Ingition switch ?

Discussion in 'General Harley Davidson Topic' started by gambler2jake, Mar 26, 2012.

  1. gambler2jake

    gambler2jake Member

    On my 91 fxstc it has the acc off ING. Then lights on the switch my lights run all the time when the bike is running so what's the lights switch do if I turn it to that postion it looks the same as it turned to ing didn't know if it was for add on lights or anything
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  2. R_W_B

    R_W_B Senior Member

    I'm not totally sure exactly what you are asking, but on my Dyna the lights are fed off the Ignition circuit, but the turn sigs and stop light is fed off the Accy circuit.

    However the Accy circuit is also on when the switch is in the ignition position.

    But the ignition is not on when the switch is in the Accy position.
    Last edited: Mar 26, 2012
  3. Breeze3at

    Breeze3at Well-Known Member

    I rode with a guy that had a '91 Fatboy. I remember his lights were not on all the time, because he had a problem of the bike dying when he switched to "lights". Maybe someone rewired your switch, it's very easy to do.
  4. gambler2jake

    gambler2jake Member

    That's what I was kinda thinking that it was made so the lights were off when switch was on ing. postion then come on when switched to lights but the person that had the bike before prob hard wired the switch so the lights are on all the time which I like better so I don't have to worry about them. Just wondering thanks guys for the info

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  5. Jack Klarich

    Jack Klarich Expert Member

    Easy to do, We would clip the yellow wire on the ignition switch, that way when starting the bike the lights were not on
  6. fin_676

    fin_676 Experienced Member Staff Member Moderator Contributor

    My 92 softail custom has the same switch but lights only come on when the switch is turned to lights i usually start the bike with the lights off then switch them on once started as my bike an an hdi model some of the wiring will be different from the domestic models