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.

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  BMW K1200LT 1999-2003       BMW K1200LT 2004-2009      
Technical Specifications:              
Capacity: 1171 ccm 1171 ccm
Cylinder: 4 4
HP/KW: 98/72 116/85
Weight (kg): 378 378
Seat height (mm): 770 770
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 R/MIN 1000-1050 R/MIN
Injection: Injection 34 mm Injection 34 mm
Tire pressure (front): 2,5 (2,9) bar 2,5 bar
Tire pressure (rear): 2,5 (3,2) bar 2,9 (3,2) bar
Spark plug 1: NGK DCPR7E NGK DCPR7E
Spark plug 2: NGK DCPR7EIX NGK DCPR7EIX
Standpipe ě: 41 mm Telelever 41 mm Telelever
Drive: Kardan Kardan
       
Capacities:      
Fork oil per rod: 470 ml SAE 10W 470 ml SAE 10W
Engine oil without filter: 3,5 L SAE 10W-40 SAE 5W-40
Engine oil with filter: 3,75 Liter 3,5 L min. API SL
Transmission oil: 600 ml 75W-140 GL-5 600 ml 75W-140 GL-5
Brake fluid: DOT 4 DOT 4
Final drive oil: 230 ml 75W-140 GL-5 230 ml 75W-140 GL-5
Fuel: 24,0 litres 24,0 litres
Coolant: 3,1 litres 3,1 litres




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

Reading fault memory with BMW Motorrad diagnostic system
Checking freedom of movement of throttle cable and checking for kinks and chafing
Oil change, engine, with filter
Oil change, rear wheel drive
Checking front and rear brake fluid level
Checking clutch fluid level
Checking coolant level and concentration
Checking ease of movement of side stand
Checking swinging-arm pivot mount
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):

Reading fault memory with BMW Motorrad diagnostic system
Oil change, engine, with filter
Gearbox-oil change (every 2 years)
Oil change, rear wheel drive (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
Changing brake fluid, front and rear brakes
Checking clutch fluid level
Change the clutch fluid (every 4 years)
Checking coolant level and concentration
Checking battery acid level
Cleaning and greasing battery terminals
Checking operation of side-stand switch
Lubricating side-stand pivot mounts
Checking centre-stand pivot mounts
Checking steering damper
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

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

Reading fault memory with BMW Motorrad diagnostic system
Checking freedom of movement of throttle cable and checking for kinks and chafing
Oil change, engine, with filter
Gearbox-oil change (every 2 years or every 40.000 km)
Oil change, rear wheel drive (every 2 years or every 40.000 km)
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 clutch fluid level
Change the clutch fluid (every 4 years)
Replace the fuel filter (every 40.000 km)
Checking coolant level and concentration
Checking battery acid level
Cleaning and greasing battery terminals
Replacing intake air filter
Checking operation of side-stand switch
Lubricating side-stand pivot mounts
Checking centre-stand pivot mounts
Checking steering damper
Checking rear wheel bearing play by tilting wheel
Checking swinging arm bearing for play
Checking valve clearance
Replace liner on chain tensioning rail, slide rail and thrust block (fuel tank / cylinder head cover removed) (every 60.000 km)
Replacing spark plugs
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