Neutral indicator light

6 If the neutral light fails to operate when the transmission is in Neutral, check the fuse and the bulb (see Section 23 for bulb removal procedures). If the bulb and fuse are in good condition, check for battery voltage at the connector attached to the gearshift sensor. Remove the fairing lower cover from the right side of the bike follow the wiring harness from the grommet at the top of the front engine cover to the connector. If battery voltage is present, refer to Section 18 for the...

Identification numbers

Honda Frame Number

The frame number is stamped in the steering head The frame number is stamped in the steering head The frame serial number is stamped into the steering head and printed on a label affixed to the frame. The engine number is stamped into the right side of the crankcase. Both of these numbers should be recorded and kept in a safe place so they can be furnished to law enforcement officials in the event of a theft. Th rame serial number, engine serial number and carburetor identification number...

Filter replacement

6 Make sure the fuel tap and ignition switch are in the off position. 7 Disconnect the inlet hose from the fuel pump and remove the filter bracket's mounting nut (see illustration 20.5). 8 Pull the inlet line and filter to the left so you can get at them, then remove the filter bracket and disconnect the hoses (see illustration). 9 Install a new filter with the arrow molded into the fitter case pointing toward the fuel pump. Reconnect tho hoses. Run the engine and check for leaks. 21...

Brakes wheels and tires

Brake caliper removal, overhaul and installation 3 Brake discs - inspection, removal and installation 4 Brake light switches - check and adjustment See Chapter 1 Front brake master cylinder - removal, overhaul Front wheel - removal, inspection and installation 12 Rear brake master cylinder - removal, overhaul Rear wheel - removal, inspection and installation 13 Wheels and tires - general Chapter 1 Brake lever free-play and pedal Chapter 1 to 5.2 mm (0.18 to 0.20 inch) mm (0.16 inch)' to 10.1 mm...

Secondary air supply system

Motorcycle Diy Reverse System

Refer to illustrations 14.1, 14.3 and 14.5a through 14.5f 1 This system uses exhaust gas pulses to suck fresh air into the exhaust ports, where it mixes with hot combustion gases. The additional oxygen provided by the fresh air allows combustion to continue for a longer time, reducing unburned hydrocarbons in the exhaust. Reed valves allow the flow of air into the ports and prevent exhaust gas from flowing into the system (soo illustration). There are four reed valves, one for each cylinder....

Camshafts Removal

Refer to illustrations 9.2, 9.3a, 9.3b, 9.3c, 9.4, 9.5a, 9.5b, 9.5c, 9.6 and 9.7 1 Remove the timing belt (Section 7) and cylinder head cover (Section 8). 2 Remove the timing belt shield bolls and removo tho shield (soo illustration 7.14b and the accompanying illustration). 3 Remove tho dofoaming chamber covers and the oil distribution plato (soo Illustrations). The upper two oil distribution plate bolts also retain the assist shafts and springs. 4 Remove the O-rings from behind tho oil...

Final drive oil

Filler Plug Battery

Warning Be sure the exhaust system is cool before starting this procedure. You'll be working close to the right muffler and touching it may cause serious burns. 3.22 Final drive filler plug (left arrow) and drain plug (right arrow) 3.22 Final drive filler plug (left arrow) and drain plug (right arrow) 4.3 Battery electrolyte level can be seen through the battery case it should be between the Upper level and Lower level marks 22 Place the motorcycle on Its centerstand. Clean any dirt from around...

Starter motor does not rotate

Check fuse block (Chapter 9). 3 Battery voltage low. Check and recharge battery (Chapter 9). 4 Starter motor defective. Make sure the wiring to the starter is secure. Make sure the starter relay clicks when the start button is pushed. If the relay clicks, then the fault is in the wiring or motor. 5 Starter relay faulty. Check it according to the procedure n Chapter 9. 6 Starter button not contacting. The contacts could be wet, corroded or dirty. Disassemble and clean the switch...

License plate light Interstate and Aspencade

13 Remove the housing nuts and take off the housing (see illustration). 14 Refor to Step 3 above to replace the bulb, then install the housing. 1 The battery providos power for operation of the signal lights, so if they do not operate, always check the battery voltage and specific gravity first. Low battery voltage indicates either a faulty battery, low electrolyte level or a defective charging system. Refer to Chapter 1 for battery checks and Sections 28 and 29 for charging system tests. 2...

Gl1200 Choke Adjustment

Spark Plug With Wings

6 Operate the choke lever on the left handlebar. It should move smoothly, without sticking or binding. If it doesn't, check the choke cable for cracks or kinks in the housing. Also, make sure the inner cable is clean and well-lubricated. 7 If you're working on an Interstate or Aspencade. remove the fairing lower and inner covers see Chapter 8 . Operate the choke lever and make sure the starting enrichment valve on the carburetor assembly moves smoothly from fully closed to fully open and back....

Engine starts but misfires

12 If the engine starts but misfires, make the following checks before deciding that the ignition system is at fault. 3.3 Ignition coil mounting details right coil shown A Primary terminals C Mounting screws 13 The ignition system must be able to produce a spark across a six millimeter 1 4-inch gap minimum . A simple test fixture see illustration can be constructed to make sure the minimum spark gap can be jumped. Make sure the fixture electrodes are positioned six millimeters apart. 14 Connect...

Rocker arms and lash adjusters

Lower Cable Adjuster Honda Goldwing

Refer to illustrations 9.26a and 9.26b 26 The valves are opened and closed by rocker arms, which are operated directly by the camshafts. The rocker arms ride on eccentric spindles, which aro mounted in the camshaft holder see Illustration . 9.26a Each rockor arm pivots on the offset portion of its rocker shaft arrow 9.29 Lash adjuster position relative to the rockor shafts is determined by shims 9.29 Lash adjuster position relative to the rockor shafts is determined by shims A Lash adjuster...