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FOREWORD

This handbook contains information on the Triumph Tiger 800 and Tiger 800XC motorcycles.
Always store this owner's handbook with the motorcycle and refer to it for information
whenever necessary.
Warnings, Cautions and
Notes
Throughout
this
owner's
particularly
important
information
presented in the following form:
Warning
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instructions or procedures, which if not
correctly followed could result in personal
injury, or loss of life.
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instructions or procedures, which, if not
strictly observed, could result in damage to,
or destruction of, equipment.
Note:
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of particular interest for more
efficient and convenient operation.
Foreword
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  • Page 1: Foreword

    Foreword FOREWORD This handbook contains information on the Triumph Tiger 800 and Tiger 800XC motorcycles. Always store this owner's handbook with the motorcycle and refer to it for information whenever necessary. Warnings, Cautions and Notes Caution Throughout this owner's handbook...
  • Page 2: Warning Labels

    The Tiger 800XC is designed for on-road and carried out by an authorised Triumph dealer. light off-road use. Only an authorised Triumph dealer will have The Tiger 800 is designed for on-road use the necessary knowledge, equipment and only. skills to maintain your Triumph motorcycle correctly.
  • Page 3 Talk to Triumph • French; • German; Our relationship with you does not end with the purchase of your Triumph. Your feedback • Italian; on the buying and ownership experience is • Japanese; very important in helping us develop our •...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Information The information contained in this publication is based on the latest information available at the time of printing. Triumph reserves the right to make changes at any time without prior notice, or obligation. Not to be reproduced wholly or in part without the written permission of Triumph Motorcycles Limited.
  • Page 5: The Motorcycle

    Tiger 800 - 225 kg (496 lb); Warning Tiger 800XC - 223 kg (492 lb). The Tiger 800 is designed for on-road use only. It is not suitable for off-road use. Off-road operation could lead to loss of Warning...
  • Page 6 Foreword - Safety First Fuel and Exhaust Fumes Helmet and Clothing Warning Warning PETROL IS HIGHLY FLAMMABLE: When riding the motorcycle, both rider and passenger must always wear a Always turn off the engine when refuelling. motorcycle helmet, boots, eye protection, Do not refuel or open the fuel filler cap gloves, trousers (close fitting around the while smoking or in the vicinity of any...
  • Page 7 By removing the key, the risk conversions for any Triumph motorcycle of use of the motorcycle by unauthorised are those which carry official Triumph or untrained persons is reduced. approval and are fitted to the motorcycle by an authorised dealer.
  • Page 8 Foreword - Safety First Maintenance/Equipment Riding Warning Warning Consult your authorised Triumph dealer Never ride the motorcycle when fatigued whenever there is doubt as to the correct or under the influence of alcohol or other safe operation this Triumph drugs.
  • Page 9 Foreword - Safety First Warning Warning This Triumph motorcycle should Banking to an unsafe angle may cause operated within the legal speed limits for instability, loss of motorcycle control and the particular road travelled. Operating a an accident. motorcycle high...
  • Page 10: Warning Labels

    The labels detailed on this and the following pages draw your attention to important safety information in this handbook. Before riding, ensure that all riders have understood and complied with all the information to which these labels relate. Warning Label Locations - Tiger 800 and Tiger 800XC Windscreen Running-In...
  • Page 11 Warning Labels Warning Label Locations - Tiger 800 and Tiger 800XC (continued) Caution All warning labels and decals, with the exception of the Running-in label, are fitted to the motorcycle using a strong adhesive. In some cases, labels are installed prior to an application of paint lacquer.
  • Page 12: Parts Identification

