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2014 road king flhr. No brake light when useing front brake. Rear brake works fine. Cruse control not working.

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Hi, Calvin when you fix your front brake light issue your cruise control will work fine so before diagnosing any brake light issue always check the bulb and fuse first for integrity a brake light staying on is usually caused by the front brake light switch, which is mechanical, not disengaging. On early models moving the throttle control housing closer to the front brake master cylinder is the main fix. On late models, the switch gets tweaked and needs to be realigned. A brake light that does not come on when the brake lever is applied can be caused by a faulty switch or no continuity in the wiring at the switch. The rear brake light switch is hydraulic and it is extremely rare to malfunction in a closed circuit condition causing the brake light to stay on. Usually, rear brake light switch issues are caused by no brake pedal free play or a sticky rear master cylinder piston. A brake light that does not come on when the rear brake pedal is depressed can be caused by a faulty switch, air contamination in the brake line, or no continuity in the wiring at the switch.
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  • calvin gentry
    calvin gentry May 22, 2017

    Turned out to be the switch. $180.00 for switch its cam-bus. Crusecontrol works fine now. Thanks for the info.

  • Gregg Mahin
    Gregg Mahin May 22, 2017

    I'm speechless $180 just for a switch!!! I feel your pain.

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