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Check enging light 2005 harley 883 sportster

Hello i have the aboved mentioned vehicle. has 10000 miles on it. the check engine light tends to come on for 5-10 sec then goes out at freeway speeds. can speed up or slow down sometimes and it will go out. then will be about 5-7 miles it will come on again. very random. Is there a way to pull the codes and see what code is being set. If not any comon problems that fit this description? thanks foryou help.

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    I have same problem, i had vance& hines pipes put on 2003 heritage softail. rode several times. went on a 80 mile trip & engine light came on. bike is running fine, no miss. crankes fine. im worried the pipes may have had an affect on motor.

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This could be the air filter, check and clean it, then go ride to see if the cleaning cured it. Also check the breather tube for the blow by from the heads where it dumps into the air filter assembly, if something is partially plugging them it could cause this. It could also be the fuel mixture isn't quite right, and needs adjusted. The only way to pull the codes is to find a shop with a code reader. Most likely it's going to have to be an HD dealer, but you can check with some of the smaller shops locally. I'm really getting irritated with HD for going to the electronic era and making their bikes as hard to work on as some of the cars now days. Their not simple anymore, and what used to be a simple diagnostics is turning out to be a major event. This is why I like my 95 model, old, carbed, simple!!! Anyway, Ive ranted enough, hope this helps in solving the problem. If you need anything else, just ask.
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