Rider'sManual(USModel)
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Colornumber
Initialregistration
Licenseplate
RetailerData
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Phonenumber
Retailer'saddress/phonenumber(com-
panystamp)
Welcome to BMW
Congratulationsonchoosinga
motorcyclefromBMWMotorrad
andwelcometo thecommunity
ofBMWmotorcycleownersand
riders.Familiarizeyourselfwith
yournewmotorcyclesothatyou
canrideitsafelyandconfidently
inallhighwaytrafficsituations.
AboutthisRider'sManual
Pleasereadthis Rider'sManual
carefullybeforestartingto use
yournewBMW. Itcontainsim-
portantinformationonhow to
operatethecontrolsandhowto
getthemostbenefitfrom your
BMW'sadvancedtechnicalfea-
tures.
Inaddition,it containsinformation
onmaintenanceandcaretohelp
youmaintainyourmotorcycle's
reliabilityandsafety,aswellasits
value.
Documentationconfirmingper-
formanceofscheduledmainte-
nanceisa preconditionforgen-
eroushandlingofout-of-warranty
claimsandgoodwillwarranty
treatment.
Shouldyouwant tosellyour
BMWoneday, pleasealsore-
membertoturn overtheRide's
Manualtothe newowner.itis
animportantpartofyour motor-
cycle.
Suggestionsandcomplaints
Ifyouhaveanyquestionscon-
cerningyourmotorcycle,your au-
thorizedBMWMotorradretailer
isalwayshappy toprovideadvice
andassistance.
Wewishyoumanymiles ofsafe
andenjoyableridingonyour
BMW
BMWMotorrad.
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Table of Contents
1Generalinstructions....5
Quick&easyreference ......6
Abbreviationsand
symbols......................6
Equipment...................7
TechnicalData...............7
Noticeconcerningcurrentsta-
tus...........................7
2Overviews................9
Generalview,leftside.......11
Generalview,rightside.....13
Underneathseat............14
Multifunctionswitch,left....15
Multifunctionswitch,
right.........................16
Instrumentpanel ............17
3Displays.................19
Indicatorandwarning
lights........................20
Multifunctiondisplay........21
Warninglights...............22
Servicedisplay ..............31
4Operation................33
Steeringandignition
lock.........................34
Emergencyon/offswitch(kill
switch)......................36
Lights .......................36
Hazardwarninglightssys-
tem.........................38
Turnindicators..............38
Display ......................39
Anti-theftalarm(DWA) ......42
Clock........................43
Date.........................44
Adjustingbrightness........45
AntilockBrakeSystem
(ABS)........................46
AutomaticStabilityControl
(ASC).......................47
Heatedhandlebargrips.....48
Riderandpassenger
seats........................49
5Setting...................51
Mirrors......................52
Headlight....................52
Clutch.......................53
Brakes......................53
Springpreload..............54
Damping ....................55
6Riding....................57
Safetyinformation...........58
Checklist....................60
Starting......................60
Runningin..................63
Brakes......................64
Parkingyourmotorcycle....65
Refueling....................66
Securingmotorcyclefor
transport....................68
7Technologyin
detail.....................71
Generalinstructions.........72
AntilockBrakeSystem
(ABS)........................72
AutomaticStabilityControl
(ASC).......................74
8Maintenance............77
Generalinstructions.........78
Toolkit......................78
Frontwheelstand...........78
Rear-wheelstand...........80
Engineoil...................81
Brakesystem...............82
Clutch.......................87
Tires........................87
Rimsandtires...............88
Wheels......................89
Headlight....................95
Lightsources...............96
Jump-starting.............100
Battery ....................101
Fuses .....................103
Diagnosticconnector......105
9Accessories ...........107
Generalinstructions.......108
Onboardpower
sockets....................108
Luggage..................109
Passengerseatframe.....109
Installingpassengerseat
frame......................113
10Care..................117
Careproducts.............118
Washingyourmotorcy-
cle.........................118
Cleaningsensitivemotorcy-
cleparts...................119
Paintcare .................120
Protectivewaxcoating....120
Storemotorcycle..........120
Returnmotorcycleto
use........................120
11Technicaldata......121
Troubleshootingchart.....122
Threadedfasteners.......123
Fuel.......................124
Engineoil.................125
Engine....................126
Clutch.....................127
Transmission..............127
Rear-wheeldrive ..........128
Frame.....................128
Suspension...............128
Brakes....................130
Wheelsandtires ..........131
Electricalsystem..........132
Dimensions...............134
Weights...................135
Performancedata .........135
12Service...............137
Reportingsafety
defects....................138
BMWMotorradService ...139
BMWMotorradMobility
Services...................139
Maintenanceproce-
dures......................139
Maintenanceschedule ....143
Confirmationofmainte-
nancework................144
Confirmationofservice....158
13Appendix.............161
CertificateforElectronic
Immobilizer................162
14Index.................164
Generalinstructions
Quick&easyreference..............6
Abbreviationsandsymbols..........6
Equipment...........................7
TechnicalData.......................7
Noticeconcerningcurrentstatus....7
1
5
z
General instructions
Quick & easyreference
ThisRider'sManualhasbeen
designedtoprovidequickand
efficientorientation.Gostraight
tothe"Overviews"chapterifyou
wouldlikean initialoverviewof
yourmotorcycle.
Abbreviations and
symbols
CAUTIONHazardwith
lowrisk.Failureto avoid
thishazardcan resultinminoror
moderateinjury.
WARNINGHazardwith
moderaterisk.Failureto
avoidthishazard canresultin
deathorseriousinjury.
DANGERHazardwithhigh
risk.Failuretoavoidthis
hazardresultsin deathorserious
injury.
ATTENTIONSpecial in-
structionsandprecaution-
arymeasures.Non-compliance
cancausedamagetothe vehi-
cleoraccessoriesandwarranty
claimsmaybe deniedasaresult.
NOTICESpecialinforma-
tiononoperatingandin-
spectingyourmotorcycleas well
asmaintenanceandadjustment
procedures.
Indicatestheend ofan
itemofinformation.
Instruction.
Resultofan activity.
Referencetoa pagewith
moredetailedinforma-
tion.
Indicatestheend ofac-
cessoryorequipment-
dependentinformation.
Tighteningtorque.
Technicaldata.
OEOptionalextra.
BMWMotorradoptional
extrasarealreadycom-
pletelyinstalledduring
motorcycleproduction.
OAOptionalaccessory.
BMWMotorradop-
tionalaccessoriescan
bepurchasedandin-
stalledatyour autho-
rizedBMWMotorrad
retailer.
ABSAnti-LockBrakeSystem.
ASCAutomaticStabilityCon-
trol.
DWA
Anti-theftalarm.
1
6
z
General instructions
EWS
Electronicimmobilizer.
Equipment
WhenyouorderedyourBMW
motorcycle,youchosevarious
itemsofcustomequipment.This
Rider'sManualdescribesoptional
equipment(OE)offeredby BMW
andselectedoptionalaccessories
(OA).Thisexplainswhytheman-
ualmayalsocontaindescriptions
ofequipmentwhichyouhavenot
ordered.Please note,too,that
yourmotorcyclemightnot beex-
actlyasillustratedinthis manual
onaccountof country-specific
differences.
Ifyourmotorcyclecomeswith
equipmentnotdescribedhere,
youcanfindthedescriptionsina
separatemanual.
Technical Data
Alldimensions,weightsand in-
formationonthe poweroutput
statedinthe rider'smanualare
quotedtothe standardsand
complywiththe tolerancere-
quirementsoftheDeutsches
InstitutfürNormunge.V. (DIN).
Versionsforindividualcountries
maydiffer.
Notice concerning
current status
Thehighsafety andqualitystan-
dardsofBMWmotorcyclesare
maintainedbyconstantdevelop-
mentworkon design,equipment
andaccessories.Forthisrea-
son,aspectsof yourmotorcycle
mayvaryfrom thedescriptionsin
thisRider'sManual.In addition,
BMWMotorradcannotguarantee
thetotalabsenceoferrors.We
hopeyouwill appreciatethatno
claimscanbe recognizedbased
onthedata,illustrationsorde-
scriptionsinthis manual.
1
7
z
General instructions
1
8
z
General instructions
Overviews
Generalview,leftside...............11
Generalview,rightside .............13
Underneathseat....................14
Multifunctionswitch,left............15
Multifunctionswitch,right...........16
Instrumentpanel....................17
2
9
z
Overviews
2
10
z
Overviews
General view, left side
1Clutchsystem
Checkclutchfunction
(87).
2Fuelfilleropening
Refueling(66).
3Eye
Correctloading(58).
Secureluggageonmotor-
cycle(109).
4Adjustingscrew
Adjustingdampingonrear
wheel(55).
5Powersocket(108)
6Engineoillevel indicator
Checkengineoil level
(81).
7Connectorforoptionalac-
cessories(underthetank)
8Typeplate(left onthe
steering-headbearing)
Tireinflationpressuretable
Checkingtyrepressure
(87).
9Connectorforrotational-
speedsensor(optionalac-
cessories)
2
11
z
Overviews
2
12
z
Overviews
General view, right side
1Toppingupengineoil
(82).
2Checkingfrontbrakefluid
level(85).
3Vehicleidentificationnum-
ber
4Checkrearbrake fluidlevel
(86).
5Adjustingspringpreloadat
rearwheel(54).
6Removerider'sseat
(49).
Removepassengerseat
(49).
2
13
z
Overviews
Underneath seat
1Rider'sManual(USModel)
Quick&easyreference
(6)
2Positivebatteryconnection
point(100)
3Fusebox
Replacefuses(103).
4Loadcapacitytable
5Toolkit(78)
6Diagnosticconnector
Removingthediagnostic
connector(105).
2
14
z
Overviews
Multifunction switch,
left
1High-beamheadlightand
headlightflasher(37)
2Hazardwarninglightssys-
tem(38)
3withAutomaticStability
Control(ASC)
OE
DeactivateABS(46).
withAutomaticStability
Control(ASC)
OE
DeactivatingASC(47).
4Turnindicators(38)
5Horn
6TRIP/INFOrockerswitch
Multifunctiondisplay
(21)
Selectdisplays.(39)
Resettripdistance
recorder.(41)
CalluptheSETUPmenu.
(43)
2
15
z
Overviews
Multifunction switch,
right
1withheatedgrips
OE
Operatingheatedgrips
(48).
2Emergencyon/offswitch
(killswitch)(36)
3Starterbutton
Startingengine(60).
2
16
z
Overviews
Instrument panel
1Speedometer
2Indicatorandwarninglights
(20)
3Photosensorforbrightness
controlinthe multifunction
display
withanti-theftalarmsys-
tem(DWA)
OE
DWALED(42)
4Multifunctiondisplay
(21)
Selectdisplay.(39).
2
17
z
Overviews
2
18
z
Overviews
Displays
Indicatorandwarninglights.........20
Multifunctiondisplay................21
Warninglights......................22
Servicedisplay......................31
3
19
z
Displays
Indicator and warning
lights
1Headlighthighbeamindi-
catorlight
Operatingthehighbeams
andheadlightflasher
(37).
2Generalwarninglight
Showninconjunctionwith
warningsymbolsinmulti-
functiondisplay(22)
3Neutralindicatorlight
4-withAutomaticStability
Control(ASC)
OE
ASCindicatorandwarning
light(29)
5Turnsignalindicatorlight
Operatingturnindicators
(38).
6ABSindicatorandwarning
light
3
20
z
Displays
Multifunction display
1Value
2Onboardcomputer
Selectdisplay.(39).
3Unit
4Warningsymbol
Screendisplayinconjunc-
tionwithuniversalwarning
light(22)
3
21
z
Displays
Warning lights
Displays
Warningsaredisplayedwith ap-
propriatewarninglights.
Ifseveralwarningsareactive,all
ofthecorrespondingwarning
lampsandwarningsymbolswill
appearinthe display.
Youwillfindanoverviewofthe
potentialwarningsonthefollow-
ingpages.
Warningsforwhichthereare
noseparatewarninglampsare
representedbyawarningsym-
bol1inthe multifunctiondisplay
inconnectionwiththegeneral
warninglamp2.The universal
warninglightlightsupor flashes
dependingontheurgencyofthe
warning.
3
22
z
Displays
Overviewofwarningindicators
Indicatorandwarning
lights
Warningsymbolsinthe
displaypanel
Meaning
Universalwarning
lightlightsup.
Keysymbolis dis-
played.
Electronicimmobilizerisactive(26)
Universalwarning
lightflashes.
Temperaturesym-
bolisdisplayed.
Coolanttemperaturetoohigh(26)
Universalwarning
lightlightsup.
Enginesymbol
appearsonthe
display.
Engineinemergency-operationmode
(26)
Universalwarning
lightflashes.
Enginesymbol
appearsonthe
display.
Enginewarning(27)
Universalwarning
lightlightsup.
Batterysymbolap-
pearsinthedisplay.
Vehiclevoltageistoolow(27)
Universalwarning
lightlightsup.
Lightsymbolis dis-
played.
Lightsourcedefective(27)
ABSindicatorlight
flashes.
ABSself-diagnosisnotcompleted
(28)
3
23
z
Displays
Indicatorandwarning
lights
Warningsymbolsinthe
displaypanel
Meaning
ABSindicatorlight
lightsup.
ABSswitchedoff(28)
ABSindicatorlight
lightsup.
ABSerror(28)
ASCindicator
andwarninglight
flashesrapidly.
ASCintervention(29)
ASCindicator
andwarninglight
flashesslowly.
ASCself-diagnosisnotcompleted
(29)
ASCindicatorand
warninglightlights
up.
ASCswitchedoff(29)
ASCindicatorand
warninglightlights
up.
ASCerror(29)
SymbolforDWA
batteryisdisplayed.
Anti-theftalarmsystembattery
discharged(30)
3
24
z
Displays
Indicatorandwarning
lights
Warningsymbolsinthe
displaypanel
Meaning
Universalwarning
lightlightsup.
Symbolsforfuel re-
serveandodome-
terTRIPRare
displayed.
Fueldownto reserve(30)
Universalwarning
lightlightsup.
Symbolforservice
isdisplayed.
Serviceappointmenthaspassed(31)
3
25
z
Displays
Electronic immobilizeris
active
Universalwarninglight
lightsup.
Keysymbolis displayed.
Possiblecause:
Thekeybeing usedisnotautho-
rizedforstarting,orcommunica-
tionbetweenthe keyandengine
electronicsisdisrupted.
Removeothermotorcyclekeys
fromtheignitionkeyring.
Havethedefectivekeyre-
placed,preferablybyanautho-
rizedBMWMotorradretailer.
Coolanttemperaturetoo
high
Universalwarninglight
flashes.
Temperaturesymbolisdis-
played.
ATTENTION
Ridingwithoverheateden-
gine
Enginedamage
Besuretoobservethe mea-
sureslistedbelow.
Possiblecause:
Theengineoil temperatureistoo
high.
Ifpossible,continuedriving
inthepart-loadrangeto cool
downtheengine.
Shouldtheengineoiltem-
peraturefrequentlybetoo
high,havethe faultrectifiedas
quicklyaspossiblebya spe-
cialistworkshop,preferablyan
authorizedBMWMotorradre-
tailer.
Engineinemergency-
operationmode
Universalwarninglight
lightsup.
Enginesymbolappearson
thedisplay.
WARNING
Unusualhandlingwhenen-
gineisinemergencyoperat-
ingmode
Accidenthazard
Adaptridingstyle:Avoidrapid
accelerationandpassing
maneuvers.
Possiblecause:
Theenginecontrolunithasdi-
agnosedafault.In exceptional
cases,theenginestopsandcan
nolongerbe started.Otherwise,
theengineruns intheemer-
gencyoperatingmode.
Continueddrivingispossible,
howevertheaccustomeden-
3
26
z
Displays
gineperformancemaynot be
available.
Havethemalfunctioncorrected
assoonaspossibleat an
authorizedservicefacility,
preferablyanauthorized
BMWMotorradRetailer.
Enginewarning
Universalwarninglight
flashes.
Enginesymbolappearson
thedisplay.
WARNING
Damagetotheenginewhen
itisintheemergencyoperat-
ingmode
Accidenthazard
Adaptridingstyle:Ride slowly,
avoidrapidaccelerationand
passingmaneuvers.
Ifpossible,have themotorcycle
pickedupand themalfunction
sourceeliminatedbyaspecial-
izedservicefacility,preferably
anauthorizedBMWMotorrad
Retailer.
Possiblecause:
Theenginecontrolunithasdi-
agnosedafault, whichcanlead
toaseveresecondaryfault.The
engineisin theemergency-oper-
ationmode.
Avoidhighload andengine
speedrangesif possible.
Havethemalfunctioncorrected
assoonaspossibleat an
authorizedservicefacility,
preferablyanauthorized
BMWMotorradRetailer.
Continueddrivingispossi-
ble,howeverit isnot recom-
mended.
Vehiclevoltageistoolow
Universalwarninglight
lightsup.
Batterysymbolappearsin
thedisplay.
WARNING
Dischargedbatterycauses
variousmotorcyclesystems
tofail,suchasthelighting,
engineorABS
Accidenthazard
Donotcontinueriding.
Possiblecause:
Thebatteryis faulty.
Havethemalfunctioncorrected
assoonaspossibleat an
authorizedservicefacility,
preferablyanauthorized
BMWMotorradRetailer.
Lightsourcedefective
Universalwarninglight
lightsup.
Lightsymbolis displayed.
3
27
z
Displays
WARNING
Overlookingthevehiclein
trafficduetoadefectivelight
sourceonthevehicle
Safetyrisk
Replacedefectivebulbsas
soonaspossible;itis best
alwaystocarry acomplete
setofsparebulbson the
motorcycle.
Possiblecause:
Oneormorebulbsare defective.
Locatedefectivebulbwithvi-
sualcheck.
Replacinglowandhigh-beam
lightsourcesin headlight
(96).
Replacingparkinglightlight
source(97).
Replacingfrontandrearturn
indicatorlightsources(98).
ReplacingLEDtaillight
(100).
ABSself-diagnosisnot
completed
ABSindicatorlightflashes.
Possiblecause:
ABSself-diagnosisrou-
tinenotcompleted
ABSisnotavailable,as the
self-diagnosisroutinewasnot
completed.(Themotorcycle
mustreacha specifiedmini-
mumspeedbeforethesystem
cancheckoperationofthe
wheelspeedsensors:3 mph
(5km/h))
Rideoffslowly.Itmustbe
notedthatthe ABSfunction
isnotavailableuntilthe self-
diagnosishasbeencompleted.
ABSswitchedoff
withAutomaticStabilityControl
(ASC)
OE
ABSindicatorlightlights
up.
Possiblecause:
TheABSsystemhasbeendeac-
tivatedbythe rider.
withAutomaticStabilityControl
(ASC)
OE
ActivatingABS(46).
ABSerror
ABSindicatorlightlights
up.
Possiblecause:
TheABScontrol unithasde-
tectedanerror.TheABSfunc-
tionisnotavailable.
Continueddrivingispossible
whiletakingthe failedABS
functionintoaccount.You
shouldalsotake accountof
theadditionalinformationon
3
28
z
Displays
situationsthatcanleadto an
ABSfault(73).
Havethemalfunctioncorrected
assoonaspossibleat an
authorizedservicefacility,
preferablyanauthorized
BMWMotorradRetailer.
ASCintervention
withAutomaticStabilityControl
(ASC)
OE
ASCindicatorandwarning
lightflashesrapidly.
ASChasdetectedinstabilityat
therearwheelandresponded
byreducingthe torque.The
ASCindicatorandwarninglight
flasheslongerthantheASCin-
terventionlasts.Thisfeature
continuestofurnishtherider
withvisualfeedbackconfirm-
ingthatthesystemhas initiated
activeclosed-loopintervention
evenafterthe criticalsituation
haspassed.
ASCself-diagnosisnot
completed
withAutomaticStabilityControl
(ASC)
OE
ASCindicatorandwarning
lightflashesslowly.
Possiblecause:
withAutomaticStabilityControl
(ASC)
OE
ASCself-diagnosisrou-
tinenotcompleted
Tocheckwheel speedsen-
sors,thevehicle mustreach
thefollowingspeedwithen-
ginerunning:
min3mph(min5km/h)
Rideoffslowly.Itmustbe
notedthatthe ASCfunction
isnotavailableuntilthe self-
diagnosishasbeencompleted.
ASCswitchedoff
withAutomaticStabilityControl
(ASC)
OE
ASCindicatorandwarning
lightlightsup.
Possiblecause:
TheASCsystemhasbeendeac-
tivatedbythe rider.
SwitchonASC (47).
ASCerror
withAutomaticStabilityControl
(ASC)
OE
ASCindicatorandwarning
lightlightsup.
Possiblecause:
withAutomaticStabilityControl
(ASC)
OE
TheASCcontrolunithasde-
tectedanerror.TheASCfunc-
tionisnotavailable.
Itremainspossibletocontinue
riding.Itmustbenotedthat
theASCfunctionisnot avail-
3
29
z
Displays
able.Youshouldalso takeac-
countoftheadditionalinforma-
tiononsituationsthatcan lead
toanASCfault(74).
Havethemalfunctioncorrected
assoonaspossibleat an
authorizedservicefacility,
preferablyanauthorized
BMWMotorradRetailer.
Anti-theftalarmsystem
batterydischarged
withanti-theftalarmsystem
(DWA)
OE
SymbolforDWA batteryis
displayed.
NOTICE
Thisfaultmessageisonlyshown
forashorttimeimmediatelyfol-
lowingthePre-Ride-Check.
Possiblecause:
TheDWAbatterynolongerhas
anychargingcapacity.Operation
oftheDWAanti-theftalarmisno
longerguaranteedifthevehicle
batteryhasbeen disconnected.
Contactanauthorizedservice
facility,preferablyanauthorized
BMWMotorradretailer.
Fuelreserve
Thefuelquantityleftin thetank
whenthelow-fuelwarninglight
switchesondependsonthedriv-
ingdynamics.Themorethefuel
ismovedwithin thetank(due
tofrequentlychanginginclined
positions,frequentbraking,and
accelerating),themoredifficult it
istodeterminethefuel reserve.
Forthisreason,thefuel reserve
cannotbeaccuratelyindicated.
Whenthelow-fuelwarn-
inglightis switchedon,
theodometerfor thefuelre-
serveTRIPRisautomatically
displayed.
Thedistancewhichcanstillbe
drivenwiththe fuelreservede-
pendsonthe drivingstyle(on
consumption)andonthefuel
quantityremainingwhenthe
warninglampwasswitchedon.
Theodometerforthefuel
reserveisreset whenthefuel
quantityafterrefuelingis greater
thanthefuelreserve.
Fueldowntoreserve
Universalwarninglight
lightsup.
Symbolsforfuel reserve
andodometerTRIPRare
displayed.
3
30
z
Displays
WARNING
Roughenginerunningor
switchingoffoftheengine
duetoafuelshortage
Accidenthazard,damageto cat-
alyticconverter
Donotdrivetotheextentthat
thefueltankiscompletely
empty.
Possiblecause:
Atthemost,thefueltankstill
containsthereservefuelquantity.
Fuelreserve
Approx.3.7 quarts(Approx.
3.5l)
Refueling(66).
Serviceappointmenthas
passed
Universalwarninglight
lightsup.
Symbolforserviceisdis-
played.
Service display
Ifserviceis duewithinamonth,
thesymbolfor service3and
theservicedate 2are shown.
TheSERVTdisplay1isbriefly
shownafterthe Pre-Ride-Check.
Ifserviceis duewithin700miles,
thesymbolfor service3and
theremainingkilometerrange 2
willbedisplayedandcounted
downinstepsof100miles.The
SERVDdisplay 1is briefly
shownafterthe Pre-Ride-Check.
NOTICE
Iftheservicedisplayappears
morethanone monthbefore
theservicedate, thestoreddate
mustbeadjustedinthe instru-
mentcluster.Thissituationcan
occurifthebatteryhas beendis-
connectedfromthevehicle.
3
31
z
Displays
3
32
z
Displays
Operation
Steeringandignitionlock...........34
Emergencyon/offswitch(kill
switch)..............................36
Lights...............................36
Hazardwarninglightssystem.......38
Turnindicators......................38
Display..............................39
Anti-theftalarm(DWA)..............42
Clock ...............................43
Date ................................44
Adjustingbrightness................45
AntilockBrakeSystem(ABS) .......46
AutomaticStabilityControl
(ASC)...............................47
Heatedhandlebargrips.............48
Riderandpassengerseats..........49
4
33
z
Operation
Steering and ignition
lock
Vehiclekeys
Youwillreceive2ignition keys
aswellasakeyto removethe
passengerseat(49).
Shouldyoulose yourkeys,re-
fertotheinformationregarding
theelectronicimmobilizer(EWS)
(35).
Asinglekeyfitstheignition
steeringlockandfuelfillercap.
Lockinghandlebars
Turnhandlebarstoleft.
Turntheignition keytoposi-
tion1whilemovingthe handle-
barsslightly.
Ignition,lightsandallelectrical
circuitsareswitchedoff.
Handlebarsarelocked.
Ignitionkeycan nowbere-
moved.
Switchingonignition
Turnkeyto position1.
Parkinglightsandallfunction
circuitsareswitchedon.
Enginecanbe started.
Pre-Ride-Checkis carriedout.
(61)
ABSself-diagnosisis
performed.(61)
4
34
z
Operation
Switchoffignition
Turnkeyto position1.
Lightswitchedoff.
Handlebarsnotlocked.
Ignitionkeycan nowbere-
moved.
Electricallypoweredacces-
soriesremainoperationalfor
alimitedperiod oftime.
Batterycanbe rechargedvia
onboardsocket.
Electronic immobilizer
(EWS)
Themotorcycle'selectronic
circuitrymonitorsthedatastored
intheignitionkeythrough
aringantennaincorporated
inthesteeringandignition
lock.Theenginemanagement
systemdoesnot enableengine
startinguntilthis keyhasbeen
recognizedas"authorized"for
yourmotorcycle.
NOTICE
Afurtherkey attachedtothe
sameringas theignitionkey
usedtostarttheenginecould
"irritate"theelectronics,in
whichcasethe enablingsignal
forstartingis notissued.The
EWSwarningis showninthe
multifunctiondisplay.
Alwaysstorefurthervehiclekeys
separatelyfromtheignitionkey.
Ifyouloseoneofyourmotorcy-
clekeys,you canhaveitdisabled
byyourauthorizedBMWmotor-
cycleretailer.
Whenhavinga keydisabledyou
shouldalsobring allofthemo-
torcycle'sremainingkeyswith
you.Theenginecan nolonger
bestartedusing adisabledkey;
however,adisabledkeycanbe
enabledagain.
Ignitionkeysare available
onlythroughan authorized
BMWMotorradretailer.The
keysarepart ofan integrated
securitysystem,sotheretaileris
underanobligationtocheckthe
legitimacyofall applicationsfor
replacement/extrakeys.
4
35
z
Operation
Emergency on/off
switch (kill switch)
1Emergencyon/offswitch
(killswitch)
WARNING
Operationoftheemergency
ON/OFFswitchwhenriding
Dangeroffalling duetoblocking
ofrearwheel
Donotoperatetheemergency
ON/OFFswitchwhenriding.
Theenginecan beswitched
offeasilyand quicklyusingthe
emergencyon/offswitch.
AEngineswitchedoff
BOperatingposition
NOTICE
Theenginecan onlybestarted
intheoperatingposition.
Lights
Parkinglightsandlow-
beamheadlight
Theparkinglampscomeonau-
tomaticallywhentheignitionis
switchedon.
NOTICE
Theparkinglightsarea strain
onthebattery.Donotleavethe
ignitionswitchedonlongerthan
absolutelynecessary.
Theheadlightsautomatically
comeonin theirlow-beammode
assoonasyoustarttheengine.
NOTICE
Withtheengineswitchedoff,
youcanswitchonthe lights
byswitchingon thehigh-beam
headlightwiththeignition
switchedonor byoperatingthe
headlightflasher.
4
36
z
Operation
High-beam headlightand
headlightflasher
Pressswitch1towardfrontto
switchonhigh-beamheadlight.
Actuatetheswitch1to the
reartooperatetheheadlight
flasher.
Parkinglights
Switchoffignition(35).
Immediatelyafterswitchingoff
ignition,pushbutton1to left
andholdit untilparkinglights
comeon.
Switchignitiononandthenoff
againtoswitchoffparkinglight.
Headlightcourtesydelay
feature
Turnoffignition.
Immediatelyafterswitchingoff
theignition,pushtheswitch1
backandhold ituntil thehead-
lightcourtesydelayfeature
comeson.
Thevehiclelightslightupfor
aminuteand thenswitchoff
againautomatically.
Thiscanbe usedafterpark-
ingthevehicleinordertoillu-
minatethepath tothehouse
door,forinstance.
4
37
z
Operation
Hazard warning lights
system
Operatehazardwarning
flashers
NOTICE
Thehazardwarningflashers
placeastrainonthebattery.
Donotusethehazardwarning
flashersforlongerthanabsolutely
necessary.
Switchingonignition(34).
Pressbutton1toswitch on
hazardwarningflashers.
Ignitioncanbe switchedoff.
Toswitchoff hazardwarning
flashers,switchontheignition
andpressbutton1again.
Turn indicators
Operatingturnindicators
Switchingonignition(34).
Pressbutton1toleft toswitch
onleft-sideturn indicators.
Pressbutton1toright to
switchonright-sideturn
indicators.
Pressbutton1toswitch off
theturnindicators.
Turnindicatorcancella-
tion
Theturnindicatorsautomati-
callyswitchoff whenthede-
finedridingtime anddistance
havebeenreached.Thede-
finedridingtime anddistance
canbesetbyanauthorized
BMWMotorradretailer.
4
38
z
Operation
Display
Selectdisplayreadings
Requirement
Themotorcycleisstopped.
Switchingonignition(34).
Theonboardcomputeris dis-
played.
BrieflypressTRIP1repeatedly
untildesiredvalueisdisplayed.
Possibledisplays:
Totaldistancetraveled:ODO
Tripdistance1:TRIP1
Tripdistance2:TRIP2
Automatictripdistance:
TRIPAis automatically
resetwhenat leastfivehours
havepassedafterturningoff
theignitionand thedatehas
changed.
Afterreachingthekilometer
rangeforthe fuelreserve:
TRIPR,can onlybeselected
onfuelreserve.
4
39
z
Operation
Coolanttemperature:
ENGTMP
Clock:CLOCK
Callupthesettingsmenu:
SETUPENTER
4
40
z
Operation
Resettingtripodometer
Switchingonignition(34).
BrieflypressTRIP1repeatedly
untilthetripodometerto be
reset2isdisplayed.
Pressandhold TRIP1untilthe
tripodometer2isreset.
4
41
z
Operation
Anti-theft alarm (DWA)
withanti-theftalarmsystem
(DWA)
OE
ActivateDWA
Switchingonignition(34).
AdjustDWA(43).
Turnoffignition.
IftheDWAisactivated,the
DWAisautomaticallyactivated
aftertheignitionisswitched
off.
Activationtakesapproximately
30secondsto complete.
Turnindicatorsareilluminated
twice.
Confirmationtonesounds
twice(ifprogrammed).
DWAisarmed.
Alarmsignal
TheDWAalarm canbesetoff
by:
Motionsensor
Switchingonignitionwithan
unauthorizedignitionkey.
Disconnectingthe DWAfrom
themotorcyclebattery(DWA
batterytakesoverthepower
supplyalarm soundonly,haz-
ardwarninglightsdonot flash).
IftheDWAbatteryis discharged
allfunctionsremainoperational;
theonlydifferenceisthat the
alarmcannotbe setoffifthe
systemisdisconnectedfrom the
motorcyclebattery.
Thedurationof thealarmsig-
nalisapprox.26seconds.Dur-
ingtheDWAalarm,an alarm
tonesoundsand theindica-
torsflash.Thetypeofalarm
soundcanbe setby anautho-
rizedBMWMotorradretailer.
IfaDWAalarmwasactivated
whilethemotorcyclewas
unattended,thedriverisnotified
accordinglybyanalarmtone
soundingoncewhentheignition
isswitchedon.The DWALED
thenindicatesthereasonforthe
DWAalarmfor oneminute.
LightsignalsonDWALED:
1flash:motionsensor1
2flashes:motionsensor2
3flashes:ignitionturnedon
withunauthorizedignitionkey
4flashes:DWAdisconnected
frommotorcyclebattery
5flashes:motionsensor3
Deactivate DWA
Switchingonignition(34).
Turnindicatorslightuponce.
Confirmationtonesoundsonce
(ifprogrammed).
DWAisnowswitchedoff.
4
42
z
Operation
AdjustDWA
Switchingonignition(34).
BrieflyactuateTRIP1repeat-
edlyuntilSETUPENTERis
displayed.
ActuateandholdTRIP1to
openSETUP.
SETDWAis displayed.
BrieflyactuateINFO2to
changesetvalue.
Thefollowingsettingsare avail-
able:
DWAON:DWA anti-theftalarm
isactivatedor isactivatedau-
tomaticallywhentheignitionis
switchedoff.
DWAOFF:DWAanti-theft
alarmisdeactivated.
ActuateandholdTRIP1to
exitSETDWA.
SETUPENTERisdisplayed.
Clock
Setclock
WARNING
Adjustingtheclockwhilerid-
ing
Accidenthazard
Adjusttheclock onlywhenthe
motorcycleisstationary.
Switchingonignition(34).
BrieflypressTRIP1repeatedly
untilSETUPENTERis dis-
played.
4
43
z
Operation
Pressandhold TRIP1toopen
SETUP.
BrieflypressTRIP1repeat-
edlyuntilSETCLOCKisdis-
played.
Pressandhold INFO2until
thehours3flash.
BrieflypressTRIP1to in-
creasethehours.
BrieflypressINFO2to de-
creasethehours.
Thehoursetting hasbeense-
lected.
Pressandhold INFO2until
theminutes4flash.
BrieflypressTRIP1to in-
creasetheminutes.
BrieflypressINFO2to de-
creasetheminutes.
Theminutesettinghasbeen
selected.
Pressandhold INFO2until
theminutesstop flashing.
Theclockhas beenadjusted.
Pressandhold TRIP1toexit
SETCLOCK.
SETUPENTERisdisplayed.
Date
Setdate
Switchingonignition(34).
BrieflyactuateTRIP1repeat-
edlyuntilSETUPENTERis
displayed.
ActuateandholdTRIP1to
openSETUP.
BrieflyactuateTRIP1repeat-
edlyuntilSETDATEis dis-
played.
4
44
z
Operation
Pressandhold INFO2until
day4flashes.
BrieflyactuateTRIP1to incre-
mentday.
BrieflyactuateINFO2to
decrementday.
Thedayis set.
Pressandhold INFO2until
month3flashes.
BrieflyactuateTRIP1to incre-
mentmonth.
BrieflyactuateINFO2to
decrementmonth.
Themonthis set.
Pressandhold INFO2until
SETYEARis displayed.
BrieflyactuateTRIP1to incre-
mentyear5.
BrieflyactuateINFO2to
decrementyear5.
Pressandhold INFO2until
yearnolongerflashes.
Theyearis set.
ActuateandholdTRIP1to
exitSETYEAR.
Thedateis set.
SETUPENTERisdisplayed.
Adjusting brightness
Adjustingdisplay
brightness
Switchingonignition(34).
BrieflyactuateTRIP1repeat-
edlyuntilSETUPENTERis
displayed.
ActuateandholdTRIP1to
openSETUP.
BrieflyactuateTRIP1repeat-
edlyuntilSETBRIGHTis
displayed.
4
45
z
Operation
BrieflyactuateINFO1repeat-
edlyuntilthe desiredvaluefor
displaybrightness3isset.
Avaluefrom1…5(dark …
bright)isset fordisplaybright-
ness.
ActuateandholdTRIP1to
exitSETBRIGHT.
SETUPENTERisdisplayed.
Antilock Brake System
(ABS)
withAutomaticStabilityControl
(ASC)
OE
Deactivate ABS
Switchingonignition(34).
NOTICE
TheABSfunctioncanalsobe
deactivatedwhiledriving.
Pressandhold thebutton1
untilfirstthe ASCindicator
andwarninglight2and then
theABSindicatorandwarning
light3changetheirdisplaybe-
havior.
TheASCsettingremainsun-
changed.
ABSindicatorlightlights
up.
Releasebutton1withintwo
seconds.
ABSindicatorlightcontin-
uestobelitup.
ABSisdeactivated.
Activating ABS
Pressandhold thebutton1
untilfirstthe ASCindicator
andwarninglight2and then
theABSindicatorandwarning
light3changetheirdisplaybe-
havior.
4
46
z
Operation
TheASCsettingremainsun-
changed.
ABSindicatorlightgoes
out,andstartstoflashif
self-diagnosishasnotbeencom-
pleted.
Asanalternative,theignition
canalsobeswitchedoff and
thenonagain.
IftheABSindicatorlight
lightsupafter switch-
ingtheignitionoffand onand
thencontinuingtorideabove
theminimumspeed,anABS
faulthasoccurred.
min6mph(min10km/h)
Automatic Stability
Control (ASC)
withAutomaticStabilityControl
(ASC)
OE
Deactivating ASC
Switchingonignition(34).
NOTICE
TheASCfunctioncanalsobe
deactivatedwhiledriving.
Pressandhold thebutton1
untiltheASC indicatorand
warninglight2changesits
displaybehavior.
TheABSsetting remainsun-
changed.
ASCindicatorandwarning
lightstartsto lightup.
Releasebutton1withintwo
seconds.
ASCindicatorandwarning
lightcontinuestobelit up.
ASCisdeactivated.
SwitchonASC
Pressandhold thebutton1
untiltheASC indicatorand
warninglight2changesits
displaybehavior.
ASCindicatorandwarning
lightgoesout, andstarts
toflashifself-diagnosishasnot
beencompleted.
4
47
z
Operation
Releasebutton1withintwo
seconds.
ASCindicatorandwarning
lightremainsoff orcontin-
uestoflash.
ASCactivated.
Asanalternative,theignition
canalsobeswitchedoff and
thenonagain.
IftheASCindicatorand
warninglightlightsup
afterswitchingtheignitionoff
andonandthencontinuingto
rideatthefollowingminimum
speed,anASC faulthasoc-
curred.
min6mph(min10km/h)
Heated handlebar grips
withheatedgrips
OE
Operatingheatedgrips
NOTICE
Theheatedgripsoptioncanonly
beactivatedwhentheengineis
running.
NOTICE
Theincreasein power
consumptioncausedbythe
heatedgripscan drainthe
batteryifyou areridingatlow
enginespeeds.Ifthe batteryis
inadequatelycharged,theheated
gripsareswitchedoffto ensure
startingcapability.
Startingengine(60).
Pressbutton1repeatedlyun-
tildesiredheatinglevel2is
shown.
Thehandlebargripscanbe
heatedattwo differentlevels.
100%heatingoutput
Approx.50 %heaterout-
put
The2ndheating levelisused
forfastheat-upofthe grips;
thentheswitchshouldbe
switchedbacktothe1st level.
4
48
z
Operation
Ifnofurtherchangesare made
theselectedheatinglevelis
adoptedasthe setting.
Toturnoffgripheating,press
button1repeatedlyuntilthe
heatedgripsymbol2is no
longershownin thedisplay.
Rider and passenger
seats
Removerider'sseat
Removepassengerseat
(49).
Pulllockingmechanism1up-
wards.
Pullrider'sseat 2towardrear
andremove.
Installingrider'sseat
Insertrider'sseat 1inthe
tabs(arrows).
Pressdownfirmlyonrear re-
gionofrider'sseat1.
Driver'sseatclicksaudiblyinto
place.
Installpassengerseat(50).
Removepassengerseat
Removescrew1usingmotor-
cycleseatkey 2.
Pullgrabstrap 3in directionof
rider'sseatand removepas-
sengerseat4towardrear.
4
49
z
Operation
Installpassengerseat
Insertpassengerseat2inrear
framemakingsurethattab5
ofpassengerseatisseatedin
rearframe.
Hand-tightenscrew1using
motorcycleseatkey4.
Pullgrabstrap 1over passen-
gerseat.
4
50
z
Operation
Setting
Mirrors..............................52
Headlight ...........................52
Clutch..............................53
Brakes..............................53
Springpreload......................54
Damping............................55
5
51
z
Setting
Mirrors
Adjustingmirrors
Movemirrorinto desiredposi-
tionbytwisting.
Adjustmirrorarm
Slideupprotectivecapover
threadedfasteneronmirror
arm.
Loosennut1withtool from
onboardtoolkit.
Turnmirrorarm intodesired
position.
Tightenthenut 1whileholding
themirrorarm inplace.
Mirror(locknut)on
adapter
16lb/ft(22Nm)(Left-hand
thread)
Slideprotectivecapover
threadedfastener.
Headlight
Adjustingheadlightfor
RHD/LHDtraffic
Thismotorcycle'sheadlightfea-
turesasymmetricallowbeam.
Nospecialadjustmentsor proce-
duresarerequiredpriorto oper-
atingthemotorcycleina coun-
trywheretraffic travelsonthe
sideoftheroadoppositetothat
ofyourhomecountry(left-hand
drivetoright-handdriveorvice
versa).
Headlamp rangeand
springpreload
Theheadlamprangegenerally
remainsconstantduetothead-
justmentofthe springpreloadto
theloadingstate.
However,inthe caseofveryhigh
payloads,theavailablespring
5
52
z
Setting
preloadadjustmentmightnot be
adequate.In thiscase,thehead-
lamprangemust beadjustedto
theweight.
NOTICE
Iftherearedoubtsas tothe cor-
rectheadlightrange,havethe
adjustmentcheckedbya spe-
cializedworkshop,preferablyby
anauthorizedBMWMotorrad
retailer.
Clutch
Adjustingclutchlever
WARNING
Modifiedpositionofthe
clutchfluidreservoir
Airintheclutchsystem
Donottwistthehandlebarfit-
tingorthehandlebars.
WARNING
Adjustingtheclutchlever
whiledriving
Accidenthazard
Onlyadjustthe clutchlever
whenthemotorcycleis
stationary.
Rotatetheadjustingscrew1
intothedesiredpositionby
applyinggentlepressurefrom
therear.
NOTICE
Theadjustingscrewiseasierto
turnifyoupushtheclutchlever
forwards.
5settingsare possible:
Position1:smallestdistance
betweenhandlebargripand
clutchlever.
Position5:greatestdistance
betweenhandlebargripand
clutchlever.
Brakes
Adjustingbrakelever
WARNING
Modifiedpositionofthe
brakefluidreservoir
Airinthebrakesystem
Donottwistthehandlebarfit-
tingorthehandlebars.
5
53
z
Setting
WARNING
Adjustingthebrakelever
whiledriving
Accidenthazard
Onlyadjustthe brakelever
whenthemotorcycleis
stationary.
Rotatetheadjustingscrew1
intothedesiredpositionby
applyinggentlepressurefrom
therear.
NOTICE
Theadjustingscrewiseasierto
turnifyoupushthebrakelever
forwards.
Adjustmentoptions:
fromPosition1:smallestdis-
tancebetweenhandlebargrip
andbrakelever
toPosition5:largestdistance
betweenhandlebargripand
brakelever
Spring preload
Setting
Itisessentialtosetthespring
preloadtosuit theloadcarriedby
themotorcycle.Increasespring
preloadwhenthevehicleisheav-
ilyloadedand reducespring
preloadaccordinglywhenthe
vehicleislightly loaded.
Adjustingspringpreload
atrearwheel
Requirement
Toadjustthe springpreload,2
hookwrenchesarerequired,
whicharenot containedinthe
toolkit,butwhich are,however,
includedinthe deliveryspecifica-
tionofthevehicle.
Parkmotorcycle,ensuringthat
supportsurfaceisfirmand
level.
Toloosenthe lock,turnad-
justmentring1withthe hook
wrenchindirectionB,whilese-
5
54
z
Setting
curingadjustmentring2with
thesecondhook wrench.
Toincreasethe springpreload,
turnadjustmentring2withthe
hookwrenchin directionA.
Toreducethe springpreload,
turnadjustmentring1withthe
hookwrenchin directionB.
Tolock,tightenadjustment
ring1withthehookwrench
indirectionA, whilesecuring
adjustmentring2withthesec-
ondhookwrench.
Adjustdampingtochanged
springpreload.
Adjustingdampingonrear
wheel(55).
Damping
Setting
Dampingmustbeadjustedtothe
roadconditionsandthespring
preload.
Aroughroadsurfacerequires
softerdampingthanasmooth
roadsurface.
Anincreasein springpreload
requiresfirmerdamping,a re-
ductioninspring preloadre-
quiressofterdamping.
Adjustingdampingonrear
wheel
Parkmotorcycle,ensuringthat
supportsurfaceisfirmand
level.
CAUTION
Adjustingthespringstrut
dampingwhenthesilencer
ishot
Burnhazard
Allowthemuffler tocool
down.
CAUTION
Workingwithhotcompo-
nents
Burnhazard
Wearprotectivegloves.
5
55
z
Setting
Usevehicletools toadjust
dampingviaadjustingscrew1.
Toincreasedamping,turn ad-
justingscrew1inclockwise
direction.
Toreducedamping,turnad-
justingscrew1incounter-
clockwisedirection.
Recommendationon
chassisadjustmentfor
one-upoperation
11mm(Springpreload)
Turnadjustingscrewclock-
wiseuptostop,thenturn
backby1.75 turns(Damping)
withlow-slung
OE
11mm(Springpreload)
Turnadjustingscrew
clockwiseupto stop,then
turnbackby 1.75turns
(Damping)
Recommendationon
chassisadjustmentfor
two-upoperation
21mm(Springpreload)
Turnadjustingscrewclock-
wiseuptostop,thenturn
backby0.5 turns(Damping)
withlow-slung
OE
Recommendationon
chassisadjustmentfor
two-upoperation
21mm(Springpreload)
Turnadjustingscrewclock-
wiseuptostop,thenturn
backby0.5turns(Damping)
5
56
z
Setting
Riding
Safetyinformation..................58
Checklist............................60
Starting.............................60
Runningin..........................63
Brakes..............................64
Parkingyourmotorcycle ............65
Refueling...........................66
Securingmotorcyclefortrans-
port.................................68
6
57
z
Riding
Safety information
Rider'sEquipment
Thefollowingclothingprovides
protectionforyouwhendriving:
Helmet
Rider'ssuit
Gloves
Boots
Thisapplieseventoshort
journeys,andto everyseason
oftheyear.Yourauthorized
BMWMotorradretailerwill be
happytoadvise youandhas
thecorrectclothingforevery
purpose.
Correctloading
WARNING
Reducedridingstability
causedbyoverloadingand
unevenloading
Accidenthazard
Donotexceedthegross
weightlimitand observethe
loadinginformation.
Adjustspringpreload,
suspensiondampingrate
settingsandtire inflation
pressuresforthe currentgross
motorcycleweight.
Packheavypiecesofluggage
andcargoas lowandasclose
tothecenterofthemotorcycle
aspossible.
withtankbag
OA
Observemaximumpayloadof
tankrucksack.
Payloadoftank rucksack
11lbs(5kg)
withrearbag
OA
Observemaximumpayloadof
therearbag.
Payloadofrear bag
max22lbs(max10 kg)
Speed
Ifyourideathighspeed,always
bearinmindthatvariousbound-
aryconditionscanadverselyaf-
fectthehandlingofyour motor-
cycle,e.g.:
Incorrectsettingsofspring-
strutandshock absorbersys-
tem
Unevenlydistributedload
Looseclothing
Insufficienttireinflationpres-
sure
Tiretreadin poorcondition
Attachedluggagesystems,
suchasa tankbag orrearbag.
Observethemaximumpermis-
siblespeedindicatedonthe
labelintherespectiveluggage
system.
6
58
z
Riding
Riskofpoisoning
Exhaustfumescontaincarbon
monoxide,whichiscolorlessand
odorlessbuthighlytoxic.
WARNING
Harmfulexhaustgas
Dangerofsuffocation
Donotinhaleexhaustfumes.
Donotruntheenginein
closedrooms.
Burnhazard
CAUTION
Intenseheatingupofengine
andexhaustsystemwhile
riding
Burnhazard
Afterparkingthe motorcycle,
makesurethat nopersons
orobjectscome intocontact
withtheengineandexhaust
system.
Catalyticconverter
Ifmisfirecauses unburnedfuel
toenterthecatalyticconverter,
thereisadangerof overheating
anddamage.
Thefollowingmustbeobserved:
Donotrunthefueltankdry.
Donotruntheenginewiththe
spark-plugcapremoved.
Stoptheengine immediatelyif
itmisfires.
Useunleadedfuelonly.
Complywithall specifiedmain-
tenanceintervals.
ATTENTION
Unburnedfuelinthecatalytic
converter
Damagetocatalyticconverter
Notethepoints listedfor
protectionofthe catalytic
converter.
Dangerofoverheating
ATTENTION
Engineidlingforalengthy
periodwhileatastandstill
Overheatingduetoinsufficient
cooling;inextremecasesvehicle
fire
Donotallowtheenginetoidle
unnecessarily.
Afterstarting,rideoff
immediately.
Modifications
ATTENTION
Modificationstothemotor-
cycle(e.g.enginecontrol
unit,throttlevalves,clutch)
Damagetothe affectedparts,
failureofsafety-relevantfunc-
tions,expirationofwarranty
Donotmakeany
modifications.
6
59
z
Riding
Checklist
Observechecklist
Usethefollowingchecklistto
checkyourmotorcycleat regu-
larintervals.
Alwaysbeforeridingoff
Checkoperationofthebrake
system.
Checkoperationofthelighting
andsignalsystem.
Checkclutchfunction(87).
Checktiretread depth(88).
Checkingtyrepressure(87).
Checksecureholdofcases
andluggage.
Ateverythirdrefueling
stop
Adjustingdampingonrear
wheel(55).
Checkengineoil level(81).
Checkfrontbrakepadthick-
ness(83).
Checkrearbrake padthickness
(84).
Checkingfrontbrakefluidlevel
(85).
Checkrearbrake fluidlevel
(86).
Starting
Startingengine
Switchingonignition(34).
Pre-Ride-Checkis carriedout.
(61)
ABSself-diagnosisis
performed.(61)
Engageneutral,orpullback
clutchleverif agear isen-
gaged.
NOTICE
Youcannotstart themotorcycle
withthesidestandextendedand
agearengaged.The enginewill
switchitselfoff ifit isstartedwith
thetransmissioninneutraland
thenagearisengagedbefore
retractingthesidestand.
Duringcoldstart andatlow
temperatures:
Pullclutch.
Pressstarterbutton1.
NOTICE
Thestartingattemptisautomati-
callyinterruptedifbatteryvoltage
istoolow.Rechargethebattery
beforeyouattempttostartthe
engineagain,or usejumperca-
blesanda donorbatterytostart.
6
60
z
Riding
Moredetailedinformationcan
befoundin the"Maintenance"
chapterunder"Jump-starting".
Enginestarts.
Consultthetroubleshooting
chartiftheenginerefusesto
start.(122)
Pre-RideCheck
Whentheignitionisswitchedon,
theinstrumentclusterperformsa
Pre-Ride-Check,which isa test
routineofthe instrumentdials,
theindicatorand warninglights
andthedisplay.Starting theen-
ginebeforethe testroutineis
completedwillcanceltheremain-
deroftheroutine.
Phase1
Allsegmentsare showninthe
display1.
Atthesametime,all indicator
andwarninglights3are switched
on.
Phase2
Thegeneralwarninglight2
changesfromlightingupto
flashing.
Theneedle4forthespeedome-
termovesto themaximum
speed.
Phase3
Theneedle4forthespeedome-
termovesto zero.
Theindicatorandwarninglights
gooutoradopttheirfunctions
foroperation.
Thedisplayrevertstothe stan-
dardformat.Theonboardcom-
puterisdisplayed.
Iftheneedledoesnot move,an
indicatorandwarninglightdoes
notswitchon, orthereareseg-
mentsmissingin thedisplay:
Havethemalfunctioncorrected
assoonaspossibleat an
authorizedservicefacility,
preferablyanauthorized
BMWMotorradRetailer.
ABSself-diagnosis
Theself-diagnosisroutinechecks
whethertheBMWMotorradIn-
tegralABSis readyforopera-
tion.Theself-diagnosisroutine
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launchesautomaticallywhenyou
switchonthe ignition.
Phase1
Checkonsystemcomponents
monitoredbydiagnosticsys-
temwhilemotorcycleisparked.
ABSindicatorlightflashes.
Phase2
Checkwheelsensorswhile
startingoff.
ABSindicatorlightflashes.
ABSself-diagnosis
completed
TheABSindicatorandwarning
lightgoesout.
ABSself-diagnosisrou-
tinenotcompleted
ABSisnotavailable,as the
self-diagnosisroutinewasnot
completed.(Themotorcycle
mustreacha specifiedmini-
mumspeedbeforethesystem
cancheckoperationofthe
wheelspeedsensors:3 mph
(5km/h))
IfanABSerrorisdisplayedafter
theABSself-diagnosisiscom-
pleted:
Itremainspossibletocontinue
riding.Bearinmindthatnei-
thertheABSfunctionnor the
integralfunctionisavailable.
Havethemalfunctioncorrected
assoonaspossibleat an
authorizedservicefacility,
preferablyanauthorized
BMWMotorradRetailer.
ASCself-diagnosis
Theself-diagnosisroutinechecks
whethertheBMWMotorradASC
isreadyforoperation.Theself-
diagnosisroutinerunsautomat-
icallywhenyou switchonthe
ignition.
Phase1
Checkonsystemcomponents
monitoredbythediagnostic
systemwhilemotorcycleis
parked.
withAutomaticStabilityControl
(ASC)
OE
ASCindicatorandwarning
lightflashesslowly.
Phase2
Checkingthediagnosablesys-
temcomponentswhilethe mo-
torcycleismoving.
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withAutomaticStabilityControl
(ASC)
OE
ASCindicatorandwarning
lightflashesslowly.
ASCself-diagnosis
completed
TheASCindicatorandwarning
lightgoesout.
Checkthedisplayofall indica-
torandwarninglights.
ASCself-diagnosisrou-
tinenotcompleted
ASCisnotavailablebecause
theself-diagnosisroutinewas
notcompleted.(Themotor-
cyclemustreach aspecified
minimumspeedbeforethe
systemcancheckoperationof
thewheelsensors:min 3mph
(min5km/h))
IfanASCerrorisdisplayedafter
theASCself-diagnosisis com-
pleted:
Itremainspossibletocontinue
riding.Itmustbenotedthat
theASCfunctionisnot avail-
able.
Havethemalfunctioncorrected
assoonaspossibleat an
authorizedservicefacility,
preferablyanauthorized
BMWMotorradRetailer.
Running in
Engine
Intheperiodprecedingthe
initialinspectionattemptto
changerpmand engineloadas
frequentlyaspossible,avoiding
extendedperiodsatconstant
rpm.
Choosecurvy,slightlyhillysec-
tionsofroadifpossible.
Observetheloadcondition
whenbreakingin.
Loadconditionwhen
breakingin
nofullthrottle(Odometer
reading0...621miles
(0...1000km))
Notethebreak-inspeeds.
Break-inspeeds
0to1000km
max31mph(max50 km/h)
(1stgear)
max43mph(max70 km/h)
(2ndgear)
max56mph(max90 km/h)
(3rdgear)
max68mph(max110 km/h)
(4thgear)
max78mph(max125 km/h)
(5thgear)
max87mph(max140 km/h)
(6thgear)
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Observemileage,afterwhich
therunning-incheckshouldbe
performed.
Mileageuntilfirst
running-incheck
311...746miles
(500...1200km)
Brakepads
Newbrakepads havetobebro-
keninbeforetheycan achieve
theiroptimumfrictionalforce.
Thisinitialreductioninbraking
efficiencycanbe compensated
forbyexertinggreaterpressure
onthebrakelevers.
WARNING
Newbrakepads
Extensionofthe brakingdistance,
accidenthazard
Brakeearly.
Tyres
Newtireshave asmoothsur-
face.Thismustbe roughened
byridingin arestrainedmanner
atvariouslean anglesuntilthe
tiresarerunin.Onlyoncethe
surfacehasbeenroughenedcan
thetiresachievemaximumgrip.
WARNING
Lossofadhesionofnewtires
onwetroadsandatextreme
angles
Accidenthazard
Alwaysthinkwell aheadand
avoidextremeangles.
Brakes
Howdoyouachieve
theshorteststopping
distances?
Thedynamicloaddistributionbe-
tweenthefront andrearwheel
changesduringbraking.The
heavieryoubrake,thegreater
theweighttransfertothe front
wheel.Increasesinthe loadon
anindividualwheelareaccom-
paniedbya risein theeffective
brakingforcethatthewheelcan
provide.
Toachievethe shortestpossi-
blebrakingdistance,thefront
brakemustbe appliedquickly
andwithprogressivelygreater
levelsofforce.Thisprocedure
providesidealexploitationof the
extraweighttransfertothefront
wheel.Theclutchshouldalso
bedisengagedatthesametime.
Thefrequently-practicedproce-
dureforemergencybraking,in
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whichmaximumbrakepressure
isappliedas rapidlyaspossible,
producesdecelerationratesthat
risemorequickly thanthedy-
namicweighttransferoccurs.As
aresult,thefullbrakepressure
cannotbetransferredtotheroad.
Lockingupof thefrontwheel
ispreventedby BMWMotorrad
ABS.
WARNING
Liftingoffoftherearwheel
duetoheavybraking
Accidenthazard
Whenbrakingheavily,bear in
mindthatthe ABScontrolcan-
notalwaysbe reliedontopre-
venttherearwheelfrom lifting
offtheground.
Descending mountain
passes
WARNING
Brakingonlywiththerear-
wheelbrakewhendescend-
ingmountainpasses
Reducedofbrakingaction,de-
structionofthe brakescausedby
overheating
Usebothfront andrearbrakes,
andmakeuse ofthe engine's
brakingeffectas well.
Wet,soiledbrakes
Moistureanddirt onthebrake
disksandthe brakepadsresultin
adecreasein thebrakingaction.
Delayedorpoorerbrakingaction
mustbeexpectedinthe follow-
ingsituations:
Whendrivingin therainand
throughpuddles.
Afterwashingthemotorcycle.
Whendrivingon roadsspread
withsalt.
Afterworkingon thebrakes
duetooilorgreaseresidues.
Whendrivingon soiledroads
oroffroad.
WARNING
Poorerbrakingactiondueto
moistureanddirt
Accidenthazard
Brakeuntilbrakesaredry or
clean;cleanif necessary.
Brakeearlyuntil thefullbraking
actionisavailableagain.
Parking your
motorcycle
Sidestand
Switchoffengine.
ATTENTION
Poorgroundconditionsin
areaofstand
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Componentdamagecauseby
tippingover
Alwayscheckthattheground
underthestand isleveland
firm.
ATTENTION
Loadingofthesidestand
withadditionalweight
Componentdamagecauseby
tippingover
Donotsitonthemotorcycle
whenitisparkedon theside
stands.
Foldoutsidestandand park
motorcycle.
Iftheslopeoftheroadpermits,
turnthehandlebarstothe left.
Onslopespoint themotorcycle
uphillandengage1stgear.
Refueling
Fuelspecifications
Requirement
Foroptimalfuel economy,the
gasolineshouldbesulfur-freeor
verylowin sulfurcontent.
ATTENTION
Refuelingwithleadedfuel
Damagetocatalyticconverter
Donotrefuelwithleaded gaso-
lineorgasolinewithmetallic
additives,e.g.manganeseor
iron.
ATTENTION
UseofEthanolE85asfuel
Damagetothe engineandfuel
supply
DonotrefuelwithE85, i.e.
fuelwithan ethanolcontent
of85%,or withFlexFuel.
Fuelswitha maximumethanol
contentof10 %,meaning
"E10,"maybe usedforrefuel-
ing.Ethanolshouldsatisfythe
qualitystandardsfortheUS
(ASTM4806–xx)andCanada
(CGSB-3.511–xx).“xx”- com-
plywiththecurrentstandardin
eachcase.
Recommendedfuel qual-
ity
Normalunleaded
87AKI(91ROZ/RON)
87AKI
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Alternativefuelquality
Midgradeunleadedfuel(slight
reductioninperformance
andpotentiallyhigher
consumption)-premiumgrade
unleadedfuel(max.10 %
ethanol,E10)
89...91AKI(95...98ROZ/RON)
90...93AKI
Refuelingprocedure
WARNING
Fuelishighlyflammable
Fireandexplosionhazard
Donotsmoke.Neverbring
anakedflamenearthe fuel
tank.
ATTENTION
Componentdamage
Componentdamagedueto over-
filledfueltank
Ifthefueltankisoverfilled,the
excessfuelwill flowintothe
carboncanisterandleadto
componentdamagethere.
Onlyfillthefueltanktothe
loweredgeof thefuelfiller
neck.
ATTENTION
Contactoffuelandplastic
surfaces
Damagetosurfaces(become
unattractiveorcloudy)
Immediatelycleanplasticsur-
facesaftercontactwithfuel.
Parkmotorcycle,ensuringthat
supportsurfaceisfirmand
level.
Openprotectivecap2.
Unlockfueltank cap1withig-
nitionkeyby turningclockwise,
thenswivelit up.
Refuelwitha fuelmeetingthe
specificationsbelow,continu-
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inguntilfuelisnohigherthan
loweredgeof fillerneck3.
NOTICE
Whenrefuelingafterrunningon
fuelreserve,the resultingtotal
fuelquantitymustbegreater
thanthefuelreserve,so thatthe
newfillinglevel isdetectedand
thefuelwarninglightis switched
off.
NOTICE
The"usablefuel quantity"spec-
ifiedinthetechnicaldata isthe
fuelquantity,whichcanbere-
fueledifthefueltankwascom-
pletelyemptied,i.e.,ifthe engine
diesoffduetolackoffuel.
Fuellevel
Approx.4.5 gal(Approx.
17.0l)
Fuelreserve
Approx.3.7 quarts(Approx.
3.5l)
Pressfueltank capdownfirmly
toclose.
Removevehiclekeyandclose
protectivecap.
Securing motorcycle
for transport
Protectagainstscratchingall
componentswheretensioning
strapsarerouted.For exam-
ple,useadhesivetapeor soft
cloths.
ATTENTION
Motorcycletipstotheside
whenraising
Componentdamagecauseby
tippingover
Securethemotorcycleagainst
tippingtothe side,preferably
withtheassistanceofa second
person.
Pushmotorcycleontotransport
surface,anddo notplaceon
sidestand.
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ATTENTION
Pinchingofcomponents
Componentdamage
Donotpinchcomponents,
e.g.brakelinesorwiring
harnesses.
Laystrapsat frontoverlower
forkbridgeon bothsides.
Tensionstrapsdownward.
Secureandtightentheten-
sioningstrapsat therearon
theframefor therear footrests
onbothsides.
Tightenallstrapsevenly.
Thevehicleis pulleddown
againstitsspringswiththe
suspensioncompressed
strongly.
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Technology indetail
Generalinstructions.................72
AntilockBrakeSystem(ABS) .......72
AutomaticStabilityControl
(ASC)...............................74
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General instructions
Moreinformationonthetopicof
technologyisavailableat:
bmw-motorrad.com/technol-
ogy
Antilock Brake System
(ABS)
HowdoesABSwork?
Themaximumbrakingforce that
canbetransferredtothe road
surfaceispartiallydependenton
thefrictioncoefficientoftheroad
surface.Gravel, ice,snowand
wetroadsoffer aconsiderably
lowerfrictioncoefficientthan a
dry,cleanasphaltsurface.The
poorerthefrictioncoefficientof
theroadsurfaceis,the longer
thebrakingdistancewillbe.
Ifthemaximumtransferable
brakepressureisexceededwhen
thedriverincreasesthebrake
pressure,thewheelsbeginto
lockanddriving stabilityislost;
thiscouldresult ina fall.Before
thissituationoccurs,ABSis
activatedandthebrakepressure
isadjustedto themaximum
transferablebrakingforce.This
enablesthewheelstocontinue
toturnandmaintainsdriving
stabilityregardlessoftheroad
surfacecondition.
Whathappenswhen
roughroadsare
encountered?
Roughroadscanbrieflyleadto
alossofcontactbetweenthe
tiresandthe roadsurface.The
transferablebrakingforceis then
reducedtozero.If brakingiscar-
riedoutinthissituation,ABS
mustreducethe brakepressure
toensuredriving stabilitywhen
restoringcontacttotheroad.
Atthispointintime,ABSmust
assumeextremelylowfriction
coefficients(gravel,ice,snow)
sothatthewheelsturn inevery
imaginablecaseanddrivingsta-
bilityisensured.After detecting
theactualconditions,thesystem
adjuststheoptimumbrakepres-
sure.
Liftingoffrearwheel
Duringextremelyheavyand rapid
decelerationsitispossiblethat
theBMWMotorradABScan-
notpreventthe rearwheelfrom
liftingoffthe ground.Inthese
cases,themotorcyclecanalso
flipendoverend.
WARNING
Liftingoffoftherearwheel
duetoheavybraking
Accidenthazard
Whenbrakingheavily,bear in
mindthatthe ABScontrolcan-
notalwaysbe reliedontopre-
venttherearwheelfrom lifting
offtheground.
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Whatarethedesign
characteristics ofthe
BMWMotorradABS?
TheBMWMotorradABSen-
suresdrivingstabilityonanysur-
facewithinthe limitsofdriving
physics.
Thesystemis notoptimizedfor
thespecialconditionsencoun-
teredunderextremeweather
duringoff-roadandrace-track
use.
Specialsituations
Todetectthe tendencyofthe
wheelstolock up,thespeeds
ofthefrontandrearwheelare
compared.If implausiblevalues
aredetectedoveralongerperiod
oftime,theABSfunctionisde-
activatedforsafetyreasonsand
anABSerrorisindicated.A self-
diagnosisroutinemustbe com-
pletedbeforethe errorwillbe
displayed.
Apartfromproblemswiththe
BMWMotorradABS,unusual
ridingconditionscanalsocause
afaultmessagetobe generated:
Ridingonrear wheel(wheelie)
foralongerperiod
Rearwheelspinningwhensta-
tionarywithfrontbrakeen-
gaged(burnout)
Heatingupon themainorad-
ditionalstandat idleorwith
gearengaged
Blockedrearwheelforan ex-
tendedperiodof time,e.g.,
whenridingdownhilloffroad
Shouldafault codeoccurdueto
anunusualdrivingcondition,the
ABSfunctioncanbereactivated
byswitchingthe ignitionoffand
thenonagain.
Howimportantisregular
maintenance?
WARNING
Brakesystemnotregularly
serviced
Accidenthazard
Toensurethat the
BMWMotorradABSisin a
properlymaintainedcondition,
itisvitalthatthespecified
serviceintervalsarekeptto.
Reservesforsafety
Thepotentiallyshorterstopping
distanceswhichBMWMotorrad
ABSpermitsmustnotbe used
asanexcuseforcarelessriding.
ABSisprimarilyameans ofen-
suringasafety marginingenuine
emergencies.
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WARNING
Brakingincurves
RiskofaccidentdespiteABS
Therideris alwaysresponsi-
bleforadaptinghis/herdriving
style.
Donotreducetheadditional
safetyfunctionwithcareless
ridingorunnecessaryrisks.
Automatic Stability
Control (ASC)
HowdoesASCwork?
withAutomaticStabilityControl
(ASC)
OE
BMWMotorradASCcompares
thewheelspeedsofthe front
andrearwheels.Differencesin
therelativerotationspeedsal-
lowthesystemtodeterminethe
sliprate,andthusthe stabilityre-
servesatthe rearwheel.Theen-
ginemanagementsystemadapts
theenginetorquewhentheslip
limitisexceeded.
Specialsituations
withAutomaticStabilityControl
(ASC)
OE
Asleananglesincrease,accel-
erationpotentialisalsoprogres-
sivelyrestrictedbythelawsof
physics.This canresultinde-
layedaccelerationwhenexiting
verytightcurves.
Thesystemcomparesthe rota-
tionspeedsof thefrontandrear
wheelstodetect anytendency
fortherearwheelto spinor lose
traction.If thesystemregisters
implausibledataforanextended
periodoftime itwill deactivate
theASCfunctionalityassafety
precautionanda displaywillalert
youtoanASCerror.Aself-diag-
nosisroutinemustbecompleted
beforetheerror willbedisplayed.
Inthefollowingunusualdriving
conditions,theBMWMotorrad
ASCcanbe automatically
switchedoff.
Unusualridingconditions:
Ridingonthe rearwheel
(wheelie)foran extended
periodwithASC deactivated
Rearwheelspinninginplace
withfrontbrake engaged(burn
out)
Heatingupon themainorad-
ditionalstandat idleorwith
gearengaged
ASCisreactivatedbyturning
theignitionoff andonandthen
ridingataspeedabove3mph
(5km/h).
Ifthefrontwheelloses contact
withthegroundunderextreme
acceleration,theASCreduces
theenginetorque,maintain-
ingthereductionuntilthe front
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wheelmakescontactwiththe
groundagain.
BMWMotorradrecommends
thatyourespondtothis condi-
tionbytwistingbackthe throttle
gripsomewhattoreturntostable
dynamicoperatingconditionsas
quicklyaspossible.
Onaslipperysurface,thethrot-
tlegripshouldneverbe suddenly
twistedbackcompletelyunless
theclutchis disengagedatthe
sametime.Theengine'sbrak-
ingtorquecould causetherear
wheeltolock, resultinginun-
stablemotorcycleconditions.
BMWMotorradASCisunableto
interveneeffectivelyunderthese
conditions.
Slipperyroads
Onveryloosesurfaces(e.g.sand
orsnow)the controlinterven-
tionsoftheASCcanreducethe
drivingpowerat therearwheel
tosuchadegreethattherear
wheelnolonger turnssufficiently.
Inthiscase,BMWMotorradrec-
ommendsswitchingoffthe ASC
temporarily.
Bearinmindthatthe rearwheel
willspinontheloosesurfaceand
closethethrottleingood time
beforeyoureach afirmsurface.
Thenswitchon theASCagain.
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Maintenance
Generalinstructions.................78
Toolkit.............................78
Frontwheelstand..................78
Rear-wheelstand...................80
Engineoil...........................81
Brakesystem.......................82
Clutch..............................87
Tires................................87
Rimsandtires......................88
Wheels.............................89
Headlight ...........................95
Lightsources.......................96
Jump-starting......................100
Battery.............................101
Fuses..............................103
Diagnosticconnector ..............105
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Maintenance
General instructions
The"Maintenance"chapterde-
scribesworkinvolvingthe check-
ingandreplacementofwear
partsthatcan beperformedwith
aminimumof effort.
Ifspecialtighteningtorquesare
tobetakenintoaccountfor
assembly,thesearelisted.An
overviewofall requiredtightening
torquesiscontainedinthe
chapter"TechnicalData".
Furtherinformationaboutmain-
tenanceandrepairworkcanbe
obtainedonDVDthroughyour
authorizedBMWMotorradre-
tailer.
Specialtoolsandthoroughspe-
cializedknowledgearerequired
tocarryoutsomeof thework.
Ifyouareindoubt,consultan
authorizedworkshop,preferably
yourauthorizedBMWMotorrad
retailer.
Tool kit
1Open-endedwrench
Wrenchsize:14
Adjustmirrorarm
(52).
2Reversiblescrewdriverin-
sert
withPhillipsand straight
blade
Adjustingdampingon
rearwheel(55).
Replacingfrontand
rearturnindicatorlight
sources(98).
3Screwdriverhandle
3Toppingupengineoil
(82).
Usewithscrewdriverbit.
4TORXwrench,T25
Disconnectpositivebat-
teryterminal.
5TorxwrenchT20
Replacinglowandhigh-
beamlightsourcesin
headlight(96).
Replacingparkinglight
lightsource(97).
Front wheel stand
Mountfrontwheelstand
ATTENTION
UseoftheBMWMotorrad
frontwheelstandwithoutan
additionalcenterorauxiliary
stand
Componentdamagecauseby
tippingover
Placethemotorcycleonthe
centerstandor anauxiliary
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standbeforeliftingitwith the
BMWMotorradfrontwheel
stand.
Placemotorcycleonanauxil-
iarystand;BMW Motorradrec-
ommendstheBMWMotorrad
auxiliarystand.
Installingrear-wheelstand
(80).
Usebasicstand withfront
wheelmount.
Thebasestand anditsacces-
soriesareavailablethrough
yourauthorizedBMWMotorrad
retailer.
Loosenclampingscrews1.
Pushtwomounts2outward,
continuinguntilfront
suspensionfitsbetweenthem.
Uselocatingpins 3tosetfront
wheelstandto desiredheight.
Centerfrontwheelstandrela-
tivetofrontwheeland pushit
againstfrontaxle.
Aligntwomounts2so that
frontsuspensionrestssecurely
onthem.
Tightentheclampingbolts1.
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Maintenance
ATTENTION
Centerstandretractsifmo-
torcycleisliftedtoohigh.
Componentdamagecauseby
tippingover
Whenraisingthe motorcy-
cle,makesure thatthecenter
standremainsontheground.
Applyuniformpressureto push
frontwheelstanddownand
raisemotorcycle.
Rear-wheel stand
Installingrear-wheel
stand
Parkmotorcycle,ensuringthat
supportsurfaceisfirmand
level.
Userear-wheelstandwithrear
wheeladapter.Therear-wheel
standandits accessoriesare
availablethroughyourautho-
rizedBMWMotorradretailer.
Setdesiredheightofrear-
wheelstandusingscrews1.
Pushtherear-wheelstandfrom
therightontotherearaxle.
Applytheretainingdiskfrom
theleft;todoso,presstheun-
lockbutton.
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Maintenance
ATTENTION
Motorcycletipstotheside
whenraising
Componentdamagecauseby
tippingover
Securethemotorcycleagainst
tippingtothe side,preferably
withtheassistanceofa second
person.
Positionmotorcycleupright
whilesimultaneouslypressing
gripofstandbackso thatboth
standrollersrest onground.
Thenpressthe gripdownto
theground.
Engine oil
Checkengineoillevel
ATTENTION
Misinterpretationoftheoil
fillingquantity,astheoil
levelistemperature-depen-
dent(thehigherthetempera-
ture,thehighertheoillevel)
Enginedamage
Onlycheckthe oillevelafter
alongerjourney orwhenthe
engineiswarm.
Switchoffengineatoperating
temperature.
Makesuregroundisleveland
firmandholdmotorcycleverti-
cally.
Waitfiveminutestoallow oilto
draintotheoilpan.
Readoillevel indisplay1.
Specifiedlevelof engine
oil
BetweentheMINandMAX
marks
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Maintenance
IfoillevelisbelowMINmark:
Toppingupengineoil(82).
IfoillevelisaboveMAXmark:
Haveoillevelcorrectedat
anauthorizedservicefacility,
preferablyanauthorized
BMWMotorradretailer.
NOTICE
Toreducethe environmental
impact,BMWMotorradrecom-
mendscheckingtheengineoil
aftereveryjourneyofat least
50km.
Toppingupengineoil
Parkmotorcycle,ensuringthat
supportsurfaceisfirmand
level.
Wipeareaaroundoilfill loca-
tiontocleanit.
