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    I think my broken cable caused another problem. ...

    I think my broken cable caused another problem. I removed the speedometer drive last night and found 4 teeth on the plastic gear had stripped. Maybe the cable bound and caused this? Anyhow I just...
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    Speedometer Issue

    The speedometer quit the other day on my 1994 R1100RS. I removed the cable assembly and the inner cable had broken in two. I got a new assembly from the dealer and installed it. Simple job. ...
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    I'm back on the road! Took the bike for a 50...

    I'm back on the road! Took the bike for a 50 mile ride this weekend and everything worked fine. Hopefully it was just dirt on the 4 pin connector. I put the contact cleaner to it and seemed to get...
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    Happy Wanderer, the answer to all of your...

    Happy Wanderer, the answer to all of your questions is "yes". After the bike died, I coasted off the interstate and tried to restart it. Everything seemed normal but the bike would not fire. Due to...
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    Thanks for the suggestions. I took the tank off...

    Thanks for the suggestions. I took the tank off and removed the fuel pump assembly today. I was hoping I would see something physically wrong but no such luck. I inspected the fuses and they...
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    1994 RSL, Fuel Pump Failure

    Going down the interstate the other day and my bike just quit. My fuel pump doesn't seem to be working. I don't hear it wind up anymore when I turn the key. What are some things to look at? I've...
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    It Runs

    Thanks to everybody for their suggestions! I finally ordered a fuel pump kit and a fuel filter from Beemerboneyard and installed them this weekend. It took me awhile but I worked slowly and...
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    Engine just dies!

    I tried to start my bike tonight but it refused. I did notice something different than usual. Normally when I turn the key to the "ON" position there is an electrical whirring noise. I assumed...
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    Engine just dies!

    I own a 1994 R1100RSL with 32,000 miles. Lately the engine has died on me a couple of times. The first time I was going down a straight level road at about 60 mph when the engine just quit. No...
  10. Thread: BMW Rentals

    by pablo
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    BMW Rentals

    Does anybody know of any places in the Pittsburgh, PA to Washington DC area to rent BMW motorcycles?
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    I've never used Heritage BMW for service so I...

    I've never used Heritage BMW for service so I can't comment on them. I have had my K75S serviced at the BMW dealership in Wexford. I also bought my R1100RSL from them. They've done acceptable work...
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    Gas Gauge Problem

    A few weeks ago I took my 1994 R1100RSL to the shop and had my clutch throw-out bearing replaced. When I got it home and started riding it I noticed the fuel gauge always read full. Two questions: ...
  13. Thread: Clutch Issues

    by pablo
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    Thanks

    Thanks for your suggestions. Unfortunately none of them sound simple! I've adjusted the free play on the cable a couple of times and after each ride the clutch quits working. I pull in the clutch...
  14. Thread: Clutch Issues

    by pablo
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    Clutch Issues

    I have a 1994 BMW R1100RSL with 20,000 miles. A couple of days ago I started having problems shifting on the way home. I figured the clutch cable was broken but when I got home, it wasn't broken. ...
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    I installed an aftermarket Corbin on my 1988 K75S...

    I installed an aftermarket Corbin on my 1988 K75S in 1993. It is a little firm but I like it fine. The only problem I had was last year I had to get the front seating portion recovered. The vinyl...
  16. Thread: Clutch Rattle

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    Thanks for your comments. My bike has been...

    Thanks for your comments. My bike has been making this noise for a good while. I will keep listening to it and will compare it to other K75's.
  17. Thread: Clutch Rattle

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    Clutch Rattle

    I have a 1988 K75S with approximately 43,000 miles. I've noticed a "rattle" type noise coming from the engine lately. I only notice it when I am parked with the bike running in neutral. It quits...
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