Complete digital official shop manual contains service, maintenance, and troubleshooting information for the 2009-2015 Triumph Thunderbird 1600. Diagnostic and repair procedures are covered in great detail to repair, maintain, rebuild, refurbish or restore your vehicle like a professional mechanic in local service/repair workshop. This cost-effective quality manual is 100% complete and intact as should be without any missing pages. It is the same factory shop manual used by dealers that guaranteed to be fully functional to save your precious time.
This manual for 2009-2015 Triumph Thunderbird 1600 is divided into different sections. Each section covers a specific component or system and, in addition to the standard service procedures, includes disassembling, inspecting, and assembling instructions. A table of contents is placed at the beginning of each section. Pages are easily found by category, and each page is expandable for great detail. It is in the cross-platform PDF document format so that it works like a charm on all kinds of devices. You do not need to be skilled with a computer to use the manual.
Service Manual – Thunderbird
Table of Contents
General Information 1
Scheduled Maintenance 2
Cylinder Head 3
Crankshaft, Connecting Rods and Pistons 5
Engine Removal and Refit 9
Fuel System/Engine Management 10
Front Suspension 13
Rear Suspension 14
Final Drive 15
Wheels & Tyres 16
Frame and Bodywork 17
• If the drive belt is to be renewed, always check
and if necessary replace the rear belt pulley drive flange bearings.
1. Inspect the drive belt for wear, cracks in the teeth, frayed edges or damage (see page 15-3). Renew if necessary.
2. Inspect the drive belt pulleys for wear or damage (see page 15-4). Renew if necessary.
1. Position the belt to the motorcycle, and align to the front drive pulley flange. If a previously used belt is to be refitted, fit the belt in its original direction of rotation as noted during removal.
2. Refit the front drive belt pulley and secure with new bolts. Do not fully tighten the bolts at this stage.
3. Refit the swinging arm (see page 74-6), but DO NOT adjust the final drive belt tension at this stage.
4. Lower the motorcycle to the ground and prevent the rear wheel from turning by applying the rear brake.
5. Tighten the front drive belt pulley bolts to 105 Nm.
6. Refit the coolant expansion tank bracket and secure with new nuts. Tighten to 3 Nm.
1. Coolant expansion tank bracket
7. Refit the coolant expansion tank to its bracket.
8. Refit the two flanged sleeves and secure with new nuts, tighten the nuts to 3 Nm.
9. Align the final drive belt cover to the crankcase. Fit and tighten the four screws to 9 Nm.
10. Adjust the final drive belt tension as described for swinging removal (see page 14-7).
11. Reconnect the battery, positive (identified with red tape) lead first.
12. Refit the rider's seat (se page 17-9).
1. Remove the rear wheel (see page 76-8).
Do not allow the wheel to rest on the brake disc, as this may damage the disc. Support the wheel on wooden blocks, equally spaced around the rim, such that the brake disc is raised above the ground.
2. Place the wheel on wooden blocks with the drive belt pulley uppermost.
3. Gently lever the drive belt pulley and flange from the wheel hub.
1. Rear wheel
2. Drive flange
4. Remove the spacer and cush drive rubbers.
2. Cush drive rubbers
3. Drive flange
4. Drive belt pulley
S. Drive belt pulley nuts