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BMW Motorrad

The Ultimate
Riding Machine

Rider's Manual
R 1200 RT
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pany stamp)
Welcome to BMW Suggestions and criticism
If you have questions concerning
We congratulate you on your motorcycle, your authorised
your choice of a vehicle from BMW Motorrad dealer will gladly
BMW Motorrad and welcome provide advice and assistance.
you to the community of BMW
riders. Familiarise yourself with We hope you will enjoy riding
your new vehicle so that you can your BMW and that all your jour-
ride it safely and confidently in all neys will be pleasant and safe
traffic situations.
BMW Motorrad.
About this Rider's Manual
Please read this Rider's Manual
carefully before starting to use
your new BMW. It contains im-
portant information on how to
operate the controls and how to
make the best possible use of all
your BMW's technical features.
In addition, it contains informa-
tion on maintenance and care to
help you maintain your vehicle's
reliability and safety, as well as its
value.
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Table of Contents
Range . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Electronic Suspension Ad-
1 General instructions . . . . 5 Oil level . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 justment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73
Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Service-due indicator . . . . . . . . 42 Clutch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75
Abbreviations and Tyre pressures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Brakes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75
symbols . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 4 Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 Hill Start Control . . . . . . . . . . . . 76
Equipment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Ignition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 Tyres . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77
Technical data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Ignition with Key- Heating . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77
Actuality . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 less Ride . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 Adjusting instrument
2 General views . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Multifunction display . . . . . . . . 55 panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80
General view, left side . . . . . . . 11 On-board computer . . . . . . . . . 59 Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80
General view, right side . . . . . 13 Trip meter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 Windscreen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80
Underneath the seat . . . . . . . . 14 Emergency off switch (kill Stowage compartment . . . . . . 81
Multifunction switch, left . . . . 15 switch) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 Central locking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82
Multifunction switch, Headlight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 DWA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86
right . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Lights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 Front seat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90
Instrument panel . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Daytime riding light . . . . . . . . . . 64 Rear seat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 91
3 Status indicators . . . . . . . 21 Turn indicators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 5 Riding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95
Warning and telltale Hazard warning flashers . . . . . 67 Safety instructions . . . . . . . . . . 96
lights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 ASC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67 Checklist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98
Multifunction display . . . . . . . . 24 Riding mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68 Starting. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98
Meaning of symbols . . . . . . . . . 25 Cruise-control system . . . . . . . 69 Running in . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101
Warnings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Spring preload . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71 Shifting gear . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102
Ambient temperature. . . . . . . . 41 Damping . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72 Brakes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 103
Parking your motor- Front-wheel stand . . . . . . . . . 139 10 Technical data . . . . . . 173
cycle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104 Lighting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 140 Troubleshooting chart . . . . . 174
Refuelling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 105 Jump-starting . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147 Threaded fasteners . . . . . . . 175
Securing motorcycle for Battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 149 Engine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 177
transportation . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108 Fuses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 153 Fuel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 178
6 Engineering 8 Accessories . . . . . . . . . . . 155 Engine oil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 178
details . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 111 General instructions . . . . . . . 156 Clutch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 179
Riding mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112 Power sockets . . . . . . . . . . . . 156 Transmission . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 179
Shift assistant Pro . . . . . . . . . 113 Navigation system . . . . . . . . . 157 Rear-wheel drive . . . . . . . . . . 180
Hill Start Control . . . . . . . . . . 114 Cases . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 160 Running gear . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 180
BMW Motorrad Integral Topcase . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 162 Brakes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 181
ABS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 114 Wheels and tyres . . . . . . . . . . 182
9 Care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 167
BMW Motorrad ASC . . . . . . 117 Electrics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 184
Care products . . . . . . . . . . . . . 168
RDC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 119 Frame . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 185
Washing the vehicle . . . . . . . 168
ESA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120 Anti-theft alarm. . . . . . . . . . . . 186
Cleaning easily damaged
Dimensions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 186
7 Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . 121 components . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 169
Weights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 187
General instructions . . . . . . . 122 Paint care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 170
Riding specifications . . . . . . 187
Toolkit. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 122 Laying up the motor-
Engine oil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 123 cycle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 170 11 Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 189
Brake system . . . . . . . . . . . . . 124 Protective wax coating . . . . 170 BMW Motorrad Service . . . 190
Coolant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 128 Restoring motorcycle to BMW Motorrad Mobility
Clutch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 130 use . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 171 services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 190
Rims and tyres . . . . . . . . . . . . 130 Maintenance work . . . . . . . . . 190
Wheels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 131 Maintenance schedule . . . . 193
Silencer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 137 Standard BMW service . . . . 194
Confirmation of mainten-
ance work . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 195
Confirmation of service . . . . 200
12 Appendix . . . . . . . . . . . . . 203
Certificate for electronic
immobiliser . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 204
Certificate for remote con-
trol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 206
Certificate for Key-
less Ride . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 210
Certificate for tyre pressure
monitoring (Reifendruck-
Control, RDC) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 212
13 Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 213
General instructions
Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
1
5
Abbreviations and symbols . . . . . . . . . . 6
Equipment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Technical data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

General instructions
Actuality . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

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Overview Abbreviations and Instruction.
1 An important aspect of this symbols Result of an activity.
6 Rider's Manual is that it can CAUTION Low-risk hazard.
be used for quick and easy Non-avoidance can lead to Reference to a page with
reference. Consulting the slight or moderate injury. more detailed informa-
extensive index at the end of this tion.
WARNING Medium-risk
Rider's Manual is the fastest way
hazard. Non-avoidance can
General instructions

to find information on a particular Indicates the end of a


lead to fatal or severe injury.
topic or item. To first read an passage relating to spe-
overview of your motorcycle, DANGER High-risk haz- cific accessories or items
please go to Chapter 2. All ard. Non-avoidance leads of equipment.
maintenance and servicing work to fatal or severe injury.
on the vehicle is documented ATTENTION Special Tightening torque.
in Chapter 11. This record of notes and precautionary
the maintenance work you have measures. Non-compliance can
had performed on your vehicle Technical data.
lead to damage to the vehicle or
is a precondition for generous accessory and, consequently, to
z treatment of goodwill claims. voiding of the warranty. OE Optional extras.
When the time comes to sell
NOTE Specific instructions The vehicles are as-
your BMW, please remember
on how to operate, con- sembled complete with
to hand over this Rider's Manual;
trol, adjust or look after items of all the BMW Motorrad
it is an important part of the mo-
equipment on the vehicle. optional extras originally
torcycle.
ordered.
Indicates the end of an
item of information.
OA Optional accessories. Equipment tolerance requirements of the
You can obtain
When you purchased your BMW
Deutsches Institut fr Normung 1
BMW Motorrad e.V. (DIN). Versions for individual
motorcycle, you chose a model 7
optional accessories countries may differ.
with individual equipment. This
through your authorised
Rider's Manual describes the
BMW Motorrad dealer; Actuality
optional extras (OE) offered by
optional accessories The high safety and quality level
BMW and selected optional ac-
have to be retrofitted to of BMW motorcycles is ensured

General instructions
cessories (OA). You may find
the vehicle. by continuous development
that it contains descriptions of
items of equipment that you did work on design, equipment
EWS Electronic immobiliser.
not select. Please note, too, that and accessories. Because of
DWA Anti-theft alarm (Dieb- your motorcycle might not be ex- this, your motorcycle may differ
stahlwarnanlage). actly as illustrated in this manual from the information supplied
on account of country-specific in the Rider's Manual. Nor
ABS Anti-lock brake system. differences. can BMW Motorrad entirely
If your motorcycle contains rule out errors and omissions.
ASC Automatic Stability Con- equipment that has not been Consequently no claims can be
trol. described, its description can be derived from the information, z
found in a separate manual. graphics or descriptions.
ESA Electronic Suspension
Adjustment. Technical data
RDC Tyre pressure monitor- All dimensions, weights and
ing. power ratings stated in the
Rider's Manual are quoted to the
standards and comply with the
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General instructions
General views
General view, left side . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
2
9
General view, right side . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
Underneath the seat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
Multifunction switch, left . . . . . . . . . . . . 15

General views
Multifunction switch, right . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Instrument panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18

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2

General views
General view, left side
1 Clutch-fluid reservoir 2
( 130) 11
2 Fuel filler neck ( 105)
3 Seat lock ( 90)
4 with seat heating OE
Rear-seat heating ( 78)

General views
5 2nd socket
6 Stowage compartment, left
( 81)
7 Payload table
Table of tyre pressures

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2

General views
General view, right side
1 Rider's Manual 2
2 Power socket ( 156) 13
3 Brake-fluid reservoir, front
( 126)
4 with audio system OE
Stowage compartment,

General views
right ( 81)
5 VIN (on steering-head
bearing)
Type plate (on steering-
head bearing)
6 Coolant level indicator (be-
hind side panel) ( 128) z
7 Oil filler neck ( 123)
8 Rear brake-fluid reser-
voir (behind side panel)
( 127)
Underneath the seat
2 1 Adjusting the driver seat
14 height ( 91)
2 Standard toolkit ( 122)
3 Tool for adjusting spring
preload ( 71)
4 Fuses ( 153)
General views

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Multifunction switch,
left 2
1 High-beam headlight and 15
headlight flasher ( 63)
2 with daytime running
light OE
Daytime riding light

General views
( 64)
3 with cruise control OE
Cruise-control system
( 69)
4 Hazard warning flashers
( 67)
5 Windscreen adjustment z
( 80)
6 with LED auxiliary head-
lights OA
Auxiliary headlights ( 64)
7 Turn indicators ( 66)
8 Horn
9 Multi-Controller and MENU
2 key
Multifunction display
16 ( 55)
ASC ( 67)
with Dynamic ESA OE
D-ESA ( 73)
with audio system OE
General views

Audio system (see the ap-


propriate operating instruc-
tions)
10 Favourite menu ( 58).

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Multifunction switch,
right 2
1 with central locking sys- 17
tem OE
Central locking ( 82)
2 Riding mode ( 68)
3 Emergency off switch (kill

General views
switch) ( 62)
4 Start engine ( 98)

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Instrument panel
2 1 Speedometer
18 2 Warning and telltale lights
( 22)
3 with navigation system OA
with preparation for nav-
igation system OE
General views

Navigation system
( 157)
4 Ambient-light brightness
sensor (for adapting the
brightness of the instru-
ment lighting)
z 5 Rev. counter
6 with navigation system OA
with preparation for nav-
igation system OE
Release for navigation slot
( 157)
7 Multifunction display
( 24)
8 Trip meter ( 61)
NOTICE
2
The brightness of the warning 19
lights and telltale lights, the
display and the instrument
needle and gauge lighting is
adapted automatically to suit
ambient brightness.

General views
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2

General views
Status indicators
Warning and telltale lights . . . . . . . . . . . 22
3
21
Multifunction display . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
Meaning of symbols . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
Warnings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26

Status indicators
Ambient temperature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41
Range . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42
Oil level . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42
Service-due indicator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42
Tyre pressures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43
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Warning and telltale
3 lights
22 1 ABS ( 37)
2 ASC ( 38)
3 Turn indicators, left
4 Fuel reserve ( 41)
5 with daytime running
Status indicators

light OE
Daytime riding light
( 64)
6 High-beam headlight
7 Turn indicators, right
8 Engine electronics
9 DWA ( 87)
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Telltale light for the radio-
operated key ( 49)
10 with LED auxiliary head-
lights OA
Auxiliary headlights ( 64)
11 with cruise control OE
Cruise-control system
( 69)
12 General warning light, in
combination with warn- 3
ing symbols on the display
( 26) 23

Status indicators
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Multifunction display
3 1 Trip meter ( 61)
24 2 Warning symbols ( 26)
3 Menu area ( 55)
Audio system
4 with daytime running
light OE
Status indicators

Automatic daytime riding


light ( 65)
5 with seat heating OE
Seat heating ( 78)
Heated handlebar grips
( 77)
with Dynamic ESA OE
D-ESA settings
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6 On-board computer
( 59)
with tyre pressure monit-
oring (RDC) OE
Tyre pressure
7 Clock ( 59)
8 Odometer
9 Riding mode ( 68)
10 with Hill Start Control OE
Hill Start Control ( 76)
11 Gear indicator; "N" indic- Meaning of symbols Average speed since last
ates neutral reset ( 60) 3
12 Coolant temperature
25
Fuel level Ambient temperature
( 41)

with tyre pressure monitoring

Status indicators
(RDC) OE
Tyre pressures ( 43)

Meanings of the symbols at posi-


tion 1:
Stopwatch ( 60)
Average fuel consumption
since last reset ( 60)
Travel times ( 60) z
Current consumption

Date (display mode de-


Range with fuel now on pends on the time format
board ( 42) selected) ( 59)
Oil level ( 42) with Dynamic ESA OE
3
26
On-board voltage
Status indicators

Warnings for which there is no


1 Damping dedicated warning light are indic-
2 Vehicle load ated by 'General' warning light 1
showing in combination with a
Warnings warning symbol such as, for ex-
ample, 2 appearing in the mul-
z Mode of presentation tifunction display. The 'general'
1 Heated handlebar grips ON Warnings are indicated by the warning light shows yellow or
corresponding warning lights. red, depending on the urgency of
with seat heating OE the warning.
2 Front-seat heating ON Up to four warning symbols can
3 Rear-seat heating ON be displayed at any given time.
The status of the 'General' warn-
ing light matches the most ur-
gent warning.
The possible warnings are listed
on the next pages. 3
27

Status indicators
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3 Warnings, overview
28
Warning and telltale Warning symbols in the Meaning
lights display
appears on the Outside temperature warning ( 32)
display
Status indicators

lights up yellow appears on the EWS active ( 32)


display

lights up yellow appears on the Radio-operated key out of range ( 32)


display

lights up yellow Replace the battery of the radio-oper-


ated key ( 33)
z lights up red Temperature read- Coolant temperature too high ( 33)
ing turns red

appears on the Engine-oil level too low ( 33)


display

lights up Engine fault ( 34)

flashes Severe engine fault ( 34)


Warning and telltale Warning symbols in the Meaning
lights display 3
lights up yellow appears on the Front light failure ( 34) 29
display

lights up yellow appears on the Rear light failure ( 35)


display

Status indicators
lights up yellow appears on the Light failure ( 35)
display

appears on the DWA battery weak ( 35)


display

lights up yellow appears on the DWA battery flat ( 35)


display
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appears on the On-board system voltage low ( 36)
display

lights up yellow appears on the On-board system voltage critical ( 36)


display

lights up red appears on the Battery charge voltage insufficient


display ( 36)
Warning and telltale Warning symbols in the Meaning
3 lights display
30 flashes ABS self-diagnosis not completed
( 37)

lights up ABS fault ( 37)


Status indicators

quick-flashes ASC intervention ( 37)

slow-flashes ASC self-diagnosis not completed


( 38)

lights up ASC switched off ( 38)

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lights up ASC fault ( 38)

lights up yellow appears on the ESA fault ( 38)


display

flashes red + tyre pressure in Tyre pressure outside permitted toler-


red ance ( 38)
Warning and telltale Warning symbols in the Meaning
lights display 3
+ "--" or Signal transmission disrupted ( 39) 31
"-- --" appears
on the display
lights up yellow + "--" or Sensor defective or system error
"-- --" appears ( 40)

Status indicators
on the display
lights up yellow appears on the Battery of tyre-pressure sensor weak
display ( 40)

appears on the Central locking locked ( 41)


display

briefly shows yellow appears on the Service overdue ( 41)


display z
lights up Fuel-level reading Fuel down to reserve ( 41)
turns yellow
Outside temperature forming on bridges and where Radio-operated key out of
3 warning the road is in shade. range
32 appears on the display. Ride carefully and think well with Keyless Ride OE
ahead.
lights up yellow.
Possible cause: EWS active
The air temperature lights up yellow. appears on the display.
Status indicators

measured at the vehicle


is lower than: appears on the display. Possible cause:
approx. 3 C Communication between R/C key
Possible cause: and engine electronics is disrup-
WARNING ted.
The key being used is not au-
thorised for starting, or commu- Check the battery in the radio-
Risk of black ice forming at
nication between key and engine operated key.
temperatures above 3 C,
z even though no ambient- electronics is disrupted. with Keyless Ride OE
temperature warning is is- Remove all other vehicle keys Replacing battery of radio-op-
sued. from the same ring as the igni- erated key ( 54).
Risk of accident due to icy sur- tion key. Use the emergency key or the
face. Have the defective key re- radio-operated key with the
Always take extra care placed, preferably by an au- empty battery to continue your
when temperatures are thorised BMW Motorrad dealer. journey.
low; remember that there is
particular danger of black ice
with Keyless Ride OE Possible cause: Possible cause:
Battery of the radio-operated The integral battery in the The coolant temperature is too 3
key is empty, emergency key is radio-operated key has lost high.
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not available ( 52). a significant proportion of its If possible, ride in the part-load
original capacity. There is no range to cool down the engine.
Loss of the radio-operated assurance of how long the R/C If the coolant temperature
key, emergency key is avail- key can remain operational. is frequently too high, have
able ( 52). with Keyless Ride OE the fault rectified as soon

Status indicators
Remain calm if the warning as possible by a specialist
Replacing battery of radio-op-
symbol appears while you are workshop, preferably an
erated key ( 54).
riding. You can continue your authorised BMW Motorrad
journey, the engine will not Coolant temperature too dealer.
switch off. high
Have the defective radio-op- Engine-oil level too low
lights up red.
erated key replaced by an au- appears on the display.
thorised BMW Motorrad dealer.
The temperature reading turns
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Replace the battery of the red. Possible cause:
radio-operated key The electronic oil-level sensor
lights up yellow. ATTENTION has registered an excessively low
oil level. The next time you stop
Riding with overheated en-
for fuel:
The battery symbol appears gine.
Checking engine oil level
on the display. Engine damage
( 123).
Compliance with the
information set out below is
essential.
If the oil level is too low: Have the fault rectified as workshop, preferably an
3 Topping up the engine oil quickly as possible by a authorised BMW Motorrad
( 123). specialist workshop, preferably dealer.
34 an authorised BMW Motorrad If you continue to ride be pre-
Engine fault dealer. pared for unusual engine beha-
lights up. viour (low power, poor throttle
Severe engine fault
response, abrupt stalling, etc.).
flashes.
Status indicators

Possible cause: Have the fault rectified as


The engine control unit has dia- quickly as possible by a
gnosed a fault. Possible cause: specialist workshop, preferably
The engine control unit has dia- an authorised BMW Motorrad
WARNING gnosed a severe fault. dealer.

Unusual ride characterist- WARNING Front light failure


ics when engine running in lights up yellow.
z emergency-operation mode. Engine damage when run-
Risk of accident ning in emergency-operation
Adapt your style of riding ac- mode. appears on the display.
cordingly. Risk of accident
Avoid accelerating sharply and Adapt your style of riding ac- Possible cause:
overtaking. cordingly: ride slowly, avoid
Low-beam headlight, high-beam
sharp accelerating and overtak-
If you continue to ride be pre- headlight, parking light or front
ing.
pared for unusual engine beha- flashing turn indicator defective.
If possible, have the vehicle
viour (low power, poor throttle
brought in and the fault
response, abrupt stalling, etc.).
rectified by a specialist
The low-beam headlight or one Light failure Possible cause:
of the LED turn indicators must lights up yellow. The integral battery in the anti- 3
be replaced. theft alarm (DWA) has lost a sig-
Consult a specialist workshop, 35
nificant proportion of its original
preferably an authorised Bulb symbol with two capacity. There is no assurance
BMW Motorrad dealer. arrows appears on the of how long the DWA anti-theft
Replacing bulb for high-beam display. alarm can remain operational if
headlight ( 142). Possible cause: the vehicle's battery is discon-

Status indicators
A combination of light failures nected.
Rear light failure has occurred. Seek the advice of a specialist
lights up yellow. Consult a specialist workshop, workshop, preferably an author-
preferably an authorised ised BMW Motorrad dealer.
appears on the display. BMW Motorrad dealer.
DWA battery flat
DWA battery weak with alarm system (DWA) OE
Possible cause: with alarm system (DWA) OE z
lights up yellow.
Rear light, brake light or rear
flashing turn indicator defective. appears on the display.
The LED rear light must be re- appears on the display.
placed.
Consult a specialist workshop, NOTICE
preferably an authorised NOTICE
This error message shows briefly
BMW Motorrad dealer.
only after the Pre-Ride-Check This error message shows briefly
completes. only after the Pre-Ride-Check
completes.
Possible cause: When riding at low engine Possible cause:
3 The integral battery in the anti- rpm switch off all consumers Too many consumers switched
theft alarm (DWA) has lost its en- that are not necessary for on. On-board system voltage
36 road safety (e.g. heated body
tire original capacity. There is no tends to drop particularly at low
assurance that the DWA anti- warmer or auxiliary headlights). engine rpm and when the engine
theft alarm will be operational if is idling.
the vehicle's battery is discon- On-board system voltage When riding at low engine
nected. critical rpm switch off all consumers
Status indicators

Seek the advice of a specialist lights up yellow. that are not necessary for
workshop, preferably an author- road safety (e.g. heated body
ised BMW Motorrad dealer. warmer or auxiliary headlights).
appears on the display.
On-board system voltage Battery charge voltage
low Generator power is no longer insufficient
appears on the display. sufficient to supply all consumers lights up red.
z Generator power is only just and charge the battery. In order
sufficient to supply all consumers to ensure that the engine can
be started and the motorcycle appears on the display.
and charge the battery.
ridden, the on-board electronics
Possible cause:
switch off the electricity supply
Too many consumers switched to the on-board sockets and the WARNING
on. On-board system voltage auxiliary headlights. In extreme
tends to drop particularly at low Non-availability of various
cases the seat heating and the
engine rpm and when the engine systems such as lights, en-
grip heating might also be shut
is idling. gine or ABS on account of
down.
discharged battery.
Risk of accident Possible cause: sion for the fact that the ABS
Do not continue your journey.
ABS self-diagnosis not
function is not available. Bear 3
in mind the more detailed in-
Battery is not being charged. If completed 37
formation on situations that can
you continue to ride the vehicle
lead to an ABS fault ( 116).
the on-board electronics will The ABS function is not avail-
drain the battery. able, because self-diagnosis Have the fault rectified as
did not complete. (The motor- quickly as possible by a
Possible cause:
specialist workshop, preferably

Status indicators
Alternator or alternator drive cycle has to reach a defined
minimum speed for the wheel an authorised BMW Motorrad
faulty or fuse for alternator dealer.
regulator has blown. speed sensors to be checked:
Have the fault rectified as 5 km/h) ASC intervention
quickly as possible by a Pull away slowly. Bear in mind quick-flashes.
specialist workshop, preferably that the ABS function is not The ASC has detected a
an authorised BMW Motorrad available until self-diagnosis has degree of instability at the rear
dealer. completed. wheel and has intervened to re- z
ABS self-diagnosis not ABS fault duce torque. The warning light
flashes for longer than ASC in-
completed lights up. tervention lasts. This affords the
flashes. rider visual feedback on control
Possible cause: intervention even after the critical
The ABS control unit has detec- situation has been dealt with.
ted a fault. The ABS function is
not available.
You can continue to ride the
vehicle, but make due provi-
ASC self-diagnosis not Possible cause: ESA fault
3 completed The rider has switched off the lights up yellow.
slow-flashes. ASC system.
38
Switch on ASC.
appears on the display.
Possible cause: ASC fault
ASC self-diagnosis not ASC warning light flashes. Possible cause:
Status indicators

completed The ESA control unit has detec-


Possible cause: ted a fault. In this condition, the
The ASC function is not avail- motorcycle has too much damp-
The ASC control unit has detec-
able, because self-diagnosis ing and is uncomfortable to drive,
ted a fault. The ASC function is
did not complete. (The motor- especially on roads in poor con-
not available.
cycle has to reach a defined dition.
You can continue to ride. Bear
minimum speed for the wheel Have the fault rectified as
in mind that the ASC function
sensors to be checked: min quickly as possible by a
is not available. Bear in mind
z 5 km/h)
the more detailed information specialist workshop, preferably
Pull away slowly. Bear in mind on situations that can lead to an authorised BMW Motorrad
that the ASC function is not an ASC fault ( 118). dealer.
available until self-diagnosis has Have the fault rectified as
completed. Tyre pressure outside
quickly as possible by a
permitted tolerance
specialist workshop, preferably
ASC switched off with tyre pressure monitoring
an authorised BMW Motorrad
ASC warning light flashes. dealer. (RDC) OE
flashes red. workshop, preferably an
authorised BMW Motorrad
RDC sensor is not active
3
dealer.
+ the critical tyre pressure 39
If you are unsure whether the min 30 km/h (The RDC sensor
shows red.
vehicle can be ridden with the does not transmit its signal
Possible cause: tyre in its present condition: to the vehicle until a certain
Measured tyre pressure is out- Do not continue your journey. minimum speed has been
side permitted tolerance. Notify the breakdown service. reached.)

