Question about Harley Davidson FXSTS Springer Softail Motorcycles

1 Answer

Where is the back,foot pedal brake master cylinder for a 1996 fxsts Harley Davidson Springer softail.

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Brigadier General:

    An expert that has over 10,000 points.

  • Master
  • 4,565 Answers

I'm pretty sure that model has the master cylinder under the floor board on the right side. The brake fluid reservior is in on the down tubes in the front of the frame behind the front wheel. Follow the tube from that reserviour down to where ever the master cylinder is. You'll find it.

Good Luck
Steve

Posted on Aug 06, 2010

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

2002 Harley Davidson FXSTS Springer Softail how to remove the license plate bracket


Hi, Scott for this scenario you will need your service manual, parts fiche, and owners manual if you can not find the best tool you ever bought for your Harley, despair not, for a mere $7 you can download another one.
For more information about your issue and valuable "FREE" downloads that you will need for viewing or printing please click on the blue links below and for more specific information or questions at no charge please feel free to contact me at xlch@mail.com. Good luck and have a wonderful day.
How to remove the OEM license plate bracket on Heritage Harley Davidson...
Harley Davidson Softail Workshop Service Repair Manual 2000 2005 $7 very cheap $60 at the Dealer
http://partsfinder.onlinemicrofiche.com/ronnies/showmodel.asp?make=hdmc
http://mybikemanuals.com/harley-davidson/harley-davidson-softail-owners-manuals
Instant Tech Relief To speak to me personally $6 very cheap

Feb 09, 2018 | 2002 Harley Davidson FXSTS Springer...

1 Answer

1999 Harley Davidson FXSTS Springer Softail engine oil capacity


Hi, James for this scenario you will need your service manual, parts fiche, and owners manual if you can not find the best tool you ever bought for your Harley, despair not, for a mere zero $0 you can download another one.
For more information about your issue and valuable "FREE" downloads that you will need for viewing or printing please click on the blue links below and for more specific information or questions at no charge please feel free to contact me at xlch@mail.com. Good luck and have a wonderful day.
Engine Oil Trans Primary Fluid capacities PLEASE CONTRIBUTE Harley...
https://www.carlsalter.com/pdfs/Harley%20Davidson-HD%201984-1998%20FLH-FLHT-FXR-FXSB-FXEF%20Service%20Manual.pdf free
Harley Davidson Softail Workshop Service Repair Manual 1984 1999 $7 very cheap
http://partsfinder.onlinemicrofiche.com/ronnies/showmodel.asp?make=hdmc
http://mybikemanuals.com/harley-davidson/harley-davidson-softail-owners-manuals

Btw, I’m available to help over the phone in case u need at https://www.6ya.com/expert/gregg_c0ec1df182c7330e

Jan 21, 2018 | 2000 Harley Davidson FXSTS Springer...

1 Answer

Harley wiring diagam 1996 softail


What wiring diagram. There are more than one. You would likley be best to obtain an service manual.

May 03, 2014 | 2000 Harley Davidson FXSTS Springer...

1 Answer

How to replace front brake pads on 01 heritage softail springer


Hi Anonymous, for more information about your question please visit the websites below. Good luck and have nice day.
How to Replace Install Inspect Brake Pads on Harley Davidson Guide...

Btw, I’m available to help over the phone in case u need at https://www.6ya.com/expert/gregg_c0ec1df182c7330e


Jul 07, 2012 | 2001 Harley Davidson FXSTS Springer...

1 Answer

How to change the oil in a 2004 harley davidson springer softail


Hi Anonymous, for more information about your question please visit the websites below. Good luck and have nice day.
oil change on harley davidson softail part1

Btw, I’m available to help over the phone in case u need at https://www.6ya.com/expert/gregg_c0ec1df182c7330e


May 05, 2012 | 2004 Harley Davidson FXSTS - FXSTSI...

1 Answer

I hit something in the road last night that tore the brake fluid reservoir off of the rear master cylinder. I have ordered a new master cylinder; I've never changed one out before.


No problem, just change the old one out with the new one, fill the master cylinder reservior and bleed the brakes. To bleed the brakes, do this in EXACTLY this order. Fill the master cylinder. Press the rear brake pedal and hold it down. Open the bleeder valve on the rear caliper and allow brake fluid and air to bleed out. Close the bleeder valve. Let off on rear brake pedal. Repeat process until you have a full firm pedal. Do not allow the master cylinder to run dry during the bleeding process.

Good Luck
Steve

Apr 19, 2011 | 2001 Harley Davidson FXSTS Springer...

1 Answer

Break light doesnt work on back break only works on front


The rear brake light is operated by a pressure switch located underneath the bike. Find the metal brake line that comes out of the master cylinder and heads back towards the rear wheel. Somewhere in the line there is a "tee fitting" with the pressure switch screwed into it. Replace this switch.

Good Luck
steve

Oct 19, 2010 | 2001 Harley Davidson FXSTS Springer...

1 Answer

Rear brake pedal will not return, brake remains engaged


Sounds like it's time to rebuild your rear master cylinder or something needs lubricating. The rear brake pedal should have a rather large spring on it. If so and it's not returning to position, you need to take the pedal off and lubricate the pivot post.

Now, if your pedal is returning but the master cylinder is not releasing, it's time for a rebuild. There is a spring inside the master cylinder that pushes the piston back. But, if the master cylinder is all crudded up on the inside, it can't push it back. This could be caused by mixing DOT5 and DOT4 brake fluid.

Good Luck
Steve

May 25, 2010 | 2003 Harley Davidson FXSTS Springer...

1 Answer

Rear brake will not keep its prime


a bent disc or bad wheel bearing can push the pads back, and you need to pump it for the brakes to work, or it requires a seal kit in the rear brake master cylnder

Apr 26, 2010 | 2003 Harley Davidson FXSTS Springer...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Motorcycles Logo

Related Topics:

111 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Harley Davidson Experts

Arnie Burke
Arnie Burke

Level 3 Expert

5055 Answers

Mike

Level 3 Expert

4354 Answers

Marvin
Marvin

Level 3 Expert

81285 Answers

Are you a Harley Davidson Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...