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I have a 2001 fxsts with a security system when I turn key on the lighst flash six times real fast and the the red key lights up for a good ten seconds then goes out there seems to be a short in the system for there is a drain on battery it will go flat overnight unless I pull the security fuse

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SOURCE: Cannot start my 2004 Sportster 1200 Custom due to security system

Check the battery, try jump starting it with another battery. If the battery voltage drops too low, i believe the alarm default is to disble the bike. (Greasy little criminals will cut battery cables to disarm the alarm) so although you may have enough power to operate the lights and alarm, it may be droppoing too low to start.

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if not a fuse its the starter solenoid

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SOURCE: keep blowing battery fuse on my 04 fxsts

Your Dynamo is giving more current than its supposed to resulting in blowing up the fuses when the bike is speeding. Either change or repair the armature..............................sodeep

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most often these problems are solved by mending the wires going in and out of headlight or faring assembly. They can get worn or pinched during service, or bulb replacement etc.

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SOURCE: no power to horn, tach, speedo, left turn or right

Check wires by neck and under tank,some folks have had problems with wires breaking. ignition switch is another area to check

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