Rider S Manual G 650 Xchallenge 2008
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×
 

Rider S Manual G 650 Xchallenge 2008

on

  • 2,398 views

 

Statistics

Views

Total Views
2,398
Views on SlideShare
2,395
Embed Views
3

Actions

Likes
0
Downloads
39
Comments
0

2 Embeds 3

http://bmwmotos.foroactivo.net 2
http://www.slideshare.net 1

Accessibility

Categories

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Adobe PDF

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment

Rider S Manual G 650 Xchallenge 2008 Rider S Manual G 650 Xchallenge 2008 Presentation Transcript

  • BMW Motorrad The Ultimate Riding Machine
  • Rider's Manual G 650 Xchallenge
  • 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)
  • 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.
  • Important data for refuelling Fuel Recommended fuel grade 95 ROZ/RON, Super unleaded Usable fuel capacity 9.5 l Reserve fuel 2l Tyre pressures Tyre pressure, front 1.8 bar, one-up, tyre cold 1.9 bar, two-up and/or with lug- gage, tyre cold Tyre pressure, rear 2 bar, one-up, tyre cold 2.2 bar, two-up and/or with lug- gage, tyre cold BMW recommends Order No. 01 41 7 706 781 05.2007, 2nd edition *01407706780*
  • 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
  • Table of Contents You can also consult the index at 4 Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Parking your motorcycle . . . . . 51 the end of this Rider's Manual if Ignition switch and steering Refuelling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 you want to find a particular topic lock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 6 Engineering details . . . . . 55 or item of information. Multifunction display . . . . . . . . . 28 Brake system with BMW Mo- 1 General instructions . . . . . 5 Lights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 torrad ABS OE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56 Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Turn indicators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 7 Accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 Abbreviations and symbols . . . . 6 Emergency off switch (kill General instructions . . . . . . . . . . 60 Air Damping System . . . . . . . . . . 6 switch) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Power socket OE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Equipment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 BMW Motorrad ABS OE . . . . . . 33 Luggage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 Technical data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Currency . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Pneumatic pump . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 8 Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 Air pressure in the Air Damp- Notes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 2 General views . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 ing System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Toolkit. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 General view, left side . . . . . . . . 11 Damping . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Engine oil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 General view, right side . . . . . . 13 Tyres . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 Brake system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67 Underneath the seat . . . . . . . . . 14 Headlight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Brake pads . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68 Handlebar fitting, left . . . . . . . . . 15 Seat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Brake fluid . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69 Handlebar fitting, right . . . . . . . . 16 Coolant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71 Instrument cluster . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 5 Riding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Clutch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72 Headlight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Safety instructions . . . . . . . . . . . 44 Tyres . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73 3 Status indicators . . . . . . . 19 Checklist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 Rims . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73 Status indicators . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Starting. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 Chain . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73 Standard warnings . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Running in . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 Wheels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75 ABS warnings OE . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Riding off-road . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 Brakes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50
  • BMW Motorrad auxiliary Engine oil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 111 stand . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81 Clutch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112 BMW Motorrad front-wheel Transmission . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112 stand . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82 Rear-wheel drive . . . . . . . . . . . 113 Fuses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84 Running gear . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 113 Bulbs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85 Brakes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 114 Air filter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92 Wheels and tyres. . . . . . . . . . . 114 Jump starting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95 Electrics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 116 Battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96 Frame . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 117 Number-plate carrier . . . . . . . 100 Dimensions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 118 9 Care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 103 Weights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 118 Care products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104 Riding specifications . . . . . . . 119 Washing motorcycle. . . . . . . . 104 11 Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 121 Cleaning easily damaged BMW Motorrad service . . . . . 122 components . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104 BMW Motorrad service Paint care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 105 quality . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 122 Protective wax coating . . . . . 106 BMW Motorrad Service Laying up motorcycle . . . . . . 106 Card: on-the-spot break- Restoring motorcycle to down assistance . . . . . . . . . . . 122 use . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106 BMW Motorrad service net- 10 Technical data . . . . . . . 107 work . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 123 Troubleshooting chart . . . . . . 108 Maintenance work . . . . . . . . . . 123 Threaded fasteners . . . . . . . . 109 Confirmation of mainten- Engine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 110 ance work . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 124 Fuel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 111 Confirmation of service . . . . . 129
  • General instructions Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 1 5 Abbreviations and symbols . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Air Damping System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Equipment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 General instructions Technical data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Currency . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 z
  • 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 ABS Anti-lock brake system motorcycle. passage relating to spe- z cific accessories or items Air Damping System Abbreviations and of equipment. This motorcycle has an air-filled symbols rear suspension system. This Air Tightening torque. Indicates warnings that you Damping System, as it is known, must comply with for reas- does not work in the same way ons of your safety and the safety Item of technical data. as a conventional steel-spring of others, and to protect your shock-absorber system. The de- motorcycle against damage. tailed description of this system starts on page ( 34).
  • 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.
  • z 8 1 General instructions
  • General views General view, left side . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 2 9 General view, right side . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Underneath the seat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Handlebar fitting, left . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 General views Handlebar fitting, right . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Instrument cluster . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Headlight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 z
  • z 2 10 General views
  • General view, left side 1 Adjuster for damping char- 2 acteristic, front suspen- 11 sion (compression stage) ( 39) 2 Air Damping System ( 34) General views 3 Power socket OE ( 60) 4 Adjuster for damping char- acteristic, rear suspension ( 40) 5 Fore-and-aft tilt indicator ( 35) 6 Coolant-level indicator z ( 71)
  • z 2 12 General views
  • General view, right side 1 Seat lock ( 41) 2 2 Fuel filler neck ( 52) 13 3 Brake-fluid reservoir, front ( 69) 4 Adjuster for damping char- acteristic, front suspension General views (rebound stage) ( 38) 5 ABS fuses, behind the side panel ( 84) 6 Brake-fluid reservoir, rear ( 70) z
  • Underneath the seat 2 1 Air-filter box ( 92) 14 2 Toolkit ( 64) 3 Rider's Manual 4 Pneumatic pump ( 34) 5 Fuse box ( 84) 6 Oil dipstick and engine-oil General views filler neck ( 84) z
  • Handlebar fitting, left 1 Headlight flasher 2 2 Operating the ABS OE 15 ( 33) 3 Switch for flashing turn in- dicators ( 32) 4 Horn General views 5 High-beam headlight ( 31) z
  • Handlebar fitting, right 2 1 Emergency off switch (kill 16 switch) ( 32) 2 Starter button ( 46) General views z
  • Instrument cluster 1 Set the clock ( 29) 2 Reset the tripmeter ( 29) 17 2 Warning lights ( 20) Telltale lights ( 20) 3 Multifunction display ( 20) General views 4 Select readings ( 28) z
  • Headlight 2 18 General views 1 Low-beam and high-beam headlights 2 Side light z
  • Status indicators Status indicators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 3 19 Standard warnings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 ABS warnings OE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Status indicators z
  • Status indicators Telltale lights Standard warnings 3 Multifunction display Mode of presentation 20 Status indicators 1 Flashing turn indicators, left 2 Flashing turn indicators, Warnings are indicated by warn- 1 Speedometer right ing lights 1. 2 Odometer, clock or battery 3 Idle The possible warnings are listed voltage ( 28) 4 High-beam headlight on the next page. z
  • Warnings, overview Meaning 3 Lights up Fuel down to reserve ( 22) 21 Lights up Insufficient engine oil pressure ( 22) Status indicators Lights up Coolant temperature too high ( 22) z
  • Fuel down to reserve Insufficient engine oil Do not continue your journey. 3 Warning light for fuel down pressure Have the fault rectified as to reserve lights up. Warning light for oil pres- quickly as possible by a 22 sure shows. specialist workshop, preferably Lack of fuel can result in The oil pressure in the lube-oil an authorised BMW Motorrad the engine misfiring and system is too low. Stop immedi- dealer. cutting out unexpectedly. Mis- ately and switch off the engine if firing can damage the catalytic Coolant temperature too high the warning light shows. Status indicators converter; a hazardous situation The insufficient oil pres- Warning light for coolant can result if the engine cuts out sure warning does not fulfil temperature shows. unexpectedly. Do not run the fuel tank dry. the function of an oil gauge. The Continuing to ride when the only way of checking whether engine is overheated could Possible cause: The fuel tank the oil level is correct is to check contains no more than the re- result in engine damage. with the oil dipstick. You must comply with the in- serve quantity of fuel. Possible cause: Engine-oil level structions below. z Reserve fuel too low. Possible cause: Coolant level too Check the engine oil level low. ( 65) Check the coolant level ( 71) 2l If the oil level is too low: If the coolant level is too low: Refuelling ( 52) Top up the engine oil ( 67) Topping up coolant ( 72) If the engine oil level is correct: Possible cause: Radiator fan de- Riding when engine-oil fective. pressure is low can result in engine damage.
