No rear running light

Discussion in 'Electrical' started by Thirstytim, Dec 1, 2007.

  1. Thirstytim

    Thirstytim New Member

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    I have a 2003 Sportster XL Custom and the rear light does not stay on when the battery is on. The brake light and the turn signal work as they should, but no light that stays on as I ride the bike. A cop stopped me tonight to let me know that I better get it fixed. Any thoughts on why all the lights work except the running light?
     
  2. Not Very PC

    Not Very PC R.I.P

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    First thing I'd check would be the bulb.
     
  3. glider

    glider Veteran Member

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    I agree with the bulb first, could be a swinging filament, second a test light to check the socket part to see if you have power.
     
  4. wildspirit97

    wildspirit97 Senior Member

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    Agree, check the bulb, and the fuse, I'm pretty sure on my buddies Heritage his running lights were on a different fuse than the brake lights and turn signals.
     
  5. txhawg

    txhawg Member

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    It's the bulb. No biggie. It's got a dual filament, and one is broken
     
  6. Not Very PC

    Not Very PC R.I.P

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    You have seen the light :D