no power to hi/lo switch


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elementfe
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no power to hi/lo switch

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Before I start tearing things apart, I thought I'd ask for ideas.
Noticed the headlight was out after a ride, so far I've checked for power
1. At the headlight. No.
2. At the hi/lo switch. No.
3. At the fuse block, cleaned fuse holder as well, power at both ends and in both holders, fuse good.

Who has dealt with this problem in the past?

Thanks for any ideas....tearing things down randomly isn't something I enjoy, I'd rather focus on the most likely spots.

Edit: Diagram points to the starter switch....there's a lot of connections there, looks like trouble


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Re: no power to hi/lo switch

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See this thread:
viewtopic.php?f=4&t=60081
A local inventor has figured a way to turn a sausage grinder backward to manufacture pigs. :lol:

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