The Sportster and Buell Motorcycle Forum - The XLFORUM®
 

Go Back   The Sportster and Buell Motorcycle Forum - The XLFORUM® > SPORTSTER MOTORCYCLE FORUM > Sportster Motorcycle Service > Sportster Motorcycle Service Bulletins
XLF Blogs XLF Arcade XLF Disclaimer/Privacy Statement/Terms Of Use

Sportster Motorcycle Service Bulletins Here is where you can post Official HD Service Bulletins that concern Sportster motorcycles or motorcycles.

Active Threads
0 Innovative motorsports 3918
Last Post: 60Gunner
Posted On: 1 Minute Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 363
9 Engine light and red key - won't start 2005 XL883
Last Post: Folkie
Posted On: 2 Minutes Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 906
0 Grounded
Last Post: Nibelungen
Posted On: 9 Minutes Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 742
0 Official XL Forum Random Image Thread (NO NUDITY!)
Last Post: Stairman
Posted On: 13 Minutes Ago
Replies: 44,044
Views: 6,893,354
0 Do people notice your bike?
Last Post: alaxjordan0
Posted On: 15 Minutes Ago
Replies: 1,172
Views: 315,878
0 Tightening clutch basket nut (left hand)
Last Post: canoli
Posted On: 16 Minutes Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 287
0 Hot Rods, Rat Rods, and Customs.
Last Post: Stairman
Posted On: 18 Minutes Ago
Replies: 3,442
Views: 400,210
0 Hottie of the day, no nudity.
Last Post: Stairman
Posted On: 26 Minutes Ago
Replies: 11,687
Views: 1,049,942
0 1991 frame/engine original ground locations
Last Post: Jer
Posted On: 29 Minutes Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 1
0 A Mad Lad on a Blast
Last Post: rokytnji
Posted On: 35 Minutes Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 210
0 What song do you have stuck in your head?
Last Post: Glamazon
Posted On: 48 Minutes Ago
Replies: 2,209
Views: 196,183
0 What size screws for stock air cleaner
Last Post: 72 Ironhead XLH
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 36
0 Oil in air cleaner
Last Post: jazzman
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 51
Views: 2,118
0 Stock air cleaner box modifications
Last Post: jazzman
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 289
Views: 182,060
0 What did you do for your sporty Today?
Last Post: Glamazon
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 6,036
Views: 761,588
3 Wtb, Wts, Wtt, Wtg (Ironhead)
Last Post: spacecoast
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 111
Views: 229,440
0 Wet sumping?
Last Post: Four Speed
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 84
Views: 2,816
0 PLEASE READ THIS Before You Post In 'The BUY - SELL - TRADE Zone'!
Last Post: Folkie
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 473
0 ....1
Last Post: Bow only
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 4,870
Views: 282,506
0 fuse corrosion
Last Post: jazzman
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 22
0 Exhaust - Generic questions
Last Post: 60Gunner
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 172
0 .551 Cams in an EFI 1200
Last Post: 60Gunner
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 1,581
0 Question for RB racing exhaust guys/gals
Last Post: rocketmangb
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 289
0 `83 XLX rebuid and questions thread
Last Post: iNSaNeSHaNe
Posted On: 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 136
Views: 10,669
0 KT - 2019 - Done Riding - Not Hardly
Last Post: sportsterpaul
Posted On: 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 68
Views: 6,517
0 Battery reversed, bike dead
Last Post: rugger2
Posted On: 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 162
0 2019 East Coast Meet and Greet
Last Post: IXL2Relax
Posted On: 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 302
Views: 34,597
0 Intermittent Ignition Problem On 1992
Last Post: IXL2Relax
Posted On: 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 816
0 Bike lost power,back fired and stalled
Last Post: IronMick
Posted On: 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 103
Views: 2,910
0 Sundowner seat positioning
Last Post: 60Gunner
Posted On: 10 Hours Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 165
More...
Members Birthdays
longhair (65), Ozarkster (62), Monstermile (50), killswitch (50), yu69lorenzo (50), ChrisAF (49), Ingemar (48), Omega (44), bald_bueller (43), BEHIND BARS (42)
Sponsored Links
Reply
 
