2020 SOFTAIL® MODELS

2020 HARLEY-DAVIDSON® SOFTAIL REGULAR SERVICE INTERVALS

ITEM SERVICED
1000 MI
1600 KM
5000 MI
8000 KM
10000 MI
16000 KM
15000 MI
24000 KM
20000 MI
32000 KM
25000 MI
40000 KM
30000 MI
48000 KM
35000 MI
56000 KM
40000 MI
64000 KM
45000 MI
72000 KM
50000 MI
80000 KM
NOTES
Check operation of electrical equipment and switches
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
 
Check front tire pressure, inspect tread
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
1
Check front wheel spoke torque (if equipped)
X
X
 
 
X
 
 
X
 
 
X
2, 3, 4
Inspect front brake fluid level
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
 
Check DOT4 front brake fluid for moisture
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
1, 2
Adjust steering head bearings
X
 
X
 
X
 
X
 
X
 
X
2
Lubricate steering head bearings
 
 
 
 
 
 
X
 
 
 
 
2, 6
Inspect windshield bushings (if applicable)
 
 
X
 
X
 
X
 
X
 
X
 
Check upper and lower switch housing screw torque
X
 
X
 
X
 
X
 
X
 
X
1, 2, 5
Check clutch lever handlebar clamp screw torque
X
 
X
 
X
 
X
 
X
 
X
1, 2, 5
Check master cylinder handlebar clamp screw torque
X
 
X
 
X
 
X
 
X
 
X
1, 2, 5
Inspect air cleaner, service as required
 
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
4
Replace engine oil and filter
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
1, 4
Clean and inspect oil cooler
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
 
Replace primary chaincase lubricant
X
 
X
 
X
 
X
 
X
 
X
4
Replace transmission lubricant
X
 
 
 
X
 
 
 
X
 
 
4
Inspect oil lines and brake system for leaks, contact, or abrasion
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
1, 2
Inspect fuel lines and fittings for leaks, contact or abrasion
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
1, 2
Inspect rear brake fluid level
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
 
Check DOT 4 rear brake fluid for moisture
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
1, 2
Inspect brake pads and discs for wear
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
 
Check front axle torque
X
 
X
 
X
 
X
 
X
 
X
1, 2, 5
Inspect and lubricate jiffy stand
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
2, 4
Check clutch adjustment
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
2, 4
Check, adjust and lubricate brake and clutch controls
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
 
Check rear wheel spoke torque (if equipped)
X
X
 
 
X
 
 
X
 
 
X
2, 3, 4
Check rear tire pressure, inspect tread
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
1
Check rear fork spacer bolt torque
X
 
X
 
X
 
X
 
X
 
X
1,2,5
Inspect drive belt and sprockets, adjust belt
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
2
Check rear axle nut torque
X
 
X
 
X
 
X
 
X
 
X
1, 2, 5
Inspect exhaust system for leaks, cracks, and loose or missing fasteners or exhaust shields
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
1, 4
Battery
Check battery, terminal torque and clean connections annually.
1
Spark plugs
Replace spark plugs every two years or every 48,000 km (30000 mi), whichever comes first.
 
Front forks
Disassemble, inspect, rebuild front forks and replace fork oil every 80,000 km (50000 mi).
2
Fuel filter
Replace fuel filter every 161,000 km (100000 mi).
2, 4
Brake system
Flush brake and clutch systems and replace DOT 4 hydraulic brake and clutch fluids every two years or sooner if moisture content is 3% or greater
2
Road test to verify component and system functions
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
 
NOTES:
1. Perform annually or at specified intervals, whichever comes first.
2. Should be performed by an authorized Harley-Davidson dealer, unless you have the proper tools, service data and are mechanically qualified.
3. Perform spoke tension check at the 2,000 km (1000 mi), 8,000 km (5000 mi), 32,000 km (20000 mi) services and every 24,000 km (15000 mi) interval thereafter. Not all vehicles are equipped with spoke wheels. Consult appropriate topic in service manual.
4. Perform maintenance more frequently in severe riding conditions (such as extreme temperatures, dusty environments, mountainous or rough roads, long storage conditions, short runs, heavy stop/go traffic or poor fuel quality).
5. For torque instructions, see Shop Practices in the service manual.
6. Disassemble, lubricate and inspect every 48,000 km (30000 mi).

 

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SERVICE INTERVALS