BMW Motorrad




               The Ultimate Riding
                    Machine
Rider's Manual
HP2 Enduro
Motorcycle data/dealership details

 Motorcycle data                     Dealership details


 Model                      ...
Details described or illus-
trated in this booklet may
differ from the motorcycle's
actual specification as pur-
chased, t...
Important data for refuelling

Fuel
Recommended fuel grade          98 ROZ/RON, Super plus
                               ...
Welcome to BMW                     authorised BMW Motorrad
                                   dealer will gladly provide a...
Table of Contents
You can also consult the in-                          3 Status indicators . . . . .                  19 ...
7 Maintenance . . . . . . . . .                 69   Laying up the                                       10 Service . . . ...
General instructions
Overview. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
                                           ...
Overview                          Abbreviations and                     Indicates the end of
1                      Chapte...
EWS Electronic immobiliser        of equipment which you have        Currency
    (Elektronische Weg-           not ordere...
z
                       8
                           1
General instructions
General views
General view, left side . . . . . . . . .      11
                                                      2
  ...
z
                     2
                10
General views
General view, left side
1   Fuel-level indicator on     2
    fuel tank ( 62)            11
2   Adjuster, progressive
    ...
z
                     2
                12
General views
General view, right
side                                2
1   Brake-fluid reservoir, rear    13
    ( 76)
2   Power socket...
z
                     2
                14
General views
Underneath the seat
1   Battery ( 95)               2
2   Rider's Manual             15
3   Toolkit ( 70)
4   Table of tyr...
Handlebar fitting, left
2               1   Control, odometer
16                  ( 31), Adjuster, clock
                 ...
Handlebar fitting, right
1   Pushbutton, starter            2
    ( 59)                         17
2   Emergency off switc...
Instrument cluster
2               1   Speedometer
18              2   Warning and telltale
                    lights
   ...
Status indicators
Multifunction display . . . . . . . . . . .   20
                                                     3
...
Multifunction display      Warning and telltale                Function indicators
3                                      ...
same time, all the appropriate
telltale lights and warning        3
symbols appear. Warnings in
text form alternate.      ...
Warnings, overview
3                   Mode of presentation                     Meaning
22                      Lights up ...
Electronic immobiliser                 Lack of fuel can result             Engine electronics sym-
active                 ...
specialist workshop, prefer-      A low oil level is one reason        Do not continue your jour-
3                    abl...
completely, in which case it      The LAMPR! warning ap-           soon as possible; always
will suffer irreparable damage...
Bulbs defective
3                       General warning light
                        lights up yellow.
26
               ...
Operation
Ignition switch and steering                                      Pneumatic pump . . . . . . . . . . . . . .    ...
Ignition switch and                Switching on the ignition       Switching off the ignition
4           steering lock
28...
Locking the handlebars             Turn the handlebars to the          your authorised BMW Mo-
                           ...
electronics, in which case the    subsequently be cleared and             The hazard warning
4           enabling signal f...
Switching off hazard       Odometer and                   reappears on the multifunc-
warning flashers           tripmeter...
Operating-hours counter
4
32
Operation




            The odometer's display field     Press and hold down INFO
         ...
Residual range                           The residual range is
                                                           ...
the rear wheel to lock and          Clock
4           thus cause a fall.
                                                S...
The hour increments by one      Do not twist the handlebar        Span between handlebar
 each time you press the         ...
Adjustable footbrake
4                                           lever
36                                          You can...
Adjusting handlebars
                                                                  Make sure the ground is         4
 ...
Handlebars toward rider
4                                         (shorter reach).
38
Operation




            Remove bot...
top and bottom clamping       where the large screws are
                              blocks.                       locat...
Lights                            Switching on high-beam          The high-beam headlight
4           Switching on the sid...
ators until the parking lights    Beam throw and air
  are ON.                           pressure in the Air              ...
Cancelling turn                     Seat
4                                           indicators                          R...
4
                                                                                                 43




                ...
Mirrors                         Adjusting mirror arm             Push protective cap 1 over
4           Adjusting mirrors
...
Take a grip close to the top    Take a grip close to the top     can use the valve on the Air
 of the pump, compress the  ...
air pressure when the motor-       Air pressure and                  example by lifting it onto the
4           cycle is h...
pump to turn with the
                                                              adapter.                       4
     ...
Screw the valve cap onto
                Two-up
4                                          the Air Damping System
        ...
The rebound-stage setting         becomes harder as spring
controls the way the sus-         travel increases.            ...
the adjusting screw in the +
                  Basic setting,
4                 linear component
                         ...
the adjusting screw in the +     Adjusting damping for
                                 direction.                       r...
Hard damping, adjusting                  Incorrect tyre pressure   If tyre pressure is too low:
4            screw engages...
Use only the tube valve to in-
flate the tyre.                   4
                                 53




               ...
z
                 4
            54
Operation
Riding
Safety instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . .            56
                                                       ...
Safety instructions               Settings of the spring-strut     Do not exceed the permiss-
5        Rider's equipment
 ...
Inhaling the exhaust           Do not run the fuel tank dry.   Do not permit flammable ma-
     fumes therefore           ...
Do not tamper with the               Brakes                             gear before retracting the side
5        control u...
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  1. 1. BMW Motorrad The Ultimate Riding Machine
  2. 2. Rider's Manual HP2 Enduro
  3. 3. Motorcycle data/dealership details Motorcycle data Dealership details Model Person to contact in Service depart- ment Vehicle identification number Ms/Mr Colour code Phone number Date of first registration Registration number Dealership address/phone number (company stamp)
  4. 4. Details described or illus- trated in this booklet may differ from the motorcycle's actual specification as pur- chased, the accessories fit- ted or the national-market specification. No claims will be entertained as a result of such discrepancies. Dimensions, weights, fuel consumption and perform- ance data are quoted to the customary tolerances. The right to modify designs, equipment and accessories is reserved. Errors and omissions excep- ted. © 2006 BMW Motorrad Not to be reproduced either wholly or in part without writ- ten permission from BMW Motorrad, After Sales. Printed in Germany.
  5. 5. Important data for refuelling Fuel Recommended fuel grade 98 ROZ/RON, Super plus (premium) 91 ROZ/RON, Regular unleaded (fuel grade, usable with power- and consumption-related restrictions) Usable fuel capacity 13 l Reserve fuel 4l Tyre pressures Tyre pressure, front 2.2 bar, One-up, tyre cold with OA Rear footrest: 2.2 bar, Two-up and/or with luggage, tyre cold Tyre pressure, rear 2.5 bar, One-up, tyre cold with OA Rear footrest: 2.5 bar, Two-up and/or with luggage, tyre cold BMW recommends *01417706211* Order No. 01 41 7 706 211 06.2006, 2nd edition *01417706211*
  6. 6. Welcome to BMW authorised BMW Motorrad dealer will gladly provide ad- We congratulate you on your vice and assistance. choice of a motorcycle from BMW and welcome you to the We hope that you will enjoy community of BMW riders. riding your BMW and that all Familiarise yourself with your your journeys will be pleasant new motorcycle so that you and safe. can ride it safely and confid- ently in all traffic situations. BMW Motorrad. 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 inform- ation on maintenance and care to help you maintain your motorcycle's reliability and safety, as well as its value. If you have questions con- cerning your motorcycle, your
  7. 7. Table of Contents You can also consult the in- 3 Status indicators . . . . . 19 Turn indicators . . . . . . . . . . 41 dex at the end of this Rider's Multifunction display . . . . . 20 Seat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Manual if you want to find a Warning and telltale Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 particular topic or item of in- lights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Pneumatic pump . . . . . . . . 44 formation. Function indicators . . . . . . 20 Spring preload . . . . . . . . . . 45 1 General instructions . . . 5 Warnings, general . . . . . . . 20 Damping . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 4 Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Tyres . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 Abbreviations and Ignition switch and 5 Riding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 symbols . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 steering lock . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Safety instructions . . . . . . . 56 Air Damping System . . . . . . 7 Electronic immobiliser Checklist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Equipment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 (EWS) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Starting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Technical data . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Hazard warning Running in . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Currency . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 flashers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Riding off-road . . . . . . . . . . 61 2 General views . . . . . . . . . 9 Odometer and Parking your General view, left side . . . 11 tripmeters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 motorcycle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 General view, right Emergency off switch (kill Refuelling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 side . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 switch) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Brake system . . . . . . . . . . . 64 Underneath the seat . . . . . 15 Clock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 6 Accessories . . . . . . . . . . 65 Handlebar fitting, left . . . . . 16 Clutch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 General instructions . . . . . 66 Handlebar fitting, right . . . 17 Brakes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Grip heating switchOA . . . . 66 Instrument cluster . . . . . . . 18 Handlebars . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Power socket . . . . . . . . . . . 67 Lights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 Luggage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68 Headlight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Sporty off-roading . . . . . . . 68
  8. 8. 7 Maintenance . . . . . . . . . 69 Laying up the 10 Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . 119 Feneral instructions . . . . . . 70 motorcycle . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102 BMW Motorrad Toolkit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70 Restoring motorcycle to service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120 Engine oil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70 use . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102 BMW Motorrad service Brake system, general . . . 72 9 Technical data . . . . . . . 105 quality . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120 Brake pads . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73 Troubleshooting BMW Motorrad Service Brake fluid . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75 chart . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106 Card: on-the-spot Clutch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77 Threaded fasteners . . . . . 107 breakdown Tyres . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78 Engine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108 assistance . . . . . . . . . . . . . 121 Rims . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78 Riding specifications . . . . 111 BMW Motorrad service Wheels. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78 Clutch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 111 network . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 121 Auxiliary stand . . . . . . . . . . . 83 Transmission . . . . . . . . . . . 111 Maintenance work . . . . . . 121 Bulbs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84 Final drive . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112 Confirmation of Jump starting . . . . . . . . . . . 93 Running gear . . . . . . . . . . . 112 maintenance work . . . . . . 123 Battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95 Brakes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 113 Confirmation of Wheels and tyres . . . . . . . 113 service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 128 8 Care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99 Care products . . . . . . . . . . 100 Electrics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 114 Washing the Frame . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 116 motorcycle . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100 Dimensions . . . . . . . . . . . . 116 Cleaning easily damaged Weights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 117 components . . . . . . . . . . . . 101 Paint care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101 Protective wax coating . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102
  9. 9. General instructions Overview. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 1 5 Abbreviations and symbols . . . . . . 6 Air Damping System . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Equipment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 General instructions Technical data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Currency . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 z
  10. 10. Overview Abbreviations and Indicates the end of 1 Chapter 2 of this Rider's symbols a passage relating to specific accessories or 6 Manual will provide you with Indicates warnings that items of equipment. an initial overview of your you must comply with for motorcycle. All maintenance reasons of your safety and the Tightening torque. and servicing work on the safety of others, and to pro- motorcycle is documented in tect your motorcycle against General instructions Chapter 10. This record of damage. Item of technical data. the maintenance work you have had performed on your Specific instructions on how to operate, control, OE Optional extra motorcycle is a precondition adjust or look after items of Your motorcycle was for generous treatment of equipment on the motorcycle. assembled complete goodwill claims. Indicates the end of an with all the BMW When the time comes to sell item of information. optional extras you your BMW, please remem- ordered. ber to hand over this Rider's Manual; it is an important part Instruction. OA Optional accessory z of the motorcycle. You can obtain option- Result of an activity. This Rider's Manual is accom- al accessories through panied by the "Maintenance Reference to a page your authorised BMW Instructions for Sporty Off- with more detailed in- Motorrad dealer; op- roading", containing additional formation. tional accessories information on off-roading. have to be retrofitted to the motorcycle.
  11. 11. EWS Electronic immobiliser of equipment which you have Currency (Elektronische Weg- not ordered. Please note, too, The high safety and quality 1 fahrsicherung). that your motorcycle might standards of BMW motor- 7 not be exactly as illustrated cycles are maintained by con- Air Damping System in this manual on account of stant development work on country-specific differences. This motorcycle has an air- designs, equipment and ac- If your BMW was supplied filled rear suspension system. cessories. Because of this, with equipment not described General instructions This Air Damping System, as your motorcycle may differ in this Rider's Manual, you will it is known, does not work from the information supplied find these features described in the same way as a con- in the Rider's Manual. Nor in separate manuals. ventional steel-spring shock- can BMW Motorrad entirely absorber system. The de- rule out errors and omissions. tailed description of this sys- Technical data We hope you will appreciate tem starts on page ( 45). All dimensions, weights and that no claims can be en- power ratings stated in the tertained on the basis of the Equipment Rider's Manual are quoted data, illustrations or descrip- to the standards and comply tions in this manual. When you ordered your BMW motorcycle, you chose vari- with the tolerance require- z ments of the Deutsche Institut ous items of custom equip- für Normung e.V. (DIN). (DIN). ment. This Rider's Manual Versions for individual coun- describes optional extras (OE) tries may differ. offered by BMW and selec- ted optional accessories (OA). This explains why the manual may also contain descriptions
  12. 12. z 8 1 General instructions
  13. 13. General views General view, left side . . . . . . . . . 11 2 9 General view, right side . . . . . . . . 13 Underneath the seat . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Handlebar fitting, left . . . . . . . . . . 16 General views Handlebar fitting, right . . . . . . . . . 17 Instrument cluster . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 z
  14. 14. z 2 10 General views
  15. 15. General view, left side 1 Fuel-level indicator on 2 fuel tank ( 62) 11 2 Adjuster, progressive characteristic of com- pression stage, front ( 50) General views 3 Clutch-fluid reservoir ( 77) 4 VIN on steering head, right 5 Pneumatic pump ( 44) 6 Oil sight glass ( 70) 7 Filler neck, engine oil z ( 71)
  16. 16. z 2 12 General views
  17. 17. General view, right side 2 1 Brake-fluid reservoir, rear 13 ( 76) 2 Power socket ( 67) 3 Adjuster for rebound stage, front ( 48) General views 4 Brake-fluid reservoir, front ( 75) 5 Adjuster, linear charac- teristic of compression stage, front ( 48) 6 Fore-and-aft tilt indicator ( 45) z 7 Adjustable footbrake lever ( 36) 8 Adjuster for air pressure, spring strut ( 45), Ad- juster, damping, rear ( 51)
  18. 18. z 2 14 General views
  19. 19. Underneath the seat 1 Battery ( 95) 2 2 Rider's Manual 15 3 Toolkit ( 70) 4 Table of tyre pressures General views z
  20. 20. Handlebar fitting, left 2 1 Control, odometer 16 ( 31), Adjuster, clock ( 34) 2 Pushbutton, horn 3 Pushbutton, left flashing turn indicators ( 41), General views Pushbutton, hazard warning flashers ( 30) 4 Switch, high-beam head- light ( 40) z
  21. 21. Handlebar fitting, right 1 Pushbutton, starter 2 ( 59) 17 2 Emergency off switch (kill switch) ( 33) 3 Pushbutton, right flashing turn indicators ( 41), General views Pushbutton, hazard warning flashers ( 30) 4 Cancel button, flashing turn indicators ( 42), Pushbutton, cancel hazard warning flashers ( 31) z 5 Grip heating switchOA ( 66)
  22. 22. Instrument cluster 2 1 Speedometer 18 2 Warning and telltale lights 3 Multifunction display 4 Sensor for instrument cluster lighting General views 5 Adjuster, clock ( 34), Control, odometer ( 31) The instrument-cluster lighting has automatic day and night switchover. z
  23. 23. Status indicators Multifunction display . . . . . . . . . . . 20 3 19 Warning and telltale lights . . . . . . 20 Function indicators . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Warnings, general . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Status indicators z
  24. 24. Multifunction display Warning and telltale Function indicators 3 lights Gear 20 Shows which gear is en- gaged. If no gear is engaged, the gear indicator shows N and the 'neutral' telltale light also Status indicators lights up. Engine temperature 1 Panel for warnings The horizontal bars ( 20) 1 Telltale light, left turn in- below the temperature 2 Gear indicator ( 20) dicator symbol indicate the engine 3 Engine temperature temperature. 2 Telltale light, high-beam readout ( 20) headlight z 4 Odometer reading Warnings, general 3 Warning light, general ( 31) 4 Telltale light, neutral Mode of presentation 5 Clock 5 Telltale light, right turn General warnings are indicator displayed by means of texts and symbols in the multifunction display. In some cases, they are accompanied by the 'General' warning light showing red or yellow. If two or more warnings occur at the
  25. 25. same time, all the appropriate telltale lights and warning 3 symbols appear. Warnings in text form alternate. 21 Status indicators z
  26. 26. Warnings, overview 3 Mode of presentation Meaning 22 Lights up yellow The EWS! warn- Electronic immobiliser active ( 23) ing appears on the display. Lights up yellow The FUEL! Fuel down to reserve ( 23) Status indicators warning appears on the display. Lights up yellow Appears on the Engine electronics ( 23) display Flashes red Appears on the Insufficient engine oil pressure display ( 24) Lights up red Appears on the Insufficient battery charge current display ( 24) z Lights up yellow The LAMPR! Rear light bulb defective ( 25) warning appears on the display. The LAMPF! Front light bulb defective ( 25) warning appears on the display. Lights up yellow The LAMPS! Bulbs defective ( 26) warning appears on the display.
