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#4783419 - 06/10/18 09:37 PM Buddy 125 scooter ignition fixing
Brybo86 Offline


Registered: 10/08/11
Posts: 2965
Loc: Chicago, IL
This is my cousins scooter, Someone tried to steal and hotwire it.
She found it on its side with the front panel opened up and the ignition broken apart.





The back of the ignition where the key turns a plastic part that lines up with the contact was cracked.
It was missing a tab so the electrical contact wasn't being made.

I was able to get it running by putting a small piece of wire around the black part, bringing it together.

I think she could just buy the black part and replace it? Not sure it is sold separately.

Genuine scooter wants $86 for a complete ignition with keys.


Edited by Brybo86 (06/10/18 09:38 PM)
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#4783424 - 06/10/18 09:40 PM Re: Buddy 125 scooter ignition fixing [Re: Brybo86]
CT8 Offline


Registered: 10/09/14
Posts: 11517
Loc: Idaho
I hate thieves.
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#4783455 - 06/10/18 10:21 PM Re: Buddy 125 scooter ignition fixing [Re: CT8]
Inspecktor Offline


Registered: 03/16/14
Posts: 655
Loc: Twin Cities MN USA
Originally Posted By: CT8
I hate thieves.
+1000
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#4783580 - 06/11/18 06:45 AM Re: Buddy 125 scooter ignition fixing [Re: Brybo86]
andyd Offline


Registered: 09/25/04
Posts: 7452
Loc: Marshfield , MA
Tape the switch together, then use a hose clamp?
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#4783615 - 06/11/18 07:57 AM Re: Buddy 125 scooter ignition fixing [Re: Brybo86]
spackard Offline


Registered: 03/24/11
Posts: 1785
Loc: CA
It was suggested this would fit, after some grinding:
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Key-Switch-Igni...cbd&vxp=mtr
in this thread:
http://www.modernbuddy.com/forum/topic27785.html

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