    Parts Identification PARTS IDENTIFICATION Tiger 800 10 9 1. Headlight 8. Rear wheel adjuster 2. Front indicator 9. Drive chain 3. Electrical accessory socket 10.Side stand 4. Fuel tank and fuel filler cap 11. Gear-change pedal 5. Battery and fuse boxes 12.Radiator/Coolant pressure cap...
  • Page 13 Parts Identification PARTS IDENTIFICATION Tiger 800 (continued) 26 25 15.Rear light 23.Clutch cable 16.Rear brake fluid reservoir 24.Engine oil level sight glass 17. Oil filler cap 25.Rear brake pedal 18.Mirror 26.Rear suspension spring pre-load 19.Headlight adjuster adjuster 20.Screen 27.Rear brake caliper 21.
  • Page 14 Parts Identification Tiger 800XC 10 9 1. Headlight 8. Rear wheel adjuster 2. Front indicator 9. Drive chain 3. Electrical accessory socket 10.Side stand 4. Fuel tank and fuel filler cap 11. Gear-change pedal 5. Battery and fuse boxes 12.Radiator/Coolant pressure cap 6.
  • Page 15 Parts Identification Tiger 800XC (continued) 27 26 15.Rear light 24.Clutch cable 16.Rear brake fluid reservoir 25.Engine oil level sight glass 17. Oil filler cap 26.Rear brake pedal 18.Handguards 27.Rear suspension pre-load adjuster 19.Mirror 28.Rear suspension rebound damping 20.Headlight adjuster adjuster 21.
  • Page 16 Parts Identification All Models (Tiger 800 shown) cgjo 1. Clutch lever 8. Engine stop switch 2. Passing button 9. Front brake lever 3. Headlight dip switch 10.Starter button 4. Trip computer display 11. Ignition switch 5. Speedometer 12.Electrical accessory socket 6.
  • Page 17: Serial Numbers

    Serial Numbers SERIAL NUMBERS Vehicle Identification Engine Serial Number Number (VIN) 1. Engine serial number (Tiger 800 cgiv shown) 1. VIN number (Tiger 800 shown) The engine serial number is stamped on the The Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) is engine crankcase, immediately above the stamped into the steering head area of the clutch cover.
  • Page 18 Serial Numbers This page intentionally left blank...
  • Page 19: General Information

    General Information GENERAL INFORMATION Table of Contents Instrument Panel Layout............21 Speedometer and Odometer.
  • Page 20 Triumph Accessory D-lock Storage ........
  • Page 21: Instrument Panel Layout

    General Information Instrument Panel Layout 9 10 11 12 1. Clock 13.High beam indicator light 2. Service interval indicator 14.Low fuel level indicator light 3. Speedometer 15.Alarm/immobiliser status indicator 4. Fuel gauge light (alarm is an accessory fit) 5. Engine management malfunction 16.Tachometer indicator light 17.
  • Page 22: Speedometer And Odometer

    Never allow engine rpm to enter the • Trip Meter 2 'red zone' as severe engine damage may • Tyre Pressure Monitoring system - result. if fitted (available as an accessory on Tiger 800 models only) • Set up Note: • tyre pressure monitoring...
  • Page 23: Odometer/trip Meter

    General Information Odometer/Trip Meter Press and release button 'B' until the desired display is visible. The display will scroll through in the following order: • Journey distance • Range to empty • Journey time • Average fuel consumption • Instantaneous fuel consumption •...
  • Page 24: Trip Meter Reset

    General Information Clock Adjustment Warning Warning Do not attempt to switch between odometer and trip meter display modes or Do not attempt to adjust the clock with the reset the trip meter with the motorcycle in motorcycle in motion as this may lead to motion as this may lead to loss of loss of motorcycle control and an accident.
  • Page 25: Changing Units (imperial, Us Or Metric)

    General Information Once both hours and minutes are correctly Changing Units (Imperial, US set, press button 'B' to confirm and t-SEt will or Metric) be visible in the display screen. Press and Units has four selectable display modes as release button 'A' until r turn is visible then described below: press button 'B'.
  • Page 26 General Information To access the units display; with the Models without TPMS: Press button 'B' motorcycle stationary and in neutral press and do not touch buttons 'A' or 'B' again until and release turn the ignition to the ON UnitS is visible in the display screen. When position.
  • Page 27: Abs Disable (models With Abs Only)

    ABS OFF will be system has been reset by your authorised displayed for 2 seconds, and the ABS Triumph dealer. If the service is overdue, the warning light will be illuminated. distance will be displayed as a negative To Enable the ABS number.
  • Page 28: Fuel Gauge

    Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Note: • TPMS is an accessory option on Tiger 800 models only. It is not available on Tiger 800XC models. Function Tyre pressure sensors are fitted to the front and rear wheels. These sensors measure the...
  • Page 29: Tyre Pressure Sensor Serial Number

    General Information Tyre Pressure Sensor Serial Number System Display The serial number for the tyre pressure sensor is printed on a label attached to the Warning sensor. This number may be required by the dealer for service or diagnostics. Do not attempt to switch between front and rear tyre display modes with the When the tyre pressure monitoring system is motorcycle in motion as this may lead to...
  • Page 30: Sensor Batteries

