I've got a problem
, about 2 months ago my high beam went out. I dont know how long the OEM lights are good for, I was thinking of going to HID since the problem came up but then about 2 weeks ago after work I went to get on my bike and no headlights at all but everything else was on, fuel injectors are going and the bike wouldnt start. I called and asked a friend what I should do so I had to have someone push start me so I could ride hm. Without headlights! Just after sunset and I have a dark tented visor.
On top of that on of the streets I ride everyday had a power-outage and there were no street lights for 2-3 miles. FUN TIMES!!
Got hm took my bike apart and my roommate found that the headlight fuse was blown, so I used the spair, after putting that in I had a felling it was my headlight switch cause it was a used part I bought over a year ago. So I turned off my high beams turned on the key and my headlight was on as normal finally, started the bike no problem. switched my high beam on and boom the fuse poped right away! Got more fuses now.
Strange thing is I can ride as normal untill the high beam gets turned on and it blows the fuse again and I loose my headlights, and my bike still runs untill I turn it off then it wont start up. I then have to put a new fuse in and turn off the high beams and the bike is ok again.
So I orded me a new High beam switch from egay, thinking this could be the issue, got it and it did the same $h!t as the one I already have. Bike will start up without the high beams on and run but if you turn on the high beams it blows the fuse again. Back to square one.
Now Im in search
of any advice if anyone knows what could be the problem I would love some help! I just checked out a thread and I will keep looking but Im not sure what could be my problem.
I was thinking it could be the left head light, but that would cause an open, not a short! Right?! Something somewhere is shorting out my head lights when the High beam shitch gets turned on. I know I can ride without the high beam but I usally always ride with it on. Plus if I goto HID's like I want I want my high beams too damn it
O Yea my bike is an 08' 600rr with almost 10K miles, and been down only once and fixed.
Thanks fellow riders