Refer to Maintenance Scheduling → Regular Service Intervals → Regular Service Intervals: 2005 VRSCSE Models for all maintenance schedules.
Do not switch lubricant brands indiscriminately because some lubricants interact chemically when mixed. Use of inferior lubricants can damage the engine. (00184a)
  1. Use recommended special purpose grease for steering head bearings. Use a multipurpose chassis grease for other applications.
  2. Remove and lubricate handlebar throttle control grip sleeve with fresh graphite at proper intervals.
  3. Lubricate throttle control cables and clutch control cable at proper intervals.
  4. Lubricate front brake hand lever and clutch control hand lever only if necessary.
  5. Inspect rear fork pivot shaft bearings.
  6. Pack the steering head bearings with fresh grease at proper intervals.
  7. Lubricate the jiffy stand mechanism with LOCTITE AEROSOL ANTI-SEIZE at proper intervals.
For model specific information regarding the chassis lubrication, refer to the appropriate Service Manual or see a Harley-Davidson dealer.