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On my 2004 883c harley davidson my speedometer / odometer does not work after i installed a new battery. that is the only thing not working. the speed control sensor is new and fuses are good.

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Hi Souledoutsof, try disconnecting the negative cable for 30 seconds then reconnect or remove maxi fuse for same length of time. Good luck and have nice day.

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SOURCE: speedometer cable

First: you unscrew the cable housing assembly from the back of the speedomiter housing.

Second: you pull the speedomiter cable from the housing.

If the cable is broken inside the housing you must unscrew the housing from the spedomiter adaptor on the front axle,. at this point you should be able to pull the broken end from the adaptor with a pair of pliersif you can't pull it at this point you will have to pull the front axle and take the adaptor out and try to remove the broken end.

I hope this helps.

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SOURCE: replace speedometer cable

First: you unscrew the cable housing assembly from the back of the speedomiter housing. Second: you pull the speedomiter cable from the housing. If the cable is broken inside the housing you must unscrew the housing from the spedomiter adaptor on the front axle,. at this point you should be able to pull the broken end from the adaptor with a pair of pliersif you can't pull it at this point you will have to pull the front axle and take the adaptor out and try to remove the broken end. I hope this helps.

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SOURCE: 1999 FLHP Harley Police bike Odometer/Speedometer

If your unit is cable driven, get yourself an old piece of cable and insert it up into the speedo and then spin the cable while watching. If the needle jumps its pretty much assured the speedo head is ok and that your problem is in the cable or in the front wheel. Bill

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SOURCE: will a HARLEY DAVIDSON FXSTD tank fit a 883c

Cool idea, that's a great looking tank. I am not positively sure but I don't think this is going to be a bolt on part with no mods to the tank. The easy part may be the mounting brackets. You can have them relocated by an experienced welder using your existing tank as a guide. The big problem may be in the fitting. It may be too long to fit between your steering head and your seat and/or it may sit too low and rest on your rocker covers (the tunnel looks pretty high). I'd bet it's going to be impossible for you to put your hands on a tank to see if it will fit but you may be able to measure one. Get the length from front to back, from frame to top (at the front) and from the top of the tunnel to the bottom of the tank. If it will fit on your frame all you may need to do is a little welding.

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SOURCE: Speedometer on my 2006 Harley XL stopped working.

Pull the speedometer sensor from the top of the tranny and clean it off.

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