  • If the radiator fan does not start ABS warnings OE even though the coolant-temper- Mode of presentation 3 ature warning light shows: Have the fault rectified as 23 quickly as possible by a specialist workshop, preferably an authorised BMW Motorrad dealer. Status indicators Possible cause: Insufficient cool- ing. If possible, ride in the part-load range to cool down the engine. ABS warnings are indicated by In traffic jams, switch off the ABS warning light 1. engine, but leave the ignition The detailed descriptions start on switched on so that the radiat- page ( 56), and you will find or fan continues to operate. z an overview listing the possible If the coolant temperature is warnings on the next page. frequently too high, have the fault rectified as soon as pos- sible by a specialist workshop, preferably an authorised BMW Motorrad dealer.
  • Warnings, overview 3 Meaning 24 Flashes Self-diagnosis not completed ( 25) Lights up ABS deactivated ( 25) Status indicators Lights up ABS fault ( 25) z
  • Self-diagnosis not completed ABS fault ABS warning light flashes. ABS warning light shows. 3 25 The ABS function is not The ABS control unit has detec- available, because self- ted a fault. The ABS function is diagnosis did not complete. The not available. motorcycle has to move forward You can continue to ride. Bear Status indicators a few metres for the wheel in mind that the ABS function sensors to be tested. is not available. Bear in mind Pull away slowly. Bear in mind the more detailed information that the ABS function is not on situations that can lead to available until self-diagnosis has an ABS fault ( 57). completed. Have the fault rectified as quickly as possible by a ABS deactivated specialist workshop, preferably ABS warning light shows. an authorised BMW Motorrad z dealer. The rider has switched off the ABS system. with OE BMW Motorrad ABS: Activate the ABS function ( 33)
  • z 3 26 Status indicators
  • Operation Ignition switch and steering lock . . . . . 28 4 27 Multifunction display . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Lights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Turn indicators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Operation Emergency off switch (kill switch) . . . . 32 BMW Motorrad ABS OE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 z Pneumatic pump . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Air pressure in the Air Damping Sys- tem . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Damping . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Tyres . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 Headlight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Seat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41
  • Ignition switch and Pre-ride check is performed. Locking handlebars 4 steering lock ( 47) 28 Keys with OE BMW Motorrad ABS: You receive one master key and Turn the key to position 1. one spare key. ABS self-diagnosis is Ignition switch and steering lock, performed in addition to tank filler cap lock and seat lock the checks outlined above. Operation are all operated with the same ( 48) key. Switching off ignition Switching on ignition Turn the handlebars all the way z to the left Turn the key to position 3, while moving the handlebars slightly. Ignition, lights and all function circuits switched off. Handlebars locked. Key can be removed. Turn the key to position 2. Multifunction display Turn the key to position 1. Lights switched off. Side light and all function cir- Handlebars not locked. Selecting readings cuits switched on. Key can be removed. Switch on the ignition. Engine can be started.
  • If the motorcycle is to re- main abroad for a lengthy 4 period, you can have the display readouts changed from miles to 29 kilometres or vice versa, if neces- sary. Under these circumstances consult a specialist workshop, preferably an authorised BMW Operation Motorrad dealer. The display starts with the cur- Press and hold down button 1. rent value and each time the but- The tripmeter is reset to zero. ton is pressed it moves one step z through the following sequence: Setting clock Odometer (ODO) Switch on the ignition. Tripmeter 1 (Trip I) You can make this adjust- Tripmeter 2 (Trip II) ment only when the motor- Clock cycle is at a standstill. Battery voltage Select the clock. Press button 1. Resetting tripmeter Switch on the ignition. Select the desired tripmeter.
  • The procedure is also termin- 4 ated if speed is greater than zero. 30 Battery voltage Operation Press and hold down button 1. When the hours reading is cor- Hours reading 3 shows. rect wait briefly. z Press button 1. Minutes reading 4 shows. The hours reading increments Press button 1. by one each time you press The minutes reading incre- the button. ments by one each time you The battery-voltage reading 1 Press button 2. press the button. appears together with the battery The hours reading decrements Press button 2. symbol 2. by one each time you press The minutes reading decre- the button. ments by one each time you Lights press the button. Side light When the minutes reading is The side lights switch on auto- correct wait briefly. matically when the ignition is The clock is now set and the switched on. time appears on the display.
  • The side lights place High-beam headlight Headlight flasher a strain on the battery. 4 Do not switch the ignition on for longer than absolutely 31 necessary. Low-beam headlight The low-beam headlight switches Operation on automatically when the igni- tion is switched on. The low-beam headlight Push full-beam headlight Press headlight flasher but- places a strain on the bat- switch 1 up. ton 1. z tery. Do not switch the ignition High-beam headlight switched The high-beam headlight is on for longer than absolutely on. switched on until you release necessary. Push full-beam headlight the button. switch 1 down. High-beam headlight switched off.
  • Turn indicators Push the turn-indicator button Do not operate the kill switch 4 Operating flashing turn forward. when riding. Flashing turn indicators The emergency off switch is a 32 indicators switched off. kill switch for switching off the Turn indicator telltale light is engine quickly and easily. off. Emergency off switch Operation (kill switch) z Push turn-indicator button 1 to the left. Left-hand turn indicators - Switch in normal position: switched on. operating position. Telltale light for left-hand turn - Switch actuated: engine indicators flashes. switched off. Push the turn-indicator button 1 Emergency off switch (kill to the right. switch) You cannot start the engine Right-hand turn indicators unless the kill switch is in switched on. Operating the kill switch the run position. Telltale light for right-hand turn when riding can cause indicator flashes. the rear wheel to lock and thus cause a fall.
  • BMW Motorrad ABS OE ABS warning light remains switching the ignition off and Deactivating ABS function ON. then on again. 4 If you switch the ignition off 33 Switch on the ignition, or bring Activating ABS function then on again and the ABS the motorcycle to a stop. light comes back on, there is a fault in the ABS. Mirrors Operation Adjusting mirrors z Press and hold down ABS but- ton 1. Press and hold down ABS but- ABS warning light goes out; ton 1. if self-diagnosis has not ABS warning light starts to completed it starts flashing. show. Release the ABS button within Release the ABS button within five seconds. Turn the mirror to the correct five seconds. The ABS warning light remains position. The ABS function is deactiv- off or continues to flash. ated. The ABS function is activated. Instead of pressing the ABS button, you have the option of
  • Adjusting mirror arm Pneumatic pump Installing pneumatic pump 4 Use 34 You can use the pump to check, and if necessary correct, the pressure in the Air Damping Sys- tem ( 34) and in the tyres. Operation Removing pneumatic pump Remove the seat ( 41) Slacken nut 1. Seat pneumatic pump 1 with z Turn the mirror arm to the ap- pressure gauge 2 down in the propriate position. holder. Tighten the nut to the spe- Install the seat ( 42) cified tightening torque, while holding the mirror arm to en- Air pressure in the Air sure that it does not move out Damping System of position. Air Damping System Union nut, mirror This motorcycle has an air-filled rear suspension system known Remove pneumatic pump 1. as the Air Damping System. 20 Nm In this system, it is a volume of air in an enclosed chamber, not a steel spring, that absorbs the
  • shocks transmitted by the wheel Adjusting air pressure Air pressure and to the suspension. It is essential to set the pressure temperature 4 Spring preload of the Air Damp- in the Air Damping System to When the Air Damping System is ing System is adjusted to suit 35 suit the load carried on the mo- working hard to absorb shocks, total weight (motorcycle plus torcycle. Increase air pressure the air inside the system be- rider, plus luggage) by changing when the motorcycle is heavily comes warmer. This causes the the air pressure in this system. loaded and reduce air pressure air to expand with the result that You can use the valve on the Air Operation accordingly when the motorcycle ride height increases, a welcome Damping System to reduce pres- is lightly loaded. effect for off-roading. In order sure, or you can increase pres- You read the fore-and-aft tilt in- to ensure that air pressure is set sure by connecting the pump to dicator by sitting on the seat in correctly, you must always check this valve. such a way that you can keep and adjust the air pressure when the motorcycle balanced with z the Air Damping System is cold, Fore-and-aft tilt indicator your feet, but the motorcycle in other words not immediately The fore-and aft tilt indicator on is supporting as much of your after the motorcycle has been the motorcycle has much the weight as possible. used for off-roading. same function as a spirit level, BMW Motorrad recommends If extreme loads are imposed on and indeed it is very similar in ap- setting the air pressure in the Air the system the increase in tem- pearance to an ordinary bubble Damping System marginally high- perature can be severe, and un- level. The air-pressure setting is er than would be necessary for der these conditions the effects ideal when the fore-and-aft tilt the weight of the rider plus the of the increase in ride height can indicator shows that the motor- expected weight of the load. You be perceived as uncomfortable. cycle carrying rider and load is can then reduce the air pressure Under these exceptional circum- horizontal. while sitting on the motorcycle. stances it is a good idea to let Always check the air pressure air out of the system, using the before riding off. level gauge to correct the motor-
  • cycle's fore-and-aft tilt ( 35). 4 Remember to readjust accord- ingly once the system has cooled 36 down again. Lengthy periods of disuse If it is going to be out of use for more than two months, support Operation the motorcycle in such a way that the wheels are not taking Remove valve cap 1 from the Remove protective cap 4. any weight, for example by lifting Air Damping System valve. it BMW Motorrad auxiliary stand. z Check the air pressures before removing the motorcycle from the auxiliary stand. You can use the pressure gauge on the pneu- matic pump for this check. Adjusting air pressure in Air Damping System Remove the pneumatic pump ( 34) Extend handle 5 and disengage Install the seat ( 42) Open velcro fastener 2 and retainer 6 of the second piston. turn pneumatic-pump hose 3 to the front.
  • Guide values, Air Damp- ing System 4 37 6.7 bar (One-up, rider with helmet and motorcycling wear 85 kg) with OA Passenger kit: Operation 10.5 bar (Two-up 150 kg) Connect threaded adapter 7 to Close retainer 6 of the second valve 8, allowing the hose and piston, compress the pneumat- pump to turn with the adapter. ic pump and retract handle 5. z The pneumatic pump now has an airtight connection to the valve, and the valve is open. Pressurise the Air Damping System as per the guideline values below. Guide values, Air Damp- Remove threaded adapter 7 ing System from the valve. 6 bar (One-up, rider with hel- met and motorcycling wear Install protective cap 4. 65 kg)
