12K service cost

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  1. Btjans

    Btjans Been here awhile

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    Okay, I know I might get ripped by a bunch of you for not doing it myself, but hey, I like to support local mechanics. So here goes. What is the average price you paid for your 12K service on your F800 GS?
    Thanks!
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  2. ericrat

    ericrat Long timer Supporter

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    I think our last one was ~$600. That included a brake system flush which isn't necessarily part of the 12k.
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  3. Cavediver29

    Cavediver29 Adventurer

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    I think mine was $500ish +- $50. But I also had the labor and parts for new rear brake pads.
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  4. Arclite

    Arclite Been here awhile

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    $600 - and all i really got out of it was a once over that didn't reveal any issues and an oil change!

    The did check the valves (which is labor intensive), but didn't find any out of spec.
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  5. Saltboxlad

    Saltboxlad Long timer

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    Ive been quoted £280 ($430 ish), by a BMW Specialist (not a dealer as such). He did say that £50 ($80) of that was for the cam box gasket set which he knew that some re-used but he wouldnt as hes tried that in the past and had too many leak.

    Im still gonna do it myself, even buying all genuine parts from a Dealer is about £120, and I reckon taking my time about 4 hours. I have a mate with a GS-911 to reset the reminder, there is always Mr Reavers prefered 3m Tape for that:D
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  6. Capt CF

    Capt CF Pontificating Nobody

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    Just picked mine up today - $453.40. My valves were in spec so no adjustment needed.
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  7. Btjans

    Btjans Been here awhile

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    Thanks everyone. I have made a few calls to small shops and a big dealer. Prices range from $350 USD to over 500 at the dealer. So it looks like I am in the ballpark as long as no anomalies come up during the service.
    Ride Safe!
    Cheers!
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  8. Saltboxlad

    Saltboxlad Long timer

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    Just make sure that stuff like tyres and brake pads have plenty of life, its all to easy to get a phone call from the dealer "Oh, Mr Moneypit, your pads are a bit low, shall we replace them while we have it", Ker-ching another $200. I fell for it once on the K1300GT, £50 Per set of pads!!!!!!!!!!!, times 2
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  9. valMoto

    valMoto Adventurer

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    mine was about 500.. but then it ran more because i had them change my brake fluid and coolant.
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  10. Btjans

    Btjans Been here awhile

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    Now that I got the 12K done, I need to get the service indicator reset. They guy could not do this as he is not a certified BMW shop. Anyone in AZ have a GS-911 tool or know how to reset the indicator?
    Thanks
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  11. rebelmc

    rebelmc n00b

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    I have the same problem, do I get the service done in France where I live (even though I've already done it myself) just to get the service indicator reset-plus I bought a secondhand fuel sender unit and I'm told that it requires calibrating.
    Which means that they are going to fit a new one and then calibrate that, at what cost?
    Think this justifies a GS-911......?
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  12. Mossy87

    Mossy87 Irish inside!

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    Dragging this up as I just got quoted $665 for the 12k service (R1200GS LC) including the annual service which is ABS flush.. Without the annual is $530..
    I got a bit of a shock but looks about right if this thread is anything to go by.
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  13. elcabong

    elcabong Been here awhile

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    Haven't had mine done yet but I have a price list from BMW- Escondido. 5 hours of Labor $460.00, parts $187.00 = $647. I don't know what they do however - just a price list.
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  14. satur9

    satur9 angry black guy

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    At least your hourly labor is 90$ mines 110$. I paid almost 400$ for my last service .which was a glorified oil and brake fluid change .not even a valve check..
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  15. shuswap1

    shuswap1 Long timer

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    5 hrs? must include something pretty intensive, eh?
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  16. satur9

    satur9 angry black guy

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    You gotta take off a lot of stuff for a valve check. Makes me wish I had a boxer.
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  17. zero war

    zero war Zee

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    Max BMW charged me $495 for the 12k service and an additional $42 to lube, tighten and clean my chain


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  18. BygDaddee

    BygDaddee Long timer

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    aussie dollars, 20,000km service this week.
    oil and oil filter replaced, new air filter, valve clearance check (no adjustment needed), steering head bearings checked and adjusted, bRake fluids changed, chain adjusted and lubed, + any other normal checks. $485.AUD

    I installed some rear brake pads myself a couple of weeks ago, that's the first thing that's needed maintenance apart from normal 1k, 10k, 20k km service items, I also do mid point oil change myself, no oil filter change and just reuse the crush washer.
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  19. Rgconner

    Rgconner Long timer

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    Similar, with slightly more for rear brake pads. Maybe 600?

    I have size 13 feet, and with boots I had a tendency to put a little pressure on the back break without realizing it.

    New brakes and some adjustment to the foot brake lever I was good to go.

    Edit: $1005, but included a new set of tires, Michelin PR4s, and a new rear rotor. I glazed the other one dragging the brake according to the repair notes.
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