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Brake light not working

Light comes on but when pressing the pedal or the hand brake light doesn't come on

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Well, either it comes on or it does not come on, you say it comes on then you say it does not come on, which is it. If the brake light does not come on at all check the bulb first.

Posted on Oct 18, 2014

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SOURCE: Brake lights wont work with hand or foot pedal.

most likely the filament blew, change the bulb, there are two filaments in the bulb, one for tail light and one for brake.

Posted on Jun 17, 2010

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SOURCE: Brake light comes on

Check the brake lever if the Brake light button in the lever is broken or dirty If so clean or replace
But check the brake cable and you will find a box which lights up brake light when pressing brake pedal, you will find an adjuster near it Turn it as cable may have snagged, Un-tighten till light turns off, Then Try brake again Will have solved the problem.

Posted on Jul 06, 2010

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SOURCE: My brake lights on the 1997 Valkyrie only work in the handle bar mode. The foot brake does not light up. The Brake works but no light

Replace the rear brake switch.

Posted on Jun 17, 2012

Testimonial: "Thank you for your help. further investigation I found that the spring attached to the brake pedal was off. I put it back on and everything is good to go. Thanks,"

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