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Suzuki GSX-R 1000 Owners Manual: Starting the engine

Before attempting to start the engine, make sure:

  1.  The transmission is in neutral.
  2.  The engine stop switch is in the "" position.

Note

: this motorcycle has a starter interlock system for the ignition and starter circuit. The engine can only be started if:

When the engine is cold:

  1. Close the throttle completely and push the electric starter button.
  2.  After the engine starts, let the engine run until the engine sufficiently warms up.

When the cold engine is hard to start:

  1. Open the throttle approximately 1/8 turn and push the electric starter button.
  2.  After the engine starts, let the engine run until the engine sufficiently warms up.

When the engine is warm:

Close the throttle completely and push the electric starter button.

When the warm engine is hard to start:

  1. Open the throttle approximately 1/8 turn.
  2.  Push the electric starter button.
Warning


Running the engine indoors or in a garage can be hazardous.

Exhaust gas contains carbon monoxide, a gas that is colorless and odorless and can cause death or severe injury.

Only run the engine outdoors where there is fresh air.

 

Caution

Running the engine too long without riding may cause the engine to overheat. Overheating can result in damage to internal engine components and discoloration of exhaust pipes.

Shut the engine off if you cannot begin your ride promptly.

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