Diagnostic connections - Steve Saunders Goldwing Forums

 4Likes
  • 1 Post By DBohrer
  • 1 Post By WALTSTAR
  • 2 Post By Bellboy40
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 04-21-2019, 08:46 PM Thread Starter
Junior Member
 
WALTSTAR's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2015
Location: NEW YORK
Model: 1988 GL 1500
Posts: 9
Diagnostic connections

On the possibility of tearing into the carbs, I need to know where and how to hook up a external tach and my mercury balancers...
Any info? Thanks.
WALTSTAR is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 04-22-2019, 05:39 PM
Senior Member
 
DBohrer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Silver Spring, Maryland, USA
Model: '99 Gold Wing SE
Posts: 3,016
On your 1988 Wing..................

There are three wires on your tachometer.

1. Green wire = Ground.

2. Black/brown wire = Back Light.

3. Yellow/Blue wire = Signal from the ignition coil (cylinder 1 and 2)

The signal wire can be accessed at a White 6-pin connector on the right side of the bike (just forward from the battery).

You will see the following "vertical row" of 4 connectors:

1) Black 9-pin, 2) Blue 2-pin, 3) Red 4-pin, 4) White 6 pin.

It will be the yellow/white wire at the White 6-pin connector....!!
limpy45 likes this.
DBohrer is online now  
post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 04-23-2019, 07:42 AM Thread Starter
Junior Member
 
WALTSTAR's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2015
Location: NEW YORK
Model: 1988 GL 1500
Posts: 9
Thank you for the tip. After two forums and over 100 views, you were the only one to respond. How about the balancer connections?
Thanks again
flylow likes this.
WALTSTAR is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 04-23-2019, 10:05 AM
Senior Member
 
Bellboy40's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Brewton, Alabama, USA
Year: 2000 & 1994
Model: 2000 GL1500SE Candy Spectra Red, 1994 GL1500SE Pearl Bermuda Green
Posts: 3,231
Here is a how-to article on how to balance the carbs, complete with pictures on where and how to connect the test equipment.


https://www.goldwingfacts.com/1500balancecarbs.htm
AZgl1800 and DBohrer like this.

Larry

Only two things are infinite... the universe and human stupidity; and I am not sure about the former.
-- Albert Einstein

Bellboy40 is online now  
post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 04-23-2019, 04:39 PM
Keeper of the Bookmarks / Moderator
 
AZgl1800's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Oologah, Indian Territory, USA...
Year: 2002
Make: Honda
Model: GL1800 Hot Rod Yellow
Posts: 56,264
Garage
thank you Bellboy40 for coming to the rescue.



NASR 12 in Galena, IL
June 18th, 19th and 20th of 2019


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.



To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


~ John
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
AZgl1800 is online now  
Reply

  Steve Saunders Goldwing Forums > Forums > Goldwing Technical Forum

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Steve Saunders Goldwing Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
GL1500 starter need diagnostic help cldryder Goldwing Technical Forum 13 01-15-2011 10:07 AM
Connections, Connections! daveman Goldwing Technical Forum 9 02-14-2010 12:01 PM
Antifreeze in oil. Please let me know diagnostic steps. newbiker Goldwing Technical Forum 8 01-07-2010 12:05 PM
Diagnostic Meter pbus Goldwing Technical Forum 4 06-19-2008 09:34 PM
84 Aspencade Diagnostic warhorse3_0331 Goldwing Technical Forum 5 05-26-2008 05:11 PM

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome