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XR1200 Checking the Diagnostic Trouble Codes DTC'S

4-11-2011 - This article can be used to read the XR1200 dtc's using the XR1200 original odometer on the dash0. The following provides a little information about using the XR1200's odometer to read DTCs

Checking the Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs)

The DTCs can provide very useful information for diagnosing problems with the XR1200. TDTCs can be read using the Harley Digital Tech tool, or the odometer on the XR1200. The following provides a little information about using the XR1200's odometer to read DTCs. (The Harley Electrical Diagnostic Manual provides more detailed information on using the DTCs to identify and correct problems.)

1- Turn Ignition switch to OFF & Run/Stop switch to Run.

2- Push odometer reset button in & hold.

3- Turn ignition switch to ON and release odometer reset button.

Background lighting should illuminate, speedometer needle should sweep its full range and indicator lamps (battery, security, low fuel, check engine, etc.) should illuminate. The word "dlAg" should then appear.

4 - Press the odometer reset button once and you will see "PSSPtb" with the first P flashing.

5 - Each letter represents an area of diagnostics.

To move from one letter (module) to the next, press the odometer reset button one time. ( Each press will move one place, e.g. from P to S to SP to t to b, and back to P.)

6 - To View the DTCs within an area of diagnostics, press and hold the odometer reset button for 5 seconds, and release. If one exists, a DTC will be displayed. Press and release the odometer reset button to view additional codes that may be set. The word "none" will appear if there are no DTC’s affecting the module.

7 - Record the codes as needed to diagnose problems.

8 - If DTC’s are not to be cleared, press and release the odometer reset button. The part number of the module will be displayed. Press the odometer reset button again, to return to "PSSPtb".

NOTE: To determine if a code is current or historic, clear the displayed code by pushing in and holding the odometer reset button (longer than 5 seconds) until 'clear' comes up. Release the odometer reset button. Turn OFF the ignition switch. Start the engine and shut it down, then recheck the DTC’s, If the code is Current it will reappear.

9 – Once the display has returned to "PSSPtb", you may check for DTCs in other function areas by pressing and releasing the odometer reset button to continue to the next module, as in step 5.

10 – To exit the Diagnostic mode, turn Ignition switch to OFF.

 On Sportster models not equipped with a tachometer "no rSP" will appear when the "t" option for the tachometer is selected.

On the XR1200, "no rSP" will appear when the "b" option is selected.

"No Rsp" will also appear if the run/off switch is in the off position when attempting to enter Diagnostic Mode.


DTCs are grouped under

P = ECM (Electronic Control Module)

S = TSM/TSSM (Turn Signal/ Turn Signal Security Module)

SP = speedometer

t = tachometer

b = ABS Braking System (not applicable to XR1200)


Here are definitions for some of the DTCs:

B0563 Battery Voltage High TSM/TSSM

B1004 Fuel Level Sending Unit Low Instruments

B1005 Fuel Level Sending Unit High/Open Instruments

B1006 Accessory Line Overvoltage Instruments

B1007 Ignition Line Overvoltage Instruments

B1008 Reset Switch Closed Instruments

B1121 (TSM) Left Turn Output Fault - (HFSM) Left Turn Output Open

B1122 (TSM) Right Turn Output Fault - (HFSM) Right Turn Output Open

B1123 (HFSM) Left Turn Output Short to Ground

B1124 (HFSM) Right Turn Output Short to Ground

B1125 (HFSM) Left Turn Output Short to Battery

B1126 (HFSM) Right Turn Output Short to Battery

B1131 (HFSM) Alarm Output Low

B1131 Alarm Output Low TSM/TSSM

B1132 (HFSM) Alarm Output High

B1132 Alarm Output High TSM/TSSM

B1134 Starter Output High TSM/TSSM

B1135 Accelerometer Fault TSM/TSSM

B1136 (HFSM) Accelerometer Tip Test Error

B1141 (TSM) Ignition Switch Low/Open - (HFSM) Ignition Switch Low/Open

B1142 Smart Security System Internal Fault

B1143 (HFSM) Security Antenna Short to Ground

B1144 (HFSM) Security Antenna Short to Battery

B1145 (HFSM) Security Antenna Open

B1151 Bank Angle Sensor(BAS) Short to Ground

B1151 Sidecar BAS Low TSM/TSSM

B1152 Bank Angle Sensor(BAS) Short to Battery

B1152 Sidecar BAS High TSM/TSSM

B1153 Bank Angle Sensor(BAS) High

B1153 Sidecar BAS Out of Range TSM/TSSM

B1154 Clutch Switch Input Short to Ground

B1155 Neutral Switch Input Short to Battery

P0106 MAP Sensor Rate of Range Error Carb

P0107 Map Sensor Failed Open/Low Carb

P0107 Map Sensor Open/Low EFI

P0108 Map Sensor Failed High Carb

P0108 Map Sensor High

P0112I AT Voltage Low

P0113I AT Sensor Voltage Open/High EFI

P0113I AT Voltage Open/High

P0117 ET Sensor Low

P0118 ET Sensor High

P0118 ET Sensor Voltage Open/High EFI

P0120 TPS1 Range Error

P0122 TP Sensor Open/Low EFI

P0122 TPS1 Low

P0123 TP Sensor High EFI

P0123 TPS2 High/Open

P0131 Front Oxygen Sensor Low

P0132 Front Oxygen Sensor High

P0134 Front Oxygen Sensor Inactive

P0151 Rear Oxygen Sensor Low

P0152 Rear Oxygen Sensor High

P0154 Rear Oxygen Sensor Inactive

P0220 TPS2 Range Error

P0222 TPS2 Low

P0223 TPS2 High/Open

P0261 Front Injector Open/Low

P0262 Front Injector High EFI

P0263 Rear Injector Open/Low EFI

P0264 Rear Injector High EFI

P0371 Crank Position Sensor (CKP)

