My. Goldwing idles fast


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DBare
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My. Goldwing idles fast

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I have a 1982 Honda Goldwing GL 1100 I rebuilding it clean the carburetors change the oil change the filter change the plugs changed everything was going to change the timing belt but when I sit on the bike and it's running it starts to idle faster and faster any help would be appreciated


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Re: My. Goldwing idles fast

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Check for the throttle cables being too tight. And did you synchronize the carbs?
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Re: My. Goldwing idles fast

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Many things can cause this:
Tight valves.
Sticky choke.
Sticky or misrouted cables.
Improper springs in carbs.

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Ok thank you so much


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