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04 heritage tail light works but no brake light. Bulb is good

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If you don't have either a front nor rear brake light, the odds are that there is something wrong at the pressure switch under your bike.

Find the rear master cylinder. There's a metal brake line going to the rear of the bike from the master cylinder. Follow this line and you'll find a "tee" fitting with a pressure switch screwed into it. It has at least two wires attached to it. Make sure these wires are properly connected. One wire should be "hot" when the ignition switch is on. If not, you may have an electrical problem. If you jumper the wires together, the brake light should come on.

Good Luck

Posted on Aug 24, 2010

  • jmt Aug 25, 2010

    well I did the jump, nothing yet have to get a power tester tomorrow. Thanks for the info J.T.


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