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Yamaha XS2 (1970 - 1982)

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Written from hands-on experience gained from the complete strip-down and rebuild of a Yamaha XS2, Haynes can help you understand, care for and repair your Yamaha XS2. 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 XS2 can help maintain its resale value, save you money, and make it safer to ride.

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What's covered

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Yamaha XS2, 1970-1982
Yamaha XS1, 1970-1982
Yamaha TX650, 1970-1974
Yamaha XS650, 1975-1982

Table of contents

This Yamaha vintage motorcycle manual is 248 pages.

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CHAPTER ONE / GENERAL INFORMATION
Manual organization / Service hints / Parts replacement / Tools / Expendable supplies / Serial numbers

CHAPTER TWO / PERIODIC SERVICE AND GENERAL MAINTENANCE
Lubrication / Engine oil changing / Oil filter / Control cables / Speedometer cable / Changing fork oil / Engine tune-up / Valves / Battery / Fuses / Spark plugs / Condensers (capacitors) / Ignition coil / Breaker points / Ignition timing / Carburetor / Fuel strainer / Air cleaner / Clutch adjustment / Disc brake / Drum brake adjustment / Brake light adjustment / Drive chain / Storage

CHAPTER THREE / TROUBLESHOOTING
Operating requirements / Troubleshooting instruments / Starting difficulties / Starter / Poor idling / Misfiring / Flat spots / Power loss / Overheating / Engine noises / Piston seizure / Excessive vibration / Clutch slip or drag / Transmission / Poor handling / Brake problems / Electrical problems / Ignition switch / Charging circuit / Troubleshooting guide

CHAPTER FOUR / CYLINDER, CYLINDER HEAD AND LUBRICATION SYSTEM
Engine / Cylinder head cover / Advance rod unit / Rocker arm and shaft / Cylinder head / Cylinder / Primary case / Oil pump / Break-in

CHAPTER FIVE / CLUTCH, TRANSMISSION AND CRANKCASE
Clutch / Primary drive gear / Shift shaft / Kickstarter / Electric starter / Alternator stator and rotor / Drive sprocket / Crankcase / Transmission / Crankshaft / Cylinder studs

CHAPTER SIX / ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Battery / Battery chargers / Ignition switch / Voltage regulator / Headlight / Taillight, flasher lights and horn / Electric starter / Alternator brush / Repairing and splicing wiring / Wiring diagrams

CHAPTER SEVEN / FUEL SYSTEM
Petcocks / Carburetors / Air filter

CHAPTER EIGHT / CHASSIS
Seat / Battery and tool box / Coil / Front fork / Shock absorber / Swing arm / Wheel and spoke inspection / Front wheel / Rear wheel / Wheel trueing / Wheel lacing / Wheel balancing / Wheel alignment / Tire changing and repair / Seals and bearings / Rear sprocket / Drum brakes / Disc brakes / Brake disc

APPENDIX / SPECIFICATIONS

SUPPLEMENT 1978 AND LATER SERVICE INFORMATION

INDEX

WIRING DIAGRAMS

Models covered:
1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 YAMAHA TX650 TX 650
All Years YAMAHA XS1 XS 1
All Years YAMAHA XS2 XS 2
1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 YAMAHA XS650 XS 650

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TX650 (1970-1974)
XS1 (all years)
XS2 (all years)
XS650 (1975-1982)

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