Switch for rear brake light

Woe unto you that bought the first model year of a major remake, perhaps this section can help address any 2014 and later model Ural "imperfections". Here's a special section for folks with the latest rigs to discuss 2014 and later model-related topics such fuel injection, 3-wheel disc brakes, hydraulic steering dampers, spin-on oil filters and other anomalies that don't belong on true Russsian motorcycle ;-P We've gone from using big hammers and greasy wrenches to needing computers and Ouija boards in order to fix our rigs.
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Re: Switch for rear brake light

Post by eastbloc » Sat Feb 13, 2016 9:01 pm

My switch was immediately troublesome, at first sticking intermittently and finally totally stuck.

I was going to replace it, but decided to do some diagnostics first so I took it apart and put it back together and it has been totally perfect since. See this other thread.

http://www.sovietsteeds.com/forums/view ... ch#p519903
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Re: Switch for rear brake light

Post by GHGoodwin » Sun Feb 14, 2016 1:11 pm

wooden nickel wrote:I don't want to any more obtuse than normal, but is 10mm X 1.25mm in fact the proper thread for these bikes? If so I think I'll get one unless you think Ural will do a recall. I just checked my mechanical switch and it doesn't move at all.
I measured on that was on my spare brake line. M10 x 1,0 pitch and 21mm long from bottom of head to end. Actual measurements on two were 20.89mm and 20.91mm. I have a couple with 14mm heads and one with a 17mm head. They all fit in the brembo master cylinder.

Also required are two crush washers 14mmmOD x 10mmID x 1.5mm thick.

Ordered one from Amazon. I'll post in a separate thread when I get it installed.
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Re: Switch for rear brake light

Post by wooden nickel » Sun Feb 14, 2016 4:09 pm

Thanks Hal. Since you already ordered one, I'll wait for your write up.
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Re: Switch for rear brake light

Post by GHGoodwin » Sun Feb 14, 2016 4:55 pm

wooden nickel wrote:Thanks Hal. Since you already ordered one, I'll wait for your write up.
Here's what I ordered. I got a protective boot also. Scroll down the page a bit; the boot is an additional item.
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000GT ... ailpages00

Supposed to see it near the end of the week.
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Re: Switch for rear brake light

Post by wooden nickel » Sun Feb 14, 2016 6:22 pm

I saw the boot too. I'll also have to check and see if I still have the 10mm copper washers. I have an assortment somewhere.
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