ABS light

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  1. Aug 5, 2019 #1

    Maxman376

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    I have a 2018 vmax with 18k on it. Lately the abs light will start flashing. I can turn off while going down road and reset. Light goes off and will stay out for 2 to 3 weeks then randomly come back on. Anybody had trouble with this problem.
     
  2. Aug 6, 2019 #2

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    From the service manual...

    THE ABS WARNING LIGHT FLASHES
    1. Check whether the T/C terminal (green/yellow) of the ABS test coupler is short-circuited to the
    ground when the test coupler adapter is removed.
    • If the T/C terminal is short-circuited to the ground, the wire harness is defective. Properly repair or
    replace the wire harness.
    ABS (ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM)
    8-85
    • If the T/C terminal is not short-circuited to the ground, the internal circuit of the meter assembly 1 is
    defective. Replace the meter assembly 1.
     
  3. Aug 6, 2019 #3

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    Have you modified anything else on that bike?
     
  4. Aug 6, 2019 #4

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    Do you have an aftermarket integrated tail light?
     
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    Mine does this when I do alot of heavy braking. Once I restart the bike it goes away.
     
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    I get this when I take off and the rear wheel burns out, resulting in a large difference in rear/front wheel rotation. Restart the bike and it's gone. Not much different that when you are on a dyno and the rear wheel is turning, but the front isn't. The ABS light blinks the entire time.
     

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