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    Hello All,
    I just recently upgraded my Halogen headlight Bulb and Driving light Bulbs to LED's. Wow what a difference. My headlight was awful at night. Now both low beam and high beam are great! Something I noticed was that when I use High Beam the low beam LEDs turn off with my driving lights and only the High Beam LEDs come on. If you've ever used your flash to pass monetary switch we have i find that all the lights stay on, my driving lights, Low Beam and high Beam. really lights up the road much better than just high beam switch. I wish our head light high/low switch worked like that.

    Has anyone figured a way to run a jumper wire from the flash to pass circuit to the high beam switch? I would love it if my low/high beam switch left everything on with the addition of the high beam. I am going to open up the handlebar light switch but thought I would ask if anyone has done this already and had an easy procedure.

    If anyone has any insight i would appreciate your advice.
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    This is a something I've ran into on a lot of vehicles and typically a jumper between the two relays with a diode fixed the problem. However, here the switch is the actual problem that prevents this. When low beam is selected and the flasher switch simply connects the yellow wire from the fuse box to the HI beam relay energizing the light and maintaining low beam power. When the switch is flipped to HI beam it completely removes power from the low beam circuit.

    Looking at the schematic the switch seems to have more poles then are actually used. The simple solution may be adding a jumper contact to maintain power to the low beam circuit when high beam is selected. I will take my spare control apart and assess the switch for options.

    A quick solution would be to add a relay that uses switching power from the HI beam relay to also turn on Low beams. Down side to this is cutting and splicing your harness.

    I will get to investigating after church tomorrow and see what turns up.

    I know you already invested in a new light however, there are companies who maintain power to both LED circuits for maximum light output.
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    The answer is to fit a Cyclops Ultra H4 Led bulb, it automatically lights both dip and main beams when on high beam.

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    Thanks for the reply's guys. Ill be interested in Frotosride evaluation. If i can just add a jumper wire that would be great. I now understand that the switch is doing more than I thought, so if this isn't possible without cutting into my Harness Ill look for Prospectors LED for the solution. I just bought this Hikari bulb and its really a huge improvement. But its just so much more light with both Diodes lit at the same time.

    Thanks guys
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