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2018 Yamaha Star Eluder Maintenance Schedule and Service Intervals

Maintenance schedule and service intervals for the 2018 Yamaha Star Eluder

This is the maintenance schedule and associated service intervals for the 2018 Yamaha Star Eluder.

2018 Yamaha Star Eluder Maintenance Schedule

Below is the maintenance schedule for the 2018 Yamaha Star Eluder.

The maintenance for the 2018 Yamaha Star Eluder is broken into two sections: periodic maintenance for emission control systems, and general maintenance and lubrication.

Periodic Maintenance Emission Control System

• 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.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 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.
2*Spark plugs• Check condition.
• Adjust gap and clean.
• Replace
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 synchronization.
6*Exhaust system• Check for leakage.
• Tighten if necessary.
• Replace gasket(s) if necessary.
7*Evaporative emission
control system
• Check control system for damage.
• Replace if necessary.
8*Air induction system• Check the air cut-off valve, reed valve, and hose for damage
• Replace ant damaged parts

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 months16,000 mi (25,000 km) or 24 months20,000 mi (31,000 km) or 30 months
1*Diagnostic system check• Perform dynamic inspection using Yamaha diagnostic tool
• Check the error codes
2Air filter element• Replace.Every 24000 mi (37000 km)
3*Clutch• Check operation, fluid level,
and for fluid leakage.
• Correct if necessary
4*Front brake• Check operation, fluid level,
and for fluid leakage.
• Replace brake pads if necessary.
5*Rear brake• Check operation, fluid level, and
for fluid leakage.
• Replace brake pads if necessary.
6*Brake hoses• Check for cracks or damage.
• Check for correct routing and clamping
• Replace.Every 4 years
7*Brake fluid• ChangeEvery 2 years
8*Wheels• Check runout and for damage.
• Replace if necessary.
9*Tires• Check tread depth and for damage.
• Replace if necessary.
• Check air pressure.
• Correct if necessary.
10*Wheel bearings •Check bearings for
smooth operation.
• Replace if necessary.
11*Swingarm pivot
bearings
• Check operation and for excessive play.
*• Moderately repack with lithium-soap-based
grease.
12*Drive belt• Check belt tension.
• Replace if damaged
• Check belt tension
• Adjust if necessary
Every 2500 mi (4000 km)
13*Steering bearings• Check bearing assemblies
for looseness.
*• Moderately repack with
lithium-soap-based grease.
Every 16000 mi (25000 km)
14*Chassis fasteners• Check all chassis
fitting and fasteners.
• Correct if necessary.
15Brake lever
pivot shaft
• Apply silicone
grease lightly.
16Brake pedal
pivot shaft
• Apply lithium-soap-based
grease lightly.
17Clutch lever
pivot shaft
• Apply lithium-soap-based
grease lightly.
18Shift pedal
pivot shaft
• Apply lithium-soap-based
grease lightly.
19Sidestand pivot• Check operation.
• Apply lithium-soap-based
grease lightly.
20*Sidestand switch• Check operation and
replace if necessary.
21*Front fork• Check operation and
for oil leakage.
• Replace if necessary.
22*Shock absorber
assembly
• Check operation and
for oil leakage.
• Replace if necessary.
23Rear suspension link pivots• Apply lithium-soap-based-grease lightly
24Engine oil• Change (warm engine
before draining.)
25*Engine oil filter cartridge• Replace.
26*Front and rear
brake switches
• Check operation.
27*Throttle grip • Check operation
• Lubricate the throttle grip
housing tube guides
28*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 and clutch systems
• After disassembling the brake or clutch master cylinders, caliper cylinders or clutch release cylinder, always change the fluid. Regularly check the brake fluid levels and fill the reservoirs as required.
• Replace the oil seals on the inner parts of the brake or clutch master cylinders, caliper cylinders and clutch release cylinder every two years
• Replace the brake and clutch hoses every four years or if cracked or damaged.

About the 2018 Yamaha Star Eluder

Star Eluder is designed around rider and passenger needs straight from the dealership floor, with a roomy rider positioning and adjustable controls. Heated seats for both rider and passenger come standard, with a low seat height for confidence at every stop. Designed around a rigid chassis and advanced suspension systems, the Star Eluder is built to offer Yamaha’s renowned handling ability when the road turns twisty, with excellent comfort and straight-line confidence.

A massive 1854cc air-cooled V-twin powers Star Eluder with an arm-stretching 126 pound-feet of torque, for effortless passing power even when fully loaded. And while the competition promotes their “new” four-valve cylinder heads, Yamaha has been refining the four-valve, twin-spark-plug, pent-roof engine design for nearly 20 years, delivering exceptional power and drivability that leaves the rest of the class in the dust.

Manual for the 2018 Yamaha Star Eluder

2018 Yamaha Star Eluder Maintenance schedule screenshot from manual

The above information was gleaned from the owner’s manual for the 2018 Yamaha Star Eluder.

You can download it from Yamaha’s website here.