Why don't I have taillights on my Eagle scooter?

by Anonymous

I have an Eagle 150 GSR. When you turn the key on, the tail light, license plate light, instrument light and front running light should all come on before starting. Mine don't.

I do have a turn signal, headlight (high & low beam) and brake light and the gas gauge works. Could it be a bad switch on the back of the key switch?

All the connection points are good and I don't seem to have any broken wires. Thank you for any help you can give me... Wayne

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Aug 08, 2012
my lights suck too NEW
by: Anonymous

im havng the same prob..

Apr 22, 2012
same issue NEW
by: Anonymous

My tailight works when I hit the brakes but doesn't work normally. I cant figure it out. And I did change the bulb. It's not that.

Jan 03, 2012
same problem NEW
by: Anonymous

the tailight and the brake light both use the same bulb. When I squeeze the brakes it lights up. But when in idol it does not turn on. I can't figure it out.

Oct 08, 2010
Follow the Wires
by: Jim Zeiser

The only light switch should be the ignition switch. I would follow the wires backwards from where they're not working and see if you can find out where the power source is. Or splice those wires into a key-on power source and get around the problem that way.

Oct 07, 2010
good bulbs
by: Anonymous

All the bulbs are good. I have no power to those 4 places, that's what makes me think it's the light switch... Wayne

Oct 07, 2010
by: Jim Zeiser

You say the brake light comes on but not the tail light? Have you checked the bulb? It could be a broken filament. When you take it out check for power at the socket with a volt/ohmmeter set for Volts DC.

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