Fresh Fuel in Your Harley

QuestionI have a 2001 Ultra Classic that won’t run right at a medium speed of about 2000 to 2500 rpm. My Harley starts to miss and wants to die.


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Answer Check for Harley trouble codes.
Check your charging system.
Check for an intake leak.
Do you have fresh fuel in your Harley?
New spark plugs?



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6 Responses to “Fresh Fuel in Your Harley”
  1. Mark
    Mark

    I have a 2003 Roadking that had the same problem. It ended up being pin hole leaks in the hose that is downstream of the fuel pump housed inside the gas tank. Check the fuel pressure. Mine was supposed to be something like 62 psi. Actual was 34 psi. I am assuming your bike is fuel injected.

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  2. Andrew
    Andrew

    One of the tell tail signs of pinholes in the fuel pump hose inside your tank is the problem will get worse with less fuel in the tank. When the tank is full, the fuel helps to reduce the amount of leakage. When you replace that hose, its a good practice to split the old failed hose lengthwise and use it as an out protective sleeve on the new hose.

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    • Johnnie
      Johnnie

      mine is doing the same thing, can you check this before taking everything a part

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  3. Robert Montalvo
    Robert Montalvo

    I am having problems getting Ino gear. The clutch doesn’t pop when I try to go into first gear. I am afraid to make it worse by trying to ride. I am a 68 year old man who has his very own 2008 anniversary heritage 3W conversion. I am a rookie who is totally ignorant of motor bike mechanics. What do I need to do? I would appreciate it if you could help me.

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