Suzuki GSX-S Torque Settings

Suzuki GSX-S Torque Settings

Suzuki GSX-S Torque Settings

Comphrehensive list of Suzuki GSX-S Torque Settings, torque settings for some of the most common parts of the Suzuki GSX-S1000 such as bar clamps, rear axle bolt are at the top of the page.

For Engine torque settings click here

For a more complete list of the Suzuki GSX-S Torque Settings see the service manual

Suzuki GSX-S Torque Settings

Suzuki GSX-S Torque Settings

 

Front Suspension Torque Settings

Fastening part Tightening torque
N·m kgf-m lbf-ft
Front fork cap bolt 23 2.3 17
Front fork lower clamp bolt 23 2.3 17
Front fork upper clamp bolt 23 2.3 17
Front fender mounting bolt 12 1.2 9
Damper rod bolt 23 2.3 17
Front fork inner rod lock-nut 15 1.5 11
Front axle nut 100 10.2 74
Front axle pinch bolt 23 2.3 17

Rear Suspension Torque Settings

Fastening part Tightening torque
N·m kgf-m lbf-ft
Rear shock absorber mounting nut 50 5.1 37
Cushion rod (rear) mounting nut 80 8.2 59
Cushion lever mounting nut 80 8.2 59
Cushion rod mounting nut 80 8.2 59
Rear shock absorber lower mounting nut 50 5.1 37
Rear fender lower mounting bolt 10 1 7.5
Swingarm pivot shaft 15 1.5 11
Swingarm pivot nut 100 10.2 74
Swingarm pivot lock-nut 90 9.2 66.5

Driveline/Axle Torque Settings

Fastening part Tightening torque
N·m kgf-m lbf-ft
Rear axle nut 100 10.2 74
Chain adjuster lock-nut 22 2.2 16.5
Engine sprocket nut 115 11.7 85
Rear sprocket nut 60 6.1 44.5

Brake System Torque Settings

Fastening part Tightening torque
N·m kgf-m lbf-ft
Brake light switch screw 1.2 0.12 0.9
Rear brake master cylinder rod lock-nut 18 1.8 13.5
Front brake master cylinder air bleeder valve 6 0.61 4.45
Front brake air bleeder valve 7.5 0.76 5.55
Front reservoir cap screw 1.5 0.15 1.1
Rear brake air bleeder valve 6 0.61 4.45
Rear reservoir cap screw 1.2 0.12 0.9
Front brake master cylinder holder bolt 10 1 7.5
Brake hose union bolt 23 2.3 17
Brake lever pivot bolt 1 0.1 0.75
Brake lever pivot bolt lock-nut 6 0.61 4.45
Rear brake master cylinder mounting bolt 10 1 12

Front Brakes Torque Settings

Fastening part Tightening torque
N·m kgf-m lbf-ft
Front brake caliper mounting bolt 39 4 29
Brake hose union bolt 23 2.3 17
Brake disc bolt 18 1.8 13.5
Wheel speed sensor rotor bolt 16 1.6 13.5

Rear Brake Torque Settings

Fastening part Tightening torque
N·m kgf-m lbf-ft
Rear brake caliper mounting bolt 22 2.2 16.5
Rear brake pad mounting pin 18 1.8 13.5
Rear brake pad pin plug 2.5 0.25 1.85
Rear brake caliper sliding pin 27 2.8 20
Brake hose union bolt 23 2.3 17
Brake disc bolt 23 2.3 17
Wheel speed sensor rotor bolt 16 1.6 12

Transmission Torque Settings

Fastening part Tightening torque
N·m kgf-m lbf-ft
Gearshift cam bearing retainer screw 10 1 7.5
Gearshift arm stopper 10 1 7.5
GP switch bolt 6 0.61 4.45
Gearshift link rod nut 10 1 7.5
Gearshift cam stopper bolt 10 1 7.5
Gearshift cam plate bolt 13 1.3 9.5

Clutch Torque Settings

Fastening part Tightening torque
N·m kgf-m lbf-ft
Clutch release adjuster nut 5.5 0.56 4.05
Clutch cable lock-nut 4.5 0.46 3.35
Clutch release adjuster cap 11 1.1 8.5
Clutch lever pivot nut 6.5 0.66 4.8
Clutch switch screw 0.6 0.06 0.45
Clutch lever holder bolt 10 1 7.5
Clutch release arm bolt 9 0.92 6.65
Clutch sleeve hub nut 150 15.3 111
Clutch spring set bolt 10 1 7.5
Clutch cover bolt 10 1 7.5

Steering Torque Settings

Fastening part Tightening torque
N·m kgf-m lbf-ft
Handlebar clamp bolt 23 2.3 17
Handlebar balancer screw 5.5 0.56 4.05
Steering stem lock-nut 80 8.2 59
Steering stem head nut 90 9.2 66.5
Front fork upper clamp bolt 23 2.3 17
Steering stem adjust-nut 20 N·m (2.0 kgf-m, 15.0 lbf-ft) → turn counterclockwise 0 – 1/4

Chassis, Body work and exterior Torque Settings

Fastening part Tightening torque
N·m kgf-m lbf-ft
Frame body cover bracket bolt 10 1 7.5
Frame body cover bolt 5.5 0.56 4.05
Headlight screw 2 0.2 1.5
Fuel tank cover upper screw 10 1 7.5
Fuel tank cover upper bolt 10 1 7.5
Rear combination light bolt 5.5 0.56 4.05
Seat Rail 50 5.1 37
Front Foot rest Bracket 26 2.7 19.5
Front Foot rest Bar 35 3.7 26
Bank sensor bolt 18 1.8 13.5
Pillion Foot Rest Bracket 23 2.3 17
Side stand bracket 50 5.1 37
Side stand Pivot 40 4.1 29.5

 

Suzuki GSX-S Engine Torque Settings

How to use a torque wrench

Service Data

Service Schedule