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Online Peterbennetive

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No Rear lights
on: 01 Jun 20, 07:14:32
I know this is not my SX but could anyone help me with this one?
I have a problem with my 1991 ZXR750H2. The rear lights and the front side lights wont turn on.

I have power at the fuse. The brake lights for front and rear brake are fine and my dipped and main front lights are ok.

The bike has one fuse for the rear lights and one for the front which are ok.

Any ideas please.

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Re: No Rear lights
Reply #1 on: 01 Jun 20, 10:00:00

   Surely if you've checked everything but the 2 bulbs  -  It's the 2 bulbs. 

   It's always worth keeping spares anyway, so I would buy em anyway and try them.

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Re: No Rear lights
Reply #2 on: 01 Jun 20, 10:58:14
No. It's both back light bulbs and both the front side light bulbs. There is also no power going to the rear light connector.

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Re: No Rear lights
Reply #3 on: 01 Jun 20, 11:16:50
Sound like a poor connection somewhere are there any more connectors in the circuit

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Re: No Rear lights
Reply #4 on: 02 Jun 20, 06:52:37
If the bike is 1991 it will have a switch for the lights.  I would start at the connector for the switch and the switch.  It may just be dirty.  If neither of these then it's a case of methodically checking where the power stops in the wiring.  It is most likely the switch or one of the connectors, ultimately you could have a break in the wire somewhere.
Last Edit: 02 Jun 20, 06:56:59 by burty
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Re: No Rear lights
Reply #5 on: 02 Jun 20, 08:57:35
A common thing on triumph (2000 sprint Rs, daytona) were a break in the earth, it could be the fuse and earth are good but a shared earth had gone and took out several things that you would not think were connected, get hold of a wiring diagram and see if those things share an earth lead.

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Re: No Rear lights
Reply #6 on: 02 Jun 20, 05:03:51
So it looks like it is my ignition. I have power coming from my light switch to the ignition but nothing coming out the other side. The lights work from the switch when you bypass the ignition as well. Thanks for your help and suggestions but I think that it is time to leave it to the people that know how to sort it.

 



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