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Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   05-08-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 27
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Posted By glhonda
It would be more helpful if the moderators told...

It would be more helpful if the moderators told us what our opinion should be before we post. It would save a lot of embarrassment for us simpletons.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   05-08-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 27
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Posted By glhonda
The only real down side to using a scope, is you...

The only real down side to using a scope, is you have to have a known good comparison. They are few and far between. 40 years turning wrenches and I only "needed" a scope once. For a proximity...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   05-05-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,847
Posted By glhonda
The throttle switch doesn't have a code for "out...

The throttle switch doesn't have a code for "out of range". It's simply open or shorted. Setting the throttle switch voltage lower does indeed change the injector duration throughout the entire band....
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   05-05-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By glhonda
I've had the tubes out eight times (multiple...

I've had the tubes out eight times (multiple bikes). Never disturbed the crossover or had any problems with o rings.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   05-05-2019, 12:32 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,520
Posted By glhonda
That's kinda where I was going in post #23...but...

That's kinda where I was going in post #23...but evidently our senior members need a new prescriptions......
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   05-04-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,520
Posted By glhonda
Okay, I'll bite. What's a micrpAmp.........

Okay, I'll bite. What's a micrpAmp...... :ROFL::ROFL:0:)
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   05-03-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,520
Posted By glhonda
You never know. I've spent the better part of...

You never know. I've spent the better part of forty years checking "descliptions".......
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   05-02-2019, 10:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,520
Posted By glhonda
You may be right. The clock would be of little...

You may be right. The clock would be of little consequence. But the radio should power down? Not familiar enough with the electronics.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   05-02-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,520
Posted By glhonda
You are violating a couple rules of thumb with...

You are violating a couple rules of thumb with your test. It can be done with a voltmeter. First general rule is that anything below battery voltage is milliamps. If your battery voltage is 12.4, and...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   05-01-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 389
Posted By glhonda
NO!!! Send me your old ones.........

NO!!! Send me your old ones.........
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-30-2019, 08:15 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,847
Posted By glhonda
The connection would be the ecm. If it thinks it...

The connection would be the ecm. If it thinks it sees throttle opening, it will trigger the injectors. Page 10-20 Ltd supplement. If there is water in the connectors or the throttle switch, there...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-30-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,847
Posted By glhonda
Since the tps is causing injector click by simply...

Since the tps is causing injector click by simply pushing on the wires and loom indicates the tps is malfunctioning. There are two "safety" screws that will need to be drilled out (I'd use a...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-29-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,847
Posted By glhonda
The control unit sends out a five volt reference...

The control unit sends out a five volt reference signal from pin 29 to the tps. It's just a rheostat. It's grounded at pin 3, along with several other components as well as the ecm ground. Since you...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-29-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,847
Posted By glhonda
The injector click is part of an "onboard self...

The injector click is part of an "onboard self test". Ignition on, open the throttle wide and close.
As far as the TPS code goes, it can be an open or short concern. The tps is also a major input to...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-28-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,847
Posted By glhonda
Hello! The light comes on and it runs better....

Hello! The light comes on and it runs better. This indicates the ECM saw the malfunction and went into fail-safe mode. (Fixed values) Turning it off erased the learning and it ran like crap again....
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-28-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,847
Posted By glhonda
Black smoke, white smoke, blue smoke. Once you...

Black smoke, white smoke, blue smoke. Once you get the manual, locate the pressure regulator. Check the vacuum line to it. Inspect the line for fuel. The pressure regulator may be ruptured allowing...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-25-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 564
Posted By glhonda
Engine oil has three functions. To lubricate,...

Engine oil has three functions. To lubricate, (duh). But also to carry away heat from friction. It is also designed to suspend solids. Just because it's slippery doesn't mean it's protecting....
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-25-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 690
Posted By glhonda
It's not GL. It's gl. GL was my Dad....... :ROFL:

It's not GL. It's gl. GL was my Dad....... :ROFL:
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-25-2019, 01:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 690
Posted By glhonda
Loosen and re-tighten the bolts that hold the...

Loosen and re-tighten the bolts that hold the final drive to the swing arm.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-18-2019, 03:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 930
Posted By glhonda
Dave is dead nuts right on this. Everyone says #4...

Dave is dead nuts right on this. Everyone says #4 isn't adjustable. That's kind of a misnomer, because when you sync the carbs, you're adjusting the throttle plate opening. The screw that adjusts the...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-16-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 873
Posted By glhonda
No. My bad. I used a PDF I had for the GL1200. My...

No. My bad. I used a PDF I had for the GL1200. My Honda manual does indeed say 1 3/4 initial opening for the '87. However, you'll probably end up around 3 turns doing the lean drop method anyway.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-16-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 873
Posted By glhonda
Reinstall the 108's?? if you still have them. No...

Reinstall the 108's?? if you still have them. No one has mentioned California series carbs are jetted different than the 49 states models. I know you are on the east coast, but motorcycles have...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-11-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,373
Posted By glhonda
Mine was sneaking out at night, but always came...

Mine was sneaking out at night, but always came home before dawn. We had an intervention. Seems to be working.....
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-09-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 625
Posted By glhonda
I could put an O ring on a piece of paper and...

I could put an O ring on a piece of paper and write a part number above it..........
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-06-2019, 01:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,104
Posted By glhonda
PG's-CKP, PG's-CMP, refrigerant-Freon,...

PG's-CKP, PG's-CMP, refrigerant-Freon, tissues-Kleenex. One generic, one specific. Unnecessary distinctions-splitting hairs..........
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