Motorcycle

Motorcycle questions? Ask a mechanic.

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Motorcycle Questions
New build evo was checking the oil and it was airiated
New build evo was checking the oil and it was airiated almost like foam thinking i mite have return and vent crossed? … read more
Steve
Steve
Motorcycle Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
7,339 satisfied customers
How big of tires will fit on 2009 Harley heritage softail
how big of tires will fit on 2009 Harley heritage softail classic … read more
K. Wiggins
K. Wiggins
ASE Certified Technician
Associate Degree
3,571 satisfied customers
I installed a Harley LCD Dipstick on my 2006 Heritage
I installed a Harley LCD Dipstick on my 2006 Heritage Softail a few years ago. I changed the oil in the bike and today I went on about a 100 mile ride. When I got home I visually checked the oil level… read more
Steve
Steve
Motorcycle Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
7,339 satisfied customers
My Harley evo softail 1986 is leacking oil, wen its sits in
My Harley evo softail 1986 is leacking oil, wen its sits in tha garage, into the clutch compartment, till the oil tank is empty … read more
Steve
Steve
Motorcycle Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
7,339 satisfied customers
Need to replace the starter on a 97 heritage softail
need to replace the starter on a 97 heritage softail classic...what is the procedure and do I have to remove the oil tank? … read more
Steve
Steve
Motorcycle Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
7,339 satisfied customers
I have a 1989 softail heritage motorcycle. I am thinking
I have a 1989 softail heritage motorcycle. I am thinking about putting an S and S hot set up kit in it. Is this cost effective? I plan on doing the work myself. This 80" twin cam is sorta gutless. Als… read more
Steve
Steve
Motorcycle Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
7,339 satisfied customers
Hey, I have a 2005 Deluxe that has been sitting a long time.
Hey, I have a 2005 Deluxe that has been sitting a long time. The battery is dead so the last time the bike was running, everything was fine and with oil. The issue is the oil is gone...disappeared, no… read more
Andre Pilon
Andre Pilon
Motorcycle Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,032 satisfied customers
have a 90 softail custom with a s&s carb....breather tube
have a 90' softail custom with a s&s carb....breather tube from crankcase is attached to carb body....keeps sucking oil from crank into carb....any ideas ? have already performed a sealing process at … read more
Steve
Steve
Motorcycle Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
7,339 satisfied customers
engine oil..drive train gearbox bung can you tell me..my engine
Hi there I have a HD softail duice 2000 model I recently changed the engine oil and filter but when I thought I undid the resivor tank bung I acidently undid the drive train gearbox bung can you tell … read more
Andre Pilon
Andre Pilon
Motorcycle Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,032 satisfied customers
1999 harley softtail evo motor dumping oil..crankcase vent..changing
1999 harley softtail evo motor dumping oil out of crankcase vent. started after changing oil.… read more
Steve
Steve
Motorcycle Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
7,339 satisfied customers
my oil..there is a check valve leaking in the oil pump or an o-ring
After sitting for a couple of days my oil tank is empty. After starting and running for a minute it is back to full. I assume that there is a check valve leaking in the oil pump or an o-ring that is b… read more
Steve
Steve
Motorcycle Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
7,339 satisfied customers
Classic: softail..low end cam s&s carb and more I sold the bike
I owned a 1997 heritage softail classic I loved it had some upgrades done when I bought it ie andrews low end cam s&s carb and more I sold the bike 2 years ago for what it listed for in 97. I am looki… read more
Bike-Doc
Bike-Doc
senior motorcycle technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
671 satisfied customers
looking at a 1989 heritage softail...1) is this too much bike for me
I am looking at a 1989 Heritage Softail. I consider myself a rookie driver and want to know: 1) is this too much bike for me. I consider myself in good shape and average height. 2) Is the 80 Evolution… read more
Steve
Steve
Motorcycle Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
7,339 satisfied customers
$980. to replace starter in 98 softail so decided to do it myself
I have been given an estimate of $980. to replace starter in 98 softail so decided to do it myself. Having never done that job any advice is welcome. I do have a manual but wonder how difficult the jo… read more
Steve
Steve
Motorcycle Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
7,339 satisfied customers
500 mile trip..ride..big difference in the exhaust note from the rk
I just rented a 2006 Road King with 38K miles on it for a 500 mile trip in California. I ride a 2007 Heritage. I was very impressed with the 06 Road King and noticed a big difference in the exhaust no… read more
Steve
Steve
Motorcycle Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
7,339 satisfied customers
i have a 99 harley with a oil dilemna. I am not sure if my
i have a 99 harley with a oil dilemna. I am not sure if my oil pump is working correctly. I started off with a normal oil level in the tank and as the motorcycle was idling the level in the tank kept … read more
motorhead
motorhead
Master Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
76 satisfied customers
Hello, I am doing a custom build and have purchased and stretched
Hello, I am doing a custom build and have purchased and stretched a Harley tank. It is a late 90's tank like fatbob with two fuel cap bungs, but is one peice, one bung on the left for the fuel gauge c… read more
Steve
Steve
Motorcycle Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
7,339 satisfied customers
cam bearings on a 1993 harley heritage softail,80 inch evo motor
what would the approximate cost be to relace cam bearings on a 1993 harley heritage softail,80 inch evo motor?… read more
Scott
Scott
Telecommunications Manager
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
10 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I would (and have) recommend your site to others I was quite satisfied with the quality of the information received, the professional with whom I interacted, and the quick response time. Thanks, and be sure that I'll be back whenever I need a question answered in a hurry.

