How to put a Harley-Davidson in Transport Mode is a simple operation that enables the motorcycle to be worked on or moved without the alarm going off. It is also very useful when transport the bike on the back of ute or travelling ferries like the Interislander in New Zealand
This is handy when transporting the motorcycle on a trailer, performing simple mechanical tasks, or even washing the bike. Knowing how to put a Harley-Davidson in Transport Mode is also recommended when crossing Bass Straight on the Spirit of Tasmania.
It’s well worth practicing How to put a Harley-Davidson in Transport Mode at home or at your local motorcycle dealer before going long journey so you have the confidence perform the task effortlessly. Most Harley-Davidson dealers are more than happy to help demonstrate how this is performed.
To set the system in transport mode; (With the assigned fob present)
Turn IGN key to ON and set the Off/RUN switch to OFF.
Turn the IGN key to ACC.
Press both switches at the same time. (The turn signals will flash once)
Turn IGN to OFF. (The system responds with 3 turn signal flashes).
To turn the transport mode off: (With the assigned fob present)
Turn the IGN to ON
Set OFF/RUN switch to RUN to exit transport mode.
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