700NC (Maxim)

Engine Oil

 

At 5°C (40°F) or Higher:
SAE 20W40 Type SE Motor Oil 

At 15°C (60°F) or Lower:
SAE 10W30 Type SE Motor Oil

Spark Plug, Emmissions, Exhaust and Carburetor

 

SPARK PLUG

1.      Remove:
•  Spark plug(s)

2.      Inspect:
•   Electrode (1) Wear/Damage — Replace.
•  Insulator color (2)

3.      Measure:
•  Plug gap (3)

Use a Wire Gauge or Feeler Gauge. Out of specification — Regap.

Valve Adjustments

VALVE CLEARANCE ADJUSTMENT

 

(1)Pad (2) Valve lifter (3) Valve retainer (4)Spring seat (5)inner spring (6) Outer spring (7) Spring seat (8) Oil seal (9) Valve

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VALVE CLEARANCE (COLD):

Engine

Contents of Engine Maintenance:

Maintenance Intervals Charts

Proper periodic maintenance is important. Especially important are the maintenance services related to emissions control. These controls not only function to ensure cleaner air but are also vital to proper engine operation and maximum performance. In the following maintenance tables, the services related to emissions control are grouped separately.

PERIODIC MAINTENANCE EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM

Chapter 2, Periodic Maintenance, Inspections and Adjustments

INTRODUCTION

This chapter includes all information necessary to perform recommended inspections and adjustments. These preventive maintenance procedures, if followed, will ensure more reliable vehicle operation and a longer service life. The need for costly overhaul work will be greatly reduced. This information applies to vehicles already in service as well as new vehicles that are being prepared for sale. All service technicians should be familiar with this entire chapter.

 

Chapter 1, INTRODUCTION

YAMAHA XJ700N/NC

GENERAL INFORMATION

MOTORCYCLE IDENTIFICATION

VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER

The vehicle identification number (1) is stamped into the right side of the steering head pipe.

XJ700N & XJ700NC Service Manual

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

TCI Identification

The following is a guide to determing if a used TCI is appropriate for a given machine:

 

Cleaning the Hitachi Carb

This series assumes you took the carbs apart, and are trying to figure out how to put them back together again. If you haven’t taken them apart yet, it’s a good idea to skim through this first anyway. Address any questions to: xj-owners@micapeak.com, and we’ll try to talk you through it.

 

Pictures and text by Dwayne Verhey

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