Information and questions on GL1800 Goldwings (2001-Present)
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- Joined: Thu Jun 28, 2012 10:30 pm
- Location: Loudon, Tennessee
- Motorcycle: 2008 Goldwing trike..
I recently purchased a 2008 trike with 9400 miles. On several occasions when I try starting it after either getting gas or stopping somewhere for a short time it won't start. Nothing happens when I push the starter button. When I put the bike in Neutral, it starts right up. On other occasions it starts up no matter what gear I'm in. Any idea what could be going on. I had a 1994 trike and never had this occur. thanks
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When I put the bike in Neutral, it starts right up
This is a good thing.
On other occasions it starts up no matter what gear I'm in.
This is when you pull the clutch lever to start it in I hope.
Check the clutch lever pivot bushing or oversized grips interfering with the neutral safety switch operation that's attached to the clutch lever assembly.
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