How often should I change the drive belt on my Harley?
The maintenance schedule for all Harley motorcycle models calls for a drive belt inspection and tension check after the first 1,000 miles and every 5,000 miles thereafter, the same interval as an oil-and-filter change.
How much does it cost to replace a drive belt on a Harley-Davidson?
Harley drive belts are very strong and durable and only need replacement after thousands of miles of riding. Unless you have a warranty, a replacement will cost a few hundred dollars at your Harley dealer. Do it yourself in about 30 minutes, for less than $50.
When should I replace my motorcycle belt?
The belt is usually checked with regular service intervals at your motorcycle service center. Some brands recommend changing the drive belt every 2 years, or every 10,000 kilometers or so, some every 20,000 kilometers, while others can be as long as 100,000 kilometers.
How long does a motorcycle belt drive last?
Modern drive belts are strengthened with steel wires inside and Kevlar coating outside – such belt systems can last really long. You can expect a well maintained belt drive on a motorcycle to last in excess of 100,000 km or even more.
How much does it cost to replace a drive belt?
The average cost for a drive belt tensioner replacement is between $211 and $239. Labor costs are between $73 and $93, while parts are priced between $138 and $146.
When did Harley-Davidson switch to belt drive?
From 1992, rubber tooth-belt drive was adopted for all Harley-Davidson streetbikes.
How often should you change your drive belt?
A good rule of thumb is to replace your V-Belt every 30,000 miles, while your serpentine belt and timing belt should be replaced every 50,000, although these numbers vary depending on the make and model of your car. Hoses should typically be replaced every four years.