2008 FE 650
Been trying to chase down electrical issue for last month. Came home one night to no lights on bike. Ok! Was moron and had hit the starter button when bike was running... (never did this on Berg before)... so maybe my stupidity did it. Fuse was also blown.
Had to run out to suburbs for headlight bulb but replaced them the next day... pop. All three went again after starting.
Was able to run tail light without fuse so had to kick start but light was very weak
Just installed new regulator. Wow! did the tail light shine brightly!
Ok... hoping that the regulator was the problem, but knowing Murphy's Law was more likely, I popped the second headlight bulb.
Started her up and lights looked great. Started revving her to higher and higher RPM's... and pop go both bulbs... but not the fuse!
So fixed the fuse blowing with the new regular but still blowing bulbs.
Running tail light will probably not be an option because it seem higher RPM's will blow it.
Anyone who has experienced this please do share! Don't want to help the light bulb share prices too much by buying so many bulbs!
Thank you for the help!
Some general information:
* Battery being charged at just over 13 volts with bike running.
* Tail light socket has .01-02 volts at idle but is erratic with RPMS.
* Put electrical tape over any loose wire ends under headlight shield.
* Did not see any worn through wired in head light area. Connections to bulb did seem flimsy but solid. Sprayed them with WD40.
*As mentioned previously fuses is not blowing now with new regulator but bulbs still are.