is the horn switch fixable?


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CharlaineC
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is the horn switch fixable?

Postby CharlaineC » Fri Jul 13, 2012 11:15 pm



ok so i have been on the road for well over 1300 miles and everythings been fine except for a lifter that i need to have fixed. i went to shut the bike down anf suddenly my horn started blowing out of control it looks like the spring is shot. it wouldnt be so bad except that well the horn is airhorns.



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Re: is the horn switch fixable?

Postby virgilmobile » Sat Jul 14, 2012 12:44 am

How bout a spring from a ball point pen?
That thing shouldn't have gotten so hot that it damaged the spring.
Are the horns operated by a relay that the button operates? or just wired direct to the button.?
Hint...the relay lasts longer.the button can't carry much power.

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Re: is the horn switch fixable?

Postby CharlaineC » Sat Jul 14, 2012 1:13 am

im not thinking that it got hot but more of say old age. im not sure how the bike was cared for before the po bought her. i'm going to run out with a flashlight and see if its removeable


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