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I have a 1998 harley flhp with intermittent spark so it wont…

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I have a 1998...

I have a 1998 harley flhp with intermittent spark so it wont run. it is fuel injected

Mechanic's Assistant: Has the vehicle turned into a gas hog? And how does it start -- same as usual?

Not sure just picked it up. I know it has been down once. It doesnt start. just sparks a couple times like trying to start then spark goes away. Spark comes and goes so it wont run

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model of your '98 motorcycle?

FLHP-I

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

Was not getting fuel so i cleaned injectors and tank. got fuel now. replaced coil and plugs and wires....also checked all fuses and breakers,all ok

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

Was running great before it went down....

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Motorcycle
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Motorcycle Mechanic: Ronald Brown,
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Hello. I noticed that you said it was losing spark after it went down. Check the cam sensor area and see if plastic is melting out of hole where wires come though. Your cam position sensor could be bad or lost adjustment from going down.

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Motorcycle Mechanic: Ronald Brown,
 replied 8 months ago

right side of engine. yes the cone looking part. The pictures you sent did not come through.

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
On the road right now tho. Ty
Motorcycle Mechanic: Ronald Brown,
 replied 8 months ago

got the picture. Yeah I would replace that with a Dyna tech Cam sensor. good luck. If you wouldnt mind giving me a positive rating I would really apprecieate it. Cheers

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