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post #1 of 25 (permalink) Old 02-14-2011, 10:57 AM Thread Starter
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I think my bike has a major wiring problem

I just bought an 01 GSXR 1000 from a private party seller a couple weeks ago. I only took it for a short test ride before I bought it. I went out riding yesterday for a little bit, and I noticed several electrical issues.

1. No low beams, but headlights come on on high beams. Not sure if they are really the high beams or low
2. Anytime the brakes are applied (front or rear) the green turn signal lamp on the dash lights up.
3. Left turn signal blinks normal speed, but right signal blinks fast.
4. If the brakes are applied while a turn signal is on, the signals stop blinking (right signal for sure, I can't remember if this is also the case with the left)

The rear tail light is clear, but not LED. It appears it has two large red bulbs inside, but there are no turn signals on the back, they are integrated into the tail lights.

Anybody have a clue if this is all related, or any idea what I can check?
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post #2 of 25 (permalink) Old 02-14-2011, 11:01 AM
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Its trashed, I will give you $1 for it.


It actually sounds relatively simple to fix. Re-wires the lights. And clean all the grounds.

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something is botched with the integrator.


01 had 2 headlight bulbs, one on for low beam, both on for high beam. This was changed to dual filament bulbs in later years. probably just have the low bulb burnt out.

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I'd say whomever did those integrated tails didn't know WTF they were doing with electric and tesla should come back and haunt their every waking moment.

The wiring is probably hacked up but I bet if you cleaned it up it would probably fix your issues.

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dude the rectifier bearing blew and at this point your ruining the engine as well.

and eletronic issues are close to impossible to figure out if you have no clue how to attack it so that usually means you have to rewire the whole bike.

tell you what i need a track bike, ill give you 2000.00 for it since i am gonna gut all that anyway.

deal?



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tell you what i need a track bike, ill give you 2000.00 for it since i am gonna gut all that anyway.

deal?
Too much $$ for an 01 with electrical problems

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something is botched with the integrator.


01 had 2 headlight bulbs, one on for low beam, both on for high beam. This was changed to dual filament bulbs in later years. probably just have the low bulb burnt out.
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Its trashed, I will give you $1 for it.
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tell you what i need a track bike, ill give you 2000.00 for it since i am gonna gut all that anyway.

deal?
Thanks for the offers guys, but I think I'm going to hold on to it haha

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something is botched with the integrator.


01 had 2 headlight bulbs, one on for low beam, both on for high beam. This was changed to dual filament bulbs in later years. probably just have the low bulb burnt out.
I didn't know that, I thought they were both dual filament bulbs. However, when the highs were on, both bulbs were lit, so wouldn't that mean that the low beam works, it's just not getting juice when the switch is on low?

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Dude, I live right by you - I could help you out if you want.
If you have any idea what you're doing, that would be cool. I'm extremely mechanically inclined, but when it comes to electrical stuff I try to stay away from it, especially big complicated circuits like this.

I'm storing the bike in Sandwich for now, but I'll be getting a storage unit in Oswego as soon as the weather gets nicer.
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Right turn signal blinking fast means that there is not enough load (i.e. burned out bulb). However, since someone has put an integrated tail on, it's likely the wiring for the tail is messed up and just not done right. Get your hands on the instructions for installing whatever tail is on there, and re-check all the wiring. I bet you find one mistake that will correct all the brake/turn issues.

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Right turn signal blinking fast means that there is not enough load (i.e. burned out bulb). However, since someone has put an integrated tail on, it's likely the wiring for the tail is messed up and just not done right. Get your hands on the instructions for installing whatever tail is on there, and re-check all the wiring. I bet you find one mistake that will correct all the brake/turn issues.
Yeah, I was thinking of just getting an LED tail light for it, and starting fresh since I don't know what tail light is on it.
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something is botched with the integrator.


01 had 2 headlight bulbs, one on for low beam, both on for high beam. This was changed to dual filament bulbs in later years. probably just have the low bulb burnt out.
Just an FYI, I believe the opposite is true after doing some research. My 01 has H4 dual filaments (2 low, 2 high). I downloaded the service manual, which reflects that also

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Right turn signal blinking fast means that there is not enough load (i.e. burn...
Yeah, I was thinking of just getting an LED tail light for it, and starting fresh since I don't know what tail light is on it.
The after market kit might already be led which is what causes the fast blink. When you install those you can wire in a resistor to fox the problem. Sounds like you just need to get your hands on a resistor and wire it to the one that blinks fast.

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ask G2G he can fix it all under an hour.



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I got a idea!


Bring it to the dealer that did your oil change

go time traveler style and go back in time, fuck his grandma, then shoot forward in time and then fuck his mom. Then return back to present state and call him a the product of two incest whores and hes your son and show video of you plowing the both members of his family. .
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Some of you guys are ruthless.

Don't take them seriously Aron.

I would take Kegger up on his offer. Throw him some $ for his time/knowledge, and get it fixed right the first time. Otherwise you'll be messing with it all summer, dealing with it, etc. Fix it, enjoy the bike, ride safe. My .

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PM Resurrection (Gus) on here. He is down in Park Forest but knows his electrical stuff.

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PM Resurrection (Gus) on here. He is down in Park Forest but knows his electrical stuff.
That just sounds so naughty he knows his electrical stuff

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Thanks guys. I know better than to take anything on the interweb personally.

I started having a charging problem the other day, so I popped the seat off to pull the battery to charge it. I found a corroded and broken wire going to the rectifier, so I have to pull the tail off to fix that. I'll take a look at the tail light then and if I can't figure it out I'll look for help here.

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Just an FYI, I believe the opposite is true after doing some research. My 01 has H4 dual filaments (2 low, 2 high). I downloaded the service manual, which reflects that also
shouldnt be. I think the 600/750/1000s were the same for headlights on those years and I had both an '01 and '02 600.

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Right turn signal blinking fast means that there is not enough load (i.e. burned out bulb). However, since someone has put an integrated tail on, it's likely the wiring for the tail is messed up and just not done right. Get your hands on the instructions for installing whatever tail is on there, and re-check all the wiring. I bet you find one mistake that will correct all the brake/turn issues.
DUH, that means it's time to change the blinker fluid.
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and eletronic issues are close to impossible to figure out if you have no clue how to attack it so that usually means you have to rewire the whole bike.
deal?

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you need a scope, and those things are effing expensive.



maybe $1500 and Odysseys will buy it
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Bro, Vcook is a stupid wealth of gixxer knowledge as is Kegger - If Kegger is offering to fix it, take him up on it - I took my 999s to him and Cook for some exhaust issue and they got 18 more HP at the wheel for me but adjusting the grips - AMAZING

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