Your Suzuki GS850G depends on a pair of brake-light switches to activate the brake light, alerting other motorists that you intend to slow down or stop. However, a damaged switch will turn any ride into a risky proposition. Replacing a damaged brake-light switch is the the best way to prevent an accident before it happens, a task that can be accomplished with little work.
Tools Used: Tools, Phillips screwdriver, Replacement brake-light switch
Fix the Brake Light Switch
Front Brake Switch
Locate the front brake-light switch under the right handlebar switch pod and brake master cylinder. Use a Phillips screwdriver to remove the bolt that secures the switch to the master cylinder. Pull the switch down and away from the handlebar.