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Offline chucktrue

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Rear running lights
« on: July 10, 2018, 06:55:02 AM »
2006 Dyna Wide Glide:

Anyone have a problem with the rear running light(tailight) not coming on.

Thx group.

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Re: Rear running lights
« Reply #1 on: July 10, 2018, 07:05:00 AM »
Yes. The bulb was burned out.
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Re: Rear running lights
« Reply #2 on: July 10, 2018, 07:19:13 AM »
My bulb is good. Brake light works. I must have a short somewhere. Thx.

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Re: Rear running lights
« Reply #3 on: July 10, 2018, 07:35:34 AM »
Check the wiring harness under the rear fender, it may have been rubbed by the tire. Check under the seat, it should have a plug for the harness, a good place to check for power to the light. Check the plug itself at the light for power or damage.
How did you test the bulb?
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Re: Rear running lights
« Reply #4 on: July 10, 2018, 08:03:24 AM »
Just because the brake lamp works, doesn't mean the bulb is good- there are two circuits in that bulb,  running lamp ( which is on continuous, and more likely to burn out), and brake lamp, which has a separate power wire, and only operates when the lever/pedal is operated.
Simple test light ( or try a spare bulb) can check power/wiring.