2001 Yamaha YZF-R1 - Answered Questions & Fixed issues


Can u email me a drawing. I have a 2000 r1

2001 Yamaha... | Answered on Nov 24, 2018 | 2,242 views


notify yahama ,bike shop or body shop ---have a level area and purchase a digital level or if have a smart phone get a digital level app

2001 Yamaha... | Answered on Aug 24, 2016 | 23 views


Hi, There should be a spring that pulls the lever back up when you remove your foot. It might be missing or broken. You might also have a mal adjusted switch that activates the brake light. it should be located near the pivot bolt for the brake lever. There is also a switch on the front brake lever. That might need adjusting or replacement.

2001 Yamaha... | Answered on Aug 13, 2016 | 35 views


I highly recommend synthetic made for motorcycle oil. It is more expensive but your engine (and clutch) will last a lot longer.

2001 Yamaha... | Answered on Aug 13, 2016 | 21 views


It might be just an adjustment for the switch that is connected to the foot brake. There is also a spring that should be pulling up on the lever when you take your foot off of it.

2001 Yamaha... | Answered on Aug 13, 2016 | 19 views


This is an old question but here it goes anyway; what do you mean by fork drop?

2001 Yamaha... | Answered on Aug 13, 2016 | 22 views


Exhaust Ultimate Power

2001 Yamaha... | Answered on Dec 15, 2015 | 41 views


Hello and welcome to Fixya, How much free-play do you have at the lever? What type of oil are you using? Let me know then we can proceed from there. Thanks for using Fixya, we'll get ya fixed up. Cycleworx157

2001 Yamaha... | Answered on Apr 25, 2015 | 140 views


Leave the engine in ,take off the exhaust down pipes ,drain the coolant and from the waterpump take off the carbs ,coils and plastic black panel the coils are on.then take off the cam cover,take the centre plug and offset inspection plug out of the front right engine cover turn the engine over with a spanner on the end of the crankshaft until T1/4 lines up with the small cut in the plugs thread in the offset hole.make sure the camshaft marks are lined up too on the cam sprockets and then stopped nod and remove the two Allen bolts in the cam chain tensioner.then take the cam caps off the exhaust cam and remove the cam then take off the inlet cam,then undo all the headboard including any small ones . At the front or back of the bead ,check above the oil filter as they hide them there sometimes,then lift off the head.

2001 Yamaha... | Answered on Feb 27, 2015 | 51 views


Parts Finder YAMAHA OF LOUISVILLE LOUISVILLE KY 502 254 1188 go to this site and select yamaha then type in YZFR1 2001. It will give you a couple different options to choose from. Since you didnt give your exact model thats the best i can do. Hit search then select assembly on the next page and find what your looking for if it doesnt help call the nearest yamaha store to you and they will be able to help but you need the exact model.

2001 Yamaha... | Answered on Dec 10, 2014 | 243 views


Triplicate question

2001 Yamaha... | Answered on Nov 13, 2014 | 38 views


No, it would have the opposite effect. you would lose pressure that normally routes to the pcv hose.

2001 Yamaha... | Answered on Nov 13, 2014 | 47 views


Does the key go in all the way or does it hang up when you put it in? If the key is in good shape (not worn down) I'd suspect your ignition module may have been damaged.

2001 Yamaha... | Answered on Jun 12, 2014 | 41 views


Look behind the ECU under the seat.

2001 Yamaha... | Answered on Jun 10, 2014 | 529 views


Float level too high or shutoff valve Stuck/damaged.

2001 Yamaha... | Answered on May 15, 2014 | 25 views


weak starter sounds possible, however so does a bad battery.

2001 Yamaha... | Answered on Feb 02, 2013 | 257 views


Not brake fluid or Hydraulic oil ( oil weight is the issue)
Drain forks ( bottom nipple) , remove top bold , be careful it is pressurized by spring . Use the right tool otherwise will damage bolt and your face.

Front forks should be sealed properly, fork seal should be intact, no water or brake fluid in them. Right amount of fork fluid is imperative along with oil weight specification ( check manual and appropriate oil weight for your bike), wrong oil and amount can otherwise damage your forks.

2001 Yamaha... | Answered on Sep 19, 2012 | 345 views


sounds like your clutch plates are worn or theres not enough gear oil which is making it hard to engage while at running temperture

2001 Yamaha... | Answered on Mar 24, 2012 | 1,022 views


it could just be loose baffles in your mufflers

2001 Yamaha... | Answered on Sep 12, 2011 | 56 views


You could try drilling out the holes and tapping them to the next size bolt to reinstall the guard

2001 Yamaha... | Answered on Aug 05, 2011 | 151 views

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