A hissing sound and shuts down


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Bigred1168
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Motorcycle: 1986 GL1200 Aspencade

A hissing sound and shuts down

Post by Bigred1168 » Mon Jul 08, 2019 8:43 pm



I have a 1986 Goldwing Aspencad, I live on East Coast my bikes been sitting for probably a year as I started up and heating up I hear hissing sound coming from the front of the motor area and when the bike heats up it shuts down



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LeMaitre
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Motorcycle: 1985 GL1200A Aspencade
1975 CB550F Super Sport

Re: A hissing sound and shuts down

Post by LeMaitre » Mon Jul 08, 2019 9:51 pm

A vacuum leak would produce a hissing sound.

-Mark
1985 GL1200A

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Charlie1Horse
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Location: Jacksonville, Florida
Motorcycle: 1986 GL1200A Aspencade
1992 GL1500I Interstate

Re: A hissing sound and shuts down

Post by Charlie1Horse » Tue Jul 09, 2019 12:11 am

Sounds like some critter may have gotten inside and chewed a vacuum hose and caused a leak. All the hoses probably could need to be changed anyway due to age.
Russell

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Bigred1168
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Re: A hissing sound and shuts down

Post by Bigred1168 » Tue Jul 09, 2019 4:08 am

Thanks I will be changing those vacuum lines

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steppin stone
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Re: A hissing sound and shuts down

Post by steppin stone » Wed Jul 10, 2019 6:17 pm

Have you checked the anti freeze? could it be coming from your radiator?



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