 16,000 mi (25,000 km)
or 24 months.
Change.Change.
21*Control cables• Apply Yamaha chain and cable
lube or engine oil 10W-30 thoroughly.
22*Throttle grip
housing and cable
• Check operation and free play.
• 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 system
• When disassembling the master cylinder or caliper cylinder, always replace the brake fluid. Check the brake fluid level regularly and fill as required.
• Replace the oil seals on the inner parts of the master cylinder and caliper cylinder every two years.
• Replace the brake hoses every four years or if cracked or damaged.

About the 2004 Yamaha V Star Silverado

The V Star Silverado® features all the performance and glamour of its V Star Classic sibling, with a casual touring twist that includes an adjustable windshield, studded seat, backrest and hard leather saddlebags. Long and low with a 64-inch wheelbase powered by a brawny, shaft-driven, 40-cubic-inch V-twin. Engine 40-cubic-inch, air-cooled, SOHC, 70° V-twin.With length dimension of 96.5 inches, wheelbase of 64.0 inches, and seat height of 27.9 inches. It has fuel capacity of 4.2 gallons, (2) 28mm Mikuni downdraft-type fuel system, 649cc displacement, and 5-Speed transmission. With telescopic front fork with stainless steel covers and 5.5″ of travel. With it’s rear link-type, preload-adjustable single rear shock with 3.9″ of travel. Colors are raven, pearl white raven/raspberry metallic (additional $100).

 Manual for the 2004 Yamaha V Star Silverado

2004 Yamaha V Star Silverado Maintenance schedule screenshot from manual

The above information was gleaned from the owner’s manual for the 2004 Yamaha V Star Silverado.

You can download it from Yamaha’s website here.

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