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How do I change the oil?

What weight oil should I use & where is the filter & drain plug located?

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Go to bike shop buy manual for your bike or buy on ebay this will help you ,oil filter should be change with oil change to.it is on the front of the engine near the exhaust pipes dont over tighten to.

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Oil drain plug underneath engine usually on fill plug engine oil is stamped in oil stick.Do not over tighten drain plug when reinstalling

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I don't have a service manual on your bike BUT if you Google " yamaha yzf 600r " there is a spot 3rd from the top that has a free download if you can open an RAR file.

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The drain plug is under the left hand foot peg. The filter is located behind the exhaust headers. Remove them and you will see the filter housing at the base of the engine. Refill on the right hand side and your sight glass is under the filler/dipstick (both use the same hole). Remember to only check the oil level when the bike is upright (not standing on its stand)

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