Question about 1996 Triumph Triumph Thunderbird
Hi, Sar117 for this situation I would call my local dealer or reputable shop's service/parts department and inquire about any possible quick fix, answers, or parts inquiry.
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Posted on Apr 03, 2017
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
After these bikes have set for a period of time the oil in the oil tank drains to the lower end of the engine and when started after sitting the oil is usually forced out of the vents for crankcase; which on many of these bikes is through the primary and possibly to the chain oiler etc. Usually after running for a few minutes the oil is back in the oil tank and over supply to the oiler stops! Could possibly soak the clutch plates if it filled primary case also. Be sure and check oil level in tank?! If you added oil before starting it will now be overfilled after starting. This is common problem and will mend it self usually. Does make a mess in the garage toooooooo! Jesse "Leroy" Graves
Posted on Dec 24, 2008
Google " service manuals triumph "
or go to www.repairmanuals.com
or try your local library. Often guys will donate manuals to the library.
You might find a free pdf service manual on this site, they have a ton of them.
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Posted on Apr 06, 2009
under your air box on left side is kind of a round canister pretty small called stepper motor has 4 vacuum lines one from each carb annd 3/8 hose that runs up to air box usually 3/8 hose comes loose or falls off has to have good seal you can tell if its working look in from left side of bike through fairing when idling should see four vacuum lines pulsing if not check 3/8 hose and vacuum lines if all are intacked its probably the stepper motor they are two peice has teflon piston inside if bike ever went down oil goes int airbox down 3/8 hose into it and gumms it up run about $50
Posted on Apr 21, 2009
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