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How to change the front brake lever on a CBF1000

I have dropped the bike and bent the front brake lever, so I have ordered a replacement but I am unsure of how it's changed

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Just remove the castle nut an and bolt and put her on in..at least thats the way it is on my cbr 600. easy as pie!

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Hi, Robert before diagnosing any brake light issue always check the bulb and fuse first for integrity a brake light staying on is usually caused by the front brake light switch, which is mechanical, not disengaging. On early models moving the throttle control housing closer to the front brake master cylinder is the main fix. On late models, the switch gets tweaked and needs to be realigned. A brake light that does not come on when the brake lever is applied can be caused by a faulty switch or no continuity in the wiring at the switch. The rear brake light switch is hydraulic and it is extremely rare to malfunction in a closed circuit condition causing the brake light to stay on. Usually, rear brake light switch issues are caused by no brake pedal free play or a sticky rear master cylinder piston. A brake light that does not come on when the rear brake pedal is depressed can be caused by a faulty switch, air contamination in the brake line, or no continuity in the wiring at the switch. For more information about your issue and valuable "FREE" downloads that you will need please click on the links below. Good luck and have a nice day.
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Doubtful, there was a major change in the bike between 2008 and 2011.

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I had a similar problem with my CBF1000 when almost new. Local garage took bike back in and jumped up and down on the gear lever for 20 mins and told me to try it once more. If not cured the engine would need to come out to replace neutral switch!. After a little investigation I found that the switch fitted to the clutch needed cleaning. After cleaning that switch the problem has never reoccurred. Has to be worth a try. I would be tempted to clean switch on side stand as well before resorting to try and replace the neutral switch.

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Hi there and welcome to fixya,

if the plate of the disc brake is really bent, you would feel a pulsating brake when you pull the lever during braking. If its bent, you'll need to replace it or have the service center replace it. It will cost you. They wont give it for free. and to answer your question, yes the disc brake comes in replaceable parts.. .or aftermarket parts.

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If it sounds like "swish-swish" noise, that is nornal for your bike. HD changed the front brakes in the 90's and the result was better stopping performance but there is that darned swishing sound. Don't worry about it, mate, there's nothing wrong with your bike.

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Wal Mart buys inexpensive imports but there are probably lots of components to fix it with.

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