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Brake light for 86 honda vt500c shadow will not get brighter when brake is apllied

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Have you checked that its the right wattage for your bike .One way to test you bulb is to attack to the battery and see if the bulb gets any brighter .if it does then you may have a slight earthing problem .check to see if none of the wires have been trapped or are touching the frame anywhere ,

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