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Triumph Thruxton R Maintenance Schedule

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

It’s very similar to those for other motorcycles with similar engines in the Triumph Modern Classics.

This maintenance schedule applies to the following models:

  • 2016 Triumph Thruxton R
  • 2017 Triumph Thruxton R
  • 2018 Triumph Thruxton R
  • 2019 Triumph Thruxton R
  • 2020 Triumph Thruxton R
  • 2021 Triumph Thruxton R

Maintenance Schedule for Triumph Thruxton R

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
Year10,000 and 30,000
(16,000 and 48,000)
20,000 (32,000)40,000
Engine – check for leaks Day
Engine oil – replace
Engine oil filter – replace
Fuel System and Engine Management
Fuel system – check for leaks, chafing etc.
Throttle body plate (butterfly) – check/clean
Autoscan – Carry out a full Autoscan using the
Triumph Diagnostic Tool (print a customer copy)
Air cleaner – replace
Fuel filter – replace
Throttle bodies – balance – 1200 cc engines only
Fuel hoses – replace Every 4 years regardless of mileage
Evaporative loss hoses* – replaceEvery 4 years regardless of mileage
Ignition system
Spark plugs – check
Spark plugs – replace
Cooling system
Cooling system – check for leaks Day
Cooling system – check coolant hoses for
chafing/cracks/damage. Replace if necessary.
Coolant level – check/adjustDay
Coolant – replaceEvery 3 years, regardless of mileage
Clutch cable – check function and adjust as
Valve clearances – check
Camshaft timing
Wheels and Tires
Tire wear/tire damage – checkDay
Tire pressures – check/adjust Day
Wheels – inspect for damageDay
Wheels – check wheels for broken or damaged
spokes and check spoke tightness (models with
spoked wheels only)
Wheel bearings – check for wear/smooth
Steering and Suspension
Steering – check for free operationDay
Front and rear suspension – check for damage/
leaks/smooth operation
Fork oil – replace
Steering head bearings – check/adjust
Steering head bearings – lubricate
Brake pads – check wear levelsDay
Brake master cylinders – check for fluid leaks
Brake calipers – check for fluid leaks and seized
Brake fluid levels – checkDay
Brake fluid – replaceEvery 2 years regardless of mileage
Drive Chain
Drive chain slack – check/adjust Day
Drive chain – wear checkEvery 500 miles (800 km)
Drive chain – lubricateEvery 200 miles (300 km)
Drive chain rubbing strips – check
All lights, instruments and electrical systems –
Instruments, chassis ECM (if equipped) and
engine ECM – check for latest calibration
download using the Triumph diagnostic tool
Fasteners – inspect visually for securityDay
Bank angle indicators – check for wearDay
Side stand/Center stand – lubricate/check
Side stand pivot pin – 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 (if equipped)

* Evaporative system fitted to models for certain markets only.

General information about the Triumph Thruxton R

The Thruxton R takes modern cafe racer style and capability to the next level with a higher specification, better all-round performance, more focused cafe racer ergonomics and a high level of rider-focused technology, starting from $15,400.00. The 82.6 FT-lbs peak torque figure is 62% higher than the previous generation Thruxton engine, with more power across the whole rev range. Maximum power EC of 97Hp (72 kW) @ 6,750 rpm and torque EC of 82.6FT-lb (112Nm) @ 4,950 rpm. Front tire is 120/70 ZR17 and 160/60 ZR17 respectively. Showa 1.69 inches USD big piston forks, fully adjustable 4.7 inches travel and Fully adjustable Ohlins twin shocks with piggy back reservoir , 4.7 inches rear wheel travel.

Manual for the Triumph Thruxton R

Triumph Thruxton R Maintenance Schedule Screenshot From Manual

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

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