Kellydog2
Hi. I'm hoping to ease my mind on this. Took my 2018 Springfield Dark horse for a ride today. As I usually do I scrolled through the left toggle and at the end of the cycle the check engine was displayed on the screen. No light just through selecting the toggle switch. After I refilled and started the bike it didn't happen again. I'm 1800km away from the dealership and can't see anything in the manual. Any ideas?
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V-Twin
Hey Kelly,

This video is for a Scout but same principle applied.  Do what this guy says to do and look up the Chk Eng code.




You can look up the Check Engine Code here.

https://www.indianmotorcycleforum.com.au/post/indian-motorcycle-check-engine-diagnostic-error-codes-spn-and-fmi-and-descriptions-9935889
Let's be kind to one another.
Melbourne, Victoria
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Croc
I've had that same thing happen to me a few times, but usually after I have left the bike unridden for awhile (got 3 bikes, the Vintage usually gets the least attention).  Worried me at first but the dealer said it was not a problem.  Stop the bike, fire it up again & the warning goes away.  Gotta love technology.
(basically, the bike is fine, just the computer getting a tad confused)  If it happened EVERY time you fire the beastie up, then I would get worried(I was in Alice Springs the first time & it scared the heck outta me, ways away from a dealer)
I'm Not Completely Useless . .
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Kwinana W.A.

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Kellydog2
Thanks for the fast response. The message has disappeared now but now I know what to do if it comes back.  Will contact dealer on Tuesday. Happy Aussie day everyone. 
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Dr.Shifty
The check engine light can come on for some very slight variation in some signal to the computer. The most common is probably from a momentary misfire, perhaps caused by a spike in the ignition system or fuel delivery that lasts for milliseconds. If it's important enough there will be a code that you can scroll to, but I've had the light without any code showing.

The last time it did it to me was a week or so ago. I'd visited some friends for dinner and they live close to Newcastle beach. The air was totally saturated with salt and the humidity seemed as high as a sauna. The heat was stifling even at about 10pm when I was heading home. The bike spluttered (very unusual) as it started and the light came on. I let it sit and idle for a while until everything stabilised, turned it off and restarted. The light was gone and the bike ran happily.

If it's a minor thing the light will go out at the next restart. If there's a code it will generally take four or five restarts for the light to go out.
Cheers, Kim.

From Woodrising (no, nobody else has heard of it either)
Rides a Springfield Dark Horse
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Kellydog2
Hi Kim. Thanks for reply. The light didn't come on. It occurred when I was scrolling through the left toggle and the wording check eng. Displayed . After I restarted the bike it didn't come up again. Having said that I live in the pilbara and yesterday was particularly humid .. so hopefully just a glitch.  
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Croc
The good Doctor explained it way better than I, but basically that is what has happened to me.  (I was Alice Springs the first few times but it has happened here in Perth a couple of times too.  After a few weeks of non riding.)  
I neglected to say that in All case of the "CK Eng" warning coming on, I only noticed it scrolling through the menu and it Never had a code with it.
Stopped & fired up again and message gone.

Thanks for the more elegant explanation good Doctor!

Oh, and I would still get worried if it happens All the time And you start getting Codes with it.  
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Croc
hahaha, and you may ask why I scroll through the menu now after startup???

It's because I found a "CK ENG" once and check for it every bloody time now!  Sigh....
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I Can Be Used As A Bad Example!

Kwinana W.A.

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Vagabond
There is also an app available so you can check any engine code that pop up while out and about.
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.indian.diag.soylent&hl=en

Just remember to check and write down code before switching off bike as code disappears once you do that.
I get the 3056 / 2 code (Oxygen Sensor Front - Signal Fault) when i start the bike if it hasn't been ridden for a week.

If you get a Dynojet PVCX (highly recommended) you can also see any  past and curret codes and reset them.
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Dr.Shifty
Croc wrote:
hahaha, and you may ask why I scroll through the menu now after startup???

It's because I found a "CK ENG" once and check for it every bloody time now!  Sigh....


I can already see you looking through the cornflakes packet for the plastic dinosaur they used to put in there. 🙂
Cheers, Kim.

From Woodrising (no, nobody else has heard of it either)
Rides a Springfield Dark Horse
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Croc
Hm, Doc, as a kid I had to wait until the cornflakes were finished before I got the toy.  Once, there was NO toy (airplane collection I believe) in the packet.  I was devastated! (was about 6 years old)  Sent them off a letter (imagine, 6 year old handwriting, upset about NO TOY!!) & was amazed & happy to get a reply apologising for the omission AND a box with the whole collection inside!  Don't get customer service like that now, eh?

hm, if it was like that now & I had a problem with my bike... would I get the whole set??  hahaha

Regardless, I DO cycle through the Chief's settings each time, just to be sure.  (no OCD here....)
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I Can Be Used As A Bad Example!

Kwinana W.A.

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