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I have a 2003 Honda Gold Wing California Side Car trike conversion - Radio is all original equipment... Radio will play on AM, FM1 and FM2 if ignition in ON poition (motor not running).....will not play if in ACC position Radio will play in AM, FM1 and FM2 if motor running and in neutral...will also play with motor running, in gear and clutch lever disengaged....WILL NOT PLAY with motor running, in gear and clutch engaged (bike in motion) stops playing as soon as clutch is partailly released....when clutch lever is fully disengaged and bike is in gear radio will play........STRANGE..... THANKS....Gord Kruger

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I have same ride same problem put your ear down by the cluch lever and you will hear a click when you let the cluch out the same time the radio quits if you take the switch off and hold it closed the radio will work all the time

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Pull out on the lever and push it toward the front of the bike, hard if necessary. Rock the bike while pushing. If the bike comes out of gear it should start. The bike will not start while the lever is up.
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Remember neutral is a 1/2 notch toward second gear. Not all the way down or a hard pull up toward second gear is a light half notch between first and second. With the engine running it will almost always walk the shifter past neutral because of centrifical force from the engine.

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Synchronize the carburetors. Carburetors that are out of synchronization will cause the clutch and primary chain to rattle.

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make sure radio fuse is good and secure in the holder (loose fit not ok) check wire harness conection for clean and securely fit together.

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