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Suzuki GSX-R 1000 Service Manual: Cushion lever removal and installation

Suzuki GSX-R 1000 Service Manual / Suspension / Rear suspension / Repair instructions / Cushion lever removal and installation

Removal

  1. Remove the right side cowling and side frame covers. Refer to “exterior parts removal and installation” in section 9d .
  2.  Support the motorcycle with a jack to relieve load on the cushion levers.
  3.  Remove the left muffler and muffler chamber heat guard no. 2. Refer to “muffler / muffler chamber / exhaust pipe removal and installation” in section 1k .
  4.  Remove the rear shock absorber. Refer to “rear shock absorber removal and installation” .
  5.  Remove the cushion levers (1).

Suzuki GSX-R. Cushion lever removal and installation


Installation

Install the cushion levers in the reverse order of removal.

Pay attention to the following point:

Tightening torque cushion lever mounting nut (a): 98 n·m (9.8 Kgfm, 71.0 Lbf-ft) cushion rod rear mounting nut (b): 98 n·m (9.8 Kgf-m, 71.0 Lbf-ft)

Suzuki GSX-R. Cushion lever removal and installation


Rear shock absorber disposal
Refer to “rear shock absorber removal and installation” . The rear shock absorber unit contains high-pressure nitrogen gas. Mishandling can cause explosion.  Keep away from f ...

Cushion lever inspection
Refer to “cushion lever removal and installation” . Cushion lever Inspect the cushion levers for damage. If any defects are found, replace the cushion levers with new ones. ...

Other materials:

Starter relay inspection
Inspect the starter relay in the following procedures:  remove the starter relay. Refer to “starter relay removal and installation” .  Apply 12 v to “a” and “b” terminals and check for continuity between the positive and negative terminals using the multi-circuit tester. If th ...

Crankcase emission control system description
The engine is equipped with a pcv system to prevent discharging crankcase emissions into the atmosphere. Blow-by gas in the engine is constantly drawn into the crankcase, which is returned to the combustion chamber through the pcv (breather) hose, air cleaner and throttle body. ...

Crankcase breather (pcv) hose / reed valve / cover removal and installation
Removal Lift and support the fuel tank with the prop stay. Refer to “fuel tank removal and installation” in section 1g .  Remove the air cleaner box. Refer to “air cleaner box removal and installation” in section 1d .  Disconnect the crankcase breather (pcv) hose (1). ...

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