Cruise lag time

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Cruise lag time

Post by A1golfr »

GL1500 1997 vintage (new to me).
What adjustments are possible to reduce lag time and mph when engaging my cruise?
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Re: Cruise lag time

Post by landisr »

I've begun lately to pay more attention to how I release the throttle after setting the cruise. It seems to help if I get to the desired speed then hold the throttle steady while I set the cruise. Then I CONTINUE to hold the throttle steady for a second or two before releasing. This also seems to lessen the 'hunting' that has irritated me since the bike (94A) was new.

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Re: Cruise lag time

Post by WingAdmin »

It's actually pretty easy to fix. We have a How-To article on it: GL1500 cruise engage lag
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Post by blupupher »

WingAdmin wrote: Sun Nov 01, 2020 5:48 pm It's actually pretty easy to fix. We have a How-To article on it: GL1500 cruise engage lag
Yup, pretty easy to do and completely fixes the lag.
This was one of the first things I did after I got my bike.
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Post by Golfr »

Thanx for all the insider tips and willingness to share your knowledge.

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