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The brake light is stuck on. any ideas ?. as soon as i switch the ignition on the brake light comes on

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As the light becomes live naturaly when the ignition is switched on normally, it can only be the break switch or the wire from the lamp has chafed against the metalwork of the bike and made the circuit complete. Indeed the handlebar break light switch is a good place to start!
Hope thaqt helps.

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