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2005 harley sportster 1200 how much how to change the oil

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Follow the hose that goes to the frame from the oil tank. Loosen the clamp and pull.

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The dip stick is located on top of the oil tank. The drain line is at the bottom of the rear down tubes and looks like it goes into the frame. I run Mobile 1 20w50 V-twin full synthetic all the time.

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The drain hose comes down the back of the frame and looks like it attaches to the frame.

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SOURCE: How much oil does my 2005 Harley Davidson XL 1200

Maybe it wasn't flushed and there was still some old oil in it.
Do these things have a level indication?
If the level is right, start the bike and run it for a minute or so, watch the oil light. Then stop it, leave it a few mions to let the oil settle in the sump and check it again.
What I mean by flushing out, have a look at how it's done on a different type of bike -
http://www.r1-forum.com/forums/showthread.php?s=04def9814c7f2512992f7ddd6282151c&t=145500

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SOURCE: What type of oil does a 2004 Harley Davidon XL

No, but the Royal Purple Max Cycle 20W50 will if they offer that. All Sportsters and Big Twin Harley's use 20W50 oil.

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