Headlight and Brake lights.


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Wilcoy02
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Headlight and Brake lights.

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Went to a party, 50 miles away, last night on the bike. I went to leave and no headlight or brake lights. Thank goodness I had bright running lights. I managed to only have to stop 1 time to get home at midnight.

Looked this morning and the fuse for the headlight was blown and in pieces. The brake light fuse looked good but I replaced it too.

I have a headlight again but no brake lights. I know the plugs under the seat are good to the back lights.

Any ideas where I should start looking on my 1100?


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Re: Headlight and Brake lights.

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Did you look at the bulbs?
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Re: Headlight and Brake lights.

Post by jeffcosmo »

Switches after all these years are suspect. If you're good, the front can be rebuilt. The rear is common to many Hondas.

Cosmo
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