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post #1 of 5 Old Oct 17th, 2007, 9:14 pm Thread Starter
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My K1200LT is a 2002 with 55,000 miles. I recently started experiencing problems with the headlight and console lights flickering on and off under aggressive acceleration. This morning I tried just revving it in the garage with the same results, flickering after approx. 3000rpm. If it had a short I would think it would blow a fuse and also have ruled out a loose connection as the problem is there when sitting still. Maybe a ground problem but I have no idea where to start. Has anyone had this kind of problem? Any help or thoughts on this would really be appreciated.

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Might be a good thing to check your grounds for corrorsion or loose. Clean all your connections even if they look clean with electrical contact cleaner.

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A manual shaking of the wiring should point you in the direction of the problem.

As said before, Check those grounds.

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This could also be a case of the loose starter wire and the load shed relay kicking in and out. Turn on the key but don't start. Then wiggle the wires on the starter.

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Those electrical problems can be a pain to find. But a lot of times they are easy to fix. Hope it is just a bad ground of loose connection. Trying things mentioned above should help if that is the case. I just hope you do not need a new computer like I did.

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