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Hey guys,

Im trying to wire turn signals for my bike. I got mirrors with turn signals on them and they seem to be led. I have a 12v flasher that has 3 connections on it. I have a switch which also has 3 connections on it.

I tried wiring the power from the battery to the flasher to the switch and to the turn signal. Then i took the ground wire directly from the turn signal and attached it to a ground point. The problem is that the light will just stay solid. And even if the switch is off the turn signal still lights up. What am I doing wrong?

And I can upload pics if you would like just lemme know

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You need a two pole flasher...the flasher must be hooked in on the power input side before the switch between the input power and the switch input....when power is applied left or right the contacts break in the flasher to simulate a flash............\

The 3 wires on the mirror are for running light,,ground and flasher

I used myold service manual from my old Honda Hurricane 600 to trace the flasher circuit and then make my own for my x15..........







 

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Thanks guys
I will try this and keep everyone updated
I will get to it tonight cuz im at work right now lol
 

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i connected the power from the wire to the flasher then to the switch and finally the turn signal. but when i touch the ground from the battery to the ground on the flasher, i get a huge spark and smoke and the wire gets hot. What is going on ???
 

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i connected the power from the wire to the flasher then to the switch and finally the turn signal. but when i touch the ground from the battery to the ground on the flasher, i get a huge spark and smoke and the wire gets hot. What is going on ???
The flasher isnt negative and positive on a bike and a 2 two pole flasher should be used.............LOL

Its power in power out and simply runs in-line with the input power between the keyswitch and the selector switch...No ground...The bulb grounds complete the power circuit aswell as the selector switch ground...
 
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