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without Tire Pressure Control
If you prefer, you can use but-
ton2for this purpose.
Residual rangewithout onboard computer
The operating range is displayed
together with the letteringRANGE
and indicates what
distance can still be driven with
the remaining fuel. It is only
displayed after the fuel reserve
is reached. This distance is
calculated on the basis of fuel
level and average consumption.
When refueling after running on
reserve, make sure that you top
up the tank to a level above re-
serve, as otherwise the sensor
will not be able to register the
new level. Otherwise neither the fill level nor the operating range
display can be updated.
The determined residual
range is an approximate
reading. BMW Motorrad there-
fore recommends that you do
not try to use the full remaining
range before refueling.
Selecting readingsSwitch on ignition.
Press button 1.
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Each time the button is pressed,
the display shows values start-
ing with the current value in the
following order:Ambient temperature
Oil level indicator
Tire pressures (OE)
Ambient temperatureWhen the motorcycle is stopped,
the engine heat can falsify the
measurement of the ambient
temperature 1. If the influence
of the engine heat becomes too
is temporarily shown in
If the ambient temperature
drops below 3 °C, a warn-
ing of possible icing-up appears.
The display automatically switch-
es from any other mode to the
temperature reading when the
temperature drops below this
threshold for the first time.
Average speedThe average speed 1is cal-
culated based on the elapsed
time since the last reset. Times
during which the engine was
stopped are excluded from the
calculation.Resetting average speedSwitch on ignition.
Select average speed.
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Hold down button1.
Average speed is reset.Average consumptionThe average consumption 1is
calculated by dividing the dis-
tance covered since the last re- set by the corresponding amount
of fuel used.
consumptionSwitch on ignition.
Select average consumption.
Hold down button
Average consumption is reset.
RangeThe operating description of the
operating range ( 49) also
applies to the range 1. Howev-
er, the range can also be dis-
played before the fuel reserve is
To calculate the range, a special
average consumption is used,
which does not always match the
value that can be shown on the
The determined range is an
approximate reading. BMW
Motorrad therefore recommends
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that you do not try to use the full
range before refueling.Oil level indicatorThe oil level indicator1provides
information on the oil level in the
engine. It can only be displayed
when the motorcycle is stopped.
The conditions for the oil level
indicator are as follows:
Engine at operating tempera-
Engine idling for at least 10
Side-stand retracted. Motorcycle is vertical.
The readings mean:
: Oil level is correct.
: Check oil level during
next refueling stop.
: No measurement possible
(above-mentioned conditions not
If other information of the
onboard computer is dis-
played, this symbol continues to
be shown until the oil level is de-
tected as correct again.
The most recently measured
level is displayed for 5 seconds
when you next switch on the ig-
If, despite a correct oil lev-
el on the oil sight glass,
"Check oil level" appears on the
display, the oil level sensor may
be defective. In this case, please
contact your authorized BMW
Tire Pressure Control
Displaying tire inflation
pressureSwitch on ignition.
Repeatedly press button 1un-
til the tire inflation pressures
appear in the display.
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The tire inflation pressures are
displayed with the letteringRDC P
. The left-hand value
indicates the inflation pressure of
the front wheel, and the right-
hand value the inflation pressure
of the rear wheel. The displayed
tire inflation pressures refer to a
tire temperature of 68 °F (20 °C).
Immediately after switching on
as the transfer of the inflation
pressure values does not begin
until a speed over 20 mph
(30 km/h) is reached. Without an onboard computer,
the tire inflation pressures are
shown alternately with the clock.
With an onboard computer, the
tire inflation pressures are dis-
played alternately with the clock
and the values of the onboard
LightsParking lightsThe parking lights switch on au-
tomatically when the ignition is
The parking lights are a
strain on the battery. Do
not leave the ignition switched
on longer than absolutely
necessary.Low-beam headlightThe 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 operating the
High-beam headlight and
headlight flasherPress top section of full-beam
headlight switch 1.
High-beam headlight is
Move full-beam headlight
switch 1to center position.