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Don't Get Stranded: The Essential Guide to Metric Cruiser
& Harley Davidson Battery Maintenance

Understanding Your Battery:

  • Motorcycle batteries, much like their car counterparts, have a finite lifespan of 3-5 years.
  • Symptoms of a Dying Battery: Slow engine crank, dim headlights, electrical component malfunctions, corrosion on terminals.

The Importance of Testing:

  • Regular battery testing every 6 months or before long trips helps identify potential issues early on.
  • Replacement Costs: Varies depending on motorcycle model, battery type, and shop location. General range: $50.00-$100.00.

DIY or Pro?

  • While replacing a motorcycle battery is feasible for some, consulting a trusted mechanic ensures the job is done correctly.

Tips for Longer Battery Life:

  • Avoid short rides, keep terminals clean, park in the shade, and use a battery tender for extended periods of non-use.

Investing in Peace of Mind:

  • By understanding battery maintenance and replacement costs, you can make informed decisions to prevent unexpected roadside hassles.

Motorhelmets Metric Cruiser & Harley Davidson
Battery Maintenance

Service Description:

  • Battery Test and/or Replace (Most Bikes)

When to Perform the Service:

  • It's recommended to test or replace the battery as needed based on the performance of the motorcycle.
  • If the motorcycle experiences starting issues or if the battery is older and showing signs of deterioration, it's advisable to perform the test or replacement.


  • This service is not mileage-based but rather dependent on the condition and performance of the battery.


  • Battery Test and/or Replace (Most Bikes): $50.00-$100.00


  • The battery is a critical component of the motorcycle's electrical system.
  • A properly functioning battery is essential for starting the motorcycle and powering various electrical components.
  • Regular testing or timely replacement of the battery helps ensure reliable performance and prevents issues such as starting failures or electrical system malfunctions.

For More Information - Contact Us


Motorhelmets Fullerton CA

1871 W. Commonwealth Ave., Fullerton CA 92833 USA
Tel: 714-879-8180 | Email:
Service Dept SMS Txt: 657-217-3988 | Sales Dept SMS Txt: 657-217-6457
Store Hours: M-F 10am-7pm | Sat 11am-6pm
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General HD Service Guideline Below

Maintain regular service on your Harley Davidson motorcycle. Regular intervals is recommended for optimal performance. Service should be at 1,000, 5,000, 10,000, 15,000 and 20,000 Miles. Every 5 thousand miles thereafter.

Harley Davidson Motorcycles Service Center Fullerton Orange County California at Motorhelmets

Harley Davidson Motorcycle Maintenance Suggestions
Simple Self Maintenance Tips between visits to our service shop.

  • Clean the battery terminals, coat with dielectric grease to prevent corrosion
  • Examine pivot points and moving parts for signs of wear/ interference
  • Check the standing voltage at each battery terminal (using a multimeter)
  • Check for failed fork seals and dripping fluid under the bike
  • Check for blown fuses and ensure that spares are present
  • A well maintained Harley Davidson motorcycle with high mileage is always better than a poorly maintained bike with low miles

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Fullerton / Orange County California

Service, Repair, Tires, Maintenance

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