Initial Servicing Of New Motorcycle

At First 250 Miles

1. At the first 250 miles, check front chain to make sure it is receiving required amount of oil for ample lubrication. If necessary, readjust chain oiler. See "Lubricating Drive Chains," Page 12. Note: If motorcycle is equipped with rear chain oiler, instructions that apply to checking front chain lubrication, also apply to rear chain.

2. Check adjustment of chains. Readjust if needed.

At First 750 Miles

1. Drain oil tank and refill with fresh oil. Thereafter, in average service change oil at intervals not exceeding 2000 miles. In extremely dusty serv ice, or when service is exceptionally hard, also in winter weather, oil must be changed at much shorter than normal intervals. See "Engine Lubrication," Page 33.

2. Check level of oil in transmission and add oil if needed. Use same grade of oil used in engine. See "Transmission Lubrication," Page 144.

3. Lubricate all points indicated for 750 mile attention on Lubrication Chart.

4. Oil all control joints, namely, clutch, gear shifter, brakes, front brake control wire, and spark and throttle control wires at ends of their respective housings.

5. If motorcycle is equipped with air cleaner, inspect and service if needed. See "Servicing Air Cleaner."

6. Check adjustment of chains and readjust if needed. Again, check lubrication of front chain and readjust chain oiler if found necessary. Clean and lubricate rear chain.

7. Check adjustment of brakes. Readjust controls if needed.

8. Check wheel mounting socket screws and tighten if needed. These screws must be kept very tight.

9. Check axle nuts and fork rocker plate stud nuts for looseness.

10. Check level of battery solution and add distilled water if needed. See that terminals are clean and connections tight.

11. Inspect all wiring connections and tighten any found loose. Check switches, lights, etc.

12. Check carburetor-manifold cap screws and manifold nuts.

13. Road test motorcycle to check carburetor adjustment and all-around performance.

At First 1500 Miles

1. Check condition of oil in tank to determine if oil change is needed.

2. Check level of oil in transmission and add oil if needed. Use same grade cf oil used in engine. See "Transmission Lubrication," Page 144.

3. Lubricate all points indicated for 750 mile attention on Lubrication Chart.

4. Lubricate wheel hubs at 1500 mile intervals as indicated on Lubrication Chart.

5. Oil all control joints, namely clutch, gear shifter, brakes, front brake control wire, and spark and throttle control wires at ends of their respective housings.

6. Check adjustment of chains. Adjust if needed. Again, check lubrication of front chain. Clean and lubricate rear chain and check for broken rollers, loose pins or cracked side plates.

7. Check adjustment of gear shifting control. Adjust if needed.

8. Check adjustment of clutch and clutch control. Adjust if needed.

9. Check adjustments of brakes and brake controls. Adjust if needed.

10. Check all nuts, bolts and screws and tighten any found loose. Particular attention should be given to engine mounting bolts, cylinder head bracket bolts or nuts, transmission mounting stud nuts, and wheel mounting socket screws.

11. Check front and rear wheel for loose or broken spokes and rim damage.

12. Check level of battery solution and add distilled water if needed.

13. Engine should be given a complete tune-up including: Checking circuit braker points, ignition timing, valve tappets, spark plugs, draining and flushing carburetor bowl, cleaning and flushing gasoline strainer, carburetor adjustment, and cleaning muffler outlet. Service air cleaner if motorcycle is so equipped.

14. Road test motorcycle to check carburetor adjustment and all-around performance.

Preceding three service jobs conclude what is considered initial servicing. Further servicing should be given according to schedule of "Regular Interval Inspection and Maintenance," which follows below.

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