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How do you drain crank case oil on my 2004 road king

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Need to change oil

Look under the transmission. This is the oil pan. There are two drain plugs. The one in the center is the transmission drain plug. The drain plug near the front on the left side is the engine oil drain plug. Three quarts of oil with a filter change then check the level on the stick. There are two marks on the dipstick. One is "Full Cold" and the other is "Full Hot". Do not overfill.

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Want to change oilneed toknow where the plugs are and how much oil

Underneath the transmission there are two drain plugs. The center one is the transmission drain. The drain plug near the front left is the engine oil drain. I always add three quarts with the filter change, start the engine and run a few minutes and then check the oil with the dipstick. There are two marks on the stick. One is "Full Cold" and one is "Full Hot". Fill to the full cold mark, do not overfill.

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I have a 2005 electra glide standard how much oil does the transmission and the primary chaincase take

The transmission usually holds 20-24 ounces of H-D Syn3 20W50 oil.

The primary usually holds 36-44 ounces of the same. The best way to fill the primary is to stand the bike up straight and fill the primary until the oil just barely comes to the lower edge of the clutch spring. If you get too much oil in the primary, the clutch will drag and make finding neutral impossible with the engine running.

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How do I change all my fluids on a FLHTC 2005

There are three areas that you have to service, engine oil, primary oil, and transmission.

To change the engine oil, underneath the transmission, you'll find two drain plugs. The drain plug nearest the left side of the engine is the the engine oil drain. Warm the engine a bit and drain the oil. Change the oil filter. This is a messy job so put something down to catch the oil as it runs out of the filter. Replace drain plug and refill with oil.

The plug nearest the center of the transmission is the transmission drain. Remove the plug to drain the transmission. Once drained replace the plug and refill the transmission through the transmission fill hole in the chrome cover on the right side of the transmission.

To change the primary oil, underneath the primary outer cover very near the rear of this cover is a small drain plug. It takes a Torx wrench to get the plug out. Remove the plug to drain the oil from the primary. Remove the derby cover over the clutch. Refill with oil through the derby cover hole.

Your bike probably came with H-D Syn3 oil. You can replace the oil with this or any other oil as long as it carries a rating for use in a diesel engine. Here, it must have an API code of "C", example "SJ/CG4". Four quarts of engine oil, Add three quarts of oil and check. Fill to proper level with the fourth. Your dipstick is marked with a "Full Cold" and "Full Hot" mark. Fill to "Full Cold" mark and check again after warming up the engine.

Use Syn3 in the primary or 30 weight oil, 40-44 ounces. With the bike standing nearly straight up, the fluid level should be to the bottom of the clutch spring, large black disc in the center of the clutch. It's a diaphragm type spring.

Use Syn3 in the transmission, 20-24 fluid ounces. Check with the dip stick again with the bike standing straight up.

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