Status indicators
Check the tyre for damage Increase speed above this
and to ascertain whether the Signal transmission
threshold and observe the RDC
vehicle can be ridden with the disrupted
readings. Assume that a per-
tyre in its present condition. with tyre pressure monitoring manent fault has not occurred
If the vehicle can be ridden with (RDC) OE unless the 'General' warning
the tyre in its present condition: light comes on to accompany
+ "--" or "-- --" ap-
Correct the tyre pressure at the the symptoms. Under these
pears on the display.
earliest possible opportunity. circumstances: z
Possible cause: Have the fault rectified by a
NOTICE
The vehicle did not reach specialist workshop, preferably
Before you adjust tyre pressure, the minimum required speed an authorised BMW Motorrad
read the information on tempera- ( 119). dealer.
ture compensation and adjusting
Possible cause:
pressure in the section entitled
"Engineering details". Wireless communication with the
RDC sensors has been disrupted.
Have the tyre checked for Possible causes include radio-
damage by a specialist communication systems operat-
ing in the vicinity and interfering Possible cause: Battery of tyre-pressure
3 with the link between the RDC Motorcycle is fitted with wheels sensor weak
control unit and the sensors. not equipped with RDC sensors. with tyre pressure monitoring
40 Move to another location and Fit wheels and tyres equipped (RDC) OE
observe the RDC readings. As- with RDC sensors.
sume that a permanent fault lights up yellow.
has not occurred unless the Possible cause:
'General' warning light comes 1 or 2 RDC sensors have failed
Status indicators

on to accompany the symp- or a system error has occurred. appears on the display.
toms. Under these circum- Have the fault rectified by a
stances: specialist workshop, preferably
Have the fault rectified by a an authorised BMW Motorrad NOTICE
specialist workshop, preferably dealer.
This error message shows briefly
an authorised BMW Motorrad
Possible cause: only after the Pre-Ride-Check
dealer.
A system error has occurred. completes.
z Sensor defective or Possible cause:
Have the fault rectified by a
system error specialist workshop, preferably The integral battery in the tyre-
with tyre pressure monitoring an authorised BMW Motorrad pressure sensor has lost a sig-
(RDC) OE dealer. nificant proportion of its original
capacity. There is no assurance
lights up yellow. of how long the tyre pressure
control system can remain opera-
+ "--" or "-- --" ap- tional.
pears on the display.
Seek the advice of a specialist an authorised BMW Motorrad Ambient temperature
workshop, preferably an author- dealer.
When the motorcycle is at 3
ised BMW Motorrad dealer.
Fuel down to reserve a standstill the heat of the 41
Central locking locked engine can falsify the ambient-
lights up.
temperature reading. If the effect
with central locking system OE
of the engine's heat becomes
The locked symbol appears Fuel-level reading turns yellow. excessive, "--" temporarily ap-

Status indicators
on the display. pears on the display.
WARNING
All locks in the central locking
system are locked. Irregular engine operation or If ambient temperature
engine shutdown due to lack drops below the threshold
Service overdue of fuel. this warning appears, drawing
appears on the display. Risk of accident. Damage to your attention to the risk of black
catalytic converter. ice forming. The display auto-
Do not run the fuel tank dry. matically switches from any other
General warning light briefly
mode to the temperature read- z
shows yellow after the Pre- Possible cause: ing when the temperature drops
Ride-Check. The fuel tank contains no more below this threshold for the first
Possible cause: than the reserve quantity of fuel. time.
A necessary service has not Reserve fuel
been carried out. Threshold for ambient
Have servicing carried out as temperature
quickly as possible by a spe- approx. 4 l
approx. 3 C
cialist workshop, preferably Refuelling ( 105).
Range The readings mean:
3 The range readout indic-
NOTICE

ates how far you can ride The calculated range is only OK: Oil level is correct.
42
with the fuel remaining in the an approximate figure. Con-
CHECK!: Check the oil level
tank. The figure for average con- sequently, BMW Motorrad re-
the next time you stop for fuel.
sumption used to calculate range commends that you should not
is not shown and might not be try to use the full range before : Oil level cannot be
refuelling.
Status indicators

the same as the average-con- measured (conditions as stated


sumption reading that appears on above not satisfied).
the display. Oil level
You must put at least five litres of The oil-level indicator gives Service-due indicator
fuel into the fuel tank for the new you an indication of the en- If a service is due, for a
level to be registered correctly. gine oil level. brief period after the Pre-
If the sensor cannot register the
Ride-Check the service symbol
new level the range readout can-
The preconditions for the oil level appears on the display and the
z not be updated.
check are as follows: service-due date shows instead
When the motorcycle is propped
Engine at operating tempera- of the odometer reading.
on its side stand the slight angle
ture.
of inclination means that the
Engine idling for at least ten If the service is overdue
sensor cannot register the fuel
seconds. the 'General' warning light
level correctly. This is the reason
Side stand retracted. briefly shows yellow and the
why the range is calculated only
when the side stand is in the re- Make sure the motorcycle is service symbol lights up and re-
tracted position. upright. mains ON.
NOTICE
3
If the service-due indicator ap- 43
pears more than a month before
the service date, the current date
has to be corrected. This situ-
ation can occur if the battery was
disconnected.

Status indicators
If the countdown to the next If the vehicle covers long Tyre pressures
service is less than one month, distances in the course of the with tyre pressure monitoring
service-due date 1 appears on year, under certain circumstances (RDC) OE
the display. it might be necessary to have
it serviced at a date in advance
of the forecast due date. If
the countdown distance to z
the early service is within the
defined displayable range, this
countdown distance 1 appears
on the display.
Maximum countdown
distance to next service:

1000 km
3 RDC sensor is not active

44
min 30 km/h (The RDC sensor
does not transmit its signal
to the vehicle until a certain
minimum speed has been
reached.)
Status indicators

If the pressure in a tyre drops to


The tyre-pressure read-
a critical level the corresponding
ings in the multifunction
status indicator shows red.
display are temperature-com-
pensated and are always refer- The tyre warning symbol
enced to the following tyre-air also appears on the display.
temperature:
z
20 C The "General" warning light
The front tyre pressure is on the flashes red.
left 1; the reading on the right 2
is the rear tyre pressure. Immedi- The detailed description of
ately after the ignition is switched BMW Motorrad RDC starts on
on "-- --" is displayed. page ( 119).
Operation
Ignition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 Spring preload . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71
4
45
Ignition with Keyless Ride . . . . . . . . . . . 49 Damping . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72
Multifunction display . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 Electronic Suspension Adjust-
ment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73
On-board computer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59

Operation
Clutch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75
Trip meter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61
Brakes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75
Emergency off switch (kill
switch) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 Hill Start Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76
z
Headlight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 Tyres . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77
Lights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 Heating . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77
Daytime riding light . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 Adjusting instrument panel. . . . . . . . . . 80
Turn indicators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80
Hazard warning flashers . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67 Windscreen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80
ASC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67 Stowage compartment . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81
Riding mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68 Central locking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82
Cruise-control system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69 DWA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86
Front seat. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90
4 Rear seat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 91
46

Operation

z
Ignition Lock the handlebars
Keys 4
ATTENTION
You receive 2 ignition keys. 47
Consult the information on the Handlebars turned in wrong
electronic immobiliser (EWS) direction when motorcycle
( 48) if a key is lost or mislaid. propped on side stand.
Risk of damage to parts if vehicle

Operation
One-key system topples.
Ignition switch/steering lock On level ground, always turn
the handlebars to the left to set Turn the key to position 1,
Cases locks while moving the handlebars
the steering lock.
Stowage-compartment lock slightly.
Tank filler cap
In all other cases it is the lie of z
the ground that determines the Ignition, lights and all function
Seat lock circuits switched off.
direction in which the handle-
Stowage compartment Handlebars are locked.
bars should be turned.
Key can be removed.
with topcase OA Turn the handlebars to the full
Topcase left or right lock position.

with audio system OE


Audio compartment
Switching on ignition Switching off ignition with daytime running light OE
4 The daytime running light goes
out soon after the ignition is
48
switched off.

with LED auxiliary headlights OA


The LED auxiliary headlights
go out soon after the ignition is
Operation

switched off.

Electronic immobiliser
Insert the key in the ignition Turn the ignition key to posi- EWS
z switch and turn to position 1. tion 1. The electronic design of the
Side lights and all function cir- When the ignition is switched motorcycle allows it to access
cuits are switched on. off, the instrument cluster re- data stored in the ignition key
Pre-Ride-Check is performed mains switched on for a short by means of a ring antenna loc-
( 99) time and displays any existing ated in the ignition switch/steer-
ABS self-diagnosis is fault messages. ing lock. The engine control unit
performed ( 100) Handlebars not locked. will not permit the engine to be
ASC self-diagnosis is per- Electrically powered accessor- started unless the key is identi-
formed ( 101) ies remain operational for a lim- fied as authorised.
ited period of time.
The battery can be recharged NOTICE
via the socket.
A spare key attached to the
Key can be removed.
same ring as the ignition key
used to start the engine could
"irritate" the electronics, in legitimacy of all applications for the electronic immobiliser (EWS)
which case the enabling signal replacement/extra keys. if a key is lost or mislaid ( 48). 4
for starting is not issued. The Ignition, fuel filler cap and anti-
warning with the key symbol Ignition with theft alarm system all work with 49
appears in the multifunction Keyless Ride the radio-operated key. Seat
display. lock, stowage compartment, top-
with Keyless Ride OE
Always keep the spare key sep- case and cases can be locked
arately from the ignition key. Keys and unlocked manually.

Operation
If you lose a key, you can have NOTICE
NOTICE
it barred by your authorised
BMW Motorrad dealer. The vehicle cannot be started or
The telltale light for the radio-
the central locking system locked z
If you wish to do this, you will operated key flashes while the
or unlocked if the radio-operated
need to bring all other keys for search for the radio-operated key
key is not within range (e.g. key
the motorcycle with you. The is in progress.
inside one of the cases or the
engine cannot be started by a The telltale light goes out as
topcase).
barred key, but a key that has soon as the radio-operated key
been barred can subsequently be If the key is taken out of range
or the emergency key is found.
reactivated. the ignition is switched off after
The telltale light goes out briefly
approximately 1.5 minutes, but
You can obtain extra keys if the search times out without
the central locking system is not
only through an authorised the radio-operated key or the
locked.
BMW Motorrad dealer. The emergency key being found.
keys are part of an integrated It is advisable to keep the radio-
You receive one radio-operated operated key on your person
security system, so the dealer is
key and one emergency key. (e.g. in a jacket pocket) and to
under an obligation to check the
Please consult the information on have the emergency key with
you as an alternative.
Risk of damage to parts if vehicle
4 Range of the Keyless
Ride radio-operated key
topples.
On level ground, always turn
50 the handlebars to the left to set
approx. 1 m
the steering lock.
Lock the handlebars In all other cases it is the lie of
Precondition: Handlebars turned the ground that determines the
direction in which the handle-
Operation

to the right or left full-lock posi-


tion. Radio-operated key is within bars should be turned.
range. Press and hold down button 1. There are two ways of activat-
The steering lock engages with ing the ignition.
z an audible click. Version 1:
Ignition, lights and all function Short-press button 1.
circuits switched off. Side lights and all function cir-
Short-press button 1 to disen- cuits are switched on.
gage the steering lock. with daytime running light OE
with Pro Headlight OE
Switching on ignition Daytime riding light is switched
Precondition: Radio-operated key on.
is within range. with LED auxiliary headlights OA
LED auxiliary headlights are
ATTENTION
switched on.
Handlebars turned in wrong Pre-Ride-Check is performed
direction when motorcycle ( 99)
propped on side stand.
ABS self-diagnosis is Electronic immobiliser
performed ( 100) EWS 4
ASC self-diagnosis is per- The on-board electronics access
formed ( 101) 51
the data saved in the radio-op-
Version 2: erated key via a ring aerial in the
R/C ignition lock. The ignition is
Steering lock is engaged; press
not enabled for starting until the
and hold down button 1.
engine control unit has recog-

Operation
The steering lock disengages.
nised the radio-operated key as
Parking lights and all function
There are two ways of deactiv- "authorised" for your motorcycle.
circuits switched on.
ating the ignition.
Pre-Ride-Check is performed NOTICE
Version 1: z
( 99)
Short-press button 1. A spare vehicle key attached to
ABS self-diagnosis is
performed ( 100) Light is switched off. the same ring as the radio-oper-
ASC self-diagnosis is per- Handlebars (steering lock) are ated key used to start the engine
formed ( 101) not locked. could "irritate" the electronics,
in which case the enabling sig-
Version 2:
Switching off ignition nal for starting is not issued. The
Turn the handlebars to the full warning with the key symbol ap-
Precondition: Radio-operated key left or right lock position.
is within range. pears in the multifunction display.
Press and hold down button 1. Always keep the spare key sep-
Light is switched off. arately from the radio-operated
The steering lock engages. key.
If you mislay a radio-operated key Make sure the ground is level
4 you can have the key in ques- and firm and place the motor-
Time during which the
engine has to be started.
tion barred by your authorised cycle on its stand.
52 The unlocking procedure has
BMW Motorrad dealer. In order Please consult the information
to be repeated if this time is
to have a key barred you must on the electronic immobiliser
allowed to expire.
bring along all the other keys be- (EWS) if a key is lost or mis-
longing to the motorcycle. laid. 30 s
The engine cannot be started If you happen to lose or mislay Pre-Ride-Check is performed.
Operation

by a barred radio-operated key, the radio-operated key while Key has been recognised.
but a radio-operated key that has on a journey, you can start the Engine can be started.
been barred can subsequently be vehicle with the emergency Start engine ( 98).
reactivated. key.
z You can obtain emergency/ex- Battery of the radio-
tra keys only through an author- operated key is empty,
ised BMW Motorrad dealer. The emergency key is not
radio-operated keys are part of available
an integrated security system, so
the dealer is under an obligation Make sure the ground is level
to check the legitimacy of all ap- and firm and place the motor-
plications for replacement/extra cycle on its stand.
keys.

Loss of the radio- Insert emergency key 1


operated key, emergency centred into the gap above
key is available instrument panel 2 arrow.
Emergency key is available.
Carefully remove speaker
unit 2, noting the plug. 4
53

Operation
Remove screws 2. Hold radio-operated key be-
Ease speaker cover 1 to the hind instrument panel 1 ar-
right to remove. row, level with the warning and z
Disconnect plug 1. telltale lights.
with audio system OE
Time during which the
engine has to be started.
The unlocking procedure has
to be repeated if this time is
allowed to expire.
30 s
Pre-Rride-Check is performed.
Key has been recognised.
Flip open the bitted key. Engine can be started.
Remove screws 1. Start engine ( 98).
Hold the radio-operated key by
bitted key 1.
with audio system OE
4
54

Operation

Hold speaker cover 1 in posi- Press button 1.


Connect plug 1. tion and install screws 2. Bitted key flips out.
z Push up battery cover 2.
Replacing battery of Remove battery 3.
radio-operated key Dispose of the old battery in
If the radio-operated key does accordance with all applicable
not react when you short-press laws and regulations; do not
or long-press a button: attempt to dispose of batteries
The integral battery in the R/C as domestic waste.
key has lost a significant pro-
portion of its original capacity. ATTENTION
Change the battery. Batteries unsuitable or not
Seat speaker unit 2 in the The battery symbol appears inserted not in compliance
mount. on the display. with correct procedure.
Install screws 1. Component damage
Use a battery compliant with Multifunction display With the exception of the Au-
the manufacturer's specifica-
Selecting menu
dio section, you cannot access 4
tions. the Settings menu unless
When inserting the battery, 55
the motorcycle is at a complete
always make sure polarity is standstill.
correct.
Insert the new battery with the

Operation
positive terminal up.
Battery type

for Keyless Ride-radio-oper-


Press button 2 to step through
z
ated key
the sequence of menus, starting
CR 2032 with the Dynamic ESA menu.
Install seal 1 and battery Each time you press button 2 The menu you selected appears
cover 2. you call up the next menu in the at position 1. The submenu you
Red LED on the instrument sequence; the number of menus selected 2 has a border.
panel flashes. depends on the options fitted to
The remote control is again the motorcycle. NOTICE
ready for use. You also have the option of
See the separate Quick Refer-
pressing button 1 for direct
ence Guide for an overview of all
access to a favourite menu of
menus.
your choice.
Selecting menu item Setting parameters
4
56

Operation

An arrow 1 at the top or bottom


Use Multi-Controller 1 to move of the display indicates that there Direct selection
z the cursor in a menu. are other items in this menu If you move the cursor to a menu
that you can view by turning item that requires no other set-
the Multi-Controller in the cor- tings, your selection goes active
responding direction. If arrow 2 right away.
appears in the cursor, you can
call up a submenu by pressing
the Multi-Controller to the right
(for information on the different
meaning in relation to average
values and list selections, see
( 56)).
4
57

Operation
Resetting values Selecting from a list Setting numerical values
You can reset average values A circle 1 beside each selectable If there are one or more numer-
marked with an arrow 1 by long- item means that the items are ical values between the arrows 1, z
pressing the Multi-Controller to part of a selection list. A circle you can increase the values by
the right. with a dot indicates the item that turning the Multi-Controller up or
is currently selected. reduce the values by turning it
If you want to change the selec- down. You can toggle between
tion move the cursor to some the values by pressing the Multi-
other item in the list and press Controller to the right or left.
the Multi-Controller to the right
to either activate or deactivate
the parameter you selected.
Exiting menu
4
58

Operation

Setting relative values Press Multi-Controller 1 to the


A bar indicator enables you to Arrow 1 appears when you are in left to return to the next highest
z set a value in a range between a submenu. menu; press MENU button 2 to
two limits. Turn the Multi-Con- return to the main menu.
troller up to increase the setting If you want to hide the menus,
or down to reduce the setting. press Multi-Controller 1 to the
left in a main menu.

Selecting favourite menu


Select the main menu of your
choice.
ish, Italian, French, Dutch, Por- troller to the right and hold in
tuguese) this position) 4
Time format - 12 h / Background: Image on
24 h: Clock in 12-hour format the display when the radio 59
(12 h) or in 24-hour format is off: Empty: No image,
(24 h) Logo: Logo (RT), Speedo:
Time format - Date Digital speedometer reading.
format: Date in day Use the Multi-Controller to

Operation
. month . year format configure the desired settings.
Press and hold down button 1. (dd . mm . yy) or in month /
The lozenge appears to the day / year format (mm / dd / On-board computer
right of the selected menu. yy) Select display
Time format - GPS z
time: Accept GPS time and Call up the Info menu and
The menu you have selected select the item of information
will subsequently be called up GPS date from the built-in
navigation system (On), (Off) of your choice.
whenever you press button 1.
Brightness: Brightness
Adapting mode of of the display and the instru-
presentation ments
Switch on the ignition. Start logo: Show start
logo after the ignition is
Call up the Settings menu
switched on (On), (Off)
and select User.
The settings you can choose are
Fact. settings: Re-
store factory defaults (when
as follows:
Language: Display lan- Reset! appears on the
display press the Multi-Con-
guage (German, English, Span-
Date: Current date
4 Oil level: Engine-oil level
Elec. voltage: On-
60
board voltage
Off: No reading
Resetting the average
values
Operation

Call up the Info menu and


The following items of informa- select the average value you With the stopwatch stopped,
tion can be displayed in panel 1: want to reset. push Multi-Controller 1 to the
Consump.: Average fuel Push the Multi-Controller to right to start the stopwatch.
z the right and hold it in this po-
consumption The stopwatch continues tim-
Consump.: Current fuel sition until the average value is ing even if you select some
consumption reset. other reading or switch off the
Range: Range with fuel re- ignition.
Operate stopwatch When the stopwatch is running,
maining in fuel tank
Speed: Average speed Call up the Info menu and push Multi-Controller 1 to the
select Stopwatch. right to stop the stopwatch.
Temperature: Ambient
temperature Push Multi-Controller 1 to the
Tire pressure: Tyre right and hold it in this position
pressures to reset the stopwatch.
Stopwatch: Stopwatch
Measuring travel times
Travel times: Travel
times Call up the Info menu and
select Travel times.
Trip meter Resetting tripmeter
Selecting the tripmeter Switch on the ignition. 4
Select the desired tripmeter. 61
Switch on the ignition.

