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2016 Yamaha Bolt Maintenance Schedule and Service Intervals

Maintenance schedule and service intervals for the 2016 Yamaha Bolt

This is the maintenance schedule and associated service intervals for the 2016 Yamaha Bolt.

2016 Yamaha Bolt Maintenance Schedule

Below is the maintenance schedule for the 2016 Yamaha Bolt.

The maintenance for the 2016 Yamaha Bolt is broken into two sections: periodic maintenance for emission control systems, and general maintenance and lubrication.

Periodic Maintenance Emission Control System

TIP:
• From 24000 mi (37000 km) or 36 months, repeat the maintenance intervals starting from 8000 mi (13000 km) or 12 months.
• Items marked with an asterisk require special tools, data and 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 months16000 mi (25,000 km) or 24 months20000 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 at 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 16000 mi (25000 km)
4*Crankcase breather system•Check breather hose for cracks or damage.
•Replace if necessary.
5*Fuel injection•Adjust 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.

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 months16000 mi (25,000 km) or 24 months20000 mi (31,000 km) or 30 months
1Air filter element• Replace.Every 24000 mi (37000 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• Change.Every 2 years
7*Wheels• Check runout and for damage.
• Replace if necessary.
8*Tires• Check tread depth and for dam-
age.
• Replace if necessary.
• Check air pressure.
• Correct if necessary.
9*Wheel bearings• Check bearings for smooth oper-
ation.
• Replace if necessary.
10*Swingarm pivot
bearings
• Check operation and for excessive play.
• Moderately repack with lithium-
soap-based grease.
Every 32,000 mi (50,000 km)
11*Drive belt• Check belt condition.
• Replace if damaged.
• Check belt tension.
• Adjust if necessary.
Every 2500 mi (4000 km)
12*Steering bearings• Check bearing assemblies for
looseness.
• Moderately repack with lithium-
soap-based grease.
Every 12,000 mi (19,000 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 leak-
age.
• Replace if necessary.
22Engine oil• Change (warm engine before draining)
23*Engine oil
filter cartridge
• Replace.
24*Front and rear
brake switches
• Check operation.
25*Control cables• Apply Yamaha cable lubricant or other
suitable cable lubricant thoroughly.
26*Throttle grip• Check operation.
• Check throttle grip free play,
and adjust if necessary.
• Lubricate cable and grip housing.
27*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 level and fill the reservoirs as required.
• Every two years replace the internal components of the brake master cylinder and calipers, and change the brake fluid.
• Replace the brake hoses every four years, or if cracked or damaged.

About the 2016 Yamaha Bolt

The Bolt features compact, raw bobber design and a powerful 942cc V-Twin for a perfect union of old-school style and modern urban performance. The 58 cubic inch (942cc) engine is an air-cooled SOHC 60º V-twin with four valves per cylinder, a pent-roof shaped combustion chamber, and 9.0:1 compression ratio. Bolt’s short, 61.8-inch wheelbase contributes to the bike’s lively handling. The beefy front 41mm fork tubes offer excellent suspension performance and the twin rear shocks have been tuned to provide great comfort and handling while contributing to the machine’s low profile. The 298mm front disc brake and 298mm rear disc brake both use wave rotors, the style usually found on sport bikes.

Manual for the 2016 Yamaha Bolt

2016 Yamaha Bolt Maintenance schedule screenshot from manual

The above information was gleaned from the owner’s manual for the 2016 Yamaha Bolt.

You can download it from Yamaha’s website here.