Audio Amplifier Location for 2013 F6B


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Audio Amplifier Location for 2013 F6B

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I purchased a new audio amplifier as my audio system no longer plays in any mode above a low volume. Based on the size of the amplifier I purchased, it doesn’t go in the console. Before I tear the bike apart on a hunt for it, can anyone tell me where this is located on a 2013 GL1800 F6B?


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On the normal wing, the amp is located above the rear tire. You have to take the center section between the bags off to get to it. It is located in a box behind that center section. I would think it would be in the same spot on the F6B.
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Many thanks. I know it’s not in the console!. I will look there and confirm once I’ve taken the bike out of storage and have an opportunity to pull it apart.
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MUTE switch pressed in?
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kwthom wrote: Sun Apr 04, 2021 12:38 pm MUTE switch pressed in?
Yep, good point. That would cause the conditions the OP is describing.
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I don't think I have heard of a genuine electrical failure on the audio system - besides things like switches, relays and the occasional connector.

I'm certainly not saying it's not possible, but...
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The audio amp on an F6b is located behind the rear tire. To get to it, remove the rear fender, the cross brace on under the fender. The black box is right there. Once you remove the black box, there is a connection on the right side so the box can easily be removed. Inside the black plastic box is the audio amp.


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