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Hocky
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flashing light

Post by Hocky » Tue Apr 03, 2018 12:08 am



Lost Reverse (Now flashing indicator) and Cruise at same time?? 2003 GL1800 No work has been performed 1 year.



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Re: flashing light

Post by 823JIM » Thu Apr 05, 2018 9:38 am

A similar problem:
http://www.goldwingowners.com/forums/11 ... ntrol.html
You may want to try the ECM reset procedure, might be of some help or not. Worth a try.


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Re: flashing light

Post by WingAdmin » Thu Apr 05, 2018 11:11 am

There are specific steps in the service manual for a blinking reverse light:
13. Reverse Indicator Operation Inspection
Check the reverse indicator. Does the reverse indicator light blink?
NO – If the indicator light comes on and does not blink, the system is normal.
– If the indicator light does not come on, perform the troubleshooting on page 19-11.
YES – GO TO STEP 14.

14. Reverse Position Switch Signal Line Voltage Inspection
Check the reverse position switch (No. 25) circuit at the cruise/reverse control module page 19-39.
Is battery voltage present?
NO – Open circuit in the White/blue wire between the control module and reverse shift actuator.
YES – GO TO STEP 15.

15. Reverse Switch Line Continuity Inspection
Check the reverse switch (No. 17) circuit at the cruise/reverse control module (page 19-39).
Is continuity correct?
NO – Short circuit in the Green/orange wire between the control module and reverse switch.
YES – Faulty cruise/reverse control module.
The fact that one end of this diagnostic tree finishes with "faulty cruise/reverse control module", AND you are also experiencing cruise control failure, points more toward that diagnosis. But before going down that path, I would first look at pulling the connector for the cruise/reverse module, inspecting it for corrosion, cleaning it thoroughly with a quality electrical contact cleaner, and reseating it.

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