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Hi all here I am again.
Ther warning lights under the clock are not working?
The neutral light is but it's very faint and I've noticed in the dark it flashes
When I put the indicator on.
I've checked the connection under the tank.
Every else electrical seems to be working fine although I did have to charge a flat battery yesterday.
I need to be pointed in the right direction .
I went through a large puddle which soaked me and the bike???
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If your battery was dead, and the lights are not working I would assume something in the charging circuit would be to blame. It could possibly be the stator or regulator going bad. If it is still under warranty a trip to the dealer might be in order.
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If your battery was dead, and the lights are not working I would assume something in the charging circuit would be to blame. It could possibly be the stator or regulator going bad. If it is still under warranty a trip to the dealer might be in order.
+1 on all points
What was battery voltage when indicator lights were dim?
LED lights have a threshold voltage
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I've charged the battery. Rode it today, same that bank of lights under the clock not working .
I will check the battery voltage tomorrow . Looks like a short, like when you see brake lights on a car flash the indicators . I don't know.
I will go to the stealershio but try to avoid if possible.
Could it be the clock ??? The water must of soaked that bad.
Is there a test for the stator , regulator ????)
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Warranty?
Let the dealership shoot the trouble.
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I've charged the battery. Rode it today, same that bank of lights under the clock not working .
I will check the battery voltage tomorrow . Looks like a short, like when you see brake lights on a car flash the indicators . I don't know.
I will go to the stealershio but try to avoid if possible.
Could it be the clock ??? The water must of soaked that bad.
Is there a test for the stator , regulator ????)
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There are tests for stator and regulator, but unless battery voltage is an issue, testing is not necessary.

Why did you have to charge the battery?
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I was fitting a new tank. Ignition on and off a few times . Never had a problem before and I use the bike everyday. Just thought it was the cold weather .
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Check your grounds, including the one on the back of the primary casing.
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Here's the Sportsterpedia section on Voltages and Grounds - Read carefully, take the voltage readings and check all the grounds...
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