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2006 Harley Davidson XL 1200 CEL and battery light come on

After a hour or so of riding shut the bike off, when I go to restart the check engine light and battery light come on until I give it a little throttle and then they go out until the next start up this just started to happen it's a 2006 xl 1200c just bought it 6 weeks ago from the dealer has a new battery they put in.

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SOURCE: after riding for half hour to an hour (estimate)

have the ingnition module checked . had this problem my self. once it gets hot (module) it shuts down

Posted on May 03, 2009

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SOURCE: 2005 Triumph Daytona 955i Dead Battery and Check engine Light

I have just found my 30 amp fuse blown on my daytona , this prevents the alternator working , it was reading 10.9v before I changed the 30 amp fuse , now it reads 14.5 volts , I think I blew it as I didnt know how to put the alarn into service mode and left the ignition on , anyway I am hoping its just that , 3 heat up/cool down cycles and the engine management light should go out

mike

Posted on Jun 23, 2009

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SOURCE: While out riding my HD 1200C, the check engine

Those engine lights come on because something is causing an engine code, the code can only be read by the HD dealer with their digital tech program. They plug your bike into it and it displays the error code, they may be able to delete the code and it might never come back again or there might be a real problem.

Posted on Jun 29, 2009

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SOURCE: Bike does not start after an hour of riding.

test stator loaded and unloaded,then do voltage drop test

Posted on Aug 13, 2009

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SOURCE: Engine Light Going On/Off

yes it could cause this
fully charge battery and try again

Posted on Nov 02, 2009

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