Question about 2005 Harley Davidson FLHTC - FLHTCI Electra Glide classic

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Running great on interstate @ 70 mph, when feels like out of gas. speedometer goes crazy and your on side of the road.after a couple of minutes,crank up and go again.

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On the fuel side if you haven't changed the fuel filter then that would be great start. Now you said the speedo goes nuts and then the bike shuts off? Hmm....Does it throw trouble codes? It could be the "brain/computer" starting to get weak. Check and make sure it is fastened down and secure . The vibration at those speeds could be shaking it up and making havoc with signal. It could also be the battery connection Try checking the posts and see if they need cleaning or tightened . While your there check the voltage when the bike is not running and again while running in nuetral. This may give signs to a stator problem. Common for this year bike. Personally I suggest taking it to the dealer. Something like this can be a nightmare for the average person and quickly make an enjoyable bike your worst enemy. Have you tried riding the bike to the dealer and just asking what it could be? I have found if you go in looking for "free advice" you will get the ...Well is your bike here? No? then how about making an appointment? ...But if you ride it in and ask the same questions and tell them I rode it in and can't leave it ,but any idea's? More times than not they will try to help on the spot as not to lose future business.

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