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My sportster 48 wont start after riding period of time. i

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my sportster 48 wont start after riding for a period of time. i have to wait for bike to cool down a bit and
the neutral to come back on and then it fires up
JA: Does the engine turn over? How old is the battery?
Customer: it does turn over battery is about 6 months old
JA: What is the model/year of your motorcycle?
Customer: 2012 sportster 48
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes ficx myself it possible
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: not that i can think of
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Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Motorcycle
Expert:  Steve replied 4 months ago.

did you perform any maintenance or add any accessories before this started?

tell me everything you can.


Customer: replied 4 months ago.
The latest thing was change the oil. I never had this issue before. I put after market apes on there but it has never been a problem, that was well over 2 years ago. Could it be the neutral switch?

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