    TPMS system. Contact your than 12 mph (20 km) and the tyre pressure authorised Triumph dealer to have the fault signal is received. rectified. To exit the tyre pressure display, press and Tyre Pressures release button 'A' to the desired display.
  • Page 31: Replacement Tyres

    Replacement Tyres Warning Lights When replacing tyres, always have an Direction Indicators authorised Triumph dealer fit your tyres and ensure they are aware that tyre pressure When the indicator switch is sensors are fitted to the wheels (see pushed to the left or right, the page 101).
  • Page 32: High Coolant Temperature Warning Light

    Do not restart the engine until and an accident. Contact an authorised the fault has been rectified. Triumph dealer as soon as possible to have the fault checked and rectified. Severe engine damage will result from running the engine when the high coolant temperature warning light is illuminated.
  • Page 33: Alarm/immobiliser Indicator Light

    See also Braking on page 57. If the indicator light remains on it indicates that the immobiliser has a malfunction that requires investigation. Contact an authorised Triumph dealer as soon as possible to have the fault checked and rectified.
  • Page 34: Tyre Pressure Warning Light

    • TPMS is an accessory option on the numeric display seems at or close to the Tiger 800 models only. It is not standard tyre pressure when the warning available on Tiger 800XC models. light is on, a low tyre pressure is indicated The tyre pressure warning light and a puncture is the most likely cause.
  • Page 35: Ignition Key

    General Information Ignition Key Always get replacement keys from your authorised Triumph dealer. Replacement keys must be 'paired' with the motorcycle’s immobiliser by your authorised Triumph dealer. Caution Do not store the spare key with the motorcycle as this will reduce all aspects of security.
  • Page 36: Ignition Switch/steering Lock

    General Information Ignition Switch/Steering Lock TO LOCK: Turn the handlebar to the left until the arrow on the upper yoke aligns with the ignition key. 1. Ignition switch/steering lock 2. LOCK position cgil 1. Arrow on upper yoke 3. OFF position 2.
  • Page 37: Brake Lever Adjuster

    General Information Brake Lever Adjuster Warning For reasons of security and safety, always move the ignition switch to the OFF position and remove the key when leaving the motorcycle unattended. Any unauthorised use of the motorcycle may cause injury to the rider, other road users and pedestrians and may also cause damage to the motorcycle.
  • Page 38: Right Handlebar Switches

    General Information Right Handlebar Switches Warning Do not attempt to adjust the lever with the motorcycle in motion as this may lead to loss of motorcycle control and an accident. After adjusting the lever, operate the motorcycle in an area free from traffic to gain familiarity with the new lever setting.
  • Page 39: Starter Button

    General Information Left Handlebar Switches Caution Do not leave the ignition switch in the ON position unless the engine is running as this may cause damage to electrical components and will discharge the battery. Starter Button The starter button operates the electric starter.
  • Page 40: Direction Indicator Switch

    It is recommended to have handlebar Horn Button adjustments carried out by a trained When the horn button is pushed, with the technician of an authorised Triumph dealer. ignition switch turned to the ON position, the Handlebar adjustments carried out by a horn will sound.
  • Page 41 General Information To adjust the handlebars, loosen and remove Rotate the handlebar so that the etched the handlebar rear (8 mm threaded) clamp centre (longer) marking on the handlebar bolts, and then the front (10 mm threaded) aligns with the split line on the upper clamps/ clamp and riser bolts.
  • Page 42: Fuel Requirement/refuelling

    OFF position. performance if the correct grade of fuel is Do not smoke. used. Tiger 800 and Tiger 800XC models can use unleaded fuel with an octane rating Do not use a mobile telephone. of 91 RON or higher.
  • Page 43: Fuel Tank Cap

    General Information Fuel Tank Cap Filling the Fuel Tank Avoid filling the tank in rainy or dusty conditions where airborne material can contaminate the fuel. Caution Contaminated fuel may cause damage to fuel system components. Fill the fuel tank slowly to help prevent spillage.
  • Page 44: Tool Kit And Handbook

    General Information Stand Warning Side Stand Overfilling the tank can lead to fuel spillage. If fuel is spilled, thoroughly clean up the spillage immediately and dispose of the materials used safely. Take care not to spill any fuel on the engine, exhaust pipes, tyres or any other part of the motorcycle.
  • Page 45: Seats

    General Information Note: Seats • When using the side stand, always Seat Care turn the handlebars fully to the left and leave the motorcycle in first To prevent damage to the seat or seat cover, gear. care must be taken not to drop or lean the seat against any surface which may damage Whenever the side stand is used, before the seat or seat cover.
  • Page 46: Rear Seat

