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Neutral Light....
« on: May 20, 2020, 01:26:23 pm »
Hey all,

I was riding my Raider today in damp conditions (light rain, wet roads) and I noticed that my neutral indicator light was turning on slightly (dim light) when I pulled the clutch in to shift/downshift. Upon releasing the clutch fully, the light went out.

At a stoplight, putting the bike in neutral made the light illuminate fully, but obviously something got wet.  I wanted to see if anyone else had this issue, and where the switch is located so I can see how much water (and from where) is getting in.  Wet electronics are NOT a good thing last time I checked.

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    Re: Neutral Light....
    « Reply #1 on: May 20, 2020, 02:30:07 pm »

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    Re: Neutral Light....
    « Reply #2 on: May 20, 2020, 05:37:26 pm »
    #3 shown on the left side of engine

    Actually I believe it's on the right side.

    You might want to check out the relay unit. It controls all the logistics for the starter safety protocols, like clutch switch, neutral switch, and sidestand switch. It's located between the battery box and the rear fender, so the fender has to come off (easy job). It should be to the right, and has a 16 cavity connector with only 13 wires.
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