Attach your red meter lead to the most positive part of the circuit, which in this case would be the positive post of the battery. We are another resource for you to go to when working on your pride and joy. The voltage drop test measures the difference in potential or the actual voltage dropped between the source and destination. Simply print out the pages you need or print all the entire manuals as a whole! Repair or replace solenoid assembly. All use same frame, first introduced Shovelhead 1980, carried forward modest upgrades until 2009, when it was extensively redesigned. Insufficient oil supply or oil not circulating. Also new 2008 6-gallon models.
Engine to transmission mounting bolts loose. Check Engine Lamp See Figure 4-2. Connect jumper wires as described under Section 1. Attach the black meter lead to the final destination or component in the circuit solenoid terminal from relay. The voltage drop test measures the difference in potential or the actual voltage dropped between the source and destination. Production model years 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009. Shifter return spring inside transmission bent or broken.
Check Engine Light Illuminates During Operation 1. Starter control circuit, relay, or solenoid faulty. Poor return caused by sticky switch or relay contacts. Here is a bunch of boring but useful google keywords that will help other people find these manuals and do their own repairs also…. Engine Leaks Oil From Cases, Push Rods, Hoses, Etc.
Verify that the transmission is in neutral. Restricted breather hose to air cleaner. For all other models, see upper frame of Figure 1-3. Incorrect spark plug for the kind of service. All Harley touring hogs are covered! Water or dirt in fuel system, carburetor or filter. This is very effective for identifying poor grounds due to powdered paint. Engine flooded with gasoline as a result of over use of enrichener.
Your readings show the actual voltage dropped, not just the presence of voltage. Chain tensioning spring or shoe worn. Gear teeth on clutch shell Excessively worn teeth. Lower rocker housing gasket installed incorrectly upside down. Armature winding grounded or short-circuited. Piston rings badly worn or broken.
Covers complete tear down and rebuild, pictures and part diagrams, torque specs, maintenance, troubleshooting, etc. After lamp turns off after being illuminated for the first four second period, one of three situations may occur. Handlebar start switch Poor switch contacts or open switch. These Harley service manuals are your number one source for repair and service information. If you lose your manual, contact me at with your information and I will get you another one. All Harley touring hogs are covered! Check for continuity between terminals 30 and 87. It is this level of detail, along with hundreds of photos and illustrations, that guide the reader through each service and repair procedure.
This tests the system as it is actually being used. Activate the starter and observe the meter reading. Typically, a good circuit will drop less than 1 volt. Poor contact condition of battery terminal s. It is more accurate and will display hard to find poor connections. Before proceeding, be sure that the battery is fully charged and that the engine temperature is stable and at room temperature.
Remove the starter for testing, if necessary. Polish contact surface or replace solenoid assembly. Faulty ignition coil, module, or sensor. Clutch Drags Or Does Not Release 1. In 1997, again allow larger lower height.