Recommended Harley-Davidson Service Intervals

To keep your Harley-Davidson running as well as the day you rode it home to Stockton, it’s important to stick to a regular service schedule. Harley-Davidson technicians suggest specific services and comprehensive bike checks at 1,000, 10,000, and 20,000 miles. Read carefully over this summary of Harley-Davidson service intervals from Eagle's Nest Harley-Davidson:

Harley-Davidson 1,000-Mile Service Checklist

For your first service interval at 1,000 miles, it’s a good idea to bring your bike to a dealership where the mechanics specialize in Harley-Davidson parts and service. The following service checks and Harley-Davidson maintenance items will be performed on your bike:

  • Inspect engine oil and filter
  • Inspect oil lines and brake system for leaks
  • Inspect air cleaner and service as required
  • Check tire pressure and inspect tread
  • Check tightness of wheel spokes
  • Replace transmission lubricant
  • Check clutch adjustment
  • Check primary chain adjustment
  • Inspect rear belt and sprockets and adjust belt
  • Check, adjust, and lube throttle, brake enrichers and clutch controls
  • Inspect and lube jiffy stand
  • Inspect fuel valve, lines, and fittings for leaks
  • Check brake fluid levels and condition
  • Inspect brake pads and discs for wear
  • Check spark plugs
  • Check operation of electrical equipment & switches
  • Check & adjust engine idle speed
  • Adjust steering head bearings
  • Inspect shock absorbers
  • Check tightness of critical fasteners
  • Road test

Harley-Davidson 10,000-Mile Service Checklist

At 5,000 miles and again at 10,000, your bike will receive nearly all the same checks and maintenance done at 1,000 miles. In addition, you won’t have to venture far from Manteca for a Harley-Davidson oil change and filter change; we’ll take care of it for you. The following services are issued at 10,000 miles:

  • Check front brake lever pin
  • Check brake caliper pins
  • Check brake caliper boots and bushings
  • Check rear master cylinder outer boot
  • Replace spark plugs
  • Adjust and lube steering head bearings
  • Check engine mounts and stabilizer links

Harley-Davidson 20,000-Mile Service Checklist

The 20,000-mile Harley-Davidson checklist includes every aforementioned service from the 1,000- and 10,000-mile checks, plus replacement of your bike’s front fork oil. This service, only performed at 20,000 miles, is crucial to maintain optimal safety as you hit top speeds on your rides out to Modesto.

Receive Specialized Harley-Davidson Maintenance

To learn more about about your Harley-Davidson service schedule, contact our service center at Eagle's Nest Harley-Davidson for 1,000-mile service details. You can also order genuine OEM Harley-Davidson parts from our parts center, or upgrade your Stockton rides with premium performance and technology features!

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