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Old 10-20-2012, 07:54 PM   #1
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Brake Light Stuck On

Sooo my brake light is stuck on. Not entirely a bad thing, but doesn't need to be constantly on. I've unhooked the rear brake spring, took off the front brake lever and messed with the pin that activates the brake. Also checked the wiring and fuse for any kinks or frays, nothing. It is a Light Werks integrated light, but all that needed to be changed for wires were turn signals, those still work. Main light uses original harness. I know its not the light, because I plugged in the original light with the same effect.

Any ideas? Would like to avoid taking it in if possible, due to job and hours. It is still under warranty though.
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Old 10-20-2012, 08:13 PM   #2
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I don't understand what you mean by you unhooked the rear brake spring , did you unplug the front and rear brake switch ? If you unplug both switches and it stays on then you probly have a short to ground in the harness
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Old 10-20-2012, 08:33 PM   #3
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There's a small spring that pulls whenever the brake is pressed, which pulls a pin. I don't know exactly, but it has to do with activating the brake. But yeah, short somewhere is probably about right. Did have them both undone at the same time.
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Old 10-20-2012, 08:43 PM   #4
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If you have a decent meter you can ohm the wire's in the brake light to ground and see if there is a value , unhook both the front and rear brake switches and check it to a bolt on the sub frame (thats more than likely where it's grounded) if you can get your hands on a wiring schematic it would take the guess work out of it
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Seems like a lot of work for a bike thats on warranty still.
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Adjust the rear brake switch by turning it in clockwise.
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Thanks guys. I was just curious if there was a quick fix. Somethin easier than loading it up. Definitely swing by, considering I have no idea about a rear brake switch, rather not mess anything up.
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That's the spring. Have to go check it out. Thanks
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