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Alarm Issues

I recently had to replace my battery in my 2002 Screaming Eagle Road King. Everything was fine after the R&R. I managed to get one ride in before having to store the bike for approximately 2 months. The siren started going off and fob will not disable it. In one instance I even disconnected the…

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Venting, Charging System, Ignition

Q: Dear Fix My Hog, I always read your e-mails! I have your Fix MY Hog DVDs for my cruiser. I also own the manual by Haynes Service & Repair for the Sportster 1970-2008 models. I have a 2002, HD 1200 Sportster, Custom The problem : On longer rides (> 8 miles) the bike suddenly…

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Factory Grips

Q: On a 2008 SG is there a trick to changing out the factory grips? I have put new grips on used the manual step by step but it keeps stalling and losing power, if I smack the end of the grip it gives me my throttle back. This cannot be that hard to do…

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Turn Signal Not Flashing

My Harley Heritage Softail 1996 indicator/turn signal lights stay on when instead of blinking. I hit the “turn” button for the signal/turn lights, but they just come on and stay on! Help! Regards Jonny Garnder from Australia. Jonathan, sounds like you have a bad turn signal module. You will find this module between the fuel…

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Blown Fuse

Q: I have 2007 H.D. ultra classic, I took the fairing off to service forks and put it back together now the fuel pump does not turn on and bike does not start. I found a fuse blown out and replaced it but keeps doing the same thing. Do you have any idea where should…

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Help Me Turn Over

Q: My 2009 Road King has trouble starting. It either won’t turnover or I have to shut everything off and after a couple attempts it starts. The battery is fine and I had Harley dealer replace starter clutch. Thanks Michael B. A: Michael, unless this m/c has high miles, it is uncommon to already need…

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Circuit Breaker

I have recently purchased an 2003 ultra classic and have a problem, the bike’s main circuit breaker will open up and completely shut down the bike every time I ride. There was a breaker recall on this model and I have had it change by the dealer twice and I’m still having the same problem,…

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100/80 Watt Bulb vs. 60/55 Watt

I have a 2007 Harley Softail Custom and just installed the Harley Billet Headlight. I also installed the Super Spots Xenon 60/55 super white bulb to help improve the normally dim lighting on this bike. I rode in the dark last week and it was scary. I need better lighting so I went on line…

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Trouble Starting

I have a 07 Road King, and having trouble starting it. My starter switch seems OK and the kill switch too. When I engage the starter switch, I hear the solenoid click but the bike won’t start. If I play with the started switch, the bike will engage after several attempts. I have very little…

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Voltage Regulator

I replaced my voltage regulator on my 1994 Softail but the instructions say that the power lead should go to the aux terminal on the main breaker. Problem is bike has been customized and no longer has fuse block. The regulator I took off had lead connected directly to the battery. Is that okay? If…

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