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Carb Spits

Daughter has a 2005 883 Sportster. Carb spits and sputters until it get really worked up. About 10 minutes. Cleaned carp and put new gaskets and new jet 1 size bigger. No change. Any advice? Via Email The condition you describe is often caused by, either, an intake leak, bike not charging (grounded stator), or…

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Cranks Without Starting

Been having trouble with bike not starting. When I hit the start button. Sometimes it starts okay other time just cranks without starting. I believe that a no spark is the problem. I also think it could be the tssm is acting up. Can I replace it with a tsm to eliminate the security system?…

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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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Sportster Fuel Tank

Q: Hello, first off let me say how much I enjoy watching the videos,they are very well thought out and easy to follow. I recently made a few modifications to my 2013 Sportster ’72. They are a 2 1/2 tank lift and a ignition and coil relocation. It seems to have turned out pretty well,…

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Harley Ignition Going Bad

Q: I have a 2002 carb FLTR 95″ with a crane plug in Ignition. I had cam chain issues and replaced them with the up-grade. After all adjustments were made by spec. (HD scream’n eagle adjustable pushrods). I have a mis-fire at 5100 RPMs. Rev limiter is set at 6000. Are the valves floating or…

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Harley Ignition Coil

Q: I recently took the fuel tank off and now it is time to reinstall. The Harley ignition coil and the fuel tank front arms share the front two retaining bolts. My question is : Do the retaining arms on the ignition coil go inside or outside of the retaining arms on the fuel tank?…

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Harley Ignition and Coil

Q: I have a 95 heritage. upgraded with a crane hi4 from Harley ignition and coil. I have been having trouble with the front cylinder cutting out. So far I have replaced the plug wires, spark, plugs, and finally the coil. I am still having the same issue. The engine starts up & runs for…

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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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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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Starter Problem with 06 Fatboy

I have a starter problem with 06 Fatboy. I went on a ride the other weekend when the starter engaged by itself going down the highway. I was able to get to the side of the road and shut the bike off. I turned the ignition switch on and the bike would start without hitting…

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