Operation
Push Multi-Controller 1 to the
right and hold it in this position
to reset the travel time. z
Timing continues even if you
select some other reading or Push Multi-Controller 1 to the
switch off the ignition. Use Multi-Controller 1 to select
right and hold it in this position
the Trip menu and then se-
Time during which the mo- until tripmeter 2 is reset.
lect tripmeter 2 of your choice.
torcycle was on the move
since the last reset. The following counters can be
displayed:
Time during which the mo- Tripmeter 1 (Trip 1)
torcycle was at a standstill Tripmeter 2 (Trip 2)
since the last reset. Automatic tripmeter
(Trip Auto.), resets
automatically eight hours after
ignition OFF.
Emergency off switch The emergency off switch is a is very heavily loaded. Under
4 (kill switch) kill switch for switching off the these circumstances, headlight
engine quickly and easily. beam throw has to be adjusted
62 to suit the weight carried by the
motorcycle.

NOTICE
Operation

If there are doubts about the cor-


rect headlight beam throw, have
the setting checked by a special-
ist workshop, preferably an au-
z thorised BMW Motorrad dealer.
1 Emergency off switch (kill
switch) A Engine switched off Adjusting headlight beam
B Normal operating position throw
(run) If, for a high load, the adjust-
WARNING
ment of the spring pre-load is
Operation of the kill switch Headlight no longer sufficient not to dazzle
while riding. Headlight beam throw and oncoming traffic:
Risk of fall due to rear wheel spring preload
locking.
Headlight beam throw is gener-
Do not operate the kill switch
ally kept constant when spring
when riding.
preload is adjusted to suit load.
Spring preload adjustment might
not suffice only if the motorcycle
High-beam headlight and
NOTICE
headlight flasher 4
The side lights place a strain on 63
the battery. Do not switch the
ignition on for longer than abso-
lutely necessary.

Low-beam headlight

Operation
The low-beam headlight switches
The headlight beam-throw is on automatically when you start
adjusted via an engage pivot the engine.
lever. Push switch 1 forward to z
A Setting for light load (one- switch on the high-beam
up) headlight.
B Position for riding one-up Pull switch 1 back to operate
with luggage the headlight flasher.
C Setting for high load (two-
up) NOTICE

Lights The high-beam headlight can


also be switched on when the
Side light engine is not running.
The side lights switch on auto-
matically when the ignition is Parking lights
switched on. Switch off the ignition.
is permissible in bad weather Press button 1 again to switch
4 conditions only. Always comply off the LED auxiliary headlights.
with the road traffic regulations in
64 force in the country in which the Daytime riding light
vehicle is used. with daytime running light OE

Manual daytime running


light
Operation

Precondition: automatic daytime


Immediately after switching off running light is switched off.
the ignition, push button 1 to
the left and hold it in this po- WARNING
z
sition until the parking lights
Activation of daytime riding
come on.
light in the dark.
Switch the ignition on and off Press button 1 to switch on Poorer vision and oncoming
again to switch off the parking the LED auxiliary headlights. traffic dazzled.
lights. The telltale light shows. Do not use the daytime run-
Operating LED auxiliary ning light when it is dark.
headlights
If this warning symbol ap- NOTICE
with LED auxiliary headlights OA pears it tells you that the
on-board system voltage is low. By comparison with the low-
NOTICE If applicable, the auxiliary head- beam headlight, the daytime
lights might have been temporar- running light makes the vehicle
The auxiliary headlights have ap- ily switched off.
proval as fog lights and their use
more visible to oncoming traffic. The low-beam headlight, the Automatic daytime
This improves daytime visibility. front side lights and the auxili- running light 4
Start engine ( 98). ary headlight are switched off.
In the dark or in tunnels: Press 65
Call up the Settings menu WARNING
and select Vehicle. button 1 again to switch off
the daytime running light and The automatic riding light
Select Day run lights control system cannot re-
switch on the low-beam head-
from the menu and set place your personal assess-
light. The auxiliary headlight is

Operation
Auto. DRL to Off. ment of lighting conditions,
also switched on again.
particularly in foggy or misty
NOTICE weather.
Safety risk
If the high beam headlight is Manually switch on the low- z
switched on whilst the daytime beam headlight in poor lighting
running light is switched on, conditions.
the daytime running light
will be switched off after
NOTICE
approx. 2 seconds, and the
high beam headlight, low beam The changeover between
Press button 1 to switch on headlight, front side lights and, if daytime running light and low
the daytime running light. applicable, the auxiliary headlights beam headlight including front
The indicator light for the will be switched on. side lights can be effected
daytime running light illu- If the high beam headlight is automatically.
minates. switched off again, the daytime
Call up the Settings menu
running light is not automat-
and select Vehicle.
ically reactivated, but must be
switched on again if required.
Select Day run lights Manual operation of the Turn indicators
4 from the menu and set light when the automatic Operating the turn
Auto. DRL to On. system is switched on
66 The symbol for the auto- indicators
If you press the button for the Switch on the ignition.
matic daytime running light
daytime riding light the daytime
shows in the display.
riding light is switched off and
If the ambient brightness de- the low-beam headlight and
Operation

creases below a certain value, front side lights are switched


the low beam headlight is auto- on (e. g. when you ride into
matically switched on (e. B. in a tunnel, and the response of
a tunnel). If a sufficient am- the automatic daytime riding
z bient brightness is detected, light to the change in ambient
the daytime running light is brightness is delayed). The
switched on again. If the day- auxiliary headlight switches on
time running light is active, the again when the daytime riding
light is switched off. Push button 1 to the left to
daytime running light symbol is switch on the left turn indicat-
displayed in the multifunction If you press the button again
the daytime riding light is re- ors.
display. Push button 1 to the right to
activated, in other words the
daytime riding light is switched switch on the right turn indicat-
on again when ambient light is ors.
bright enough. Operate centre button 1 to
cancel the turn indicators.
Turn-indicator cancella-
tion
NOTICE
4
This menu cannot be called up 67
The turn indicators are can- while the motorcycle is on the
celled automatically after the move.
defined time and distance.

Hazard warning

Operation
flashers
Press button 1 to switch on
Operating hazard warning the hazard warning flashers.
flashers Ignition can be switched off. z
Switching on ignition ( 48). To switch off the hazard warn-
ing flashers, switch on the ig-
NOTICE nition if necessary and press
The hazard warning flashers button 1 again.
Select Off (once) to
place a strain on the battery. switch off ASC once until
Do not use the hazard warning ASC
the next time the ignition is
flashers for longer than absolutely Switching ASC function switched on.
necessary. off and on The ASC warning light
Switch on the ignition. shows if the ASC has been
Call up the Settings menu switched off.
and select ASC. Select On to switch on the
ASC. Alternatively: Switch the
ignition off and then on.
ASC warning light goes out; with Dynamic ESA OE
4 if self-diagnosis has not The suspension setting also ad-
completed the ASC warning light apts to the selected scenario.
68 starts flashing.
Setting riding mode
Riding mode Switching on ignition ( 48).
Using the riding modes
Operation

BMW Motorrad has developed


three operational scenarios for
your motorcycle from which you The selection arrow 2 and the
can select the scenario suitable active riding mode 1 are dis-
z for your situation: played.
Riding on a rain-wet road sur-
face
Riding on a dry road surface

with Pro riding modes OE Press button 1.


Dynamic riding on a dry road
NOTICE
surface
See the section entitled "Engin-
The interplay of engine torque,
eering details" for more inform-
throttle response, ABS control
ation on the various ride modes
and ASC control is optimised for Press button 1 as often as ne-
that can be selected.
each of these three scenarios. cessary until the required riding
mode is indicated next to the The mode selected in this way Saving road speed
selection arrow. is retained with the engine- 4
The following ride modes can be characteristic, ABS, ASC and
selected: Dynamic ESA adaptation set- 69
RAIN: For riding on a rain-wet tings even after the ignition has
road surface. been switched off.
ROAD: For riding on a dry road
surface. Cruise-control system

Operation
with cruise control OE
with Pro riding modes OE
The following riding mode can Switching on cruise
also be selected: Briefly push button 1 forward.
control
DYNA: For dynamic riding on Adjustment range for
z
a dry road surface. cruise control (gear-de-
With the motorcycle at a stand- pendent)
still, the selected mode is ac-
tivated after approximately two 10...210 km/h
seconds. Telltale light for cruise con-
The newly selected riding trol shows.
mode is activated as you ride
only if the throttle twistgrip is The motorcycle maintains your
returned to the idle position. current cruising speed and the
Following activation of the new Slide switch 1 to the right. setting is saved.
riding mode the symbols for Button 2 is enabled for opera-
coolant temperature and fuel tion.
level reappear in the display.
Accelerating Decelerating Deactivate cruise control
4 Brake, pull the clutch lever
70 or turn the throttle twistgrip
(close the throttle by turning
the twistgrip back past the
idle position) to deactivate the
cruise-control system.
Telltale light for cruise control
Operation

goes out.

Resuming former cruising


Briefly push button 1 forward. Briefly push button 1 back.
speed
z Speed is increased by approx.
Reducing speed
2 km/h each time you push the
button.
Push button 1 forward and Speed is reduced each time
hold it in this position. you push the button.
The motorcycle accelerates
2 km/h
steplessly.
The current speed is main- Push button 1 back and hold it
tained and saved if button 1 is in this position.
not pushed again. The motorcycle decelerates
steplessly. Briefly push button 1 back to
The current speed is main- return to the speed saved be-
tained and saved if button 1 is forehand.
not pushed again.
Switching off cruise Adjusting spring preload
NOTICE
control for rear wheel 4
Opening the throttle does not 71
deactivate the cruise-control sys- WARNING
tem. If you release the twistgrip Adjusting spring preload
the motorcycle will decelerate while riding.
only to the cruising speed saved
Risk of accident
in memory, even though you

Operation
Do not attempt to adjust spring
might have intended slowing to
preload unless the motorcycle
a lower speed.
is at a standstill.
Telltale light for cruise con-
Make sure the ground is level
trol shows. Slide switch 1 to the left. and firm and place the motor-
z
The system is deactivated. cycle on its stand.
Button 2 is disabled.

Spring preload
Adjustment
It is essential to set spring pre-
load of the rear suspension to
suit the load carried by the mo-
torcycle. Increase spring pre-
load when the vehicle is heavily
loaded and reduce spring preload
accordingly when the vehicle is Ease out bottom of cover 1 at
lightly loaded. position 2.
In order not to damage the If you want to reduce spring
4 cover or the mounts, disen- preload, use tool 2 to turn
gage the cover at positions 3. knob 1 counter-clockwise.
72
Basic setting of spring
preload, rear

without Dynamic ESA OE


Operation

Turn the knob as far as it will


go counter-clockwise. (One-
up riding without luggage) Seat the cover in mount 2 and
press it into mounts 1.
Turn the knob as far as it will
z go counter-clockwise, then
Damping
back it off 10 turns in the
WARNING clockwise direction. (One-up Adjustment
riding with luggage) Damping must be adapted to suit
Spring preload setting and the surface on which the motor-
spring-strut damping setting Turn the knob as far as it will
go clockwise. (Two-up riding cycle is ridden and to suit spring
not matched. preload.
and luggage)
Impaired handling. An uneven surface requires
Adjust spring-strut damping to softer damping than a smooth
suit spring preload. surface.
If you want to increase spring An increase in spring preload
preload, use tool 2 (on-board requires firmer damping, a re-
toolkit) to turn knob 1 clock- duction in spring preload re-
wise. quires softer damping.
Adjusting the damping Electronic Suspension
characteristic for rear
Basic setting of rear-
suspension damping Adjustment 4
wheel characteristic 73
with Dynamic ESA OE
Make sure the ground is level
without Dynamic ESA OE
and firm and place the motor- Possible settings
cycle on its stand. Turn the knob as far as it will Dynamic ESA enables you
Set the damping from the left- go in the clockwise direction, to adjust your motorcycle's

Operation
hand vehicle side. then back it off 6 clicks in the suspension to suit the load and
counter-clockwise direction the road conditions.
(One-up riding without lug- Via ride height sensors, Dynamic
gage) ESA detects the movements in
Turn the knob as far as it will the chassis and suspension and z
go in the clockwise direction, responds to the same by ad-
then back it off 4 clicks in the justing the damper valves. The
counter-clockwise direction chassis and suspension will thus
(One-up with luggage) be adapted to the characteristics
Turn the knob as far as it will of the terrain.
go in the clockwise direction, You can set the damping to a
If you want to increase damp- then back it off 2 clicks in the harder (HARD) or softer (SOFT)
ing, turn adjusting screw 1 counter-clockwise direction setting than the basic setting
clockwise. (Two-up with luggage) (NORMAL).
If you want to reduce damping,
turn adjusting screw 1 counter-
clockwise.
with Pro riding modes OE
4 The suspension setting depends NOTICE
on the riding mode selected. The load cannot be set while the
74
The damping defined by the rid- motorcycle is in motion.
ing mode can be changed by the
rider.

Adjusting the chassis and


Operation

suspension
Start the engine. The possible settings for the
damping characteristic appear
NOTICE
z on the display.
You can adjust the damping Soft: Comfortable damping
characteristic while the motor- characteristic
cycle is on the move. Normal: Normal damping The possible settings for vehicle
characteristic load appear on the display.
Call up the ESA menu. One-up
Hard: Sporty damping char-
acteristic
Select the damping charac- One-up with luggage
teristic you want or move the
cursor down to set the vehicle
load. Two-up (with luggage)

Select the vehicle load variant


you want.
The suspension adjusts to suit Brakes
the new setting and the Dy-
Adjusting the front brake 4
namic ESA reading changes
accordingly. The symbols for lever 75
vehicle load and damping char-
acteristic are greyed while ad- WARNING
justment is in progress. Adjusting the brake lever
while riding.

Operation
Clutch Risk of accident
Adjusting the clutch lever Turn knob 1 to the desired po- Do not attempt to adjust the
sition. brake lever unless the motor-
WARNING cycle is at a standstill.
NOTICE z
Adjusting the clutch lever
while riding. The adjuster is easier to turn
Risk of accident if you push the clutch lever
Do not attempt to adjust the forward.
clutch lever unless the motor- Four settings are possible:
cycle is at a standstill. Position 1: Smallest span
between handlebar grip and
clutch lever.
Position 4: Largest span
between handlebar grip and Turn knob 1 to the desired po-
clutch lever. sition.
minutes) or if a fault devel-
4 NOTICE ops.
The adjuster is easier to turn Brake failure of the pullaway as-
76 sistant.
if you push the brake lever
forward. It is essential to apply the
brakes manually to hold the
Four settings are possible: vehicle.
Position 1: Smallest span
Operation

between handlebar grip and NOTICE


brake lever.
Firmly pull and then release
Position 4: Largest span Hill Start Control is purely a com-
handbrake lever 1.
between handlebar grip and fort system to facilitate holding
z brake lever. the machine and pulling way Telltale light for
on uphill gradients and should Hill Start Control appears in
Hill Start Control not be confused with a parking the display.

with Hill Start Control OE brake.


Hill Start Control is activated.
Pull handbrake lever 1 again to
Hill Start Control NOTICE switch off Hill Start Control.
Operation
See the section entitled "Engin-
NOTICE
eering details" for more informa-
ATTENTION
tion on Hill Start Control. Hill Start Control is deactivated
Switching off engine or ig- automatically when the motor-
nition, extending the side cycle pulls away.
stand, timeout (approx. 20
The 'General' waning light and
the telltale light show briefly
in the display and the telltale Install valve caps fitted with
light for Hill Start Control goes rubber sealing rings and tighten NOTICE
4
out when the brakes are fully firmly. The heating in the heated
released. 77
Make sure the ground is level handlebar grips can be activated
Hill Start Control is switched and firm and place the motor- only when the engine is
off. cycle on its stand. running.
Check tyre pressures against Call up the Handle heat.
Tyres

Operation
the data below. menu.
Checking tyre pressure
Tyre pressure, front
WARNING
Incorrect tyre pressure. 2.5 bar (tyre cold) z
Impairment of the motorcycle's
Tyre pressure, rear
handling characteristics. Shorter
useful tyre life.
Always check that the tyre 2.9 bar (tyre cold)
pressures are correct.
If tyre pressure is too low:
Correct tyre pressure.
WARNING The grips have five-stage heat-
ing. Stage five is for heating the
Tendency of valve inserts in- Heating grips quickly: it is advisable to
stalled vertically top open Operating the heated switch back to a lower stage as
by themselves at high riding handlebar grips soon as the grips are warm.
speeds. Select the heating stage you
Start the engine.
Sudden loss of tyre pressure. want.
4
78

Operation

Symbol 1 appears on the display, The front seat has five-stage Symbol 1 appears on the display,
indicating that the handlebar grip heating. Stage five is for heating indicating that the seat heating is
z heating is ON. the seat quickly: it is advisable to ON.
switch back to a lower stage as
Front-seat heating soon as the seat is warm. If this warning symbol ap-
with seat heating OE Select the heating stage you pears it tells you that the
want. on-board system voltage is low.
Start the engine. If applicable, the seat heating
might have been temporarily
NOTICE switched off.
Seat heating can be activated
Rear-seat heating
only when the engine is
running. with seat heating OE

Call up the Seat heating Start the engine.


menu.
NOTICE
4
Seat heating can be activated 79
only when the engine is
running.

Operation
The rear seat has two-stage Symbol 1 appears on the display,
heating. Stage two is for heating indicating that the rear seat heat-
the seat quickly: it is advisable to ing is ON. z
switch back to stage one as soon
as the seat is warm. If this warning symbol ap-
2 Switch centred: Heating off. pears it tells you that the
Set switch 1 to the desired 3 One-dot section of switch on-board system voltage is low.
heating stage. pressed: 50 % heating power. If applicable, the seat heating
4 Two-dot section of switch might have been temporarily
pressed: 100 % heating switched off.
power.
Adjusting instrument movement is the same at both the position it was in before the
4 panel sides. ignition was switched off.
80 Adjusting instrument Mirrors
panel Adjusting mirrors
NOTICE
Operation

Do not attempt to adjust the po-


sition of the instrument panel un-
less the vehicle is at a standstill.

z Press top section of button 1


to raise the windscreen.
Press bottom section of but-
Pivot the mirror to the correct ton 1 to lower the windscreen.
position by pressing gently at Switch off the ignition.
the edge of the glass. The windscreen automatically
moves to the bottom limit posi-
Windscreen tion.
Press instrument panel 1 firmly Adjusting windscreen If the windscreen encounters
at top or bottom edge, as ap- Switch on the ignition. resistance before it reaches
plicable, to move it to the de- When you pull away the wind- its limit position the pressure-
sired position. Be sure to ap- screen automatically returns to sensitive finger guard system
ply pressure midway along the goes active. The windscreen
edge in order to ensure that is stopped and raised slightly.
After a delay of a few seconds Stowage compartment such as mobile phones and MP3
the windscreen again attempts
Using left stowage
players. 4
to move to the bottom limit Consult the operating instruc-
position. compartment tions of your electronic device 81
There is no guarantee that the and check for possible usage
pressure-sensitive finger guard restrictions.
system will function correctly if a In summer, do not place heat-
windscreen that does not have

Operation
sensitive objects in the stow-
BMW Motorrad approval is in- age compartments.
stalled.
Under these circumstances: Using right stowage
Before switching off the igni- compartment
tion always check that there is z
with audio system OE
nothing to obstruct movement Use the ignition key to open
of the windscreen. or close lock 1 of the stowage
compartment.
To open the lid, push the un-
locked lock barrel downwards.

ATTENTION
Particularly in summer, high
temperatures inside the
stowage compartments.
Damage to objects stowed away, Use the ignition key to open
particularly electronic devices or close lock 1 of the stowage
compartment.
To open the lid, push the un- with audio system OE
4 locked lock barrel downwards. The stowage compartment in
the right side panel is locked.
82 ATTENTION with topcase OA
Particularly in summer, high The topcase is locked.
temperatures inside the These locks cannot
stowage compartments. subsequently be unlocked
manually.
Operation

Damage to objects stowed away,


particularly electronic devices The locked symbol appears
such as mobile phones and MP3 Switch on the ignition and on the display.
players. press button 1.
z Consult the operating instruc- with alarm system (DWA) OE
tions of your electronic device NOTICE The functions of the remote
and check for possible usage Only vehicles without Keyless control for the anti-theft alarm
restrictions. Ride are shipped accompanied are described in the corres-
In summer, do not place heat- by a separate remote control for ponding section.
sensitive objects in the stow- the central locking system and
Unlocking
age compartments. the alarm system.
with central locking system OE
Alternatively: Press button 2
Central locking on the remote control or the
Lock radio-operated key.
with central locking system OE The stowage compartment
in the left side panel and the
cases are locked.
with alarm system (DWA) OE
The functions of the remote 4
control for the anti-theft alarm
83
are described in the corres-
ponding section.

Emergency unlocking
with central locking system OE

Operation
If the central locking system re-
Switch on the ignition and fuses to unlock, you can open First turn the key in the top-
press button 1. the cases, topcase and stowage case lock 45 past the LOCK
Alternatively: Press button 2 compartments manually. The position, then turn it to the dot z
on the remote control or the procedure is as follows: position and press in the lock
radio-operated key. Removing cases ( 161). barrel.
The stowage compartment Open cases ( 160). The release lever pops open.
in the left side panel and the
cases are unlocked. Logon of remote controls
The stowage compartment with central locking system OE
in the right side panel is un- with alarm system (DWA) OE
locked. without Keyless Ride OE
with topcase OA
If a remote control has been mis-
The topcase is unlocked.
laid and a replacement acquired
Once a lock has been locked
or if you are going to use an ad-
manually it subsequently has to
ditional remote control, you must
be unlocked manually as well.
invariably log on all the remote 4 remote control units have
4 controls in the set. been logged on.
Enable logon of the remote No button pressed within ap-
84 controls as follows: proximately 30 seconds of lo-
gon on the first remote control.
Switch on the ignition.
Synchronise the remote
controls
Operation

with central locking system OE


Press and hold down buttons 1 with alarm system (DWA) OE
and 2 until LED 3 stops flash- without Keyless Ride OE
z ing.
If the central locking system
LED 3 flashes for approx. 10
stops responding to the signals
seconds.
from a remote control, the unit in
Release buttons 1 and 2.
question has to be synchronised.
LED 3 lights up. This can happen, for example, if
Press button 2 on the remote
control three times. Press button 1 or button 2. the buttons on the remote con-
One acoustic signal sounds. One acoustic signal sounds, trol were pressed too frequently
LED 3 goes out. while the remote control was out
Within ten seconds, switch off
the ignition. To complete logon: of range of the anti-theft alarm.
You can now proceed to log on Switch off the ignition. The procedure for synchron-
all the remote controls. Three acoustic signals sound. ising the remote controls is as
Step through the following pro- Logon is also ended in the fol- follows:
cedure with each remote con- lowing situations:
trol in turn:
Switch on the ignition. Replacing battery of attempt to dispose of batteries
remote control as domestic waste. 4
with central locking system OE ATTENTION 85
with alarm system (DWA) OE
without Keyless Ride OE Batteries unsuitable or not
inserted not in compliance
If you press a button on the re- with correct procedure.
mote control and the LED does

Operation
Component damage
not show or lights up only briefly: Use a battery compliant with
Replace the battery of remote the manufacturer's specifica-
control. tions.
Press and hold down buttons 1 When inserting the battery,
and 2 until LED 3 stops flash-
z
always make sure polarity is
ing. correct.
LED 3 flashes for about ten
seconds. Insert the new battery with the
Release buttons 1 and 2. positive terminal up.
LED 3 lights up. Battery type
Press button 1 or button 2.
LED 3 goes out.
for remote control of central
Open battery-compartment locking
cover 1. CR 1632
Dispose of the old battery in
accordance with all applicable
laws and regulations; do not
The LED on the remote control anti-theft alarm after ignition
4 lights up; the remote control OFF.
has to be synchronised. with alarm system (DWA) OE
86
DWA Adapting ( 89).
Switch off the ignition.
Activation takes 30 seconds to
complete.
Turn indicators flash twice.
Operation

Confirmation tone sounds


twice (if programmed). Press button 1 on the remote
Anti-theft alarm (DWA) is control or the radio-operated
z switched on. key twice.

