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Suzuki GSX-R 1000 Service Manual: Charging system symptom diagnosis

Condition

Possible cause

Correction / reference item

Generator does not charge Open- or short-circuited lead wires, or loose lead connections. Repair, replace or connect properly.
Short-circuited, grounded or open generator coil. Replace
Short-circuited or punctured regulator/ rectifier. Replace
Generator does charge, but charging rate is below the specification Lead wires tend to get short- or opencircuited or loosely connected at terminals. Repair or retighten.
Grounded or open-circuited generator coil. Replace
Defective regulator/rectifier Replace
Defective cell plates in the battery. Replace the battery
Generator overcharges Internal short-circuit in the battery. Replace the battery
Damaged or defective regulator/rectifier Replace
Poorly grounded regulator/rectifier Clean and tighten ground connection.
Unstable charging Lead wire insulation frayed due to vibration, resulting in intermittent shortcircuiting. Repair or replace
Internally short-circuited generator. Replace
Defective regulator/rectifier Replace
Battery overcharges Faulty regulator/rectifier. Replace.
Faulty battery Replace.
Poor contact of generator lead wire coupler. Repair.
Battery runs down quickly Trouble in charging system Check the generator, regulator/rectifier and circuit connections and make necessary adjustments to obtain specified charging operation.
Cell plates have lost much of their active materials a result of overcharging Replace the battery and correct the charging system.
Internal short-circuit in the battery Replace the battery
Too low battery voltage. Recharge the battery fully.
Too old battery. Replace the battery.
Battery sulfation Incorrect charging rate. (When not in use battery should be checked at least once a month to avoid sulfation.) Replace the battery
The battery was left unused in a cold climate for too long. Replace the battery if badly sulfated
Diagnostic information and procedures
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Battery runs down quickly
Troubleshooting Step Action Yes No 1 Check accessories which use excessive amounts of electricity. Are accessories being installed? Remove accesso ...

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Fuel pump inspection
Turn the ignition switch on and check that the fuel pump operates for a few seconds. If the fuel pump motor does not make operating sound, inspect the fuel pump circuit connections or inspect the fuel pump relay and to sensor. Refer to fuel pump relay inspection  and dtc c23 (p1651 ...

Steering system inspection
Inspect steering system initially at 1 000 km (600 miles, 2 months) and every 12 000 km (7 500 miles, 24 months) thereafter Steering should be adjusted properly for smooth turning of handlebars and safe running. Overtighten steering prevents smooth turning of the handlebars and too loose steer ...

Accessory installation guideline
Install aerodynamic affecting accessories, such as a fairing, windshield, backrests, saddlebags, and travel trunks, as low as possible, as close to the motorcycle and as near the center of gravity as is feasible. Check that the mounting brackets and other attachment hardware are ...

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