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While riding someone indicated to me that my rear lights were out. Upon inspection I realized my tail light & tail right blinker do not stay on. I have verified the bulbs are good and for some reason the left blinkers and front work fine. The front right blinker does stay on but no blink when right blinkers are initiated.

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I think it may be related to the intense vibrations possibly and oddly it seems like the rear tail light may have blinked on rarely like a loose connection but under the seat all connectors appear fine! Also not really sure where ground would be or how to test it :/

Any help would be highly appreciated! I just would like any insight to ideas or even diagrams or manuals.
I have no idea where to find the ground.

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all connectors appear fine! Also not really sure where ground would be or how to test it :/
Actually trace the wires and unplug and inspect each connector going to the lights that don't work.
Past that, a multimeter is about required to do any real testing.

One of the wires going to each bulb is a ground.
 

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Okay after further testing

I have not whooped out the multimeter just yet because I want to verify if something is missing (plus my dad has it somewhere I am not aware of.. I would like to clear further uncertainty, please bare with me).

Refer to pictures attached!

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In addition I haved checked further and the grounds on the engine look fine, the 20a fuse is fine, and my only inquiry now is after checking the sidekick relay & blinker relay (seated just behind the carriage where the battery lays) it appears that something could be missing??

I would like to confirm if something could be missing before I consider a defective relay. I doubt the tail liht and right blinker are failing due to the bulb housing due to the front right blinker stays constantly on.. The right blinker would work fine too I would assume.

If someone has a dr200 please look into it and refer to my pics attached.
 

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I doubt the tail liht and right blinker are failing due to the bulb housing due to the front right blinker stays constantly on.. The right blinker would work fine too I would assume.
BAD assumption.
The tail light and turn signal are on TWO different circuits.
About the only things they have in common are the bulb and socket and some connectors along the way....and maybe a fuse.

Why are you messing with the relays ??
The sidestand safety has nothing to do with either light and if the blinker relay was bad, the left side wouldn't work right either.
Some blinkers blink real fast if one bulb is open; some just stay steady. That part might be normal under the circumstances.
 
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