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 R1100RS & R1150RS here.


  BMW R1100RS
1993-1995 & 1996-2001             
BMW R1100RS-SE
1993-1999                              
BMW R1150RS
2001-2005         
Technical Specifications:              
Capacity: 1085 ccm 1085 ccm 1130 ccm
Cylinder: 2 2 2
HP/KW: 90/66 90/66 95/70
Weight (kg): 246 246 246
Seat height (mm): 780 780 790
Valve clearance (in): cold 0,15 mm cold 0,15 mm cold 0,15 mm
Valve clearance (out): cold 0,30 mm cold 0,30 mm cold 0,30 mm
Idle speed: 1000 ▒ 150 R/MIN 1000-1150 R/MIN 1100 ▒ 50 R/MIN
Injection: Injection Injection Injection
Tire pressure (front): 2,2 (2,5) bar 2,2 (2,5) bar 2,2 (2,5) bar
Tire pressure (rear): 2,5 (2,9) bar 2,5 (2,9) bar 2,5 (2,9) bar
Spark plug 1: NGK BKR7EKC NGK BKR7EKC NGK BKR7EKC
Spark plug 2:NGK BKR7EIX NGK BKR7EIX Doppelz.: +DCPR8EKC
Standpipe ě: 35 mm telelever 35 mm telelever 35 mm telelever
Drive: Kardan Kardan Kardan
       
Capacities:      
Fork oil per rod: 470 ml SAE 10W 470 ml SAE 10W 450 ml SAE 15W
Engine oil without filter: 3,5 L SAE 20W-50 3,5 L SAE 20W-50 3,5 L SAE 15W-50
Engine oil with filter: 3,75 L 3,75 L 3,75 L MIN. API SJ
Transmission oil: 800 ml SAE 90 GL-5 800 ml SAE 90 GL-5 800 ml 75W-140 GL-5
Brake fluid: DOT 4 DOT 4 DOT 4
Final drive oil: 230 ml SAE 90 GL-5 230 ml SAE 90 GL-5 230 ml SAE 90 GL-5
Fuel: 23,0 L 23,0 L 23,0 L
Coolant: air-cooled air-cooled air-/ oil-cooled




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

Change oil when engine at regular operating temperature, renew oil filter
Oil change, rear wheel drive
Tightening cylinder head
Adjusting valve clearance
Checking freedom of movement of throttle cable and checking for kinks and chafing
Checking swinging arm bearing
Checking operation of side-stand switch
Checking/adjusting synchronisation
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
Changing oil in gearbox, warmed to normal operating temperature (R1100RS)
Checking clutch play (R1100RS)
Tension Poly-V belt (R1100RS)
Tightening hose clamp at intake manifold (R1100RS)
Checking front and rear brake fluid level (R1100RS)
Checking security of rear wheel screws (R1100RS)
Checking security of screws for adjustable handlebars (R1100RS)
Checking idle speed (R1100RS)
Checking throttle valves (R1100RS)
Greasing side stand pivot (R1150RS)

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

Change oil when engine at regular operating temperature, renew oil filter
Adjusting valve clearance
Checking condition of spark plugs
Checking battery acid level
Cleaning and greasing battery terminals
Checking freedom of movement of throttle cable and checking for kinks and chafing
Tension Poly-V belt
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
Lubricating side stand
Checking operation of side-stand switch
Checking/adjusting synchronisation
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
Changing oil in gearbox, warmed to normal operating temperature (R1100RS)
Oil change, rear wheel drive (R1100RS)
Checking clutch play (R1100RS)
Checking swinging arm bearing (R1100RS)
Lubricating centre stand (R1100RS)
Lubricating nipple of clutch cable (R1100RS)
Lubricating bottom spring-strut eye (R1100RS)
Checking idle speed (R1100RS)
Checking throttle valves (R1100RS)
Gearbox-oil change (R1150RS, every 2 years)
Oil change, rear wheel drive (R1150RS, every 2 years)
Checking clutch fluid level (R1150RS)
Change the clutch fluid (R1150RS, every 4 years)

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

Change oil when engine at regular operating temperature, renew oil filter
Changing oil in gearbox, warmed to normal operating temperature
Adjusting valve clearance
Replacing spark plugs
Replace the fuel filter (every 40.000 km)
Checking battery acid level
Cleaning and greasing battery terminals
Replacing intake air filter
Checking freedom of movement of throttle cable and checking for kinks and chafing
Replace belt for generator (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
Changing brake fluid, front and rear brakes
Checking swinging arm bearing
Lubricating side stand
Checking operation of side-stand switch
Cleaning and greasing shaft for windscreen adjuster
Checking/adjusting synchronisation
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
Oil change, rear wheel drive (R1100RS)
Checking clutch play (R1100RS)
Tension Poly-V belt (R1100RS)
Checking wheel bearings (R1100RS)
Lubricating centre stand (R1100RS)
Lubricating nipple of clutch cable (R1100RS)
Lubricating bottom spring-strut eye (R1100RS)
Checking idle speed (R1100RS)
Checking throttle valves (R1100RS)
Oil change, rear wheel drive (R1150RS, every 2 years)
Visual inspection of the brake pipes, brake hoses and connections (R1150RS)
Checking clutch fluid level (R1150RS)
Change the clutch fluid (R1150RS, every 4 years)
Checking rear wheel bearing play by tilting wheel (R1150RS)