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Old 03-14-2011, 07:07 AM   #1
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Question Airhead Brake Light wire, which one?

I installed a Kisan signal minder. Plug it in where your turnsignal relay goes.
Now you have running lights, self canceling signals, and 4 way flashers.
Pretty cool!

It has a 3 wire plug with one each wire going to your left and one to your right turn signal wire/
A third wire goes to your 'brake light on' wire.
I'm a colorblind old fool when it comes to reading the Clymer wiring diagrams.

Anyone know the color of this 'brake light on wire' in the headlight shell?
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If it's anything like the g/s it's not in the shell. On it, it's a green and red wire.

On your diagram find the brake light switches, and the rear tail light. The common color wire is the "brake light" wire.

edit...it is green and red:


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Old 03-14-2011, 08:16 AM   #3
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The color-coding is standard European, so the color codes should be the same regardless of the model (that is, IF that function is on the bike!) ... eg. brown is ground (earth), grn/black is switched power, red is always-on power, etc etc... you see it in Mercedes, Volkswagon etc wiring diagrams....
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R100/R100S/R100RT/R100RS all have there electrical junk in the headlight shell along with plug-in boards that are clearly marked.
The GS is different.
I just need to know which is the brake light wire in there.

Here's the PDF instructions, it's model SM-1...

https://www.kisantech.com/brochures/SM-inst-manual.pdf
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R100/R100S/R100RT/R100RS all have there electrical junk in the headlight shell along with plug-in boards that are clearly marked.
The GS is different.
I just need to know which is the brake light wire in there.

Here's the PDF instructions, it's model SM-1...

https://www.kisantech.com/brochures/SM-inst-manual.pdf
No it's not all in the headlight. If you look at the bottom of the posted diagram of the r100S wiring...it's there. There is no reason for the wire that is going from your hand, and your foot, to go all the way forward then all the way back.

I may be wrong about wire location, I DARE YOU TO FIND A GREEN/RED WIRE IN YOUR HEADLIGHT SHELL
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...that's odd if true, cuz the kit comes with a foot long wire and mail connector and a crimp-on plug-in connector to tap into the 'brake light on' wire.
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...that's odd if true, cuz the kit comes with a foot long wire and mail connector and a crimp-on plug-in connector to tap into the 'brake light on' wire.
It's impossible for a company to know every configuration on bikes. You may need to just run an extension, OR tap into your hand brake wire as it'll be the closest.

NOW; if it's the dimmer running light and not the brighter stop light you are after..then you will find the green/BLACK wire in the headlight housing
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