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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:

DTC “c31” (p0705): gp switch circuit malfunction
Detected condition and possible cause Detected condition Possible cause No gear position switch voltage Gp switch voltage is not within the following range. Gp switch voltage > 0.6 V Gp switch circuit open or short.  Gp switch malfunction. ...

Rear brake caliper removal and installation
Removal Remove the rear wheel. Refer to “rear wheel assembly removal and installation” in section 2d .  Drain brake fluid. Refer to “brake fluid replacement” in section 4a .  Remove the brake hose from the caliper by removing the union bolt (1) and catch the brake fluid in a ...

Special tools and equipment
Recommended service material Note required service material is also described in the following. “Throttle body components”  “engine bottom side assembly” Special tool ...

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