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Yamaha YX600 Radian (1986 - 1990)

Yamaha YX600

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Written from hands-on experience gained from the complete strip-down and rebuild of a Yamaha YX600 Radian, Haynes can help you understand, care for and repair your Yamaha YX600 Radian. 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 YX600 Radian can help maintain its resale value, save you money, and make it safer to drive.

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What's covered

What's covered: 

Yamaha YX600, FZ600 1986-1990
Models –
YX600, Radian, FZ600
Engine – Petrol: 599 cc air cooled, 4-stroke DOHC 4-cylinder

PLEASE NOTE that this manual is intended for vehicles built to US 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

This Yamaha FZ600 YX600 Radian Manual is 360 pages.

CHAPTER ONE / GENERAL INFORMATION

CHAPTER TWO / TROUBLESHOOTING

CHAPTER THREE / LUBRICATION, MAINTENANCE AND TUNE-UP
Routine checks / Pre-checks / Service intervals / Tires and wheels / Battery / Periodic lubrication / Periodic maintenance / Oil and filter change / Air filter / Tune-up / Specifications

CHAPTER FOUR / ENGINES
Engine removal installation / Cylinder head and camshafts / Valves and valve components / Cylinder block / Pistons, piston pins and piston rings / Oil pump / Oil cooler and mounting bracket / Oil pan, strainer and relief valve / Low oil level switch / Primary drive gear / Crankcase / Crankshaft / Connecting rods / Starter clutch assembly / Break-in / Specifications

CHAPTER FIVE / CLUTCH
Clutch / Clutch cable / Specifications

CHAPTER SIX / TRANSMISSION AND GEARSHIFT MECHANISMS
External gearshift mechanism / Transmission / Internal gearshift mechanism / Specifications

CHAPTER SEVEN / FUEL, EMISSION CONTROL AND EXHAUST SYSTEMS
Carburetor operation / Carburetor service / Carburetor assembly / Carburetor / Carburetor adjustments / Throttle cable / Choke cable / Fuel shutoff valve / Fuel tank / Gasoline/alcohol blend test / Crankcase breather system / Evaporative emission control system / Exhaust system / Specifications

CHAPTER EIGHT / ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Charging system / Alternator / Voltage regulator rectifier / Transistorized ignition / Igniter unit / Pick-up coil / Ignition coil / Starting system / Electric starter / Starter solenoid / Lighting system / Switches / Electrical components / Fuses / Wiring diagrams / Specifications

CHAPTER NINE / FRONT SUSPENSION AND STEERING
Front wheel / Wheel inspection / Front hub / Wheels / Tire changing / Tire repairs / Handlebar / Steering head and stem / Steering head bearing races / Front forks / Specifications

CHAPTER TEN / REAR SUSPENSION
Rear wheel / Wheel inspection / Rear hub / Driven sprocket and flange assembly / Drive chain / Swing arm / Relay arm assembly / Shock absorbers / Shock absorber / Specifications

CHAPTER ELEVEN / BRAKES
Disc brakes / Front brake pad / Front master cylinder / Front caliper / Rear brake pad / Rear master cylinder / Rear caliper / Front brake hose / Rear brake hose / Brake disc front and rear / Bleeding the system / Rear drum brake / Rear brake pedal / Specifications

CHAPTER TWELVE / FRAME AND BODY
Seat / Front fender / Rear fender / Lower fairing (FZ600 models) / Front fairing / Side covers / Sidestand / Centerstand (Radian models) / Footpegs / Frame / Specifications

INDEX

WIRING DIAGRAMS

Models covered:
1986 1987 1988 YAMAHA FZ600
1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 YAMAHA YX600 RADIAN

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AUCM388
Language: 
English

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