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Old 08-12-2015, 07:15 PM
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Electrical rant

Just me being a whiny baby but I'm so close to getting my bike back in the road install new blinkers front and back and they don't work. Checked wiring diagram and fuses not sure the issue. Worked fine before crash. Gotta hunt a gremlin down now in a horribly crazy wiring harness.

On a technical note being led this doesn't have anything to do with it does it? Says they should work in 12 v system.
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Old 08-12-2015, 08:47 PM
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I'd check the voltage at a bulb socket or bullet connector with a multimeter first.

I recall that LED's are quite particular to polarity otherwise they don't flow any current. If you get 12v at the socket or nearby bullet connector you might try switching the leads around to change the polarity getting to your LEDs.
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Old 08-12-2015, 10:00 PM
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Originally Posted by Cadbury64 View Post
I'd check the voltage at a bulb socket or bullet connector with a multimeter first.

I recall that LED's are quite particular to polarity otherwise they don't flow any current. If you get 12v at the socket or nearby bullet connector you might try switching the leads around to change the polarity getting to your LEDs.
+1 turn the bulb 180 and see if you get anything
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You'll probably need a pull-down resistor or something. A lot of places sell them for older bikes with LED turn signals.
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