P0372 Crank Position Sensor (CKP)

P0373 CKP Sensor Intermittent

P0374 CKP Sensor Not Detected Carb

P0374 CKP Sensor Synch Error EFI

P0444 Purge Solenoid Open/Low

P0445 Purge Solenoid High

P0501 VSS Sensor Low

P0502 VSS High/Open

P0505 Loss of Idle Sped Control EFI

P0562 Battery Voltage Low

P0563 Battery Voltage High

P0572 Brake Switch Low

P0577 Cruise Control Input High

P0602 Calibration Memory Error Carb

P0603 ECM EEPROM Memory Error

P0603 EEPROM Failure Carb

P0604 RAM Failure Carb

P0605 ECM Flash Error EFI

P0605 ECM FLASH Memory Error

P0605 Program Memory Error Carb

P0607 Converter Error Carb

P06415 V+Vref 1 Out Of Range

P06515 V+Vref 2 Out Of Range

P1001 System Relay Coil Open/Low

P1002 System Relay Coil High/Shorted

P1003 System relay contacts open

P1004 System Relay Contacts Closed

P1009 Incorrect Password

P1010 Missing Password

P1270 TGS Validation Error

P1351 Front Ignition Coil Driver Open/Low

P1352 Front Ignition Coil Driver High/Shorted

P1353 Front Cylinder No Combustion

P1354 Rear Ignition Coil Driver Open/Low

P1355 Rear Ignition Coil Driver High/Shorted

P1356 Rear Cylinder No Combustion

P1357 Front Cylinder Combustion Intermittent

P1358 Rear Cylinder Combustion Intermittent

P1475 Exhaust Actuation Position Error

P1477 Exhaust Actuator Open/Low

P1478 Exhaust Actuator Shorted/High

P1501 Jiffy Stand Sensor Low

P1502 Jiffy Stand Sensor High

P1510 EFI Limited Performance Mode

P1511 EFI Power Management Mode

P1512 EFI Forced Idle Mode

P1514 Air Flow Fault

P1600 EFI Module Processor Internal Error

P2100 EFI Motor Circuit Open

P2101 EFI Motor Circuit Range Performance (Actuation Error)

P2102 EFI Motor Circuit Low

P2103 EFI Motor Circuit High

P2105 EFI Forced engine shutdown

P2107 EFI Module Processor Internal Fault

P2119 EFI Motor Throttle Body Range Performance

P2122 TGS1 Low/Open

P2123 TGS1 High

P2127 TGS2 Low/Open

P2128 TGS2 High

P2135 TPS Correlation Error

P2138 TGS Correlation Error (Twist grip sensor)

P2176 EFI Closed Position Not Learned

U1016 Loss of ECM Vehicle Speed, Vehicle Inhibit Motion or Powertrain Security Status


U1016 Loss of ICM/ECM Serial Data Instruments

U1064 Loss of TSM/FSFM Serial Data to ICM / ECM

U1064 Loss of TSM/TSSM Serial Data Instruments

U1097 Loss of Speedometer Serial data Carb

U1097 Loss of Speedometer Serial data EFI

U1097 Loss of Speedometer Serial Data to ECM

U1097 Loss of Speedometer Serial data TSM/TSSM

U1255 Missing Message at Speedometer EFI

U1255 Serial Data Error

U1255 Serial Data Error/Missing Message EFI

U1255 Serial Data Error/Missing Message Instruments

U1255 Serial Data Error/Missing Message TSM/TSSM

U1300 ECM Serial Data Low

U1300 Serial Data Low

U1300 Serial Data Low Instruments

U1300 Serial Data Low TSM/TSSM

U1301 Serial Data Open/High Carb

U1301 Serial Data Open/High EFI

U1301 Serial Data Open/High Instruments

U1301 Serial Data Open/High TSM/TSSM




Some of the terms used to define the DTCs are:


AFR – Air Fuel Ratio

ATS – Air Temperature Sensor

BAS – Bank Angle Sensor

CCM – Cruise Control Module

CKP – Crank Position Sensor. The CKP generates an "AC signal" which is sent to the ECM

where it is used to reference engine position (TDC) and speed.

DTC – Diagnostic Trouble Codes

ECM – Electronic Control Module. (The Computer) Computes the spark advance for proper

ignition timing and fuel control based on sensor inputs

(from CKP, MAP & TP sensors) and controls the low-voltage circuits for the ignition coils

and injectors.

The dwell time for the ignition coil is also calculated in the microprocessor and is dependent

upon battery voltage. The programmed dwell feature gives adequate spark at all speeds.

ECT – Engine Coolant Temperature. Sensor also controls the cooling fan relay that provides

12 Vdc to the fans.

EFI – Electronic Fuel Injection

EFP – Electronic Fuel Pump

ET – Engine Temperature sensor

FI – Fuel Injectors

FPR – Fuel Pressure regulator

IAC – Idle Air Control actuator

IAT – Intake Air Temperature sensor

ISS – Ion Sensing System…detonation detection

MAP – manifold Absolute Pressure sensor. The MAP sensor monitors the intake manifold

pressure (vacuum) and sends the information to the ECM.

The EMC then adjusts the spark and fuel-timing advance curves for optimum performance.

TGS - Twist grip sensor

TPS – Throttle Position Sensor

TSM/TSSM (Turn Signal/ Turn Signal Security Module)

VE – Volume Efficiency

VSS – Vehicle Speed Sensor. Used as an input for idle speed control