  • teristics of the telescopic forks. 4 The rebound-stage setting con- trols the way the suspension re- 38 acts as it extends, whereas the compression-stage setting influ- ences compression of the front forks under load. The harder the setting, the more Operation the movement that the forks can Turn pneumatic-pump hose 3 Continue to allow air to escape make to absorb surface irreg- toward the pneumatic pump until the fore-and-aft tilt indicat- ularities is damped. When you and close velcro fastener 2. or shows horizontal. choose a soft setting the forks z respond all the more rapidly to Sit on the motorcycle, hold it Screw the valve cap onto the surface irregularities. upright and allow as much of Air Damping System valve. your weight as possible to rest Remove the seat ( 41) Adjusting rebound stage on the motorcycle. Install the pneumatic pump for front wheel Push in the valve pin, allow air ( 34) to escape from the Air Damp- Make sure the ground is level and firm and place the motor- ing System and check the Damping level. cycle on its stand. Adjustment for front You can use the point of suspension the valve cap to push in the You can fine-tune the suspension valve pin. to the road surface by adjusting both the compression-stage and rebound-stage damping charac-
  • adjusting screw in the + direc- Adjusting compression tion. stage for front wheel 4 If you want softer damping, use a screwdriver to turn the ad- 39 justing screw in the - direction. Rebound stage, basic setting, front Operation Turn adjusting screw as far You adjust the rebound-stage as it will go in the "+" dir- characteristic by turning adjust- ection, then back it off 11 ing screw 1. clicks in the "-" direction. z Adjust the compression stage by turning adjusting screw 1. If you want harder damping, use a screwdriver to turn the If you want harder damping, use a screwdriver to turn the
  • adjusting screw in the + direc- Adjusting damping for Tyres 4 tion. rear wheel Checking tyre pressure If you want softer damping, use Make sure the ground is level 40 a screwdriver to turn the ad- Make sure the ground is level and firm and place the motor- and firm and place the motor- justing screw in the - direction. cycle on its stand. cycle on its stand. Compression stage, basic Incorrect tyre pressures im- setting, front pair the motorcycle's hand- Operation Turn adjusting screw as far ling characteristics and increase as it will go in the "+" dir- the rate of tyre wear. ection, then back it off 11 Always check that the tyre pres- clicks in the "-" direction. sures are correct. z At high road speeds, tyre Adjustment for rear valves have a tendency to suspension open as a result of centrifugal The Air Damping System has Turn adjusting screw 1 to the force. two settings so that it can be ad- horizontal position. Fit metal valve caps with rubber justed to suit the type of surface Strong damping characteristic, seals and screw them on firmly on which you intend riding. adjusting screw engages with to prevent sudden deflation. You can turn the adjusting screw an audible click. Check tyre pressures against any distance in either direction. Turn adjusting screw 1 to the the data below. vertical position. Weak damping characteristic, Tyre pressure, front adjusting screw engages with an audible click. 1.8 bar (one-up, tyre cold)
  • Beam throw and air Tyre pressure, front pressure in the Air 4 Damping System 41 1.9 bar (two-up and/or with Headlight beam throw is kept luggage, tyre cold) constant when the air pressure in the Air Damping System is Tyre pressure, rear adjusted to suit load. Operation Air-pressure adjustment might 2 bar (one-up, tyre cold) not suffice only if the motorcycle is very heavily loaded. Under Screws 1 on left and right al- 2.2 bar (two-up and/or with these circumstances, headlight low the height of the headlight luggage, tyre cold) beam throw has to be adjusted to be adjusted. This adjustment z If tyre pressure is too low: to suit the weight carried by the should be carried out by a spe- Correct tyre pressure. motorcycle. cialist workshop, preferably an authorised BMW Motorrad deal- Consult a specialist work- Headlight shop, preferably an au- er. Adjusting headlight for thorised BMW Motorrad deal- er, if you are unsure whether Seat driving on right/driving on left the headlight basic setting is Removing seat correct. Make sure the ground is level The motorcycle's headlight beam is symmetric, so there is no need and firm and place the motor- for modification if you intend rid- cycle on its stand. ing in a country where the op- posite rule of the road applies.
  • Place the seat, upholstered The seat engages with an aud- 4 side down, on a clean surface. ible click. Check that the seat is secure. 42 Installing seat Operation Use the ignition key to turn seat lock 1 counter-clockwise z and hold it in this position. If too much pressure is ap- plied in the forward direc- tion, there is a danger that the motorcycle will be pushed off its stand. Always make sure that the motorcycle is stable and firmly supported. Push seat 2 forward into Lift seat 2 at the rear and re- mount 3. lease the key. Firmly press down on the seat Remove the seat. at the rear.
  • Riding Safety instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 5 43 Checklist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 Starting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 Running in . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 Riding Riding off-road . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 Brakes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 z Parking your motorcycle . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 Refuelling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52
  • Safety instructions Settings of the spring-strut and Do not ride your motorcycle after 5 Rider's equipment shock-absorber system consuming alcohol, drugs and/or Imbalanced load medication. 44 Do not ride without the correct Loose clothing clothing. Always wear: Insufficient tyre pressure Risk of poisoning Helmet Poor tyre tread Exhaust fumes contain carbon Motorcycling jacket and Etc. monoxide, which is colourless trousers and odourless but highly toxic. Riding Gloves Correct loading Inhaling the exhaust fumes Boots Overloading and imbal- therefore represents a z anced loads can adversely health hazard and can even This applies even to short jour- neys, and to every season of the affect the motorcycle's handling. cause loss of consciousness with year. Your authorised BMW Mo- Do not exceed the permissible fatal consequences. torrad dealer will be glad to ad- gross weight and be sure to Do not inhale exhaust fumes. vise you on the correct clothing comply with the instructions on Do not run the engine in an en- for every purpose. loading. closed space. Speed Alcohol and drugs High voltage If you ride at high speed, always Even small amounts of Touching live parts of the bear in mind that various bound- alcohol or drugs will ad- ignition system with the ary conditions can adversely af- versely affect your perception engine running can cause electric fect the handling of your motor- and your ability to assess situ- shock. cycle: ations and make decisions, and Do not touch parts of the igni- slow down your reflexes. Med- tion system when the engine is ication can exacerbate these ef- running. fects.
  • Catalytic converter Risk of fire Tampering with the If misfiring causes unburned fuel Temperatures at the exhaust are control unit of the 5 to enter the catalytic converter, high. electronic engine- 45 there is a danger of overheating Flammable materials (e.g. management system and damage. hay, leaves, grass, clothing Tampering with the engine For this reason, observe the fol- and luggage, etc.) could ignite control unit can damage lowing points: if allowed to come into contact the motorcycle and cause acci- Riding Do not run the fuel tank dry. with the hot exhaust pipe. dents. Do not attempt to start or run Do not permit flammable materi- Do not tamper with the engine the engine with a spark-plug als to come into contact with the cap disconnected. control unit. z hot exhaust system. Stop the engine immediately if Tampering with the engine it misfires. Cooling would be control unit can result in inadequate if the engine mechanical loads that the mo- Use only unleaded fuel. were allowed to idle for a lengthy torcycle's components are not Comply with all specified main- period with the motorcycle at designed to withstand. Damage tenance intervals. a standstill: overheating would caused in this way is not covered Unburned fuel will destroy result. In extreme cases, the by the warranty. the catalytic converter. motorcycle could catch fire. Do not tamper with the engine Note the points listed for protec- Do not allow the engine to idle control unit. tion of the catalytic converter. unnecessarily. Ride away imme- diately after starting the engine.
  • Checklist Starting Starting engine. 5 Use the following checklist to Side stand 46 check important functions, set- You cannot start the motorcycle tings and wear limits before you with the side stand extended and ride off. a gear engaged. The engine will Brakes switch itself off if you start it with Brake-fluid levels, front and rear the gearbox in neutral and then Riding Clutch engage a gear before retracting Clutch fluid level the side stand. z Damping-characteristic adjust- ment and air pressure in the Air Gearbox Kill switch in operating position Damping System You can start the engine when (run). Tyre-tread depth and tyre the gearbox is in neutral or if you Gearbox lubrication is en- pressures pull the clutch with a gear en- sured only when the engine Cases correctly installed and gaged. is running. Inadequate lubrica- luggage secured tion can result in damage to the gearbox. At regular intervals: Do not allow the motorcycle to Engine oil level (every refuelling roll for a lengthy period of time or stop) push it a long distance with the Brake-pad wear (every third engine switched off. refuelling stop) Switch on the ignition. Pre-ride check is performed. ( 47)
  • with OE BMW Motorrad ABS: The engine starts. Switch on the ignition. Consult the troubleshooting 5 Pre-ride check is performed. chart below if the engine re- fuses to start. ( 108) 47 ( 47) ABS self-diagnosis is Pre-ride check performed. ( 48) The instrument cluster runs a Wait until the warning light for test of the instruments and the Riding the coolant temperature stops warning lights and telltale lights flashing. and the display when the igni- Press starter button 1. The idle actuator is posi- tion is switched on. This test is z If ambient temperatures are known as the "Pre-Ride-Check". tioned after you switch on very low, you might find it Phase 1 the ignition. The coolant-tem- necessary to open the throttle perature warning light flashes All the telltale and warning lights slightly when starting the engine. if the idle actuator has not cor- are switched on briefly, along At ambient temperatures below rectly positioned before the pre- with all the segments of the mul- 0 °C, disengage the clutch after ride check completes. In order tifunction display. switching on the ignition. to avoid subsequent problems, wait for this process to complete If the engine fails to start Phase 2 before proceeding. even though the starter The tyre parameters stored in turns, insufficient battery voltage the memory of the instrument might be causing the problem. cluster appear briefly on the dis- Recharge the battery before you play. start the engine, or use jump The instrument cluster then leads and a donor battery to reverts to its normal operating start. mode.
  • If a warning light or telltale light few metres for the wheel sensors You can continue to ride. Bear 5 did not show as specified above to be tested. in mind that the ABS function or if a segment or segments of Phase 1 is not available. 48 Have the fault rectified as the multifunction display failed to Test of the diagnosis-compat- light up: ible system components with quickly as possible by a the motorcycle at a standstill. specialist workshop, preferably Some malfunctions cannot ABS warning light flashes. an authorised BMW Motorrad be indicated if one of the dealer. Riding warning lights fails to show. Make sure that all the warning and telltale lights come on in the Phase 2 Running in z Test of the wheel sensors as The first 1000 km pre-ride check. the motorcycle pulls away from While running in the motor- Have the fault rectified as rest. cycle, vary the throttle opening quickly as possible by a specialist workshop, preferably ABS warning light flashes. and engine-speed range fre- an authorised BMW Motorrad quently. dealer. Try to do most of your rid- ABS self-diagnosis ing during this initial period on ABS self-diagnosis OE completed twisting, fairly hilly roads, avoid- BMW Motorrad ABS performs The ABS warning light goes ing high-speed main roads and self-diagnosis to ensure its op- out. highways if possible. erability. Self-diagnosis is per- If an indicator showing an ABS Exceeding the specified en- formed automatically when you fault appears when ABS self-dia- gine speeds while running switch on the ignition. The mo- gnosis completes: in will lead to increased engine torcycle has to move forward a wear.
