Exhaust Leak

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Exhaust Leak

Post by jazzrider » Thu Jan 12, 2012 12:06 am

I have an exhaust leak on what sounds like the manifold area of my 1997 GL1500se. I bought the gaskets and gonna tackle it, any problems areas I need to be careful of?

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Re: Exhaust Leak

Post by virgilmobile » Thu Jan 12, 2012 3:53 pm

I never been there but I'd use a piece of 1/2" hose about 4' long stuck in one ear to locate precisely where a noise comes from first before tearing it apart.A exhaust noise can "sound like" it's coming from there when in fact your hearing is being deceived by your excellent stereo abilities.

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