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In The Shop: Trike Reverse System Overview

Back It Up! Harley Reverse Issues We have had a lot of questions come into Fix My Hog concerning Tri Glide reverse issues. We wanted to share what we have learned about this system. Hopefully it will help our members have a better understanding of the assembly and be able to diagnose issues that may…

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Harley Davidson Headlight Problem

I have a 2011 Road King Classic. Recently I began to notice at night a Harley-Davidson headlight problem and passing lamps would blink off and back on occasionally. The Harley Davidson headlight problems worsened and looking at the service manual, I decided the headlight relay must be bad. When I pulled the headlight relay, I…

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In The Shop: Brake Switch Failure

Common Electrical Issues Front Brake Switch We get hundreds of questions about electrical issues on Harley Davidsons. Some of the issues are common component failures like a bad ignition coil or a bad crank position sensor. Other issues are more commonly caused by incorrect installation of aftermarket components like handlebars or lighting. The most common…

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Upgrade to LED Issues

I changed out my rear turn signal bulb to digital light board, with no problems…but after changing out front bulb to digital they start out flashing normal, but then starts flashing real fast…what’s the problem? When I you turn on emergency flash they are normal. Via Email You will need to add a load equalizer…

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Flashing Signals When Starting

My turn signals flash three times when I turn on ignition switch. Is this a trouble code? This just started. Via Email We searched, but could not find any info on three flashes. Usually 6 flashes are indicative of a stored code. We would suggest looking for a possible code anyways. Related Fix My Hog…

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Stator Has 2 Separate Wires

2005 FLHTCU Ultra Classic I have watched you stator r&r but not my year exactly. My replacement stator has 2 separate wires, neither of which is numbered or marked as to their placement into the regulator. So does it matter which way these 2 wires are inserted back into the harness? Thank you in advance…Gary…

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Electrical Connector Issue

I’m trying to remove the tour-pak from my 2015 FLHTK Ultra Limited but have run into a little problem. I’ve got all the electrical connectors separated but I can’t remove the housing for the tail lights. (the housing that the tip of the pen is touching in my pictures or number 4, figure 1 in…

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Harley Fuel Tank Removal

I enjoy being a member of your site as it is very informative. My question, I want to run a power source from my handlebars to my battery. Can I just raise my tank, or will I need to remove it? I have a 2012 Fatboy Lo. My service manual only tells me how to…

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Loose Wire on Fuse Block

How to repair loose wire on fuse block? Via Email Remove the connector from the fuse block. See if it can be saved/repaired. Otherwise, we would suggest purchasing the correct OEM spade connector(s) from the dealer. Your objective should be to return the fuse box back to its original form. Related Fix My Hog Videos:…

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No Power

Good afternoon, I have a clients Sportster 1200 Custom here, he took it apart and now has putting it back together he realized he had no power at all. I found a ground wire under the battery case that was not connected, when we connect it the lights turn on, but there is no starting…

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