'03 FLHTCUI no potatopotatopotato

Discussion in 'Touring Models' started by Bobdepyro, Oct 2, 2014.

  1. Bobdepyro

    Bobdepyro New Member

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    Tank has gas.
    Voltage on gauge is 11volts.....yes it was dead and its been on a trickle charger for 4 days.
    It will crank over at a pretty good pace.
    Plug isnt displaying a spark when grounded to the head bolt.
    The plugs didnt appear to be wet with fuel when i checked them for spark.:newsmile042:
    Thanks for any help
     
  2. Jeff Klarich

    Jeff Klarich Well-Known Member Contributor

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    It's time for a new battery.
     
  3. Bodeen

    Bodeen Well-Known Member Staff Member Moderator Contributor

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    Any codes?
    If checking voltage with the dash voltage meter, check it with a real VOM to see what the voltage is.
     
  4. Jack Klarich

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  5. dbmg

    dbmg Experienced Member

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    Since owning bike since 2003, how has bike been operating? Is this a all of a sudden concern? Recent modification. If no fuel or spark the previous advice of starting with the basics is most important to correct concern.....
     
  6. tourbox

    tourbox Senior Member

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    Is it a Carb. or FI model. You say Trickle charger, is it a Battery Tender. They normally will not bring a low/dead battery back enough.
    tourbox
     
  7. dolt

    dolt Senior Member

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    Load test the battery; time for a new one me thinks.:newsmile091:
     
  8. Bobdepyro

    Bobdepyro New Member

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    She has been dormant for about three months without the trickle charger. The only mods Ive made are new stubby cb antenne r/r am/fm/wb antenna with an internal antenna mounted in the front fairing. Two new tires.

    Fuel injection

    O.K. it is time for a new battery. Im a bad dad and I'm on my way to Rodney's:hii
     
  9. Jeff Klarich

    Jeff Klarich Well-Known Member Contributor

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    How old is the battery? Keep us posted on what you find.
     
  10. Amish Hawg

    Amish Hawg Active Member Contributor

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    "it will crank over at a pretty good pace".

    Let us know how it goes - I'm curious.

    Mine will lug when cranking when its time.

    Good Luck