poorly running 1979 gl 1000

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poorly running 1979 gl 1000

Post by kvinson888 » Wed May 04, 2011 12:27 pm

hi i have a 79 goldwing and lately its has been running poorly after it warms up dont no what it could be i changed the spak plugs and fuel filter it runs great for like the first 20 miles then starts to lose power it bogs down when i try to give it gas and it is aslso hard to start after it gets warm some times i lost please help

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Re: poorly running 1979 gl 1000

Post by dingdong » Wed May 04, 2011 1:01 pm

You may have a clogged gas cap vent. Loosen the cap and go for a ride. Have you replaced the fuel filter recently?

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Re: poorly running 1979 gl 1000

Post by Peppyone1955 » Wed May 04, 2011 7:02 pm

I agree with dingdong on gas cap vent.

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