Husqvarna 701 Super Moto and Enduro!

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by Dozer720, Aug 13, 2015.

  1. 222k km adv bike

    222k km adv bike Been here awhile

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    Hi, the left comodo : light, turn signals, is not the oem one ?
  2. tomasv

    tomasv Check the Czech!

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    I can't switch off ABS any more..

    Yesterday went on a ride, about 1/3 at one of the sopps to take pictures I go back to the bike, the key is in off position, shut off button is on. I hold the ABS button, turn the key - the light flashes. I start the engine and after about 2 seconds of riding and the ABS light goes off - WTF?! Try again the same result. Unable to get the ABS off even after dozens tries later, it worked in the AM.
    Both wheels/sensors are covered in mud. Could that be a problem? If not, how do I troubleshoot? It made some of the steep descents in the muddy terrain "interesting".

    Never happened to me before. Thanks for your help.

    Rear wheel: 2019-10-13 11.40.29.jpg
    After this stopped the ABS off stopped working:
    2019-10-12 12.53.45.jpg

    Destination - after 490km
    2019-10-12 17.20.22.jpg
  3. ShawnKTM530EXC

    ShawnKTM530EXC Been here awhile

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    The new 690 is slimmer at the middle and front of the seat. That might help a little. And there’s always lowering the suspension.
  4. DualSport855

    DualSport855 Been here awhile Super Supporter

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    Left combo is a plug and play unit from Sicass Racing. Phone call was required to get what I needed.
  5. 222k km adv bike

    222k km adv bike Been here awhile

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    Thanks !
  6. Didado

    Didado Long timer

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    What are those blue and yellow velcro wrap things?
  7. 222k km adv bike

    222k km adv bike Been here awhile

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    Cleaner than duct tape in case of emergency repair ?
  8. Folxam

    Folxam Been here awhile

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    You're saying I have all my info wrong? Gawdam :p
    /End off topic.
  9. DualSport855

    DualSport855 Been here awhile Super Supporter

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    They are there in case I need them. Like carrying zip ties.
  10. DualSport855

    DualSport855 Been here awhile Super Supporter

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    Yup
  11. Shawnee Bill

    Shawnee Bill Long timer Supporter

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    Where did you find the colored ones? Link?
    I have some in black but your's look a lot better.
  12. Colorad0

    Colorad0 Been here awhile

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    I was just on a ride and had the same problem, except for the mud part. 2 days ago the ABS would turn off, now I can't get the ****ing thing to turn off. Ruined my 5am ride this morning. The bike is useless off road with the crappy freaking ABS.

    Anyone have any ideas how to trouble shoot this? I don't want to kill my battery starting the bike every other minute.
  13. Motoriley

    Motoriley Still riding like crap after all these years.

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    Pull one of the sensors out and zip tie it somewhere. The ABS will fail its start up test. No ABS after that. I think....

    QUOTE="Colorad0, post: 38591620, member: 316085"]I was just on a ride and had the same problem, except for the mud part. 2 days ago the ABS would turn off, now I can't get the ****ing thing to turn off. Ruined my 5am ride this morning. The bike is useless off road with the crappy freaking ABS.

    Anyone have any ideas how to trouble shoot this? I don't want to kill my battery starting the bike every other minute.[/QUOTE]
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  14. dirtystevedirt

    dirtystevedirt Been here awhile

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    Pull the fuse. It's one of the bigger ones under the seat. It's separate from the fuse box. Would give visual but at work no bike today
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  15. Colorad0

    Colorad0 Been here awhile

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    Nw_adventure Been here awhile

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    The low seat option for the 2019 690s from Seat Concepts is great- FYI
  17. DualSport855

    DualSport855 Been here awhile Super Supporter

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  18. MatLax

    MatLax Adventurer

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    Why do you hold the button before you turn the key? ABS can be turned off at any time as long as you're not moving, I turn it off when I reach a trail just by stopping on the side of the road and pressing the button, don't even need to be in neutral...
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  19. tomasv

    tomasv Check the Czech!

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    Interesting - I tried that when I got the bike and it never worked for me. Had to turn the key off and on.

    Removing the ABS fuse is a nice trick - thanks

    But any idea how to actually troubleshoot the issue? The ABS button still works (the light flashes) so WTH is going on? I would understand if something failed and the ABS would not work. But this way it seems way too strange.
  20. Todd157k

    Todd157k Long timer Supporter

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    The whole circuit is pretty simple. Assuming the interrupt disks are still in place, front and rear, make sure the sensors are clean and the interrupt holes are clean. Next, check the obvious cable/connectors for pinching or open line. Somewhere on this thread there were some that just 'offset' the rear sensor with a couple washers. That's enough to make it not pick up. A broken wire will do the same.
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