This is the maintenance schedule with associated service intervals for the Triumph Street Triple RS motorcycles.
It’s very similar to those for other motorcycles with similar engines in the Triumph Street Triple Series, like the 2017-2020 Triumph Street Triple R.
This maintenance schedule applies to the following models:
- 2017 Triumph Street Triple RS
- 2018 Triumph Street Triple RS
- 2019 Triumph Street Triple RS
- 2020 Triumph Street Triple RS
What you need to service the Triumph Street Triple RS
The following is a list of specific consumables for the Triumph Street Triple series of motorcycles.
|Engine oil||The manual suggests semi or fully synthetic 10W/40 or 10W/50 motorcycle engine oil which meets specification API SH (or higher) and JASO MA, such as Castrol Power 1 Racing 4T 10W-40 (fully synthetic) engine oil, sold as Castrol Power RS Racing 4T 10W-40 (fully synthetic) in some countries.|
|Oil filter||Replace the oil filter every time you change the oil. Use Triumph part number T1218001. You can also use K&N part KN-204-1.|
|Spark plugs||Use NGK spark plugs with code CR9EIA9. Make sure they’re gapped to 0.9mm with an appropriate spark plug gap tool.|
|Air filter||Use Triumph part number T2200957 or K&N equivalent part TB-7617.|
|Coolant||Triumph uses Hybrid Organic Acid Technology coolant with a 50% ethylene glycol mix. Zerex G05 is a HOAT coolant that meets this spec.|
|Brake pads||Front: EBC part FA447HH (you need two sets)|
Rear: EBC part FA213HH (just need one set)
You also need the following general consumables for servicing your Street Triple RS.
|Paddock Stand — Makes maintaining your chain or doing other maintenance much easier.|
|Motul chain paste — one of the most highly-regarded chain lubes. Easy to apply, doesn’t fling off. If you need more stuff, get the Motul chain care kit as an affordable package.|
|Always good to have on hand lithium soap-based grease for lubing external pivot points (like the swingarm) and bearings.|
|Use Protect all cable life to lubricate your cables and controls.|
Maintenance Schedule for the Triumph Street 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||Every (distance or time period)||1000 km/6 month||Year||10,000 and 30,000||20,000||40,000|
|Engine oil – replace (use Castrol Power 1 Racing 4T 10W-40)||–||•||•||•||•||•|
|Engine oil filter – replace (Triumph part number T1218001)||–||•||•||•||•||•|
|Engine and oil cooler – check for leaks||Day||•||•||•||•||•|
|Fuel System and Engine Management|
|Fuel system – check for leaks, chafing etc.||Day||•||•||•||•||•|
|Throttle body plate (butterfly) – check/clean||–||•||•||•|
|Autoscan – carry out a full Autoscan using the|
Triumph diagnostic tool (if you have one)
|ABS modulator – check for stored DTCs||–||•||•||•||•||•|
|Secondary air injection system – check/clean||–||•||•|
|Air cleaner – replace (K&N part TB-7617)||–||•||•|
|Throttle bodies – balance||–||•||•||•|
|Fuel hoses – replace||Every four years, regardless of mileage|
|Evaporative loss hoses – replace||Every four years, regardless of mileage|
|Spark plugs – check||–||•|
|Spark plugs – replace (NGK CR9EIA9, sold individually)||–||•||•|
|Cooling system – check for leaks||Day||•||•||•||•||•|
|Coolant level – check/adjust||Day||•||•||•||•||•|
|Coolant – replace (use Zerex G05, a HOAT coolant)||Every three years, regardless of mileage|
|Clutch cable – check/adjust||Day||•||•||•||•||•|
|Valve clearances – check/adjust||–||•||•|
|Camshaft timing – adjust||First 12,000 miles (20,000 km) service only|
|Wheels and Tires|
|Wheels – inspect for damage||Day||•||•||•||•||•|
|Wheel bearings – check for wear/smooth operation||–||•||•||•||•||•|
|Tire wear/tire damage – check||Day||•||•||•||•||•|
|Tire pressures – check/adjust||Day||•||•||•||•||•|
|Lights, instruments and electrical systems – check||Day||•||•||•||•||•|
|Steering and Suspension|
|Steering – check for free operation||Day||•||•||•||•||•|
|Forks – check for leaks/smooth operation||Day||•||•||•||•||•|
|Fork oil – replace||–||•|
|Steering head bearings – check/adjust||–||•||•||•||•|
|Steering head bearings – lubricate||–||•||•|
|Rear suspension linkage – check/lubricate||–||•||•|
|Brake pads – check wear levels|
Front: EBC part FA447HH x2, Rear: EBC part FA213HH x1
|Brake master cylinders – check for fluid leaks||Day||•||•||•||•||•|
|Brake calipers – check for fluid leaks and seized pistons||Day||•||•||•||•||•|
|Brake fluid levels – check||Day||•||•||•||•||•|
|Brake fluid – replace (DOT4)||Every two years, regardless of mileage|
|Drive chain slack – check/adjust||Day||•||•||•||•||•|
|Drive chain – wear check||Every 500 miles (800 km)|
|Drive chain – lubricate||Every 200 miles (300 km)|
|Drive chain rubbing strip – check||Day||•||•||•||•|
|Fasteners – inspect visually for security||Day||•||•||•||•||•|
|Bank angle indicators – inspect visually for wear||Day||•||•||•||•||•|
|Side stand – check operation||Day||•||•||•||•|
General information about the Triumph Street Triple RS
Triumph’s Street Triple RS is in a class of its own — a lightweight triple cylinder high-revving motorcycle making over 120 hp (over 90 kW). The MT-09 has been nipping at its heels, but the Street Triple has always been a fan favourite.
The new generation Street Triple RS has a significantly updated 765cc triple engine, developed by Triumph’s Moto2 engine team, that delivers track-ready levels of power and torque.
The Street Triple RS has front suspension of Showa 41 mm upside down big piston forks (BPF), with adjustable compression damping, rebound damping and preload adjustment, and an Ohlins STX40 fully-adjustable piggyback reservoir shock respectively.
Manual for the Triumph Street Triple RS
The above maintenance schedule comes directly from the user’s manual for the Triumph Street Triple RS, which is available on the Triumph website.