Indicator switch on Virago

Apr 18, 2019

The turn signal indicator had become very erratic so I opened up the switch and cleaned the contacts.

The switch is a clever mechanical device that can be repaired. Probably on modern bikes there is a non repairable electronic switch that costs £50 to replace.

This was all cleaned up with cotton buds and alcohol, particularly the sliding plastic contact. Then a little dab of grease was placed on the sliding part and it was all re-assembled.

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