20 Most Recent 2008 Suzuki GSX-R 600 - Page 9 Questions & Answers

Now that you have bled the brakes and everything seems okay, try pumping the brake lever many times while the bike is stationary. Do the brakes build up pressure and not release? If everything still seems okay after you do that I would take the bike for a ride around the neighborhood. Stop every few minutes to make sure the disc isn't heating up indicating the brakes may not be releasing properly.

If the master cylinder is working properly, when you pull the brake lever fluid is pumped into the brake line. This forces the brake pads against the brake disc, stopping the bike. When you let off the lever the fluid is allowed back into the master cylinder. If the cylinder does not release the fluid it could put a quick end to your riding. I would not be comfortable letting someone ride this bike very far until I took the master cylinder apart and satisfied myself that it was problem free.

2008 Suzuki... | Answered on May 25, 2009

pump gas would recomend premium

2008 Suzuki... | Answered on May 19, 2009

You can do the job yourself with no problem. No specific pattern for the side cover. BUT, get all the screws started then just bring them all slightly snug. Now tighten one screw and then go kitty corner and tighten another now drop down and pick a screw mid way between the first two screws and tighten it. Now do the kitty corner thing again and so on. As you know, the idea is to tighten the screws evenly around the entire cover.

As to torque, a 6mm screw gets 7 foot pounds or 85 inch pounds.
Realistically, no one ever bothers with torque on small screws. You will want to spend $15 to $20 and get yourself an impact driver to tighten or loosen screws. The tool is about 6" long and 2" in diameter and has a 3/8" drive on one end. Your socket set will fit it as well as screw driver bits. Just engage the bit into the head of the screw and strike the end of the impact driver with a hammer while twisting the tool to tighten the screw. This is the most valuable tool in my shop and I use one (Blue Point brand) that I got 40 years ago. They last well and can be used on any screw, bolt or nut that needs a little persuasion.

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2008 Suzuki... | Answered on May 16, 2009

Have you checked all the wiring going to and from the starter? Check it with a multimeter to see where and if your starter is getting juice. If you need a diagram let me know. Once you have done that let me know and we can go from there.
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2008 Suzuki... | Answered on Apr 30, 2009

repair or replace you fuel level sensor in the fuel tank

2008 Suzuki... | Answered on Apr 22, 2009

if this is a serious question....? under the tail is a key hole..... insert engine key into key hole turn.... seat unlocks

2008 Suzuki... | Answered on Apr 19, 2009

Horizontal is the off position.

2008 Suzuki... | Answered on Apr 18, 2009

Your sensor is out of position. It probably got bumped while removing or reinstalling the wheel. The pick up must be within a couple millimeters of the sensor, you will probably find the sensor on the inside diameter of one of your brake discs. Adjust the clearance and it will work again.

2008 Suzuki... | Answered on Apr 04, 2009

I would suggest you stick with whatever oil the Suzuki dealer recommends. The bike is under warranty and you want to be CERTAIN it stays that way. Suzuki Motors Ltd., wants the bike to be reliable. They designed the motor and whatever they put in their motor is what you should put in your motor.

In all probability, 10w40 pennzoil, Mobil, or any other major brand will prove to be within warranty specifications.

Please rate this solution. Thanks 535cheeta!

2008 Suzuki... | Answered on Apr 02, 2009


2008 Suzuki... | Answered on Apr 02, 2009

hi m8 try these guyz 4 a downloadable manual or sell yuh one,, www.repairmanual.com

2008 Suzuki... | Answered on Apr 02, 2009

Need to adjust limit switch.

2008 Suzuki... | Answered on Mar 27, 2009

Sounds like the indicator relay is on the way out, most dealers will have one off the shelf, and are relatively cheap. you can see the part here. Page 33 part no 20

2008 Suzuki... | Answered on Mar 26, 2009

That FI message is a computer warning telling you something is wrong with your fuel injection system. Have you installed a power commander or fuel nanny recently?

2008 Suzuki... | Answered on Mar 21, 2009

You need to loosen the adjustment at the inside of the lever as loose as you can, then use the slack in the cable to bring the holder down and out a small slot in the lever. You should not have to disconnect the cable at the transmission end but if you still find it impossible to remove, doing so will give you a bit of extra slack too.

2008 Suzuki... | Answered on Mar 21, 2009

there is nothing to it just one nut and bolt. make sure you get the right year when ordering the parts even if they are after market.

2008 Suzuki... | Answered on Feb 25, 2009

yes all motorcycles have an alt. its on the left side case its in the engine and what you have to do is remove the cover which may have around 6 - 8 bolts on it. cdi is not an alternator it stands for capacitor discharge ignition and it is an ignition unit . BTW which make amd model is ur motorcycle. the locations may change on some models.

2008 Suzuki... | Answered on Feb 17, 2009

you going to have to pull the injectors out and clean them. You also better see a bout buying a type of tank coating that you pour into the tank to stop the rusting, or you are going on have this problem with it stopping up your injectors.

2008 Suzuki... | Answered on Feb 10, 2009

Which clip are you trying? if it has a large round head and it has a small circle in the middle just press the middle and it will unlock

2008 Suzuki... | Answered on Jan 31, 2009

THe fuel shut off valve is also called the "petcock" it should be located on the side of the gas tank on the very bottom. I think it is on the right hand side. Look for the fuel line that goes to the fuel system and you should be able to trace it to the shut off valve. It should have 3 positions, ON / OFF / RESERVE

2008 Suzuki... | Answered on Jan 30, 2009

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