Wiring harness

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Wiring harness

What is a wiring harness?

A wiring harness is the total of cables for electricity in the complete engine. This is often connected as much as possible from front to back in the engine with side branches to all electrical parts. Because it resembles a tree in appearance, it is called a wiring harness.

How much does it cost to replace a wiring harness?

A new wiring harness for the engine can be quite pricey, but when you buy a universal wiring kit it only needs to cost €40. Connecting all the cables can be tricky, but can be made easier by using a control box such as the Motogadget mo.unit .

Can you also repair a wiring harness?

You can! You can replace the defective cables with new cables and then reattach them to the rest of your motorcycle's cables.

How do you test a wiring harness?

With a universal cable set you can connect the whole thing to the motor again using the supplied diagram.

How do you make your own wiring harness?

With a universal cable set you can connect the whole thing to the motor again using the supplied diagram. These universal cable sets are available at Cafe Racer Webshop!

Where are the fuses on a motorcycle?

The fuses on a motorcycle are usually gathered in one place. Then it is stated which is what and does what. If this is not clear, it is wise to consult the workshop manual of your motorcycle.

How do you check a motorcycle fuse?

You can check a fuse by checking whether the cables are still connected. If the cables look slightly blackened, they are faulty and need to be replaced.

How can you hide the cables of a motorcycle?

There isn't really one way to hide your motorcycle's cabling. You can do this with tie wraps, with tape, or any other way you like. In the end, what matters is the result and whether you are satisfied with it!