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Had new tyres fitted on 2014 bmw r1200gs now abs light on and brake warning light flashing

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Probably a reluctor has broken/rusted away giving no speed sensor on one wheel.

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My abs warrning light is showing on my bmw 316 and does not go out..


On vehicles equipped with antilock brakes (ABS), a second warning light is provided to warn if a problem occurs within the ABS system. The ABS lamp comes on when the ignition is turned on for a bulb check, then goes out after the engine starts. If the ABS warning light remains on or comes on while driving, it indicates a fault has occurred in the ABS system.

What happens next depends on the nature of the fault. On most applications, the ABS system disables itself if the ABS warning light comes on and remains on. This should have no effect on normal braking. Even so, ABS will NOT be available in an emergency situation or when braking on a wet or slick surface.

CAUTION: If the brake warning light also comes on and remains on while the ABS warning light it on, it signals a serious problem. Your vehicle may not be safe to drive. The brakes and ABS system should be inspected immediately to determine the nature of the problem!

If the ABS light comes on momentarily then goes out, the nature of the problem is usually minor and the ABS system usually remains fully operational. Some vehicle manufacturers call this kind of fault a "nonlatching" fault (meaning it isn't serious enough to disable the ABS system).

Regardless of the type of fault that occurred to trigger the ABS warning lamp, a special "code" is recorded in the ABS module's memory to aid in diagnosing the problem. On some vehicles this code can be retrieved by putting the ABS system into a special diagnostic mode. The code is then flashed out through the ABS warning lamp. The code number refers to a diagnostic chart in a service manual that must be followed to pinpoint the faulty component. On other applications, a special "scan tool" must be plugged into the vehicle's diagnostic connector to read out the fault code.

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GS1200 ABS 2005 Just had complete brake failure whilst climbing Hardknott Pass. No pressure at pedal or lever. Had to stop for a car coming down and crashed backwards. System resumed working after about...


Hi, Rovertwelve for this situation I would call my local dealer or reputable shop's service/parts department and inquire about any possible quick fix, answers, or parts inquiry. If necessary, transport your bike to the dealer or shop and have a professional technician take it for a test drive, if it is in running condition, and give you a written estimate of repairs and answer any specific questions you may have about your issue. For more information about your issue please visit the website below. Good luck and have a nice day.
http://www.xs-adventure.com/motorcycle/bmw-motorcycle-brake-failure
http://www.ukgser.com/forums/showthread.php/37377-R1200GS-Servo-ABS-brake-failure-tests
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I've had 4 new tyres fitted to my 2006 BMW 320d and the tyre pressure control warning light stays on - how do I turn this off?


Insert key press start button,push scrool on top of indicator stalk,untill you see tyre warning. Then press end of stalk to reset

Feb 28, 2010 | 2006 BMW 3 Series

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The ABS warning light on my BMW 316ti is flashing.


The flash may be a faulty brake light switch located on the rear of the brake pedal

Aug 20, 2009 | BMW 3 Series Cars & Trucks

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Break warning light will not go out


Hi, Asksecurity I am sorry you can't find the first and best tool you ever bought for your BMW but despair not for a mere $10 you can download another one. For more information about your issue, please visit the websites below. Good luck and have a nice day.
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Apr 08, 2009 | 2004 BMW R 1200 GS

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I have a tyre warning light come on, i have inflted tyre but i dont know how to turn off warning light?


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After you have inflated all tyres to the correct pressures, Turn ignition key to position 2 , and find the "Set" button. Press this for 20 seconds , and the warning should dissapear.

It spots a difference in rotation from the ABS sensors, and issues a warning if it is significantly different.

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