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Honda Shadow Spirit 750 Maintenance Schedule and Service Intervals

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This is the maintenance schedule and associated service intervals for the Honda Shadow Spirit 750.

This maintenance schedule applies to the following models:

  • Honda Shadow Spirit 750
  • Honda VT750DC

The Honda Shadow Spirit 750 is a cruiser motorcycle intended for on-road riding. At the heart of Honda Shadow is a 745cc liquid-cooled 52-degree V-twin with a bore and stroke of 79mm x 76mm. The sportiest cruiser with a 21-inch front wheel and low 25.7-inch one-piece gunfighter seat, the Shadow Spirit 750 C2 exudes street-rod style with handling, comfort, and quality levels only Honda can put together.

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Honda Shadow Spirit 750 Maintenance Schedule

Below is the maintenance schedule for the Honda Shadow Spirit 750.

Difficulty levels

  • * 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


  • 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 when riding in the rain or at full throttle
  • 4. Replace every 2 years, or at indicated odometer interval, whichever comes first. Replacement requires mechanical skill.
Itemsx 1000 km161218243036
x 1000 mi0.64812162024
*Fuel LineIII
*Throttle OperationIII
*Carburetor ChokeIII
Air CleanerNOTE (2)RR
Crankcase BreatherNOTE (3)CCCCCC
Spark PlugIRIRIR
*Valve ClearanceIIII
Engine OilRRRR
Engine Oil FilterRRRR
*Carburetor SynchronizationIII
*Enigne Idle SpeedIIIIIII
Radiator Coolant(NOTE 4)IIR
*Cooling SystemIII
*Secondary Air Supply SystemIII
Drive ChainEVERY 1000 km (600 mi) I, L
Drive Chain SliderIII
Brake FluidNOTE (4)IIRIIR
Brake Shoe/Pad WearIIIIII
Brake SystemIIII
*Brake Light SwitchIII
*Headlight AimIII
Clutch SystemIIIIIII
Side StandIII
*Nuts, Bolts, FastenersIIII
**Steering Head BearingsIIII

Tyre size and tyre pressure for the Honda Shadow Spirit 750

The Honda Shadow Spirit 750 has the following tyres and tyre sizes standard:

  • Front: 110/80 – 19 59S
  • Rear: 160/80 – 15 M/C 74S

Tire type: Tubeless

Recommended Tires:


  • DUNLOP F24


  • DUNLOP K425

The manual for the Honda Shadow Spirit 750 recommends the following tyre pressures (when cold):

Rider only:

  • Front: 29 psi (200 kPa, 2.00 kgf/cm2)
  • Rear: 29 psi (200 kPa, 2.00 kgf/cm2)

Rider and one passenger:

  • Front: 29 psi (200 kPa, 2.00 kgf/cm2)
  • Rear: 36 psi (250 kPa, 2.50 kgf/cm2)

About the Honda Shadow Spirit 750

The engineering team’s three-fold goal was to make the new Shadow Spirit 750 look longer and lower like a larger-displacement machine, without sacrificing the friendly ergonomics and ease of handling that appeal to so many first-time and reentry riders.

To accomplish this, the bike was fitted with a new single-backbone frame first introduced on the Aero. This produces a wheelbase that is more than an inch longer (65.0 vs. 63.8) while simultaneously stretching the ergonomic envelope to accommodate physically larger riders.

Smaller riders were not ignored, however, as the rider triangle between the seat, handlebar, and footpegs was kept as close to the previous model as possible. An added benefit is a seat height that is even lower than before-25.7 inches compared to 26.6. Nothing gives a rider confidence like putting both feet flat on the ground.

To emphasize the street-rod styling of the new Shadow Spirit 750, the designers added a 21-inch front wheel and 90/90-21 rubber for a narrow, custom look that also provides a light steering feel. A newly designed handlebar offers a sporty, upright riding position.

Shorty fenders (the rear one now boasts a custom, integrated taillight), a chromed, tank-mounted speedometer/instrument housing, and twin, bullet-style mufflers-all signature elements of the Spirit blueprint-were redesigned to complement the V-twin’s new low-slung attitude.

Manual for the Honda Shadow Spirit 750

Honda Shadow Spirit 750 Maintenance Schedule Screenshot From Manual

The above maintenance schedule comes directly from the user’s manual for the Honda Shadow Spirit 750.

You can download it from here.

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