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abs light problem
« on: April 17, 2019, 12:58:51 PM »
 :bl11 hi while riding on sunday the abs lights started flashing  and would like to know how to  cure this problem of red flashing lights
 

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Re: abs light problem
« Reply #1 on: April 17, 2019, 06:47:37 PM »
I've rarely had any issues with the ABS on our 1100A.

Over thirteen years the warning light has come on a few times.

First thing to do when you get a warning light is just stop; turn the bike off and restart. ABS computer will do another self test as normal. Move off again and if all is well the lights should go off.

If it stays on then it's still no drama as you'll just revert back to non ABS but when you get back home do a check of the ABS sensors and the rings to make sure there is no dirt or grease which can cause a warning. Then check the wiring from the sensors to make sure that's ok.

Another possibility is that the front sensor maybe loose. It needs to be removed before the wheel can be removed. Was it mounted back in place and tightened because if not the sensor to ring gap will be wrong and cause a warning as well.

That's all the simple stuff and anything else would be major and related to maybe the ABS computer or the front and rear modulators.

 
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Re: abs light problem
« Reply #2 on: April 22, 2019, 12:55:37 PM »
 :bl11             hi allen have looked at the sensors and the rings blown any dust  out of them not that there was any  abs lights still flashing away  where do i go now to sort problem ?
 

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Re: abs light problem
« Reply #3 on: April 22, 2019, 01:25:27 PM »
You should be able to access the ABS part of the manual here and download it.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8RtZbSYeKOOTzNhT1RWQWltRUU/view?usp=sharing

There are steps in there to retrieve the last two problem codes - Take note of the number of flashes for each code then clear the codes as directed.

This is new to me as well as I've only had minor issues with the sensors.
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Re: abs light problem
« Reply #4 on: April 23, 2019, 07:59:56 AM »
 :bl11   hi allen bike has been off the road for 6 weeks in the workshop  because of wiring issues   $1600 hundred dollars later still causing problems counted 3 blinks
 

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Re: abs light problem
« Reply #5 on: April 23, 2019, 11:59:25 AM »
3 blinks is something to do with the front modulator.

Page 16-B - 8 give the list of problem codes - 3 blinks equals problem code 3.

Go to page 16 -B-15 and it will take you through a confirmation process. If there is a fault the code will come up again.

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Re: abs light problem
« Reply #6 on: April 25, 2019, 06:23:04 PM »
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                hi  allen we have tracked it down to the front wheel sensor   will have to  buy another one from some where
 

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Re: abs light problem
« Reply #7 on: April 25, 2019, 07:58:52 PM »
Item 6 here if it is the sensor. - bit costly at $370 Part number 38520-MAJ-G40. I did check US EU and UK sites but no longer available. Only other option would be off of a wrecked bike

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Re: abs light problem
« Reply #8 on: April 27, 2019, 07:24:59 AM »
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              wow thanks allen will try and track a second hand one spent enough on this heap already
 

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Re: abs light problem
« Reply #9 on: May 15, 2019, 09:18:49 AM »
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                      hi all  for some reason the abs lights have gone back to normal  and all seems well thanks for your ideas 
 

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Re: abs light problem
« Reply #10 on: May 15, 2019, 01:02:14 PM »
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                      hi all  for some reason the abs lights have gone back to normal  and all seems well thanks for your ideas 

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