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I don't see a recommendation to register with and use Yamalube for 20 year 100k mile engine warranty. Is this not something people are doing? Buying 2021 SP Saturday. Curious.
 

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I don't see a recommendation to register with and use Yamalube for 20 year 100k mile engine warranty. Is this not something people are doing? Buying 2021 SP Saturday. Curious.
I'm buying a 2021 MT09 sp next Saturday. How do you prove you have only used Yamalube in it? I guess you'll need to keep the receipts from buying the oil.
 

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Yes, and you have to log into the site and log every service, with part numbers and mileage.
Hmmm,

"Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., through its operating brand “Yamalube,” subject to the limitations as stated herein, hereby warrants to Covered Customers only that the engine in their Qualified Product will be free from any Qualified Breakdown due to engine oil failure for the period of time stated herein and, in the event of such a Qualified Breakdown, Yamalube’s sole responsibility will be to pay reasonable expenses, for the Covered Parts and Covered Labor involved in the repair of the engine for the Qualified Product, not to exceed the Qualified Product’s Fair Market Value, to return it to operational status. Yamalube’s obligation to repair or replace any listed Covered Parts as may be required is the sole and exclusive remedy available to Covered Customer under this Limited Warranty. Yamalube is only responsible for the repairs it approves."

So it only covers damage from a failure in the engine oil. Not sure that protection is worth the effort.
 

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Hmmm,

"Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., through its operating brand “Yamalube,” subject to the limitations as stated herein, hereby warrants to Covered Customers only that the engine in their Qualified Product will be free from any Qualified Breakdown due to engine oil failure for the period of time stated herein and, in the event of such a Qualified Breakdown, Yamalube’s sole responsibility will be to pay reasonable expenses, for the Covered Parts and Covered Labor involved in the repair of the engine for the Qualified Product, not to exceed the Qualified Product’s Fair Market Value, to return it to operational status. Yamalube’s obligation to repair or replace any listed Covered Parts as may be required is the sole and exclusive remedy available to Covered Customer under this Limited Warranty. Yamalube is only responsible for the repairs it approves."

So it only covers damage from a failure in the engine oil. Not sure that protection is worth the effort.
Extended warranties are BS, yes. But I use yamalube anyway, on the correct intervals. Might as well log it, can’t hurt anything. But no, I wouldn’t go out of your way for it.
 

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Extended warranties are BS, yes. But I use yamalube anyway, on the correct intervals. Might as well log it, can’t hurt anything. But no, I wouldn’t go out of your way for it.
There are documented cases of owners with the YES program getting engine replacements covered. Not all “extended warranties” are created equal, and not all are “BS.”
 

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There are documented cases of owners with the YES program getting engine replacements covered. Not all “extended warranties” are created equal, and not all are “BS.”
While I didn't call the program BS, having a failure OF a quality motor oil is very very rare. And I suspect that Yamalube is a quality oil. It just seems to be a pretty rare event to have the oil break down and then cause an engine failure or damage. But I do know a guy with a Super Tenere that had to replace his engine. I'm not sure of the cause and he bought the bike used, so he wouldn't have been able to use this program at all.
 

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Does anyone recall the size of the crush washer for the drain plug. What oil weight is specified? What filter's are good? I'm getting the bike in a week or so and wanted to have the parts on hand for an oil change. Does a company sell a complete kit with all the required parts?
 
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