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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.

Riding tips
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Starting off
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Other materials:

Rear seat
The seat lock is located under the left frame cover. To remove the rear seat, insert the ignition key into the lock and turn it clockwise. Raise the front end of the seat and slide it forward. To reinstall the seat, slide the seat hooks into the seat hook retainers and push down firm ...

Rear 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 rear brake pad replacement . Caution replace the brake pad as a set, otherwise braking performa ...

Combination meter inspection
Led inspection Check that the leds a (fi, fuel, engine rpm, oil pressure/engine coolant, immobilizer (e-02, 19, 24, 51) and meter panel illumination) immediately light up when the ignition switch is turned on. Check that the other leds b (neutral, high-beam and turn signal indicator ligh ...

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