Running lights


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minnleeboy
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Running lights

Postby minnleeboy » Thu May 05, 2011 7:36 pm



I have a 2005 GL1800 Goldwing. I am trying to get the running lights to come on. I know they only operate when you have the low beams on. In my case with the low beams on and I press the switch by the hazard switch, the running lights come on, but as soon as I release the switch, they go out. Is this switch a push on/ push off type of operation and the switch needs to be replaced? Thanks for the feed-back.

Lee



hankor
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Re: Running lights

Postby hankor » Thu May 05, 2011 9:22 pm

are you talking about the fog lights

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Re: Running lights

Postby Steve F » Fri May 06, 2011 6:17 am

Yes, your switch is FUBAR. It should be push on, push off and not momentary. Replace :cry:
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Re: Running lights

Postby tfdeputydawg » Fri May 06, 2011 6:57 am

hankor wrote:are you talking about the fog lights

They could also be "Driving lamps". Depends on which you buy.
For the OP- the switch should be "click"/push=On, "click"/push again=Off.




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