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Offline 50Panhead

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2003 Electra Glide Radio will not turn off
« on: October 31, 2019, 04:41:04 PM »
When the Ignition switch is turned off the radio stays on until the battery is disconnected.

 Think its internal to the radio?

It does not do it all the time.
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Re: 2003 Electra Glide Radio will not turn off
« Reply #1 on: October 31, 2019, 05:00:30 PM »
Might be the ignition switch isn't completely severing the circuit at key off. Try moving the key switch all the way CCW to the lock position and see if the radio doesn't go off within a second or three.

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Re: 2003 Electra Glide Radio will not turn off
« Reply #2 on: October 31, 2019, 05:06:25 PM »
I'm in Missouri trying to help my Cousin in Canon City CO with his bike. He a better diesel  mechanic  than a Harley mechanic. I'll gather as much information from here then give him a call.
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Re: 2003 Electra Glide Radio will not turn off
« Reply #3 on: November 01, 2019, 05:45:24 AM »
I'm in Missouri trying to help my Cousin in Canon City CO with his bike. He a better diesel  mechanic  than a Harley mechanic. I'll gather as much information from here then give him a call.

Talked to him last night he said sometimes the radio will not turn on.  He is also having speedometer problems. Like the speedometer just quits working for no reason. 
I told him he should just trade the bike in for a newer one. He did not like that answer. Wife did not either.
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Re: 2003 Electra Glide Radio will not turn off
« Reply #4 on: November 01, 2019, 05:55:43 AM »
The Speed Sensor is the most probable cause OR a neck wire broken inside insulation. See them 100's of times.

The Radio could be a crossed circuit from insulation wear in the harness somewhere. I've repaired those as well. just as the Speedometer, the Neck wiring seems to be the case 80% of the time and other places for the remaining time.
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