Removing the fairings to fix the radiator?


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saxonsraven1
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Removing the fairings to fix the radiator?

Postby saxonsraven1 » Sun May 15, 2011 12:27 pm



Hello all:
I have a 88 1500 Wing that is in fair shape but I now have a problem. I started her up on the stand and let her run for about 15 mins.
I then noticed after not checking the gauges that steam was rising from the fairings. I immeadiately turned the wing off and waited for any signs of damage. The fluid was all over the floor so I assumed major problem with the radiator, hoses or both. I would like to know which but do not know how to get the fairings off to see, which ones come off first anybody know or can show me how?



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Re: Removing the fairings to fix the radiator?

Postby cbx4evr » Sun May 15, 2011 1:37 pm

You would do well to get some sort of manual as there is a lot of plastic that has to come off and in the proper order.

You can try this link

http://hondatech.info/downloads/Moto/GL/GL1500/
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Re: Removing the fairings to fix the radiator?

Postby raycw » Tue May 17, 2011 12:55 am

There's several different possibilities that could cause a coolant leak but FYI you don't have to remove the
fairing just to remove the radiators.
I'd be a good idea to purchase/download a manual.


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