Clock, Radio, Mute switch. Help


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WVJefo
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Clock, Radio, Mute switch. Help

Postby WVJefo » Sat Jan 19, 2013 7:32 pm



Hi All
Got my 1994 Aspencade and have a couple miles on it on those rare nice days this Jan. BUT here is the rub

1 Clock does not work when key is off. Start bike and clock says 1:00 everytime.
2 Radio get lousy reception. Live in the city so should get something in stereo
3 Mute button doesn't work.

Any ideas will be tried, tested, and appreciated.

Jefo



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Re: Clock, Radio, Mute switch. Help

Postby RBGERSON » Sun Jan 20, 2013 9:26 am

1. circuit that is alive with key off is not connected. get a wiring diagram and fine it.
2. antenna not hooked up..or not clean pull connections clean and reinstall.
3. open up the switch housing and clean it out with contact cleaner and compressed air.
HAD LOTS OF GOLDWING 75-83
NOW INTO 1500'S..RIDING A 1998 SE

FAIR WINDS,
RB

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Re: Clock, Radio, Mute switch. Help

Postby WingAdmin » Sun Jan 20, 2013 2:03 pm

Check fuse 13, "Back Up Fuse":

GL1500 Clock Circuit
GL1500 Clock Circuit


It is under the left side cover:

GL1500 Fuse Block
GL1500 Fuse Block

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Re: Clock, Radio, Mute switch. Help

Postby WVJefo » Mon Jan 21, 2013 9:36 pm

Thanks Wing

I will give it a try

Jefo




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