Question about Triumph Speed triple Motorcycles

1 Answer

I was putting coolant in speed triple spilt some now engine will turnover but it will not start..was running perfect before this happened...please help

Posted by on

  • janelj413 Sep 28, 2009

    the coolant only went on the electrics not piston but thank you for speedy reply

×

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Sergeant:

    An expert that hasĀ over 500 points.

    Champion:

    An expert who has answered 200 questions.

  • Expert
  • 232 Answers

Ok , what you need to do first is to flush it out by removing the spark plugs and turn the motor over a few times to try to flush it out .
After that , get some fuel and pour a table spoon in each cylinder . try to turn the motor again a few time and repeat this action a few time to get rid of the coolant .
i would do this 4 or 5 times to make sure no deposits are left .
for the last time , put one more table spoon in each cylinder and put the spark plug back . try to turn the engin over a few time with the fuel tank turned on .
this should spark and start again .
it may be rough at first but once the fuel really washes through it will come back again to the way it use to run .
One other thing to do as well is to spray petrol through the air filter and this will help to start the bike with the fumes running through the carby .
try this and let me know how you go .

Posted on Sep 27, 2009

Ad

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

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

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

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

2001 triumph 955i speed triple


Does it register at the right temp when the engine is warm, is your coolant level topped up, are you loosing any coolant out the overflow.

Jun 07, 2013 | Motorcycles

1 Answer

2003 Triumph Speed triple coolant and fuel leak


Hi, Raysavage you may have a bad water pump seal try finding the weep hole to confirm, for this scenario you will need your service/owners manual if you can't find the first and best tool you ever bought for your Triumph, despair not, for a mere zero $ you can download another one. For more information about your issue and valuable "Free" downloads that you will need please click on the blue links below. Good luck and have a wonderful day.
HELP Leaking coolant
Question about the fuel connectors attached to the fuel pump mounting plate
Triumph Daytona 955i 2002 Service Manual
http://www.triumphestore.com/
Triumph Speed Triple User Manual

May 20, 2017 | 2003 Triumph Speed triple

1 Answer

2007 triumph speed triple won't start. a while before it wouldnt start, it would periodically seem to drag while turning over. usually i could release the starter and push again and it was fine. that...


Hi, Suntaster66 and the usual suspects are:
1. Ignition Switch not in the "ON" position.
2. Engine Run Switch in the "OFF" position.
3. Discharged battery, needs to be 12.5 volts or better and be able to pass a "LOAD" test, your battery may show 12.5 volts but has little or zero amps and must be replaced.
4. 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.
5. Bank angle sensor needs a reset or is faulty.
6. FOB battery low or dead.
7. Faulty ignition switch.
8. Faulty starter button.
9. Faulty kickstand or clutch pull in switch/sensor.
10. Security alarm needs a reset.
11. Starter relay, solenoid or wiring faulty.
12. Starter armature or field coils have failed.
13. Main fuse or circuit breaker may be blown or faulty.
14. The electric starter is working but starter clutch has failed.
15. Check for engine trouble codes.
For more information about your issue and valuable "FREE" downloads that you will need please click on the blue links below. Good luck and have a wonderful day.
http://www.triumphrat.net/speed-triple-forum/158495-2007-speed-triple-wont-start-seems-like-electrical-issue.html
What to do When Your Motorcycle Won Start
Triumph Speed Triple Service Manual
http://www.triumphestore.com/
Triumph Speed Triple User Manual

Mar 24, 2017 | 2007 Triumph Speed triple

2 Answers

Speed Triple engine failing to start when warm


If it will jump start before it cools, I would still suspect the battery. or even the starter motor.
An auto electrician should be able to load test the battery( the bike shop likely just put a meter on it and it read 12v) they could also check the current draw of the starter.


The engine still will be a little tight but this shouldnt stop it running unless something is wrong or seriously overheating.
it may even just get better when it runs in some more, this is probably what the shop is hoping.

Apr 28, 2010 | 2005 Triumph Speed triple

1 Answer

Hi the battery is flat on my speed triple its


hi might be able to help,if the bike has been stood for a while and the battery is flat,you will need to either slow charge the battery(if it will accept a charge) or replace it,jumping the battery will only give the battery a surface charge and will not be adequate to run all of your electronics effectively,this may be why the engine management light is staying in,hope this helps..cheers

Feb 20, 2010 | 2002 Triumph Speed triple

1 Answer

1985 SPEED TRIPLE (only done 10,000 miles from new) Engine runs on all three cylinders & will rev up to 8000rpm then runs on two cylinders, back fires & dies completely. Will start again &...


the only other things I can think of mate without looking, is put your hand over the silencer at tickover (when engine cold) and see if the the exhaust is blowing from somewhere. A new gasket should sort that. If you dropped it on the timing cover side it might be worth a look in there to see if there is any damage.
good luck
Dan

Sep 03, 2009 | 2002 Triumph Speed triple

2 Answers

2001 jeep grand cherokee 4.0 engine shuts off


it is possable/likely a bad ECTS (engine coolant tep. sensor), this can cause the injectors to allow to much fuel into cylinders and cause a low compression and or flooding situation, good luck, marty

Jun 07, 2009 | 2000 Ford Focus

Not finding what you are looking for?
Motorcycles Logo

Related Topics:

120 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Triumph Experts

Arnie Burke
Arnie Burke

Level 3 Expert

4525 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

76164 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22156 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...