Headlight problems


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Dauber
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Motorcycle: 1981 gl110p interstate

Headlight problems

Postby Dauber » Wed Mar 02, 2016 6:21 am



Hey guys thanks for the add I have a 1981 honda goldwing gl1100 interstate. When I drive down the and get over 50ish my headlight starts to dimmer also it sometimes just goes off? Also I have noticed boh turn signals light up on my dash when this starts to happen but they don't come on in front of bike Please help I have no idea I have replaced the bulb and checked ground but no idea thanks



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Re: Headlight problems

Postby virgilmobile » Wed Mar 02, 2016 8:15 am

The grounds for the front lights....Don't they go through a plug below the left pocket?
A few of the terminal connections on mine were corroded.
You may have to attach a new ground wire from the headlight,rout it through the faring and attach it to the frame.

Dauber
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Re: Headlight problems

Postby Dauber » Wed Mar 02, 2016 12:25 pm

I will try that when u get home I tested the ground but didn't test the plug

Dauber
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Re: Headlight problems

Postby Dauber » Sat Mar 05, 2016 7:02 pm

I had a ground bad that went to a turn signal thanks for the help




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