Problem with woodruff key - Harley Davidson Street Forum - Street 500 and 750
User Tag List

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 2 Old 07-25-2015, 03:54 AM Thread Starter
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2014
Posts: 23
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 9 Post(s)
Garage
(Thread Starter)
Problem with woodruff key

I have been away from this forum for a while now. Not done anything new with the bike.I have a serious issue . The woodruff key gave way last month. sent the bike to the workshop where it was replaced (under warranty) and they also told me the fuel pump needs to be replaced and is orderd (this too under warranty). got the bike back and was not able to use it much (about 120 kms / 75 miles) when the bike stalled again. All dead. no lights on the panel even. Sent it back to the workshop and was informed that the woodruff key is the problem again. they could not find anything wrong in he electrical. Now i am given to understand that this is a known problem and if the key wears out again the entire engine will have to be replaced . Anyone know about this?
Christopher is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 2 Old 07-25-2015, 08:13 PM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2015
Posts: 766
Mentioned: 14 Post(s)
Tagged: 6 Thread(s)
Quoted: 133 Post(s)
unfortunately yes, there is another thread on this.

just do a search and hopefully you'll find it.

from what I remember from that thread it looks like you'll be getting a new engine soon, hopefully the new ones will have that problem corrected, but like the fuel pumps, i'm not holding my breath !

knock on wood, with 600 miles on mine all is well and I sure hope it stays that way. I know others have many more miles on these bikes, I am curious to how many of those bikes have had these issues?
Rock270 is offline  
Reply

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Check your odometer without a key Obtuse Harley-Davidson Street General Discussion 16 04-11-2016 04:27 AM
That Lag and Leap problem OldDawg Harley-Davidson Street General Discussion 202 09-23-2015 03:20 AM
paypal problem Rock270 Off-topic Discussion 8 07-21-2015 10:43 AM
Break Problem jitlovenick Harley-Davidson Street Parts & Accessories 1 06-29-2015 08:14 AM
Problem in garage bbally Other Harley-Davidson Motorcycles 22 08-28-2014 11:08 AM

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
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome