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I have a honda vtx 1300 and my odometer and speedometer are…

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I have a honda vtx...
I have a honda vtx 1300 and my odometer and speedometer are not working after changing headlight and tail light
Submitted: 3 years ago.Category: Motorcycle
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Motorcycle Mechanic: TIMOTO, Motorcycle Mechanic replied 3 years ago
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The wires for the speedo connect to the main wire harness under the right front of the fuel tank. These connectors can be removed without removing the tank. Check the two connectors by unplugging them and inspecting them for any water, dirt or corrosion. If good, reinstall and see if the problem still exists Let me know the result.
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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
I rest the connections and checked for issues. The display still does not go on (also I didn't mention this before but the bike will not start either).
Motorcycle Mechanic: TIMOTO, Motorcycle Mechanic replied 3 years ago
What year and model is your vtx1300? Remove the fuse box cover and use a test light to check for power to both sides of each fuse in the box.
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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
it is 2004 vtx 1300S..ok will test the fuses but will need to get a test light
Motorcycle Mechanic: TIMOTO, Motorcycle Mechanic replied 3 years ago
ok, let me know what you find
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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
There is power to each fuse
Motorcycle Mechanic: TIMOTO, Motorcycle Mechanic replied 3 years ago
I am assuming you checked both sides of each individual fuse for power and both sides check good. With a test light you can check the harness side of the speedometer connectors for power but I do not have a wiring diagram here for that model so I will have to get one tomorrow and reply back to you then.
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