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post #1 of 2 Old 07-01-2017, 02:35 PM Thread Starter
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Low beam not working

just bought 09 klr650. low beam headlight does not work. high beam does. low beam does not work with high beam on. replaced both bulbs. checked fuse under seat. its ok. replaced fuse anyway and still nothing. what now?
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post #2 of 2 Old 07-01-2017, 07:41 PM
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The low beam is hot (on) all the time. The same wire that powers the low beam then goes through the switch to power the high beam. So, if the high beam works the problem has to be the bulb, the plug, the black/yellow ground to the plug or the short bit of red wire going back to the power wire to the switch.

Switch the plug over to the high beam to see if there is proper power in the plug. Check for 12 volts and ground at the plug and work back from there.
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