20 Most Recent 2001 Harley Davidson XL Sportster 883 Hugger Questions & Answers


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2001 Harley... | Answered on Jun 29, 2015


Hi Taylor_gatli, replace the bulb and relay and check your battery ground connection at the frame, also your headlight ground. Good luck and have nice day.

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2001 Harley... | Answered on Jun 29, 2015


Hi Slingindirt8, 1998 and later Sportster models circuit breaker and fuses were located in an electrical bracket behind the starter relay and data link that was mounted behind the left side panel. 1997 and earlier circuit breakers only no fuses were located under the seat and for a free wiring diagram please visit the website below and good luck.

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2001 Harley... | Answered on Jun 29, 2015


Hi Tgconstruct, and the usual suspects are:
1.Ignition/Light Key Switch not in IGNITION position.
2.Engine Stop switch in the OFF position.
3.Discharged battery, loose or corroded connections check negative cable at "BOTH" ends. (solenoid chatters).
4. Bank Angle Sensor tripped and Ignition/Light Key Switch not cycled to Off and then back to on.
5. Starter control circuit, relay or solenoid faulty.
6. Electric starter shaft pinion gear not engaging or over-running clutch slipping.
7. Security alarm not disarming
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2001 Harley... | Answered on Jun 28, 2015


Hi Zcox1985, for more information about your question please visit the websites below. Good luck and have nice day.
http://xlforum.net/vbportal/forums/archive/index.php/t-286392.html
http://www.starwestinc.com/section7.pdf

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2001 Harley... | Answered on Jun 26, 2015


Hi Cj_wojtowicz, when checking for spark the CKP needs to measure the compression bump in order to send the correct signal to the ICM/ECM so always check for spark with either a third plug grounded or lift the end of the plug boot 1/2 " off one of spark plugs that are in the head. and the usual suspects are:
1. Fuel tank empty
2. Fuel supply valve turned off.
3. Fouled spark plugs.
4. Engine flooded with gasoline as a result of over use of enrichner.
5. Fuel valve or filter clogged.
6. Vacuum hose to automatic fuel supply valve disconnected, leaking, or pinched.
7. Discharged battery, loose or broken battery connections especially the negative cable at "BOTH" ends
8. Loose wire connection at coil, battery or plug between ignition sensor and module.
9. Spark plug cables in bad condition and shorting, spark plug cable connections loose,
or cables connected to wrong cylinders.
10. Ignition timing incorrect due to faulty ignition coil, ignition module, or sensors " Manifold Absolute Pressure" "Camshaft Position Sensor" "Crank Position Sensor" "Brake Apply Sensor
11. Engine lubricant to heavy ( winter operation )
12. Sticking or damaged valves or push rod wrong length.
13. Primary cam sproket spline sheared or missing spacer.
14. Security alarm system not disarming.
For a primary suspect please visit the website below. Good luck and have nice day.
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Harley Davidson Wiring Diagrams and Schematics

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2001 Harley... | Answered on Jun 26, 2015


Hi David, call, take a ride or trailer your bike over to your local dealers service/parts department, I'm sure they will be happy to take your Harley Davidson for a test ride if necessary/possible and offer professional advice and assistance concerning your issue. Good luck have a nice day.

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2001 Harley... | Answered on Jun 26, 2015


Hi David, perform the following tests:
1. Fill acid type batteries to proper levels.
2. Charge battery overnight at 1-2 amps you need 12.5 volts or better after charging.
3. Hook up battery positive cable, then with your multimeter on the milliamp scale connect one lead to the negative battery post and the other lead to the ground cable. Meter should read 3 milliamps or less, 10 milliamps with a radio, 15 milliamps with radio and CB. If your meter reads higher you need to isolate the circuit by pulling fuses and circuit breakers one at a time and observe meter for drop in aprerage then get out your test light and track down the short in that circuit.
3. Make sure all connections are clean and tight especially the negative cable at "BOTH" ends.
4. Hook up volt meter to battery and start engine, if meter falls below 9.5 v while cranking replace battery.
5. With engine running at 3600 RPM battery should read 14.3-14.7 volts if not continue tests.
6. Unplug voltage regulator from alternator at crankcase by front of primary cover.
7. To test voltage regulator go to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F8EjV0IjW9Q
8. With ohm meter, one lead grounded, touch alternator pin meter should read infinity, if not replace stator.
9. With ohm meter, both leads touching alternator pins meter should read 0.1 to 0.2 ohms on 1989 and later models. 0.2 to 0.4 ohms 1988 and earlier models, if not replace stator.
10. With volt meter set on AC scale, both leads touching alternator pins meter should read
16 to 20 volts AC for every 1000 RPM'S 1989 and later and 19 to 26 volts AC for every 1000 RPMS. If not replace rotor.
17. For a free wiring diagram please visit the website below. Good luck and have nice day.
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2001 Harley... | Answered on Jun 26, 2015


Hi Phillip, you should check the connector to your CKP sensor for corroded, broken or loose pin/socket, for more information about your question please visit the websites below. Good luck and have nice day.
http://harleymanual7.blogspot.com/2011/05/how-to-test-harley-crank-position.html

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2001 Harley... | Answered on Jun 26, 2015


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2001 Harley... | Answered on Jun 26, 2015


Hi Anonymous, for more information about your question please visit the websites below. Good luck and have nice day.
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2001 Harley... | Answered on Jun 24, 2015


Hi Anonymous, if you have a carburator the usual suspects are:
1. Damaged or restricted fuel tank venting system (gas cap).
2. Inlet system air leak.
3. Vacuum piston malfunction.
4. Accelerator pump leaking or no output.
5. Plugged bowl vent.
6. Fuel level (float chamber) too low.
7. Restriccted fuel supply passages.
8. Plugged jets or passages.
9. Worn or damaged needle or needle jet.
10. Enrichner valve not seated or leaking.
Good luck and have nice day.