  • Keep to the specified engine km. You can compensate for Riding off-road speeds for running in. this initial reduction in braking Tyre pressures 5 During the running-in phase, efficiency by exerting greater pressure on the levers. Tyre pressures reduced for 49 do not exceed the speed limits New brake pads can ex- off-road riding impair the specified for the various gears. tend stopping distance by a motorcycle's handling character- Maximum speeds during significant margin. istics on surfaced roads and can running-in period lead to accidents. Riding Apply the brakes in good time. Always check that the tyre pres- max 35 km/h (1st gear) sures are correct. Tyres max 55 km/h (2nd gear) z New tyres have a smooth sur- Dirt or mud on brakes max 75 km/h (3rd gear) face. This must be roughened by riding in a restrained manner at When riding on loose sur- max 95 km/h (4th gear) various heel angles until the tyres faces or muddy roads, the max 110 km/h (5th gear) brakes may fail to take effect are run in. This running in pro- No full-load acceleration. cedure is essential if the tyres are immediately because of dirt or Avoid low engine speeds at full to achieve maximum grip. moisture on the discs or brake load. pads. Tyres do not have their full Do not omit the first inspection Apply the brakes in good time grip when new and there after 500 - 1200 km. until the brakes have been is a risk of accidents at extreme cleaned. Brake pads angles of heel. Avoid extreme angles of heel. The brake pads will wear New brake pads must "bed more rapidly if you ride fre- down" and therefore do not quently on unsurfaced tracks or achieve their optimum friction poor roads. levels during the first 500 Check the thickness of the brake
  • pads more frequently and replace Brakes the rider's full force applied to 5 the brake pads in good time. How can stopping the brake levers; under these cir- cumstances the dynamic shift 50 Air pressure and damping distance be minimised? in load distribution cannot keep characteristics Each time the brakes are applied, pace with the increase in de- a load distribution shift takes celeration and the tyres cannot The off-road settings for air place with the load shifting for- transmit the full braking force to pressure in the Air Damping ward from the rear to the front the surface of the road. ABS has Riding System and the front and rear wheel. The sharper the motor- to intervene to keep the front shock-absorber damping char- cycle decelerates, the more load wheel from locking; this increases acteristics will impair the motor- z cycle's handling characteristics is shifted to the front wheel. The stopping distance. higher the wheel load, the more on surfaced roads. Descending mountain braking force can be transmitted If you have been off-roading, re- without the wheel locking. passes member to correct the air pres- To optimise stopping distance, There is a danger of the sure in the Air Damping System apply the front brakes rapidly and brakes fading if you use and the shock-absorber damping keep on increasing the force you only the rear brakes when des- characteristics before you return apply to the brake lever. This cending mountain passes. Under to surfaced roads. makes the best possible use extreme conditions, the brakes of the dynamic increase in load Deactivatable ABS OE could overheat and suffer severe at the front wheel. Remember damage. You can deactivate the BMW to pull the clutch at the same Motorrad Integral ABS for off- Use both front and rear brakes, time. In the "panic braking situ- and make use of the engine's roading ( 33). ations" that are trained so fre- braking effect as well. quently braking force is applied as rapidly as possible and with
  • Wet brakes Oil or grease on brakes pads more frequently and replace After the motorcycle has Oil and grease on the brake the brake pads in good time. 5 been washed, ridden discs and pads considerably 51 through water or ridden in diminish braking efficiency. Parking your the rain, the brake discs and Especially after repair and main- motorcycle pads might be wet and the tenance work, make sure that the Placing motorcycle on brakes might not take effect brake discs and brake pads are side stand Riding immediately. free of oil and grease. Apply the brakes in good time If the ground is soft or un- until the brakes have dried out. Dirt or mud on brakes even, there is no guaran- tee that the motorcycle will rest z When riding on loose sur- firmly on the stand. Salt on brakes faces or muddy roads, the Always check that the ground The brakes may fail to take brakes may fail to take effect under the stand is level and effect immediately if the immediately because of dirt or firm. motorcycle was ridden on salt- moisture on the discs or brake covered roads and the brakes pads. Switch off the engine. were not applied for some time. Apply the brakes in good time Pull the handbrake lever. Apply the brakes in good time until the brakes have been Hold the motorcycle upright until the salt layer on the brake cleaned. and balanced. discs and brake pads has been Use your left foot to extend the The brake pads will wear removed. side stand fully. more rapidly if you ride fre- quently on unsurfaced tracks or The side stand is designed poor roads. to support only the weight Check the thickness of the brake of the motorcycle. Do not lean or sit on the
  • motorcycle with the side stand On a gradient, the motor- Refuelling 5 extended. cycle should always face Fuel is highly flammable. A Slowly lean the motorcycle to uphill; select 1st gear. 52 naked flame close to the the side until its weight is taken Lock the steering lock. fuel tank can cause a fire or ex- by the stand and dismount to plosion. the left. Removing motorcycle Do not smoke. Never bring a If the motorcycle is on the from side stand naked flame near the fuel tank. Riding side stand, the surface of Unlock the steering lock. Fuel expands when hot. the ground will determine wheth- From the left, grip the handle- Fuel escaping from an er it is better to turn the handle- bars with both hands. z overfilled tank could make its way bars to the left or right. However, Pull the handbrake lever. onto the rear tyre. This could the motorcycle is more stable on Swing your right leg over the cause a fall. a level surface with the handle- seat and lift the motorcycle to Do not fill the tank past the bot- bars turned to the left than with the upright position. tom edge of the filler neck. the handlebars turned to the Hold the motorcycle upright right. and balanced. Fuel attacks plastics, which On level ground, always turn the become dull or unsightly. An extended side stand can handlebars to the left to set the Wipe off plastic parts immediately catch on the ground when steering lock. if they come into contact with the motorcycle is moving and fuel. Turn the handlebars to full left lead to a fall. or right lock. Retract the side stand before Leaded fuel will destroy the Check that the motorcycle is moving the motorcycle. catalytic converter. standing firmly. Use only unleaded fuel. Sit on the motorcycle and use your left foot to retract the side stand.
  • Make sure the ground is level and firm and place the motor- Recommended fuel grade 5 cycle on its stand. 53 95 ROZ/RON (Super un- leaded) Usable fuel capacity Riding 9.5 l z Reserve fuel Open fuel tank cap 1 with 2l the ignition key by turning it Place the fuel tank cap in posi- counter-clockwise. tion in the filler neck. Remove the fuel tank cap. Close the fuel tank cap with Refuel with fuel of the grade the ignition key by turning it stated below; do not fill the clockwise. tank past the bottom edge of the filler neck.
  • z 5 54 Riding
  • Engineering details Brake system with BMW Motorrad 6 ABS OE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56 55 Engineering details z
  • 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 56 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 Even under severe braking, a Engineering details road surface. Loose stones, ice contact temporarily with the road high level of tyre grip can mean and snow or a wet road all have surface; if this happens the brak- that the front wheel does not much lower coefficients of fric- ing force that can be transmit- lock up until very late, if at all. tion than a clean, dry asphalt sur- ted to the road can drop to zero. Consequently, ABS does not in- face. The lower the coefficient If the brakes are applied under tervene until very late, if at all. of friction, the longer the braking these circumstances the ABS Under these circumstances the distance. has to reduce braking force to rear wheel can lift off the ground, If the rider increases braking ensure that directional stability and the outcome can be a high- pressure to the extent that brak- is maintained when the wheels siding situation in which the mo- z ing force exceeds the maxim- regain contact with the road sur- torcycle can flip over. um transferrable limit, the wheels face. At this instant the BMW Severe braking can cause start to lock and the motorcycle Motorrad ABS must assume an the rear wheel to lift off the loses its directional stability; a fall extremely low coefficient of fric- ground. is imminent. Before this situation tion, so that the wheels will con- When you brake, bear in mind can occur, ABS intervenes and tinue to rotate under all imagin- that ABS control cannot be relied adapts braking pressure to the able circumstances, because this on in all circumstances to prevent maximum transferrable braking is the precondition for ensuring the rear wheel from lifting clear of force, so the wheels continue directional stability. As soon as the ground.
  • 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: 57 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 Take care when cornering. When by switching the ignition off and 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
  • momentum take over and even 6 BMW Motorrad ABS is unable to counteract their effects. 58 Engineering details z
  • Accessories General instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 7 59 Power socket OE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Luggage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 Accessories z
  • General instructions without constituting a safety haz- Power socket OE 7 BMW Motorrad recommends ard. Country-specific official au- Ratings thorisation does not suffice as 60 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. Do not attempt to connect a load z These parts and products have Whenever you are planning that would exceed the maximum been tested by BMW for safety, function and suitability. BMW modifications, comply with all amperage stated in the technical the legal requirements. Make data for on-board socket 1. accepts product liability for them. Conversely, BMW is unable to sure that the motorcycle does not infringe national road-vehicle Operating electrical accept any liability whatsoever construction and use regulations. accessories for parts and accessories which it has not approved. Electrically powered accessories inevitably place a strain on the BMW Motorrad cannot battery. It is essential to ensure assess each non-BMW that the battery retains its ability product to determine wheth- to start the engine. er it can be used on or in con- nection with BMW motorcycles
  • Cable routing Set the air pressure in the Air The cables from the power sock- Damping System, the damp- 7 et to the auxiliary device must be ing characteristic and the tyre pressures to suit total weight. 61 routed in such a way that they: Do not impede the rider Note the maximum permissible Do not restrict or obstruct the payload of the luggage carrier. steering angle and handling Loading luggage carrier Accessories characteristics Cannot be trapped max 5 kg Incorrectly routed cables can impede the rider. Route the cables as described above. z Luggage Correct loading Overloading and imbal- anced loads can adversely affect the motorcycle's handling. Do not exceed the permissible gross weight and be sure to comply with the instructions on loading.
