This is a sample Sportster® maintenance schedule. Please check your owners manual for your specific year.

 

SPORTSTER® MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE

 Regular Service Intervals: Sportster® Models

ITEM SERVICED

PROCEDURE

1000 Ml 1600 KM

5000 Ml 8000 KM 

10,000 Ml    16,000 KM      

15,000 Ml
24,000 KM

20,000 Ml       32,000 KM      

25,000 Ml
40,000 KM 

NOTES

Engine oil and filter

Replace

X

X

X

X

X

X

3

Oil lines and brake system

Inspect for leaks

X

X

X

X

X

X

1, 3

Air cleaner

Inspect, service as required

X

X

X

X

X

X

 

Tires

Check pressure, inspect tread

X

X

X

X

X

X

 

Wheel spokes

Check tightness

X

X

 

 

X

 

1, 4

Transmission lubricant

Replace

X

 

X

 

X

 

 

Clutch

Check adjustment

X

X

X

X

X

X

1

Primary chain

Check adjustment

X

X

X

X

X

X

 

Rear belt and sprockets

Inspect, adjust belt

X

X

X

X

X

X

1

Throttle, brake and clutch controls 

Check, adjust and lubricate

X

X

X

X

X

X

1

Jiffy stand 

Inspect and lubricate

X

 

X

 

X

 

1

Fuel lines and fittings

Inspect for leaks

X

X

X

X

X

X

1

Fuel tank filter screen

Replace

 

 

 

 

 

X

1

Brake fluid

Check levels and condition

X

X

X

X

X

X

5

Brake pads and discs

Inspect for wear

X

X

X

X

X

X

 

Front brake lever pin

Inspect

 

X

X

X

X

 

1, 2

Lubricate

 

 

 

 

 

X

1, 2

Brake caliper pins

Inspect

 

X

X

X

X

 

1, 2

Lubricate

 

 

 

 

 

X

1, 2

Brake caliper boots and bushings 

Inspect

 

X

X

X

X

 

1, 2

Replace

 

 

 

 

 

X

1, 2

Rear master cylinder outer boot

Inspect

 

X

X

X

X

X

1, 2

Brake components

Replace brake rubber components in master cylinders and calipers

 

 

 

 

 

X

1, 2

Lubricate master cylinder pistons

 

 

 

 

 

X

1, 2

Spark plugs 

Inspect

X

X

 

X

 

X

 

Replace

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

Electrical equipment and switches 

Check operation

X

X

X

X

X

X

 

Engine idle speed

Check adjustment

X

X

X

X

X

X

1

Front fork oil

Replace

 

 

 

 

 

 

1, 6

Steering head bearings

Adjust

X

 

 

 

X

 

1, 7

Rear fork bearings

 

Inspect every 30.000 Ml (48.000 KM)

1

Shock absorbers

Inspect

X

X

X

 

X

X

1

Critical fasteners 

Check tightness

X

 

X

 

X

 

1

Engine mounts and stabilizer links 

Inspect

 

 

X

 

X

 

1

Battery

Check battery and clean connections 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

Exhaust system

Inspect for leaks, cracks, and loose or missing fasteners or heat shields

X

X

X

X

X

X

3

Regular Service Intervals: 2009 Sportster Models

ITEM SERVICED

PROCEDURE

1000 Ml
1600 KM

5000 Ml
8000 KM

10,000 Ml 16,000 KM

15,000 Ml 24,000 KM

20,000 Ml 32,000 KM

25,000 Ml 40,000 KM

NOTES

Road Test

Verify component and system functions

X

X

X

X

X

X

 

NOTES:

1 . Should be performed by an authorized Harley-Davidson dealer, unless you have the proper tools, service data and are
    mechanically qualified.
2. Replace every four (4) years.
3. Perform annually or at specified intervals, whichever comes first.
4. Not all vehicles are equipped with spoke wheels. Consult appropriate topic in service manual.
5. Replace D.O.T.  4 HYDRAULIC BRAKE FLUID and flush system every two (2) years.
6. Disassemble, lubricate and inspect every 50,000 miles (80,000 km).
7. Disassemble, lubricate and inspect every 30,000 miles (48,000 km).

 

Sportster® Maintenance Schedule