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Half way to work about 7 miles into the trip the abs light came on.
I know I'm fat but that's just rude.


Not sure procedure on checking that. I assume something in service manual. Hate to think I messed something up doing the rear wheel but I've put plenty of miles on after that so this seems very random.
 

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Half way to work about 7 miles into the trip the abs light came on.
I know I'm fat but that's just rude.


Not sure procedure on checking that. I assume something in service manual. Hate to think I messed something up doing the rear wheel but I've put plenty of miles on after that so this seems very random.
Easy to check,
1 Find the chapter in the servuce manual
2 Take out the proximity switch
See if it dammaged
3 Space it as per speck given in the manual
4 Ride again .... For 10 meter

If that doesn't work then you need a new ABS cable, there 160 usd or something like that ... I bought 2 , coz better have 1 stock ....

I cannot believe how many people have broken this cable ... I think 5 or 8 vics & indians here ... But there are only 25 sold in total, so tbat is RUBBISH quality ....

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I don’t believe they are all broken. I’ve had a few incidents of persistent ABS light. It always came down to adjustment or dirty sensor or ring.
 

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I'm hoping just dirt. It only takes ten meters for it to shut off if it's good?
 

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It was on the whole ride home from work. Boo. I'll look at it tomorrow when bike is cool. Rain day.
 

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When my abs light came on a couple years ago it was my abs relay that was bad
 

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Trying to find large enough feeler gauges just to check the clearance isn't easy. I did read with googling that setting it towards the far end of spec is better. Also read that rear wheel adjustment can cause this. Planing to recheck the wheel and belt anyway so will see if that is it.
 

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Trying to find large enough feeler gauges just to check the clearance isn't easy. I did read with googling that setting it towards the far end of spec is better. Also read that rear wheel adjustment can cause this. Planing to recheck the wheel and belt anyway so will see if that is it.
Could you measure a washer if that is the same gap you need ? I forgot the minimum & maximum gap, yes i did about the maximum gap also

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I think it was your threads I kept running across with abs issues. Gotta check a few things. Not had time yet.
 

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Uh wiring was ate up. Not sure how that happened but guess I'll be ordering a sensor.
 

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Oh hey is there anything special about "abs shim" washers that they want $6 for?
 

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Oh hey is there anything special about "abs shim" washers that they want $6 for?
No i used normal stainless steel washers that i had laying around

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Nothing special at all but make sure that you get the right thickness. You may have to grind a stainless washer thinner.
 

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Yeah I just skipped the washers. I'm bound to find something at hardware store for less than $5 each...
 

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ABS sensor replaced. No more dash light.
Bike running great, feels great. Loving it.

Now the ABS sensor...
Victory service manual completely wrong.
It says just remove the bolt and disconnect sensor wire under side cover.
1) Bolt is behind swingarm so you can't just remove it.
2) Sensor plugs in under the seat top center of bike not under the side cover.

Trick I learned was instead of fully removing the wheel just loosening it and sliding it backwards then there is just enough wiggle to access the bolt. Pull sensor and spacers and replace. Then force wheel hard forward pulling on the adjusters to maintain alignment that was already set while tightening axle to spec or in my case just gutentight because I wasn't going to drop suspension to get torque wrench on it.

I routed the wire straight out and on opposite side of swingarm away from all the moving stuff that it is next to in the stock location with a zip tie to keep it on swingarm and away from muffler.

All good. I still don't know how it was caught and chewed up creating this issue. Gonna find someone good at soldering to put the cable back together as a backup.
 
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