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2000 fatboy, speedometer stops working atfer I'm going 10 miles an hour or more.. doesnt work again until i either hold in the clutch, or come to a stop,engine light stays on during the time the speedometer stops working

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Hi Anonymous, try cleaning your speed sensor located on top of the transmissions right side between the top cover and the chrome starter end cap. Remove the the bolt that secures the sensor and pull it out of the transmission. Inspect sensor for obvious damage and repace if necessary. If sensor has no damage then wipe clean any obvious contamination like micro fiberous material with a clean rag and reinstall, torque bolt to 8 ft lbs. Please visit the website below for morinformation and good luck.
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SOURCE: when I ride my 2000 fatboy my speedometer doesn't

Try inside the tach on the connector. But also remove your speed sensor on the transmission and clean it. They pick up metal chips from the trans and short out. Also, HD had a bunch of bad speedos around your year. They replaced them for free. Doubtful they will replace yours at this late date. You might end up buying a new speedo.

Posted on Aug 12, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a 2000 FLSTC

I believe the sensor is likely bad or could be loose. Possibly a bad wire to the speed sensor. It is common from what I have seen before.

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