How To Change The Time On A Yamaha R3

The Yamaha R3 is a 321 cc bike aimed for beginner and intermediate riders. It was developed, designed, and built by the Japanese company Yamaha as part of the R-series line of products.

The Yamaha R3 motorcycle has a digital clock on its multi-function meter. You can set the time and keep track of how much time you spend riding. Here’s the easy steps on how to change the time on a Yamaha R3. You can also find this information from your user’s manual.

The clock displays when the key is turned ON.

To set the clock:

  1. Turn the key to ON..
  2. Push the “SEL” button and “RES” button together for at least two seconds.
  3. When the hour digits start flashing, push the “RES” button to set the hours.
  4. Push the “SEL” button, and the minute digits will start flashing.
  5. Push the “RES” button to set the minutes.
  6. Push the “SEL” button and then release it to start the clock.

Watch this video below if you prefer a video tutorial.

Why is it important to set the clock of your Yamaha R3?

If you live in a country where the time zone is different, or if you purchased your bike from a previous owner who is an hour ahead of you, or if winter time differs from summer time, you need to know how to change the time on the Yamaha R3 instrument panel.

Changing time on a Yamaha R3 2019/2020/2021

Changing time on the ABS version is identical. You just need to hold the SEL and RES button at the same time for at least two seconds and follow the steps above to change the hour and minute.

The only difference of the R3 ABS version from the earlier versions is the full LCD display.

Every new motorcycle should have a clock. Being aware of time is extremely important in a world where everything is fast-paced. Yamaha made the time adjustment on your Yamaha R3 very easy.

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