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Howdy,i just bought a1991 250 visago.it had a flst battery so it charged. as irev the light goes bright so it must be charging.i noticed th fuse holder and connecter was hot but has not blown the fuse.i dont want to test ride as it could catch on fire and wreck the electric system can you please help.cheers socrates.

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The heat is probably due to corrosion...there is resistance to the current flow so it heats up....if you see corrosion on the holder you might try a spray contact cleaner or gently scrape with a knife blade.

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