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Triumph Speed Triple RS (2016-17) Maintenance Schedule

2016-2017 Triumph Speed Triple RS- Stock Image

This is the maintenance schedule with associated service intervals for the Triumph Speed Triple RS motorcycles.

It’s very similar to those for other motorcycles with similar engines in the Triumph Speed Triple range, like the Speed Triple S.

This maintenance schedule applies to the following models:

  • 2016 Triumph Speed Triple RS
  • 2017 Triumph Speed Triple RS

This is the first generation of the Speed Triple RS. There was also a later 2018-2010 Speed Triple RS.

Maintenance Schedule for Triumph Speed Triple RS

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
Year6,000 and 18,000
(10,000 and 30,000)
12,000 (20,000)24,000(40,000)
Engine and oil cooler – check for leaksDay
Engine oil – renew
Engine oil filter – renew
Fuel System and Engine Management
Autoscan – Carry out a full Autoscan using the
Triumph Diagnostic Tool (print a customer copy)
Fuel system – check hoses for chafing, cracks or
Fuel system – Check for leaks Day
Air cleaner – renew
Throttle bodies – balance
Fuel hoses – renew Every four years, regardless of mileage
Evaporative loss hoses – renewEvery four years, regardless of mileage
Secondary air injection system – check
Ignition system
Spark plugs – check
Spark plugs – renew
Cooling system
Cooling system – check for leaks Day
Cooling system – check hoses for chafing,
cracks or damage. Replace hoses if necessary
Coolant level – check/adjustDay
Coolant – renewEvery three years, regardless of mileage
Clutch cable – check/adjustDay
Valve clearances – check/adjust
Camshaft timing – check/adjust
Wheels and Tires
Wheels – inspect for damageDay
Rear wheel needle roller bearing – lubricate
Wheel bearings – check for wear/smooth operation
Tyre wear/tyre damage – checkDay
Tyre pressures – check/adjustDay
All lights, instruments and electrical systems – checkDay
Steering and Suspension
Steering – check for free operationDay
Headstock bearings – check/adjust
Headstock bearings – lubricate
Forks – check for leaks/smooth operationDay
Fork oil – renew
Rear suspension linkage – check/lubricate
Brake fluid levels – checkDay
Brake fluid – renew Every 2 years regardless of mileage
Brake pads – check wear levels Day
Brake master cylinders – check for fluid leaks
Brake calipers – check for fluid leaks and seized
ABS and immobiliser ECMs – check for stored
Drive Chain
Drive chain – lubricateEvery 200 miles (300 kms)
Drive chain – wear checkEvery 500 miles (800 kms)
Drive chain slack – check/adjustDay
Drive chain rubbing strip – check
Engine ECM, Instruments and Keyless ECM –
check for latest calibration download using the
Triumph diagnostic tool
Fasteners – inspect visually for security Day
Bank angle indicators – inspect visually for wear Day
Side stand/Centre stand – check operation Day
Side stand pivot – clean/grease
Carry out all outstanding Service Bulletin and
warranty work
Carry out road test
Complete the service record book and reset the
service indicator

* Evaporative system fitted to models for certain markets only.

‡ Only if fitted.

General information about the Triumph Speed Triple RS

The Speed Triple RS features the highest specification and technology ever seen on a Speed Triple.

Delivering its top spec RS status comes all-new Optimized Cornering ABS and Traction Control, Inertial Measurement Unit, five riding modes, premium Arrow silencers, carbon fiber bodywork, enhanced comfort, thrilling updated 150PS 1050cc triple engine and the next generation of its legendary performance, precision, agility and handling.

With 5 riding modes- from Rain, Road, Sport, Rider-configurable and (RS-only) Track modes, and a ridiculous 148 HP @ 10,500 rpm 10HP, the Speed Triple RS has more power, spins up faster and revs harder for longer.

Manual for the Triumph Speed Triple RS

Triumph Speed Triple RS Maintenance Schedule Screenshot From Manual

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

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