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Check engine lights comes on erratically while driving, (2005 screaming eagle stage 1 xlc1200)highway or local high or low speed.. oil is good, clutch oil? runs well. 8300 miles

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Sounds improbable but my 1200c was doing the same thing with a loose battery terminal connection

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The sensor could be faulty and would need replacement .
it earth itself and give you this problem

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