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  • 1. Rider's Manual F 650 GS BMW Motorrad The Ultimate Riding Machine
  • 2. Motorcycle data/dealership details Motorcycle data Dealership details Model Person to contact in Service department Vehicle identification number Ms/Mr Colour code Phone number Date of first registration Registration number Dealership address/phone number (com- pany stamp)
  • 3. Details described or illustrated in this booklet may differ from the motorcycle's actual specifica- tion as purchased, the accessor- ies fitted or the national-market specification. No claims will be entertained as a result of such discrepancies. 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. © 2007 BMW Motorrad Not to be reproduced either wholly or in part without written permission from BMW Motorrad, After Sales. Printed in Germany.
  • 4. Important data for refuelling Fuel Recommended fuel grade 91 ROZ/RON, Regular unleaded Usable fuel capacity approx. 16 l Reserve fuel ≥4 l Tyre pressure Tyre pressure, front 2.2 bar, one-up, at tyre temperat- ure: 20 °C 2.2 bar, two-up and/or with lug- gage, at tyre temperature: 20 °C Tyre pressure, rear 2.5 bar, one-up, at tyre temperat- ure: 20 °C 2.9 bar, two-up and/or with lug- gage, at tyre temperature: 20 °C BMW recommends Order No. 01 41 7 712 281 *01417712281* *01417712281* 10.2007, 1st edition
  • 5. Welcome to BMW BMW Motorrad dealer will gladly provide advice and assistance. We congratulate you on your choice of a motorcycle from We hope that you will enjoy rid- BMW and welcome you to the ing your BMW and that all your community of BMW riders. journeys will be pleasant and Familiarise yourself with your new safe. motorcycle so that you can ride it safely and confidently in all traffic BMW Motorrad. situations. Please read this Rider's Manual carefully before starting to use your new BMW motorcycle. It contains important 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 information on maintenance and care to help you maintain your motorcycle's reliability and safety, as well as its value. If you have questions concerning your motorcycle, your authorised
  • 6. Table of Contents You can also consult the index at 3 Status indicators . . . . . . . 21 Tyre pressure monitoring the end of this Rider's Manual if Standard status (ReifenDruck-Control) you want to find a particular topic indicators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 RDC OE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 or item of information. Status indicators with on- Lights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 1 General instructions . . . . . 5 board computer OE . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Turn indicators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Status indicators with Hazard warning flashers . . . . . . 51 Abbreviations and symbols . . . . 6 tyre-pressure monitoring Emergency off switch (kill Equipment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 (RDC) OE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 switch) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 Technical data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Standard warnings . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Grip heating OE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 Currency . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Warnings issued by the on- BMW Motorrad ABS OE . . . . . . 53 2 General views . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 board computer OE . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Clutch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 General view, left side . . . . . . . . 11 ABS warnings OE . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Brakes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 General view, right side . . . . . . 13 RDC warnings OE . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 Underneath the seat . . . . . . . . . 14 Anti-theft alarm Spring preload . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56 Underneath the trim pan- warnings OE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Damping . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 el . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 4 Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 Tyres . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Handlebar fitting, left . . . . . . . . . 16 Ignition switch and steering Headlight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Handlebar fitting, right . . . . . . . . 17 lock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 Seat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 Instrument cluster . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Electronic immobiliser Helmet holder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Headlight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 (EWS) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 5 Riding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 Clock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Safety instructions . . . . . . . . . . . 62 Odometer and tripmeters . . . . 42 Checklist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 On-board computer OE . . . . . . . 43 Starting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 Running in . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67
  • 7. Riding off-road . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68 Rims . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99 Transmission . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 131 Brakes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68 Chain . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99 Running gear . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 132 Parking your motorcycle . . . . . 70 Wheels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101 Brakes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 132 Refuelling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71 Front-wheel stand . . . . . . . . . . 106 Wheels and tyres . . . . . . . . . . . 133 6 Engineering details . . . . . 73 Bulbs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108 Electrics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 135 Brake system with BMW Mo- Air filter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 114 Frame . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 137 torrad ABS OE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74 Jump starting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 115 Dimensions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 137 Tyre pressure monitoring Battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 116 Weights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 138 RDC OE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76 9 Care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 121 Riding specifications . . . . . . . 138 7 Accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79 Care products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 122 11 Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139 General instructions . . . . . . . . . . 80 Washing motorcycle . . . . . . . . 122 BMW Motorrad service . . . . . 140 Power socket . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80 Cleaning easily damaged BMW Motorrad service Luggage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81 components . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 122 quality . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 140 Case OA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83 Paint care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 123 BMW Motorrad Service Topcase OA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86 Protective wax coating . . . . . 124 Card: on-the-spot break- Laying up motorcycle . . . . . . 124 down assistance . . . . . . . . . . . 140 8 Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . 91 Restoring motorcycle to BMW Motorrad service net- General instructions . . . . . . . . . . 92 use . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 124 work . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 141 Toolkit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92 10 Technical data . . . . . . . 125 Maintenance work . . . . . . . . . . 141 Engine oil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93 Troubleshooting chart . . . . . . 126 Confirmation of mainten- Brake system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94 Threaded fasteners . . . . . . . . 127 ance work . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 142 Brake pads . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95 Engine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 129 Confirmation of service . . . . . 147 Brake fluid . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96 Coolant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97 Fuel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 130 Clutch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98 Engine oil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 130 Tyres . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98 Clutch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 131
  • 8. General instructions Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 1 5 Abbreviations and symbols . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Equipment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Technical data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 General instructions Currency . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 z
  • 9. Overview Specific instructions on OE Optional extra 1 Chapter 2 of this Rider's Manu- how to operate, control, ad- The motorcycles are as- just or look after items of equip- sembled complete with 6 al will provide you with an initial ment on the motorcycle. all the BMW optional ex- overview of your motorcycle. All Indicates the end of an tras originally ordered. maintenance and repair work on the motorcycle is documented in item of information. OA Optional accessory Chapter 11. This record of the You can obtain option- Instruction. General instructions maintenance work you have had al accessories through performed on your motorcycle is your authorised BMW Result of an activity. a precondition for generous treat- Motorrad dealer; optional ment of goodwill claims. Reference to a page with accessories have to be When the time comes to sell more detailed informa- retrofitted to the motor- your BMW, please remember tion. cycle. to hand over this Rider's Manu- al; it is an important part of the Indicates the end of a EWS Electronic immobiliser motorcycle. passage relating to spe- (Elektronische Wegfahr- z cific accessories or items sicherung). Abbreviations and of equipment. symbols DWA Anti-theft alarm (Diebs- Tightening torque. tahlwarnanlage) Indicates warnings that you must comply with for reas- ABS Anti-lock brake system ons of your safety and the safety Item of technical data. of others, and to protect your RDC Tyre pressure control motorcycle against damage. (Reifendruck-Control)
  • 10. Equipment Technical data When you ordered your BMW All dimensions, weights and 1 motorcycle, you chose various power ratings stated in the 7 items of custom equipment. This Rider's Manual are quoted to the Rider's Manual describes option- standards and comply with the al extras (OE) offered by BMW tolerance requirements of the and selected optional accessor- Deutsche Institut für Normung General instructions ies (OA). This explains why the e.V. Versions for individual manual may also contain de- countries may differ. scriptions of equipment which you have not ordered. Please Currency note, too, that your motorcycle The high safety and quality might not be exactly as illus- standards of BMW motorcycles trated in this manual on account are maintained by constant of country-specific differences. development work on designs, If your BMW was supplied with equipment and accessories. equipment not described in Because of this, your motorcycle this Rider's Manual, you will z may differ from the information find these features described in supplied in the Rider's Manual. separate manuals. Nor can BMW Motorrad entirely rule out errors and omissions. We hope you will appreciate that no claims can be entertained on the basis of the data, illustrations or descriptions in this manual.
  • 11. z 8 1 General instructions
  • 12. General views General view, left side . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 2 9 General view, right side . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Underneath the seat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Underneath the trim panel . . . . . . . . . . . 15 General views Handlebar fitting, left . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Handlebar fitting, right . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Instrument cluster . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Headlight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 z
  • 13. z 10 2 General views
  • 14. General view, left side 1 Power socket ( 80) 2 2 Seat lock ( 59) 11 3 Engine-oil filler neck and oil dipstick ( 93) General views z
  • 15. z 12 2 General views
  • 16. General view, right side 1 Fuel filler neck ( 71) 2 2 Brake-fluid reservoir, rear 13 ( 97) 3 Vehicle Identification Num- ber (VIN) (on steering-head bearing), Type plate (on General views steering-head bearing) 4 Brake-fluid reservoir, front ( 96) 5 Coolant level indicator (be- hind side panel) ( 97), Coolant filler neck (behind side panel) ( 98) z 6 Adjuster for spring preload, rear ( 56) 7 Adjuster for damping char- acteristic, rear suspension ( 57)
  • 17. Underneath the seat 2 1 Location of first-aid kit (OA) 14 2 Toolkit 3 Payload table 4 Table of tyre pressures 5 Helmet holder ( 60) 6 Rider's Manual General views 7 Tool for adjusting spring preload ( 56) z
  • 18. Underneath the trim panel 2 1 Battery ( 116) 15 2 Air-filter housing ( 114) General views z
  • 19. Handlebar fitting, left 2 1 Operating the on-board 16 computer OE ( 43) 2 Operating the ABS OE ( 53) 3 Horn 4 Flashing turn indicators, General views left ( 50), Hazard warn- ing flashers ( 51) 5 High-beam headlight and headlight flasher ( 49) z
  • 20. Handlebar fitting, right 1 Emergency off switch (kill 2 switch) ( 52) 17 2 Starter button ( 65) 3 Grip heating OE ( 53) 4 Flashing turn indicators, right ( 50), Hazard warn- General views ing flashers ( 51) 5 Cancel button, flashing turn indicators ( 51), Pushbut- ton, cancel hazard warning flashers ( 52) z
  • 21. Instrument cluster 2 1 Telltale lights ( 22) 18 2 Speedometer 3 Operation of the clock ( 42), Operation of the stopwatch OE ( 46) 4 Multifunction display General views ( 22) 5 Operating the odometer ( 42) 6 Telltale light, anti-theft alarm (OE), Sensor for instrument lighting, Warning light for z engine rpm OE ( 48) 7 Rev. counter The instrument-cluster lighting has automatic day and night switchover.
  • 22. Headlight 1 Low-beam headlight 2 2 High-beam headlight 19 3 Side light General views z
  • 23. z 20 2 General views
  • 24. Status indicators Standard status indicators . . . . . . . . . . . 22 3 21 Status indicators with on-board com- puter OE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Status indicators with tyre-pressure monitoring (RDC) OE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Status indicators Standard warnings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Warnings issued by the on-board computer OE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 ABS warnings OE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 RDC warnings OE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 z Anti-theft alarm warnings OE . . . . . . . . . 38
  • 25. Standard status Telltale lights Service-due indicator 3 indicators 22 Multifunction display Status indicators 1 High-beam headlight If the next service is due in less 2 Flashing turn indicators, left than one month, the date for the 3 Idle next service is shown briefly after 1 Clock ( 42) 4 Flashing turn indicators, the Pre-Ride Check completes. 2 Odometer and tripmeters right The month is shown as a two- z ( 42) digit number and the year as a four-digit number, with a colon as separator, so in this example the next service is due in March 2007.
  • 26. panied by the 'General' warning Status indicators with light showing yellow. The word on-board computer OE 3 "Service" remains permanently visible. Multifunction display 23 If the service-due indicat- or appears more than a month in advance of the actual due date or if the word "Service" Status indicators does not show permanently even If the motorcycle covers long dis- though a service is overdue, the tances in the course of the year, date stored in memory in the in- under certain circumstances it strument cluster is incorrect and might be necessary to have it must be set. This situation can serviced at a date in advance occur if the battery was discon- 1 Status-indicator panel of of the forecast due date. If the nected for a prolonged period of the on-board computer OE countdown distance to the odo- time. ( 43) z meter reading at which a service If you want to have the date set 2 Gear indicator ( 23) will be due is less than 1000 km, consult a specialist workshop, 3 Coolant temperature the distance is counted down in preferably an authorised BMW ( 24) steps of 100 km and is shown Motorrad dealer. 4 Fuel capacity ( 24) briefly after the Pre-Ride Check completes. Gear indicator If service is overdue, the due The gear engaged or N date or the odometer reading at for neutral appears on the which service was due is accom- display.
  • 27. If no gear is engaged, the Status indicators Standard warnings 3 'neutral' telltale light also with tyre-pressure Mode of presentation lights up. 24 monitoring (RDC) OE Coolant temperature The horizontal bars above the temperature symbol indicate the coolant temperature. Status indicators Fuel capacity The horizontal bars above the fuel-pump symbol in- dicate the remaining quantity of Warnings are indicated by the fuel. The top bar is larger than warning lights 1 or by the 'Gen- 1 Temperature-compensated the others and the quantity of eral' warning light 2 showing in tyre-pressures OE ( 48) fuel it represents is correspond- combination with a text warning z ingly larger. or a warning symbol in the mul- When the fuel in the tank is tifunction display. The 'General' topped up the gauge briefly warning light shows red or yel- shows the original level, before low, depending on the urgency of the reading is updated. the warning.
  • 28. The possible warnings are listed on the next page. 3 25 Status indicators Warning symbols 1 and 2 can appear on the multifunction dis- play. Text warnings such as 3, for example, appear in the odo- meter panel and are accompan- ied by warning-triangle symbol 4. z If two or more warnings occur at the same time, all the appropriate warning lights and warning sym- bols appear. You can call up text warnings to alternate with the odometer readings ( 42). The status of the 'General' warning light matches the most urgent warning.
  • 29. Warnings, overview 3 Telltale lights Status indicators Meaning 26 Lights up yellow Appears on the dis- Electronic immobiliser active ( 27) play EWS appears on the display. Status indicators Lights up Fuel down to reserve ( 27) Lights up red Flashes Coolant temperature too high ( 27) Lights up yellow Appears on the dis- Engine in emergency-operation mode play ( 28) z Flashes Insufficient engine oil pressure ( 28) Lights up yellow Appears on the dis- Bulb defective ( 28) play LAMP appears on the display.
  • 30. Electronic immobiliser Lack of fuel can result in Continuing to ride when the active the engine misfiring and engine is overheated could 3 General warning light shows cutting out unexpectedly. Mis- result in engine damage. firing can damage the catalytic You must comply with the in- 27 yellow. converter; a hazardous situation structions below. Warning-triangle symbol can result if the engine cuts out Possible cause: appears on the display. unexpectedly. If the coolant level is too low. Do not run the fuel tank dry. EWS appears on the display. Status indicators Check the coolant level ( 97) Possible cause: Possible cause: If the coolant level is too low: The key being used is not au- The fuel tank contains no more Top up the coolant ( 98) thorised for starting, or commu- than the reserve quantity of fuel. nication between key and engine Possible cause: Reserve fuel electronics is disrupted. The coolant temperature is too Remove all other vehicle keys high. from the same ring as the igni- ≥4 l If possible, ride in the part-load tion key. range to cool down the engine. z Refuel ( 71) Use the reserve key. In traffic jams, switch off the Have the defective key re- Coolant temperature too engine, but leave the ignition placed, preferably by an au- high switched on so that the radiat- thorised BMW Motorrad dealer. or fan continues to operate. General warning light shows If the coolant temperature is Fuel down to reserve red. frequently too high, have the Warning light for fuel down The temperature symbol fault rectified as soon as pos- to reserve shows. flashes. sible by a specialist workshop,
  • 31. preferably an authorised BMW gine runs in emergency operating Possible cause: 3 Motorrad dealer. mode. The engine-oil level is too low. You can continue to ride, but Check the engine oil level 28 Engine in emergency- bear in mind that the usual en- ( 93) operation mode gine power might not be avail- If the oil level is too low: General warning light shows able. Top up the engine oil ( 94) yellow. Have the fault rectified as quickly as possible by a Possible cause: Status indicators Engine symbol appears on specialist workshop, preferably The engine-oil pressure is insuffi- the display. an authorised BMW Motorrad cient. The engine is running in dealer. Riding when engine-oil emergency operating mode. pressure is low can result Engine power might be reduced Insufficient engine oil in engine damage. and this can cause hazardous pressure Do not continue your journey. situations, particularly if you at- Warning light for engine-oil tempt to overtake other road pressure flashes. Have the fault rectified as z quickly as possible by a users. The oil pressure in the lube-oil Engine power level might be system is too low. Stop immedi- specialist workshop, preferably lower than normal: adapt your ately and switch off the engine. an authorised BMW Motorrad style of riding accordingly. dealer. The insufficient oil pres- Possible cause: sure warning does not fulfil Bulb defective The engine control unit has dia- the function of an oil gauge. The General warning light shows gnosed a fault. In exceptional only way of checking whether yellow. cases, the engine stops and re- the oil level is correct is to check fuses to start. Otherwise, the en- with the oil dipstick.
  • 32. Warning-triangle symbol Replace the brake light and The ice warning does not appears on the display. rear light bulb ( 113) mean that there is no risk 3 Replacing turn indicator bulbs, of black ice forming at measured LAMP appears on the display. front and rear ( 111) temperatures above 3 °C. 29 A defective bulb places Always take extra care and think your safety at risk because Warnings issued by the well ahead when temperatures it is easier for other users to on-board computer OE are low; remember that the oversee the motorcycle. danger of black ice is particularly Status indicators Replace defective bulbs as high on bridges and where the soon as possible; always carry a road is in the shade. complete set of spare bulbs if Ride carefully and think well possible. ahead. Possible cause: Low-beam headlight, parking light, rear-light, brake-light or turn-indicator bulb defective. z Visually inspect to ascertain The ambient-temperature read- which bulb is defective. ing flashes. Replacing low-beam headlight bulb ( 108) Possible cause: Replacing high-beam headlight The air temperature measured bulb ( 109) at the motorcycle is lower than Replacing parking-light bulb 3 °C. ( 110)
  • 33. ABS warnings OE 3 Mode of presentation 30 Status indicators ABS warnings are indicated by ABS warning light 1. The way in which the ABS warn- z ing light indicates status can dif- fer in some countries. Possible national variant. The detailed descriptions relating to BMW Motorrad ABS start on page ( 74), and you will find an overview listing the possible warnings on the next page.
  • 34. Warnings, overview Telltale lights Status indicators Meaning 3 Flashes Self-diagnosis not completed ( 32) 31 Lights up ABS deactivated ( 32) Status indicators Lights up ABS fault ( 32) z
  • 35. Self-diagnosis not with BMW Motorrad ABS OE RDC warnings OE 3 completed Activate the ABS function Mode of presentation ABS warning light flashes. ( 54) 32 ABS fault Possible cause: ABS warning light shows. The ABS function is not available, because self- Status indicators Possible cause: diagnosis did not complete. The motorcycle has to move forward The ABS control unit has detec- a few metres for the wheel ted a fault. The ABS function is sensors to be tested. not available. Pull away slowly. Bear in mind You can continue to ride. Bear Warning symbol 1 indicates a that the ABS function is not in mind that the ABS function critical tyre pressure, and the cor- available until self-diagnosis has is not available. Bear in mind responding reading for the front completed. the more detailed information tyre pressure 2 or the rear tyre z on situations that can lead to pressure 3 flashes. ABS deactivated an ABS fault ( 75). ABS warning light shows. Have the fault rectified as If the critical value is close quickly as possible by a to the limit of the permiss- specialist workshop, preferably ible tolerance range, the reading Possible cause: an authorised BMW Motorrad is accompanied by the 'General' The rider has switched off the dealer. warning light showing yellow. If ABS system. the tyre pressure registered by the sensor is outside the per-
  • 36. missible tolerance range, the 'General' warning light shows red. 3 The detailed descriptions relating 33 to BMW Motorrad RDC start on page ( 76), and you will find an overview listing the possible warnings on the next page. Status indicators z
  • 37. Warnings, overview 3 Telltale lights Status indicators Meaning 34 Lights up yellow Appears on the dis- Tyre pressure close to limit of permitted play tolerance ( 36) The critical tyre pressure flashes Status indicators Flashes red Appears on the dis- Tyre pressure outside permitted toler- play ance ( 36) The critical tyre pressure flashes "--" or "-- --" Signal transmission disrupted ( 36) appears on the dis- play z Lights up yellow Appears on the dis- Sensor defective or system error play ( 37) "--" or "-- --" appears on the dis- play Lights up yellow Appears on the dis- Battery of tyre-pressure sensor weak play ( 37)
  • 38. Telltale lights Status indicators Meaning RdC appears on Battery of tyre-pressure sensor weak 3 the display. ( 37) 35 Status indicators z
  • 39. Tyre pressure close Tyre pressure outside Correct the tyre pressure at the 3 to limit of permitted permitted tolerance earliest possible opportunity. tolerance General warning light Have the tyre checked for 36 damage by a specialist General warning light shows flashes red. workshop, preferably an yellow. Warning-triangle symbol authorised BMW Motorrad Warning-triangle symbol appears on the display. dealer. appears on the display. If you are unsure whether the The critical tyre pressure flashes. Status indicators motorcycle can be ridden with The critical tyre pressure flashes. Possible cause: the tyre in its present condition: Possible cause: Measured tyre pressure is out- Do not continue your journey. Measured tyre pressure is close side permitted tolerance. Notify the breakdown service. to the limit of permitted toler- Check the tyre for damage and Have the tyre checked for ance. to ascertain whether the mo- damage by a specialist Correct the tyre pressure as torcycle can be ridden with the workshop, preferably an stated on the inside cover of tyre in its present condition. z authorised BMW Motorrad the Rider's Manual. If the motorcycle can be ridden dealer. Before you adjust tyre pres- with the tyre in its present condi- sure, read the information tion: Signal transmission on temperature compensation Incorrect tyre pressures im- disrupted and adjusting pressure in the pair the motorcycle's hand- "--" or "-- --" appears on section entitled "Engineering ling characteristics. the display. details". If tyre pressure is incorrect it is essential to adapt your style of riding accordingly.
  • 40. Possible cause: ing in the vicinity and interfering Possible cause: The motorcycle has not yet ac- with the link between the RDC Motorcycle is fitted with wheels 3 celerated past the threshold of control unit and the sensors. not equipped with RDC sensors. Move to another location and 37 approximately 30 km/h. The Fit wheels and tyres equipped RDC sensors do not start trans- observe the RDC readings. As- with RDC sensors. mitting signals until the motor- sume that a permanent fault cycle reaches a speed above this has not occurred unless the Possible cause: threshold ( 76). 'General' warning light comes One or two RDC sensors have Status indicators Increase speed above this on to accompany the symp- failed. threshold observe the RDC toms. Under these circum- Have the fault rectified by a readings. Assume that a per- stances: specialist workshop, preferably manent fault has not occurred Have the fault rectified by a an authorised BMW Motorrad unless the 'General' warning specialist workshop, preferably dealer. light comes on to accompany an authorised BMW Motorrad the symptoms. Under these dealer. Possible cause: circumstances: A system error has occurred. Sensor defective or z Have the fault rectified by a Have the fault rectified by a specialist workshop, preferably system error specialist workshop, preferably an authorised BMW Motorrad General warning light shows an authorised BMW Motorrad dealer. yellow. dealer. Possible cause: Warning-triangle symbol Battery of tyre-pressure Wireless communication with the appears on the display. sensor weak RDC sensors has been disrupted. "--" or "-- --" appears on General warning light shows Possible causes include radio- the display. yellow. communication systems operat-
  • 41. Warning-triangle symbol Seek the advice of a specialist 3 appears on the display. workshop, preferably an author- ised BMW Motorrad dealer. 38 RdC appears on the display. This error message appears only briefly after the pre- ride check completes. Possible cause: Status indicators The integral battery in the tyre- pressure sensor has lost a sig- The text warning dWA appears, nificant proportion of its original accompanied by a warning-tri- capacity. There is no assurance angle symbol to indicate that this of how long the tyre pressure is a warning. monitoring system can remain operational. This error message appears z Seek the advice of a specialist only briefly after the pre- workshop, preferably an author- ride check completes. ised BMW Motorrad dealer. Possible cause: The integral battery in the anti- Anti-theft alarm theft alarm has lost its entire ori- warnings OE ginal capacity. There is no assur- ance that the anti-theft alarm will General warning light shows be operational if the motorcycle's yellow. battery is disconnected.
  • 42. Operation Ignition switch and steering lock . . . . . 40 Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 4 39 Electronic immobiliser (EWS) . . . . . . . . 41 Spring preload . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56 Clock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Damping . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 Odometer and tripmeters . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Tyres . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Operation On-board computer OE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Headlight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Tyre pressure monitoring Seat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 (ReifenDruck-Control) RDC OE . . . . . . . 48 Helmet holder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 z Lights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 Turn indicators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 Hazard warning flashers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 Emergency off switch (kill switch) . . . . 52 Grip heating OE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 BMW Motorrad ABS OE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 Clutch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 Brakes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54
  • 43. Ignition switch and Switching on ignition Switching off ignition 4 steering lock 40 Keys You receive one master key and one spare key. Please consult the information on the electronic immobiliser (EWS) if a key is lost Operation or mislaid ( 41). Ignition switch and steering lock, tank filler cap lock and seat lock are all operated with the same Turn the key to position 1. Turn the key to position 2. z key. Side light and all function cir- Lights switched off. cuits switched on. Handlebars not locked. with case OA Engine can be started. Key can be removed. with topcase OA Pre-ride check is performed. Electrically powered accessor- If you wish you can arrange to ( 65) ies remain operational for a lim- have the cases and the top- ited period of time. case fitted with locks that can with BMW Motorrad ABS OE The battery can be recharged be opened with this key as well. Turn the key to position 1. via the on-board socket. Consult a specialist workshop, ABS self-diagnosis is preferably an authorised BMW performed in addition to Motorrad dealer. the checks outlined above. ( 66)
  • 44. Locking handlebars Electronic immobiliser In-key electronics (EWS) The motorcycle's electronics 4 exchange certain continuously 41 Protection against theft changing signals with the elec- The electronic immobiliser EWS tronics in the key; these signals helps protect your BMW mo- are specific to your motorcycle torcycle from theft, and this en- and they are transmitted via the hanced security is at your dis- ring aerial in the ignition lock. Operation posal without any need for you to The ignition is not enabled for set parameters or activate addi- starting until the key has been tional systems. The engine of a recognised as "authorised" for Turn the handlebars all the way motorcycle fitted with this elec- your motorcycle. to the left tronic immobiliser can be started z Turn the key to position 3, A spare key attached to only with the keys that belong to while moving the handlebars the same ring as the ig- the vehicle. You can also have slightly. nition key used to start the en- your authorised BMW Motor- Ignition, lights and all function gine could "irritate" the electron- rad dealer bar individual keys, for circuits switched off. ics, in which case the enabling example if a particular key goes Handlebars locked. signal for starting is not issued. missing. The engine cannot be Key can be removed. The EWS warning appears in the started with a key that has been multifunction display. barred. Always keep the spare key sep- arately from the ignition key.
  • 45. Replacement and extra Switch on the ignition. Either press and hold down 4 keys button 1 or wait without press- You can obtain replacement/extra ing any button. 42 keys only through an authorised The clock is now set and the BMW Motorrad dealer. The keys time appears on the display. are part of an integrated secur- ity system, so the dealer is un- Odometer and der an obligation to check the tripmeters Operation legitimacy of all applications for Selecting readings replacement/extra keys. If you Switch on the ignition. want to have a lost key barred, you have to bring with you all Press and hold down button 1. with on-board computer OE z the other keys that belong to Hours reading 2 flashes. the motorcycle. A key that has Press button 1. been barred can subsequently be The hours reading increments cleared and reactivated for use. by one each time you press the button. Clock Press and hold down button 1. Setting clock Minutes reading 3 flashes. Press button 1. Attempting to set the clock The minutes reading incre- while riding the motorcycle If necessary, use button 1 to ments by one each time you can lead to accidents. switch from the stopwatch to press the button. Set the clock only when the mo- the odometer. torcycle is stationary.