  • z 7 62 Accessories
  • Maintenance Notes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 Fuses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84 8 63 Toolkit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 Bulbs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85 Engine oil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 Air filter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92 Brake system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67 Jump starting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95 Maintenance Brake pads . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68 Battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96 Brake fluid . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69 Number-plate carrier . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100 Coolant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71 Clutch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72 z Tyres . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73 Rims . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73 Chain . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73 Wheels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75 BMW Motorrad auxiliary stand . . . . . . . 81 BMW Motorrad front-wheel stand . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82
  • Notes Toolkit 5 Screwdriver handle 8 The Maintenance chapter de- Standard on-board toolkit Holder for screwdriver blade 9 64 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 extensive maintenance and re- 1 Fuse puller 6 3 mm Allen key z pair work in the Repair Manual Replacing fuses Replacing headlight bulb on DVD/CD-ROM (RepROM) for 2 Open-ended spanner, w/f 7 4 mm Allen key your motorcycle, which is avail- 8/10 Removing and installing body able from your authorised BMW Motorrad dealer. Adjusting chain tension panels 3 Open-ended spanner, w/f 8 6 mm Allen key Some of the work calls for spe- 14 Adjusting headlight beam throw cial tools and a thorough know- ledge of motorcycles. If you Adjusting mirror arm are in doubt consult a specialist 9 Screwdriver blade 4 Open-ended spanner, w/f Star-head and flat-tip blade workshop, preferably your author- 15 ised BMW Motorrad dealer. Adjusting rear suspension Adjusting mirror arm damping
  • 10 Screwdriver, small 3 Ring spanner, w/f 26 Replacing turn indicator bulbs Removing and installing wheels 8 On-board toolkit service 4 Electric torch 65 kit LED bulb Your authorised BMW Motor- 5 3x socket rad dealer can provide the on- Adjusting chain tension Maintenance board toolkit service kit that you will need if you are considering 6 Adapter undertaking more extensive work. 1 Extending tool holder Adapter for 1/4" bits You will find information on un- Adapters to accommodate all 9x12 mm and 3/8" swivel ad- dertaking work of this nature in tools apters the Repair Manual on the CD or Removing and installing spark DVD also obtainable from your plugs Engine oil z authorised BMW Motorrad deal- er. 2 1/4" bits Checking engine oil level Star-head The engine can seize if the Plain-tip oil level is low, and this can Adapter, 1/4" hex to 1/4"square lead to accidents. 2x hexagon socket wrench in- Always make sure that the oil sert level is correct. Allen keys, 3 mm, 4 mm and The oil level varies with the 6 mm temperature of the oil. The higher the temperature, the high- er the level of oil in the sump.
  • Checking the oil level with the Turn the oil dipstick clockwise 8 engine cold or after no more than to install. a short ride will lead to misinter- Remove the oil dipstick and 66 pretation; this in turn, means that check the oil level. the engine will be operated with the incorrect quantity of oil. In order to ensure that the en- gine oil level is read correctly, Maintenance check the oil level only after a lengthy trip. Remove oil dipstick 1 by turn- Allow the engine to idle until ing it counter-clockwise. the fan starts up, then allow it to idle one minute longer. z Make sure the ground is level and firm and hold the motor- Engine oil, specified level cycle upright. Switch off the engine. Wipe the area around the oil Engine oil, 15W-40 filler neck clean. Between MIN and MAX marks Wipe the oil off MIN-MAX part If the oil level is below the MIN of dipstick 2 with a clean, dry mark: cloth. Top up the engine oil ( 67)
  • If the oil level is above the MAX Brake system mark: Dependability of the brake 8 Have the oil level corrected by system 67 a specialist workshop, prefer- ably an authorised BMW Mo- A fully functional brake system is torrad dealer. a basic requirement for the road safety of your motorcycle. Topping up engine oil Do not ride the motorcycle if you Maintenance Damage to the engine have any doubts about the de- can result if it is operated pendability of the brake system. Remove oil dipstick 1. without enough oil, but the same Under these circumstances have also applies if the oil level is too the brake system checked by a high. specialist workshop, preferably Always make sure that the oil an authorised BMW Motorrad z level is correct. dealer. Wipe the area around the filler Incorrect working practices neck clean. endanger the reliability of the brakes. Have all work on the brake sys- tem performed by a specialist Top up the engine oil until the workshop, preferably an author- level reaches mark A. ised BMW Motorrad dealer. Check the engine oil level ( 65) Install the oil dipstick.
  • Checking operation of Brake pads Visually inspect the brake pads 8 brakes Checking front brake pad to ascertain their thickness. Pull the handbrake lever. Viewing direction: Between 68 thickness wheel and fork tube toward the The pressure point must be brake caliper. clearly perceptible. Press the footbrake lever. The pressure point must be Maintenance clearly perceptible. If pressure points are not clearly perceptible: Have the brakes checked by a specialist workshop, preferably an authorised BMW Motorrad z dealer. Brake pads worn past the minimum permissible Brake disc thickness, brake-pad thickness can cause front a reduction in braking efficiency and under certain circumstances min 1 mm (Friction pad only, they can cause damage to the without backing plate) brake system. In order to ensure the dependab- The wear indicators ility of the brake system, do not (grooves) must be clearly permit the brake pads to wear visible. past the minimum permissible brake-pad thickness.
  • If the wear indicating marks are and under certain circumstances no longer clearly visible: they can cause damage to the Brake-pad wear limit, rear 8 Have the brake pads replaced brake system. In order to ensure the dependab- 69 by a specialist workshop, The wear indicators must be preferably an authorised BMW ility of the brake system, do not clearly visible. Motorrad dealer. permit the brake pads to wear past the minimum permissible If the wear indicating marks are Checking rear brake pad brake-pad thickness. Maintenance no longer visible: thickness Visually inspect rear brake Have the brake pads replaced Make sure the ground is level pads 1 from behind to by a specialist workshop, and firm and place the motor- ascertain their thickness. preferably an authorised BMW cycle on its stand. Motorrad dealer. Brake fluid z Checking brake-fluid level, front brakes Make sure the ground is level and firm and hold the motor- cycle upright. Move the handlebars to the Brake-pad wear limit, rear straight-ahead position. Brake pads worn past the minimum permissible min 1 mm (Friction pad only, brake-pad thickness can cause without backing plate) a reduction in braking efficiency
  • Checking brake-fluid 8 level, rear brakes 70 Maintenance A low fluid level in the Brake fluid level, front brake reservoir can allow air to penetrate the brake system. A low fluid level in the This significantly reduces braking DOT4 brake fluid brake reservoir can allow air z efficiency. Do not permit the brake fluid to penetrate the brake system. Check the brake-fluid level at This significantly reduces braking level to drop below the MIN regular intervals. efficiency. mark. (Brake-fluid reservoir Check the brake fluid level in horizontal) Check the brake-fluid level at front reservoir 1. regular intervals. Wear of the brake pads If the brake fluid level drops be- Check the brake fluid level in causes the brake fluid level low the permitted level: rear reservoir 1. in the reservoir to sink. Have the defect rectified as Wear of the brake pads quickly as possible by a spe- causes the brake fluid level cialist workshop, preferably in the reservoir to sink. an authorised BMW Motorrad dealer.
  • Coolant Checking coolant level 8 Make sure the ground is level 71 and firm and hold the motor- cycle upright. Maintenance Brake fluid level, rear Coolant, specified level DOT4 brake fluid Between MIN and MAX marks on the expansion tank z Do not permit the brake fluid level to drop below the MIN If the coolant level is too low: mark. (Brake-fluid reservoir Read off the coolant level on Top up the coolant. horizontal) scale 1 on the coolant expan- sion tank. If the coolant level is too high: If the brake fluid level drops be- Seek the advice of a specialist low the permitted level: workshop, preferably an author- Have the defect rectified as ised BMW Motorrad dealer. quickly as possible by a spe- cialist workshop, preferably an authorised BMW Motorrad dealer.
  • Topping up coolant Top up the coolant to the spe- Clutch 8 cified level. Checking clutch-lever Close the cap of the expansion 72 tank for coolant. play Maintenance Pull cover of radiator cap 1 for- ward to remove. z Pull the clutch lever until resist- Seat the cover of the radiator ance is perceptible. cap in holders 3. In this pro- Measure clutch-lever play A. cess, guide the top edge of the cover behind the bottom edge Clutch-lever play of centre trim panel 4. 2...3 mm (Engine cold) Clutch-lever play is out of toler- ance: Open cap of the expansion Adjust clutch-lever play ( 73) tank for coolant 2.
  • Adjusting clutch-lever Tyres Rims play Checking tyre tread depth Checking rims 8 Make sure the ground is level Make sure the ground is level 73 and firm and place the motor- and firm and place the motor- cycle on its stand. cycle on its stand. Measure the tyre tread depth Visually inspect the rims for in the main tread grooves with defects. Maintenance wear marks. Have damaged rims checked Tyres have wear indicators and, if necessary, replaced by a integrated into the main specialist workshop, preferably tread grooves. The tyre is worn an authorised BMW Motorrad Push back boot 1. out when the tyre tread has worn dealer. Slacken locknut 2. down to the level of the marks. z Set clutch-lever play to spe- The locations of the marks are Chain cification by turning adjusting indicated on the edge of the tyre, Checking chain tension screw 3. e.g. by the letters TI, TWI or by Make sure the ground is level Turning clockwise: increases an arrow. and firm and place the motor- play. If the tyre tread no longer com- cycle on its stand. Turning counter-clockwise: re- plies with the minimum legally duces play. required tread depth: Check the clutch-lever play Replace tyre. ( 72) Tighten locknut 2. Pull boot 1 back over the ad- justing screw.
  • Adjusting chain tension Turning screws counter-clock- 8 Make sure the ground is level wise: increases chain tension. and firm and place the motor- Check the chain tension 74 ( 73) cycle on its stand. Make sure that scale read- ings 4 are the same on left and right. Tighten locknuts 2 on left and Maintenance right by turning them clock- Use a screwdriver to push the wise. chain up and down and meas- Locknut of the final-drive ure difference A. chain tensioning screw z Chain deflection 25 Nm Slacken quick-release axle Tighten quick-release axle 25...30 mm (Motorcycle sup- nut 1. nut 1 to the specified tight- ported on its side stand) Slacken locknuts 2 on left and ening torque. right by turning them counter- 30...35 mm (Rear suspen- Nut on quick-release clockwise. sion extended) axle, rear Use adjusting screws 3 on left If measured value is outside per- and right to adjust chain ten- mitted tolerance: 80 Nm sion. Adjust the chain tension Turning screws clockwise: re- ( 74) duces chain tension.
