Aftermarket Hi/Lo switch wiring


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Aftermarket Hi/Lo switch wiring

Post by aingeal89c » Mon Oct 09, 2017 7:04 pm



I bought an aftermarket bar switch set for my '82 GL1100. The bike is a naked version at this point. When I got the switch, it became obvious I'd have to do some splicing as the connector is different than the original. What I need some help with is there is a yellow wire with a single connector coming from the switch. I have no idea what this should be connected to at all.



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Re: Aftermarket Hi/Lo switch wiring

Post by WingAdmin » Mon Oct 09, 2017 7:16 pm

aingeal89c wrote:
Mon Oct 09, 2017 7:04 pm
I bought an aftermarket bar switch set for my '82 GL1100. The bike is a naked version at this point. When I got the switch, it became obvious I'd have to do some splicing as the connector is different than the original. What I need some help with is there is a yellow wire with a single connector coming from the switch. I have no idea what this should be connected to at all.
There's no telling what the aftermarket wire colors indicate - if it's not documented, you'll have to get a multimeter on it and figure out what gets switched to what when the switch is manipulated.

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Re: Aftermarket Hi/Lo switch wiring

Post by aingeal89c » Mon Oct 09, 2017 8:49 pm

The switches came with no paperwork.

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