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Hi everyone. My GL1500 has lay unused for a while and when I took iy out on Saturday the speedometer stopped working after a few miles. I need to get it fixed soon with all the speed cameras around.
Whats the procedure for checking for checking out what the problem is please.
 

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Hi ..I am not an expert on this ,but I think the problem lies in the front wheel ,,check out the speedo drive in the front wheel it may be seized ....Ciaran
 

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Take speedo out of the wheel end. Lift and spin the wheel, if the little drive doesn't ove then the drive is shot. If it does spin, next check the cable. You will need to unscrew the top end from the clock (after re-connecting the lower end), do this by wangling your arm up & under the steering yolk (you may need a pliers to break the seal). If your hands are too fat then you will have to take the clocks out to get a good grip on the cable end. When you do, get someone to spin the wheel again. If the little drive end on the cable top end spins then you know the clock is faulty, if it doesn't spin then you just need a new cable.

FWIW, the Honda speedo cables last much longer than aftermarket ones. The cheap ones are usually too long and this makes it awkward to get a nice gentle bend on the cable, causing you to just stuff the excess cable into sharp corners. Too many loops/bends or too sharp a bend is what reduces the life of the cable.
 
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