    General Information Rear Seat To refit the seat, engage the seat's two brackets under the loops on the subframe and press down at the rear to engage in the seat lock. cgie 1. Seat lock The seat lock is located on the rear mudguard, below the rear light unit.
  • Page 47: Rider's Seat

    General Information Rider's Seat Rider’s Seat Height Adjustment cgig cgih 1. Rider’s seat 1. Rider’s seat 2. Front seat height adjuster To remove the rider’s seat, remove the rear 3. Rear seat height adjuster seat (see page 46). 4. Low seat height position (rear shown) Grasp the rider’s seat on either side, and slide 5.
  • Page 48: Helmet Hook

    General Information Helmet Hook Warning A helmet can be secured to the motorcycle using the helmet hook located on the left Always adjust both seat height adjusters. hand side of the motorcycle, beneath the Adjusting only one height adjuster may seat.
  • Page 49: Triumph Accessory D-lock Storage

    Ensure the flat area above the hook Space is provided under the rear seat to store is not obstructed by the helmet strap, as this a Triumph accessory D-lock (available from will prevent the rear seat engaging correctly. your Triumph dealer).
  • Page 50: Electrical Accessory Socket

    Avoid riding at one constant engine A plug, suitable for use with the accessory speed, whether fast or slow, for a socket, is available from your authorised long period of time. Triumph dealer. • Avoid aggressive starts, stops, and rapid accelerations, except in an emergency.
  • Page 51: Safe Operation

    Maintenance and gear helps reduce fuel consumption, Adjustment section or see your authorised reduces noise and helps to protect Triumph dealer for the action required to the environment. return the motorcycle to a safe operating condition.
  • Page 52 General Information Nuts, Bolts, Fasteners: Visually check that Front Forks: Smooth action. No leaks from steering and suspension components, axles, fork seals (page 95). and all controls are properly tightened or Throttle: Throttle grip free play 2 - 3 mm. fastened.
  • Page 53: How To Ride The Motorcycle

    How to Ride the Motorcycle HOW TO RIDE THE MOTORCYCLE Table of Contents To Stop the Engine ............54 To Start the Engine .
  • Page 54: To Stop The Engine

    How to Ride the Motorcycle To Stop the Engine ccmh 1. Engine stop switch To Start the Engine 2. Starter button Check that the engine stop switch is in the 3. Neutral indicator light RUN position. 4. ON position Ensure the transmission is in neutral. 5.
  • Page 55 How to Ride the Motorcycle • A transponder is fitted within the turn engine Caution immobiliser. ensure immobiliser functions correctly, Do not operate the starter continuously for always have only one of the more than 5 seconds as the starter motor ignition keys near the ignition will overheat and the battery will become switch.
  • Page 56: Moving Off

    How to Ride the Motorcycle Moving Off Warning Pull in the clutch lever and select first gear. Open the throttle a little and let out the clutch Take care to avoid opening the throttle too lever slowly. As the clutch starts to engage, far or too fast in any of the lower gears as open the throttle a little more, allowing this can lead to the front wheel lifting from...
  • Page 57: Braking

    (see ABS warnings below/over). slow down the motorcycle. Triumph strongly recommends that all Change down one gear at a time such that riders take a course of instruction, which the transmission is in first gear when the includes advice on safe brake operation.
  • Page 58 How to Ride the Motorcycle Warning Warning For your safety, always exercise extreme When descending a long, steep gradient, caution when braking (whether or not ABS use engine braking by down changing and is fitted), accelerating or turning as any use the brakes intermittently.
  • Page 59: Abs (anti-lock Brake System) - (if Fitted)

    How to Ride the Motorcycle ABS (Anti-Lock Brake System) - ABS Warning Light (if fitted) indicator light illuminates to show that the ABS function is not available, or that Warning the ABS has been disabled by the rider (see page 27). Illumination is normal after engine Where fitted, ABS prevents the wheels start-up, and until the motorcycle first reaches from locking, therefore maximising the...
  • Page 60: Parking

    ABS braking system. Do not continue to ride for longer than is necessary with the indicator light illuminated. In the event of a fault, contact an authorised Triumph dealer as soon as possible to have the fault checked and rectified. In this situation,...
  • Page 61: Considerations For High-speed Operation

    If Warning parking inside a garage or other structure, be sure it is well ventilated and the Only operate this Triumph motorcycle at motorcycle is not close to any source of high speed in closed-course on-road flame sparks.
  • Page 62: General

