2005 GL1800 intercom not working


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2005 GL1800 intercom not working

Postby 1drumlover » Wed May 01, 2013 9:28 am



Can someone tell me what to check, replace or if experienced the same... everything works fine on this awesome 2005 GL1800 bike except the intercom, it would be nice to have working for the next long trip my wife and I plan on taking.

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Re: 2005 GL1800 intercom not working

Postby themainviking » Wed May 01, 2013 6:30 pm

I know it is a silly question, but you would be amazed how often this is the problem. Have you tried the intercom button multiple times, and used the volume button in conjunction to raise the volume of the intercom? If you tried all this, then an electical genius needs to jump in and that ain't me. :lol:
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Re: 2005 GL1800 intercom not working

Postby FlyBoy2121 » Wed May 01, 2013 7:26 pm

I 1drumlover


You touch the adjusting the Mute on radio button on the left and on the left handlebar you touch ????
His the mute is to up, you hear anything.

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1drumlover wrote:Can someone tell me what to check, replace or if experienced the same... everything works fine on this awesome 2005 GL1800 bike except the intercom, it would be nice to have working for the next long trip my wife and I plan on taking.

Thanks for this wonderful site!!!!!

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Re: 2005 GL1800 intercom not working

Postby Cruiseman » Fri May 03, 2013 7:37 am

Check the MUTE button
Make sure your cable is securely connected
Check the INTERCOM VOLUME

If you have 2 cables, try swapping the cables, you could have a bad cable.
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Re: 2005 GL1800 intercom not working

Postby Sally » Sat May 04, 2013 6:23 pm

Just had same problem on 02.Mine was a bad cable. I find that I replace these every year just bought new 5 pin cable last year was suprized to fine I needed another.. I started looking a icom button,volume,mute and even took mic out of helmet last thing I checked was cabled because I replaced last year. Now that I think about it I forgot to order a new one.. So off to online shopping once again.. Sally

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Re: 2005 GL1800 intercom not working

Postby tmraruba » Tue May 07, 2013 6:11 pm

Check the cords from the bike to your helmets .
Mine had one bad wire . My wife could hear me but I couldn't hear her, I fixed it anyway

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Re: 2005 GL1800 intercom not working

Postby mikem51 » Mon Jun 10, 2013 7:46 am

I am having problems with my intercom on my 2008 GL 1800 too. Have you found anything that worked?

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Re: 2005 GL1800 intercom not working

Postby Wayne » Wed Jun 12, 2013 1:04 pm

We are getting a lot of the 1800 radios with the intercom amp blown. Seems that it is all years that are having problem.

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Re: 2005 GL1800 intercom not working

Postby als4life » Mon Jul 01, 2013 4:59 am

1drumlover wrote:Can someone tell me what to check, replace or if experienced the same... everything works fine on this awesome 2005 GL1800 bike except the intercom, it would be nice to have working for the next long trip my wife and I plan on taking.

Thanks for this wonderful site!!!!!

My 2005 was the same way and I finally took it to 3 dealerships and finally someone found the problem. The previous owner or someone that worked on the bike wired the rear set up backwards... they were adding a volume and push to talk button and had it wired backwards wrong. the wrong plugs. The mechanic that was looking at the wiring said that he would never noticed it if he would not have looked at a diagram and noticed a wire not matching up. 300 bucks later my wife can talk.... now trying to figure out how it was wired to start with.... it was quite taking trips... just thought I wanted her to be able to chat... lol I would advise you to check your wiring diagram and trace the wires.

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