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Steve
Steve, Motorcycle Mechanic
Category: Motorcycle
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Experience:  30+ yrs. experience, MMI, HD technician, HD early, engine rebuild/performance, bike builder, kit bike program manager, CCI 2001-2004
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Intermitent problem with electrics. bike would run fine and

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Intermitent problem with electrics. bike would run fine and then I would notice the RPM on the guage stop working and then lose power and then back again. over a period of riding it would just get worse
JA: What's the make/model/year of your bike?
Customer: 2005 Iron horse Slammer
JA: What is the make/model of your car?
Customer: Its my bike
JA: Are you fixing your bike yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I will be. checked all the wiring harness for any lose connections. I think there may have been some water getting into it.
JA: Have you checked all the fuses? Do you have a wiring diagram?
Customer: No and NO
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: sorry no

verify the battery cable connections are clean and tight.

find the Electronic Harness Controller and check the LED diagnostic indicators.

it's either under the seat on under the dash.

let me know what you find.

Steve

let me know if you need more help.

if not, please leave a POSITIVE RATING.

THANK YOU,

Steve

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