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windshield levers

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does anyone have or know where to get a video or pictures on adjusting the lock levers for the windshield? I have one side that is loose and could stand to be tightened


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If the 1800 is the same as the 1500 - see this topic

viewtopic.php?t=6911

Mine kept vibrating down - and I fixed it by using the method shown in that topic.

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Thanks fir quick reply aussie81interstate. I had a 1500 and it is similar. On the 1800 it doesn't have the bolt to tighten when garnish is pushed back. Mite end uo pulling the mirror off ti see what i can't get to
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There is an adjustment behind the mirror.Been a while,but I'm pretty sure you have to pull at least the mirror.
If I'da known it would last this long,I'da taken better care of it.
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Before you try adjusting the levers, pull the windshield garnish off and check the rubber pieces on the windscreen holder. They have a habit of coming loose.
#12 on the parts fiche. The rubbers are #14. My 2004 had three of these come loose and the same problem as you have. One side would slide down.
http://www.motogrid.com/pages/OemParts? ... CAAF4101BB
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I had it off and didn't see anything missing or loose. next time I happen to have it off i'll look closer. I did see on the screws that hold the garnish on has the part missing that snugs it up when the screws are tightened.
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There is an adjustment on the rods the levers are attached to if need be.
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Thanks Farwing Chris next time i get into it I'll have a look see
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I know this is an old post but I had my 2001 1800 in for left front lower fork so I had the whole front end and tires put on. While that where in there I asked the guys to fix my windshield locks. They claim they did but they put the shield all the way down. I wanted it back up and now only one side clamps.

I want to take it back but being that I ride all year and hate being without the bike what can I do to make sure if I do it, it will be done right?
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Your problem is probably not due to an adjustment. When the levers are pulled, on each side is a black metal leg that gets pulled down onto a rest. Pull the rubbers back from the mirrors, and look in while moving the levers to see the mechanical action that occurs. Vary that the black legs on both sides are hitting their rest points. On one side, your leg is probably below its rest point and needs reposition to rest back on top of it.

To correct, remove the 10mm nut that the lever pulls on and pop the corner of the garnish near the mirror out of its rubber grommet. Now wiggle/move the garnish to get the leg on top of its rest point, then reassemble.
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Thank you. I'll take a look and report back.


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