Changing a headlight 2008


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rbbiker
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Joined: Sun Jun 27, 2010 11:14 am
Location: Orillia, Ontario
Motorcycle: 2008 Goldwing

Changing a headlight 2008

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My left low beam does not work dealer wants 2 hours labour to replace. Can this be done with out removing the Fairing



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tfdeputydawg
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Motorcycle: 06 Wing III/2010 Hannigan

Re: Changing a headlight 2008

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Yes it can and 2 hours labor is a rip off.

http://www.ehow.com/how_6718740_change- ... l1800.html

gareva1
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Location: Baton Rouge, LA
Motorcycle: 2008 GL1800 Prem Audio

Re: Changing a headlight 2008

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yeah, low beams are a cinch...high beams are a little more of a PITA, especially if you have big hands...I've got so much stuff under and around the pockets (cellset, audio filters, power connectors, lighting wires, etc) that I find it easier to just pull the shelter to get to the high beam bulbs...also, some people remove just the pockets to do the low beam bulbs, mostly so they can see what they are doing better...

bamadave
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Location: Hartselle, Al
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Re: Changing a headlight 2008

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I saw this and copied and pasted when the time comes on my '03 1800.
http://gl1800riders.com/forums/showthread.php?t=259806

Randyj01
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Re: Changing a headlight 2008

Post by Randyj01 »

Thanks bamadave, that link saved me hours of taking the fairing off.



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