Clutch Chatter


Information and questions on GL1500 Goldwings (1988-2000)
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Clutch Chatter

Postby Tagg » Mon May 18, 2015 4:59 pm



Fairly new to the Goldwing GL1500 but I have a question. The bike is a MotorTrike trike and when pulling out from a Stop, especially on an uphill grade the clutch has a small amount of chatter to it. I try to ease it out slowly and rev it as it engages but it just seems to grip (chatter) as compared to a vehicle clutch. Is this normal operation for a bike ? Thanks.



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Re: Clutch Chatter

Postby kybigmac » Mon May 18, 2015 8:34 pm

My 93 Goldwing MT trike does the same thing. It seems if I try to take off easy it's worse than if I just gas it an go.

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Re: Clutch Chatter

Postby WingAdmin » Tue May 19, 2015 9:50 am

You might want to try changing your engine oil, using a synthetic might help.


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