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I need a little help here guys... I'm hoping someone with a little more knowledge of the road glide wiring harness will be able to help me out here. I'm putting this in the handlebar/controls forum because this all started after I put my new bars on.

Well, I installed a set of 12" yaffe monkey bars on my 2012 fltrx over the past week or so, and had a fairly uneventful install. The wires gave me a little trouble, but with patience (and the huge help I got from the threads here) I was able to get everything done. I took the bike for my first ride since the install today and I can't say enough about how much more comfortable these bars are over stock. The great thing was obviously that I could u pin the connectors and use the stock wire (run internally).

Everything went back together smoothly, and I believe everything is correct, but I am having a new issue... When I use both the front and rear brake simultaneously, the right turn signal turns on. It doesn't do it when I hit only the front, or only the back, but when used together.

I want to think that I did something wrong, or accidentally chaffed a wire, but I don't know enough about the road glide harness to know how hitting both brakes could actuate the turn signal. Maybe I pinned one of the wires wrong? Do you think it's just a wire being grounded somewhere, something bigger, rip it all out and start from scratch? The signal shuts off like normal if I get off the brakes and hit the button.

Any input or a suggestion on where to start looking would be greatly appreciated.

I'm mechanically inclided and don't mind tearing into my own vehicles, but I figure maybe someone else had something similar happen.

Thanks guy
 

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Did you put the wires back into the handle bars in stock formation or cut & solder ?
 

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The only wires that were cut and soldered were the tbw wires in the hopes of preventing any future issues. The main wires were unpinned and repinned. Possibly I switched two of them?
 

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The only wires that were cut and soldered were the tbw wires in the hopes of preventing any future issues. The main wires were unpinned and repinned. Possibly I switched two of them?
Thats where I would look then.
 

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Open up the control housings and you'll most likely find a pinched wire in there somewhere.......start with the right side.
 

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Triple check the molex connectors that you de-pinned. Patients is virtue.
 

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Well.... To my amazement, an orange wire with a white tracer isn't the same as a white wire with an orange tracer...:rolleyes:

One simple mistake with the diagram that I drew.... Thanks for the advice guys...
 

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It's always something simple. Glad you found it.
 

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Well.... To my amazement, an orange wire with a white tracer isn't the same as a white wire with an orange tracer...:rolleyes:

One simple mistake with the diagram that I drew.... Thanks for the advice guys...
sounds like your dyslexia kicked in.:)
 

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Could have been worse

Hey - the way you did it, the only negative result was a flashing light. Imagine if you put your turn signal on and had both brakes lock up! It could have been worse! :)

Congrats on sorting out the issue and enjoy the new bars!

Cheers,
G
 
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