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2021 Sportsman 570 Key Switch Corrosion

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I'm wondering if any of the members have issues with Key switch Corrosion. The red wire (Hot) keeps corroding my key switch leg. On my second set as of today. bike is over a year old. Very Humid/wet environment. The way I see it, Water is introduced to the keyway hole, therefore creating a 'short' or constant power. I've never had this issue on other branded bikes per say.

I appreciate you guys, MOTORSPORT on!
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Welcome to the forum
Put some dielectric grease in the hole
I recommend Fluid Film spray.

From the manufacturer:

FLUID FILM products offer powerful corrosion protection for all metals and superior lubrication for all moving parts. It is a non-toxic, long lasting, thixotropic liquid that has been used for over fifty years in the highly corrosive marine environment of ships and offshore drilling rigs. Fluid Film is formulated from specially processed wool-wax, highly refined petroleum oils and selected agents to provide corrosion control, penetration, metal wetting and water displacement. The long lasting product contains no solvents, will not dry out and will penetrate to the base of all metals, providing corrosion protection from both natural and industrial atmospheres. Heavily corroded and/or frozen parts such as nuts, bolts, shafts, etc. that would normally be damaged during maintenance, can be salvaged by applying Fluid Film.

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Water is an insulator and generally causes failure of connectivity - not shorts, but water does cause corrosion and the corrosion is conductive especially when wet.
Take a look at CRC Marine Corrision Protection.
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