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Suzuki GSX-R 1000 Owners Manual: Drive chain cleaning and oiling

Clean and oil the chain as follows:

  1.  Wash the chain with kerosene.

    Kerosene will lubricate and clean the chain.

Warning


Kerosene can be hazardous .

Kerosene is flammable. Children or pets may be harmed from contact with kerosene.

Keep flames and smoking materials away from kerosene.

Keep children and pets away from kerosene. If swallowed, do not induce vomiting. Call a physician immediately. Dispose of used kerosene properly.

 

Caution

Cleaning the chain with gasoline or commercial cleaning solvents can damage 0-rings and ruin the chain.

Clean the drive chain with kerosene only.

  1. Allow the chain to dry, then lubricate the links with suzuki chain lube or an equivalent.

Caution

Some drive chain lubricants contain solvents and additives which could damage the 0- rings in your chain.

Use suzuki chain lube or an equivalent that is specifically intended for use with 0 -ring chains.

Inspecting the drive chain
When inspecting the chain, look for the following:  loose pins  damaged rollers dry or rusted links  kinked or binding links  excessive wear  improper chain adj ...

Drive chain adjustment
Inspect the drive chain slack before each use of the motorcycle. Place the motorcycle on the side stand. The drive chain should be adjusted for 20 - 30 mm (0.8 - 1.2 In) of slack, as shown ...

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