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    Can someone please tell me where the fuses are kept on a 06 plate st as my back brake lights don't work

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    Assuming that we are speaking here of the F800ST there are no fuses. Chassis electrics are controlled by the ZFE module.

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    There are no fuses, it is all controlled by CANBUS. It will turn off an electrical circuit if there is something wrong with it.

    I would start by checking if you have power going to the bulb holder, and working backwards from there; checking the live feed, checking the ground, connectors & the brake switches.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DJ123 View Post
    There are no fuses, it is all controlled by CANBUS. It will turn off an electrical circuit if there is something wrong with it.

    I would start by checking if you have power going to the bulb holder, and working backwards from there; checking the live feed, checking the ground, connectors & the brake switches.
    It is NOT controlled by the CANbus.

    The CANbus is a Controller Area Network that facilitates communications between various controllers.

    One such controller is the ZFE. it is the ZFE that controls the chassis electrics.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DJLOW View Post
    Can someone please tell me where the fuses are kept on a 06 plate st as my back brake lights don't work
    I assume the brake light does not go on when either the front or rear brake lever is pressed?

    Also assuming you've checked the bulb (it has two filaments - one for the running light.) Is the running light on?

    Here's a good thread to read - the troubleshooting advice is well suited to your situation. Particularly, the five pin connector.

    https://f800riders.org/forum/showthr...icator-problem
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    I had to snicker. When I got my ST, I spent about 2 hours looking for that damn fuse box. I had no idea what CANBUS was. Your ST has several. surprise unique features. Other than the initial learning curve, you are really going to enjoy the bike.
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    Thanks for all your support i am just waiting for the better weather then i can test the bike just hope its the same as my f650gs or better

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