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 R 1200 GS, LC (2013-) & R 1200 GS Adventure, LC (2014-) here.


  BMW R1200GS, LC 2013-         BMW R1200GS Adventure, LC
2014-    
Technical Specifications:              
Capacity: 1170 ccm 1170 ccm
Cylinder: 2 2
HP/KW: 125/92 125/92
Weight (kg): 238 260
Seat height (mm): 850 890
Valve clearance (in):    
Valve clearance (out):    
Idle speed: 1150 R/MIN 1150 R/MIN
Injection: Injection 52 mm Injection 52 mm
Tire pressure (front): 2,5 bar 2,5 bar
Tire pressure (rear): 2,9 bar 2,9 bar
Spark plug 1: NGK LMAR8D-J NGK LMAR8D-J
Spark plug 2: - -
Standpipe ě: 37 mm telelever 41 mm telelever
Drive: Kardan Kardan
       
Capacities:      
Fork oil per rod:    
Engine oil without filter: SAE 5W-40 SAE 5W-40
Engine oil with filter: 4,2 L min. API SL 4,0 L min. API SL
Transmission oil:    
Brake fluid: DOT 4 DOT 4
Final drive oil:    
Fuel: 20,0 L 30,0 L
Coolant: water+ water+




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

Setting service-due date and service countdown distance
Performing vehicle test with BMW Motorrad diagnostic system
Oil change, engine, with filter
Oil change, rear wheel drive
Checking front and rear brake fluid level
Checking coolant level
Checking tire pressures and tread depth
Checking lights and signalling equipment
Function test, engine start suppression
Final inspection and check of roadworthiness
Confirming BMW Service in on-board documentation
Checking spoke tension (Adv.)

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

Performing vehicle test with BMW Motorrad diagnostic system
Oil change, engine, with filter
Oil change, rear wheel drive (every 2 years)
Visual inspection of the hydraulic clutch system
Visual inspection of the brake pipes, brake hoses and connections
Checking front and rear brake pads for wear
Checking front and rear brake discs for wear
Changing brake fluid, front and rear brakes
Checking coolant level
Checking ease of movement of side stand
Checking ease of movement of centre stand
Checking tire pressures and tread depth
Checking lights and signalling equipment
Function test, engine start suppression
Final inspection and check of roadworthiness
Setting service-due date and service countdown distance
Checking battery charge state
Confirming BMW Service in on-board documentation

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

Performing vehicle test with BMW Motorrad diagnostic system
Oil change, engine, with filter
Oil change, rear wheel drive (every 2 years)
Checking valve clearance
Replacing spark plugs
Replace air filter cartridge
Visual inspection of the hydraulic clutch system
Visual inspection of the brake pipes, brake hoses and connections
Checking front and rear brake pads for wear
Checking front and rear brake discs for wear
Changing brake fluid, front and rear brakes
Checking coolant level
Checking ease of movement of side stand
Checking ease of movement of centre stand
Checking tire pressures and tread depth
Checking lights and signalling equipment
Function test, engine start suppression
Final inspection and check of roadworthiness
Setting service-due date and service countdown distance
Checking battery charge state
Confirming BMW Service in on-board documentation