Maintenance Schedule

Honda Shadow VT750 Maintenance Schedules

Click here to see the recommended service intervals for maintenance on the chain driven Shadow Spirit / Ace VT750DC / VT750CD, the shaft driven Shadow Spirit / Aero VT750C2 / VT750C  and at the bottom the newer Shadow RS VT750RS. 

 

VT750DC (Spirit) and VT750CD (ACE) Recommended Service Intervals

Miles x 1000

Notes:

0.6

mi

4

mi

8

mi

12

mi

16

mi

20

mi

24

mi

 Drive Chain

  Every 500 miles  I, L

 Brake Fluid

(4)   I I R I I R

 Brake Wear

    I I I I I I

 Brake System

  I   I   I   I

 Brake Light Switch

      I   I   I

 Headlight Aim

      I   I   I

 Clutch System

  I I I I I I I

 Side Stand

      I   I   I

 Suspension

      I   I   I

 Nuts, Bolts, Fasteners

  I   I   I   I

 Wheels/Tires

  I I I I I I I

 Steering Head Bearings

  I   I   I   I

 Fuel Line

      I   I   I

 Throttle Operation

      I   I   I

 Carburetor Choke

      I   I   I

 Air Cleaner

(2)       R     R

 Crankcase Breather

(3)   C C C C C C

 Spark Plugs

    I R I R I R

 Valve Clearances

  I   I   I   I

 Engine Oil

  R   R   R   R

 Engine Oil Filter

  R   R   R   R

 Carburetor Synchronization

      I   I   I

 Engine Idle Speed

  I I I I I I I

 Radiator Coolant

(4)     I   I   R

 Cooling System

      I   I   I
 L = Lubricate
 I = Inspect
 C = Clean
 R = Replace
 
Note 1 : At higher odometer readings, repeat at the frequency interval established here.
Note 2: Service more frequently when riding in unusually wet or dusty areas.
Note 3: Service more frequently when riding in rain or at full throttle.
Note 4: Replace every 2 years, or at indicated odometer interval, whichever comes first.

 

 

VT750C2 (Spirit/Phantom) and VT750C (Aero) Recommended Service Intervals

Miles x 1000

Notes:

0.6

mi

4

mi

8

mi

12

mi

16

mi

20

mi

24

mi

 Final Drive Oil

  Every 8000 miles:  I , Every 24,000 miles: R

 Brake Fluid

(4)   I I R I I R

 Brake Shoe/Pad Wear

    I I I I I I

 Brake System

  I   I   I   I

 Brake Light Switch

      I   I   I

 Headlight Aim

      I   I   I

 Clutch System

  I I I I I I I

 Side Stand

      I   I   I

 Suspension

      I   I   I

 Nuts, Bolts, Fasteners

  I   I   I   I

 Wheels/Tires

  I I I I I I I

 Steering Head Bearings

  I   I   I   I

 Fuel Line

      I   I   I

 Throttle Operation

      I   I   I

 Carburetor Choke

      I   I   I

 Air Cleaner & Sub Air Cleaner

(2)       R     R

 Crankcase Breather

(3)   C C C C C C

 Spark Plugs

    I R I R I R

 Valve Clearances

  I   I   I   I

 Engine Oil

  R   R   R   R

 Engine Oil Filter

  R   R   R   R

 Carburetor Synchronization

               

 Engine Idle Speed

  I I I I I I I

 Radiator Coolant

(4)     I   I   R

 Cooling System

      I   I   I

 Secondary Air Supply System             

      I   I   I

 Evaporative Emission Control         System

(5)       I     I
 
 I = Inspect
 C = Clean
 R = Replace
Note 1 : At higher odometer readings, repeat at the frequency interval established here.
Note 2: Service more frequently when riding in unusually wet or dusty areas.
Note 3: Service more frequently when riding in rain or at full throttle.
Note 4: Replace every 2 years, or at indicated odometer interval, whichever comes first.
Note 5: California Type Only.

 

 

VT750RS (Shadow RS) Recommended Service Intervals

Miles x 1000

Notes:

0.6

mi

4

mi

8

mi

12

mi

16

mi

20

mi

24

mi

 Fuel Line

      I   I   I

 Throttle Operation

      I   I   I

 Air Cleaner

(2)           R     R

 Crank Case Breather

(3)   C C C C C C

 Spark Plugs

    I R I R I R

 Valve Clearance

  I   I   I   I

 Engine Oil

 

Initial = 600 mi  (1,000 km) or 1 Month: R

Regular = Every 8,000 mi (12,800 km)
or 12 months: R

 Engine Oil Filter

  R   R   R   R

 Engine Idle Speed

  I I I I I I I

 Radiator Coolant

(4)     I   I   R

 Cooling System

      I   I   I

 Secondary Air Supply System

      I   I   I

 Evaporative Emission Control System

(5)       I     I

 Drive Chain 

 

Every 500 mi (800km): I,L

 Brake Fluid

(4)   I I R I I R

 Brake Shoe/Pad Wear

  I I I I I I I

 Brake System

  I   I   I   I

 Brake Light Switch

      I   I   I

 Headlight Aim

      I   I   I

 Clutch System

  I I I I I I I

 Side Stand

      I   I   I

 Suspension

      I   I   I

 Nuts, Bolts, Fasteners

  I   I   I   I

 Wheels/Tires

  I I I I I I I

 Steering Head Bearings

  I   I   I   I

 

               
 L = Lubricate
 I = Inspect     
 C = Clean
 R = Replace
Note 1 : At higher odometer readings, repeat at the frequency interval established here.
Note 2: Service more frequently when riding in unusually wet or dusty areas.
Note 3: Service more frequently when riding in rain or at full throttle.
Note 4: Replace every 2 years, or at indicated odometer interval, whichever comes first.
Note 5: California Type Only. 

 

 

 

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