Rider's Manual
R 1200 GS Adventure




 BMW Motorrad




                The Ultimate Riding
                     Machine
Motorcycle data/dealership details

 Motorcycle data                     Dealership details


 Model                      ...
Details described or illustrated
in this booklet may differ from
the motorcycle's actual specifica-
tion as purchased, the...
The most important data for a filling-station stop can be found in the following chart:

Fuel
Recommended fuel grade      ...
Welcome to BMW                           BMW Motorrad dealer will gladly
                                         provide ...
Table of Contents
You can also consult the index at                        3 Status indicators . . . . . . .              ...
Headlight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71        7 Accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95                  ...
Weights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 160
Riding specifications . . . . . . . 160
11 Service . . . . . . . . . ....
General instructions
Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
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Overview                                    Specific instructions on       OE    Optional extra
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ESA   Electronic Suspension        find these features described in      the basis of the data, illustrations
      Adjust...
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General instructions
General views
General view, left side . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
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General views
General view, left side
1  Adjuster, spring preload,       2
   front ( 65)                      11
2 Adjustment of windsc...
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General views
General view, right side
1   Adjuster for spring preload,      2
    rear ( 66)                         13
2   Fuel filler...
Underneath the seat
2               1   Rider's Manual
 14             2   Battery ( 135)
                3   Toolkit, Pay...
Handlebar fitting, left
1   Operating the odometer          2
    ( 47), Operating the on-         15
    board computer O...
Handlebar fitting, right
2               1   Emergency off switch (kill
 16                 switch) ( 56)
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Instrument cluster
1   Speedometer                     2
2   Rev. counter                     17
3   Telltale lights ( 20)...
Headlight
2               1   Low-beam headlight
 18             2   High-beam headlight
                3   Side light
Ge...
Status indicators
Standard status indicators . . . . . . . . . . . 20
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Standard status                Telltale lights                      Gear indicator
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next service is shown briefly after   the distance is counted down in     preferably an authorised BMW
the Pre-Ride Check ...
Status indicators             Standard warnings                    The possible warnings are listed
 3                  wi...
Warnings, overview
Telltale lights        Status indicators         Meaning                                             3
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Electronic immobiliser                     Lack of fuel can result in           The engine is running in
 3               ...
an authorised BMW Motorrad             Top up the engine oil.              the engine or the ABS. This can
  dealer.
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A defective bulb places       complete set of spare bulbs if         complete set of spare bulbs if
 3                    ...
The possible warnings are listed
on the next page.                     3
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Warnings, overview
 3                  Telltale lights      Status indicators         Meaning
 28                         ...
Engine-oil level too low               Ice warning                           ABS warnings OE
      Oil-level symbol appear...
Warnings, overview
 3                  Telltale lights      Status indicators   Meaning
 30                     Flashes   ...
Self-diagnosis not                       with BMW Motorrad Integral         ASC warnings OE
completed                     ...
Warnings, overview
 3                  Telltale lights          Status indicators         Meaning
 32                     ...
ASC intervention                       flashes for longer than ASC in-        Self-diagnosis in off-road
      General war...
with Automatic Stability Con-       an authorised BMW Motorrad            range, 'General' warning light 1
 3             ...
Warnings, overview
Telltale lights        Status indicators         Meaning                                        3
    L...
Telltale lights         Status indicators     Meaning
 3                       Lights up yellow       RDC! appears on   Ba...
Tyre pressure close                   Tyre pressure outside                   Correct the tyre pressure at the
to limit of...
Signal transmission                 Possible cause:                            Tyre symbol appears on
 3                  ...
Battery of tyre-pressure              Anti-theft alarm
sensor weak                           warnings OE                  ...
Warnings, overview
 3                  Telltale lights        Status indicators      Meaning
 40                          ...
Anti-theft alarm battery                     This error message appears
weak                                         only ...
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Status indicators
Operation
Ignition switch and steering lock . . . . . 44                              Seat height . . . . . . . . . . . . ...
Ignition switch and                  Switching on ignition                with Automatic Stability Con-
4           steeri...
The battery can be recharged          Turn the handlebars to the full     individual keys, for example if a
  via the on-b...
Always keep the spare key sep-       Set the clock only when the mo-
4           arately from the ignition key.       torc...
with on-board computer OE                                        Odometer and
or                                          ...
without on-board computer OE
4                                                without tyre pressure monitor-
             ...
without tyre pressure monitor-    Residual range                       new level. If the sensor cannot
ing (RDC) OE       ...
Average consumption                 tion to the risk of black ice form-
4                                                 ...
Resetting average speed            Average consumption
 Switch on the ignition.                                           ...
Range                                try to use the full range before        Side stand retracted.
4                      ...
case, consult your authorised                                            tyre-pressure readings alternate
BMW Motorrad dea...
When the engine is not         High-beam headlight switched       Switching off parking
4                  running you can...
Turn indicators                       Switching on right                     Cancelling turn indicators
Switching on left ...
warning flashers for longer than       The hazard warning flashers     Emergency off switch
4           absolutely necessa...
Grip heating OE
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Rider S Manual R 1200 Gs Adv 2008

  1. 1. Rider's Manual R 1200 GS Adventure BMW Motorrad The Ultimate Riding Machine
  2. 2. Motorcycle data/dealership details Motorcycle data Dealership details Model Person to contact in Service department Vehicle identification number Ms/Mr Colour code Phone number Date of first registration Registration number Dealership address/phone number (com- pany stamp)
  3. 3. Details described or illustrated in this booklet may differ from the motorcycle's actual specifica- tion as purchased, the accessor- ies fitted or the national-market specification. No claims will be entertained as a result of such discrepancies. Dimensions, weights, fuel con- sumption and performance data are quoted to the customary tol- erances. The right to modify designs, equipment and accessories is reserved. Errors and omissions excepted. © 2007 BMW Motorrad Not to be reproduced either wholly or in part without written permission from BMW Motorrad, After Sales. Printed in Germany.
  4. 4. The most important data for a filling-station stop can be found in the following chart: Fuel Recommended fuel grade 95 ROZ/RON, Super unleaded 91 ROZ/RON, Regular unleaded (fuel grade, usable with power- and consumption-related restric- tions) Usable fuel capacity approx. 33 l Reserve fuel ≥4 l Tyre pressures Tyre pressure, front 2.2 bar, One-up, at tyre temperat- ure: 20 °C 2.5 bar, Two-up and/or with lug- gage, at tyre temperature: 20 °C Tyre pressure, rear 2.5 bar, One-up, at tyre temperat- ure: 20 °C 2.9 bar, Two-up and/or with lug- gage, at tyre temperature: 20 °C BMW recommends Order No. 01 41 7 712 321 *01417712321* *01417712321* 09.2007, 1st edition
  5. 5. Welcome to BMW BMW Motorrad dealer will gladly provide advice and assistance. We congratulate you on your choice of a motorcycle from We hope that you will enjoy rid- BMW and welcome you to the ing your BMW and that all your community of BMW riders. journeys will be pleasant and Familiarise yourself with your new safe. motorcycle so that you can ride it safely and confidently in all traffic BMW Motorrad. situations. Please read this Rider's Manual carefully before starting to use your new BMW motorcycle. It contains important information on how to operate the controls and how to make the best possible use of all your BMW's technical features. In addition, it contains information on maintenance and care to help you maintain your motorcycle's reliability and safety, as well as its value. If you have questions concerning your motorcycle, your authorised
  6. 6. Table of Contents You can also consult the index at 3 Status indicators . . . . . . . 19 Tyre pressure monitoring the end of this Rider's Manual if Standard status RDC OE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 you want to find a particular topic indicators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Lights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 or item of information. Status indicators with on- Turn indicators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 1 General instructions . . . . . 5 board computer OE . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Hazard warning flashers . . . . . . 55 Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Status indicators with Emergency off switch (kill Abbreviations and symbols . . . . 6 tyre pressure monitoring switch) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56 Equipment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 (RDC) OE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Grip heating OE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 Technical data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Standard warnings . . . . . . . . . . . 22 BMW Motorrad Integral Currency . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Warnings issued by the on- ABS OE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 2 General views . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 board computer OE . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Automatic Stability Control General view, left side . . . . . . . . 11 ABS warnings OE . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 ASC OE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 General view, right side . . . . . . 13 ASC warnings OE . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Seat height . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Underneath the seat . . . . . . . . . 14 RDC warnings OE . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Windscreen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 Handlebar fitting, left . . . . . . . . . 15 Anti-theft alarm Clutch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 Handlebar fitting, right . . . . . . . . 16 warnings OE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 Brakes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 Instrument cluster . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 4 Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Shift lever . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 Headlight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Ignition switch and steering Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 lock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 Handlebars . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 Electronic immobiliser Spring preload . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 (EWS) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 Damping . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67 Clock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 Electronic Suspension Ad- Odometer and tripmeters . . . . 47 justment ESA OE . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68 On-board computer OE . . . . . . . 49 Tyres . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70
  7. 7. Headlight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71 7 Accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95 9 Care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139 Front and rear seats . . . . . . . . . . 71 General instructions . . . . . . . . . . 96 Care products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 140 Helmet holder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73 Power socket . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96 Washing motorcycle . . . . . . . . 140 5 Riding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75 Luggage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97 Cleaning easily damaged Safety instructions . . . . . . . . . . . 76 Case OA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98 components . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 140 Checklist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77 Topcase OA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101 Paint care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 141 Starting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78 8 Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . 107 Protective wax coating . . . . . 142 Running in . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81 General instructions . . . . . . . . 108 Laying up motorcycle . . . . . . 142 Riding off-road . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81 Toolkit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108 Restoring motorcycle to Brakes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82 Engine oil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 109 use . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 142 Parking your motorcycle . . . . . 84 Brake system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 110 10 Technical data . . . . . . . 143 Refuelling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85 Brake pads . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 111 Troubleshooting chart . . . . . . 144 6 Engineering details . . . . . 87 Brake fluid . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 113 Threaded fasteners . . . . . . . . 145 Brake system with BMW Mo- Clutch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 115 Engine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147 torrad Integral ABS OE . . . . . . . . 88 Tyres . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 116 Fuel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 148 Electronic engine manage- Rims . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 117 Engine oil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 148 ment with BMW Motorrad Wheels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 117 Clutch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 149 ASC OE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90 Front-wheel stand . . . . . . . . . . 123 Transmission . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 150 Tyre pressure monitoring Bulbs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 124 Rear-wheel drive . . . . . . . . . . . 150 RDC OE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92 Air filter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 132 Running gear . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 151 Electronic Suspension Ad- Jump starting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 134 Brakes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 153 justment ESA OE . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93 Battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 135 Wheels and tyres . . . . . . . . . . . 154 Electrics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 157 Frame . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 159 Dimensions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 159
  8. 8. Weights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 160 Riding specifications . . . . . . . 160 11 Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 161 BMW Motorrad service . . . . . 162 BMW Motorrad service quality . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 162 BMW Motorrad Service Card: on-the-spot break- down assistance . . . . . . . . . . . 162 BMW Motorrad service net- work . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 163 Maintenance work . . . . . . . . . . 163 Confirmation of mainten- ance work . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 164 Confirmation of service . . . . . 169
  9. 9. General instructions Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 1 5 Abbreviations and symbols . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Equipment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Technical data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 General instructions Currency . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 z
  10. 10. Overview Specific instructions on OE Optional extra 1 Chapter 2 of this Rider's Manu- how to operate, control, ad- The motorcycles are as- just or look after items of equip- sembled complete with 6 al will provide you with an initial ment on the motorcycle. all the BMW optional ex- overview of your motorcycle. All Indicates the end of an tras originally ordered. maintenance and repair work on the motorcycle is documented in item of information. OA Optional accessory Chapter 11. This record of the You can obtain option- Instruction. General instructions maintenance work you have had al accessories through performed on your motorcycle is your authorised BMW Result of an activity. a precondition for generous treat- Motorrad dealer; optional ment of goodwill claims. Reference to a page with accessories have to be When the time comes to sell more detailed informa- retrofitted to the motor- your BMW, please remember tion. cycle. to hand over this Rider's Manu- al; it is an important part of the Indicates the end of a EWS Electronic immobiliser motorcycle. passage relating to spe- (Elektronische Wegfahr- z cific accessories or items sicherung). Abbreviations and of equipment. symbols DWA Anti-theft alarm (Diebs- Tightening torque. tahlwarnanlage) Indicates warnings that you must comply with for reas- ABS Anti-lock brake system ons of your safety and the safety Item of technical data. of others, and to protect your ASC Automatic Stability Con- motorcycle against damage. trol.
  11. 11. ESA Electronic Suspension find these features described in the basis of the data, illustrations Adjustment separate manuals. or descriptions in this manual. 1 Electronic Suspension Technical data 7 Adjustment. All dimensions, weights and RDC Tyre pressure control power ratings stated in the (ReifenDruck-Control) Rider's Manual are quoted to the standards and comply with the General instructions Equipment tolerance requirements of the When you ordered your BMW Deutsche Institut für Normung motorcycle, you chose various e.V. (DIN). Versions for individual items of custom equipment. This countries may differ. Rider's Manual describes option- al extras (OE) offered by BMW Currency and selected optional accessor- The high safety and quality ies (OA). This explains why the standards of BMW motorcycles manual may also contain de- are maintained by constant scriptions of equipment which z development work on designs, you have not ordered. Please equipment and accessories. note, too, that your motorcycle Because of this, your motorcycle might not be exactly as illus- may differ from the information trated in this manual on account supplied in the Rider's Manual. of country-specific differences. Nor can BMW Motorrad entirely If your BMW was supplied with rule out errors and omissions. equipment not described in We hope you will appreciate that this Rider's Manual, you will no claims can be entertained on
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  13. 13. 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
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  15. 15. General view, left side 1 Adjuster, spring preload, 2 front ( 65) 11 2 Adjustment of windscreen ( 61) 3 Adjuster for headlight beam throw (underneath the in- General views strument cluster) ( 71) 4 Clutch-fluid reservoir ( 115) 5 Type plate (on frame, be- hind side cover) 6 Seat lock ( 71) 7 Power socket ( 96) z 8 Adjuster for damping char- acteristic, rear suspension ( 67) 9 Engine-oil filler neck ( 110) 10 Engine oil level indicator ( 109)
  16. 16. z 12 2 General views
  17. 17. General view, right side 1 Adjuster for spring preload, 2 rear ( 66) 13 2 Fuel filler neck ( 85) 3 Brake-fluid reservoir, front ( 113) 4 Vehicle Identification Num- General views ber (VIN) (on steering-head bearing) 5 Air filter (behind right side panel) ( 132) 6 Brake-fluid reservoir, rear ( 114) z
  18. 18. Underneath the seat 2 1 Rider's Manual 14 2 Battery ( 135) 3 Toolkit, Payload table (in tool tray), Tyre pressures table (in tool tray) 4 Helmet holder ( 73) General views z
  19. 19. Handlebar fitting, left 1 Operating the odometer 2 ( 47), Operating the on- 15 board computer OE ( 49) 2 Operation of the auxiliary headlights OE ( 54) 3 Operating the ABS OE General views ( 57), Operating ASC OE ( 59) 4 Operating ESA OE ( 68) 5 Horn 6 Flashing turn indicators, left ( 55), Hazard warn- ing flashers ( 55) z 7 Headlight flasher and high- beam headlight ( 54)
  20. 20. Handlebar fitting, right 2 1 Emergency off switch (kill 16 switch) ( 56) 2 Starter button ( 78) 3 Grip heating OE ( 57) 4 Flashing turn indicators, right ( 55), Hazard warn- General views ing flashers ( 55) 5 Cancel button, flashing turn indicators ( 55), Pushbut- ton, cancel hazard warning flashers ( 56) z
  21. 21. Instrument cluster 1 Speedometer 2 2 Rev. counter 17 3 Telltale lights ( 20) 4 Multifunction display ( 20) 5 Telltale light, anti-theft General views alarm, and sensor for instrument lighting 6 Operating the odometer ( 47), Operation of the clock ( 46) The instrument-cluster lighting has automatic day z and night switchover.
  22. 22. Headlight 2 1 Low-beam headlight 18 2 High-beam headlight 3 Side light General views z
  23. 23. Status indicators Standard status indicators . . . . . . . . . . . 20 3 19 Status indicators with on-board com- puter OE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Status indicators with tyre pressure monitoring (RDC) OE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Status indicators Standard warnings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Warnings issued by the on-board computer OE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 ABS warnings OE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 ASC warnings OE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 z RDC warnings OE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Anti-theft alarm warnings OE . . . . . . . . . 39
  24. 24. Standard status Telltale lights Gear indicator 3 indicators The gear engaged or N 20 for neutral appears on the Multifunction display display. If no gear is engaged, the 'neutral' telltale light also lights up. Status indicators Engine temperature The horizontal bars below 1 Flashing turn indicators, left the temperature symbol 2 High-beam headlight indicate the engine temperature. 3 Idle 1 Clock ( 46) Service-due indicator 4 Flashing turn indicators, 2 Gear indicator ( 20) right z 3 Engine temperature ( 20) 4 Odometer and tripmeters Fuel capacity ( 47) The horizontal bars below 5 Fuel capacity ( 20) the fuel-pump symbol in- dicate the remaining quantity of fuel. When the fuel in the tank is topped up the gauge briefly shows the original level, before If the next service is due in less the reading is updated. than one month, the date for the
  25. 25. next service is shown briefly after the distance is counted down in preferably an authorised BMW the Pre-Ride Check completes. steps of 100 km and is shown Motorrad dealer. 3 Month and year are both shown briefly after the Pre-Ride Check as two-digit numbers with a line completes. Status indicators with 21 as separator, so in this example If service is overdue, the due on-board computer OE the next service is due in March 2007. date or the odometer reading at which service was due is accom- Status indicators panied by the 'General' warning light showing yellow. The word "Service" remains permanently visible. If the service-due indicat- or appears more than a month in advance of the actual due date or if the word "Service" 1 Status-indicator panel of z does not show permanently even the on-board computer OE If the motorcycle covers long dis- though a service is overdue, the ( 49) tances in the course of the year, date stored in memory in the in- under certain circumstances it strument cluster is incorrect and might be necessary to have it must be set. This situation can serviced at a date in advance occur if the battery was discon- of the forecast due date. If the nected for a prolonged period of countdown distance to the odo- time. meter reading at which a service If you want to have the date set will be due is less than 1000 km, consult a specialist workshop,
  26. 26. Status indicators Standard warnings The possible warnings are listed 3 with tyre pressure Mode of presentation on the next page. 22 monitoring (RDC) OE Status indicators Warnings are indicated by the 1 Temperature-compensated 'General' warning light 1 show- tyre-pressures OE ( 53) ing in combination with a warning z word, for example 2 or in com- bination with one of the warning symbols 3. The 'General' warn- ing light shows red or yellow, de- pending on the urgency of the warning. If two or more warn- ings occur at the same time, all the appropriate warning lights and warning symbols appear, al- ternating with warning words as applicable.
  27. 27. Warnings, overview Telltale lights Status indicators Meaning 3 Lights up yellow EWS ! appears on Electronic immobiliser active ( 24) 23 the display. Lights up yellow FUEL ! appears Fuel down to reserve ( 24) on the display. Status indicators Lights up yellow Appears on the dis- Engine in emergency-operation mode play ( 24) Flashes red Appears on the dis- Insufficient engine oil pressure ( 25) play Lights up red Appears on the dis- Insufficient battery charge current play ( 25) z Lights up yellow LAMPR ! appears Rear light bulb defective ( 25) on the display. LAMPF ! appears Front light bulb defective ( 26) on the display. Lights up yellow LAMPS ! appears Bulbs defective ( 26) on the display.
  28. 28. Electronic immobiliser Lack of fuel can result in The engine is running in 3 active the engine misfiring and emergency operating mode. General warning light lights cutting out unexpectedly. Mis- Engine power might be reduced 24 firing can damage the catalytic and this can cause hazardous up yellow. converter; a hazardous situation situations, particularly if you at- EWS ! appears on the display. can result if the engine cuts out tempt to overtake other road Possible cause: unexpectedly. users. The key being used is not au- Do not run the fuel tank dry. Engine power level might be Status indicators thorised for starting, or commu- Possible cause: lower than normal: adapt your nication between key and engine style of riding accordingly. The fuel tank contains no more electronics is disrupted. Possible cause: than the reserve quantity of fuel. Remove all other vehicle keys The engine control unit has dia- from the same ring as the igni- Reserve fuel gnosed a fault. In exceptional tion key. cases, the engine stops and re- Use the reserve key. fuses to start. Otherwise, the en- ≥4 l z Have the defective key re- gine runs in emergency operating placed, preferably by an au- Refuelling ( 85) mode. thorised BMW Motorrad dealer. You can continue to ride, but Engine in emergency- Fuel down to reserve bear in mind that the usual en- operation mode gine power might not be avail- General warning light lights General warning light lights able. up yellow. up yellow. Have the fault rectified as FUEL ! appears on the display. Engine symbol appears on quickly as possible by a the display. specialist workshop, preferably
  29. 29. an authorised BMW Motorrad Top up the engine oil. the engine or the ABS. This can dealer. Possible cause: result in dangerous situations. 3 If possible, do not continue your Insufficient engine oil The engine-oil pressure is insuffi- journey. 25 pressure cient. Battery is not being charged. If General warning light Riding when engine-oil you continue to ride the motor- flashes red. pressure is low can result cycle the on-board electronics in engine damage. will drain the battery. Status indicators Oil-can symbol appears on the display. Do not continue your journey. Possible cause: Have the fault rectified as Alternator or alternator drive belt The oil pressure in the lube-oil quickly as possible by a defective system is too low. Stop immedi- specialist workshop, preferably Have the fault rectified as ately and switch off the engine. an authorised BMW Motorrad quickly as possible by a The insufficient oil pres- dealer. specialist workshop, preferably sure warning does not fulfil an authorised BMW Motorrad the function of an oil gauge. The Insufficient battery charge dealer. z only way of checking whether the current oil level is correct is to check the General warning light lights Rear light bulb defective oil sight glass. up red. General warning light lights Possible cause: up yellow. Battery symbol appears on The engine-oil level is too low. the display. LAMPR ! appears on the dis- Check the engine oil level play. ( 109) A discharged battery can If the oil level is too low: render various systems un- available, for example the lights,
  30. 30. A defective bulb places complete set of spare bulbs if complete set of spare bulbs if 3 your safety at risk because possible. possible. it is easier for other users to Possible cause: Possible cause: 26 oversee the motorcycle. Low-beam headlight, high-beam A combination of the bulb de- Replace defective bulbs as headlight, side-light or turn-indic- fects described above has oc- soon as possible; always carry a ator bulb defective. curred. complete set of spare bulbs if Replace the low-beam and See the fault descriptions possible. Status indicators high-beam headlight bulb above. Possible cause: ( 125) Rear light or brake light bulb de- Replacing parking-light bulb Warnings issued by the fective. ( 127) on-board computer OE The LED rear light must be Replacing turn indicator bulbs, replaced. Consult a specialist front and rear ( 128) Mode of presentation workshop, preferably an author- ised BMW Motorrad dealer. Bulbs defective z General warning light lights Front light bulb defective up yellow. LAMPF ! appears on the dis- play. LAMPS ! appears on the dis- play. A defective bulb places your safety at risk because A defective bulb places it is easier for other users to your safety at risk because oversee the motorcycle. it is easier for other users to Warnings issued by the on-board oversee the motorcycle. computer appear in panel 1. Replace defective bulbs as soon as possible; always carry a Replace defective bulbs as soon as possible; always carry a
  31. 31. The possible warnings are listed on the next page. 3 27 Status indicators z
  32. 32. Warnings, overview 3 Telltale lights Status indicators Meaning 28 Appears on the dis- Engine-oil level too low ( 29) play Check Oil ap- pears on the dis- Status indicators play. Appears on the dis- Ice warning ( 29) play z
  33. 33. Engine-oil level too low Ice warning ABS warnings OE Oil-level symbol appears on Ice-crystal symbol appears Mode of presentation 3 the display. on the display. 29 Check Oil appears on the Possible cause: display. The air temperature measured Possible cause: at the motorcycle is lower than The electronic oil-level sensor 3 °C. Status indicators has registered an excessively low The ice warning does not oil level. Check the engine-oil mean that there is no risk level at the oil-level indicator the of black ice forming at measured next time you stop to refuel: temperatures above 3 °C. Check the engine oil level Always take extra care and think ABS warnings are indicated by ( 109) well ahead when temperatures ABS warning light 1. If the oil level is too low: are low; remember that the The way in which the ABS warn- Top up the engine oil ( 110) danger of black ice is particularly ing light indicates status can dif- z high on bridges and where the fer in some countries. Possible cause: road is in the shade. The oil sensor might be defective Possible national variant. if the "Check oil level" message Ride carefully and think well appears even though a check at ahead. the oil sight glass reveals that the The detailed descriptions relating oil level is correct. to BMW Motorrad Integral ABS Seek the advice of a specialist start on page ( 88), and you workshop, preferably an author- will find an overview listing the ised BMW Motorrad dealer. possible warnings on the next page.
  34. 34. Warnings, overview 3 Telltale lights Status indicators Meaning 30 Flashes Self-diagnosis not completed ( 31) Lights up ABS deactivated ( 31) Status indicators Lights up ABS fault ( 31) z
  35. 35. Self-diagnosis not with BMW Motorrad Integral ASC warnings OE completed ABS II OE Mode of presentation 3 ABS warning light flashes. Activate the ABS function 31 ( 58) Possible cause: ABS fault The ABS function is not ABS warning light shows. available, because self- Status indicators diagnosis did not complete. The Possible cause: motorcycle has to move forward a few metres for the wheel The ABS control unit has detec- sensors to be tested. ted a fault. The ABS function is Pull away slowly. Bear in mind not available. ASC warnings are indicated by that the ABS function is not You can continue to ride the ASC symbol 2 or off-road ASC available until self-diagnosis has motorcycle, but make due pro- symbol 3 in combination with completed. vision for the fact that the ABS 'General' warning light 1. function is not available. Bear z The detailed descriptions relating ABS deactivated in mind the more detailed in- to BMW Motorrad ASC start on ABS warning light shows. formation on situations that can page ( 90), and you will find lead to an ABS fault ( 89). an overview listing the possible Have the fault rectified as warnings on the next page. Possible cause: quickly as possible by a The rider has switched off the specialist workshop, preferably ABS system. an authorised BMW Motorrad dealer.
  36. 36. Warnings, overview 3 Telltale lights Status indicators Meaning 32 Quick-flashes yel- Appears on the dis- ASC intervention ( 33) low play Quick-flashes yel- Appears on the dis- Off-road ASC intervention ( 33) low play Status indicators Slow-flashes Self-diagnosis not completed ( 33) Slow-flashes Self-diagnosis in off-road mode not completed ( 33) Appears on the dis- ASC deactivated ( 33) play z Lights up yellow Appears on the dis- ASC fault ( 34) play
  37. 37. ASC intervention flashes for longer than ASC in- Self-diagnosis in off-road General warning light quick- tervention lasts. This affords the mode not completed 3 flashes yellow. rider visual feedback on control Off-road ASC symbol slow- intervention even after the critical 33 flashes. ASC symbol appears on situation has been dealt with. the display. Possible cause: Self-diagnosis not Self-diagnosis did not complete, The ASC has detected a degree completed so the ASC function is not avail- of instability at the rear wheel Status indicators and has intervened to reduce ASC symbol slow-flashes. able. The engine must be run- torque. The warning light flashes ning and the motorcycle must for longer than ASC intervention reach a speed of at least 5 km/ Possible cause: lasts. This affords the rider visual h once in order for ASC self-dia- Self-diagnosis did not complete, gnosis to complete. feedback on control intervention so the ASC function is not avail- Pull away slowly. Bear in mind even after the critical situation able. The engine must be run- that the ASC function is not has been dealt with. ning and the motorcycle must available until self-diagnosis has reach a speed of at least 5 km/ z Off-road ASC intervention completed. h once in order for ASC self-dia- General warning light quick- gnosis to complete. ASC deactivated flashes yellow. Pull away slowly. Bear in mind ASC symbol appears on Off-road ASC symbol ap- that the ASC function is not the display. pears on the display. available until self-diagnosis has completed. Possible cause: The off-road ASC has detected The rider has switched off the a degree of instability at the rear ASC system. wheel and has intervened to re- duce torque. The warning light
  38. 38. with Automatic Stability Con- an authorised BMW Motorrad range, 'General' warning light 1 3 trol OE dealer. shows yellow. If the tyre pres- Activate the ASC function sure registered by the sensor is 34 RDC warnings OE outside the permissible tolerance ( 60) range, the 'General' warning light ASC fault Mode of presentation flashes red. The tyre-pressure readings are The detailed descriptions relating General warning light lights based on a reference tyre tem- to BMW Motorrad RDC start on up yellow. Status indicators perature of 20 °C ( 93). page ( 92), and you will find ASC symbol appears on an overview listing the possible the display. warnings on the next page. Possible cause: The ASC control unit has detec- ted a fault. The ASC function and the off-road ASC function z are not available. You can continue to ride. Bear in mind that the ASC function is not available. Bear in mind Warning symbol 2 indicates a the more detailed information critical tyre pressure, and the cor- on situations that can lead to responding reading for the front an ASC fault ( 91). tyre pressure 3 or the rear tyre Have the fault rectified as pressure 4 flashes. quickly as possible by a If the critical value is close to the specialist workshop, preferably limit of the permissible tolerance
  39. 39. Warnings, overview Telltale lights Status indicators Meaning 3 Lights up yellow Tyre symbol ap- Tyre pressure close to limit of permitted 35 pears on the dis- tolerance ( 37) play. The critical tyre pressure flashes. Status indicators Flashes red Tyre symbol ap- Tyre pressure outside permitted toler- pears on the dis- ance ( 37) play. The critical tyre pressure flashes. "--" or "-- --" Signal transmission disrupted ( 38) appears on the dis- z play Lights up yellow Tyre symbol ap- Sensor defective or system error pears on the dis- ( 38) play. "--" or "-- --" appears on the dis- play
  40. 40. Telltale lights Status indicators Meaning 3 Lights up yellow RDC! appears on Battery of tyre-pressure sensor weak 36 the display. ( 39) Status indicators z
  41. 41. Tyre pressure close Tyre pressure outside Correct the tyre pressure at the to limit of permitted permitted tolerance earliest possible opportunity. 3 tolerance General warning light Before you adjust tyre pres- 37 General warning light lights flashes red. sure, read the information up yellow. on temperature compensation Tyre symbol appears on and adjusting pressure in the Tyre symbol appears on the display. section entitled "Engineering the display. details". The critical tyre pressure flashes. Status indicators The critical tyre pressure flashes. Possible cause: Have the tyre checked for Possible cause: Measured tyre pressure is out- damage by a specialist Measured tyre pressure is close side permitted tolerance. workshop, preferably an to the limit of permitted toler- Check the tyre for damage and authorised BMW Motorrad ance. to ascertain whether the mo- dealer. Correct the tyre pressure as torcycle can be ridden with the If you are unsure whether the stated on the inside cover of tyre in its present condition. motorcycle can be ridden with the Rider's Manual. If the motorcycle can be ridden the tyre in its present condition: z Before you adjust tyre pres- with the tyre in its present condi- Do not continue your journey. sure, read the information tion: Notify the breakdown service. on temperature compensation Incorrect tyre pressures im- Have the tyre checked for and adjusting pressure in the pair the motorcycle's hand- damage by a specialist section entitled "Engineering ling characteristics. workshop, preferably an details". If tyre pressure is incorrect it is authorised BMW Motorrad essential to adapt your style of dealer. riding accordingly.
  42. 42. Signal transmission Possible cause: Tyre symbol appears on 3 disrupted Wireless communication with the the display. "--" or "-- --" appears on RDC sensors has been disrupted. "--" or "-- --" appears on 38 the display. Possible causes include radio- the display. Possible cause: communication systems operat- Possible cause: ing in the vicinity and interfering The motorcycle has not yet ac- Motorcycle is fitted with wheels with the link between the RDC celerated past the threshold of not equipped with RDC sensors. control unit and the sensors. Status indicators approximately 30 km/h. The Fit wheels and tyres equipped RDC sensors do not start trans- Move to another location and observe the RDC readings. As- with RDC sensors. mitting signals until the motor- sume that a permanent fault Possible cause: cycle reaches a speed above this threshold for the first time has not occurred unless the One or two RDC sensors have ( 92). 'General' warning light comes failed. on to accompany the symp- Increase speed above this Have the fault rectified by a toms. Under these circum- threshold and observe the RDC specialist workshop, preferably z stances: readings. Assume that a per- an authorised BMW Motorrad manent fault has not occurred Have the fault rectified by a dealer. specialist workshop, preferably unless the 'General' warning light comes on to accompany an authorised BMW Motorrad Possible cause: the symptoms. Under these dealer. A system error has occurred. circumstances: Sensor defective or Have the fault rectified by a Have the fault rectified by a specialist workshop, preferably system error specialist workshop, preferably an authorised BMW Motorrad an authorised BMW Motorrad General warning light lights dealer. dealer. up yellow.
  43. 43. Battery of tyre-pressure Anti-theft alarm sensor weak warnings OE 3 General warning light lights 39 Mode of presentation up yellow. RDC! appears on the display. This error message appears only briefly after the pre- Status indicators ride check completes. Possible cause: The integral battery in the tyre- pressure sensor has lost a sig- nificant proportion of its original capacity. There is no assurance Anti-theft alarm warnings appear of how long the tyre pressure as plain-text warnings 2 in com- control system can remain opera- bination with the 'General' warn- z tional. ing light 1 showing after the Pre- Seek the advice of a specialist Ride Check and relate to the ca- workshop, preferably an author- pacity of the internal battery that ised BMW Motorrad dealer. supplies power to the anti-theft alarm. The possible warnings are listed on the next page.
  44. 44. Warnings, overview 3 Telltale lights Status indicators Meaning 40 DWALO ! appears Anti-theft alarm battery weak ( 41) on the display. Lights up yellow DWA ! appears on Anti-theft alarm battery flat ( 41) the display. Status indicators z
  45. 45. Anti-theft alarm battery This error message appears weak only briefly after the pre- 3 DWALO ! appears on the dis- ride check completes. 41 play. Possible cause: This error message appears The integral battery in the anti- only briefly after the pre- theft alarm has lost its entire ori- ride check completes. ginal capacity. There is no assur- Status indicators ance that the anti-theft alarm will Possible cause: be operational if the motorcycle's The integral battery in the anti- battery is disconnected. theft alarm has lost a significant Seek the advice of a specialist proportion of its original capa- workshop, preferably an author- city. There is no assurance of ised BMW Motorrad dealer. how long the anti-theft alarm can remain operational if the motor- cycle's battery is disconnected. z Seek the advice of a specialist workshop, preferably an author- ised BMW Motorrad dealer. Anti-theft alarm battery flat General warning light lights up yellow. DWA ! appears on the display.
  46. 46. z 42 3 Status indicators
  47. 47. Operation Ignition switch and steering lock . . . . . 44 Seat height . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 4 43 Electronic immobiliser (EWS) . . . . . . . . 45 Windscreen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 Clock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 Clutch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 Odometer and tripmeters . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 Brakes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 Operation On-board computer OE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 Shift lever . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 Tyre pressure monitoring Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 RDC OE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 Handlebars . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 z Lights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 Spring preload . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 Turn indicators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 Damping . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67 Hazard warning flashers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 Electronic Suspension Adjustment Emergency off switch (kill switch) . . . . 56 ESA OE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68 Grip heating OE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 Tyres . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70 BMW Motorrad Integral ABS OE . . . . . . 57 Headlight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71 Automatic Stability Control Front and rear seats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71 ASC OE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 Helmet holder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73
  48. 48. Ignition switch and Switching on ignition with Automatic Stability Con- 4 steering lock trol OE Turn the key to position 1. 44 Keys ASC self-diagnosis is You receive one master key and performed in addition to one spare key. Please consult the checks outlined above. the information on the electronic ( 80) immobiliser (EWS) if a key is lost Operation or mislaid ( 45). Switching off ignition Ignition switch and steering lock, tank filler cap lock and seat lock are all operated with the same Turn the key to position 1. z key. Side light and all function cir- cuits switched on. with aluminium case OA Engine can be started. with aluminium topcase OA Pre-ride check is performed. If you wish you can arrange to ( 79) have the cases and the top- case fitted with locks that can with BMW Motorrad Integral ABS II OE Turn the key to position 2. be opened with this key as well. Turn the key to position 1. Lights switched off. Consult a specialist workshop, preferably an authorised BMW ABS self-diagnosis is Handlebars not locked. Motorrad dealer. performed in addition to Key can be removed. the checks outlined above. Electrically powered accessor- ( 79) ies remain operational for a lim- ited period of time.
  49. 49. The battery can be recharged Turn the handlebars to the full individual keys, for example if a via the on-board socket. left or right lock position. particular key goes missing. The 4 Turn the key to position 3, engine cannot be started with a Locking handlebars while moving the handlebars key that has been barred. 45 slightly. Ignition, lights and all function In-key electronics circuits switched off. The motorcycle's electronics Handlebars locked. exchange certain continuously Operation Key can be removed. changing signals with the elec- tronics in the key; these signals Electronic immobiliser are specific to your motorcycle and they are transmitted via the (EWS) z ring aerial in the ignition lock. Protection against theft The ignition is not enabled for If the motorcycle is on the The electronic immobiliser helps starting until the key has been side stand, the surface of protect your BMW motorcycle recognised as "authorised" for the ground will determine wheth- from theft, and this enhanced se- your motorcycle. er it is better to turn the handle- bars to the left or right. However, curity is at your disposal without A spare key attached to the motorcycle is more stable on any need for you to set paramet- the same ring as the ig- a level surface with the handle- ers or activate additional systems. nition key used to start the en- bars turned to the left than with The engine of a motorcycle fit- gine could "irritate" the electron- the handlebars turned to the ted with this electronic immobil- ics, in which case the enabling right. iser can be started only with the signal for starting is not issued. keys that belong to the vehicle. The EWS warning appears in the On level ground, always turn the You can also have your author- multifunction display. handlebars to the left to set the ised BMW Motorrad dealer bar steering lock.
  50. 50. Always keep the spare key sep- Set the clock only when the mo- 4 arately from the ignition key. torcycle is stationary. 46 Switch on the ignition. Replacement and extra without on-board computer OE keys without tyre pressure monitor- You can obtain replacement/extra ing (RDC) OE keys only through an authorised BMW Motorrad dealer. The keys Operation are part of an integrated secur- ity system, so the dealer is un- Alternatively, repeatedly press der an obligation to check the button 2 until the total distance legitimacy of all applications for covered reading appears on z replacement/extra keys. If you the display. want to have a lost key barred, you have to bring with you all the other keys that belong to the motorcycle. A key that has Repeatedly press button 1 until been barred can subsequently be the odometer reading appears cleared and reactivated for use. on the display. Clock Setting clock Attempting to set the clock while riding the motorcycle can lead to accidents.
  51. 51. with on-board computer OE Odometer and or tripmeters 4 with tyre pressure monitoring Selecting readings 47 (RDC) OE Switch on the ignition. Operation Hold down the button. Hours reading 3 flashes. Press the button. z The hours reading increments Repeatedly press button 2 until by one each time you press the clock appears on the dis- the button. play. Hold down the button. Press button 1. In this case, the button in Minutes reading 4 flashes. the instrument cluster oper- Press the button. ates only the tripmeters. The minutes reading incre- ments by one each time you press the button. Hold down the button. The clock is now set and the time appears on the display.
  52. 52. without on-board computer OE 4 without tyre pressure monitor- ing (RDC) OE 48 Operation 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. z ton is pressed it moves one step through the following sequence: Alternatively, press button 2. without on-board computer OE Total distance covered Tripmeter 1 (Trip I) Resetting tripmeter Tripmeter 2 (Trip II) Switch on the ignition. Residual range (once fuel level Select the desired tripmeter. is down to reserve)
  53. 53. without tyre pressure monitor- Residual range new level. If the sensor cannot ing (RDC) OE without on-board computer OE register the new level neither 4 the fuel-level reading nor the residual-range readout can be 49 updated. The calculated range is an approximate value. Con- sequently, BMW Motorrad re- Operation commends that you should not try to use the full residual range before refuelling. If you prefer, you can use but- The residual-range reading ap- z ton 2 for this purpose. pears accompanied by the word On-board computer OE RANGE and indicates how far Selecting readings you can ride with the fuel remain- Switch on the ignition. ing in the tank. This reading is not displayed until fuel level has dropped to reserve. This dis- tance is calculated on the basis of fuel level and average con- sumption. When refuelling after running on reserve, make sure that you top up the tank to a level above re- serve, as otherwise the sensor will not be able to register the
  54. 54. Average consumption tion to the risk of black ice form- 4 Range ing. The display automatically Oil level switches from any other mode 50 to the temperature reading when Tyre pressures (OE) the temperature drops below this Ambient temperature threshold for the first time. Average speed Operation Press button 1. z When the motorcycle is at a standstill the heat of the engine can falsify ambient-temperature Average speed 1 is calculated reading 1. If the effect of the en- on the basis of the time elapsed gine's heat becomes excessive, since the last reset. Times The display starts with the cur- -- temporarily appears on the during which the engine was rent value and each time the but- display. stopped are excluded from the ton is pressed it moves one step calculation. through the following sequence: If ambient temperature Ambient temperature drops below 3 °C a warn- Average speed ing appears, drawing your atten-
  55. 55. Resetting average speed Average consumption Switch on the ignition. 4 Select average speed. 51 Operation Press and hold down button 1. Average consumption 1 is cal- Average consumption is reset culated by dividing the distance to zero. z covered since the last reset by Press and hold down button 1. the corresponding amount of fuel Average speed is reset to zero. used. Resetting average consumption Switch on the ignition. Select average consumption.
  56. 56. Range try to use the full range before Side stand retracted. 4 refuelling. Make sure the motorcycle is upright. 52 Oil level The readings mean: OK: Oil level is correct. CHECK: Check the oil level the next time you stop for fuel. Operation ---: Oil level cannot be meas- ured (conditions as stated above not satisfied). The description of the residual- z range function ( 49) also If you call up another read- covers range readout 1. ing on the on-board com- However, you can also view the Oil-level indicator 1 gives you puter, this symbol remains visible range reading before the fuel an indication of the engine oil until the sensor again registers a level drops to reserve. level. You can call up this read- correct oil level. A special average-consumption ing only when the motorcycle is at a standstill. The most recently measured figure is used to calculate range; level is displayed for 5 seconds this figure is not necessarily the The preconditions for the oil level when you next switch on the ig- same as the value you can call check are as follows: nition. up for viewing on the display. Engine at operating temperat- The oil-level sensor might The calculated range is only ure. be defective if the "Check an approximate reading. Engine idling for at least 10 oil level" message appears even Consequently, BMW Motorrad seconds. though the oil level in the oil recommends that you should not sight glass is correct. In this
  57. 57. case, consult your authorised tyre-pressure readings alternate BMW Motorrad dealer. with the clock. 4 If the motorcycle is equipped Tyre pressure with an on-board computer, the 53 monitoring RDC OE tyre-pressure readings alternate with the clock and the values of Viewing tyre-pressure the on-board computer. readings Operation Switch on the ignition. Lights The tyre pressures are shown, Side light accompanied by the wording The side lights switch on auto- RDC P. The front tyre pres- matically when the ignition is z sure is on the left; the reading switched on. on the right is the rear tyre pres- The side lights place sure. The tyre-pressure readings a strain on the battery. are based on a reference tyre Do not switch the ignition temperature of 20 °C. -- -- on for longer than absolutely appears directly after the ig- necessary. nition is switched on, because Repeatedly press button 1 until the sensors do not transmit tyre the tyre pressures appear on Low-beam headlight pressures until the motorcycle the display. accelerates to 30 km/h. The low-beam headlight switches on automatically when you start If the motorcycle is not equipped the engine. with an on-board computer, the
  58. 58. When the engine is not High-beam headlight switched Switching off parking 4 running you can switch on off. lights the lights by switching on the ig- Press the bottom section of Switch the ignition on and then 54 nition and either switching on the full-beam headlight switch 1. off again. high-beam headlight or operating The high-beam headlight is Parking lights switched off. the headlight flasher. switched on until you release the button (headlight flasher). Auxiliary headlights OE High-beam headlight and Operation headlight flasher Switching on parking lights Switch off the ignition. z Press the left half of switch 1. Auxiliary headlights switched Press the top section of full- on. beam headlight switch 1. Press the right half of switch 1. High-beam headlight switched Auxiliary headlights switched on. Immediately after switching off. Move full-beam headlight off the ignition, press and hold switch 1 to the centre position. down button 1 for the left turn indicators. Parking light switches on.
  59. 59. Turn indicators Switching on right Cancelling turn indicators Switching on left flashing flashing turn indicators 4 turn indicators Switch on the ignition. 55 Switch on the ignition. The turn indicators are can- celled automatically after The turn indicators are can- you have ridden for approxim- celled automatically after ately 10 seconds, or covered a you have ridden for approxim- Operation distance of about 200 m. ately 10 seconds, or covered a distance of about 200 m. Press cancel button 3. Flashing turn indicators z switched off. Turn indicator telltale lights are off. Hazard warning flashers Press button 2 for the right- Switching on hazard hand turn indicators. Press button 1 for the left- Right-hand turn indicators warning flashers hand turn indicators. Switch on the ignition. switched on. Left-hand turn indicators Telltale light for right-hand turn The hazard warning flash- switched on. indicators flashes. ers place a strain on the Telltale light for left-hand turn battery. Do not use the hazard indicators flashes.
  60. 60. warning flashers for longer than The hazard warning flashers Emergency off switch 4 absolutely necessary. are switched on. (kill switch) If you press a turn-indicat- Left and right turn indicator 56 telltale lights flash. or button with the ignition switched on, the turn-indicator Switch off the ignition. function is activated instead of The hazard warning flashers the hazard warning flashers, and continue to operate. Left and right turn indicator Operation remains active until you release the button. The hazard warning telltale lights are off. flashers recommence flashing as soon as the button is released. Switching off hazard warning flashers z 1 Emergency off switch (kill switch) Operating the kill switch when riding can cause the rear wheel to lock and thus cause a fall. Do not operate the kill switch when riding. Simultaneously press button 1 Press cancel button 3. The emergency off switch is a for left turn indicators and but- Hazard warning flashers kill switch for switching off the ton 2 for right turn indicators. switched off. engine quickly and easily.
  61. 61. Grip heating OE 4 57 Operation A Normal operating position 2 Heating off. (run) 3 50 % heat output (one dot 1 Grip-heating switch B Engine switched off. visible) z 4 100 % heat output (three You cannot start the engine The handlebar grips have two- dots visible) unless the kill switch is in stage heating. Grip heating can the run position. be activated only when the en- gine is running. BMW Motorrad Integral The increase in power con- ABS OE sumption caused by the Deactivating ABS function grip heating can drain the bat- Bring the motorcycle to a stop tery if you are riding at low en- or, if the motorcycle is at a gine speeds. If the charge level standstill, switch on the igni- is low, grip heating is switched tion. off to ensure the battery's start- ing capability.

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