1983 goldwing interstate back firing


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1983 goldwing interstate back firing

Postby mgoodn » Tue Sep 01, 2015 4:19 am



Put new coil and wires an plug caps on now it not die when warm up but it back fireing guess I could say the bike has been sitting 4yrs I bought it to fix up



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Re: 1983 goldwing interstate back firing

Postby auctioneeral » Tue Sep 01, 2015 6:31 am

I would think carbs need cleaning.

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Re: 1983 goldwing interstate back firing

Postby roadwanderer2 » Tue Sep 01, 2015 7:14 am

timing set right? plugs wires on the correct plugs, firing order correct?

stuart.

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Re: 1983 goldwing interstate back firing

Postby virgilmobile » Tue Sep 01, 2015 7:51 am

Backfiring in the air box or exhaust and when does this happen.
Post a video?

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Re: 1983 goldwing interstate back firing

Postby maintainer » Tue Sep 01, 2015 8:44 pm

Your post was a little unclear, was it running before without backfiring?
If so: Check your firing order, you may have crossed plug wires.
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mgoodn
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Re: 1983 goldwing interstate back firing

Postby mgoodn » Tue Sep 01, 2015 10:48 pm

It was not back firing till I put new coil and wires an cap on

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Re: 1983 goldwing interstate back firing

Postby mgoodn » Tue Sep 01, 2015 10:51 pm

Back firing. In. exhaust

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Re: 1983 goldwing interstate back firing

Postby roadwanderer2 » Wed Sep 02, 2015 6:36 am

check for a crossed wire on the coil connectors and the spark plugs.

stuart.

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Re: 1983 goldwing interstate back firing

Postby mgoodn » Wed Sep 02, 2015 1:29 pm

Look for a cross wire was none cross it back firing on the right hand exhaust




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