  • 46. Tripmeter 1 (Trip I) On-board computer OE Tripmeter 2 (Trip II) Selecting readings 4 Tyre pressures (OE) Switch on the ignition. 43 Warnings, if applicable Resetting tripmeter Switch on the ignition. Select the desired tripmeter. Operation Press button 2. z Press button 1. Press and hold down button 2. The tripmeter is reset to zero. The display starts with the cur- rent value and each time the but- ton is pressed it moves one step through the following sequence: Total distance covered
  • 47. Ambient temperature the temperature drops below this 4 threshold for the first time. 44 Average speed Operation The display starts with the cur- rent value and each time the but- When the motorcycle is at a z ton is pressed it moves one step standstill the heat of the engine through the following sequence: can falsify the ambient-temper- ature reading. If the effect of the Average speed is calculated on Ambient temperature the basis of the time elapsed engine's heat becomes excess- Average speed ive, -- temporarily appears on since the last reset. Times Average consumption the display. during which the engine was Range stopped are excluded from the If ambient temperature drops be- calculation. low 3 °C the temperature dis- play flashes to draw your atten- Resetting average speed tion to the risk of black ice form- Switch on the ignition. ing. The display automatically Select average speed. switches from any other mode to the temperature reading when
  • 48. the corresponding amount of fuel Range used. 4 Resetting average 45 consumption Switch on the ignition. Select average consumption. Operation Press and hold down button 1. Average speed is reset to zero. The range readout indicates how Average consumption far you can ride with the fuel re- z maining in the tank. The figure is calculated from the level of fuel in the tank and a postulated average consumption, stored in memory, that is not always the Press and hold down button 1. same as the average that can be Average consumption is reset viewed on the display. to zero. The system cannot tell exactly how much fuel is on board when the tank is completely full. Under Average consumption is calcu- these circumstances the display lated by dividing the distance shows a minimum-range figure covered since the last reset by accompanied by a > symbol. A more accurate figure for range is
  • 49. shown as soon as the fuel level Stopwatch back temporarily to the odometer 4 can be measured exactly. reading. Similarly, the stopwatch When refuelling after running on continues timing if you temporar- 46 ily switch off the ignition. reserve, make sure that you top up the tank to a level above re- serve, as otherwise the sensor Operating stopwatch will not be able to register the new level. If the sensor cannot Operation register the new level neither the fuel-level reading nor the range readout can be updated. You can switch from the odo- The calculated range is only z meter reading to a stopwatch. an approximate reading. The readout is in hours, minutes, Consequently, BMW Motorrad seconds and tenths of a second, recommends that you should not with dots as separators. try to use the full range before If you want to use the stopwatch If necessary, use button 1 to refuelling. as a lap timer, you can operate switch from the odometer to it by means of the INFO button the stopwatch. on the handlebar fitting instead of using button 2. If you set the controls so that the stopwatch is operated by means of the INFO button, you must use button 2 to operate the on-board computer. The stopwatch continues to time in the background if you switch
  • 50. Using stopwatch as Lap- ON: Stopwatch operated by Timer means of the INFO button on 4 the handlebar fitting. OFF: Stopwatch operated by 47 means of button 2 in the in- strument cluster. To confirm the setting, press button 1 and button 2 at Operation the same time and hold Press button 2 while the stop- them down until the reading watch is stopped. changes. The stopwatch begins timing The settings are accepted and Press button 1 and button 2 the display returns to its most z in tenths of a second from the at the same time and hold time originally shown. recent reading. them down until the reading The most recent setting is re- Press button 2 while the stop- changes. watch is running. tained if you do not confirm the FLASH (redline warning) ap- new settings. The stopwatch shows the pears, along with ON or OFF. stopped time. Press button 2. Press and hold down button 2. LAP (Lap-Timer) appears, The stopwatch is reset and along with ON or OFF. shows 0.00.00.0. Repeatedly press button 1 until the reading shows the mode you want.
  • 51. Redline warning Activating redline warning them down until the reading 4 changes. The settings are accepted and 48 the display returns to its most recent reading. The most recent setting is re- tained if you do not confirm the new settings. Operation Tyre pressure The redline warning indicates Press button 1 and button 2 monitoring z that engine revolutions have at the same time and hold (ReifenDruck-Control) reached the rev. counter's red them down until the reading RDC OE segment. The anti-theft alarm changes. telltale light 1 flashes red to in- Selecting RDC readings FLASH (redline warning) ap- dicate that the engine is red- pears, along with ON or OFF. Switch on the ignition. lining. Repeatedly press button 1 until The signal remains active un- the reading shows the mode til you shift up or reduce engine you want. speed. You can activate or deac- ON: Redline warning activated. tivate the redline warning. OFF: Redline warning deactiv- ated. To confirm the setting, press button 1 and button 2 at the same time and hold
  • 52. right is the rear tyre pressure. Low-beam headlight -- -- appears directly after the The low-beam headlight switches 4 ignition is switched on, because on automatically when you start the sensors do not transmit tyre 49 the engine. pressures until the motorcycle accelerates to 30 km/h. When the engine is not running you can switch on Indicates a reading for tyre the lights by switching on the ig- Operation pressure. nition and either switching on the high-beam headlight or operating Repeatedly press button 2 un- the headlight flasher. til the tyre-pressure readings Lights appear on the display. Side light High-beam headlight z The side lights switch on auto- matically when the ignition is switched on. The side lights place a strain on the battery. Do not switch the ignition on for longer than absolutely necessary. Press the top section of full- The tyre-pressure readings al- beam headlight switch 1. ternate with the odometer read- High-beam headlight switched ing. The front tyre pressure is on. on the left; the reading on the
  • 53. Move full-beam headlight down button 1 for the left turn 4 switch 1 to the centre position. indicators. High-beam headlight switched Parking light switches on. 50 off. Press the bottom section of Switching off parking full-beam headlight switch 1. lights The high-beam headlight is Switch the ignition on and then switched on until you release off again. Operation the button (headlight flasher). Parking lights switched off. Press button 1 for the left- Switching on parking Turn indicators hand turn indicators. lights Left-hand turn indicators z Switching on left flashing Switch off the ignition. switched on. turn indicators Telltale light for left-hand turn Switch on the ignition. indicators flashes. The turn indicators are can- celled automatically after Switching on right you have ridden for approxim- flashing turn indicators ately 10 seconds, or covered a Switch on the ignition. distance of about 200 m. The turn indicators are can- celled automatically after you have ridden for approxim- ately 10 seconds, or covered a Immediately after switching distance of about 200 m. off the ignition, press and hold
  • 54. Cancelling turn indicators warning flashers for longer than absolutely necessary. 4 If you press a turn-indicat- 51 or button with the ignition switched on, the turn-indicator function is activated instead of the hazard warning flashers, and Operation remains active until you release the button. The hazard warning Press button 2 for the right- flashers recommence flashing as hand turn indicators. Press cancel button 3. soon as the button is released. Right-hand turn indicators Flashing turn indicators z switched on. switched off. Telltale light for right-hand turn Turn indicator telltale lights are indicators flashes. off. Hazard warning flashers Switching on hazard warning flashers Switch on the ignition. Simultaneously press button 1 for left turn indicators and but- The hazard warning flash- ton 2 for right turn indicators. ers place a strain on the battery. Do not use the hazard
  • 55. The hazard warning flashers Emergency off switch 4 are switched on. (kill switch) Left/right turn indicator telltale 52 lights flash. Switch off the ignition. The hazard warning flashers continue to operate. Left and right turn indicator Operation telltale lights are off. a Normal operating position Switching off hazard (run) warning flashers b Engine switched off. z 1 Emergency off switch (kill switch) You cannot start the engine unless the kill switch is in Operating the kill switch the run position. when riding can cause the rear wheel to lock and thus cause a fall. Do not operate the kill switch when riding. Press cancel button 3. The emergency off switch is a Hazard warning flashers kill switch for switching off the switched off. engine quickly and easily.
  • 56. Grip heating OE 4 53 Operation 2 Heating off. Press and hold down ABS but- 3 50 % heat output (one dot ton 1. 1 Grip-heating switch visible) ABS warning light starts to z 4 100 % heat output (three show. The handlebar grips have two- dots visible) Release the ABS button within stage heating. Grip heating can be activated only when the en- five seconds. gine is running. BMW Motorrad ABS OE ABS warning light remains ON. The increase in power con- Deactivating ABS function sumption caused by the Switch on the ignition, or bring The ABS function is deactiv- grip heating can drain the bat- the motorcycle to a stop. ated. tery if you are riding at low en- gine speeds. If the charge level is low, grip heating is switched off to ensure the battery's start- ing capability.
  • 57. Activating ABS function If you switch the ignition off The adjusting screw is 4 then on again and the ABS indexed and is easier to light comes back on, there is a turn if you push the clutch lever 54 fault in the ABS. forward. Span between handlebar grip Clutch and clutch lever increases. Adjusting clutch lever Turn adjusting screw 1 Operation Attempting to adjust the counter-clockwise. clutch lever while riding the Span between handlebar grip motorcycle can lead to accidents. and clutch lever decreases. Press and hold down ABS but- Do not attempt to adjust the z ton 1. clutch lever unless the motor- Brakes ABS warning light goes out; cycle is at a standstill. Adjusting handbrake lever if self-diagnosis has not Changing the position of completed it starts flashing. the brake-fluid reservoir can Release the ABS button within allow air to penetrate the brake five seconds. system. The ABS warning light re- Do not twist the handlebar fitting mains off or continues to or the handlebars. flash. Attempting to adjust the The ABS function is activated. brake lever while riding the Instead of pressing the ABS motorcycle can lead to accidents. button, you have the option of Turn adjusting screw 1 clock- Do not attempt to adjust the switching the ignition off and wise. then on again.
  • 58. brake lever unless the motorcycle Mirrors Adjusting mirror arm is at a standstill. Adjusting mirrors 4 55 Operation Push protective cap 1 up over Turn adjusting screw 1 clock- Turn the mirror to the correct the threaded fastener on the z wise. mirror arm. position. The adjusting screw is in- Slacken nut 2. dexed and is easier to turn Turn the mirror arm to the ap- if you push the handbrake lever propriate position. forward. Tighten the nut to the spe- cified tightening torque, while Span between handlebar grip holding the mirror arm to en- and handbrake lever increases. sure that it does not move out Turn adjusting screw 1 of position. counter-clockwise. Span between handlebar grip Mirror to clamping ele- and handlebar lever decreases. ment 20 Nm
  • 59. Push the protective cap over Adjust the damping characteristic 4 the threaded fastener. to suit spring preload. 56 If you want to increase spring Spring preload preload, use the tool from the Setting on-board toolkit to turn knob 2 It is essential to set spring pre- clockwise. load of the rear suspension to If you want to reduce spring Operation suit the load carried by the mo- preload, use the tool from the torcycle. Increase spring preload on-board toolkit to turn knob 2 when the motorcycle is heavily Remove on-board toolkit 1. counter-clockwise. loaded and reduce spring preload Basic setting of spring z accordingly when the motorcycle preload, rear is lightly loaded. Turn the adjusting screw Adjusting spring preload counter-clockwise as far as it for rear wheel will go (Full load of fuel, with Remove the seat ( 59) rider 85 kg) Your motorcycle's hand- ling will suffer if you do not match the spring-preload and damping-characteristic settings.
  • 60. Adjusting damping for rear wheel 4 57 Operation Stow on-board toolkit 1. If you want to increase damp- Install the seat ( 60) ing, turn adjusting screw 1 You adjust the damping char- clockwise. z Damping acteristic by turning adjusting If you want to reduce damping, Damping screw 1. turn adjusting screw 1 counter- clockwise. Damping must be adapted to suit the surface on which the motor- Basic setting of rear-sus- cycle is ridden and to suit spring pension damping charac- preload. teristic An uneven surface requires Turn adjusting screw as far softer damping than a smooth as it will go clockwise, then surface. back it off 2 turns. (Full load An increase in spring preload of fuel, with rider 85 kg) requires firmer damping, a re- duction in spring preload re- quires softer damping.
  • 61. Tyres Headlight 4 Checking tyre pressure Tyre pressure, front Adjusting headlight for 58 Make sure the ground is level driving on left/driving on 2.2 bar (one-up, at tyre tem- and firm and place the motor- right perature 20 °C) cycle on its stand. If the motorcycle is ridden in a 2.2 bar (two-up and/or with Incorrect tyre pressures im- country where the opposite rule luggage, at tyre temperature pair the motorcycle's hand- of the road applies, its asymmet- Operation 20 °C) ling characteristics and increase ric low-beam headlight will tend the rate of tyre wear. Tyre pressure, rear to dazzle oncoming traffic. Always check that the tyre pres- Have the headlight set accord- sures are correct. ingly by a specialist workshop, z 2.5 bar (one-up, at tyre tem- preferably an authorised BMW At high road speeds, tyre perature 20 °C) Motorrad dealer. valves have a tendency to open as a result of centrifugal 2.9 bar (two-up and/or with Headlight beam throw and force. luggage, at tyre temperature spring preload Fit valve caps with rubber seals 20 °C) Headlight beam throw is gener- and screw them on firmly to pre- If tyre pressure is too low: ally kept constant when spring vent sudden deflation. Correct tyre pressure. preload is adjusted to suit load. Check tyre pressures against Spring preload adjustment might the data below. not suffice only if the motorcycle is very heavily loaded. Under these circumstances, headlight beam throw has to be adjusted
  • 62. to suit the weight carried by the Tighten screws 1 on left and Seat motorcycle. right. Removing seat 4 Consult a specialist work- 59 Beam-throw basic setting Make sure the ground is level shop, preferably an au- and firm and place the motor- thorised BMW Motorrad deal- cycle on its stand. er, if you are unsure whether the headlight basic setting is correct. Operation Adjusting headlight beam throw z Slacken screws 1 on left and right. Tilt the headlight slightly about its horizontal axis until Use the ignition key to turn arrowhead 2 is pointing toward seat lock 1 counter-clockwise marker 3. and hold it in this position. Tighten screws 1 on left and right. Slacken screws 1 on left and right. Adjust beam throw by tilting the headlight slightly about its horizontal axis.
  • 63. Firmly press down on the seat 4 at the front. The seat engages with an aud- 60 ible click. Helmet holder Remove the seat ( 59) Operation Lift seat 2 at the front and re- The helmet catch can lease the key. scratch the panelling. z Remove the seat and set it Make sure the lock is out of the down on the rubber buffers. way when you hook the helmet into position. Installing seat If it is attached on the left side of the motorcycle, there is a possibility of the hel- Pass the wire rope available as met being damaged by the hot an optional accessory through end silencer. the helmet and slip both eyes If possible, attach the helmet of the wire rope over a helmet on the right-hand side of the holder 1. motorcycle. Work both helmet and wire rope to the rear. Engage the seat in holders 3. Install the seat ( 60)
  • 64. Riding Safety instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 5 61 Checklist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 Starting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 Running in . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67 Riding Riding off-road . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68 Brakes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68 z Parking your motorcycle . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70 Refuelling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71
  • 65. Safety instructions come into contact with the sur- Correct loading 5 Rider's equipment face at an angle of heel that is Overloading and imbal- less than that to which the rider 62 Do not ride without the correct anced loads can adversely is accustomed, and under certain clothing. Always wear: affect the motorcycle's handling. circumstances this can result in a Helmet Do not exceed the permissible fall. gross weight and be sure to Motorcycling jacket and Carefully try out the limits of comply with the instructions on trousers the motorcycle's angle of heel Riding loading. Gloves and adapt your style of riding Boots accordingly. Alcohol and drugs z This applies even to short jour- Speed Even small amounts of neys, and to every season of the alcohol or drugs will ad- If you ride at high speed, always year. Your authorised BMW Mo- versely affect your perception bear in mind that various bound- torrad dealer will be glad to ad- and your ability to assess situ- ary conditions can adversely af- vise you on the correct clothing ations and make decisions, and fect the handling of your motor- for every purpose. slow down your reflexes. Med- cycle: ication can exacerbate these ef- Restricted angle of heel Settings of the spring-strut and fects. shock-absorber system with lowered suspension OE Do not ride your motorcycle after Imbalanced load If the suspension is lowered the consuming alcohol, drugs and/or Loose clothing motorcycle's angle of heel is sub- medication. Insufficient tyre pressure ject to restriction. Poor tyre tread When a motorcycle with Etc. lowered suspension is cor- nering, certain components can
  • 66. Risk of poisoning Catalytic converter Risk of fire Exhaust fumes contain carbon If misfiring causes unburned fuel Temperatures at the exhaust are 5 monoxide, which is colourless to enter the catalytic converter, high. 63 and odourless but highly toxic. there is a danger of overheating Flammable materials (e.g. Inhaling the exhaust fumes and damage. hay, leaves, grass, clothing therefore represents a For this reason, observe the fol- and luggage, etc.) could ignite health hazard and can even lowing points: if allowed to come into contact Do not run the fuel tank dry. Riding cause loss of consciousness with with the hot exhaust pipe. fatal consequences. Do not attempt to start or run Do not permit flammable materi- Do not inhale exhaust fumes. the engine with a spark-plug als to come into contact with the cap disconnected. z Do not run the engine in an en- hot exhaust system. closed space. Stop the engine immediately if Cooling would be it misfires. inadequate if the engine High voltage Use only unleaded fuel. were allowed to idle for a lengthy Touching live parts of the Comply with all specified main- period with the motorcycle at ignition system with the tenance intervals. a standstill: overheating would engine running can cause electric Unburned fuel will destroy result. In extreme cases, the shock. the catalytic converter. motorcycle could catch fire. Do not touch parts of the igni- Note the points listed for protec- Do not allow the engine to idle tion system when the engine is tion of the catalytic converter. unnecessarily. Ride away imme- running. diately after starting the engine.
