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Suzuki GSX-R 1000 Owners Manual: Washing the motorcycle

When washing the motorcycle, follow the instructions below:

  1.  Remove dirt and mud from the motorcycle with running water.

    You may use a soft sponge or brush. Do not use hard materials which can scratch the paint.

  2.  Wash the entire motorcycle with a mild detergent or car wash soap using a sponge or soft cloth. The sponge or cloth should be frequently soaked in the soap solution.


Radiator fins can be damaged by spraying high pressure water on them.

Do not spray high pressure water on the radiator fins.


: avoid spraying or allowing water to flow over the following places:

  1. Once the dirt has been completely removed, rinse off the detergent with running water.
  2.  After rinsing, wipe off the motorcycle with a wet chamois or cloth and allow it to dry in the shade.
  3.  Check carefully for damage to painted surfaces. If there is any damage, obtain "touch-up" paint and ''touch-up" the damage.
Motorcycle cleaning

Windshield cleaning
Clean the windshield with soft cloth and warm water with mild detergent. If scratched, polish with a commercially available plastic polish. Replace the windshield if it becomes scratched or disc ...

Other materials:

Thermostat inspection
Inspect the thermostat in the following procedures:  remove the thermostat. Refer to thermostat removal and installation .  Inspect the thermostat pellet for signs of cracking. Test the thermostat at the bench for control action. Caution  do not contact ...

Front brake pad inspection
The extent of brake pads wear can be checked by observing the grooved limit line a on the pads. When the wear exceeds the grooved limit line, replace the pads with new ones. Refer to front brake pad replacement . Caution replace the brake pad as a set, otherwise braking perform ...

Clutch lifter pin inspection and adjustment
Refer to clutch removal  and clutch installation . Note when inspection and adjusting the clutch lifter pin, it is not necessary to install the clutch onto the countershaft. Inspect and adjust the clutch lifter pin in the following procedures:  assemble the ...

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