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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 03-03-2016, 02:57 PM Thread Starter
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Changing brake fluid: same procedure for ABS as non-ABS?

Hi! This is my first post on these wonderful and informative forums.

I've had my '08 Versys ABS for half a year now (my first motorcycle!), and I'm planning to do some maintenance myself the coming weeks.

I've been browsing the forums for some time and have already learned a lot. One thing I haven't been able to figure out yet:
Is the procedure for changing the brake fluid the same on the non-ABS and ABS Versys?

In a couple of articles on motorcycles in general I found that the procedures can be quite different (and possibly even too difficult to DIY), but the 'Brake Fluid Change' section of the Service Manual doesn't say anything about ABS.

Also, would changing the brake fluid be (very) difficult for a maintenance-beginner like me, using a tool like the mityvac?

I hope I haven't overlooked a topic in which this has already been discussed!
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 03-03-2016, 03:00 PM
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Same thing, it's just like bleeding the brakes on any other bike, there is just a lot more fluid.
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