Newbie Question: Rear brake switch

Jo Rhett jorhett at
Fri Apr 18 15:25:28 PDT 2008

Curiosity, why do you care?  Do you use the rear brake without using  
the front?

I just put rearsets on my street bike and it doesn't connect properly  
any more, and I just didn't bother ;-)

On Apr 18, 2008, at 3:18 PM, tucker g perry wrote:
> I just picked up a 2002 SV650/S that has been fantastic. When I  
> purchased
> it, the spring that actuates the brake light for the rear brake was  
> broken.
> I have a replacement spring, but I can't figure out where to  
> connect it at
> the bottom. The upper connection is clear, but the lower connection  
> doesn't
> seem to sit well when hooked with the pedal return spring, and I  
> can't find
> another mounting point. I've gone over the shop manual and can't  
> find a
> reference to it. Can someone explain where to connect it, or send  
> along a
> picture?
> Much obliged,
> tucker
> -- 
> tucker g perry

Jo Rhett /  velociRaptor Racing
#553 WERA / AFM

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