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post #1 of 10 Old 05-15-2019, 05:27 PM Thread Starter
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Clearwater light issue

I have a set of Clearwater Darla lights mounted on the forks of my K1600GT. They were installed by a BMW dealer thru the previous owner.
Situation is one side flickers when in motion (road vibration) or when I tug lightly on the wires where they enter the light housing. I'm thinking it is a loose/bad connection inside the housing.

My question is: has anyone successfully opened the housing and attempted a wiring fix (surely I'm not the first?). If so, what is the method? I've looked online for a parts breakdown of the lamp, thinking it would show how the housing disassembles, but have been unsuccessful. I've not removed the light from the fork mount yet...am still doing my research.

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post #2 of 10 Old 05-15-2019, 05:36 PM
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send it to CWL for service?
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Clearwater is legendary for their service. Give them a call.
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send it to CWL for service?
I second that recommendation.

Clearwater's service is 2nd to none. You might be pleasantly surprised if you contact them to see what they can do.
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Yes send it lifetime warranty.

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Yup, call Clearwater. You will find them more than accommodating.

Freedom is the miles I'm rollin' on!

I'm ridin' a 2014 K1600 GTL and I am loving every minute of it!
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And this should have been posted in the Electrical section!

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And this should have been posted in the Electrical section!
Yes! He is definitely a bad boy! For shame....🥴
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Yes! He is definitely a bad boy! For shame....
Dude, the OP posted this about himself. Quick triggers around here.

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I had a light fail after colliding with a deer (no surprise). I was expecting to pay to get it fixed. They fixed it for free.
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