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by Signdude8771
Tue Apr 30, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Sprag Clutch Problems
Replies: 5
Views: 225

Re: Sprag Clutch Problems

That is my problem. Hit the start button and the starter motor spins at high speed, but there is no evidence the motor is turning over.
When the bike is cold, she starts instantly.

Thanks for the note.
Bill
by Signdude8771
Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:30 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: 95 GL1500 SE "Re-Starting" problem???
Replies: 5
Views: 329

Re: 95 GL1500 SE "Re-Starting" problem???

Is the heat insulation mat under the carburetors intact? It's supposed to prevent fuel percolation from the carburetor bowls into the manifolds when you shut down a hot engine. If it's missing or degraded you may be both "flooded" and have empty carb bowls. Thanks for the note. I'm not a below-the-...
by Signdude8771
Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:33 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Sprag Clutch Problems
Replies: 5
Views: 225

Re: Sprag Clutch Problems

Thanks Guys,

Much appreciated.
by Signdude8771
Mon Apr 29, 2019 11:33 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Sprag Clutch Problems
Replies: 5
Views: 225

Sprag Clutch Problems

Doing a search of the forum, I'm finding a number of folks with the same problem... problems starting after the bike is warm. The general consensus seems to be the clutch becomes clogged with gunk and crud over time. Before having the motor removed and the clutch replaced, there seems to be another ...
by Signdude8771
Mon Apr 29, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: 95 GL1500 SE "Re-Starting" problem???
Replies: 5
Views: 329

Re: 95 GL1500 SE "Re-Starting" problem???

Thanks so much for the reply.

I'll certainly give the choke idea a try. I always keep Seafoam in my tank, though I only use 1oz per gallon. I'll double that as well.

Thanks again,
Bill
by Signdude8771
Sun Apr 28, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: 95 GL1500 SE "Re-Starting" problem???
Replies: 5
Views: 329

95 GL1500 SE "Re-Starting" problem???

1. Open garage. 2. Give a little choke, turn key to run, hit the start button, bike starts instantly. 3. Ride to destination maybe 15 minutes away. After lunch. Bike now warm. 4. Turn key to run, hit start button, if I'm lucky, after starter motor turns for 15-20 seconds the bike might start..... fr...