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Mechanic's Assistant: What's the make/model/year of your bike?

HD 2001 FLHTCU Electraglide

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model of your '01 motorcycle?

Electraglide Ultra Classic FLHTCU

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your bike yourself? What have you tried so far?

Just replaced battery, rotor, stator rectifier. Startup everything was normal.After 20 miles check engine light started flashing 3times, pause 3 times pause and continues. What does that code mean?

Mechanic's Assistant: Does the light stay on, or does it blink?

Just continues to blink in that sequence. Starts right after the motor starts running.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

The voltage dropped about the same time, from 14 volts to about 12.5

Submitted: 10 months ago.Category: Motorcycle
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Motorcycle Mechanic: Steve, Motorcycle Mechanic replied 10 months ago
Steve
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are you having issues with the engine?

tell me everything you can.

Steve

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
Engine starts right up and runs fine. No issues except the check engine light flashing, red security is on in speedo and voltage dropped to 12.5. Checked voltage at battery while running with multimeter, voltage slowly climbs up to above 13 volts while revving about 2000 rpm.
Motorcycle Mechanic: Steve, Motorcycle Mechanic replied 10 months ago

your charging system has failed or your battery is bad.

measure the battery voltage under the following conditions:

- ignition OFF

- Ignition ON

- with the start button depressed

- with engine at 2,000 rpm.

let me know what you find.

Steve

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago

The battery is 7 days old. No further help needed from you, since you have no help. Do not bother to respond. I could get the same info from a ***** on the side of the road. I will not waste my money on this site again.

Motorcycle Mechanic: Steve, Motorcycle Mechanic replied 10 months ago

glad I could help.

please leave a positive rating.

thank you,

Steve

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