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What color are the wires from the ignition switch to the coil hot side on 1992 sportster 1200

Color of the wires from ignition switch> to fuse> to kill switch> to coil hot side ?????

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Hi Anthony, the color is white. Good luck

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check your ignition fuses but i think your problem is between your module and ignition switch if you got safty switches on there any one of them can cause that also.

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SOURCE: 2003 Harley Davidson Sportster 1200 Custom Tachometer kit

The only idea that i can come up with is that you dont have a good ground..or the guage was bad when you bought it..i hope this..Keith

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SOURCE: Unable to locate fuses on a 2001 Sportster 1200??

look behind the panel on the left side by the battery. pull the fuse holder down. realease the little clip and tug it downwards. It sits in grooves and the body of the fuse block just slides up and down.

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It will state on the coil beside the terminals a + or -
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The original wires, one blue and one white, were with the points ignition. The white wire should be the "Hot" wire. Now, look at your wiring diagram. The two white wires should go together to one side of the coil and the blue to the other. There is no positive or negative side of the coil, just two small primary winding terminals. Make sure the white wire from the ignition system is the "hot" or power wire for 12 volts. If you connect the ignition unit up backwards, it will damage it. To make sure the white wire on the bike is the hot wire, simply turn the ignition switch on and check this wire with a test light or volt meter. It should show battery voltage on it. That should be your setup, two white wires on one end of the coil and a blue wire on the other.

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Steve

Posted on Nov 16, 2010

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