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Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2012, 07:04 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,448
Posted By JB3
I feel your pain and frustration. From what I...

I feel your pain and frustration. From what I gather, BMW will help out those customers who spend the most with the shops. I do most of my own maintenance and repair, therefore BMW and the shop do...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2011, 09:50 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,448
Posted By JB3
You may also get some help if someone has a...

You may also get some help if someone has a GS-911. I don't know if it can do that specific task, but someone might know.

It seems to me that when BMW replaces an ABS unit, it would be a newer...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2011, 01:54 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,448
Posted By JB3
Here is the back side.

Here is the back side.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2011, 01:53 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,448
Posted By JB3
Here is the front side of the paper that came in...

Here is the front side of the paper that came in the box with the new ABS. Back page is coming.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,448
Posted By JB3
I haven't gone into the bike to see what brand...

I haven't gone into the bike to see what brand the new one is. The shop gave the old unit back in the box of the new unit and the paper work applied to several ATE units and several Continental, but...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2011, 07:25 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,448
Posted By JB3
Martin, Sorry your ABS failed. It was...

Martin,

Sorry your ABS failed. It was sticker shock for me and disappointing BMW did not stand behind a known problem part - especially at that cost. My only concern with a used unit would be...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2011, 09:39 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,448
Posted By JB3
Congrats. You did better than me. I got 20% off...

Congrats. You did better than me. I got 20% off the part.

If you find a place to repair the ABS unit I would be interested to know. I, too, have my old unit and would love to see if it could be...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,448
Posted By JB3
Just got my pump replaced and asked for the dead...

Just got my pump replaced and asked for the dead one. It is an ATE unit. Some paperwork in the new box had a reference to Continental, as well as ATE, but I couldn't read any details on the paper. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,448
Posted By JB3
The GS-911 produced the same fault code as the...

The GS-911 produced the same fault code as the dealer on my 07 bike.

If I had more time and could find clear instructions on how to bleed the system, I would consider replacing the unit myself. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2011, 09:35 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,448
Posted By JB3
I am currently riding the bike with the brake...

I am currently riding the bike with the brake failure light - using "old school brakes". I have had situations that, without ABS, would have potentially turned out poorly. Sure, I can ride without,...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2011, 03:36 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,448
Posted By JB3
Symptoms were listed in posts #2 and #3. Brake...

Symptoms were listed in posts #2 and #3. Brake are fine. I just don't have any ABS.

I was told by my local dealer and by Max BMW that a new/different ABS pump would require a setting change by...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2011, 12:49 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,448
Posted By JB3
I'm real happy. NOT! Last Saturday my...

I'm real happy. NOT!

Last Saturday my dealer confirmed my ABS was dead. I was asked what I wanted to do and I said I wanted BMW to help me out with a known defective part. They gave me the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2011, 07:27 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,448
Posted By JB3
Well it may come as no surprise the GS911 came up...

Well it may come as no surprise the GS911 came up with the ABS fault code 24048/24049 when we checked it yesterday. And the code was unable to be reset. I'm heading over to my dealer shortly to see...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2011, 07:41 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,448
Posted By JB3
In my situation, the light just came on steady -...

In my situation, the light just came on steady - no flashing. I tested the brakes by locking up the rear brake and the ABS did not kick in.

I am going to reset it today and if that doesn't work...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,448
Posted By JB3
I am dealing with the same issue, except my '07...

I am dealing with the same issue, except my '07 GSA has 18K miles. Just riding along last weekend and the light comes on steady. When I tested the rear brake there was no ABS.

I bled the rear...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2011, 07:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 812
Posted By JB3
I am not that familiar with battery behavior, but...

I am not that familiar with battery behavior, but you might be right, Jim.

The cables were fine.

The battery had 12.6 v static, but when I hit the started it dropped to 7 v., the display went...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2011, 05:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 812
Posted By JB3
It's easy enough to jump, but I am not sure how...

It's easy enough to jump, but I am not sure how laying it on its side would cause a battery to instantly go south. No prior indications.

I'll report later.

Thanks all.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2011, 04:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 812
Posted By JB3
R1200 GSA took a nap. Won't turn over.

Laid my '07 down in sand on the right side. It was on its side for about 1-2 min. After I got it upright it was on the side stand for about 10 min. When I turned on the ignition the display did...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2011, 06:53 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,705
Posted By JB3
XR500 1982 (I think)

XR500 1982 (I think)
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2010, 07:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 608
Posted By JB3
My first gauge just gave a bogus reading and then...

