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post #1 of 13 (permalink) Old 11-13-2010, 01:20 AM Thread Starter
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ABS light on

Two days ago. I was backing out of my garage, like a normally do. I turned the ignition on and the ABS light started blinking. Once I started the bike the light stayed on. I rode for about an hour and it never went off. Started it again today, and still the same. I am going to bring it to the dealer in the next couple of days.

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post #2 of 13 (permalink) Old 11-13-2010, 07:44 AM
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My wife's 2010 Street Glide had that issue. After a lot of codes, diagnostic crap, etc., it was determined that the entire wire harness that had to be replaced. Not saying that it is the same issue for you, but good luck.

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post #3 of 13 (permalink) Old 11-13-2010, 11:09 PM Thread Starter
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My wife's 2010 Street Glide had that issue. After a lot of codes, diagnostic crap, etc., it was determined that the entire wire harness that had to be replaced. Not saying that it is the same issue for you, but good luck.
I hope that isn't the case. I have found a bunch of different things online about what it could be. From as much as a $3 part to your complete wire harness replacement. I guess I just need to take it down to the deal to see what they say.

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H-D says that when the ABS light stays on,.. it reverts back to normal brakes. Just keep that in mind if you keep riding when the light is on, and plan for you stops as you would back in the stone age






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The same thing happened to mine after i had some work done at the dealer. It came unpluged under the fairing where the lines go to the front brakes. Hard to see but follow the ABS line with your hand coming up from the front brakes under the fairing to see if the plug is engaged. Hopefully that is all it is. Good luck.
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Same thing happened to me on the day I bought it (2009) - I got it home and there it was. They said it was just a wire that had fallen off - gave me lots of confidence in their stealer prep work , or lack of it - that and the missing lighter. Anyway it ahsn't happened since...

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gave me lots of confidence in their stealer prep work , or lack of it
I've owned a ton of Harley's and have never had a bike properly prepped. You've gotta go through things yourself and get it right.
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The same thing happened to mine after i had some work done at the dealer. It came unpluged under the fairing where the lines go to the front brakes. Hard to see but follow the ABS line with your hand coming up from the front brakes under the fairing to see if the plug is engaged. Hopefully that is all it is. Good luck.
Thanks!! Followed the ABS line and this was the issue. Somehow it came unplugged. Warning light is off and back to normal.
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Thanks!! Followed the ABS line and this was the issue. Somehow it came unplugged. Warning light is off and back to normal.
i had the samething.dealer found it right away.i ziptied the connection to the fairing frame as apoosed to the factory snapswivel mount the bike had stock.

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Had that happen on my 08. Turns out the Indy shop routed the rear abs sensor wrong when changing my tire. Wore through the insulation on the wire and grounded out on the brake rotor. Self vulcanizing tape fixed it. Rerouted and zip tied it to the swing arm. Found a new shop for next tire.
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