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Suzuki GT380 coils hot

My Suzuki GT380 1976 still cutting out and the coils and frame they sit in are getting very hot. Any idea why this is happening and how to remedy it? Could it be the electronic ignition? Any idea would be appreciated.

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Hi. I had a similar problem on an old Suzuki GS550. It use to start and run for a set time and then cut out and would not start until it cooled down for about 4/5 minuets. Then it would start and do the same, and the coils seemed to get quite hot. In my case it was the rectifier. Hope this is of help to you. Regards Tony.

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