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Remove the rear wheel. Behind the disk you will see the sensor wire and the sensor. Remove both of these screws.

Then remove the sensor and turn the disk anti clockwise to free the sensor.

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Posted on Feb 23, 2015

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SOURCE: yamaha fj1200 3XW. ABS LIGHT FLASHING ABS WORKING

Most of the time ABS problems are with sensers but which one? The master cylinder has a fluid level that sticks low evewn if theres enought fluid so makw sure it flates up in the fluild if the light stays on them check the wires and the plugs that plug in the wheel speed sensers as the sensers seldom fail but the wires abd plugs get into troble. Follow the wires from the sensers to the ABS controller and reconnect them and inspect all the covering and wires for troble. Most two wire sensers will have some continuity with an OHM meter but it will be high. If you meter has wave form then put in on one wire to ground with everything connected and turn the wheel and you should see pulse and its a yes or no answer. If the wires and the sensers check out and the levels senser can be proven to work you best let someone with access to the Yamaha dianostic equipment to look at it. Rember that an open brake line or an unbleed brake line will also make the light come on.. Unplug the ABS controller only with the key off and the battery unhooked as these parts are easlily damaged by spickes in power or a low or bad battery. Once all inspections are made and the battery connections cleaned and reconnecdted try again as you may have cleaned something up and it's making now and the system may work just fine

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SOURCE: My 1995 K75 ABS system has failed.

Locate the blue ABS 3 pin connector underneath the side cover, attach a piece of wire to the MIDDLE pin and other end to good ground such as motor mount bolt. Turn on the ign switch, press front and rear brake levers to extinguish the red bulb checker light in middle of your instruments, ABS lights should start flashing indicating reset mode, now press the ABS reset rocker switch on the handlebar pad and hold for slow count or 10. Release , turn off ignition, remove wire and try it! I have reset units that the dealers said were bad using this method. It unlocks the Cmos chips in the module.

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SOURCE: ABS light will not reset

you have to check the wires going to the abs, could be a bad wire, if they are ok then either the new sensor is malfunctioning, or the abs sentral is fried

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SOURCE: how to reset abs sensor on a ultra classic

on a 2000 Ultra there is no ABS so there is no ABS sensor either.

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SOURCE: abs fault light on ,fault finder keeps flashing

i have a 1200 trophy keeps cutting out like it is running out of fuel then it will not restart unless you undo the screw on the carb then it will run again for a while then cuts out have changed all the fuel lines cleanned the carbs put new rubbers on cleaned the air filter new plugs now it fires on 2 pots the middle 2 will not fire

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