Air suspension leak


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Chrissy and john
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Air suspension leak

Post by Chrissy and john » Thu Jul 04, 2019 12:16 pm



Hi all. Can any of you advise where to start looking for a leak on the rear suspension? We pumped it up to 56psi and within 2 hours its lost 10psi. It's our first cruiser and not sure where to start looking for the leak :roll: any advice would be appreciated. Thanks kind regards chrissy



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Re: Air suspension leak

Post by CrystalPistol » Thu Jul 04, 2019 1:09 pm

Well, first suspect is air line to shock connection. Located at top of shocks. Fix up a small spray bottle of soapy water to spray at suspect joints. Seat has to come off to inspect.

Could be a leak inside right fairing at connection to controls.

Your profile says 1992 GL1200, but either the year of size is wrong as 1200s only range from 1984-87?

Maybe you can post a picture or two?
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Re: Air suspension leak

Post by Chrissy and john » Thu Jul 04, 2019 2:23 pm

Great advice for us to start looking at leak thankyou. You got me worried now about what bike it is as your the second person yo say this. The log book says 1200 and bike is an interstate definitely a D reg 1992 what fo I do yo check :o

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Re: Air suspension leak

Post by Chrissy and john » Thu Jul 04, 2019 2:32 pm

How do I post pictures lol I'm new to this :shock:

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Re: Air suspension leak

Post by Chrissy and john » Thu Jul 04, 2019 2:37 pm

It is an import says manufacturer year unknown but registered in uk in 1992 :o

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Re: Air suspension leak

Post by Maz » Thu Jul 04, 2019 4:25 pm

Chrissy and john wrote:
Thu Jul 04, 2019 2:23 pm
Great advice for us to start looking at leak thankyou. You got me worried now about what bike it is as your the second person yo say this. The log book says 1200 and bike is an interstate definitely a D reg 1992 what fo I do yo check :o
If it's a D reg, that's 1986/7. I don't think our American cousins would understand our registration plate dating system!
It's been imported and then first registered in the UK in '92, but with an age-related registration number .
Ironically, Common Sense is the LEAST common of all senses!

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Re: Air suspension leak

Post by Chrissy and john » Thu Jul 04, 2019 5:00 pm

We like it just only got it a few weeks ago and seems to have lots of little problems so we keep stripping bits off to find faults lol it's a learning experience with it at the minute. Thankyou for all your help tonight

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Re: Air suspension leak

Post by WingAdmin » Tue Jul 09, 2019 12:39 pm

Chrissy and john wrote:
Thu Jul 04, 2019 2:32 pm
How do I post pictures lol I'm new to this :shock:
Read this: How to add pictures to your message



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