Blowing a fuse

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Blowing a fuse

Post by guybguy »

I am wondering if any of you can give me some thoughts on my 92 Aspencade. I have been having an issue recently with the fuse for my lights blowing out after a short distance of riding. I installed LED lights a few years ago but have not had any problems with them, but is it possible they are causing the issue or do I just need to start chasing some wire. Any thoughts would be appreciated

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Re: Blowing a fuse

Post by DenverWinger »

If it doesn't blow the fuse until you start riding it that suggest a wire rubbed thru the insulation somewhere and is intermittently shorting. That would mean chasing wires.

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Re: Blowing a fuse

Post by kwthom »

Got a wiring diagram handy?

I certainly wouldn't jump elbow-deep in a harness unless I had a pretty good idea what circuits and wire colors you're dealing with.

Perhaps taking the LED lights out to see if there's something internally inducing a problem might be a good starting point. Going back to a known functional condition would prove/disprove the theory that the LED lights are the cause.
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Re: Blowing a fuse

Post by newday777 »

A bad connection somewhere in added accessories is the usual culprit. Added lights, a trailer harness added. Look at each of your added accessories where they connect into the bike harness.

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