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Triumph America Maintenance Schedule

2012-2017 Triumph America - Stock image

This is the maintenance schedule with associated service intervals for the Triumph America motorcycles.

It’s very similar to those for other motorcycles with similar engines in the Triumph Speedmaster

This maintenance schedule applies to the following model:

  • 2012 Triumph America
  • 2013 Triumph America
  • 2014 Triumph America
  • 2015 Triumph America
  • 2016 Triumph America
  • 2017 Triumph America

Maintenance Schedule for Triumph America

The following is the list of maintenance operations and to be done on this motorcycle with a distance or time interval — whichever comes earlier.

There are two kinds of service interval: every a) distance or b) time period. In each case, it’s the earlier of the two that’s most important.

Part of the below table includes checks you should do every day.

Operation DescriptionEvery500
1 month
1 year
2 years
3 years
4 years
Engine and oil cooler – check for leaks Day
Engine oil – renew
Engine oil filter – renew
Valve clearances – check/adjust
Air cleaner element – renew
Spark plugs – check
Spark plugs – renew
Autoscan – carry out a full Autoscan using the Triumph
diagnostic tool
Engine ECM – check for stored DTCs
Fuel filter – renew
Fuel system – check for leaks, chafing etc.Day
Throttle cables – check/adjust Day
Lights, instruments and electrical systems – checkDay
Steering – check for free operationDay
Headstock bearings – check/adjust
Headstock bearings – lubricate
Forks – check for leaks/smooth operation Day
Fork oil – renew
Brake fluid levels – checkDay
Brake calipers, check for fluid leaks and seized pistons
Brake master cylinders – check for fluid leaks
Brake fluid – renewEvery 2 years
Brake light – check operationDay
Brake pads – check wear levelsDay
Drive chain – lubricateEvery 200 miles (300 kms)
Drive chain – wear checkEvery 500 miles (300 kms)
Drive chain slack – check/adjust Day
Fasteners – inspect visually for security Day
Wheels – inspect for damage Day
Wheel bearings – check for wear/smooth operation
Tyre wear/tyre damage – checkDay
Tyre pressures – check/adjust Day
Clutch cable – check/adjust Day
Fuel and evaporative* hoses – renew
Secondary air injection system – check/clean

*Evaporative system fitted to California models only.

General information about the Triumph America

Built to be ridden, not just to look good. The America’s 865cc parallel-twin puts out a healthy 61PS with strong torque at low revs, peaking at 72Nm at just 3300rpm. Ideal for urban cruising at low revs but with enough muscle for serious long distances at motorway speeds, even with a passenger or luggage on board.

This vertical twin is a true original. Drawing on Triumph heritage from fifties and sixties parallel twins and coupling that with modern technology and build standards, the engine in the America has a laid-back riding character that’s unique to the cruiser world.

Manual for the Triumph America

Triumph America Maintenance Schedule Screenshot From Manual

The above maintenance schedule comes directly from the user’s manual for the Triumph America, which is available on the Triumph website.

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