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2005-2008 Yamaha TT-R230 Maintenance Schedule and Service Intervals

2005-2008 Yamaha TT-R230

This is the maintenance schedule and associated service intervals for the 2005-2008 Yamaha TT-R230.

2005-2008 Yamaha TT-R230 Maintenance Schedule

Below is the maintenance schedule for the 2005-2008 Yamaha TT-R230.

The maintenance for the 2005-2008 Yamaha TT-R230 is broken into two sections: periodic maintenance for emission control systems, and general maintenance and lubrication.

Periodic Maintenance Emission Control System

NOTE:
• From 4200 mi (7000 km) or 9 months, repeat the maintenance intervals starting from 1800 mi (3000 km) or 3 months
• Items marked with an asterisk should be performed by a Yamaha dealer as they require special tools, data and technical skills

No.ItemCheck and Maintenance Jobs600 mi (1000 km) or 1 month1800 mi (3000 km) or 3 months3000 mi (5000 km) or 6 months
1*Fuel line• Check fuel hoses for cracks or damage.
• Replace if necessary
2Spark plug• Check condition.
• Adjust gap and clean
3*Valve clearance• Check and adjust valve clearance when engine is cold
4*Air filter element• Clean with solvent
• Replace if necessary
5*Crankcase breather system• Check ventilation hose for cracks or damage and drain any deposits
• Replace if necessary
6*Carburetor• Check engine idling speed and starter operation.
• Adjust if necessary
7Exhaust system• Check for leakage
• Retighten if necessary
• Replace gasket if necessary
8Engine oil• Change. (Warm engine before draining.)
9Engine oil filter elements• Clean.

General Maintenance and Lubrication Chart

No.ItemCheck and Maintenance Jobs600 mi (1000 km) or 1 month1800 mi (3000 km) or 3 months3000 mi (5000 km) or 6 months
1Clutch• Check operation.
• Adjust or replace cable.
2*Front brake• Check operation, fluid level and vehicle for fluid leakage.
• Replace brake pads if necessary
3*Rear brake• Check operation, fluid level and vehicle for fluid leakage.
• Replace brake pads if necessary
4*Brake hoses• Check for cracks and damage
*• ReplaceEvery 4 years
5*Wheels• Check runout, spoke tightness and for damage.
• Tighten spokes if necessary
6*Tires• Check tread depth and for damage.
• Replace if necessary.
• Check air pressure
• Correct if necessary
7*Wheel bearings• Check bearing for looseness or damage.
• Replace if necessary
8*Swingarm pivot bearings• Check bearing assemblies for looseness
• Moderately repack with lithium-soap-based grease
9Drive chain• Check chain slack/alignment and condition
• Adjust and lubricate chain with Yamaha chain and cable lube thoroughly
Every ride
10*Steering bearings• Check bearing assemblies for looseness
• Moderately repack with lithium-soap-based grease every 1,200 mi
(2,000 km) or 12 months (whichever comes first).
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*Spark arrester• Clean
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
18*Rear suspension link pivots• Apply molybdenum disulfide grease lightly
19*Control cables• Apply Yamaha chain and cable lube or engine oil 10W-30 thoroughly
20*Throttle grip housing and cable• Check operation and free play
• Adjust the throttle cable free if necessary
• Lubricate the throttle grip housing and cable

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 cylinder 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 cylinder and caliper, and change the brake fluid
• Replace the brake hose every four years, or if cracked or damaged.

About the 2005-2008 Yamaha TT-R230

Yamaha presents the TT-R230, a machine implementing YZ style and function for tons of fun. Racy styling meets total user-friendliness in the new TT-R230. This one’s built to take whatever you can dish out and keep on thumping.

Yamaha presented the 2008 TT-R230 as the machine featuring stable handing, and 100% sweet maneuverability, and an 870mm seat height meaning you haven’t got to be a basketballer to get two feet on the ground.

By also featuring a smooth, SOHC four-stroke engine with electric starting, torque to spare and the proven Yamaha reliability to keep on running for a very, very long time, this motorcycle promises to outnumber competition and to dominate those attractive trails.

Compact size it may be, but with its light, responsive feel, plush suspension, and the look to match the performance, the new TT-R230 is perfect for full-sized adventures.

Manual for the 2005-2008 Yamaha TT-R230

2005-2008 Yamaha TT-R230 Maintenance schedule screenshot from manual

The above information was gleaned from the owner’s manual for the 2005-2008 Yamaha TT-R230.

You can download it from Yamaha’s website here.

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