CUSTOM HAND LEVER KITS
J066762018-04-13
GENERAL
Kit Numbers
41700421A, 47100422A, 41700424A, 41700425A
Models
For model fitment information, see the P&A Retail Catalog or the Parts and Accessories section of www.harley-davidson.com (English only).
Installation Requirements
WARNING
Rider and passenger safety depend upon the correct installation of this kit. Use the appropriate service manual procedures. If the procedure is not within your capabilities or you do not have the correct tools, have a Harley-Davidson dealer perform the installation. Improper installation of this kit could result in death or serious injury. (00333b)
NOTE
This instruction sheet references service manual information. A service manual for your model motorcycle is required for this installation and is available from a Harley-Davidson dealer.
WARNING
Brakes are a critical safety component. Contact a Harley-Davidson dealer for brake repair or replacement. Improperly serviced brakes can adversely affect brake performance, which could result in death or serious injury. (00054a)
Kit Contents
See Figure 2 and Table 1.
BRAKE LEVER INSTALLATION
  1. Remove stock brake lever following instructions in the service manual.
  2. Install new brake lever following instructions in the service manual.
  3. WARNING
    Be sure the master cylinder relief port is not plugged. A plugged relief port can cause brake drag or lockup and loss of vehicle control, which could result in death or serious injury. (00317a)
    WARNING
    Contact with DOT 4 brake fluid can have serious health effects. Failure to wear proper skin and eye protection could result in death or serious injury.
    • If inhaled: Keep calm, remove to fresh air, seek medical attention.
    • If on skin: Remove contaminated clothing. Rinse skin immediately with plenty of water for 15-20 minutes. If irritation develops, seek medical attention.
    • If in eyes: Wash affected eyes for at least 15 minutes under running water with eye lids held open. If irritation develops, seek medical attention.
    • If swallowed: Rinse mouth and then drink plenty of water. Do not induce vomiting. Immediate medical attention required.
    • See Safety Data Sheet (SDS) for more details available at sds.harley-davidson.com
    (00240d)
    NOTICE
    DOT 4 brake fluid will damage painted and body panel surfaces it comes in contact with. Always use caution and protect surfaces from spills whenever brake work is performed. Failure to comply can result in cosmetic damage. (00239c)
  4. Verify proper operation of the master cylinder relief port.
    1. Position motorcycle and handlebar so master cylinder is level (on some vehicles handlebar configurations the use of a flat jack may help position the vehicle).
    2. Remove the reservoir cover.
    3. Slowly actuate the brake lever while watching the surface of the brake fluid. A slight spurt of fluid will break the surface if internal components are working properly.
    4. Install the reservoir cover. See the service manual for proper torque specification.
  5. WARNING
    Be sure that all lights and switches operate properly before operating motorcycle. Low visibility of rider can result in death or serious injury. (00316a)
  6. Check that the stop light goes on when the brake lever is actuated.
CLUTCH LEVER INSTALLATION
See the CLUTCH CONTROL section of the service manual for clutch lever (8) removal, installation and adjustment procedures.
CLUTCH LEVER INSPECTION
See See Figure 1. For optimal performance, install updated clutch switch. After removing clutch lever, look at the cap of the clutch switch cap. If the cap is black, replace the clutch switch. The updated clutch switch has a gray cap.
Figure 1. Clutch Switch Cap
COMPLETE
  1. Check the clutch lever for proper operation. There should be no free play in the hand lever. The lever should actuate fully. A slight preload is permissible.
  2. WARNING
    After repairing the brake system, test brakes at low speed. If brakes are not operating properly, testing at high speeds can cause loss of control, which could result in death or serious injury. (00289a)
  3. Test ride the motorcycle at low speed.
SERVICE PARTS
Figure 2. Service Parts: Hand Control Lever (Slotted Shown)
Table 1. Service Parts: Hand Control Lever Kits
Kit
Item
Description (Quantity)
Part Number
Kit 41700422A
Chrome Levers
1
Brake hand lever, chrome
Not Sold Separately
2
Clutch hand lever, chrome
Not Sold Separately
Kit 41700421A
Black Levers
1
Brake hand lever, black
Not Sold Separately
2
Clutch hand lever, black
Not Sold Separately
Kit 41700425A
Slotted Levers
1
Brake hand lever, slotted
Not Sold Separately
2
Clutch hand lever, slotted
Not Sold Separately
Kit 41700424A
Edge Cut Levers
1
Brake hand lever, edge cut
Not Sold Separately
2
Clutch hand lever, edge cut
Not Sold Separately
Parts common
to ALL Kits
3
Bushing, brake lever pivot (2)
Not sold separately
4
Pivot pin kit (polished). For all Kits EXCEPT 41700421A (includes Items 5 and 6) (2)
Pivot pin kit (black). For Kit 41700421A (includes Items 5 and 6)
42105-06A
42860-06B
5
  • Pivot pin, brake lever
Not sold separately
6
  • Retaining ring (2)
11615
Reference items not included in kit:
A
Front brake master cylinder
B
Clutch master cylinder