  • Checking chain wear Wheels with OE BMW Motorrad ABS: Make sure the ground is level Recommended tyres 8 and firm and place the motor- 75 For each size of tyre BMW Mo- cycle on its stand. torrad tests and classifies as roadworthy certain makes. BMW Motorrad cannot assess the suit- ability or provide any guarantee Maintenance of road safety for other tyres. BMW Motorrad recommends using only tyres tested by BMW Motorrad. Remove screw 1 of the ABS You can obtain detailed informa- sensor and remove the ABS tion from your authorised BMW sensor from the holder. z Motorrad dealer or on the Inter- Pull the chain back at the rear- Use a suitable auxiliary stand to net at www.bmw-motorrad.com. most point of the sprocket. lift the front wheel. BMW Mo- The tips of the sprocket teeth Removing front wheel torrad recommends the BMW must remain inside the chain Motorrad front wheel stand. Place the motorcycle on a suit- links. Install the front wheel stand able auxiliary stand. BMW Mo- If the chain can be pulled back ( 82) torrad recommends the BMW far enough to expose the tips of Motorrad auxiliary stand. the sprocket teeth: Install the auxiliary stand Consult a specialist workshop, ( 81) preferably an authorised BMW Motorrad dealer.
  • Use a screwdriver to remove lever when the brake calipers 8 axle 5. have been removed. Do not remove the grease from Roll the front wheel clear of the 76 the axle. forks. Maintenance Slacken left axle clamping screws 2. Remove axle screw 3. z Hold left slider tube 6 and turn Remove spacer sleeve 7. the front wheel left to push the brake pads apart. Once the calipers have been removed, there is a risk of the brake pads being pressed together to the extent that they cannot be slipped back Slacken right axle clamping over the brake disc on reas- screws 4. sembly. Do not operate the handbrake
  • Installing front wheel workshop, preferably an author- ised BMW Motorrad dealer. 8 Tighten axle screw 3 to the 77 specified torque; if necessary use a screwdriver to counter- hold at the right-hand side. Nut on quick-release Maintenance axle, front Install axle 5. 80 Nm Install spacer sleeve 7. Remove the front-wheel stand. The front wheel must be Without operating the brakes: installed right way round to firmly compress the forks and z rotate in the correct direction. release; repeat the procedure Note the direction-of-rotation ar- several times. rows on the tyre or the wheel Tighten left axle clamping rim. screws 2 to the specified Roll the front wheel into posi- tightening torque. tion between the forks, making Front-axle retainer sure that the brake disc passes Threaded fasteners not between the brake pads. tightened to the specified torque can work loose or their 10 Nm threads can suffer damage. Always have the security of the fasteners checked by a specialist
  • with OE BMW Motorrad ABS: Install the auxiliary stand 8 ( 81) 78 Maintenance Tighten right axle clamping screws 4 to the specified tight- Seat the ABS sensor in the ening torque. holder and install screw 1 of the ABS sensor. Remove screws 1 and pull cov- z Front-axle retainer er 2 down slightly. Remove the auxiliary stand. 10 Nm Firmly pull the brake lever sev- eral times to seat the brake pads against the brake disc. Removing rear wheel Place the motorcycle on a suit- able auxiliary stand. BMW Mo- torrad recommends the BMW Motorrad auxiliary stand.
  • Slacken locknuts 5 on left and The sprocket and the right by turning them counter- spacer sleeves on left 8 clockwise. and right are loose fits in the Back off adjusting screws 6 wheel. Make sure that these 79 left and right by turning them parts are not damaged or lost on clockwise until adjusting removal. plate 7 can be removed. Remove quick-release axle 8. Installing rear wheel Maintenance Roll the rear wheel into the Remove screw 3 of the speed swinging arm, making sure that sensor and remove the speed the brake disc passes between sensor from the holder. the brake pads. z Roll the rear wheel as far for- ward as possible and disen- gage chain 9 from the sprock- et. Remove quick-release axle Roll the rear wheel back until it Roll the rear wheel as far nut 4. is clear of the swinging arm. forward as possible and loop chain 9 over the sprocket.
  • 8 80 Maintenance Seat left adjusting plate 10 Install right adjusting plate 7. Seat the speed sensor in the in the swinging arm and in- holder and install screw 3 of stall quick-release axle 8 in the speed sensor. the brake caliper and the rear z wheel. Make sure that the axle fits in- to the recess of the adjusting plate. Install quick-release axle nut 4, but do not tighten it at this point. Place cover 2 in position. Install 2 screws 1.
  • Adjust the chain tension ( 74) 8 Remove the auxiliary stand. 81 BMW Motorrad auxiliary stand Installing auxiliary stand Maintenance Make sure the ground is level and firm and place the motor- With the lifting lever to the left, On the left-hand side, slip cycle on its stand. slip the auxiliary stand into po- stud 1 half-way into mount 2. Use the auxiliary stand with sition underneath the motor- the number (001631) and the cycle, between the side stand H adapter with the number z and the rear wheel. (001639). On the right-hand side, pull stud 3 all the way into mount 4. Push split pin 5 into the hole.
  • wheel stand and the rear wheel 8 can topple. Place the motorcycle on its 82 centre stand or another auxiliary stand before lifting the front wheel with the BMW Motorrad front-wheel stand. Maintenance Place the motorcycle on an auxiliary stand; BMW Motorrad Bring the motorcycle to the In order to ensure stability, the recommends the BMW Motor- upright position, so that the height of the auxiliary stand rad auxiliary stand. auxiliary stand is lying flat on can be adjusted by means of Install the auxiliary stand the ground. scissor-type lifter 5. ( 81) z Press the lifting lever down to Use the front-wheel stand with the ground. BMW Motorrad front- the number (363970). wheel stand Installing front wheel stand The BMW Motorrad front wheel stand is not designed to support motorcycles not fitted with a centre stand or without other auxiliary stands. A motor- cycle resting only on the front
  • 8 83 Maintenance Slacken adjusting screws 1 of Align the two adapters 2 so If the front of the motor- the front-wheel stand. that the front forks are securely cycle is raised too far the Push the two adapters 2 apart seated. auxiliary stand will lift clear of the until the front forks fit between Tighten adjusting screws 1. ground and the motorcycle could them. topple to one side. z Use locating pins 3 to set the When raising the motorcycle, front-wheel stand to the de- make sure that the auxiliary stand sired height. remains on the ground. If ne- Centre the front-wheel stand cessary, adjust the height of the relative to the front wheel and front-wheel stand or the auxiliary push it against the front axle. stand. Apply uniform pressure to push the front-wheel stand down and raise the motorcycle.
  • Fuses fuse up and out of the fuse E Side light, number-plate 8 Removing fuse box. light, headlight flasher, high- If fuse defects recur fre- beam headlight (7.5 A) 84 Risk of fire if an attempt is F Starter relay, flashing turn quently have the electric made to jumper defective circuits checked by a specialist indicators, diagnosis plug fuse. workshop, preferably an author- (15 A) Always replace defective fuses ised BMW Motorrad dealer. G Spare fuse (15 A or 10 A with new fuses of the correct for optional extra) Maintenance amperage rating. Fuse assignment H Spare fuse (7.5 A) Switch off the ignition. I Spare fuse (15 A) Remove the seat ( 41) Installing fuse Remove the defective fuse and z replace it with a fuse of the correct amperage rating. Close the fuse cover. The latch engages with an audible click. A ABS (OE) (10 A) Install the seat ( 42) B Engine management control Removing ABS fuse unit (15 A) Push latching lever 1 and open C Low-beam headlight (7.5 A) Risk of fire if an attempt is the fuse cover. D Brake light, horn, instru- made to jumper defective Check the fuse-assignment ment cluster, diagnosis plug fuse. diagram and pull the defective (7.5 A) Always replace defective fuses
  • with new fuses of the correct Fuse assignment, ABS OE Bulbs amperage rating. Notes 8 Switch off the ignition. 85 A defective bulb places Remove the right side panel your safety at risk because ( 98) it is easier for other users to Check the fuse-assignment oversee the motorcycle. diagram and pull the defective Replace defective bulbs as Maintenance fuse up and out of the fuse soon as possible; always carry a box. complete set of spare bulbs if If fuse defects recur fre- possible. quently have the electric 1 ABS (30 A) 2 Spare fuse (30 A) The bulb is pressurised and circuits checked by a specialist can cause injury if dam- workshop, preferably an author- 3 Spare fuse (20 A) aged. z ised BMW Motorrad dealer. 4 ABS (20 A) Wear protective goggles and gloves when changing bulbs. Installing ABS fuse Remove the defective fuse and The types of bulb fitted to replace it with a fuse of the your motorcycle are listed correct amperage rating. in the section entitled "Technical Install the right side panel data". ( 99) Do not touch the glass of new bulbs with your fingers. Use a clean, dry cloth to hold the bulbs when handling them. Dirt deposits, in particular oil and
  • grease, interfere with heat radi- 8 ation from the bulb. This leads to overheating and shortens the 86 bulb's operating life. Removing headlight housing Maintenance If it is not standing firmly, the motorcycle could topple in the course of the operations Remove two screws 1. Disconnect plug 1. described below. Ease the headlight housing for- Always make sure that the ward and up to remove. motorcycle is stable and firmly z supported. Replacing low-beam and Make sure the ground is level high-beam headlight bulb and firm and place the motor- Switch off the ignition. cycle on its stand. Remove the headlight housing ( 86) Remove rubber cap 2.
  • Bulb for low-beam and high-beam headlight 8 87 H4 / 12 V / 55...60 W Maintenance Disengage spring clip 3 from Close spring retainer 3 and the latches and swing it up. engage it in the catches. z Install bulb 4. Remove bulb 4. Install rubber cap 2. Replace the defective bulb.
  • Installing headlight Replacing parking-light 8 housing bulb 88 If it is not standing firmly, the motorcycle could topple in the course of the operations described below. Always make sure that the Maintenance motorcycle is stable and firmly supported. Connect plug 1. Make sure the ground is level Install the headlight housing and firm and place the motor- ( 88) Engage the headlight housing cycle on its stand. with mounts 3 in holders 2. Switch off the ignition. z Remove the headlight housing ( 86) Install two screws 1.
  • Bulb for parking light 8 89 W5W / 12 V / 5 W Maintenance Pull bulb socket 1 out of the Insert bulb socket 1 into the headlight housing. headlight housing. Install the headlight housing ( 88) z Replacing turn indicator Insert bulb 2 into socket 3. bulbs, front and rear If it is not standing firmly, the motorcycle could topple in the course of the operations described below. Always make sure that the Pull bulb 2 out of socket 3. motorcycle is stable and firmly Replace the defective bulb. supported.
  • Make sure the ground is level Replace the defective bulb. 8 and firm and place the motor- Bulbs for flashing turn cycle on its stand. 90 indicators, front RY10W / 12 V / 10 W Bulbs for flashing turn indicators, rear Maintenance RY10W / 12 V / 10 W Pull the glass out of the reflect- or housing at the threaded- fastener side. z Remove screw 1. Turn bulb 2 clockwise to install it in the bulb housing. Turn bulb 2 counter-clockwise and remove it from the bulb housing.
  • LED rear light The rear light has to be replaced 8 if more than three of the LEDs 91 in the array fail. Under these cir- cumstances consult a specialist workshop, preferably an author- ised BMW Motorrad dealer. Maintenance Replacing number-plate Working from the inboard side, light bulbs Pull bulb holder 1 out of the insert the glass into the bulb If it is not standing firmly, light carrier. housing and close the housing. the motorcycle could topple in the course of the operations described below. z Always make sure that the motorcycle is stable and firmly supported. Make sure the ground is level and firm and place the motor- cycle on its stand. Pull bulb 2 out of socket 3. Install screw 1. Replace the defective bulb.
