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How to Fix Headlight?
« on: June 18, 2017, 05:35:40 PM »
I can't keep a new bulb working for more than a ride or two, regular or led; been through a half dozen bulbs. Most times one will last for the duration of a ride, be working when I turn the bike off, and then be dead at the next start. For background no other lights have burned out and a year ago the cgi went bad and was replaced with a "high performance" cgi. That seems to be when the problems started.

Am wondering if too much energy is being sent to the headlight only and when the bulb cools down it breaks.

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Re: How to Fix Headlight?
« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2017, 05:42:08 PM »
What is a cgi?

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Re: How to Fix Headlight?
« Reply #2 on: June 21, 2017, 03:53:26 PM »
Sorry, meant to say CDI.

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Re: How to Fix Headlight?
« Reply #3 on: June 21, 2017, 06:13:40 PM »
Now that is cleared up, the CDI will have no effect on the lights. The "high performance" cdi probably means there is no rev limit. What sounds to me is your voltage is going way too high. Probably as a result of no rev limit.

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Re: How to Fix Headlight?
« Reply #4 on: June 23, 2017, 05:12:55 PM »
What can I do to get a working headlight?

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Re: How to Fix Headlight?
« Reply #5 on: June 23, 2017, 06:33:14 PM »
Fix what appears to be an overvoltage problem!

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