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How do you replace the brake lever on a Harley

How do you replace the brake lever on a 2005 Harley 883XL Sportster?

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There is a snap ring on the bottom of the post that holds the lever in. Use snap ring pliers to remove the snap ring, remove post disconnect the lever from the cable.

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