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

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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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Re: 2017 L1 with under 2500 miles making scary noises

Post by sumncguy » Sun Dec 31, 2017 7:48 am

Figured I'd provide an update.

The dealership has been very responsive. The bike made the noise just yesterday. The problem is it is so intermittent that it's difficult for them to troubleshoot. At this point it's on record and I have a case opened with honda. So I'll ride it out. I Will also purchase an extended warranty which I always do anyway.

I'll keep this post updated with any developments.

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Re: 2017 L1 with under 2500 miles making scary noises

Post by sumncguy » Sun Dec 31, 2017 7:52 am

I actually have a video where the sound can be hearx. How do I upland videos ... lemme play around.....

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Re: 2017 L1 with under 2500 miles making scary noises

Post by sumncguy » Sun Dec 31, 2017 7:54 am

I actually have a video where the sound can be hearx. How do I upland videos ... lemme play around.....

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Re: 2017 L1 with under 2500 miles making scary noises

Post by sumncguy » Sun Dec 31, 2017 9:44 am

2017 Honda goldwing engine noise:


OK peeps ... there goes the noise.
I can clearly hear the tapping. .. and I'm deaf ;)



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