1989 GL1500 Cruise surging


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srankin
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Joined: Sat Dec 19, 2009 10:41 pm
Location: Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Motorcycle: 1989 GL1500

1989 GL1500 Cruise surging

Postby srankin » Sat Dec 19, 2009 11:10 pm



When I set my cruise, it works fine. But 20-30 seconds later the bike surges 4-5 mph faster and then slows 4-5 mph slower than the set point. Basically making the cruise unusable. After reading the other posts on "cruise control" I thought I should add that my set lights never turn off and the cruise never actually quits totally.

Any ideas????? Please Help



donmau1075
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Joined: Fri Jan 29, 2010 11:51 am
Location: Osceola,In
Motorcycle: 1989 GL1500 Interstate

Re: 1989 GL1500 Cruise surging

Postby donmau1075 » Fri Jan 29, 2010 4:21 pm

my '89 wing did the same thing which was solved by removing the inner speedo cable and LIGHTLY lubing it with spray white grease - Don M

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giturgun
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Joined: Fri Nov 13, 2009 10:15 pm
Location: Kingsport
Motorcycle: 88 1500 gl

Re: 1989 GL1500 Cruise surging

Postby giturgun » Wed Mar 17, 2010 3:55 pm

Mine worked fine last fall , then started that when the temp was around 38 and lower deg. It seems to have quit surging as the weather has gotten warmer.
[b]The Phantom gray is not the fastest wing color , But it has been known to slip by quickly and appear in front of faster colors at times[/b]


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