Press button 1 twice. Activation with remote NOTICE


LED 3 flashes for a few control or radio-operated
See also the other functions of
seconds. key the remote control for the central
The remote control is again
locking system.
ready for use. NOTICE
Activation takes 30 seconds to
DWA Only vehicles without Keyless complete.
Ride are shipped accompanied Turn indicators flash twice.
Activation without remote by a separate remote control for Confirmation tone sounds
control or radio-operated the central locking system and twice (if programmed).
key the alarm system.
Anti-theft alarm (DWA) is act-
If applicable, switch on auto- Switch off the ignition. ive.
matic activation of the DWA
Alarm type of alarm tone can be set by
An alarm can be triggered by an authorised BMW Motorrad 4
the motion sensor dealer.
87
an attempt to use an unau-
thorised key to switch on the
ignition
disconnection of the DWA anti-

Operation
theft alarm from the motor-
cycle's battery (DWA internal
To deactivate the motion battery in the anti-theft alarm
sensor (for example if you provides power - alarm tone
are about to transport the only, the turn indicators do not z
motorcycle on a train and the flash)
swaying movement of the You can cancel an alarm at any
moving train could trip the All functions are sustained even time without deactivating the
alarm), press button 1 on the if the internal battery of the DWA anti-theft alarm by pressing but-
remote control or the radio- anti-theft alarm system is flat; the ton 2 on the remote control or
operated key again during the only difference is that an alarm the radio-operated key.
activation phase. cannot be triggered if the system
Turn indicators flash three is disconnected from the motor- If an alarm was triggered while
times. cycle's battery. the motorcycle was unattended,
Confirmation tone sounds three the rider is notified accordingly
An alarm lasts for approximately by an alarm tone sounding once
times (if programmed).
26 seconds. While an alarm is in when the ignition is switched on.
Motion sensor is deactivated.
progress an alarm tone sounds The anti-theft alarm telltale light
and the turn indicators flash. The
then signals the reason for the are about to transport the Turn indicators flash three
4 alarm for one minute. motorcycle on a train and times.
The meanings of the flash codes the swaying movement Confirmation tone sounds three
88 are as follows: of the moving train could times (if programmed).
Flashes 1x: Motion sensor 1 trip the alarm), call up the The anti-theft alarm (DWA) is
Flashes 2x: Motion sensor 2 Settings menu before active, the motion sensor is
Flashes 3x: Ignition switched switching off the ignition. deactivated.
on with unauthorised key Select Vehicle - Alarm
Operation

Flashes 4x: Disconnection of syst. - Sensor. Deactivation with remote


the DWA anti-theft alarm from control or radio-operated
the motorcycle's battery key
Flashes 5x: Motion sensor 3
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Deactivation without
remote control or radio-
operated key
Kill switch in operating position
(run).
Switch on the ignition.
Turn indicators flash once.
Confirmation tone sounds once Select Off (once) to Press button 2 on the remote
(if programmed). switch off the motion sensor control or the radio-operated
Anti-theft alarm (DWA) is deac- this once. key once.
tivated. Switch off the ignition.
To deactivate the motion Activation takes 30 seconds to
sensor (for example if you complete.
DWA Adapting Alarm tone: Type of alarm
NOTICE
with alarm system (DWA) OE tone. 4
See also the other functions of Operat. tone - On:
Call up the Settings Turn indicators flash and one 89
the remote control for the central
locking system. menu and select Vehicle - tone sounds as confirmation
Alarm syst.. when the alarm is switched on
or off.
NOTICE
Operat. tone - Off:

Operation
If the alarm function is deactiv- Turn indicators flash as only
ated by the remote control and confirmation when anti-theft
the ignition is not subsequently alarm is switched on or off.
switched on, the alarm func- Configure the desired settings
tion automatically goes active using the Multi-Controller. z
again after 30 seconds if "Ac-
tivation after ignition OFF" is
programmed.
Turn indicators flash once. The following settings are avail-
Confirmation tone sounds once able:
(if programmed). Automatic - On: Anti-
Anti-theft alarm (DWA) is deac- theft alarm is activated auto-
tivated. matically when the ignition is
switched off.
Automatic - Off: Anti-
theft alarm has to be activated
with the remote control when
the ignition is switched off.
Front seat Installing front seat
4 Removing front seat with seat heating OE
90

Operation

Work front seat 1 to the rear to


disengage it from seat retainer
z bridge 3 and remove. Connect plug 1 of the seat
Turn ignition key 2 clockwise.
heating.
Slightly raise front seat 1 at the with seat heating OE
back. Disconnect plug 2 for the seat
heating.

Remove the front seat and


place it, upholstered side down,
on a clean, dry surface.
Turn the adjusting plate to
position H for the higher seat 4
height.
91

Operation
Position the front seat with Push latch 1 forward and re-
mounts 2 in rubber buffers 1 move adjusting plate 2.
on left and right. z
Lower the rear of the front seat
and engage the seat in the Insert the adjusting plate in the
latching mechanism. desired position into mounts 2
and then push it into latch 1.
Adjusting front-seat Installing front seat ( 90).
height
Removing front seat ( 90). Rear seat
Removing rear seat
Switch off the ignition.
Turn the adjusting plate to Removing front seat ( 90).
position L for the lower seat
height.
with seat heating OE Install the rear seat
4 with seat heating OE
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Operation

Remove screws 1.
Pull the rear seat slightly for- Disconnect plug 1 of the seat
z ward and lift the seat slightly. heating and remove the rear Connect plug 1 of the seat
seat. heating.
Place the seat, upholstered
side down, on a clean surface.

Lay the rear seat on mounts 1.


4
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Operation
Install screws 1.

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Safety instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96
5
95
Checklist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98
Starting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98
Running in . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101

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Shifting gear . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102
Brakes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 103 z
Parking your motorcycle . . . . . . . . . . . 104
Refuelling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 105
Securing motorcycle for transporta-
tion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108
Safety instructions Do not exceed the permissible the case (see also the section
5 Rider's equipment
gross weight and be sure to entitled "Accessories").
comply with the instructions on with tank rucksack OA
96 Do not ride without the correct loading. Note the maximum permissible
clothing! Always wear: payload of the tank rucksack.
Adjusting spring preload set-
Helmet
ting and damping to the total Payload of tank rucksack
Motorcycling jacket and
weight.
trousers
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Ensure that the case volumes


Gloves
on the left and right are equal. max 5 kg
Boots
Make sure that the weight is
z Speed
This applies even to short uniformly distributed between
journeys, and to every season right and left. If you ride at high speed, always
of the year. Your authorised Pack heavy items at the bot- bear in mind that various bound-
BMW Motorrad dealer will be tom and toward the inboard ary conditions can adversely af-
glad to advise you on the correct side. fect the handling of your motor-
clothing for every purpose. Note the maximum permissible cycle:
payload and the speed limit Settings of the spring-strut and
Loading for riding with cases fitted, as shock-absorber system
stated on the label inside the Imbalanced load
WARNING case (see also the section en- Loose clothing
titled "Accessories"). Insufficient tyre pressure
Handling adversely affected
by overloading and imbal- Note the maximum permissible Poor tyre tread
anced loads. payload and the speed limit Etc.
for riding with topcase fitted,
Risk of falling
as stated on the label inside
Maximum permissible Risk of poisoning Catalytic converter
speed with winter tyres Exhaust fumes contain carbon If misfiring causes unburned fuel 5
monoxide, which is colourless to enter the catalytic converter, 97
DANGER and odourless but highly toxic. there is a danger of overheating
and damage.
Top speed of the motorcycle WARNING For this reason, observe the fol-
higher than the permissible
Exhaust gases adversely af- lowing points:
maximum rated speed of the
Do not run the fuel tank dry

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tyres. fecting health.
Risk of accident due to tyre dam- Risk of asphyxiation Do not attempt to start or run
the engine with a spark-plug
age at high speed. Do not inhale exhaust fumes.
cap disconnected
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Comply with the tyre-specific Do not run the engine in an
speed restrictions. enclosed space. Stop the engine immediately if
it misfires
Always bear the maximum per- Use only unleaded fuel
Risk of burn injury
missible speed of the tyres in Comply with all specified main-
mind when riding a motorcycle tenance intervals.
CAUTION
fitted with winter tyres.
Affix a label stating the maximum Engine and exhaust system
permissible speed to the instru- become very hot when the ATTENTION
ment panel in the rider's field of vehicle is in use. Unburned fuel in catalytic
vision. Risk of burn injury converter.
When you park the vehicle Damage to catalytic converter.
make sure that no-one and no Note the points listed for
objects can come into contact protection of the catalytic
with the hot engine and ex- converter.
haust system.
Risk of overheating Do not tamper with the vehicle without Dynamic ESA OE
5 in any way that could result in Adjusting the damping charac-
ATTENTION tuned performance. teristic for rear wheel ( 73).
98
Engine running for prolonged Checklist with Dynamic ESA OE
period with vehicle at stand- Adjusting the chassis and
still. At regular intervals, use the
suspension ( 74).
Overheating due to insufficient checklist below to check your
motorcycle.
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cooling. In extreme cases, the Checking engine oil level


motorcycle could catch fire. ( 123).
Always before riding off:
z Do not allow the engine to idle Checking front brake pad thick-
Operation of the brake system
unnecessarily. ness ( 124).
Operation of the lights and sig-
Ride away immediately after Check the rear brake pad thick-
nalling equipment
starting the engine. ness ( 125).
Checking clutch function
Checking brake-fluid level, front
( 130).
Tampering brakes ( 126).
Checking tyre tread depth
Checking the brake-fluid level,
ATTENTION ( 130).
rear brakes ( 127).
Cases correctly installed and
Tampering with the motor- Check coolant level ( 128).
luggage secured
cycle (e.g. engine manage-
ment ECU, throttle valves, Every 3rd refuelling stop: Starting
clutch). without Dynamic ESA OE Start engine
Damage to the affected parts, Adjusting spring preload for Switch on the ignition.
failure of safety-relevant func- rear wheel ( 71). Pre-Ride-Check is performed
tions. Damage due to tampering ( 99)
is not covered by the warranty.
ABS self-diagnosis is chart in the section entitled
performed ( 100) "Technical data". ( 174) 5
ASC self-diagnosis is per-
formed ( 101) Pre-Ride-Check 99
Select neutral or, if a gear is The instrument panel runs a test
engaged, pull the clutch lever. of the 'General' warning light
when the ignition is switched on:
NOTICE this is the Pre-Ride-Check.

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You cannot start the motorcycle Phase 1
with the side stand extended and Press starter button 1. lights up yellow. z
a gear engaged. The engine will
switch itself off if you start it with NOTICE
the gearbox in neutral and then The start attempt is automatic- Needles of the instruments
engage a gear before retracting ally interrupted if battery voltage move once from their start-of-
the side stand. is too low. Recharge the battery scale to end-of-scale positions.
When starting a cold engine before you start the engine, or
at low ambient temperatures: use jump leads and a donor bat- Phase 2
disengage the clutch and turn tery to start. lights up red.
the twistgrip slightly to open See the subsection on jump
the throttle. starting in "Maintenance" for
more details. Phase 3
'General' warning light goes
The engine starts.
out and display switches to
If the engine refuses to start,
operational information.
consult the troubleshooting
If the 'General' warning light does Phase 1
5 not show: Test of the diagnosis-compat-
ABS self-diagnosis not
completed
ible system components with
100 WARNING the vehicle at a standstill. The ABS function is not avail-
Faulty "General" warning flashes. able, because self-diagnosis
light. did not complete. (The motor-
No indication of malfunctions. cycle has to reach a defined
Phase 2 minimum speed for the wheel
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Check that the 'General' warn-


ing light comes on, and that it Test of the wheel sensors as speed sensors to be checked:
shows red and yellow. the vehicle pulls away from 5 km/h)
z rest. If an indicator showing an ABS
Have the fault rectified as flashes. fault appears when ABS self-dia-
quickly as possible by a
gnosis completes:
specialist workshop, preferably
You can continue to ride. Bear
an authorised BMW Motorrad ABS self-diagnosis in mind that neither the ABS
dealer. completed function nor the integral brak-
The ABS warning light goes ing function is available.
ABS self-diagnosis
out. Have the fault rectified as
BMW Motorrad Integral ABS per-
forms self-diagnosis to ensure its quickly as possible by a
operability. Self-diagnosis starts specialist workshop, preferably
automatically when you switch on an authorised BMW Motorrad
the ignition. dealer.
ASC self-diagnosis Check all the warning and tell- Running in
BMW Motorrad ASC performs tale lights.
Engine 5
self-diagnosis to ensure its op- ASC self-diagnosis not 101
Until the first running-in check,
erability. Self-diagnosis is per- completed vary the throttle opening and
formed automatically when you
engine-speed range frequently;
switch on the ignition. The ASC function is not avail- avoid riding at constant engine
able, because self-diagnosis rpm for prolonged periods.
Phase 1 did not complete. (The motor-

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Test of the diagnosable system Try to do most of your rid-
cycle has to reach a defined
components with the vehicle at ing during this initial period on
minimum speed for the wheel
a standstill. sensors to be checked: min
twisting, fairly hilly roads, avoid- z
slow-flashes. ing high-speed main roads and
5 km/h)
highways if possible.
If an indicator showing an ASC Comply with the rpm limits for
fault appears when ASC self- running in.
Phase 2
diagnosis completes:
Test of the diagnosis-compat- You can continue to ride. Bear Running-in speeds
ible system components while in mind that the ASC function
the motorcycle is on the move. is not available.
slow-flashes. <5000 min-1 (Odometer read-
Have the fault rectified as
ing 0...1000 km)
quickly as possible by a
specialist workshop, preferably no full throttle (Odometer
ASC self-diagnosis reading 0...1000 km)
an authorised BMW Motorrad
completed
dealer.
The ASC warning light goes
out.
Tyres automatic-shift system. The rider
5 First running-in check
New tyres have a smooth sur- is the most important part of the
face. This must be roughened by system and decides when to shift
102 gears.
500...1200 km riding in a restrained manner at
various heel angles until the tyres
NOTICE
Brake pads are run in. This running in pro-
New brake pads have to bed cedure is essential if the tyres are See the section entitled "Engin-
to achieve maximum grip.
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down before they can achieve eering details" for more informa-
their optimum friction levels. You tion on the Pro shift assistant.
WARNING
can compensate for this initial re-
z duction in braking efficiency by New tyres losing grip on wet NOTICE
exerting greater pressure on the roads and at extreme bank
levers. Whenever the Pro shift assist-
angles.
ant shifts gears, cruise control
Risk of accident
WARNING is automatically disengaged for
Ride carefully and avoid ex- safety reasons.
New brake pads. tremely sharp inclines.
Longer stopping distance. Risk
of accident. Shifting gear
Apply the brakes in good with Pro shift assistant OE
time.
Shift assistant Pro
The shift assistant assists up-
shifts and downshifts without the
rider having to pull the clutch or
close the throttle. This is not an
limits at which the governor higher the wheel load, the more
cuts in to limit engine rpm. braking force can be transmitted 5
Shift assistance is not available without the wheel locking.
in the following situations: To optimise stopping distance, 103
with the clutch lever pulled apply the front brakes rapidly and
shift lever not in its initial posi- keep on increasing the force you
tion apply to the brake lever. This
upshifts with the throttle valve makes the best possible use of

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closed (coasting) and when the dynamic increase in load at
You select the gear in the slowing. the front wheel. Remember to
usual way by means of the After a gearshift, the shift lever pull the clutch at the same time. z
foot-operated shift lever. has to be fully released before In the extreme braking situations
another gearshift with the shift that are trained so frequently,
Sensor 1 on the selector shaft
assistant can take place. braking force is applied as rap-
registers the shift request and
idly as possible and with the
triggers shift assistance.
When riding at a steady speed Brakes rider's full force applied to the
brake levers; under these circum-
in a low gear at high engine How can stopping stances, the dynamic shift in load
rpm, an attempt to shift gear distance be minimised? distribution cannot keep pace
without pulling the clutch can
Each time the brakes are applied, with the increase in deceleration
cause a severe load-change
a load distribution shift takes and the tyres cannot transmit the
reaction. BMW Motorrad re-
place with the load shifting for- full braking force to the surface
commends disengaging the
ward from the rear to the front of the road.
clutch for shifts in these cir-
wheel. The sharper the motor- BMW Motorrad Integral ABS pre-
cumstances. It is advisable to
cycle decelerates, the more load vents the front wheel from lock-
avoid using the shift assistant
is shifted to the front wheel. The ing up.
at engine speeds close to the
Descending mountain Riding on salted or gritted Parking your
5 passes roads. motorcycle
After work has been carried on
104 the brakes, due to traces of oil Side stand
WARNING
or grease. Switch off the engine.
Braking only with the rear Riding on dirt-covered surfaces
brake on mountain descents. or off-road. ATTENTION
Brake fade. Destruction of the
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brakes due to overheating. Poor ground underneath the


Use both front and rear brakes, WARNING stand.
Risk of damage to parts if vehicle
z and make use of the engine's Moisture and dirt.
braking effect as well. topples.
Diminished braking effect. Always check that the ground
Apply the brakes lightly while under the stand is level and
Wet and dirty brakes
riding to remove wetness and firm.
Wetness and dirt on the brake dirt, or dismount and clean the
discs and the brake pads dimin- brakes.
ish braking efficiency. ATTENTION
Think ahead and brake in good
Delayed braking action or poor time until full braking efficiency Additional weight placing
braking efficiency must be is restored. strain on the side stand.
reckoned with in the following Risk of damage to parts if vehicle
situations: topples.
Riding in the rain or through Do not sit or lean on the
puddles of water. vehicle while it is propped on
After the vehicle has been the side stand.
washed.
Extend the side stand and prop Risk of damage to parts if vehicle You can run the engine on fuel
the motorcycle on the stand. topples. with a maximum ethanol con- 5
If the camber of the roadway Do not lean or sit on the tent of 10 %, i.e. E10.
permits, turn the handlebars all vehicle with the centre stand 105
Recommended fuel
the way to the left. extended.
grade
On a gradient, the motorcycle Extend the centre stand and lift
should always face uphill; se- the motorcycle onto the stand. Super unleaded (max. 10 %
lect 1st gear. ethanol, E10)

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On a gradient, the motorcycle
should always face uphill; se- 95 ROZ/RON
Centre stand
lect 1st gear. 89 AKI
Switch off the engine. z
ATTENTION Refuelling Refuelling
Fuel grade WARNING
Poor ground underneath the
stand. For optimum fuel consumption,
fuel should be sulphur-free or Fuel is highly flammable.
Risk of damage to parts if vehicle
with the lowest sulphur content Risk of fire and explosion.
topples.
possible. Do not smoke. Never bring
Always check that the ground
a naked flame near the fuel
under the stand is level and ATTENTION tank.
firm.
Leaded fuel.
Damage to catalytic converter. WARNING
ATTENTION
Do not attempt to run the Escape of fuel due to heat-
Centre stand retracts due to vehicle on leaded fuel or fuel induced expansion if fuel
severe movements. with metallic additives, e.g. tank is overfilled.
manganese or iron.
Risk of falling clockwise, and flip the cap
5 Do not overfill the fuel tank. open. NOTICE

106 The usable fuel capacity spe-


ATTENTION cified in the technical data is the
quantity that the fuel tank could
Fuel attacks plastic surfaces.
hold if it had been run dry and
Surfaces become unsightly or
the engine had cut out due to a
dull.
lack of fuel.
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Clean plastic parts immediately


after contact with fuel. Usable fuel capacity
z Make sure the ground is level
and firm and place the motor-
cycle on its centre stand. Do not fill the tank past the approx. 25 l
bottom edge of the filler neck.
Reserve fuel
NOTICE
If filling occurs after the fuel level approx. 4 l
has gone below the reserve limit, Press the fuel tank cap down
the amount filled must be greater firmly to close.
than the reserve amount for the Remove the ignition key and
new fuel level to be recognised close the protective cap.
and the warning light to switch
off.
Open the protective cap 2.
Use ignition key 1 to unlock
fuel filler cap by turning it
Refuelling Clean plastic parts immediately Version 1
with Keyless Ride OE after contact with fuel. with Keyless Ride OE 5
Make sure the ground is level 107
The steering lock is disengaged. Within the waiting time
and firm and place the motor-
WARNING cycle on its centre stand.
with Keyless Ride OE
Fuel is highly flammable. Switching off ignition ( 51).

