Cleaned my AIC

Discussion in 'General Harley Davidson Topic' started by Spade5, Jun 2, 2019.

  1. Spade5

    Spade5 Active Member

    07 Wide Glide. First noticed I wasn't getting a fast idle on a cold start. Figured it was just the heat of summer. Then when I would let off the throttle and coast to a stop I could not hear the exhaust cadence which then became stalling unless I held the throttle open a little.

    Dug out an old post from Glider and did the carburetor cleaner in the hole and now the bike runs great again. I didn't really get much gunk out and was amazed at how much oil coating was on the throttle body and the butterfly so I did my best to clean everything up.

    Went ahead and replaced the air cleaner filter as it was looking pretty sad. Thinking about going ahead and getting the K&N. Other than a couple of chrome do dads the bike is 100% stock so that would be my first modification. Whoo Hoo!
  2. Jeff Klarich

    Jeff Klarich Experienced Member Contributor

    If your going to keep it stock you’ll have to clean the AIC periodically. The leftover oil has a tendency to clog things up, a good carb cleaner works well.