This manual contains an introductory description on the SUZUKI VZ1500 and procedures for its inspection/ser-
vice and overhaul of its main components.
Other information considered as generally known is not included.
Read the GENERAL INFORMATION section to familiarize yourself with the motorcycle and its maintenance. Use
this section as well as other sections to use as a guide for proper inspection and service.
This manual will help you know the motorcycle better so that you can assure your customers of fast and reliable
* This manual has been prepared on the basis of the latest specifications at the time of publication. If modifi-
cations have been made since then, differences may exist between the content of this manual and the
* Illustrations in this manual are used to show the basic principles of operation and work procedures. They
may not represent the actual motorcycle exactly in detail.
* This manual is written for persons who have enough knowledge, skills and tools, including special tools, for
servicing SUZUKI motorcycles. If you do not have the proper knowledge and tools, ask your authorized
SUZUKI motorcycle dealer to help you.
Inexperienced mechanics or mechanics without the proper tools and equipment may not be able to
properly perform the services described in this manual.
Improper repair may result in injury to the mechanic and may render the motorcycle unsafe for the
rider and passenger.
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