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    Follow up on oil leak

    The valve tensioner was replaced at the same time as the starter motor and that was the problem. My BMW dealer did pick up the bike and fixed the problem no charge. I didn't want to wait a few more...
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    Thanks for all your input. I called my dealer and...

    Thanks for all your input. I called my dealer and they said it must be somthing they did a with less than 300 miles since they did the work. They are sending a truck to pick up the bike (200 miles...
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    R1150rt Oil Leak

    I just had my 2004 rt starter motor replaced by a BMW dealer. After 200 miles oil is leaking from the area of the new starter
    dripping on the side stand and blowing back on the catalytic converter...
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    Thanks Paul , Dan , and Mike. If it rains this...

    Thanks Paul , Dan , and Mike. If it rains this weekend I'll start to peal the plastic off to clean and lubricate to alleviate my worries,
    Art
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    Starter problems

    Starter bendix does not engage after short rides. Starter motor spins but does not engage in fly wheel second or third try engine starts fine. 2004 R1150 rt, 65 k dealer full service at 60K. ...
  6. Thread: Ethanol in fuel

    by ayaple
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    Finally gas with out ethanol

    After years of running my 2004 R1150RT on 10% ethanol, I thought the bike was suppose to ping in hot weather and have listless power. A local gas station now offers high test gas without ethanol. ...
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    04' R1150RT smells of gas

    My 04 started to smell like raw gas on route to the national rally in Tennessee. I stopped at a motel for the night and the next morning all four gallons of my gas was on the parking lot. The...
  8. Two bikes one with servo assist and the other non servo

    My wife's bike is a 2000 R1100RT without servo brakes. My bike is a 2004 R1150RT
    with servo assisted brakes. I ride my bike 99% of the time and have deleloped the bad habit of only using the hand...
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    I had the same problem on my wife's R1100RT...

    I had the same problem on my wife's R1100RT riding home from the Vermont Rally in the rain. The windscreen would not go up so I lubricated the slides and it has been working great ever since.

    ;)
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    After market barkes disappointing

    The aftermarket brakes recommended by my dealer were very disappointing! They squealed at every normal stop (other drivers would look to see what was comming), On meduim hard stops the back brake...
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    Brake Pads

    Just yesterday, I went to my local BMW dealer to purchase brake pads, filters & oil for my 2 RT's, both approx 26k on each. To my surprise the brake pads I was sold were not BMW (everything else in...
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