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Greetings.

Back in December I picked up a used '06 TE250. Unfortunately, there was a lot of little electrical issues I've had to fix -- Intermittent e-start problems (clutch lockout had backed out of the lever housing), Brake light always on (front switch needed to be shimmed), low beam out (loose contact).

The one I am now working on is a bit more complex: while the LCD works on the instrument panel, none of the indicator lights work: neutral, turn signals, high beam, or backlighting on the panel. It seems this would be a problem with a master power wire going to the panel, or perhaps a ground wire. But...wouldn't this also prevent the LCD from displaying correctly?

Anyone had similar issues and can advise on where to look first?

Cheers.

Mark.

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With the the schematic in the Owner's Manual, a magnifying glass, and an Italian-English dictionary I created the below matrix documenting the wires coming into an '06 TE Computer:

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Unfortunately, all feeds were working as expected, meaning that my indicator light issue is internal to the stock computer.

Given that the LCD works, I guess I'll live without the indicator lights for a while. My other choices are a new stock unit (expensive) or rewiring for a Trailtech Vapor/Dash.

Anyone know the cost of a stock computer? A Vapor and the accompanying dash will be about $160.

Cheers.

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Anyone know the cost of a stock computer? A Vapor and the accompanying dash will be about $160.

Cheers.

Welcome to TT. You seem to know how to use vBulletin and computers well. :thumbsup:

Seriously doubt a new stock unit would work better than after market. Also doubt a replacement unit is less than $160. If it were me - I would try to meet fellow Husky riders to compare operation and inputs to the stock unit first.

A long long time ago someone posted up how to open up the stock unit & re-seat everything which fixed his issues.

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