Switch off ignition
Turn ignition key to position 1.
Light switched off.
Handlebars not locked.
The ignition key can now be
The motorcycle's electronic cir-
cuitry monitors the data stored in
the key through a ring antenna
incorporated in the ignition lock.
The engine management system
does not enable engine starting
until the vehicle key has been
recognized as "authorized" for
A further key attached to the
same ring as the ignition key
used to start the engine could
"irritate" the electronics, in which
case the enabling signal for start-
ing is not issued. The
warning is shown in the multi-
Always store further vehicle keys
separately from the ignition key.
If you lose an ignition key, you
can have it disabled by your
BMW Motorrad partner. When
having a key disabled you should
also bring all of the motorcycle's
remaining keys with you.
The engine can no longer be
started using a disabled vehicle
key; however, a disabled vehicle
key can be enabled again.
Replacement and spare keys are
only available through an autho-
rized BMW Motorrad retailer.
The keys are part of an inte-
grated security system, so the
retailer is under an obligation to
check the legitimacy of all ap-
plications for replacement/extra
switch (kill switch)
Emergency on/off switch