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Hi, Electrical short somewhere on CBR600 FX. Did some troubleshooting and disconnected a lot of things to try and isolate problem component. Anyone know what readings I should get at certain points?

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  • attila_patel Oct 06, 2009

    Hi, Thanks for update.
    I seem to have narrowed down to wiring between RH lighting switch and LH dimmer switch wiring.

    I've disconnected both switches and seem to still get a drain across the battery when I turn the ignition ON.
    (I've taken Headlight passing fuse and ignition fuse out and noticed that voltage across battery is OK, but not when one or both of these fuses are in)

    Do you know if this is the main part of the wiring harness or can be disconnected as currently I'm fighting through mountains of uPVC tape.

  • attila_patel Oct 06, 2009

    Hi, Thanks for update.
    I seem to have narrowed down to wiring between RH lighting switch and LH dimmer switch wiring.

    I've disconnected both switches and seem to still get a drain across the battery when I turn the ignition ON.
    (I've taken Headlight passing fuse and ignition fuse out and noticed that voltage across battery is OK, but not when one or both of these fuses are in)

    Do you know if this is the main part of the wiring harness or can be disconnected as currently I'm fighting through mountains of uPVC tape.

  • attila_patel Oct 07, 2009

    Hi, Thanks for update.
    I seem to have narrowed down to wiring between RH lighting switch and LH dimmer switch wiring.

    I've disconnected both switches and seem to still get a drain across the battery when I turn the ignition ON.
    (I've taken Headlight passing fuse and ignition fuse out and noticed that voltage across battery is OK, but not when one or both of these fuses are in)

    Do you know if this is the main part of the wiring harness or can be disconnected as currently I'm fighting through mountains of uPVC tape.

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Check around the steering stem for wire damage or the wiring harness rubbing the frame (under seat)or shorted wires at major connection areas(headlight?)

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