2004 Goldwing w/ ABS


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2004 Goldwing w/ ABS

Postby lpace301 » Tue Apr 05, 2011 1:04 pm



I'm new to the forum and looking at a 2004 Goldwing with ABS. It has 36,000 miles, one owner and very well taken care of. I was wondering if there is anything about the 2004 model that I need to be aware of compared to other models as far as recalls that year and anything else. Thanks so much.



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Re: 2004 Goldwing w/ ABS

Postby thrasherg » Tue Apr 05, 2011 1:29 pm

I am sure someone can give you the full list, but I believe there were some recalls for the 2004 model (Frame welding, brake issue, etc). Getting the frame welded was the biggie and if it was done, there should be a stamp on the VIN plate to show that it was done.. I will try to dig out the details, but someone will probably post here before I find it..

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Re: 2004 Goldwing w/ ABS

Postby cbx4evr » Tue Apr 05, 2011 8:24 pm

Make: HONDA Model: GL1800A
Model Year: 2004
Manufacturer: HONDA (AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR CO.) Mfr's Report Date: JAN 18, 2005
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 05V010000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Summary:
CERTAIN MOTORCYCLES EQUIPPED WITH COMBINED-BRAKE SYSTEMS HAVE A PROPORTIONING CONTROL VALVE (PCV) THAT MECHANICALLY PROPORTIONS BRAKE FORCE WHEN THE REAR BRAKE IS APPLIED. A SEAL IN SOME PCVS IS IMPROPERLY SHAPED, AND BRAKE FLUID LEAKAGE MAY OCCUR.
Consequence:
IF THE MOTORCYCLE CONTINUES TO BE USED AFTER A LEAK OCCURS, THE REAR BRAKE WOULD EVENTUALLY BECOME INOPERATIVE. A LOSS OF REAR BRAKE FORCE COULD INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE REAR BRAKE FORLEAKAGE. IF LEAKAGE IS CONFIRMED, THE DEALER WILL REPLACE THE PCV FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 31, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HONDA AT 866-784-1870.
Notes:
HONDA RECALL NO. P65. CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.




Make: HONDA Model: GL1800A
Model Year: 2004
Manufacturer: HONDA (AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR CO.) Mfr's Report Date: JAN 28, 2005
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 05V027000 NHTSA Action Number: RQ04009
Component: STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

Summary:
ON SOME MOTORCYCLES, CERTAIN FRAME WELDS DO NOT MEET MANUFACTURING SPECIFICATIONS. HIGH LOADS CREATED WHEN RIDING ON ROUGH ROAD SURFACES OR THROUGH POTHOLES CAN CAUSE THE AFFECTED WELDS TO CRACK.
Consequence:
THE WELDED AREA COULD BREAK, RESULTING IN REAR SUSPENSION COLLAPSE OR LOWER CROSS MEMBER SEPARATION, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, REINFORCE THE WELDS ON 2001-2002 MOTORCYCLES FREE OF CHARGE. ON 2003-2004 MOTORCYCLES, THE UNITS WILL BE REPAIRED, NO INSPECTION WILL BE NECESSARY. THE RECALL BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 9, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HONDA AT 1-866-784-1870.
Notes:
HONDA RECALL NO. P66. CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
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