Stephanie PElm City, NC

used your service this weekend with "Trecers" help. thank you ,thank you, thank you. replaced an A/C fan motor. Local Auto Zone had part. $15.00 "tracer" fee and $40.00 for parts, I saved several hundreds of dollers at a shop. i will recommend you and use you in the future.

David L.Richmond, TX

9 dollars, 2 hours of my time, and I drove away. Your diagnosis was right on the mark. Thank you so much.

PhilMarysville, CA

Lurch. Thank you very much. I had real doubts about this website but your promptness of response, quick followup and to the point answer with picture was incredible.

CharlesWalnut Creek, CA

As a single woman, I really appreciate an excellent and affordable opinion.
Thank you Geordie, I will not hesitate to contact justanswer in the future!

SueCharleston, WV

Another great insight to what may be the problem. I will have my mechanic take a look at it tomorrow. Thanks again, Frank...you do indeed know your stuff.

JimCastleberry, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Jeff Policky

Jeff Policky

Motorcycle Mechanic

2,425 satisfied customers

Yamaha Gold, Suzuki Gold, Honda Bronze, Polaris Bronze, BRP

Louie

Louie

Technician

1,451 satisfied customers

25+ yrs. experience

TIMOTO

TIMOTO

Motorcycle Mechanic

1,246 satisfied customers

Honda registered technician, silver level award, former Kawasaki/Suzuki tech, 40+ years exp.

Andre Pilon

Andre Pilon

Motorcycle Mechanic

1,032 satisfied customers

Over 25 years experience, ICS, MMI, Owned shop for 12 years, worked tech-support for Harley Davidson

Kenny O.

Kenny O.

Motorcycle, ATV, Mules, Side by Side's Product Specialist. All Brands

619 satisfied customers

Worked for Kawasaki Motors as a Product Support Specialist (Factory Support) for 24 years

asphaltcycles

asphaltcycles

Motorcycle Mechanic

468 satisfied customers

I operate a motorcycle dealership and CCS Ducati Race team.

Glenn Adams II

Glenn Adams II

Motorcycle/ATV Technician

393 satisfied customers

6 years Motorcycle/ATV/Water Craft; 4 years auto; 18 years carpenter

< Previous | Next >

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x