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Right turn signal blowing fuse

I have 2004 vt750 Shadow until recently I'm experiencing fuse blow out each time I put the right indicators on. I replaced the bulbs, check the wiring continuity, but unable to see what causes the fuse blow out. I put a higher amp fuse (25 instead on 10 amp) to see if this works but all it does is make the left side indicator work, horn works fine but the right side makes the clicking noise but lights does not blink making the headlight blink slightly though. I suspect it could be the indicator relay but not really sure. Please advise ....

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Fuses are a SAFETY device. Never replace fuses with larger amp ones. Take the bike to an authorized repair shop and get it done right. There could be a short or relay problem that can lead to more extensive problems down the road. Safety devices are put in place to protect you and the system. Like in a home: if you run 14-2w/grd to light fixture the max fuse to use is 15amp fuse. never put a 20 in because the wire can melt at higher amps. Same with your bike. the wire is not rated to handel more than is was designed and fused for.

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