GL1800 fog light switch


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NDRock
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GL1800 fog light switch

Postby NDRock » Sat Jul 14, 2012 6:15 pm



anyone else running through fog light switches....I'm about to install my 5th in 25000 Km.
the dealer says there is nothing wrong with the bike



collinsa
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Re: GL1800 fog light switch

Postby collinsa » Mon Jul 16, 2012 7:23 am

Looking to replace my first at 106k
Can you give me your supplier contact details please.

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Re: GL1800 fog light switch

Postby dragon2000 » Mon Jul 16, 2012 11:07 am

You can buy the subject from either Gold Wing Stuff or Cycle Max.

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Re: GL1800 fog light switch

Postby NDRock » Mon Jul 16, 2012 12:12 pm

yes I get then through wingstuff

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Re: GL1800 fog light switch

Postby collinsa » Tue Jul 17, 2012 5:31 am

Many thanks
Ride safe

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Re: GL1800 fog light switch

Postby winger05 » Thu Jul 19, 2012 1:17 am

What happens to the switch that causes the replacement?

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Re: GL1800 fog light switch

Postby NDRock » Sat Jul 21, 2012 8:29 am

It keeps burning out

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Re: GL1800 fog light switch

Postby dragon2000 » Sun Jul 22, 2012 8:48 am

Where your switches keep burning out, you may want to upgrade and replace it one that has an inline fuze built in to see if that works. It maybe be easier/cheaper to replace the fuze vice replacing the whole switch. Both of the vendors previously mentioned carry the upgraded switches.
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Re: GL1800 fog light switch

Postby NDRock » Mon Jul 23, 2012 9:49 am

Turns out ...the dealer where I purchased the bike and had the fog lights added in the purchase as an option...didn't bother to put the link with the relay ion between the swtch and the harnes....it clearly shows this like on the wireing diagram for the OEM light system and any aftermarket system I can find....isn't that special....and now the best part.....you can't order this link
/relay separately...it only comes with the entire light system.

thanks for all the help

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Re: GL1800 fog light switch

Postby dragon2000 » Mon Jul 23, 2012 6:23 pm

NDRock wrote:Turns out ...the dealer where I purchased the bike and had the fog lights added in the purchase as an option...didn't bother to put the link with the relay ion between the swtch and the harnes....it clearly shows this like on the wireing diagram for the OEM light system and any aftermarket system I can find....isn't that special....and now the best part.....you can't order this link
/relay separately...it only comes with the entire light system.

thanks for all the help


Maybe these adapters will resolve your issues.

http://wingstuff.com/products/30650-fog ... cal_system

http://cyclemax.com/inc/sdetail/73/13333
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Re: GL1800 fog light switch

Postby teasac69 » Fri Jul 27, 2012 10:12 pm

Ok so newbie has a question..... on my 05 1800, that plastic cowling in front of the engine, there are two cut-outs for the fog lights I assume?? What is involved in rigging the fog lights?? how much trouble, money, where does the switch mount? etc. Just got my 05 and really would like the extra light down that low but I've only seen $300-400 options for the lights and then not sure how to mount? anybody got a thread for this purpose???

thanks for the patience with the new guy.

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