1500 wing wont run


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1500 wing wont run

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1995 gl1500 only runs when choke is on and then only for one to two seconds. carbs cleaned new manifolds getting gas need help worked on it to much and to long



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Need a lot more hints than that. Could be lots of things that could cause what you are saying. What have you done to or with it? Give us some ideas to work with. I have a 2000 that won't run, but when I put it back together, I bet it will. What have you tried, and what did that do? Lots more questions to try to get answers that will help get it going.
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Check that dang kill switch.
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Check that dang kill switch.
I doubt it would run at all if it was the kill switch. Sounds more like a fuelling/air issue if it starts then stops a minute or two later. But seelyark1 is absolutely correct, we need more info. When it runs, is it smooth and firing on all cylinders? Does the engine just die or dies when you open the throttle? etc
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It's either a serious air leak or fuel delivery.

Are you sure you got it all put together right when you did the manifold work?

What is happening is that you are getting an air/fuel mix rich enough to get that couple of seconds of fire, but once the airflow gets up to normal, the mixture leans below the minimum to keep going. Either an air leak or insufficient fuel would give you these symptoms.

Is it dropping out on both sides evenly, or do you lose one side that pulls the other one down?

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the wing that wont run it came to my shop for plugs and gas filter it would not go over fifty to sixty mph.i rode itthree times themore i rode it the worst it got almost did not make it back to shop. what i did not know was mice carried corn upright side pipe and plugged it they didnt plug it the moisture and oil swelled up the corn and that plugged it but i could not tell thats when i removed carbs cleaned new rubber parts vacume piston on right side. started right up only would run with choke on. disconnected fuel pump gravity fed fuel to carbs no change. carbs apart again now only runs one to two seconds will not stay running long enough to tell any thing about it maybe mice chewed hole in intake or are still in there to many wires and hoses that you can not see. the more i work on it the further back i go. i have worked on cycles atv utv for years this one takes the cake.

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this one takes the cake.
The corn cake to be exact
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They used corn because a potato would be too hard for a mouse to carry.

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In the right front corner underneath air box is a larger hose which attaches to the box. Plug/pinch off that hose and see if it will run any better.
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not a goldwing mech wrote:
Wed Nov 18, 2020 4:04 pm
it would not go over fifty to sixty mph.i rode itthree times themore i rode it the worst it got almost did not make it back to shop.
That symptom is almost always a malfunctioning vacuum petcock followed by a possible fuel pump problem.
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I think you are correct CT. The more it runs the worse it gets, Diaphragm getting worse the more it works. Leaking some fuel through so it runs a bit, but soon runs out. May just be the vacuum hose leaking some. But sure sounds like you got it right, Not sure gravity feed gets fuel to it the way it needs it.
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I am pretty sure gravity feed would give it enough fuel to run more than two or three seconds. The float chambers have enough fuel in them to run longer than that.
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4given wrote:
Thu Nov 19, 2020 1:04 pm
I am pretty sure gravity feed would give it enough fuel to run more than two or three seconds.
The petcock might have been the problem when it came in the door. After all the work there could now be more things to consider :?: :)


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