In The Shop: Radio Diagnostic Testing

Harley-Davidson Radio We get hundreds of questions about electrical issues on Harley Davidsons. One very common problem with fairing model bikes is radio failure, or the failure of a radio function. Sometimes it will be an easy diagnosis; like determining that a speaker is blown because it is buzzing after obnoxiously cranking your favorite Scandinavian

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FMH’s Top 10 of 2017

With 2018 just around the corner, we’ve taken a look back our top tips, selected by YOU, from 2017. Read below to see the most popular articles and videos this year at Fix My Hog! Top Tech Q&A 1. Harley Wobble – Read More 2. Harley Not Starting – Read More 3. Harley Started to

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In The Shop: Brake Switch Failure

Common Electrical Issues Front Brake Switch We get hundreds of questions about electrical issues on Harley Davidsons. Some of the issues are common component failures like a bad ignition coil or a bad crank position sensor. Other issues are more commonly caused by incorrect installation of aftermarket components like handlebars or lighting. The most common

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In The Shop: ABS Modulator Failure

Harley ABS One increasingly common issue that Harley Davidson owners have been facing is ABS module and modulator failure. Dot 4 brake fluid will absorb moisture over time. If your Harley is stored outdoors or in a humid environment, contamination of the fluid may happen even sooner. The moisture will eventually contaminate the internals of

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2018 Harley-Davidson Street Bob Review

by Don Williams at UltimateMotorcycling, Photography by Brian J. Nelson, Tom Riles, and Kevin Wing 14 Fast Facts Of all the Harley-Davidson Dyna motorcycles making the transition to the Softail platform, the biggest improvement of all could be the 2018 Harley-Davidson Street Bob. Now, you could argue that it’s simply a different motorcycle, as it

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In The Shop: S&S Carburetor Upgrade

To Breath Again Over the years, we have installed countless S&S carburetors. It is always nice to start a job, opening up a box that contains a quality component that provides an excellent performance upgrade every time. S&S Super E & G carburetor kits contain everything you need for a complete installation. The kit includes

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In The Shop: Inner Fairing Replacement

Your Inner Beauty We recently had a 2014 FLHX in the shop that had suffered some cosmetic damage after a minor mishap. The inner fairing had been scraped. The damage may have been repairable but the customer opted to replace the component with an OEM Harley replacement fairing. Fairing assemblies have changed a lot over

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Harley-Davidson Rolls Out Eight New Cruiser Motorcycles

MILWAUKEE (Aug. 22, 2017) – Leading into its 115th Anniversary year, Harley-Davidson today launched five new Touring bikes and eight all-new Softail® Big-Twin cruiser models designed under the largest product development project in company history. Each new cruiser motorcycle was redesigned from the ground-up and features the Milwaukee-Eight™ engine, an all-new frame and advanced technology

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In The Shop: Starter Ring Gear Replacement

Here is a common repair that is frequent in every Harley Davidson service department. Starter ring gear replacement. This is the large gear that is on the outer edge of the clutch basket. When the start button is depressed, the starter shaft shoots out and spins while engaging with this large ring gear. This action

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Love Jugs Proves Cooling Power

THE DEBATE ABOUT LOVE JUGS’ OIL COOLING PROWESS IS OVER!!! Love Jugs’ claim to be the most efficient and powerful V-Twin engine and oil cooler has now been verified by an unimpeachable lab test! Oil temps at idle and in slow riding conditions are 53.2 degrees cooler with Love Jugs, than with Love Jugs off.

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