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I just bought a 2015 Vulcan 1700 and I noticed that the ABS light stays on while riding. I put about 80 miles on the first day and it never turned off. I asked the dealership where I bought it if they did a full service on it and they said yes. They told me to disconnect the battery for about 30 minutes to reset the system. do you agree that I should disconnect the batter?
 

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ABS light is on when problem is at this moment usually. You need to check ABS codes. You can also check wires to wheel sensors and clean sensors.
 

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Disconnecting the battery will not reset the codes. I'm questioning the skill set of that dealership (obviously not a Kawasaki dealership with the scan tool).

Brakes are not something to be messing with. If you just bought the bike from a dealership and the ABS light won't turn off take it right back and get them to figure it out. In most places it is illegal to sell a motorcycle in that condition.

It may be something simple, check the fuse, make sure there's not a bug or rock stuck in the encoder wheel, make sure the sensors are mounted and the bolt isn't loose, etc. But still, any dealership that sells a bike with an ABS light that won't turn off is bad news.

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there is adapter for sale, connecting OBD2 code reader to motorcytcle diagnostic connector. There was video on youtube about it
 

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How to read codes without any tools.

 

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KBNBoys, If getting it back to the seller isn't an option right away, check the speed sensors. First time I replaced a tire on my Vaquero, I didn't get the sensor mounted properly and had the same problem with the light. I pulled the sensor out of the bracket and re-mounted it. Problem went away. Hope yours is something simple like that.
 
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