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 K1200RS & K1200GT here.


  BMW K1200RS 96-00 & 01-05       BMW K1200GT 2003-2005      
Technical Specifications:              
Capacity: 1171 ccm 1171 ccm
Cylinder: 4 4
HP/KW: 98/72 (96-00), 130/96 (01-05) 130/96
Weight (kg): 285 300
Seat height (mm): 770 790
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: 1000 - 1050 R/MIN (01-05) 900 ▒ 150 R/MIN
Injection: Injection Injection 38 mm
Tire pressure (front): 2,5 bar 2,5 (2,9) bar
Tire pressure (rear): 2,9 bar 2,5 (2,9) 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 (01-05) 510 ml SAE 7,5W
Engine oil without filter: 3,5 L SAE 10W-40 (96-00) SAE 10W-40
Engine oil with filter: 3,75 L (96-00), 3,5 L (01-05) 3,75 L min. API SG
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: 20,5 litres 20,5 litres
Coolant: 3,1 litres water+




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
Changing engine oil with engine at operating temperature, replacing oil filter
Performing bleed test with the BMW Motorrad diagnostic system
Changing oil in final drive, warmed to normal operating temperature
Checking front and rear brake fluid level
Checking clutch fluid level
Checking coolant level and concentration
Checking operation of side-stand switch
Checking swinging arm bearing
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-code memories with the BMW Motorrad diagnostic system
Changing engine oil with engine at operating temperature, replacing oil filter
Gearbox-oil change (every 2 years)
Oil change, rear wheel drive (every 2 years)
Checking front and rear brake fluid level
Checking front and rear brake pads for wear
Checking front and rear brake discs for wear
Changing brake fluid, front and rear brakes
Checking clutch fluid level
Change the clutch fluid (every 4 years)
Checking freedom of movement of throttle cable and checking for kinks and chafing
Change coolant in system (every 4 years)
Checking battery acid level
Cleaning and greasing battery terminals
Checking operation of side-stand switch
Checking ease of movement of side and centre stand
Greasing side stand pivot
Checking centre stand
Checking steering damper
Checking tire pressures and tread depth
Checking lights and signalling equipment
Checking battery charge state
Test ride as final inspection and function check
Confirming BMW Service in on-board documentation
Oil change in engine and oil tank, with filter (K1200GT)
Changing brake fluid in Integral ABS wheel circuit, front and rear (K1200RS 01-05, K1200GT)
Change brake fluid in entire ABS control circuit (every 4 years, K1200RS 01-05, K1200GT)
Function test, engine start suppression (K1200GT)
Brake check for BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (K1200RS 01-05, K1200GT)

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

Reading fault-code memories with the BMW Motorrad diagnostic system
Checking freedom of movement of throttle cable and checking for kinks and chafing
Changing engine oil with engine at operating temperature, replacing oil filter
Changing oil in gearbox, warmed to normal operating temperature
Oil change, rear wheel drive (every 2 years or every 40.000 km)
Checking front and rear brake fluid level
Checking front and rear brake pads for wear
Checking front and rear brake discs for wear
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 or every 40.000 km)
Replace the fuel filter (every 40.000 km)
Checking coolant level and concentration
Change coolant in system (every 4 years)
Checking battery acid level
Cleaning and greasing battery terminals
Replacing intake air filter
Checking operation of side-stand switch
Greasing side stand pivot
Checking centre stand
Checking steering damper
Checking rear wheel bearing play by tilting wheel
Checking swinging-arm pivot mount
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
Checking battery charge state
Confirming BMW Service in on-board documentation
Reading out countdown distance to next valve-clearance check (K1200GT)
Oil change in engine and oil tank, with filter (K1200GT)
Changing brake fluid in Integral ABS wheel circuit, front and rear (K1200RS 01-05, K1200GT)
Change brake fluid in entire ABS control circuit (every 4 years, K1200RS 01-05 & K1200GT)
Function test, engine start suppression (K1200GT)
Lubricating ball-joint clamp and ball (K1200GT)
Brake check for BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (K1200RS 01-05, K1200GT)