My first gauge just gave a bogus reading and then it was replaced. I was unaware that it could be intermittent and then take a permanent dump. When it started working again, I just assumed a loose...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2010, 10:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 608
Posted By JB3
Fuel gauge conked out.

On a recent trip on my '07 R12GSA the fuel gauge quit working for 8 of the 9 days I was out. Turned the key one morning and the yellow flashing triangle and Fuel flashing. There was no fuel reading...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-26-2010, 07:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,796
Posted By JB3
I can rest easy now. Thanks.

I can rest easy now. Thanks.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-22-2010, 07:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,796
Posted By JB3
I am trying to hook up a second cradle for a Nav...

I am trying to hook up a second cradle for a Nav II and my plug looks the same. On my harness, J2-pin 1 is black, J2-pin 2 is white, and J2-pin 3 is red. Are you saying the black wire is power and...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-22-2010, 05:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 921
Posted By JB3
The other cradle has its plug buried inside my...

The other cradle has its plug buried inside my GSA and I don't really want to tear it apart to get to it.

I very seldom leave the GPS on a bike, for security reasons, and I don't always use it. ...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-21-2010, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 921
Posted By JB3
BMW Nav II pin-out for cradle?

I have a second cradle for a Nav II that I want to wire on a Husaberg. The attached cable has a plug designed for the BMW wiring harness. The plug has a red, black, and white wire. Does anyone know...
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2010, 10:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,347
Posted By JB3
"I suggest you call Keith at TTC, Inc. at...

"I suggest you call Keith at TTC, Inc. at 918-446-2245."

What/who is TTC?

Is Top Gear gone as the Autocom people?
Forum: Equipment 01-19-2010, 01:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 792
Posted By JB3
I have talked to two different shippers that did...

I have talked to two different shippers that did not service the area I needed and both suggested Shippingmasters. I don't know what that means, but they were complimentary.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2009, 09:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 948
Posted By JB3
This summer I got a flat on my rear tire. It...

This summer I got a flat on my rear tire. It took a while to find a small hole. I used a string plug and tried to air it up but when I got to about 30 psi it would start leaking.

To make a long...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2009, 02:43 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,659
Posted By JB3
I never was notified, so I called the dealer last...

I never was notified, so I called the dealer last Saturday and they confirmed I needed it.
Forum: Vendors 11-26-2008, 08:05 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,700
Posted By JB3
Shipping?

I found some coffee I liked on a trip. When I got home and ordered some I realized the shipping (CO to TX) was going to be almost as much as the coffee - basically doubling the cost.

Do you have a...
Forum: Equipment 10-02-2008, 10:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,215
Posted By JB3
I have had both and wear the Trip now. It fits...

I have had both and wear the Trip now. It fits my head shape much better than the Justissimo. There are no pressure points.

As stated, there is plenty of room for an autocom setup, which I have....
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2008, 10:21 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 27,180
Posted By JB3
I may not have the details totally correct, but I...

I may not have the details totally correct, but I had a Justissimo and was told by the guy I bought it from that the DOT has a "spike" test that strikes the helmet at the top in the middle. This is...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-16-2008, 06:32 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 22,444
Posted By JB3
I have a Cortech super mini. Can you buy the...

I have a Cortech super mini. Can you buy the mount separately or do you have to buy a SW-moto bag and rob the mounting system? I couldn't find it listed separately.
Forum: Equipment 12-12-2007, 01:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 460
Posted By JB3
Try this forum.

http://www.bmwlt.com/forums/

They talk all things K1200LT.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-04-2007, 06:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 726
Posted By JB3
Well, I rode the bike today and what a joke. It...

Well, I rode the bike today and what a joke. It ran so poorly I went about a block and made a u-turn. Most of the time it was hitting on one, but what a rush when the other would decide to jump in...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-03-2007, 04:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 726
Posted By JB3
Great suggestions. There are so many ways to...

Great suggestions. There are so many ways to package a deal that gives each party a good feeling (hopefully).

I appreciate the input.

I have seen better deals, but they require travel, which...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-02-2007, 10:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 726
Posted By JB3
Thanks, guys. I agree that it doesn't appear...

Thanks, guys.

I agree that it doesn't appear to be an outstanding deal. I'll go test ride it just for grins and possibly keep looking.

But ... if I ever learn how to negotiate maybe they would...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-02-2007, 03:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 726
Posted By JB3
Question 950 Adv - What should I look for and is this a fair price?

I am new to KTM's and am looking at a '04 950 Adv
35,000 miles
KTM performance exhaust and stock pipes
KTM gel seat and stock seat
Headlight protector
Cee baily WS (I think) and stock...
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