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.

Spares for BMW K1100RS, BMW K1100LT


Technical data

Model BMW K1100LT 1991-1999
Volume (ccm) 1093
Cylinders 4
Power (HP) 100
Power (KW) 74
Weight (kg) 290
Seat height (mm) 810
Idle speed (R/Min) 950 ┬▒ 50
Injection Injection 35 mm
Tyre pressure front (bar) 2,2 (2,5)
Tyre pressure rear (bar) 2,5 (2,9)
Spark plug 1 NGK DR7EA
Spark Plug 1 -
Standpipe 41,4 mm telescopic fork
Drive Cardan
Fork oil per rod R: 400ML / L: 350ML
Engine Oil Without Filter 3,5 L SAE 15W-50
Engine Oil With Filter 3,75 L MIN. API SJ
Gearbox Oil 850 ML SAE 90 GL-5
Break Fluid DOT 4
Final Drive Oil 260 ML SAE 90 GL-5
Fuel tank volume 22
Coolant 3,0 L


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)