How to change an ignition switch

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Motorcycle: Honda Golwing 1500 Aspencade, year 1989

How to change an ignition switch

Postby piethoumes » Tue Aug 24, 2010 3:20 pm

Since 2 weeks I am owner of a GW 1500 Aspencde, hower the ignition switch is out of order and I already ordered a new one. But how to demontate the old switch ??

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Re: How to change an ignition switch

Postby Lebouc » Sun Aug 29, 2010 5:27 pm

That is one hell of a job , i changed a few when i was workin as a mecanic in a Honda shop , the bolts are hard to see cuz they're between the fork and the fairing , and they don't have heads to prevent theives from changing the switch in a few seconds and leaving with the bike .
The new bolts have heads but as you torque them the head breaks , leaving you with a flat round head almost like a cariage bolt , its an anti-theft precaution .
Good luck !!!!

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