Why don't my scooter's headlights work?

by Gary Schultz
(Boca Raton, FL)

I own a 2008 JMSTR 150cc eagle scooter. The headlights (high and low beam) do not turn on after I start it up. I checked the plug to the high/low switch with a test light and I get power to the plug as well as when I test the grounds with the test light the lights turn on.

I tried a different switch-same results. I grounded the white wire (what I believe is the low beam ground) and the 2 smaller lights came on. (what look like running lights). The 2 larger bulbs are still out.

I should also mention that while this has become an issue my battery has died. I'm not sure if that is related but I figured I'd throw it out there.

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