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2004 vtx 1300s speedometer goes out as well as running lights and nuetral light. Everything else works. Will run for a while then blows fuse. While riding noticed the digital display running thru all the display like crazy. any ideas? thanks:beer:
 

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+1 tighten with a wrench not a screwdriver
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Could also be that the battery needs replacing. Mine did that right before it took a dump.
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Sorry just read the whole post. Have you done any electrical work? Had the tank off? That sounds like an electrical issue if you're blowing fuses
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As moolph said it's electrical and have toy added any road lights to the front.
Most likely the starter switch is going bad or may need to be cleaned.
You may have to clean the starter switch. It is easy to do, just be careful because there are small parts that can get lost.

Caution when cleaning the switch, there are small parts IE; spring and contact points and a ball bearing on the bottom side.

Park the bike over a large tarp in case you drop something so you can find it.
Don't forget to stretch the little spring a little (not the big one) Just a little. (it's under the little contact).This will help it from burning up again!!.

You can use Vaseline for a lubricant (coat everything inside) for the switch to prevent corrosion and oxidation.
Use WD 40 to clean it then lube it with Vaseline.

Click on the five pictures at the top for a good view of the switch and housing. then do the instructions below.

http://www.rattlebars.com/mtz/starter.html
Click on pic. to enlarge.
 
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