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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old Feb 25th, 2016, 4:38 pm Thread Starter
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K1200s no speedo after ABS module removal.

Fellow K-bike owners I am after some help!!!! I have an 05 K1200s that had the dreaded abs module fail which I decided to remove like so many of other owners have. this has all been done fine without any trouble. except that i seem to now not have any feed to my speedo. can anyone help and tell me where the pick up is for the speedo and where does the wiring get routed?

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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old Mar 29th, 2016, 1:35 pm
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I watched a video about a removal on a 04 1200RS, and the speedo sensor was integrated into the abs sensor and routed through the computer attached to the ABS servo motor. Don't know if the S is the same but it might be worth a look.

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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old Apr 10th, 2016, 4:34 am
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Chris Harris has a ABS removal video on YouTube, better have a look at it. IIRC he mentions this.
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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old Sep 9th, 2016, 3:00 pm
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Sounds like a common mistake :)

Hi. Check out this video:
and see the Update below: ((UPDATE!!.. i gave credit to a video which, like all of the others i watched, showed me the INCORRECT way to do this. technically, it works, but, THE SPEEDOMETER NO LONGER WORKS...)
Whoever did it either have followed instructions on internet or has made the same mistake...
Hope this helps.
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old Sep 10th, 2016, 1:59 pm
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Just watched his other video and basically the conclusion was to leave the abs computer connected to allow the speedometer to read the signal from the wheel sensor. The signal is processed be the abs computer and sent to your clock to display speed. The mistake you have done is that you have removed the entire unit and broke the connection from sensor to speedo. If you didn't cut the wires, try unscrewing the computer from the pump and plug it back in. Hopefully this will work.

PS. His mate's solution was to use a gps to read the speed, but that kind of sucks :/
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