How to fix neutral light , tachometer gauge not working.

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Maybe this can help someone else I had a problem with no neutral light and Tacho not working I spent hours checking and cleaning connections in the wiring loom but just couldn’t find the fault I removed the whole console unit cleaning all the little screws and connections but still nothing so tried using a multimeter to check continuity of the wires from the connection plugs to the screws in the console and eventually discovered no continuity on the brown wire ! I gave it a little pull and the brown wire came out see pic a broken wire in the small loom from the little console that holds the temp tacho and neutral light engine lights etc at the faux tank, the little brown wire that supplies power to them was broken half way down inside the loom, I had to cut the black loom open and soldered a new bit of wire in and everything is working properly now I’ve attached a photo of the culprit below C2A3D63A-DB94-4A80-A822-62FD114AE452.jpeg C2A3D63A-DB94-4A80-A822-62FD114AE452.jpeg
 

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Nice find. The end of the wire looks to be a different colour, like would happen if it over heated. Quite possibly some copper strands broke resulting in the current passing through fewer strands to cause localised heating.

We can speculate all evening but it's fixed.

Happy thanksgiving. ;)
 
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Nice find. The end of the wire looks to be a different colour, like would happen if it over heated. Quite possibly some copper strands broke resulting in the current passing through fewer strands to cause localised heating.

We can speculate all evening but it's fixed.

Happy thanksgiving. ;)
Yeah the wire was very thin to begin with a couple of inches above the break there was two or three other brown wires that all join together factory crimped so This thin wire is carrying the current for them too! The wire is tiny not the normal size wires on the rest of the bike.your probably right it’s been damaged somehow but no sign of it on outer sheath. Happy thanksgiving 👌
 

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Now that you mention it, the plastic covering on wires can change colour when stretched and strands breaking - that's the more likely reason.
 

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