Safe Operating Rules
Motorcycles are different from other vehicles. They operate, steer, handle and brake
differently. Unskilled or improper use could result in loss of control, death or serious injury.
Take a rider training course.
Read owner's manual before riding, adding accessories or servicing.
Wear a helmet, eye protection and protective clothing.
Never tow a trailer.
Before operating your motorcycle, read and follow the operating and maintenance instructions in this manual. Follow these basic rules for your personal
Know and respect the rules of the road. Carefully read and familiarize yourself with the motorcycle safety information provided by your country or
state. Read the RIDING TIPS booklet in your owner's kit (in the U.S.) and the MOTORCYCLE HANDBOOK from your state or regional traffic
authority. The RIDING TIPS booklet is also available on www.msf usa.org. See Rules of the Road.
Before starting engine, check for proper operation of brake, clutch, shifter, throttle controls, correct fuel and oil supply.
Harley Davidson parts and accessories are designed for Harley Davidson motorcycles. Using
non Harley Davidson parts or accessories can adversely affect performance, stability or
handling, which could result in death or serious injury. (00001b)
Use only Harley Davidson approved parts and accessories. Use of certain other manufacturer's performance parts may void your new motorcycle
warranty, except where prohibited by law. See your Harley Davidson dealer for details.
Stop the engine when refueling or servicing the fuel system. Do not smoke or allow open
flame or sparks near gasoline. Gasoline is extremely flammable and highly explosive, which
could result in death or serious injury. (00002a)
2016 Iron 883 Owner's Manual