OD light


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OD light

Postby Bigbiker0 » Sun May 10, 2015 6:15 am



Is there a switch to light up the OD light.Mine do not light up when I shift and after it's come on .What do you think is the prob.?


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Re: OD light

Postby dingdong » Sun May 10, 2015 7:05 am

Does it light up when you first turn the key on? All panel lights self test at that time. If not you could just have a defective bulb.
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Re: OD light

Postby Bigbiker0 » Sun May 10, 2015 8:22 am

No light when I turn the key so I guest the light is faulty. Thanks for the cue.
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Re: OD light

Postby Bigbiker0 » Mon May 11, 2015 12:38 pm

I did replace the bulb by a tested one and still no OD light. There must be a switch somewhere.
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Re: OD light

Postby WingAdmin » Mon May 11, 2015 12:45 pm

Bigbiker0 wrote:I did replace the bulb by a tested one and still no OD light. There must be a switch somewhere.


There is a switch, it's the gear position switch that tells the computer what gear the bike is in. It's also used to light the neutral light and the OD light.

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Re: OD light

Postby Bigbiker0 » Mon May 11, 2015 5:46 pm

Do you know where is this switch?
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Re: OD light

Postby ct1500 » Mon May 11, 2015 6:01 pm

Behind the front cover where water pump and oil filter are.

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Re: OD light

Postby Bigbiker0 » Tue May 12, 2015 5:30 am

Thanks I'll have a look.
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Re: OD light

Postby dingdong » Tue May 12, 2015 8:26 am

I just noticed that my OD light doesn't light up during the self test but my OD light does work. Hmmmm?
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Re: OD light

Postby Bigbiker0 » Tue May 12, 2015 8:49 am

Same thing with me. It doesn't light up for the test but light up in gear. Mine was faulty and no need to desasemble all the fairing to replace it.
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Re: OD light

Postby WingAdmin » Tue May 12, 2015 9:49 am

Looking at the schematic diagram, the sidestand, overdrive, neutral and high beam indicator lights are NOT connected to the "self test" circuit that lights the bulbs at start-up.




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