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Oil Leaks old triumph motors used to leak out the crankcase breathers when the return on the bottom of the piston oil pump would get clogged by particles of break in metal on new engines, and had to be removed and cleaned of all particles and replaced back on the machine. My question is what kind of oil pump do the new triumphs use in their engines. would love to see a picture or photo of the entire new engines make up! like the old triumph used push rods to the rocker arms. now they must have a timming chain? would love to see what exactly the inside make up of the new triumph engines look like! thanks BrotherShawn. at sar117@yahoo.com

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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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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

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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.
http://www.carlsalter.com/motorcycle-manuals.asp

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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

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SOURCE: 1973 triumph bonneville oil flow problem.

Check your oil pump next. make sure the check valve is not stuck

Posted on Jun 14, 2009

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Bad valve seals: The valves are located in thecylinder head above the combustion chamber. Oil is pumped at 50 to 80 psi of pressure into the top of the head, lubricating the valve-train; the valveshave seals on them to stop the flow of oil down into the engine when the valve is open. If the seals fail, oil is allowed to flow down into the combustion chamber and is burned.
Worn valve guides: The valves are guided by a small cylindrical chamber called a valve guide. These guides wear over time causing eccentricity (or slop); the excess gap allows the flow of oil down the valve stem into the combustion chamber to be burned. What about the valve seal you say? Well, the gap is too great for the seal to stop the oil flow, so down it goes to be burned.
Pressurized crankcase due to clogged PCV or breather system:The car's engine is a giant pump, consequently it must breathe. The PCV (Positive Crankcase Ventilation) system does just this, allows the engine to exhaust the excess pressure build-up (which is a natural phenomenon of the internal combustion engine). Carbon build-up is a by-product of an engine and can build up in the PCV system, clogging the breathing passages. This in turn pressurizes the oil pan and pushes oil up into the fuel delivery system, where it is fed into the engine and burned.
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