Why don't I have lights?

by George Jennings
(North Carolina)

I replaced the voltage regulator with a new one. I put in new bulbs. I started the scooter and the same thing happened, every bulb blew again.

I did notice that I have one green wire with a male connector and a black wire with a female connector that are hooked up to nothing. Could this be the problem?

I would try to hook them together, but I don't need to do any more damage to the scooter. I have a 150cc Tieke (Roketa). All replies are welcome. Thank you.

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Jun 18, 2010
by: George Jennings

Thanks for the advice Jim. I found the problem. I have a bad wiring harness at the voltage regulator. I installed a new harness and have added a fuse link on the positive side of the lighting system. Now my lights are nice and bright and don't dim when the RPM's go down. You guys are the tops. Thank to everyone!

Jun 18, 2010
Safe test
by: Jim Zeiser

Get a volt ohm meter and set it on volts DC. Then start the scooter. Put one end of the meter in one of the unplugged wires and the other end in the other and see if you get a reading. If not try volts AC. It's possible this is a ground also and your regulator isn't grounded and not functioning. Trace both ends of the wires and see where they go.

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