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Old 06-09-2014, 10:22 AM   #1
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Lights won't turn on.

Yesterday while riding back from the heights, I noticed my forks wouldn't go full lock to the right, turns out this bad boy decided to remove itself from it's mounting point. When I came up to a car at a stop light I noticed that my low beam wasn't on anymore. Tried the high beam. Nothing. When I got the bike back to the house I inspected everything, all of my other lights work, even the third eye on the front, just not the headlights themselves. I removed the fairings and performed a visual inspection of the wiring in that area and couldn't find any reason why the lights would be out. Any suggestions/ help would be greatly appreciated. I'm trying the get the bike registered in Texas (bought it in California) before I head back there, with the bike, on the 24th.

Bike with the fairings off:
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Wire with insulation partially seperated, only visual thing I could find:
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Bike with the power on but no lights (notice third eye on:
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Old 06-09-2014, 10:33 AM   #2
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are they headlights HID?
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Old 06-09-2014, 10:36 AM   #3
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Holy HUGE pictures!!! You said you performed a visual check of the wiring, but did you manually inspect the related wires to make sure that none of them pulled loose from the back of their respective plugs due to the stress of holding that fairing on? Do you have a volt meter? Do you have a basic test light to confirm where you're getting power?
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Old 06-09-2014, 10:40 AM   #4
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Stock lights. I really don't know anything about electrical systems I inspected the wires to the best of my ability, no volt meter, no test light.
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Old 06-09-2014, 11:05 AM   #5
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You can head to your nearest auto parts store and pick up a basic test light for less than $10, often under $5. It'll look like a screwdriver, an ice pick, and a table lamp had a 3 way and produced the test light as their offspring. Use that test light to confirm that you have power to the harness, power to the plug, and power beyond the plug. It is also possible that the shock that the bulbs received while they were bouncing around damaged the filaments causing your lights to fail. If you pull the bulbs to inspect, use rubber gloves to avoid leaving body oil on the bulbs as this can cause them to fail.


Here is an example of a basic test light FYI.
http://www.autozone.com/autozone/acc...er=186543_0_0_
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Old 06-09-2014, 12:18 PM   #6
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False alarm, fuse for the leadlight popped.
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