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Triumph Tiger 1200 XR Maintenance Schedule

2018-2020 Triumph Tiger 1200 XR-Stock Image

This is the maintenance schedule with associated service intervals for the Triumph Tiger 1200 XR motorcycles.

It’s very similar to those for other motorcycles with similar engines in the Triumph Tiger 1200 series.

This maintenance schedule applies to the following models:

  • 2018 Triumph Tiger 1200 XR
  • 2019 Triumph Tiger 1200 XR
  • 2020 Triumph Tiger 1200 XR

Maintenance Schedule for Triumph Tiger 1200 XR

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
(800)
one month
Year10,000 and 30,000
(16,000 and 48,000)
20,000 (32,000)40,000 (64,000)
Lubrication
Engine – check for leaks Day
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 for leaks, chafing etc. Day
Air cleaner – renew
Throttle body plate (butterfly) – check/clean
Throttle bodies – balance
Secondary air injection system – check
Fuel hoses – renew Every four years, regardless of mileage
Evaporative loss hoses – renewEvery four years, regardless of mileage
Ignition System
Spark plugs – check
Spark plugs – renew
Cooling System
Cooling system – check for leaksDay
Coolant level – check/adjustDay
Cooling system – check coolant hoses for chafing,
cracks or damage. Replace if necessary
Coolant – renewEvery 3 years, regardless of mileage
Engine
Clutch – check operation Day
Clutch master cylinder – check for leaks
Clutch fluid levels – checkDay
Clutch fluid – renew Every 2 years, regardless of mileage
Valve clearances – check/adjust
Camshaft timing – check/adjust
Wheels and Tyres
Wheels – inspect for damageDay
Wheel bearings – check for wear/smooth operation
Wheels – check wheels for broken or damaged spokes
and check spoke tightness (models with spoked wheels
only)
Tyre wear/tyre damage – check Day
Tyre pressures – check/adjustDay
Steering and Suspension
Steering – check for free operationDay
Front and rear suspension – check for damage/leaks/
smooth operation
Day
Fork oil – renew
Headstock bearings – check/adjust
Headstock bearings – lubricate
Rear suspension linkage – check/lubricate
Brakes
Brake pads – check wear levelsDay
Brake master cylinders – check for fluid leaksDay
Brake calipers – check for fluid leaks and seized pistonsDay
Brake fluid levels – check Day
Brake fluid – renewEvery 2 years, regardless of mileage
Final Drive
Final drive – check for oil leaksDay
Final drive oil level – check
Final drive oil – renew – only first service
Electrical
Lights, instruments and electrical systems – checkDay
General
Instruments, chassis ECM and engine ECM – check for latest calibration download using the Triumph diagnostic tool
Bank angle indicators – check for wearDay
Fasteners – inspect visually for securityDay
Accessory rack sliding carriage – check for correct operation‡
Side stand – check for wear/smooth operationDay
Side stand pivot pin – clean/grease
Centre stand – check for wear/smooth operationDay
Centre stand flanged sleeves – check/clean/grease
Gear change pedal – clean bushes

‡ Only if fitted.

General information about the Triumph Tiger 1200 XR

The base specification Tiger XR includes the upgraded 1200 engine with more peak power of 141 PS (at 9,350rpm) and maximum torque of 122Nm (at 7,600rpm), for a more immediate power delivery and feel, and even better all day, smooth reliable riding. The new Tiger also maintains its premium levels of finesse with high specification Brembo brakes, adjustable WP suspension controlled by Triumph’s Semi-Active Suspension technology, a two-position seat height (835-855 mm), adjustable by 20 mm to suit riding style and terrain, and a Low Ride Height XRx model variant that at 815-835 mm is 20 mm lower than the standard seat. Unique 1215cc triple engine with shaft drive (the most powerful shaft driven motorcycle in segment, delivering 141PS).

Manual for the Triumph Tiger 1200 XR

Triumph Tiger 1200 XR Maintenance Schedule Screenshot From Manual

The above maintenance schedule comes directly from the user’s manual for the Triumph Tiger 1200, which is available on the Triumph web site.

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