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Brembo rear brake switch banjo bolt

Hi Hubbers,

I've got a 1997 TT600 with a banjo bolt rear brake switch. When I remove the two wires from the switch and connect them my stop light works suggesting a duff switch. Is the switch a servicable part or does it need replacing?

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Brake switches are sealed components from what I've seen, and generally inexpensive at that. I need to replace my back brake switch myself. kinda glad you brought this up.
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Hi Hubbers,

I've got a 1997 TT600 with a banjo bolt rear brake switch. When I remove the two wires from the switch and connect them my stop light works suggesting a duff switch. Is the switch a servicable part or does it need replacing?

Many thanks,


Dickyb
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I have never heard of anyone repairing a banjo bolt switch. I replaced one last year on my KTM, cheap part and easy work.

Thanks for your excellent thread on ADV.com (DickyB's Turkish Delights). I always look forward to new pics and stories…
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Brake switches are sealed components from what I've seen, and generally inexpensive at that. I need to replace my back brake switch myself. kinda glad you brought this up.
Thanks for the speedy response bobthebiker. Thought as much but thought I would ask as they are difficult to get here in Turkey.

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Hi

I have never heard of anyone repairing a banjo bolt switch. I replaced one last year on my KTM, cheap part and easy work.

Thanks for your excellent thread on ADV.com (DickyB's Turkish Delights). I always look forward to new pics and stories…
Thanks G600 for the advice and kind
comments re my shenanigans on the Turkish Med. I'll start searching t'interweb for a supplier

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