Identify a module


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inky86
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Identify a module

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Hi all, I am the new guy here and had a question I'm hoping to get answered. I have a 1997 gl1500 se and I took it apart for painting. I noticed a toggle switch someone added that never seemed to do anything, so I wanted to remove it and the wires. I traced the wires to the relay seen in the pics, would anyone know what this relay is and why someone would want to tap into it, do I even need it, was it whole relay added by someone?
It's a siemens relay found behind the right pocket of fairing and the numbers on it are V23134-B55-X55 and as you can see it has a crack along the top.








Thanks so much!
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That entire thing looks like something someone added in. No idea what it does.....
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Re: Identify a module

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Is there a mating connector on the bike that is associated with the connector on the module? Where do the wires go?
I am sure that it is not an OEM module.
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Ok for future reference, I dug into the wires and started tracing. It didn't take long to realize this was part of the accessory lighting. One set of wires go to the curb lights but plugging everything in, they don't come on so it does seems that this might be a bad relay. I didn't think curb lights were an accessory. I can obviously see where someone added the wires, they have those cheap blue plastic crimped wire connectors. I'll just add this to the future project list and leave the wires alone for now. Thanks for the replies!
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Thanks for the follow up. 👌


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