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Front Turn Signal Replacement How To Separate Panel


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I purchased a set of LED turn signals for my bike and had a question about installation. The Panel that the turn signal mounts to is held on by 3 screws. After removing the panel, there's another panel layer on the inside held on by 2 screws and several toothed retainer washers that look like this;
Has anybody removed these retainer washers without destroying them?  Any tips?
 
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I used a small flat head screwdriver to pry them off being careful not to bend them too bad...
 
To replace them, I used a small socket (like 7mm or 8mm socket) to press them back on the plastic stem evenly.

'15 FJ-09 w/ lots of extras...

Fayetteville, GA, USA

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....Has anybody removed these retainer washers without destroying them?  Any tips?
Use a utility knife to work them up around the perimeter (thin flat blade screwdriver will help too). You can reuse them. I used a 4mm or 5mm (size that fits snug onto the studs) socket to press them back on.
Ditto. :) After crash, I was able to reuse a number of these, lock washers.  I also bought three bags of six to make sure I had enough and now have a few left over.

Ken, Candy Ass L.D.R. Sleeps 8 hours
(2)2005 FJR1300abs:  230,000 m
2015 FJ-09:  114,000 m (Replaced engine at 106K)

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