Fuel filter

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Fuel filter

Postby bond » Thu Jun 16, 2016 6:26 am

I have a 2003 GL1800. My bike has been running great. When I went to work yesterday morning, it ran great. When I got on it to come home, it would bog down or quit every time I gave it gas. It was almost empty, so I filled it up thinking it just needed gas. However it continued to do the same thing even with a full tank of gas. Could this be a fuel filter?? I didn't think there was a fuel filter on an 2003? When I did mantnance back in April, I put in a new air filter. Any suggestions????

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Re: Fuel filter

Postby raven41951 » Thu Jun 16, 2016 7:55 am

My first suspect is the fuel filter. There is also a small possibility that it is spark plugs. I have seen plugs fail under heavy load or high rpm but run fine at lower loads/rpms.
I am not familiar with the 1800, but there has to be a fuel filter. The 1500 is located under the cowl near the air filter on the right (throttle grip) side.

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Re: Fuel filter

Postby keithg64 » Thu Jun 16, 2016 9:36 am

The fuel filter is attached to the fuel pump in the tank and normally does not need replacement.
It could possibly be the plugs.
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Re: Fuel filter

Postby ct1500 » Thu Jun 16, 2016 6:32 pm

An 1800 has no fuel filter.
This is what I do
Local and need repair help with your 1500, Valkyrie or ST please PM

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Re: Fuel filter

Postby joeincalif » Mon Jun 20, 2016 10:13 pm

No filter on the 1800, there is a screen on the fuel pump.

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Re: Fuel filter

Postby tech1 » Sun Jun 26, 2016 8:57 pm

I believe it is called a strainer attached to the fuel pump inlet

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Re: Fuel filter

Postby Steve F » Mon Jun 27, 2016 6:34 am

Was it hard to start, or only boggs down when accelerating?

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