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 R850R, R1100R, R1150R & Rockster here.


  BMW R850R 1994-2002         BMW R850R/Comfort 2003-2006     BMW R1100R 1994-2000    
Technical Specifications:              
Capacity: 848 ccm 848 ccm 1085 ccm
Cylinder: 2 2 2
HP/KW: 70/52 70/52 80/59
Weight (kg): 235 238 235
Seat height (mm): 760 800 760
Valve clearance (in): cold 0,15 mm cold 0,15 mm cold 0,15 mm
Valve clearance (out): cold 0,30 mm cold 0,30 mm cold 0,30 mm
Idle speed: 850-1150 R/MIN 1100 ▒ 50 R/MIN 1000 ▒ 150 R/MIN
Injection: Injection Injection Injection
Tire pressure (front): 2,2 (2,5) bar 2,2 (2,5) bar 2,2 (2,5) bar
Tire pressure (rear): 2,5 (2,9) bar 2,5 (2,7) bar 2,5 (2,9) bar
Spark plug 1: NGK BKR7EKC NGK BKR7EKC NGK BKR7EKC
Spark plug 2: NGK BKR7EIX NGK BKR7EIX NGK BKR7EIX
Standpipe ě: 35 mm telelever 35 mm telelever 35 mm telelever
Drive: Kardan Kardan Kardan
       
Capacities:      
Fork oil per rod: 470 ml SAE 10W 470 ml SAE 10W 470 ml SAE 10W
Engine oil without filter: 3,5 L SAE 20W-50 3,5 L SAE 15W-50 3,5 L SAE 20W-50
Engine oil with filter: 3,75 L 3,75 L min. API SJ 3,75 L
Transmission oil: 800 ml SAE 90 GL-5 800 ml SAE 90 GL-5 800 ml SAE 90 GL-5
Brake fluid: DOT 4 DOT 4 DOT 4
Final drive oil: 230 ml SAE 90 GL-5 230 ml SAE 90 GL-5 230 ml SAE 90 GL-5
Fuel: 21,0 L 21,0 L; 17,6 L (Comfort) 21,0 L
Coolant: air-/ oil-cooled air-/ oil-cooled air-cooled





  BMW R1150R 2001-2006         BMW R1150R Rockster 2003-2005    
Technical Specifications:              
Capacity: 1130 ccm 1130 ccm
Cylinder: 2 2
HP/KW: 85/63 84/62
Weight (kg): 238 238
Seat height (mm): 800 835
Valve clearance (in): cold 0,15 mm cold 0,15 mm
Valve clearance (out): cold 0,30 mm cold 0,30 mm
Idle speed: 1100 ▒ 50 R/MIN 1100 ▒ 50 R/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 (2,9) bar
Spark plug 1: NGK BKR7EKC NGK BKR7EKC
Spark plug 2: NGK BKR7EIX NGK DCPR8EKC
Standpipe ě: 35 mm telelever 35 mm telelever
Drive: Kardan Kardan
       
Capacities:      
Fork oil per rod: 470 ml SAE 10W 470 ml SAE 10W
Engine oil without filter: 3,5 L SAE 15W-50 3,5 L SAE 15W-50
Engine oil with filter: 3,75 L min. API SJ 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: 21,0 L 20,4 L
Coolant: air-/ oil-cooled air-/ oil-cooled




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

Reading fault memory with BMW Motorrad diagnostic system (R850R 03-06, R1150R & Rockster)
Change oil when engine at regular operating temperature, renew oil filter
Oil change, rear wheel drive
Tightening cylinder head
Adjusting valve clearance
Checking freedom of movement of throttle cable and checking for kinks and chafing
Checking swinging arm bearing
Checking operation of side-stand switch
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
Changing oil in gearbox, warmed to normal operating temperature (R850R 94-02, R1100R)
Checking clutch play (R850R 94-02, R1100R)
Tightening hose clamp at intake manifold (R850R 94-02, R1100R)
Checking front and rear brake fluid level (R850R 94-02, R1100R)
Checking security of rear wheel screws (R850R 94-02, R1100R)
Checking security of screws for adjustable handlebars (R850R 94-02, R1100R)
Checking idle speed (R850R 94-02, R1100R)
Checking throttle valves (R850R 94-02, R1100R)
Greasing side stand pivot (R850R 03-06, R1150R & Rockster)

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

Reading fault memory with BMW Motorrad diagnostic system (R850R 03-06, R1150R & Rockster)
Change oil when engine at regular operating temperature, renew oil filter
Adjusting valve clearance
Checking condition of spark plugs
Checking battery acid level
Cleaning and greasing battery terminals
Checking freedom of movement of throttle cable and checking for kinks and chafing
Checking front and rear brake pads for wear
Checking front and rear brake discs for wear
Checking front and rear brake fluid level
Changing brake fluid, front and rear brakes
Lubricating side stand
Checking operation of side-stand switch
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
Changing oil in gearbox, warmed to normal operating temperature (R850R 94-02, R1100R)
Oil change, rear wheel drive (R850R 94-02, R1100R)
Checking clutch play (R850R 94-02, R1100R)
Checking swinging arm bearing (R850R 94-02, R1100R)
Checking steering damper (R850R 94-02, R1100R)
Lubricating nipple of clutch cable (R850R 94-02, R1100R)
Checking idle speed (R850R 94-02, R1100R)
Checking throttle valves (R850R 94-02, R1100R)
Gearbox-oil change (every 2 years; R850R 03-06, R1150R & Rockster)
Oil change, rear wheel drive (every 2 years; R850R 03-06, R1150R & Rockster)
Checking clutch fluid level (R850R 03-06, R1150R & Rockster)
Change the clutch fluid (every 4 years; R850R 03-06, R1150R & Rockster)
Tension Poly-V belt (R1150R & Rockster)

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

Reading fault memory with BMW Motorrad diagnostic system (R850R 03-06, R1150R & Rockster)
Change oil when engine at regular operating temperature, renew oil filter
Changing oil in gearbox, warmed to normal operating temperature
Adjusting valve clearance
Replacing spark plugs
Replace the fuel filter (every 40.000 km)
Checking battery acid level
Cleaning and greasing battery terminals
Replacing intake air filter
Checking freedom of movement of throttle cable and checking for kinks and chafing
Replace belt for generator (every 40.000 km)
Checking front and rear brake pads for wear
Checking front and rear brake discs for wear
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 swinging arm bearing
Lubricating side stand
Checking operation of side-stand switch
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
Oil change, rear wheel drive (R850R 94-02, R1100R)
Checking clutch play (R850R 94-02, R1100R)
Checking wheel bearings (R850R 94-02, R1100R)
Checking steering damper (R850R 94-02, R1100R)
Lubricating nipple of clutch cable (R850R 94-02, R1100R)
Checking idle speed (R850R 94-02, R1100R)
Checking throttle valves (R850R 94-02, R1100R)
Oil change, rear wheel drive (every 40.000 km; R850R 03-06, R1150R & Rockster)
Checking clutch fluid level (R850R 03-06, R1150R & Rockster)
Change the clutch fluid (every 4 years; R850R 03-06, R1150R & Rockster)
Checking rear wheel bearing play by tilting wheel (R850R 03-06, R1150R & Rockster)