Virago XV250 V-Star 250 Yamaha Motorcycle Service Manual

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The Cyclepedia Press LLC Yamaha XV250 Virago and V Star 250 online service manual features detailed full-color photographs and wiring diagrams, complete specifications with step-by-step procedures performed and written by a veteran Yamaha dealer trained technician.

The Yamaha Virago 250 and V-Star 250 online manual covers 1988 – 2007 Yamaha XV250 Virago and 2008 – 2016 Yamaha XV250 V-Star motorcycles.

The Yamaha Virago 250  serves as the basis for some Chinese models.

Virago 250 Clones: Lifan 250

When you subscribe to the Yamaha Virago 250 online manual you’ll get instant access to the following repair information:


Periodic Maintenance

Yamaha XV250 Virago Periodic Maintenance Chart
Clutch Cable Adjustment
Engine Idle Speed
Throttle Free Play
Oil and Filter Change
Air Filter Servicing
Spark Plugs
Compression Check
Valve Clearance
Ignition Timing
Drive Chain Adjustment
Rear Brake Light Switch Adjustment
Brake Bleeding


Quick Reference

Yamaha XV250 Virago Specifications
General Torque Specifications
VIN and Engine Number Location


External Components

Rider Seat
Passenger Seat
Fuel Tank
Thermo Switch Housing
Front Fender
Shift Lever
Front Brake Lever
Rear Brake Pedal


Fuel System

Yamaha XV250 Virago Carburetor Specifications
Fuel Pump
Carburetor Removal
Carburetor Disassembly and Inspection
Carburetor Assembly
Carburetor Installation


Exhaust System

Installation and removal of the Yamaha XV250 V-Star exhaust pipes and mufflers – step-by-step complete information.



Cylinder Head Removal
Cylinder Head Installation
Stator Coil
Left Side Engine Components
Right Side Engine Components
Engine Removal
Crankcase Splitting
Crankshaft and Connecting Rods
Pistons and Cylinders
Crankcase Assembly
Engine Installation


Final Drive

Drive Chain
Engine Sprocket
Rear Wheel Sprocket


Front Brakes

Yamaha XV250 Virago Brake Pad Replacement
Cleaning and rebuilding the Virago brake caliper
Cleaning and rebuilding the Virago brake master cylinder


Rear Brakes

Instructions for proper rear brake adjustment
Brake Shoe Replacement



Installation and removal of the front wheel and rear wheel including wheel bearing replacement.

yamaha xv250 star front fork springs oil seals

Front Suspension

Yamaha XV250 Virago Fork Oil Change
Fork Removal
Front Fork Disassembly
Fork Inspection
Fork Reassembly
Virago 250 Fork Seal Replacement
Fork Installation

yamaha XV250 v-star steering head bearings grease service inspection


Bearing Replacement


Rear Suspension

Shock Absorbers
Swing Arm


Electrical System

Charging System
Ignition System
Yamaha XV250 Virago Wiring Schematics / Wiring Diagrams

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Yamaha Virago XV250 Online Motorcycle Service Manual


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  11. says

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  12. says

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