  27. 27. Electronic immobiliser Lack of fuel can result Engine electronics sym- active in the engine misfiring bol appears on the dis- 3 General warning light and cutting out unexpectedly. play. Misfiring can damage the 23 lights up yellow. The engine is running catalytic converter; a hazard- in emergency operating The EWS! warning appears ous situation can result if the on the display. mode. Engine power might engine cuts out unexpectedly. be reduced and this can The key being used is not au- Do not run the fuel tank dry. Status indicators cause hazardous situations, thorised for starting, or com- The estimated residual particularly if you attempt to munication between key and range appears on the overtake other road users. engine electronics is disrup- ted. display. Engine power level might be lower than normal: adapt your Remove all other vehicle The fuel tank contains no style of riding accordingly. keys from the same ring as more than the reserve quant- the ignition key. ity of fuel. The engine electronics control Use the reserve key. unit has diagnosed a fault. In Reserve fuel exceptional cases, the engine z Have the defective key re- placed, preferably by an stops and refuses to start. authorised BMW Motorrad Otherwise, the engine runs in 4l dealer. emergency operating mode. Refuelling ( 63) You can continue to ride, Fuel down to reserve but bear in mind that the Engine electronics General warning light usual engine power might General warning light lights up yellow. not be available. lights up yellow. Have the fault rectified as The FUEL! warning appears quickly as possible by a on the display.
  28. 28. specialist workshop, prefer- A low oil level is one reason Do not continue your jour- 3 ably an authorised BMW why a warning indicating in- ney. Motorrad dealer. sufficient oil pressure is is- Have the fault rectified as 24 quickly as possible by a sued. Insufficient engine oil specialist workshop, prefer- Checking engine oil level pressure ably an authorised BMW ( 70) General warning light If the oil level is too low: Motorrad dealer. flashes red. Status indicators Top up the engine oil. Insufficient battery charge Engine oil pressure sym- current bol appears on the dis- If the warning indicating in- sufficient engine oil level is General warning light play. issued and a check indicates lights up red. The oil pressure in the lube- that the engine oil level is cor- oil system is too low. Stop Battery charge current rect: immediately and switch off symbol is displayed. the engine if the warning light Other engine problems besides a low oil level A discharged battery can z shows. cause the engine to die can cause the insufficient en- The insufficient oil gine oil pressure warning to suddenly, and this could res- pressure warning does be issued. Continuing to ride ult in a dangerous situation in not fulfil the function of an in these cases can cause en- traffic. oil gauge. The only way of gine damage. Have faults rectified as soon checking whether the oil level If this warning is issued even as possible. is correct is to check the oil though the engine oil level is If the battery is not char- sight glass. correct: do not continue to ging, continuing to ride ride. can cause it to discharge
  29. 29. completely, in which case it The LAMPR! warning ap- soon as possible; always will suffer irreparable damage. pears on the display. carry a complete set of spare 3 If possible, do not continue A defective bulb places bulbs if possible. your journey. 25 your safety at risk be- Low-beam headlight, high- Battery is not being charged. cause it is easier for other beam headlight, side light or You can continue to users to oversee you and turn signal bulb defective. ride until the battery is your motorcycle. Replacing low-beam and Status indicators discharged. Bear in mind, Replace defective bulbs as high-beam headlight bulb however, that the engine soon as possible; always ( 85) could cut out suddenly carry a complete set of spare Replacing parking-light bulb and that the battery could bulbs if possible. ( 86) discharge until completely Rear light or brake light bulb Replacing turn indicator flat, in which case it might defective. bulbs ( 91) have suffered irreparable Replacing brake light and The number-plate carrier can damage. rear light bulb ( 88) be removed for sporty off- Have the fault rectified as roading. This fault message z quickly as possible by a Front light bulb defective reminds you that the motor- specialist workshop, prefer- The LAMPF! warning ap- cycle is temporarily without ably an authorised BMW pears on the display. turn indicators and number- Motorrad dealer. plate light. A defective bulb places your safety at risk be- Install the license-plate car- Rear light bulb defective cause it is easier for other rier. General warning light lights up yellow. users to oversee you and your motorcycle. Replace defective bulbs as
  30. 30. Bulbs defective 3 General warning light lights up yellow. 26 The LAMPS! warning ap- pears on the display. A defective bulb places your safety at risk be- Status indicators cause it is easier for other users to oversee you and your motorcycle. Replace defective bulbs as soon as possible; always carry a complete set of spare bulbs if possible. z A combination of the bulb de- fects described above has occurred. See the fault descriptions above.
  31. 31. Operation Ignition switch and steering Pneumatic pump . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 4 lock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 27 Spring preload . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 Electronic immobiliser (EWS) . . . 29 Damping . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 Hazard warning flashers . . . . . . . 30 Tyres . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 Operation Odometer and tripmeters . . . . . . 31 Emergency off switch (kill switch) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Clock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 z Clutch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Brakes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Handlebars . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Lights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 Headlight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Turn indicators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Seat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44
  32. 32. Ignition switch and Switching on the ignition Switching off the ignition 4 steering lock 28 Keys You receive one master key and one spare key, plus a key for removing the seat. Please consult the informa- Operation tion on the electronic immob- iliser (EWS) if a key is lost or mislaid ( 29). Turn the key to position 1. Turn the key to position 2. Ignition switch and steer- Side lights and all function Lights switched off. z ing lock, seat lock and circuits switched on. Handlebars not locked. tank filler cap lock are all op- Engine can be started. Key can be removed. erated with the same key. Pre-ride check is Electrically powered ac- performed. ( 59) cessories remain opera- tional for a limited period of time. The battery can be recharged via the on-board socket.
  33. 33. Locking the handlebars Turn the handlebars to the your authorised BMW Mo- full left or right lock position. torrad dealer bar individual 4 Turn the key to position 3, keys, for example if a partic- ular key goes missing. The 29 while moving the handlebars slightly. engine cannot be started with Ignition, lights and all func- a key that has been barred. tion circuits switched off. Handlebars locked. In-key electronics Operation Key can be removed. An electronic component is integrated into each of your Electronic immobiliser keys. The motorcycle's elec- If the motorcycle is on tronics exchange certain con- the side stand, the sur- (EWS) tinuously changing signals z face of the ground will de- Protection against theft with the electronics in the termine whether it is better The electronic immobiliser key; these signals are spe- to turn the handlebars to the helps protect your BMW mo- cific to your motorcycle and left or right. However, the mo- torcycle from theft, and this they are transmitted via the torcycle is more stable on a enhanced security is at your ring aerial in the ignition lock. level surface with the handle- disposal without any need for The ignition is not enabled for bars turned to the left than you to set parameters or ac- starting until the key has been with the handlebars turned to tivate additional systems. The recognised as "authorised" for the right. engine of a motorcycle fitted your motorcycle. On level ground, always turn with this electronic immobil- A spare key attached the handlebars to the left to iser can be started only with to the same ring as the set the steering lock. the keys that belong to the ignition key used to start the vehicle. You can also have engine could "irritate" the
  34. 34. electronics, in which case the subsequently be cleared and The hazard warning 4 enabling signal for starting is reactivated for use. flashers place a strain not issued. The EWS warning on the battery. Do not use 30 appears in the multifunction Hazard warning the hazard warning flashers display. flashers for longer than absolutely Always keep the spare key necessary. separately from the ignition Switching on hazard warning flashers If you press a turn-in- key. Operation dicator button with the Switch on the ignition. ignition switched on, the turn- Replacement and extra indicator function is activated keys instead of the hazard warning You can obtain replace- flashers, and remains active z ment/extra keys only through until you release the button. an authorised BMW Motorrad The hazard warning flashers dealer. The keys are part recommence flashing as soon of an integrated security as the button is released. system, so the dealer is under Hazard warning flashers in an obligation to check the operation. legitimacy of all applications for replacement/extra keys. If Simultaneously press but- Left/right turn indicator tell- you want to have a lost key ton 1 for left turn indicators tale lights flash. barred, you have to bring with and button 2 for right turn Switch off the ignition. you all the other keys that indicators. The hazard warning flashers belong to the motorcycle. A continue to operate. key that has been barred can Left/right turn indicator tell- tale lights off.
  35. 35. Switching off hazard Odometer and reappears on the multifunc- warning flashers tripmeters tion display. 4 Operating the odometer 31 Operation Press cancel button 1. z Briefly press INFO button 1 Hazard warning flashers once to proceed to each switched off. You have the option of using pushbutton 1 in the instru- subsequent step in the ment cluster to operate the cycle. odometer as described be- low. Selecting readings Switch on the ignition. When you switch on the ignition, the odometer reading shown when the igni- tion was switched off always
  36. 36. Operating-hours counter 4 32 Operation The odometer's display field Press and hold down INFO starts with the current value button 1 until the reading The "Maintenance Instruc- and cycles through the follow- changes. tions for Sporty Off-roading" z ing sequence: The tripmeter is reset to describe maintenance work Total distance covered zero. that has to be performed on Tripmeter 1 (Trip I) the basis of off-roading hours, Tripmeter 2 (Trip II) as logged by operating-hours Operating hours counter 1. Residual range Resetting operating- Resetting tripmeter hours counter Switch on the ignition. Switch on the ignition. Select the desired tripmeter. Select the operating-hours counter.
  37. 37. Residual range The residual range is only an approximate 4 reading. Consequently, BMW Motorrad recommends that 33 you should not try to use the full residual range before refuelling. Operation Emergency off switch Press and hold down INFO (kill switch) button 1 until the reading The residual-range readout 1 changes. indicates how far you can z The operating-hours ride with the fuel remaining counter, too, is reset if in the tank. This reading is the battery is disconnected not displayed until fuel level from the on-board system. has dropped to reserve. This distance is calculated on the The operating-hours basis of fuel level and average counter is reset to zero. consumption. When you refuel, the increase 1 Emergency off switch (kill in fuel level is not registered switch). unless several litres are ad- ded to the fuel already in the Operating the kill switch tank. when riding can cause
  38. 38. the rear wheel to lock and Clock 4 thus cause a fall. Setting the clock Do not operate the kill switch 34 when riding. The emergency off switch is a kill switch for switching off the engine quickly and easily. Operation Attempting to set the clock while riding the motorcycle can lead to ac- z You have the option of using cidents. INFO button 1 to set the clock Set the clock only when the as described below. motorcycle is stationary. Setting clock Repeatedly press button 1 Switch on the ignition. until the total distance A Normal operating posi- covered reading appears on tion (run) the display. B Engine switched off. Press and hold down You cannot start the button 1 until the reading engine unless the kill changes. switch is in the run position. Hours reading 2 starts to flash. Press button 1.
  39. 39. The hour increments by one Do not twist the handlebar Span between handlebar each time you press the fitting or the handlebars. grip and clutch lever in- 4 button. Attempting to adjust the creases. 35 Press and hold down clutch lever while riding Turn adjusting screw 1 button 1 until the reading the motorcycle can lead to counter-clockwise. changes. accidents. Span between handlebar Minutes reading 3 starts to Do not attempt to adjust the grip and clutch lever de- flash. creases. Operation clutch lever unless the motor- Press button 1. cycle is at a standstill. The minute increments by Brakes one each time you press the Adjusting handbrake button. lever z Press and hold down button 1 until the reading Changing the position of changes. the brake-fluid reservoir The reading stops flashing. can allow air to penetrate the The time is now set. brake system. Do not twist the handlebar Clutch fitting or the handlebars. Turn adjusting screw 1 Attempting to adjust the Adjusting clutch lever clockwise. brake lever while riding If the position of the the motorcycle can lead to The adjusting screw is clutch fluid reservoir is accidents. indexed and is easier changed, air can enter the Do not attempt to adjust the to turn if you push the clutch clutch system. brake lever unless the motor- lever forward. cycle is at a standstill.
  40. 40. Adjustable footbrake 4 lever 36 You can adjust the footbrake lever for riding seated or standing on the footrest pegs. Operation Turn adjusting screw 1 Position of the footbrake lever clockwise. for riding standing on the The adjusting screw is pegs. z indexed and is easier Adjusting footbrake lever to turn if you push the hand- brake lever forward. Make sure the ground is Position of the footbrake lever level and firm and place the Span between handlebar motorcycle on its stand. for riding seated. grip and handbrake lever increases. Turn adjusting screw 1 counter-clockwise. Span between handlebar grip and handlebar lever de- creases.
  41. 41. Adjusting handlebars Make sure the ground is 4 level and firm and place the 37 motorcycle on its stand. Operation Push swivel lever 1 of the Short-reach position, handle- brake lever forward and turn bars toward rider. it to the correct limit posi- tion. z The swivel lever engages with an audible click. Remove small screws 1. While holding the Handlebars handlebars, remove large Adjustable handlebars screws 2. Remove top clamping You can turn the handlebar blocks 3. clamping blocks 180° to in- crease or decrease handlebar Lift the handlebars clear Long-reach position, handle- of the bottom clamping reach. bars away from rider. blocks.
  42. 42. Handlebars toward rider 4 (shorter reach). 38 Operation Remove bottom handlebar Position the handlebars clamping blocks 4. and top handlebar clamp- ing blocks 3 on the bottom z Place bottom handlebar handlebar clamping blocks, clamping blocks 4 in posi- and hold the handlebars in tion with tapped holes 5 to position. the front. Install large screws 2, but Handlebars away from rider do not tighten. (longer reach). Install the bottom handle- bar clamping blocks in the desired position for the ap- Place bottom handlebar propriate reach. clamping blocks 4 in posi- tion with tapped holes 5 to the rear.
  43. 43. top and bottom clamping where the large screws are blocks. located. 4 If necessary, slacken screws 1 and retighten 39 screws 2 to the specified tightening torque. Tighten small screws 1 to the specified tightening Operation torque. Install small screws 1, but Handlebar to handle- do not tighten. bar clamping block Tighten large screws 2 to Thread-locking z the specified tightening compound: Optimoly TA torque. 19 Nm Handlebar clamping A gap remains between the block to fork bridge handlebar clamping blocks on the side where the small Thread-locking screws are located. compound: Optimoly TA 38 Nm Align the handlebars in the Make sure that there is no clamping blocks such that gap between the handlebar the points of intersection clamping blocks on the side of crosses A are in line with the gaps between the
  44. 44. Lights Switching on high-beam The high-beam headlight 4 Switching on the side headlight is switched on until you re- lease the button (headlight 40 lights flasher). The side lights switch on automatically when the Switching on parking ignition is switched on. lights Switch off the ignition. Operation The side lights place a strain on the battery. You can switch on the Do not switch the ignition parking lights only imme- on for longer than absolutely diately after switching off the necessary. ignition. z Press the top section of Switching on the low- switch 1 for the high-beam headlight. beam headlight High-beam headlight The low-beam headlight switched on. switches on automatically Move switch 1 for the when you start the engine. high-beam headlight to the When the engine is not centre position. running you can switch High-beam headlight on the lights by switching on switched off. the ignition and either switch- Press the bottom section of ing on the high-beam head- switch 1 for the high-beam Press and hold down but- light or operating the head- headlight. ton 1 for the left turn indic- light flasher.
  45. 45. ators until the parking lights Beam throw and air are ON. pressure in the Air 4 Switching off parking Damping System 41 lights Headlight beam throw is gen- erally kept constant when the Switch on the ignition. air pressure in the Air Damp- Parking lights switched off. ing System is adjusted to suit Operation load. Headlight Consult a specialist Adjusting headlight for Press left-hand turn indicat- workshop, preferably an driving on left/driving on or button 1. authorised BMW Motorrad right Left-hand turn indicators dealer, if you are unsure switched on. z If the motorcycle is ridden in whether the headlight basic setting is correct. Telltale light for left-hand a country where the oppos- turn indicators flashes. ite rule of the road applies, its asymmetric low-beam head- Turn indicators Switching on right light will tend to dazzle on- Switching on left flashing flashing turn indicators coming traffic. turn indicators Switch on the ignition. Have the headlight set Switch on the ignition. accordingly by a specialist workshop, preferably an authorised BMW Motorrad dealer.
  46. 46. Cancelling turn Seat 4 indicators Removing the seat 42 Make sure the ground is level and firm and place the motorcycle on its stand. Operation Press right-hand turn indic- ator button 2. Right-hand turn indicators Press cancel button 3. z switched on. Telltale light for right-hand The turn indicators are turn indicator flashes. cancelled automatically after you have ridden for ap- proximately 10 seconds, or Remove screw 1 with spe- covered a distance of about cial key 2 for the seat. 200 m. Flashing turn indicators switched off. Turn indicator telltale light is off.
  47. 47. 4 43 Operation Pull the seat back and out Engage seat mounts 3 in Tighten screw 1 with special of the holders. holders 4. key 2 for the seat until it is hand-tight. Installing the seat Installing the pneumatic z If too much pressure is pump ( 45) applied in the forward direction, 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 the seat forward into the holders as far as it will go.
  48. 48. Mirrors Adjusting mirror arm Push protective cap 1 over 4 Adjusting mirrors the threaded fastener. 44 Pneumatic pump Use You can use the pump to check the pressure in the Operation Air Damping System ( 45) and in the tyres, and increase pressure when necessary. Push protective cap 1 up over the threaded fastener Removing pneumatic z Pivot the mirror to the cor- on the mirror arm. pump rect position by pressing Slacken nut 2. gently at the edge. Turn the mirror arm to the appropriate position. Tighten nut 2, while hold- ing the mirror arm to ensure that it does not move out of position. Mirror to clamping piece Release the pump from the 25 Nm retaining clip.
  49. 49. Take a grip close to the top Take a grip close to the top can use the valve on the Air of the pump, compress the of the pump, compress the Damping System to reduce 4 pump and disengage it from pump and engage it in the pressure, or you can increase the top mount. top mount in the seat shell. pressure by connecting the 45 Tilt the pump in toward the Pull the retaining strap tight pump to this valve. motorcycle and remove it around the pump and the from the bottom holder. frame tube. Fore-and-aft tilt indicator Remove the pump from the The fore-and aft tilt indicator Operation frame. Spring preload on the motorcycle has much the same function as a spir- Installing the pneumatic Air Damping System it level, and indeed it is very pump This motorcycle has an air- similar in appearance to an filled rear suspension system ordinary bubble level. The air- z known as the Air Damping pressure setting is ideal when System. the fore-and-aft tilt indicat- In this system, it is a volume or shows that the motorcycle of air in an enclosed cham- carrying rider and load is hori- ber, not a steel spring, that zontal. absorbs the shocks transmit- Always check the air pressure ted by the wheel to the sus- before riding off. pension. Spring preload of the Adjusting air pressure Manoeuvre the pump be- Air Damping System is It is essential to set the pres- hind the frame and seat the adjusted to suit total weight sure in the Air Damping Sys- bottom of the pump in bot- (motorcycle plus rider, plus tem to suit the load carried tom mount 1. luggage) by changing the air on the motorcycle. Increase pressure in this system. You
  50. 50. air pressure when the motor- Air pressure and example by lifting it onto the 4 cycle is heavily loaded and temperature BMW auxiliary stand. Check reduce air pressure accord- the air pressures before re- 46 When the Air Damping Sys- ingly when the motorcycle is moving the motorcycle from tem is working hard to absorb lightly loaded. the auxiliary stand. You can shocks, the air inside the sys- You read the fore-and-aft tilt use the pressure gauge on tem becomes warmer. This indicator by sitting on the seat the pneumatic pump for this causes the air pressure to in such a way that you can check. Operation rise, which increases spring keep the motorcycle balanced preload, a welcome effect for with your feet, but the motor- Adjusting spring preload off-roading. cycle is supporting as much for rear wheel In order to ensure that spring of your weight as possible. Make sure the ground is preload is set correctly, how- z BMW Motorrad recommends ever, you must always check level and firm and place the setting the air pressure in the and adjust the air pressure motorcycle on its stand. Air Damping System mar- when the Air Damping System Remove the pneumatic ginally higher than would be is cold, in order words not im- pump ( 44) necessary for the weight of mediately after the motorcycle the rider plus the expected has been used for off-roading. weight of the load. You can then reduce the air pressure Lengthy periods of while sitting on the motor- disuse cycle. If it is going to be out of use for more than two months, support the motorcycle in such a way that the wheels are not taking any weight, for
  51. 51. pump to turn with the adapter. 4 The pneumatic pump now has an airtight connection 47 to the valve. Turn hose 2 clockwise to screw it as far as possible into threaded adapter 3. Operation The valve is now open. Remove the valve cap Turn hose 2 counter- Pressurise the Air Damping from Air Damping System clockwise to back it as far System as per the guideline valve 1. as possible out of threaded values below. adapter 3. z One-up 6.5 bar (Person weighing 80 kg) One-up 7.5 bar (Person weighing 100 kg) Pull tube 2 out of the handle of the pump and pivot it for- Connect threaded adapter 3 ward. to valve 4, allowing the
  52. 52. Screw the valve cap onto Two-up 4 the Air Damping System valve. 48 9 bar Sit on the motorcycle, hold it upright and allow as much of your weight as possible to rest on the motorcycle. Operation Continue to allow air to es- cape until the fore-and-aft tilt indicator shows horizont- z al. Installing the pneumatic Turn hose 2 counter- pump ( 45) clockwise to back it as far as possible out of threaded Damping Push in the valve pin, allow adapter 3. Telescopic-fork damping air to escape from the Air The valve is now closed. You can fine-tune the Damping System and check Disconnect threaded ad- suspension to the road the level. apter 3 from the valve, al- surface by adjusting both lowing the pump to turn You can use the point of the compression-stage and with the adapter. the valve cap to push in rebound-stage damping the valve pin. characteristics of the telescopic forks.
  53. 53. The rebound-stage setting becomes harder as spring controls the way the sus- travel increases. 4 pension reacts as it extends, whereas the compression- Adjusting linear 49 stage setting influences com- component of pression of the front forks un- compression-stage der load. characteristic for the The harder the setting, the telescopic forks Operation more the movement that the Make sure the ground is forks can make to absorb sur- level and firm and place the You adjust the linear com- face irregularities is damped. motorcycle on its stand. ponent of the compression- When you choose a soft set- stage characteristic by turn- ting the forks respond all the ing adjusting screw 2. z more rapidly to surface irregu- If you want harder damping, larities. use a screwdriver to turn You can adjust both the lin- the adjusting screw in the ear and progressive com- clockwise direction. ponents of the telescopic-fork If you want softer damping, compression-stage damping use a screwdriver to turn characteristic. the adjusting screw in the The linear component is the counter-clockwise direction. basic damping setting, while Remove rubber cap 1. the progressive component determines the extent to which the suspension
  54. 54. the adjusting screw in the + Basic setting, 4 linear component direction. If you want softer damping, 50 of compression-stage use a screwdriver to turn characteristic the adjusting screw in the - Turn adjusting screw direction. as far as it will go in the Basic setting, pro- clockwise direction, then Operation gressive component back it off 15 clicks in of compression-stage char- the counter-clockwise You adjust the pro- acteristic direction. gressive component of the compression-stage Turn adjusting screw as z Adjusting progressive characteristic by turning far as it will go in the "+" component of adjusting screw 1. direction, then back it off compression-stage 15 clicks in the "-" direc- characteristic for the tion. telescopic forks Adjusting rebound stage Make sure the ground is for the telescopic forks level and firm and place the motorcycle on its stand. Make sure the ground is level and firm and place the motorcycle on its stand. If you want harder damping, use a screwdriver to turn
  55. 55. the adjusting screw in the + Adjusting damping for direction. rear wheel 4 If you want softer damping, Your motorcycle's hand- 51 use a screwdriver to turn ling will suffer if you do the adjusting screw in the - not match the spring-preload direction. and damping-characteristic Basic setting, rebound settings. Operation stage Adjust the damping characteristic to suit spring You adjust the rebound- Turn adjusting screw as preload. stage characteristic by turn- far as it will go in the "+" ing adjusting screw 1. direction, then back it off Make sure the ground is 15 clicks in the "-" direc- level and firm and place the z tion. motorcycle on its stand. Damping effect of the Air Damping System The Air Damping System has two settings so that it can be adjusted to suit the type of surface on which you intend riding. If you want harder damping, You can turn the adjusting use a screwdriver to turn screw any distance in either Turn adjusting screw until direction. marks 1 are horizontal.
