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  1. Aftermarket batteries

    General MC Message Board
    Greetings from northern IL., where it seems that we have bypassed spring and jumped right into summer. :?: The purpose of this message is to seek some wisdom regarding a replacement battery for my '02 1800. This is the first replacement required since I bought the bike new (thanks, Battery...
  2. Starter Relay A/B for 2003 GL1800

    GL1800 Tech Board
    Problem: The bike won't start; I hear a few clicks, then nothing. Background: The problem started late last year before I normally put the bike up for the winter. Just would not start once in 3 tries, then rapidly never. I even tried running it down the street and popping the clutch, not fast...
  3. M-B C230 Keeps Going Dead

    The OTE
    I have 1997 Mercedes C230 sedan that is my backup vehicle. Sadly, the battery keeps going dead. Dead! It load tests okay. The charger is putting out voltage at the lower limit for normal, but still normal. But, this vehicle is constantly loosing light bulbs, blowing out, constantly. The over...
  4. Electrical Issue

    GL1800 Tech Board
    Okay electrical wizards......... While riding in a parade tpday my volt meter showed 14-15 volts then would crash to nothing then go back to charging again. Did this off and on during the parade. Figured I would check the issue when I got home. We all stopped at Braums for a burger before...
  5. Video: Install Kisan chargeGUARD Battery Monitor

    How To, Step-by-Step
  6. Power Adapter

    GL1800 Tech Board
    I installed the Honda power adapter in the left front pocket a few days after buying my 2012 eight months ago. After 19,800 miles, I had my first rear flat on the way home last Friday. I pulled over and thought it'd be a good chance to attempt my first "plug, fill and scoot" procedure. I...
  7. Starter runs when key turned off ???

    GL1800 Tech Board
    The bike is a 2004 - has 50100 miles - runs great, however, once in a while the starter motor will run when the key is turned to the off position. when I turn it to the on position the engine starts back up. I don't know enough about the electrical system to diagnose the problem. Any help??
  8. Low beam out on right side only

    GL1800 Tech Board
    Last summer I lost the low beam headlight on the right side. I took it to my Honda dealer to replace, but he said it wasn't the lamp, but an open circuit somewhere in the wiring harness. He claims that they pulled fairing off and checked circuits from the headlamp back to the battery and...
  9. USB Power in the Left Pocket - How to?

    GL1800 Tech Board
    I have the GL1800 Plug&Play Cigarette Lighter w/Weather Cap in my left pocket and a Kensington Mini Car Charger for Mobile Devices with USB Port. I currently plug my Blackberry power cable into the Mini Car Charger USB Port and the Blackberry Mini USB port, but it makes the pocket tight...
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