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1994 gpx250 no head or tail lights

I think I caused a short fitting 2 led strips. As I cut the strips to size they both went out and I removed them. I now have no head or tail lights due to short I think. I have indicators and brake light but no main lighting. Can I get help please

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    Chris Armstrong Feb 09, 2014

    Hello Eric and thanks its a Kawasaki gpx 250 1994 model. The only fuse I can find so far is a holder red in colour with one 30amp fuse. I checked that and when I pull it out the ignition lights go off when put back in they come on again. I might have to go through the painful process of undoing the tape to follow where the head,right wires run to which I don't want to do. I still have brake light and indicators working. got me beat?

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    eric white Feb 09, 2014

    remove your headlight from the chrome holder...should be a screw on each side of the bezel. main headlight fuse is behind the headlight

  • Chris Armstrong
    Chris Armstrong Feb 09, 2014

    Hello again Eric. OK natey found the little bugger. The fuse box had been put on switched around so I could not read fuses. Thanks for your help multi meter showing a healthy 12.98V, it was a blown 10amp fuse.

  • Chris Armstrong
    Chris Armstrong Feb 09, 2014

    Eric I found the fuse box where you said near the battery on the right side of the frame. it was turned around and did Nov show fuses on the box. Anyway mate all fixed tks to you. Was a 10amp fuse blown. I reinstalled the headlight and new green halo led ring and all working great. Thanks VM - Armo



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Check your fuses. should be close to your battery or behind your headlight. most bikes use same fuse for parking lights and headlightwho made the gpx 250 and what year/ style bike is it

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