Question about 1997 Triumph Trident 900

1 Answer

Neutral light goes out when warm

The neutral light on my 97 trident 900 goes out when the engine is warm, I have replaced the neutral sensor but still the same. When i put the bike in neutral with the bike warm and the light out and put the kickstand down the bike cuts out. It does not cut out if the light is on. Any ideas

Posted by on

  • craig 88 Mar 23, 2009

    I have same problem on my 900 trident, a friend who worked for D&K motorcycles told me that they had a couple of triumphs in with this problem. It turned out to be the neutral switch wearing a groove on the neutral disc which is attached to the gearchange drum inside the casing and when it gets hot it expands & the switch plunger doesn't locate the hole to make the contact. By taking the switch out of mine he said he could see the wear & it was going to cost a couple of hundred pounds to repair as the drum would have to be replaced (don't no if neutral disc can be purchased separately) . Hope this was useful.

×

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Master
  • 948 Answers

The sidestand kill switch is working properly, no issue there. I would try a can of freeze spray when the neutral light is out and attempt to cool various points in the circuit. Pay particular attention to where the sensor wiring enters the rest of the wiring harness or the fusebox area, I suspect a broken wire.

Posted on Jan 24, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

How do I remove an alternator from 1998 triumph trident 900


I don't mean to cop out, but I always recommend buying a service manual from say amazon for $15-30 bucks. It's the best money you'll ever spend, lays everything out nice and neat and will keep this awesome ride on the road for years to come.

Feb 10, 2015 | 1998 Triumph Trident 900

1 Answer

HOW MUCH FORK OIL GOES IN EACH FORK LEG FOR THE TRIUMPH TRIDENT 750 1998 MODEL?


My workshop book for the T300 family is dated 1995
Gives for Trident 750 and 900:-
up to VIN 4901
SAE 10 Level Standard = 94mm Level Max 94mm
from VIN 4902
SAE 10 Level Standard = 109mm Level Max 97mm

Hope that helps

Feb 09, 2015 | Triumph Trident 750 Motorcycles

1 Answer

Triumph trident 900


Check the coil for that cylinder, it may be just a loose connection. Make sure the retaining bolts are tight and that there is no corrosion on the mounting points.

Jun 26, 2013 | 1993 Triumph Trident 900

1 Answer

Anyone go on a 1000 mile trip on a Trident??


u cud chec service bulletins or recalls--bring a tire repair system and hav a deer warning whistle-they often run across roads------I take breaks often-its more enjoyable--had a 650 stil feel the shoulder pain from those dam bars

Jan 17, 2013 | 1996 Triumph Trident 900

1 Answer

Front fork oil capacity 1993 triumph trident 900


hi, with forks removed from bike with spring inserted and fork stancion down all the way fill with oil up to 110mm below the rim, thus 110mm air gap, hope this helps and thanks for using fixya
paul

Jan 30, 2011 | 1993 Triumph Trident 900

1 Answer

1996 Sprint ST. 900 After 5 kms down the road the engine cuts out for a second then goes another 100m then cuts out alltogether.. Wait 5 minutes then it will start again. Starter turns over OK, relays work...


I would very carefully check ALL electrical connections as it sounds like a high resistance fault. i.e when resistance will increase due to bad connection and ultimately cease because connection overheats.

Look for signs of burning, corrosion, loose terminals.

Dec 20, 2009 | 1996 Triumph Trident 900

1 Answer

Front fork oil capacity 1996 triumph trident 900


275mls in each leg, if you want it a little stiffer put 290-300 in each

Mar 31, 2009 | 1996 Triumph Trident 900

2 Answers

Triumph Trident Starting


ok, there is two possibly problems u could be experiencing. ONE: would be a worn out solenoid(needs to be replaced) or TWO: the starter bruckes are worn out so far that it is actually grounding out or they are not conecting to the armature in the starter. this is a relatively easy fix, but to try to find the parts s another story. i would recomend taking it to ur local dealer or a starter repair shop. they will be able to get the parts and fix it for u. my dad works at a starter/alternator repair shop here in chatham ontario.

Mar 19, 2009 | 1993 Triumph Trident 900

2 Answers

Trident 900 - No Acceleration


The only times my 'dent had no acceleration, it wasn't firing on all 3. Easy check: start the bike, let it idle for a couple minutes, spray water from a spray bottle on each header. Chances are, there'll be a cold header from a cylinder not firing due to a bad coil.

Nov 10, 2008 | 1998 Triumph Trident 900

Not finding what you are looking for?
1997 Triumph Trident 900 Logo

Related Topics:

556 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Triumph Experts

Arnie Burke
Arnie Burke

Level 3 Expert

4497 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

64034 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

21990 Answers

Are you a Triumph Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...