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1200 sportster misfiring but not all the time

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Are there any codes set??
Check/replace plugs

Check/replace with fresh high octane fuel

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SOURCE: HD 1200 Sportster 1997 model misfiring on rear cylinder

hi paul here,
the coil on my bike turned out to be the problem after checking wires, connections and plugs. brought a used single fire. tried it out after being told that coils usaully go all bad not just half. have not had the problem since and i was conteplating buying ignition and coil combo for hundreds. good luck

Posted on Mar 26, 2009

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hi paul here,
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