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    I have a 2010 and the last couple of rides i have getting a gas vapor smell. Not right away seems to happen after a hour into a ride when the motor is at operating temp i haven't over filled the tank in a long time. Maybe its time to change the charcoal canister in the recovery system not sure haven't read about to many problems other then over filling the tank. I also double checked the gas cap its nice and tight.
    2018 DCT non tour, Pearl Stallion Brown, Double Darksider #856, Live To Ride, Love my Wing, IBA Member# 63744 Yellowbird Alias Coppertone

  • #2
    YB, I have not heard of anyone ever needing to replace the charcoal canister on the GL1800s. You may want to check and see if you can find a loose hose that is supposed to be plugged in to the charcoal canister, that may be venting to open air.

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      I had that happened on a 1500 after I had over filled fuel tank. Took a while befor fumes quit stinking up the joint.

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