'08 GL1800 ABS light


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remey1960
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'08 GL1800 ABS light

Postby remey1960 » Thu Jun 16, 2011 12:50 am



Just bought used bike. ABS light stays on after starting the bike but goes out as soon as I start driving. Normal?



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Re: '08 GL1800 ABS light

Postby wingfart » Thu Jun 16, 2011 8:25 pm

Absolutely. ABS cannot self test system until its starts getting signals from the sensor/rotor on the front and back wheel, which requires motion.

remey1960
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Re: '08 GL1800 ABS light

Postby remey1960 » Thu Jun 16, 2011 9:25 pm

Thanks for the help.

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Re: '08 GL1800 ABS light

Postby thrasherg » Fri Jun 17, 2011 11:43 am

Someone hasn't read the manual!! :lol:

This is normal behaviour for the ABS system..

Gary

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Re: '08 GL1800 ABS light

Postby remey1960 » Fri Jun 17, 2011 11:49 am

Used bike, no manual yet!

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Re: '08 GL1800 ABS light

Postby thrasherg » Fri Jun 17, 2011 11:51 am

remey1960 wrote:Used bike, no manual yet!


We will let it slide this time!!! :twisted:

Gary




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