No brake lights


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wsumz
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No brake lights

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My front hand brake don't turn on the brake lights. the foot brake works the lights.
Any ideas what to check?


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MikeB
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Re: No brake lights

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Bad brake light switch on the front brake handle. One screw holds it in place. Easy fix. Cyclemax sells them.
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Re: No brake lights

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Be advised, there's two switches there, be sure to get/replace the correct one.
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