2017 L1 with under 2500 miles making scary noises


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2017 L1 with under 2500 miles making scary noises

Post by sumncguy » Mon Nov 27, 2017 10:58 am



My 2017 with less than 2500 miles on it started making noises similar to these .. but to a less degree. Ive heard it twice already.





Ill try to get a video... both times I wasnt in a good place to grab a recording. Ive already opened a case with Honda. Now I need to find a dealership in the triangle area of North Carolina that employs a Gold Wing tech.

GIven this information .. does anyone have any ideas whats going on.

I had a 2012 l3 .. 92k miles .. no issues at all .. well except for the shuddering brake when hot.

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Re: 2017 L1 with under 2500 miles making scary noises

Post by Shuswaper » Mon Nov 27, 2017 9:22 pm

I'm thinking the transmission is the source, but having said that, what happens when you put it in gear...have you ridden the bike while it's doing that ?
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Re: 2017 L1 with under 2500 miles making scary noises

Post by thrasherg » Mon Nov 27, 2017 9:51 pm

Well I would also suspect transmission, sounds like the dogs on one gear are hitting the dogs on another gear, it could also be a camshaft problem, but the speed seemed to high, I would be 80% confident it’s a transmission issue, I would strongly suggest you don’t ride it in case the transmission locks up.

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Re: 2017 L1 with under 2500 miles making scary noises

Post by WingAdmin » Wed Nov 29, 2017 7:30 pm

Definitely transmission. Take that bike right back to the dealer, do not pass Go. I would ask the dealer to pick it up, don't ride it like that. That's a warranty issue.

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Re: 2017 L1 with under 2500 miles making scary noises

Post by 52wingnut » Sun Dec 03, 2017 10:05 pm

Just a thought...could it be one of the radiator fans is hitting a shroud?. Not sure if revving the bike would make the fans spin faster but that's sure what it sounds like to me without being right there in the garage.
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Re: 2017 L1 with under 2500 miles making scary noises

Post by Wingsconsin » Wed Dec 06, 2017 2:42 pm

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Re: 2017 L1 with under 2500 miles making scary noises

Post by themainviking » Thu Dec 07, 2017 8:58 am

Did you ever get this to a dealership to look at it? Inquiring minds want to know how Mother Honda is treating you.


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