H-D Signal Adapter m-CAN J1850


Only available by motogadget!
The m-CAN J1850 is a special digital signal adapter to easily wire and connect our instruments and indicator lights at Harley-Davidson (TM) model 2004 and up.

The m-CAN J1850 is a digital adapter for the hassle-free connection of our instruments PLUS indicator lights to the stock wiring harness.  No soldering or crimping necessary, so the warranty remains intact.

You will receive the specific plug connectors required for the connection to the stock wiring harness of the H-D Modell you selected. Just connect the wires of the instrument, indicator lights and of the included plug connector with the screw joints of the m-CAN J1850. Then plug this side of the plug connector into the specific connector of your bike, and you are ready to go. Almost plug ’n ride, it doesn’t get any easier.

The m-CAN J1850 fits all H-D with TwinCam engine from 2004 on that have DEUTSCH  plug connectors and the dashboard on the tank (TwinCam). It also fits all H-D Sportster models from 2004 on that have DEUTSCH (XL DEUTSCH) or MOLEX (XL MOLEX) plug connectors. Furthermore it can be used for all H-D Vrod motorcycles that have DEUTSCH (VRSC) plug connectors.

Important! not compatible with any models that use H-D LAN, e.g. Softtail from 2011 and later, Dynas 2012 and later, XL 2014 and later, all Rocker and Dyna-models, that have instruments on the fork bridge.


Parts delivered:

m-CAN J1850 adapter with specific plug connector, 32 connection terminals, 2 x M3 mounting screws, 32 cable end sleeves, plastic sheet for fixing and anchoring the cables, 2 cable ties.


Length, Height, Depth without plug connectors: 72 mm / 42 mm / 26,5 mm
Weight including plug connectors and Cables: approx. 70 g
Plug connectors: model specific, see pictures
Fastening with two mounting screws M3


- Speed

- controls indicator lamp for MIL (check engine warning)
- controls indicator lamp for turn signalsr
- controls indicator lamp for high beam
- controls indicator lamp for oil pressure
- controls indicator lamp for fuel reserve
- controls indicator lamp for alarm

Not available:

- indicator lamp for ABS (if existing)
- indicator lamp for 6. gear (if existing)
- indicator lamp for battery charge indicator (if existing)
- fuel gauge (if existing)




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H-D m-CAN J1850 - for H-D Twincam
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H-D m-CAN J1850 - for H-D VRSC
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H-D m-CAN J1850 - for H-D XL Deutsch
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H-D m-CAN J1850 - for H-D XL Molex