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Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 824
Posted By drdata
My theory, is the control input to the servo...

My theory, is the control input to the servo module. Just theory, but have heard that the servos are powerful enough to compensate for air in the wheel circuit. One theory as to why when power assist...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,668
Posted By drdata
This is how my fail mode was, expect power assist...

This is how my fail mode was, expect power assist to front would cycle on/off every 10 seconds or slow. Made each brake pull a toss of the dice: Power assist or residual? Pulling with the expectation...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-13-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By drdata
Thanks for some traction. @slade: I...

Thanks for some traction.

@slade:
I looked at the cap and was not clear how the cone/gaskets come off, and they seemed sound, pliable, and tight. I see the screws but believe that is for lock...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-13-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By drdata
Bump for some gs-love. First time my thread has...

Bump for some gs-love. First time my thread has netted not a single reply. Perhaps I have answered my own q.

Any opinions as to:

1. need to replace filler cap gaskets on a 10 year old bike
2....
Forum: GS Boxers 10-13-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By drdata
see the HoW on side-stand switch bypass. HTHs

see the HoW on side-stand switch bypass.

HTHs
Forum: GS Boxers 10-12-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 730
Posted By drdata
Just bumping this thread because other than "one...

Just bumping this thread because other than "one line is vent for water and other to canister", this thread has a pic.

Thanks Jim.

PS>
I started a thread about gas smell around filler cap....
Forum: GS Boxers 10-12-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By drdata
Here is the filler neck.. Edit> As I don't...

Here is the filler neck..
Edit>

As I don't think I'm missing any gasket I wanted to add;

Had the side panels off a few times to check the fuel QDs and never any sign of leak, nor at the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-12-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By drdata
05 1200:gassy smell around filler, missing a gasket?

Hey all,

Ever since the fuel pump recall work I have noticed a gassy smell when on the bike. Today even walking by in the garage I could smell gas and it seemed to be coming from the filler neck....
Forum: GS Boxers 09-30-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 612
Posted By drdata
+ 1 on the battery health check as well as the...

+ 1 on the battery health check as well as the fluid check/flush.

Did not help mine. Last I heard module master was not offering any eta on rebuild. The link given was I believe for a different...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,813
Posted By drdata
steptoe, that is a funny pic. Yard art. Ha.

steptoe, that is a funny pic.

Yard art. Ha.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,128
Posted By drdata
I beg the differ, but was also a defender so...

I beg the differ, but was also a defender so perhaps this was covered and my brain could not accept.

I recall all the hype about residuals, and the chance of a minor fault causing loss of power...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,179
Posted By drdata
People seemed to like module masters, but as far...

People seemed to like module masters, but as far as I see no ETA for the rebuilds. They have to make parts or such.

That, combined with price rise to 900 bucks, and I would ask why not loose it as...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 596
Posted By drdata
IMO, there should be no special need for sintered...

IMO, there should be no special need for sintered vs organic. I got sintered oem from bmw for my 05 iabs, installed, and rode.

This is not to say that any new padd should be bedded in a bit, but...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,088
Posted By drdata
Nice find wx4p! Welcome.

Nice find wx4p!

Welcome.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,088
Posted By drdata
I isolating an unexpected parasitic draw can be a...

I isolating an unexpected parasitic draw can be a bear. Often you pull fuses in a car to isolate subsystems until you find the one drawing the excess power.

As you note, no fuses. You could try...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,865
Posted By drdata
+1. Either you are in control, or not. I would...

+1. Either you are in control, or not. I would rather be sideswiped splitting then rear ended sitting still with a hot engine. I mean, at least with the former you get some benefit (and fun) to go...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,088
Posted By drdata
To butt in... I expect it means: a) you...

To butt in...

I expect it means:
a) you did not blow a fuse in your meter (good). This is easy to do if meter is not auto-ranging and you are on 200 MA and leave a load enabled. BTDT.
b) You say...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By drdata
also in the local HoW, albeit for a 2005: ...

also in the local HoW, albeit for a 2005:

http://advwisdom.hogranch.com/Wisdom/SSIBD.pdf
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,281
Posted By drdata
OK, glad I requested the clarification. I can...

OK, glad I requested the clarification. I can only surmise an internal short/fault in the abs unit, but am surprised it receives power when key is off. Perhaps the whole ecu as I believe that is what...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 37,140
Posted By drdata
thanks JVB!!! Was hoping you would grace us with...

thanks JVB!!! Was hoping you would grace us with a reply.

On a side note. Gosh darn bmw for making the spacer a separate part, and none too cheap either. I suppose just making the flange larger...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,281
Posted By drdata
also, perhaps I missed this, but could teh OP...

also, perhaps I missed this, but could teh OP clarify what is meant in the title by key off?

