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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-24-2017, 07:24 PM Thread Starter
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Has anyone else had this problem. On Sept 23rd I purchased a '17 FLTRU. It has been amazing to realize the improvements over my '09 FLTRSE3. However, on 20 May I had traveled to San Francisco, via Chico, CA, some 655 miles. The bike ran perfectly. Then when leaving the Bay Bridge toll booth the bike started to bog down, lurch, and want to kill. I finally made it into San Francisco and codes 107 and 113 showed. It seems that the sensors to the TMAP and air intake has come unplugged. I found that if I kept RPM's between 1500-2000 when slowing down the engine would not kill. At 3000 RMP the bike ran like it should. When I returned I took the bike to my dealer who reconnected the sensors. Unfortunately the TMAP sensor is located UNDER the tank.
I noticed when traveling to San Francisco that the bike would start with the bike in gear and the clutch pulled only in the morning, but after I had been on the road for a while, I could only start in Neutral. Unfortunately that problem was not fixed when the sensors were reconnected. Is there a sensor for the clutch which can be easily accessed to cure this problem. Navigating the hills of San Francisco is not a place which one wants to engine to kill, necessitating shifting into neutral to start then shifting to low, all the while on a steep uphill grade.
I have had 6 Harley's over the past years and this is the first time connectors have came off. (at 3600 miles). I suspect that the sensors latches had not been full set when the bike was assembled as the latch would have prevented the unplugging.

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You should have a neutral safety switch on the transmission and a switch for the clutch in the housing where the lever is. As for why it will start when cold, in gear with clutch lever and then only when in neutral after riding???
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Thank you.

I will hunt for the switches and hopefully remedy the problem.
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I loosened the right and left hand controls and moved them slightly once they were free and then retightened into the positions to which I had formally adjusted them to. Seems the right hand controls affected the starting (of course the starting switch is on the right). I had originally readjusted the controls to a more comfortable position for myself and to align the tops of the clutch and front brake hydraulics to a more level position. Now it seems to start normally. I'll repost if it changes after some additional riding. I'm going back to San Francisco next week and want everything working normally.
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Although better than before, it does not start 100% of the time when using the clutch and bike in gear. There does not seem to be as much adjustment room for hand control adjustments on the '17 FLTRU as there is on my '09 FLTRSE3.
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This afternoon I loosened the right handlebar switches, then retightened. I disassembled the left switches, then reassembled the unit. There was a 3 spiral light 1/2" spring which I purposefully left out as I could not find it listed in either the manual or parts list. Have it though in a bubble wrap bag with the bike. It starts every time now in gear with the clutch pulled. Changed out the fluid in the clutch reservoir as it appeared darker than it should.

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