Brake light switch install
Posted July 17, 2008 - 08:44 AM
Posted July 17, 2008 - 09:04 AM
Take approx 3 foot length of 2 conductor #18 guage cable and solder or crimp on the corresponding spade connector to one of the leads and connect to the YELLOW lead. Strip back a short length of the hot lead coming from the bike (GREY I believe) just before the connector under the side cover. Pigtail the other lead of the of the new cable and solder and then tape up the connection.
Run the cable down to the brake switch and connect the two leads to the switch (polarity does not matter). Use spade connectors and heat shrink to make this connection to allow you to remove the subframe later without having to cut the wires. Use ty-raps (cable wraps) to tidy up the wiring.
Tools required - solder iron, solder, electrical tape, Heat Gun, heat shrink, side cutters, sharp knife / utility blade.
I am an retired electrical technologist and this took me less than 10 minutes.
Posted December 26, 2008 - 11:31 AM
Where did you get the K&S hydrolic brake light switch? Also, did you use it on the rear or front brake? Thanks.
I want to do the same w/ my 2006 wr450