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2005 harley davidson sportster 1200 blowng oil out oil cap

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Oil level too high?

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The proper air gap is .032 to .036 depending on spark plug brand.

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Follow the hose that goes to the frame from the oil tank. Loosen the clamp and pull.

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The proper air gap is .032 to .036 depending on spark plug brand.

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SOURCE: How much oil does my 2005 Harley Davidson XL 1200

Maybe it wasn't flushed and there was still some old oil in it.
Do these things have a level indication?
If the level is right, start the bike and run it for a minute or so, watch the oil light. Then stop it, leave it a few mions to let the oil settle in the sump and check it again.
What I mean by flushing out, have a look at how it's done on a different type of bike -
http://www.r1-forum.com/forums/showthread.php?s=04def9814c7f2512992f7ddd6282151c&t=145500

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Put a new battery in the fob.....they are only good for about a two years usually.

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