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How to Ride Safe This Summer: Your Harley-Davidson® Bike RSS

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How to Ride Safe This Summer: Your Harley-Davidson® Bike

Riding on a hot day can lead to serious consequences for both you and your bike, if you do not adequately prepare. It is necessary to take extra precautions to avoid issues with your bike when out and about at the peak of the summer season. Understand more about how to enjoy a long summer ride without adverse effects to your bike today. Can Hot Weather Stress Your Ride? Summer temperatures can put extra stress on a bike needing maintenance, with environmental factors possibly increasing the risk of a serious accident. It is best to check over the tread of tires and...

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Get Paid to Tell Friends About a Harley-Davidson® Diagnostic Tool RSS

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Get Paid to Tell Friends About a Harley-Davidson® Diagnostic Tool

  You love all things Harley-Davidson® and have even tried out one of our Harley-Davidson personal diagnostic tools for newer model Harleys. You love the convenience of reading codes and checking system health via your smartphone. Why not tell friends about our helpful tool? We appreciate our customers and want them to know that they can earn a little green and help their fellow Harley enthusiasts. If you ride a Harley, blog about Harleys or sell Harley-Davidson products, you can share the news about the innovative Motorscan smartphone diagnostic tool and start earning. Learn more today! Diagnostica’s Referral Program You...

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The Report Is Out: Fewer Motorcyclist Fatalities in 2017 RSS

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The Report Is Out: Fewer Motorcyclist Fatalities in 2017

While spouses and friends may worry about motorcycle crashes and fatalities, you should know that motorcyclists may be safer than ever before. This is good news for those living the life and continuing to ride out when weather permits. What should Harley-Davidson owners and other motorcyclists know when it comes to changing statistics and an increase in motorcycle safety? Learn more about the positive trends occurring that may be helping to prevent injuries and reduce fatalities today. A Difference of 296 Lives In preliminary data from GHSA, it appeared that there had been a decrease of 5.6 percent when it...

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Backroads Magazine Review: An Innovative Diagnostic Tool for Harley-Davidson® RSS

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Backroads Magazine Review: An Innovative Diagnostic Tool for Harley-Davidson®

Written by Tony Lisanti and originally published in the March 2018 issue of Backroads Magazine   The on-board systems on today's motorcycles dwarf the technology available just a decade ago. The current Harley-Davidsons are no exception. The latest models depend on a CAN-Bus system to monitor operating parameters of the various on-board systems. CAN-Bus (Controller Area Network) allows the various controls and monitors to communicate with one another and assists technicians with diagnosing trouble codes in the event of a failure. This is all well and good, but what to do when that engine light comes on during a trip...

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Where Is Your Harley-Davidson® Diagnostic Port? RSS

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Where Is Your Harley-Davidson® Diagnostic Port?

Image of a 4-pin diagnostic port on a standard Harley-Davidson bike. Look for a connector that is light gray and has a black rubber plug installed. Tools may be necessary to remove a cover and gain access.   There may come a time in your life when you need to locate the diagnostic port on your Harley. The problem is that finding it is not always as simple as what one may think. The diagnostic port location on Harley-Davidson bikes differs by model and year. Our team provides the following information to make the process clearer for those looking to...

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