Type of oil and Harley Warranty

Discussion in 'Oil' started by SJ_Rider, Jul 13, 2010.

  1. SJ_Rider

    SJ_Rider Member

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    I was searching but couldn't find anything specific regarding this: Could a HD warranty be voided if I use Mobile 1 instead of HD oil and if I do it myself vs paying the local 'stealer'? I'm hearing conflicting things from my riding buddies
    Thanks for the info
     
  2. glider

    glider Veteran Member

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  3. Iceman24

    Iceman24 Well-Known Member

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    And...get your bike's service manual when you pick up the HD oil filter so you've got self-service reference for many things you want to do when working on the scoot. One of the best things is self-satisfaction when you step back & enjoy the upgrade(s). Cheers!
     
  4. NEWHD74FAN

    NEWHD74FAN Experienced Member Retired Moderators

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    As the others have said, using Mobil I V-Twin 20W-50 100% Syn motor oil will not void warranty. And yes, the benefit of doing it yourself is your best assurance that it is done right. Take the time to look in the Self Help Section and review Videos on the subject; prep and rehearse procedure (with an appropriate Service Manual to be sure) and you will be fine...the HD oil filter in black or chrome is just fine and inside of $10 at your local dealer is a bargain.
     
  5. SJ_Rider

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    Thank you all for your feedback. I already picked up all the supplies needed (hd filter, o-ring, etc) and will grab the oil so I can do my change this Saturday. I was also thinking of making up a 'service log' for record keeping, making sure to follow the manual. I'll also be sure to read the report you provided
    I appreciate the help
     
  6. glider

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  7. SJ_Rider

    SJ_Rider Member

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    glider,
    Thanks for that quick ref. Now I won't have to photo copy it out of my manual:D
     
  8. glider

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    You may be surprised at what other things you can find in the self help area too.:s