2006 K1200R transmission fluid change - BMW Luxury Touring Community
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 4 Old Jun 19th, 2012, 8:27 pm Thread Starter
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Milford, NH, usa
Posts: 1
2006 K1200R transmission fluid change

First day on this site. I have looked for my topic but no luck so far. I want to know how to change my transmission fluid on my bike and do i have to do the drive on the rear wheel.

newbie so needs lots of help

2006 K1200R 36M

thank you and you can post to me directly

[email protected]
rpbrown88 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 4 Old Jun 20th, 2012, 6:31 am
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Anaheim, CA, USA
Posts: 684
Re: 2006 K1200R transmission fluid change

There is no special transmission fluid per se. The transmission is lubricated by the engine oil.

I guess you are asking about the final drive in the rear. The method for changing the final drive fluid varies, depending on the model year. The early slant 4 models (2006) had "sealed" final drives with no drain plugs. I think you remove the final drive fluid through the abs sensor hole.

I suggest that you do searches for "final drive oil" and "final drive fluid" on k-bikes.com and i-bmw.com. You should find several threads and how-to's there. There are also great maintenance how-to's on the BMWMOA website.

Another option is to go to your BMW dealer and order the "REPRom" repair DVD. It has all the repair and maintenance procedures for your K1200R. It isn't cheap (around $100) but it is helpful. Please don't be tempted by the illegal stolen bootleg copies from the Internet.

(Additional note: You are posting on the KGT forums, but you are asking about a K1200R.)

Good luck!
XMagnaRider is offline  
post #3 of 4 Old Jun 20th, 2012, 1:52 pm
Senior Member
 
LTFan's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Sacramento, CA, USA
Posts: 253
Re: 2006 K1200R transmission fluid change

I agree. Post on the right forum for the correct answer. I was about to respond a treatment based on my experience with my K1200LT and it doesn't sound right anymore. I will avoid to respond with my experience.

1996 Kinetic Pride 75cc - First motorized cycle at age 16.
2002 Yamaha Enticer 125cc - First brand new cycle bought from the first salary at age 20.
1984 Honda Shadow 1100cc
1999 BMW K1200LT
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
LTFan is offline  
 
post #4 of 4 Old Jun 20th, 2012, 5:17 pm
Senior Member
 
reelman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Vancouver, WA, USA
Posts: 504
Re: 2006 K1200R transmission fluid change

Welcome to our group!

You'll find this community full of friendly and knowledgeable folks. Although you won't find a forum specifically for your bike, you will find a lot of great information.

For technical info on the K12R, I agree that k-bikes.com is a better source. But don't let that keep you from participating here.

Reelman
2006 K1200R (sun yellow)
2003 K1200LT (anthracite) sold
CCR's:
2005 Grand Teton, N.P.
2007 Osage Beach, MO
2008 Midway, UT
2009 Rapid City, SD
2011 Boise, ID
2013 Bend, OR

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
reelman is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the BMW Luxury Touring Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in











Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
050 1200 RT Transmission and rear drive oil change 05-1200-RT RT Series 6 Aug 14th, 2011 4:49 pm
transmission fluid tenrocky K1200LT 8 Jul 21st, 2011 11:41 am
Speed Bleeders and DOT 5 atrovarious K1200LT 11 Jun 24th, 2010 9:27 pm
Fluid change questions camtr K1200LT 9 Mar 30th, 2006 1:01 pm
Transmission fluid change - what a pain SeaMarshal K1200LT 14 Mar 5th, 2006 8:57 am

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome