Changing the oil on the 2001 bmw f650gs november 8 2009 august 31 2019 austin 4 comments bmw maintenance motorcycle wrenching after looking at what it costs to have any bmw mechanic change the oil on my f650 i knew that i would be doing this myself.
Bmw f650gs twin oil change.
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A diy instructional video created for the bmw motorrad club of northern illinois on changing the oil and filter on a single cylinder f650 gs.
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Service bulletin 2855 from 1998 covers the use of sj engine oil in bmw motorcycles sj specification oil is not approved for use in bmw motorcycles.
Bmw oil related servce bulletins.
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Service bulletin 11 002 05 015 from feb 2005 covers the overfilling.
I used exactly 23l after an oil change and before from bmw the oil level was always at the top of the sight glass.
The bike has to be really warm.
I made this video to encourage f800gs owners to do their own maintenance.
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Oil change on a bmw f650gs twin.
So every 5000kms 3000miles they change the oil but not the filter.
Bmw recommends you change the oil and filter every 10000kms 6000miles.
There is some evidence to show that such regular oil changes are not required on the f650.
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Although all the informtions are accurateto the best of my knowledge the use of these imformations are at your own.
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You can find more details in the service bulletins faq.
This video is for demonstration purposes only.
100 twice a year really just isnt worth it.