Question about 2006 Yamaha Road Star Midnight Silverado
The Yamaha Roadstar has a dry sump oil system. What this means is that the oil is stored in an oil tank to reduce the size of the engine. By storing the oil in the tank (which is under the seat and has the filler cap/dipstick, the engine does not need a sump under the crankshaft to store the oil. In this type of system the oil is pumped back to the tank after making its rounds through the engine. When you shut the bike off the oil will settle in the engine until you run the engine. The procedure to check the oil is to warm up the engine and allow it to idle for approximately 3 minutes. Do not rev up the motor during this time as it will cause the oil level to not read correctly. After shutting off the motor, check the oil level and adjust it to keep it in the proper level on the dipstick.
Posted on Jul 14, 2010
A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Aug 06, 2017 | 2000 Yamaha XV 1600 Wild Star
May 03, 2015 | Yamaha Motorcycles
Aug 05, 2014 | 2007 Yamaha Road Star
Jul 06, 2014 | 2003 Yamaha Road Star
Jul 15, 2012 | 2002 Yamaha XV 1600 Wild Star
May 04, 2012 | 2006 Yamaha Road Star Silverado
Dec 22, 2017 | 2007 Yamaha Road Star
Dec 13, 2010 | 2006 Yamaha Road Star Midnight Silverado
Mar 15, 2009 | 2005 Yamaha Road Star Silverado
816 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: