2003 Harley Davidson FLSTF Fat boy Troubleshooting, Repair, Maintenance…

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Harley-Davidson FLSTF Fat Boy

2003 flstf starter

What’s the signs of stater/regulator out? What’s the signs of going out?

When you won’t start, either starter is bad, the charging isn’t keeping your charged, or the battery is bad. The thing check and the easiest to fix is the Take it out and take it somewhere and it load tested to see if it’s any If the battery is over two years it may need replacing.

Softails are especially tough on because the battery is inside the oil tank and heat gets to the Start there and then the charging system.

This is how you the charging system. To do this you to fully charge the battery and need a good Digital Ohm Meter. Using the meter’s selector switch, set it to DC VOLTS a range of 20 volts or greater.

the red meter lead to the positive post and the black meter to the negative battery post. the engine and bring it to a high After about a minute or so, meter should read 14.5 and 15.0 volts.

Any lower than 14 volts, battery will not be charged.

If you have the minimum voltage at the in the previous test, you need to the alternator to see if it’s generating voltage. You’ll have to the wires from your regulator going to the lower front of your engine you come to a plug. Unplug the and look into the engine of it. You’ll see two metal contacts in the plug. This is where you are to test the voltage from alternator.

Harley-Davidson FLSTF Fat Boy
Harley-Davidson FLSTF Fat Boy

Since you’ll be testing AC it makes no difference which lead goes into contact, just one lead each contact. Set your function selector switch to AC with a 50 volt or greater Start the engine and bring it to a idle. Insert one meter into each of the metal Do not let the leads touch each or the engine case or ground.

Your meter should at least 25 volts.

If you do not have the 25 from the alternator, your is bad and must be replaced. If you have 25 or more but not the 14 volt minimum at the your voltage regulator is bad. Make sure you regulator is properly grounded. the condition of the wire coming the regulator going to the battery.

This wire is usually in diameter than the other two to the alternator.

If the problem pesist, to this post and we’ll go that.

Harley-Davidson FLSTF Fat Boy
Harley-Davidson FLSTF Fat Boy
Harley-Davidson FLSTF Fat Boy


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