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1999 headlight not working

Last night I was loading up to go to the track and I started my bike the headlight came on. I forgot my bag so I shut the bike off and when I tried to restart my headlight would not come on. I check fuses and nothing is blown. Look to see if any wires are burnt and nothing. Called a local kawa dealer and they said my fuse box is the only relay for my headlight. So I tested and the head light fuse is working. Don't know whatelse to do.
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Do you know how to use a multimeter?
If not, first choise is swap the fuse junction box.

If yes, there is a yellow wire in pin 9 bottom left of small fuse box plug which comes from one of the yellow stator wires that trips the headlight relay, which once tripped holds itself in the on position.
Disconnect the regulator plug with the yellow wires in it, also disconnect the black plug under the carbs holding 5 wires 3 of which come from the stator and do resistance checks from the fuse box yellow wire to each of the 3 yellow wires at the regulator plug and to the 3 yellow wire at the plug under the carbs. One from each plug should go to the yellow wire at the fuse box.
I have heard one person did there's check and found they were ok but on closer inspection of the wire there was only one strand of wire connected, so resistance checks seemed OK , but with only one strand of wire connected it was not allowing enough power through to trip the headlight relay.

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I checked it with the meter the wire is good
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Fuse box testing zx-9r.net :: View topic - Fuse/Junction box testing

You may find this thread helpfull to. zx-9r.net :: View topic - Auto ON headlights

For Tech Questions Bike Model letters are more useful than saying the year, for uk owners anyway, as registration year is not always year of manufacturer model.
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How's it going have you got it sorted?

For Tech Questions Bike Model letters are more useful than saying the year, for uk owners anyway, as registration year is not always year of manufacturer model.
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it was the relay in the fuse box. Replaced and working fine. thx fo all your help
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Well done for sorting it, and thanks for the feedback.

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