2003 TRX250TE Specifications

General Specs
Model NameRecon ES
Model CodeTE21
Product CodeHM8
Frame VIN LocationStamped on front of frame
Engine Serial LocationStamped on bottom rear of crankcase
Frame Starting Number478TE214*34300001
478TE216*34300001 (Canada)
478TE21U*34350001 (Australia)
Engine Starting NumberTE21E8700001
Service Manual61HM807
Length1794 mm (70.6 in)
Width1034 mm (40.7 in)
Height1054 mm (41.5 in)
Seat Height777 mm (30.6 in)
Wheelbase1131 mm (44.5 in)
Ground Clearance152 mm (6 in)
Curb Weight195 kg (430 lb)
Dry Weight188 kg (414.5 lb)
Caster Angle
Trail42 mm (1.65 in)
Tire & Rim
Front Tire Size (HxW-R)22x7-11
Rear Tire Size (HxW-R)22x10-9
Front Rim Size (W x H)5.5x11
Rear Rim Size (W x H)8x9
Engine Type4 Stroke Air Cooled
Cylinder ArrangementSingle cylinder
Displacement229 cc (14 ci)
Bore68.5 mm (2.7 in)
Stroke62.2 mm (2.4 in)
Compression Ratio9:1
Cylinder Compression1275 kPa (185 psi)
Horsepower15.8 PS (15.6 hp)
Starter TypeElectric and recoil
Oil Capacity - Total1.9 L (2 US qt; 1.7 Imp qt)
Oil Capacity - Oil Change1.5 L (1.6 US qt; 1.3 Imp qt)
Engine Dry Weight37.4 kg (82.5 lb)
Drive Train & Transmission
Clutch TypeAutomatic
Transmission Type5 Speed with reverse
Primary Reduction3.086
First Gear3.231
Second Gear2.167
Third Gear1.667
Fourth Gear1.280
Fifth Gear1.042
Final Reduction3.692
Gear Shift PatternR - N - 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5
Identification MarkPDC1E
TypePiston valve
Throttle Bore20 mm (0.8 in)
Main Jet#95
Pilot Jet/Slow Jet#38
Jet Needle Clip Position2nd Groove
Pilot Screw Adjustment2 turns out
Float Level14 mm (0.6 in)
Engine Idle1400 RPM
Air Filter TypeOiled double urethane foam
Fuel Tank Capacity9.1 L (2.4 US gal; 2 Imp gal)
Fuel Tank Reserve2.4 L (0.6 US gal; 0.5 Imp gal)
Ignition TypeAC-CDI
CDI Identification MarkCI691 (HM8)
Spark PlugDPR8EA-9 (NGK)
X24EPR-U9 (Denso)
Spark Plug Gap Max0.8-0.9 mm (0.031-0.035 in)
Pulse Generator Peak Voltage0.7 V minimum
Exciter Coil Peak Voltage100 V minimum
Lighting Coil0.1-1 Ω
Primary Coil Peak Voltage100 V minimum
Initial Ignition Timing10.0° BTDC
Full Advance Ignition Timing31.0° BTDC
Voltage12 V
Power TypeDC
Alternator Max Output130 W
Alternator Max Output RPM5000 RPM
Regulator VoltageLess than 15.5 V
Front Brake TypeHydraulic drum
Rear Brake TypeMechanical drum
Front SuspensionDouble wishbone
Rear SuspensionSwingarm
Front Wheel Travel130 mm (5.1 in)
Rear Wheel Travel125 mm (4.9 in)

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