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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 half an hour. Earlier this week a friend following said the brake light was coming on at random. Could these issues be connected? Thanks, Paul - rovertwelve@yahoo.co.uk

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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.
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SOURCE: brake failure, resistance when lever is pulled on

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Please check brake oil in your bike and change it.

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check brake fluid levels and also, believe it or not, the brake light bulb.

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If you have abs, then that would be the cause. If fluids are good, nothings is locked up, cable is adjusted properly, and your abs light flashes, that would be the abs systems possibly pump or electrical system.

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SOURCE: I bleed the rear brake but then the ABS light

Check the fluid levels in the pressure modulator (2 black caps). Chances are, the levels are low hence the flashing brake failure lights. Best bet is to junk the ABS (they're unreliable and prone to failure) and get some custom made Goodridge hoses to bypass the ABS. Happy days.

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