    How to Ride the Motorcycle Brakes Check that the front and rear brakes are Warning functioning properly. handling characteristics Tyres motorcycle at high speed may vary from those you are familiar with at legal road High-speed operation is hard on tyres, and speeds.
  • Page 63: Engine Oil

    How to Ride the Motorcycle Engine Oil Electrical Equipment Make certain that the engine oil level is Make certain that the headlight, rear/brake correct. Ensure that the correct grade and light, direction indicators, horn, etc. all work type of oil is used when topping up. properly.
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  • Page 65: Accessories, Loading And Passengers

    Never exceed the maximum vehicle high speed in closed-course on-road loading weight of: competition or on closed-course racetracks. Tiger 800 - 225 kg (496 lb); High-speed operation should only then be attempted by riders who have been Tiger 800XC - 223 kg (492 lb).
  • Page 66 Accessories and Loading Warning Warning Your passenger should be instructed that The handling and braking capabilities of a he or she can cause loss of motorcycle motorcycle will be affected by the presence control by making sudden movements or of a passenger. The rider must make by adopting an incorrect seated position.
  • Page 67 Accessories and Loading Warning Warning Do not carry a passenger unless he or she If the passenger seat is used to carry small is tall enough to reach the footrests objects, they must not exceed 5 kg in provided. weight, must not impair control of the motorcycle, must be securely attached and A passenger who is not tall enough to must not extend beyond the rear or sides...
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  • Page 69: Maintenance And Adjustment

    Maintenance and Adjustment MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT Table of Contents Scheduled Maintenance............72 Engine Oil .
  • Page 70 Suspension Setting Chart - Tiger 800 only ........
  • Page 71 Maintenance and Adjustment Direction Indicator Lights ............111 Bulb Replacement .
  • Page 72: Maintenance And Adjustment

    Triumph dealer maintenance chart. Only an authorised carry out the scheduled maintenance of Triumph dealer will have this knowledge this motorcycle.
  • Page 73 • • • Valve clearances - check/adjust • • Air cleaner - renew • • Autoscan - carry out a full Autoscan using the Triumph • • • diagnostic tool Engine ECM - check for stored DTCs • • •...
  • Page 74 Maintenance and Adjustment Operation Description Odometer Reading in Miles (Kms) or Time Period, whichever comes first First Service A Service B Service C Service D Service Every 6,000 12,000 18,000 24,000 (800) (10,000) (20,000) (30,000) (40,000) 1 month 1 year 2 years 3 years 4 years...
  • Page 75 Maintenance and Adjustment Operation Description Odometer Reading in Miles (Kms) or Time Period, whichever comes first First Service A Service B Service C Service D Service Every 6,000 12,000 18,000 24,000 (800) (10,000) (20,000) (30,000) (40,000) 1 month 1 year 2 years 3 years 4 years...
  • Page 76: Engine Oil

    Maintenance and Adjustment Engine Oil Oil Level Inspection cbnz In order for the engine, transmission, and clutch to function correctly, maintain the engine oil at the correct level, and change the oil and oil filter in accordance with scheduled maintenance requirements. Warning Motorcycle operation with insufficient, cgii...
  • Page 77: Oil And Oil Filter Change

    Maintenance and Adjustment Start the engine and run at idle for Oil and Oil Filter Change approximately five minutes. Stop the engine, then wait for at least three minutes for the oil to settle. Note the oil level visible in the sight glass. When correct, oil should be visible in the sight-glass at a point mid-way between the upper (maximum) and lower (minimum)
  • Page 78: Disposal Of Used Engine Oil And Oil Filters

    Running the engine with low oil pressure will cause engine Unscrew and remove the oil filter using damage. Triumph service tool T3880313. Dispose of the old filter in an environmentally friendly Ensure that the low oil pressure warning light way.
  • Page 79: Cooling System

    It is • HD4X Hybrid OAT coolant, as coloured green, contains a 50% supplied by Triumph, is pre-mixed solution of ethylene glycol based and does not need to be diluted antifreeze, and has a freezing prior to filling or topping up the point of -35°C (-31°F).
  • Page 80: Coolant Level Inspection

    Maintenance and Adjustment Coolant Level Inspection Coolant Level Adjustment Note: Warning • coolant level should checked when the engine is cold Do not remove the expansion tank or (at room or ambient temperature). radiator pressure cap when the engine is hot.
  • Page 81: Coolant Change

