F4i - Main Forum Main F4i discussion board

HEALIGHT!!!! quick help

  #1  
Old 03-19-2012, 09:34 PM
Junior Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Jul 2011
Posts: 28
Default HEALIGHT!!!! quick help

hey guys the past few nights i have had my headlight cut out on me while im riding down the road and ill pull over have to turn the bike on and off a few times to get it to stay on

any ideas???
 
  #2  
Old 03-19-2012, 09:39 PM
Banned
Join Date: May 2010
Posts: 275
Default

relay and or loose/broken wiring?
 
  #3  
Old 03-19-2012, 10:04 PM
Member
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: San Diego Area
Posts: 57
Default

When my battery was dying my bike was doing the same thing, i typically have both lights on all the time wired to the stock high beam switch so either on or off for both. When my battery was getting low it would usually shut off one of the beams, and if it got really bad it would shut off both. This was mostly because my R/R was shot and was toasting the battery and fried a lot of stuff.
 
  #4  
Old 03-20-2012, 09:53 AM
Junior Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Jul 2011
Posts: 28
Default

I got the battery just last summer so I wouldnt think it'd be bad but I'll check it out
The turn signals and everything else stay on and everything it's just the lights
 
  #5  
Old 03-20-2012, 12:08 PM
Senior Member
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Baltimore Maryland
Posts: 901
Default

Common issue with the solder joints coming lose in the starter button box.

Open up the starter switch (two screws from the bottom) and you'll see 4 small dabs of solder in there with wires. Guaranteed one of them popped off.

A fine tip soldering pen with a steady hand will fix this right up. Fixed mine 2 years ago and it's been fine ever since.

 

Last edited by Sick97SS; 03-20-2012 at 12:12 PM.
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
oxyg3ne
F4i - Wanted
1
10-13-2010 06:35 PM
z400motocross
CBR 600F2
2
09-30-2010 03:44 PM
twist
F4i - Main Forum
16
05-23-2009 12:24 PM
redbbwoy
CBR 600RR
8
12-20-2007 05:13 PM
PierPressure
Off Topic
16
02-28-2006 11:48 PM


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Quick Reply: HEALIGHT!!!! quick help


Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.