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Brakelight switch Hi again the only brakelight switch located where the "two" prongs go into @ handlebar lever ?,and could I just use a "testlight" to check for power (all I have @ the moment lol) ?

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  • JAMES DANDY Dec 30, 2008

    I found a second switch ,located right behind oil cooler , the problen actually was the brake light was stuck on ,I lubricated the switch and ajusted the spring tension and it now works properly .



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Wire that hooks to the handlebar lever(2-of),and same with rear brakes,if you connect the two wires with a jumper wire(with ignition on)and the rear lamp turns on,you found-em!!

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