    Coolant Change fins, cause leaks and impair the radiator's efficiency. Have the coolant changed by an authorised Triumph dealer in accordance with scheduled Do not obstruct or deflect airflow through maintenance requirements. the radiator by installing unauthorised accessories, either in front of the radiator or behind the cooling fan.
  • Page 82: Throttle Control

    Warning Always be alert for changes in the 'feel' of the throttle and have the throttle system checked by an authorised Triumph dealer if any changes are detected. Changes can be due to wear in the mechanism, which could lead to a sticking throttle.
  • Page 83: Adjustment

    Maintenance and Adjustment Adjustment Remove the seat. Disconnect the battery, negative (black) lead first. Remove the fuel tank. Release the locknuts on the 'opening' cable adjusters. Rotate the 'opening' cable adjuster at the throttle grip end such that it has an equal amount of adjustment in each direction.
  • Page 84: Clutch

    Check that the throttle opens smoothly, Clutch without undue force and that it closes without sticking. Ride carefully to your nearest authorised Triumph dealer and have him check the throttle system thoroughly before riding again. ccpe 1. Clutch lever 2. 2 - 3 mm The motorcycle is equipped with a cable- operated clutch.
  • Page 85: Inspection

    2 - 3 mm of free play at the clutch lever. chain could jump off the sprockets or break. Tighten the locknut. Therefore, always replace worn or damaged chains using genuine Triumph parts supplied by an authorised Triumph dealer. Warning A loose or worn chain, or a chain that...
  • Page 86: Chain Lubrication

    Maintenance and Adjustment Chain Lubrication Chain Free-Movement Inspection Lubrication is necessary every 200 miles (300 kms) and also after riding in wet weather, on wet roads, or any time that the chain appears dry. special chain lubricant recommended in the Specification section. Apply lubricant to the sides of the rollers then allow the motorcycle to stand unused for at least 8 hours (overnight is ideal).
  • Page 87: Chain Free-movement Adjustment

    It is dangerous to operate the motorcycle cdga with defective brakes; you must have your 1. Adjuster bolt authorised Triumph dealer take remedial 2. Adjuster bolt locknut action before you attempt to ride the 3. Rear wheel spindle nut motorcycle again. Failure to take remedial Loosen the wheel spindle nut.
  • Page 88: Chain And Sprocket Wear Inspection

    Since the chain may wear unevenly, take to jump off the sprockets. measurements in several places. Use a genuine Triumph supplied chain as If the length exceeds the maximum service specified in the Triumph Parts Catalogue. limit of 319 mm, the chain must be replaced.
  • Page 89: Brakes

    Maintenance and Adjustment Brakes After fitting new brake discs and/or pads avoid extreme braking, ride with caution and allow for greater braking distances during the Brake Wear Inspection breaking-in period. Warning Brake pads must always be replaced as a wheel set. At the front, where two calipers are fitted on the same wheel, replace all the brake pads in both calipers.
  • Page 90: Brake Pad Wear Compensation

    It is dangerous to operate the motorcycle under such conditions and your authorised Any absorbed moisture will greatly reduce Triumph dealer must rectify the fault the boiling point of the brake fluid causing before riding. a reduction in braking efficiency.
  • Page 91: Front Brake Fluid Level Inspection And Adjustment

    Maintenance and Adjustment Front Brake Fluid Level Inspection Rear Brake Fluid Inspection and and Adjustment Adjustment 1. Rear brake fluid reservoir 1. Front brake fluid reservoir, upper 2. Upper level line level line 3. Lower level line 2. Lower level line To inspect the fluid level: The brake fluid level in the reservoirs must be kept between the upper and lower level lines...
  • Page 92: Brake Light Switches

    Warning If there has been an appreciable drop in the level of the fluid in either fluid reservoir, consult your authorised Triumph dealer for advice before riding. Riding with depleted brake fluid levels, or with a brake fluid leak is dangerous and will cause...
  • Page 93: Steering/wheel Bearings

    Maintenance and Adjustment Steering/Wheel Bearings Warning Caution Never attempt to clean the windscreen while the motorcycle is in motion as To prevent risk of injury from the releasing the handlebars may cause loss of motorcycle falling during the inspection, vehicle control and an accident. ensure that the motorcycle is stabilised and Operation of the motorcycle with a secured on a suitable support.
  • Page 94: Inspecting The Steering (headstock) Bearings For Free Play

