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Let me start at the beginning and try to be brief...

I have a 1978 Gl1000. I noticed that the right turn signal light would come on but not flash. Later that week it started happening with the left turn signal and on my way home from that ride I lost power to the bike completely.

The main fuse holder had melted and fried the fuse. Tonight I replaced the fuse holder (the wiring is a nightmare, I will try to post pictures tomorrow). I also cleaned the turn signal switch and put some dielectric grease on it.

The bike fired up and seemed fine except that now the rear turn signal lights don't come on at all, the front turn signal lights are on and only go off if I flip the switch, and still no flashing. Also, it might have always been this way and I didn't notice but the headlight dims unless I am revving the engine.

I know it's not much to go on but any advice anyone can offer is appreciated.
 

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Hi LoneWulf and welcome to the forum. As Earl says, first change the turn signal relay (flasher) and work from there.

When you rewired the main fuse, did you replace it with a modern spade type fuse and did you cut the burned copper wire back to clean wire before soldering?
 

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The front turn signals on some models are also "posers". They are on all the time until the turn signals are activated. If they turn off when operating the turn signal switch, you don't have turn signals in the front either. The easiest way to check is remove the front bulb and see if it has a dual element.
You probably don't have power to the relay and/or the relay is junk as suggested earlier. Check fuses and power supply to the relay.
 
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