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I'm a new owner of a 2003 Heritage softail

I need to know how to drain the oil and tranny fluid and where you fill the tranny at and what weight and type of fluids are best to use. I would appriciate any help. E-Mail me at blea885@aol.com Thanks Todd

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You will need either the HD oil filter wrench (HD-44067), which fits over the end of oil filter Harley-Davidson SuperPremium5 Oil Filter 63731-99A and allows you to remove filter with a ratchet and extension, or a strap type oil filter wrench purchased at an autoparts store. I use the strap type generic wrench. The HD wrench, actually a hex cap to fit over end of filter, would be a worthwhile investment. There is very very limited side access to filter on bike neccesitating one of these tools. Pan drain plug on same side, to front of pan at corner. Drain oil, remove filter, wipe off filter mount, fill new filter with fresh oil and install, pour in 5 quarts total using a flexible neck funnel, and your done. It takes 5 quarts total including what you use to fill new filter. SAE 20W50 or SAE 60 grade is appropriate for ambient temperatures above 80 deg to over 100 deg F. BE VERY CAREFUL WITH "O" RING !!!!!

Tranny:
This one is tricky get yourself a service manual. "O" rings are a pain man! train plug should be line up with dip stick.

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