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Help: headlight problem

Old 04-22-2005, 01:03 PM
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You can examine the bulb. Odds are its bad.
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Old 04-22-2005, 01:25 PM
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It is one bulb, with two lights inside, so one could be gone bad.

Also, did you unplug the connector by any chance? it could be that when plugging it back in, the low bean pin is not connected all the way in or something.

It is not that complicated. I am sure you will find that it is something simple, like a light bulb or what not.

And remember, you can buy regular car type bulb for it. Don't spend too much money on the dealer stuff.
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Old 04-22-2005, 01:27 PM
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Re: Help: headlight problem

Originally Posted by sckomar";p=&quot View Post
I was wondering if there was a chance the bulb could go bad and only work on high, but it seemed like a stretch since it is one bulb. Thanks for the input, anything in particular I should look for with the bulb?
One of the filaments will be broken with a piece hanging down.
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Old 04-22-2005, 07:36 PM
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Re: Help: headlight problem

How old is the bike and/or does it sit out in the elements alot? The contact switch on the handlebar could be dirty if the bulb is good. H4 bulbs are very cheap and can be bought anywhere (walmart) for a few bucks.
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Old 05-15-2005, 03:24 PM
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Re: Help: headlight problem

Replacing the bulb is cheap and easy, and can be done without removing the faring. I put in a PIAA SuperWhite and took me 10 minutes or so. Just remove the plug-in part, pull off the black water gasket and unlatch the funky bulb-catch.

Do NOT touch the new bulb's glass parts!!!
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