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The threads are bad. If you cannot get under the head of the plug or use vice grips to pull it out, then you are going to have to remove the whole sump pan.

BMW Motorcycles | Answered on Oct 21, 2016


Hi, Derek sounds like you have a faulty battery or charging system in order to check out any main electrical system, you have to start with a fully charged battery 12.5 volts or better, and be able to pass a load test if necessary. "WARNING" never plug or unplug any electrical connector with the engine running !!!
1. Check battery terminals for damage or corrosion, check battery cables at "BOTH" ends for loose, corroded, or broken connectors, "INSIDE" and outside the cable harness, perform connector wiggle test and check cables with an ohmmeter if necessary.
2. Check the voltage drop at the battery when you hit the starter button, anything below 9 volts you might have a faulty battery.
3. Check voltage at the battery with the bike running at 3,600 RPM should be 14.3 to 14.7 volts. If you are not getting these numbers, you might have a faulty voltage regulator.
4. Make sure voltage regulator is "GROUNDED" and functioning properly, watch the video below on how to test a voltage regulator.
5. Unplug the connector to the alternator and hook your multimeter leads to the alternator (pin/socket selection does not matter) set the multimeter to AC volts, at an idle the multimeter should read 16 to 20 volts AC. at 2,000 RPM 32 to 40 AC volts, 3,000 RPM 48 to 60 AC volts. If you are not getting these numbers, you may have a faulty rotor, follow step 6
6. Set the multimeter to OHM'S, connect one lead to the alternator (any pin/socket) and the other to a ground, the multimeter should read infinity. Connect both leads to the alternator multimeter should read 0.1 to 0.2 OHM'S. If you are not getting these numbers, you have a bad stator.
7. Check all wiring in the charging circuit for worn or chaffed spots and all wiring connectors in the circuit for corroded, broken, or loose pins/sockets, which is the # 1 offender.
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BMW Motorcycles | Answered on Aug 28, 2016


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BMW Motorcycles | Answered on Aug 26, 2016


if you can get the specifications they can be tested
( best done by a service center with the equipment)
generally a clean using vinegar will remove the oxide build up that affects their performance unless it is a wiring problem in which case , replacement will be required
be careful as there are 2 oxygen sensors in use
one has 4 wires and is a heated oxygen sensor and the other is an oxygen sensor with 2 wires

BMW Motorcycles | Answered on Jun 18, 2016


Hi, Alan it should be noted O2 sensor failure is very often misdiagnosed due to other underlying issues. One of the jobs of your onboard computer (ECM) is to regulate the timing and the amount of air and fuel being delivered into the combustion chamber for maximum burn and efficiency, it does this by collecting and processing data from all the sensors in the electrical system. If this data is outside parameters due to faulty sensors or wiring it will generate a fault code and try its best to compensate for a condition that may not even exist, it is "IMPERATIVE" that you only have a trained, skilled, and experienced professional to do a proper diagnosis of your issue, repair the problem right the first time to prevent wasted time, "MONEY" and comebacks. That being said the usual suspects are:
1. Age like spark plugs they wear out you should replace every 100K.
2. Faulty wiring causing the sensor to give corrupt data to ECM.
3. Intake or exhaust system leak causing corrupt data to ECM.
4. A cheap quality aftermarket brand sensor you should use Bosch OEM.
5. Contamination from cheap poor quality or leaded fuel.
6. Contamination from excessive engine "blow-by" caused by worn out piston rings, valves, and seals.
7. Clogged catalytic converter.
8. Faulty MAP, MAF, IAC, TPS, CPS, ETS, sensors causing ECM to compensate by changing injector timing to run excessively rich.
9. Contamination from engine coolant leaking into the system.
10. Poor fuel system performance caused by contaminated fuel, water, dirt, rust, ethanol sludge, faulty fuel pump, pressure regulator, clogged fuel filter, injectors and or wiring issues, corroded, broken or loose pins in the wiring connectors causing corrupt data being sent to the ECM.
11. A poorly tuned engine.
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BMW Motorcycles | Answered on Jun 17, 2016


Cold engine set valve clearance at:
0.10 mm intake or about .003" inch.
0.20 mm exhaust or about .007" inch.
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BMW Motorcycles | Answered on Apr 19, 2016


Had the same problem with my R80RT 1986 model .Suggest to drain the gearbox oil ,if it looks like metal flake paint then definitely bearings . In my case it was the output shaft rear bearing , I replaced all the bearings (except the main bearing on the input shaft because to replace this one requires replacing the shaft as well many dollars) my bike had done 275k K/m (170k miles)

BMW Motorcycles | Answered on Apr 19, 2016


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BMW Motorcycles | Answered on Apr 01, 2016


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BMW Motorcycles | Answered on Mar 28, 2016


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BMW Motorcycles | Answered on Mar 02, 2016


Hi, Anonymous you have a dead short which is usually the easiest to find. Using a test light connected to the hot side of the blown fuse holder, start probing the wire leaving the fuse holder about an inch away the test light should illuminate, keep probing towards the ignition switch until the test light no longer illuminates you are now very close to the short. For more information about your issue and free downloads that you will need please visit the websites below. Good luck and have a nice day. http://forums.bmwmoa.org/showthread.php?49726-1997-R1100-RT-Fuse-Blowing
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BMW Motorcycles | Answered on Jan 18, 2016


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BMW Motorcycles | Answered on Jan 18, 2016


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BMW Motorcycles | Answered on Jan 12, 2016


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BMW Motorcycles | Answered on Jan 12, 2016


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BMW Motorcycles | Answered on Jan 09, 2016


Hi, K_smjones for this situation I would call my local dealer or reputable shop's service/parts department and inquire about any possible quick fix, answers, or parts inquiry. If necessary, transport your bike to the dealer or shop and have a professional technician take it for a test drive, if it is in running condition, and give you a written estimate of repairs and answer any specific questions you may have about your problem. For more information about your issue and free downloads that you need please visit the websites below. Good luck and have a nice day.
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BMW Motorcycles | Answered on Jan 08, 2016


Hi, Richard for this situation I would call my local dealer or reputable shop's service/parts department and inquire about any possible quick fix, answers, or parts inquiry. If necessary, transport your bike to the dealer or shop and have a professional technician take it for a test drive, if it is in running condition, and give you a written estimate of repairs and answer any specific questions you may have about your issue. For more information about your issue please visit the website below. Good luck and have a nice day.
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