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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-21-2009, 08:19 PM Thread Starter
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just got my 05 gl1800 with no manual, also new remote,i programed the remote and it opens the trunk,but can't figure out how to open sides????
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Walk around to the back of the bike, look up under the trunk directly in the middle of it, you will see three flat levers. The middle long one opens the trunk manually, and the two side small ones open the saddlebags.


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Kit forgot to mention you need to put pressure on the lids with your knee or hand before pulling the lever. This may prevent the cables from coming un-connected.

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