  • Make sure the ground is level 8 Bulb for number-plate light and firm and place the motor- cycle on its stand. 92 Remove the seat ( 41) W5W / 12 V / 5 W with OE BMW Motorrad ABS: Maintenance Seat bulb holder 1 in the light carrier. Air filter z Replacing air-filter Insert bulb 2 into socket 3. element For ease of access, slacken screw 1 of the brake-pipe dis- If it is not standing firmly, tributor on the right side. the motorcycle could topple in the course of the operations described below. Always make sure that the motorcycle is stable and firmly supported.
  • Push the side panels apart and remove the centre trim panel. 8 93 Maintenance Remove screws 2 on left and Remove frame 4 on the right- right. hand side and remove air filter element 5. Remove screws 1 and screw 2 Either tap the air filter element and lift off the air filter cover. clean or replace it, depending z on how dirty it is. Remove screws 3. Pull the side panels out of holders 4. Remove screws 3 and lift up frame 4 on the left-hand side.
  • Seat the side panels in hold- 8 ers 4. Install screws 3. 94 Maintenance Install air filter element 5 and Place the air filter cover in po- install frame 4. sition and install screws 1 and screw 2. z Install screws 2 on left and right. Close frame 4 and install screws 3. Push the side panels apart and install the centre trim panel.
  • with OE BMW Motorrad ABS: to jump-start the engine of the Remove the right side panel motorcycle. ( 98) 8 Touching live parts of the When jump-starting the engine, do not disconnect the battery 95 ignition system with the engine running can cause electric from the on-board electrical shock. system. Do not touch parts of the igni- Maintenance tion system when the engine is running. A short-circuit can res- Tighten screw 1 of the brake- ult if the crocodile clips pipe distributor. of the jump leads are accident- ally brought into contact with the Install the seat ( 42) z motorcycle. Jump starting Use only jump leads fitted with fully insulated crocodile clips at The wires leading to the Disengage rubber retaining both ends. power socket do not have strap 1 from the holder at the a load-capacity rating adequate Jump-starting with a donor- bottom and pull battery 2 partly for jump-starting the engine. Ex- battery voltage higher than out. cessively high current can lead 12 V can damage the vehicle Run the engine of the donor to a cable fire or damage to the electronics. vehicle during jump-starting. vehicle electronics. Make sure that the battery of the Do not use the on-board socket donor vehicle has a voltage rating of 12 V.
  • attempt in order to protect the Compliance with the points be- 8 starter motor and the donor low is important in order to max- battery. imise battery life: 96 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 Disconnect the jump lead from Do not top up with water the negative terminal and the Be sure to read and comply Maintenance ground point first, then dis- with the instructions for char- Begin by connecting one end connect the second jump lead ging the battery on the follow- of the red jump lead to posit- from positive terminal 3. ing pages ive terminal 3 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 z the positive terminal of the er products to start the engine. If the battery is not discon- donor battery. Install the right side panel nected, the on-board elec- Then connect one end of the ( 99) 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 a suitable Maintenance instructions pens, warranty claims will not be grounding point on this motor- accepted. cycle. 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- warranty claims are to be con- nect a suitable trickle charger to gine does not start, wait a few sidered. the battery. minutes before repeating the
  • Charging battery when Charge via the power socket Removing battery connected (OE), with the battery connec- Remove the right side panel 8 ted to the motorcycle's on- ( 98) Charging the connected 97 board electrical system. battery directly at the bat- Comply with the operating in- tery terminals can damage the structions of the charger. vehicle electronics. Always disconnect the battery Charging battery when Maintenance from the on-board circuits be- disconnected fore recharging it with a charger Charge the battery using a connected directly to the battery suitable charger. posts. Comply with the operating in- If you switch on the igni- structions of the charger. tion and the multifunction Once the battery is fully z Disengage retaining strap 1. display and telltale lights fail to charged, disconnect the light up, the battery is completely Remove battery 2. charger's terminal clips from flat. Attempting to charge a com- the battery terminals. pletely flat battery via the on- board socket can cause damage The battery has to be re- charged at regular intervals to the motorcycle's electronics. in the course of a lengthy period If a battery has discharged to the of disuse. See the instructions extent that it is completely flat, it for caring for your battery. Al- has to be disconnected from the ways fully recharge the battery on-board circuits and charged before restoring it to use with the charger connected dir- ectly to the battery posts.
  • Installing battery 8 98 Maintenance Disconnection in the wrong Install battery 2, negative ter- sequence increases the risk Installation in the wrong minal first. of short-circuits. sequence increases the risk Engage retaining strap 1. Always proceed in the correct of short-circuits. Install the right side panel z sequence. Always proceed in the correct ( 99) Disconnect negative battery sequence. Set the clock ( 29) lead 4 first. Connect battery positive lead 3 Removing right side panel Then disconnect positive bat- first. Make sure the ground is level tery lead 3. The connect battery negative and firm and place the motor- lead 4. cycle on its stand. Remove the seat ( 41)
  • the rear to disengage it from holder 4. 8 Remove the side panel. 99 Installing right side panel Maintenance Remove screw 1 at the front Install screws 2. right. z Begin by seating the side pan- el in holder 4, then seat it in holder 3. Install screw 1 at the front Remove screws 2. right. Begin by pulling the side panel Install the seat ( 42) out of holder 3, then pull it to
  • Number-plate carrier Installing number-plate 8 Removing number-plate carrier 00 carrier Make sure the ground is level and firm and place the motor- cycle on its stand. Maintenance Disconnect plug 2. Release the number-plate car- rier with wire loop 3 and re- Manoeuvre the cable into po- move, working plug 2 with the sition, hold the number-plate z cable free. carrier in position and push it up. Pin 4 engages with an audible Remove four screws 1. click.
  • 8 10 Maintenance Install four screws 1. z Connect plug 2.
  • z 8 Maintenance 02
  • Care Care products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104 9 10 Washing motorcycle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104 Cleaning easily damaged compon- ents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104 Care Paint care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 105 Protective wax coating . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106 z Laying up motorcycle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106 Restoring motorcycle to use . . . . . . . 106
  • 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 04 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 used in your vehicle. To remove road salt, clean the 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
  • agents, the surfaces can be dam- Cooling fins can be bent Remove particularly aggressive aged. easily. substances immediately, how- 9 Do not use cleaning agents that Take care not to bend the fins ever, as otherwise the paint can contain alcohol, solvents or ab- when cleaning the radiator. be affected or become discol- 10 rasives to clean plastic parts. oured. Substances of this nature Even fly-remover pads or clean- Rubber include spilt fuel, oil, grease, ing pads with hard surfaces can Treat rubber components with brake fluid and bird droppings. produce scratches. water or BMW rubber-care We recommend BMW vehicle Care products. polish or BMW paint cleaner for Soften stubborn dirt and insects by covering the af- Using silicone sprays for this purpose. z Marks on the paintwork are par- fected areas with a wet cloth. the care of rubber seals can ticularly easy to see after the cause damage. Chrome motorcycle has been washed. Do not use silicone sprays or Remove stains of this kind im- Use plenty of water and BMW other care products that contain mediately, using cleaning-grade shampoo to clean chrome, par- silicon. benzene or petroleum spirit on a ticularly if it has been exposed to clean cloth or ball of cotton wool. road salt. Use chrome polish for Paint care BMW Motorrad recommends additional treatment. Washing the motorcycle regularly BMW tar remover for removing will help counteract the long-term specks of tar. Remember to wax Radiator effects of substances that dam- the parts treated in this way. Clean the radiator regularly to age the paint, especially if your prevent overheating of the en- motorcycle is ridden in areas gine due to inadequate cooling. with high air pollution or natural For example, use a garden hose sources of dirt, for example tree with low water pressure. resin or pollen.
  • Protective wax coating Before laying the vehicle 9 BMW Motorrad recommends up out of use, have the en- gine oil and the oil filter element 06 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 Care the surface, instead of forming inspection. beads. z Restoring motorcycle Laying up motorcycle to use Clean the motorcycle. Remove the battery. Remove the protective wax Spray the brake and clutch coating. lever pivots, the side stand Clean the motorcycle. pivots and the centre stand Install a charged battery. pivots (if the motorcycle is fit- Before starting: work through ted with a centre stand) with a the checklist. suitable lubricant. Before removing the auxiliary Coat bright metal and chrome- stand, check the air pressure in plated parts with an acid-free the Air Damping System and grease (e.g. Vaseline). adjust if necessary. Stand the motorcycle in a dry room in such a way that there is no load on either wheel.
  • Technical data Troubleshooting chart . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108 Riding specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 119 10 10 Threaded fasteners . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 109 Engine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 110 Fuel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 111 Technical data Engine oil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 111 Clutch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112 Transmission . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112 Rear-wheel drive . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 113 z Running gear . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 113 Brakes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 114 Wheels and tyres . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 114 Electrics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 116 Frame . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 117 Dimensions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 118 Weights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 118
  • Troubleshooting chart 0 Engine does not start at all or is difficult to start. 08 Possible cause Remedy Kill switch activated. Kill switch in operating position (run). Side stand extended and gear engaged. Retract the side stand ( 46). Gear engaged and clutch not disengaged. Select neutral or pull clutch lever ( 46). Technical data No fuel in tank. Refuelling ( 52) Battery not adequately charged. Charge the battery when connected ( 97) z
  • Threaded fasteners Front wheel Value Valid 10 10 Nut on quick-release axle, front M20 x 1.25 80 Nm Front-axle retainer Technical data M6 10 Nm Rear wheel Value Valid Nut on quick-release axle, rear M20 x 1.25 80 Nm Locknut of the final-drive chain tensioning screw z M8 25 Nm Mirror arm Value Valid Union nut, mirror 20 Nm Clamping screw, mirror to handlebar fitting 21 Nm
  • Engine 0 Engine design Single-cylinder four-stroke, double overhead cam- 10 shafts driven by roller chain, 4 valves operated by bucket tappets, balancing shaft, liquid-cooled cyl- inder and cylinder head, integral water pump, 5- speed gearbox and dry sump lubrication. Displacement 652 cm3 Technical data Cylinder bore 100 mm Piston stroke 83 mm Compression ratio 11.5:1 Nominal output 39 kW, - at engine speed: 7000 min-1 z Torque 60 Nm, - at engine speed: 5250 min-1 Maximum engine speed max 7500 min-1 Idle speed 1480 min-1
