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


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

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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Engine oil and filter replacement
Replace engine oil initially at 1 000 km (600 miles, 2 months) and every 6 000 km (4 000 miles, 12 months) thereafter Replace oil filter initially at 1 000 km (600 miles, 2 months) and every 18 000 km (11 000 miles, 36 months) thereafter Oil should be changed while the engine is warm. Oil filt ...

Cam chain tension adjuster inspection
The cam chain tension adjuster is maintained to proper tension automatically.  Remove the cam chain tension adjuster. Refer to engine top side disassembly .  Holding the cam chain tension adjuster as shown in the figure, compress the plunger by turning the adjuster body unt ...

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