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kwiggins29059, Motorcycle Mechanic
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My 99 roadking ignition switch will not turn all the way to

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my 99 roadking ignition switch will not turn all the way to ignition or accessory. WTF HLEP
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Motorcycle
Expert:  kwiggins29059 replied 6 months ago.

Hello, do you have a spare key you could try?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
I tried spare key, it will turn part way toward ignition and assessor, but not enough to prime or turn on lights etc.
Expert:  kwiggins29059 replied 6 months ago.

It may have a stuck tumbler in the switch. IF you have some WD-40, lithium grease or even machine oil, put some down the hole where the key goes and move the key up and down rapidly in a sawing motion. Let me know how things go.

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
I lubed it with WD-40, no help
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
I'm good now, took the switch apart. Cleaned it up and yippee damn skippy. It works
Expert:  kwiggins29059 replied 6 months ago.

Glad to hear it, they tend to gunk up over time and do that.