Transmission problem 1500 SE


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Transmission problem 1500 SE

Post by Otyesz » Sun Oct 07, 2018 2:28 pm



What could be the problem? All speeds are easy to connect, 4. difficult to connect.
After the oil change, the problem persisted. What could be the problem?
I'm sorry for the wrong translation.



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Re: Transmission problem 1500 SE

Post by kane67 » Sun Oct 07, 2018 11:49 pm

I have noticed that using Mobil super 2000 10w-40 (semi synthetic) is much better for my transmission than any other motorcycle oil I’ve had. Much better shifting cold & hot.
No friction reducers...

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Re: Transmission problem 1500 SE

Post by AZgl1800 » Mon Oct 08, 2018 12:12 am

the problem can be reduced by applying slight pressure on the shifter before the shift,
then holding throttle steady or just slightly backing off on it, shift into 4th.

While the throttle is held steady, back off just a bit, and continue to hold toe pressure on the shifter.
not hard, don't force it.... this helps to ensure that the gears properly mesh into the 4th gear position.

some 1994 models had this issue, mine was one of them.

I just adapted to always shifting like I describe here, and that seemed to take care of the problem.

I have not really noticed that different oils help, other than going to a semi, or full synthetic...
to me, "it seems" to help my bike shift easier.
don't use any 50w oils, that is too heavy.

about 3 years ago, I changed over to Rotella T5, and a year later changed to Rotella T6, and using 5w40 grade.

My experience with that is that I will continue with T6 in 5w40
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Re: Transmission problem 1500 SE

Post by GlimWas » Mon Oct 08, 2018 3:17 am

I have '94 model and found that changing to full synthetic made shifting better. Together with my $5 home made shifter brace it shifts considerably better and for a longer time.
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Re: Transmission problem 1500 SE

Post by curtm » Mon Oct 08, 2018 6:55 am

Any pics of the home made linkage, Not that i'am cheap but the $160.00 bracket is a little much, i realize the design etc, but there is $5.00 worth of material in it, and i dont enjoy making other people rich
and i'am cheap
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Re: Transmission problem 1500 SE

Post by GlimWas » Mon Oct 08, 2018 7:09 am

There you go, el cheapo :lol: !! All sizes in mm. Made from 8 by 20 mm aluminium bar. The M8 bolt which is used to attach the help to the frame is countersunk. Maybe a bit crude, but it's working for me for almost 30.000 km's You have to remove a little material from the heat shield to install........... BTW, you know how to read Dutch, i hope :lol: :lol:


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Re: Transmission problem 1500 SE

Post by RBGERSON » Mon Oct 08, 2018 8:41 am

So any chance you can translate..picture of it installed..looks like a great solution and a hell of a lot cheaper than the one around here.

So how/where does it attach to he frame/header?
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Re: Transmission problem 1500 SE

Post by bellboy40 » Mon Oct 08, 2018 9:02 am

GlimWas, is this an acceptable translation of your drawing?



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Re: Transmission problem 1500 SE

Post by GlimWas » Mon Oct 08, 2018 9:05 am

bellboy40 wrote:
Mon Oct 08, 2018 9:02 am
GlimWas, is this an acceptable translation of your drawing?

shifter brace.png
Couldn't have done it any better!!
Altough it's not 'gone' after 10.000km :lol: 'Drove' is more correct, but wth........... It's almost 30.000km by now.........
And don't use 10mm wide, that was ment as thick
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Re: Transmission problem 1500 SE

Post by WingAdmin » Mon Oct 08, 2018 12:29 pm

curtm wrote:
Mon Oct 08, 2018 6:55 am
Any pics of the home made linkage, Not that i'am cheap but the $160.00 bracket is a little much, i realize the design etc, but there is $5.00 worth of material in it, and i dont enjoy making other people rich
and i'am cheap
Curt
That's like saying a Ferrari is only worth $250 because there's only $250 worth of material in it. :)

In total, you're right, perhaps $5 of materials. But then there's 20 minutes CNC time to machine it, then the time to press in the smooth bearing and assemble it, package it...I can guarantee you that the maker of it is not getting rich from them. I happen to know what it costs him to have them made, and his margin is VERY slim.

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Re: Transmission problem 1500 SE

Post by GlimWas » Mon Oct 08, 2018 1:01 pm

RBGERSON wrote:
Mon Oct 08, 2018 8:41 am
So any chance you can translate..picture of it installed..looks like a great solution and a hell of a lot cheaper than the one around here.

So how/where does it attach to he frame/header?
It attaches on the bottom rear attachment point of the crashbar
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Re: Transmission problem 1500 SE

Post by Otyesz » Mon Oct 08, 2018 3:35 pm

Thanks for the tips. I'm afraid there's a bigger problem. Possible wear of grade 4? Can Be Improved? Do I find a component?

Thank you Otyes.

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Re: Transmission problem 1500 SE

Post by dingdong » Tue Oct 09, 2018 7:34 am

Sounds like you may have a worn shift fork. Common problem with 1500s. However engine replacement might be a better route. Check here.

https://www.goldwingfacts.com/1500gearsfix.htm


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