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Risk of fire and explosion.
Do not smoke. Never bring NOTICE
a naked flame near the fuel
The fuel filler cap can be opened z
tank.
within the defined waiting time
after the ignition has been
WARNING switched off, without the radio-
Escape of fuel due to heat- operated key being within Pull up tab 1 of the fuel filler
induced expansion if fuel range. cap slowly.
tank is overfilled. Fuel filler cap unlocks.
Waiting time for opening
Risk of falling Fully open the fuel filler cap.
fuel filler cap
Do not overfill the fuel tank.
Version 2
2 min
ATTENTION with Keyless Ride OE
There are two variant ways
Fuel attacks plastic surfaces. of opening the fuel filler cap: After the waiting time has expired
Surfaces become unsightly or Within the waiting time Bring the radio-operated key
dull. After the waiting time has ex- into range.
pired Slowly pull tab 1 up.
The telltale light for the radio- the amount filled must be greater The fuel filler cap engages with
5 operated key flashes while the than the reserve amount for the an audible click.
search for the radio-operated new fuel level to be recognised The fuel filler cap locks auto-
108 key is in progress. and the warning light to switch matically when the waiting time
Again slowly pull up tab 1 of off. expires.
the fuel filler cap. The engaged fuel filler cap
Fuel filler cap unlocks. NOTICE locks immediately when you
Fully open the fuel filler cap. secure the steering lock or
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The usable fuel capacity spe- switch on the ignition.


cified in the technical data is the
z quantity that the fuel tank could Securing motorcycle
hold if it had been run dry and
the engine had cut out due to a for transportation
lack of fuel. Make sure that all components
that might come into contact
Usable fuel capacity with straps used to secure the
motorcycle are adequately pro-
tected against scratching. Use
approx. 25 l adhesive tape or soft cloths, for
Refuel with fuel of the grade example, for this purpose.
stated above; do not fill the Reserve fuel
tank past the bottom edge of
the filler neck.
approx. 4 l
NOTICE Press down firmly on the filler
cap of the fuel tank.
If filling occurs after the fuel level
has gone below the reserve limit,
5
109

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At the rear, secure the straps
ATTENTION ATTENTION to the rear footrests on both
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Vehicle topples to side when Trapping of components. sides and tighten the straps.
being lifted on to stand. Component damage Tension all the straps uniformly
Risk of damage to parts if vehicle to hold the vehicle securely.
Do not trap components such
topples. as brake lines or cable legs.
Secure the vehicle to prevent it Pass the straps on left and
toppling, preferably with the as- right through the fork bridge
sistance of a second person. and strap the motorcycle down.
Push the motorcycle onto the
transportation flat and hold it in
position: do not place it on the
side stand or centre stand.
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5

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110
Engineering details
Riding mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112
6
111
Shift assistant Pro . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 113
Hill Start Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 114
BMW Motorrad Integral ABS . . . . . . 114

Engineering details
BMW Motorrad ASC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 117
RDC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 119
ESA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120

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Riding mode Broadly speaking: The more dy- slippery road surfaces (wet bitu-
6 Riding mode selection
namic the selected mode, the men or wet cobblestones).
more ASC assistance is reduced.
112 Three riding modes enable the Consequently, you must always ROAD mode
motorcycle's characteristics to bear the following in mind with ASC system intervention is later
adapt to the prevailing weather regard to your selection of a ride than in RAIN mode. On road
conditions, the road and traffic, mode: the more dynamic the surfaces with high to medium
and the rider's style of riding: setting, the greater the challenge grip (dry and wet asphalt to dry
Engineering details

RAIN to your riding skill. cobblestones) the motorcycle re-


ROAD mains stable. Slight rear-wheel
Throttle response: drift is perceptible. Movements
with Pro riding modes OE in the RAIN mode: Restrained of the tail are clearly perceptible
DYNAMIC in the ROAD mode: Direct on slippery road surfaces (wet
Each of these modes produces bitumen or wet cobblestones).
with Pro riding modes OE
perceptible differences in the
in the DYNAMIC mode: Dy- with Pro riding modes OE
way the motorcycle behaves.
namic DYNAMIC mode
z ASC can be switched off in each
mode; the explanations below in- The DYNAMIC mode is the spor-
RAIN mode
variably refer to conditions with tiest mode.
The ASC system intervenes early ASC system intervention is even
the system switched ON. The enough to prevent the rear wheel
mode last selected is automatic- later, which means that even on
from spinning. On road surfaces dry asphalt drifting is possible
ally reactivated after the ignition with high to medium grip (dry
has been switched off and then under sharp acceleration when
and wet asphalt to dry cobble- cornering.
on again. stones) the motorcycle remains
very stable; movements of the
tail are clearly perceptible only on
with Dynamic ESA OE the throttle twistgrip must be in When braking and downshifting
Dynamic ESA the fully closed position. (throttle valve closed), engine 6
In the RAIN, ROAD and DY- speed is adjusted by blipping
Shift assistant Pro the throttle. 113
NAMIC modes, the damping
variants HARD, NORMAL and with Pro shift assistant OE Shift time is shorter than a
SOFT can be selected. gearshift with clutch actuation.
Your vehicle is equipped with a
Basic setting for: shift assistant, a system originally In order for the system to identify

Engineering details
RAIN: SOFT developed for racing and now a request for a gearshift, the rider
ROAD: NORMAL adapted for the touring sector. It has to move the shift lever from
permits upshifts and downshifts its idle position in the desired dir-
with Pro riding modes OE without declutching or closing ection against the force of the
DYNAMIC: HARD the throttle in virtually all load and spring through a certain "over-
rpm ranges. travel" at ordinary speed or rap-
Changing the riding modes idly and keep the shift lever in
A mode change involving func- Advantages this position until the gearshift is
tions in the engine management completed. It is not necessary to
70-80 % of all gearshifts on a z
system and the ASC system is increase the force applied to the
trip can be done without using
possible only when drive torque gearshift lever while shifting is in
the clutch.
is not applied to the rear wheel. progress. Once the gearshift has
Less relative movement
In order to achieve this state, completed the shift lever has to
between rider and passenger
the motorcycle must be at be fully released before another
because the shift pauses are
a standstill with the ignition gearshift with the Pro shift assist-
shorter.
switched on, ant can take place. When shift-
It is not necessary to close the
ing gears with the shift assistant,
or throttle valve when shifting un-
the rider has to keep load state
der acceleration.
(throttle twistgrip position) con- drops below idle during an up- BMW Motorrad Integral
6 stant before and during the gear- shift. ABS
shift. A change in the position
114 of the throttle twistgrip during a Partially integral brakes
Idle speed
gearshift can cause the function Your motorcycle is equipped with
to abort and/or lead to a missed partially integral brakes. Both
shift. The shift assistant provides 1150 min-1 (Engine at regular front and rear brakes are applied
no assistance for the gearshift if operating temperature) when you pull the handbrake
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the rider declutches. lever. The footbrake lever acts


Hill Start Control only on the rear brake.
Downshifting When actively intervening in the
with Hill Start Control OE
Downshifting is assisted until braking process, BMW Motorrad
maximum rpm for the target Hill Start Control is a pullaway Integral ABS adapts braking-force
gear to be selected is reached. assistant that operates on the distribution between front and
This prevents overreving. partially integrated ABS system rear brakes to suit the load on
to prevent the vehicle from rolling the motorcycle ABS.
z Maximum engine speed back on a gradient without the
rider having to keep pressure ap- ATTENTION
plied to the brake lever. When The integral function means
max 9000 min-1 Hill Start Control is activated that it is not possible to
pressure is built up in the rear make the rear wheel spin
Upshifting brake system to keep the ma- with the front brake applied
chine at a standstill on a gradient. (Burn Out).
The shift assistant provides
The holding pressure built up in Damage to rear brake and clutch.
no assistance if engine speed
the brake system depends on Do not attempt Burn Out.
the steepness of the gradient.
How does Integral ABS retained irrespective of the road tual circumstances, the system
work? condition. reacts instantly and adjusts brak- 6
ing force accordingly to achieve
The amount of braking force that What are the effects of 115
optimum braking.
can be transferred to the road
surface irregularities?
depends on factors that include What feedback does the
the coefficient of friction of the Humps and surface irregular-
ities can cause the wheels to rider receive from the
road surface. Loose stones, ice
lose contact temporarily with the Integral ABS?

Engineering details
and snow or a wet road all have
much lower coefficients of friction road surface; if this happens the If the ABS has to reduce braking
than a clean and dry asphalt sur- braking force that can be trans- force on account of the circum-
face. The lower the coefficient mitted to the road can drop to stances described above, vibra-
of friction, the longer the braking zero. If the brakes are applied tion is perceptible through the
distance. under these circumstances the handbrake lever.
If the rider increases braking ABS has to reduce braking force When the handbrake lever is
pressure to the extent that brak- to ensure that directional sta- pulled, brake pressure is also
ing force exceeds the maximum bility is maintained when the built up at the rear wheel by
wheels regain contact with the the integral function. If the
transferable limit, the wheels start
road surface. At this instant the
z
to lock and the vehicle loses its brake pedal is depressed after
directional stability; a fall is im- BMW Motorrad Integral ABS the handbrake lever is pulled,
minent. Before this situation must assume an extremely low the brake pressure built up
can occur, ABS intervenes and coefficient of friction, so that the beforehand is perceptible as
adapts braking pressure to the wheels will continue to rotate un- counter-pressure sooner than is
maximum transferable braking der all imaginable circumstances, the case when the brake pedal is
force. The wheels continue to because this is the precondition depressed either before or at the
turn and the driving stability is for ensuring directional stability. same time as the brake lever is
As soon as is registers the ac- pulled.
Rear wheel lift What is the design In addition to problems with the
6 Under very severe and sudden baseline for Integral ABS? BMW Motorrad Integral ABS,
deceleration, however, under cer- Within the limits imposed by exceptional riding conditions can
116 lead to a fault message being
tain circumstances it is possible physics, the BMW Motorrad In-
that the BMW Motorrad Integ- tegral ABS ensures directional issued.
ral ABS will be unable to prevent stability on any surface. The sys- Heating up with the motorcycle
the rear wheel from lifting clear tem is not optimised for special on the centre stand or an auxil-
of the ground. If this happens requirements that apply under iary stand, engine idling or with
Engineering details

the outcome can be a highsiding extreme competitive situations a gear engaged.


situation in which the motorcycle off-road or on the track. The Rear wheel locked by the en-
can flip over. driving behaviour should be ad- gine brake for a lengthy period,
apted to actual driving skills and for example while descending
WARNING the road conditions. on a loose or slippery surface.
Rear wheel lift due to severe If a fault message is issued on
Special situations
braking. account of exceptional riding
Risk of falling The speeds of the front and rear
conditions, you can reactivate
z wheels are compared as one
When you brake sharply, bear the ABS function by switching
means of detecting a wheel's
in mind that ABS control can- the ignition off and on again.
incipient tendency to lock. If
not always be relied on to pre-
the system registers implaus-
vent the rear wheel from lifting
ible values for a lengthy period
clear of the ground.
the ABS function is deactivated
for safety reasons and an ABS
fault message is issued. Self-dia-
gnosis has to complete before
fault messages can be issued.
What significance What is the design
devolves on regular
WARNING
baseline for ASC? 6
maintenance? Braking when cornering. BMW Motorrad ASC is designed 117
Risk of accident despite ABS. as an assistant system for the
WARNING Invariably, the rider bears re- rider and for use on public roads.
sponsibility for assessing road The extent to which the rider af-
Brake system not regularly
and traffic conditions and ad- fects ASC control can be consid-
serviced.
erable (weight shifts when cor-

Engineering details
opting his or her style of riding
Risk of accident
accordingly. nering, items of luggage loose on
In order to ensure that the ABS the motorcycle), especially when
Do not take risks that would
is always maintained in op- style of riding takes rider and ma-
negate the additional margin of
timum condition, it is essen- chine close to the limits imposed
safety offered by this system.
tial for you to comply strictly by physics.
with the specified inspection
intervals.
BMW Motorrad ASC The system is not optimised for
special requirements that apply
How does ASC work? under extreme competitive situ-
Reserves for safety The BMW Motorrad ASC system
The potentially shorter braking
ations off-road or on the track. z
compares the speed of rotation The BMW Motorrad ASC can be
distances which BMW Motorrad of the front wheel and the rear deactivated in these cases.
Integral ABS permits must not be wheel. The differential is used to
used as an excuse for careless compute slip as a measure of the WARNING
riding. ABS is primarily a means reserves of stability available at
of ensuring a safety margin in the rear wheel. If slip exceeds a Risky riding.
genuine emergencies. certain limit, the engine control Risk of accident despite ASC.
intervenes and adapts the engine
torque accordingly.
Invariably, it remains the rider's has to complete before fault
6 responsibility to adapt riding messages can be issued.
Minimum speed for ac-
tivation of ASC
style to riding conditions. The following exceptional
118 Do not take risks that would riding conditions can lead to min 10 km/h
negate the additional safety an automatic shutdown of the
offered by this system. BMW Motorrad ASC: If the front wheel lifts clear of the
Riding for a lengthy period with ground under severe accelera-
Special situations the front wheel lifted off the tion, the ASC reduces engine
Engineering details

In accordance with the laws of ground (Wheelie) with ASC de- torque until the front wheel re-
physics, the ability to accelerate activated. gains contact with the ground.
is restricted more and more as Rear wheel rotating with the Under these circumstances,
the angle of heel increases. Con- vehicle held stationary by ap- BMW Motorrad recommends
sequently, there can be a per- plying the front brake (Burn rolling the throttle slightly closed
ceptible lag in acceleration out of Out). so as to restore stability with the
very tight bends. Heating up with the motorcycle least possible delay.
on the centre stand or an auxil-
The speeds of the front and iary stand, engine idling or with When riding on a slippery sur-
z rear wheels are compared as a gear engaged. face, never snap the throttle
one means of detecting the rear twistgrip fully closed without
wheel's incipient tendency to Accelerating the motorcycle to pulling the clutch at the same
spin or slip sideways. If the sys- a defined minimum speed after time. Engine braking torque can
tem registers implausible values switching the ignition off and cause the rear wheel to lock, with
for a lengthy period the ASC then on again reactivates the a corresponding loss of stability.
function is deactivated for safety ASC. The BMW Motorrad ASC is un-
reasons and an ASC fault mes- able to control a situation of this
sage is issued. Self-diagnosis nature.
RDC measured-value signals for some Temperature
with tyre pressure monitoring
time after the vehicle comes to a compensation 6
stop. Tyre pressure is a temperature-
(RDC) OE 119
Time for transmission of sensitive variable: pressure in-
Function measured values after creases as tyre-air temperature
A sensor integrated into each vehicle comes to a stop: rises and decreases as tyre-air
tyre measures the air tempera- temperature drops. Tyre-air tem-
min 15 min perature depends on ambient

Engineering details
ture and the air pressure inside
the tyre and transmits this in- An error message is issued if temperature as well as on the
formation to the control unit. wheels without sensors are fit- style of riding and the duration of
Each sensor has a centrifugal- ted to a vehicle equipped with an the ride.
force tripswitch that does not RDC control unit.
The tyre-pressure read-
enable transmission of the meas- ings in the multifunction
ured values until the motorcycle Tyre-pressure ranges
The RDC control unit differenti- display are temperature-com-
has accelerated to a defined min- pensated and are always refer-
imum speed for the first time. ates between three tyre-pressure
ranges, all of which are paramet- enced to the following tyre-air
Minimum speed for temperature: z
erised for the motorcycle:
transmission of the RDC Tyre pressure within permitted 20 C
measured values: tolerance. The air lines available to the pub-
min 10 km/h Tyre pressure close to limit of lic in petrol stations and motor-
permitted tolerance. way service areas have gauges
The display shows -- for each
Tyre pressure outside permit- that do not compensate for tem-
tyre until the tyre-pressure signal
ted tolerance. perature; the reading shown by
is received for the first time. The
sensors continue to transmit the a gauge of this nature is the
temperature-dependent tyre-
air pressure. In most instances, Via ride height sensors, Dynamic
6 therefore, these gauge read-
Example
ESA detects the movements in
ings will not tally with the pres- the chassis and suspension and
120 sures shown by the multifunction responds to the same by ad-
The multifunction display
display. shows the following reading: justing the damper valves. The
chassis and suspension will thus
Pressure adaptation 2.3 bar be adapted to the characteristics
Compare the RDC value on the So pressure is low by: of the terrain.
Engineering details

multifunction display with the 0.2 bar You can set the damping to a
value in the table on the inside harder (HARD) or softer (SOFT)
The gauge on the air line
cover of the Rider's Manual. setting than the basic setting
shows:
Then use the air line at a service (NORMAL).
station to compensate for the 2.4 bar
difference between the RDC You must now increase tyre with Pro riding modes OE
reading and the value in the pressure until the value is: The suspension setting depends
table. 2.6 bar on the riding mode selected.
The damping defined by the rid-
z ing mode can be changed by the
Example ESA rider.
with Dynamic ESA OE
According to the Rider's
Manual, the tyre pressure Possible settings
should be: Dynamic ESA enables you
to adjust your motorcycle's
2.5 bar
suspension to suit the load and
the road conditions.
Maintenance
General instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 122
7
121
Toolkit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 122
Engine oil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 123
Brake system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 124

Maintenance
Coolant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 128
Clutch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 130
Rims and tyres . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 130
Wheels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 131 z
Silencer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 137
Front-wheel stand . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139
Lighting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 140
Jump-starting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147
Battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 149
Fuses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 153
General instructions Toolkit 3 Install the rear seat
7 The "Maintenance" chapter de- Standard toolkit
( 92).
4 Open-ended spanner
122 scribes straightforward proced-
Width across flats 8/10
ures for checking and replacing
certain wear parts.
Special tightening torques are lis-
Service toolkit
ted as applicable. The tightening
Maintenance

torques for the threaded fasten-


ers on your vehicle are listed in
the section entitled "Technical
data".
Further information on mainten-
ance and repair work is available 1 Screwdriver handle
z from your BMW Motorrad author- 2 Reversible screwdriver
ised dealer in the form of a DVD. blade
Phillips PH1 and Torx T25
BMW Motorrad has assembled
Some of the work requires spe- Removing front seat a service toolkit that is ideal for
cial tools and a thorough know- ( 90). carrying out extended service
ledge of the technology involved. Removing and installing work (e.g. removing and installing
If you are in doubt, consult a body panels. wheels) on this motorcycle. You
specialist workshop, preferably 3 Tool for oil cap can obtain the tools set from
your authorised BMW Motorrad Topping up the engine your authorised BMW Motorrad
dealer. oil ( 123). dealer.
Removing rear seat
( 91).
Engine oil If the oil level is below the MIN
Checking engine oil level mark: 7
Topping up the engine oil
123
ATTENTION ( 123).

The oil level varies with the If the oil level is above the MAX
temperature of the oil. The mark:
higher the temperature, the Have the oil level corrected

Maintenance
higher the level of oil in the by a specialist workshop,
sump. preferably an authorised
Check the oil level in oil-level
Misinterpretation of the oil level BMW Motorrad dealer.
indicator 1.
Check the oil level only
Topping up the engine oil
after a lengthy ride or when
the engine is at operating Make sure the ground is level z
temperature. and firm and place the motor-
cycle on its stand.
Switch off the engine when it is
at operating temperature.
Make sure the ground is level
and firm and place the motor-
cycle on its centre stand.
Wait five minutes for the oil to
drain into the oil pan. Engine oil, specified level

Between MIN and MAX marks


Always make sure that the oil If pressure points are not clearly
7 level is correct. perceptible:
124 Top up the engine oil to the
ATTENTION
specified level.
Engine oil, quantity for Work on brake system not
topping up in compliance with correct
procedure.
Maintenance

max 0.95 l (Difference Risk to operational reliability of


between MIN and MAX) the brake system.
Wipe the area around the oil Have all work on the brake sys-
Checking engine oil level
filler neck clean. tem undertaken by trained and
( 123).
Use oil filler cap tool 1 to re- qualified specialists.
Install cap 2 of the oil filler
move cap 2 from the oil filler
z neck. Have the brakes checked by a
neck.
specialist workshop, preferably
Engage oil filler cap tool 1 in
cap 2 of the oil filler neck and
Brake system an authorised BMW Motorrad
dealer.
turn the tool counter-clockwise Checking function of
to remove the cap. brakes Checking front brake pad
Checking engine oil level Pull the front brake lever. thickness
( 123). The pressure point must be Make sure the ground is level
clearly perceptible. and firm and place the motor-
ATTENTION
Press the footbrake lever. cycle on its stand.
Not enough or too much en- The pressure point must be
gine oil. clearly perceptible.
Engine damage
In order to ensure the depend-
ability of the brake system, do 7
not permit the brake pads to
wear past the minimum per- 125
missible thickness.
Have the brake pads replaced
by a specialist workshop,

Maintenance
preferably an authorised
BMW Motorrad dealer.
Visually inspect the left and
Brake-pad wear limit, Check the rear brake pad
right brake pads to ascertain
front thickness
their thickness. Viewing dir-
ection: between wheel and 1.0 mm (Friction pad only, Make sure the ground is level
front suspension toward brake without backing plate. The and firm and place the motor- z
pads 1. wear indicators (grooves) must cycle on its stand.
be clearly visible.)
If the wear indicating marks are
no longer clearly visible:

WARNING
Brake-pad thickness less
than permissible minimum.
Diminished braking effect. Dam-
age to the brakes.
wear past the minimum per-
7 missible thickness.
126 Have the brake pads replaced
by a specialist workshop,
preferably an authorised
BMW Motorrad dealer.

Checking brake-fluid
Maintenance

level, front brakes


Visually inspect the brake pads
Brake-pad wear limit, WARNING
to ascertain their thickness.
rear
Viewing direction: between
Not enough brake fluid in
spray guard and rear wheel to- 1.0 mm (Friction pad only, brake fluid reservoir.
z ward brake pads 1. without backing plate.) Considerably reduced braking
If the wear limit has been power due to air in the brake
reached: system.
Check the brake-fluid level at
WARNING regular intervals.
Brake-pad thickness less Make sure the ground is level
than permissible minimum. and firm and place the motor-
Diminished braking effect. Dam- cycle on its centre stand.
age to the brakes. Move the handlebars to the
In order to ensure the depend- straight-ahead position.
ability of the brake system, do
not permit the brake pads to
Checking the brake-fluid
level, rear brakes 7
127
WARNING
Not enough brake fluid in
brake fluid reservoir.
Considerably reduced braking

Maintenance
power due to air in the brake
system.
Check the brake fluid level in
Brake fluid level, front Check the brake-fluid level at
front reservoir 1.
regular intervals.
NOTICE Make sure the ground is level
Brake fluid, DOT4
and firm and place the motor- z
Wear of the brake pads causes It is impermissible for the cycle on its centre stand.
the brake fluid level in the reser- brake fluid level to drop below
voir to sink. the MIN mark. (Brake-fluid
reservoir horizontal, motorcycle
upright)
If the brake fluid level drops be-
low the permitted level:
Have the defect rectified as
quickly as possible by a spe-
cialist workshop, preferably
an authorised BMW Motorrad
dealer.
Coolant
7 Check coolant level
128 Make sure the ground is level
and firm and place the motor-
cycle on its stand.
Allow the engine to cool down.
Maintenance

Check the brake fluid level in


Brake fluid level, rear
rear reservoir 1.

