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2004 R1150GSA Electrical Issue

Hello everyone. Im trying to track down a wiring issue and have no idea where to start.

Ill do my best to tell you what I know, and hopefully we can get this resolved.

I purchased the bike 6 months ago, and the previous owner had installed some Hella riding lights. I looked on their website, and they look like the Micro DE Halogen Fog lights.

While on my first big ride, I was driving on Lighthouse road near the mouth of the Mattole River (Humboldt County), and the washboard road was putting quite a big of vibration into the bike. One bump too many caused a thin weld to snap, and the left side lamp fell away from the mount. When it dropped, the only think keeping it attached to the bike was the power cable, which snapped at the connection point.

All my lights work- brakes, turn signals, even the other accessory lamp. But, none of the lamps light-up and glow as they should at the running level. Does that make sense? I think they must be two stage lamps, with a running level and an activated level. I tried to take some photos of relevant areas, but thought to maybe ask around before I started taking things apart.
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The wiring is probably not in the manufactures book ... so you will need to track/trace it out... there should be a fuse somewhere ... look for that in the run of wiring from/to these lights. The fuse is may well be blown.
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Thanks for the reply. Ill go over the standard fuses and also look into the inline fuses for the aftermarket lights.
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