When you apply your brake this module flashes your tail light 3 times and then goes to a steady state for approx. 3.5 seconds, then repeats the cycle.
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“How To apply the Back Off MC” brake light module
by “Mr. Tidy”
The Back off MC brake light module #1001 runs approx, $35.00
Approx, 20 min, job
* Suggestion before you start*
From: J Coulter
One thing you could add to the “Back OFF” project is, to take a small tweezer or micro screwdriver you can back the actual clip out of the nylon wiring plug and cut the yellow wire flush with the clip. Then solder a new yellow wire to the clip install the connecter and you have a lot more sanitary end result and as much extra length in the wire coming from the plug as you want. I did this because I thought the wire was a little short otherwise.
To begin this procedure you will need 2 each, female, and 2 each male bullet connectors and a pair of wire crimpers to complete the project.
- Remove your seat and set aside.
- The wiring harness for the tail lights is on the left side of the battery.
- The Yellow wire is the Brake Light wire that you will cut and insert the Back Off module in series with.
- The red wire of the Back Off module will plugin towards the front of the bike you will place a male bullet connector. It will be plugged into the yellow wire towards the front of the bike.
- The Striped wire of the Module you will place a female bullet connector upon the wire and it willplug into the yellow wire going through the fender grommet.
- Cut the yellow wire and upon the end going into the fender place a male bullet connector.
- On the other end going towards the front of the bike place a female bullet connector. I took this approach so that if the module ever fails on a extended trip you could unplug the module and directly plug your brake light wires back up again.
- The module comes with a double backed piece of tape. Place it upon the frame under the seat.
- Replace the seat and go riding.