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ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS
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TURN SIGNAL
CANCELLING SYSTEM
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Adjust the headlight as described under
Headlight Adjustment in this chapter.
Reserve Lighting Unit
Some models are equipped with a reserve
lighting system that automatically switches
from a burned-out headlight filament to the
other filament (high or low beam). At the same
time. a warning light will illuminate on the
instrument cluster. Always replace the
headlight when one filament is burned out.
Replace the reserve lighting unit if it does not
function properly (Figure 48).
Front Brake Light
Switch Replacement
Push up on the switch locking tab below the
lever bracket (Figure 49) and pull out the
switch. To install, push the switch in until you
feel the tab lock in place.
Turn Signal Flasher
The turn signal flasher is under the left side
cover (A, Figure 50).
Brake Light Failure Switch
The switch that turns on the brake light
failure indicator is under the left side cover.
under the electrical cover (B, Figure 50). The
indicator light should go on when the brake is
applied. If the brake light is applied and the
brake/taillight bulb is burned out. the indicator
light should start flashing.
T U R N SIGNAL
CANCELLING SYSTEM
S o m e models a r e equipped with an
automatic turn signal cancelling system that
turns off the turn signals after 4 seconds have
passed and after the bike has traveled 50
meters. Figure 51 is a schematic diagram of the
system.
T h e distance sensor is a switch in the
speedometer that opens and closes as the front
wheel turns. The turn signal control unit counts
4 seconds after you push the turn signal switch
ON. then it counts the number of front wheel
revolutions detected by the distance sensor.
After both time and distance conditions have
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