Yamaha V Max 1985 - 2007 Clymer Owners Service & Repair Manual Covers V-Max VMX12 1985 - 2007.
● QUICK REFERENCE DATA
● GENERAL INFORMATION
Manual organization / Warnings, cautions and notes / Safety / VIN numbers / Fasteners / Shop supplies / Basic tools / Precision measuring tools / Electrical system fundamentals / Basic service methods / Storage
Operating requirements / Starting the engine / Starting difficulties / Engine performance / Engine noises / Engine lubrication / Engine leakdown test / Clutch / Gearshift linkage / Transmission / Final drive / Carburetor / Fuel pump (1985-1992 models) / Fuel pump (1993-on models) / V-Boost troubleshooting / Electrical test equipment / Basic electrical test procedures / Electrical system / Front suspension and steering / Brakes
● LUBRICATION, MAINTENANCE AND TUNE-UP
Fuel type / Oil type / Grease type / Maintenance intervals / Cylinder numbering and firing order / Periodic lubrication / Battery / Tune-up / Air filter / Spark plugs / Engine compression test / Ignition timing / Valve clearance / Fuel system / Throttle cable / Emissions control systems / Brakes / Shift pedal adjustment / Clutch / Cooling system / Steering head bearings / Front suspension / Rear suspension / Tyres and wheels / Fasteners
● ENGINE TOP END
Servicing engine in the frame / Cylinder head covers / Camshafts / Cam sprocket / Cylinder heads / Valves and valve components /
● ENGINE LOWER END
Servicing engine in the frame / Engine removal and installation / Crankcase breather cover / Alternator cover / Stator and pickup coils / Flywheel / Starter clutch / Starter gears / Oil pan / Oil pump / Main oil gallery / Piston/connecting rod assembly / Pistons and piston rings / Crankcase / Crankshaft and cam chain / Balancer shaft / Break-in
● CLUTCH AND EXTERNAL SHIFT MECHANISM
Clutch bleeding and draining / Clutch cover / Master and slave cylinder / External shift mechanism / Hose replacement
● TRANSMISSION, MIDDLE GEAR AND INTERNAL SHIFT MECHANISM
Shift pedal / Middle gearcase cover / Internal shift mechanism / Middle drive gear assembly / Middle gear backlash adjustment / Rounding shim thickness measurements / Middle gear alignment / Middle driven gear assembly
● AIR/FUEL, EMISSION CONTROL AND EXHAUST SYSTEMS
Fuel tank / Fuel filter / Fuel pump / Fuel pump relay / Fuel pump testing / Air box / Carburetor operation / Carburetor / Carburetor cleaning and inspection / Carburetor adjustments / Throttle cable / Throttle cable adjustment / V-Boost assembly / V-Boost servomotor / V-Boost control unit / V-Boost adjustment / V-Boost testing / Evaporative emission control system / Exhaust system
● ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Electrical connectors / Battery terminal / Frame neck / Electrical bracket / Charging system / Stator / Voltage regulator/rectifier / Ignition system / Ignition coil / Pickup coil / Spark plug cap / Diode / Pressure sensor / Ignitor unit / Ignition timing / Starting system / Starter / Starter relay / Starting circuit cutoff relay / Lighting system / Headlight / Meter assembly / Taillight / Signal system / Brake light / Turn signals / Flasher relay / Horn / Indicator lights / Switches / Wiring connectors / Fuses
● COOLING SYSTEM
Hoses and clamps / Cooling system check / Water pump / Thermostat housing and drain cock assembly / Coolant reservoir / Coolant manifold / Radiator / Fan assembly / Thermoswitch / Temperature sender
● WHEELS AND TYRES
Motorcycle stand / Brake rotor protection / Front wheel / Front hub / Rear wheel / Rear hub / Wheel balance / Tyre repair / Tyre changing
● FRONT SUSPENSION AND STEERING
Front fork / Handlebar / Steering head / Steering head bearing races / Lower bearing inner race replacement
● REAR SUSPENSION AND FINAL DRIVE
Shock absorber / Swing arm / Final gearcase
Brake service / Preventing brake fluid damage / Brake bleeding / Brake fluid draining / Brake pad replacement / Front brake caliper / Front brake master cylinder / Rear brake caliper / Rear brake master cylinder / Footpeg/brake lever assembly / Brake disc / Brake hose replacement
Top cover / Front side cover / Side cover / Rider footpeg / Passenger footpeg / Rider seat / Passenger seat / Front fender / Rear fender
● COLOUR WIRING DIAGRAMS
Clymer motorcycle repair manuals can save you money on maintenance and repair bills. Step-by-step procedures and detailed illustrations guide you through every job, from maintenance and troubleshooting, all the way to complete teardown and rebuild.
General information on Repair Manuals
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