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Ok, so my ZZR250 is ALMOST sorted.. Electrical Problem

Discussion in 'Technical and Troubleshooting Torque' at netrider.net.au started by Denelor, May 13, 2006.

  1. Speedo stops working, replace cable : CHECK



    Suspension horrible: stiffen up rear end to maximum setting and put heavier fork oil in the front: CHECK

    now, my final hurdle for blissful, untroubled riding is simply this:

    When im riding my bike the headlight intermittently cuts in and out. It usually cuts in and out when im riding over a bump, and when its out i can ALWAYS turn it back on by putting on my indicators.. so does anyone have any ideas for a simple or easy fix to this? auto-electrician id rather not have to call in.

    Thanks

    Ed
     
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  2. Check all your connections are good e.g. check the headlight is plugged in properly, all yourp lugs are not dirty and well plugged in, check/clean the switchblock.

    Mek
     
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  3. Is this all the problem is?

    I dunno, it just seemed kinda strange that when i turned my indicators on it would turn the headlight back on.. any thoughts on this?

    Cheers

    Ed
     
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  4. maybe have a look in the left handle-bar unit (with the head light/indicator switches) too
     
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  5. ok, sounds like its gonna be one of those pain in the ass problems you just have to check everything to track down :(

    Ah well,

    Thanks for the info guys
     
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  6. If the indicators are effecting other electrical, chech their earthing points. i.e check they have good connections and wherever they tye back into the frame or motor also has a good connection.

    May need to clean up some connections.
     
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  7. I would say it would be a problem in your switch gear, and you might want to check the wiring diagram and see if the two systems link, and look there for a problem.
     
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  8. Awesome,

    Thanks heaps for the pointers guys, ill pull off the fairing and let ya know what happens :)

    Cheers
     
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  9. Here's an update on what happened yesterday with my tinkering once i got the fairing off:

    Turns out the previous owner of my ZZR had decided to kit out the bike with a neon light over the radiator, a la Fast and Furious style.. So I unwired and pulled it all off and it seems my headlight problem is largely sorted. I checked the connections too everything seemed alright

    Thanks for the help :)
     
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  10. Neon's on a bike... Was this guys head attached properly... Would have made him look stupid more than anything. LOL [-X
     
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