20 Most Recent 2004 Triumph Rocket III Questions & Answers

Right front turn signal has a bare wire grounding out, has water in the lens, or has the wrong bulb stuffed in there somehow, or it is wired backwards. It is the right front, its the only one that turns on when you turn the key on...the rear doesn't. Check for a bare wire first.

2004 Triumph... | Answered on Mar 23, 2014

Always check oil levels whit a cold engine! This gives the only correct oil level. And make sure the engine is level, else you get a false reading.

2004 Triumph... | Answered on Sep 27, 2013

sounds like you have an intake valve not seating,

check valve clearance, adjust if necessary - The valve clearance check/adjustment must be done on cold engine only, not warm and not hot.

If you needed to adjust and you have done it, the backfire will go away.

If your did not need to adjust, and you still have a backfire, you probably have a bent valve.

The only way the backfire is allowed to pass through intake, is if the intake valve is not closing all the way.

2004 Triumph... | Answered on Dec 07, 2010

Hi, Serge_nojin before testing any electrical component in the Starting System it is "IMPERATIVE" that you have a fully charged battery of 12.5 volts or more and be able to pass a proper "LOAD" test if necessary, you may have a preliminary reading of 12.5 volts or more but little or zero amperage, the battery is faulty and must be replaced. AGM type batteries fall into this scenario more so than lead acid batteries.
1. Ignition Switch not in the "ON" position.
2. Engine Run Switch in the "OFF" position.
3. Check the battery terminals for damage or corrosion check the battery cables at "BOTH" ends for loose, corroded, or broken connectors, "INSIDE" and outside the cable harness, perform connector wiggle test and check cables with an ohmmeter.
4. Bank angle sensor needs a reset or is faulty.
5. FOB battery low or dead.
6. Faulty ignition switch.
7. Faulty starter button.
8. Faulty kickstand, clutch, neutral safety switch.
9. Security alarm needs a reset.
10. Starter relay, solenoid, starter have failed or circuit wiring faulty.
11. Starter armature or field coils have failed.
12. Main fuse or circuit breaker may be blown or faulty.
13. The electric starter is working but starter clutch has failed.
14. Check for engine trouble codes.
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Triumph Rocket... | Answered on Jun 09, 2017

Hi, Nigel I would start at the instrument cluster wiring harness connector made sure you have no corroded, broken or loose pins/sockets and make sure there is a solid ground for more information about your question and valuable "FREE" downloads that you will need please click on the links below. Good luck and have a nice day.
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Triumph Rocket... | Answered on Jul 13, 2016

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Triumph Rocket... | Answered on May 05, 2016

make sure batt is charged to 12.6volts-if not then weak spark--it cud be old an worn too--or alternator needs service--chec connections for corrosion----inspect fuel delivery from tank to carb----may want to test compression-mite b weak

Triumph Rocket... | Answered on Feb 27, 2014

Hello and welcome to FixYa!

As a first course of action, I strongly suggest that you remove the positive battery connector. Let it sit for atleast 5mins. then reconnect it again. This will reset the system and can get your bike run normally again.

If the problem still persists please check the bike thoroughly for loosen or worn out vacuum hoses. Do check the connectors of the sensors too if they are disconnected or loosen. Please secure the connectors of the sensors for if they are disconnected or a little loose high revs can be expected.

Hope this helps and thank you for using FixYa! Have a good one!

Triumph Rocket... | Answered on Jul 10, 2011

It is best to replace the bushings when replacing seals to avoid this very thing from reoccurring. It would seem that, although the bushings look ok, they allow more slider movement than the new seals can tolerate...I recommend 15wt fork oil as well. It will keep the nose from diving so bad under hard braking...i hope this helps.

Triumph Rocket... | Answered on Jul 04, 2011

It is not $150 tough, that's for sure. Go online and purchase a service manual ( or a download of one ) for $20 or so. Now even more information than just an oil change is in your hands. You may want to find a different dealer for price comparison on service and parts, ie; oil filter. Please rate my answer. Thanks.

Triumph Rocket... | Answered on Jun 22, 2011

the gage could be faulty

the flote not set right

Triumph Rocket... | Answered on Mar 26, 2011

I would not splice the new wire.If at all possible,return it.Or if there is some kind of retrofit kit,it would need that,but it doesn't sound like it is made for your particular system.If you can get the old one back,you need that.If you want to attempt to splice the new one,you need to know exactly which wire and which pin does what but even if you do,the specs may be different or a whole list of differences and problems could happen(fire,blowing fuses).If you still have the old one I would put it back on.If anything,since you seem to know something about electricity,I would hard wire a rheostat into the old system,away from the gas tank.It may be awkward to mount or look bad depending on the mount,but is a much better alternative than using the newer system wiring.You will need to know an amperage rating of the system to get the appropriate rheostat so it does not run too hot from a low amp rated rheostat.For a 10A DC system,you probably need at least a 120 watt rheostat,maybe a little higher,so that it will be able to handle the load.Also if you do this,you could run the heater always on high,and adjust with the rheostat.Maybe ask the dealer or an electronic repair shop about the required rated rheostat.Good luck and ride on!

Triumph Rocket... | Answered on Aug 01, 2010

hi bud,

here's what i got for yah,

hope it helps.

Pad retaining pins Front 18 nm/13.25 ftlb Rear 28 nm/20ftlb
Caliper mounting bolts 28 nm/20.6 ftlb
Brake hose banjo bolts 28 nm/20.6ftlb
Front disc(rotor) bolts 22 nm/16.23 ftlb
Rear disc(rotor) bolts 25 nm/18.45 ftlb
Bleed nipples 7nm/ 5.16 ftlb
Front axle bolt 60 nm/ 44.28 ftlb
Rear axle bolt 85 nm/62.73 ftlb
Engine Mounting bolts (Bracket to cylinder head) 30 nm/22.14 ftlb
All other mounting bolts 90 nm/66.42 ftlb
Spark plug caps 10 nm/7.38 ftlb
Valve cover bolts 10 nm/7.38 ftlb
Thermostat cover bolts 7 nm/5.16 ftlb
Radiator mounting bolts 9nm/6.64 ftlb
Silencer and downpipe exhaust bolts 22nm/16.23 ftlb
Rear footrest bolts 42 nm/30.99 ftlb
Brake pedal pivot bolt 27 nm/19.92 ftlb
Handlebar clamp bolts 35 nm/25.83 ft/lb
Steering stem nut 65 nm/47.97 ftlb
Rear Shock absorber mount (upper) 95 nm/70.11 ftlb
Rear Shock absorber mount (lower) 48 nm/35.45 ftlb
Swingarm pivot bolt 88 nm/64.4 ftlb
Front drive sprocket nut 132 nm/97.4 ftlb
Rear drive sprocket nut 85 nm/64.4 ftlb



Triumph Rocket... | Answered on Jul 15, 2009

hi Don.
i no nothing about bikes but to try and help you out,you could try this link and see if it helps you,
if not you can put your question back up on fixya.
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