• 3:21

    If your Harley Davidson has spoke rims, it is extremely important to inspect the spokes for proper tightness at regular maintenance intervals. If Harley spoke wheels become and remain loose from neglect, it can not only be very damaging to the wheel, but riding conditions will become extremely dangerous. If you have never experienced riding

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  • 12:46

    The master cylinder reservoir top cap should be removed at every service interval for fluid inspection and fluid level inspection. Between services, you can simply make a quick inspection through the sight glass of the master cylinder to verify correct Harley brake fluid level. Most importantly, the Harley brake fluid flush must be completely done

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  • 1:13

    Next on Harley’s service checklist is checking for proper front axle nut torque. The front or rear axles should not loosen for any reason on their own. In fact, this is really just to inspect the work of the last person or mechanic that touched this area of the motorcycle. It could even have been

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  • 5:31

    Harley drain plug and Harley oil filter installation is not difficult. Things can quickly become difficult if a drain plug is installed incorrectly. If a drain plug is not installed straight or is installed dirty, the plug’s threaded allocation in the case can become permanently damaged. The most common way oil cases become damaged is

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  • 1:47

    Another simple yet very important safety inspection is the Harley hardware on the switch housing, the clutch perch and front master cylinder clamp. If for any reason this Harley hardware were to loosen or fall off of the motorcycle, it would create a serious safety problem. Losing proper clutch function can be a serious safety

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  • 3:57

    Inspect your Harley Davidson for a possible exhaust leak at every service interval. After hours of vibration and heat, the exhaust system or an area of the exhaust system may begin to loosen. It is important to catch this early as even a small exhaust leak can adversely impact the running and performance of the

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  • 7:18

    Harley starter removal is quick and easy on 6 speed model Harley Davidsons. On 5 speed models, the outer primary cover needs to be removed in order to release the Harley starter shaft and bendix gear. This means, not only more time but also, an outer primary gasket, derby gasket, starter bolt lock washer, and

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  • 27:33

    Before beginning to open up the cam compartment, it is important to disconnect your battery ground cable and to drain your motor oil. When the motor work is complete, it is important to start with fresh, clean oil. Also, draining the motor oil before disassembly will result in less oil running out of the Harley

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  • 2:55

    When considering a gear drive cam chest assembly, the Harley pinion shaft runout becomes extremely important. The manufacturer of a gear drive assembly will always specify a maximum allowance for Harley pinion shaft runout. This allowance should not exceed .003″. It is very important to heed the manufacturer’s instruction and warning. If a gear drive

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