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Harley LED

Q: Hi, I put Harley LED boards in rear blinkers on my 1999 Ultra, but can’t get them to blink, which I’m sure its due to flasher correct? A: You may need to add a load equalizer, in line, with your rear turn signal wiring harness for those LED’s to function. It would be best…

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Evo Cylinder Misfire

Need Help. My 1988 Springer Softail has had a problem over the last 5 years or so, always the same thing. It runs like its only hitting on one Evo cylinder sometimes, but all of a sudden it will start running fine. I have had it in the shop a couple times only to have…

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2001 Ultra Ignition Problem

Possible 2001 Ultra ignition problem. It Has 90,000+ miles on it. It is the only bike I have bought new. When I ordered it I ordered an oil cooler, cooling fan, stage one air kit, Vance and Hinds slip-ons, security siren, chrome forks with caliper and rotor cover and fork lights, bag lights, and a…

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Handlebar Controls Wiring

I am wondering if you could help, I am upgrading my 1993 FLHS handlebar controls wiring to 1996 handlebar controls. The wires are a different color could you let me know what colors my 1993 would connect to on the 1996 so they would work correctly. There are also 7 wires on the 1993 and…

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Harley Charging System

Q: How´re you doing Bob ? Greatings from Mexico City !!! I love your wonderful videos, they are so helpful. I own a 1995 HD Road King and it has been quite a problem trying to start the engine every time I want to. I’m looking at a Harley charging system and issues. I charged…

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Harley Solenoid Failure

Hi guys, I just replaced the battery on my 2009 Street Glide when I turned on the ignition the bike turned over without hitting the stater switch. I think Harley solenoid failure. How do I free it? Thanks, Jerry Via Email Jerry, sometimes this will happen if your starter shaft/starter Bendix is (stuck out) engaged…

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Harley Alternator Replacement

First of all I´d like to thank you so much for such great videos and important information you provide to us (HD owners). I´m from Mexico City and proudly own a 1995 HD Road King. My questions is regarding the alternator. The manual states that for Harley alternator replacement it is necessary first remove both,…

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Sportster Tach Jump and Stall

Q: I was coming home from Chillicothe Easyriders on my 1998 1200 Sporty when the Sportster tach jumped around, and then stalled. It started again, then maxed out and the bike died…..any ideas where I should start? The tach was fluctuating wildly while the engine was running smooth. Then it would sputter until the tach…

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Harley Davidson Headlight Flasher Unit

I have a 2000 FLHTCUI and I added the Harley headlamp flasher unit to my system for that added daylight visibility. Ever since then I have been having Harley Davidson headlight problems with the fuse. I have been blowing them about every 2 -4 weeks of use if I have the spots on. When I…

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Battery Posts

Q:I have a 03 ultra classic and my battery cables keep coming lose. This happens about every 100 to 200 miles and bike shuts down. I have tried split lock washers and Loctite and neither solved the problem. Any suggestions besides JB weld. A: Usually, using the hardware that came stock with the battery and…

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