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Ignition Module ’01 XL

I have a problem with and 01 Sportster ignition module. It quit and also blew a fuse and the breaker. I replaced the module. There is no spark at the coil, I installed a new coil and problem still persists. Any views? H-D serv. tech is also baffled. Need a fresh train of thought. –…

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Charging System ’90 Ultra

I have a 90 ultra classic HD and having trouble with the Harley charging system. When I start the bike, on the amp gauge, it shows 13 amps. When I turn the switch for the headlight it drops to 12 amps. If I use a turn signal or brake, the gauge will flickers back and…

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Regulator or Alternator

Hi I just got back from a 4 month deployment to Iraq and when to start my 2006 HD Street Bob (FXDBI) and the battery was dead so I went to the local auto shop and bought a replacement battery and the bike then started fine. I let it warm up for about ten minutes…

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Intermittent Starting Problem

My 1983 FLHT has an intermittent starting problem, she will lay down on me and not start till she cools off. I took her to a mech friend of mine and he replaced the voltage regulator because he said it was smoking. I rode 14 miles and she coughed, backfired and said “no mas” I…

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Intermittent Spark

I have intermittent spark at the plug wires; compression is 123/125, swapped out coil for one I know is good, same thing. Sparks once, then nothing, motor rolls over easily, if you give it fuel, pops(occasional spark lighting fuel-I believe) but will not start. Coil, wires, and plugs are good. Seems to me, that signal…

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Engine Light Problem

I own a 97 Ultra Classic fuel injected HD. The engine light problem is killing me. It first came on when coil went out. I was about 10 miles from home when bike went running on one cylinder. I stopped bike, checked plugs got no fire on front cylinder. I cranked motorcycle after about one…

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Aftermarket Batteries

Why do you advise to use a Harley battery? Is the quality of aftermarket batteries that bad or is the Harley battery just a better battery? Thanks for all your help. Fix My Hog has helped me maintain my 2005 FXD since it was new and after almost 29,000 miles, it’s still running great! Steven…

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Turn Signal Not Working

I have a 1999 Sportster 883 hugger. This am, my right turn signal did not function. It did not light up on the indicator panel either. When I started it, it blinked for a moment then stopped. The left turn signal works fine. When I put the hazards on, the right side blinked twice along…

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Electrical Problem ’01 FXDXT

I own a 2001 FXDXT and developed an electrical problem on Harley. Riding down the road the electrical system seems to shut itself off. I turn the key off or shut the kill switch off and then back on and the bike fires up and runs fine. Can you offer any suggestions as to go…

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Sportster Cuts Off After 3 Minutes

I’ve replaced the carburetor which I thought was the problem but it hasn’t helped. I have an 883 Sportster with 1200 kit 1998; my bike runs 3 min then cuts off. Help…   Hi Wanda,I would buy a new vehicle attitude sensor from the dealer, not aftermarket. It should be located under left side triangle…

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