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Brake lights I just recently got screwed at the local bike shop.After 2 months of waiting the cam adjuster was replaced.I was told the tech wouldn't test ride because I had no brake lights.I rode it back and noticed the brake lights are ALWAYS on.The only way I got the brake lights to work was when I took out the tail lamp fuse,but then the bike wont start unless I have the brake lever(s) applied.put the fuse back in and it starts but still have constant brake lights. any help please

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    I'm looking at purchasing a 2006 yzfr1 , very good condition with 15000 k's ,upon test riding there is an obvious vibration coming from the front ' only ' upon braking , the harder you brake , the more it vibrates. There is no pulsating through the brake lever and front tyre is new . The seller said he's since had it inspect and advised the bike shop told him it's a common issue with this bike ???

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    my led tail light and brake lights wont work I got the one row on each side lights up until I hit the brake then I have nothing

  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2014

    when applying front hand brake, brake lights dont come on


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The taillight should be on at all times. The brakelight should come on when the front or rear brakes are applied. Start by disconnecting the front brake light switch then the rear to see which switch is broken. Also check the bulbs. I have seen them short out internally. The filament inside the bulb break and contacts the other circuit.

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There is an adjustment on the rear break pedal that turns the break light on when the pedal is pushed, check if this solves the light on all the time. It also sounds like a hot lead to the break light is grounding out. Check the wire (look at the color of it) from the break light to the front and rear controls for any bare wire then replace as necessary.

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