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Hi, N_prissy_pin and the usual suspects are:
1. Faulty wiring to any safety switch.
2. Safety switches loose at the mounting point.
3. Faulty kickstand safety switch.
4. Failed kickstand safety switch circuit diode.
5. Stretched side stand spring.
6. Side stand not coming up far enough to disengage switch.
7. Faulty clutch lever safety switch.
8. Faulty neutral safety switch.
9. Clutch not properly adjusted.
10. Clutch plates sticking, forward lurch
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SOURCE: I need the valve adjustments for a honda 1100 goldwing

i think you will find that like the 1200 there is no valve adjustment..well there is but not in the normal locknut screw adjustment that we are all familiar with,,they are a shimmed "no lash"hydraulic system,,you can buy the shims from your local honda dealer but they only come in 1mm steps i took 4 new ones to an engineer and got them taken down to 1/2 mm thickness this made a big difference,they are quite easy to do just take some time to get right,but once done they should do 50-60000km before needing looking at again..hope this helps

Posted on Jul 04, 2009

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SOURCE: i have a 1980 honda goldwing 1100,it runs real

spark plugs, when you are going slower, the spark plug missing makes a big differense because the engine needs every pop from it to take off, when the engine is coasting, one miss is not as noticeable because the pistons aree moving fast enought to catch the next pop in time,

Posted on Mar 09, 2011

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SOURCE: my manual says i have to pull the engine to remove

The starter spline plugs into a gear that attaches to the starter gear with a skinny chain. If you pull out the starter the small gear may drop into the bottom of the motor and hang by the chain. I have talked to customers that said they pulled the starter out and the gear stayed in place long enough to put it back in, BUT , if the small gear drops out of place you will have to pull the motor and remove the rear cover to put it back together correctly. It is worth a try to simply pull it out and see if you can put the new/rebuilt starter back in. Just be prepared to yank the motor if the sprocket falls out of place.

Posted on Apr 08, 2011

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