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I can't get to my flasher relay to change it out. My manual says it is in the headlight nacelle, but I don't know how to get it off. The pics in the manual are for a cx500 I think, the bolts on mine are not where the picture shows them. Does anyone have a cx650 that could post some pics or walk me through it?
 

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Try looking to the right of the solenoid under the left cover. A metal can about 1-1/2" diameter and 2" long. Two male plugs on the end.
 

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I think Blue Fox is pointing you in the right direction

Only the early models had the flasher unit in the headlight

and most late models have them to the right of the starter solenoid



It should have a black wire plus a Green/white one

with possibly a green as well.

Most relays are cylindrical but its possible someone fitted a newer

type which may be square (I have)
 

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Mine just kind of hangs around under the seat.
 

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I just took a set of pictures of every major part of my CX650 because I want to document as I replace nearly everything. Mine was (might have been modded, bought it in pretty bad condition) in a black rubber strap attached to the frame. Take the rectifier regulator off (the triangle in front of the battery), then take the battery out. You should have a few boxes to the right of where the battery would be.
 

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Part 12 in the rectifier spark unit for the replacement parts PDF. If you still can't find it I'll post my photo's with it highlighted after work.
 

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BTW thats from a later bike, quite possibly 90's Honda.

Whoever patched it in may have used different colour cables

on the connector from the bike it was taken from.

you can use just about any old relay as long as you trace back to the

original wiring and remember

White/green is supply

Grey is power out to switch on bars

Green is ground
 

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I looked at O'Reily's auto parts and didn't see any relays that had the same connection. If I can't find the same one will I need to re-wire it myself?
 

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I looked at O'Reily's auto parts and didn't see any relays that had the same connection. If I can't find the same one will I need to re-wire it myself?
Quite possibly, thats why I mentioned paying attention to the wires

Most folk just go to the local auto store and get one that suits

without paying through the nose for a so called Honda one.

2X21w is a common unit so you could just get one of those and connect it up
 
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