Results 1 to 6 of 6

Thread: What's the scoop on clearing an ABS fault?

  1. #1
    What's that noise...? basketcase's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2003
    Location
    Alabama
    Posts
    983

    What's the scoop on clearing an ABS fault?

    A friend has a '94 K1100LT, and the ABS lights are blinking -- non-stop.

    I've read the articles on the Internet BMW site, but they don't seem to address the later model K's.

    Is it the same procedure, or is there another trick to know about before putting a jumper in the plugs?

    Thanks,
    Rick
    '98 BMW Z3 Roadster, '00 R1100RT

    If you insist on exercising a right to burn our flag, first be so kind as to wrap yourself in it and then douse yourself with gasoline just before you strike the match.

  2. #2
    bmwmick
    Guest
    Rick,
    Go here:
    http://www.largiader.com/abs/absfault.shtml
    Before you reset it, read out the faults.

    Mick

  3. #3
    What's that noise...? basketcase's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2003
    Location
    Alabama
    Posts
    983
    Thanks. I'll read it myself, but will pass it on to the other guy, as well.
    '98 BMW Z3 Roadster, '00 R1100RT

    If you insist on exercising a right to burn our flag, first be so kind as to wrap yourself in it and then douse yourself with gasoline just before you strike the match.

  4. #4
    Registered User
    Join Date
    Mar 2004
    Location
    New Rochelle, NY
    Posts
    10
    Hello everybody. I have a question that is kind of long, please bear with me...

    Turn on switch
    - middle red light (triangle) --> solid
    - ABS blinks

    Press both brakes
    - middle red light and ABS light blink alternatively (one, then the other, then the other, etc.)

    Start bike and move about a foot or two
    - both lights go away

    Is that the way they should blink? I am talking about the red section in my post. Is this how they should blink or both at the same time?

    Thank you for your time,
    Harry

  5. #5
    leave my monkey alone LORAZEPAM's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2003
    Location
    West Salem, OH
    Posts
    2,888
    If the lights stop blinking after you start moving, it is just the abs making sure the sensors work, and it is normal. If they alternate blinking after starting, try stopping and shut off the engine and restart it. My roadster used to do that if the battery was low, and restarting would clear it.
    Gale Smith
    2009 Versys
    1999 R1100RT

  6. #6
    Registered User
    Join Date
    Mar 2004
    Location
    New Rochelle, NY
    Posts
    10
    Thanks.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •