Dashboard Gauge

Discussion in 'Electrical' started by TainoHeritage, Aug 16, 2013.

  1. TainoHeritage

    TainoHeritage New Member

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    Hi everyone,

    First of all, my ride is a 2000 FLSTC Heritage Softail Classic. My dashboard gauge is acting weird :dknow. When the bike is at idle everything is fine but when I revved the engine the odometer and speedometer stops working and the engine light goes on, when it returns to idle everything is normal again. When I ride I can see the speedometer go up but then stops working ones I'm up to speed. The bike starts without a problem and rides pretty normal. Except for this glitch I don't have any other problem. By the way, I checked the cable connections and harness assembly, no problem that I could see. To me is probably the gauge going bad but I'll appreciate if someone can shed some light on this, thanks.
     
  2. lorne

    lorne Senior Member

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    if i read your post right it is fine at idle, then goes weird when you add revs. do you have a manual, sound like a faulty ground..somewhere. please someone correct me if i am wrong

    oh and welcome to the forum
     
  3. TainoHeritage

    TainoHeritage New Member

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    Thanks for the input lorne, Yeah, that's my problem in a nutshell. I guess I can go back and double check the grounds on the bike. It all started after I installed a set of air horns, so perhaps I missed something. Will let you know if I get lucky. Is good to be here! :cheers
     
  4. lorne

    lorne Senior Member

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    no problem, good luck and let us know how you make out
     
  5. Bodeen

    Bodeen Well-Known Member Staff Member Moderator Contributor

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    Maybe a voltage issue? Check the voltage across the battery while at idle and all is normal. Rev motor til you have the issue and take a voltage reading across battery. What is the voltage with RPM's higher?