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 R1100RT & R1150RT here.


  BMW R1100RT 1996-2001       BMW R1150RT 2001-2004      
Technical Specifications:              
Capacity: 1085 ccm 1130 ccm
Cylinder: 2 2
HP/KW: 90/66 95/70
Weight (kg): 285 279
Seat height (mm): 800 805
Valve clearance (in): cold 0,15 mm cold 0,15 mm
Valve clearance (out): cold 0,30 mm cold 0,30 mm
Idle speed: 1000 ▒ 150 U/MIN 1100 ▒ 50 U/MIN
Injection: Injection Injection
Tire pressure (front): 2,2 (2,5) bar 2,2 (2,5) bar
Tire pressure (rear): 2,5 (2,9) bar 2,5 (2,7) bar
Spark plug 1: NGK BKR7EKC NGK BKR7EKC
Spark plug 2: NGK BKR7EIX +DCPR8EKC
Standpipe ě: 35 mm telelever 35 mm telelever
Drive: Kardan Kardan
       
Capacities:      
Fork oil per rod: 470 ml SAE 10W 450 ml SAE 15W
Engine oil without filter: 3,5 L SAE 20W-50 3,5 L SAE 15W-50
Engine oil with filter: 3,75 L 3,75 L min. API SJ
Transmission oil: 800 ml SAE 90 GL-5 800 ml SAE-90 GL-5
Brake fluid: DOT 4 DOT 4
Final drive oil: 230 ml SAE 90 GL-5 230 ml SAE 90 GL-5
Fuel: 25,0 litres 25,2 litres
Coolant: 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 (R1100, 1150RT)
Oil change, rear wheel drive (R1100, 1150RT)
Tightening cylinder head (R1100, 1150RT)
Adjusting valve clearance (R1100, 1150RT)
Checking freedom of movement of throttle cable and checking for kinks and chafing (R1100, 1150RT)
Checking front and rear brake fluid level (R1100, 1150RT)
Checking swinging-arm pivot mount (R1100, 1150RT)
Checking operation of side-stand switch (R1100, 1150RT)
Checking/adjusting synchronisation (R1100, 1150RT)
Checking tire pressures and tread depth (R1100, 1150RT)
Checking lights and signalling equipment (R1100, 1150RT)
Test ride as final inspection and function check (R1100, 1150RT)
Confirming BMW Service in on-board documentation (R1100, 1150RT)
Changing oil in gearbox, warmed to normal operating temperature (R1100RT)
Checking clutch play (R1100RT)
Checking security of hose clip at air intake (R1100RT)
Checking security of rear-wheel studs (R1100RT)
Checking security of screws for adjustable handlebars (R1100RT)
Checking idle speed (R1100RT)
Checking throttle valves (R1100RT)
Greasing side stand pivot (R1150RT)

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

Changing engine oil with engine at operating temperature, replacing oil filter (R1100, 1150RT)
Adjusting valve clearance (R1100, 1150RT)
Checking condition of spark plugs (R1100, 1150RT)
Checking battery acid level (R1100, 1150RT)
Cleaning and greasing battery terminals (R1100, 1150RT)
Checking freedom of movement of throttle cable and checking for kinks and chafing (R1100, 1150RT)
Checking operation of side-stand switch (R1100, 1150RT)
Checking/adjusting synchronisation (R1100, 1150RT)
Checking tire pressures and tread depth (R1100, 1150RT)
Checking lights and signalling equipment (R1100, 1150RT)
Test ride as final inspection and function check (R1100, 1150RT)
Confirming BMW Service in on-board documentation (R1100, 1150RT)
Changing oil in gearbox, warmed to normal operating temperature (R1100RT)
Oil change, rear wheel drive (R1100RT)
Checking clutch play (R1100RT)
Checking front and rear brake pads for wear (R1100RT)
Checking front and rear brake discs for wear (R1100RT)
Checking front and rear brake fluid level (R1100RT)
Changing brake fluid, front and rear brakes (R1100RT)
Checking swinging-arm pivot mount (R1100RT)
Lubricating side stand (R1100RT)
Lubricating nipple of clutch cable (R1100RT)
Checking idle speed (R1100RT)
Checking throttle valves (R1100RT)
Reading fault memory with BMW Motorrad diagnostic system (R1150RT)
Gearbox-oil change (R1150RT, every 2 years)
Oil change, rear wheel drive (R1150RT, every 2 years)
Changing brake fluid in Integral ABS wheel circuit, front and rear (R1150RT)
Change brake fluid in entire ABS control circuit (R1150RT)
Checking clutch fluid level (R1150RT)
Change the clutch fluid (R1150RT, every 4 years)
Greasing side stand pivot (R1150RT)
Tension Poly-V belt (R1150RT)
Brake check for BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (R1150RT)

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

Changing engine oil with engine at operating temperature, replacing oil filter (R1100, 1150RT)
Changing oil in gearbox, warmed to normal operating temperature (R1100, 1150RT)
Checking valve clearance (R1100, 1150RT)
Replace all spark plugs (R1100, 1150RT)
Replace the fuel filter (R1100, 1150RT; every 40.000 km)
Checking battery acid level (R1100, 1150RT)
Cleaning and greasing battery terminals (R1100, 1150RT)
Replacing intake air filter (R1100, 1150RT)
Checking freedom of movement of throttle cable and checking for kinks and chafing (R1100, 1150RT)
Replace belt for generator (R1100, 1150RT; every 40.000 km)
Checking swinging-arm pivot mount (R1100, 1150RT)
Checking operation of side-stand switch (R1100, 1150RT)
Checking/adjusting synchronisation (R1100, 1150RT)
Checking tire pressures and tread depth (R1100, 1150RT)
Checking lights and signalling equipment (R1100, 1150RT)
Test ride as final inspection and function check (R1100, 1150RT)
Confirming BMW Service in on-board documentation (R1100, 1150RT)
Oil change, rear wheel drive (R1100RT)
Checking clutch play (R1100RT)
Checking front and rear brake pads for wear (R1100RT)
Checking front and rear brake discs for wear (R1100RT)
Checking front and rear brake fluid level (R1100RT)
Visual inspection of the brake pipes, brake hoses and connections (R1100RT)
Changing brake fluid, front and rear brakes (R1100RT)
Checking wheel bearings (R1100RT)
Lubricate the side stand (R1100RT)
Lubricating nipple of clutch cable (R1100RT)
Checking idle speed (R1100RT)
Checking throttle valves (R1100RT)
Reading fault memory with BMW Motorrad diagnostic system (R1150RT)
Oil change, rear wheel drive (R1150RT, every 2 years)
Changing brake fluid in Integral ABS wheel circuit, front and rear (R1150RT)
Change brake fluid in entire ABS control circuit (R1150RT)
Checking clutch fluid level (R1150RT)
Change the clutch fluid (R1150RT, every 4 years)
Checking rear wheel bearing play by tilting wheel (R1150RT)
Greasing side stand pivot (R1150RT)
Brake check for BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (R1150RT)