Button Switch

This type switch is used for momentary closing of circuits to horn, magneto or starting motor and is located on handlebar. Terminal has either one or two wires. See Figure 5C-1A.

To disassemble the switch, remove terminal assembly (1) from housing (2) with a screwdriver. Remove spring (3), contact plate (4), and button (5) from the housing (2).

To replace the switch wires, unsolder the old wires and solder new wires onto the terminal assembly. Assemble in reverse order of disassembly.

1. Terminal assembly

2. Housing

3. Spring

4. Contact plate

5. Button

1. Terminal assembly

2. Housing

3. Spring

4. Contact plate

5. Button

To disassemble switch, remove clamping screws (1) and separate parts of switch: cover (2), switch (3), and base (4). Remove wires (5) from switch by loosening terminal screws (6).

Figure 5C-1B. Dimmer and Horn Switch Exploded View

Check switch for wear, and replace switch if it will not stay in high or low beam position. Check spring tension on horn button.

Replace worn or broken parts with a new switch or base. Clean terminals and reassemble in reverse order. Be careful not to over-tighten clamp screws or plastic body may crack.

Figure 5C-1A. Button Switch - Exploded View

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