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Apr 11

Posts: 17

jd67 says:


Honda cbf600sa 2008  When headlamp is on dip there is only one side (nearside) is lit. Is this correct

Have attached photos on dip and full beam

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Jan 04

Posts: 795

fogie says:

headlight bulb

If one bulb has 3 terminals (dip and main) and the other has only 1 or 2 terminals, then that's how it's supposed to be. Does the handbook tell you what bulbs are fitted?? H4 is dip/main with 3 terminals, H7 has 2 terminals, and H1 or H3 have 1 terminal. Only the H4 will do dip AND main beam.

hope this helps.

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Sep 07

Posts: 2736

James600zx says:

Main and dipped beams.

My mates CBR600F did this and I always thought it was odd. Do people come up to you and tell you you've got a blown bulb?

I can only assume it based upon the daft idea that two lights close together looks like a car far away, so you'll be cut up at junctions. As we know though, a single headlight makes you invisible anyway.

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Mar 07

Posts: 270

Ginnelli says:


My Suzuki burgmann 200 is exactly the same. seems normal policy now, Kawazaki and Yamaha also do it. I looked into rewiring the headlights on my bike to run them both but theres some sort of difuser fitted to the main beam headlight so its not posible.

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