gl 1800 trike riders and the recall


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gl 1800 trike riders and the recall

Postby Jim1 » Fri Apr 22, 2016 5:34 pm



Attention gl1800 trike riders,
looking for input on the latest Honda recall from those who ride on three. I have the Lehman Monarch II LLS installed on my 2013 F6B and the brakes were unlinked. I do have an appointment to have a Avon front trike tire installed and the recall done. I will post the results when I have the work done.


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Re: gl 1800 trike riders and the recall

Postby tfdeputydawg » Fri Apr 22, 2016 11:52 pm

FYI,
Different brands delink different ways! Some brands still have linked brakes when you use the brake pedal. Also on some the ADV is still activated by the secondary master cylinder, even though it's blocked off to the rear brakes.
It doesn't matter what brand you have, Honda wants to check it.
Even if it's delinked, Honda wants the old secondary master cylinder and the rear master cylinder replaced. Along with this is a flush and fill of the brake fluid for the brakes that activate with the brake pedal.
I would suggest you ask for the fluid flush and fill on the brakes activated by the brake lever and also the clutch.
Also, Dryer Honda in Indianapolis also does trike conversion installs. That may be your closest dealer that does know something about trikes!!!!

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Re: gl 1800 trike riders and the recall

Postby bill925 » Wed Apr 27, 2016 2:45 pm

I took my 2008 trike with a Roadsmith conversion on it to a local Honda dealer. They told me nothing had to be done so they didn't replace any of the master cylinders or fluid

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Re: gl 1800 trike riders and the recall

Postby Wingrider55 » Wed Apr 27, 2016 6:07 pm

bill925 wrote:I took my 2008 trike with a Roadsmith conversion on it to a local Honda dealer. They told me nothing had to be done so they didn't replace any of the master cylinders or fluid


bill925, I just had my Roadsmith in for the brake recall and the Honda dealer did in fact replace the master and secondary cylinder. They do get paid to do it so if I were you I would be going to a different dealer. Sounds like your local dealer didn't want to do it because of the trike.

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Re: gl 1800 trike riders and the recall

Postby tfdeputydawg » Thu Apr 28, 2016 4:39 am

bill925 wrote:I took my 2008 trike with a Roadsmith conversion on it to a local Honda dealer. They told me nothing had to be done so they didn't replace any of the master cylinders or fluid

Dealer is wrong!!!!
What damage could have occurred prior to conversion??????
Honda wants the old secondary master cylinder(if still on trike) replaced and/or remove even if completely blocked off. Honda also wants the rear master cylinder replaced.

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Re: gl 1800 trike riders and the recall

Postby blackbird » Sat Apr 30, 2016 9:11 am

I have a 2008 with a 2015 Roadsmith conversion. Honda says regional representatives say they will NOT pay for the recall brake repairs now.
You can buy the kit and have another mechanic do it, or pay the shop and have it done.

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Re: gl 1800 trike riders and the recall

Postby Ghostman » Sat Apr 30, 2016 9:24 am

blackbird wrote:I have a 2008 with a 2015 Roadsmith conversion. Honda says regional representatives say they will NOT pay for the recall brake repairs now.

You can buy the kit and have another mechanic do it, or pay the shop and have it done.


I took my 07 Lehman conversion to the local dealer to have mine done. Its not a Roadsmith with unlinked brakes but the mechanic told me all dealers are doing the recall and that some dealers are happy because Honda is paying more for the trikes to be done. He said all trikes have to be done because Honda wants all of the parts recalled. If your dealer wont do it its because theyre just lazy or dealing you a bad hand. Try another dealer. And if its Honda youre talking to ,call back and talk to a different rep because supposedly they have instructions on the recall for dealing with the replacements on unlinked brakes and someones feeding you bad info.

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Re: gl 1800 trike riders and the recall

Postby tfdeputydawg » Sat Apr 30, 2016 9:26 am

blackbird wrote:I have a 2008 with a 2015 Roadsmith conversion. Honda says regional representatives say they will NOT pay for the recall brake repairs now.
You can buy the kit and have another mechanic do it, or pay the shop and have it done.

I would question this!!!
This is a NSTB recall. Therefore the cost of parts and labor is covered by the vehicle manufacturer. Whomever told you this is definitely wrong, IMO. The recall notice indicates trikes(all trikes) are included.

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Re: gl 1800 trike riders and the recall

Postby Jim1 » Sat Apr 30, 2016 9:28 am

This brings up another question. Why doesn't Honda produce a trike at the factory?
Obtaining the maximum enjoyment from operating a motorcycle is a mind game. Keep the mind on the ride from exiting the friction zone to kick stand down at the end of the ride.

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Re: gl 1800 trike riders and the recall

Postby Jim1 » Tue May 03, 2016 12:20 pm

Consider me recalled, had the work done yesterday. Only comment from the dealer was "trikes require three hours to accomplish."


Obtaining the maximum enjoyment from operating a motorcycle is a mind game. Keep the mind on the ride from exiting the friction zone to kick stand down at the end of the ride.


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