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Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,448
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, 04:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 854
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, 02:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 405
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, 01:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 553
Posted By drdata
Nice find wx4p! Welcome.

Nice find wx4p!

Welcome.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 553
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, 02:53 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,028
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, 02:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 553
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, 09:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 275
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, 04:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 889
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, 03:52 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 33,834
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, 12:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 889
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, 12:26 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 33,834
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, 09:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 889
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, 01:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 889
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, 01:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 456
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, 09:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 456
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, 09:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 889
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, 12:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 456
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, 09:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,448
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, 09:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 456
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, 10:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 354
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, 09:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,574
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, 06:01 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 18,655
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, 04:45 PM
Replies: 4,664
Views: 712,757
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, 04:36 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 39,753
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, 04:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,031
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, 09:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 854
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, 09:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 854
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, 07:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 679
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, 05:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 679
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...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 679
Posted By drdata
part 3: servo removal

the servo unit is drilled out to split. The two ribbon cables are removed from the "brain" side, all others are removed from hydraulic side.

Look at the gauge on the power plugs for the two servo...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 679
Posted By drdata
part 3: servo removal

And, drumbeat please, here we have the servo unit gone. One rear hardline remains. Removing air horn helps in getting the rear lines out. The one that ran to the rear MC ended up getting bent as I...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 679
Posted By drdata
part 3: servo removal

With the two electrical connectors and the 4 hardlines removed, all that is left topside is to remove main connector; push in lock tab and lift up handle:
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 679
Posted By drdata
part 3: servo removal

Removing abs pump connections. The front left leaked a bit. Turkey baster to drain is an idea. Two electrical connectors removed. The left side front and rear hardlines out, middle ones left to go....
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 679
Posted By drdata
part 3: servro removal

This part went pretty fast. Hardest part was trying to snake the rear MC hard line out. Perhaps if I had removed the oddyesy battery. I ended up bending it straight on one end.

Also, I bought a...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,244
Posted By drdata
Last I heard they had to make parts resulting in...

Last I heard they had to make parts resulting in delays of several months, and were increasing price to 700 bucks. All that for a system that is built of glass and Teutonic ego?

Sure, clean the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,210
Posted By drdata
edit to add I have started a thread that details...

edit to add I have started a thread that details my servo-ectimy.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=993562
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 679
Posted By drdata
part 2: front brakes

Aside from a final bleed, I wanted to add that I needed to reroute the MC line to be outside the forks, else the line would stretch at full left turn. As a result it rubs/rides on the plastic. I may...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 679
Posted By drdata
part 2: front brakes

And here is the final solution as it were. I opted not to cut the bracket or grind the frame tab, but believe the screw has enough purchase to keep things secure. If you over tighten with the tab in...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 679
Posted By drdata
part 2: front brakes

Here is the oem setup. The MC comes in on the top right and feed through the hardline at top left to the servo. Again, magic does or does not happen there, and the fluid returns via the lower left...
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