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2010-2011 Honda Shadow RS Maintenance Schedule and Service Intervals

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This is the maintenance schedule and associated service intervals for the 2010-2011 Honda Shadow RS.

This maintenance schedule applies to the following models:

  • 2010-2011 Honda Shadow RS
  • Honda VT750

The Honda Shadow RS is a cruiser motorcycle intended for on-road riding. Agile and responsive, this V-twin roadster has crisp, uncluttered lines and standard-style riding ergonomics that deliver comfort and cool. The Shadow RS’s liquid-cooled, 745cc V-twin produces impressive, perfect-for-cruising-or-commuting power across the entire rpm range, while its long-stroke crankshaft design helps create a brawny V-twin pulse and low-rpm torque.

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2010-2011 Honda Shadow RS Maintenance Schedule

Below is the maintenance schedule for the 2010-2011 Honda Shadow RS.

The maintenance for the 2010-2011 Honda Shadow RS is broken into two sections: Emission-Related Items and Non-Emission-Related Items.

Periodic Maintenance Chart

Itemsx 1000 mi0.64812162024
Emission-Related ItemsNOTEx 1000 km16.412.819.225.63238.4
*Fuel LineIII
*Throttle OperationIII
Air Cleaner2RR
Crankcase Breather3CCCCCC
Spark PlugsIRIRIR
*Valve ClearanceIIII
Engine OilINITIAL = 600 mi (1,000 km) or 1 month: R REGULAR = EVERY 8,000 mi (12,800 km) or 12 months: R
Engine Oil FilterRRRR
*Engine Idle SpeedIIIIIII
Radiator Coolant4IIR
*Cooling SystemIII
*Secondary Air Supply SystemIII
*Evaporative Emission Control System5II
Non-Emission-Related Items
Drive ChainEVERY 500 mi (800 km) I L
Brake Fluid4IIRIIR
Brake Shoe/Pad WearIIIIII
Brake SystemIIII
*Brake Light SwitchIII
*Headlight AimIII
Clutch SystemIIIIIII
Side StandIII
*SuspensionIII
*Nuts, Bolts, FastenersIIII
**Wheels/TiresIIIIIII
**Steering Head BearingsIIII

Each item on the maintenance schedule requires some mechanical knowledge. Certain Items (particularly those marked * and **) may require more technical information and tools. Consult your Honda dealer.

  • * Should be serviced by your Honda dealer, unless you have the proper tools and service data and are mechanically qualified. Refer to the official Honda Service Manual.
  • ** In the interest of safety, we recommend these items be serviced only by your Honda dealer.

Maintenance Procedures:

  • I: inspect and clean, adjust, lubricate, or replace, if necessary
  • C: clean
  • A: adjust
  • L: lubricate
  • R: replace

Notes:

  • 1. At higher odometer readings, repeat at the frequency interval established here
  • 2. Service more frequently if the motorcycle is ridden in unusually wet or dusty areas
  • 3. Service more frequently if the motorcycle is ridden often at full throttle or in the rain.
  • 4. Replace every 2 years, or at indicated odometer interval, whichever comes first. Replacement requires mechanical skill. Refer to the official Honda service manual
  • 5. California type only.

Tyre size and tyre pressure for the 2010-2011 Honda Shadow RS

The 2010-2011 Honda Shadow RS has the following tyres and tyre sizes standard:

  • Front: 100/90 19M/C 57H
  • Rear: 150/80B16M/C 71H

Tire type: bias-ply, tube

Recommended Tires

Front:

  • DUNLOP D404F
  • METZELER ME 880 Marathon

Rear:

  • DUNLOP D404 G
  • METZELER ME 880 Marathon

The manual for the 2010-2011 Honda Shadow RS recommends the following tyre pressures (when cold):

Front:

  • 29 psi (200 kPa, 2.00 kgf/cm2)

Rear:

  • 29 psi (200 kPa, 2.00 kgf/cm2) with less than 200 Ibs (90 kg) of added weight
  • 36 psi (250 kPa , 2.50 kgf/cm2 ) with more than 200 Ibs (90 kg) of added weight

About the 2010-2011 Honda Shadow RS

The Honda Shadow® RS serves as rolling proof that classic ideas never go out of style. By combining agile and responsive handling, V-twin power, clean, crisp lines, and standard-style riding ergonomics.

The Shadow RS’s higher footpegs enhance ground clearance, and its thoroughly modern liquid-cooled 745cc V-twin engine boasts Honda’s sophisticated Programmed Fuel Injection to enhance your riding pleasure. 

Higher pegs, more upright bars, and a plush, low, but slightly flatter saddle add up to cruiser comfort with a sporty feel. Which, when you think about it, is exactly how it should be with a machine this versatile.

Sturdy 41mm front fork features a large-diameter billet-aluminum triple-clamp for a distinctive look plus confident, neutral handling and a plush 117 mm (4.6 in.) of wheel travel.

Classic roadster tank shape and seat are inspired by the world of flat-track racing. Brilliant 60-/55-watt halogen headlight. Large custom-styled taillight and attractive retro-styled turn indicators.

Manual for the 2010-2011 Honda Shadow RS

2010-2011 Honda Shadow RS Maintenance Schedule Screenshot From Manual

The above maintenance schedule comes directly from the user’s manual for the 2010-2011 Honda Shadow RS.

You can download it from here.

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