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My 2003 1200 gt warning light comes on when I touch the brakes either front or rear and stays on. If I don't touch brakes it doesn't come on. the fluid in the rear reservoir got down to the min level and I topped it off and it still comes on, the bike has 11,000 miles and brake pads look good. Thanks Rene'

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Rene - the manual recommends having the break system checked immediately if the reservoir drops below MIN. It has happened to me once were the warning light was staying on and after carefully riding it down the street in my subdivision the warning light went away.

However if it does not go out after the self diagnostic - there is a possibility the ABS is not functioning and you are only left with a RESIDUAL BRAKING FUNCTION which helps slow the bike but not safe for riding. I would take it to the dealer if the warning stays on and for safety sake -- have it towed.

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