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Electrical trouble Hello I have a 79Yamaha XT500F and I replaced the battery and flaher relay and went for short ride, them my bike blow all the ligths bulbs incluiding the headligth. What cause this to blow all this bulbs?

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There is a shortage to earth follow a wiring diagram and check all earths on that ciruit

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Testimonial: "Thanks for the info. Everything is working well now. Clean the all wiring system, special the grounds."

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