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Bike cranks and wont start

Had weak battery jump started with truck. battery wouldnt charge so i replaced battery.bike started and ran great. next day tried to start , it back fired and wouldnt start. checked for spark ok .

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  • DAVID CARLIN Jan 14, 2009

    I HAVE A FLHTCUI 2003.... THE CHARGING VOLTS HAS BEEN IRREGULAR, ANYWHERE FROM 12-14.5V NOW THERE'S NO CHARGING AND THE IDIOT LIGHT ON THE SPEEDO IS ILLUMINATED. DOES THAT SOUND LIKE A REG/REC UNIT?

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Hi .... Sounds like regulator/rectifier is defective. Fully charge battery and try starting again, place multi-meter across battery and it should show 12.8-14 volts. If it doesn't replace reg/rec unit.

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Replace stator for sure.

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    Mike Stiers Oct 25, 2011

    I agree, I would start with the stator, if there is automatic fuel injection I would also look at that.

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