Transmission noise, and engine dieing

Discussion in 'Softail Models' started by Scott1968, Aug 28, 2008.

  1. Scott1968

    Scott1968 New Member

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    I have a 2008 Softail FXSTC, %th gear rattles am told thats normal do not wory, but noe after 7300 miles my 1st gear is rattleing and engine had dies on me twice while coming to a stop. recently replaced clutch and break lever with chrome ones so had to adjust clutch cable tightened cable to just a 1/8in. slack in cable.
     
  2. glider

    glider Veteran Member

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    That's the nature of the beast with the 6 speed cruise drive trans. It has poor tolerances and sub standard parts IMO.
     
  3. rcm88

    rcm88 Member

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    My has died here and there as well. Quick blip of the throttle to shift down, pull in the cluth for the stop and it just peters out.