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 R1200CL here.


  BMW R1200CL 2002-2005      
Technical Specifications:              
Capacity: 1170 ccm
Cylinder: 2
HP/KW: 61/45
Weight (kg): 308
Seat height (mm): 745
Valve clearance (in): cold 0,15 mm
Valve clearance (out): cold 0,30 mm
Idle speed: 750 ▒ 150 R/MIN
Injection: Injection
Tire pressure (front): 2,2 (2,5) bar
Tire pressure (rear): 2,5 (2,9) bar
Spark plug 1: NGK BKR7EKC (-03)
Spark plug 2: BKR7EKC+DCPR8EKC
Standpipe ě: 41 mm telelever
Drive: Kardan
       
Capacities:      
Fork oil per rod: 470 ml SAE 10W
Engine oil without filter: 3,5 L SAE 20W-50
Engine oil with filter: 3,75 L
Transmission oil: 800 ml SAE 90 GL-5
Brake fluid: DOT 4
Final drive oil: 200 ml SAE 90 GL-5
Fuel: 17,5 litres
Coolant: air-/ oil-cooled




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

Reading fault memory with BMW Motorrad diagnostic system
Change oil when engine at regular operating temperature, renew oil filter
Oil change, rear wheel drive
Checking security of rear wheel screws
Checking swinging-arm pivot mount
Checking operation of side-stand switch
Tightening cylinder head
Adjusting valve clearance
Checking freedom of movement of throttle cable and checking for kinks and chafing
Checking/adjusting synchronisation
Checking tire pressures and tread depth
Checking lights and signalling equipment
Test ride as final inspection and function check

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

Reading fault memory with BMW Motorrad diagnostic system
Checking clutch fluid level
Change the clutch fluid (every 4 years)
Change oil when engine at regular operating temperature, renew oil filter
Gearbox-oil change (every 2 years)
Oil change, rear wheel drive (every 2 years)
Checking battery acid level
Cleaning and greasing battery terminals
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 operation of side-stand switch
Greasing side stand pivot
Checking condition of spark plugs
Adjusting valve clearance
Checking freedom of movement of throttle cable and checking for kinks and chafing
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

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

Reading fault memory with BMW Motorrad diagnostic system
Checking clutch fluid level
Change the clutch fluid (every 4 years)
Change oil when engine at regular operating temperature, renew oil filter
Changing oil in gearbox, warmed to normal operating temperature
Oil change, rear wheel drive (every 2 years)
Replace the fuel filter (every 40.000 km)
Checking battery acid level
Cleaning and greasing battery terminals
Replacing intake air filter
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 brake pads for wear
Checking front and rear brake discs for wear
Checking rear wheel bearing play by tilting wheel
Checking swinging-arm pivot mount
Checking operation of side-stand switch
Greasing side stand pivot
Replace belt for generator (every 40.000 km)
Replacing spark plugs
Adjusting valve clearance
Checking freedom of movement of throttle cable and checking for kinks and chafing
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