  • 67. Tampering with the Checklist Starting 5 control unit of the Use the following checklist to Side stand 64 electronic engine- check important functions, set- You cannot start the motorcycle management system tings and wear limits before you with the side stand extended and Tampering with the engine ride off. a gear engaged. The engine will control unit can damage Brakes switch itself off if you start it with the motorcycle and cause acci- Brake-fluid levels, front and rear the gearbox in neutral and then Riding dents. Clutch engage a gear before retracting Do not tamper with the engine Damping-characteristic setting the side stand. z control unit. and spring preload Tyre-tread depth and tyre Gearbox Tampering with the engine pressures You can start the engine when control unit can result in Cases correctly installed and the gearbox is in neutral or if you mechanical loads that the mo- luggage secured pull the clutch with a gear en- torcycle's components are not gaged. Do not pull the clutch un- designed to withstand. Damage At regular intervals: til after you have switched on the caused in this way is not covered Engine oil level (every refuelling ignition, as otherwise the engine by the warranty. stop) will refuse to start. When the Do not tamper with the engine Brake-pad wear (every third gearbox is in neutral, the green control unit. refuelling stop) neutral telltale light is on and the gear indicator in the multifunction display shows N.
  • 68. Starting engine with BMW Motorrad ABS OE The start attempt is auto- Switch on the ignition. matically interrupted if bat- 5 Pre-ride check is performed. tery voltage is too low. Recharge the battery before you start the 65 ( 65) ABS self-diagnosis is engine, or use jump leads and a performed. ( 66) donor battery to start. The engine starts. Riding If the engine refuses to start, consult the troubleshooting chart in the section entitled "Technical data". ( 126) z Kill switch in run position a. Gearbox lubrication is en- Pre-ride check sured only when the engine The instrument cluster runs a is running. Inadequate lubrica- test of the instruments and the tion can result in damage to the telltale and warning lights when gearbox. Press starter button 1. the ignition is switched on. This Do not allow the motorcycle to Pre-Ride-Check, as it is known, roll for a lengthy period of time or If ambient temperatures are very low, you might find it is aborted as soon you start the push it a long distance with the engine. engine switched off. necessary to open the throttle slightly when starting the engine. Switch on the ignition. Phase 1 At ambient temperatures below Pre-ride check is performed. 0 °C, disengage the clutch after The rev. counter and speedo- ( 65) switching on the ignition. meter needles both swing to the limit values on their scales.
  • 69. At the same time, the following are switched off in reverse se- few metres for the wheel sensors 5 warning lights and telltale lights quence. to be tested. are switched on in succession: 66 Telltale light for high-beam If a needle did not move or if a Phase 1 headlight and left turn indicator warning light or telltale light did Test of the diagnosis-compat- telltale light not show as specified above: ible system components with General warning light, showing Some malfunctions cannot the motorcycle at a standstill. yellow, and neutral telltale light be indicated if one of the ABS warning light flashes. Riding Warning light for fuel down to warning lights fails to show. reserve and right turn indicator Make sure that all the warning Possible national variant of z telltale light and telltale lights come on in the the ABS warning light. Warning light for oil pressure pre-ride check. Have the fault rectified as Phase 2 with BMW Motorrad ABS OE quickly as possible by a Test of the wheel sensors as ABS warning light specialist workshop, preferably the motorcycle pulls away from Phase 2 an authorised BMW Motorrad rest. General warning light dealer. ABS warning light flashes. changes from yellow to red. ABS self-diagnosis OE BMW Motorrad ABS performs Possible national variant of Phase 3 the ABS warning light. self-diagnosis to ensure its op- The rev. counter and speedo- erability. Self-diagnosis is per- meter needles both swing back ABS self-diagnosis formed automatically when you to rest. At the same time, all the completed switch on the ignition. The mo- warning lights and telltale lights The ABS warning light goes torcycle has to move forward a switched on in the initial phase out.
  • 70. If an indicator showing an ABS Exceeding the specified en- efficiency by exerting greater fault appears when ABS self-dia- gine speeds while running pressure on the levers. 5 gnosis completes: in will lead to increased engine New brake pads can ex- wear. 67 You can continue to ride. Bear tend stopping distance by a in mind that the ABS function Keep to the specified engine significant margin. is not available. speeds for running in. Apply the brakes in good time. Have the fault rectified as Do not exceed the rpm limits quickly as possible by a Tyres Riding recommended for running in. specialist workshop, preferably New tyres have a smooth sur- an authorised BMW Motorrad Running-in speed face. This must be roughened by dealer. riding in a restrained manner at z <5000 min-1 various heel angles until the tyres Running in are run in. This running in pro- No full-load acceleration. The first 1000 km cedure is essential if the tyres are Avoid low engine speeds at full to achieve maximum grip. While running in the motor- load. cycle, vary the throttle opening Do not omit the first inspection Tyres do not have their full and engine-speed range fre- after 500 - 1200 km. grip when new and there quently. is a risk of accidents at extreme Try to do most of your rid- Brake pads angles of heel. ing during this initial period on New brake pads must "bed Avoid extreme angles of heel. twisting, fairly hilly roads, avoid- down" and therefore do not ing high-speed main roads and achieve their optimum friction highways if possible. levels during the first 500 km. You can compensate for this initial reduction in braking
  • 71. Riding off-road until the brakes have been Brakes 5 Tyre pressure cleaned. How can stopping 68 The brake pads will wear distance be minimised? Tyre pressures reduced for more rapidly if you ride fre- off-road riding impair the Each time the brakes are applied, quently on unsurfaced tracks or motorcycle's handling character- a load distribution shift takes poor roads. istics on surfaced roads and can place with the load shifting for- Check the thickness of the brake lead to accidents. ward from the rear to the front Riding pads more frequently and replace Always check that the tyre pres- wheel. The sharper the motor- the brake pads in good time. sures are correct. cycle decelerates, the more load z Spring preload and shock- is shifted to the front wheel. The Wheel rims for riding off- higher the wheel load, the more absorber settings braking force can be transmitted road BMW Motorrad recommends The off-road settings for without the wheel locking. checking the rims for damage spring preload and shock To optimise stopping distance, after off-roading. absorber damping characteristic apply the front brakes rapidly and will impair the motorcycle's hand- keep on increasing the force you Dirt or mud on brakes ling characteristics on surfaced apply to the brake lever. This roads. makes the best possible use of When riding on loose sur- If you have been off-roading, re- the dynamic increase in load at faces or muddy roads, the member to correct spring preload the front wheel. Remember to brakes may fail to take effect and shock-absorber damping pull the clutch at the same time. immediately because of dirt or characteristics before you return In the "panic braking situations" moisture on the discs or brake to surfaced roads. that are trained so frequently pads. braking force is applied as rap- Apply the brakes in good time idly as possible and with the
  • 72. rider's full force applied to the and make use of the engine's Oil or grease on brakes brake levers; under these circum- braking effect as well. Oil and grease on the brake 5 stances the dynamic shift in load discs and pads considerably 69 distribution cannot keep pace Wet brakes diminish braking efficiency. with the increase in deceleration After the motorcycle has Especially after repair and main- and the tyres cannot transmit been washed, ridden tenance work, make sure that the the full braking force to the sur- through water or ridden in brake discs and brake pads are face of the road. The front wheel the rain, the brake discs and Riding free of oil and grease. locks and the imminent risk of a pads might be wet and the fall increases. brakes might not take effect Dirt or mud on brakes immediately. z with BMW Motorrad ABS OE When riding on loose sur- Apply the brakes in good time ABS has to intervene to keep faces or muddy roads, the until the brakes have dried out. the front wheel from locking; this brakes may fail to take effect increases stopping distance. immediately because of dirt or Salt on brakes moisture on the discs or brake Descending mountain The brakes may fail to take pads. passes effect immediately if the Apply the brakes in good time motorcycle was ridden on salt- until the brakes have been There is a danger of the covered roads and the brakes cleaned. brakes fading if you use were not applied for some time. only the rear brakes when des- The brake pads will wear Apply the brakes in good time cending mountain passes. Under more rapidly if you ride fre- until the salt layer on the brake extreme conditions, the brakes quently on unsurfaced tracks or discs and brake pads has been could overheat and suffer severe poor roads. removed. damage. Check the thickness of the brake Use both front and rear brakes,
  • 73. pads more frequently and replace motorcycle with the side stand On a gradient, the motor- 5 the brake pads in good time. extended. cycle should always face Slowly lean the motorcycle to uphill; select 1st gear. 70 Parking your the side until its weight is taken Lock the steering lock. motorcycle by the stand and dismount to the left. Removing motorcycle Placing motorcycle on from side stand side stand If the motorcycle is on the Riding side stand, the surface of Unlock the steering lock. If the ground is soft or un- From the left, grip the handle- the ground will determine wheth- even, there is no guaran- bars with both hands. z er it is better to turn the handle- tee that the motorcycle will rest bars to the left or right. However, Pull the handbrake lever. firmly on the stand. the motorcycle is more stable on Swing your right leg over the Always check that the ground a level surface with the handle- seat and lift the motorcycle to under the stand is level and bars turned to the left than with the upright position. firm. the handlebars turned to the Hold the motorcycle upright Switch off the engine. right. and balanced. Pull the handbrake lever. On level ground, always turn the An extended side stand can Hold the motorcycle upright handlebars to the left to set the catch on the ground when and balanced. steering lock. the motorcycle is moving and Use your left foot to extend the Turn the handlebars to full left lead to a fall. side stand fully. or right lock. Retract the side stand before The side stand is designed Check that the motorcycle is moving the motorcycle. to support only the weight standing firmly. Sit on the motorcycle and use of the motorcycle. your left foot to retract the side Do not lean or sit on the stand.
  • 74. Placing motorcycle on Excessive movements Refuelling centre stand OE could cause the centre Fuel is highly flammable. A 5 stand to retract, and the If the ground is soft or un- naked flame close to the 71 motorcycle would topple in even, there is no guaran- fuel tank can cause a fire or ex- consequence. tee that the motorcycle will rest plosion. Do not lean or sit on the mo- firmly on the stand. Do not smoke. Never bring a torcycle with the centre stand Always check that the ground naked flame near the fuel tank. extended. Riding under the stand is level and Fuel expands when hot. firm. Check that the motorcycle is Fuel escaping from an standing firmly. Switch off the engine. overfilled tank could make its way z Lock the steering lock. Dismount and keep your left onto the rear tyre. This could hand on the left handlebar grip. Removing motorcycle cause a fall. With your right hand, grip the from centre stand OE Do not fill the tank past the bot- rear grab handle or the rear tom edge of the filler neck. Unlock the steering lock. frame. Fuel attacks plastics, which Place your left hand on the left Use your right foot on the pin become dull or unsightly. handlebar grip. of the centre stand to press Wipe off plastic parts immediately With your right hand, grip the the stand down until its curved if they come into contact with rear grab handle or the rear feet touch the ground. fuel. frame. Place your full body weight on Push the motorcycle forward Leaded fuel will destroy the the centre stand and at the off the centre stand. catalytic converter. same time pull the motorcycle to the rear. Check that the centre stand Use only unleaded fuel. has fully retracted.
