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Location of the tool kit on gl500

I see tool kits for this bike but even though I have the bike apart, I cannot find out where it may go

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The tool kit for this bike is located under the rear passenger seat - right behind the tail light. You'll have to open both of your saddlebag locks/helmet locks and unlock the seat to access it.

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Most bikes put there tool kits under the air box, under the left cover. You have to remove the cover to get to the air box.

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