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Author Topic: 15,000 mile service  (Read 274 times)

Offline Chris Foth

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15,000 mile service
« on: June 14, 2017, 03:27:10 AM »
Bought my roadmaster new end of December, coming up on 15,000 mile service. It seems that fork oil change causing this service to climb over $800.00 is a bit excessive?  I have been told that the fork oil change isn't needed that often thoughts?
« Last Edit: June 14, 2017, 03:35:03 AM by Chris Foth »



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Re: 15,000 mile service
« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2017, 05:52:17 AM »
I'm over 21,000 and haven't had it changed yet.
Typically, you don't have to worry about it unless it leaks/leaked or you notice the front end doesn't feel right.
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Re: 15,000 mile service
« Reply #2 on: June 14, 2017, 06:23:04 AM »
My dealer has done several at 15,000 and always finds the oil clean. That my not account for viscosity breakdown. I'm not aware of why Indian is recommending it be changed relatively early.
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Re: 15,000 mile service
« Reply #3 on: June 14, 2017, 09:19:32 AM »
Now have 73,000 miles and have not replaced the fork oil. When it starts leaking I will not only change the oil but all the bushings and sliders will also be replaced. No handling problems yet.

Offline Chris Foth

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Re: 15,000 mile service
« Reply #4 on: June 15, 2017, 02:52:22 AM »
Now have 73,000 miles and have not replaced the fork oil. When it starts leaking I will not only change the oil but all the bushings and sliders will also be replaced. No handling problems yet.

What are you riding?


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Re: 15,000 mile service
« Reply #5 on: June 15, 2017, 10:20:15 AM »
2014 chieftain

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