Question about 2005 Harley Davidson XL 883C Sportster Custom
Posted by Anonymous on
Apply 2-3 drops of LOCTITE THREADLOCKER 243 (blue) to threads of upper mounting screw and then tighten to 45-
50 ft-lbs (61.1-67.9 Nm). Same with lower
Posted on Nov 26, 2014
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Neg cable corroded thru.
I bet you have 12v at the battery and less at the other end of the neg cable.
I had the same problem.
Posted on May 02, 2009
If you're lucky it might be the speed sensor located in the gearbox casing. This is a hall effect device and is magnetic and so can pick up metal fragments from the inside of the gearbox. I have a 2001 Sportster and the Sensor is located on the top of the gearbox casing, just below the starter. I'd expect it to be in a similar position on a later bike such as yours, but I can't be sure. Once you've located it, take it out (can be a bit fiddly) and make sure that its clear of any debris. If not the sensor, you're probably going to need to substitute in a working speedo. Be careful because a pre-2004 speedo is electronic, but is not compatible with 2007 bike. Best of luck!
Posted on May 03, 2010
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