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 R1200RT here.


  BMW R1200RT 2005-2009         BMW R1200RT 2010-2013    
Technical Specifications:              
Capacity: 1170 ccm 1170 ccm
Cylinder: 2 2
HP/KW: 110/80 110/81
Weight (kg): 259 263
Seat height (mm): 820 820
Valve clearance (in): cold 0,15 mm cold 0,13-0,23 mm
Valve clearance (out): cold 0,30 mm cold 0,30-0,40 mm
Idle speed: 1150 ▒ 50 R/MIN  
Injection: Injection Injection 47 mm
Tire pressure (front): 2,2 (2,5) bar 2,2 (2,5) bar
Tire pressure (rear): 2,5 (2,9) bar 2,5 (2,9) bar
Spark plug 1: NGK DCPR8EKC NGK MAR8B-JDS
Spark plug 2: NGK DCPR8EIX -
Standpipe ě: 35 mm telelever 35 mm telelever
Drive: Kardan Kardan
       
Capacities:      
Fork oil per rod:    
Engine oil without filter: SAE 15W-50 SAE 15W-50
Engine oil with filter: 4,0 L min. API SJ 4,0 L min. API SJ
Transmission oil: 700 ml SAE 90 GL-5 700 ml 75W-140 GL-5
Brake fluid: DOT 4 DOT 4
Final drive oil: 180 ml 75W-140 GL-5 180 ml 75W-140 GL-5
Fuel: 27,0 L 25,0 L
Coolant: air-/ oil-cooled air-/ oil-cooled




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

Setting service-due date and service countdown distance
Reading fault memory with BMW Motorrad diagnostic system
Performing bleed test with the BMW Motorrad diagnostic system
Oil change, engine, with filter
Oil change, rear wheel drive
Tightening cylinder head fasteners
Adjusting valve clearance
Checking front and rear brake fluid level
Checking freedom of movement of throttle cable and checking for kinks and chafing
Checking tire pressures and tread depth
Checking lights and signalling equipment
Function test, engine start suppression
Checking synchronisation
Final inspection and check of roadworthiness
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
Oil change, rear wheel drive
Gearbox-oil change (every 2 years)
Replace belt for generator (every 6 years)
Adjusting valve clearance
Visual inspection of the hydraulic clutch system
Changing brake fluid in Integral ABS wheel circuit, front and rear
Change brake fluid in entire ABS control circuit
Checking freedom of movement of throttle cable and checking for kinks and chafing
Checking tire pressures and tread depth
Checking ease of movement of side stand
Checking ease of movement of centre stand
Checking specified torque of threaded fasteners with torque wrench: centre stand
Checking lights and signalling equipment
Function test, engine start suppression
Brake check for BMW Motorrad Integral ABS
Checking synchronisation
Final inspection and check of roadworthiness
Checking battery charge state
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
Oil change, engine, with filter
Oil change, rear wheel drive
Gearbox-oil change (every 2 years or every 40.000 km)
Adjusting valve clearance
Replace all spark plugs (every 40.000 km)
Replace air filter cartridge
Replace belt for generator (every 40.000 km)
Visual inspection of the hydraulic clutch system
Checking front and rear brake discs for wear
Checking front and rear brake pads for wear
Changing brake fluid in Integral ABS wheel circuit, front and rear
Change brake fluid in entire ABS control circuit
Checking freedom of movement of wire cables and checking for kinks and chafing
Checking tire pressures and tread depth
Checking ease of movement of side stand
Checking ease of movement of centre stand
Checking specified torque of threaded fasteners with torque wrench: centre stand
Checking lights and signalling equipment
Function test, engine start suppression
Brake check for BMW Motorrad Integral ABS
Checking synchronisation
Final inspection and check of roadworthiness
Checking battery charge state
Confirming BMW Service in on-board documentation