crank kase breather tube


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furnacedoc
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1997 1500SE gold wing

crank kase breather tube

Postby furnacedoc » Tue May 17, 2016 3:54 pm



Hello guys , I was doing some general maintenance on my wing and I found about a teaspoon of oil in the one breather tube for the crankcase , is this something I need to be concerned about or not , never found any in the past , I have a 97 gl1500se with 99000 miles on it and still love my wing. see ya on the road



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keithg64
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Motorcycle: 2000 GL1500 Pearl Coranado Blue

Re: crank kase breather tube

Postby keithg64 » Tue May 17, 2016 4:39 pm

Is it 1 of 2 tube's coming down the left side of the bike near the alternator? If it is its an intake breather tube and having condensation in the tube is normal. Needs drained ever so often.
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WingAdmin
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Motorcycle: 2000 GL1500 SE
1982 GL1100A Aspencade (sold)
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1998 XV250 Virago (sold)
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Re: crank kase breather tube

Postby WingAdmin » Tue May 17, 2016 6:56 pm

In your user manual:

Crankcase Breather Tubes
Crankcase Breather Tubes

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RBGERSON
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had every year from 75 to 83

Re: crank kase breather tube

Postby RBGERSON » Wed May 18, 2016 8:08 am

Simple answer NO..drain, reinstall and check again in a year or two.
HAD LOTS OF GOLDWING 75-83
NOW INTO 1500'S..RIDING A 1998 SE

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furnacedoc
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Re: crank kase breather tube

Postby furnacedoc » Wed May 18, 2016 11:31 am

Great thanks. See ya on the road

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Dusty Boots
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Re: crank kase breather tube

Postby Dusty Boots » Wed May 18, 2016 6:40 pm

RBGERSON wrote:Simple answer NO..drain, reinstall and check again in a year or two.


I drain mine every/every other oil change




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