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2004 Harley... • Answered on Apr 27, 2021

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2004 Harley... • Answered on Sep 11, 2018

To change the fork oil, look down on the lower part of each fork leg just above the axle on the backside of each leg and you'll find an Allen plug or small screw. Take this screw out, hold the front brake and push down on the front forks. The fork oil will come out of the tube. Do both sides at the same time. Once you get the oil out of them, reinstall the drain plug. Then, take the large hex cap on ONE TUBE AT THE TIME and pour the correct amount of the correct fork oil into each tube. There is a specific amount of oil that must be poured into each leg. Since you simply drained your forks instead of disassembling them, you should use what is known as the "Wet" quantity of oil. I'm pretty sure your bike takes 9.0 ounces of oil in each leg. Call your local dealer and they'll tell you how much oil to put in. Your bike came from the factory with "Type E" oil in the forks. The viscosity of the oil determines the dampening effect of the forks. Heavier oil will stiffen the front forks, a lighter viscosity of oil will make the front end softer. You can check the Internet for fork oils and they should give you a comparison of what weight oil is equivalent to "Type E" oil. I think PJ 1's 30 weight oil is the same as type E Harley oil. Use only "fork oil" in your front forks as it has special "anti-foaming" agents in it. If the oil foams up, you'll lose the dampening effect in your forks.

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2004 Harley... • Answered on Apr 19, 2016

I would guess that your shifter pawl has broken. This is the most likely cause of the problem. It's not a major problem but it is aggravating to repair.

To replace the shifter pawl, you'll have to remove the outer primary cover, the engine sprocket, and the clutch assembly. With this out of the way, the shifter pawl is easily accessed. This can be done with basic hand tools and a good torque wrench that will torque in both the right hand and left hand rotation directions. I would advise the purchase of a service manual because there is an alignment that must be made and a picture is the best way to do it. I'm afraid that I can't send that picture. Besides, if you fix your bike using the service manual, the book just paid for itself.

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2004 Harley... • Answered on Apr 17, 2016

load test the battery first,just checking the voltage will not proove the battery to be good even if it is showing 12volts or more.

2004 Harley... • Answered on Dec 11, 2015

The speed sensor is usually on the rear of the engine back near the front belt pulley on the right hand side.

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2004 Harley... • Answered on Oct 18, 2015

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