Maintenance Intervals

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Here are the regular intervals you should observe to keep your Harley-Davidson® in top-notch shape! You may be getting near a maintenance interval... so check out our service promotions.

500 Miles

For Springer Models FLSTS & FXSTS: As stated in the owner's manual, FLSTS Heritage Springer Models should have a front end adjustment at 500 miles.

1000 Miles

  • Change engine oil & oil filter
  • Inspect air cleaner and service as required
  • Change primary chaincase lubricant and clean magnetic drain plug
  • Check/adjust the primary chain
  • Check clutch adjustment
  • Change transmission lubricant and clean magnetic drain plug
  • Check and adjust the rear-drive belt
  • Inspect brake pads and discs for wear
  • Check brake fluid reservoir levels and condition
  • Inspect oil lines and brake system for leaks 
  • Lubricate the following: front brake hand lever, throttle control cables, throttle, clutch control cable/hand lever and jiffy stand
  • Inspect spark plugs
  • Check/adjust the operation of enrichener
  • Inspect fuel valve, lines, and fittings for leaks
  • Check tire pressure, inspect tread and wheel spoke tightness
  • Check and clean battery connections
  • Check operation of all electrical equipment and switches
  • Check stabilizer links and engine mounts
  • Inspect exhaust system for leaks, cracks, and loose or missing fasteners or heat shields
  • Check the tightness of all critical fasteners: hand controls, brake system, axle nuts, front fork components, riser, and handlebar fasteners
  • Check rear fork pivot nut tightness (See Dealer)
  • Check engine idle speed adjustment
  • Check front fork bearing adjustment (See Dealer)
  • Road test

2500 Miles

  • Change engine oil & oil filter
  • Inspect rear belt
  • Inspect transmission lubricant
  • Inspect brake pads and discs for wear
  • Inspect fuel valve, lines, and fittings for leaks
  • Inspect tire pressure and inspect the tread
  • Inspect operation of throttle and enrichener controls
  • Inspect operation of all electrical equipment and switches
  • Inspect battery connections
  • Inspect air cleaner and service as required
  • Inspect oil lines and brake system for leaks
  • Road test

5000 Miles

  • Change engine oil & filter
  • Inspect air cleaner and service as required
  • Change primary chaincase lubricant and clean magnetic drain plug
  • Check/adjust the primary chain
  • Check clutch adjustment
  • Change transmission lubricant and clean the magnetic drain plug
  • Check and adjust the belt
  • Lube the speedometer cable
  • Inspect brake pads and discs for wear
  • Check brake fluid reservoir levels and condition
  • Inspect oil lines and brake system for leaks
  • Lubricate the following: front brake hand lever, throttle control cables, throttle, clutch control cable/hand lever and jiffy stand
  • Check, adjust the operation of enrichener
  • Inspect fuel valve, lines, and fittings for leaks
  • Check tire pressure and inspect the tread
  • Check wheel spoke tightness
  • Check front fork bearing adjustment
  • Check operation of all electrical equipment and switches
  • Check and clean battery connections
  • Inspect spark plugs
  • Check ignition timing (XL only) and vacuum hose
  • Check engine idle speed adjustment
  • Road test

7500 Miles

  • Same as 2,500 Miles Service

10,000 Miles

  • Change engine oil & filter
  • Inspect air cleaner and service as required
  • Change primary chaincase lubricant and clean magnetic drain plug
  • Check/adjust the primary chain
  • Check clutch adjustment
  • Change transmission lubricant and clean the magnetic drain plug
  • Check and adjust the belt
  • Lube the speedometer cable
  • Inspect brake pads and discs for wear
  • Check brake fluid reservoir levels and condition
  • Inspect oil lines and brake system for leaks
  • Lubricate the following: front brake hand lever, throttle control cables, throttle, clutch control cable/hand lever and jiffy stand
  • Lubricate and adjust steering head bearings
  • Check engine idle speed adjustment
  • Check, adjust the operation of enrichener
  • Inspect fuel valve, lines, and fittings for leaks
  • Check operation of all electrical equipment and switches
  • Check and clean battery connections
  • Change spark plugs
  • Check tire pressure and inspect the tread
  • Check wheel spoke tightness
  • Check stabilizer links and engine mounts
  • Check the tightness of all critical fasteners: hand controls, brake system, axle nuts, front fork components, riser, and handlebar fasteners
  • Check ignition timing (XL only) and vacuum hose
  • Road test