NOTICE
Brake fluid, DOT4
z
Wear of the brake pads causes It is impermissible for the
the brake fluid level in the reser- brake fluid level to drop below
voir to sink. the MIN mark. (Brake-fluid
reservoir horizontal, motorcycle Check the coolant level in ex-
upright) pansion tank 1.
If the brake fluid level drops be-
low the permitted level:
Have the defect rectified as
quickly as possible by a spe-
cialist workshop, preferably
an authorised BMW Motorrad
dealer.
Top up coolant Work side panel 1 up and clear
of side trim 2 and remove, not- 7
ing the lugs arrows.
129

Maintenance
Specified coolant level
Remove screws 1.

between MIN and MAX marks


on the expansion tank (engine
Open cap 1 of the coolant ex- z
pansion tank and top up the
cold)
coolant to the specified level.
If the coolant drops below the Check coolant level ( 128).
permitted level: Close the cap of the coolant
Have the defect rectified as expansion tank.
quickly as possible by a spe-
cialist workshop, preferably
an authorised BMW Motorrad
dealer. Ease side panel 3 out at the
front.
Lugs 4 are disengaged from
the grommets.
Rims and tyres
7 Checking rims
130 Make sure the ground is level
and firm and place the motor-
cycle on its stand.
Visually inspect the rims for
defects.
Maintenance

Have any damaged rims in-


spected by a specialist work-
Hold side panel 1 ready with Install screws 1.
shop and replaced if neces-
the lugs in position at side
sary, preferably by an author-
trim 2. Clutch ised BMW Motorrad dealer.
Pivot side panel 3 inward. Checking clutch function
z Lugs 4 are pressed into the Checking tyre tread depth
Pull the clutch lever.
grommets.
The pressure point must be
WARNING
clearly perceptible.
If the pressure point is not clearly Riding with badly worn tyres
perceptible: Risk of accident due to impaired
Have the clutch checked by a handling
specialist workshop, preferably If applicable, have the tyres
an authorised BMW Motorrad changed in good time before
dealer. they wear to the minimum
tread depth permitted by law.
Make sure the ground is level Wheels lar, the diameter and the width
and firm and place the motor-
Tyre recommendation
of a vehicle's wheels are pro- 7
cycle on its stand. grammed into the control unit
Measure the tyre tread depth For each size of tyre, and are fundamental to all cal- 131
in the main tread grooves with BMW Motorrad tests and culations. Any change in these
wear marks. classifies as roadworthy certain influencing variables, caused for
makes. BMW Motorrad cannot example by a switch to wheels
NOTICE assess the suitability or provide other than those installed ex-

Maintenance
any guarantee of road safety for works, can have serious effects
Wear indicators are built into the other tyres. on the performance of the con-
main profile grooves on each BMW Motorrad recommends trol systems.
tyre. The tyre is worn out when using only tyres tested by The sensor rings are essential
the tyre tread has worn down BMW Motorrad. for correct road-speed calcula-
to the level of the marks. The Detailed information is tion, and they too must match z
locations of the marks are indic- available from your au- the motorcycle's control sys-
ated on the edge of the tyre, e.g. thorised BMW Motorrad tems and consequently cannot
by the letters TI, TWI or by an dealer or in the internet at be changed.
arrow. www.bmwmotorrad.com. If you decide that you would like
If the tyre tread is worn to min- to fit non-standard wheels to
imum: Effect of wheel size on your motorcycle, it is very im-
Replace tyre or tyres, as applic- chassis and suspension portant to consult a specialist
able. control systems workshop beforehand, preferably
Wheel size is very important an authorised BMW Motorrad
as a parameter for the frame dealer. In some cases, the data
and suspension control sys- programmed into the control
tems ABS and ASC. In particu-
units can be changed to suit the If the motorcycle is equipped
7 new wheel sizes. with RDC, each wheel rim bears
an adhesive label indicating the
132 RDC adhesive label position of the RDC sensor.
with tyre pressure monitoring When a tyre is being changed,
(RDC) OE special care must be taken not
to damage the RDC sensor. Be
sure to draw the attention of the
Maintenance

authorised BMW Motorrad dealer


or specialist workshop to the fact
Disengage the ABS sensor
that the wheel is fitted with an
cable from retaining clips 1
RDC sensor.
and 2.
Removing front wheel Remove screw 3 and remove
z the ABS sensor from its bore.
Make sure the ground is level
Mask off the parts of the wheel
and firm and place the motor-
rim that could be scratched in
cycle on its centre stand.
ATTENTION the process of removing the
brake callipers.
Tyre removal not in compli-
ance with correct procedure. ATTENTION
Damage to RDC sensors.
Brake pads pushed together
Be sure to explain to the spe- with brake caliper removed.
cialist workshop or authorised
It is not possible to slip the brake
BMW Motorrad dealer that the
caliper over the brake disc.
wheel is fitted with an RDC
sensor.
Do not operate the handbrake Lift the front of the motorcycle
lever while a brake caliper has until the front wheel is clear of 7
been removed. the ground, preferably using
a BMW Motorrad front-wheel 133
Remove securing screws 4
of the left and right brake cal- stand.
lipers. Installing the front-wheel stand
( 139).

Maintenance
Remove screw 1.
Remove left-hand axle clamp-
ing screw 2.
Press quick-release axle slightly
toward the inside, so as to be z
better able to grip it on the
right-hand side.
Force the brake pads 1 slightly
apart by rotational movement Remove right-hand axle clamp-
of the brake calliper 2 against ing screw 1.
brake disc 3.
Carefully pull the brake callipers
back and out until clear of the
brake discs.
7 ATTENTION

134 Tightening threaded fasten-


ers to incorrect tightening
torque.
Damage, or threaded fasteners
work loose.
Maintenance

Always have the security of


the fasteners checked by a
Withdraw quick-release axle 1, Remove spacer bush 1 from specialist workshop, preferably
support the front wheel when the wheel hub. an authorised BMW Motorrad
doing this. dealer.
Set down front wheel and Installing front wheel
z roll forwards out of the front
suspension. WARNING
Use of a non-standard wheel.
Malfunctions in operation of ABS
and ASC.
See the information on the ef-
fect of wheel size on the ABS
and ASC systems at the start
of this chapter. Slip spacing bushing 1 into
the wheel hub on the left-hand
side.
Installing the front-wheel stand
ATTENTION ( 139).
Clamping screw for
quick-release axle in 7
Front wheel installed wrong telescopic fork 135
way round.
Risk of accident 19 Nm
Note direction-of-rotation ar-
rows on tyre or rim.

Maintenance
Roll the front wheel into posi-
tion between the front forks.

Install screw 1 and tighten to


specified torque. Counter-hold z
quick-release axle on the right-
hand side. Tighten right axle clamping
Quick-release axle in screw 1 to the specified
telescopic forks torque.
Clamping screw for
30 Nm
Lift front wheel and fit quick- quick-release axle in
release axle 1. Tighten left-hand axle clamp- telescopic fork
Remove front-wheel stand and ing screw 2 to the specified
torque. 19 Nm
firmly compress front forks
several times. Do not oper- Removing the front-wheel
ate front break lever. stand.
Position left and right brake Delayed braking effect. Removing rear wheel
7 calipers on the brake discs. Before riding off, always check Silencer, swinging out ( 137).
that the brakes bite as soon as
136 the brake lever is pulled or the
brake pedal depressed.
Operate the brake several
times until the brake pads are
Maintenance

bedded.
Seat the ABS sensor line in
retaining clips 1 and 2.
Insert the ABS sensor into its
bore and install screw 3.
Install securing screws 4 on Engage first gear.
z left and right and tighten to Wheel-speed sensor to
Remove studs 1 from the rear
specified tightening torque. fork leg
wheel, while supporting the
Brake caliper on tele- Joining compound: Micro- wheel.
scopic fork encapsulated or medium- Roll the rear wheel out toward
strength thread-locking com- the rear.
38 Nm pound
Remove the adhesive tape
Installing the rear wheel
8 Nm
from the wheel rim.
WARNING
WARNING Use of a non-standard wheel.
Brake pads not contacting Malfunctions in operation of ABS
the brake disc. and ASC.
See the information on the ef- Silencer
fect of wheel size on the ABS
Swinging silencer out
7
and ASC systems at the start
of this chapter. 137
CAUTION
ATTENTION Hot exhaust system.
Risk of burn injury
Tightening threaded fasten-
Do not touch a hot exhaust

Maintenance
ers to incorrect tightening
system.
torque.
Damage, or threaded fasteners Install wheel studs 1 and Make sure the ground is level
work loose. tighten to specified torque. and firm and place the motor-
Always have the security of Rear wheel to wheel cycle on its centre stand.
the fasteners checked by a flange Allow the silencer to cool.
z
specialist workshop, preferably
an authorised BMW Motorrad Tightening sequence: tighten
dealer. in diagonally opposite se-
quence
Seat the rear wheel on the
rear-wheel adapter. 60 Nm
Securing silencer ( 138).

Remove screws 1 with


washer 2 on front screw.
Remove silencer cover 3. Always have the security of
7 the fasteners checked by a
specialist workshop, preferably
138 an authorised BMW Motorrad
dealer.
Maintenance

Push clamp 1 as far forward as


possible and position it with the
Slacken screw 1 of the clamp. recess engaging the projection
Remove screw 2 and locking (arrow).
z washer 3. Tighten the clamp.
Turn silencer 4 clockwise to-
Turn silencer 1 counter-clock- Clamp to silencer and
ward the outside.
wise until it is seated against exhaust manifold
Securing silencer the rear footrest bracket.
Install washer 2 and screw 3. 22 Nm
ATTENTION Silencer to footrest
Tightening threaded fasten- bracket
ers to incorrect tightening
19 Nm
torque.
Damage, or threaded fasteners
work loose.
Risk of damage to parts if vehicle
topples. 7
Place the motorcycle on its
centre stand or another auxili- 139
ary stand before lifting the front
wheel with the BMW Motorrad
front-wheel stand.

Maintenance
Make sure the ground is level
and firm and place the motor-
Place silencer cover 3 in posi- cycle on its centre stand. Slacken securing screw 1.
tion. Use basic stand with front- Push the two adapters 2 apart
Install screws 1 with washer 2 wheel adapter. The basic until the front forks fit between
on front screw. stand and its accessory them.
parts are available from your Use locating pins 3 to set the z
Front-wheel stand BMW Motorrad dealer. front-wheel stand to the de-
Installing the front-wheel sired height.
Centre the front-wheel stand
stand
relative to the front wheel and
ATTENTION push it against the front axle.

Use of the BMW Motorrad


front wheel stand without
also accompanying use of
centre stand or auxiliary
stand.
Lighting
7 Replacing bulb for low-
140 beam headlight

NOTICE
The positions of the plug, the
spring wire retainer and the
Maintenance

bulb might not be as illustrated


Align the two adapters 2 so below.
that the front forks are securely ATTENTION
Make sure the ground is level
seated. Centre stand retracts if mo- and firm and place the motor-
Tighten securing screw 1. torcycle lifted too high. cycle on its stand.
z Switch off the ignition.
Risk of damage to parts if vehicle
topples.
When raising the vehicle, make
sure that the centre stand re-
mains on the ground.
Apply uniform pressure to push
the front-wheel stand down
and raise the motorcycle.
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141

Maintenance
Remove cover 1 by turning it Disengage spring clip 1 and Insert bulb 2, making sure that
counter-clockwise to replace swing it aside. the tab is correctly positioned.
the bulb for the low-beam Remove bulb 2.
headlight. NOTICE
Replace the defective bulb. z
The bulb might face in a direc-
Bulbs for the low-beam tion other than that shown here.
headlight
Engage spring clip 1 in the
H7 / 12 V / 55 W catch.
Hold the bulb by the base only,
in order to keep the glass free
of foreign matter.

Disconnect plug 1.
Replacing bulb for high- Ease speaker cover 1 to the
7 beam headlight left to remove.
142
NOTICE
The description below steps you
through the procedure for repla-
cing the left bulb. The procedure
Maintenance

for working on the right side is


the same.
Connect plug 1.
Make sure the ground is level
and firm and place the motor-
cycle on its stand. Remove screws 1.
z Switch off the ignition. Carefully remove speaker
unit 2, noting the plug.

Insert cover 1 and turn it clock-


wise to install.

Remove screws 2.
Disconnect plug 1.
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143

Maintenance
Pull the tab to remove cover 1. Release spring clip 1 at left Install bulb 2, making sure that
and right and swing it open. the tab is correctly positioned.
Remove bulb 2.
NOTICE
Replace the defective bulb. z
The bulb might face in a direc-
Bulb for high-beam tion other than that shown here.
headlight
Insert spring clip 1.
H1 / 12 V / 55 W
Hold the bulb by the base only,
in order to keep the glass free
Disconnect plug 1. of foreign matter.
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144

Maintenance

Connect plug 1. Connect plug 1. Hold speaker cover 1 in posi-


tion and install screws 2.

Replacing bulb for parking


z light

NOTICE
The description below steps you
through the procedure for repla-
cing the left bulb. The procedure
for working on the right side is
Install cover 1. Seat speaker unit 2 in the the same.
mount.
Make sure the ground is level
Install screws 1.
and firm and place the motor-
cycle on its stand.
Switch off the ignition. Carefully remove speaker
unit 2, noting the plug. 7
145

Maintenance
Disengage socket 1 from
headlight housing 2, but do not
Remove screws 2. under any circumstances pull
Ease speaker cover 1 to the Disconnect plug 1. cable 3.
left to remove. z

Remove cover 1 by turning it Remove bulb 1 from the


Remove screws 1. counter-clockwise. socket.
Replace the defective bulb.
7 Bulb for parking light
146

W5W / 12 V / 5 W
with daytime running light OE
or
Maintenance

with Pro Headlight OE


Lighting rings, integrated into
headlight Install bulb socket 1 in head- Connect plug 1.
light housing 2.
Use a clean, dry cloth to hold
the bulb in order to keep the
z glass free of foreign matter.

Seat speaker unit 2 in the


Turn cover 1 clockwise to in- mount.
stall. Install screws 1.
Insert bulb 1 into the bulb
socket.
Waveguide rings, Jump-starting
replacing 7
with daytime running light OE ATTENTION
147
with Pro Headlight OE
Excessive current flowing
Waveguide rings are integrated when the motorcycle is
into the headlight and can be jump-started
replaced only together with the Wiring smoulders/ignites or dam-

Maintenance
headlight. Consult a specialist age to the on-board electronics
workshop, preferably an author- If the motorcycle has to be
Hold speaker cover 1 in posi-
ised BMW Motorrad dealer. jump-started connect the leads
tion and install screws 2.
to the battery terminals; never
Replacing LED rear light Replacing LED auxiliary attempt to jump-start the en-
The LED rear light can be re- headlights gine by connecting leads to the z
with LED auxiliary headlights OA on-board socket.
placed only as a complete unit.
Consult a specialist workshop,
The LED auxiliary headlights can ATTENTION
preferably an authorised
only be replaced as a unit; it is
BMW Motorrad dealer. Contact between crocodile
not possible to replace individual
LEDs. clips of jump leads and
Replacing LED turn
Consult a specialist workshop, vehicle.
indicators
preferably an authorised Risk of short-circuit
LED turn indicators can be Use jump leads fitted with fully
BMW Motorrad dealer.
replaced only as a complete insulated crocodile clips at both
unit. Consult a specialist work- ends.
shop, preferably an authorised
BMW Motorrad dealer.
gine does not start, wait a few
7 ATTENTION minutes before repeating the
Jump-starting with a voltage attempt in order to protect the
148 starter motor and the donor
greater than 12 V.
battery.
Damage to the on-board elec-
tronics. Allow both engines to idle for a
few minutes before disconnect-
Make sure that the battery of
ing the jump leads.
Maintenance

the donor vehicle has a voltage


rating of 12 V. Disconnect the jump lead from
Remove protective cap 1. the negative terminals first,
Make sure the ground is level then disconnect the second
and firm and place the motor- Use the red jumper cable to
connect the positive terminal 2 lead from the positive termin-
cycle on its stand. als.
of the discharged battery to the
z Removing battery cover
positive terminal of the donor NOTICE
( 150).
battery.
When jump-starting the engine,
Then connect one end of the Do not use proprietary start-as-
do not disconnect the battery
black jump lead to the negative sist sprays or other products to
from the on-board electrical
terminal of the donor battery start the engine.
system.
and the other end to negative Install the protective cap.
terminal 3 of the discharged
Fitting battery cover ( 152).
battery.
Run the engine of the donor
vehicle during jump-starting.
Start the engine of the vehicle
with the discharged battery
in the usual way; if the en-
Battery Charge battery when
Maintenance instructions
ATTENTION
connected 7
Correct upkeep, recharging and On-board electronics (e.g. 149
clock) draining connected ATTENTION
storage will prolong the life of
the battery and are essential if battery. Charging connected battery
warranty claims are to be con- Battery is deep-discharged; this via the battery terminals.
sidered. voids the guarantee. Damage to the on-board elec-

Maintenance
Compliance with the points be- Connect a float charger to the tronics.
low is important in order to max- battery if the motorcycle is to Disconnect the battery at
imise battery life: remain out of use for more the battery terminals before
Keep the surface of the battery than four weeks. charging.
clean and dry
Do not open the battery NOTICE ATTENTION z
Do not top up with water BMW Motorrad has developed a
Be sure to read and comply Charging a fully discharged
float charger specially designed battery via the on-board
with the instructions for char- for compatibility with the elec-
ging the battery on the follow- socket or the extra socket.
tronics of your motorcycle. Us-
ing pages Damage to the on-board elec-
ing this charger, you can keep
Do not turn the battery upside tronics.
the battery charged during long
down. If a battery has discharged to
periods of disuse, without having
the extent that it is completely
to disconnect the battery from
flat (battery voltage less than
the motorcycle's on-board sys-
9 V, status-indicator lights and
tems. You can obtain additional
multifunction display remain off
information from your authorised
when the ignition is switched
BMW Motorrad dealer.
on) it has to be disconnec-
ted from the on-board cir- socket is switched off when this charger's terminal clips from
7 cuits and re-charged with the happens. the battery terminals.
charger connected directly to Comply with the operating in-
150 the battery posts. NOTICE
structions of the charger.
The battery has to be recharged
ATTENTION NOTICE at regular intervals in the course
Unsuitable battery chargers If you are unable to charge the of a lengthy period of disuse.
Maintenance

connected to an on-board battery through the on-board See the instructions for caring
socket. socket, you may be using a char- for your battery. Always fully re-
Damage to charger and to frame ger that is not compatible with charge the battery before restor-
and suspension electronics. your motorcycle's electronics. If ing it to use.
Use suitable BMW chargers. this happens, disconnect the bat- Removing battery
The suitable charger is tery from the on-board systems
z
available from your authorised and connect the charger directly
BMW Motorrad dealer. to the battery.
Charge via the charging socket, Charging battery when
with the battery connected
disconnected
to the motorcycle's on-board
electrical system. Charge the battery using a
suitable charger.
NOTICE Comply with the operating in-
structions of the charger.
The motorcycle's on-board elec- Once the battery is fully Switch off the ignition.
tronics know when the battery charged, disconnect the Remove screws 1.
is fully charged. The on-board Remove the battery cover.
with alarm system (DWA) OE
If applicable, switch off the anti- 7
theft alarm (DWA).
151

Maintenance
Pull retaining plate in position 1 Disconnect battery negative
outwards and remove in an lead 1 and remove the battery.
upward direction. The battery is removed.
Slightly lift the battery and ease
Disconnect battery negative it clear of the holder until the Installing battery z
lead 1 and disengage rubber battery positive terminal is ac-
strap 2. cessible.

Secure battery positive lead 1.


7 NOTICE

152 If the 12 V battery is not cor-


rectly installed or if the polar-
ity of the terminals is reversed
(e.g. in an attempt to jump-start
the vehicle), this can cause the
fuse for the alternator regulator
Maintenance

to blow.
Push battery into the mounting. Secure battery negative lead 1. Install screws 1.
Secure the battery with rubber
strap 2. Switch on the ignition.
Set the time in Settings
z - Time and set the date in
Settings - Date.

First push the retaining plate


under the battery at position 1
Place battery cover into the
and then seat it in mounts 2.
mounting 1 and press into the
mountings 2.
Fuses Fuse assignment
Replace fuses
NOTICE
7
If fuse defects recur frequently 153
have the electric circuits checked
by a specialist workshop,
preferably an authorised
BMW Motorrad dealer.

Maintenance
Installing front seat ( 90).

Fuse box
Switch off the ignition.
Removing front seat ( 90). z
Disconnect plug 1. 15 A (Slot 1: Instrument
cluster, alarm system (DWA),
ATTENTION ignition lock, diagnostic socket,
topcase light)
Jumpering of blown fuses.
7.5 A (Slot 2: Multifunction
Risk of short-circuit and fire.
switch left, tyre pressure con-
Always replace a defective fuse
trol (RDC), audio system)
with a new fuse of the same
amperage.
Consult the fuse assignment
diagram and replace the de-
fective fuse.
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154

Maintenance

Fuse holder

50 A (Fuse 1: Voltage regu-


z lator)
Accessories
General instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 156
8
155
Power sockets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 156
Navigation system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 157
Cases . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 160

Accessories
Topcase . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 162

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General instructions cessory products to establish Power sockets
8 that they are safe, functional and
Connection of electrical
CAUTION suitable. Consequently, BMW
156 devices
accepts product liability. BMW
Use of other-make products. accepts no liability whatsoever for You can start using electrical
Safety risk parts and accessories that it has devices connected to the mo-
BMW Motorrad cannot exam- not approved. torcycle's sockets only when
ine or test each product of out- Whenever you are planning the ignition is switched on.
Accessories

side origin to ensure that it can modifications, comply with all


Cable routing
be used on or in connection the legal requirements. Make
with BMW vehicles without sure that the vehicle does not The cables from the power
constituting a safety hazard. infringe the national road-vehicle sockets to the auxiliary devices
Country-specific official author- construction and use regulations must be routed in such a way
z isation does not suffice as as- applicable in your country. that they do not impede the
surance. Tests conducted by Your BMW Motorrad dealer can rider.
these instances cannot make offer expert advice on the choice The cable routing should not
provision for all operating con- of genuine BMW parts, accessor- restrict the steering angle or
ditions experienced by BMW ies and other products. obstruct handling.
vehicles and, consequently, You can examine all the optional The cables must not be
they are not sufficient in some accessories from BMW Motorrad trapped.
circumstances. by visiting our website:
Use only parts and accessor- Automatic shutdown
"www.bmw-motorrad.com".
ies approved by BMW for your The sockets will be automat-
vehicle. ically switched off during the
start procedure.
BMW has conducted extens-
ive testing of the parts and ac-
The power supply to the in the technical data is ex- Always remove the navigation
sockets is switched off a ceeded. system and stow it away safely 8
certain time after the ignition as soon as you finish your ride.
is switched off, in order to Navigation system 157
prevent overloading of the on-
Securing navigation
board electrics. Low-wattage
electrical accessories might not
device
be recognised by the vehicles with navigation system OA

Accessories
electronics. In such cases, with preparation for navigation
power sockets are switched off system OE
very shortly after the ignition is
turned off. ATTENTION

Automatic shutdown of Dust and dirt on contacts of Operate latch 1 and remove z
the sockets after ignition the Mount Cradle. cover 2.
OFF Damage to the contacts.
Always reinstall the cover as
max 15 min soon as you finish your ride.