  • 75. Make sure the ground is level 5 and firm and place the motor- Reserve fuel cycle on its side stand. 72 The volume of the tank can ≥4 l be utilised to the full only Press the fuel tank cap down when the motorcycle is propped firmly to close. on its side stand. Remove the key and close the Riding protective cap. Refuel with fuel of the grade z stated below; do not fill the tank past the bottom edge of the filler neck. Recommended fuel grade 91 ROZ/RON (Regular un- Open the protective cap. leaded) Open the fuel tank cap with the ignition key by turning it Usable fuel capacity counter-clockwise. approx. 16 l
  • 76. Engineering details Brake system with BMW Motorrad 6 ABS OE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74 73 Tyre pressure monitoring RDC OE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76 Engineering details z
  • 77. Brake system with to turn and directional stability is registers the actual circum- 6 BMW Motorrad ABS OE is maintained irrespective of the stances, the system reacts in- condition of the road surface. stantly and adjusts braking force 74 How does ABS work? accordingly to achieve optimum The amount of braking force that What are the effects of braking. can be transferred to the road surface irregularities? depends on factors hat include Humps and surface irregularit- Rear wheel lift the coefficient of friction of the ies can cause the wheels to lose Under very severe and sudden Engineering details road surface. Loose stones, ice contact temporarily with the road deceleration, however, under cer- and snow or a wet road all have surface; if this happens the brak- tain circumstances it is possible much lower coefficients of fric- ing force that can be transmit- that the BMW Motorrad ABS will tion than a clean, dry asphalt sur- ted to the road can drop to zero. be unable to prevent the rear face. The lower the coefficient If the brakes are applied under wheel from lifting clear of the of friction, the longer the braking these circumstances the ABS ground.If this happens the out- distance. has to reduce braking force to come can be a highsiding situ- If the rider increases braking ensure that directional stability ation in which the motorcycle can pressure to the extent that brak- is maintained when the wheels flip over. z ing force exceeds the maxim- regain contact with the road sur- Severe braking can cause um transferrable limit, the wheels face. At this instant the BMW the rear wheel to lift off the start to lock and the motorcycle Motorrad ABS must assume an ground. loses its directional stability; a fall extremely low coefficient of fric- When you brake, bear in mind is imminent. Before this situation tion, so that the wheels will con- that ABS control cannot be relied can occur, ABS intervenes and tinue to rotate under all imagin- on in all circumstances to prevent adapts braking pressure to the able circumstances, because this the rear wheel from lifting clear of maximum transferrable braking is the precondition for ensuring the ground. force, so the wheels continue directional stability. As soon as
  • 78. What is the design riding conditions can lead to a What significance baseline for BMW fault message being issued. devolves on regular 6 Motorrad ABS? Exceptional riding maintenance? conditions: 75 Within the limits imposed by Invariably, a technical sys- physics, BMW Motorrad ABS en- Riding for a lengthy period with tem cannot perform beyond sures directional stability on any the front wheel lifted off the the abilities dictated by its level surface. The system is not op- ground (wheelie). of maintenance. Rear wheel rotating with the Engineering details timised for special requirements In order to ensure that the BMW that apply under extreme com- motorcycle held stationary by Motorrad ABS is always main- petitive situations off-road or on applying the front brake (burn- tained in optimum condition, it the track. out). is essential for you to comply Heating up with the motorcycle strictly with the specified inspec- Special situations on the centre stand or an auxil- tion intervals. The speeds of the front and rear iary stand, engine idling or with wheels are compared as one a gear engaged. Reserves for safety means of detecting a wheel's Rear wheel locked for a lengthy The potentially shorter braking incipient tendency to lock. If the period, for example while des- z distances which BMW Motorrad system registers implausible val- cending off-road. ABS permits must not be used ues for a lengthy period the ABS as an excuse for careless riding. If a fault message is issued on function is deactivated for safety ABS is primarily a means of en- account of exceptional riding reasons and an ABS fault mes- suring a safety margin in genuine conditions as outlined above, you sage is issued. Self-diagnos- emergencies. can reactivate the ABS function is has to complete before fault by switching the ignition off and Take care when cornering. When messages can be issued. on again. you apply the brakes on a corner, In addition to problems with the the motorcycle's weight and BMW Motorrad ABS, exceptional
  • 79. momentum take over and even The control unit can adminis- available to the public in petrol 6 BMW Motorrad ABS is unable to trate four sensors, so two dif- stations and motorway service counteract their effects. ferent sets of wheels with RDC areas have gauges that do not 76 sensors can be alternated on compensate for temperature; the Tyre pressure the motorcycle. An error mes- reading shown by a gauge of monitoring RDC OE sage is issued if wheels without this nature is the temperature- sensors are fitted to a motorcycle dependent tyre pressure. In Function equipped with an RDC control most instances, therefore, these Engineering details A sensor integrated into each unit. gauge readings will not tally with tyre measures the air temperat- the pressures shown by the ure and the air pressure inside Temperature multifunction display. the tyre and transmits this in- compensation formation to the control unit. Tyre pressure is a temperature- Tyre-pressure ranges Each sensor has a centrifugal- sensitive variable: pressure in- The RDC control unit differenti- force tripswitch that does not creases as tyre temperature rises ates between three air-pressure enable transmission of the meas- and decreases as tyre temper- ranges, all of which are paramet- ured values until the motorcycle ature drops. Tyre temperature erised for the motorcycle: z has accelerated to about 30 km/ depends on ambient temperat- Air pressure within permitted h. The display shows -- for ure, on the style of riding and the tolerance. each tyre until the tyre-pressure duration of the ride. Air pressure close to limit of signal is received for the first The tyre-pressure readings permitted tolerance. time. The sensors continue to shown by the multifunction Air pressure outside permitted transmit the measured-value sig- display are temperature- tolerance. nals for approximately 15 minutes compensated; the reference tyre after the motorcycle comes to a temperature for these readings stop. is always 20 °C. The air lines
  • 80. Pressure adaptation Compare the RDC readings 6 on the multifunction display 77 with the value in the table on the inside cover of the Rider's Manual. Then use the air line to compensate for the difference between the RDC reading and Engineering details the value in the table. Example: According to the Rider- 's Manual, tyre pressure should be 2.5 bar, but the reading in the multifunction display is 2.3 bar. The gauge on the air line shows 2.4 bar. You must now increase tyre pressure by the 0.2 bar dif- ference between the value in the z table and the RDC reading; when the air-line gauge shows 2.6 bar, the tyre is inflated to the correct pressure.
  • 81. z 78 6 Engineering details
  • 82. Accessories General instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80 7 79 Power socket . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80 Luggage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81 Case OA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83 Accessories Topcase OA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86 z
  • 83. General instructions without constituting a safety haz- Power socket 7 BMW Motorrad recommends ard. Country-specific official au- Ratings thorisation does not suffice as 80 the use of parts and accessories assurance. Tests conducted by for your motorcycle that are ap- these instances cannot make proved by BMW for this purpose. provision for all operating con- Genuine BMW parts and ac- ditions experienced by BMW mo- cessories and other products torcycles and, consequently, they Accessories which BMW has approved can are not sufficient in some circum- be obtained from your authorised stances. BMW Motorrad dealer, together Use only parts and accessor- with expert advice on their install- ies approved by BMW for your ation and use. motorcycle. The supply to socket 1 is cut off z These parts and products have Whenever you are planning automatically if battery voltage been tested by BMW for safety, function and suitability. BMW modifications, comply with all is low or the load exceeds the accepts product liability for them. the legal requirements. Make maximum rating. Conversely, BMW is unable to sure that the motorcycle does Operating electrical accept any liability whatsoever not infringe national road-vehicle construction and use regulations. accessories for parts and accessories which it has not approved. You can start using electrical ac- cessories only when the ignition BMW Motorrad cannot is switched on. The accessory assess each non-BMW remains operational if the igni- product to determine wheth- tion is subsequently switched off. er it can be used on or in con- In order to ensure that the drain nection with BMW motorcycles on the on-board power supply
  • 84. system is minimised, In order Luggage speed limit for riding with cases to ensure that the drain on the Correct loading on the motorcycle. 7 on-board power supply system Overloading and imbal- Payload of cases 81 is minimised, the supply to the power socket is cut off approxim- anced loads can adversely ately 15 minutes after the ignition affect the motorcycle's handling. max 10 kg is switched off, and it is also tem- Do not exceed the permissible porarily interrupted during the gross weight and be sure to Maximum permissible Accessories start procedure. comply with the instructions on speed for riding with loading. cases fitted to the motorcycle Cable routing Set spring preload, damping max 160 km/h The cables from the power sock- characteristic and tyre pres- et to the auxiliary device must be sures to suit total weight. with topcase OA routed in such a way that they: with case OA z Do not impede the rider Note the maximum permiss- Ensure that the case volumes ible payload of the topcase and Do not restrict or obstruct the on the left and right are equal. the speed limit for riding with a steering angle and handling Make sure that the weight is topcase on the motorcycle. characteristics uniformly distributed between Cannot be trapped Payload of topcase right and left. Incorrectly routed cables Pack heavy items at the bot- can impede the rider. tom of the cases and toward max 5 kg Route the cables as described the inboard side. above. Note the maximum permissible payload of the cases and the
  • 85. the speed limit for riding with a Lashing luggage 7 Maximum permissible speed for riding with top- rear softbag on the motorcycle. 82 case fitted to the motorcycle Payload of rear softbag max 160 km/h max 1.5 kg with tank rucksack OA Note the maximum permissible Maximum permissible Accessories payload of the tank rucksack speed for riding with the and the speed limit for riding rear softbag fitted to the mo- with a tank rucksack on the torcycle Loop the luggage straps over motorcycle. max 130 km/h the bar between the motor- z Payload of tank rucksack cycle and stops 1. max 5 kg Maximum permissible speed for riding with the tank rucksack fitted to the mo- torcycle max 130 km/h with rear softbag OA Note the maximum permissible payload of the rear softbag and
  • 86. Case OA Opening cases 7 83 Accessories Position luggage strap 2 as Press the ribbed part of rocker shown here with a stuffbag as switch 4. example. Hold the rocker switch down Check that the luggage is se- Turn key 1 in the case lock to and open the lid of the case. right angles with the forward z cure. direction of travel. Hold down latch 2 and pull up carrying handle 3.
  • 87. Closing cases Push carry handle 2 down. Pivot lever at top limit position: 7 The handle engages with an minimum volume. audible click. Pivot lever at bottom limit posi- 84 Turn the key in the case lock tion: maximum volume. in line with the forward direc- tion of travel and remove the Removing cases key from the lock. Accessories Adjusting case volume Turn the lock with the key until it is at right angles to the for- z ward direction of travel. Close case lid 1. The lid engages with an aud- ible click. Turn key 1 in the case lock to right angles with the forward Closing the carry handle direction of travel. while the case lock is in Open the case. Hold down latch 2 and pull up line with the forward direction of Remove all its contents from carrying handle 3. travel can result in damage to the the case. locking tongue. To adjust the volume of the Make sure that the case lock is case, engage pivot lever 1 at at right angles to the forward dir- the top or bottom limit position, ection of travel when you close as applicable. the carry handle.
  • 88. Installing case 7 85 Accessories Pull red release lever 4 up. Pull red release lever 4 up. Latching flap 5 pops up. Turn key 1 in the case lock to Latching flap 5 pops up. Fully open latching flap 5. right angles with the forward Fully open latching flap 5. Take a grip of the carry handle direction of travel. z and ease the case clear of Hold down latch 2 and pull up the mushroom head and the carrying handle 3. curved tubular section. Engage anchorage 6 on curved tubular section 7.
  • 89. Tilt the case up and set it on Turn the key in the case lock 7 mushroom head 8, until mush- in line with the forward direc- room head 8 is at the rear end tion of travel and remove the 86 of anchorage 9. key from the lock. Topcase OA Opening topcase Accessories Press the ribbed part of rocker switch 4. Hold the rocker down and open the lid of the topcase. z Then push latching flap 5 down while pivoting red release lever 4 down. The latching flap engages. Turn key 1 in the topcase lock Make sure that the case is until it is at right angles to the now latched in position on the road surface. mushroom head. Hold down latch 2 and pull out Push the carry handle down carry handle 3. until closed. The handle engages with an audible click.
  • 90. Closing topcase Push carry handle 2 up. Pivot lever at rear limit position The handle engages with an (toward carry handle): minimum 7 audible click. volume. 87 Turn the key in the topcase Pivot lever at front limit position lock until it is parallel with the (toward bottom of topcase): road surface and remove the maximum volume. key. Removing topcase Accessories Adjusting topcase volume Turn the key in the topcase lock until it is at right angles to the road surface. z Close topcase lid 1. The lid engages with an aud- ible click. Closing the carry handle Turn key 1 in the topcase lock while the topcase lock is in Open the topcase. until it is at right angles to the line with the forward direction of Remove all its contents from road surface. travel can result in damage to the the topcase. Hold down latch 2 and pull out locking tongue. carry handle 3. To adjust the volume of the Make sure that the topcase lock topcase, engage pivot lever 1 is at right angles to the forward at the front or rear limit posi- direction of travel when you close tion, as applicable. the carry handle.
  • 91. Installing topcase 7 88 Accessories Pull red lever 4. Pull red lever 4. Latching flap 5 is unlocked. Turn key 1 in the topcase lock Latching flap 5 is unlocked. Fully open latching flap 5 with until it is at right angles to the Fully open latching flap 5 with your hand. road surface. your hand. z Take a firm grip of the handle Hold down latch 2 and pull out and remove the topcase. carry handle 3.
  • 92. Push red lever 4 in. Latching flap 5 is secured. 7 Check that the topcase is se- 89 cure. Close the carry handle and lock the topcase. Accessories Engage the topcase in front holders 6 of the topcase carrier plate. z Push the rear of the topcase onto the topcase carrier plate and engage latching flap 5.
  • 93. z 90 7 Accessories
  • 94. Maintenance General instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92 Jump starting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 115 8 91 Toolkit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92 Battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 116 Engine oil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93 Brake system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94 Maintenance Brake pads . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95 Brake fluid . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96 Coolant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97 Clutch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98 z Tyres . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98 Rims . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99 Chain . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99 Wheels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101 Front-wheel stand . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106 Bulbs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108 Air filter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 114
  • 95. General instructions Toolkit On-board toolkit service 8 The "Maintenance" chapter de- Toolkit kit OA 92 scribes straightforward proced- ures for checking and replacing certain wear parts. Special tightening torques are lis- ted as applicable. The tightening Maintenance torques for the threaded fasten- ers on your motorcycle are listed in the section entitled "Technical data". You will find information on more 1 Extending tool holder extensive maintenance and re- 1 Screwdriver handle z 2 Reversible screwdriver blade For accommodating all tools pair work in the Repair Manual with adapters on DVD/CD-ROM (RepROM) for With star-head and plain-tip ends 2 1/4" bits your motorcycle, which is avail- Bits of various sizes able from your authorised BMW 3 Open-ended spanner Width across flats 17 3 3/8" adapter for socket- Motorrad dealer. head screws, w/f 22 4 Torx wrench, T40 Some of the work calls for spe- 4 Electric torch 5 Reversible screwdriver blade cial tools and a thorough know- 5 Socket With star-head and Torx ledge of motorcycles. If you T25 Open-ended spanners of are in doubt consult a specialist various sizes workshop, preferably your author- ised BMW Motorrad dealer.
  • 96. 6 Adapter check the oil level only after a To accommodate the 1/ lengthy trip. 8 4" bits and the 9x12 mm Wipe the area around the oil and the 3/8" universal-joint 93 filler neck clean. adapter Allow the engine to idle until the fan starts up, then allow it Engine oil to idle one minute longer. Maintenance Checking engine oil level Switch off the ignition. Make sure the engine is at op- The engine can seize if the Remove oil dipstick 1 by turn- erating temperature and hold oil level is low, and this can ing it counter-clockwise. the motorcycle upright. lead to accidents. with centre stand OE Always make sure that the oil Check that the engine is at op- level is correct. erating temperature, make sure z The oil level varies with the the ground is level and firm temperature of the oil. The and place the motorcycle on its higher the temperature, the high- centre stand. er the level of oil in the sump. Checking the oil level with the engine cold or after no more than a short ride will lead to misinter- pretation; this in turn, means that Use a dry cloth to wipe gauge the engine will be operated with length 2 clean the incorrect quantity of oil. In order to ensure that the en- gine oil level is read correctly,
  • 97. Seat the oil dipstick on the oil Topping up engine oil Do not ride the motorcycle if you 8 filler neck, but do not engage Check the engine oil level have any doubts about the de- the threads. ( 93) pendability of the brake system. 94 Remove the oil dipstick and Under these circumstances have check the oil level. the brake system checked by a specialist workshop, preferably Engine oil level an authorised BMW Motorrad dealer. Maintenance between MIN and MAX Incorrect working practices marks on the oil dipstick endanger the reliability of Engine oil, 10W-40 the brakes. 0.4 l (Difference between Have all work on the brake sys- z MIN and MAX) tem performed by a specialist Pour engine oil in through filler workshop, preferably an author- If the oil level is below the MIN neck 1 until it reaches the spe- mark: ised BMW Motorrad dealer. cified level. Top up the engine oil ( 94) Install the oil dipstick. Checking operation of If the oil level is above the MAX brakes mark: Brake system Pull the handbrake lever. Have the oil level corrected by Dependability of the brake The pressure point must be a specialist workshop, prefer- system clearly perceptible. ably an authorised BMW Mo- A fully functional brake system is Press the footbrake lever. torrad dealer. a basic requirement for the road The pressure point must be safety of your motorcycle. clearly perceptible.
