1982 gl1100i ballast resistor shorted against frame


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medaddy81
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1982 gl1100i ballast resistor shorted against frame

Post by medaddy81 » Tue Feb 23, 2016 2:28 am



I have a 1982 Honda GL 1100I it will run for a little while and then dies out found wire from ballast resistor with hole grounding against the frame what damage may have been done bike still doesn't run properly



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Re: 1982 gl1100i ballast resistor shorted against frame

Post by dingdong » Tue Feb 23, 2016 7:52 am

Read this article concerning the ballast resistor. It will help in determining what if anything is wrong in the resistors circuit and how to test..

http://www.randakksblog.com/ballast-res ... procedure/
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