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Key Icon Stays On

2008 Harley Ultra Classic FLUTCU Red Key Light stays on, bike does start and light stays on. My accessories fuse keeps blowing as soon as I turn key on. All lights but blinkers don’t. Can you help or is it a no-go at this station? Via Email The key icon will commonly stay illuminated if…

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In The Shop: Starting Issues

We have a lot of questions come in to us concerning starting issues on older, Evolution model, Harley Davidsons. Not only do we see a lot of these questions on the website, but we frequently have these jobs In The Shop. Although there are a large number of issues that will keep a bike from…

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Ignition Wiring

Do you have videos showing how to wire up a new electronic ignition and which wire goes to which terminal on the coil and to the ignition switch? It is a 1989 hard tail with a 75 shovel head engine and is about a full electronic timing kit from crane. Via Email This is the…

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Voltage Reading

Hello, Have been riding the bike for the past two years and volt meter in dash always reads 13.5V at speed, tried a digital voltmeter which read 13.5V. Tested stator leads 0.1ohm, tested stator leads to ground, both infinite. Installed new battery and a Cycle Electric 48amp regulator/rectifier. Voltage still at 13.5V. Should be reading…

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Harley Davidson Not Starting

I have a 2010 ultra classic with ABS. It is not starting. The battery voltage is 12.75 off the battery. When I turn the main switch on, I get a drop to 12.5, and when the kill switch is turned on, I get a drop to 12.38. The self test goes out and hit the…

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Compensator Clunck

2005 FLSTFI After parking the bike for almost 3month after daily riding for years, I have a very loud noise on the primary side, What could it be or where should I start looking at least? From the outside the sound seems to be coming from the clutch area, not from the rotor/shoe area. ****…

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Neutral Switch Now TSM Issue?

2004 and 2018 Harley Road King I’m working on a 2004 fatboy I had to take off the tank to replace the wire to the neutral switch. Now the bike won’t start, the security key stays lite all the time and does not flash. I checked the codes and it shows no response for the…

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In The Shop: Kuryakyn Saddlebag Accents

Accent Lights There are many different options when it comes to adding accent lighting to a touring model Harley Davidson. There are a number of things to consider before choosing an accent light especially if you are planning to do the installation yourself. There are various kits that differ greatly in price and lighting style.…

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Harley Wiring

1980 Shovelhead. However I get your emails and they are very helpful. I received your email about the 3 DVD set on Electrical Troubleshooting and was wondering if they would be of a benefit to me or not. Please let me know. Via Email The DVD set covers basic how electricity works and how it…

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In The Shop: Tri Glide Reverse System Diagnostic Tips

Tri Glide Reverse System Diagnostic Tips In our last, In The Shop, we gave you a working overview of the Tri Glide reverse system. This month, we continue by reviewing a preliminary, basic, diagnostic overview for determining reverse failure on Tri Glide models. Much testing can be completed with, only, a test light and a…

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