Why you need to have your Harley Serviced
Why do you need to have your Harley Serviced?
Regularly scheduled service is paramount in ensuring your beloved Harley-Davidson is running optimally and efficiently.
Harley-Davidson service mechanics recommend maintenance at incremental intervals to inspect the overall health of your bike.
Harley-Davidson® recommends that your motorcycle receive servicing at least every five thousand miles, depending upon rider, riding style, and conditions.
Sometimes more frequent oil changes can be warranted.
No other reason apart from sheer profit and easy money.
If your bike is under initial years of running, then the only parts that will need replacement are engine oil and oil filter.
Apart from the spare parts, you will also need a paddock stand on which your motorcycle will be parked while getting serviced.
Your motorcycle’s oil.
Just like your surface cleaning prevents future damage from showing up, regularly checking and changing your oil will make sure your motorcycle will not only run smoothly in the coming months but also for years to come.
If you change your oil regularly your bike will have proper lubrication that reduces the amount of heat produced by the engine.
Oil changes also get rid of dirt and debris, which makes your engine run slower. If your engine heats up because of old oil, it will wear down and eventually stop working properly.
The best lubricant for your Harley Davidson Twin Cam engine is synthetic oil.
There are other options, too, such as mineral and semi-synthetic.
But you should choose synthetic oil for the best results.
Synthetic oil has a higher viscosity index, lower friction, and a lower Noack value.
The bike can be run up to 5,000 to 6,000 miles using Semi-synthetic oil.
However, fully synthetic oil may be used for every 7,000 to 10,000 miles, as per Rips & Rides.
If you want the most out of your bike and its life span you have to care for the bike and have regular service visits.
So, what can happen when you don’t get your Harley serviced?