    If the wheel bearings in the front or rear wheel allow play in the wheel hub, are noisy, or if the wheel does not turn smoothly, have your authorised Triumph dealer inspect the wheel bearings. The wheel bearings must be inspected at the...
  • Page 95: Front Suspension

    Maintenance and Adjustment Front Suspension Rear Suspension Front Fork Inspection Suspension Setting Chart - Tiger 800 only Examine each fork for any sign of damage, scratching of the slider surface, or for oil Loading Spring Pre-Load¹ leaks. Solo Riding If any damage or leakage is found, consult an authorised Triumph dealer.
  • Page 96: Rear Suspension Adjustment

    'clicks' Rear Suspension Adjustment anti-clockwise from fully The rear suspension unit on Tiger 800 is clockwise position. adjustable for spring pre-load. The rear • The Tiger 800XC is delivered from suspension unit on Tiger 800XC is adjustable factory...
  • Page 97: Rebound Damping Adjustment - Tiger 800xc Models Only

    • The Tiger 800XC is delivered from an accident. the factory with the rebound adjuster turns Tiger 800 models are equipped with tubeless anti-clockwise from fully tyres, valves and wheel rims. Use only tyres clockwise position. marked 'TUBELESS' and tubeless valves on rims marked 'SUITABLE FOR TUBELESS TYRES'.
  • Page 98 Maintenance and Adjustment Warning Do not install tube-type tyres on tubeless rims. The bead will not seat and the tyres could slip on the rims, causing rapid tyre deflation that may result in a loss of vehicle control and an accident. Never install an inner tube inside a tubeless tyre.
  • Page 99: Tyre Inflation Pressures

    The cold inflation pressures specified by Triumph take account of this. Owners must only adjust tyre pressures when the tyres are cold using an accurate pressure gauge, and must not use the tyre pressure display on the instruments.
  • Page 100: Tyre Wear

    Maintenance and Adjustment Tyre Wear Warning Only operate this Triumph motorcycle at high speed in closed-course on-road cboa competition or on closed-course racetracks. As the tyre tread wears down, the tyre High-speed operation should only then be becomes more susceptible to punctures. It is...
  • Page 101: Tyre Replacement

    Maintenance and Adjustment Tyre Replacement All Triumph motorcycles are carefully and extensively tested in a range of riding conditions to ensure that the most effective Warning tyre combinations are approved for use on each model. It is essential that approved tyres...
  • Page 102 During this seating period, ride cautiously such as after striking the kerb, ask your as an incorrectly seated tyre or inner tube authorised Triumph dealer to inspect the could cause instability, loss of motorcycle tyre both internally and externally and to control and an accident.
  • Page 103: Battery

    KEEP BATTERY ACID OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN. When wheel balancing is required, such as after tyre or inner tube replacement, see your authorised Triumph dealer. Only use self-adhesive weights. Clip on Warning weights may damage the wheel, tyre or The battery contains harmful materials.
  • Page 104: Battery Removal

    Maintenance and Adjustment Battery Removal Battery Disposal Should the battery ever require replacement, the original battery must be handed to a recycling agent who will ensure that the dangerous substances from which the battery manufactured pollute environment. Battery Maintenance Clean the battery using a clean, dry cloth. Be sure that the cable connections are clean.
  • Page 105: Battery Maintenance During Storage And Infrequent Use Of The Motorcycle

    Voltage or battery unused, the battery will gradually discharge charging, contact your local authorised due to a normal process called self discharge; Triumph dealer. the clock, engine control module (ECM) memory, high ambient temperatures, or the Warning...
  • Page 106: Battery Installation

    Should the battery Voltage fall below 12.7 Volts, the battery should be charged using a Triumph approved battery charger. Always follow the instructions supplied with the battery charger. For extended periods of storage (beyond two...
  • Page 107: Fuse Identification

    Maintenance and Adjustment Fuse Identification A blown fuse is indicated when all of the The fuse identification numbers listed in the systems protected by that fuse become tables correspond with those printed on the inoperative. When checking for a blown fuse, fuse box covers, as shown below.
  • Page 108: Headlights

    Maintenance and Adjustment Note: Headlights • starter solenoid Headlights additional 30 Amp fuse, attached directly to the solenoid, beneath the rider's seat. Warning Adjust road speed to suit the visibility and weather conditions in which the motorcycle is being operated. Ensure that the beams are adjusted to illuminate the road surface sufficiently far ahead without dazzling oncoming traffic.
  • Page 109: Headlight Adjustment

