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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 10-14-2008, 01:42 PM Thread Starter
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Question Signals Pulling to much Load.

Well the title says it all. I'm not sure what else to concider. I've checked the connections & can't find a short. I can litteraly watch the meter drop every time the signal flashes. Left, Right & 4way. Any Ideas? Thanks.
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Have you changed or added anything else to the bike recently?
You could try unpluging one signal at a time and then turning the switch on to see if you can isolate which one it might be.
Have you checked/ cleaned the switch contacts?
What about the flasher unit itself. Just checked Clymer manual but didn`t find anything. Do the signals and 4-ways run off the same flasher?
Did the bike get wet before this problem started?
Is the battery itself intact? No breaks in case, etc.
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Another thing to check is the bulbs themselves, and corresponding sockets for corrosion. A little dielectric grease would help. But I would almost guess that there is an odd bulb at work here.

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Have you done a volt test on the system or a amp test on the turn circuit?
that is where I would start.

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Have you done a volt test on the system or a amp test on the turn circuit?
that is where I would start.
I have a "meter" but not exactly the knowhow. I understand really basic wiring stuff. I'll need a boost for the checking bit.

I was fishing for ideas to what I missed.
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