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I have a 97 Fatboy that sometimes loses spark

I have a 97 Fatboy w/8000 miles that sometimes loses spark while driving, sometimes after turning off. When I wait about 45 mins, it will restart. When it won't start, it turns over fine, and all other electrical is normal. Sometimes I can ride 100 miles with no issues, another time I can drive 5 miles and it just quits. Have replaced "Ignition sensor plate" and coil with no luck. HD dealer can't find the problem. Any suggestions?

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  • john_and_pen May 11, 2010

    have they check the cam position sensor



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Test or replace your ignition module,and you might find the actual prob by accident the connector for the module sometimes with age lose or only have intermittant contact.a can of electrical contact cleaner should take care of it but those symptoms scream ignition mod dont know why hd dealer couldnt find it but they dont put their best techs on older bikes

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