New at working on my goldwing

Information and questions on GL1100 Goldwings (1980-1983)
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New at working on my goldwing

Post by Goldwing1983 » Sun Jun 12, 2016 2:24 pm

New at work on bikes I bought an old 1983 gold wing intestate last year have got alot of help from here so here iam with a an overheating problem so I thought I start with simple stuff first was going to change the fan relay switch thought it was on the thermostat housing but mine don't have one there where could it be at

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Re: New at working on my goldwing

Post by Aussie81Interstate » Sun Jun 12, 2016 5:52 pm


check the obvious
level of coolant in the radiator
radiator cap
overflow tank
all hoses and clips for leaks
water pump leaking?
flush and replace coolant if you don't know when it was done last

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Re: New at working on my goldwing

Post by dingdong » Mon Jun 13, 2016 7:04 am

Fan switch location. Here ya go.


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Re: New at working on my goldwing

Post by billbob » Mon Jun 13, 2016 12:26 pm

I got a Clymer manual off ebay for my year bike ,really helps. On here there is a lot of good help also. :)

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Re: New at working on my goldwing

Post by Iaustin » Mon Jun 13, 2016 10:32 pm

If it is ok on hiway but overheating in town it could be your fan or switch you can jump the connected at switch and fan should come on

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