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Keep Your Metric Cruiser Cruising Smoothly:
Basic Service Checklist

Key Components Addressed:

  • Engine: Fresh oil and filter ensure proper lubrication and engine health.
  • Drivetrain: Chain/belt adjustment and lubrication provide smooth power transfer. (Optional: Differential gear oil change for added protection.)
  • Brakes: Inspection and testing guarantee your stopping power is confident and reliable.
  • Controls: Properly adjusted and lubricated levers provide comfortable and responsive control.
  • Tires: Correct tire pressure ensures optimal handling and safety.
  • Drive System: Visual inspection identifies any potential issues with the chain/belt and sprockets.
  • Fuel System: Injector cleaner helps maintain fuel system efficiency and performance.
  • Engine Cleanliness: Engine cleaner removes internal deposits, contributing to overall engine health.


  • Synthetic Oil Option: For enhanced performance and protection, consider upgrading to synthetic oil for an additional $25.00.
  • Consult your owner's manual: Always refer to your specific model's manual for exact oil specifications and service intervals.
  • Additional Services: This checklist outlines a basic service, but your bike might require additional services based on mileage, riding conditions, or personal preferences.

Benefits of Regular Basic Service:

  • Extended motorcycle life: Regular maintenance prevents premature wear and tear, extending the lifespan of your beloved cruiser.
  • Improved performance: Properly serviced components contribute to smoother operation, better fuel efficiency, and overall riding enjoyment.
  • Enhanced safety: Optimal braking, tire pressure, and drivetrain health ensure you can control your machine confidently and safely.
  • Peace of mind: Knowing your motorcycle is in top condition allows you to relax and enjoy the ride without worry.

Additional Tips:

  • Consider learning basic maintenance tasks yourself to save costs and gain a deeper understanding of your motorcycle.
  • Ask about multi-service discounts or package deals offered by service providers.
  • Build a relationship with a trusted mechanic who understands your specific motorcycle and riding style.

Motorhelmets Metric Cruiser Basic Service

Service Description:

  • Change Engine Oil and Filter: This service involves replacing the engine oil and the oil filter to ensure optimal engine performance and longevity.
  • Clean, Adjust, and Lube Chain or Adjust Belt: For bikes with chains, this includes cleaning the chain, adjusting its tension, and lubricating it to prevent wear and tear. For bikes with belts, the service involves adjusting the belt tension. Additionally, there's an option to change the differential gear oil for an additional $40.
  • Inspect/Test Braking System: This step involves a thorough inspection of the braking system to ensure it is functioning correctly. Brake pads, discs, and fluid levels are checked for wear and proper operation.
  • Lube/Adjust Levers: The levers, such as the clutch and brake levers, are lubricated and adjusted to ensure smooth operation and responsiveness.
  • Check/Adjust Tire Pressure: Tire pressure is checked and adjusted as needed to maintain proper traction, handling, and tire life.
  • Inspect Drive System: The drive system, including the chain or belt, sprockets, and any related components, is inspected for wear, alignment, and proper functioning.
  • Add Injector Cleaner: Injector cleaner is added to the fuel system to clean fuel injectors, improve fuel economy, and maintain engine performance.
  • Add Engine Cleaner: Engine cleaner is added to the engine oil to help remove sludge, deposits, and contaminants, promoting engine longevity and efficiency.

When Do You Need This Service:

  • Regular maintenance is crucial for the smooth operation and longevity of your Metric Cruiser motorcycle.
  • It's recommended to have this service performed according to the manufacturer's maintenance schedule or at least once a year, depending on your riding habits and mileage.
  • Additionally, if you notice any issues with your bike's performance, such as unusual noises, decreased responsiveness, or difficulty in braking, it's advisable to get the bike serviced promptly to prevent further damage and ensure safety on the road.

Additional Information:

  • Additional Charge for Synthetic Oil: There is an additional charge of $25.00 if synthetic oil is preferred for the engine oil change.
  • Cost: The cost for this comprehensive Metric Cruiser Service is $275.00.

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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