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Basic electrical failures

No Source; Open; High Resistance; Short; Ground Source The Main source of power on a Motorcycle is the Battery.  The most common electrical failure is the absence of power, or a discharged battery.  The battery does not need to be … Continue reading

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Honda CB750 Tail light circuit

One of the simplest circuit to demonstrate how to create a Block Diagram, that came to mind, was the Tail Light circuit off a CB750 wiring diagram (as shown on Lesson 6).  Typically, any technician in need of troubleshooting the … Continue reading

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Isolate an Electrical Circuit – Lesson 6

How to isolate a circuit from a wiring diagram?  The industry term is called, creating a Block Diagram.  From a wiring diagram, it is necessary to isolate, define, or identify what a specific circuit contains.  Let’s say your tail light … Continue reading

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Watts Law – Lesson 5

What is Watt’s Law? _ “PIE ! That’s what comes to mind. Ok, that’s a joke. Actually, this is how I remember. This electrical law” P = I x E => (PIE) It defines the relationship between Power, Intensity of flow, and … Continue reading

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Ohms Law – Lesson 4

Ohms Law basically defines the relationship between three physical properties of electricity: Volts; Ohms; Amps. Volts: Also referred to as pressure of electricity. Defines movement of electricity. No Volts = No pressure = No movement. You basically have no movement … Continue reading

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