|Posted on Sunday, October 04, 2015 - 11:00 pm: ||
I was out for a ride and got short in my headlights. It got dark and I put a 15 amp fuse in and it blew right away. Because it was dark I could not locate the short and decided to put a 20 amp in and that one blew as well. I got home and found the short and made the repairs. But when I turned the bike on the lights still did not work. I noticed the High beam blue light on the Instrument Cluster lit. so for the hell of it I removed the instrument cluster and took it apart. I did not see anything wrong so I put everything back together and turned the bike on and the lights worked. I took the bike out for a ride on a hot day but when I got home the head lights were not working. So I disconnected and reconnected the Instrument cluster and the headlights work again.
Has anyone heard of this before and have a fix for it?
|Posted on Sunday, October 04, 2015 - 11:20 pm: ||
The high beam light indicator staying on is a sign of a grounding issue up in the front end. Based on the weird symptoms, I believe you may have a wire with an internal break, and reseating the IC connector is probably shifting it back into place temporarily.
I've not heard of it happen on the Firebolts, but on the Uly and Lightnings, the wiring harness along the steering neck is where the wire breaks usually occur.
|Posted on Monday, October 05, 2015 - 09:16 pm: ||
Thanks Foggy, I will give it a harder look.