If the battery charge state is NOTICE


too low to maintain the mo-
torcycle's start capability, the The latching system of the
power sockets are switched off. Mount Cradle is not designed to
The power sockets are also protect against theft.
switched off when the max-
imum load capability as stated
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158

Accessories

First seat navigation device 1 in Check that the navigation Operate latch 1 and remove
the mount and then pivot it to device is secure in the cradle. navigation device 2.
the rear 2. Latch 1 must be fully engaged.
Press down on the top edge The latching mechanism must
z lie flat and be out of sight.
of the navigation device until it
engages.
Removing navigation
device
with navigation system OA
with preparation for navigation
system OE

Install cover 2.
Check that the cover is secure
in the cradle. Top retaining
cap 1 must be fully engaged.
Operating navigation Zoom +: Performs functions Select the function you want
system marked with a plus sign (+) and implement the function by 8
with preparation for navigation in the navigation system. In pushing the Multi-Controller to
the map view, for instance, the the right. 159
system OE
view zooms in on the map de-
If applicable, switch on the igni- tail. Special functions
tion. Zoom : Performs functions with preparation for navigation
Call up the Navigation marked with a plus sign (-) in system OE

Accessories
menu. the navigation system. In the
map view, for instance, the Integration of the BMW Motorrad
view zooms out from the map Navigator V can result in devi-
detail. ations from the descriptions in
Speak: The last naviga- the operating instructions for the
tion announcement is spoken Navigator. z
again. The announcement is
Reserve fuel level warning
spoken again even if automatic
spoken announcement have The settings for the fuel gauge
been switched off in the set- enable you to define a distance
tings of the navigation system. that is covered per full tank of
fuel. The motorcycle sends the
The options for using the nav- Mute: Automatic spoken an-
figure for residual range possible
igation system appear on the nouncements are toggled off
with the fuel remaining in the fuel
display. and on.
tank to the Navigator, so it is no
Page: You can page from Display Off: The display
longer necessary to enter this
view to view; the choices are of the navigation system is
value.
main menu, map and on-board toggled off and on.
computer.
Time and date Navigator is switched on by ig-
8 The Navigator sends time and nition ON while cradled in any of
date to the motorcycle. The these vehicles.
160 If the Navigator is removed from
transfer of these data into the
instrument cluster must be activ- the vehicle while switched on, a
ated in the SETUP menu of the security prompt asking for the
instrument cluster. PIN to be entered is issued.
Accessories

Security settings Cases


The BMW Motorrad Navigator V Open cases Turn the key to the in the case
can be secured against unau- lock to the position indicated
with central locking system OE
thorised use with a four-digit PIN by the dot.
(Garmin Lock). If this function is If applicable, open the central
z activated, while the Navigator is locking.
cradled on the motorcycle and
the ignition is switched on you
are prompted to add the mo-
torcycle to the list of secured
vehicles. If you answer "Yes" at
this prompt the Navigator saves
the VIN of this vehicle in its in-
ternal memory.
A maximum of five VINs can be
Push lock barrel 1 down.
saved in this way.
Lever 2 pops up.
Subsequently, the PIN does not
have to be entered when the
Pull the release lever all the the vehicle key is not left in the
way up and open the lid of the cases. 8
case. Push release lever 2 down until 161
Closing cases it engages.
Turn the key in the case lock
to the LOCK position and re-
move the key from the lock.

Accessories
Removing cases
Pull carry handle 3 up as far as
it will go.
The case is released and can
be removed.
z
Pull release lever 2 all the way Install cases
up. Pull the handle up as far as it
Close the lid of the case and will go.
press it down. Check that
nothing is trapped between the Turn the key to the RELEASE
lid and the case. position in the case lock.
NOTICE The handle pops out.

The cases can also be locked


by turning the lock to the LOCK
position. In this case, ensure that
Maximum payload and Topcase
8 maximum permissible Opening topcase
162 speed
with topcase OA
Note the maximum permissible
payload and the speed limit for with central locking system OE
riding with cases fitted, as stated If applicable, open the central
on the label inside the case. locking.
Accessories

Contact your authorised


BMW Motorrad dealer if you
Seat the case in holders 4. cannot find your combination of
vehicle and cases on the label.
The values for the combination
z described here are as follows:
Maximum permissible
speed for riding with
cases fitted to the motorcycle
max 180 km/h Turn the key to the in the top-
case lock to the position indic-
Payload per case ated by the dot.
Push handle 3 down until it
engages.
max 10 kg
Turn the key in the case lock
to the LOCK position and re-
move the key from the lock.
Turn the key in the topcase
lock to the LOCK position and 8
remove the key from the lock.
163
Removing the topcase
Removing front seat ( 90).
Removing rear seat ( 91).
with topcase OA

Accessories
Push lock barrel 1 forward. Pull release lever 2 all the way
Lever 2 pops up. up.
Pull the release lever all the Close the lid of the topcase
way up and open the lid of the and hold it down. Check that
z
topcase. nothing is trapped between the
lid and the case.
Closing topcase
with topcase OA NOTICE
The topcase can also be locked Disconnect plug 1.
by turning the lock to the LOCK Work the plug of the topcase
position. In this case, ensure that through to the rear.
the vehicle key is not left in the Open the topcase.
topcase. If applicable, empty the top-
case and lift out the bottom
Push release lever 2 down until
mat.
it engages.
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164

Accessories

Push slide latch 2 toward the Lift the topcase at the rear and Set the topcase on the lug-
outside and hold it in this posi- remove it from the luggage gage carrier.
tion. carrier. Opening topcase ( 162).
Turn rotary latch 3 in the direc-
z Install the rear seat ( 92).
tion indicated by the RELEASE
arrow. Installing front seat ( 90).
Release warning 4 is visible. Installing topcase
Close the topcase.
Removing front seat ( 90).
Removing rear seat ( 91).
with topcase OA
If applicable, empty the top-
case and lift out the bottom
mat. Turn rotary latch 3 as far as
it will go in the direction in-
dicated by the LOCK arrow
while pressing down on the cannot find your combination of
back edge of the topcase. vehicle and topcase on the label. 8
Release warning 4 is no longer The values for the combination
visible. described here are as follows: 165
If the release warning is still vis-
Maximum permissible
ible the topcase is not correctly
speed for riding with
secured.
Vario topcase fitted to the mo-
Make sure that the topcase is

Accessories
torcycle
correctly seated on the luggage
carrier. Work the cable into position at max 180 km/h
positions 6.
Payload of Vario topcase
Connect plug 1.

Install the rear seat ( 92). z


max 5 kg
Installing front seat ( 90).

Maximum payload and


maximum permissible
speed
Note the maximum permissible
Route the connecting cable payload and the speed limit for
forward in cable guide 5. riding with topcase fitted, as
stated on the label inside the
topcase.
Contact your authorised
BMW Motorrad dealer if you
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8

Accessories
166
Care
Care products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 168
9
167
Washing the vehicle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 168
Cleaning easily damaged compon-
ents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 169

Care
Paint care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 170
Laying up the motorcycle . . . . . . . . . . 170 z
Protective wax coating . . . . . . . . . . . . . 170
Restoring motorcycle to use . . . . . . . 171
Care products Washing the vehicle Apply the brakes in good time
9 BMW Motorrad recommends BMW Motorrad recommends
to allow the friction and heat to
dry the brake discs and brake
168 that you use the cleaning that you use BMW insect re-
pads.
and care products you can mover to soften and wash off
obtain from your authorised insects and stubborn dirt on
BMW Motorrad dealer. painted parts prior to washing ATTENTION
The substances in BMW the vehicle. Effect of road salt intensified
Care

CareProducts have been tested To prevent stains, do not wash by warm water.
in laboratories and in practice; the vehicle immediately after it Corrosion
z they provide optimised care and has been exposed to strong sun- Use only cold water to wash off
protection for the materials used light and do not wash it in the road salt.
in your vehicle. sun.
Make sure that the vehicle is ATTENTION
ATTENTION washed frequently, especially
Use of unsuitable cleaning during the winter months. Damage due to high water
and care products. To remove road salt, clean the pressure from high pressure
Damage to vehicle parts. motorcycle with cold water im- cleaners or steam cleaners.
Do not use solvents such as mediately after every trip. Corrosion or short-circuit, dam-
cellulose thinners, cold clean- age to seals, to the hydraulic
WARNING brake system, to the electrics
ers, fuel or the like, and do
not use cleaning products that Wet brake discs and brake and the seat.
contain alcohol. pads after vehicle wash, after Exercise restraint when using
riding through water and in a steam jet or high-pressure
rainy conditions. cleaning equipment.
Diminished braking effect.
Do not use insect-remover Chrome
NOTICE pads or cleaning pads with Use plenty of water and BMW 9
Aluminium cases and topcases hard, scouring surfaces. shampoo to clean chrome, par- 169
do not have a surface coating. ticularly if it has been exposed to
Body panels
Care in accordance with the in- road salt. Use chrome polish for
structions set out below will help Clean the trim panels with water additional treatment.
ensure the best possible appear- and BMW plastic care emulsion.
ance: Radiator

Care
Windscreens and lenses Clean the radiator regularly to
Remove road salt and corrosive
made of plastic prevent overheating of the en- z
deposits by cleaning with cold
water immediately after every Clean off dirt and insects with a gine due to inadequate cooling.
trip. soft sponge and plenty of water. For example, use a garden hose
with low water pressure.
NOTICE
Cleaning easily
Soften stubborn dirt and insects ATTENTION
damaged components
by covering the affected areas Radiator fins easily bent.
Plastics with a wet cloth. Damage to radiator fins.
ATTENTION Take care not to bend the radi-
Clean with water and
ator fins when cleaning.
Use of unsuitable cleaning sponge only.
agents. Rubber components
Damage to plastic surfaces. Do not use any chemical Treat rubber components with
Do not use cleaning agents cleaning agents. water or BMW rubber-care
that contain alcohol, solvents or products.
abrasives.
commends using BMW vehicle Spray the brake and clutch
9 ATTENTION polish or BMW paint cleaner for lever pivots and the main and
Application of silicone sprays this purpose. side stand pivots with a suit-
170 Marks on the paintwork are par- able lubricant.
to rubber seals.
Damage to the rubber seals. ticularly easy to see after the
vehicle has been washed. Re- Coat bright metal and chrome-
Do not use silicone sprays plated parts with an acid-free
move stains of this kind imme-
or care products that contain grease (e.g. Vaseline).
diately, using cleaning-grade
Care

silicon.
benzene or petroleum spirit on a Stand the motorcycle in a dry
z Paint care clean cloth or ball of cotton wool. room in such a way that there
BMW Motorrad recommends us- is no load on either wheel
Washing the vehicle regularly ing BMW tar remover for remov- (preferably using the front-
will help counteract the long- ing specks of tar. Remember to wheel and rear-wheel stands
term effects of substances that wax the parts treated in this way. from BMW Motorrad).
damage the paint, especially if
your vehicle is ridden in areas Laying up the Protective wax coating
with high air pollution or natural
motorcycle If water is no longer forming
sources of dirt, for example tree
resin or pollen. Clean the motorcycle. beads on the paint surface, it
However, particularly aggress- must be waxed.
Fill the motorcycle's fuel tank
ive substances (e.g. spilt fuel, BMW Motorrad recommends
with fuel.
oil, grease, brake fluid and bird applying only BMW car wax or
droppings) must be removed Removing battery ( 150). products containing carnauba
immediately, as the paint could wax or synthetic wax.
otherwise be affected or become
discoloured. BMW Motorrad re-
Restoring motorcycle
to use 9
Remove the protective wax 171
coating.
Clean the motorcycle.

Installing battery ( 151).

Care
Checklist ( 98).
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9
172

Care

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Technical data
Troubleshooting chart . . . . . . . . . . . . . 174 Weights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 187
10
173
Threaded fasteners . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 175 Riding specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 187
Engine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 177
Fuel. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 178

Technical data
Engine oil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 178
Clutch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 179
Transmission . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 179
Rear-wheel drive . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 180
z
Running gear . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 180
Brakes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 181
Wheels and tyres . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 182
Electrics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 184
Frame . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 185
Anti-theft alarm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 186
Dimensions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 186
Troubleshooting chart
10 Engine does not start or is difficult to start.
174 Possible cause Rectification
Side stand extended and gear engaged Retract the side stand.
Gear engaged and clutch not disengaged Select neutral or pull the clutch lever.
Technical data

No fuel in tank Refuelling ( 105).


Battery flat Charge battery when connected ( 149).

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Threaded fasteners
Front wheel Value Valid
10
175
Brake caliper on telescopic fork
M10 x 65 38 Nm
Clamping screw for quick-re-
lease axle in telescopic fork

Technical data
M8 x 35 19 Nm
Wheel-speed sensor to fork leg
M6 x 16 8 Nm
Micro-encapsulated or medium-
strength thread-locking compound
Quick-release axle in telescopic z
forks
M12 x 20 30 Nm
Rear wheel Value Valid
Rear wheel to wheel flange
M10 x 1.25 x 40 Tighten in diagonally opposite
sequence
60 Nm
Exhaust system Value Valid
10 Silencer to footrest bracket
176
M8 x 35 19 Nm
Clamp to silencer and exhaust
manifold
22 Nm
Technical data

Mirror arm Value Valid


Mirror to holder
M6 x 50 8 Nm

z
Engine
Location of engine number Crankcase, bottom right, below starter motor
10
177
Engine type 122EN
Engine design Air-/liquid-cooled two-cylinder four-stroke
opposed-twin engine with two overhead spur-
gear-driven camshafts and one balancing shaft

Technical data
Displacement 1170 cm3
Cylinder bore 101 mm
Piston stroke 73 mm
Compression ratio 12.5:1
Nominal output 92 kW, at engine speed: 7750 min-1
z
with power reduction OE 79 kW, at engine speed: 7750 min-1
Torque 125 Nm, at engine speed: 6500 min-1
with power reduction OE 122 Nm, at engine speed: 5250 min-1
Maximum engine speed max 9000 min-1
Idle speed 1150 min-1, Engine at regular operating tempera-
ture
Fuel
10 Recommended fuel grade Super unleaded (max. 10 % ethanol, E10)
178 95 ROZ/RON
89 AKI
Usable fuel capacity approx. 25 l
Reserve fuel approx. 4 l
Technical data

Exhaust emissions standard EU 3

Engine oil
Engine oil, capacity max 4 l, with filter change
Specification SAE 5W-40, API SL / JASO MA2, Additives
z (e.g. molybdenum-based) are not permissible
because they can attack coated components
of the engine, BMW Motorrad recommends
BMW Motorrad ADVANTEC Ultimate oil
Engine oil, quantity for topping up max 0.95 l, Difference between MIN and MAX
Clutch
Clutch type Multiplate oil-bath clutch, anti-hopping
10
179
Transmission
Gearbox type dog-shifted six-speed gearbox with bevel gearing
Gearbox transmission ratios 1.000 (60:60 teeth), Primary transmission ratio

Technical data
1.650 (33:20 teeth), Transmission input ratio
2.438 (39:16 teeth), 1st gear
1.714 (36:21 teeth), 2nd gear
1.296 (35:27 teeth), 3rd gear
1.059 (36:34 teeth), 4th gear
0.943 (33:35 teeth), 5th gear
0.848 (28:33 teeth), 6th gear z
1.061 (35:33 teeth), Transmission output ratio
Rear-wheel drive
10 Type of final drive Shaft drive with bevel gears
180
Type of rear suspension Cast aluminium single swinging arm with
BMW Motorrad paralever
Gear ratio of final drive 2.75 (33/12 teeth)
Technical data

Running gear
Front wheel
Type of front suspension BMW Telelever, with anti-dive top fork bridge,
leading link mounted on engine and telescopic
forks, central spring strut supported by leading link
z and frame
Design of front wheel suspension Central shock absorber with helical spring
with Dynamic ESA OE Central shock absorber complete with torsion
spring and header tank, electrically adjustable de-
compression and compression-stage damping
Spring travel, front 120 mm, at wheel
Rear wheel
Type of rear suspension Cast aluminium single swinging arm with
10
BMW Motorrad paralever 181
Type of rear suspension Central spring strut with coil spring, adjustable
rebound stage damping and spring preload
with Dynamic ESA OE Central spring strut with coil spring and

Technical data
reservoir, electrically adjustable rebound-.stage
and compression-stage damping, electrically
adjustable spring preload
Spring travel at rear wheel 135 mm

Brakes
z
Type of front brake Hydraulically actuated twin-disc brake with 4-pis-
ton radial monobloc calipers and floating brake
discs
Brake-pad material, front Sintered metal
Brake disc thickness, front min 4 mm, Wear limit
Play of brake controls (Front brake) approx. 1.85 mm, at piston
Type of rear brake Hydraulically actuated disc brake with 2-piston
floating caliper and fixed disc
Brake-pad material, rear Organic material
10 Brake disc thickness, rear
Play of brake controls (Rear brake)
min 4.5 mm, Wear limit
approx. 1 mm, at piston
182
Wheels and tyres
Recommended tyre sets Your authorised BMW Motorrad dealer will be
happy to supply an up-to-date list of the approved
Technical data

wheel/tyre combinations, or you can check the in-


formation posted on the bmw-motorrad.com web-
site.
Speed category, front/rear tyres W, required at least: 270 km/h
Front wheel
Front wheel type Aluminium cast wheel
z
Front wheel rim size 3.5" x 17"
Tyre designation, front 120/70 - 17
Load index, front tyre min. 52
Permissible front-wheel imbalance max 5 g
Wheel load, front, at unladen weight 139 kg
Permissible wheel load, front max 177 kg
Permissible front-wheel imbalance max 5 g
Rear wheel
Rear-wheel type Aluminium cast wheel
10
183
Rear wheel rim size 5.5" x 17"
Tyre designation, rear 180/55 - 17
Load index, rear tyre min. 70
Permissible rear-wheel imbalance max 45 g

Technical data
Wheel load, rear, at unladen weight 135 kg
Permissible wheel load, rear max 318 kg
Tyre pressures
Tyre pressure, front 2.5 bar, tyre cold
Tyre pressure, rear 2.9 bar, tyre cold z
Electrics
10 Electrical rating of on-board sockets max 10 A, Total for all sockets
184
Fuse box 15 A, Slot 1: Instrument cluster, alarm system
(DWA), ignition lock, diagnostic socket, topcase
light
7.5 A, Slot 2: Multifunction switch left, tyre pres-
sure control (RDC), audio system
Technical data

Fuse holder 50 A, Fuse 1: Voltage regulator


Battery
Battery type AGM (Absorbent Glass Mat) battery
Battery rated voltage 12 V
z Battery rated capacity 16 Ah
Spark plugs
Spark plugs, manufacturer and designation NGK LMAR8D-J
Electrode gap of spark plug 0.80.1 mm, when new
1.0 mm, Wear limit
Lighting
Bulb for high-beam headlight H1 / 12 V / 55 W
10
185
Bulbs for the low-beam headlight H7 / 12 V / 55 W
Bulb for parking light W5W / 12 V / 5 W
with daytime running light OE Lighting rings, integrated into headlight
or

Technical data
with Pro Headlight OE
Bulb for tail light/brake light LED
Bulbs for flashing turn indicators, front LED
Bulbs for flashing turn indicators, rear LED

Frame z
Frame type Tubular steel frame with load-bearing drive unit,
aluminium rear frame
Type plate location Frame, front right (beside spring strut)
Position of the Vehicle Identification Number Frame, front right, on steering head
Anti-theft alarm
10 with alarm system (DWA) OE
186
Activation time on arming approx. 30 s
Alarm duration approx. 26 s
Battery type CR 123 A
Technical data

Dimensions
Length of motorcycle 2185 mm
Height of motorcycle 1405 mm, At DIN unladen weight
Width of motorcycle 980 mm, across mirrors
z Front-seat height 805...825 mm, Without rider at unladen weight
with front seat, low OE 760...780 mm, Without rider at unladen weight
with front seat, high OE 830...850 mm, Without rider at unladen weight
Rider's inside-leg arc, heel to heel 1810...1850 mm, Without rider at unladen weight
with front seat, low OE 1740...1780 mm, Without rider at unladen weight
with front seat, high OE 1875...1915 mm, Without rider at unladen weight
Weights
Unladen weight 274 kg, DIN unladen weight, ready for road 90 %
10
load of fuel, without OE 187
Permissible gross weight 495 kg
Maximum payload 221 kg, without OE

Technical data
Riding specifications
Starting capability on uphill gradients (at permiss- 20 %
ible gross weight)
Top speed >200 km/h

z
z
Technical data
188
10
Service
BMW Motorrad Service . . . . . . . . . . . . 190
11
189
BMW Motorrad Mobility
services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 190
Maintenance work . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 190

Service
Maintenance schedule . . . . . . . . . . . . . 193
Standard BMW service . . . . . . . . . . . . 194
z
Confirmation of maintenance
work . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 195
Confirmation of service . . . . . . . . . . . . 200
BMW Motorrad Service work on your motorcycle car- BMW Motorrad Mobility
11 BMW Motorrad has an extensive
ried out by a specialist work- services
shop, preferably an authorised
190 network of dealerships in place As owner of a new BMW
BMW Motorrad dealer.
to look after you and your mo- motorcycle, in circumstances
torcycle in more than 100 coun- In order to help ensure that your in which assistance is required
tries. Authorised BMW Motorrad BMW is always in optimum you can benefit from the
dealerships have the technical condition, BMW Motorrad protection afforded by the various
Service

information and the technical recommends compliance with BMW Motorrad mobility services
know-how to reliably carry out the maintenance intervals (e.g. Mobile Service, breakdown
all maintenance and repair work specified for your motorcycle. service, vehicle recovery service).
z on your BMW. Have all maintenance and re- Your authorised BMW Motorrad
Visit our website pair work that is carried out con- dealer will be happy to provide
www.bmwmotorrad.com firmed in the "Service" chapter in information about the mobility
to find out where the nearest this manual. For generous treat- services available to you.
authorised BMW Motorrad ment of claims submitted after
dealership is located. the warranty period has expired, Maintenance work
evidence of regular maintenance BMW Pre-delivery Check
WARNING
is essential.
Your authorised BMW Motorrad
Maintenance and repair work
Your authorised BMW Motorrad dealer conducts the BMW pre-
not in compliance with cor-
dealer can provide information on delivery check before handing
rect procedure.
BMW services and the work un- over the vehicle to you.
Risk of accident due to sub-
sequent damage. dertaken as part of each service.
BMW Motorrad recommends
you to have all the associated
BMW Running-in Check meter reading is reached before
The BMW running-in check the next scheduled date for the 11
has to be performed when the service.
The service-due indicator in the 191
vehicle has covered between
500 km and 1200 km. multifunction display reminds you
about one month or 1000 km
BMW Service in advance when the time for a
The BMW Service is carried out service is approaching, on the

