I just installed a new switch back plate from Lang's on my '26 Roadster. Now I don't have tail lights with low beam. I do have them with high beam. They worked with the old back plate. Any ideas? Thanks PK.
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Did you hook the black tail light wire to the high beam terminal instead of the tail light terminal, that's what it sounds like.
This may help if you don't already have a copy.
Ben is the best on getting a switch to work correctly. You can't go wrong with Ben's work or assistance. He does not do e-mail so phone is the only way to contact him. I see Kirk was kind enough to provide his number for you.
Thanks for the replies. I'll check tomorrow but I'm pretty sure the wires are laid down right. I'll check back tomorrow, PK.
You should check your battery wires. They look too small to me. John Regan would know for sure.
Yes on many of the repro harness' the Yellow/BlackTracer 3 wires are made from 14 Gauge and should be 12 Gauge like the 2 Solid Yellow wires are. It will not affect starting and running typically but will prevent bright headlights when you run for a time at night since the generator will not be able to have its full output delivered to the headlights due to the voltage drops in the Yellow/BlackTracer wires.
If the tail light hasn't worked right before, it may be miss wired at the terminal block. The tail light has it's own terminal junction--Number 4 counting left to right.
I finally got back to the switch, big county wide yard sale yesterday. Any how all the wires were laid down correctly. I took the switch over to the bench and using a multi-meter to check continuity. No tail light with low beam. I used a back plate from another switch I had and everything works good. I'll dink around with that back plate later but for now the car is back on the road. PK