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2007 Harley Fatboy Taillight problem.

The tail light on my 2007 Harley Fatboy stopped working tonight. However, the brake light works fine, it comes on whenever the brakes are applied but then the light goes dark when released.

Is the normal light on a different wiring or fuse than the brake lights?

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  • markc573 Jul 31, 2008

    Same problem as listed. All of a sudden the tail light stopped working, but the break light is fine. I haven't checked the bulb, so I'll do that first.

  • wood808 Mar 15, 2009

    I have an 08 fatboy that kepps blowing the running light but not the brake light. I have changed to bulb 4 time. can aonyone help

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    I can smell fuel after parking it. its a 2007 fatboy with 11,900 miles



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Check to make sure BOTH light filaments are intact. Or try another bulb to double check the situation before wasting to much time on a simple fix.

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