Question about 2000 Harley Davidson XL 1200 C Sportster Custom

3 Answers

Breakers keep kicking off when starting 2000 Harley Sport XLHC

Every time I try to start my 2000 Harley Sportster 1200 XLHC the breakers kick. Happened all of a sudden after refueling bike on a trip. Any way to simply troubleshoot this issue (Ignition Switch, Relay, Starter)? Also is there any place online where I can get the schematics for this model? I have had no luck finding it. Thanx.

Posted by on

Ad

3 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

Check your battery terminals,harleys vibrate like hell.

Posted on Feb 15, 2010

Ad
  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

    Corporal:

    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 33 Answers

Battery connections have been the leading cause of what you've described. Turn the key, everythings in order, then contact! Instead of potato potato, it's just "click" and lights out. If this sounds familiar, check that battery is tight. Grounds are netorius for coming loose due to sporty vibrations.

Posted on Feb 09, 2009

Ad
  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

2000 hd fatboy once started starter wants to keep starting

Posted on Jul 06, 2011

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Location fuse box 1993 1200 sportster


Hi, Thomas fuse and circuit breaker location are as follows:
SPORTSTER-Underneath the seat or behind the left side panel or inside the headlight bucket.
SOFTAIL-Underneath the seat behind the battery or under the speedometer housing.
DYNA-Behind the left side panel.
TOURING-Under speedometer housing or left and right side panel.
Under the speedometer housing or inside the headlight bucket location is for mechanical circuit breakers only.
The following is an approximate timeline of Circuit Breakers and Fuses.
1965-1990 circuit breakers only.
1990-2000 circuit breakers and fuses.
2000 and up fuses only.
For more information about your issue and valuable "FREE" downloads that you will need for viewing or printing please click on the blue links below and for more specific information or questions at no charge please feel free to contact me at xlch@mail.com. Good luck and have a wonderful day.
Location fuse box 1993 1200 sportster Google Search
https://www.carlsalter.com/pdfs/Harley%20Davidson%20%20Sportster%201986-2003%20Service%20Manual.pdf
http://partsfinder.onlinemicrofiche.com/ronnies/showmodel.asp?make=hdmc
Safety Recall Information Harley Davidson USA
Instant Tech Relief To speak to me personally $6 very cheap

Jan 23, 2018 | Harley Davidson XL 1200 C Sportster Custom...

1 Answer

1993 Harley Sportster 1200 fuse box location


Hi, Cecil fuse and circuit breaker location are as follows:
SPORTSTER-Underneath the seat or behind the left side panel or inside the headlight bucket.
SOFTAIL-Underneath the seat behind the battery or under the speedometer housing.
DYNA-Behind the left side panel.
TOURING-Under speedometer housing or left and right side panel.
Under the speedometer housing or inside the headlight bucket location is for mechanical circuit breakers only.
The following is an approximate timeline of Circuit Breakers and Fuses.
1965-1990 circuit breakers only.
1990-2000 circuit breakers and fuses.
2000 and up fuses only.
For more information about your issue and valuable "FREE" downloads that you will need for viewing or printing please click on the blue links below and for more specific information or questions at no charge please feel free to contact me at xlch@mail.com. Good luck and have a wonderful day.
1993 Harley Sportster 1200 fuse box location Google Search
https://www.carlsalter.com/pdfs/Harley%20Davidson%20%20Sportster%201986-2003%20Service%20Manual.pdf
http://partsfinder.onlinemicrofiche.com/ronnies/showmodel.asp?make=hdmc
Safety Recall Information Harley Davidson USA
Instant Tech Relief

Dec 02, 2017 | Harley Davidson XL 1200 C Sportster Custom...

1 Answer

No power to switch


Hi Anonymous, check your battery voltage should be 12.5 volts or better. Make sure your terminals and cable connections are clean and tight, check negative cable at both ends. Check circuit breakers and fuses and wiring connections. For a free wiring diagram please visit website below:
Harley Davidson Wiring Diagrams and Schematics
Good luck

Mar 15, 2014 | 2003 Harley Davidson XL 1200 S Sportster...

1 Answer

Sym 100cc will kick start, but fuse burns out immediately when replaced


where is the indicator fuse located on a sym jet euro x 100cc moped?

Aug 25, 2013 | 2000 Harley Davidson XL 1200 C Sportster...

1 Answer

Where is the fuses on a 1998 harley sportster


Hi Anonymous, 1998 and later Sportster models circuit breaker and fuses were located in an electrical bracket behind the starter relay and data link that was mounted behind the left side panel. 1997 and earlier circuit breakers only no fuses were located under the seat and for a free wiring diagram please visit the website below and good luck.

Aug 29, 2012 | 2000 Harley Davidson XL 1200 C Sportster...

1 Answer

How much slack should the timing chain have on a 2000 Harley 1200 sportster?


Hi Mdougan_2, for more information about your question please visit the websites below. Good luck and have nice day.
Delboy Garage How to Harley Sportster Primary Chain Adjustment

May 14, 2012 | 2000 Harley Davidson XL 1200 S Sportster...

1 Answer

1996 harley 883 headlight flickers off real quick every minute or so with a clicking sound and my front and rear blinkers are dead. I turned it off and pulled out the key and it still made the clicking...


You have a short in your electrical system somewhere that is causing your circuit breaker to trip. Harley uses automatic reset circuit breakers rather than fuses. If you get a short in your system somewhere, the current though the circuit breaker will cause it to trip. After a minute or so, the circuit breaker's bi-metal strip inside will cool and the circuit breaker will reset. If the short circuit still exist, the breaker will again trip.

To help find the source of the problem, you must determine which circuit breaker is tripping. In this case it sounds like the "lights" circuit breaker. Since your turn signals are on that circuit and they are not working, I'd start there to look for the reason.

When you turned off the key and it made the clicking noise again, this was probably the circuit breaker resetting itself after you removed the voltage and current flow through it by turning the switch off.

Good Luck
Steve

Jan 04, 2011 | 2000 Harley Davidson XL 1200 S Sportster...

1 Answer

None of the lights work, headlight and turn signals. Dash lights


The circuit breakers on your bike are under the seat- if you have an ohm-meter handy, pull them out one at a time and check them for continuity. If they all check good (meaning reading as a short across the terminals) the problem is elsewhere, and will need to be traced out. If you find a bad breaker that will not reset on it's own, replace it and try your lights again. If they come on momentarily then go out again- or they don't turn on, and you find a tripped breaker again, the problem is almost for sure a hot wire touching the frame, and will turn into a weekend project. Please let me know if this helps!

Aug 19, 2009 | 2000 Harley Davidson XL 1200 C Sportster...

1 Answer

Trouble with wiring


It sounds like the ignition switch might be bad. Test the ignition switch for power to the ignition side.

May 08, 2009 | 2000 Harley Davidson XL 1200 C Sportster...

1 Answer

Sportster sport sppedometer problem


replace TSSM this module uses speed sensor to trigger cancel.

Apr 02, 2009 | 2000 Harley Davidson XL 1200 S Sportster...

Not finding what you are looking for?
2000 Harley Davidson XL 1200 C Sportster Custom Logo

368 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Harley Davidson Experts

Arnie Burke
Arnie Burke

Level 3 Expert

4749 Answers

Mike

Level 3 Expert

4348 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

78267 Answers

Are you a Harley Davidson Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...