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post #1 of 5 Old 03-02-2009, 09:58 PM Thread Starter
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Flickering light

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I have a problem, this morning the bike was hard to start it took several attempts to get it to run. After that I noticed the tail lite, headlight and dash light flickering. Even during the ride in the dark thought I was going to be beside the road and late for work. Anyone else experiencing this problem or have had this problem.
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post #2 of 5 Old 03-03-2009, 12:45 AM
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Check all of the fuse connections, wiring connections, battery connections, battery water levels, and look for corrosion. You will need to remove the side panels and seat to get to most of the fuses.

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post #3 of 5 Old 03-04-2009, 01:59 AM
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Sounds like loose battery connection or dying battery

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post #4 of 5 Old 03-04-2009, 11:20 AM
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That would be my guess, too.




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post #5 of 5 Old 03-05-2009, 11:38 PM Thread Starter
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Created my own mess

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Thanks for the reply, After I shot out my request for help. I decided to check the Battery out and found it to be low on water. I should have known it would be that. I live Arizona, were it is very dry during the winter. And also to add I laid it down on a desert cross country ride.
Thanks for the help....
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