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My 2006 road king started to skip when driving in 5th gear doing 50 mph at a steady speed and only has 30000 miles on it , what could cause this?

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Start with the simpliest and most likely things first. Check the spark plug wires and make sure they're on tight. If that's not it check where they plug into the coil and loose wires on the coil. How long has it been since you had new spark plugs? May be time for a new set. Check and clean or replace the air filter element. Check the vent in the fuel cap. Loosen the cap a bit and ride the bike. If the skipping stops, tighten the cap back down and see if the skip comes back. If it does, replace the cap.

If you don't find anything here, since your bike is fuel injected, you'll probably have to take it back to the dealer.

Good luck
steve

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