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200 Harley 1200 Sportster, Shuts off when at idle at stoplight / stopsign, etc.

This Harley runs great when wide open on the road, but lately motor just shuts off when I downshift into a stop and am sitting at idle. Have replaced plugs, plug wires, key switch, checked wiring and not finding any problems. Seems to be getting good fuel flow when under throttle, but when coming to a stop it will just shut completely down. To beat all this is an intermittent problem...does not always do it. Release and reapply clutch and restart, give some throttle and will go down the road fine. I am thinking fuel filter....have a slight miss in 2nd, 3rd gear at low rpm but gets on it at full throttle. Using Exxon premium fuel, recent oil change clean filters....Help!

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Hi,

Offhand and initially, pls start by referencing the steps as outlined here.

Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information. Good luck and kind regards. Thank you for using FixYa.

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