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I too also have a Goldwing,and I was having that same problem. Believe it or not I used my car oil dip stick,to check my oil...it gave some indication how much oil was in there

I have a 1980 Honda GL1100i "Interstate".

The motor oil level is checked through a sight window in the right side of the case, a little bit forward of the rear brake pedal.

There are two lines molded into the case beside the sight glass. These are your upper and lower level indicators. You want your level to be about midway between those marks.

If you cannot see the oil level, you might have some oil "schmutz" on the inside of the window. You can clean this by turning the little screw in the middle of the sight glass, which turns a set of miniature wipers on the glass, cleaning it off. try putting the bike on the centerstand, starting the engine, let it idle. now look at the siteglass window for your oil level. should be halfway up the window with 3.7qts of oil.

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Q: How do you check the oil on a 1981 Honda 1100 Goldwing There is no dipstick and you can't see a sight glass?
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