Question about Motorcycles
You don't post a year, so I'm going to guess it's a 2000 or newer.
1. First step is to check the bulb, or with a multi-meter test for continuity. The bulb should have 2 filaments. One for running lights, and one (brighter) for turn signal.
- The bulb should be a 1157 or equivalent. Not a 1156.
- Inspect the bulb socket for wear and/or corrosion.
- Replace bulb and test
2. Second step is to follow the wires back from the front turn signals to find the connector. The right turn signal has Blue, Green, and Blue/White wires. The left turn signal has Orange, Green and Orange\White wires.
- Because the turn signals are working, we know the Green(ground) wires are good. We just have to investigate the other wires. See if the connections are loose.
- Sometimes, when people install turn signals, they mix up the other two wires. Swap them around and see if that fixes the problem. You'll know this is the case if the front turn signals are not as bright as the rear turn signals.
3. Last step is to dis-assemble the turn signal switch component on the handlebars and look for corroded contacts. This is sort of complicated, so unless your comfortable with small electrical contacts, I would have someone do this for you.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
There seems to be some short in the circuit of the high beam, you will have to follow the high beam wiring, best would be to get the color of the high beam wire frm the head light bulb socket and trace it along you will sure find somwhere the along it the short.
Check the light switch and the blinker switch too.
Hope this helps!
Posted on Jun 25, 2009
It is different then most other carbs. DON"T DRILL ANY BRASS HEADS LOOKING FOR THE AIR FUEL MIXTURE. The air fuel mixture is the only adjustment you can make. It is located on the bottom side of the air intake, right behind the air filter box. It looks like a 1/4" flat metal plug. Do NOT drill this. There is no slot for a screw driver. There is a tool which is no more then a small piece of pipe that fits over this plug and you turn it in till seated, gently. Count the turns. Back out to 2 and a half turns, thats normal. Or if you no that you need more fuel injected, simply turn the screw OUT 1/4 or 1/2 turn and try it. GOOD LUCK (Its not hard)
There is no drilling to be done. Hope i didnt scew something up on mine......
Posted on Sep 03, 2009
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