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3 years 7 months ago #113914 by dawie
Replace headlight lightbulb? was created by dawie
Hi guys

I have a 2004 fugly.

A few days ago the lights died on 'dim' but still worked on 'bright'. I had to ride on brights but then after about 10 minutes that also died.

Does this sound like I need to replace the lightbulb or some other possible trouble?

Another question - to replace the headlight lightbulb, do I need to remove the faring?

Thanks

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3 years 7 months ago #113915 by capeklr
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Hi guys

I have a 2004 fugly.

A few days ago the lights died on 'dim' but still worked on 'bright'. I had to ride on brights but then after about 10 minutes that also died.

Does this sound like I need to replace the lightbulb or some other possible trouble?

Check the charging rate, I suspect it might be a bit high.

Another question - to replace the headlight lightbulb, do I need to remove the faring?

No.

Thanks


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3 years 7 months ago - 3 years 7 months ago #113916 by dawie
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Thanks, can you please give me an idea how to check the charging rate?
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3 years 7 months ago #113917 by capeklr
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Take a multimeter set to 20V DC and hold across the battery terminals.
With the ignition off you should have a reading of about 12.5V to 12.8V.
With the engine running it should not go above 14.5V even when revving the engine.

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