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 Post subject: Smoke and mirrors (and wires and fuses, but mostly smoke)
PostPosted: Tue Dec 16, 2008 1:25 am 
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All right-- in an effort to put some order to the FAQ, I've taken a break from the Insurance thread I've been building for a couple of months to compile a quick and dirty index to the electrical posts of the FAQ.

Librarians: feel free to include this in any index you might be working on, or add to it as you see fit.

Rebel Charging System Specs (yes, they've been here the whole time ;)0

Locating Rear Wiring Junction

Locating Turn Signal Flasher Relay Unit (250)

Wiring Diagram, 250

Wiring Diagram, 450

Wiring Diagram; Classic 250; Ignition

Wiring Diagram; 250; Ignition

Rear Turn Signals: Removing/Installing

"Excessive" use of the Starter?

Adding an Electrical Circuit (revised)

Adding an Electrical Circuit (Rough Draft)

Horn: Replacing/ Upgrading

Switch; Handbrake; Dissamble and Repair; 450 and others

Starter; Repairing / Rebuilding; 250 and others

Spark Plugs; Reading

Battery Life Span

Running Control Wires Through Handlebars / Frame

Running Control Wires Through Handlebars; Frame: Critical Follow-Up

Custom Tail Light Install

Battery Eliminator / Capacitor

Is Fast Charged Battery Still Good

Want to add Heated Gear / Light Upgrades

Headlight Upgrades / Options

Headlight Upgrades / Options

Altenative Tail Lights

Alternative Tail Lights 2

Alternative Tail Lights 3

Turn Signal Reminders: noisy bulbs

Wiring Aftermarket Turn Signals

Repair / Replace Ignition Switch

Removing Broken Signal Bulb

Gauge Light


Relays: testing

Electrical Troubleshooting; generic flowchart

Spark Plugs; Reading

Spark Plugs; Reading 2

Won't start; new / charged battery

Won't Start; Buzz /Click noise

Won't Start

Won't Start 2

Won't Start 3

Won't Start; Voltage drops

Harsh noise when starting[/color

[color=blue]New Battery Died

New-ish Battery Not holding charge

Turn Signal Failure; Bulb Good

LED Turn Signals Won't Blink (yes; it's been around a while, too ;) )

Turn Signal Switch works stiff

Engine Cutting Out in Rain

Overdrive Indicator Light Not working; Sending Unit Test; 450

Headlight Beams, Indicators Working "Backwards"

Neutral Light not Working

Runs Great; Needs Jump Start

Runs Great; Needs Jump Start 2

Dies; complete loss of spark

Power to CDI; no power to Coils

Amber Rear Running Lights Don't Work

Testing / Bypassing Clutch Safety Switch

[color=blue]Ignition Lock Turns on Tail light

[color=blue]No Rear Lights


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