At 500 Miles

1. Drain oil tank through drain plug, flush with kerosene and refill with fresh oil.

2. If motorcycle is equipped with oil filter, service the filter.

3. Drain transmission and front chain compartments, clean transmission magnetic drain plug, and refill with fresh oil. Use same grade oil used in engine.

4. Lubricate all points indicated for 2000 mile servicing as described in the Regular Service Intervals Chart.

5. Inspect and service air cleaner if needed.

6. Check and adjust chains.

7. Check lubrication of rear chain and adjust rear chain oiler if necessary.

8. Check all nuts, bolts and screws, and tighten any found loose.

9. Check wheel mounting bolts which secure rear wheel to brake assembly. These bolts must be kept very tight.

10. Check XLH battery solution level and add distilled water if needed. Make sure terminals are clean and connections tight.

11. Check tightness of all cylinder head bolts and all cylinder base nuts.

12. Check tappet adjustment and readjust if necessary.

13. Check spark plug electrodes, clean and re gap if necessary.

14. Check ignition timing and circuit breaker point gap.

15. Check wheel spokes and tighten if necessary.

16. Check front fork and rear fork bearing adjustment.

17. Lubricate tachometer drive (XLCH).

18. Check clutch adjustment.

19. Check brake adjustment.

20. Aim headlight.

21. Check tire pressure and inspect tread.

22. Road test. AT 1000 MILES

1. Drain oil tank through drain plug and refill with fresh oil.

2. Clean oil filter (if applicable).

3. Check level of oil in transmission and front chain compartments and add oil if needed. Use same grade of oil used in engine.

4. Service air cleaner.

5. Check and adjust chains.

6. Check lubrication of rear chain and adjust rear chain oiler if necessary.

7. Check XLH battery solution level and add distilled water if needed. Make sure terminals are clean and connections tight.

8. Check tappet adjustment and readjust if necessary.

9. Check circuit breaker points and adjust if needed.

10. Check clutch adjustment.

11. Check brake adjustment.

12. Check tire pressure and inspect tread.

13. Road test

All operations are fully described in subsequent sections.

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