brake/taillights

Discussion in 'Touring Models' started by steel horse rider, Jun 14, 2014.

    my brake light is not working bulb checked out ok plus i noticed when i rev up engine the lights get brighter can anyone help bike is 1992 flhtc
     
  1. HDDon

    HDDon Experienced Member Contributor Retired Moderators

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    First check your batter connections at both ends, clean and tight. Check the inside of the light socket to make sure the connections are free of crud. I don't know how you checked the bulb, but I would try a new one once you're sure everything is clean and tight.
     
  2. Bodeen

    Bodeen Well-Known Member Staff Member Moderator Contributor

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    If they are getting brighter. You may check the voltage at the battery while running. To see what the voltage regulator is putting out.
     
  3. Breeze3at

    Breeze3at Well-Known Member

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    Does the stop light work with either lever, or just not work at all? Lights getting brighter can be a sign of a marginal battery or regulator.
     
  4. Jack Klarich

    Jack Klarich Expert Member

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    Harley Davidson Forums Start here, check the stop lights with a good test light, pay close attention to the socket for looseness and check under fender wiring