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Old 11-07-2013, 07:00 AM   #1
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Pissed ABS and suspension problems not warrantied on my new F700GS

Here's a pic of the ABS wheel if anyone can let me know if this is something I can fix.




So apparently ABS and suspension aren't covered under warranty... Such a disappointment.


It seems basic things like this that could stop the bike from running should be covered.


So time for the background on this.


So I got this thing in April and it's already had two other major issues prior to this.


Fuel pump needed to be replaced, then after that it was idling on one cylinder and generally running horribly...


Injectors had to replaced for that one...


Sweet.


This is why I never should have bought a BMW.


At least the dealer was top notch in service, and more than happy to give me a loaner bike.


So anyway, now the bike won't move at all, and I believe it's the ABS or possibly the suspension, I noticed that the front forks don't look right either, and it makes sense to me that the bike won't operate like this, but I'd like a second opinion from you fine folks.


Here's another view if it helps.











Have just one car make a left turn in front of you and these delicate things just fall apart! This would never happen to a KLR.
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Old 11-07-2013, 07:05 AM   #2
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This would never happen to a KLR.


Glad you're OK!
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Old 11-07-2013, 07:09 AM   #3
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While you're working on the ABS and forks, you may want to take a closer look at the headlight fairing. I thought I noticed a crack that if not repaired, may get worse.

Once repaired, replace it with a 650 Strom.
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Old 11-07-2013, 07:13 AM   #4
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Glad you're OK!
That's not what the nice guys outside the padded room say.
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Old 11-07-2013, 09:20 AM   #5
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Since no one has said it yet.

All of that will buff right out.
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Old 11-07-2013, 10:03 AM   #6
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I'll admit, you had me going. The ABS ring was weird, but I still didn't expect that second picture.
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Old 11-07-2013, 11:51 AM   #7
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Ouch! The first scratch always hurts the most. Glad you're ok.
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Old 11-07-2013, 07:12 PM   #8
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Nice gag!

Glad you can type still
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Old 11-08-2013, 07:46 AM   #9
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i didnt know bmw made a unicycle hope you heal up fast!
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Old 11-08-2013, 08:08 AM   #10
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I think a fork seal is leaking. It probably swelled the brake pads...That's why it wont roll.

Glad you are able to have a sense of humor.

If you part her out, that clutch lever looks like new.
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Old 11-08-2013, 09:03 AM   #11
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I can think of an easier way to change out your fork springs but I guess your method works all the same
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Old 11-08-2013, 10:39 AM   #12
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That's one way to get rid of a problem bike.
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Old 11-08-2013, 01:39 PM   #13
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Pissed Staight out ABS ring.

I think if you remove the ABS ring and straighten it out everything else will fall in place.


Looks pretty bad what kind of car did you hit?? damage to car??

glad you are alive to joke about this.
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Old 11-08-2013, 10:02 PM   #14
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Bullshit on that dealer.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A5cneCgNA9U

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Old 11-08-2013, 10:09 PM   #15
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Props for still having a sense of humor.I hope everything works out for you-insurence wise.
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