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2013 Yamaha V Star 1300 Tourer Maintenance Schedule and Service Intervals

Maintenance schedule and service intervals for the 2013 Yamaha V Star 1300 Tourer

This is the maintenance schedule and associated service intervals for the 2013 Yamaha V Star 1300 Tourer.

2013 Yamaha V Star 1300 Tourer Maintenance Schedule

Below is the maintenance schedule for the 2013 Yamaha V Star 1300 Tourer.

The maintenance for the 2013 Yamaha V Star 1300 Tourer is broken into two sections: periodic maintenance for emission control systems, and general maintenance and lubrication.

Periodic Maintenance Emission Control System

TIP:
• From 24,000 mi (37,000 km) 36 months, repeat the maintenance intervals starting from 8,000 mi (13,000 km) or 12 months.
• Items marked with an asterisk require special tools, data and technical skills, have a Yamaha dealer perform the service.

No.ItemRoutine600 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 months16,000 mi (25,000 km) or 24 months20,000 mi (31,000 km) or 30 months
1*Fuel line• Check fuel hoses for
cracks or damage.
• Replace if necessary.
2Spark plugs• Check condition.
• Adjust gap and clean.
• Replace every 8,000 mi
(13,000 km) or 12 months.
ReplaceReplace
3*Valve clearance• Check and adjust valve clearance
when engine is cold.
• Adjust if necessary.
Every 16,000 mi (25,000 km)
4*Crankcase
breather system
• Check breather hose for
cracks or damage.
• Replace if necessary.
5*Fuel injection• Adjust synshronization.
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.

General Maintenance and Lubrication Chart

No.ItemRoutine600 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 months16,000 mi (25,000 km) or 24 months20,000 mi (31,000 km) or 30 months
1Air filter element• Replace.Every 24,000 mi (37,000 km)
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.
• Check for correct routing
and clamping.
• Replace.Every 4 years.
6*Brake fluid• Replace.Every 2 years.
7*Wheels• Check runout and for damage.
• Replace if necessary.
8*Tires• Check tread depth
and for damage.
• Replace if necessary.
• Check air pressure.
• Correct if necessary.
9*Wheel bearings •Check bearings for
smooth operation.
• Replace if necessary.
10*Swingarm pivot
bearings
• Check bearing assemblies
for looseness.
• Moderately repack with lithium-soap-
based grease.
Repack.
11*Drive belt• Check belt condition
• Replace if damaged.
• Check belt tension.
• Adjust if necessary.
Every 2,500 mi (4,000 km)
12*Steering bearings• Check bearing assemblies
for loosenesss.
• Moderately repack with
lithium-soap-based grease.
Every 16,000 mi (25,000 km)
13*Chassis fasteners• Check all chassis
fitting and fasteners.
• Correct if necessary.
14Brake lever
pivot shaft
• Apply silicone
grease lightly.
15Brake pedal
pivot shaft
• Apply lithium-soap-based
grease lightly.
16Clutch lever
pivot shaft
• Apply lithium-soap-based
grease lightly.
17Shift pedal
pivot shaft
• Apply lithium-soap-based
grease lightly.
18Sidestand pivot• Check operation.
• Apply lithium-soap-based
grease lightly.
19*Sidestand switch• Check operation and
replace if necessary.
20*Front fork• Check operation and
for oil leakage.
• Replace if necessary.
21*Shock absorber
assembly
• Check operation and
for oil leakage.
• Replace if necessary.
22*Rear suspension
link pivots
• Apply lithium-soap-based
grease lightly.
23Engine oil• Change (warm engine
before draining.)
24Engine oil filter
cartridge
• Replace.
25*Cooling system• Check hoses for cracks
or damage
• Replace.if necessary.
• Change coolant.
26*Front and rear
brake switches
• Check operation.
27*Control cables• Apply Yamaha chain and cable
lube or engine oil thoroughly.
28*Throttle grip• Check operation.
• Check throttle grip free play,
and adjust if necessary.
• Lubricate cable and
grip housing.
29*Lights, signals and
switches
• Check operation.
• Adjust headlight beam.

TIP:
● Air filter
• This model’s air filter is equipped with a disposable oil-coated paper element, which must not be cleaned with compressed air to avoid damaging it.
• The air filter element needs to be replaced more frequently when 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 2013 Yamaha V Star 1300 Tourer

2013 Yamaha V-Star 1300 Tourer features US MPG Fuel Consumption:42 mpg; fuel consumption ± 18kpl/51mpg(Imp), 60 degree, fuel injected, V-twin, windshield, backrest and saddlebags. An 80-cubic-inch (1304cc) liquid-cooled, fuel-injected V-twin produces excellent power across the board along with a highly stimulating exhaust note. Steel chassis gets 48 percent of the bike’s weight on the front tire, for quick, light handling and maneuverability. Estimated 42 mpg* means over 200 miles of riding between fill-ups. One-piece cylinder heads feature 4-valves per cylinder. Classic side mounted 3.7 liter air box houses a viscous paper-type filter. Bore size is 40mm and each injector features 12 holes and a dual spray pattern.

Manual for the 2013 Yamaha V Star 1300 Tourer

2013 Yamaha V Star 1300 Tourer Maintenance schedule screenshot from manual

The above information was gleaned from the owner’s manual for the 2013 Yamaha V Star 1300 Tourer.

You can download it from Yamaha’s website here.