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My 01 model k1200rs has the ABS light and the warning light next to it on the dash flashing alternately and even when I get going the they stay flashing . This has happened twice before, once it was low brake fluid in the rear reservoir and another time it was a blown brake light bulb. This is not the reason this time. Does anyone have any other ideas??

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SOURCE: ABS light flashs - push switch and it stays on completley

You have probably figured out by now that your ABS is showing a fault. There are three places that can send this fault. Front, rear sensors and the ABS control unit.

I bought a R1100RS with a bad (damaged) front sensor. After replacing the front sensor the flashing continued. After trying to reset the system myself (jump some of the connectors with a short wire) I took the bike down to the BMW dealer who reset the ABS system for $50 and I was back in business.

Now the ABS just fails to reset when the tempratures are below 40 degrees. I let the machine warm up completely and the ABS will setup properly after I get moving at about 15 mph.

If you are convinced that the front and rear ABS sensors are in good shape and set the correct distance, It is your ABS central system. If you are lucky, it just needs to be reset. If you are not, the unit itself will set you back $400-650 depending on whether you get a used or a new unit.

Unless you are really good with electricals, you will probably end up at the BMW dealer to get this resolved.

If you want to try yourself, google the problem until you get one of the BMW rider pages, and you will find the steps to reset the ABS. Good luck and enjoy your R bike. I do enjoy mine....yes, mine is a red one also.

Steve in Virginia.
'94 r1100rs 36k miles

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SOURCE: I have a 03 FXDWG and the rear brake light stays

Yep, the pressure sensing switch(sensor) is probably stuck. Pull one of the wires off, the light should go out. Remove the other wire and use a DVOM set to "continuity"or a self powered test light. Touch it across the 2 wire terminals on the switch and see if the meter shows continuity or the light come on. Step on the brake, it should change.I believe the switch is part of the brake line, so the whole thing has to be replaced. If you have air in the brake lines, I have seen engine heat expand the air enough to turn on the brake light, but not apply the brakes.

Posted on May 02, 2009

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SOURCE: My 2002 K1200RS cruise control has stopped

check the brake pedal switch, mine was to close to coming on all the time and would flash the light on bumps not allowing the cruise to engage untill I bent the little tab to hit the microswitch sooner and stay touching it.

Posted on Jul 10, 2009

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SOURCE: abs light flashing alternatively when putting ignition on

There is a simple way to fix it as I've discovered. Start your bike, if lights are flashing ride for a mile or two applying the rear brake a few times. Stop the bike and place on centre stand. switch off motor then restart. Your flashing lights should have gone. Why the flashing happens is if you ride and use your rear brake rarely and then your bike sits for a day or two without use your rear brake assembly fully retracts, ie pads away from disc and ABS gizzmos inactive. The ABS sensor unit then reports extended non use pattern to the onboard 'brain' which activates the warning mode of flashing lights. This has worked for me several times over the last 5 years when its occured. Full ABS operations return. Tried it on a mates bike and it fixed same problem on his.

Posted on Sep 24, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a 99 R1100RT and the ABS lights keep

Check for a weak battery. The older ABS systems on BMW motorcycles are very sensitive to battery voltage on startup. Example: If battery is weak, engine is slow to crank over and ABS unit will see low voltage. Run bike for 10-20 minutes (riding, not idling!!) and then turn off ignition (key) Restart bike and if ABS lights go out after pull away test, battery is weak/defective of needs to be charged.

ABS sensor air gap will not have any effect, and nor will quality of brake fluid.

Also, when bleeding brakes, BMW says not to use vacuum systems to pull fluid through system. Apparently, it can damage ABS modulator located under gas tank on your bike.

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