I have a late '06 K1200 GTSE that's just about to hit 50k miles and has suddenly started to have all sorts of things going wrong
First up the EWS warning randomly came on a few times but this seems to have somehow fixed itself.
Then the cruise control started to work intermittently, followed soon after by the dreaded brake warning light & then speedo failure. From what I've read all three of these are probably linked to a worn cable somewhere. I've tried to book the bike in to a BMW dealer but my local one said he was so swamped with recall work that he couldn't book it in for a few weeks.
It is my only form of daily transport and I'm a contract worker so I've continued to ride it for the last week since this all started.
Despite all this it's been running fine but I obviously have a fair bit of paranoia that it's all going to go horribly wrong and am a bit 'sensitive' to every operation on the bike at the moment.
In the last 2 days it feels to me like there's some sort slight juddering sensation whenever I'm running on zero throttle. It almost feels like something is 'rubbing' on the rear wheel but if I dip the clutch then the sensation goes away.
It seems to be accelerating fine and as long as the throttle is at least part open I can't hear/feel anything. However, as soon as I back off I can definitely feel something.
I'm really not very mechanically minded at all but this feels like something I need to be concerned about and it needs looking at ASAP?
If anyone has any ideas or guidance it would be much appreciated. . .