2022 BMW Motorrad R 18 Transcontinental Owner's Manual (Page 158 of 213)

2022 BMW Motorrad R 18 Transcontinental Owner's Manual
Posted on 26 Apr, 2022
Model: 2022 BMW Motorrad R 18 Transcontinental
Pages: 213
File size: 8 MB

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152 CARE
CARE PRODUCTS
BMW Motorrad recommends that you use
cleaning and care products available at your
authorized BMW Motorrad retailer. BMW
Care Products have been materials tested,
laboratory tested, and field tested and pro-
vide optimum care and protection for the
materials used in your vehicle.
ATTENTION
Use of unsuitable cleaning and care
agents
Damage to motorcycle parts
Do not use any solvents such as nitro
thinners, cold cleaners, fuel or similar,
and do not use cleaning agents that
contain alcohol.
ATTENTION
Use of highly acidic or alkaline cleaning
agents
Damage to motorcycle parts
Observe the dilution ratio on the pack-
aging of the cleaning agents.
Do not use highly acidic or alkaline
cleaning agents.
WASHING THE VEHICLE
BMW Motorrad recommends that you use
BMW Insect Remover to soften and wash off
insects and stubborn dirt from painted parts
before washing the vehicle.
To prevent stains, do not wash the vehicle
immediately after it has been exposed to
bright sunlight and do not wash it in the sun.
Regularly clean the fork tubes of contamina-
tion.
Make sure that the vehicle is washed fre-
quently, especially during the winter months.
To remove road salt, clean the motorcycle
with cold water immediately after every trip.
After rides in the rain, in high humidity
and after the vehicle is washed, con-
densation can form inside the headlight.
During this process, the headlight can be-
come foggy for a while. If moisture accumu-
lates in the headlight on an ongoing basis,
contact a specialist workshop, preferably an
authorized BMW Motorrad retailer.
WARNING
Damp brake disks and brake pads af-
ter washing the motorcycle, after riding
through water or in the rain
Poorer braking action, accident hazard
Brake early until the brake rotors and
brake pads are dry.
ATTENTION
Increased effect of salt caused by warm
water
Corrosion
Only use cold water to remove road salt.
ATTENTION
Damage caused by high water pressure
from high-pressure cleaners or steam-jet
devices
Corrosion or short circuit, damage to la-
bels, to seals, to hydraulic brake system, to
the electrical system and the seat
Exercise caution when using high-pres-
sure or steam-jet devices.
CLEANING SENSITIVE VEHICLE PARTS
Plastics
ATTENTION
Use of unsuitable cleaning agents
Damage to plastic surfaces
Do not use abrasive cleaners or cleaners
containing alcohol or solvents.
Do not use insect sponges or sponges
with a hard surface.
Clean plastic components with water and
BMW plastic care emulsion. This includes in
particular:


General
Year 2022
Make BMW Motorrad
Model R 18 Transcontinental
Language English
Pages 213
Filetype PDF (Download)
File size 8 MB
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