Information and questions on GL1200 Goldwings (1984-1987)
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- Joined: Sat Apr 12, 2014 5:06 pm
- Location: Upland, CA
- Motorcycle: 1986 GL1200 Aspencade SEi
I seem to be getting a ringing sound coming from the drive side of my 86 SEI. It stops when I pull in the clutch so it seems to be drive related rather than engine. It literally sounds like the bell the ice cream man uses. I don't see anything loose. With the bike on the stand, when I spin the rear wheel in reverse I notice a squeaky sound. When I roll it forward it's quiet. I was getting a knocking sound at low speeds which went away for some reason which I believe is my u-joint. I was going to replace it but decided not to since they are no longer available. Anyone have any ideas on the ringing sound?
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Without being there myself,I can only advise on divide and conquer.Remove the brake caliper assembly and spin the wheel again.If it's still there,pull the wheel and inspect the coupler splines,etc,etc.
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