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by shortster
Fri Aug 31, 2018 6:41 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: carbs
Replies: 4
Views: 291

Re: carbs

Thanks for the reply. I have a guy looking at the bike right now and trying to diagnose what has to be done. May be in touch with you later if this don't work out, looks like a problem that will be hard to locate.
by shortster
Sat Aug 11, 2018 12:17 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: carburators
Replies: 12
Views: 375

Re: carburators

When you first try to crank it.Do you open the throttle or leave it closes and do you use the choke first thing and how much? Right now it will spin over a large number of times without starting, using choke or no choke, sometimes it fires right up without adding throttle or choking, then runs roug...
by shortster
Fri Aug 10, 2018 8:23 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: carburators
Replies: 12
Views: 375

Re: carburators

It seems like to me that it does not go out the exhaust.
by shortster
Wed Aug 08, 2018 6:05 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: carburators
Replies: 12
Views: 375

Re: carburators

I do have the compufire alt on the bike, but also have gel battery 2 years old. Will check for loose connections, the engine spins over very strong , not like a weak battery
by shortster
Wed Aug 08, 2018 10:02 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: carburators
Replies: 12
Views: 375

carburators

I posted earlier about carb cleaning, as per advice of a mechanic, but seems like maybe another problem. 1997 1500 asp. when cranking after sitting overnight and cold engine, the engine does not start up without turning over a lot of times, sometimes backfiring before running, choking doesn't seem t...
by shortster
Thu Aug 02, 2018 10:24 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: carbs
Replies: 4
Views: 291

carbs

I have a 97 gl 1500 that acts like the carbs need to be cleaned. I am looking for someone near western NC that can do the job. If anyone knows of a good mechanic within a couple of hours away I would like some contact info, or recommendations of somewhere to check for service.