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1994 Yamaha virago 750, my headlight and instrument lights do not work. i have checked the fuses and they are all good. All other lights work, turn signal, tail lights, running lights, etc...any suggestions.....

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On older bikes the starter switch can start sticking and not fully return. The headlamp is commonly cut during starting to allow more power to the starter motor. But if the start switch does not fully return it can keep the headlamp off. Try juggling the switch with the bike running and see if the lights return. If they do then its time to take the switch apart and give it good cleaning and lubrication with electrolytic grease.

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The rubber seals and fittings between the carbs and cylinder head get hard and brittle. They can develop small cracks and also loose the seal they had when new and pliable. This means that extra air gets into the air/fuel mix as it heads for the intake valves. The air that has not gone through the carbs leans the fuel mix and causes the high revs. The seals and fittings will need to be replaced. Dealers have parts in stock for 10 years. Your bike is 22 years old. Google yamaha virago 750 parts also Google vintage motorcycle parts. Babbitt's would be a good source if the '87 and '88 parts match up. They list an '88 and have all the parts in stock except one hose line.
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Sounds like something you did on installing light bar. Does the light bar work? Have you checked the fuses? If you answer yes and yes, disconnect light bar and see what happens. You may be drawing too much current with addition of light bar.

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2. Worn, chaffed, or broken wires in the light circuit.
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