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Side stand light is on continuously

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It's most likely the sending switch. I'm not familiar with that specific type, try seeing if it's a mechanical or electric switch. If it's mechanical you can try loosening it up with some WD40 it might just be junked up and sticking. If it's electric just find a replacement. The only other normal reason would be a short in the line/switch, but it's most likely the sensor itself.

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