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.

Spares for BMW R1200RT LC (2014-)


Technical data

Model BMW R1200RT, LC 2014-2016
Volume (ccm) 1170
Cylinders 2
Power (HP) 125
Power (KW) 92
Weight (kg) 274
Seat height (mm) 805
Idle speed (R/Min) 1150
Injection Injection
Tyre pressure front (bar) 2,5
Tyre pressure rear (bar) 2,9
Spark plug 1 NGK LMAR8D-J
Spark Plug 1 -
Standpipe 37 mm Telelever
Drive Cardan
Fork oil per rod 545 ML SAE 10W
Engine Oil Without Filter SAE 5W-40
Engine Oil With Filter 4,0 L MIN. API SL
Gearbox Oil -
Break Fluid DOT 4
Final Drive Oil 180 ML 75W-90 GL-5
Fuel tank volume 25
Coolant 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
Readjusting steering-head bearing
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
Checking rims, hubs and spoke tension; adjusting if necessary
Checking operation of handbrake and footbrake
Checking operation of clutch, gear change and steering
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 memory with BMW Motorrad diagnostic system
Change oil when engine at regular operating temperature, renew oil filter
Check/adjust valve clearance
Replacing spark plugs
Replacing intake air filter
Visual inspection of the brake pipes, brake hoses and connections
Checking front and rear brake pads and discs for wear
Changing brake fluid, front and rear brakes
Visual inspection of the hydraulic clutch system
Checking clutch fluid level
Checking / tightening hose clamps
Checking coolant level
Checking ease of movement of side stand; greasing side stand pivot mount
Checking ease of movement of centre stand; greasing centre stand pivot mount
Checking security of rear wheel screws
Checking rear wheel bearing play by tilting wheel
Checking swinging arm bearing for play; adjusting if necessary
Spoke wheels: Checking rims, hubs and spoke tension; adjusting if necessary
Cast wheels: checking condition of wheels
Function test, engine start suppression
Checking battery charge state
Checking lights and signalling equipment, telltale and control lights, instruments, horn
Checking tire pressures and tread depth
Checking operation of handbrake and footbrake
Checking operation of clutch, gear change and steering
Test ride as final inspection and function check
Setting service-due date and service countdown distance
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
Change oil when engine at regular operating temperature, renew oil filter
Tightening cylinder head
Check/adjust valve clearances
Replacing spark plugs
Replacing intake air filter
Oil change, rear wheel drive
Visual inspection of the brake pipes, brake hoses and connections
Checking front and rear brake pads and discs for wear
Changing brake fluid, front and rear brakes
Visual inspection of the hydraulic clutch system
Checking clutch fluid level
Checking/tightening hose clamps
Checking coolant level
Checking ease of movement of centre stand; greasing centre stand pivot mount
Checking ease of movement of side stand; greasing side stand pivot mount
Checking security of rear wheel screws
Checking rear wheel bearing play by tilting wheel
Checking swinging arm bearing
Spoke wheels: Checking rims, hubs and spoke tension; adjusting if necessary
Cast wheels: checking condition of wheels
Function test, engine start suppression
Checking battery charge state
Checking lights and signalling equipment, telltale and control lights, instruments, horn
Checking tire pressures and tread depth
Checking operation of handbrake and footbrake
Checking operation of clutch, gear change and steering
Test ride as final inspection and function check
Setting service-due date and service countdown distance
Confirming BMW Service in on-board documentation