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OHMS Readings

Would you know the high output ohms on a 2006 Softail coil. Mine is showing 3000 per side total 6000. Is that a normal reading? I was told it should be over 10000. Via Email From the 2006 Softail electrical manual: EFI models: Primary resistance- 0.3 to 0.5 ohms, Secondary resistance- 2750 to 3250. Related…

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Daymaker Headlights

Hi, I just installed Daymaker headlights, and after about 15 min of riding the fuse for the headlights blew. This seems to be one of the common Harley Davidson headlight problems but I can not seem to find a solution. I don’t want to go back to the original if I can avoid it. Any…

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Wire That Gets Hot

Replaced the battery in my 1993 Sportster and I have a wire that gets hot. This has been an going issue, any ideas? Via Email Would be best to trace this wire as far as you can. If you have a service manual you should be able to figure out what this wire is for…

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Electrical Cleaner in Switch Housing

Great page! Ever have problems with the start switch? My local dealer told me to spray electrical cleaner in switch housing or bring it in. Now it’s on my back porch and won’t start. It was acting like it wasn’t making a good contact when pressed. Now it does nothing. Help? Via Email Make sure…

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Harley Lost All Power

I was riding down the road and my bike started to cut in and out then my Harley lost all power. I got it home and replaced all 3 relays cleaned my started solenoid and replaced my voltage regulator my battery has 10v but when I turn my key to the first position and try…

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No Signals, Horn or Brake Light

I have a problem with my 1995 Sportster XL 1200. The lights go on but the signals, and horn do not work and when I step on the brake the brake light doesn’t light up. Also when key is turned on the lights are on but a clicking sound clicks every 4 seconds. We replaced…

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Fouling Plugs

The rear jug misfire and it keeps fouling plugs on my 1991 Sportster. I took it to the local Harley shop and they took me for 900 dollars, no fix. I’ve changed plugs, wire, coil ignition. Do I have to rebuild the engine? Via Email First thing you should check is your charging system. A…

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HD Battery

I have a 2007 Ultra Classic that is being temperamental on the start mode. I have owned it just short of a year. I just replaced the battery(orig. battery) thinking the under voltage release was doing its job. The new HD battery never has come up to full charge with a float charger. Ten hours…

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Harley Error Codes

I have a problem with my 2006 Heritage Classic. While on a ride today when I was just cruising it would just quit running. I would pull over, sit for a few minutes & then it would start. Rode for 4 or 5 miles & it stops again. Sat for a couple minutes & it…

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Rear Turn Signals

Q: I am a member of Fix My Hog, and I have a question. I have a 1994 Harley Wide Glide and I am trying to get more lights to the rear. I am trying to have both rear turn signals(which I have now) and tail lights. So I purchases double filament bulbs and new…

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