Hello everyone, I have a question about my turn signals for my 1980 Twinstar (6v). I have been having trouble with my whole electrical system and mainly my turn signals not blinking, I think it is a culmination of a lot of things including a bad battery, dirty or powder coated grounds, and maybe a bad relay. For right now I just want to tackle the relay. I took it apart and it looks unlikely that there's anything wrong with it because it looks very well made (makes sense because it's stock), but I'm curious if the relay is supposed to have contact at idle. Just looking at the relay I can see the points are connected which makes sense with how my turn signals stay on solid while all other relays I try dont even turn them on. Is this just because it's not getting enough power? With a multimeter hooked up, positive to the black wire and negative to the grey wire I get around 3.5v or 4v with the bike running. Hooking the relay up directly to the battery, positive to B and negative to L, the points do in fact separate and everything seems to work fine with it except maybe a bit of sparking. However, when I hook the battery up to B and plug the grey wire into L and hit the turn signal, it still only comes on solid, much brighter but still solid. When I do the same with the new relays I have, both 6v, they still don't even turn the signals on. I can't wrap my head around what is going on here. There is an available ground wire that comes out next to the relay (The Twinstar has multiple extra green ground wires scattered around the bike), could I fix my issue using this? Maybe hooking up the ground to L along with the grey wire or would that just leave it constantly working since the points are naturally connected? I feel like maybe all I need is a new battery, but I don't recall the turn signals ever working, even when the battery was new, but I could be wrong. Hopefully some of this makes sense and if not please let me know and I'll try to clarify. Any and all input is appreciated, thank you for your time.
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