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I just installed a rear brake light flasher on my new 2015 Valkyrie. It is an excellent safety addition and increases my stopping visibility. Here are a few details:

* Used the module from superbrightleds Type that name as a web address. Part number LSC-100A I've used this module on my two other bikes - a Goldwing and a Spyder - with zero problems. These guys are the LED pros. 100% waterproof.

* Rear fender must be removed to fully access the tail light. That's an easier job than most of us realize.

* Once at the rear tail light, you may cut and splice, cut and solder, or tap into the two wires needed.

* Contrary to another post in this forum, here are the CORRECT wire colors (at the tail light itself):
Brake = black/yellow
Tail = black/white
Ground = black

* The module is so small, i was able to securely attach and hide it in the tail light mount.
 

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Your intentions were good, but the info is not correct. I connected to the light green/black wire
towards the battery side of the wires because the diagram in the service manual shows it's connected to the black/yellow wire only to find out that the black/yellow wire is the running light.

Save yourself a headache:

Black/yellow = running light
Black/white = brake light
 

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Thank you Vader for your update. When I wrote my post, it was for a two-fold purpose: 1) To share info about the ease of installation of a brake light flasher unit and 2) to alert fellow Valkyrie owners of the correct wires to make the flasher unit work.

Apparently, there may be a wire color assignment from the factory build which may get crossed or mixed up. The wire colors in my post are dead accurate for my bike, I traced them from the rear to the front and actually installed the flasher unit I described. Using the color codes you politely describe were the opposite of what their actual assignment was on my bike.

Perhaps these posts should alert our fellow owners that there could be a color/code swap.
 

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Great post - appreciate the product info and the warning to be wary of the potential wire color swap.


I installed a different unit last weekend ($25 on Amazon).


I have the 2014 Valk and the modulator I chose is installed by cutting the brake light (+) wire and putting the modulator inline (modulator [red wire] towards the battery/brake pedal switch and modulator [yellow wire] towards the bulb, black wire to ground).
On my Valkyrie (validated with voltmeter, as well as temporary wiring), the black/yellow wire was brake and black/white was running/tail light.


Incidentally, if anyone goes with this flash unit, I recommend extending the blue and white wires (used for programming the unit) up to the space underneath the seat. That way I am able to set/alter the flash patterns simply by pulling off the side cover and opening the storage space to reach them (vs removing the rear fender again to get to the modulator, which I left next to the rear light unit).


Thanks again for posting this, hopefully people will double check their wire colors before soldering! =)
 

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Interesting haha. Seems very un-honda-like to screw up color coding on these bikes. Good to know though.
 
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