How to Change the Coolant on a 2001 Yamaha Kodiak 400?

Answer Vehicle manufacturer Yamaha released the 2001 Kodiak 400 4-by-4 in July of that year. The 2001 incarnation of Yamaha's popular all terrain vehicle (ATV) line 401 cc, liquid-cooled, four-stroke engi... Read More »

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How to Adjust the Valves on a 2001 Yamaha Kodiak?

The gap between your 2001 Yamaha Kodiak's valves and the rocker arms that move them is called valve clearance. This gap is necessary to accommodate the expansion of the metal valves as they are hea... Read More »

How to Change the Brakes on a Yamaha Kodiak?

The conditions encountered on an off-road foray can work the Yamaha Kodiak ATV's brakes pretty hard, even while traveling at a slow pace, wearing the machine's brake pads away quickly. If left unch... Read More »

How to Change the Oil on a 2005 Yamaha Kodiak 450?

Although Yamaha recommends an oil change every six months, extended off-road usage can severely affect a Kodiak 450 all-terrain vehicle's oil supply. Aside from degradation caused by wear, the Kodi... Read More »

Yamaha Kodiak Oil Filter Installation?

Yamaha's Kodiak all-terrain vehicle series used two different types of oil filters over the years. Until 2000, the Kodiak used an internal element-type filter that was housed behind a cover on the ... Read More »