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2005 Yamaha V Star 1100 Custom Maintenance Schedule and Service Intervals

Maintenance schedule and service intervals for the 2005 Yamaha V Star 1100 Custom

This is the maintenance schedule and associated service intervals for the 2005 Yamaha V Star 1100 Custom.

2005 Yamaha V Star 1100 Custom Maintenance Schedule

Below is the maintenance schedule for the 2005 Yamaha V Star 1100 Custom.

The maintenance for the 2005 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*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 8000 mi (13000 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 syncronization 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.
9*Evaporative emission control system (for California only)•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

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, 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, 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 looseness.
• 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.
12*Brake and clutch lever and 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.
• Repair if necessary.
17*Shock absorber assembly• Check operation and for oil leakage.
• Replace if necessary.
18*Rear suspension link pivotsApply lithium-soap based grease lightly
19*Engine oil• Change (warm engine before draining).
20*Engine oil filter element• Replace.
21*Final gear oil• Check oil level and for oil leakage.
• Change at initial 600 mi (1000 km) or 1 month, and thereafter every 16,000 mi (25,000 km) or 24 months.
Change.Change
22Control cables• Apply Yamaha chain and cable lube or engine oil 10W-30 thoroughly.
23*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 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 8000 mi (13000 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 2005 Yamaha V Star 1100 Custom

Engine of 65 cubic-inch (1063cc), air-cooled, SOHC, 75° V-twin tuned to provide outstanding low- and mid-range torque—maximum torque is reached at only 2500 rpm. Dual Mikuni 37mm carburetors with throttle position sensor features a progressive pulley, electronic fuel pump, carburetor heater and handy side-mounted air filter to ensure consistent fuel flow, greater throttle response and optimum power throughout the rev range. With 2-into-2 exhaust system with dual shotgun-style staggered pipes play outstanding V-twin music and simplify aftermarket conversion. Extra-long, 64.6-inch wheelbase produces long and low retro profile, with spacious ergonomics for added rider comfort and well-balanced handling.

Manual for the 2005 Yamaha V Star 1100 Custom

2005 Yamaha V Star 1100 Custom Maintenance schedule screenshot from manual

The above information was gleaned from the owner’s manual for the 2005 Yamaha V Star 1100 Custom.

You can download it from Yamaha’s website here.