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Hi Guys,
Thought I would get some feedback on what is the best lube to use on the keyhole of the ignition. (2017 AT)

In the last week or so I noticed that the key is getting stuck.
Sometimes I cannot turn it to the ON position, and sometimes I cannot pull out the key when finished a ride.

Just background. Live in Switzerland. Temp at the moment is still above freezing, but not by much. I dont think it is a temp problem though.. Still have not gone to the mech about this. Thought I would share it here first and see if anyone has thoughts.

I am tempted to use silicone or teflon spray. I think I still have some knocking around somewhere. Not tempted to use WD40!
 

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It would probably be not good for everyone but I use for years now chain lube. Had the problem with my VFR1200F ignition and gas cap.
 

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Hi Guys,
Thought I would get some feedback on what is the best lube to use on the keyhole of the ignition. (2017 AT)

In the last week or so I noticed that the key is getting stuck.
Sometimes I cannot turn it to the ON position, and sometimes I cannot pull out the key when finished a ride.

Just background. Live in Switzerland. Temp at the moment is still above freezing, but not by much. I dont think it is a temp problem though.. Still have not gone to the mech about this. Thought I would share it here first and see if anyone has thoughts.

I am tempted to use silicone or teflon spray. I think I still have some knocking around somewhere. Not tempted to use WD40!
WD-40 Specialist Dry Lubricant with PTFE, then a fine graphite powder..
 

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Graphite powder lubricates locks. It's messy if you get it on things but it won't dry up and disappear like silicone spray, WD40 and the like.
 
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