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Bike wants to die out when i put turn signal on at idle instrument lights flicker and engine light is on

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Hi John, could be a map or ckp sensor issue. The factory makes a completely seperate manual just for electrical issues, it's very difficult trying to diagnois from a laptop. That being said try retrieving any trouble codes that might have been generated because of this issue, they may point you the right direction. To help you with this procedure go to: Good luck

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