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    F-Twins Tech F650/700/800 - Engine Oil Level Check

    The articles, posts and comments in this tech section are posted by individual members and reflect their personal thoughts and experiences with repairing, maintaining, and generally working on motorcycles. This information may require specific knowledge and skills, may or may not be correct or current to model.

    The authors of information found here and the BMW MOA take no responsibility for ensuring the accuracy of any information (including procedures, techniques, parts numbers, torque values, tool usage, etc.), or further for any damage of any kind or injuries incurred or caused by anyone following the instructions or information found here.

    It is the duty of the individual to either assume the liability himself for responsibly using the information found here, or to take the bike or accessory to a Dealer or other qualified professional service.

    Lastly, please ensure you dispose of your used chemicals, oils and fuels in an environmentally responsible manner. Most Auto Parts stores and service stations will accept used oil and lubricants, tires and batteries, please check for your local availability. Here's a link where you can look up a place to dispose of your used fluids (oil, coolant, brake fluid, etc.) -

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    Besides tires, there is nothing more hotly debated on various motorcycle forums than engine oil. Personally, I ascribe to this thinking: "Having engine oil is better than having no engine oil. Having engine oil at the correct level is better than having engine oil that is too low or too high. Having the correct viscosity/rating is better than the incorrect viscosity/rating. Finally - Having clean oil is better than having dirty oil."

    Though it seems easy, BMW recommends a specific procedure for all twin-cylinder F650, F700 and F800 bikes and models.

    Tools Required:
    - Paper towel, rags, or your least-favorite t-shirt

    Before checking your oil level, warm up your bike to operating temperature by riding, or letting the bike idle until the cooling fan comes on. Then place the bike on the center stand or have a friend hold the bike upright.

    Last edited by drneo66; 03-12-2021 at 12:42 AM.
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