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Hi guys,
need help, my 86 softail custom seems to have a wiring problem
i wll be riding along when all of a sudden the bike will cut out and run like it is running on half a cylinder. As if someone has disconnected the battery. Then anything up to 20 seconds the power comes on again then it will happen again within 5 minutes. If any one had the wiring schematics that they could email me would be greatly appreciated.
thanks in advance
 

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Had some corrosion on the damn "short breakers" or what ever they are called. was the one in front of the back wheel. cleaned it changed a couple of lugs on it, seems ok will find out tomorrow when i go for a ride.
i couldnt see the corrosion and i have only had my hog for about 14 months (first one)so i am still learning...but it all comes together on a day out with the boys.............
 

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IF that did not fix the problem, check the easy stuff first;
loose battery terminal connection, loose coil wire, worn out key switch (switch connections). Does the bike run good when not doing this?
 

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Thanks for the reply Larry, I have since put about 250 miles(400kms)
and it has been runnig fine.
 
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