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Low-beam headlight The low-beam headlight
switches on automatically
when you start the engine. With the engine switched
off, you can switch on the
lights by switching on the
high-beam headlight with the
ignition switched on or by op-
erating the headlight flasher.cHigh-beam headlight/
• Press the top part of switch 1
for the high-beam headlight.
» High-beam headlight switched on.
• Move switch 1 for the high-
beam headlight to the center
» High-beam headlight switched off.
• Press the bottom part of
switch 1 for the high-beam
» Headlight flasher.Parking lightsYou can switch on the parking
lights only immediately after
switching off the ignition. • Switch off the ignition.
• Press left-hand turn indica-
tor switch 1.
» Parking lights switched on.
• Switch the ignition on and off again.
» Parking lights switched off.
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Adjusting headlight beam
throwHeadlight beam throw is kept
constant when spring preload
is adjusted to suit load.
• Adjust the spring-preload and shock-absorber settings
to suit load (
• Consult a specialist work- shop, preferably an autho-
motorcycle retailer, if you are
unsure whether the head-
light basic setting is correct.
Spring preload adjustment
might not suffice if the motor-
cycle is very heavily loaded.
To avoid dazzling oncoming
traffic: • Use pivot lever
1 to adjust
A Neutral position
B High load
Adjusting headlight for
RHD/LHD trafficWhen riding in countries where
traffic drives on the opposite
side of the road to that in
which the vehicle was regis-
tered, the asymmetric low
headlight beam will dazzle
Adhesive films with un-
suitable adhesives can
damage the plastic of the
Use only suitable adhesive
• Have the headlight adjusted to the relevant conditions by
a specialist workshop, pref-
erably an authorized
BMW motorcycle retailer.
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Turn indicatorsSwitching on turn-
indicators• Press left-hand turn indica-tor button 1 .
» Left-hand turn indicator
» Indicator light for left-hand
turn indicator flashes. • Press right-hand turn indica-
tor button 2 .
» Right-hand turn indicator switched on.
» Indicator light for right-hand turn indicator flashes.
Switching off the turn
indicators• Press cancel button 3.
» Turn indicator off.
» Turn indicator light is off.
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Storage compartmentOpening storage
compartmentThe ignition key opens the
storage compartment inte-
grated into the fairing on the
• Use the ignition key to unlock the storage compartment.
»Lock barrel 1 is at right angles
to the direction of travel.
• Push the lock barrel in.
» The lid opens.
compartment• Snap the lid of the compart- ment closed and push it down.
» The lock engages with an
• Use the ignition key to lock the
» The lock barrel is in line with the direction of travel.
Front and rear seatsRemoving seat• Turn the key counter-clock-wise in the seat lock.
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• When doing so, press the rear seat down.
• Lift the seat at the rear and release the key.
• If the seat has seat heating
disconnect plug 1. • Pull the seat to the rear to
release it from its holders.
• Raise the front seat at the rear.
• If the seat has seat heating
disconnect plug 2. • Lift the seat up to remove.
Adjusting front seatThe front seat can be raised or
lowered to either of two posi-
• Adjust the seat by removing
seat supporting rod 1 and
reinserting it in the appropri-