  • Fuel Recommended fuel grade 95 ROZ/RON, Super unleaded 10 11 Usable fuel capacity 9.5 l Reserve fuel 2l Engine oil Technical data Engine oil, capacity 2.3 l, with filter change Lubricant Engine oil, 15W-40 Engine oil, quantity for topping up 0.25 l, Difference between MIN and MAX Lubricant Engine oil, 15W-40 Oil grades Mineral engine oils of API classification SF to SH. z BMW Motorrad recommends not using oil addit- ives, because they can have a detrimental effect on clutch operation. BMW Motorrad recommends not using synthetic oils for the first 10,000 km. 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.
  • 0 Permissible viscosity classes SAE 10 W-40 -20 °C, Operation at low temperatures 12 SAE 15 W-40 -10 °C Clutch Clutch type Multiplate clutch running in oil bath Technical data Transmission Gearbox type claw-shift 5-speed gearbox Gearbox transmission ratios 1.946 (37:72 teeth), Primary transmission ratio 2.750 (12:33 teeth), 1st gear z 1.750 (16:28 teeth), 2nd gear 1.313 (16:21 teeth), 3rd gear 1.045 (22:23 teeth), 4th gear 0.875 (24:21 teeth), 5th gear
  • Rear-wheel drive Type of final drive Chain drive 10 11 Type of rear suspension Two-arm cast-aluminium swinging arm Secondary transmission ratio 3.1 (15:47 teeth) Running gear Technical data Type of front suspension Upside-down telescopic fork Spring travel, front 270 mm, At wheel Type of rear suspension Air Damping System, rebound-stage damping with 2 selectable settings, "Comfort" and "Sport" Spring travel at rear wheel 270 mm, At wheel z
  • Brakes 0 Type of front brake Hydraulically operated single-disc brake with 2- 14 piston floating caliper and fixed disc Brake-pad material, front Organic material Type of rear brake Hydraulically operated single-disc brake with 1- piston floating caliper and fixed disc Technical data Brake-pad material, rear Organic material Wheels and tyres Tyre combinations recommended at time of going Front: Metzeler Enduro 3, 90/90 - 21 (54S) to press (As at: 26.03.2007) Rear: Metzeler Enduro 3, 140/80 - 18 (70S) z Front: Pirelli Scorpion PRO F.I.M., 90/90 - 21 (54M) M+S Rear: Pirelli Scorpion PRO F.I.M., 140/80 - 18 (70M) M+S max 130 km/h The permissible top speed must be indicated by readily noticeable means (e.g. sticker affixed in the rider's field of vision). 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 Spoked wheel 10 11 Front wheel rim size 1.60" x 21" Tyre designation, front 90 / 90 x 21 Rear wheel Rear wheel type Spoked wheel Technical data Rear wheel rim size 2.50" x 18" Tyre designation, rear 140 / 80 x 18 Tyre pressures Tyre pressure, front 1.8 bar, one-up, tyre cold 1.9 bar, two-up and/or with luggage, tyre cold z Tyre pressure, rear 2 bar, one-up, tyre cold 2.2 bar, two-up and/or with luggage, tyre cold
  • Electrics 0 Electrical rating of on-board socket 16 with OE BMW Motorrad ABS: 5A Fuses Plug-in "Minifuses" with ratings of 7.5 A and 15 A with OE BMW Motorrad ABS: Plug-in "Minifuses" with ratings of 10 A, 20 A and 30 A Technical data Battery Battery, manufacturer and designation ETZ 10 S Battery type AGM (Absorptive Glass Mat) battery Battery rated voltage 12 V Battery rated capacity 10 Ah z Spark plugs Spark plugs, manufacturer and designation NGK DR8 EB Electrode gap of spark plug 0.6...0.7 mm, When new max 0.9 mm, Wear limit
  • Lighting Bulb for low-beam and high-beam headlight H4 / 12 V / 55...60 W 10 11 Bulb for parking light W5W / 12 V / 5 W Bulbs for flashing turn indicators, front RY10W / 12 V / 10 W Bulbs for flashing turn indicators, rear RY10W / 12 V / 10 W Bulb for number-plate light W5W / 12 V / 5 W Technical data Frame Frame type Bridge-type steel frame, load-bearing drive unit and bolt-on rear frame Type plate location Front frame, right z VIN location Front frame, right
  • Dimensions 0 Length of motorcycle 2205 mm 18 Height of motorcycle 1255 mm, without mirrors 1490 mm, with mirrors Width of motorcycle 907 mm, Across mirrors Front-seat height 930 mm, Without rider at unladen weight Technical data Ground clearance 285 mm Weights Unladen weight 156 kg, DIN unladen weight, ready for road, 90 % load of fuel, without optional extras z Permissible gross weight 335 kg Maximum payload 179 kg
  • Riding specifications Top speed 165 km/h 10 11 Technical data z
  • z Technical data 20 0
  • Service BMW Motorrad service . . . . . . . . . . . . 122 11 12 BMW Motorrad service quality . . . . . 122 BMW Motorrad Service Card: on- the-spot breakdown assistance . . . . 122 Service BMW Motorrad service network . . . 123 Maintenance work . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 123 z Confirmation of maintenance work . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 124 Confirmation of service . . . . . . . . . . . . 129
  • BMW Motorrad service technical information and have Certain signs of wear, moreover, 11 Advanced technology requires the necessary technical know- may otherwise not be noticed how. BMW Motorrad recom- until it is too late to put them 22 specially adapted methods of mends that you contact your au- right at moderate cost. Your au- maintenance and repair. thorised BMW Motorrad dealer thorised BMW Motorrad dealer's If maintenance and re- if you have questions regarding mechanics know every detail of pair work is performed in- your motorcycle. your motorcycle and can take re- expertly, it could result in con- medial action if necessary before Service sequential damage and thus con- BMW Motorrad service minor faults develop into serious stitute a safety risk. quality problems. By having the neces- BMW Motorrad recommends you sary repairs done properly and z to have all the associated work Along with its reputation for en- in good time, you save time and on your motorcycle carried out gineering quality and high reliab- money in the long run. by a specialist workshop, prefer- ility, BMW Motorrad is a byword ably an authorised BMW Motor- for excellent quality of service. BMW Motorrad Service rad dealer. To ensure that your BMW is al- ways in optimum condition, BMW Card: on-the-spot Your authorised BMW Motorrad Motorrad recommends that you breakdown assistance dealer can provide information have the maintenance work re- In the event of a breakdown, the on the specified Service, Inspec- quired for your motorcycle car- BMW Motorrad Service Card is- tion and Annual Inspection work ried out regularly, preferably by sued with each new BMW mo- needed. your authorised BMW Motor- torcycle enables you to access Have all maintenance and repair rad dealer. For generous treat- an extensive range of services work carried out confirmed in the ment of claims submitted after such as breakdown assistance, "Service" chapter in this manual. the warranty period has expired, motorcycle transportation etc. Authorised BMW Motorrad deal- evidence of regular maintenance (details can differ from country to ers are supplied with the latest is essential. country). In the event of a break-
  • down, contact BMW Motorrad's "Service Contact Europe" or the date when the next service Mobile Service. The specialists "Service Contact Africa, Amer- will be due. 11 will provide the necessary advice ica, Asia, Australia, Oceania". Riders who cover long distances and assistance. in a year might have to bring 12 You will find important country- Maintenance work in their motorcycles for annual specific contact addresses and BMW Pre-delivery Check service before the next sched- the after-sales service organisa- uled date. It is to allow for these tion phone numbers in the "Ser- Your authorised BMW Motorrad cases that a maximum odometer Service vice Kontakt / Service Contact" dealer conducts the BMW pre- reading is entered as well in the brochures, along with informa- delivery check before handing confirmation of service. Servicing tion on Mobile Service and the over the motorcycle to you. has to be brought forward if this dealership network. odometer reading is reached be- z BMW Running-in Check fore the next scheduled date for BMW Motorrad service The BMW running-in check has the annual service. to be performed when the mo- network torcycle has covered between BMW Motorrad has an extens- 500 km and 1,200 km ive after-sales service network in place to look after you and your BMW Service motorcycle in more than 100 The BMW Service is carried out 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
  • A Removing and installing, 97 Replacing turn indicator Abbreviations and symbols, 6 Technical data, 116 bulb, 89 12 ABS Voltmeter, 20, 30 Technical data, 117 Engineering details, 55 13 BMW Motorrad service, 122 Fuses, 13, 84 C BMW Motorrad Service Self-diagnosis, 48 Care, 103 Card, 122 Switching off and on, 15, 33 Chain Brake fluid Adjusting tension, 74 Warnings, 23 Index Checking level, 69 Accessories Checking tension, 73 Reservoir, front, 13 Notes, 60 Checking wear, 75 z Reservoir, rear, 13 Power socket, 60 Checklist, 46 Brake pads Air Damping System, 34 Running in, 49 Clock, 20 Adjusting air pressure, 34, 35 Adjusting, 17, 29 Test, 68 Air pressure and temperat- Clutch Brakes ure, 35 Adjusting play, 73 Notes, 50 Fore-and-aft tilt indicator, 11, Technical data, 114 Checking play, 72 35 Test, 67 Technical data, 112 Periods of disuse, 36 Confirmation of maintenance Bulbs Air filter, 14 Notes on replacement, 85 work, 124 Replacing, 92 Replacing low-beam headlight Coolant Auxiliary stand, 81 bulb, 86 Checking level, 71 Replacing number-plate light Fore-and-aft tilt indicator, 11 B Topping up, 72 bulbs, 91 Battery Coolant temperature Replacing rear light, 91 Charging, 97 Warning, 22 Replacing side-light bulb, 88 Maintenance instructions, 96
  • D F H 12 Damping Adjusting, 11, 13 Frame Technical data, 117 Handlebar fitting, left Overview, 15 32 Dimensions, 118 Front-wheel stand, 82 Handlebar fitting, right Display, 28 Fuel Overview, 16 Overview, 20 Filler neck, 13 Headlight Selecting readings, 17, 28 Refuelling, 52 Beam throw, 41 Technical data, 4, 111 Driving on right/driving on Index E Warning, 22 left, 41 Electrics Fuses, 14, 84 General views, 18 z Technical data, 116 ABS, 84 Replacing low-beam headlight Emergency off switch (kill bulb, 86 switch), 16, 32 G Replacing side-light bulb, 88 Engine General views Display, 20 Headlight flasher, 15, 31 Starting, 16, 46 Headlight, 18 High-beam headlight, 18 Technical data, 110 Instrument cluster, 17 Switch, 15 Engine oil Left handlebar fitting, 15 Telltale light, 20 Checking level, 65 Left side, 11 Horn, 15 Filler neck, 14 Oil dipstick, 14 Right handlebar fitting, 16 I Technical data, 111 Right side, 13 Idle Topping up, 67 Status indicators, 20 Telltale light, 20 Engine oil pressure Telltale lights, 20 Ignition Warning, 22 Underneath the seat, 14 Switching on and off, 28 Equipment, 7 Warnings, 20 Ignition switch, 27
  • Instrument cluster Motorcycle R Overview, 17 Care, 103 Rear-wheel drive Technical data, 113 12 Laying up, 106 13 J Refuelling, 52 Overview, 11, 13 Jump starting, 95 Restoring to use, 106 Parking, 51 Rider's Manual K Restoring to use, 106 Stowage, 14 Keys, 28 Multifunction display Running gear Index See display, 17 Technical data, 113 L Laying up, 106 N Running in, 48 z Lights Number-plate carrier S High-beam headlight, 31 Removing and installing, 100 Safety instructions, 44 Low-beam headlight, 31 O Seat Side light, 30 Lock, 13 Odometer and tripmeters, 20 Low-beam headlight, 18 Removing and installing, 41 Resetting, 17, 29 Luggage Service, 122 Off-roading Correct loading, 61 Service Card, 122 Notes, 49 Side light, 18 M Maintenance, 123 P Spark plugs Pneumatic pump, 34 Technical data, 116 Notes, 64 Removing and installing, 34 Speedometer, 20 Mirrors Adjusting, 33 Power socket, 11, 60 Standards, 7 Pre-ride check, 47 Starter, 16 Starting, 46
  • Status indicators Telltale lights, 17 Wheels 12 Overview, 20 Overview, 20 Checking rims, 73 Steering lock, 27 Toolkit, 14, 64 Removing and installing front 34 Locking, 28 Torques, 109 wheel, 75 Transmission Removing and installing rear T Technical data, 112 wheel, 78 Technical data Technical data, 114, 115 Battery, 116 Troubleshooting chart, 108 Index Brakes, 114 Turn indicators Operate, 15, 32 Bulbs, 117 z Clutch, 112 Replacing bulb, 89 Telltale light, 20 Dimensions, 118 Tyres Electrics, 116 BMW recommendations, 75, Engine, 110 114 Engine oil, 111 Checking tread depth, 73 Frame, 117 Checking tyre pressures, 40 Fuel, 4, 111 Running in, 49 Rear-wheel drive, 113 Technical data, 114 Running gear, 113 Spark plugs, 116 W Standards, 7 Warnings Transmission, 112 Overview, 20 Tyres, 114 Warnings, overview, 21, 24 Weights, 118 Weights, 118 Wheels, 114