The "Periodic Maintenance / Lubrication Intervals" schedule is taken directly from a 1986 edition Yamaha XC200 factory service manual. Before starting any work, always consult the manual for your scooter's model & year and be sure you know what you're doing.

XC200 Periodic Maintenance / Lubrication Intervals
Item Remarks Type Initial break-in 1 600 mi(1000 mi) or 1 month Thereafter every 2,000 mi (3,000 km) or 6 months Thereafter every 4,000 mi (6,000 km) or 12 months Thereafter every 12,000 km (8,000 km) or 24 months
Engine oil Warm up engine before draining (the red circle in the pop-up picture is the 19mm drain plug. The green circle is the oil filter). The drain bolt torque is 31 ft-lbs or 43 Nm. Warm up engine before draining. SAE 10W30 or 20W40 type SE motor oil. Use a high quality motor oil, or synthetic oil. X


Oil Filter* Replace. See above entry for an image. The oil filter cover drain bolt torque is 7 ft-lbs or 10 Nm. Fram CH6005, Hiflo filtro HF145, Emgo 10-79100 X X    
Spark plug Check condition. Adjust gap and clean. Replace at 4,400 mi (7,000 km) (or 12 months) and thereafter every 3,600 mi (2,000 km) (or 12 months). NGK DPR7EA-9, .031-.035 gap X X Replace X Replace
Air filter* Wash & damp with oil  Replace when necessary. SAE 10W40 type SE motor oil        
Brake system* Adjust free play. Replace shoes if needed   X X    
V-Belt* Check cracks and wear. Replace if necessary. Replace every (12,000 mi (18,000 km)       X  
Final drive gear oil (sub transmission oil)* Check oil level/oil leakage. Replace every 16,000 mi (24,000 km) 200cc of SAE 10W40 type SE motor oil. The drain bolt is 12mm. X

  6,000 mi (9,000 km) or 18 months  
Fittings/Fasteners Check and tighten as necessary.   X

  X X
Brake lever pivot shaft Apply chain lube lightly Yamaha chain and cable lube or SAE 10W30 motor oil     X X
Brake pedal shaft Lubricate. Apply chain lube lightly. Yamaha chain and cable lube or SAE 10W30 motor oil     X X
Center/side stand pivots* Check operation and lubricate. Apply chain lube lightly Yamaha chain and cable lube or SAE 10W30 motor oil     X X
Front fork oil* Check operation and look for oil leakage     X X X
Front brake tension bar pivots and bottom link pivots* Apply until new grease shows Lithium soap base grease   X   X
Front axle* Apply grease lightly Lithium soap base grease   X   X
Steering Bearings* Check bearings assembly for looseness. Moderately repack 15,000 km (9,500 mi). 22 3/16" ball bearings on top, 18 1/4" ball bearings on bottom. Medium weight wheel bearing grease.   X   Repack
Wheel bearings* Check bearings for smooth rotation Tire pressure F 21 psi, R 28 (35 max) psi   X X X
Battery* Check specific gravity and breather pipe for proper operations
  X X X
Side stand switch* Check and clean or replace as necessary
  X X X

* It is recommended that these items be serviced by a Yamaha dealer or other qualifited mechanic.

For further odometer readings, repeat the above maintenance at the period established: Service 1: every 3,000 km (1,900 mi), Service 2: every 6,000 km (3,800 mi), and service 3: every 9,000 km (5,700 mi) intervals.