Check engine oil level in oil tank and add oil if necessary. Oil tank capacity is 3.6 quarts (U.S.) (3.4 liters).

Removing and Replacing Oil Filler Cap
1. See Fig. 1-1. Remove filler cap from oil tank on right side of vehicle.

a) Press straight down on filler cap and release. Cap will pop up.
b) Pull up on filler cap while turning counterclockwise one-quarter turn as if unscrewing filler cap.

2. Wipe attached dipstick clean.

3. Insert dipstick into tank. Turn filler cap clockwise one-quarter turn as if screwing filler cap into tank. When filler cap stops turning, it is fully seated. Press down on filler cap until it snaps in place, flush with top of oil tank cover.

Note: See Fig. 1-2. Note that dipstick has a wide slot (1) and a narrow slot (2) and can only be inserted in oil tank one way.


Fig. 1-1. Filler Cap/Dipstick Location
Checking with Cold Enginee
1. Position motorcycle so that it is leaning on jiffy stand.

2. Remove filler cap. See Removing and Replacing Oil Filler Cap above. Wipe attached dipstick clean. Reinstall oil filler cap in tank.

3. Remove oil filler cap again and check oil level on dipstick. See Fig. 1-3. Dipstick has two marks. If oil level is at or below lower mark (2), add only enough oil to bring the level to a point between the to arrows on the dipstick. Replace filler cap.


Fig. 1-2. Filler Cap/Dipstick

Checking With Warm Engine
1. Run engine until engine oil is at normal operating temperature. Turn engine off.

2. Position motorcycle so that is leaning on jiffy stand.

3. Remove filler cap. See Removing and Replacing Oil Filler Cap above. Wipe attached dipstick clean. Reinstall oil filler cap in tank.

4. Remove filler cap again and check warm oil level on dipstick. See Fig. 1-3. Dipstick has two marks. If oil level in tank is at or below mark, add one quart (0.946 liter) of Harley-Davidson oil to tank. Replace filler cap.

5. If you added oil in step 4, remove filler cap and verify correct engine oil level in oil tank. Do not fill oil tank to a level above upper mark on dipstick. Replace filler cap.


Fig. 1-3. Checking Oil Level

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