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740 - weird electrical issue.

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Old Nov 8th, 2019, 15:21   #21
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Originally Posted by Laird Scooby View Post
I wonder if the barrel has become sticky after many years of use and a bit of lube (WD40 or for preference, silicone spray lube) sprayed into the ignition lock barrely would sort the problem out for you. I had that on one of mine, can't remember which now but solved it with a little squirt and some use. Could be worth a try and save you ŁOUCH on a new switch!

Mine does it about once a year, normally the first I notice is that indicators and radio don't work!
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Originally Posted by redtel35 View Post
Thanks Bob,

Ordered the cog from Parts Monster yesterday.
On my experience you won't be disappointed. Let us all know how you get on. Bob
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