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Control Cluster doesn't work

I just bought the bike, the guy said it needed to be reconnected but I don't see any wires not connected. I thought it was probably a fuse issue, but I checked all the fuses on the handle bar and everything is working. This is my first bike and I'm super busy at the moment so any advise would be appreciated.

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  • Kyle Morris
    Kyle Morris Mar 19, 2014

    Oh I probably should mention that everything else works, the lights, horn, and lights on the control cluster.

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The control cluster usually has a fuse and a ground wire. Check both.

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I know this sounds aomewhat general, however please give the following some thought:
Check your relays, if you have an aftermarket horn you may have a different relay. To troubleshoot unplug your headlight, unplug your horn, etc.. Turn your ignition switch to accessory only. See if the fuse pops. If it does unplug whatever added accessories you may have still have plugged in. Once you can get the fuse to stop popping, turn the ignition switch to on. Then one at a time plug you accessory, headlight, etc. back in. When you find what pops the fuse, unplug that item, start plugging in the other items, if the fuse has not popped you have potentially isolated the circuit causing the issue. Now check the wiring for loose connections, bad ground, and CHECK the relay if that item has one. Hope this helps,

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I had this problem on one of my bikes and found that I had a bad ground. Wires can be broken inside the insulation. An ohm meter can be used for that. Do a continuity check on the wiring.

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There is usually a kill button on all motorcycles, make sure it is reset. Also make sure you have the gas turned on. Good luck!

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Did you also check the system fuses? The fuse box is located behind the left side crankcase cover above the coolant reservior.

The 15 amp Signal fuse protects the coolant temperature light, the turn signal indicator light, the neutral indicator light, the oil pressure light, horn, brake/taillight, postition light and turn signal light. Basically, if this fuse is blown, your cluster will be inop.

Please let me know if this is helpful.

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