Harley-Davidson Sportster scheduled maintenance

Here is a list of the Scheduled Maintenance for a Harley-Davidson Sportster:

1,000 Mile Maintenance
* change oil and filter, clean magnetic drain plug
* change sport-trans fluid, clean magnetic drain plug
* check and adjust primary drive chain
* inspect air cleaner, service as needed
* lubricate the following:
o front brake lever,throttle cables,throttle clutch control cable and lever, jiffy stand
* tighten battery connections, check electrolyte on wet cells
* test battery voltage & charging system output
* check lighting & horn for proper operation
* check and adjust clutch & clutch cable freeplay
* inspect engine stabilizers and mounts
* inspect fuel valve, lines and fittings for leaks
* inspect tires, tread depth & adjust pressure
* check wheels, tighten spokes if needed
* inspect brake pads and disc for wear
* check and adjust rear belt
* check shock absorbers
* inspect oil and brake lines and fittings for leaks
* inspect brake fluid level and condition
* check engine idle speed and adjust as necessary
* check operation of throttle and enricher
* check front fork bearing adjustment
* road test

2,500 / 7,500 / 12,500 / 17,500 Mile Maintenance
* change oil and filter, clean magnetic drain plug
* inspect & top off transmission lubricant
* inspect fuel valve, lines and fittings for leaks
* tighten battery connections, check electrolyte on wet cells
* check lighting & horn for proper operation
* inspect rear belt (adjustment extra)
* inspect tires, tread depth & adjust pressure
* inspect brake pads and disc for wear
* check & adjust operation of throttle and enricher
* road test

5,000 / 15,000 / 25,000 Mile or Annual Maintenance
* change oil and filter, clean magnetic drain plug
* inspect & top off transmission lubricant
* inspect fuel valve, lines and fittings for leaks
* tighten battery connections, check electrolyte on wet cells
* check lighting & horn for proper operation
* inspect rear belt (adjustment extra)
* inspect tires, tread depth & adjust pressure
* inspect brake pads and disc for wear
* check & adjust operation of throttle and enricher
* test battery voltage & charging system output inspect air cleaner, service as needed change sport-trans fluid, clean magnetic drain plug
* check and adjust primary drive chain
* check and adjust clutch & clutch cable freeplay
* replace spark plugs
* check engine stabilizers and mounts
* check and adjust rear belt
* inspect oil and brake lines and fittings for leaks
* check ignition timing and vacuum hose – carbed evo only
* check engine idle speed and adjust as necessary
* lubricate the following:
o front brake lever,throttle & cables, speedometer cable, clutch control cable and lever, jiffy stand
* check wheels, tighten spokes if needed
* check front fork bearing adjustment
* check shock absorbers
* check brake fluid level and condition
* road test

10,000 and 30,000 Mile Maintenance
* change oil and filter, clean magnetic drain plug
* change sport-trans fluid, clean magnetic drain plug
* lubricate the following:
o front brake lever,throttle & cables, speedometer cable, clutch control cable and lever, jiffy stand
* repack rear fork bearings
* inspect air cleaner, service as needed
* test battery voltage & charging system output
* tighten battery connections, check electrolyte on wet cells
* check lighting & horn for proper operation
* check and adjust primary drive chain
* check and adjust clutch and cable freeplay
* inspect engine stabilizers and mounts
* inspect fuel valve, lines and fittings for leaks
* replace spark plugs
* check and re-torque critical fasteners
* inspect tires, tread depth & adjust pressure
* check wheels, tighten spokes if needed
* inspect brake pads and discs for wear
* check and adjust rear belt
* check shock absorbers
* inspect oil and brake lines and fittings for leaks
* inspect brake fluid level and condition
* check engine idle speed and adjust as necessary
* check & adjust operation of throttle and enrichener
* grease and adjust steering head bearings
* extra charge – repack wheel bearings (99 and earlier)
* road test

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