  56. 56. Hard damping, adjusting Incorrect tyre pressure If tyre pressure is too low: 4 screw engages with an aud- reduces the operating Correct tyre pressure. ible click. life of the tyres. 52 Two valves Turn adjusting screw until Always check that the tyre marks 1 are vertical. pressures are correct. The motorcycle's rear-wheel Soft damping, adjusting Check tyre pressures rim can accommodate a tyre screw engages with an aud- against the data below. holder (optional accessory). ible click. If no tyre holder is fitted, a Operation Tyre pressure, front second rubber valve is inser- Tyres ted in its place. Checking tyre pressures If you have tubeless tyres 2.2 bar (One-up, tyre mounted on the motorcycle, z Incorrect tyre pressures cold) either valve can be used to impair the motorcycle's with OA Rear footrest: adjust tyre pressure. If the handling characteristics and tyre has a tube, use only the 2.2 bar (Two-up and/or can lead to accidents. tube valve to adjust the tyre with luggage, tyre cold) Always check that the tyre pressure. The tube valve has pressures are correct. Tyre pressure, rear a projecting shank made en- At high road speeds, tyre tirely of metal, and a locknut valves have a tendency is screwed onto the thread. to open as a result of centrifu- 2.5 bar (One-up, tyre Tube tyres do not form gal force. cold) an airtight seal against Fit metal valve caps with rub- with OA Rear footrest: the rims. Air escapes unless ber seals and screw them 2.5 bar (Two-up and/or it is pumped in through the on firmly to prevent sudden with luggage, tyre cold) tube valve. deflation.
  57. 57. Use only the tube valve to in- flate the tyre. 4 53 Operation z
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  59. 59. Riding Safety instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56 5 55 Checklist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Starting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Running in . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Riding Riding off-road . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 Parking your motorcycle . . . . . . . 61 z Refuelling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 Brake system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64
  60. 60. Safety instructions Settings of the spring-strut Do not exceed the permiss- 5 Rider's equipment and shock-absorber system ible gross weight and be sure Imbalanced load to comply with the instruc- 56 Do not ride without the cor- tions on loading. Loose clothing rect clothing. Always wear: Insufficient tyre pressure Helmet Poor tyre tread Alcohol and drugs Motorcycling jacket and Etc. Even small amounts of trousers Riding alcohol or drugs will ad- Floves Maximum speeds for versely affect your percep- Boots tyres tion and your ability to as- z The motorcycle's top sess situations and make de- This applies even to short speed might be high- cisions, and slow down your journeys, and to every sea- er than the maximum speed reflexes. Medication can ex- son of the year. Your author- permitted for the tyres. Ex- acerbate these effects. ised BMW Motorrad dealer will be glad to advise you on cessive speeds can damage Do not ride your motorcycle the correct clothing for every the tyres and this could cause after consuming alcohol, purpose. accidents. drugs and/or medication. Comply with the tyre-specific Speed speed restrictions. Risk of poisoning If you ride at high speed, al- Exhaust fumes contain car- ways bear in mind that vari- Correct loading bon monoxide, which is col- ous boundary conditions can ourless and odourless but Overloading and imbal- adversely affect the handling highly toxic. anced loads can ad- of your motorcycle: versely affect the motorcycle's handling.
  61. 61. Inhaling the exhaust Do not run the fuel tank dry. Do not permit flammable ma- fumes therefore Do not attempt to start or terials to come into contact 5 represents a health hazard run the engine with a spark- with the hot exhaust system. and can even cause loss plug cap disconnected. 57 Cooling would be of consciousness with fatal Stop the engine immediately inadequate if the engine consequences. if it misfires. were allowed to idle for Do not inhale exhaust fumes. Use only unleaded fuel. a lengthy period with the Do not run the engine in an Riding Comply with all specified motorcycle at a standstill: enclosed space. maintenance intervals. overheating would result. In extreme cases, the High voltage Unburned fuel will des- motorcycle could catch fire. z Touching live parts of troy the catalytic con- Do not allow the engine to the ignition system with verter. idle unnecessarily. Ride away the engine running can cause Note the points listed for immediately after starting the electric shock. protection of the catalytic engine. Do not touch parts of the igni- converter. tion system when the engine Tampering with the is running. Risk of fire control unit of the Temperatures at the exhaust electronic engine- Catalytic converter are high. management system If misfiring causes unburned Flammable materials fuel to enter the catalytic con- (e.g. hay, leaves, grass, Tampering with the con- verter, there is a danger of clothing and luggage, etc.) trol unit of the electronic overheating and damage. could ignite if allowed to engine-management system come into contact with the can damage the motorcycle For this reason, observe the hot exhaust pipe. and cause accidents. following points:
  62. 62. Do not tamper with the Brakes gear before retracting the side 5 control unit of the electronic Brake-fluid levels, front and stand. engine-management rear 58 system. Gearbox Clutch Clutch fluid level You can start the engine Tampering with the con- Shock-absorber setting when the gearbox is in neutral trol unit of the electronic and air pressure in the Air or if you pull the clutch with engine-management system a gear engaged. Do not pull Riding can result in mechanical loads Damping System Tyre-tread depth and tyre the clutch until after you have that the motorcycle's com- pressures switched on the ignition, as ponents are not designed to z withstand. Damage caused in Security of the luggage otherwise the engine will refuse to start. When the this way is not covered by the At regular intervals: gearbox is in neutral, the warranty. Engine oil level (every refuel- green neutral telltale light is Do not tamper with the ling stop) on and the gear indicator control unit of the electronic Brake-pad wear (every third in the multifunction display engine-management refuelling stop) shows N. system. Checklist Starting Use the following checklist Side stand to check important functions, You cannot start the motor- settings and wear limits be- cycle with the side stand ex- fore you ride off. tended and a gear engaged. The engine will switch itself off if you start it with the gearbox in neutral and then engage a

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