Information and questions on GL1800 Goldwings (2001-Present)
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- Joined: Mon May 02, 2011 7:32 pm
- Location: Marion, Ohio
- Motorcycle: 2003 Goldwing Trike
Just bought a used 2003 1800. Cruise control button is stuck with the cruise on. Is it ok to drive and does anyone have any idea on how to get it unstuck? I have tried to numerous things, but the button doesn't want to click off.
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- Joined: Sun Nov 01, 2009 7:14 pm
- Location: Muskogee, OK
- Motorcycle: 2008 GL1800 Goldwing with CSC Kit.
I would recommend going to your local radio shack or similar store and purchasing a can of contact cleaner. Spray some into the openings around the switch and you might be suprised how easliy it works loose. As for riding you should be safe. Several of our members leave theres pushed into the on position so that it is ready to go whenever they want to use their cruise control. Hope this helps. Maybe someone else will pop in with even better ideas! Enjoy your wing. They are great machines!!!
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- Joined: Tue Oct 20, 2009 11:21 am
- Location: Plano, TX
- Motorcycle: 2004 GL1800, 2005 Honda Shadow 750, 2008 Yamaha R6 with RG500 engine, CRF450X, CRF230, CRF250X, XR200, CR500
As mentioned above, you are not harming anything by leaving the cruise control turned on, but I don't like having the idiot light on all the time that says "Cruise On", so I just sprayed some lubricant into the switch, pushed it in and out about 20 times and the switch free'd up and has worked fine ever since..
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