Share Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 8th September 2012
XKnight's Avatar
XKnight XKnight is offline
Biker
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Third Stone From the Sun
Posts: 87
Sportster/Buell Model: 72
Sportster/Buell Year: 2012
Reputation: 12169
XKnight is a glorious beacon of lightXKnight is a glorious beacon of lightXKnight is a glorious beacon of lightXKnight is a glorious beacon of lightXKnight is a glorious beacon of lightXKnight is a glorious beacon of lightXKnight is a glorious beacon of lightXKnight is a glorious beacon of lightXKnight is a glorious beacon of lightXKnight is a glorious beacon of lightXKnight is a glorious beacon of light
Default Service Bulletin 1326 Regarding Loose Spokes

HD recently came out with service bulletin M1326 in reference to loose spokes on 2012 Sportsters with laced wheels. It's apparently an issue with spokes being found loose during pre delivery inspection (PDI) and under 1k miles.

When I brought my new 72 for its 1K dealer service I specifically asked the tech to check my spokes and he confirmed the service bulletin and it's listed on my receipt.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 13th February 2019
Toejam503's Avatar
Toejam503 Toejam503 is offline
Air-Cooled Forever
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Dakota Territory
Posts: 2,036
Sportster/Buell Model: XL 1200 C
Sportster/Buell Year: 2006
Sportster/Buell Model #2: (Prev.Own)XLH Milw.Spec.
Sportster/Buell Year #2: 1981
Reputation: 3804775
Toejam503 has a reputation beyond reputeToejam503 has a reputation beyond reputeToejam503 has a reputation beyond reputeToejam503 has a reputation beyond reputeToejam503 has a reputation beyond reputeToejam503 has a reputation beyond reputeToejam503 has a reputation beyond reputeToejam503 has a reputation beyond reputeToejam503 has a reputation beyond reputeToejam503 has a reputation beyond reputeToejam503 has a reputation beyond repute
Default Death Wobble

I've seen a few videos on U tube that were about the '72's death wobble. One video pointed out that at 70mph he had the wobble. The culprit was 1 missing spoke and several loose spokes on the Rear wheel. I'm running a 21" spoker on front and I always check the spokes on my walk arounds. Common sense.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 13th February 2019
decman decman is offline
Post no Avatars!
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Dubois, WY
Posts: 3,861
Sportster/Buell Model: 1200S
Sportster/Buell Year: 2001
Sportster/Buell Model #2: XLH-883D
Sportster/Buell Year #2: 1988
Other Motorcycle Model: FXDXT
Other Motorcycle Year: 2001
Reputation: 2931721
decman has a reputation beyond reputedecman has a reputation beyond reputedecman has a reputation beyond reputedecman has a reputation beyond reputedecman has a reputation beyond reputedecman has a reputation beyond reputedecman has a reputation beyond reputedecman has a reputation beyond reputedecman has a reputation beyond reputedecman has a reputation beyond reputedecman has a reputation beyond repute
Default

It's happened with other years also. I remember in 2007 it being an issue.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 13th February 2019
Folkie's Avatar
Folkie Folkie is online now
Brass Nut
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Western Weald
Posts: 45,440
Sportster/Buell Model: XL1200CB
Sportster/Buell Year: 2015
Other Motorcycle Model: CRF250L
Other Motorcycle Year: 2017
Reputation: 12616666
Folkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond reputeFolkie has a reputation beyond repute
Default

I put quite a few miles on my ‘72’, and the (functionally identical) ‘05 Custom, and never had even a hint of a wobble. There again, I didn’t ride around with missing spokes either!

__________________
Folkie
Super Moderator
South East England Riders



There is nothing at the end of any road better than may be found beside it. Edward Thomas (1878 - 1917)
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



Sponsored Links
All times are GMT +1. The time now is 12:35.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
XL Forum® - Linson Media LLC