Won't start


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blly4089
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Won't start

Post by blly4089 » Sun Sep 03, 2017 11:28 am



I have a 2003 gl1800 it was running fine. I parked it covered it, sat for about 2 weeks went out to start it and it won't start. Battery is good with 12.5 volts engine turns over I can hear and feel fuel pump run also relay switch. The F1 comes on when I turn on power then goes off. But now oil light stays on. Oil is full. I don't understand why it won't start it was running fine when I parked it. Anyone have any ideas



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Re: Won't start

Post by themainviking » Sun Sep 03, 2017 11:48 am

Have you tested the battery while cranking. If you have a bad cell, it may drop too low for the bike to start. I believe it wants 11.3 while cranking for the PCM to allow starting.
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Re: Won't start

Post by Asphaltmaniac » Sun Jan 07, 2018 6:48 pm

blly4089 wrote:
Sun Sep 03, 2017 11:28 am
I have a 2003 gl1800 it was running fine. I parked it covered it, sat for about 2 weeks went out to start it and it won't start. Battery is good with 12.5 volts engine turns over I can hear and feel fuel pump run also relay switch. The F1 comes on when I turn on power then goes off. But now oil light stays on. Oil is full. I don't understand why it won't start it was running fine when I parked it. Anyone have any ideas
Did you ever figure it out?

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