New Bike service intervals

Discussion in 'Other Service and Maintenance' started by knightster637, Sep 5, 2010.

  1. knightster637

    knightster637 Member

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    I just purchased my first HD, an '09 nightster 1200. My question is; the bike only had 2,400 miles when I purchased it, now 3,400. Is there a break in period when I should be changing fluids more regularly than every 3,000 miles? The bike was serviced by the dealer at 1,500 before I bought it, so I was told. I have no owners manual yet, just ordered it, so I don't know any of the service intervals. Thanks for any replies.
     
  2. fin_676

    fin_676 Experienced Member Staff Member Moderator Contributor

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    As hobbit stated 5000 for the next service and by that time you will have had time to also order and recive the service manual and you will be able to do your own service
    also read through past threads and the self help tips as there is a lot of information on oils, filters and other service items

    Brian
     
  3. Iceman24

    Iceman24 Well-Known Member

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    knightster637; also might want to get the bike's service manual...for another $60 it's your bike's bible - much better than owner's guide. This way you'll have all the means to tear apart & rebuild.
     
  4. knightster637

    knightster637 Member

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    Hey thanks Iceman I did order the service manual and the owners manual, should be here in a few days.
     
  5. Jack Klarich

    Jack Klarich Expert Member

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    I think the service intervals may be in the self help section, if not may want to check Chops Garage a good standing member here seems to me he has a link to that info until you get your manual happy riding:s
     
  6. NEWHD74FAN

    NEWHD74FAN Experienced Member Retired Moderators

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