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Offline 71 V12

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Push to cancel indicator switch
« on: October 17, 2020, 02:58:38 am »
I find the direction indicator switch a fiddle to cancel, sometimes I push the indicator switch past the centre position to cancel and start indicating again - dangerous!

Does anyone know of left switch with a push to cancel indicator switch to fit my CB750K4?

The switch would need to have clutch lever and mirror mounting ideally. I am not concerned if it looks a little out of character for the 70’s Honda, more concerned about finding a safe, reliable solution.

Many thanks,

Kevin

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Re: Push to cancel indicator switch
« Reply #1 on: October 17, 2020, 03:02:35 am »
I think only Yamaha had that option
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Re: Push to cancel indicator switch
« Reply #2 on: October 17, 2020, 05:28:14 am »
I find the direction indicator switch a fiddle to cancel, sometimes I push the indicator switch past the centre position to cancel and start indicating again - dangerous!

Does anyone know of left switch with a push to cancel indicator switch to fit my CB750K4?

The switch would need to have clutch lever and mirror mounting ideally. I am not concerned if it looks a little out of character for the 70’s Honda, more concerned about finding a safe, reliable solution.

Many thanks,

Kevin

Put your left switch assembly in a 2 gal Ziploc baggie to pull apart without loosing spring and ball bearing. Clean out the old grease that has gummed up and put in new grease so the spring pushes the ball bearing to put proper tension on the lever to help not go past center like you are getting. The old grease has become sticky.
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Re: Push to cancel indicator switch
« Reply #3 on: October 17, 2020, 09:28:43 am »
I think only Yamaha had that option

The last bike I had with push to cancel indicators was a 1991 Kawasaki Zephyr, but the clutch lever and mirror mounts were separate parts.

Any others?

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Re: Push to cancel indicator switch
« Reply #4 on: October 17, 2020, 09:31:10 am »
I find the direction indicator switch a fiddle to cancel, sometimes I push the indicator switch past the centre position to cancel and start indicating again - dangerous!

Does anyone know of left switch with a push to cancel indicator switch to fit my CB750K4?

The switch would need to have clutch lever and mirror mounting ideally. I am not concerned if it looks a little out of character for the 70’s Honda, more concerned about finding a safe, reliable solution.

Many thanks,

Kevin

Put your left switch assembly in a 2 gal Ziploc baggie to pull apart without loosing spring and ball bearing. Clean out the old grease that has gummed up and put in new grease so the spring pushes the ball bearing to put proper tension on the lever to help not go past center like you are getting. The old grease has become sticky.

Tried that already. I really would prefer push to cancel.

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Re: Push to cancel indicator switch
« Reply #5 on: October 18, 2020, 12:53:57 am »
Our Honda CD250u's have push to cancel as standard Kevin.
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Re: Push to cancel indicator switch
« Reply #6 on: October 18, 2020, 06:21:31 am »
My 2008 Kawasaki KLR650 has a “push to cancel” and it really works well. It has the clutch safety switch and high/low beam, horn controls  too. Might be an option?

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Re: Push to cancel indicator switch
« Reply #7 on: October 18, 2020, 09:47:55 am »
Thank you Julie and Benelli for your suggestion which are both good options if I can’t find a left switch with a push to cancel direction indicator switch with integrated clutch and mirror mounts as per the CB750k left switch.

The left switch spec I seek is push to cancel indicators with clutch/ mirror mounts in the casting.

This spec must have been made by one of the manufacturers, just need to find it 🤔

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Re: Push to cancel indicator switch
« Reply #8 on: October 18, 2020, 12:25:34 pm »
Honda made loads of bikes with those switches, starting in the eighties, the trick is to find the ones with all the other features you want.
Start reading tests from that era.....