Could trunk control unit cause problem?


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sambo2015
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Motorcycle: 2002 Honda Goldwing GL 1800

Could trunk control unit cause problem?

Postby sambo2015 » Sat Dec 05, 2015 8:20 pm



I have a GL 1800 and the turn signals and the hazard lights do not work, could this problem be caused by a faulty trunk control lock and open unit. I've checked fuses replaced turn signal relays, the turn signal switch. Can't seem to find the problem. Running out of ideas. HELP!!!!!!



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g2loq
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Location: Cologne, Germany
Motorcycle: 2010 GL1800

Re: Could trunk control unit cause problem?

Postby g2loq » Sun Dec 06, 2015 2:02 pm

Hello,

It is most probable that you have some wires cut inside the electrical bundles which enter the trunk.
This, at the level of the hinges -and in your case, rather the RH side (when facing FWD)

Please refer to the pictures which are showing where the bundles are originally fitted:





Do not pay attention to the red marks (these are for installing dampers and a light switch): these pictures are just to show how very close to the hinges the bundles are running.
Most of my friends having met cases of wires cut at these locations decided to move the cables to the middle of the trunk as in this last picture.

Some do it as a preventive measure: This is a typical problem on the 1800s



In trusting this message is of assistance

Kind regards,
g2loq
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97Aspy
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Motorcycle: 1997 GL1500A Glacier white

Re: Could trunk control unit cause problem?

Postby 97Aspy » Sun Dec 06, 2015 3:44 pm

Here is thread from another site. Had problem similar to yours.

http://gl1800riders.com/forums/5-gl1800 ... ion=thread

Check back and tell us how you are progressing. Could help someone else with a similar problem in the future.

Rick


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