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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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Precautions
Precautions for engine electrical device Refer to general precautions in section 00 (page 00-1) and precautions for electrical circuit service in section 00 (page 00-2). Component location Engine electrical components location Refer to electrical components location in section 0a . Dia ...

Regulator / rectifier removal and installation
Removal Turn the ignition switch off.  Remove the right side cowling. Refer to exterior parts removal and installation in section 9d .  Lift and support the fuel tank. Refer to fuel tank removal and installation in section 1g (page 1g- 9). Remove the evap system purge ...

Break-in procedures
During manufacture only the best possible materials are used and all machined parts are finished to a very high standard but it is still necessary to allow the moving parts to break-in before subjecting the engine to maximum stresses. The future performance and reliability of the engine depen ...

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