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Old 01-11-2013, 10:54 AM   #1
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Location: Southern California
Oddometer: 340
Grip Heater Fuse Blowing

I have these:

Installed on my KLR650 and my VFR800 via relays. I've never had issues on the VFR and use a 5 amp fuse (I think).

I installed them on the KLR with a 5 amp fuse and was fine for months, but now whenever I switch from off to high or low with power on, the fuse blows. I went up to a 10 amp fuse and still the same issue. As long as I don't toggle the switch while the bike is powered, I'm I have to choose my setting before starting the bike. I forgot yesterday and blew the fuse and had to ride home with chilly wittle fingers :(

Any ideas?
2008 VFR800
2012 Super Ténéré
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Old 01-11-2013, 11:23 AM   #2
Oh fer Chrissakes
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Location: Rio de Las Animas Perdidas
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Your switch is shorting out.
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