GL1800 from 2001 and ABS


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GL1800 from 2001 and ABS

Postby urcaGun » Thu May 12, 2016 8:41 am



Hi, everybody !

Can't find any information for this cycle: is ABS installed on all moto from 2001 till now or not ?
I'd like to bye this moto only with ABS.
How to check is there ABS or not ?

Thanks.



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Re: GL1800 from 2001 and ABS

Postby Smok1bear » Thu May 12, 2016 9:43 am

Hi urcaGun,

Not all moto's have ABS brakes. Check for a gear like looking ring. Location: Right side of front wheel near the axle . Right side of bike is referenced while you are sitting on the moto. If you see that gear, your moto should have ABS. Front caliper cover should also have an emblem on it that says ABS.

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Re: GL1800 from 2001 and ABS

Postby urcaGun » Fri May 13, 2016 2:28 am

Thanks a lot.

But many moto has cover on front axel, so there is no posibility to see is there pulse ring or wheel sensor... And rear wheel no visible...
Are there any other differences visible without disassembly anything ?
May be dashboard, pipes, etc...

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Re: GL1800 from 2001 and ABS

Postby WingAdmin » Fri May 13, 2016 9:54 am

You can tell from the VIN. I'm pretty sure this works for up to at least 2008 model years, maybe as late as 2010.

The GL1800 VIN will start with:

1HFSC47x

The "x" represents different features available on the bike:

47F Base model
47G Comfort
47H Comfort, navigation
474 ABS
47L Comfort, navigation, ABS
47M Comfort, navigation, ABS, airbag

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Re: GL1800 from 2001 and ABS

Postby Fatwing Chris » Fri May 13, 2016 10:20 am

When you start it there will be an ABS light on in the dash.It stays on until the bike moves.
If I'da known it would last this long,I'da taken better care of it.
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Re: GL1800 from 2001 and ABS

Postby urcaGun » Fri May 13, 2016 10:30 am

Fatwing Chris wrote:When you start it there will be an ABS light on in the dash.It stays on until the bike moves.


Are U sure it stays "ON" while u are riding ?
It seems to me that it work like in car... am i right ?

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Re: GL1800 from 2001 and ABS

Postby urcaGun » Fri May 13, 2016 10:31 am

[quote="WingAdmin"][/quote]

Thanks a lot ! It's very usefull information !




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