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post #1 of 4 Old 05-19-2017, 06:23 AM Thread Starter
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Headlight flicker

I have noticed that my "Always on" headlight flickers depending on whether my hand is on the throttle or not. If I let my hand off the throttle, the light goes dim and starts to flicker. Any ideas?

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post #2 of 4 Old 05-19-2017, 06:26 AM
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The charging system on your bike is a very lightweight unit, by design. the alternator doesn't put out a whole lot, and basically doesn't have enough oomph to support the bike at idle.
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What RPM does your bike idle at? Turning it up to about 1600 will help.
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post #4 of 4 Old 05-19-2017, 02:30 PM
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Never heard of a halogen lamp flickering...

Do you have HIDs installed?
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