Re: head/taillight stopped working, brake light works (78 Puch Maxi)

Lee Snover /
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> Seth B Wrote:

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> > Lee Snover Wrote:

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> > I'm having a similar problem. I put a new LED headlight in and it was

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> > working good. Sealed beam, 6V spec off of Amazon. I also put 6v

> LEDs

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> > in the back for tail and brakes. Seemed to be working fine. Then a few

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> > days later, I noticed the lights only came on with the switch in one

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> > position, not the other. Today went out, and headlight and

> tail-light

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> > are both non-functional. I can see a little blip of light go through

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> > the LED as I turn the switch on and off. Grounds to engine are clean

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> > and good. Nothing out of place on the little plastic junction block.

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> > Brake light and horn work, but only on the front brake. Rear brake

> does

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> > activate light. Mine is also a 78 Puch Maxi.

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> You can't plug n play led lights on a Puch. The lighting coils are

> designed for specific wattag bulbs, and the taillight coil is only

> excited by the correct wattage headlight bulb installed. The only way to

> run led lights is to get rid of your good, reliable coils and switch to

> a rectified and regulated lighting coil system. They are cheap and

> unreliable.

I'm figuring that out. My LED head light and tail light were toast. I put another LED in the back and the original headlamp in the front and they are working again. I figured a lower watt LED would be safe, but I guess not! Every time I try an "upgrade" it bites me. LOL. I guess will just have to leave it old school and augment with some lithium battery powered lights for safety.

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  head/taillight stopped working, brake light works (78 Puch Maxi)Topic by: Jim [s2m] Jim [s2m] 05/11/12 03:07PM
  Re: head/taillight stopped working, brake light works (78 Puch Maxi)Re: Nick Jobbitt Nick Jobbitt 05/11/12 03:31PM
  Re: head/taillight stopped working, brake light works (78 Puch Maxi)Re: Jim [s2m] Jim [s2m] 05/11/12 05:39PM
  Re: head/taillight stopped working, brake light works (78 Puch Maxi)Re: Nick Jobbitt Nick Jobbitt 05/11/12 06:41PM
  Re: head/taillight stopped working, brake light works (78 Puch Maxi)Re: Jim [s2m] Jim [s2m] 06/20/12 12:11PM
  Re: head/taillight stopped working, brake light works (78 Puch Maxi)Re: Overpriced Parts Overpriced Parts 06/20/12 12:16PM
  Re: head/taillight stopped working, brake light works (78 Puch Maxi)Re: Jim [s2m] Jim [s2m] 06/20/12 12:55PM
  Re: head/taillight stopped working, brake light works (78 Puch Maxi)Re: brett hunter brett hunter 10/03/12 04:40PM
  Re: head/taillight stopped working, brake light works (78 Puch Maxi)Re: brett hunter brett hunter 10/04/12 03:51PM
  Re: head/taillight stopped working, brake light works (78 Puch Maxi)Re: Tigran Taschyan Tigran Taschyan 10/15/12 06:08AM
  Re: head/taillight stopped working, brake light works (78 Puch Maxi)Re: derek cuellar derek cuellar 06/24/19 10:24AM
  Re: head/taillight stopped working, brake light works (78 Puch Maxi)Re: Lee Snover Lee Snover 08/13/19 06:36PM
  Re: head/taillight stopped working, brake light works (78 Puch Maxi)Re: Seth B Seth B 08/13/19 06:40PM
  Re: head/taillight stopped working, brake light works (78 Puch Maxi)Re: Lee Snover Lee Snover 08/13/19 11:25PM
  Re: head/taillight stopped working, brake light works (78 Puch Maxi)Re: Seth B Seth B 08/14/19 12:22PM
  Re: head/taillight stopped working, brake light works (78 Puch Maxi)Re: Richard Eberline Richard Eberline 08/14/19 06:51AM
  Re: head/taillight stopped working, brake light works (78 Puch Maxi)Re: Lee Snover Lee Snover 08/14/19 08:09AM

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