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IT'S MORE THAN JUST OIL. IT'S LIQUID ENGINEERING.

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HOW TO CHECK MOTORCYCLE OIL

Motorcycle engine oil needs to be checked regularly. Fortunately, it's an easy job that everybody can do, as we explain here.

How to check motorcycle engine oil

How to check motorcycle engine oil

Whether you ride a shaft drive motorcycle or a chain-drive classic, it's essential to check your engine oil regularly. That's because every motorcycle engine needs an appropriate level of the right oil - in the right condition - in order to give you the performance, economy and reliability you deserve.

 

Fortunately, checking your engine oil is an easy task on almost every motorcycle.

 

First park your bike on level ground - usually on a centerstand or paddock stand - and leave it for at least 20 minutes to cool down if the engine has been hot, and to allow all of the oil to drain into the sump before carrying out your check. Your next step depends on whether your motorcycle has an inspection window or a dipstick.

 

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