Question about 2007 Harley Davidson FXSTB Softail Night Train
Could be a couple of different things.
First off, check your oil level....is it correct? (I know, kinda stupid of me, but I had to ask)
Just because you have oil doesn't mean the oiling system is working.
On thing you can do is remove oil tank cap, using a flashlight look down into the tank and see if you can notice oil being pumped back into the tank.
Or, you can pull the oil sending unit and see it oil pumps out the hole when the engine runs (this WILL be messy!).
Or, pull the oil return line at the oil tank.
IF you pull the feed line by mistake, you'll know!
Oil will run out the tank fitting until the tank runs out of oil! (opps, wrong line!)
When you pull the return line, you should get just some residual oil out the tank fitting (and the line).
Put the end of the line in a container and see if oil squirts out when the engine runs.
If all the above indicate oil IS circulating, the oil sending unit itself might be bad. They do occasionally go out.
Posted on Oct 14, 2013
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this 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.
Here's a link to this great service
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Dec 22, 2012 | 1998 Toyota 4Runner
Jul 28, 2012 | 2001 Chevrolet Suburban
Jun 13, 2017 | 2000 Mitsubishi Galant
May 16, 2012 | 2000 Mitsubishi Galant
Mar 16, 2012 | 1993 Toyota Corolla
Jan 01, 2018 | 2002 Saturn Sl
Jun 28, 2011 | 2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser
Sep 02, 2017 | 1996 kawasaki VN 1500 Vulcan Classic
136 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: