Important information
Regular maintenance is a must for a reliable and good motorcycle. Under normal driving conditions you can do the service a few hundred km sooner or later.
Subsequent you will find technical data as well as maintenance and service information.
We make no claim to completeness or accuracy of all data, these are only for your information.

You can find all spare parts for your BMW K1100RS & K1100LT here.


  BMW K1100RS 1992-1997       BMW K1100LT 1991-1999      
Technical Specifications:              
Capacity: 1093 ccm 1093 ccm
Cylinder: 4 4
HP/KW: 100/74 100/74
Weight (kg): 268 290
Seat height (mm): 800 810
Valve clearance (in): cold 0,15-0,20 mm cold 0,15-0,20 mm
Valve clearance (out): cold 0,25-0,30 mm cold 0,25-0,30 mm
Idle speed: 950 ▒ 50 R/MIN 950 ▒ 50 R/MIN
Injection: Injection Injection 45 mm
Tire pressure (front): 2,2 (2,5) bar 2,2 (2,5) bar
Tire pressure (rear): 2,5 (2,9) bar 2,5 (2,9) bar
Spark plug 1: NGK DR7EA NGK DR7EA
Spark plug 2: - -
Standpipe ě: 41,4 mm fork 41,4 mm fork
Drive: Kardan Kardan
       
Capacities:      
Fork oil per rod: R: 400ml / L: 350ml R: 400ml / L: 350ml
Engine oil without filter: 3,5 litres 3,5 litres
Engine oil with filter: 3,75 litres 3,75 litres
Transmission oil: 850 ml SAE 90 GL-5 850 ml SAE 90 GL-5
Brake fluid: DOT 4 DOT 4
Final drive oil: 260 ml SAE 90 GL-5 260 ml SAE 90 GL-5
Fuel: 22,0 litres 22,0 litres
Coolant: 3,0 litres 3,0 litres




Running-in Check / 600 miles (1.000 km) service:

Changing engine oil with engine at operating temperature, replacing oil filter
Changing oil in gearbox, warmed to normal operating temperature
Changing oil in final drive, warmed to normal operating temperature
Changing oil in telescopic forks
Cleaning inductive sensor on final drive
Visual inspection of the fuel pipes, fuel hoses and connections
Visual inspection of the coolant pipes, coolant hoses and connections
Checking coolant level and concentration
Checking front and rear brake fluid level
Checking front and rear wheel speed sensor clearance
Checking operation of side-stand switch
Checking clutch play
Checking freedom of movement of throttle cable and checking for kinks and chafing
Checking freedom of movement of fast-idle (choke) cable and checking for kinks and chafing
Checking idle speed
Checking CO value
Checking specified torque of threaded fasteners with torque wrench: drive unit to frame, spring strut, side stand & centre stand, rear wheel
Checking tire pressures and tread depth
Checking lights and signalling equipment
Test ride as final inspection and function check
Confirming BMW Service in on-board documentation

6.000 miles (10.000 km) service (30.000 km / 50.000 km):

Changing engine oil with engine at operating temperature, replacing oil filter
Changing oil in gearbox, warmed to normal operating temperature
Changing oil in final drive, warmed to normal operating temperature
Changing oil in telescopic forks
Cleaning inductive sensor on final drive
Lubricating nipple of clutch cable
Greasing centre stand pivot
Greasing side stand pivot
Checking front and rear brake discs for wear
Checking front and rear brake pads for wear
Checking front and rear brake fluid level
Checking operation of side-stand switch
Reading fault memory with BMW Motorrad diagnostic system
Checking coolant level and concentration
Checking battery acid level
Cleaning and greasing battery terminals
Checking idle speed
Checking CO value
Checking tire pressures and tread depth
Checking lights and signalling equipment
Test ride as final inspection and function check
Confirming BMW Service in on-board documentation
Checking front and rear wheel speed sensor clearance (K1100LT)
Checking rear sensor ring for ABS for foreign matter (K1100LT)
Lubricating guide linkage of adjustable windscreen (K1000LT)

12.000 miles (20.000km) service (40.000 km / 60.000 km):

Changing engine oil with engine at operating temperature, replacing oil filter
Changing oil in gearbox, warmed to normal operating temperature
Changing oil in final drive, warmed to normal operating temperature
Changing oil in telescopic forks
Cleaning inductive sensor on final drive
Lubricating nipple of clutch cable
Greasing centre stand pivot
Greasing side stand pivot
Replacing intake air filter
Replace the fuel filter (every 40.000 km)
Visual inspection of the fuel pipes, fuel hoses and connections
Visual inspection of the coolant pipes, coolant hoses and connections
Checking coolant level and concentration
Change coolant in system (every 2 years)
Checking front and rear brake pads for wear
Checking front and rear brake discs for wear
Checking front and rear brake fluid level
Visual inspection of the brake pipes, brake hoses and connections
Changing brake fluid, front and rear brakes
Checking front and rear wheel speed sensor clearance
Checking rear sensor ring for ABS for foreign matter
Checking operation of side-stand switch
Checking clutch play
Checking freedom of movement of throttle cable and checking for kinks and chafing
Checking freedom of movement of fast-idle (choke) cable and checking for kinks and chafing
Replacing spark plugs
Reading fault-code memories with the BMW Motorrad diagnostic system
Checking valve clearance
Replace liner on chain tensioning rail, slide rail and thrust block (fuel tank / cylinder head cover removed) (every 60.000 km)
Checking steering-head bearing
Checking battery acid level
Cleaning and greasing battery terminals
Checking specified torque of threaded fasteners with torque wrench: drive unit to frame, spring strut, side stand & centre stand, rear wheel
Checking idle speed
Checking CO value
Checking tire pressures and tread depth
Checking lights and signalling equipment
Test ride as final inspection and function check
Confirming BMW Service in on-board documentation
Lubricating guide linkage of adjustable windscreen (K1000LT)