    Maintenance and Adjustment Headlight Adjustment Headlight adjustment lever for loaded conditions Each headlight can be adjusted by means of vertical and horizontal adjustment screws located on the rear of each headlight. In addition, the headlight is equipped with an easily accessible adjuster to allow the vertical adjustment to be corrected when the motorcycle is fully loaded.
  • Page 110: Headlight Bulb Replacement

    Use a genuine Triumph supplied headlight Disconnect the multi-plug from the bulb. bulb as specified in the Triumph Parts Detach the bulb retainer from the hook on Catalogue. the headlight assembly and rotate it away Always have replacement headlight bulbs from the bulb as shown.
  • Page 111: Rear Light/licence Plate Light

    Maintenance and Adjustment Rear Light/Licence Plate Direction Indicator Lights Light Bulb Replacement Rear Light/Licence Plate Light Replacement The rear light unit is a sealed, maintenance free LED unit. The licence plate light is integral to the rear light unit. celc 1.
  • Page 112: Cleaning

    Maintenance and Adjustment Cleaning Preparation for Washing Before washing, precautions must be taken Frequent, regular cleaning is an essential part to keep water off the following places. of the maintenance of your motorcycle. If regularly cleaned, the appearance will be Rear opening of the exhausts: Cover with a preserved for many years.
  • Page 113: Where To Be Careful

    Maintenance and Adjustment Where to be Careful After Washing Avoid spraying water with any great force Remove the plastic bags and tape, and clear near the following places: the air intakes. • Instruments; Lubricate the pivots, bolts and nuts. • Brake cylinders and brake calipers;...
  • Page 114: Unpainted Aluminium Items

    Maintenance and Adjustment Unpainted Aluminium Items Washing Items such as brake and clutch levers, wheels, Prepare a mixture of cold water and mild engine covers, top and bottom yokes on automotive cleaner. Do not use a highly some models must be correctly cleaned to alkaline soap commonly...
  • Page 115: Storage

    Petrol is extremely flammable and can be HD4X Hybrid OAT coolant, as supplied by explosive under certain conditions. Turn Triumph, is pre-mixed and requires no the ignition switch off. Do not smoke. dilution) and distilled water solution (see Make sure the area is well ventilated and page 79).
  • Page 116 Storage Preparation after Storage Put the side stand down. Crank the engine on the starter motor several Install battery removed) (see times until the oil pressure light goes out. page 106). Replace the spark plugs, tightening to If the motorcycle has been stored for more 12 Nm, and start the engine.
  • Page 117: Specifications

    Specifications SPECIFICATIONS Tiger 800 Tiger 800XC Dimensions Overall Length ..... 2215 mm (87.2 in) 2215 mm (87.2 in) Overall Width ..... .
  • Page 118 Specifications Tiger 800 Tiger 800XC Performance Maximum Power (DIN 70020) ..70 kW at 9,300 rpm 70 kW at 9,300 rpm (95 PS/94 bhp) (95 PS/94 bhp) Maximum Torque ....
  • Page 119 Specifications Tiger 800 Tiger 800XC Fuel System Type ......Electronic Fuel...
  • Page 120 Specifications Tiger 800 Tiger 800XC Transmission Transmission Type ....6 Speed, 6 Speed, Constant Mesh Constant Mesh Clutch Type ......
  • Page 121 Specifications Tiger 800 Tiger 800XC Tyres Tyre Sizes: Front Size......100/90 - 19 90/90 - 21 Rear Size .
  • Page 122 Specifications Warning The use of dual purpose tyres will result in reduced motorcycle stability. Always operate a motorcycle equipped with dual purpose tyres at reduced speeds. The permissible maximum speed (as shown below) must be indicated by a sticker, positioned so that it is clearly visible to the rider.
  • Page 123 Specifications Tiger 800 Tiger 800XC Electrical Equipment Battery Type......YTX-16BS YTX-16BS Battery Rating ..... .
  • Page 124 Coolant ......Triumph HD4X Hybrid OAT coolant Bearings and Pivots.....
  • Page 125 Index INDEX Accessories ......65 Dimensions ..... . . 117 Direction Indicator Lights .
  • Page 126 Gears Tiger 800 ......95 Changing Gears ....56 Rear suspension setting chart - Tiger 800XC .
  • Page 127 Index Tyre Inflation Pressures ... 99 Tyre Replacement ....101 Warning Lights ..... 31 Tyre Wear .
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  • Derek herbst Oct 23, 2017 09:26:
    Need to top up oil and charge battery. JGJ