Old Un-marked Wig-wag


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DavidT
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Old Un-marked Wig-wag

Postby DavidT » Sat Mar 19, 2011 6:45 pm



On my 86 Aspy I found what appears to be a wig-wag module attached to the trunk brake lights. It is un-marked, apparently a solid-state relay, and has 4 wires. Two are yellow, and they are connected to the bulbs. The other two are one red and one green. I have tried every combination I can think of with these two (power, brake light activation, ground) and can't make it work. First question: anyone know how this thing should be wired? Second, do the back-off brand modules work well if I have to replace this one?
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David



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Re: Old Un-marked Wig-wag

Postby Peppyone1955 » Sat Mar 19, 2011 10:20 pm


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Re: Old Un-marked Wig-wag

Postby WingAdmin » Sun Mar 20, 2011 6:42 pm

If I were to make a guess, I'd try +12 to red, green to ground, and each of the yellow wires to each of the brake bulbs (and from there to ground). Of course that's an absolute guess. :)

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Re: Old Un-marked Wig-wag

Postby DavidT » Tue Mar 22, 2011 3:39 pm

UPDATE- Talked to an old goldwing guru who said the early wig-wags sold for them were a different breed. At first the brake lights both come on, and the longer you hold it, then they begin to alternate. So, gonna try it the way he said- yellow wires to the bulbs, green to ground, red to brake light signal. Will let you know what happens.
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Re: Old Un-marked Wig-wag

Postby stevestx » Sat Jul 21, 2012 1:15 pm

Hi,, Great just got trunk light from USA and has one of these on, even the guy i bought it from did not know what it was. Will let you know if it works So once again thanks :D :D :D




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