Service
once a year; the extent of ser- basis of the programmed values.
vicing can vary, depending on
the age of the vehicle and the To find out more about service
go to: z
distance it has covered. Your au-
thorised BMW Motorrad dealer bmw-motorrad.com/service
confirms that the service work
The maintenance tasks neces-
has been carried out and enters
sary for your vehicle are set out
the date when the next service
in the maintenance schedule be-
will be due.
low:
Riders who cover long distances
in a year might have to bring in
their vehicles for service before
the next scheduled date. It is
to allow for these cases that a
maximum odometer reading is
entered as well in the confirma-
tion of service. Servicing has to
be brought forward if this odo-
z
Service
192
11
Maintenance schedule
1 BMW Running-in check 11
2 Standard BMW service 193
( 194)
3 Engine-oil change, with
filter
4 Oil change in bevel gears

Service
5 Checking valve clearance
6 Replace all spark plugs
7 Replacing air-filter element
8 Change brake fluid, entire z
system
a annually or every
10,000 km (whichever
comes first)
b every 2 years or every
20,000 km (whichever
comes first)
c for the first time after one
year, then every two years
Standard BMW service Check that the engine start
11 A standard BMW service con-
suppression system is in work-
ing order.
194 sists of the following mainten-
Perform final inspection and
ance work:
check of roadworthiness.
Perform vehicle test with the
Set the service-due date and
BMW Motorrad diagnosis sys-
service countdown distance.
tem.
Check the battery charge state.
Service

Visually inspect the hydraulic


Confirm BMW service in the
clutch system.
on-board documentation.
Visually inspect the brake
z pipes, brake hoses and
connections.
Check the front and rear brake
pads and brake discs for wear.
Check the front and rear brake-
fluid levels.
Check the coolant level.
Check the ease of movement
of the side stand.
Check the ease of movement
of the centre stand.
Check the tyre pressures and
tread depth.
Check the lights and signalling
equipment.
Confirmation of maintenance work
11
BMW Pre-delivery BMW Running-in
195
Check Check
Completed Completed

on on

Service
Odometer reading

Next service
at the latest z
on
or, if logged beforehand,

Odometer reading

Stamp, signature Stamp, signature


11 BMW Service
Completed
BMW Service
Completed
BMW Service
Completed
196
on on on

Odometer reading Odometer reading Odometer reading

Next service Next service Next service


Service

at the latest at the latest at the latest

on on on
z or, if logged beforehand, or, if logged beforehand, or, if logged beforehand,

Odometer reading Odometer reading Odometer reading

Stamp, signature Stamp, signature Stamp, signature


BMW Service
Completed
BMW Service
Completed
BMW Service
Completed
11
197
on on on

Odometer reading Odometer reading Odometer reading

Next service Next service Next service

Service
at the latest at the latest at the latest

on on on
or, if logged beforehand, or, if logged beforehand, or, if logged beforehand, z
Odometer reading Odometer reading Odometer reading

Stamp, signature Stamp, signature Stamp, signature


11 BMW Service
Completed
BMW Service
Completed
BMW Service
Completed
198
on on on

Odometer reading Odometer reading Odometer reading

Next service Next service Next service


Service

at the latest at the latest at the latest

on on on
z or, if logged beforehand, or, if logged beforehand, or, if logged beforehand,

Odometer reading Odometer reading Odometer reading

Stamp, signature Stamp, signature Stamp, signature


BMW Service
Completed
BMW Service
Completed
BMW Service
Completed
11
199
on on on

Odometer reading Odometer reading Odometer reading

Next service Next service Next service

Service
at the latest at the latest at the latest

on on on
or, if logged beforehand, or, if logged beforehand, or, if logged beforehand, z
Odometer reading Odometer reading Odometer reading

Stamp, signature Stamp, signature Stamp, signature


Confirmation of service
11 The table is intended as a record of maintenance and repair work, the installation of optional accessories
200 and, if appropriate, special campaign (recall) work.
Item Odometer Date
Service reading

z
Item Odometer Date
reading 11
201

Service
z
z
Service
202
11
Appendix
Certificate for electronic immobil-
12
iser . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 204 203

Certificate for remote control . . . . . . 206


Certificate for Keyless Ride . . . . . . . . 210

Appendix
Certificate for tyre pressure
monitoring (Reifendruck-Control,
RDC) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 212
z
FCC Approval This device complies with Any changes or modifi-
Part 15 of the FCC rules. cations not expressly
Ring aerial in the Operation is subject to the approved by the party
ignition switch following two conditions: responsible for compliance
(1) This device may not could void the users
cause harmful inter- authority to operate the
ference, and equipment.
(2) this device must accept
any interference
received, including
interference that may
cause undesired
operation.
To verify the authorization
of the ignition key, the
electronic immobilizer
exchanges information with
the ignition key via the ring
aerial.
Approbation de informations avec la cl de Toute modification
la FCC contact via l'antenne qui n'aurait pas t
annulaire. approuve expressment
Antenne annulaire Le prsent dispositif est par l'organisme responsa-
prsente dans le conforme la partie 15 ble de l'homologation peut
commutateur d'allumage des rgles de la FCC. Son annuler l'autorisation
utilisation est soumise aux accorde l'utilisateur pour
deux conditions suivantes : utiliser le dispositif.
(1) Le dispositif ne
doit pas produire
d'interfrences
nuisibles, et
(2) le dispositif doit
pouvoir accepter toutes
les interfrences
Pour vrifier l'autorisation extrieures, y compris
de la cl de contact, le celles qui pourraient
systme d'immobilisation provoquer une
lectronique change des activation inopportune.
Certifications

Remote Control for Deutsch


Hiermit erklrt Meta System S.p.A., dass sich das
central locking system Gert PF240009 in bereinstimmung mit den
grundlegenden Anforderungen und den brigen
einschlgigen Bestimmungen der Richtlinie
1999/5/EG befindet.
Eesti
Kesolevaga kinnitab Meta System S.p.A. seadme
PF240009 vastavust direktiivi 1999/5/E
phinuetele ja nimetatud direktiivist tulenevatele
teistele asjakohastele stetele.
English
Hereby, Meta System S.p.A., declares that this
esky PF240009 is in compliance with the essential
Meta System S.p.A. tmto prohlauje, e tento requirements and other relevant provisions of
PF240009 je ve shod se zkladnmi poadavky a Directive 1999/5/EC.
dalmi pslunmi ustanovenmi smrnice Espaol
1999/5/ES. Por medio de la presente Meta System S.p.A.
Dansk declara que el PF240009 cumple con los requisitos
Undertegnede Meta System S.p.A. erklrer esenciales y cualesquiera otras disposiciones
herved, at flgende udstyr PF240009 overholder aplicables o exigibles de la Directiva 1999/5/CE.
de vsentlige krav og vrige relevante krav i
direktiv 1999/5/EF.
Certifications
Nederlands
Meta System S.p.A. Hierbij verklaart Meta System S.p.A. dat het toestel
PF240009 PF240009 in overeenstemming is met de
essentile eisen en de andere relevante bepalingen
1999/5/. van richtlijn 1999/5/EG.
Franais Malti
Par la prsente Meta System S.p.A. dclare que Hawnhekk, Meta System S.p.A., jiddikjara li dan
l'appareil PF240009 est conforme aux exigences PF240009 jikkonforma mal-tiijiet essenzjali u ma
essentielles et aux autres dispositions pertinentes provvedimenti orajn relevanti li hemm fid-Dirrettiva
de la directive 1999/5/CE. 1999/5/EC.
Italiano Magyar
Con la presente Meta System S.p.A. dichiara che Alulrott, Meta System S.p.A. nyilatkozom, hogy a
questo PF240009 conforme ai requisiti essenziali PF240009 megfelel a vonatkoz alapvet
ed alle altre disposizioni pertinenti stabilite dalla kvetelmnyeknek s az 1999/5/EC irnyelv egyb
direttiva 1999/5/CE. elrsainak.
Latviski Polski
Ar o Meta System S.p.A. deklar, ka PF240009 Niniejszym Meta System S.p.A. owiadcza, e
atbilst Direktvas 1999/5/EK btiskajm prasbm PF240009 jest zgodny z zasadniczymi wymogami
un citiem ar to saisttajiem noteikumiem. oraz pozostaymi stosownymi postanowieniami
Lietuvi Dyrektywy 1999/5/EC.
iuo Meta System S.p.A. deklaruoja, kad is Portugus
PF240009 atitinka esminius reikalavimus ir kitas Meta System S.p.A. declara que este PF240009
1999/5/EB Direktyvos nuostatas. est conforme com os requisitos essenciais e
outras disposies da Directiva 1999/5/CE.
Certifications
Slovensko Norsk
Meta System S.p.A. izjavlja, da je ta PF240009 v Meta System S.p.A. erklrer herved at utstyret
skladu z bistvenimi zahtevami in ostalimi PF240009 er i samsvar med de grunnleggende
relevantnimi doloili direktive 1999/5/ES. krav og vrige relevante krav i direktiv 1999/5/EF.
Slovensky USA, Canada
Meta System S.p.A. tmto vyhlasuje, e PF240009
spa zkladn poiadavky a vetky prslun Product name: TX BMW MR
ustanovenia Smernice 1999/5/ES. FCC ID: P3O98400
IC:4429A - TXBMWMR
Suomi
Meta System S.p.A. vakuuttaa tten ett This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC rules.
PF240009 tyyppinen laite on direktiivin 1999/5/EY Operation is subject to the following two
oleellisten vaatimusten ja sit koskevien direktiivin conditions:
muiden ehtojen mukainen. (1) This device may not cause harmful interference,
Svenska and
Hrmed intygar Meta System S.p.A. att denna (2) this device must accept any interference
PF240009 str I verensstmmelse med de received, including interference that may cause
vsentliga egenskapskrav och vriga relevanta undesired operation.
bestmmelser som framgr av direktiv 1999/5/EG.
Any changes or modifications not
slenska expressly approved by the party
Hr me lsir Meta System S.p.A. yfir v a responsible for compliance could void the users
PF240009 er samrmi vi grunnkrfur og arar authority to operate the equipment.
krfur, sem gerar eru tilskipun 1999/5/EC.
Declaration Of Conformity
R&TTE Declaration Of Conformity (DoC)
0470
We: Meta System S.p.A.
with the address: Via Majakovskij 10 b/c/d/e
42124 Reggio Emilia Italy
Declare
Under own responsibility that the product:
TX BMW MR
To which this declaration relates is in conformity with the essential requirements and other relevant
requirements of the R&TTE Directive (1999/5/EC).
This product is in conformity with the following standards:
Health & Safety (art.3.1) EN 60950-1
EMC (art.3.2) ETSI EN 301 489-1/-3
Spectrum ETSI EN 300 220 - 2
Human exposure EN 62311
According to Directive 1999/5/CE
Reggio Emilia , 14/07/2010

Technical Director
Lasagni Cesare
Certifications

BMW Keyless Ride ID Device Canada:


Operation is subject to the following two
conditions:
(1) This device may not cause harmful interference,
and
(2) this device must accept any interference
received, including interference that may cause
undesired operation.

USA:
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC rules.
Operation is subject to the following two
conditions:
(1) This device may not cause harmful interference,
and
(2) this device must accept any interference
received, including interference that may cause
undesired operation.
USA, Canada
Any changes or modifications not expressly
Product name: BMW Keyless Ride ID Device approved by the party responsible for
FCC ID: YGOHUF5750 compliance could void the users authority to
IC: 4008C-HUF5750 operate the equipment.
Declaration Of Conformity
We declare under our responsibility that the product
BMW Keyless Ride ID Device (Model: HUF5750)
camplies with the appropriate essential requirements of the article 3 of the R&TIE and the other relevant
provisions, when used for its intended purpose. Applied Standards:
1. Health and safety requirements contained in article 3 (1) a)
EN 60950-1:2006+A11:2009+A1:2010+A12:2011; Information technology equipment- Safety
2. Protection requirements with respect to electromagnetic compatibility article 3 (1) b)
EN 301 489-1 (V1 .9.2, 09/2011 ), Electromagnetic compatibility and radio spectrum matters (ERM);
Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) standard for radio equipment and services;
Part 1: Common technical requirements
EN 301 489-3 (V1.4.1, 08/2002) Electromagnetic compatibility and radio spectrum matters (ERM);
Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) standard for radio equipment and services; Part 3: Specific conditions for short
range devices (SRD) operating on frequencies between 9 kHz and 40 GHz
3. Means of the efficient use of the radio frequency spectrum article 3 (2)
EN 300 220-1 & -2 (V2.4.1, 05/2012), electromagnetic compatibility and radio spectrum matters (ERM); Short
range devices (SRD); Radio equipment tobe used in the 25 MHz to 1000 MHz frequency range with power Ieveis
ranging up to 500 mW;
Part 1: Technical characteristics and test methods.
Part 2: Harmonized EN covering essential requirements under article 3.2 ofthe R&TIE directive
The product is Iabeted wilh the CE marking:

Velbert, October 15th, 2013


Benjamin A. Mller
Product Development Systems
Car Access and Immobilization Electronics
Huf Hlsbeck & Frst GmbH & Co. KG
Steeger Strae 17, D-42551 Velbert
Certification Tire Pressure Control (TPC)

FCC ID: MRXBC54MA4 FCC ID: MRXBC5A4


IC: 2546A-BC54MA4 IC: 2546A-BC5A4

This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Le prsent appareil est conforme aux CNR
Rules and with Industry Canada license-exempt d'Industrie Canada applicables aux appareils
RSS standard(s). radio exempts de licence. L'exploitation est
Operation is subject to the following two
autorise aux deux conditions suivantes:
conditions:
(1) This device may not cause harmful (1) l'appareil ne doit pas produire de brouillage,
interference, and et
(2) This device must accept any interference (2) l'utilisateur de l'appareil doit accepter tout
received, including interference that may brouillage radiolectrique subi, mme si le
cause undesired operation. brouillage est susceptible d'en
compromettre le fonctionnement.
WARNING: Changes or modifications not expressively approved by the party responsible for
compliance could void the user's authority to operate the equipment. The term IC: before the radio
certification number only signifies that Industry Canada technical specifications were met.
A Average values Brake pads
Abbreviations and symbols, 6 Resetting, 60 Checking front, 124 13
ABS Checking rear, 125
Engineering details, 114 B 213
Running in, 102
Self-diagnosis, 100 Battery
Brakes
Warnings, 37 Charging battery when Adjusting handlebar lever, 75
Accessories connected, 149
Checking function, 124
General instructions, 156 Charging battery when

Index
Safety instructions, 103
Actuality, 7 disconnected, 150
Technical data, 181
Ambient temperature Indicator light for battery z
Outside temperature charge voltage, 36 C
warning, 32 Installation, 151 Cases
Reading, 41 Maintenance instructions, 149 Operation, 160
Anti-theft alarm Removal, 150 Central locking
Operation, 86 Technical data, 184 Operation, 82
Warning, 35 Warning for battery voltage Warning for lock status, 41
ASC low, 36 Checklist, 98
Control, 15 Brake fluid Clock
Engineering details, 117 Checking fluid level, front, 126 adjusting, 59
Operation, 67 Checking fluid level, rear, 127 Clutch
Self-diagnosis, 101 Reservoir, front, 13 Adjusting handlebar lever, 75
Warning, 37 Reservoir, rear, 13 Checking function, 130
Auxiliary headlights Fluid reservoir, 11
Operation, 64 Technical data, 179
Confirmation of maintenance
work, 195
Coolant E F
13 Checking fill level, 128 Electrics
Technical data, 184
Frame
Technical data, 185
Fill-level indicator, 13
214 Emergency off switch (kill Front seat
Topping up, 129
switch), 17 Adjusting seat height, 91
Warning for overtemperat-
Operation, 62 Height adjuster, 14
ure, 33
Engine Installation, 90
Cruise-control system
Control, 15 starting, 98 Lock, 11
Index

Operation, 69 Technical data, 177 Removal, 90


Warning for engine Front-wheel stand
z Installing, 139
D electronics, 34
Damping Engine oil Fuel
adjusting, 72 Checking fill level, 123 Filler neck, 11
Date Filler neck, 13 Fuel grade, 105
adjusting, 59 Oil dipstick, 13 Refuelling, 105
Daytime riding lights Oil level, 42 refuelling with Keyless
automatic daytime running Technical data, 178 Ride, 107
light, 65 Topping up, 123 Technical data, 178
Manual daytime running Warning for engine oil level, 33 Fuel reserve
light, 64 Range, 42
Equipment, 7
Dimensions Warning, 41
ESA
Technical data, 186 Control, 15 Fuses
DWA Position on the vehicle, 14
Engineering details, 120
Telltale light, 18 Replacing, 153
Operation, 73
Technical data, 184
G I Switching off ignition, 51
General views
Instrument panel, 18
Ignition
Switching off, 48
Switching on ignition, 50 13
Warning, 32, 33 215
Left multifunction switch, 15 Switching on, 48 Keys, 47, 49
Left side of vehicle, 11 Immobiliser
Multifunction display, 24 Emergency key, 51 L
Right multifunction switch, 17 Spare key, 48 Lighting
Right side of vehicle, 13 Warning, 32 LED auxiliary headlights,

Index
Underneath the seat, 14 Instrument panel replacing, 147
Warning and telltale lights, 22 adjusting, 80 LED rear light, replacing, 147 z
Ambient-light brightness Replacing bulb for high-beam
H sensor, 18 headlight, 142
Hazard warning flashers Overview, 18 Replacing bulb for low-beam
Control, 15 headlight, 140
Operation, 67 J Replacing bulb for parking
Headlight Jump-start, 147 light, 144
Beam throw, 62 Technical data, 185
Heated handlebar grips K
Keyless Ride Warning for bulb failure, 35
Operation, 77 Waveguide rings,
Battery of the radio-operated
Hill Start Control, 114 replacing, 147
key is empty, 52
Engineering details, 111
Electronic immobiliser EWS, 51 Lights
Hill Start Control, 76 automatic daytime running
Fuel filler cap, unlocking, 107
Operation, 76 light, 65
Lock the handlebars, 50
Horn, 15 Control, 15
Loss of the radio-operated
key, 52 Headlight flasher, 63
High-beam headlight, 63 Multifunction display, 18 Power socket
13 Low-beam headlight, 63 Control, 15 Notes on use, 156
Manual daytime running Meaning of symbols, 25 Position on the vehicle, 13
216
light, 64 Operation, 55 Pre-Ride-Check, 99
Parking lights, 63 Overview, 24
R
Side light, 63 Settings, 59 RDC
Luggage Multifunction switch Adhesive label for rim, 132
General view, left side, 15
Index

Instructions for loading, 96 Engineering details, 119


General view, right side, 17 Reading, 43
z M
Warnings, 38
Maintenance N
General instructions, 122 Navigation devices Rear seat
Maintenance schedule, 193 Installation, 157 Installation, 91, 92
Maintenance intervals, 190 Operation, 159 Removal, 91
Mirrors Removal, 158 Rear-wheel drive
adjusting, 80 Technical data, 180
Mobility services, 190 O Refuelling, 105
Odometer and tripmeters with Keyless Ride, 107
Motorcycle
Care, 167 Operation, 61 Remote control
On-board computer registration, 83
Cleaning, 167
Operation, 59 Replacing battery, 54, 85
Lashing, 108
synchronising, 84
Laying up, 170 P Rev. counter, 18
Parking, 104 Parking, 104 Riding mode
Adjusting, 68
Engineering details, 111
Running gear Starting, 98 Standards, 7
Technical data, 180 Control, 17 Transmission, 179 13
Running in, 101 Steering lock Weights, 187 217
Locking, 47 Wheels and tyres, 182
S Stowage compartment Telltale lights, 18
Safety instructions Operation, 81 Overview, 22
for brakes, 103 Position on the vehicle, 11, 13 Toolkit
For riding, 96 Contents, 122

Index
Symbols
Seat heating Meaning, 25 Position on the vehicle, 14
Control, 11 Topcase z
Operation, 77 T Operation, 162
Service, 190 Technical data Torques, 175
Warning, 41 Battery, 184
Transmission
Shift assistant, 102, 113 Brakes, 181 Technical data, 179
Shifting gear Bulbs, 185 Troubleshooting chart, 174
Engineering details, 111 Clutch, 179 Turn indicators
Silencer Dimensions, 186 Control, 15
Securing silencer, 138 Electrics, 184 Operation, 66
Silencer, swinging out, 137 Engine, 177 Type plate
Spark plugs Engine oil, 178 Position on the vehicle, 13
Technical data, 184 Frame, 185 Tyres
Speedometer, 18 Fuel, 178 Checking inflation pressure, 77
Spring preload Rear-wheel drive, 180 Checking tread depth, 130
adjusting, 71 Running gear, 180 Pressures, 183
Spark plugs, 184 Recommendation, 131
Running in, 102 Outside temperature
13 Technical data, 182 warning, 32
Top speed, 97 RDC, 38
218
Service, 41
V Undervoltage, 36
Vehicle Warnings, overview, 28
Restoring to use, 171
Weights
Vehicle Identification Number
Index

Position on the vehicle, 13 Technical data, 187


Wheels
z W Change of size, 131
Warning lights, 18 Checking rims, 130
Overview, 22 Installing front wheel, 134
Warnings Installing the rear wheel, 136
ABS, 37 Removing front wheel, 132
Anti-theft alarm, 35 Removing rear wheel, 136
ASC, 37 Technical data, 182
Battery charge voltage, 36 Windscreen
Bulb defect, 35 adjusting, 80
Central locking, 41 Control, 15
Coolant temperature, 33
Engine electronics, 34
Engine oil level, 33
Fuel reserve, 41
Immobiliser, 32
Mode of presentation, 26
13
219

Index
z
Details described or illustrated Original riders manual, printed in
in this booklet may differ from Germany.
the vehicle's actual specification
as purchased, the accessories
fitted or the national-market spe-
cification. No claims will be en-
tertained as a result of such dis-
crepancies.
Dimensions, weights, fuel con-
sumption and performance data
are quoted to the customary tol-
erances.
The right to modify designs,
equipment and accessories is
reserved.
Errors and omissions excepted.

2015 Bayerische Motoren


Werke Aktiengesellschaft
80788 Munich, Germany
Not to be reproduced by any
means whatsoever, wholly or
in part, without the written per-
mission of BMW Motorrad, After
Sales.
Important data for refuelling:

Fuel
Recommended fuel grade Super unleaded (max. 10 % ethanol, E10)
95 ROZ/RON
89 AKI
Usable fuel capacity approx. 25 l
Reserve fuel approx. 4 l
Tyre pressures
Tyre pressure, front 2.5 bar, tyre cold
Tyre pressure, rear 2.9 bar, tyre cold

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