ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Bikes > Thumpers
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 07-19-2006, 09:33 AM   #1
Optimus Prime OP
Gnarly Adventurer
 
Joined: Mar 2006
Location: peoria, IL
Oddometer: 192
MZ Baghira (Black Panther) kill switch/ ignition flaking out

I've got a recently purchased (Used) MZ Black Panther and I'm having some problems with electrical gremlins. I'm pretty sure that water has gotten in the kill switch / starter button area and it's killing all electronics intermittently. I disassembled, cleaned it up, put it back together. It didn't work immediately, but 5 minutes later everything was working again. This started after a ride in the rain, and sometimes the bike electronics will just all cut off when the starter button is pushed and I won't be able to get them back. Wait a while, come back and maybe it'll work, maybe it won't. I don't think I'll be able to get a replacement switch, and I'm not sure I'd want one if I could get it. I'd like to replace with a better designed unit, but I'm not sure where to get one.

Any suggestions on a good unit I could swap in?
Optimus Prime is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-19-2006, 10:07 AM   #2
B.Curvin
Feral Chia tamer
 
B.Curvin's Avatar
 
Joined: Feb 2004
Location: Left of the dial. Canton, NC
Oddometer: 2,721
If I recall correctly,these is a connector under the seat. I had to do a road
side repair on one of those. Clean it, and put a zip tie around it to keep a
better connection. Could be your problem.
__________________
Mutt'n the custard.

Porsche Audi VW
B.Curvin is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Share

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

.
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump


Times are GMT -7.   It's 12:29 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014