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2001 yamaha R6 headlights only work on low beam

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Hi, Anonymous if your headlight is not working, keeps burning out, blinking, or is dim the first thing you need to check is the headlight bulb for damaged filaments then check your light circuit fuse, then check your head light bulb socket ground wire for a clean tight connection, that being said the usual suspects are:
1. Faulty ground or power supply wire to headlight bulb socket.
2. Worn down solder contacts or loose fit of the bulb base in the socket due to vibration.
3. Worn, chaffed, or broken wires in the light circuit.
4. Corroded, broken, or loose pins/sockets in wire connectors.
5. Faulty hi/lo beam switch.
6. Faulty ignition switch.
7. Fuse is good but no continuity on both sides.
8. Faulty wiring between battery positive and headlight bulb socket.
9. Weak charging alternator/generator.
10. Faulty voltage regulator/rectifier ground or overcharging.
For more information about your issue and valuable "FREE" downloads that you will need please click on the links below. Good luck and have nice a day.
http://www.r6-forum.com/forums/50-appearance-exterior-mods/94126-high-beams-not-working.html
http://www.r6messagenet.com/forums/r6-maintenance-technical/540-headlights-only-working-high-beam.html
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SOURCE: YZF-R6 problem with headlights

this is normal for an r6. the lights are set up as endurance lights from the factory

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SOURCE: My motorcycle: 2001 Yamaha Yzf-R6 is pushin...

If there is too much voltage to the headlight, it is also too much voltage for the rest of the electrics. A resister will not solve the problem. A voltmeter across the battery terminals should show around 14v with the engine running, If it is much more you will probably need a regulator, which I believe may be built in to the alternator. Make sure your battery is in good condition,

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SOURCE: the headlight low beam went

have you checked your fuses? next thing is to check for voltage at your connecter. if now voltage start tracing wiring back to fuse block.

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Hi, Anonymous if your headlight is not working, only one beam works, keeps burning out, blinking, or is dim the first thing you need to check is the headlight bulb for damaged filaments then check your light circuit fuse, then check your head light bulb socket ground wire for a clean tight connection, that being said the usual suspects are:
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For more information about your issue and valuable "FREE" downloads that you will need please click on the links below. Good luck and have a nice day.
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Hi, Anonymous if your headlight is not working, only one beam works, keeps burning out, blinking, or is dim the first thing you need to check is the headlight bulb for damaged filaments then check your light circuit fuse, then check your head light bulb socket ground wire for a clean tight connection, that being said the usual suspects are:
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2. Worn down solder contacts or loose fit of the bulb base in the socket due to vibration.
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1. Faulty ground or power supply wire to headlight bulb socket.
2. Worn down solder contacts or loose fit of the bulb base in the socket due to vibration.
3. Worn, chaffed, or broken wires in the light circuit.
4. Corroded, broken, or loose pins/sockets in wire connectors.
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8. Faulty wiring between battery positive and headlight bulb socket.
9. Weak charging alternator/generator.
10. Faulty voltage regulator/rectifier ground or overcharging.
For more information about your issue and valuable "FREE" downloads that you will need please click on the links below. Good luck and have a nice day.
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