  • 98. If pressure points are not clearly their thickness. Viewing direc- preferably an authorised BMW perceptible: tion: Between wheel and fork Motorrad dealer. 8 Have the brakes checked by a tube toward brake caliper 1. specialist workshop, preferably Checking brake pad 95 an authorised BMW Motorrad thickness, rear brakes dealer. Make sure the ground is level and firm and place the motor- Brake pads cycle on its stand. Maintenance Checking brake-pad thickness, front brakes Make sure the ground is level and firm and place the motor- cycle on its stand. Brake-pad wear limit, z front min 1 mm (Friction pad only, without backing plate) The wear indicators Visually inspect brake pads 1 (grooves) must be clearly from the right to ascertain their visible. thickness. If the wear indicating marks are no longer clearly visible: Visually inspect the left and Have the brake pads replaced right brake pads to ascertain by a specialist workshop,
  • 99. Brake fluid Wear of the brake pads 8 Checking brake-fluid causes the brake fluid level in the reservoir to sink. 96 level, front brakes Make sure the ground is level and firm and hold the motor- cycle upright. with centre stand OE Maintenance Make sure the ground is level and firm and place the motor- Brake-pad wear limit, rear cycle on its centre stand. Move the handlebars to the min 1 mm (Friction pad only, straight-ahead position. z without backing plate) Brake fluid level, front The wear indicators must be clearly visible. DOT4 brake fluid Do not permit the brake fluid If the wear indicating mark is no level to drop below the MIN longer visible: mark. Have the brake pads replaced by a specialist workshop, If the brake fluid level drops be- preferably an authorised BMW low the permitted level: Motorrad dealer. Have the defect rectified as Check the brake fluid level in quickly as possible by a spe- front reservoir 1. cialist workshop, preferably
  • 100. an authorised BMW Motorrad Wear of the brake pads an authorised BMW Motorrad dealer. causes the brake fluid level dealer. 8 in the reservoir to sink. Checking brake-fluid Coolant 97 level, rear brakes Checking coolant level Make sure the ground is level Make sure the ground is level and firm and hold the motor- and firm and place the motor- cycle upright. Maintenance cycle on its stand. with centre stand OE Make sure the ground is level and firm and place the motor- cycle on its centre stand. Brake fluid level, rear z DOT4 brake fluid Do not permit the brake fluid level to drop below the MIN Check the coolant level in ex- mark. pansion tank 1. Viewing direc- tion: Between windscreen and If the brake fluid level drops be- right side panel. Check the brake fluid level in low the permitted level: rear reservoir 1. Have the defect rectified as quickly as possible by a spe- cialist workshop, preferably
  • 101. Turn the cap of the coolant minimum permissible tread 8 filler neck clockwise to close. depth. 98 Make sure the ground is level Clutch and firm and place the motor- Checking clutch operation cycle on its stand. Pull the clutch lever. Measure the tyre tread depth The pressure point must be in the main tread grooves with Maintenance clearly perceptible. wear marks. If the pressure point is not clearly Tyres have wear indicators Coolant, specified level perceptible: integrated into the main Have the clutch checked by a tread grooves. The tyre is worn specialist workshop, preferably out when the tyre tread has worn Antifreeze an authorised BMW Motorrad down to the level of the marks. z dealer. The locations of the marks are between MIN and MAX marks on the expansion tank indicated on the edge of the tyre, If the coolant level is too low: Tyres e.g. by the letters TI, TWI or by an arrow. Top up the coolant. Checking tyre tread depth If the tyre tread no longer com- Your motorcycle's handling Topping up coolant plies with the minimum legally and grip can be impaired Turn cap of the coolant filler required tread depth: even before the tyres wear to neck counter-clockwise to the minimum tyre tread depth Replace tyre. open. permitted by law. Using a suitable funnel, top up Have the tyres changed in good with coolant until the level is time before they wear to the correct.
  • 102. Rims If the notes vary: Clean the drive chain with a Visual inspection Have the spokes checked by a suitable cleaning product, dry it 8 specialist workshop, preferably and apply chain lubricant. Make sure the ground is level Wipe off excess lubricant. 99 an authorised BMW Motorrad and firm and place the motor- dealer. cycle on its stand. Checking chain tension Visually inspect the rims for Chain Make sure the ground is level defects. and firm and place the motor- Maintenance Have damaged rims checked Lubricating chain cycle on its stand. and, if necessary, replaced by a Dirt, dust and inadequate specialist workshop, preferably lubrication will result in ac- an authorised BMW Motorrad celerated wear and significantly dealer. shorten the drive chain's useful life. z Checking spokes Clean and lubricate the drive Make sure the ground is level chain at regular intervals. and firm and place the motor- cycle on its stand. Lubricate the drive chain every 1000 km at the latest. Lubric- Draw the handle of a screw- ate the chain more frequently if driver or a similar instrument the motorcycle is ridden in wet, Use a screwdriver to push the across the spokes and listen chain up and down and meas- dusty or dirty conditions. to the notes of the individual ure difference A. spokes. Switch the ignition off and se- lect neutral.
  • 103. Make sure that scale read- 8 Chain deflection ings 4 are the same on left and right. 100 Tighten locknuts 2 on left and 30...40 mm (Motorcycle with no weight applied, supported right by turning them clock- on its side stand) wise. If measured value is outside per- Locknut of the final-drive Maintenance mitted tolerance: chain tensioning screw Adjust the chain tension ( 100) Slacken quick-release axle 19 Nm nut 1. Tighten quick-release axle Adjusting chain tension Slacken locknuts 2 on left and nut 1 to the specified tight- Make sure the ground is level right by turning them counter- ening torque. z and firm and place the motor- clockwise. cycle on its stand. Use adjusting screws 3 on left Rear quick-release axle in and right to adjust chain ten- swinging arm sion. 100 Nm Turning screws clockwise: re- duces chain tension. Checking chain wear Turning screws counter-clock- Make sure the ground is level wise: increases chain tension. and firm and place the motor- Check the chain tension cycle on its stand. ( 99)
  • 104. Wheels grammed into the control unit Tyre recommendation and are fundamental to all cal- 8 culations. Any change in these For each size of tyre BMW Mo- influencing variables, caused for 101 torrad tests certain makes, and example by a switch to wheels approves those that it certifies other than those installed ex- as roadworthy. If BMW Motorrad works, can have serious effects has not approved the wheels and on the performance of the sys- Maintenance tyres, it cannot assess their suit- tem. ability or provide any guarantee The sensor rings are essential for Pull the chain back at the rear- of road safety. most point of the sprocket. correct road-speed calculation, Use only wheels and tyres ap- and they too must match the The tips of the sprocket teeth proved by BMW Motorrad for motorcycle's system and con- must remain inside the chain your type of motorcycle. sequently cannot be changed. z links. You can obtain detailed informa- If you decide that you would like If the chain can be pulled back tion from your authorised BMW to fit non-standard wheels to far enough to expose the tips of Motorrad dealer or on the Inter- your motorcycle, it is very im- the sprocket teeth: net at www.bmw-motorrad.com. portant to consult a specialist Consult a specialist workshop, workshop beforehand, preferably preferably an authorised BMW Effect of wheel size an authorised BMW Motorrad Motorrad dealer. on suspension-control dealer. In some cases, the data systems programmed into the control unit Wheel size is very important as a can be changed to suit the new parameter for the ABS. In partic- wheel sizes. ular, the diameter and the width of a motorcycle's wheels are pro-
  • 105. RDC label OE Motorrad dealer or specialist Raise front of motorcycle until 8 workshop to the fact that the the front wheel can turn freely. wheel is fitted with an RDC BMW Motorrad recommends 102 sensor. the BMW Motorrad front-wheel stand for lifting the motorcycle. Remove the front wheel Install the front wheel stand Place the motorcycle on a suit- ( 106) able auxiliary stand. Maintenance with centre stand OE Make sure the ground is level and firm and place the motor- Incorrect tyre-removal pro- cycle on its centre stand. cedures can result in dam- age to the RDC sensors. with BMW Motorrad ABS OE z Be sure to notify the authorised BMW Motorrad dealer or spe- cialist workshop that the wheel is fitted with an RDC sensor. Release axle clamping screw 2. If the motorcycle is equipped Remove axle 3, while support- with RDC, each wheel rim bears ing the wheel. an adhesive label indicating the Do not remove the grease from position of the RDC sensor. the axle. When changing the tyre, take Once the calipers have care not to damage the RDC Remove screw 1 and remove been removed, there is sensor. Be sure to draw the the ABS sensor from its bore. a risk of the brake pads being attention of the authorised BMW pressed together to the extent
  • 106. that they cannot be slipped back Installing front wheel rows on the tyre or the wheel over the brake disc on reas- Threaded fasteners not rim. 8 sembly. Roll the front wheel into posi- tightened to the specified 103 Do not operate the handbrake torque can work loose or their tion between the forks, making lever when the brake calipers threads can suffer damage. sure that the brake disc passes have been removed. between the brake pads. Always have the security of the Roll the front wheel forward to fasteners checked by a specialist Maintenance remove. workshop, preferably an author- ised BMW Motorrad dealer. z Raise the front wheel, insert axle 3 and tighten to specified Remove spacing bushing 4 torque. from the left-hand side of the Slip spacing bushing 4 into the left-hand side of the wheel Quick-release axle, front, wheel hub. hub. in axle holder The front wheel must be 30 Nm installed right way round to rotate in the correct direction. Remove the front-wheel stand. Note the direction-of-rotation ar-
  • 107. Firmly compress the front forks Make sure that the ABS sensor 8 several times. cable is routed correctly. Tighten axle clamping screw 2 Make sure that the ABS sensor 104 to the specified torque. cable is routed as shown Clamp of quick-release here. axle Remove the auxiliary stand, if installed beforehand. Maintenance 19 Nm Removing rear wheel with BMW Motorrad ABS OE Remove screw 1 of the speed Place the motorcycle on a suit- sensor and remove the speed able auxiliary stand. sensor from the holder. with centre stand OE z Make sure the ground is level and firm and place the motor- cycle on its centre stand. Insert the ABS sensor into its bore and install screw 1. The cable of the ABS Remove axle nut 2. sensor could chafe through if it comes into contact with the brake disc.
  • 108. Slacken locknuts 3 on left and the brake disc passes between right by turning them counter- the brake pads. 8 clockwise. Back off adjusting screws 4 on 105 left and right by turning them counter-clockwise. Remove adjusting plate 5 and push the axle in as far as it will Maintenance go. Roll the rear wheel as far for- ward as possible and disen- gage chain 8 from the sprock- et. Roll the rear wheel as far Roll the rear wheel back until it forward as possible and loop z is clear of the swinging arm. chain 8 over the sprocket. The sprocket and the spacer sleeves on left and right are loose fits in the wheel. Make sure that these Remove quick-release axle 6 parts are not damaged or lost on and remove adjusting plate 7. removal. Installing rear wheel Roll the rear wheel into the swinging arm, making sure that
  • 109. 8 106 Maintenance Seat left adjusting plate 7 in Install right adjusting plate 5. Seat the speed sensor in the the swinging arm and install holder and install screw 1 of quick-release axle 6 in the the speed sensor. brake caliper and the rear Adjust the chain tension z wheel. ( 100) Make sure that the axle fits in- Remove the auxiliary stand, if to the recess of the adjusting installed beforehand. plate. Front-wheel stand Installing front wheel stand Install nut 2, but do not tighten it at this point. The BMW Motorrad front wheel stand is not designed to support the motorcycle without the assistance of an auxiliary stand. A motorcycle
  • 110. resting only on the front wheel Slacken adjusting screws 1. stand and the rear wheel can Push the two adapters 2 apart 8 topple. until the front forks fit between Place the motorcycle on an aux- them. Adjust the adapter studs 107 iliary stand before lifting the front to suit the front suspension. wheel with the BMW Motorrad Use locating pins 3 to set the front-wheel stand. front-wheel stand to the de- sired height. Maintenance Place the motorcycle on a suit- able auxiliary stand. Centre the front-wheel stand with centre stand OE relative to the front wheel and Apply uniform pressure to push push it against the front axle. the front-wheel stand down Place the motorcycle on its centre stand. and raise the motorcycle. with centre stand OE z If the motorcycle is raised too far the centre stand will lift clear of the ground and the motorcycle could topple to one side. When raising the motorcycle, make sure that the centre stand Align the two adapters 2 so remains on the ground. If ne- Use basic stand (0 402 241) that the front forks are securely cessary, adjust the height of the with front-wheel adapter seated. front-wheel stand. (0 402 242). Tighten adjusting screws 1.
  • 111. Apply uniform pressure to push The types of bulb fitted to 8 the front-wheel stand down your motorcycle are listed and raise the motorcycle. in the section entitled "Technical 108 data". Bulbs Do not touch the glass of General instructions new bulbs with your fingers. A warning appears in the multi- Use a clean, dry cloth to hold Maintenance function display if a bulb is de- the bulbs when handling them. fective. Dirt deposits, in particular oil and grease, interfere with heat radi- Remove cover of low-beam A defective bulb places ation from the bulb. This leads headlight 1 by turning it your safety at risk because to overheating and shortens the counter-clockwise. it is easier for other users to bulb's operating life. z oversee the motorcycle. Replacing low-beam and high- Replace defective bulbs as Replacing low-beam beam headlight bulb ( 109) soon as possible; always carry a headlight bulb complete set of spare bulbs if possible. Make sure the ground is level and firm and place the motor- The bulb is pressurised and cycle on its stand. can cause injury if dam- aged. Wear protective goggles and gloves when changing bulbs. Turn cover of low-beam head- light 1 clockwise to install.
  • 112. Replacing high-beam headlight bulb 8 109 Maintenance Turn cover of high-beam head- Disengage spring clips 2 from light 1 clockwise to install. the fastenings and swing them Remove cover of high-beam aside. Replacing low-beam and Remove bulb 3. headlight 1 by turning it counter-clockwise. high-beam headlight bulb z Replace the defective bulb. Replacing low-beam and high- Bulb for low-beam head- beam headlight bulb ( 109) light H7 / 12 V / 55 W Bulb for high-beam headlight H7 / 12 V / 55 W Disconnect plug 1.
  • 113. Replacing parking-light 8 bulb 110 Make sure the ground is level and firm and place the motor- cycle on its stand. Maintenance Install bulb 3, making sure that Pull parking-light bulb 1 out of alignment is correct. the headlight housing. Close and lock spring clips 2. z Remove cover of low-beam headlight 1 by turning it counter-clockwise. Remove the bulb from the bulb Connect plug 1. holder.
  • 114. Replace the defective bulb. Replacing turn indicator Bulb for parking light bulbs, front and rear 8 Make sure the ground is level 111 and firm and place the motor- W5W / 12 V / 5 W cycle on its stand. Switch off the ignition. Maintenance Insert parking-light bulb 1 into the headlight housing. z Insert the bulb into the bulb socket. Remove screw 1. Turn cover of low-beam head- light 1 clockwise to install.
  • 115. Replace the defective bulb. 8 Bulbs for flashing turn 112 indicators, front R10W / 12 V / 10 W with LED turn indicators OA LED / 12 V Maintenance Pull the glass out of the reflect- Working from the inboard side, or housing at the threaded- insert the glass into the bulb fastener side. housing and close the housing. z Turn bulb 2 clockwise to install it in the bulb housing. Turn bulb 2 counter-clockwise Install screw 1. and remove it from the bulb housing.
