There are various motorcycle parts that may need repairing or replacing over the service life of a motorcycle. These take the form of body parts, fuel and electrical systems. Apart from obvious visible and auditory warning signs, faults with these parts can be picked up through regular maintenance service intervals.
There are a number of common motorcycle parts that are exposed to the stress of constant wear and tear. Number one among these are tires, which are vulnerable to punctures and will therefore need repairs. Tires on a motorcycle are more prone to damage as these are directly in contact with the road. Other motorcycle parts that need replacing are brake pads, tensioning belts and chains, and fuel system components. Not all replacement parts are due to stress through use, crash and collision damage are also major contributors.
Having a motorcycle maintenance checklist can be a handy reference guide that may help owners detect potential problems before they develop into unnecessary costly repairs. More important motorcycle parts and components that should appear on every checklist are: tires, essential lubricants, battery and cables, handle bars and steering components, and all lights and signals. On-going checks will not only keep your motorcycle in top condition, but will ensure a long reliable service life as well.