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There is a factory plug with a end cap on it running with the taillight wires and was wondering what it is for....reason being I want to put a reverse light on the viking for at night
 

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We installed the Factory LED tail lights on mine, and it has the reverse lights on them, and there is a plug in the front end right around the top of the pass side of the top of the shock area, and it was used for the backup light part of the tail lights.
 

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Are the back-up portion of those tail lights. LED lites too I can tell in pictures the red portion is but was unsure of the backup portion.
 

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Yes, I believe they are aswell, very bright too


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I tried wiring my lightbar to the plug as when the bike is on there is a hot but I only want it on with reverse and it stays on as long as key is on.....I want it just when I shift in reverse
 

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Thats how my tail lights work, when i put it in reverse, the backup lights come on, like a truck or car.
 

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there is a plug in the front end right around the top of the pass side of the top of the shock area, and it was used for the backup light part of the tail lights.
Wondering if you could post a photo of this plug? Am wanting to add reverse lights to mine, but not finding the plug.... Thanks.....
 

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I'll sure try to get one for ya


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Here ya go, see the plugs in the top lefthand corner of the pic, thats where the empty plug was i believe, its been awhile, but 99% sure thats where it was on mine.
 

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And again, its on the Passenger side of the Viking.
 

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Mine has an empty plug under the back of the tray (bed I think you guys call it) right in the centre, I assumed that was for the reverse lights, I'll check today and see if it goes hot in reverse.
 

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Im not totally sure, its been so long since we installed it, just remember it being there in that area, it was the only emply plug there if i remember correctly.
 

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Mine has an empty plug under the back of the tray (bed I think you guys call it) right in the centre, I assumed that was for the reverse lights, I'll check today and see if it goes hot in reverse.
Would seem like a logical place for it, but mines hot anytime the key is on, doesn't matter what gear is selected....
 

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The two wire plug with one green and one white with black tracer?
Im not totally sure, its been so long since we installed it, just remember it being there in that area, it was the only emply plug there if i remember correctly.
I ment the plug in your picture with one green and one white with dark tracer wires coming off it....

I have a two wire plug dead center of the Viking, just inches below the top of the dash... But it's hot anytime the key is on....

This is driving me nuts....
 

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I found that wire under the rear of the bed as well. If this is not for upgraded tail lights....what in the world is it for?
 

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I know what plug your talking about in the center dash area, that one we used for our Super ATV power steering kit, thats what plug it said in the instructions to use.

Far as the one in the pic i took, i can just say its one of those, i honestly cant remember now. Best thing i could recommend, is to call Yamaha and ask them to email you a copy of the install sheet on the LED tail lights, and it'll give you the info you need, although there for a Rhino, we where still able to figure it out.
 

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I'll take a better look for it tomorrow for you.
 

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