GL1500 cruise engage lag


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Re: GL1500 cruise engage lag

Post by WingAdmin » Mon Jul 06, 2015 10:16 am



freedoug wrote:can you tell me if this same procedure would work on the GL1800, has I too have "lag-time" when setting and resuming the cruise.
I suspect it would. The GL1800 has similar adjusters on the cable coming from its actuator.



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Re: GL1500 cruise engage lag

Post by freedoug » Tue Jul 07, 2015 1:20 am

then I guess I'll get busy and try it out....thanks

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Re: GL1500 cruise engage lag

Post by GlimWas » Sun Jan 17, 2016 7:08 am

Wel, i tried to do it the official way today as i replaced the sub and cruise filter, but no matter how i searched for the alignment marks
all i could see were tubes and hoses.......... I think i wil do it the way described here as soon i got the bike running again.
Seems like a whole lot easier..... :roll:
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Re: GL1500 cruise engage lag

Post by WingAdmin » Sun Jan 17, 2016 3:43 pm

GlimWas wrote:Wel, i tried to do it the official way today as i replaced the sub and cruise filter, but no matter how i searched for the alignment marks
all i could see were tubes and hoses.......... I think i wil do it the way described here as soon i got the bike running again.
Seems like a whole lot easier..... :roll:
I already tried it the official way once before, and still had the lag. This method worked 100% for me.

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Re: GL1500 cruise engage lag

Post by GlimWas » Mon Jan 18, 2016 3:39 am

That makes it official then............
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Re: GL1500 cruise engage lag

Post by DaveClifton » Fri Jul 08, 2016 8:12 am

Fatwing Chris wrote:I know back when I got my 1500 there were guys complaining about a lag even after adjusting the cable and what someone had come up with was to hit the set button and then hit the resume right after.Not saying it's right,but it did work.Hopefully this new way of adjusting eliminates the need for hitting both buttons.
My 1989 GL1500 not only has a lag, but I need to hit the resume button 5 or 6 times to get it to the proper speed. Just hitting the set button will drop the speed, say I set it to 60, to between 45 and 50.

I'll try this adjustment and see what happens.

Dave

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Re: GL1500 cruise engage lag

Post by WingAdmin » Thu Jul 14, 2016 8:30 am

DaveClifton wrote:
Fatwing Chris wrote:I know back when I got my 1500 there were guys complaining about a lag even after adjusting the cable and what someone had come up with was to hit the set button and then hit the resume right after.Not saying it's right,but it did work.Hopefully this new way of adjusting eliminates the need for hitting both buttons.
My 1989 GL1500 not only has a lag, but I need to hit the resume button 5 or 6 times to get it to the proper speed. Just hitting the set button will drop the speed, say I set it to 60, to between 45 and 50.

I'll try this adjustment and see what happens.

Dave
That's exactly what mine did, until this adjustment fixed it.

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Re: GL1500 cruise engage lag

Post by Mooseman » Mon May 08, 2017 12:24 pm

I had my bike apart this weekend to fix the reverse, so seeing as I had the bodywork off anyway, I did this procedure - using dingdong's method. I cranked the adjustment out until the idle just barely started to climb, then backed it off just about 3/4 turn and locked it with the jam nut. It works! The lag is gone.

I also did this for my 90K service.... and WOW! :o What a difference... I backed mine out about one turn and it's perfect.
Thank You dingdong...
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Re: GL1500 cruise engage lag

Post by Corkster52 » Wed Nov 01, 2017 7:29 am

I noticed I have this issue a bit on my 99. Will have to give this fix a go. Thanks all!



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