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The front turn signals stay on when the bike gets wet. The rear Custom LED Integrated tail light still blinks. Eventually when it dries out enough, it returns to normal.

When I installed the Custom LED tail light, I also installed the LED specific (digital) relay.

I've removed the fairings, checked all the connections, checked the harness for breaks and rubs, found a few corroded connections along the way, cleaned and used dielectric grease on them.

I checked the tail harness and everything is dry and clean. the area around the fuse box looks good too.

The only place I haven't checked is the switch.

Is there anything else that I should be looking at?
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Yes, it's pretty clear that you have water penetration in one of the connection points. You should use dielectric grease on ALL the connection points and connectors to minimize this.

And how is the bike getting wet? Rain? Or when you wash the bike? Stock front blinkers or aftermarket?
 

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Yes, it's pretty clear that you have water penetration in one of the connection points. You should use dielectric grease on ALL the connection points and connectors to minimize this.

And how is the bike getting wet? Rain? Or when you wash the bike? Stock front blinkers or aftermarket?
Thanks for the reply!

Wash or rain... It was raining today, so I rode to test things out. probably could have been more scientific about it but hey, ride...
I used dialectic grease in a connection I found that was really corroded, unfortunately it was a head light connector which is on a separate circuit, so it didn't help this issue, but explained why my headlight kept randomly winking out.

I have stock turn signals in front with incandescent bulbs.
 

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Thanks for the reply!

Wash or rain... It was raining today, so I rode to test things out. probably could have been more scientific about it but hey, ride...
I used dialectic grease in a connection I found that was really corroded, unfortunately it was a head light connector which is on a separate circuit, so it didn't help this issue, but explained why my headlight kept randomly winking out.

I have stock turn signals in front with incandescent bulbs.
You should use the dielectric grease in all of the connectors for the front and rear signals. Remove the front bulbs and put the grease in the bulb sockets as well. The grease is there to prevent things from corroding and keeping the water out. You can't get too crazy with the grease!!!
 

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Found the ish... aftermarket digital relay was acting up when it got moist.... I swapped it with a new one and... no more problem... the upside here is I tidied up the wiring and greased the connections.
 

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Found the ish... aftermarket digital relay was acting up when it got moist.... I swapped it with a new one and... no more problem... the upside here is I tidied up the wiring and greased the connections.
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