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i have a 1999 goldwing when i go to put it in (N) the green light will not come on and will not start..just bought the bike 1 weeek ago and was doing fine till today...please help me out ..going to bike week in Fl thursday

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Some things to check and some questions. First, does the bike actually go into neutral? Second, did you make any adjustment to the clutch lever or add new grips to the bike? Sometimes if you do the lever when you pull it does not make contact with the switch and bike does not sense it's in neutral.
 

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1999 goldwing won't start

Some things to check and some questions. First, does the bike actually go into neutral? Second, did you make any adjustment to the clutch lever or add new grips to the bike? Sometimes if you do the lever when you pull it does not make contact with the switch and bike does not sense it's in neutral.
no i have not done anything to the bike, got off the bike 2 days ago turned the key off then went out today and won't start.yes it goes into neutral the bike will move back and forth. no adjustment to the bike at all....checked fuses
 

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Mike,
I am assuming that you have power and the rest of the lights come on. There is a nuetral/reverse switch on the left side that the reverse lever activates it. Make sure the reverse lever lever is in the down position the whole way. You can work the reverse lever back and forth a couple of times and knock the switch loose if it is just sticking. If that don't do it, it must be replaced (35370-MN5-003) and costs about $15-$16. That is what it sounds like?? My best guess anyway! Take care - good luck. Bob
 

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I just had to put the reverse micro switch in mine for the same problem. Pull the left carb cover of and turn the key on while in Neutral. Reach in right where the reverse lever pivots and you can feel the switch. if you just fiddle with it a moment or two the nuetral light should come on. Don't use reverse until you replace that switch. I think the switch is only 12 dollars through Honda. I had mine go bad coming back from Charlotte headed back to Myrtle Beach. Had to bump it off on a hill and keep it running all the way home. (Gas stops, restroom and lunch)
 

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Mike,
I am assuming that you have power and the rest of the lights come on. There is a nuetral/reverse switch on the left side that the reverse lever activates it. Make sure the reverse lever lever is in the down position the whole way. You can work the reverse lever back and forth a couple of times and knock the switch loose if it is just sticking. If that don't do it, it must be replaced (35370-MN5-003) and costs about $15-$16. That is what it sounds like?? My best guess anyway! Take care - good luck. Bob
I should have read yours before I posted, lol
 

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I tried moving the reverse lever on mine 100 times and nothing. Lucky for me there was a nice steep hill coming out of the gas station I was parked at when mine went south. I bumped it off on the hill and got home. Good thing it's water cooled. It was like 29 degrees and kept having to stop to get the feeling back in mmy hands. I was wearing a pair of 120 dollar gloves and still freezing. I left it idling for an hour outside a Hardees while I ate lunch and thawed out. I was sitting right outside the window
 

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I tried moving the reverse lever on mine 100 times and nothing. Lucky for me there was a nice steep hill coming out of the gas station I was parked at when mine went south. I bumped it off on the hill and got home. Good thing it's water cooled. It was like 29 degrees and kept having to stop to get the feeling back in mmy hands. I was wearing a pair of 120 dollar gloves and still freezing. I left it idling for an hour outside a Hardees while I ate lunch and thawed out. I was sitting right outside the window
Chevy -- you need to invest insome heated clothing --- I have the coat--gloves--pants --and socks--- if I need any more heat Im staying home till the ice age passes
 

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Chevy -- you need to invest insome heated clothing --- I have the coat--gloves--pants --and socks--- if I need any more heat Im staying home till the ice age passes
Nobody builds heated clohting in my size. If they did I'd have to put a tractor battery in my trunk to keep them warm, lol
 

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Nobody builds heated clohting in my size. If they did I'd have to put a tractor battery in my trunk to keep them warm, lol
Chevy--- there is a company here in Huntington beach that builds heated clotheing --- any size you want --- and as for the power supply--- I know the wing will keep they powered up --if not we can add a honda generator to be towed by the wing
 

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Chevy--- there is a company here in Huntington beach that builds heated clotheing --- any size you want --- and as for the power supply--- I know the wing will keep they powered up --if not we can add a honda generator to be towed by the wing
Name of the company? I love the Honda Generator idea, lol
 
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