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I'm suspecting the negative battery cable ground at the crankcase on my 2014 Sportster 1200T might be loose, but for the life of me I can't figure out how to get a wrench, socket, or anything else in that tight space to check it. Does anyone have experience with this or any suggestions. Thanks!
 

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Perhaps a small jointed socket.
 

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Use a combination wrench. Put the open end on the nut, and a screwdriver through the box end for a handle.
 

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I'm suspecting the negative battery cable ground at the crankcase on my 2014 Sportster 1200T might be loose, but for the life of me I can't figure out how to get a wrench, socket, or anything else in that tight space to check it. Does anyone have experience with this or any suggestions. Thanks!
3/8 drive socket with a swivel and a short extension . :thumb
 

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I use a 1/4" ratchet with a 6" wobble end extension and a short socket, fits in there perfect. Also an extendable magnet to retrieve the nut if it falls loose. To get the nut back on the stud I slide the nut onto a thin blade screwdriver, put the screwdriver blade on the top of the stud and let the nut slide down to the stud then start the nut with finger tips.
 

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SoundMan
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Very good, I will give it a shot with the ratchet and wobble end extension. Thanks guys!
 

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Wasn"t trying to be smart, but only, if you dive in and try a few different ways to accomplish the job, it becomes fairy easy to do. You had already been given several ways to do it. All of which work.
 

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Wasn"t trying to be smart, but only, if you dive in and try a few different ways to accomplish the job, it becomes fairy easy to do. You had already been given several ways to do it. All of which work.
I know you weren't I was just having a laugh. I figured if I get the correct combination of tools to use it will save me the trouble of buying a bunch of stuff I don't need right now. Believe me I come to this forum because there is so much valuable info here from guys that have a ton more experience than me. Even my Harley service Dept. can't give me the answers I get here. Thanks bobf
 
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