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I'm having strange things happening when I'm starting the scoot.

Pressing the run switch to set up the start, the fuel pump runs ok, or doesn't run for a few seconds then comes on. Engine light is illuminating even when the fuel pump doesn't activate.
It then goes STRAIGHT into the 'retrieving trouble code' mode using the engine check light, without having to activate this function with the ignition switch?
I'm getting a 'Trouble code 56' Crank position sensor/Cam position sensor error.
Yet when I start and driving, ALL is ok?

Is this a 'fix yourself' without a scanalyzer or money,money Harley shop?
Got the shop manual, I'm machanically good but electronics and electrics? :eek:

Anybody's interested, , the battery is good.
Crank and cam 'out of phase?' 'Improper cam timing?' NA, hasn't been machanically touched! Sprocket or timing chain failure? maybe.. (earlier posts I DID say it was making a cam/pushrod side noise over 80MPH)

The last time it did it I pressed 'run' and the engine light went straight into the 3 flashes per second at the start of a code, but NO code! did this over an over until I turned the thing off :confused:
 

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Yawn................

Hey HIPPO, you not playing?


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Wish I could help you Harley Hog....I'll see what I can find out from some other resources.
 

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Thanks for the thought DP.

But I think I got it tracked down.
Turns out that the positive cable from the battery that connects onto the top of the starter was pretty corroded, not making a good connection.
Tried to take the cable off, but its stuck solid! The nut, post and cable ends are corroded together.
Looks like the post might move 'with' the nut when trying to undo it which will damage things inside.
Gonna take off the solenoid end cover to gain access to this post from the inside and get a 'grip' of it, while trying to loosen the nut outside after plenty of WD40 tomorrow.

I've tightened this up for now, and oviously with movement and retightening, its made the connection better. Started an stopped over a dozen times and more, and guess what? NO TROUBLE CODES! or engine warning light flashing, ALL normal.

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Great to hear that you got it back up! Thanks for the update. Hopefully you did not lose too much riding time. Hell, its always raining there anyways so hopefully it was not too much! :)
 
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