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Keep Your Ride Rolling Smooth: Demystifying Chain
& Belt Service for Metric Cruisers & Harley Davidsons

Chain vs. Belt: Two Paths to Smooth Riding

  • Chains: Require more frequent attention (every 300-500 miles) due to exposure to dirt and wear.
  • Belts: Generally require less frequent maintenance (every 5,000-10,000 miles) but still need regular inspection and lubrication.

The Benefits of C.A.L.:

  • Smoother Power Delivery
  • Extended Chain/Belt Life
  • Improved Fuel Efficiency
  • Enhanced Safety

The Cost Equation:

  • Chain Service (Clean, Adjust, and Lube): $50.00-$100.00
  • Belt Service (Cleaning and Lube): $50.00-$100.00

DIY or Pro?

  • Tools and knowledge
  • Time commitment
  • Confidence level

Beyond C.A.L.:

  • Regular inspections
  • Use high-quality lubricant
  • Avoid power washing
  • Consider upgrades

Ride with Confidence, Not Worry:

  • Regular maintenance is an investment in your safety, performance, and joy of exploring the open road.

Motorhelmets Metric Cruiser / Harley Davidson
Chain and Belt Services

Service Description:

  • Chain Service (Clean, Adjust, and Lube) / Belt

When to Perform the Service:

  • It's recommended to perform chain service or belt adjustment as part of regular maintenance.
  • Additionally, if the motorcycle chain appears dry, rusty, or loose, or if the belt shows signs of wear or damage, servicing may be necessary.


  • This service is not mileage-based but rather depends on the motorcycle's usage and operating conditions.
  • Regular maintenance intervals for chain service or belt adjustment vary depending on the motorcycle model and manufacturer's recommendations.


  • Chain Service (Clean, Adjust, and Lube) / Belt: $50.00-$100.00


  • Proper chain maintenance or belt adjustment is crucial for optimal performance and longevity of the motorcycle's drivetrain.
  • Regular cleaning, adjustment, and lubrication of the chain or belt ensure smooth power transmission, reducing wear on sprockets and extending component life.
  • Well-maintained chains or belts also contribute to safer riding by minimizing the risk of unexpected failures or 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

Harley Davidson Motorcycles Service Center

Fullerton / Orange County California

Service, Repair, Tires, Maintenance

Let our professionals keep your Harley in the best condition

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