Gl1200 gear shift oil seal is leaking

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Gl1200 gear shift oil seal is leaking

Post by stevebritt »

I have recently bought an 85 gl1200 interstate, I fixed the valve cover leaks and noticed that some oil is coming from my gearshift seal. What is the procedure to change it and does anyone know the part number?

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Re: Gl1200 gear shift oil seal is leaking

Post by skier »

Part # is 91206-286-013

Used on many Honda products. Below is a link to the part on Partzilla. The replacement procedure for the GL1500 is in the How-To Articles section, but is basically the same for the GL1200. I did it last year, went very smoothly. ... 6-013.html

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Re: Gl1200 gear shift oil seal is leaking

Post by roadwanderer2 »

you can use an angle pic to pull the seal out. its really simple once you get the shifter lever off. when you replace it, make sure the outer edge of the seal is level with the casing. it shouldn't be hard to install it.


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Re: Gl1200 gear shift oil seal is leaking

Post by Rusty Bike »

As with any seal, make sure the shaft is clean. Put a wrap of electrical tape on splined section to protect the seal from damage. Oil up the shaft and seal before sliding it into place. pretty easy job.

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