I assumed this to mean engine off, key in run position.

I can't image the servos kicking off when...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 37,140
Posted By drdata
Quick question, as about to part with money and...

Quick question, as about to part with money and prefer not to mess up.

The questions are:

1. Is a new snap/long ring needed? I suspect not, but its listed in above as conjunction with. Not so...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,281
Posted By drdata
Here is my thread: ...

Here is my thread:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=993562
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,281
Posted By drdata
not aware of any relay on the r1200. I believe...

not aware of any relay on the r1200. I believe there was one on 1150.

Can also try shorting negative side of wiring (after removing from - batt terminal of course) to the hot side to try and clear...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 617
Posted By drdata
I removed the system. Living w/residual was not...

I removed the system. Living w/residual was not possible, as for one, I had intermittent power-assist to the front. I suppose I could have induces a front fault as well to at lest get consistency,...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 617
Posted By drdata
Sure. But, then I end up with the same...

Sure.

But, then I end up with the same abomination I started with, and the clock starts until the next freaky fail.

And, last I heard price up from 300 to 700, and now on back order as parts...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,281
Posted By drdata
switches/hand guards? battery level? fluid in...

switches/hand guards?
battery level?
fluid in servo unit under tank?

If the above check you may have a bad servo unit. I did, mine was in rear, and it went from intermittent to ongoing servo...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-25-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 617
Posted By drdata
some goog results indicate possible to measure...

some goog results indicate possible to measure both resistance and voltage pulse when wheel is spun:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7eCJa7JZzfg
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-25-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,128
Posted By drdata
Thanks MJS. Your thread was partial inspiration...

Thanks MJS. Your thread was partial inspiration for me.

I have to say, I can't see many dealer keen on reflashing the bike's firmware.

Aside from MJS I am interested in how this has gone for...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-25-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 617
Posted By drdata
I don't know. That sad, its mag pickup. So,...

I don't know.

That sad, its mag pickup. So, it likely induces a voltage/current pulse when moved in proximity to ferrous metal.

I suppose one could ohm out between sensor and frame/ground...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 453
Posted By drdata
can also be low voltage. How old/well maintained...

can also be low voltage. How old/well maintained is the battery?

Ditto on the check fluid in servo unit under tank, more so if a tip over recently as fluid can drain.

Else, check the sensors...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,393
Posted By drdata
Good luck. Have you bleed the servo system? ...

Good luck.

Have you bleed the servo system? If not, that would be another place to start. Do make sure you read the how-to. Its a bit complex but easily done at home.

If the fault come back...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 23,309
Posted By drdata
well, I am a bit disappointed in the brand. ...

well, I am a bit disappointed in the brand.

First the servo powered abs, which is bad enough on design merits alone. Add servo unit fail at only 23K miles, and a part that is 1/4th the value of...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 5,550
Views: 928,130
Posted By drdata
Last weekend I ripped the abs/power servo brakes...

Last weekend I ripped the abs/power servo brakes out. So far so good.

This weekend was maintenance. I Washed the bike, then changed oil in engine, tranny, and FD. While at it, greased the brake...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 42,456
Posted By drdata
one lug cracked on my 05 @ 23K

Somehow, I knew I would find cracks in my 05's flange, at only 23K miles. Never taken on any triples, mostly freeway lane splitting one up.

As only one is cracked I started to feel like I had...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,335
Posted By drdata
my 05 has one cracked lug at 23K.

Well, count me in. Somehow, I knew I would find cracks in my 05's flange, at only 23K miles. Never taken on any triples, mostly freeway lane splitting one up.

I was starting to feel like I had...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,179
Posted By drdata
adding that, like any car/obd2, you are supposed...

adding that, like any car/obd2, you are supposed to be able to remove the ground connections from batt and touch to hot side and hold for 10-15 seconds. This should clear any latched error codes by...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,179
Posted By drdata
But after battery replace the low-voltage should...

But after battery replace the low-voltage should be cleared. I have never heard of a low-volt causing damage, IOW.

My bike threw similar fault (speedo also down), until a week ago when the servo...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 949
Posted By drdata
and, the spedo works

Happy to report that the speedo does in fact function. Interesting, as during the fault it did not, and of course the electrical connector was attached then, as now.

I guess a missing hydro unit...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 949
Posted By drdata
part 3: servo removal

And the brain back in its roomy home. Sealed in a 1 gallon zip lock and zip tied to the air horn after I zip-tied the remaining connectors into a tidy bundle. It's nice and solid in there, so no...
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