Question about 2008 Harley Davidson FLHX Street Glide
How do you remove the plastic cover
Posted by Anonymous on
Hi Anonymous, with a small screw driver pry back the two lock tabs on the bottom. Good luck
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
You turn the ignition knob to LOCK position, and then you feel under the knob on the left for a switch. Push that up with your finger and at the same time, turn the ignition KEY (not the knob) counter clockwise for about 1/8 turn. You will feel a click and the knob will pull right out. After that, unscrew the collar nut on the threaded section and two metal pieces and a plastic spacer pull off. The fairing cap (the plastic cover) is attached by two bolts, on the outer sides. The wiring loom will disconnect when you unplug the connector.
Posted on Mar 11, 2009
you might need to adjust your back suspension. check you owners manual for the ride height or the bike shop you got it from. or try to avoid the bigger bumps.
Posted on Apr 29, 2009
If your engine is running with the clutch out and you pull in the clutch and put the transmission in first gear, you'll hear a clunk, this is normal. The reason is that although your transmission is a constant mesh transmission it is not a synchronized transmission. I don't know of any motorcycle that has synchronizers in the transmission. When the engine is idling in neutral with the clutch out, the gears and shafts in the transmission are spinning. When you pull the clutch in, wait a second or two for the spinning transmission components to slow down or stop spinning before you kick the transmission into low gear. The hotter the transmission is, the thinner the lubricant in it and the longer you need to wait.
A clunk is normal but if the bike trys to pull forward and you have to hold the front brake to keep the bike from moving or you cannot find neutral with the engine running, you need to adjust the clutch. To adjust the clutch, find the rubber bellows in the middle of the clutch cable. Slide the bellows up and break the locknut loose. Shorten the cable as much as possible. Remove the derby cover from the left side of the primary cover. In the center of the clutch assembly, you'll see a clutch release rod adjustment. Break the locknut loose and adjust the center bolt inwards until a resistance is felt. Do not force the bolt, just until a resistance is felt. Back off on the bolt 1/2 to 1 full turn and lock the nut. Replace the derby cover and adjust the cable so that you've vote about an 1/8 inch of freeplay at the clutch lever. Lock the lock nut and replace the bellows. Good Luck, Steve
Posted on Apr 28, 2010
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