My 1989 GL 1500 Won't Start

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My 1989 GL 1500 Won't Start

Postby fishcayne » Wed Sep 24, 2014 11:13 am

I went out to fire up the GL this morning and it wouldn't start. It's been sitting for about a week because of weather. It turned over fine but just wouldn't fire even when choked. Any suggestions?

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Re: My 1989 GL 1500 Won't Start

Postby virgilmobile » Wed Sep 24, 2014 1:17 pm

Was there a battery tender on it.?
Usually a no start but cranks is a low battery.
Volt meter test during cranking should be above 11 volts to fire the bike.

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