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post #11 of 16 (permalink) Old 10-03-2019, 11:18 PM
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yep, when I first installed my LED turn signal bulbs they just went on solid until I swapped out the relay

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Thank you. Picked up a new battery and so far so good on that end. Yeah I think they're Led. The previous owner(s) also diy fender elim so I'm not sure if that could have something to do with it. Would be good to have a blinking light I think though.
Consider getting a battery charger / maintainer. It will help your battery last a little bit longer and also prevent surprises like the one you experienced.
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Thats true only if he's not going to be using it much or only driving very short distances. With normal use the battery tender is kind of redundant.
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When you turn your bike off use the key and not the kill switch, people tend to leave the key in and on when using the switch which kills the battery
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Sounds like the new battery fixed your issue. Keep in mind, a trickle charger is only meant to maintain a charge during storage, not enough juice to charge a dead battery. Should probably check that the alternator is producing more than >14VDC at the battery while its running. Hard to imagine that the previous owner had been riding with non-blinking turn signals. Still, could be a bad relay.
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Ehhh...it happens all the time. Someone gets sweet new led turn signals. After install they realize no Blinky and decide to fix it later. Later never comes.....
I've bought 2 bikes with that exact problem.
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