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#999769 - 10/27/17 06:13 PM 03k1200rs aux light wiring ground question  
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I have installed a wiring kit with switch for some aux lights. Upon testing, they aren't working. I don't hear the relay switching when I turn power on, so I'm wondering if the ground I used is not a good ground.

I used a location that had a ground wire attached to it already just forward of the battery to what looks like chassis. Anyone have any ideas where else I should ground on this particular bike?

Thanks

#999782 - 10/27/17 10:05 PM Re: 03k1200rs aux light wiring ground question [Re: Scott L]  
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Battery - terminal is the best


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#999802 - 10/28/17 03:01 AM Re: 03k1200rs aux light wiring ground question [Re: Scott L]  
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Every time the battery is disconnected any add on terminals get wrenched on. Over time those terminals will deform, and eventually fail Either of the starter bolts make great grounds. The hot side of the alternator is unswitched battery positive.

#999837 - 10/28/17 11:05 PM Re: 03k1200rs aux light wiring ground question [Re: Dennis Andress]  
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Thx


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