Tobeabletoapplyforcemore
easily,insertthe interchange-
ablescrewdriverbit1,Phillips
endfirst,into thescrewdriver
handle2(from onboardtoolkit).
Positionthetool onthecap3
andturnitcounter-clockwise.
Removecap3ofoil fillloca-
tion.
ATTENTION
Useoftoolittleortoomuch
engineoil
Enginedamage
Alwaysmakesurethattheoil
leveliscorrect.
Addengineoil upto specified
level.
Engineoil,quantityfor
toppingup
max0.5quarts(max0.5 l)(Dif-
ferencebetweenMINand
MAX)
Checkengineoil level(81).
Installthecap 3.
Brake system
Checkbrakeoperation
Operatethebrakelever.
Thereisa clearlyperceptible
pressurepoint.
Actuatethefootbrakelever.
Thereisa clearlyperceptible
pressurepoint.
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Maintenance
Ifnoclearpressurepointsare
perceptible:
ATTENTION
Improperworkingonthe
brakesystem
Endangeringoftheoperating
safetyofthe brakesystem
Haveallworkonthebrakesys-
temcarriedout byexperts.
Havethebrakes checkedatan
authorizedworkshop,preferably
anauthorizedBMWMotorrad
retailer.
Checkfrontbrakepad
thickness
WARNING
Droppingbelowtheminimum
padthickness
Reducedbrakingaction,damage
tothebrake
Inordertoensurethe operat-
ingreliabilityof thebrakesys-
tem,makesure thatthebrake
padsarenot wornbeyondtheir
minimumthickness.
Parkmotorcycle,ensuringthat
supportsurfaceisfirmand
level.
Visuallyinspectleftandright
brakepadsto determinetheir
thickness.Viewingdirection:
betweenwheelandfront
suspensiontowardbrake
pads1.
Frontbrake-padwear
limit
0.04in(1.0mm)(Onlyfriction
materialwithoutcarrierplate.
Wearmarkings(grooves)must
beclearlyvisible.)
Checkthewear indicators.
Ifthewearindicatorsare no
longerclearlyvisible:
Havebrakepads replacedat
anauthorizedservicefacil-
ity,preferablyan authorized
BMWMotorradretailer.
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Maintenance
Checkrearbrakepad
thickness
WARNING
Droppingbelowtheminimum
padthickness
Reducedbrakingaction,damage
tothebrake
Inordertoensurethe operat-
ingreliabilityof thebrakesys-
tem,makesure thatthebrake
padsarenot wornbeyondtheir
minimumthickness.
Parkmotorcycle,ensuringthat
supportsurfaceisfirmand
level.
Conductavisual inspectionof
thebrakepad thickness.Direc-
tionofview:fromlefttobrake
caliper1.
Ifthebrakedisc2is visible:
Havebrakepads replacedat
anauthorizedservicefacil-
ity,preferablyan authorized
BMWMotorradretailer.
Rearbrake-padwear
limit
0.04in(1.0mm)(Onlyfriction
materialwithoutcarrierplate.
Brakediskmust notbevisi-
blethroughbore holeofinner
brakepad.)
Brakepadwear
Therearbrake hasa brake-pad
wearindicator.
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Maintenance
Shaft1withthreemarker rings2
isbetweenthe brakepads.
Howtointerpretthemarks:
3ringsvisible:brakepadthick-
nessisatleast75%
2ringsvisible:brakepadthick-
nessisatleast50%
1ringvisible:brakepadthick-
nessisatleast25%
Noringsvisible:brake padsare
worntothewearlimit;check
asdescribedabove.
Checkingfrontbrakefluid
level
WARNING
Insufficientbrakefluidinthe
brake-fluidreservoir
Considerablyreducedbraking
performancecausedbyair inthe
brakesystem
Checkbrakefluidlevel
regularly.
Makesuregroundisleveland
firmandholdmotorcycleverti-
cally.
Alignhandlebarssothatbrake-
fluidreservoiris positionedhor-
izontally.
Checkthebrake fluidlevelin
thesightglass 1.
NOTICE
Thebrakefluid levelinthebrake-
fluidreservoirdropsduetobrake
padwear.
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85
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Maintenance
Frontbrakefluid level
Brakefluid,DOT4
Thebrakefluid levelmust
notfallbelowtheMINmark.
(Brake-fluidreservoirhorizon-
tal,motorcyclestandingup-
right.)
Ifbrakefluidlevelfalls belowthe
approvedlevel:
Havedefectcorrectedas soon
aspossibleby anauthorized
workshop,preferablyanautho-
rizedBMWMotorradretailer.
Checkrearbrakefluid
level
WARNING
Insufficientbrakefluidinthe
brake-fluidreservoir
Considerablyreducedbraking
performancecausedbyair inthe
brakesystem
Checkbrakefluidlevel
regularly.
Makesuregroundisleveland
firmandholdmotorcycleverti-
cally.
Readoffbrakefluidlevel at
brake-fluidreservoir1.
NOTICE
Thebrakefluid levelinthebrake-
fluidreservoirdropsduetobrake
padwear.
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86
z
Maintenance
Rearbrakefluid level
Brakefluid,DOT4
Thebrakefluid levelmustnot
fallbelowthe MINmarking.
(Brakefluidreservoirhorizon-
tal)
Ifbrakefluidlevelfalls belowthe
approvedlevel:
Havedefectcorrectedas soon
aspossibleby anauthorized
workshop,preferablyanautho-
rizedBMWMotorradretailer.
Clutch
Checkclutchfunction
Pullbackthe clutchlever.
Thereisa clearlyperceptible
pressurepoint.
Ifnoclearpressurepoint canbe
felt:
Havetheclutch checkedbyan
authorizedworkshop,preferably
anauthorizedBMWMotorrad
retailer.
Tires
Checkingtyrepressure
WARNING
Incorrecttireinflationpres-
sure
Poorerhandlingcharacteristic
ofmotorcycle,reductionof tire
servicelife
Ensurepropertireinflation
pressure.
WARNING
Valveinsertsopenoftheir
ownaccordathighspeeds
Suddenlossof tireinflationpres-
sure
Usevalvecaps withrubber
sealingringand screwon
firmly.
Parkmotorcycle,ensuringthat
supportsurfaceisfirmand
level.
Checktyrepressuresagainst
databelow.
Tirepressure,front
36.3psi(2.5bar)(One-upand
usewithpassenger,oncold
tire)
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87
z
Maintenance
Tirepressure,rear
39.2psi(2.7bar)(One-up,
withcoldtires)
42.1psi(2.9bar)(Two-uprid-
ing,withcold tires)
Iftyrepressureistoo low:
Correcttyrepressure.
Rims and tires
Checkingwheelrims
Parkmotorcycle,ensuringthat
supportsurfaceisfirmand
level.
Subjectwheelrimstovisual
inspectionfordefects.
Havedamagedrimschecked
and,ifnecessary,replaced
byaspecialistservicefacil-
ity,preferablyan authorized
BMWMotorradretailer.
Checkingspokes
withspokewheels
OE
Parkmotorcycle,ensuringthat
supportsurfaceisfirmand
level.
Usingthehandle ofa screw-
driverorsimilarobject,runit
overthespokes andlistento
thesoundpattern.
Ifthesoundpatternis uneven:
Havespokeschecked
byaspecialistworkshop,
preferablybyan authorized
BMWMotorradRetailer.
Checktiretreaddepth
WARNING
Ridingwithheavilyworn
tyres
Riskofaccidentdueto poorer
rideability
Ifnecessary,replacethetyres
beforethelegally specified
minimumtreaddepthis
reached.
Parkmotorcycle,ensuringthat
supportsurfaceisfirmand
level.
Measuretiretreaddepthin
maintreadgrooveswithwear
indicators.
NOTICE
Treadwearmarksareintegrated
intothemaingrooveson every
tire.Ifthe tiretreadhasworn
downtothelevelof themarks,
thetireiscompletelyworn.The
locationsofthe marksareindi-
catedonthe edgeof thetire,e.g.
bythelettersTI,TWIorbyan
arrow.
Whentheminimumtreaddepth
isreached:
Replacetheworntires.
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88
z
Maintenance
Wheels
Affectofwheelsizeon
ABS
Wheelsizesgreatlyaffectthe
functionofthe ABSsystem.The
diameterandwidthofthe wheels
storedinthe controlunithave
particularsignificanceasthe ba-
sisforallnecessarycalculations.
Achangein thesesizesresulting
fromconversiontowheelsnot
installedasstandardequipment
canseriouslyaffectthecontrol
comfortofthese systems.
Thesensorringsareessential
forcorrectwheel speeddetec-
tion;theytoo mustmatchthe
motorcycle'scontrolsystemsand
consequentlycannotbereplaced.
Ifyouwanttoequipyour
motorcyclewithdifferentwheels,
pleasecontacta specialist
servicefacility,preferablya
BMWMotorradretailer.Insome
casesthedata storedinthe
controlunitscan beadaptedfor
thenewwheelsizes.
Removingfrontwheel
Placethemotorcycleonan
auxiliarystand.BMWMotorrad
recommendsyouusethe
BMWMotorradrear-wheel
stand.
Installingrear-wheelstand
(80).
Raisefrontof motorcy-
cle,preferablyusinga
BMWMotorradfrontwheel
stand,continuinguntilthe
wheelrotatesfreely.
Mountfrontwheelstand
(78).
Maskoffthe partsof thewheel
rimthatcouldbescratched
whenremovingthebrake
caliper.
Removethescrew1.
Loosenthewheelspeedsen-
sor2.
Loosenthecable3from the
bracket4.
Removescrews1.
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89
z
Maintenance
Loosentheleft-handbrake
caliper2.
Removescrews1.
Loosentheright-handbrake
caliper2.
Pushbrakepads 1slightly
apartbyturning thebrake
caliper2back andforthagainst
thebrakerotor 3.
ATTENTION
Unintentionalpressingto-
getherofbrakepads
Componentdamagewhen
mountingthebrakecaliperor
whenpressingthebrakepads
apart
Donotactuatethebrakeswith
thebrakecaliper removed.
Carefullypullbrakecalipers
backandoutwardtoremove
themfrombrake rotors.
Removescrew2.
Loosenclampingscrews1on
leftandright.
Slightlypressthequick-release
axleinwardfor abettergripon
therightside.
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90
z
Maintenance
Pullquick-releaseaxle3out
whilesupportingthefront
wheel.
Placefrontwheeldownand
rollitforwardoutofthefront
suspension.
Removespacerbushing4from
thewheelhub.
Installfrontwheel
WARNING
Useofawheelwhichdoes
notcomplywithseriesspeci-
fications
Malfunctionsduringcontrolinter-
ventionsbyABS andASC
Pleaseseethe informationon
theeffectof wheelsizesonthe
ABSandASC chassiscontrol
systemsatthe beginningof
thischapter.
ATTENTION
Tighteningofscrewedcon-
nectionswithincorrecttight-
eningtorque
Damageorlooseningofscrewed
connections
Alwayshavethe tightening
torquescheckedbyaspe-
cializedworkshop,preferably
anauthorizedBMWMotorrad
retailer.
Lubricatethecontactsurface
onthespacerbush4.
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91
z
Maintenance
Lubricant
OptimolyTA
Installthespacer bush4.
ATTENTION
Frontwheelinstallationop-
positetherunningdirection
Accidenthazard
Observerunningdirectionar-
rowsontireorrim.
Rollfrontwheel intofront
suspension.
Lubricatequick-releaseaxle3.
Lubricant
OptimolyTA
WARNING
Improperinstallationof
quick-releaseaxle
Looseningofthe frontwheel
Afterthebrake caliperisfas-
tenedandthe springforkisre-
laxed,tightenthe quick-release
axleandaxleclampingwiththe
specifiedtorque.
Liftthefrontwheeland install
thequick-releaseaxle3.
Installscrew2.Brace quick-
releaseaxleon therightsideat
thesametime.
Screwonquick-release
axle
37lb/ft(50Nm)
Tightentheclampingbolts1
onleftandrighttotheappro-
priatetorque.
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92
z
Maintenance
Clampingscrewinaxle
adapter
Tighteningsequence:Tighten
thescrews6 times,alternating
betweenoneandtheother
eachtime
14lb/ft(19Nm)
Positionbrakecaliper2on
rightandinstall screws1.
Brakecaliperon tele-
scopicforks
28lb/ft(38Nm)
Positiontheleft-handbrake
caliper2and installthe
screws1.
Brakecaliperon tele-
scopicforks
28lb/ft(38Nm)
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93
z
Maintenance
Positionwheelspeedsensor2.
Installscrew2.
Fastenthecable 3inthe
bracket4.
Engagethebrakesrepeatedly,
continuinguntilthebrakepads
seatagainstthe rotors.
Removetheadhesivetape
fromthewheelrim.
Removefrontwheelstand.
Extendsidestand.
ATTENTION
Motorcycletipstotheside
whenraising
Componentdamagecauseby
tippingover
Securethemotorcycleagainst
tippingtothe side,preferably
withtheassistanceofa second
person.
Removerearwheelstand.
Placemotorcycleonitsside
stand.
Removingrearwheel
Raisemotorcycle,preferably
withaBMWMotorradrear-
wheelstand.
Installingrear-wheelstand
(80).
Shiftintofirst gear.
Removescrews1whilesup-
portingwheel.
ATTENTION
Usinghardorsharp-edged
objectsnearthecomponent
Componentdamage
Donotscratchcomponents,if
necessarytapeofforcover.
Raiserearwheel, swingoutto
leftrearandremove.
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94
z
Maintenance
Installingrearwheel
WARNING
Useofawheelwhichdoes
notcomplywithseriesspeci-
fications
Malfunctionsduringcontrolinter-
ventionsbyABS andASC
Pleaseseethe informationon
theeffectof wheelsizesonthe
ABSandASC chassiscontrol
systemsatthe beginningof
thischapter.
Cleanwheelcenteringand
contactsurfaces.
ATTENTION
Usinghardorsharp-edged
objectsnearthecomponent
Componentdamage
Donotscratchcomponents,if
necessarytapeofforcover.
Mountrearwheelfromleftrear
andpositionon wheelcarrier.
Installthescrews1.
Rearwheelon wheel
carrier
Tighteningsequence:diago-
nally
44lb/ft(60Nm)
Headlight
Removingthereflector
Switchoffignition(35).
Parkmotorcycle,ensuringthat
supportsurfaceisfirmand
level.
Loosenscrew1withseveral
rotations.
Carefullypullthe bottomof
thereflector2forwardtoward
arrowandremoveupward.
Lightsourcescanbereplaced.
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95
z
Maintenance
Installingthereflector
Positionthereflector1behind
thelug2andswiveldownward.
Alignthereflector1in thecen-
ter.
WARNING
Bentclampduetoappli-
cationofforceonthelamp
housing
Riskofaccidentdueto improper
fasteningofthe reflector
Avoidapplyingexcessive
force.
Pressscrew2upwardwith
screwdriver.
Swivelthereflectortowardthe
rear.
Clamp1engagesinthe hous-
ing.
Tightenscrew2.
Light sources
Replacinglowandhigh-
beamlightsourcesin
headlight
Switchoffignition(35).
Parkmotorcycle,ensuringthat
supportsurfaceisfirmand
level.
Removingthereflector(95).
Disconnectconnector1for
low-beamandhigh-beam
headlight.
Detachtherubbercap2from
thelamphousing.
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96
z
Maintenance
Presswirespring1downward
andswivelto sideoutofcatch,
thenfoldopen wirespringup-
ward.
Carefullyremovebulb2for
low-beamandhigh-beam
headlightfromlighthousing.
Replacedefectivelightsource.
Bulbforlow-beamand
high-beamheadlight
H4/12V /60/55W
Toprotectthe glassagainst
soiling,onlygraspthelight
sourcebythe base.
Mountbulb1inlighthousing.
Foldwirespring 2closedand
swivelintocatch.
Mountrubbercap1.
Connectconnector2forlow-
beamandhigh-beamheadlight.
Installthereflector.
Replacingparkinglight
lightsource
Switchoffignition(35).
Parkmotorcycle,ensuringthat
supportsurfaceisfirmand
level.
Removingthereflector(95).
Pullthesocket1for the
parkinglampsoutofthe lamp
housing.
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97
z
Maintenance
Pullbulb1outofsocket2.
Replacedefectivelightsource.
Bulbforparkinglight
W5W/12V/5 W
Topreventcontaminantsfrom
beingdepositedontheglass
surface,alwaysuseaclean,dry
clothtoholdthelightsource.
Insertbulb1forparkinglight
intosocket2.
Mountsocket1forparking
lightinlighthousing.
Installthereflector.
Replacingfrontand
rearturnindicatorlight
sources
Switchoffignition(35).
Parkmotorcycle,ensuringthat
supportsurfaceisfirmand
level.
Removethescrew1.
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98
z
Maintenance
Removethelensfromthe
housingbypullingitoutward
onthesidewiththescrew.
Removethelightsource1by
turningitcounterclockwise.
Replacedefectivelightsource.
Bulbsforflashing turn
indicators,front
RY10W/12 V/ 10W
Bulbsforflashing turn
indicators,rear
RY10W/12 V/ 10W
Topreventcontaminantsfrom
beingdepositedontheglass
surface,alwaysuseaclean,dry
clothtoholdthelightsource.
Installthelight source1by
turningitclockwise.
Insertinsideend oflensinto
lighthousingandcloseit.
Fitthescrew1.
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99
z
Maintenance
ReplacingLEDtaillight
IftheLEDsinthetaillampfail,
thetaillampmustbe replaced.
Inthiscase:
Contactanauthorizedservice
facility,preferablyanauthorized
BMWMotorradretailer.
Jump-starting
CAUTION
Touchinglivepartsoftheig-
nitionsystemwhentheen-
gineisrunning
Electrocution
Donottouchpartsof theigni-
tionsystemwhentheengineis
running.
ATTENTION
Currenttoohighwhenjump-
startingthemotorcycle
Cablefireor damagetothemo-
torcycleelectronics
Donotjump-startthemotor-
cycleusingthe powersocket,
onlyviathebatteryterminal.
ATTENTION
Contactbetweencrocodile
clipsofjumpleadsandmo-
torcycle
Dangerofshort circuit
Usejumpleads fittedwithfully
insulatedcrocodileclipsat both
ends.
ATTENTION
Jump-startingwithavoltage
higherthan12V
Damagetothe motorcycle's
electronics
Thebatteryof thedonormo-
torcyclemusthaveavoltageof
12V.
Parkmotorcycle,ensuringthat
supportsurfaceisfirmand
level.
Removepassengerseat
(49).
Removerider'sseat(49).
Unclipcoverpanel1at bottom
(arrow)andlift off.
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100
z
Maintenance
Beginbyconnectingoneend
oftheredjumpercabletothe
auxiliaryterminalforjumpstart-
ing1onthedischargedbattery
andtheotherendto theposi-
tiveterminalof thedonorbat-
tery.
Usetheblackjumplead to
connectthegroundsupport
point2tothenegativeterminal
ofthesecondbattery.
Allowengineon supportmo-
torcycletorun whilejump-
starting.
Startengineof motorcyclewith
dischargedbatteryinusual
way;ifenginedoesnot start,
waitafewminutesbefore re-
peatingattemptinordertopro-
tectstartermotoranddonor
battery.
NOTICE
Tostarttheengine,do notuse
startspraysor similaritems.
Allowbothenginestoidlefora
fewminutesbeforedisconnect-
ingjumpercables.
First,disconnectthejump
leadfromthe groundsupport
point2andthenfromthe
positivebatteryconnection
point1.
Battery
Maintenance instructions
Correctbatterymaintenance
combinedwithpropercharging
andstorageproceduresextends
thebattery'sservicelife,andis
alsorequiredfor warrantyclaims.
Compliancewiththepointsbe-
lowisimportantinorder tomaxi-
mizebatterylife:
Keepsurfaceof batteryclean
anddry.
Donotopenbattery.
Donottopupwithwater.
Observethenotesoncharging
onthefollowingpages.
Donotturnbatteryupside
down.
ATTENTION
Dischargingoftheconnected
batterybythevehicleelec-
tronics(e.g.clock)
Totaldischargeofbatteryleading
toarejectionofwarrantyclaims
Duringridingbreaksofmore
than4weeks,connecta
trickle-chargerto thebattery.
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101
z
Maintenance
NOTICE
BMWMotorradhasdevelopeda
trickle-chargerspeciallydesigned
forcompatibilitywiththeelec-
tronicsofyour motorcycle.Using
thischarger,you cankeepthe
batterychargedduringlong pe-
riodswhenthe motorcycleisnot
beingusedwithouthavingtodis-
connectthebatteryfromthemo-
torcycle'sonboardsystems.Ad-
ditionalinformationisavailableat
yourauthorizedBMWMotorrad
retailer.
Chargingaconnected
battery
ATTENTION
Unsuitablechargerscon-
nectedtothepowersocket
Damagetochargerandvehicle
electronics
UsesuitableBMWchargers.
Thecorrectchargerisavail-
ablethroughyourauthorized
BMWMotorradretailer.
Disconnectanydevicescon-
nectedtothe socket.
Complywithoperatinginstruc-
tionsofcharger.
Chargethebatteryconnected
tothevehicleusingthe socket.
NOTICE
Themotorcycle'sonboardelec-
tronicsknowwhenthebattery
isfullycharged.The onboard
socketisswitchedoffwhenthis
happens.
NOTICE
Ifyouareunableto chargethe
batteryviathe onboardsocket,
youmaybe usinga chargerthat
isnotcompatiblewithyourmo-
torcycle'selectronics.In this
case,chargethe batterydirectly
fromtheterminalsofthe battery
disconnectedfromthevehicle.
ATTENTION
Chargingafullydischarged
batteryviathepowersocket
oradditionalonboardsocket
Damagetothe motorcycle's
electronics
Alwayschargea fully
dischargedbattery(battery
voltagebelow9 V;with
theignitionswitchedon,
theindicatorlightsandthe
multifunctiondisplayremain
off)directlyat thepolesofthe
disconnectedbattery.
ATTENTION
Chargingthebatterycon-
nectedtothevehicleusing
thebatteryterminals
Damagetothe motorcycle's
electronics
8
102
z
Maintenance
Disconnectthebatterybe-
forechargingon thebattery
terminals.
Chargeadisconnectedbattery
directlyonthe terminals.
Chargingadisconnected
battery
Chargebatteryusingasuitable
charger.
Complywithoperatinginstruc-
tionsofcharger.
Oncebatteryis fullycharged,
disconnectcharger'sterminal
clipsfrombattery terminals.
NOTICE
Inthecaseoflongerperiods
whenthemotorcycleisnotbe-
ingused,the batterymustbe
rechargedregularly.Seethe
instructionsforcaringforyour
battery.Always fullyrecharge
thebatterybeforereturningitto
use.
Replacingbattery
Contactaspecialistworkshop,
preferablyanauthorized
BMWMotorradretailer,if the
batteryisfaulty.
Fuses
Replacefuses
ATTENTION
Bypassingdefectivefuses
Riskofshortcircuitand fire
Donotbypassdefectivefuses.
Replacedefectivefuseswith
newfuses.
Turnoffignition.
Parkmotorcycle,ensuringthat
supportsurfaceisfirmand
level.
Removepassengerseat
(49).
Removerider'sseat(49).
Presshook1.
Thefusebox isunlockedand
canbepulledtotheleftand
releasedfromthebracket2.
Pullfusebox outof bracket2.
Presslockingmechanism4on
bothsidesand removecap3.
NOTICE
Ifthefusesblowfrequently,have
theelectricalsystemcheckedby
anauthorizedspecializedwork-
shop,preferablyanauthorized
BMWMotorradretailer.
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103
z
Maintenance
Replacedefectivefusein ac-
cordancewithfollowingfuse
assignmentdiagram.
Fuseassignments(104)
Installcap3again.Makesure
thatthelockingmechanism4
engages.
Slidefusebox intobracket2
untilhook1engages.
Installingrider'sseat(49).
Installpassengerseat(50).
Fuseassignments
Fuse1
10A(Instrumentcluster,DWA
anti-theftalarmsystem,igni-
tionswitch,on-boarddiagnos-
ticsocket,coil forcut-offrelay)
Fuse2
7.5A(DSCcontrolunit, en-
ginecontrolunit, outputfor
cut-offrelay,speedometer,
rotational-speedsensor,alter-
nator)
8
104
z
Maintenance
Diagnostic connector
Removingthediagnostic
connector
CAUTION
Incorrectprocedurefollowed
whendisconnectingthedata
linkconnectorfortheOn-
BoardDiagnostics.
Motorcycleexperiencesmalfunc-
tions
Onlyhavethe datalinkcon-
nectordisconnectedbya spe-
cialistworkshoporotherautho-
rizedpersonsduringyournext
BMWServiceappointment.
Havethework performedby
appropriatelytrainedstaff.
Refertothevehiclemanufac-
turerspecifications.
Removepassengerseat
(49).
Removerider'sseat(49).
Presslockingmechanisms1.
Removethediagnosticcon-
nector2from thebracket3.
Thediagnosisandinformation
systeminterfacecanbecon-
nectedatthe diagnosticcon-
nector2.
Securethedatalink
connector
Disconnectthediagnosisand
informationsysteminterface.
Seatdiagnosticconnector2
intothebracket3.