Harley Tips

Since 2004 our crew has been answering Harley Davidson how to technical questions and posting them here for all to learn from. Our Harley Tips page grows every day. From easy questions about battery and charging systems to in-depth questions and answers about cam chain tensioners and transmissions. Make sure to click on the Tags in the topics that you are interested in to see more questions, answers and of course related videos. Wrench Safe

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Signal Lights are Intermittent

Having problems with a 1992 FLTHCU. Signal lights are intermittent and brake lights are not lighting up. Any suggestions? I have changed all the bulbs. Via Email Get out your test light. You will need to chase some wiring. The signals & brake lights would be two separate issues on your make & model. For…

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Handlebar Riser Issue

I have an “07 Night Train with 4” risers and drag bar. The bar doesn’t wobble, but stays canted left or right, depending on the twist to the fork. The bushings were new, I changed to hard plastic. Still no good. I even wrapped the bolts for less play. A fix here would be great;…

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Housing Issues

I could really use some help. I took my right hand controls apart in an effort to find an electrical fault with brake and signal lights. Now I have to put all the small pieces back together and a video would really help. Any available? Via Email Your controls are pre 96, which makes them…

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Chrome Switch Covers

I purchased a chrome switch cover to replace the black ones on my street glide. Is there a video to show you how to put them on? So far I cant get the back on. The front is easy but because of the master cylinder for the clutch I cant get it on. Can you…

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Do I Have Bad Gas?

I have 8k km (5k miles) on my Dyna wide glide silver anniversary addition. I have not ridden it for 2 years as I have been through 2 shoulder replacements. It has been kept in my underground parking garage which is heated and air conditioned. The tank was full and I put fuel stabilizer in…

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LED Passing Lights Issue

LED Passing Lights Issue I installed some LED passing lights about 2 years ago and they both just went out. One of them has a white powder on the inside of the sealed part where the LED’s are, have you ever run into this? The lights are like $400 so the are not cheep. I…

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Harley Battery Overcharging

What would cause the Harley battery to overcharge on 1989 Softtail? Via Email Typically when a Harley battery overcharges, a bad voltage regulator. We recommend testing your charging system. Related Fix My Hog Videos: Charging System Diagnosis Electrical Systems Have more questions? Check out our Q&A index page to find some answers.

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Swapping out Front Fairing

I have a 2007 Street Glide and wanted to know if it was possible to swap out the front fairing to one from a 2014 or newer? Via Email No you can not. The fairings have changed. The mounting points are completely different. Related Fix My Hog Videos: Electra Glide Front Fairing Removal Road Glide…

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1998 FXDL Main-Shaft Nut

I have to replace the rear seals on the main and jack shafts on my 98 fxdl. I need to know the diameter of the main shaft, and whether a std size 1 3/16 socket will work or do I need a deep socket? I fabricated the tool. Via Email If you are talking about…

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Air Intake Bolts Not Coming Out

I want to replace the air filter, but the air intake bolts into backing plate just turn in place! How do I remove the bolts? I tried pulling on the cover while turning the air intake bolts , did not work! I did not want to ruin the cover, but if I have to, I…

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