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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Tin Removal

I am trying to find a video on a straight forward procedure of removing a fuel tank on a 2002 Fatboy but can’t find anything, am I looking in the wrong place or do you not have one? Via Email Sure do, check out the related videos. Related Fix My Hog Videos: Paint Prep Video…

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Replace Brake Light Switch

I just watched ” How to Fix a Brake Light Switch”. I have been waiting for this as my bike’s brake light is on continuously and the issue is originating from the front brake lever. Would you be able to post video regarding removing and replacing the actual switch? I am going to take apart…

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Harley Will Not Shift

Good day. I have a 1980 FLH That has been running great until it was parked for two weeks and then went I took it out I could hardly shift it. I actually had to force it in gear when up shifting. Now down shifting seemed to be easier and sometimes now not all the…

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Shock Replacement

At what mileage should the shocks be replaced on my Softail Heritage Classic? I found and viewed your video on the shock adjustment; however, do you have a instructional video regarding replacing the shocks? Thank you. Via Email You may never need to replace your stock shocks on a Softail model. More typically, you will…

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Idle Drop

Premium member. 2007 Harley Davidson Ultra Classic. When I first start out on the bike, she will backfire when down shifting and cut off when coming to a stop with the idle dropping from 10,000 to 0. After riding for about 10 miles, this problem usually subsides and she idles fine around 10,000 rpms. Any…

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Rear Sprocket

My bike is belt drive rear sprocket the inside fling came off, how do I fix it? Via Email If you are talking about the inner edge of the pulley/sprocket, there is no fix. It will need to be replaced. Related Fix My Hog Videos: http://www.fixmyhog.com/video/touring-rear-belt-replacement-002056/ http://www.fixmyhog.com/video/touring-rear-belt-removal-002055/ Have more questions? Check out our Q&A index…

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Indicators Not Working

1990 Harley FXR. I install a Badlands turn signal canceler in my FXR. Turning the ignition to the on position the turn signal indicators in the dash flash but if I start the bike while the bike is running the indicators on the dash no longer light up or flash with the turn signals. The…

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O2 Sensors

V & H told me to unplug the O2 sensors. Assuming this is good advice, do I simply go to the right side of the bike; remove the panel, find the grey and black connectors and unplug them? No removal? No pulling anything out of anywhere? Unplug and leave unplugged? I de-catted the heads and…

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Engine Cut

I would like to thank you for your website, you have a lot of great information. I have an engine miss at a constant load between 2100-2300 rpm, whether I am holding the throttle or using cruise control. I am planning on taking it to the HD dealer, but your website is so useful I…

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Front Fender

I bought an aftermarket front fender for my bike that wraps and hugs my 21in front wheel. I am having trouble mounting it the correct way, first time we mounted it I went over a RR track on the highway at 70 mphs and the fender sucked down on to my front tire and locked…

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