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Old 30-06-18, 08:07 AM   #1331
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Sprayed my electrical connectors with acf50
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Old 30-06-18, 08:51 AM   #1332
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No bike fun but Mrs car had clutch MC failure so changed that and done plugs and leads on the fiesta now eldest is driving it's being used a bit more

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Old 30-06-18, 09:02 AM   #1333
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I incorporate,"Electrical Servicing" into a two year cycle<sic> so I put aside an Afternoon Pre-season and do brake fluid/Electrics and then Coolant every two years.Since doing this I've never had a roadside electrical breakdown in around 15 years of using Contact cleaner and then ACF50 and of course removing any corrosion from the connector's contacts.

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Old 30-06-18, 09:56 AM   #1334
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Nice one

I incorporate,"Electrical Servicing" into a two year cycle<sic> so I put aside an Afternoon Pre-season and do brake fluid/Electrics and then Coolant every two years.Since doing this I've never had a roadside electrical breakdown in around 15 years of using Contact cleaner and then ACF50 and of course removing any corrosion from the connector's contacts.

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I do the same with the VFR. It doesn't have a great reputation for electrical problems and most of them stem from corroded contacts.

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Old 30-06-18, 11:03 AM   #1335
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Nice one

I incorporate,"Electrical Servicing" into a two year cycle<sic> so I put aside an Afternoon Pre-season and do brake fluid/Electrics and then Coolant every two years.Since doing this I've never had a roadside electrical breakdown in around 15 years of using Contact cleaner and then ACF50 and of course removing any corrosion from the connector's contacts.

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Yep, mine had never been done before and I had the fairing off to do the choke cable, so seemed like a good opportunity

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Old 30-06-18, 11:10 AM   #1336
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Yep, mine had never been done before and I had the fairing off to do the choke cable, so seemed like a good opportunity



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Good point.Any time I have to raise the Tank or have any access I re-clean and check any connectors whilst I'm in there.The great thing about ACF50 is you should also use it on the wiring cables and into the connectors as well as it stops plastic/Synthetic rubber decay as well.

I use a thin smear on my Brake pistons and seals.I've never seen one corrode since doing this.I also use it on the Rad pipes for the same reason.
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checked spark plug tightness, balanced the throttle bodies, reset the ISC valve and checked the TPS.
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New tube from the compressor to the horn, put everything back together, so hopefully I can get it MOT'd this week
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