Kill Switch Question

Discussion in 'Electrical' started by dankisdea, Sep 23, 2014.

  1. dankisdea

    dankisdea Member

    I am new to Harley's and new to this forum so be kind... I purchased my new to me 2009 RKC about 2 months ago. At the dealership i was told by the salesman to never use the kill switch to shut of the bike, to only use the ignition switch. Reason being the computer dumps all the mapping of the way i ride. Now, i am an automotive tech. for 22 years and i know if you disconnect the battery on some vehicles this does happen. But, does it happen on a Harley?
  2. Jack Klarich

    Jack Klarich Guest

    The salesman is wrong. The owners manual is clear on this
  3. Jeff Klarich

    Jeff Klarich Well-Known Member Contributor

    The salesman needs to go back to school!:nosad
  4. dankisdea

    dankisdea Member

    ok, I thought that sounded a bit odd and the owners manual i got was for a 2012 so i wasn't sure. Thanks for the responce.
  5. Jack Klarich

    Jack Klarich Guest

    :s Welcome to The Forum
    Check the self help section for tips
  6. Bodeen

    Bodeen Well-Known Member Staff Member Moderator Contributor

    No! Find another Dealer.

    Welcome to the forum
  7. dbmg

    dbmg Guest

    On my 2008 EG I always shut down with kill switch and have never had a problem. You just can not believe some salesman.