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Anyone have this problem? My headlights have always been effected by the throttle (at idle, giving some throttle brightens the lights a bit), but this is a new issue. I recently noticed that while riding, my headlights have begun to flicker.

It's both lights, so I don't think it's the bulb. Battery is original (15k miles on the bike), but is charged. Connections seem to be good, at least at the terminal and the headlights. Lights are fine w/ the engine off, just starts flickering when the bike is running.

As of now, it's just a minor annoyance, but seems to be getting worse. Anybody have any ideas?
 

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It happens sporadically and doesn't seem to be affected by bumps (or wheelies :D ). It does happen at times while the bike is still/idling. Seems to be affected by the throttle somewhat, but not always. I'm hoping it is a loose connection somewhere and not an issue w/ the alternator or stator.

Where is the earth/ground connection, is it off the negative terminal?
 
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