time for first oil change


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slotnick
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time for first oil change

Postby slotnick » Mon Sep 09, 2013 6:08 pm



What is the mileage for the 1st oil change on the 2012 1800? 500 miles?????



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trike lady
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Re: time for first oil change

Postby trike lady » Mon Sep 09, 2013 6:18 pm

I would personally change the oil and filter at 500 miles and depending upon usage every 3000.
Just keep all records just in case you have a warranty issue.
I did a lot of city riding on my 1500 trike and I changed the oil often.
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Re: time for first oil change

Postby SteveB123 » Tue Sep 10, 2013 6:03 am

slotnick wrote:What is the mileage for the 1st oil change on the 2012 1800? 500 miles?????


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Re: time for first oil change

Postby dingdong » Tue Sep 10, 2013 7:27 am

Owners manual???????


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