How to Replace the Fuses on a Harley Road Glide
One of the best-kept secrets about the Harley-Davidson Road Glide would appear to be where the fuse block is located. If your Road Glide did not come with a manual, and because there is so much fairing attached to the frame, the idea of just removing everything until you find the fuses may be overwhelming. Once you know where the fuse block is, you'll be surprised at how easy it is to replace the fuses on a Harley Road Glide.
- Socket set
- Fuse puller
- Fuse tester
Remove the left side cover from your Road Glide. Depending on your year of Road Glide, this cover may pull off (being held in place by tension clips) or you may need to use a socket set to remove the small fairing bolts that hold it in place.
Pull the two fuse blocks out of their holder. You need no special tool to do this, as they are held in place by a tension clip only.
Use a blade-style fuse puller to remove the fuses. Blade-style pullers allow you to reach into the tight space between the fuses and pinch the fuse with the puller before pulling it out of the fuse block.
Install the new fuses by pushing them into the block.
Tips & Warnings
If you are replacing a fuse, test the rest of them while you have opened the access to the fuse block. Some fuse pullers are sold with a built-in tester; when it is connected to a fuse in the block, it will light up if the fuse is good. This will save you time if more fuses must be replaced.
Only put the right-size fuse in the block for that particular electrical element of the Road Glide system (consult the schematic for your year). Using the wrong-size fuse can lead to an electrical fire or sho