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2001 Harley... | Answered on Jun 22, 2015


Hi Anonymous, when checking for spark the CKP needs to measure the compression bump in order to send the correct signal to the ICM/ECM so always check for spark with either a third plug grounded or lift the end of the plug boot 1/2 " off one of spark plugs that are in the head. and the usual suspects are:
1. Fuel tank empty
2. Fuel supply valve turned off.
3. Fouled spark plugs.
4. Engine flooded with gasoline as a result of over use of enrichner.
5. Fuel valve or filter clogged.
6. Vacuum hose to automatic fuel supply valve disconnected, leaking, or pinched.
7. Discharged battery, loose or broken battery connections.
8. Loose wire connection at coil, battery or plug between ignition sensor and module.
9. Spark plug cables in bad condition and shorting, spark plug cable connections loose,
or cables connected to wrong cylinders.
10. Ignition timing incorrect due to faulty ignition coil, ignition module, or sensors " Manifold Absolute Pressure" "Camshaft Position Sensor" "Crank Position Sensor" "Brake Apply Sensor
11. Engine lubricant to heavy ( winter operation )
12. Sticking or damaged valves or push rod wrong length.
13. Primary cam sproket spline sheared or missing spacer.
14. Security alarm system not disarming.
For a primary suspect please visit the website below: Good luck
Harley Davidson Wiring Diagrams and Schematics
Harley Davidson Sportster error codes and how to access them Set Change Override Transport Harley Security Alarm PIN Code No Key Fob...

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2001 Harley... | Answered on Jun 14, 2015


Hi Anonymous, perform the following tests:
1. Fill acid type batteries to proper levels.
2. Charge battery overnight at 1-2 amps you need 12.5 volts or better after charging.
3. Hook up battery positive cable, then with your multimeter on the milliamp scale connect one lead to the negative battery post and the other lead to the ground cable. Meter should read 3 milliamps or less, 10 milliamps with a radio, 15 milliamps with radio and CB. If your meter reads higher you need to isolate the circuit by pulling fuses and circuit breakers one at a time and observe meter for drop in aprerage then get out your test light and track down the short in that circuit.
3. Make sure all connections are clean and tight especially the negative cable at both ends.
4. Hook up volt meter to battery and start engine, if meter falls below 9.5 v while cranking replace battery.
5. With engine running at 3600 RPM battery should read 14.3-14.7 volts if not continue tests.
6. Unplug voltage regulator from alternator at crankcase by front of primary cover.
7. To test voltage regulator go to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F8EjV0IjW9Q
8. With ohm meter, one lead grounded, touch alternator pin meter should read infinity, if not replace stator.
9. With ohm meter, both leads touching alternator pins meter should read 0.1 to 0.2 ohms on 1989 and later models. 0.2 to 0.4 ohms 1988 and earlier models, if not replace stator.
10. With volt meter set on AC scale, both leads touching alternator pins meter should read
16 to 20 volts AC for every 1000 RPM'S 1989 and later and 19 to 26 volts AC for every 1000 RPMS. If not replace rotor.
17. For a free wiring diagram please visit the website below and good luck.
Harley Davidson Wiring Diagrams and Schematics

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2001 Harley... | Answered on May 29, 2015


Hi Anonymous, please be aware that this question has already been asked and answered. Thank you

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2001 Harley... | Answered on May 17, 2015


Hi Anonymous, this question has already been asked and answered. Thank you has it started yet?

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2001 Harley... | Answered on May 15, 2015


Chances are, it is the cable or connection. Remove the speedo cable from the front tire. See if it turns; this is tough to do, don't sweat if you can't get it done. Remove from the speedo side. The inner should come out from the outer. I would bet the problem is, it is rusted up inside. Chances are good it is no longer in one piece. If it comes out, clean both sides and oil. Compressed air is about all you can do for the outer, maybe a bit of sand to scrape it. If you chuck the inner on a drill motor and CAREFULLY drive it while in the speedo (it will coil up like a slinky and get ruined), you can see if the speedo works.

They sell inners only, but trust me, if it's that bad, buy the whole thing. You'll only gum up & bust the new piece unless you clean the outer well, and it's cleanable with something like a small gun cleaning rod, but it's just not worth the headache.

2001 Harley... | Answered on Mar 04, 2015


Maybe this would help and get the HD factory manual also. http://www.harleydavidsonmaintenance.com/sportster-transmission-oil.html

2001 Harley... | Answered on Jan 02, 2015

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