loss of power @ highway speed @ no start


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loss of power @ highway speed @ no start

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good evening
I recently bought a 2000 gl1500 trike seemed to run great 30 k on the clock we were going up interstate on a short ride and all of a sudden we lost power @65 mph with cruise on. so we get off to side of rd and push starter button and nothing had AAA tow it home for me any ideas thanks in advance
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I had mine cut off a couple times, but it came back immediately, was like a blip.

Cleaned contacts in kill switch, never happened again.
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Charging system/battery?
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Did it die gradually like it was running out of gas, or did it just cut out all at once as if you switched it off?

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Died like was running out of gas have all lights on dash click starter button and got nothing o clicking or anything

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You might want to have a look at your fuel filter as well, then.

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Ok as instructed I checked battery it was fully charged checked all fuses they were all good however I jumped it at the solenoid and it rolls over but doesn’t start with ingition in on position still no crank with start button almost sounds like fuel pump not working when I turn on key no fuel pump clicking any ideas? Anyone know a good Goldwing mechanic near Syracuse ny?
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With key on do your dash lights work, fuel and temp gauges move, cruise "on" light illuminate with button in, rear running lights work? You will not hear the fuel pump do the 2 second prime on your new ride when key first turned on as that was only for the '88-89 model years. Do you have a neutral light showing?
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Every thing excep cruise light comes on when the key is on all the tail lights etc come on when key is on

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cadechopper66 wrote:
Wed Jul 22, 2020 7:55 pm
Every thing excep cruise light comes on when the key is on all the tail lights etc come on when key is on
If the CRUISE ON light does not come on then it is most likely the Kill Switch on the right handle bar switch quadrant that is causing the issue.
There have been multiple reports of the screws holding the contacts in place on the switch coming lose.

With the Kill Switch out of the center position, the engine will not run and it will not turn over on the 2000 Gold Wing.
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Thank you I will try that tomorrow thanks for the help in advance!

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I would also look at the bank angle sensor and relay 6 ign/cruise. With key on remove and replace #6 relay a couple times making sure it clicks when doing so. If the relay does not click there is a problem.
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Problem solved !!!!! My baby is up and Running !!!!
Mike B
Thank you so much for your advice it was the exact problem pulled switch apart tightened up all the screw s and it started right up thank you so much to you and the others who offered trouble shooting help.
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So happy I was able to help and you were able to get her back on the road. Great job.
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Very interesting, I'm off to check my kill switch, it's the only switch left that I've not pulled apart and cleaned.

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same thing happened to me I discovered a bad fuse replaced it and that was it.

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Get rid of the Harley gloves and jacket.

The Goldwing is just trying to live down to the standard that you set for it.

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Sort of on topic,had similar thing happen,bike running great,stopped for gas and no start,nothing!!
Turned out to be start button contacts not making contact,took it apart,cleaned,spread prongs,assemble and was good ever since.



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