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by knobbly
Thu Feb 07, 2013 9:34 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: back brake not working
Replies: 17
Views: 3137

Re: back brake not working

This is the brake light sender unit and looking at the diagram I notice it plugs into the loom somewhere deep in the frame. I'd try and trace it back to see if its come unplugged or become corroded. PhotoDesk130207122432.jpg Mind you it seems a huge coincidence that the brakes don't work AND the li...
by knobbly
Thu Feb 07, 2013 12:03 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: back brake not working
Replies: 17
Views: 3137

Re: back brake not working

Found this
by knobbly
Thu Feb 07, 2013 11:54 am
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: back brake not working
Replies: 17
Views: 3137

Re: back brake not working

Right I think you have a pressure switch which like it sounds detects the pressure of the fluid. This may sound a bit daft and obvious but is the lever actually attached to the master cylinder piston? the back of the lever will be connected to a kind of 2 pronged fork with a pin through it. Has that...
by knobbly
Wed Feb 06, 2013 9:55 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: back brake not working
Replies: 17
Views: 3137

Re: back brake not working

It's more likely the brake will seize on the disc due to the pistons not returning freely. Try lifting the back wheel off the ground and try turning thr wheel by hand. If it's hard to turn with the brake off then you need to take the caliper off and refurb it. If it turns freely the try applying the...
by knobbly
Sat Nov 24, 2012 12:19 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: battery upgrade
Replies: 24
Views: 4072

Re: battery upgrade

Have you done a load test on that battery to see if it's actualy duff?
by knobbly
Wed Nov 07, 2012 9:38 pm
Forum: FOR SALE - WANTED
Topic: my old bike on ebay
Replies: 76
Views: 7743

Re: my old bike on ebay

Thats fleabay!! I once went to view an Africa twin on ebay... nice bike but something just wasn't right, guy claimed it was kosher. Did a check and it turned out to be a write off never to be returned to the road. A dealer bought it, stuck £1000 on the price and put it on autotrader. :angry:
by knobbly
Wed Oct 24, 2012 8:37 pm
Forum: RIDE REPORTS
Topic: Crash Report!
Replies: 64
Views: 6205

Re: Crash Report!

OW mate!!! Good to hear from you Jaz and that you're doing well, also that it hasn't put you off riding.
Congrats on your wedding too.... really chuffed for you mate.
Look forward to riding with you again.
by knobbly
Mon Sep 24, 2012 5:09 pm
Forum: MEETS & RUNS
Topic: Epping Forest and around - route planning. - 29-09 Saturday.
Replies: 11
Views: 2130

Re: Epping Forest and around - route planning. - 29-09 Saturday.

I may be able to tag along if thats ok
by knobbly
Sat Sep 08, 2012 6:50 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: My Serow XT225
Replies: 10
Views: 2157

Re: My Serow XT225

Love it dave. Looks like far too much fun. :)
by knobbly
Sat Sep 08, 2012 6:48 pm
Forum: ADVENTURE BIKE RIDER
Topic: Accident for ABR Member.
Replies: 151
Views: 16555

Re: Accident for ABR Member.

Thinking of you Jaz mate....get well soon

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