  • 116. Replacing brake light and rear light bulb 8 The LED rear light can be re- 113 placed only as a complete unit. Consult a specialist workshop, preferably an authorised BMW Motorrad dealer. Maintenance Replacing number-plate light bulbs Remove screw 1 from the Pull the bulb out of the bulb Make sure the ground is level mudguard cover and remove socket. and firm and place the motor- the cover. cycle on its stand. Replace the defective bulb. Bulb for number-plate z light W5W / 12 V / 5 W Pull bulb holder 2 out of the light carrier.
  • 117. 8 114 Maintenance Insert the bulb into the bulb Hold the mudguard cover in Remove screws 1. socket. position and install screw 1. Remove air-filter cover 2. Air filter z Removing air filter Remove the centre trim panel ( 119) Seat bulb holder 2 in the light Remove air filter 3. carrier.
  • 118. Installing air filter Install the centre trim panel ally brought into contact with the ( 119) motorcycle. 8 Use only jump leads fitted with Jump starting fully insulated crocodile clips at 115 The wires leading to the both ends. power socket do not have Jump-starting with a donor- a load-capacity rating adequate battery voltage higher than for jump-starting the engine. Ex- Maintenance 12 V can damage the vehicle cessively high current can lead electronics. to a cable fire or damage to the Make sure that the battery of the Install air filter 3. vehicle electronics. donor vehicle has a voltage rating Do not use the on-board socket of 12 V. to jump-start the engine of the Remove the centre trim panel motorcycle. z ( 119) Touching live parts of the When jump-starting the engine, ignition system with the do not disconnect the battery engine running can cause electric from the on-board electrical shock. system. Do not touch parts of the igni- tion system when the engine is running. Hold air-filter cover 2 in posi- A short-circuit can res- tion. ult if the crocodile clips Install screws 1. of the jump leads are accident-
  • 119. gine does not start, wait a few warranty claims are to be con- 8 minutes before repeating the sidered. attempt in order to protect the Compliance with the points be- 116 starter motor and the donor low is important in order to max- battery. imise battery life: Allow both engines to idle for a Keep the surface of the battery few minutes before disconnect- clean and dry ing the jump leads. Do not open the battery Maintenance Disconnect the jump lead from Do not top up with water Run the engine of the donor the negative terminals 1 first, Be sure to read and comply vehicle during jump-starting. then disconnect the second with the instructions for char- Begin by connecting one end jump lead from the positive ging the battery on the follow- of the red jump lead to posit- terminals 2. ing pages z ive terminal 2 of the discharged Do not use proprietary Do not turn the battery upside battery and the other end to start-assist sprays or oth- down the positive terminal of the er products to start the engine. If the battery is not discon- donor battery. Install the centre trim panel nected, the on-board elec- Then connect one end of the ( 119) tronics (e.g. clock, etc.) gradually black jump lead to the negative drain the battery. This can cause terminal of the donor battery Battery the battery to run flat. If this hap- and the other end to negative Maintenance instructions pens, warranty claims will not be terminal 1 of the discharged accepted. battery. Correct upkeep, recharging and If the motorcycle is to be out of Start the engine of the vehicle storage will prolong the life of use for more than four weeks, with the discharged battery the battery and are essential if disconnect the battery or con- in the usual way; if the en-
  • 120. nect a suitable trickle charger to connected directly to the battery If a battery has discharged to the the battery. posts. extent that it is completely flat, it 8 BMW Motorrad has de- Only chargers suitable for has to be disconnected from the on-board circuits and charged 117 veloped a float charger spe- this mode of charging can cially designed for compatibility be used to recharge the battery with the charger connected dir- with the electronics of your mo- via the on-board socket. Unsuit- ectly to the battery posts. torcycle. Using this charger, you able chargers could cause dam- Charge via the power sock- can keep the battery charged age to the motorcycle's on-board Maintenance et, with the battery connected during long periods of disuse, electrics. to the motorcycle's on-board without having to disconnect the Use BMW chargers with the electrical system. battery from the motorcycle's part numbers 71 60 7 688 864 Comply with the operating in- on-board systems. You can ob- (220 V) or, as applicable, structions of the charger. tain additional information from 71 60 7 688 865 (110 V). If The motorcycle's on-board your authorised BMW Motorrad you are in doubt, disconnect electronics know when the z dealer. the battery from the on-board battery is fully charged. The systems and connect the charger on-board socket is switched off Charging battery when directly to the battery. when this happens. connected If you switch on the igni- Charging the connected tion and the multifunction Charging battery when battery directly at the bat- display and telltale lights fail to disconnected tery terminals can damage the light up, the battery is completely Charge the battery using a vehicle electronics. flat. Attempting to charge a com- suitable charger. Always disconnect the battery pletely flat battery via the on- Comply with the operating in- from the on-board circuits be- board socket can cause damage structions of the charger. fore recharging it with a charger to the motorcycle's electronics.
  • 121. Once the battery is fully Installing battery 8 charged, disconnect the If the battery was discon- charger's terminal clips from nected from the motorcycle 118 the battery terminals. for a prolonged period of time The battery has to be re- it will be necessary to enter the charged at regular intervals current date in the instrument in the course of a lengthy period cluster, in order to ensure that of disuse. See the instructions Maintenance the service-due indicator func- for caring for your battery. Al- tions correctly. ways fully recharge the battery Disconnection in the wrong If you want to have the date set before restoring it to use sequence increases the risk consult a specialist workshop, of short-circuits. preferably an authorised BMW Remove the battery Motorrad dealer. Always proceed in the correct z Remove the centre trim panel sequence. Insert the battery into the bat- ( 119) Begin by removing threaded tery compartment, with the Switch off the ignition. fastener 1 of the negative lead. positive terminal on the right Then remove threaded fasten- in the direction of travel. er 2 of the positive lead. Remove screws 3 on left and right and remove the battery retainer. Lift the battery up and out; work it slightly back and forth if it is difficult to remove.
  • 122. Install the centre trim panel ( 119) 8 Set the clock ( 42) 119 Removing centre trim panel Remove the seat ( 59) Maintenance Place the battery retainer in Remove four screws 2. position, making sure that the Disconnect the plug from the leads are correctly routed at socket. position 4. Remove the centre trim panel. Install screws 3 on left and z right. Installing centre trim Connection in the wrong panel sequence increases the risk Connect the plug to the sock- of short-circuits. Remove screws 1 on left and et. right. Always proceed in the correct sequence. Install screw 2 securing the positive lead. Then install screw 1 securing the negative lead.
  • 123. 8 120 Maintenance Manoeuvre the centre trim Install screws 1 on left and panel into position. Make sure right. that all three tabs 3 on left and Install the seat ( 60) right engage the side panels. z Install four screws 2.
  • 124. Care Care products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 122 9 121 Washing motorcycle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 122 Cleaning easily damaged compon- ents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 122 Care Paint care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 123 Protective wax coating . . . . . . . . . . . . . 124 z Laying up motorcycle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 124 Restoring motorcycle to use . . . . . . . 124
  • 125. Care products painted parts prior to washing Use only cold water to wash off 9 BMW Motorrad recommends the motorcycle. road salt. To prevent stains, do not wash The high pressure of steam 122 that you use the cleaning and the motorcycle immediately after cleaners can damage seals, care products you can obtain it has been exposed to strong the hydraulic brake system, the from your authorised BMW Mo- sunlight and do not wash it in the electrical system, and the seat. torrad dealer. The substances in sun. BMW Care Products have been Do not use a steam jet or high- Make sure that the motorcycle Care tested in laboratories and in prac- pressure cleaning equipment. is washed frequently, especially tice; they provide optimised care z and protection for the materials during the winter months. Cleaning easily To remove road salt, clean the used in your vehicle. motorcycle with cold water im- damaged components The use of unsuitable mediately after every trip. Plastics cleaning and care products After the motorcycle has Clean plastic parts with water can damage vehicle components. been washed, ridden and BMW plastic care emulsion. Do not use solvents such as cel- through water or ridden in This includes in particular: lulose thinners, cold cleaners, the rain, the brake discs and Windscreen and slipstream de- fuel or the like, and do not use pads might be wet and the flectors cleaning products that contain brakes might not take effect Headlight lens made of plastic alcohol. immediately. Glass cover of the instrument Washing motorcycle Apply the brakes in good time cluster until the brakes have dried out. Black, unpainted parts BMW Motorrad recommends that you use BMW insect re- Warm water intensifies the If plastic parts are cleaned mover to soften and wash off effect of salt. using unsuitable cleaning insects and stubborn dirt on
  • 126. agents, the surfaces can be dam- Chrome Do not use silicone sprays or aged. Use plenty of water and BMW other care products that contain 9 Do not use cleaning agents that shampoo to clean chrome, par- silicon. contain alcohol, solvents or ab- 123 ticularly if it has been exposed to rasives to clean plastic parts. road salt. Use chrome polish for Paint care Even fly-remover pads or clean- additional treatment. Washing the motorcycle regularly ing pads with hard surfaces can will help counteract the long-term produce scratches. Radiator effects of substances that dam- Care Soften stubborn dirt and Clean the radiator regularly to age the paint, especially if your insects by covering the af- prevent overheating of the en- motorcycle is ridden in areas z fected areas with a wet cloth. gine due to inadequate cooling. with high air pollution or natural For example, use a garden hose sources of dirt, for example tree Windscreen with low water pressure. resin or pollen. Clean off dirt and insects with a Cooling fins can be bent Remove particularly aggressive soft sponge and plenty of water. easily. substances immediately, how- Take care not to bend the fins ever, as otherwise the paint can Fuel and chemical solvents when cleaning the radiator. be affected or become discol- attack the material of the oured. Substances of this nature windscreen; the windscreen be- Rubber include spilt fuel, oil, grease, comes opaque or dull. Treat rubber components with brake fluid and bird droppings. Do not use cleaning agents. We recommend BMW vehicle water or BMW rubber-care products. polish or BMW paint cleaner for this purpose. Using silicone sprays for Marks on the paintwork are par- the care of rubber seals can ticularly easy to see after the cause damage. motorcycle has been washed.
  • 127. Remove stains of this kind im- ted with a centre stand) with a Before starting: work through 9 mediately, using cleaning-grade suitable lubricant. the checklist. benzene or petroleum spirit on a Coat bright metal and chrome- 124 clean cloth or ball of cotton wool. plated parts with an acid-free BMW Motorrad recommends grease (e.g. Vaseline). BMW tar remover for removing Stand the motorcycle in a dry specks of tar. Remember to wax room in such a way that there the parts treated in this way. is no load on either wheel. Care Before laying the vehicle z Protective wax coating up out of use, have the en- BMW Motorrad recommends gine oil and the oil filter element applying only BMW car wax or changed by a specialist work- products containing carnauba shop, preferably an authorised wax or synthetic wax. BMW Motorrad dealer. Com- It is time to rewax the paint- bine work for laying up/restoring work when water "puddles" on to use with a BMW service or the surface, instead of forming inspection. beads. Restoring motorcycle Laying up motorcycle to use Clean the motorcycle. Remove the protective wax Remove the battery. coating. Spray the brake and clutch Clean the motorcycle. lever pivots, the side stand Install a charged battery. pivots and the centre stand pivots (if the motorcycle is fit-
  • 128. Technical data Troubleshooting chart . . . . . . . . . . . . . 126 10 125 Threaded fasteners . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 127 Engine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 129 Fuel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 130 Technical data Engine oil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 130 Clutch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 131 Transmission . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 131 Running gear . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 132 z Brakes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 132 Wheels and tyres . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 133 Electrics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 135 Frame . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 137 Dimensions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 137 Weights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 138 Riding specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 138
  • 129. Troubleshooting chart 10 Engine does not start at all or is difficult to start. 126 Possible cause Remedy Kill switch activated. Kill switch in operating position (run). Side stand extended and gear engaged. Retract the side stand ( 64). Gear engaged and clutch not disengaged. Select neutral or pull clutch lever ( 64). Technical data Clutch pulled when ignition was OFF Switch on the ignition, then pull the clutch lever. No fuel in tank. Refuel ( 71) Battery not adequately charged. Charge the battery when connected ( 117) z
  • 130. Threaded fasteners Front wheel Value Valid 10 127 Brake caliper to fork leg M10 x 40 38 Nm Clamp of quick-release axle Technical data M8 x 25 19 Nm Quick-release axle, front, in axle holder M16 x 1.5 30 Nm Rear wheel Value Valid Rear quick-release axle in z swinging arm M16 x 1.5 100 Nm Mirror arm Value Valid Mirror to clamping element M14 x 1 20 Nm
  • 131. Mirror arm Value Valid 10 Clamping element to clamping 128 block M10 30 Nm Chain Value Valid Technical data Locknut of the final-drive chain tensioning screw M8 19 Nm z
  • 132. Engine Engine design Two-cylinder four-stroke, DOHC with chain-and- 10 sprocket drive, 4 valves operated by cam follow- 129 ers, balancing conrod, liquid-cooled cylinders and heads, integral water pump, 6-speed gearbox and dry sump lubrication Displacement 798 cm3 Technical data Cylinder bore 82 mm Piston stroke 75.6 mm Compression ratio 12 : 1 Nominal output 52 kW, - at engine speed: 7000 min-1 with power reduction OE 25 kW, - at engine speed: 5000 min-1 z Torque 75 Nm, - at engine speed: 4500 min-1 with power reduction OE 57 Nm, - at engine speed: 3000 min-1 Maximum engine speed max 9000 min-1 Idle speed 1250+50 min-1
