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86 Honda CT500C - Front brakes don't activate brake light

I have a 1986 Honda VT500C Shadow. I recently noticed that when I apply the front brake, the brake light doesn't turn on. When I apply the rear brake, however, the brake light does turn on. I assume the switch in the front brake that activates the light doesn't work, but I was wondering where I find this switch and, if I need to replace it, where I can find one.

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    after having a light bump into the rear of a car my front brake jams on hard after i use the front brakes

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    front brake light switch broke and i need to replace it

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The swich is just at the corner of brake leaver, notice that there will be a wire coming from the leaver....... that is the switch wire

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Hit there, could be the switch, bulb or bulb housing corrotion. there are many places to buy motorcycles parts online and of course honda dealers or motorcycle repair shop. Good luck

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