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Offline Wyn

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6K service
« on: December 09, 2020, 12:19:59 AM »
Has anyone in the US...Florida had their 6K service (20 F 750 GS? I'm curious about the cost. :084:
Yes, I will call the dealer.

Offline SnoDrtRider

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Re: 6K service
« Reply #1 on: December 09, 2020, 12:25:08 AM »
*Originally Posted by Wyn [+]
Has anyone in the US...Florida had their 6K service (20 F 750 GS? I'm curious about the cost. :084:
Yes, I will call the dealer.

About $40 if you do it yourself....
I don't know where we are... but I have been lost here before...

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Re: 6K service
« Reply #2 on: December 09, 2020, 11:10:53 AM »
Wyn.....Took my 2019 F850GS to Jacksonville, Florida BMW dealer for the 6K mile service this past July.  It was the 6K service plus a brake fluid flush.  The dealer said a brake fluid flush was required due to the bike being almost 2 years old.   :211:  Total cost $391.   :005:  Ridiculous!!   :232: 

Now I am scared what the 12K mile service will be.    :157:
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Re: 6K service
« Reply #3 on: December 09, 2020, 11:23:49 AM »
Thanks Dave. I figured around that. I remember the service guy where I purchased my bike telling me the 24K is the big one.
I have a former Ducati dealership here in Ocala that just does service work now. They service the Ocala PD's BMW's.
I called them back when I first bought my bike. Yes, they service all BMW's. I'll let you know how much.

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Re: 6K service
« Reply #4 on: December 09, 2020, 11:37:13 AM »
*Originally Posted by DaveF850GS [+]
Wyn.....Took my 2019 F850GS to Jacksonville, Florida BMW dealer for the 6K mile service this past July.  It was the 6K service plus a brake fluid flush.  The dealer said a brake fluid flush was required due to the bike being almost 2 years old.   :211:  Total cost $391.   :005:  Ridiculous!!   :232: 

Now I am scared what the 12K mile service will be.    :157:
The service schedule states [ in the UK] for the first time after one year, then every two years. It is not a mileage related item, but an age one.  In the UK the 6000 cost me 212, so about $280.
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Re: 6K service
« Reply #5 on: December 09, 2020, 12:24:27 PM »
doebag..... I assume you are speaking of the brake fluid flush.  You are 100% correct.  I just check my service schedule (North America) and it states a brake fluid flush required the first time after one year, then every two years. It is not a mileage related item, but an age one.  So the UK and US are the same.  Thanks.    :028:
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Re: 6K service
« Reply #6 on: December 10, 2020, 11:49:04 AM »
EuroCycles of Daytona quoted me (ballpark) around $400.00. Seems a bit excessive for oil and filter and check or replace air filter.
I like Sno at $40.00 do it myself. Easy peasy.

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Re: 6K service
« Reply #7 on: December 10, 2020, 03:35:10 PM »
A little more than $40 for the first one, since you need to buy the canbus dongle and software to reset the oil light. Totally worth it.

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Re: 6K service
« Reply #8 on: January 11, 2021, 03:58:10 AM »
If you buy all the BMW approved 'stuff' yourself, you would be looking at a minimum of 130 to 200 bucks in component cost. Add to it, tech time is approximately 125 an hour? Dealers typically bill a minimum of 1 hour of time even if the service time was .5 hour or less.

300-400 USD, it's spendy no doubt but still less than I'm quoted. I've been quoted around 600-1000 dollars for the 850, i'm fully warrantied - these are factory warranty service intervals. It's my opinion the warranties I paid for should cover warranty service intervals.

I was told a minimum of 1300 USD for a K1600. It had a bad coil. They claim they had to keep it there for a minimum of 3 days and were going to bill me for the shop time over those number of days, for reasons that made no sense to me, so I left in disgust and did the service myself. It took me a long time, but I knew nothing, I saved myself about 2k dollars in costs and learned a lot along the way.
 I regret none of it!

An independent shop I like, the time it takes them to swap rubber and balance is about 15 minutes. I bring the wheels & rubber to them to save us both money and time, I mount it and tension everything myself.. They charge me a fee of about 60-80 bucks for that, don't give me any crap for bringing my own materials, I'm Ok with that!


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Re: 6K service
« Reply #9 on: February 17, 2021, 05:12:20 PM »
I just bought supplies from BMW to do the service myself

3l of oil - $55.14
Oil filter - $18.38
Drain plug washer - $1.86
Brake fluid - $4.75

$83.65 total, no doubt I could have reduced that by getting supplies elsewhere but figured I'd use BMW stuff for first service.