How To Repair A Stubborn Motorcycle Ignition Switch

This Free Fix Will Get Your Ignition Turning Smoothly Again

A stubborn ignition switch—one that you have to jiggle or shake in order to get the key to turn—is frustrating to say the least. And in your frustration, you might just twist that key right off! Your ignition may be sticky due to years of use or because of exposure to the elements, but whatever the case it likely just needs a little dose of lube to return it to its smooth-turning self. In this video from the MC garage, Senior Road Test Editor Ari Henning will guide you through a 10-second process that’ll help get your ignition switch and other locks turning easily again—all with a dry lubricant you didn’t even know you had in the house.