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2002 heritage softail classic revs during shifts

While backing off on the throttle during shifting, the engine revs, does not drop down. This bike has EFI and idles nice, but the rpms do not come down when backing off on the throttle to shift into another gear.

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Is the throtle cable free it my be hung up under the tank or somewhere in the routing

Posted on Jun 23, 2009

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    thomas foster Jun 23, 2009

    if that doesnt help u have a vacuum leak somewhere check for hoses not connected to anything



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