Information and questions on GL1100 Goldwings (1980-1983)
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I have a quick question. I took my plugs out to squirt a little oil in the cylinders for the winter and I noticed that one wire on each side did not "click" back onto the spark plug. Is there a way to tighten the connection without tearing up the rubber boot?
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I've never even looked to see what's in those boots. First off - determine that there is in fact a problem. If you don't get spark on those two plugs in the spring when you start up, then worry about it. If all is well, then no problem.
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Inside the boot cap there is a nut type connector that goes over the threads on the top of the plug. Sometimes theres a click and sometimes not. Sometimes I get a pop when pulling the boot of the plug. If the bikes firing fine there should be no problem.
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