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Xvs 1100 no headlight, tail light or instrament lights.

Was trying to replace blown instrument bulb. Did that. Started the bike and all the lights went dead! Smoke coming from the instument cluster. Replace the fuse. Fuse went again! Have taken out new bulb and still the lights are out. And the fuse keeps on blowing. I have the workshop manual but have no idea! Any help would be welcome.

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How's the bulb, black burned? You have shorted your instrument bulb and when putting the new one. Better take it to a bike repair garage as your wire must be burned also keeping your fuses to blow. If you want to dare, check at the end of your manual there should be an electrical diagram, just follow all wire related to you instrument and see if all are properly connected and in good conitions. Replace any wires that are burned or have a very soft mushy/bubbly plastic covers. Good enough free advise?

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