Speedo Not Working On A Speed Triple 2003

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  1. Rhubarb

    Rhubarb New Member

    Jan 14, 2019
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    Yatton, Somerset
    Hi - I have 2003 Speed Triple and the speedo doesn't always work when I start it up, so I end up switching it on and off again a few time 'till it does. The rest of the display works as normal but I get no speed reading. I'm obviously no engineer but I wanted to know if others have had the same issue, and if so what did you do to fix it? Other than cough lots of dosh at a garage...
     
  2. Col_C

    Col_C I can't re...Member
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    Aug 5, 2015
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    Cornwall
    Not seen this problem myself but likely to be a dirty/corroded connector. Trace the wiring back from the clocks and separate any connectors, clean with switch cleaner and refit. Exposed connector at the front near headlights is most likely culprit.
     
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  3. Chewie

    Chewie Member

    Dec 16, 2016
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    Melbourne Australia
    It may be the magnetic fitting in the speedo drive in the front wheel. Usually when they break they fail totally, but I had one that cracked and failed intermittently. That would be the first place I would look. They are expensive to replace if you go OEM because you have to buy the whole fitting but there are aftermarket parts available on Ebay - https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Triumph...SwPhdU-1ev:rk:1:pf:1&frcectupt=true#vi-ilComp The list of compatible vehicles includes the 2002-2004 Speed Triple. Care is required while fitting to ensure the notches in the drive ring match the tags in the wheel hub.
     
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  4. Clive Harris

    Clive Harris New Member

    Mar 22, 2018
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    Portchester
    Hi
    I had exactly the same issue with my 2003 Speed triple,the cure was getting
    the main triumph agent to check the tune in the ecu .
    which cured the problem straight away,
    The main agent aka 3 Cross motorcycles only charged £25 to check and install the correct tune.
     
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  5. Rhubarb

    Rhubarb New Member

    Jan 14, 2019
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    Yatton, Somerset
    Thanks mate. It’s in for a service soon so I’ll add that list.
     
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