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post #1 of 4 Old Aug 17th, 2011, 4:44 pm Thread Starter
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Question Side stand switch

Where is the side stand switch on a 1999 LT?
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post #2 of 4 Old Aug 17th, 2011, 8:26 pm
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Re: Side stand switch

Bud, follow the side stand up to it's mounting/swivel point at the frame. The switch is right there.
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post #3 of 4 Old Aug 17th, 2011, 9:23 pm
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Re: Side stand switch

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Bud, follow the side stand up to it's mounting/swivel point at the frame. The switch is right there.
I can't get the pics to load, butt here is the text instructions for the side stand switch R & R.

Removing and installing side stand switch
Disconnect plug (arrow).
Open the cable ties.
Screw is secured with thread-locking compound.
Release the fastener (arrow).
Remove side stand switch with cable.
Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure:
pay particular attention to the following.
Install screw and nut with Loctite 243.
When installing, note the correct positions of the cable
Tightening torques:
Side stand switch fastener ............................. 7 Nm
(clean thread + Loctite 243)
Check operation of side stand switch
Switch off the engine.
Place motorcycle on its centre stand.
Select a gear and switch on the ignition.
Temperature gauge warning lamp lights up.
Extend the side stand, observing the temperature
gauge warning lamp.
Temperature gauge warning lamp goes out (engine
control unit switches off).
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Re: Side stand switch

The switch is held on to the top of the pivot with a 10mm self locking nut. It has a pin that sticks down into the side stand that moves the switch as the stand pivots.

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