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by gregnva
Fri Jan 09, 2015 8:00 pm
Forum: GL1800 (2001-2017) Information & Questions
Topic: 2006 GL1800 Not running on all cylinders
Replies: 8
Views: 407

Re: 2006 GL1800 Not running on all cylinders

Thanks, while I didn't find them on their website (yet), based on all my calls today, vendor websites list they have them, but when you call them, they confirm they are on backorder. So just because a website says they have them, and you can order them, doesn't mean you'll get them when you think yo...
by gregnva
Fri Jan 09, 2015 7:43 pm
Forum: GL1800 (2001-2017) Information & Questions
Topic: 2006 GL1800 Not running on all cylinders
Replies: 8
Views: 407

Re: 2006 GL1800 Not running on all cylinders

So in thinking about causes for the coil failure, one thing I failed to mention was that I had additionally washed the bike and I always clean the timing cover plate in front of the engine and all of that, so I can only surmise that this had been detrimental to the coils and then add the salt and bi...
by gregnva
Fri Jan 09, 2015 6:05 pm
Forum: GL1800 (2001-2017) Information & Questions
Topic: 2006 GL1800 Not running on all cylinders
Replies: 8
Views: 407

Re: 2006 GL1800 Not running on all cylinders

Aha, good friend of mine found used ones from a 2008 GL1800 from a salvage yard in Michigan! Whoo Hooo! Ordered all 3 on ebay (ten bucks a piece and free shipping).
by gregnva
Fri Jan 09, 2015 4:32 pm
Forum: GL1800 (2001-2017) Information & Questions
Topic: 2006 GL1800 Not running on all cylinders
Replies: 8
Views: 407

Re: 2006 GL1800 Not running on all cylinders

Thanks for the responses. Worked on it all day today - WOW! They weren't kidding about it being a royal PIA to get to the air filter, and yes it was very dirty, but I don't think it was the original one. So since it's tore down like it is, we started basic diagnostics. Hooked a timing light to each ...
by gregnva
Thu Jan 08, 2015 8:03 pm
Forum: GL1800 (2001-2017) Information & Questions
Topic: 2006 GL1800 Not running on all cylinders
Replies: 8
Views: 407

2006 GL1800 Not running on all cylinders

Hi folks, Interesting thing happened to me riding to and from work last Wednesday - yes it was cold, in the teens, however the bike did great in the morning. Returning home, I noticed the bike sounded totally different and also seem to have a lack of engine power. The bike sounded loud, and when I g...