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September 30, 2020, 01:15:14 PM
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Hello Im Having A Little Issue, I Have A 1996 Electra Glide. When I Put My Key In And Turn It To Accessory My Head Light And Tail Lights Turn On & I Can Start Up And Run. I'm Not Sure How To Tackle This Issue. My Local Shop Wants 95 Dollars Per Hour To Even Begin To Look At It. Can Anyone Help Me Figure This Situation Out? Thanks

September 30, 2020, 02:55:25 PM
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@300 Harley welcome to the forum.

Do you have the manual for the bike? It might be the best money that you will ever spend on the bike if you plan to own it into the future.

I don't have the wiring diagrams for that model year but it sure sounds like the wiring or the contacts in the ignition switch assembly has crossed/shorted over to bring the start circuit into play when it should not be the case.

The Ignition switch assembly is just 3 wires and the typical wiring for the switch is below in the attached picture.
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September 30, 2020, 08:16:10 PM
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Thanks, I Do Have A Manual. I Just Have To Take Some Time To Do A Little Research On This Wiring Diagram For The Inner Fairing To Make Sure Everything Is Correct.

September 30, 2020, 08:18:25 PM
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@300 Harley   agree with HD Bitchin gain access to the ignition plug and turn ignition to acc. and use a test light on the Red/Black wire if it has power the switch is bad.
 

October 12, 2020, 01:25:11 PM
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Any update on the wiring @300 Harley ?
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October 26, 2020, 08:44:37 AM
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Hey @300 Harley just like when someone stops to help you on the side of the road you came here for help and help was given. Some feedback would be appreciated so that we can all learn what it takes solve an issue like you are having.

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