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Yamaha XV (1981 - 2003)

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Written from hands-on experience gained from the complete strip-down and rebuild of a Yamaha XV, Haynes can help you understand, care for and repair your Yamaha XV. We do it ourselves to help you do-it-yourself, and whatever your mechanical ability, the practical step-by-step explanations, linked to over 900 photos, will help you get the job done right. Regular servicing and maintenance of your Yamaha XV can help maintain its resale value, save you money, and make it safer to drive.

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What's covered

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Yamaha XV Virago 1981-2003
UK models –

XV535 (inc. XV535S) 1988-1997
XV535DX 1998-2003
XV750SE 1981-1983
XV750 Virago 1992-1996
TR1 1981-1985
XV1000 Virago 1986-1989
XV1100 Virago 1989-1998

US models –

XV535 (including XV535S) 1987-2000
XV700 Virago 1984-1987
XV750 Virago 1981-1983
XV750 Virago 1988-1997
XV920R & Virago 1981-1983
XV1000 Virago 1984-1985
XV1100 Virago 1986-1999
XV1100S Virago 1997-1998

Engine – 535cc, 699cc, 748cc, 981cc, 1063cc, air-cooled 4-stroke 70° SOHC V-twin

PLEASE NOTE that this manual is intended for vehicles built to UK specifications. Although it is useful when the products or systems are similar to those in other markets, there may still be significant differences, especially in areas concerned with safety and emission control.

Table of contents

General Information
Chapter 1: Routine maintenance and servicing
Chapter 2: Paart A: Engine, clutch and transmission (XV535 models)
Chapter 2: Paart B: Engine, clutch and transmission (XV700-1100 models)
Chapter 3: Part A: Fuel and exhaust systems (XV535 models)
Chapter 3: Part B: Fuel and exhaust systems (XV700-1100 models)
Chapter 4: Part A: Ignition system (XV535 models)
Chapter 4: Part B: Ignition system (XV700-1100 models)
Chapter 5: Part A: Steering, suspension and final drive (XV535 models)
Chapter 5: Part B: Steering, suspension and final drive (XV700-1100 models)
Chapter 6: Part A: Brakes, wheels and yres (XV535 models)
Chapter 6: Part B: Brakes, wheels and tyres (XV700-1100 models)
Chapter 7: Part A: Frame and bodywork (XV535 models)
Chapter 7: Part B: Frame and bodywork (XV700-1100 models)
Chapter 8: Part A: Electrical systems (XV535 models)
Chapter 8: Part B: Electrical systems (XV700-1100 models)
Wiring diagrams

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