ENGINE REPAIR FOR HARLEY-DAVIDSON
Engines are the primary reason why motorcycles work and give us adventurous freedom, it powers your motorcycle. We should know how to take care and handle our motorcycle engine whenever it breaks down.
Famous saying is always true that prevention is better than cure so let us give you tips in how to take care of your engine.
- Check your engine oil.
Since this gives life to the engine, it should be changed every 3000 miles. The primary function of motorcycle engine oil is to act as a lubricant. The oil must be of a good consistency so that it may function properly. The oil can’t be so thick that it can’t properly get in between the tight moving parts of your engine for lubrication. At the same time, the oil can’t be so thin that it can’t separate the parts. The type engine oil you use in your motorcycle is as important as the frequency at which it is changed.
- Choose the fitting fuel.
The type fuel that you put in your motorcycle is vital to the way it operates. Because of certain engine malfunctions, it is sometimes required that you use a higher grade fuel.
- Inspect motorcycle battery.
A motorcycle battery is an essential tool for the correct functioning of the motorcycle engine.
- The motorcycle air filter.
If the air filter on your motorcycle is clogged from dirt and dust, your motorcycle will not be able to breathe properly. This will cause a loss of power and sub-standard performance from your motorcycle. And lastly,
- Evaluate motorcycle spark plugs.
Spark plugs are essential to your motorcycle’s overall performance. It is important that before you remove the spark plugs, use a can of compressed air to blow in the hole that houses the plug. This will remove any dirt and debris from the hole so that nothing falls into the engine when the plug is removed.