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How do you remove the fairing on a 2009 FLTR SE3?

How do you separate the outer fairing from the inner fairing on a 2009 FLTR SE3? there are 6 screws on the inner side, plus the turn signal bolts, but the two still will not separate. I found plastic interlocks betwee the inner and outer along the side of the fairing but top and bottom still won't come apart and i don't want to force it. Are there more bolts?

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  • kkense Feb 23, 2009

    Thanks for helping. I ended up downloading a service manual from an older bike and found that there are two "hooks" just behind the headlights mounted on the frame and fitting into slots on the headlight mounts. The two pieces finally came apart by lifting the outer fairing up [forcing it] and it popped off.



    Thanks again!

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There usually are additional fasteners that can be found when the headlight assembly is removed, I have an older model and there are four nuts on studs that are attached to the outer fairing tightend onto a frame work between the two halves. Once these are loosened the front assembly slides forward.

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HANDLEBAR REMOVAL

1. Remove maxi-fuse.


REMOVAL



1. Remove left side saddlebag.




2. Gently pull side cover from frame downtubes (no tools



required).



3. Depress latches on maxi-fuse holder and then slide



cover rearward to disengage tongue from groove in fuse



block cover.



4. Pull maxi-fuse from maxi-fuse holder.

2. Place blanket or protective cover over front of fuel tank to

protect against scratches or other damage.



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Remove the handlebar clamp

(FLHR/C/S), NACELLE REMOVAL (FLHR/C), steps 1-

11, or NACELLE REMOVAL (FLHRS), steps 1-7.


WINDSHIELD/HEADLAMP NACELLE (FLHR/C/S) 2.31


WINDSHIELD REMOVAL
Standing at the front of the motorcycle,

use a finger to raise the wireform latch springs on


both sides of the windshield.


2. Gently pull on the top of the windshield until the upper


notches on the windshield brackets are free of the upper


grommets.


3. Carefully raise the windshield until the lower notches are


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4. Remove windshield from motorcycle.


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bracket, be sure that all four notches on the windshield


brackets are firmly seated on a rubber grommet.


1. Standing at the front of the motorcycle, carefully insert


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2. Gently push the top of the windshield toward the rear


until the upper notches fully engage the upper grommets.


3. Push down on the wireform latch springs, so that they


overhang the rubber grommets. If some adjustment is


necessary, loosen the retaining screws and rotate the


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NACELLE REMOVAL (FLHR/C)


1. Remove the windshield. See WINDSHIELD REMOVAL


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2. Remove the Phillips screw at the bottom of the headlamp


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3. Remove the eight Phillips screws to free the headlamp


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FLTR:

Remove the instrument nacelle.

UPPER FAIRING/WINDSHIELD (FLTR), INSTRUMENT

NACELLE, REMOVAL.

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Remove the fairing cap.

Remove the outer fairing as follows:


a. Standing at the front of the vehicle, use a T27 TORX


drive head to remove the three outer fairing screws


(with flat washers) just below the windshield.


b. Moving to the inner fairing side, remove the two fairing


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and right side.


c. Turn the handlebar to the right and remove the outer


fairing screw reaching in below the left side of the


fairing cap. Turn the handlebar to the left and


remove the fairing screw below the right side of the


fairing cap.


d. Tilting the outer fairing toward the front, squeeze the


two external tabs to remove the wire connector at


the back of the headlamp assembly.


e. Lift the fairing (with headlamp assembly) off the


motorcycle.Since the outer fairing screws hold the windshield in


place, the windshield may fall to the floor if not removed.


UPPER FAIRING/WINDSHIELD (FLHT/C/U), FAIRING

CAP, REMOVAL. Remove the radio (or storage box).



4. Remove the left and right handlebar switch controls..

5. Remove upper handlebar clamp screws (with flat washers).

Remove upper handlebar clamps and handlebar.

HANDLEBAR INSTALLATION


Just reverse for install. This is all from the maunual and I hope it helps you.



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