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One likely cause for the brake lights staying on is a brake pedal switch that remains in the closed position, which keeps the brake lights on. This switch is situated next to the brake pedal and if the brake pedal doesn't make contact with the switch, the switch stays closed, which keeps the lights on. One would need to refer to a wiring diagram to confirm ...


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The two things you mentioned will help keep your leather looking good for a long time. I had leather seats and never did any maintenance and they began to dry and crack after several years. So the leather moisturizer is a very good idea.You can get several flavors of this from auto parts places. I have no data on which ones are better. Without this you will ...


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Issue got resolved in next service. The problem was the with the rotor. Front wheel rotor was touching the caliber causing too much resistance. On close observation it seemed that rotor its shape after a bike fall lately. Replaced it with a flat new rotor and was able to drive 420 kms in full tank.


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The rubbing sound is likely a seized brake caliper. It is highly likely that the cheapest option will be to have the caliper replaced. If the car decelerates quickly, like you say, then it is not safe to drive. The brake and surrounding components will be getting hot. This could lead to a seized bearing and possible sudden failure. The heat buildup ...


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These are the exact jets and shims that you will need for your 1984 Honda Gold Wing GL1200 four Main jets size 118 four Pilot jets size 38 and 8 shims for each Slide Needle, 2 shims per needle You will also need to the following 1 D-Adjuster for fuel screw adjustment Legend D-Adjuster for air/fuel on idle circuit Pilot Jet Main Jet


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Have you looked at the lights to make sure the filament is still good? It is feasible you lost both headlights at nearly the same time. It's also possible, you didn't notice one of them had gone out (you mentioned they were dim ... a single bulb would have looked like dim bulbs) before the second one went out. Look for black spots on the bulb. Also, don't ...


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You have another issue The battery doesn't sound like to the core issue that you are experiencing. I propose that your stator or rectifier have gone bad thus you are experiencing a situation where you have to have your battery serviced. The motorcycle should be 'servicing your battery' and charging it as you ride the motorcycle. You will want to test ...


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I run an enormous race radiator with high flow spal fans, an oil cooler and an oil cooler fan and it keeps the coolant and oil at exactly 180-185F around town or on the highway, regardless of ambient temperature, even if I run the fans unnecessarily. Why doesn't it overcool? Thermostats. It 100 percent doesn't matter how much radiator you run so long as ...


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You should list the body style, things can be different depending on body style. On some Hondas there will be a brake light failure sensor somewhere in the back of the car either in the trunk or behind a light. Looking at a wiring diagram there seems to be one behind the left tail light on your Accord. With the fuse installed test for power on the ...


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They are typically on the same fuse. Charging outlet should be listed as a cigarette lighter.


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It sounds like your starter solenoid is bad. You starter solenoid has two pieces to it. The signal it takes from your ignition switch triggers a magnet the turns another switch when the magnet is activated it closes another circuit for your starter. This gives your starter current from the battery to turn over your engine. If I get what your saying, ...


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A common way to run cabling from the back of the car to the front is tucking it under the floor carpet near an edge, where passengers' feet don't frequently stomp. For example you could route it along an edge next to the door, then through the B-pillar or A-pillar, around the windshield and to the rear view mirror.


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Reseal the pump inlet fitting. It lets air in here but will leak very little or no fluid out. It is a short plastic fitting with an o-ring seal on the pump end. In the unlikely case that this does not resolve the symptom, next replace the inlet hose. If it is still doing it after that then reseal the pump. Honda sells all the parts to reseal the pump; the ...


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Yes, your parking brake has a return spring. You should be able to goto a local auto parts store to get that and the arm replaced. I also recommend you find another mechanic as most of this information is available on the Internet. Hope this helpful.


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I did some research regarding your symptoms. Mind you I was a Honda MC mechanic and have NEVER worked on a hybrid. But since this space is blank I'll fill it with what I discovered. All of the posts I could find point to your main battery having an issue. Is that the battery you had checked at the auto parts store? I would look at the connections to the ...


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Is this only a cosmetic problem, or is it more serious? (For instance, is it likely to lead to rusting of the sheet metal, or any structural problem?) Currently it appears to be a cosmetic issue. Untreated, exposed to the elements, it will eventually create a greater perimeter around your vehicle and rust will occur. Others may not agree with me but I ...


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According to TireRack.com, your standard tire size is 195/65/15. This tire has a rotation per mile (RPM) of 832. The Michelin tire has an RPM of 836. This is only a difference of ~.5%, which is not a big deal. Using the two different tire sizes shouldn't cause you any issues. The major concerns here is to keep the same size tires on the same axle (front or ...


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When activated, ECON mode alters the Drive-by-Wire throttle system response curve in the range from about 10 percent to 60 percent of throttle pedal travel. With less gain, the throttle opening in this range increases more gradually to reduce a potentially excessive peak input for improved fuel efficiency. ECON mode also alters the operation of the cruise ...


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What you are hearing is a defective VTC actuator, which in part controls the oil pressure. It is defective in 10"s of thousands of Honda 4 cylinder engines built between 08 and 13. It is mentioned in Honda TSB 09-010. Honda will not fix this problem. The cars with this issue are worth very little in trade, and the defect may eventually lead to engine failure ...


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Those collars are extraordinarily important. They actually push against the rear wheel main bearing and the seal wraps around it when you insert the collar. Riding without these is not recommended. It's dangerous. The rear brake can lock up as the wheel moves laterally along the horizontal axis. As the wheel moves all the way to the left, if that's the ...


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It sounds like the parking brake is siezed on, hence no resistance when pulling the lever. It looks like these cars use the same calliper to apply both the foot brake and the parking brake. A common fault with these designs is that the lever on the calliper that the parking brake cable connects to siezes and so the brake doesn't release. It is sometimes ...


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Two things about this bike if it is OEM It has two sets of coils. It has two sets of points. If you take the right side cover off the motor where the crank is, you can see if the points have been swapped out with signal generators, a common mod for this bike. One coil fires for cylinder 1 and 4, the other fires for cylinder 2 and 3. IMO you have a bad ...


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It depends on where the engine is seizing Since your scooter/motorcycle is a two stroke, if you are seizing due to a lack of oil in the gas at the crankshaft you are in big trouble. More than likely this is not the case. It is known to happen on rare occasions though. The main bearings of the crank basically begin to disintegrate due to oil starvation. ...


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Testing Your Stator There are three yellow wires that come from your stator. They come out of the left side crankshaft cover and route into your sprocket cover and out along the cast bottom portion of your frame on their way to your rectifier. They connect directly to the rectifier. You can disconnect them from the rectifier and test them with a ...


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I'll make a large assumption here, but it sounds like whoever rebuilt the engine (or bored it) didn't file fit the rings correctly upon install. Since the engine was rebored, it would require a new piston and rings to fill the gap. I'm sure there are kits available to do this. If the rings are not file fit correctly, when they get hot enough, they will ...



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