  • 133. Fuel 10 Recommended fuel grade 91 ROZ/RON, Regular unleaded 130 Usable fuel capacity approx. 16 l Reserve fuel ≥4 l Engine oil Technical data Engine oil, capacity 2.9 l, with filter change Lubricant Engine oil, 10W-40 Oil grades Mineral oils of API classification SF through SH. BMW Motorrad recommends not using oil addit- ives, because they can have a detrimental effect z on clutch operation. Please do not hesitate to contact your authorised BMW Motorrad dealer if you have any questions relating the choice of a suitable engine oil for your motorcycle. Permissible viscosity classes SAE 10 W-40 ≥-20 °C, Operation at low temperatures SAE 15 W-40 ≥-10 °C
  • 134. Clutch Clutch type Multiplate clutch running in oil bath 10 131 Transmission Gearbox type Claw-shift 6-speed gearbox, integrated into en- gine block Technical data Gearbox transmission ratios 1.943 (35/68 teeth), Primary transmission ratio 1:2.462 (13/32 teeth), 1st gear 1:1.750 (16/28 teeth), 2nd gear 1:1.381 (21/29 teeth), 3rd gear 1:1.174 (23/27 teeth), 4th gear 1:1.042 (24/25 teeth), 5th gear 1:0.960 (25/24 teeth), 6th gear z
  • 135. Running gear 10 Front wheel 132 Type of front suspension Telescopic forks Spring travel, front 180 mm, At wheel Rear wheel Type of rear suspension Two-arm cast-aluminium swinging arm Technical data Type of rear suspension Direct-pivot central spring strut with steplessly adjustable rebound-stage damping Spring travel at rear wheel 170 mm, At wheel Brakes z Front wheel Type of front brake Hydraulically operated disc brake with 2-piston floating caliper and fixed disc Brake-pad material, front Sintered metal Rear wheel Type of rear brake Hydraulically operated disc brake with 1-piston floating caliper and fixed disc Brake-pad material, rear Organic material
  • 136. Wheels and tyres Tyre combinations recommended at time of going Front: Michelin Anakee Front, 110/80 R19 M/ 10 to press (As at: 23.08.2007) C TL/TT (59V) 133 Rear: Michelin Anakee, 140/80 R17 M/C TL/ TT (69V) Front: Bridgestone BW 501 Front, 110/ 80 R19 M/C TL/TT (59V) Technical data Rear: Bridgestone BW 502,140/80 R17 M/C TL/ TT (69V) Front: Metzeler Tourance Front, 110/80 R19 M/ C TL/TT (59V) Rear: Metzeler Tourance, 140/80 R17 M/C TL/ TT (69V) z You can obtain an up-to-date list of approved tyres from your authorised BMW Motorrad dealer or on the Internet at "www.bmw-motorrad.com". Front wheel Front wheel, type Cast aluminium, MT H2 Front wheel rim size 2.50" x 19" Tyre designation, front 110/80 R 19 (59V) TL
  • 137. 10 Rear wheel Rear wheel type Cast aluminium, MT H2 134 Rear wheel rim size 3.50" x 17" Tyre designation, rear 140/80 R 17 (69V) TL Tyre pressure Tyre pressure, front 2.2 bar, one-up, at tyre temperature: 20 °C Technical data 2.2 bar, two-up and/or with luggage, at tyre tem- perature: 20 °C Tyre pressure, rear 2.5 bar, one-up, at tyre temperature: 20 °C 2.9 bar, two-up and/or with luggage, at tyre tem- perature: 20 °C z
  • 138. Electrics Electrical rating of on-board socket 5A 10 135 Fuses Electronic fuses protect all the circuits. If an elec- tronic fuse trips and de-energises a circuit, the circuit is active as soon as the ignition is switched on after the fault has been rectified. Technical data Battery Battery, manufacturer and designation Exide ETX14-BS Battery type AGM (Absorbent Glass Mat) battery Battery rated voltage 12 V Battery rated capacity 14 Ah Spark plugs z Spark plugs, manufacturer and designation NGK DCPR 8 E Electrode gap of spark plug 0.9±0 mm, When new max 1.2 mm, Wear limit
  • 139. 10 Lighting Bulb for high-beam headlight H7 / 12 V / 55 W 136 Bulb for low-beam headlight H7 / 12 V / 55 W Bulb for parking light W5W / 12 V / 5 W Bulb for tail light/brake light LED / 12 V 6 or more LEDs defective: replace the rear light Technical data Bulb for number-plate light W5W / 12 V / 5 W Bulbs for flashing turn indicators, front R10W / 12 V / 10 W with LED turn indicators OA LED / 12 V Bulbs for flashing turn indicators, rear R10W / 12 V / 10 W z with LED turn indicators OA LED / 12 V
  • 140. Frame Frame type Tubular spaceframe 10 137 Type plate location Steering head front centre VIN location Steering head, right Dimensions Technical data Length of motorcycle 2280 mm, across front wheel to number-plate carrier Height of motorcycle 1240 mm, Without rider at unladen weight Width of motorcycle 845 mm, across mirrors without mirrors Front-seat height 820 mm, Without rider at unladen weight z with dual seat, low OE 790 mm, Without rider at unladen weight without lowered suspension OE with lowered suspension OE 765 mm, Without rider at unladen weight Rider's inside-leg arc, heel to heel 1820 mm with dual seat, low OE 1780 mm, Without rider at unladen weight without lowered suspension OE with lowered suspension OE 1710 mm, Without rider at unladen weight
  • 141. Weights 10 Unladen weight 199 kg, DIN unladen weight, ready for road, 90 % 138 load of fuel Permissible gross weight 436 kg with lowered suspension OE 349 kg Maximum payload 237 kg Technical data with lowered suspension OE 150 kg Riding specifications Top speed max 190 km/h with power reduction OE max 147 km/h z
  • 142. Service BMW Motorrad service . . . . . . . . . . . . 140 11 139 BMW Motorrad service quality . . . . . 140 BMW Motorrad Service Card: on- the-spot breakdown assistance . . . . 140 Service BMW Motorrad service network . . . 141 Maintenance work . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 141 z Confirmation of maintenance work . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 142 Confirmation of service . . . . . . . . . . . . 147
  • 143. BMW Motorrad service the necessary technical know- Certain signs of wear, moreover, 11 Advanced technology requires how. BMW Motorrad recom- may otherwise not be noticed mends that you contact your au- until it is too late to put them 140 specially adapted methods of thorised BMW Motorrad dealer right at moderate cost. Your au- maintenance and repair. if you have questions regarding thorised BMW Motorrad dealer's If maintenance and re- your motorcycle. mechanics know every detail of pair work is performed in- your motorcycle and can take re- expertly, it could result in con- BMW Motorrad service medial action if necessary before Service sequential damage and thus con- quality minor faults develop into serious stitute a safety risk. problems. By having the neces- BMW Motorrad recommends you Along with its reputation for en- sary repairs done properly and z to have all the associated work gineering quality and high reliab- in good time, you save time and on your motorcycle carried out ility, BMW Motorrad is a byword money in the long run. by a specialist workshop, prefer- for excellent quality of service. ably an authorised BMW Motor- To ensure that your BMW is al- BMW Motorrad Service rad dealer. ways in optimum condition, BMW Motorrad recommends that you Card: on-the-spot Your authorised BMW Motorrad have the maintenance work re- breakdown assistance dealer can provide information on quired for your motorcycle car- In the event of a breakdown, the BMW services and the work un- ried out regularly, preferably by BMW Motorrad Service Card is- dertaken as part of each service. your authorised BMW Motor- sued with each new BMW mo- Have all maintenance and repair rad dealer. For generous treat- torcycle enables you to access work carried out confirmed in the ment of claims submitted after an extensive range of services "Service" chapter in this manual. the warranty period has expired, such as breakdown assistance, Authorised BMW Motorrad deal- evidence of regular maintenance motorcycle transportation etc. ers are supplied with the latest is essential. (details can differ from country to technical information and have country). In the event of a break-
  • 144. down, contact the Mobile Service "Service Contact Europe" or the date when the next service organisation of BMW Motorrad. "Service Contact Africa, Amer- will be due. 11 The specialists will provide the ica, Asia, Australia, Oceania". Riders who cover long distances necessary advice and assistance. in a year might have to bring in 141 You will find important country- Maintenance work their motorcycles for service be- specific contact addresses and BMW Pre-delivery Check fore the next scheduled date. It the after-sales service organisa- is to allow for these cases that tion phone numbers in the "Ser- Your authorised BMW Motorrad a maximum odometer reading is Service vice Kontakt / Service Contact" dealer conducts the BMW pre- entered as well in the confirma- brochures, along with informa- delivery check before handing tion of service. Servicing has to tion on Mobile Service and the over the motorcycle to you. be brought forward if this odo- meter reading is reached before z dealership network. BMW Running-in Check the next scheduled date for the The BMW running-in check has BMW Motorrad service service. to be performed when the mo- network torcycle has covered between The service-due indicator in the multifunction display reminds you BMW Motorrad has an extens- 500 km and 1200 km about one month or 1000 km ive after-sales service network in BMW Service in advance when the time for a place to look after you and your service is approaching, on the motorcycle in more than 100 The BMW Service is carried out basis of the programmed values. countries. In Germany alone, you once a year; the extent of servi- have the best possible access cing can vary, depending on the to approximately 200 authorised age of the motorcycle and the BMW Motorrad dealers. distance it has covered. Your au- All information concerning the in- thorised BMW Motorrad dealer ternational dealership network confirms that the service work can be found in the brochure has been carried out and enters
  • 145. Confirmation of maintenance work 11 BMW Pre-delivery BMW Running-in 142 Check Check Completed Completed on on Service Odometer reading Next service z at the latest on or, if logged beforehand, Odometer reading Stamp, signature Stamp, signature
  • 146. BMW Service Completed BMW Service Completed BMW Service Completed 11 143 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
  • 147. 11 BMW Service Completed BMW Service Completed BMW Service Completed 144 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
  • 148. BMW Service Completed BMW Service Completed BMW Service Completed 11 145 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
  • 149. 11 BMW Service Completed BMW Service Completed BMW Service Completed 146 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
  • 150. Confirmation of service The table is intended as a record of maintenance, warranty and repair work, the installation of optional 11 accessories and, if appropriate, special campaign (recall) work. 147 Item Odometer Date reading Service z
  • 151. Item Odometer Date 11 reading 148 Service z
  • 152. A Brake fluid Technical data, 136 Abbreviations and symbols, 6 Checking fluid levels, 96 Warning for bulb failure, 28 12 ABS Reservoir, front, 13 Control, 16 C 149 Reservoir, rear, 13 Engineering details, 74 Brake pads Case Operation, 53 Checking brake-pad Operation, 83 Self-diagnosis, 66 thickness, 95 Chain Warnings, 30 Adjusting tension, 100 Running in, 67 Index Accessories Checking tension, 99 Brakes General instructions, 80 Checking wear, 100 Adjusting handlebar lever, 54 z Air filter Checking operation, 94 Lubricating, 99 Installation, 115 Safety instructions, 68 Checklist, 64 Position on the motorcycle, 15 Technical data, 132 Clock, 22 Removal, 114 Bulbs Adjusting, 42 Anti-theft alarm General instructions, 108 Control, 18 Telltale light, 18 Overview, headlights, 19 Clutch Warnings, 38 Replacing high-beam headlight Adjusting handlebar lever, 54 bulb, 109 Checking operation, 98 B Technical data, 131 Battery Replacing low-beam headlight bulb, 108 Confirmation of maintenance Charging, 117 Replacing number-plate light work, 142 Installation, 118 bulbs, 113 Coolant Maintenance instructions, 116 Checking fill level, 97 Removal, 118 Replacing side-light bulb, 110 Replacing turn indicator Fill-level indicator, 13 Stowage, 15 Filler neck, 13 bulbs, 111 Technical data, 135
  • 153. Temperature gauge, 23, 24 Engine Refuelling, 71 12 Topping up, 98 Control, 17 Technical data, 4, 130 Warning for Starting, 64 Warning for fuel down to 150 overtemperature, 27 Technical data, 129 reserve, 27 Currency, 7 Warning for engine Fuses, 135 electronics, 28 D Engine oil G Damping Gear indicator, 23 Index Checking fill level, 93 Adjuster, rear, 13 Dipstick, 11 General views Adjusting rear, 57 Headlight, 19 z Filler neck, 11 Dimensions, 137 Instrument cluster, 18 Technical data, 130 Display Left handlebar fitting, 16 Topping up, 94 See multifunction display, 18 Left side of motorcycle, 11 Warning for engine oil Right handlebar fitting, 17 E pressure, 28 Right side of motorcycle, 13 Electrics Equipment, 7 Underneath the seat, 14 Technical data, 135 F Underneath the trim panel, 15 Electronic immobiliser (EWS), 41 First-aid kit Grip heating Warning, 27 Stowage, 14 Control, 17 Emergency off switch (kill Frame Operation, 53 switch), 17 Technical data, 137 Operation, 52 Front-wheel stand H Installing, 106 Handlebar fittings Fuel General view, left side, 16 Fill-level indicator, 23, 24 General view, right side, 17 Filler neck, 13
  • 154. Hazard warning flashers J Motorcycle Control, 16, 17 Jump starting, 115 Laying up, 124 12 Operation, 51 Parking, 70 K 151 Headlight Keys, 40, 42 Restoring to use, 124 Beam throw, 58 Multifunction display, 18 Driving on right/driving on L Status indicators, 22 left, 58 Laying up, 124 O Index Overview, 19 Lights Headlight flasher, 16 Headlight flasher, 49 Odometer and tripmeters, 22 Helmet holder, 14, 60 Switch on the high-beam Control, 18 z High-beam headlight headlight, 49 Operation, 42 Control, 16 Switch on the parking lights, 50 Off-roading, 68 Switching on, 49 Switching on the low-beam On-board computer Telltale light, 22 headlight, 49 Ambient temperature, 44 Switching on the side lights, 49 Average consumption, 45 Horn, 16 Low-beam headlight Average speed, 44 I Switching on, 49 Control, 16 Idle Luggage Operation, 43 Telltale light, 22 Range, 45 Instructions for loading and Ignition Redline warning, 48 securing objects, 81 Switching off, 40 Status indicators, 23 Switching on, 40 M Stopwatch, 46 Instrument cluster Maintenance intervals, 141 Warnings, 29 Overview, 18 Mirrors Adjusting, 55
  • 155. P Seat T 12 Parking, 70 Installation, 59 Technical data Battery, 135 Parking light Lock, 11 152 Switching on, 50 Brakes, 132 Removal, 59 Power socket, 11, 80 Service Card, 140 Bulbs, 136 Pre-ride check, 65 Service-due indicator, 22 Clutch, 131 Side light Dimensions, 137 R Switching on, 49 Electrics, 135 Index Refuelling, 13, 71 Engine, 129 Spark plugs Reserve volume z Warning, 27 Technical data, 135 Engine oil, 130 Speedometer, 18 Frame, 137 Restoring to use, 124 Spring preload Fuel, 4, 130 Rev. counter, 18 Adjuster, rear, 13 Running gear, 132 Rider's Manual Stowage, 14 Adjusting rear, 56 Spark plugs, 135 Running gear Tools, 14 Standards, 7 Technical data, 132 Starting, 64 Transmission, 131 Running in, 67 Status indicators Weights, 138 See also warnings, 22 Wheels and tyres, 133 S Standard status indicators, 22 Telltale lights, 22 Safety instructions With on-board computer, 23 Toolkit Brakes, 68 With RDC, 24 Contents, 92 General, 62 Steering lock, 41 Stowage, 14 Stopwatch Topcase Control, 18 Operation, 86 Torques, 127
  • 156. Transmission V Technical data, 131 Vehicle identification number, 13 12 Troubleshooting chart, 126 W 153 Turn indicators Warning light for engine rpm, 18 Control, left, 16 Control, right, 17 Warnings, 24 Mode of presentation, 24 Operation, 50 With ABS, 30 Telltale light, 22 Index With anti-theft alarm, 38 Type plate, 13 With on-board computer, 29 Tyre pressure monitoring RDC z With RDC, 32 Adhesive label for rim, 102 Warnings, overview, 26, 31, 34 Engineering details, 76 Weights, 138 Operation, 48 Payload table, 14 Status indicators, 24 Wheels Warnings, 32 Change of size, 101 Tyres Checking rims, 99 Checking inflation pressure, 58 Installing front wheel, 103 Checking tread depth, 98 Installing rear wheel, 105 Pressures, 4, 134 Remove the front wheel, 102 Recommendation, 101 Removing rear wheel, 104 Running in, 67 Technical data, 133 Table of tyre pressures, 14 Technical data, 133

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