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I just can't believe this: my girlfriend arrived this after noon to visit and I was showing her my new Oxford heated grips: the ones which started me down the path of so much pain last week... broken kill switch, finding replacement on ebay, getting throttle cables loose, etc.



Anyway, when I turned them on, the power light came on but that was it. None of the indicators that show the power setting lit nor did the grips get warm. I don't understand this. They worked fine the last two rides.



I would suspect a blown fuse were it not for the power light being lit up. I swear, sometimes it doesn't pay to improve anything.



 

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Just because a led lights up doesn't mean that it's getting a good connection. Led's light around 6-7 volts so a bad connection should get them going. Check the connection and see what happens.
 

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check the fuses anyways. I spent a hour mucking with my turn signals because I did not check the fuse box. (and I had the power light on.)
 

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It wasn't a fuse; it was a DIN copnnector. I pressed it back together and I guess I'll just have to see if it'll stay together. If it doesn't, I may just take some heat shrink and encourage it to stay intact that way. If I had designed the unit, I think I would have used something more invulnerable to vibration than a DIN connector.



Anyway, it works like a champ again.



I'll go ahead and tell on myself. After resetting the tank and cranking the bike, it suddenly cut off while warming up. It's absolutely amazing how much better it runs when the fuel isn't shut off. In my defense, I've left that fuel valve open for as long as I've owned the bike without consequence. As a result, it's usually the last thing I think of if the bike hiccups.
 
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