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Won't stay running

Harley sportster it stoped running. Changed oil and it still won't start. tryed push starting and it did a few times now it won't do that not sure battery or electrical. Help

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Well whenever you have you an electrical problem you always want to start with the easiest first which would be your battery. I would say if you plan on riding for a while that you really should run to sears or a home depot and get yourself a craftsman or whatever brand you make like volt/ohms meter. You battery shouldnt be under about 12.2 volts at sitting still. Ideally a harley davidson battery should be at 12.8 volts. Now when the engine is running then i would say you should be anywhere around 13 volts to about a little under 15 volts which normally sportsters run at the lower spectrum of those numbers. i would try that first to see where it leads you with. other then that it could be your starter relay which is a in your fuse box. that and if its carbed you might want to crack the handle a few times to get her going. If it starts but keeps cranking it might need new plugs or it could be the ignition system. but granted go with the cheapest first.

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