How do I check to see if I need new light bulbs on my scooter?

by Chris Sanders
(Myrtle Beach, SC)

All my lights work except the dash lights and tail lights... what do I need to check the bulb are good?

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Aug 31, 2011
No problem
by: Benny

If you have a lightbulb in your hand that your not sure if it works or if its blown, their is an easy way to find out. If the bulb is clear, (and even if its not) look closely at the inside of the bulb. Every light bulb has a thin (VERY THIN) piece of wire called a filament. The filament is connected between two bigger pieces of wire. Make sure, (if you can see it) that the filament is still connected. If you cant see the filament, or if you just like to take a more "hands on" approach, find yourself two pieces of wire and some tape (unless you have 3-4 hands) tape one piece of wire to the metal side of the bulb being careful not to make contact with the soldier lump on the bottom of the bulb. Touch the other end of the wire to a battery terminal, next, touch just that solder lump (or use another piece of wire) to the other battery terminal. If the bulb lights, its good, if not, toss it.

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