Gs side stand switch

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Can anyone confirm if the side stand switch malfunction is a fairly common problem ?

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Joined: 2007/04/14

Yes, it is.  I've seen cases where a stone damages the switch.  It is easy to bypass - there are 3 wires and with some experimentation you will find which of them need to be connected to each other or not.

On my 650 I had it permanently bypassed.

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Thanks Charles

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Joined: 2016/01/19

I have had problems with mine on a 1200 gsa.

it was replaced.

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