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Blows ignition fuse when key is turned on

Ignition fuse blows as soon as key is turned on. Bike has not moved and just started doing this.

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Look for a grounded wire on the ignition switch or a break in the wiring leading to the fuse. Wiring system on motorcycles are a close system with only the battery being grounded to the frame. Any loose connections or breaks in the wires that will allow the current to jump to the frame with cause you tons of fun.

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