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Stuck ignition switch

Post by SteveD » Wed Sep 06, 2017 2:43 am

I've lifted this from BMBikes forum. It's an excellent article on how to loosen stuck lock wafers in the ignition switch. Hopefully no-one will need this info.
http://www.bmbikes.org.uk/Forum/viewtop ... 37#p174637
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Re: Stuck ignition switch

Post by The Veg » Tue Sep 12, 2017 7:22 pm

But ignore the first reponse- do NOT use WD40 in a lock. It may help short-term but as it is mildly corrosive and can leave residues, it's not good long-term.
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Re: Stuck ignition switch

Post by George Ryals » Thu Sep 14, 2017 4:53 pm

A QUESTION OF LUBRICATION

Myth: WD-40® Multi-Use Product is not really a lubricant.

Fact: While the “W-D” in WD-40® stands for Water Displacement, WD-40® Multi-Use Product is a unique, special blend of lubricants. The product’s formulation also contains anti-corrosion agents and ingredients for penetration, water displacement and soil removal.
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Re: Stuck ignition switch

Post by robert » Thu Sep 14, 2017 7:10 pm

WD-40 is great for drilling,taping,machining, aluminum.
It doesn't leave a mess or stain like some other cutting and taping fluids.
If you need lube use Triflow with teflon.

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Re: Stuck ignition switch

Post by dougie » Fri Sep 15, 2017 9:55 am

robert wrote:
Thu Sep 14, 2017 7:10 pm
WD-40 is great for drilling,taping,machining, aluminum.
It doesn't leave a mess or stain like some other cutting and taping fluids.
If you need lube use Triflow with teflon.
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Re: Stuck ignition switch

Post by The Veg » Sat Sep 16, 2017 10:53 am

Corporate propaganda.
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