No spark....and oily air filter

Discussion in 'Sportster Models' started by onepercent99, Aug 29, 2010.

  1. onepercent99

    onepercent99 New Member

    I have an '86 sporty,883.Haven't started it for about 2 weeks,and now it won't start.Tried starting fluid,but no go.Pulled a spark plug,grounded it to the engine,and turned it over ,but I didn''t see any spark.Where should I start looking for the problem.Also,when I pulled the air filter,it was soaked in oil.what gives there?Thanks in advance......
  2. Jack Klarich

    Jack Klarich Guest

    Check for power to coil first, check wiring out of cone area for power, oil in AC could be over full or venting issues in heads