Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Jacksonville fl
Testing the R/R is fairly easy. Start the bike, let it warm up a bit. Using a multi meter measure the votage across the battery. If its the original R/R the votage reading would be close to 12VDC. Bring up the RPMs to 3000-4000. The votage should rise to close to 14VDC. Ive read on here that the R/R could cause a stator failure and visa versa. So you may want to think about changing the R/R anyway.
When did your headlight go out? When did you do your "quick fix"? Was it before you replaced the stator? A bad stator could cause the headlight not to work. Also if you ran the new stator wires directly to the R/R the headlight would also not work. There is a yellow wire on one of the R/R connectors, at work and I dont remember which connector. This wire is spliced to one of the stator wires and it operates the headlight relay.
Last edited by ifixf18s; 08-24-2011 at 02:52 PM.